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The ReTrO 50s Beach Shack. 1 house from beach, NBN WiFi, 65" TV, walk to cafes

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 120 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Enjoy a 1950s experience 1 house back from Aldinga Beach with 2018 mod cons

Renovated 50s style with 2018 mod cons including 65" 4K 3D TV, NBN Wi-Fi Internet, 2 x R/C air conditioners, dishwasher, 60 in 1 video games arcade machine, home theatre Hi-Fi, washing machine and Pura Tap for filtered drinking water

*** There's no cleaning fee charges @ The ReTrO Shack and optional linen hire is available for $10 per guest (beds made and 1 towel per guest)

The ReTrO Shack is Located 45 minutes drive from central Adelaide and 1 house back from the spectacular Aldinga Beach Aquatic Reserve.

Aldinga Beach was named Adelaide's Best Beach 2013 in a Messenger and Advertiser newspaper survey

Short walk down the road to the beach or stroll/ride/scooter 400m along the esplanade path to local cafes

Enjoy easy access to the abundant variety of attractions on offer within the Fleurieu Peninsula region of South Australia

THE ReTrO BEACH SHACK OFFERS

ENTERTAINMENT

• 60 in 1 full size arcade machine (Frogger, Pacman, Galaga...)

• 65" 4K 3D TV (Lounge)

• 46" full HD TV (Master Bedroom)

• Fast NBN Wi-Fi Unlimited Internet

• DVD home theatre Hi-Fi

• Blueray via PS3

• PlayStation 3 & Xbox original consoles

• Extensive DVD & CD collection

• Books, magazines and board games

• Outdoor play equipment suitable for young children

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE

• 2.5 HP Daikin split air conditioner

• 2 HP Panasonic split air conditioner

• Heating in all bedrooms

• Ceiling Fans

• Bed sheets and towels available for hire ($10 per person per stay)

• Gas BBQ

• Large pet-secure rear yard

• Undercover car park

• Children's high chair & portacot

• Washing machine & ironing board

• Pura Tap Water Filter in Kitchen

KITCHEN

• Large Fridge

• Electric Oven & microwave

• Kettle & toaster

• Dishwasher

• Cutlery, dishes, glasses

• Pots & pans

INCLUSIONS WITH ALL BOOKINGS

• Tea, coffee, sugar, long life milk

• Quilts, blankets, pillows

• Tea towel, dishwashing liquid & sponge

• Toilet paper, bathmat, hand towel

• Unlimited NBN Internet

OPTIONS WITH ALL BOOKINGS

• Linen hire $10 per person (bed made and 1 towel)

• Bring your dog from $10 per dog per night subject to negotiation (2 dog max)

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

WALK

• short walk down the road to the beach

• 400m south to Aldinga Bay Cafe & Breeze Café

• 500m north to a Playground, BBQ area and outdoor exercise equipment

• 600m north to Jimmies Takeaway & General Store

SHORT DRIVE

• 2km (2 min) to the famous drive on beach voted 2013 best beach in SA

• 3km (3 min) to Port Willunga beach featuring the Star of Greece Cafe

• 10km (10 min) to Willunga featuring the weekend Farmers & Artisans Markets and plenty of lovely eateries.

• 12km (12 min) to Sellicks Beach featuring the renowned Victory Hotel

• 15km (15 min) to the premier food and wine district of McLaren Vale featuring 60+ wineries & gourmet eateries.

LONGER DRIVES

• 35km (30 min) to Carrickalinga & Normanville Jetty

• 47km (40 min) scenic drive to Victor Harbor

• 60km (50 min) to Rapid Bay featuring the recently re-opened jetty

• Numerous weekend markets at Myponga (15km), Yankalilla (30km), Inman Valley(45km), Goolwa (45km) & Victor Harbor (47km)

*** 2 Night minimum stay - Low Season

*** 3 Night minimum stay - Mid Season/LWEs

*** 4 Night minimum stay - School Holidays

*** 7 Night minimum stay - High Season

More Details

Property Manager
John Gosbell
Member since: 2005
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
14 June, 2018

About John Gosbell

I'm a big fan of the 50s era and one day hope to own a finned 1959 Cadillac and to visit Palm Springs USA.

