Unique Accomodation, Hand Crafted, Eco Friendly, Spacious, 4 Bedroom House on 12 acres, 5 minutes to Kangaroo Valley and adjacent to Kangaroo River Nature Reserve
Grey Gums is the product
of intense love and care in the design, construction and furnishing of this unique house to complement its bush surroundings. There are many activities to keep kids of all ages busy so the adults can enjoy themselves also.
many people have told us, the pictures don't do the house justice - but have a look anyway to get a feel for the place. We have summed up some of the important aspects below:
- sleeps 9 in 4 queen bedrooms and 1 king single
- 2 bathrooms to help people get ready to go at the same time
- well equipped kitchen
- Air conditioning in main rooms and ceiling fans in all bedrooms
- coffee making machine
- cosy indoor wood heater
- covered patio with large table and barbeque
- outdoor fire pit under the stars
- lots of games/activities for children including a pool table, ping pong table and a foosball table
- set on spacious 12 wooded acres
- quality linen supplied
- HOT outdoor shower and bath tub
-We are now on the KV broadband for a much faster internet connection.
- bush walk on the propety with many plants named and an assortment of figurines to keep the kids interested
- wildlife such as kangaroos, wallabies,
wombats and many different birds and hence we are not able to accept pets
- large lawn to play games on
- close to Kangaroo Valley but feels very isolated
- Owners live on the property and are available to help you but will respect your
our calendar at the bottom of our HomeAway page at: https://www.homeaway.com.au/holiday-rental/p9117633
to check for availability and rates and see
what others have said about us in the over 100 positive comments posted.
Our normal weekend rate for 6 people for the whole house is $1300 with nothing else to pay except a refundable security deposit. We can easily accommodate
up to 9 people.
7 Days, 7 Ways to Enjoy your Stay!
Enjoy Relaxing Bush Scenery and Wildlife
5 minute drive or 20 minute walk to Kangaroo Valley cafes, galleries, shops
Ping Pong Table and Foosball Table
Road and Mountain biking nearby
Outdoor fire pit
Golf, Canoeing, Fishing, Tennis and Horse Riding nearby
Explore the nearby National Parks many bushwalks
Dennis Nickell05.11.2020 21:44
We are following AirBnB Covid safety protocols and are endeavouring to put in a one day buffer space between guests.
Hello I'm little concern about COVID safety Is there any safety measures in place when handing over to new visitors from previous
Hi there! We are looking to book for a group of 8 for my birthday weekend on the 12-13th of December, Do you have availability? - Jessa
Dennis Nickell11.10.2020 10:46
I am sorry Laura, those dates are already booked. We do have an extra mattress for extra guests if needed.
Do you have availability for Dec 30th 2020 to Jan 2nd 2021? Would we also be allowed to bring our own air mattress to accommodate an extra person (10 ppl total)
Hello Romy, I am sorry but we don't have any weekends available until December. Thanks for your enquiry.
Romy Scheffer06.09.2020 05:48
Hello, do you have any availability over the October long weekend 1-4 October 6 adults 1 child?
Dear Jessica, sorry for the late reply, we have been out of range. Tuesday and Wednesday are available for a total of $900 for the 8 guests. We are 2kms away.
Jessica Thomas24.08.2020 10:14
Hi We are looking at having our wedding at Wildwood on 29th sept 2021 So would need accommodation tues and wed night. How much would it be for 8ppl Thanks
Dennis Nickell09.06.2020 10:48
Dear Sabeena, Thanks for your enquiry but that weekend is booked. The first available weekend is August 7 and 8. Kind regards, Dennis
Sabeena manalis09.06.2020 02:24
Do you have availability for the first weekend in July?
Dennis Nickell01.06.2020 08:58
Hi Annaliese, I am sorry but this weekend has been more popular than ever! So we don't have any vacancy for you. Could we interest you in a weekend in August??
Evening, just wondering if there is availability this long weekend?
Dennis Nickell02.12.2019 05:50
Yes, Kathy, it is available that weekend. Email me at GreyGums1@gmail.com
Kathy Byrne02.12.2019 01:05
Hi Helen & Dennis, Brendan was wondering if Grey Gums is available for the 14th December?
Dennis Nickell25.11.2019 03:35
We will give you a 25% discount on your booking at Grey Gums for this weekend of Nov 29 & 30 and include a third night for free.
Leslie Kemmet25.09.2019 10:00
Kangaroo Valley is a charming city in Australia. I was there before my https://www.goldenbustours.com/new-york-ny-tours/ to see its calling places and had fun.
Dennis Nickell25.09.2019 10:54
Kangaroo Valley is Australia's most beautiful valley, that is one of the reasons we live here. We have a nice location in the Valley too!
Thanks for getting back to me. It was just that weekend as we have an event. We have a property near you just up Cedar springs road. Be good to meet you some da
Dennis Nickell21.08.2019 02:50
We walk up that road often for exercise, it would be good to meet you someday. I am here most of the time working on my house, stop in and say hello sometime.
Dennis Nickell20.08.2019 11:31
Hi Sarah, I am sorry but we are booked out with some choir singers that weekend. Thanks for asking. Could I interest you in another weekend?
