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The Bearhouse at Pretty Beach, Pretty Beach

Pretty Beach vacation home with fireplace and kitchen

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Pretty Beach, NSW, Australia
  • It was a great house, lots of light, different living areas, beautifully furnished. We loved it!!

    Apr. 9, 2021

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  • 8 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Pet-friendly
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • Near the beach
  • Non-smoking
  • Dining area
  • Towels provided
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Access to laundry facilities

What’s around

  • Putty Beach - 44 min walk
  • Bouddi National Park - 1 min walk
  • Lobster Beach - 4 min walk
  • Turo Reserve - 5 min walk
  • Ettalong Wharf - 7 min walk
  • Pretty Beach Harbour - 10 min walk

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About this home

With easy access to Bouddi National Park and overlooking the idyllic Brisbane Waters, The Bear House offers the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The Lobster Beach walking track can be accessed from the rear garden, and you’ll find yourself in a sheltered bay fringed with stunning natural bushland.

Brimming with old world original features, rustic charm and quirky corners renowned architect David Boyle cleverly combines the cosiness of yesteryear with the luxury of open plan alfresco living/dining in this relaxed coastal home. Surrounded by willow trees and wild flowers, you’ll find it hard not to unwind. Take a nap in the hammock, dive into a good book or treat yourself to a bush bubble bath under the stars.

As this beautiful home is being offered as a short-term rental, we kindly ask our guests to familiarise themselves with the short-term rental code of conduct, in particular part 2.5 which refers to the rights and obligations of the guest. This will help ensure your stay is enjoyed without interruption.

Features include:

* Rustic but modern timber kitchen with dishwasher, gas cooking and retractable windows

* Open plan lounge, dining and kitchen offering indoor-outdoor living

* Second cosy lounge room with pot belly stove and access to small courtyard

* Sunroom bathed in natural light, perfect for losing yourself in your latest novel

* Master bedroom queen bed, open plan walk-through robe, ensuite (please note there is no door to the ensuite) and private deck

* Fourth bedroom/sitting room with single bed and sofa bed. Please note this room does not have doors but benefits from curtains for privacy

* Spacious outdoor entertaining area with BBQ and children’s cubby house

* Family bathroom with bath/shower and laundry facilities

* Outdoor bath/shower with hot and cold water

* Ceiling fans and gas heating

* Access to the Lobster Beach walking trail, Box Head and Wagstaff (please note vary in difficulty and length)

* Walking distance to Wagstaffe – Palm Beach Ferry

Additional cleaning measures as well as flexible cancellation policies* are in place to bring peace of mind when booking your retreat during these turbulent times.*If state governments restrict travel due to COVID 19, preventing a booking from taking place, we will happily change your dates to a better time.

What’s around


  • Putty Beach - 44 min walk
  • Bouddi National Park - 1 min walk
  • Lobster Beach - 4 min walk
  • Turo Reserve - 5 min walk
  • Ettalong Wharf - 7 min walk
  • Pretty Beach Harbour - 10 min walk
  • Como Parade Bush Reserve - 10 min walk
  • Hardy's Bay - 18 min walk
  • Little Tallow Beach - 23 min walk
  • Iron Ladder Beach - 26 min walk
  • Ettalong Beach - 0.8 mi / 1.4 km

Getting around

  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 92 min drive
  • Woy Woy Station - 16 min drive
  • Koolewong Station - 19 min drive
  • Point Clare Station - 22 min drive
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Pretty Beach, NSW, Australia

The home

Key facts

  • Internet
  • Car recommended
  • Near the beach
  • Non-smoking
  • Heating
  • Access to laundry facilities
  • Pets allowed


  • 4 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Sofa bed


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Towels provided


  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Spices


  • Separate dining area

Entertainment and recreation

  • Golf privileges
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Powerboating nearby
  • Sailing nearby


  • Deck
  • Garden
  • Outdoor entertainment area

Other amenities

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Fireplace

Things to know

House rules

  • Pets allowed
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • No smoking
  • Max. guests: 8

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in after 2:30 PM
  • Check-out before 9:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions. You will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking.

Fees & policies

Required at check-in

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others

  • Pets allowed


  • Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

  • This property is licensed under an applicable law. Property Registration Number PID-STRA-17996

Also known as

  • The Bearhouse At Pretty Pretty
  • The Bearhouse at Pretty Beach Pretty Beach
  • The Bearhouse at Pretty Beach Private vacation home
  • The Bearhouse at Pretty Beach Private vacation home Pretty Beach
  • 21659


  • Yes, pets are welcome.
  • You can check in starting at 2:30 PM. Check-out time is 9:30 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Impact Plants (3.8 mi), The Cats Pyjamas (7.3 mi), and Loo Loo's Coffee Warehouse (7.4 mi).
  • Have fun with nearby activities like fishing, hiking, and power boating. Additional recreation nearby includes wildlife walks, birdwatching, and ecotours. The Bearhouse at Pretty Beach also has a garden.