La Riveraine Cottage and Boat Shed
Cottage in Bar Point
La Riveraine is a romantic cottage with beautiful river views and private boat shed right over the water. Secluded tropical terrace garden with plunge/spa pool - heated in winter Luxuriously appointed, with 3 private terraces for outdoor dining.
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LA RIVERAINE Hawkesbury River
CHARMING & ROMANTIC COTTAGE
SUNKEN HEATED PLUNGE POOL
PRIVATE BOAT SHED
JUST FOR TWO AND A LITTLE BIT FRENCH
The original 50’s design of this charming riverside cottage was carefully preserved when totally refurbished in 2018. All the charm and elegance of this era has been brought back to life, and a heated plunge/spa added to the tropical terrace garden. French doors opening on to terraces make the most of the beautiful river views.
Fresh, luminous, airy and inviting, La Riveraine is an intimate retreat just for two in a stunning very peaceful location.
A romantic bedroom, a truly indulgent bathroom with deep stone bath, and a stylish chefs kitchen add understated luxury laced with a little nostalgia to this tranquil retreat. Wide steel frame windows are dressed with plantation shutters throughout. The living area opens onto a generous, covered verandah perfumed with Gardenia and Jasmine, and shaded in summer by a flowering Jacaranda. The kitchen gives on to a cool stone covered court yard .
With beautiful views over the river and boat shed below, La Riveraine gives being ‘away from it all’ a whole new meaning.
The sunken plunge pool (heated in cooler months) is set in a tropical terrace garden. A stone Buddha statue, perfumed frangipanis, and potted citrus trees surround the pool. This is a place to take refuge from the summer heat. or swim at midnight watching the moonlight settle on the river.
For Al Fresco dining there is a choice of three terraces to suit all weather.
During the winter weeks a log burning combustion fire adds to the ambience.
The original boat shed sits right over the river just below the house. Here, an afternoon siesta in the hammock or a nap on the day bed will put you on ‘river time’ in a moment. ....Or, from a big comfortable chair simply watch the world pass by, read, drop a line or enjoy a glass of wine while the sun sets over the Hawkesbury.
A Perfect Private Retreat just for Two
- Pets not allowed
- No smoking
- Air conditioning
- Linen supplied
- Log fires
- Internet access
- Fans (ceiling/standard)
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Boat Hire
- Boat Ramp Nearby
- Heated Spa (not spa bath)
- Books/Magazines Supplied
- Bath towels provided
- Broadband internet available
- Cooking facilities
- Ferry nearby
- Gas stove
- Hair dryer
- Heaters provided
- Reverse cycle heating
- Outdoor pool
- In-house Movies/Videos
- Free WiFi
- Dishes and utensils
BOAT ACCESS ONLY PROPERTY 3 OPTIONS FOR GETTING THERE:
Private jetty and pontoon available for those with own boat or hire boat. Boat or tinny hire available from Brooklyn Central Boat Hire - 0299858870. 40 min trip up river to property
Water Taxi on demand available from Hawkesbury River Water Taxi 0422300100 Water Taxi/Tinnie Hire package available from Hawkesbury River Water Taxi 0422300100. Taxi will take you to our pontoon where a Tinnie with 10HP motor is pre-delivered. You use it for the duration of stay and leave it at the property.
Riverboat Postman Ferry service from Brooklyn to Bar Point each week day, leaves Brooklyn at 10am, can also pick up at Kangaroo Point at 10.25am 0400600111 Return journey from Bar Point each week day at 11am, arrives Brooklyn 12.15pm. Can also drop off at Kangaroo Point about noon. Drop off here is on request.
Maximum two people only. Check in/out time is flexible. Absolutely non smoking. No parties. No children. No pets.
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Terms & conditions
Signed Rental agreement required. Full amount payable at time of booking. $500.00 Bond payable which is retained until inspection of property. Cancellation fee applicable if reservation is cancelled less than 21 days before booked date.
Hannah Fripp - March, 2019
We couldn't recommend this place more. It was the perfect weekend retreat for our first anniversary! The Boat shed by the water is super cozy and great to chill out in the hammock with the fridge close by to keep the wine chilled ;) The house is a great balance of stylish and homely with everything you could need. The plunge pool was an added bonus for the hot days! Annie was so great to deal with the whole time and made us feel very welcome!
Matt Liddell - Sydney, February, 2019
Matt Liddell recommends La Riveraine Hawkesbury. 6 February · First of all everything was prepared immaculately before my partner and I arrived with the jetty being easy to find thanks to the easy to follow directions. Once we pulled up the stay was fantastic, no rush to check out at all, loved the minimalist approach and lack of clutter yet ability for the place to have everything you could need including the pool, Netflix, fishing gear etc. Annie is great to deal with and this was a great stay. 5/5. Matt
Madeleine Turkington - Sydney NSW, December, 2018
Madeleine Turkington recommends La Riveraine Hawkesbury. 27 December 2018 · We spent a few very relaxing days at La Riveraine. It was comfortable, well-equipped and peaceful. The owner was attentive to our needs. Bar Point has the appeal of being away from it all and yet we were actually pretty close to home. Great place. Madeleine Turkington
Kat Brady - Ireland, November, 2018
Kat Brady recommends La Riveraine Hawkesbury. 1 November 2018 · An absolutely amazing little get away. A peaceful boat trip to arrive and a gorgeous boat house awaits your arrival! The house is just beautiful and makes a fantastic getaway from Sydney. We were lucky enough to pop down the river for great coffee and wine- and then enjoyed fabulous snuggly times back at the house around the fire. A truly excellent experience. Thanks so so much.
Catherine Christine - Sydney, September, 2018
Catherine Christine recommends La Riveraine Hawkesbury. 26 September 2018 · This is an amazing, sweet and very chic house in the middle of a peaceful paradise. My favourite times here were doing the bush walks, boating on the river, and enjoying a glass of wine while watching the sunset in the boat shed – on comfy modern seating. Once night falls you can cook anything you can imagine in the well-equipped kitchen, stoke up the fire and relax in front of the tv, or out on the deck. It's wonderful in both summer and winter! 10/10 for a luxury break from modern life.