Boat Access Only. Unbelievable, pristine waterways and surrounding bushland provides an absolutely amazing backdrop for this family home with a private jetty. Explore, fish, water ski, bushwalk or simply relax and watch the world go by. The house boasts soaring cathedral ceilings, slow combustion fireplace, granite bench tops, air conditioning and billiards room and ensuite.
BOAT ACCESS ONLY -
You must have your own boat, hire a boat, use the water taxi or take the world famous Postmans Ferry.
This truly unique residence offers all your modern everyday living facilities for your family in a location that feels like you are far away from the city, yet only one hour north of Sydney.
From the start of the M1 (formerly F3) at Wahroonga it takes 15-20 minutes to the Mooney Mooney exit. From there you can launch your boat on an easy jetty launch ramp and park your car and trailer.
In five minutes you will be in your own paradise ready to explore, fish, ski, tube, swim, kayak, paddle board or just relax on the deck and watch the world go by.
Brooklyn and Spencer have most supplies and cafes or a little further and you can be at Berowra Waters.
Peats Bite and the Berowra Waters Inn offer a la carte menus for those with a finer cuisine taste. For something more casual, try the Mooney Mooney
The house accommodates 8 people and boasts a gourmet kitchen, outdoor gas BBQ, wide entertaining verandah and plenty of space so you don't feel overcrowded. There are versatile living areas, two stylish bathrooms, a games room complete with billiard table and full laundry with outdoor clothesline. The master suite is a huge area complete with a quiet office space for those that need to stay connected to the outside world, large ensuite and air conditioning. Your rooms and bedding will be made up with fresh linen and towels.
The house is equipped with a TV and DVDs to suit all ages, magazines and other reading material plus games and puzzles. Dishwasher, microwave oven, IAG gourmet cooker, toaster, kettle, slow cooker, tea and coffee plunger, fridge and freezer, iron, vacuum cleaner are all there for you to use. There is a pool table for loads of family fun or fierce completion.
During the cooler months, enjoy a cosy fire or whip up a tasty meal in the slow cooker. There is plenty of wood in the shed and extra blankets in the linen cupboard.
Zugang für Gäste
Unbelievable waterways, bush surroundings and pristine surrounds.
You need a boat to enjoy all the many wonderful sites and activities but you can also simply enjoy it by water taxi from Brooklyn or Kangaroo Point.
Boat hire is also available and no licence is necessary for driving under 8 knots.
Guests can walk to the property from the Public Wharf by enjoying a stroll along the foreshore or you can take an easy bush track that traverses the entire Passage to the rear.
Interaktion mit Gästen
You can socially interact or not - the choice is up to you. Milsons Passage residents are very aware and respectful of guests privacy. A polite hello if you happen to see a neighbour is all that's needed to start a great conversation and learn about the locals.
Weitere wichtige Infos
Please bring your own beach / swimming towels, and COVERED / shoes - there are many lovely bush walks and caves to enjoy, nooks and crannies to explore up in the hills behind the property. If you are a keen photographer or bird watcher, this is the place for you! The beach at low tide is a fun place to explore - with baby crabs, driftwood and shells. You will need reef shoes or sneakers as some shells and mangroves re sharp on tiny toes.
The bush tracks are wide and easy to follow and suitable for any age, as long as you are steady and confident on your feet. Walk for half an our or an hour - the choice is yours.
For the more energetic, there is a bushwalk up to the top of the hill which promises superb river and valley views of Bar Point all the way up to Spencer.
Please bring extra insect repellant for outdoor use - due to the nature of the property, creepy critters like flying ants etc may come inside for a visit between guests, during wet weather or humid months. Insect spray is provided and we apologise if from time to time you see a bug inside - we do have regular pest control however sometimes they are quite persistent. There is a dust pan and broom under the sink and a vacuum cleaner located the cleaning closet, between the downstairs bedroom and games room along with other cleaning equipment.
The kitchen is stocked with basics like oil, herbs and spices, coffee, tea, sugar etc. There is a water filter which is best used with freshly boiled and cooled water.
As we are on recycled tank water, it is an absolute necessity to avoid long showers and water wastage - please consider the environment and use the half flush button, turn off the tap while brushing your teeth and try to take shorter showers. Use the dishwasher only when full and please make sure all garden taps are turned off after use.
This is a highly private and residential area and therefore we respect our neighbours needs to also enjoy the serenity at all times. Late night shenanigans, loud music and boozy individuals will simply not be tolerated and you will be asked to leave the premises immediately if your group gets out of hand - no refund will be given for lost days if this happens.
The house uses tank water and has a recycling water system so guest numbers are restricted. Short showers and minimal flushing are appreciated where possible.
Let's discuss what you are looking for and whilst we are flexible, we need to be realistic to the properties restrictions.
Open fires are not tolerated at any time due the proximity to the bush.
There is a speed restriction in the residential area of 4 knots. When walking through neighbouring home frontages please ensure to shut gates and respect others privacy.
Please ensure to be respectful of our home. Please turn off the air conditioning when not in use and leave our home neat and tidy and place all items and equipment back where it belongs. Please don't waste water unnecessarily or flush any thing down the toilet except toilet paper.
The pantry is locked for our own personal supplies and the boat shed is currently a workshop and also locked.
Any breakages, malicious damage or theft will be paid for by the guest, so if you or someone in your group breaks something whether it be an accident or negligence - just let us know ASAP.
A vacuum cleaner and broom are left out for your convenience to give a quick once over upon your leaving. Please remember this is not a hotel and we don't use cleaning staff - we come home and hope our house looks just as we left it for you. Please vacuum or sweep all sand off the floors. Please cover BBQ and outdoor setting as per when you arrived.