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Bill's Cottage Dangar Island

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Dangar Island is a remote, water access only, relaxed place to stay.

A regular ferry service takes you to Dangar, so close to Sydney, yet so far!

This comfortable three bedroom holiday cottage is right on the water, on the sunny north-side of the island. Nearby is a handy grocery store and cafe for basic neccessities (search "dangarislandshop" on the web). And right at your doorstep is the beautiful Hawkesbury River in all its glory!

You can go walking, fishing, canoeing, paddling, or just watch the tide come in and go out again. There is a small beach and at high tide it is a perfect spot for a refreshing paddle. Its the perfect place to contemplate nature.

Facilities:

On the island there is a public park and a licenced Bowling Club. Meals and drinks are generally available at the Club on weekends. There is an Island Shop and Cafe, which sells basic groceries. Bradleys Beach is a public beach accessible on the south side of the island, and there is a natural bush reserve with great views on the top of the island accessible from Riverview Avenue.

We offer a canoe, Foxtel and BBQ facilities for your enjoyment at Bill's Cottage.

Getting there:

Dangar Island is water access only. Public access is by a regular passenger ferry service departing from the Public Wharf (at the end of Dangar Road), Brooklyn. The village of Brooklyn is one hour's drive north of Sydney. Take the Hawkesbury River turn off the F3, and follow signs to Brooklyn where you can find street parking. Alternatively alight from the Gosford train at "Hawkesbury River" train station, where it is only a short walk to the ferry wharf.

Ferries leave almost hourly from Brooklyn to Dangar Island during the day. The trip is a relaxing 15 - 20 minutes, and tickets can be purchased on the ferry itself. The ferry time table is available on the web; search "dangar island ferry"; no booking is required.

Arrival:

There are three bedrooms in Bill's Cottage, two with queen sized beds and one with four bunk beds for kids. Not only do we include bed linen, but we also arrange for the house to be opened and freshened for your arrival.

Bill's Cottage is a very short walk from the Dangar Island Public Wharf, and if you wish our concierge will escort you. We prefer you stay a minimum of 3 nights. Sorry no pets. There is a DVD player and we have Foxtel.

You can also bring your own boat to the Island, but will have to make your own mooring arrangements. There is a tidal public beach a hundred meters to the west that may be used.

More Details

Owner
Stayz
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Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
6 October, 2017

Map

Other Activities:

The Hawkesbury River Estuary

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Brooklyn, Australia

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill

Reviews

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Bill's Cottage Dangar Island
average rating of 4.285714 based on 7 reviews
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
4

Great position

  • 4 of 5

Great position, we really enjoyed our stay. However the house is in need of a good clean up and some new blankets, mine had holes in them.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Central Coast, New South Wales, Australia
5

Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

A rustic cottage with lots of nostalgia perfectly located for total relaxation. Everything you need for some time away.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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West End, Queensland, Australia
4

Perfect Dangar Get-away

  • 4 of 5

Bill's is the perfect Dangar beach-house - relaxed retro charm with everything we needed - great games + interesting nooks and crannies for the kids, music, air-con to take the edge off the heat and that fabulous view!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
5

Great location and house!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house that is full of character and right on the water! Mark was easy to deal with and very responsive. Great weekend away!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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4

Charming property

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay immensely at Bills Cottage. Old world quirky charm mixed with a great spot close to good coffee.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
4

Peaceful stay

  • 4 of 5

Lovely spot right on the water. Clean, tidy, homely, comfortably furnished & full of character with everything you need. Very convenient to ferry. Enjoyed going for walks, playing badminton in the backyard and gazing out over the water at the great views. Bathroom directly off second bedroom so entry / exit needs to be negotiated.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thanks Justine, I'm glad you enjoyed your weekend stay.
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Brooklyn, Australia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Australian Dollar
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly Event
 
Tariff 2
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$300
From
A$310
A$620
A$2,120
 
 
Tariff 3
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$310
From
A$320
A$640
A$2,190
 
 
Tariff 2
1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$300
From
A$310
A$620
A$2,120
 
 
Standard Rate
1 Jun 2018 - 27 Sep 2018
1 night minimum stay
A$250
From
A$250
A$500
A$1,750
 

Notes

  • 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 4 guests. Property has 8 beds and can sleep a maximum 4 guests

    Mandatory Costs
    Bond Deposit: $400 per stay
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