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Dunes Cottage Normanville

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2 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Dunes Cottage Normanville

Entire home

Dunes Cottage Normanville

4.5/5 Wonderful

Entire home

2 bedrooms1 bathroomSleeps 2

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet-friendly
  • Barbecue grill
  • Fireplace
Normanville, SA

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNormanville Beach6 min walk
  • Popular LocationBanksia Park15 min walk
  • Popular LocationLady Bay Vineyard4 min drive
  • AirportPenneshaw, SA (PEA)87 min drive

Space details

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 2
Bedroom 1
    1 double bed
Bedroom 2
    1 double bed
    1 single bed

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Dunes Cottage Normanville

Adults-only cottage in Normanville
The cottage lies wind-protected and secluded directly behind, and adjacent to, South Australia's only remaining stretch of unadulterated coastal sand-dunes, and was itself until recently, zoned 'conservation'. It has been painstakingly and tenderly renovated and rejuvenated, to bring it's facilities and amenities into current times, whilst retaining the original site, layout and ambience. It lies at the end of a very short cul-de-sac with only two other properties in the street and no passing traffic.

You cannot see the sea from the cottage, but there is no mistaking the envigorating ozone-laden air and the soothing sounds of the ocean and waves... all from your front door. The cottage is also an ideal base from which to explore together with your dog/s - please apply for details of pet stays at time of booking.

The most direct route from the cottage takes about 2 minutes to the beach and brings you out to the north of the jetty, and continuing in this direction gives you miles(about 1.2) of beautiful beach walking thru to Carrackalinga. In the opposite direction, your beach meandering takes you on a 3km(approx) walk to the reef and seabird environs of Lady Bay.

In all seasons, Dunes Cottage provides an ideal base for nature enthusiasts, with ample local interest in the surrounding towns & localities to cater for more citified interests.

At 'home', an outdoor gas BBQ and setting, a well-equipped full electric kitchen with oven and microwave, bath&shower, dining table and chairs, comfortable lounge, good beds, gas heating, airconditioning, ceiling fan, books, magazines, tapes, radio, TV, DVD's, CD's, games, local phone, and fishing rods, ensure that your normal daily needs are well met. Should you strike inclement weather, the thoughtful surrounds of the cottage interior envelop you like a mother's arms banishing all disappointment until sunnier times come again.


The beachside town of Normanville lies 78km south of Adelaide and is easily accessed in approximately one hour via the Southern Express Way ,or, in about 1hour15mins via main South Road.

Coming off the main road leading down to Cape Jervis, turning right into Normanville is the main street at the end of which, left takes you down to the beach and jetty, right goes to Carrackalinga. The vista is typically country, and the beautiful beaches are some of South Australia's finest with fine white sands and miles of wonderful beach walking.
Small town amenities are centred around the main street which also features a superb traditional pub/hotel/restaurant, a modern Foodland supermarket, chemist, ATM, newsagency, bakery, cafes, post office......and more.

Property bed configuration. One double bed, and one single bed in separate room. Open plan layout, o

The "in-dunes" location of the cottage is as close as you can get to the beach in Normanville without having to use or cross any roads. A small sandy track opposite the cottage leads you through the sand dunes to the beach (2mins).
Taking the 'long' way to the beach, going back to the corner and to Jetty Road leading down to the foreshore, will take you about 10minutes on a slow walk. Similarly, the same walking pace will take you 15 minutes to the main street shops
Air-conditioned accommodation at this cottage offers fireplaces and DVD players. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board.

Property manager

Erika Ertl
Speaks English, German

Property amenities


  • WiFi available


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Blender
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Spices
  • Toaster


  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Towels provided
  • Toilet paper
  • Soap
  • Shampoo

Living spaces

  • Fireplace


  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Music library
  • Video library
  • Books
  • Games
  • Stereo

Outdoor areas

  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • Pet friendly


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

Location highlights

  • Next to a golf course

Things to do

  • Fishing nearby
  • Winery tours nearby


  • Sleeps 2
  • Property does not allow children

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Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM


Check-out before 12:00 PM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets are allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

This property welcomes adults only

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession, within the meaning of Article 155 of the French Tax Code
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Long-term renters welcome
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Dunes Cottage
Dunes Normanville
Dunes Normanville Normanville
Dunes Cottage Normanville Cottage
Dunes Cottage Normanville Normanville
Dunes Cottage Normanville Cottage Normanville

About this area


Located in Normanville, this cottage is next to a golf course. Travellers eager for a bit of culture can stop by Yankalilla District Historical Museum, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Kalumunda Forest Reserve and Myponga Conservation Park. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as fishing and other activities like winery tours. Guests appreciate the property's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Normanville Beach - 6 min walk
  • Banksia Park - 15 min walk
  • Yankalilla District Historical Museum - 4 min drive
  • Lady Bay Vineyard - 4 min drive
  • Carrickalinga Beach - 4 min drive


  • Normanville Surf Life Saving Club - 6 min walk
  • Normanville Bakery - 10 min walk
  • Little Sister - 10 min walk
  • Caffe Bungala - 11 min walk
  • Southbound Diner - 11 min walk

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 4 out of 6 reviews
5 - Excellent 67%
Rating 4 - Good. 1 out of 6 reviews
4 - Good 17%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 6 reviews
3 - Okay 17%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 6 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 6 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

3/5 Okay

Lovely Location.
Convenient beachy location however the place while very homey and with plenty of character is incredibly cluttered and being so would make it hard to clean regularly and this is quite noticeable along with an odd smell ? This said it did not ruin our stay and we had a lovely time.

5/5 Excellent

Normanville retreat
Excellent host

5/5 Excellent

Great spot in the dunes, easy walk to beach, cafes etc. Secluded and a little quirky.

5/5 Excellent

Highly recommended
Cosy cottage in a great position behind the dunes, but so close to a sensational beach.

4/5 Good

Great location and facilities an really appreciated the breakfast hamper.
Really enjoyed the stay and quiet location and meeting your husband and feeding the birds in the garden. Sorry we missed you Jenny and Andy