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Top of the River

Relax on the deck with friends over looking the calm ocean of American River to the sounds of nature
2 reviews
Relax on the deck with friends over looking the calm ocean of American River to the sounds of nature
Views for miles over the ocean and beyond
Sunset and sunrise are a sight to behold
Spend your days gazing at the view hearing nothing but the nature around you
Warm up beside a wood fire
The large deck surrounding the home provides ample viewing points and space for the whole family
Jarrah floors throughout and luxury appliances are a chef's delight
Large gas oven for cooking up your catch of the day
Large open windows provide a light filled space where you admire different angles of American River
Relax on a luxurious leather recliner lounge whilst taking in the views
Rain hail or shine, spend your afternoon relaxing in the spa whilst gazing at the ocean
Rain hail or shine, spend your afternoon relaxing in the spa whilst gazing at the ocean
Enjoy the catch of the day on the granite & leather dining suite
Main bedroom with King size bed and luxurious egyptian cotton linen for a good nights rest
Panoramic views from every angle
Australian art work featured throughout the home provides an Australian experience
Large built in wardrobes with quality hangers and drawer space
All 3 bedrooms feature Flat Screen TV's
Luxury Sheridan bedroom and posturepedic mattresses in all 3 bedrooms
Block out blinds throughout
His and Hers basin in Master bedroom ensuite and 2 person shower
Luxury towels and amenities so you don't have to bring a thing
Immaculate main bathroom with plush towels and a sauna for warming up on cooler days
Large open plan living area with brand new leather lounges for the whole family to unwind
Natural light as the sunsets
Quality glassware for every occasion
Crockery for every occasion
Enjoy the selection of tea while bird watching on the deck
Quality cookware for the entertainer
Appliances have been carefully considered
Brand new baby cot for the little one
Even your baby will feel pampered with the quality bedding and blankets
Use of the laundry appliances is included, with Euromaid washing machine and dryer
You'll spot plenty of these guys hanging around the house in the gumtrees
Surround yourself with Australian wildlife at Top of the River, Kangaroo Island
Go sand boarding at Little Sahara
Go ride the waves with dolphins and seals
American River central base to explore the island
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
American River, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
TOP OF THE RIVER is a quality vacation home with panoramic ocean views & luxurious touches. As you drive up the tree lined ocean view Road and step foot in the door, you will leave your worries behind as you experience the light filled space & nature around you. Relax in the master bedroom spa, enjoy a BBQ & wine on the deck & watch the yachts at the wharf. Keep cool in summer & warm in winter with reverse cycle air conditioning & heating throughout at TOP of the River, Kangaroo Island. New, we now have a real wood fireplace, combustion heater, some wood supplied.

Unlock the door and step into a huge light filled lounge/dining with Jarrah timber floors and 9 feet high ceilings giving a sense of space and elegance. Large windows showing the 180 degrees view will take your breath away and the brand new quality furni...
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Listing #HL9329733
About the Owner
Jill F
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
All remote controls for TV's are in appropriate rooms. Turn on Samsung soundbar with remote, look for Samsung unit in your phone settings/Bluetooth. Remote for main bedroom airconditioner only push on button once, it takes a while to start up/shut down. Wifi network name OPTUS_8FC5AF Password is on fridge magnet in kitchen If Wifi is inoperative, modem is in cupboard on top of fridge, turn off for 5 minutes & turn on.
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We had 6 people staying in this beautiful house over a weekend! Not only was the view of the american river spectacular from the balcony but the house its self was amazing with a massive main bedroom with its own bathroom and SPA!! There was...More

Thank belindamadigan
Reviewed 28 May 2018

What a wonderful stay. Thank you Jill! From the moment we booked the communication was spot on including all the information provided on best places to go, things to see and do. It was a perfect base to explore Kangaroo Island. American River is just...More

Thank Josh'n'Jacqs C
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hot Tub
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Patio
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 AM
    Check out: 2:00 PM
- No smoking anywhere on property - Not suitable for pets - No parties or events - Check-in time is 2PM - Check out by 10AM - Self check-in with lock box - The dining setting and...
    2 Full baths
    2 Queens
    1 King
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 2 nights
20 Dec 2018 -
13 Jan 2019
5 nights
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18 Apr 2019 -
28 Apr 2019
5 nights
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  • Damage Deposit: AU$500 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: AU$95 / stay - Fee
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The American River township is roughly half-way between the ferry terminal at Penneshaw and the main town of Kingscote and the airport. It is centrally located on the north coast of Kangaroo Island, centrally located to the majority of the island' (Email hidden by Airbnb) ideal base to explore the surrounding areas.
It has stunning sea and valley views, clean waters and probably some of the cleanest air anywhere!
Locally we have the famous Oyster Shop serving local fresh oysters, abalone and fish. KI TruThai Restaurant (ten minutes out of town) is fun on Thursday nights, with genuine Thai food, a licensed bar, cocktails and live music.
The Wharf Cafe (licensed) is popular and the Licensed Community Club (The Shed) is open Tuesday, Friday
Getting around
You will need a car to get around Kangaroo Island. Its a large island so make sure you have plenty of fuel.
The sealink bus stops at the local Post Office.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Kingscote: 25.0 km
Ferry: Penneshaw: 30.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
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