Retro Sands is a fully contained house located across from Bafleur Beach, Vincentia, in stunning Jervis Bay.
We are a brother and sister team who share a passion for travel and staying in alternative, quirky accommodation, and love beautiful Jervis Bay.
As we have both experienced many different types of accommodation through personal and work related travel over the years, we have combined as many positive experiences as possible, and used them to create a home away from home.
As the architectural style is very 'retro', and we were lucky enough to obtain many pieces of the former owner's 60/70's furniture, it was only natural to follow and retain this theme. We have added original retro pieces, combined with some modern items, sourced locally, and all around the world, as far as New York. We have paid the upmost attention to take you down memory lane, providing board games, books, music and movies from the late 60's and 70's, whilst at the same time providing some modern day comforts like a flat-screen TV and Blu Ray DVD player.
We have set up downstairs to be more casual, with the kitchen catering for outdoor and BBQ dining. Upstairs is more formal, with a balcony and large windows providing spectacular views of Jervis Bay. The house is located in a quiet part of Vincentia, with beautiful Barfluer Beach on its doorstep. The two story house features two fully equipped kitchens, 2 bathrooms, and three bedrooms, comfortably sleeping 8 people. It is perfect for both couples and families.
INCLUSIONS AND PROVISIONS.....
BEDROOMS - the upstairs master bedroom contains a double bed, the 2nd bedroom contains two single beds. The large downstairs bedroom features a queen size bed and two single beds. A curtain divider has been provided for privacy. This room is very suitable for parents with small children. We provide only the finest linen and bedding including mattress and pillow protectors, duvets, pillows and blankets to ensure a good night's rest. A quality towel set (face, hand and bath) is provided for each person, as is a beach towel. All bedrooms feature built-in robes, clothes hangers, alarm clocks and torches.
KITCHENS - each kitchen is fully equipped with dining and cookware, utensils, glassware, crockery, tea towels, detergent, fridge and microwave. The upstairs kitchen also features an oven and Nespresso coffee machine. A small supply of Nespresso capsules, as well as a selection of teas are provided.
BATHROOMS - each bathroom contains a hair dryer, bath mats, hand towels, and travel-sized shampoo, conditioner and body wash.
ENTERTAINMENT - each living area contains a TV, DVD and stereo. A selection of 'retro' CDs, DVDs and books are provided to coincide with our theme. Local area books and information, and board games are also available. In the garage you will discover a selection of outdoor games including balls, kites and a beach cricket set. A BBQ, outdoor dining setting, umbrellas and sun lounges are also supplied.
GARAGE - the double lock-up garage is available for your use. A washing machine, clothes dryer, iron and ironing board are stored within.
THE LOCAL AREA...
Beautiful Barfleur beach is right across from Retro Sands. Only minutes from the house is a boat ramp and Plantation Point, a grassed area featuring a kid's playground, picnic tables and BBQs. A new walking path in front of the house links up the various beaches of the bay.
Jervis Bay has something to offer everyone, beautiful beaches, boasting the whitest sand in the world, national parks, water activities such as sailing, diving and snorkelling, dolphin and whale watch cruises, boutique shops, and delicious dining options .
Weekend (minimum 2 nights stay) $660
7 night stay - HIGH $3000 MID $2020 LOW $1620
SEASONS 2015/16 - LOW: 20 Apr - 20 Sep 15 MID: 22 Sep - 22 Dec 15 , HIGH: 23 Dec 15 - 31 Jan 16
HIGH SEASON MIN 7 NIGHT STAY - WED TO WED BOOKINGS
MIDWEEK SPECIAL - STAY 3 NIGHTS/ PAY 2 NIGHTS $620
Check in Monday 2pm/check out Thursday 4pm
Stays 1 May 15 - 30 Nov 15
Conditions apply. Not valid during school & public holidays and special events.
WINTER WEEKEND SPECIAL - 2 NIGHTS $585
Valid during the months of May/Jun/Jul/Aug
Special terms & conditions apply
Not valid school & public holidays & special events.
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(Rental listed originally in AUD)
Apr 20 - Sep 21, 2015
Sep 22 - Dec 22, 2015
Dec 23 - Jan 31, 2016
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Please note: these rates exclude taxes and fees and may vary depending on the length of your stay. Rates are also subject to change at the [owner/manager]’s discretion.
Additional notes from the owner
Our rates are seasonal, but we will always try and be flexible, and offer mid-week specials. Therefore, please always feel free to contact us to ensure you are receiving the correct and best rates.
MID 23 Mar - 11 Apr 7 nights $2020
HIGH 12 Apr - 27 Apr 7 nights $2700
LOW 28 Apr - 18 Sep 7 nights $1620
MID 19 Sep - 18 Dec 7 nights $2020
HIGH 19 Dec - 31 Jan 7 nights $2700
NB All High Season bookings must be a minimum of 6 nights.
Weekend - 2 nights $620
Mid-week Special - Stay 3 nights/Pay 2 nights $620
Check-in Mon 2pm
Check-out Thu 4pm
Valid for stays between 1 May and 30 Nov 14
Black-out and special terms and conditions apply.
Left on 04/30/2014 for a stay in April 2014 | MegReviewed Apr 30, 2014Stayed Apr 2014
What a fab house with everything going for it - magical location, funky interior, and all the comforts of home! The attention to detail is second to none - everything is in keeping with the retro theme whilst still retaining all the modern comforts. The house was spotlessly clean and so well equipped. Being Easter we arrived to find a welcoming basket full of chocolate goodness. The bottle of sparkling from Silos Estate winery and some local produce was an extra nice touch.
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