John Gosbell purchased this house in 2008

Why John Gosbell chose Aldinga Beach

My wife Emma and I have been running the ReTrO Shack since 2008 and enjoy providing guests with a unique retro experience in a genuine 1955 shack (not many left any more due to 'progress').

What makes this house unique

Take a step back in time and soak up the 1950s vibes complete with genuine 1950s furnishings in a genuine 1955 constructed Aussie Beach shack. only 1 house back from the beach. Time stands still @ The ReTrO Shack

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Aldinga Beach, Australia

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • No professional photography shoots without prior consultation
  • All fixtures and fittings to be left where found on arrival
  • Maximum occupancy of 6 people
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , Queen Size Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Queen Size Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed , Bunk Beds
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • library
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

Reviews

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The ReTrO 50s Beach Shack. 1 house from beach, NBN WiFi, 65" TV, walk to cafes
average rating of 4.849315 based on 73 reviews
Adelaide
5

Retro Shack

  • 5 of 5

This shack is fantastic, very 50s, lots of memoribilia, very clean and tidy. They cater for everything, if you have forgotten something you'll find it provided. Amazing, loved it.

  • Review Submitted: 17/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Millicent, South Australia, Australia
5

Everything you need and more.

  • 5 of 5

Our first Stayz experience.WE had our dog with us. Yard was secure. Retro Shack had everything you could possibly need.The only problem we had was that we only had 4 days. We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: 04/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Glenalta, South Australia, Australia
5

peace and quiet in perfect surroundings

  • 5 of 5

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay of 4 days. The place is quirky but extremely comfortable with everything that you could possibly want.The bird life in the back yard was entertaining especially as it was baby time.There are lots and lots of pamphlets about the various eateries, wineries and other places of interest nearby. I have been before and will certainly go again -soon.

  • Review Submitted: 21/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
5

Quirky and well decked out!

  • 5 of 5

A really enjoyable stay and importantly, the dogs were welcome! Great location.

  • Review Submitted: 06/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clare, South Australia, Australia
5

Awesome place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Loved it here felt at home .. plenty to keep yourself busy dvd's , games ,etc. Very close to the beach and was great to be able to have my dog with me.Very relaxing stay...I will be back Thanks

  • Review Submitted: 24/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
4

Has all the necessary equipment needed

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our 2 night stay, central to where we wanted to go, heating kept place cozy

  • Review Submitted: 28/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Adelaide Airport
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Aldinga Bay Cafe
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Aldinga Beach
Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Aldinga Beach

The area surrounding the ReTrO Shack is a quiet and peaceful area allowing you to hear the surf when it's up.

Aldinga Beach is a 45 minute drive from central Adelaide via the no cost southern expressway and 40 minutes drive from Adelaide Airport and offers easy access to the abundant variety of attractions available within the Fleurieu Peninsula region.

WALK

• short wander to the beach

• 500m south to the Aldinga Bay Cafe

• 600m north to Jimmies Takeaway

• 600m north to playground with BBQ and toilets

SHORT DRIVE

• 2km (2 min) to the famous drive on beach voted 2013 best beach in SA

• 3km (3 min) to Port Willunga beach featuring the Star of Greece Cafe

• 10km (10 min) to Willunga featuring the weekend Farmers & Artisans Markets and plenty of lovely eateries.

• 12km (12 min) to Sellicks Beach featuring the renowned Victory Hotel

• 15km (15 min) to the premier food and wine district of McLaren Vale featuring 60+ wineries & gourmet eateries.

LONGER DRIVES

• 35km (30 min) to Carrickalinga & Normanville Jetty

• 47km (40 min) scenic drive to Victor Harbor

• 60km (50 min) to Rapid Bay featuring the recently re-opened jetty

• Numerous weekend markets at Myponga (15km), Yankalilla (30km), Inman Valley(45km), Goolwa (45km) & Victor Harbor (47km)

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Rates & Availability

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Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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