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Grey Gums, our unique, rural, ecoFriendly house

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Garden and table on North side of house.
Living room to outside table area.
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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
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
We do not allow events or parties on the property without prior written consent and only in limited circumstances.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Half bath
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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
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Reviewed 28 May 2020

Kangaroo Valley sells itself, its my favourite place in the world. What makes that even better is a sweet place to stay, with great hosts. Thoroughly impressed, nothing to fault here, I just recommend trying to find more than 2 nights of time to enjoy!

Date of stay: May 2020
Thank Chris F
Reviewed 7 August 2019 via mobile

We had a lovely gals weekend at Grey Gums. Comfy beds, fresh and clean bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, fireplace, fire pit, lush surrounds and lots of games. We will be back again!

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Jessica M
GreyGums, VR Owner at Grey Gums, our unique, rural, ecoFriendly house, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2019

Thanks for the lovely review Jessica, we are glad you had a wonderful stay. It was great to meet you and we hope you can return.

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Reviewed 28 March 2019

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
GreyGums, VR Owner at Grey Gums, our unique, rural, ecoFriendly house, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2019

Thanks for the wonderful review Mary-Anne, it was great having you stay. We are glad you got to experience so much while you were here. We enjoyed meeting you and hope you can return. Thanks for the lovely Glossy Black Cockatoo photos.

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.

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

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Grill
Blender
Books
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Housekeeping Optional
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Ping Pong Table
Pool Table
Porch
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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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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