Overview

Check In: 12am
Check Out: 10am

Relax in this purpose built luxury property, ideally located along the Lower lakes of the River Murray and where this river ends its 2530 km journey as it flows through the Coorong before entering the Great Australian Bight. The Rushes cottage façade fits well into the landscape of the States Heritage listed area of Little Scotland in Goolwa, nestled between the town and the river. This property has a wow factor, as you enter through the cottage façade an open plan combining heritage and natural materials gives The Rushes its warm ambience. Light fills the rooms from a central private courtyard which has its own open fireplace. A luxurious bedroom has a deep soaking bath which overlooks the courtyard and fireplace. Enjoy morning walks and the natural wonder of this beautiful location and Goolwa Beach with its abundant birdlife in the Tokuremoar Reserve.

Description

The Rushes
Ideally located beside the lower Murray River in the historic Goolwa Wharf Precinct on the beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula.
Natural and recycled materials have been blended to give The Rushes its rustic elegance. Perfect for a romantic getaway or just to spoil yourself.
The central courtyard’s open fireplace has been cleverly constructed with old red bricks in keeping with the heritage of the area. The courtyard allows light to flow through the rooms and is the perfect spot to relax in front of the fire. Guests are spoiled with the luxurious bedroom having a comfy queen size bed and indulgent deep soaking bath. An adjacent separate bathroom is well appointed with heated towel rail and soft fluffy towels. The front room has a cosy sitting area with a window looking out toward the Wharf and Lake Alexandrina. The lounge area has a comfortable sofa, smart TV and complimentary Wi-Fi. The rear sun deck is a peaceful spot to relax, elevated over the lush bamboo garden.
Goolwa is the only place in Australia where steam train meets historic paddle steamer with Goolwa being the home of the paddle steamer the Oscar W. The Cockle Train departs from the Goolwa Wharf on Wednesday, Sunday and public holidays for its return trip along the coast to the beautiful seaside town of Victor Harbor.
Enjoy morning walks and the natural wonder of this beautiful location and Goolwa Beach with its abundant birdlife in the Tokuremoar Reserve.
Goolwa offers a fine selection of restaurants, cafes, pubs and other eateries where you can enjoy a quick coffee or a full menu. Why not try the local seafood?
Just a stone’s throw from The Rushes is the Goolwa Wharf Market. A great place to sample local produce, meet some of the locals or even pick up a bargain.
For the history buff Goolwa has plenty to offer. Dating back to 1837 when the area was considered as the site for the colony’s capital. It is also the home of Australia’s first public railway and the filming of the original Storm Boy. There’s plenty to see with local heritage architecture particularly in the area known as Little Scotland and a selection of art galleries and shops.

Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Breakfast provisions provided
  • CD Player
  • DVD Library
  • Full Kitchen
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet Access Available
  • iPod Dock
  • Microwave
  • Open fire place
  • Self Contained

Map & Directions

1c Goyder Street, Goolwa SA 5214, Australia

Cancellation Policy

Alexandrina Visitor Services (AVS)
Accommodation & Tour Bookings
Cancellations and Refunds

If AVS has taken a booking for the Operator’s Product and the Operator is then unable to supply the Product the Operator must provide Product of a similar standard and quality acceptable to the Visitor or at the Visitor’s election AVS shall promptly refund the monies paid by the Visitor.
If the Visitor cancels their booking for Product more than 30 days prior to the first date on which the Product was due to be supplied AVS shall refund to the Visitor all monies paid in advance by the Visitor (including any deposit paid).
If the Visitor cancels their booking for Product less than 30 days and greater than 14 days prior to the first date on which Product was due to be supplied AVS shall retain 12-15% of the total price of the Product and refund to the Visitor the balance of monies paid in advance by the Visitor.
If the Visitor cancels their booking for Product less than 14 days prior to the first date on which Product was due to be supplied AVS shall retain the amount of its commission (12-15%) and shall pay the balance of the money held to the Operator. The Operator agrees that if following a cancellation it secures a new booking for the Product for part or all of the cancelled period it shall refund to the original Visitor the amount paid to it by AVS less a reasonable amount on account of the costs or losses sustained by the Operator as a consequence of the cancellation.
Once a sale has taken place AVS accepts no responsibility for a cancellation or double booking.