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Western's Rest Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island

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3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 8
Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
A newly renovated 3 br beach house in an unbeatable location; sensational views but so close to the beach. Brilliant views no matter where you are; on the deck, preparing a meal, watching TV, dining, curled up by the fire, or snuggled up in bed. Incredible views inside and out!
Western's Rest is a glass fronted beach house situated very close to the beach with spectacular views overlooking beautiful Penneshaw Bay. Floor to ceiling windows allow you to enjoy sensational beach views from all living, dining and kitchen areas and main bedroom. Enjoy the outdoors in all seasons! Enjoy alfresco dining on the large elevated deck or curl up in front of the fire and take in the gorgeous scenery which lies before you.
Open living areas are spacious, light and airy with TWO COSY COMFORTABLE LOUNGE AREAS; one with TV and hi-fi and the other with...
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Listing #FKN4287396
About the Owner
Jan W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2010
Interaction with guests
As we don't live on the island, guests will let themselves into the property. Instructions are sent for check in. We are contactable through email and phone and our cleaner can assist with any possible questions or concerns.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights at Western’s Rest - what a find! Such a beautiful spot, accessible for both the ferry and day trips on the island. The deck and view over the beach is outstanding and the house has everything you could need for...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank BoardingPass510424
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

First time we had ever gone through Trip Advisor & very glad we did. Westerns Rest, a home away from home Fantastic location. Beautifully furnished with the most comfiest of beds. Thank you Jan & Peter for sharing your beautiful house with us. Lindy

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Lindy A
Management response:Responded 18 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely review Lindy. We're so glad you enjoyed the comforts location and view of Western's Rest! Hope we can share Western's Rest again with you one day!

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

We just finished a great two night stay at Western's Rest! It was a tidy, clean and well appointed with outstanding views and proximity to the ferry. We would stay here again and recommend it to anyone visiting the island!

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank John W
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(2)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Garden
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Guests should be over the age of 20 years of age.
    1 Full bath
    2 Kings
    2 Bunks
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  • Cleaning: $96 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rates based on 2 people. Linen included
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About the neighbourhood
Situated on the northeast coast of the island, Penneshaw is a beautiful seaside village with superb views across Backstairs Passage to the mainland. Sealink Ferry Terminal is a 5 minute walk from Western's Rest. North facing Western's Rest is elevated and overlooks pristine Penneshaw bay and Backstairs Passage. It is an easy 1 minute walk to the beach which is perfect for swimming, kayaking, snorkelling, sailing, windsurfing and fishing. It is an ideal location for relaxing and organising island tours.Enjoy the local penguins, birdlife and wallabies from the deck!
NO NEED FOR CAR! 5 Minute walk to ferry and shops. Walk to Sealink Office to book island tours!
Getting around
A car is recommended for travelling around the island. However,the Sealink office is in Penneshaw for booking tours,
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Adelaide Airport, South Australia: 81.0 km
Ferry: Sealink Terminal Cape Jervis: 1.6 km
Overseas visitors will arrive at Adelaide Airport. The drive to Sealink Ferry Terminal at Cape Jervis takes about one and a half hours from Adelaide. Visitors disembark at Penneshaw ferry terminal. Western's Rest is a 2 minute drive or 7 minute walk from the terminal. If visitors wish to hire a car at either Adelaide Airport or at Penneshaw Ferry Terminal we recommend using Hertz Car Rentals.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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