Gert by Sea is a comfortable, well designed and super stylish beach house, sleeping 6. It also has a lovely rear deck and garden area, so will not disappoint you!
Location - Gert by Sea is located toward the northern end of the village and is within an easy walk to Little Hyams beach and White Gums coastal walk, which accesses Greenfields and Blenheim beaches.
Key features - This classic Hyams Beach home has been partially renovated inside and includes a new kitchen and bathrooms. Open style living, with an electric fireplace and a large backyard.
Configuration - The property opens to a lounge and dining area. Off the dining area is the open style kitchen that includes a breakfast bench. It over looks the sun room which features more casual lounges, ideal for a little peace and quiet for reading. The sun room and dining room both lead out to the deck where the barbeque awaits. There are 3 good sized bedrooms, 2 x queen while the third has a king single and single bed. The two main bedrooms have french doors leading to the front alfresco portico.There are two new bathrooms with great shower heads and a large free standing bath in one.
Outdoors -Steps lead down to a classic country backyard that is fully fenced and edged with perfectly privacy providing small trees. Sit in the deck chairs with an afternoon aperatif to enjoy the bay views.
Heating and cooling - Gert by Sea has a temperature controlled gas heater in the living room (set into the wall) as well as various electric heaters for the bedrooms. For summer, each bedroom has a ceiling fan and the house can be opened up well with sliding doors to the rear garden.
Linen - Gert by Sea does not supply linen. Linen is to be supplied by guests or to be arranged with a linen service which we can provide the contact number for. Should you choose to supply your own linen the following will be required: sheets, pillow cases, bath and beach towels, hand towels, bath mats, and face cloths.
Parking - There is driveway parking for 2 cars.
Pets - Sorry,Gert by Sea is not a pet friendly property.
You will have access to the whole house.
Interaction with guests
Our property is not a bed and breakfast, so we will leave you in peace during your stay, however if you need us, please contact The Holidays Collection on (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)
Other things to note
Minimum stay - there is a minimum 2 night stay for all bookings, which changes to 3 nights on long weekends, 4 nights at Easter and 7 night blocks during peak season. Peak season runs from mid-December to the end of the Australia Day long weekend in January.
Peak changeover day - please note that during peak season, our properties have designated changeover days so as to make the cleaning rosters manageable.
Internet / Wi-Fi access - please be aware that there is no ADSL in Hyams Beach and poor ADSL internet in most other areas of Jervis Bay. As a result, until the NBN is rolled out, none of our houses offer internet access. If a house has internet, you may nonetheless use it with no guarantee of reliability or bandwidth by us or the owner. If you bring an internet dongle with you, the best network is Telstra, followed by Vodafone. Otherwise, use your smart phone only during your stay or go across to Huskisson where various cafes offer free wifi. The Sanctuary Point Public Library and the St Georges Basin Country Club also provide free Wi-Fi.
Our extra rules are as follows:
• If you depart on a Sunday or public holiday, we may give you a 4pm checkout. This will be advised at the time of booking
• sorry, no schoolies, no weddings, no bucks, hens or other parties
• sorry, you may not exceed the number of guests that your house is rated for
• whilst we take care to keep all in good condition and working order, nevertheless breakages, outages and malfunctions beyond our control do occur. When this happens, we will rectify a situation as soon as practicable, but do not guarantee or take any further responsibility
• re the security bond held by airbnb for your stay: if you look after the property like your own, respect the peace and quiet of your neighbours, take out the garbage, don’t move furniture, don’t un-cable electronic appliances, only have pets if allowed, and do not get too drunk or rowdy…you should be OK
• please also be honest in reporting damage or breakages, and plan ahead to leave the house and the dirty dishes in a clean and tidy state.
Common sense stuff really, or as your grandmother would say: ‘nice manners’.
I have been the Airbnb Account Manager at The Holidays Collection based in Hyams Beach for over 6 months now. From our portfolio of over 100 beach houses I have hand-picked a selection of our most prized properties to present to Airbnb guests.
The Holidays Collection is a privately owned company specialising in holiday rentals and sales in the Jervis Bay area. This rapidly growing business manages over 100 properties scattered along the gorgeous South Coast of NSW - including the beautiful couples only, heritage listed Hyams Beach Seaside Cottages.
We have a great team and on-site assistance from our office which is located inside the Hyams Beach Cafe!