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Freostay Village Guest Houses

Bedrooms 6
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

Freostay is an urban village built amongst huge hundred year old Tuart trees.

The houses are solid, simple and natural. Facilities are all of good quality and the curved adobe walls create peace and privacy with established gardens giving a country feel.

The village accommodates about 16 guests, eight in the Kraal, five in the Kottaj and 4 in the Khaya Studio.

There are daybeds to accomodate extras for some gatherings.

There is a fabulous rustic gathering house, the Shebeen, with full outdoor kitchen and bar.

A caretaker lives in secluded studio on the property .

Freostay is a fifteen minute walk from Fremantle and the beautiful South Beach, two minutes from the golf course and the natural native wonder of Booyeembara Park. Buses run nearby should you need one.

The Kraal

A large, airy house with polished terrazzo floors the Kraal is cool in summer and decor throughout speaks of Africa,the owners homeland. Three bedrooms are separated from living rooms by a TV lounge which has glass doors to close out any noise. Powder room is separate to the marble shower room and a dry mirrored area to shave or make-up means there's no queuing for ablutions. Glass doors open from the Queen Bedroom onto a heavenly stone front verandah for a quiet sit amongst the Tuart trees. A handy built in seat and shelving communication hub is great for plug-in work and/or charging everything. The dining table here can seat eight/ten guests. Oregon pine french doors open out of kitchen/dining area to sheltered built in daybeds, outdoor seating amongst the gardens and a walk through to the Shebeen.

The Kottaj

Secluded away the Kottaj is a two bedroom house with polished terrazzo floors. Dining here can accommodate six and glass bricks allow for natural light play throughout living area.There is a Queenbed in the main bedroom and the second room has a double bed with single bunk above. Glass doors open to a large sheltered courtyard where a double daybed built into the stone walls whispers to be rested upon. Outdoor dining under the mulberry tree is an option and Kottaj dwellers have full use of the Shebeen to entertain friends or enjoy a quiet coffee in the morning sun.Perfect little house for romantic weekend and is fine for five guests as well.

Khaya Studio

One roomed apartment, perfectly self contained with its own private courtyard.

Has a queen bed and two singles.

Has its own shower and separate toilet out in its own private courtyard .

Not always available as can be caretakers abode at times.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
12 January, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in White Gum Valley, Australia

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 6 - 11 large double bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • surfing


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Freostay Village Guest Houses
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews
Busselton, Western Australia, Australia

Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at the Kraal and Kottaj. It had everything we needed. Great quiet location but close to everything.

  • Review Submitted: 12/06/2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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What more could you want

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place. Janey the owner met us and instantly made us feel welcome. The whole setting is perfect. Janey even surprised us with a little treat for the bbq. The outdoor cooking area was brilliant. We loved every minute of our stay and was sad to leave. It takes around ten minutes walk to get into Freo itself but it is an easy walk. Loads to see and do there. You will not be disappointed in staying at Freostay. You gotta check out little creatures bar and definitely jump on a ferry to Rottnest Island even to just see the Quokkas. So thanks Janey and Freostay. Your place really started our first trip to Australia with great memories and the perfect place to unwind. We just can't speak highly enough of it. Keep Smilin'

  • Review Submitted: 19/03/2016
  • Date of Stay: January 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Fun in Fremantle

  • 5 of 5

We stayed as a large family group and the 2 cottages worked beautifully for that. Very clean on arrival. Customer service was great - when the washing machine went bung with a load still in it, the proprietor took it home to finish it for us. Great stay.

  • Review Submitted: 01/10/2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Stayz
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WA, Australia


  • 5 of 5

Such a lovely place to get away! 110% in love with both the houses we stayed in. the outdoor area with day beds was great to sit out side have a drink and relax. highly recommend, inside clean and tidy. was overall great weekend and will defiantly be back!

  • Review Submitted: 30/09/2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: Stayz
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Bunbury, Western Australia, Australia

excellent stay excellent location

  • 4 of 5

Fantastic stay - we met our Canadians friends and stayed for an extra long weekend - great outside entertaining area where we enjoyed an evening BBQ, and only a short walk away from centre of town.

We stayed in July and although the outside temperature was cool the house was warm and cosy.

We would all definitely return for a short break at freostay.

  • Review Submitted: 23/09/2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: Stayz
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Lovely freostay

  • 5 of 5

Definitely recommend freostay to anyone looking for a private, humble abode away from chaos in Fremantle. Central in location (we had a hire car), clean, tidy and really funky.

We felt like we were on an overseas holiday with all the gorgeous African artwork, photographs and fixtures.

We stayed in the Kottaj and did not see another soul on the property. We had our own outdoor area with the option to use the communal area if we wanted. The owner was lovely, she came up to meet us at check in and left us alone after that.

Would stay there again in a heartbeat

  • Review Submitted: 20/03/2015
  • Date of Stay: February 2015
  • Source: Stayz
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Rates & Availability


  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 6 guests. Property has 16 beds and can sleep a maximum 16 guests

    Mandatory Costs
    min stay fee: $160 per stay

    Optional Costs
    Extra guest standard: $30 per night
    Extra guest peak: $40 per night

    * Ask the owner to arrange these

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