Simpson Cottage was built in the 1860s as the original home of the Simpson family, one of the first settlers south of the Hacking River. Sensitvely restored, this 3-bedroom cottage provides a unique experience, where you can enjoy the charm of the old cottage and stylish contemporary living with fantastic water and National Park views.

Simpson Cottage is a perfect house for two small families, couples, a group of friends or mid-week away days for small businesses.

Gallery of Rooms

Bedroom One: King or 2 x SinglesBedroom One: King or 2 x SinglesBedroom Two: Perfect for the kids
Bedroom Three: King bed, ocean viewsBedroom Three: King bed, ocean viewsSimpson Cottage: original hallwayKitchen: large oven & stove top
Kitchen: large sink & dishwasherSitting room: views over the baySitting room: original fireplace, TV & DVD

Accommodation Options at Simpson Cottage

The cottage features three generous bedrooms, accommodating a maximum of 8 people. The main room, located at the front of the cottage, features a queen bed and French doors opening out onto views over the bay.

The second bedroom may be configured as a king bed or two singles, while the third bedroom accommodates up to 4 people in double bunk beds, making it a great room for the kids.

A delightfully cosy sitting room features original features including an open fireplace, high ceilings and French doors opening onto the sandstone paved patio. A modern entertainment system is provided including TV, DVD player and Bose iPod docking station.

A rear extension to the cottage houses a modern kitchen, casual dining area, laundry and bathroom, all with under-floor heating. Kitchen appliances include dishwasher, microwave, large fridge, electric oven cooktop and coffee machine. The adjacent dining area provides a great spot to enjoy breakfast in the morning sun, with a washing machine and clothes dryer neatly concealed in storage cupboards. The spacious bathroom features a freestanding bath and separate shower.

A few steps from the cottage patio, an equally cosy dining gazebo seats up to 8 people, providing fantastic views over the bay. A ceiling fan and heater are provided in the gazebo.

The Garden & Surrounds

Simpson Cottage is situated high above Bonnie Vale Beach, set in 1500m2 of lawns and gardens that blend gently into the natural landscape. A large timber picnic table is located below the cottage to take advantage of the beautiful setting. Visitors will enjoy cooking up a feast on the patio with a modern gas burner BBQ (spare gas bottles provided).

When you're ready for adventure, a 50m track leads down the hill directly to Bonnie Vale Beach and the Royal National Park below. The National Park and other local sites are accessible via a short drive - off-street parking is available for up to two cars.

Accommodation Pricing

  • From $325 per night
  • 2-night minimum stay (except mid-December to end January when there is a 7-night minimum)
  • Bond deposit required to secure booking, final payment due two weeks prior to stay
  • Bond returned after cleaning and terms and conditions have been adhered to
  • Cleaning fee from $200.00
  • 10% discount if you book and pay within 1 week of stay

Conditions of your Stay

  •  Maximum of 8 people
  •  No smoking
  •  No pets
  •  No parties, weddings or functions
  •  Check in at 3pm, check out is at 10am (for an early check in or late check out please contact us a minimum 48 hours before your stay -fees apply).