Arriba Beachfront Cottage
Holiday house in Thirroul
Arriba is just 1 hour drive south of Sydney in Thirroul - the friendly village Ideally located right at Thirroul beach, Arriba guests walk just 50 level metres over lawn (no roads to cross) to step onto the fine golden sand of this beautiful surf beach.
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Arriba’ by definition is...Used as an exclamation of pleasure, approval, or elation!
You will experience all of these feelings and many more when you take a break at this Beachfront Holiday Home!
Arriba is a single story beach home located at Thirroul, just 1 hour drive south of Sydney. Thirroul is a largely undiscovered holiday destination which retains a friendly village style atmosphere
Arriba is ideally located right at Thirroul beach Just a short level walk over lawn and you are stepping onto the golden sands of this beautiful beach where you can surf, swim between the flags, use the surf club facilities, take the kids to enjoy the park, walk or ride along the cycleway all the way to Wollongong or take a dip in the Olympic sized, or toddler swimming pools.
It is the perfect place to feel at one with ocean, being located at the end of the Jones Street cul-de-sac, there is no passing traffic and only 1 other house located in the street. The spacious home has been specifically set up for families to enjoy the ultimate beach holiday.
This is a fabulous place to holiday – long or short break - summer and winter. Surf, swim, fish off the beach, build sandcastles, explore the rockpools, cycle the track to Wollongong or just laze away.
Uninterrupted views all the way to the horizon can be enjoyed from the expansive deck to the east whilst looking westward you can enjoy the Illawarras unique escarpment – really special views! White cockatoos and bright coloured lorikeets are just some of the natural wildlife which inhabit the area.
A short level walk and you’re in Thirroul village or at low tide, stroll along the beachfront to Austinmer – take either direction for coffee, restaurants and a variety of interesting shops – retail therapy.
Built originally in the 1950’s, Arriba has four large bedrooms set up to accommodate 10 people (with a maximum of 8 adults), two bathrooms (one with a large deep bath), a very spacious new kitchen with new appliances, a huge lounge and dining area, a laundry with outside access toilet and the most extensive verandah and deck.
In 2011 a complete renovation transformed Arriba into modern comfortable holiday accommodation featuring a new fully self contained kitchen and new bathrooms. It h as had a quality fit-out, with new furniture and furnishings which have been all carefully selected to make your holiday comfortable, memorable and most of all, completely enjoyable. There is plenty of parking space so bring along your boat!
For your convenience, bed linen and bath towels are supplied plus coffee, tea, sugar and milk to start you off. At the end of your day, sleep soundly in our deep luxurious pocket spring beds with 100% Egyptian cotton bedlinen, doonas and comfortable pillows. Special care has been taken by using Protect-A-Bed mattress and pillow protectors for general comfort, hygiene, and to alleviate any allergies one may have.
There are four bedrooms in the house, The main bedroom is a large bedroom, perfect for a parents retreat and features an ensuite, wardrobe, and remote controlled television and has access directly onto the deck. The second bedroom has two single and one double bed, wardrobe and is perfect for the teenagers. The third bedroom has two single beds and wardrobe whilst the fourth bedroom has a queen bed, wardrobe. All rooms have ceiling fans, bedside tables and chairs.
Marine artifacts decorate the house. You will find a binnacle with compass and instruments, a ship’s telegraph formally for signalling from the bridge to the engine room, a yacht helm station, name boards from famous vessels and “dead lights” (port holes with covers – used in war-time to keep the ship dark). There is a huge spoked English oak steering wheel, a piece from a Midge Farrely longboard and many other interesting items. There is an outdoor shower and tap to remove any leftover beach sand.