Entire home/flat

2 Guests


1 Bed

Entire home/flat

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1 Bed

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About this listing

Perfect accommodation for all local festivals. Self contained studio on 6 acre property. Gorgeous views of valley, great sunsets, walks and native birds are all part of the experience. 10 mins drive to the beach, 15 mins drive to Mullumbimby, 20 mins drive to Byron Bay.

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The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: Studio
Beds: 1
Check In: 1PM - 8PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/flat


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: £18
Security Deposit: £178
Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price: £131 / night
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The space

Newly renovated self contained studio with polished floorboards, new bathroom and basic amenities ( toaster, electric jug, plates, cutlery, microwave). Private outside area with views to your own valley - perfect for morning breakfast and sunset drinks. Comfortable new pillow top queen size ensemble mattress.
Wake up in the morning to sweeping views of the valley as well as the sounds of kookaburras and other friendly native birds.

Interaction with guests

We are a semi retired couple that enjoy the outdoors. We enjoy walking in the local area, yoga, the beach as well as tending to our garden. Sam is an art teacher and we hope hope you enjoy seeing his and his students' art works around the place. We love getting to know our guests and are happy to provide suggestions of places to visit, eat and any other information you may require. Italian is spoken fluently should you wish to practice!

The neighbourhood

Billinudgel is one of the original Byron Bay Shire villages. The accommodation is located 10 minutes walk from the infamous Billinudgel pub where you can enjoy excellent meals as well as listen to live music on the weekends. Mullumbimby is a 10 minute drive and has an array of quaint shops, great cafes and restaurants and live music on the weekends. The New Brighton Farmers' Market (Tuesday 8am-11am) and Mullumbimby Farmers' Markets (Friday 7am-11am) is a fun morning outing. Enjoy the huge variety of farmers and organic produce, listen to local music, have a coffee, delicious cake and mingle with the locals.
Choice of beaches nearby include Brunswick Heads, Ocean Shores, South Golden (5-10 mins away).
Should you wish to venture into Byron Bay - you need only drive 20 minutes.

Getting around

There is a bus service from Humble Pies, Billinudgel to Ocean Shores, Brunswick Heads and Byron Bay. Check (URL HIDDEN)
A car is required to access the Brunswick beach areas (10 minutes), Mullumbimby (15 mins) and Byron Bay (20 mins).

Other things to note

The studio comes with an electric jug, toaster, cutlery, plates, glasses, cups, bowls, microwave as well as a fridge.
There is a TV and DVD player with a wide choice of DVDs available.
Breakfast items such as toast, condiments, fruit, tea, coffee and milk are included in the fee. Should you require a cooked breakfast (eg. eggs, bacon and cold pressed organic juice), this can be arranged for a further $15 per person.

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is 1PM - 8PM

Treat our home as you would your own. We try to live a serene and healthy life as much as possible so please respect this.
No smoking inside the studio.



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.

Safety features
Carbon monoxide detector
Smoke detector

2 nights minimum stay

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

9 Reviews

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Tracy User Profile
April 2017
Francesca's place is lovely and feels homely! She is an accommodating and welcoming host - we loved our stay!

Nikki User Profile
January 2017
The studio is perfect - clean, spacious, has everything you need, and is a short drive to Brunswick Heads and Byron, Francesca and Salvatore were also the perfect hosts. They were lovely, hospitable and checked up on us to make sure that we had everything we needed. My boyfriend and I were driving up from Sydney and got stuck in the holiday traffic/crazy weather, so ended up arriving a lot later than expected, but Francesca was incredibly accommodating and made the whole process super easy. Definitely recommend this studio to anyone who wants to stay in the Byron Bay area, but who also want to be able to relax away from the hustle and bustle.

Sarah User Profile
January 2017
Francesca and Sam were both extremely hospitable and it was great to meet them. Nothing was too much trouble. We opted to stay outside of Byron to get away from the hustle and bustle but still remain closely to attend a festival. Only a $15 can ride to the Byron Parklands which was convenient. Very beautiful views and only a 20 minute drive to Byron Bay or 5 minutes to a local beach. We opted to pay $15 extra to have breakfast one morning prepared and it was worth it! Delicious! The studio is very comfortable and had everything we needed for 2 nights!

Kylie User Profile
December 2016
I booked Francesca's place for my friend Anna, who thoroughly enjoyed staying there. She felt welcomed by Francesca and said the space was very beautiful and peaceful. Would highly recommend.

Michelle User Profile
October 2016
This was such a beautiful little cottage, on the most amazing property. The hosts were so accomodating and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The room was spacious, clean and only 15 mins to Byron and a couple of minutes from the beach. Highly recommend and we will be booking again.

Brony User Profile
July 2016
A great little spot to stay and was very cosy. Bed was all new and super cosy after long days at a festival. Lovely host and very welcoming.
Francesca User Profile
Response from Francesca:
Thank you Brony. It was lovely to meet you and Meghan. Maybe see you for the next festival.
July 2016

Rebecca User Profile
March 2016
We have a lovely time at Francesca's country retreat. The retreat is set in beautiful countryside that is only a 5 minute drive to the beach. Great for a weekend away! Francesca and Sam made us feel very welcome and ensured we were very comfortable during our stay.

Billinudgel, Australia · Joined in March 2012
Francesca User Profile

I am a fun loving yoga practitioner and teacher who also works as a social worker. I love to learn about other cultures and enjoy sharing travel experiences with others. My husband and I are keen travelllers and enjoy anything from camping to five star hotels. We have recently moved to the village of Billinudgel in the Byron Bay Shire and we absolutely love it!

My husband Salvatore teaches high school art and we enjoy visiting art galleries and attending art exhibitions.. I am easy going and a tidy person and respectful of my house as I would be of yours should I be lucky enough to stay there.


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