Western's View is the sister property of Western's Rest and offers the best of many worlds. Close to the sea with glorious views of the bay, the beach house is located on a no through road, offering a wonderful quiet ambience and allowing guests to appreciate the abundant wildlife. Featuring a wrap around deck one can take in sea views from all aspects and enjoy alfresco dining in all weather, protected from prevailing breezes. Enjoy ocean views from all rooms inside too!
In winter, curl up in front of our cosy combustion heater. All wood is provided. The house also has convenient reverse cycle air-conditioning. Newly renovated, the house has polished floor boards, tasteful furnishings air conditioning and and a new kitchen which is very well equipped, including a dishwasher.
The 2 bedrooms accommodate 6 people. One bedroom has a queen bed and the other larger bedroom has 1 set of bunks and a queen bed.
The large fully fenced back yard which has many fruit trees also has sea views and provides a secure area for children and dogs. The front yard is also large with beautiful views of the sea and is an ideal spot for children to play under the watchful eye of parents relaxing on the deck. Resident wallabies come to feed on the front lawns in the evening and guests can observe the Superb Blue Wrens and Honey Eaters playing in the birdbath.
Reviews from our guests:
"What a beautiful place with breathtaking views. We thoroughly enjoyed our break away that we got to spend with our family. The property is exactly as described except for the view, as that cannot be put into words! Better than depicted in the photos. We will be recommending to all!"Sarah May 2014
"We really enjoyed our stay at Western's View. The place was equipped better than any other place we have stayed - everything we needed was there. The views from every room and the deck were wonderful. My husband loved feeding the wallabies every evening - even giving them names! This was a lovely place for us to rest & recover from a difficult few months" Janet March 2014
"Thank you for a beautiful stay. The whole place is gorgeous, so clean and well equipped; everything we could need. It was so peaceful and wonderful to wake up to such a beautiful view each morning. Thank you for allowing us to bring Bindi; she loved it too. Wish we could have stayed longer. So peaceful and truly a home away from home." Sam Feb 2014
Other features include:
Cosy effective combustion heater with firewood provided
Hi Fi system with iPod access
Book and DVD library
Full Laundry facilities including a dryer for wet weather
Linen on request (charge applies)
Situated on the northeast coast of the island, Penneshaw is a beautiful seaside village with superb views across Backstairs Passage to the mainland. Sealink Ferry Terminal is a 8 minute walk from Western's View. Western's View is elevated and has lovely views of pristine Penneshaw bay and Backstairs Passage. It's tranquil location on a no through road provides the opportunity to enjoy the local bird life on a well proportioned property with plenty of room for children to play.
It is an easy 2 minute walk to the beach which is perfect for swimming, kayaking, snorkelling, sailing, windsurfing and fishing. It is an ideal location for relaxing and organising island tours. Enjoy the local penguins, birdlife and wallabies from the deck!
NO NEED FOR CAR! 8 Minute walk to ferry and shops. Walk to Sealink Office to book island tours!
Great walking trails through Ironstone Conservation Park (close to Western's View)
Pristine swimming beach with crystal clear waters
Abundant wildlife including resident fairy penguins and wallabies
Penguin Tour Centre
Excellent fishing off jetty and at Christmas Cove
Maritime and Folk Museum
Tennis courts, Mini Golf, Golf course
Restaurants/ cafes, fast food outlets
Meals on Friday night at Football Club
7 day supermarket and liquor outlet
Art and crafts
Dudley and Sunset Wineries
Cape Willoughby Lighthouse, Antechamber Bay. Chapman River,
Windmill Bay, Prospect Hill, Pennington Bay
Gateway Information Centre in the heart of Penneshaw...Read more
Western's View, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island Penneshaw, South Australia, Australia
Additional Location Information
Situated on the northeast coast of the island, Penneshaw is a beautiful seaside village with superb views across Backstairs Passage to the mainland. Sealink Ferry Terminal is a 10 minute walk from Western's View. Surrounded by decks, Western's View is elevated and overlooks pristine Penneshaw bay and Backstairs Passage. It is an easy 2 minute walk to the beach which is perfect for swimming, kayaking, snorkelling, sailing, windsurfing and fishing. It is an ideal location for relaxing and organising island tours.Enjoy the local penguins, birdlife and wallabies from the deck!
A 10 minute walk to ferry and shops. Walk to Sealink Office to book island tours!
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation, Warm winter getaways, Waterfront
Nearest airport: Adelaide Airport, South Australia, 30.01 miles Nearest ferry port: Sealink Ferry Terminal Cape Jervis, 0.99 miles Car is recommended
Last updated on April 28, 2015
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