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Writers Cottage on Secret Beach, Kayak, Canoe, Bikes, Barge Discount & Transfers

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Writers Cottage on acreage at Yarrandabbi Dreaming. Swimming Pool, Canoe, Bikes, Free Wifi/TV?Foxtel
12 m swimming Pool & BBQ Deck at Yarrandabbi Dreaming
Swimming pool set above Secret Beach
1 of 23Writers Cottage on acreage at Yarrandabbi Dreaming. Swimming Pool, Canoe, Bikes, Free Wifi/TV?Foxtel
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
Cottage
The Writers' Cottage on Secret Beach, is a charming, private, self-contained Queen bedroomed cottage for two, adjacent to Yarrandabbi Dreaming B&B. It is set in beach front gardens with Moreton Bay views, surrounded by natural bush and myriad Australian birdlife. Nicely furnished and decorated with Egyptian linen/towels supplied, you will enjoy its spaciousness, a lovely French style bedroom, a modern full kitchen, open plan lounge/dining, air-conditioning, a large digital TV, free WiFi, Foxtel, bathroom with shower, laundry, and a furnished patio with BBQ. Continental Breakfasts are included in the tariff. Rejuvenate in the peace and tranquillity of the Cottage's beautiful surroundings. A short path takes you to the 12 metres swimming pool and its BBQ deck. Stroll 50 metres across our ga...The Writers' Cottage on Secret Beach, is a charming, private, self-contained Queen bedroomed cottage for two, adjacent to Yarrandabbi Dreaming B&B. It is set in beach front gardens with Moreton Bay views, surrounded by natural bush and myriad Australian birdlife. Nicely furnished and decorated with Egyptian linen/towels supplied, you will enjoy its spaciousness, a lovely French style bedroom, a modern full kitchen, open plan lounge/dining, air-conditioning, a large digital TV, free WiFi, Foxtel, bathroom with shower, laundry, and a furnished patio with BBQ. Continental Breakfasts are included in the tariff. Rejuvenate in the peace and tranquillity of the Cottage's beautiful surroundings. A short path takes you to the 12 metres swimming pool and its BBQ deck. Stroll 50 metres across our gardens down to Secret Beach; take our free bikes or the 2 person canoe to explore the islands on the free interisland ferries; fish off our beach, put out a crab pot, or play a game of golf at the friendly club 2 kms away. This is a No Smoking property where longer stays are also welcome! Courtesy transfers are offered to/from the Macleay Island Jetty and Bay-Air Airport Meet and Greet Transfers also arranged. Access from the bushy street is easy and flat from the car park in front. We shall make you very welcome here at Yarrandabbi Dreamings lovely cottage - as our numbers of 'TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence' testify! Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: REDLANDCITYCOUNCILFP001113More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
SMALL DOGS/GUIDE DOGS/COMPANION DOGS ONLY ACCEPTED THEN A CLEANING DEPOSIT OF $200 IS REQUESTED PLEASE. ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING NOR DRUGS ON THE PROPERTY PLEASE. EVERYONE ELSE MUST RELAX AND ENJOY THEMSELVES!!
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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About the Owner
Yvonne H
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2014
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Reviewed 7 July 2020

The vista fro the top of the hill was so peaceful and serene. The cottage was cosy and very private. Yvonne and Trevor were terrific and welcoming with vast knowledge of the local intangible qualities. Lots of laughs and convivial company. Great place to concentrate...More

Date of stay: June 2020
1  Thank Gilbert V
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We spent two nights there. Very clean and comfortable. t The owners were very friendly and helpful .we were very well looked after and made to feel welcome .

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank kezsteve2018
Yarrandabbi, VR Owner at Writers Cottage on Secret Beach, Kayak, Canoe, Bikes, Barge Discount & Transfers, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you for writing this nice review kezsteve, we appreciate your comments and wish you well in your future wanderings! Kind Regards, Trevor and Yvonne

Reviewed 23 February 2018

A B&B stay is as much about your hosts as it is the accommodation. We were impressed with both aspects of our stay. Both Trevor and Yvonne were very welcoming and genuinely interested in meeting our needs. Top this off with enjoyable and intelligent conversation...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank bryanlinda2018
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Trevor and Yvonne are the best hosts you could imagine, and the cottage is just wonderful, nice and clean, right on the beach. We enjoyed it very much.

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Ute771
Yarrandabbi, VR Owner at Writers Cottage on Secret Beach, Kayak, Canoe, Bikes, Barge Discount & Transfers, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Danke schoen Ute, Your comments are much appreciated...we are pleased that you had a happy stay too! Warmest good wishes to you both... Trevor and Yvonne

Reviewed 21 January 2018

The location was perfect with the beach at our doorstep.The cottage was really comfortable and homey and the bed was so comfy. Yvonne and Trevor the owners were very welcoming and hospitable. Will be back for a great relaxing break. V

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Vanessa F
Yarrandabbi, VR Owner at Writers Cottage on Secret Beach, Kayak, Canoe, Bikes, Barge Discount & Transfers, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Thank you Vanessa for taking the time to post your review. We are pleased you had a comfortable and relaxing stay and will look forward to welcoming you again. Cheers, Yvonne

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Boat Available
Ceiling Fans
Deck
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Staffed Property
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
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About the neighbourhood
To eat out, the RSL/Bowls club - Club Macleay, and the Macleay Island Golf Club, both have Bistro restaurants and both offer courtesy transport to and from your cottage. Our local Fish and Chinese Eatery/Takeaway is a 5 minutes walk/ 300 metres away and supplies fresh fish, oysters and crabs from the bay. The Scorpion Cafe is around the corner. There are also Mamma's Pizzas & Spare Ribs etc., takeaway options, The Blue Parrott Cafe for great lunchtime meals and coffee is 3.5kms away near the Jetty. They close daily around 2.30pm. The local rustic Pub, located near the Jetty, caters to basic meals most evenings. We will give you walking or cycling maps of the Island tailored to your requirements. Paddle our canoe on our sheltered bay.
Getting around
There is no public transport on Macleay Island. A taxi operates during daylight hours and meets most passenger ferries. The convenience of having your own vehicle will be most appreciated and is strongly recommended! You also don't have to be concerned about finding a parking spot on the Mainland and leaving your car there whilst you are staying on the Island. Courtesy buses are operated by the islands Golf and Bowls clubs to convey customers to and from their Bistro Restaurants. We supply courtesy bicycles and helmets to our guests who often take them on the free interisland ferries to explore the 3 other islands in our Moreton Bay lslands group. People enjoy following walking or cycling trails suggested by Yvonne.
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