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The 2 bedroom self-catering Summer Cottage comes with its own private Summer House hidden in the gardens and romantic alfresco claw-foot bath perched on the Summer House deck.

A magical corner of the world that we will remember for many years, made all the more special by the warmth and hospitality of our hosts, Thank you.” - Summer Cottage guests, Australia


Summer Cottage at Takou River   Outdoor cottage accommodation  

Peaceful Cottage moments from the river

Similar in design and layout to River Cottage and with one adjoining wall, Summer Cottage is ideal for a couple or up to 4 people looking for a peaceful getaway. Both the King and Queen bedrooms open directly into the gardens and have en suite bathrooms (with bath and or shower). A sunny and spacious hallway featuring antique Kauri stairs leads up to the open plan living, dining and kitchen area with beautiful timber floors. Luxurious beds, cotton linen, feather pillows and duvets, electric blankets, cosy throws and bathrobes, bath and beach towels together with complimentary toiletries, fresh flowers, books and magazines complete your stay.

The Tariff:
$280 - $450/night (including GST) for 2 - 4 people.

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Fully equipped for self-catering the kitchen area has a gas hob, electric oven, fridge freezer, espresso coffee machine, microwave, crockery, utensils and appliances. The living and dining area with relaxing sofas leads onto an upper deck with table, chairs, sun loungers and gas bbq. River Cottage is private and self-contained with one wall adjoining River Cottage. The cottage is equipped with a TV, DVD, CD player, Wi-Fi and i-pod dock, relaxing candles, fresh flowers and magazines. It is free from mobile phone coverage, and a phone for local calls is available in the guest office.

Relax in your own private Summer House and romantic alfresco claw-foot bath
Summer Cottage guests enjoy the exclusive use of their very own private Summer House hidden away in the gardens. The Summer House is tucked away in a secluded spot in the gardens, and with its beautiful alfresco claw foot bath, pot belly stove, gas bbq, tables and chairs, it's the perfect place for a romantic evening soaking under the stars, or a relaxing bbq with family and friends.

"Thank you for letting us share paradise with you. We wish we had booked more time; accommodation fantastic, scenery out of this world, along with beautiful wildlife…" - Summer Cottage guests, UK

In addition to the private Summer House and its alfresco bath, guests at Summer Cottage have access to a wonderful range of amenities including the kayaks, canoes and fishing rods in our private Boatshed, beautiful riverfront and 5 acre sub-tropical gardens to wander and explore, our 150 acre organic farm with tranquil walks along the river bank, through pastures and native bush to secluded swimming and picnic spots, and last but not least, the beautiful deserted sandy beaches a short paddle downstream at Takou Bay. Relaxing and rejuvenating massage and spa treatments, gourmet meals and our magical Hot Tub are also available to book.




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