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COBA RIVER HOUSE
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Off Main Grid River Sanctuary . North Aspect With Expansive Views

Private Deep Water Pontoon and Beach
Perfect for Two- ideal for a romantic weekend getaway

 Just metres from the water, the Coba River House features an open plan contemporary living space with gourmet kitchen and a balcony that offers uninterrupted views of the mighty Hawkesbury, past Bar Island in the north and beyond. The house is completely powered from renewable energy featuring an off grid solar battery system, gas cooking and hot water and its own rain water collection. 

Enjoy the sun on the private beach, laze on the grassy front lawn or relax in the hammock with a good book.

 

WHAT TO DO 

        Simply relax, fish from the private jetty, read and swim off the pontoon or beach

        Walk out the back door & hike to the top of Coba Point - there are no walking tracks so care must be taken, moderate fitness required, wear shoes with good grip & take water

      Take the Canadian Canoe or kayak for a paddle along the shoreline

      Hire a self drive runabout from Brooklyn

      Take a boat trip to a waterfront restaurant for a long lunch

 

 WHAT IS THERE

         Master bedroom with queen bed, ceiling fan and sliding door access to wrap around balcony

         Fully equipped kitchen with all your typical utensils, a 5 burner gas cooktop, gas oven, microwave, dishwasher and coffee machine

         Pantry essentials, including olive oil, salt, pepper, sugar, tea, foil, glad wrap, paper towel, etc., and you can even help yourself to the fresh herbs in the small kitchen garden

         5 burner stainless steel BBQ and outdoor table with views of the river

         Slow combustion fire place

         WIFI, Netflix, flat screen TV and Sonos wireless music system

         Extensive library of books, magazines and board games

         Pillows, premium cotton sheets, soft linen quilt covers, cosy throws and bath towels

         Private jetty with pontoon, deep water frontage, small private beach

         Canadian canoe and sea kayak (adult life jackets supplied)

 

WHAT TO BRING

         All food & beverages (there are no shops)

         Toiletries, personal belongings including good walking shoes if desired

         Personal repellent, swimmers, sunscreen, sunhat, sunglasses

         A good book

         Fishing rods and bait

         Firewood if required during winter months (kindling, firestarters and newspaper are provided)

 

Just a reminder that The River House, Coba Point is boat access only.

There are absolutely no roads to the property, which does make getting there part of the adventure!

 

BOAT TRAVEL

Kangaroo Point, Brooklyn & Mooney Mooney are the most popular & closest mainland spots to park; the intercity sydney-central coast train stops in Brooklyn [ Hawkesbury River Station]

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WATER TAXI - TINNIE PACKAGE 

No experience required

Price Guideline: - 2 or 3 Nights- $320 in TOTAL; additional nights $50

Parking & Water Taxi from Kangaroo Point Public Wharf, Brooklyn

Unrestricted parking along lower road at Kangaroo Point

Option for pick up from train at Brooklyn Public Wharf or Hawkesbury River Marina

Arrive by Water Taxi with a Self Drive Tinnie waiting for you at The River House, Coba Point

This option gives you flexible arrival time, so that you can arrive after sunset

No experience or licence required, very easy to drive 

Includes taxi transfers, tinnie hire, tank of fuel, map, safety equipment, call out service if broken down

On arrival the Water Taxi driver will run through the boat operation with you 

Water taxi / hire boat packages have limited availability

Water Taxi travel time is approx. 20 mins

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SELF DRIVE TINNIE FROM BROOKLYN CENTRAL

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Arrive by Self Drive Tinnie/Runabout From Brooklyn

No experience required

Rate Guideline:-  $300 - 2 nights; ask about 3 nights for price of 2 

You receive a thorough briefing from the team at Brooklyn Central

There is private off street parking available [except in peak seasons, where there is unrestricted roadside parking

You can buy bait there also

Arrival at Brooklyn Central latest 1 hr before sunset

Parking, Unloading & Boat Briefing takes approx. 30 mins

You must be travelling in tinnie before sunset

Tinnie travel time from Brooklyn Central to COBA HOUSE  is approx. 40 mins depending on  tide

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WATER TAXI

Parking & Water Taxi from Kangaroo Point Public Wharf, Brooklyn

Unrestricted parking along lower road at Kangaroo point

Jetty To Jetty Water Taxi service, also after sunset

Mainland pick up is generally Kangaroo Point, Brooklyn

There is unlimited public parking on the lower level road at Kangaroo Point

Price Guideline $120 each way; late night surcharge generally applies after 7pm

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OWN BOAT - Trailer Boats max7m

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Parking & Boat Launch from Mooney Mooney public boat ramp, next to M1 Freeway

Also Dolphin Marina, 1 Brooklyn Rd with off street parking for small fee

Approx. 20 mins boat travel w 60hp engine

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HAVE BOAT LICENCE - but need a  boat

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Brooklyn Central has a tinnie with a 30hp available for hire

BOAB Boat Hire have polycraft vessels with 50hp + that they can deliver to a boat ramp on the Hawkesbury ; & meet you there; this is cost effective for extended stays

 

RESTAURANTS & CAFES

Peats Bite - Weekends only, advance bookings essential,  02 9985 9040 - closed July/Aug. A great place for a long relaxed lunch,  in one of the most beautiful & unique locations on the river. $135.00pp ( licenced ) You will need to advance book in your boat transfers with the restaurant at the time of booking your table. You can also travel there by own boat or be picked up by the restaurant boat at a small fee

Spencer Village Store & Cafe serving legendary breakfasts, great burgers & light lunch. Truly the 'Hub of the Universe'. Also supplying a good range of meat, some vegetables & just about everything else you may need. Licensed Bottle Shop as well. Kitchen closes around 2.30pmPhone 4377 1123. About 10km upriver by boat.

Restaurants  w OWN BOAT - 50HP plus

Places Cottage Point , Berowra Waters Inn, The Chefs Secret  plus others are great destinations w own boat 50hp plus; not suited to hire boat or water taxi; we will email additional restaurant / exploring info with booking

 

GENERAL NOTES

The River House, Coba Point is fully self contained & booked exclusively

Before you arrive, the house is opened, ready for you to simply kick back & relax

Not suitable for children or pets

Maximum 2 guests

Mobile phone reception is poor, although some carriers seem to have better reception than others.

 

RATES 

Rates vary depending on guest numbers, length of stay & time of year

 

DEALS

3 Night Weekends

4 night Mid Week Specials

MON-MON or FRI-FRI 7 night stays

Just Contact Us For A Quote 

 

ENQUIRIES & BOOKINGS

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Mobile   0401 30 88 88

 

 


 
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