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Reads Retreat

Black Point, South Australia

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Relax on the front veranda of Read’s Retreat while the children play on Black Point beach. A special feature of this property is the front lawn, large enough for games of cricket or soccer that will keep the family entertained for hours.

Read’s Retreat has 3 bedrooms – queen, queen & bunk bed, and 2 king singles – and sleeps up to 8 guests. Quilts, electric blankets & pillows are provided for your stay, but guests will need to bring sheets, pillowcases, towels and tea-towels.

There is a large bathroom with shower (no bath) and toilet, plus a separate toilet.

Read’s Retreat has ducted evaporative air-conditioning throughout, and there are ceiling fans in every room; for winter, gas heating is provided. The holiday accommodation is architecturally designed to take advantage of the natural sea breezes, and with its design and the large ceiling space which has plenty of insulation; it is cool in summer and warm in winter.

The kitchen at Read’s Retreat is well-equipped with all the convenience of family home including a Smeg oven, dishwasher, and coffee plungers (bring your own ground coffee). There is a medium-sized refrigerator, plus basic pantry supplies including herbs & spices. A Coldstream water purifier provides clean drinking water.

Within the open plan living area comprising the kitchen, dining & lounge rooms there is plenty of seating, plus 2 televisions (1 smart-screen), DVD player, books & CD player. There is complimentary WiFi for guests to use during their stay.

Outside on the wide veranda, Read’s Retreat has comfortable outdoor seating with views of the Black Point bay and across to Pine Point. There is a large hooded gas barbecue, plus an outdoor shower on the veranda for rinsing off sand & sea water. Read’s Retreat has plenty of off-street parking with room for a boat & cars.

There is a fish cleaning area at the rear of the property and guests have access to the orange buoy boat mooring in the bay. This accommodation is suitable for elderly guests as it is all located on a single level with minimal steps. The bathroom is equipped with handrails for safety and assistance.

Read’s Retreat is a north facing holiday house with absolute beach frontage & full glass windows facing the sea to take advantage of the views in all seasons.

Bedroom & Bathroom Configuration

3 Bedrooms:

  • 2 Queen beds
  • 2 Single beds
  • 1 Bunk bed

1 bathroom

Property Features

  • 3 bedrooms - Queen, Queen &  bunk, 2 king single
  • Sleeps 8
  • Covered quilts, electric blankets and pillows are provided
  • BYO sheets, pillowcases, towels and tea-towels
  • Large bathroom with shower (no bath) & toilet
  • Separate toilet
  • Ducted evaporative air-conditioning throughout
  • Ceiling fans in every room
  • Gas heating
  • 2 televisions (1 large smart-screen television)
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • WiFi for guests use
  • Books
  • Well equipped kitchen with European appliances including dishwasher, hotplates and oven, microwave, medium refrigerator
  • Coldstream water purifier
  • Plunger coffee (BYO ground coffee)
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Outdoor dining & seating
  • Outdoor lounge setting
  • Hooded gas barbecue
  • Fish cleaning sink by shed
  • Orange buoy boat mooring
  • Plenty of off street parking and room for a boat
  • Please note: Read’s Retreat is designed and insulated to be cool in summer and warm in winter
  • Sorry, pets not permitted

Tariff Seasons & Rates for Reads Retreat

* View Terms

Season Dates Nightly Price
Low 1 May - 31 October. $260
High 1 November - 30 April;
plus all long weekends, special events in the vicinity & Yorke Peninsula Field Days.
Peak Easter, and Christmas/New Year;
26 December - 31 January.

Costing calculation: Rate x Number of nights + Cleaning Fee + administration fee = Total Price (displayed above). All rates are quoted per night in AUD.

Bonds & Fees

Item Description Amount
Refundable Security Bond * Payable before access details are provided (for online bookings, this is paid at the time of booking) $300
Cleaning fee $95
Administration fee $35

About Black Point

Some would say Black Point is one of the most prized beachfront holiday locations in SA. About 150 "shacks" line the white crescent shaped shores where swimming, fishing, crabbing and waterskiing are daily aqua activities.

With many of the "shacks" at Black Point now more elaborate than the average home, Country Getaways has family friendly accommodation options to suit everyone's needs and budgets.

You can launch your boat at the boat ramp, or could go raking for crabs at low tide. Whichever you choose, you are bound to get a feed.

These holiday homes are serviced by nearby Pine Point where the small shop has newspapers, basic supplies, fuel and a liquor store.

For all your other shopping requirements, head to the town of Ardrossan where the Foodland has a variety groceries and departments.

Black Point is approximately a 2 hour drive from Adelaide.


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