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The River Shack
Bar Point

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JUST FOR TWO .. boat access only .. bushland setting .. NO ROADS NO CARS!

this is GLAMPING at its best
OUTDOOR kitchen
OUTDOOR fire
RAINWATER shower
BEDROOM in the trees
HAMMOCK for two
AL FRESCO  dining
EXPLORE the  RIVER by canoe

arrive by WATER TAXI or MAILBOAT

the shack offers a unique experience for time away from the fast lane……
the shack is set back  from the waters edge, in a grove of native bush…......

the living area is an  OPEN SPACE  interconnecting the lounge  to the rear terrace where an  outdoor fire is built into the hillside…

....... there are NO DOORS  between the lounge & the rear  deck, just blinds that drop down if required..
the concept is to enjoy the open space as one …

the shack is a minimalistic design but offers more than just the basics

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ARRIVAL
not suited to own boat or hire boat
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by rail or road  to  Brooklyn; then Brooklyn to Bar Point by boat
WATER TAXI  approx $50pp per trip 7 days
0422 300 100
www.HawkesburyWaterTaxi.com.au
MAILBOAT  approx $20pp per trip MON - THUR  arrival ;MON-FRI departure
0400 600 111
www.RiverboatPostman.com.au

at Bar Point there  is  short  STEEP BUSH TRACK with 35 stairs....but well worth the hike if you like the images!!

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THE COOK'S GALLEY / KITCHEN
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essentially an outdoor space, set  below the  eaves of the  living & the bedroom structures ......

....blinds are also used in the galley area [ see  images ]..sometimes, dropping the blinds by the sink becomes necessary on stormy/windy nights

.....all is in place for those with a love of cooking
  • stainless  steel working bench
  • 2 electric hot plates . small electric oven . hooded BBQ . wood fire
  • 2 below counter bar fridges
  • german made carbon knives . stainless bowls & utensils
  • stainless & cast iron pots . bamboo steam baskets
  • hand blender . mini food processor . mortar & pestle
  • milk frother, coffee plunger, italian coffee brewer
PANTRY well stocked with
  • oils, vinegars, mustards
  • asian & european sauces & condiments
  • salts & pepper
  • teas, coffee, sugars
  • glad wrap, paper towel, baking paper, foil
  • back up flours & grains
so no need to bring the whole supermarket in your back pack !!!!

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DINING
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the bar counter close to the fire, is a favourite spot to eat as is
the 'workbench'  table in the lounge ....  not forgetting the outdoor table on front deck

..... despite there being no formal dining table all is in there  to create a beautiful dining setting

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THE BEDROOM
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light to streams in from all sides from a band of high windows
making this room a wonderful space from dawn to dusk
.....all is in place for a comfortable nights sleep in all temperatures
but if you are looking for a bedroom with blackout facilities, then this is not for you


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THE BATHROOM
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large rainwater shower head
the bathroom is also an INDOOR.OUTDOOR experience.....
a fan heater  can take  the chill off  on the cool mornings
BYO  towels

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AT THE SHACK
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hammock between the trees
yoga mats . blocks . bolsters
books . magazines . games . puzzles . guitar
bluetooth speaker
NO TV

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FISHING
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BYO hooks, bait & sinkers
best fishing is on the evening high tide

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SWIMMING
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the  jetty pontoon is a great place jump in on the high tide
or
kayak to the low tide beach just past the waterhole [approx 4km/45mins]

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PHOTOGRAPHY - DRAWING
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the mangrove foreshore is a treasure trove of subject matter

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EXPLORE BY KAYAK
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2 seater canoe
canoe the shoreline to a fresh WATERHOLE up in the cliffs
then on to a shady low tide BEACH nearby
& then passing  the sheer sandstone cliffs & on to the  Parramatta wreck

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WALKING TRAIL
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a round trip walk along the varying vistas of the foreshore track takes about 40mins
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MORE IMAGES
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to view more images  click on  'view photo gallery' above

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ENQUIRIES & BOOKINGS

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email us for the most competitve rates

best nightly rates offers are  for 3 night stays

Email  info@HawkesburyRiver.com

Mobile   0401 30 88 88


 
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