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Big combustion heater, enough to heat the whole house The big family room, 50 square meters, room for everyone around the table
Gainsborough Cottage in Goolwa
Gainsborough Cottage in Goolwa
8 guests
4 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
8 guests
4 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths

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Situated in the heart of this beautiful South Australian town, an hour drive from Adelaide, five minutes from the beach, you will be set back in time in our beautiful cottage. Close to restaurants and shops, the Murray river, just around the corner.

The space

4 Bedrooms, 3 Double beds and two Singles in bedroom 4.
2 Bathrooms, both with shower and toilet, bath in main bathroom.
En suite and TV in main bedroom.
TV In bedroom 2 as well.
Big family room, dining and lounge in a very spacious room.
Wood combustion heater.
Laundry with washing machine.
Parking for 4 to 5 cars or boat.

Guest access

The cottage has been classically decorated, and comprises of four comfortable, good sized bedrooms (main with en suite), large country dining room / lounge area with picture windows and French doors that lead to the beautiful outdoor, sandstone paved, alfresco area. Kitchen with dishwasher, bathroom with shower/bath facilities and ample off street parking for your cars and boat.

Ideal for families, or a catch up with a close group of friends
Enjoy a movie night on the big plasma TV in the family room or watch TV in bed in bedroom one and two.
Ceiling fans are installed in all the bedrooms.

We can supply linen and towels for you at small extra cost of $30 per double bed and $15 per single bed per stay, or you must bring your own. All the beds have pillows with mattress protectors and quilts with covers.

Interaction with guests

Our guest will be able to contact us anytime during there stay should they have any requests or minor problems. We will always make sure that they enjoy there stay.

Other things to note

An extra fee of $100 for cleaning will be asked to be paid with 50 per cent of rental fee on reservation, and the balance 7 days before moving in.

Family/kid friendly
Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace
Cleaning Fee $100 CAD
Security Deposit $299 CAD
Weekly Discount: 20%
Weekend Price $189 CAD / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed
Bedroom 4
2 single beds
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 1PM
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with lockbox

Sorry, we do not accept pets, and smoking is not allowed inside the house.
We would expect our guests to leave the house tidy on departure.
We are asking for a bond, that will be given back to you after the cleaners report on the state that the cottage was left on departure, and any unreported breakage.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
2 nights minimum stay

19 Reviews

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Cheryl User Profile
October 2017
Beautiful charming home close to facilities clean inviting lovely place

Lucy User Profile
August 2017
Another great stay, thanks for having us!

Anna User Profile
June 2017
Great location, big house, toasty fire, well appointed kitchen. Perfect for 2 young families for a weekend away.

Mitchell User Profile
April 2017
Great place to stay

Steve User Profile
October 2016
Gainsborough Cottage is a beautifully restored cottage right in the middle of Goolwa. It is within walking distance of town and all the amenities. The house is tastefully decorated and we all thoroughly enjoyed sipping a wine and having a cold beer in the outdoor area. Our major issue was the requirement to pay $30 for linen on each double bed requiring sheets ($15 for the single bed). Who travels interstate with sheets and since when do you rent an Airbnb room without sheets on the bed? $30 to put sheets on the bed is ridiculous and for our group that amounted to $120 (which, be noted had to be paid into a separate account outside of Airbnb.). I realise that this place may also be rented as longer term holiday accommodation but I stand by comment that paying $120 for sheets, plus a $100 cleaning fee ($220 to clean and put sheets on the bed) for 2 nights is over the top. Sheets should be included in the price.
Marc User Profile
Response from Marc:
I am quiet surprised by your comments Steve. The cost of the linen has always been mentioned in the description and so is the cleaning fee. It not just putting sheets on the beds, but washing them and the towel as well.Nobody has ever complained about it, and there were other properties you could have looked at in Goolwa, if you did not want those extra costs. You would have found out that most holiday rental properties will have similar extra costs. For 2 days or two weeks, those costs stay the same. And share between 8 people, it is really not that bad. I am glad that you enjoyed the cottage, despite all this. Kind regards. Marc
October 2016

Carol User Profile
October 2016
It is a lovely cottage with good amenities. We had a lovely break. Goolwa was a lovely little town with Port Elliot and victor Harbour within an easy drive or train journey.

William User Profile
October 2016
Excellent accommodation especially for family sized group like ours. Cozy fire and living space.

Joined in January 2014
Marc User Profile
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