Thetis Retreat is located in the Madora Bay area. A five minute walk will get you to the beach, the local pub, the shop and a park with a children's playground. Public transport is thirty metres from the house. A bus will take you to Mandurah from where you can get the fast train to Perth (48 minutes).
A large shopping precinct is five minutes away by car. Here you will find a department store, a supermarket, newsagency, butcher, liquor store, pharmacy, bakery, gift shop, petrol station and an array of cafes and fast food outlets.
Another three minutes by car and you are in central Mandurah with its boardwalk, children's playground, cinemas, theatre, marina, shops, numerous restaurants and bars. An outdoor market is held every Sunday along the estuary boardwalk. On the Mandurah estuary you can hire boats, crabbing gear and fishing tackle or take a guided boat tour through the canals where you will be guaranteed to see dolphins at play. Mandurah is known for its fresh and affordable seafood and there are excellent fish restaurants along the marina as well as Thai, Indian, Italian dining options.
Our holiday home is close to a number of well known public golf courses: Meadow Springs (designed by Robert Trent Jones); Secret Harbour (a Graham Marsh design);, Mandurah Country Club (home to a resident population of kangaroos); and The Cut ( Perth's only true links course).
Other local attractions are vineyards offering tastings and cellar sales, a wildlife park and petting zoo, Abingdon miniature English village and Dwellingup Forest Heritage Centre.
Popular outdoor activities include canoeing on the Murray River, surfing at San Remo beach, bushwalks along the Serpentine River, dolphin cruises, bird watching, white water rafting, crabbing in the Mandurah estuary, beach fishing and cycling on customised cycle trails.
Thetis Retreat is a free standing brick and tile home with a large garden and outdoor area. There are three bedrooms, a spacious lounge, a dining room, kitchen, laundry, toilet and a fully enclosed sunroom. Each bedroom sleeps two in single beds and the main bedroom is configured as a double. The bedrooms feature bedside lamps, comfortable mattresses and storage and hanging space.
The lounge has comfortable sofas, a flat screen TV, DVD, CD player and coffee table. Movies, books and board games are on hand. The living/dining area seats 6 and features a pot belly fire. The kitchen is equipped with a microwave, bench oven, stove, electric frypan, toaster and complete sets of cooking implements and utensils, crockery, cutlery and glassware. The laundry is fitted with an automatic washing machine and dryer. An iron and board is supplied. The bathroom has a vanity, shower and bath. A first aid box and hair dryer are available. A spacious, fully enclosed sunroom provides extra dining options and a leisure area. Outdoor furniture is supplied and there is a gas barbecue.
A high chair and portable cot are available.
The large, grassed backyard is fully enclosed making it suitable for pets and small children. In the garden there is an outdoor shower with both hot and cold water. Undercover parking is provided.
There will be a bond of $500 which is fully refundable when the house is left in good condition. We do not charge for minor breakages.
All linen, towels, tea towels, bathmats, doonas and extra blankets are provided.
The house is air-conditioned and fitted with wifi. It is a clean, light, airy and easy care house ideal for families or small groups. It is conveniently located close to the beach and public transport. Information on all the local attractions complete with maps is to be found in the house.