on the Bouddi Coastal Walk
LUXURY HOLIDAY RENTAL
Sleeps 6 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Resort-style pool Tesla charging
Set in a tranquil forest glade just 200 metres from the Maitland Bay Track, Birdsong is the perfect base for exploring beautiful Bouddi National Park and hiking the Bouddi Coastal Walk.
Birdsong is a quality built home, with luxurious living spaces spilling graciously into a colourful garden and resort-style pool shared with the owners. Designed to be a cocooning space for a couple hiding away as much as a place for families or groups of friends to enjoy quality time away together, Birdsong will charm you with it's relaxed, comfortable and elegant spaces.
After a day enjoying some of the best bushwalks, kayaking, mountain biking and beaches in the region from right outside the door, you can cool off in the pool, or cozy up by the fire depending on the time of year.
Birdsong accommodates 6 in great comfort with 2 large bedrooms (one king with ensuite, and one queen) both opening onto a courtyard garden, and an extensive upstairs studio with king bed, home theatre area and deck overlooking the pool area.
The main living areas open out almost completely though bifold doors into the garden adjoining the pool area. With abundant birdlife all about in the woodland setting, Birdsong feels like a retreat. On rainy days there is the library of books, the home theatre with Apple TV, Netflix, Stan, high-speed wifi, and many games. Curling up in one of the bay window areas or in the hammock with a good magazine or a book is a pleasure to be treasured.
The fully featured kitchen with gas appliances, quality cookware and abundant cutlery, crockery and utensils is great for entertaining and there is plenty of space both inside and out to enjoy your meals and drinks.
Parking is convenient, with space both within the gates of the property and plenty of uncrowded parking on the street outside. For Tesla owners, there is also Destination Charging available.
Beautiful Maitland Bay
FACILITIES AND AMENITIES
Rooms & Comfort
Sleeps 6 in 3 large bedrooms
2 full bathrooms & an outside shower
Ducted aircon and an open fireplace
2 large bay windows perfect for reading
Home theatre area with Netflix/Stan
Outside seating and dining areas
Free Wifi and Streaming Services
Birdsong's strong NBN is good for your own connectivity and you'll be able to take advantage of Netflix, Stan and other streaming services in the Home Theatre.
Relax in the courtyard gardens outside the bedrooms, swing in the hammock under the colourful bougainvillea and enjoy your BBQ dinner on the outside dining set.
Beach towels, pool toys and more
With a pool outside and beautiful beaches all around, we hope you'll be using the beach towels, pool toys, folding chairs, games and more in the Guest Goodies Storeroom during your stay.
Sit back with a cool drink by Birdsong's resort style pool, surrounded by colourful flowers, or cool off after an active day walking, cycling or kayaking around Bouddi National Park and Brisbane Water.
Parking and Destination Charging
There is parking in the driveway, plus plenty of safe roadside parking just outside. For Tesla owners there is Destination Charging available during off-peak hours.
A crackling fire on a chill winters day
The dining room opens up completely to the patio with bifold doors
Cook up a storm in our well equipped kitchen
Opening up onto the courtyard garden, Bedroom 2 is still generous and elegant
The upstairs Studio is substantial and has a Home Theatre area opening out onto an upstairs deck.
With a beautiful bay window to relax in with a book, access to the courtyard garden, and a huge ensuite, the Master Bedroom is magnificent.
Looking onto the lush garden, the bay window is a lovely place to relax with a good book.
With two colourful bougainvillia plants perpetually flowering over the pergola, and an array of pots and flowering trees, Birdsong is always vibrant and full of birdlife.
Our eclectic collection of books and games will keep you busy if the weather closes in.
A peaceful place to sit and enjoy the majesty of our huge gumtrees.
The small lawn is surrounded by citrus trees, lemon myrtle and a bay tree, all of which you can use to cook with.
Feel free to pick fresh herbs for your dinner from our protected herb garden
Our resort style pool area with colourful plants all around is a central part of a Birdsong vacation
As night falls, the pool area becomes magic
Birdsong has a collection of art by prominent local artists such as Steve Woodbury, Peter Godwin and Martine Ford, as well as many other artworks.
George said we had to have one
For those wet days by the fire or hot summer nights
We have cards too
We'll try to make sure that you're not disappointed
THINGS TO DO
Bouddi Coastal Walk
If you're thinking about walking the remarkable Bouddi Coastal Walk then Birdsong is your perfect base. Pick one of the shorter walks or set yourself challenges with a week of different treks from right outside your door - from gentle to very challenging.
Maitland Bay is one of the gems of the Australian East Coast and you'll be staying just above it. Set within the Marine Extension of Bouddi National Park, the beach is an elegant crescent of golden sand with green bushland hills surrounding it. With great snorkelling and the mystery of the SS Maitland wreck on the sheltering reef, you'll have to visit.
With eight beaches within a few minutes drive of Birdsong, there''s lots to discover. With beach towels, umbrella, folding chairs snorkels, masks, fins and beach toys in the Goodie Store, you'll have everything you need for the perfect beach day.
We're fortunate to have great restaurants all around us, ranging from the casual excellence of Wild Flower at Bells to the exotic and colourful Asian fusion of the Lucky Bee. The Fat Goose, The View, Spinnakers and Hardys Bistro are all close by and together make Bouddi the foodie destination of the region.
Mountain Biking & Kayaking
For the active, bring your bikes and kayaks, you'll be spoilt for choice. With many tracks from right outside the door, you'll work up a great appetite. And for kayakers, you have the many bays of Brisbane Water available for exploration as well as access to Broken Bay and the magnificent coastline for the more experienced.
Art and Culture
The Bouddi Peninsula is known for its prominent local artists. With arts trails, galleries and performances at the Wagstaffe Hall at various times, look out for opportunities to engage with the community. Nearby, the Regional Gallery at Caroline Bay has regular exhibitions.
FROM OUR GUESTS
“Beautiful home and property. Nice big pool and lovely yard. All the required amenities and then some. A fantastic book collection and super comfy bedrooms. Loved the welcome bottles of wine / sparkling that we discovered in the fridge. Great location from which to explore the gorgeous beaches in the area."
Annie, January 2020
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If you'd like to book a stay at Birdsong please visit our listing at AirBnB. We're managed by Belle Property Killcare who'll meet, greet and look after you in every way, but we'll hope to meet you too, if we can, and give you tips about how to get the most from your stay with us.
Alan & Susan