The true old fashioned beach shack experience with all the comforts of home. In a unique location within the conservation zone and with direct access to pristine Taylor’s Beach and Sloop Lagoon. Nestled in a protected corner with a northerly aspect, the fully equipped cottage is bright and cosy, its special location allowing for a range of activities or a chance just to relax and enjoy the magnificent surroundings of the world renowned Bay of Fires. Swim, fish, bush walk, rock walk over the orange lichen boulders, surf, snorkel, paddle or just relax.
Both the living areas and the deck have a sheltered northerly aspect, maximising the sunshine whilst inside the wood heater will warm the whole cottage on a chilly day.
There are three small bedrooms, first has a queen bed, second a double and the third bunks with single over double.
Whilst a beach shack, the cottage has been furnished and equipped with comfort in mind. Modern furnishings including quality bedding and linen. Kitchen is fully quipped including microwave, full oven and coffee machine. Gas bbq on the deck is provided for outdoor cooking.
Located in the Bay of Fires Conservation Area, renowned for its pristine white beaches, turquoise waters and magnificent orange lichen covered rock formations. The area is abundant with natural wildlife including a rich array of birdlife and native fauna (wombats and wallabies) whilst the rocky outcrops form some magnificent clear rock pools. With a number of beaches and coves to explore, activities include snorkelling and diving, surfing, kayaking and bushwalking. The new St Helens mountain bike trails are 20 minutes away, whilst the end of the Blue Tier to Swimcart bike trial is 5 minutes from the cottage. The fishing in the area is renown – including the surf fishing at Swimcart beach, off shore fishing ( several charters operate in the area) as well within Sloop and Big Lagoons.
Sloop Cottage is 15 minutes drive from the township of St Helens.