About this listing
Simpson Cottage is Bundeena's oldest building, steeped in history the charming sandstone cottage consists of 3 bedrooms and a modern kitchen and bathroom seamlessly integrated so it feels like they were always there.
Stunning water views, private track to beach, large garden all just one 1.5 hour from Sydney.
Tranquil, private and tucked away within the National Park surrounding the peaceful seaside town of Bundeena.
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"SIMPSON COTTAGE" ENCHANTING AND HISTORICAL and just 1.5hr from Sydney.
Providing escapes from the hectic life for over 5 years.
Please don't hesitate to make an enquiry if you'd like more info.
3 bedrooms sleep 8
Large modern bathroom and Kitchen
"Simpson Cottage" is a heritage listed 3 bedroom, sandstone cottage built in the 1870s, it was the original home of the Simpson family; one of the first settlers south of the Hacking River, a beachfront sandstone cottage set on a large parcel of private gardens with expansive water views across to Maianbar and beyond.
Tranquil and private and tucked away within the National Park surrounding the peaceful seaside town of Bundeena, the cottage provides perfect accommodation for couples, two families, a group of friends or mid week away days for small businesses.
Throughout the cottage many original features have been retained including wrought iron, original fireplace, high timber lined ceilings, front door with the original lock and French doors
The modern kitchen and bathroom have heated floors and exposed sandstone walls.
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Coffee and tea, linen, towels, soaps and cleaning products.
ALL LINEN IS PROVIDED
Kitchen linen is all hand made by the owner using rustic traditional style linen imported directly from small mills in Europe.
Much of the bedding is also hand made by the owner. We use pure linen made from the finest flax grown and processed in Europe.
Organic cotton towels are hand woven in Turkey by the last remaining artisans.
All cleaning products provided are made in Australia and environmentally safe.
All soaps provided are organic and made for Simpson Cottage in Melbourne using old world recipes and methods.
You can find more information about the cottage and products on the SimpsonCottage website.
Bedroom 1 has a queen size bed with water views.
Bedroom 2 offers the versatility of a king bed or 2 singles
Bedroom 3 has 2 bunk beds which is great for 4 kids.
It is a perfect house for 2 families or couples.
THE KITCHEN AND BBQ
Completely renovated the kitchen features polished concrete bench-tops, large electric oven and gas cook-top, plenty of fridge space, dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine (Nesspresso pod style) and to compliment the out-door life style a large six burner BBQ is located under cover close to the kitchen.
The spacious bathroom has under floor heating, luxury freestanding bath, large frame-less rain shower.
Both the kitchen and bathroom have polished concrete floor with under floor heating to ensure you stay warm in the winter.
THE LIVING ROOM has the original working fire place, TV and sofas.
area is located in the gazebo just off the veranda to take in the views and comfortably seats 8, ideal for cooler evenings or in the rain, there is also a large picnic table with magical views in the garden.
GARDEN AND PLENTY OF SPACE
The cottage sits in a parkland setting of 1500m/2 and private access to the beach and national park via a 100m bush track.
VIEWS DAY AND NIGHT
From the wide verandas you can take in the views over Simpson's Bay to Mainbar and beyond, spot playful dolphins, watch the beautiful sunsets and once the sun has set the gazebo/dining area is the perfect place to lose yourself with friends and family as you watch the twinkling lights reflecting on the water over dinner.
WINTER OR SUMMER
Simpson Cottage is the ideal get away.
IN THE WINTER
The front veranda is ideal for soaking up the sun while admiring the view and the cozy gazebo is the ideal space when it's too cold to be outside but you want to make the most of the views.
OPEN FIRE PLACE
The open fire is original and ideal for curling up in cozy comfort, relax in style and be transported back in time.
IN THE SUMMER
Cool breezes, wide verandas and private access to the beach ensure you can stay cool.
BEACH AND PICNIC GROUNDS
Below the cottage via the track are public picnic grounds perfect for a game of family cricket and ideal for the kids to play and amuse them selves safely
is set up as an extra space/retreat and is equipped with a full bathroom (no bath) and comfy sofas. It’s in here that much of the linen you will use is made.
to start your escape you'll find tea, coffee (including coffee machine pods), milk, sugar and something sweet.
for all beds is provided, much of it is handmade on site from the finest European grown flax, towels are handwoven in Turkey by the last remaining artisans.
all our products provided are eco friendly, made in Australia or made in the traditional way using old world methods and recipes, they can be purchased during your stay or online through the Simpson Cottage website.
No national park fees are incurred unless you park within the Royal National Park. Bundeena is NOT considered to be part of the park so parking is regulated by Sutherland Shire Council.
There are nearby cafes and restaurants where you can get breakfast, lunch and dinner as well a bottle shop and supermarket.
There is the option to self cater and utilise the new fully equipped kitchen and BBQ.
For those who don't want to leave and simply escape there are plenty of options where you can enjoy the view and peace and quiet.
We've been hosting guests for over 7 years and our system is made so you can easily arrive, move in and relax.
The entire cottage and grounds and house are all your's during your stay.
Key collection, directions and instructions are emailed a few days prior to arrival.
Arrival and departure times are flexible, fees apply.
A care taker is available should the need arise.
Interaction with guests
Simpson Cottage is self catering accommodation all you need to bring is food and drink, good company.
Once you've made an enquiry phone numbers and direct emails will be provided.
Care takers are available in case of emergency.
The cottage equipped so you can walk out of your house, arrive and start relaxing and cooking as required, the kitchen is fully equipped with a large oven, gas cook top and the out door BBQ means there is no need to bring any cooking equipment.
Other things to note
Cleaning fee is applied to every booking and quoted when you enquire. PLEASE NOTE: it is paid directly to the cleaners when you depart.
That's how we've been doing it for the past seven years and the system has never failed us.
The cottage is a heritage listed property and guests are asked to respect the age and cottage accordingly.
We have been providing council approved holiday accommodation for over 7 years and have just arrived here at Air B&B in that time we've refined the booking process to ensure everything goes to plan.
Once you've made a request you'll receive our terms and conditions. it is assumed you agree to the T&C's once you proceed with the booking.
A refundable bond is paid.
Failure to adhere to T&C's may result in partial or full forfeiture of bond.
If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact us.
Pets are not allowed.
No smoking is NOT allowed inside and cigarette butts being left in the garden may result in forfeiture of bond.
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.