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The 'Urban Retreat' in Freshwater

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The 'Urban Retreat' in Freshwater

Entire cottage
4 guests1 bedroom3 beds1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 bath
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Welcome to The "Urban Retreat", a place specifically for people who want to get away and recharge. A unique opportunity to experience a personalised retreat with a massage and more. A 2 min stroll to the beach, local shops and transport.


Wireless Internet
Laptop friendly workspace
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Common spaces
2 sofa beds

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is flexible
Check out by 2PM


72 Reviews

Mike User Profile
May 2018
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the retreat, Maxine was very friendly and happy to help with any issues and provide details of local facilities. The retreat is ideally placed for Freshwater beach and the village centre and within easy walking distance of main bus routes. The ac…
Peter User Profile
April 2018
Maxine's flat is in a brilliant location - very close to Freshwater beach and the lovely shops/cafe's of Freshwater village and we had a great time there. It's very quiet and would be great for a couple - we are a family of four and found that it wasn't equipped with enough kitch…
Jude User Profile
January 2018
The location is excellent! Easy access via bus/ferry into Sydney, only a minute's walk from the beach and really close to great shops and cafes. Brilliant shower and very quiet accomodation. As per previous comments, the photos somewhat flatter the property. Please note air condi…
Maxine User Profile
Response from Maxine:
Thanks Jude, happy to take the air conditioning off the list as now option for fans. safe travels
January 2018
Gemma User Profile
January 2018
The retreat is a little gem in a fantastic location, just 2 minutes walk from the gorgeous freshwater beach. Freshwater itself is a lovely quiet area with a few restaurants and cafes and a fantastic beach. Manly where there is another great beach and much more in the means of res…
Peter User Profile
August 2016
Photographs do flatter the property.
Vicente User Profile
October 2018
The place is really nice we felt like home.
Hollie User Profile
September 2018
This place was just what I needed for a few days rest and relaxation between business trips. It is on a charming, quiet street that leads straight down to the gorgeous Freshwater Beach, where you can then walk over the ridge to Manly beach in 15 minutes. There are cute cafes and…

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Joined in December 2015
Maxine User Profile
74 Reviews
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I am a pommie who left to go travelling 16 years ago, found Sydney and have never looked back. I love music and live gigs, swimming in the ocean, being surrounded by my friends and family, discovering cool ways to grow and challenge myself and a chance to offer that to others. My…
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