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Grey Gums, our unique, rural, ecoFriendly house

56 reviews
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Overview
4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
9 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Grey Gums is a recently constructed, unique and charming owner-built house, hand crafted from recycled materials and sandstone coloured Timbercrete bricks. Surrounded by tall gums, there are 12 acres for you to explore. The house features quality woodwork, fittings and furnishings for you to enjoy. It is light and spacious and exudes serenity. There is a very well equipped kitchen inside and a barbeque outside. It is a great place for 4 couples to get ready for a Kangaroo Valley wedding, a venue for family or friends to get together for any outdoor pursuit you choose. There is an ensuite for the master bedroom, the main bathroom is a 3 way shower and bathroom and there is an outdoor hot shower and bathtub for you to enjoy under the stars or sit around the fire pit outside and chat. For...Grey Gums is a recently constructed, unique and charming owner-built house, hand crafted from recycled materials and sandstone coloured Timbercrete bricks. Surrounded by tall gums, there are 12 acres for you to explore. The house features quality woodwork, fittings and furnishings for you to enjoy. It is light and spacious and exudes serenity. There is a very well equipped kitchen inside and a barbeque outside. It is a great place for 4 couples to get ready for a Kangaroo Valley wedding, a venue for family or friends to get together for any outdoor pursuit you choose. There is an ensuite for the master bedroom, the main bathroom is a 3 way shower and bathroom and there is an outdoor hot shower and bathtub for you to enjoy under the stars or sit around the fire pit outside and chat. For rainy days or just relaxing, there are heaps of games, books, DVDs, slate top pool table, ping pong table and a foosball table so everyone can be entertained. There is a 1 km walk on the property with many plants labelled and many fun objects placed along the way for the youngsters to enjoy finding. You can take an adventurous walk through the adjacent nature reserve to swim in the Kangaroo River. You may have to share your space with the visiting grey kangaroos, wallabies, wombats, echidnas and numerous birds. Have a look at the pictures for a better feel of what Grey Gums has to offer you and read the reviews from past guests. Owners live on site, easily contactable and willing to assist you with information to make your holiday more enjoyable.More
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About the Owner
Dennis N
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2012
Interaction with guests
We live nearby on site and will try to meet you during your stay. The keys are left for you to check in whenever you like. We know you value your holiday time and will not bother you, but are available to help you with your stay. There is adequate information on the house and area, but we don't mind at all answering questions and helping you further with your stay. We are available by phone or email at any time.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location a few minutes drive from Kangaroo Valley center. Very quiet and stunning setting. Super comfortable bed and great furniture and wonderful set up in kitchen with all you could possibly need. Lovely bathroom and excellent water pressure for shower.Beautiful outdoor areas to sit...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Mary-Anne A
Reviewed 1 February 2019

We stayed for a long weekend with our Australian family. Grey Gums caters for everyone's needs - our group ranged in age from 1 year yo 70 years. Dennis is a thoughtful host with an extensive knowledge of the area, the flora and fauna and...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Trek769517
GreyGums, VR Owner at Grey Gums, our unique, rural, ecoFriendly house, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2019

Thank you very much for the insightful review George. It was lovely to meet you and your family. We are glad you were able to make the most of your visit in so many ways. We hope you can return sometime.

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Reviewed 27 January 2019

We have stayed at Grey Gums a number of times with our family and we have always had a wonderful weekend. Our last visit superseded any others. When our daughter and her partner were choosing a location for their small, low key wedding we put...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Sightsee57880097385
GreyGums, VR Owner at Grey Gums, our unique, rural, ecoFriendly house, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2019

And thank you for being easy to work with! Wedding preparations are such a trying time with lots of problems and anxieties but it all worked out easily with such good cooperation by all the parties. Best of luck to your daughter and new son-in-law,...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018

We stayed for a weekend with my brother and his two little ones. Our children spent hours playing outside at the pool table and table tennis as well as few games of cricket and soccer. The house is lovely and homely as well as spotlessly...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank JackieTastic
GreyGums, VR Owner at Grey Gums, our unique, rural, ecoFriendly house, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

We are glad you had a wonderful time at Grey Gums and I am disappointed about those kangaroos too. I have just given them a stern talking to and I am sure they will be more cooperative next time. We would love to have you...More

Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Grey Gums for a family wedding which was at Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat. It was great it was only a 15min drive. When we arrived at Grey Gums Dennis had the fire burning which was so welcoming and warm as it was...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank HidTambo123
GreyGums, VR Owner at Grey Gums, our unique, rural, ecoFriendly house, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Thanks for your glowing review, we are so glad it all worked so well for you. You live in an amazing part of the world too which we will visit sometime.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Pool Table
Alarm Clock
Blender
Dishwasher
Freezer
Housekeeping Optional
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Grey Gums is situated on 12 acres with 2 marked walking trails to explore. You can also walk to the river through the adjacent 35 acre Kangaroo River Nature Reserve for a swim or to fish. It is a beautiful, unmarked walk along the creek and is not to be missed for the adventurous nature lovers. It is only 3 mins by car or a 20 minute stroll to Kangaroo Valley's boutique cafes, shops and galleries to browse. There are a number of excellent road and mountain bike trails to enjoy. Rent canoes to paddle the Kangaroo River or fish for carp and bass. Horse riding, swimming, tennis, golf, cooking lessons .......... Situated half way between the Highlands and the Coast, Kangaroo Valley is an excellent base for exploring these regions.
Getting around
Bring your bikes or rent ones from Kangaroo Valley Safaris to get around Kangaroo Valley and see the country side close up. There are also canoes/kayaks to rent and they will drop off/pick you up at your location and time.
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