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Barefoot at Broken Head

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property


Situated beachside, just minutes south of Byron Bay, NSW, this sprawling five bedroom home on Broken Head Beach is a series of five buildings connected to each other by decks and walkways, with two stunning heated pools for either lap swimming (20m) or lounging around.


The reflection pool is 30cm deep for toddlers and reclining adults, with reading bays cut into the steps. This spills down to a 20 metre lap pool. Both are heated May to September. The deck around the pools is golden sandstone under deck chairs and large umbrellas. You can watch the kids play in the pool from the kitchen and dining table, through the glass safety fence.


Five air conditioned bedrooms. Each of the two main bedrooms has a king-size double bed, and room for two singles, and overall there are four bathrooms.

The home is beautifully furnished, with a plush 6m long lounge, deck chairs and a gorgeous daybed on the main bedroom's verandah.

You'll hear the surf at night from your bed, and the beach is a stone's throw over a track through the sand dunes to one of the world's top 100 rated right-hand point breaks with safe swimming at the protected southern point.


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A video tour of the house is embedded in the HomeAway listing and can be found if you scroll through the photos. Or search "Barefoot at Broken Head 2018" on Youtube.

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The fully enclosed yard is perfect for your family dog with designated leash-free walking on the beach nearby.


We include a full concierge service which includes pantry stocking for your arrival and booking our preferred local activities.

The chef's kitchen regularly turns out food for 70 at our wedding receptions, and is a joy to cook in. Espresso machine and all the tools await you. If you take advantage of our grocery service you can relax immediately after your long journey to Byron Bay. Or you may choose to book our in-house chef for that special night, eating on the deck under the stars.


Four bikes are ready for the beautiful low tide cycle to the lighthouse, or take out one of the four surfboards or two 10 foot stand-up paddle boards.

Just 25 minutes from Ballina airport, or 55 minutes for the Gold Coast, this is Byron Shire living without the bustle.


Low season (June through August)

3 nights $5000 (midweek $4500)

4 nights $5500 (midweek $5100)

5 nights $6100

6 nights $6700

7 nights $7200

Shoulder season (September - May)

3 nights $6300 (midweek $5600)

4 nights $6700 (midweek $6100)

5 nights $7400

6 nights $8000

7 nights $8500

School Holidays and Peak Weeks $10000 - $21000. For any questions please send a message.


The only private house in Byron Bay approved for functions. This is the most elegant and relaxed beach wedding venue in Australia. We have a capacity of 70. Curfew for non-staying guests 9pm.

To hold a reception there is a four night minimum stay (three nights midweek) and a reception fee that covers infrastructure like marquee, seating for 50, gate attendant, 5 standing bars and stools, arbour, beach ceremony seating and permit, signing table and chairs, bar, wet weather sail when required, public liability insurance and rubbish removal. Reception fee $4500 (50 - 70 guests), $3600 (35 - 50 guests), $2500 (26 - 35 guests), $1900 (16 - 25 guests no marquee) $400 (no marquee, less than 16 guests). Catering must be arranged through Byron bay Weddings.

Get married around lunchtime and wind away the afternoon through the sunset with your guests.

Why let the wedding celebration end when it doesn't have to. Continue the dancing, and the good times at your wedding after-party and celebrate until the early hours.

LOCATION - Broken Head

The stretch of beach to the immediate south of the Byron Bay Lighthouse ends at its south point, the tiny settlement of Broken Head, where there will only ever be 17 houses. From the beach you can only see one building, the Byron Bay Lighthouse. Ignore that and you could be transported back 1000 years.

Mostly untouched rainforest, Broken Head is a magical spot positioned only a few minutes from the heart of Byron Bay and boasts a beach with a legendary point break. The beach break is perfect for beginners, and local surf schools often choose to give their students their first wave in the family friendly shallows of the beach. Over the summer months the beach is patrolled by lifeguards.

Dolphins and whales are a common sight in the ocean out front. Two of the most deserted and beautiful beaches in the shire, Brays and Kings, are found by walking up Seven Mile Beach road and down tracks through the rainforest. The road begins right outside our front gate.

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
18 June, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Broken Head, Australia

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed
  • No noise 10pm to 8am. (Noise means any sound that can be heard from neighbouring property that disturbs their peace).
  • Security hotline for noisy neighbours.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Garden Room - 1 large double bed , Double splits into two if required
    Honeymoon Suite - 1 large double bed , 1 single bed , 1 child bed , double daybed on verandah
    Piano Room - 1 large double bed , 1 single bed , 1 child bed , double splits into two if required
    Pool Room - 1 large double bed , Double splits into two if required
    Fern Room - 1 large double bed , shares bathroom with Piano Room
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • cinemas
  • library
  • naturist beach
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Pet friendly


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(63 traveller reviews)

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Barefoot at Broken Head
average rating of 5.0 based on 63 reviews

Gorgeous comfortable property with lots of space and tranquil atmosphere.

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely family holiday here. Weather wasn’t perfect but the house was. It didn’t matter when it rained because the house was such a delight to be in. Great beds and spacious luxurious bedrooms and bathrooms. Living room pavilion had such a great feel and many hours spent playing the ( in tune and excellent) piano, guitar, singing, watching movies, reading, hanging out. The whole place has great atmosphere. The bikes and boards all happily put to use. Lovely pool area and lap pool. Great welcome from Frances. Use the shopping delivery option. Such a great idea. Superb massages as well organized by Frances. We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: 01/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dream House

  • 5 of 5

What a special house - it just exudes serenity. Beautifully furnished, sparkling clean with so many nooks and crannies that everyone can escape to if they want. Owner very communicative and we are very happy to recommend this for the perfect family holiday, thanks Tim and Frances.

  • Review Submitted: 21/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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An other world - splendid

  • 5 of 5

Thanks Tim and Frances for your friendly guidance and for being so available. We took advantage of the meal delivery option from Taste on the first night and relaxed straight away. The house itself is kept in pristine condition, the large garden and pools are immaculate, and the kitchen is a joy to cook in. We were 8 adults and all had plenty of privacy.... what a dream house

  • Review Submitted: 03/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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A tropical haven

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family found this to be a beautifully presented holiday home. The configuration of the house and gardens made it ideal to spend group time as well as having individual areas to escape for peace and quiet. The house had so much to offer with two pools and a beautiful garden setting. Close access to the beach was a bonus. We would highly recommend this getaway to a large group or family.

  • Review Submitted: 27/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Three couples and a spare bloke heading up to a wedding thought we would stop off for a treat and so glad we did. It's like a private resort with every group in their own building. Everything as described, just bigger and more open than the photos do justice. The poolside cabana is very LA meets Bali, and the whole house is very stylish. A real step out of the ordinary, highly recommended...

  • Review Submitted: 13/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful set up for groups

  • 5 of 5

Barefoot was perfect for our family of 11 to celebrate a special birthday.

Well set up with your own sleeping and ensuite..we had 3 families .

The central living area, kitchen and pool areas worked very well.

  • Review Submitted: 10/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Broken Head
Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Broken Head Beach


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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made

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