Shallow Water Retreat

from $277
per night
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Family friendly large home with 3 living areas, an enclosed yard, 5 min walk to the Cowes boat ramp, and free Wi-Fi


About the home

“Shallow Water Retreat” is a delightful single-storey family home in Cowes just a comfortable walk from the beach and short drive from the supermarkets, restaurants & cafés of Cowes. Some of the many features of this lovely home are detailed below:

Indoor Areas

This large home has three living areas, providing plenty of space and options to spread out; the Lounge Room is at the front of the home, a huge central Kitchen/Dining/Family Room (with coonara wood heater) and a rear Rumpus Room (with 75" smart TV, Netflix & Kayo). The Master bedroom is near the front of the home and has a walk in robe and ensuite (shower, toilet & double vanity). A separate hallway leads to Bedrooms 2, 3 and 4 (each with built in robes), a main bathroom (with bath & shower), a separate toilet and a laundry (with clothes dryer & washing machine).

Outdoor Areas

The home has a large double garage with roller door access to the fully enclosed rear yard, as well as internal access to the home. The delightful central covered deck (with table & chairs for 12 people, plus 2 additional chairs and a gas BBQ) can be accessed from the central Dining/Living Room as well as the 3rd Living Room. There is space for 2 cars in the garage plus another in the driveway. The large open spaces of the North Shore Estate Reserve & Playground (with swings, slides, etc) are just 50m from the front door.


The fully appointed kitchen is equipped with cooking utensils, crockery, cutlery, microwave, toaster, kettle, Nespresso compatible pod coffee machine, sandwich press, etc. plus a sink, fridge, dishwasher, electric oven and induction cook top.

Heating/Cooling Systems

There are two wall mounted reverse cycle airconditioners; one in Bedroom 1 and the other in the 3rd (rear) living room, a coonara wood heater in the main Living Room (firewood not provided), plus three stand-alone fans which can be used where required.

Bedding Configuration

This home has 9 beds, plus 1 sofa bed, accommodating up to 14 guests:

Bedroom 1: One Queen bed
Bedroom 2: One Queen bed
Bedroom 3: One Tri-bunk
Bedroom 4: Two sets of King Single bunks and one King Single Trundle bed.

There is also a Double sofa bed in the front Living Room that is suitable for 2 adults or children.

Please note: The Tri-bunk has a double bed base with a single bed above it.
The King Single trundle bed is best suited for a child.


It is common in the region for some linen to be provided for bookings, and some linen to be available as an optional extra. By default, a booking at this home does not include optional linen (top & bottom sheets, bath towels and pillowcases). What is included are doonas (quilts) with covers, pillows without covers, tea towels, hand towels and bathmats. If you would like the optional linen included in your booking, please let us know, including which beds you would like it provided for. The additional cost would be a one-off charge of $30 per bed (some sites add a service fee to these costs) - and we prefer 7 days' notice prior to your arrival to get that arranged.

Peak Periods

Please note that during the peak summer period and other peak times, check in times are set as 3pm unless by prior arrangement. Please also note that if you avail of the optional linen hire over these times, it may involve linen being left out but beds not being made up.

Functions, Celebrations and Schoolies

Please note that the home is not suitable for celebrations, parties or large events. The home also does not take bookings over Schoolies.


Air Conditioning

Extra Features

Bath Tub
Books and/or Magazines
Clothes Dryer
Covered Outdoor Area
Enclosed Yard
Fire Extinguisher
Furniture Outdoor
Heating & Cooling
High Chair
Iron and Board
Microwave Oven
Optional Linen
Single Storey
Smoke Detector
Stand-alone Fan
Washing Machine

Bedding Configuration

Room 1
  • Queen Bed x 1
  • Shower
  • Toilet
Room 2
  • Queen Bed x 1
Room 3
  • Tri Bunk Bed x 1
Room 4
  • King Single x 5
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Toilet
Front Living Room
  • Double Sofa Bed x 1


3 Bradley Court, Cowes



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