Sarah kelly20.08.2019 11:13
Hi is grey gums available the weekend of the 19th October ?? Thanks Sarah
Dennis Nickell20.08.2019 11:51
Hi Sarah, I am sorry but we are booked out with some choir singers that weekend. Thanks for asking. Could I interest you in another weekend?
Just booked our second trip - bringing more UK friends to enjoy the wildlife. Can't wait.
Dennis Nickell01.06.2019 11:07
Great Kate! I will tell the kangaroos and wallabies to make themselves available during your stay. It will be colder in August, but there is lots of firewood.
Rebecca Mursic19.05.2019 23:40
Best place to stay in Kangaroo Valley! We'll be back :)
A wonderful place to stay for a short break away from home! Kids loved the spacious house especially the kitchen area.
Love the place. So relaxing, comfortable and clean. The kids love the spacious places in and out. Spent 3 wonderful nights here with family and friends.
Amazing wonderful home and so comfortable. Awesome outdoor areas into the stunning garden full of birdlife and the outdoor bath is divine!! Five star rating.
Dennis Nickell07.04.2019 11:02
We are so glad you had a good time and hope you can return someday.
Linden Craig19.03.2019 21:45
I stayed here for 3 days with 5 other family members. The house is wonderful with plenty of room for everyone. We saw so many kangaroos in the yard every day.
Dennis Nickell07.04.2019 11:03
We enjoy meeting people who like the wildlife as we do and are glad you had a great time here.
Fantastic house in a fantastic location. Very well set up and we will definitely come to stay again. Highly recommend this place!
My third but definitely not my last visit to grey gums...consistently clean and comfortable and cosy. Thanks again :)
Andrea Grieve04.08.2018 10:03
Hi Are you available for 4-6 Oct 2019
Dennis Nickell 04.08.2018 10:56
That is a long time in the future, but yes we are available. How many people will be staying?
️Andrea Vergara 21.07.2018 12:32
Dear Dennis, I enquired about staying at your lovely place from Friday the 24th until Sunday the 26th of August. Is the place still available. Thanks! ️Andrea
Dennis Nickell21.07.2018 22:46
Thanks for your enquiry Andrea but I am sorry that Grey Gums has been booked for that weekend. You can check our availability on our page on Trip Advisor.
We stayed at Grey Gums for a family wedding which was at Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat. It was great it was only a 15min drive. When we arrived at Grey Gums Dennis had the fire burning which was so welcoming and warm as it was a bleak afternoon. This was
Dennis Nickell23.06.2018 21:40
Thanks Michelle, we were happy to be able to provide you with such a good experience in Kangaroo Valley. We hope you can make it back sometime.
Gail Hayden05.03.2018 05:33
Wonderful home, extremely well appointed kitchen. Beautiful serene setting. We stayed with my children and my parents - plenty of privacy for all couples.
Dennis Nickell05.03.2018 10:29
Thanks for your lovely comment Gail, we are glad everything went well with the wedding.
Fiona Madden20.10.2017 05:55
A lovely, home in a beautiful bush setting. We were so busy with a family wedding that we didn't have enough time to make the most of it. We will be back!
Good morning, is the house available for the 5 May 2018 for 1 night for 6 people.
Thanks for your enquiry Kim. The house is available for that weekend, but we have a 2 night minimum stay due to cleaning costs.
Dennis Nickell14.02.2017 00:27
Hi Mandy, Our base rate is for 6 people - $320/night during the school holidays. We also have a minimum of a 4 nights stay in the school holidays.
Mandy Germishuys13.02.2017 22:01
Hi, We are looking to rent the house for July 10th and 11th for 6 people. Please let me know what the cost would be. Thanks Mandy
Dennis Nickell26.01.2017 10:32
I am sorry Ellie, the house if booked for this weekend. Sorry for the late reply, we have been camping.
Hello- I was just wondering whether this was still available this weekend and price? Just for a couple with a baby.
Dennis Nickell18.12.2016 03:44
Hi Greg, The house has WiFi but I am sorry, it is booked out until Jan 23rd.
Greg Lin18.12.2016 00:33
Hi there. Is the house free from 27-30 December? Also is there wifi? Thanks.
Fantastic place to stay. We rented Grey Gums for two families while we were in town for a wedding. Large comfortable bedrooms, well stocked kitchen with everything you could possibly need appliance-wise, coffee machine, spacious bathrooms, lots of living
Danielle Jones03.10.2016 08:02
Hello, we are 2 families looking for dates for Friday the 14th and sat 15th of October ?? Are these dates available please ?
Dennis Nickell03.10.2016 08:37
Hi Danielle, Sorry, Grey Gums is already booked for those dates. Cheers, Helen
Ali Coleman04.09.2016 12:42
Hi there, there are 6 of us (3 couples) looking for accommodation from 24-26th September - do you have availability? If so, how much?
Dennis Nickell04.09.2016 12:59
Hi Ali, Sorry, already booked for that weekend. Tariff is normally $780/weekend/6 people. See https://www.flipkey.com/kangaroo-valley-vacation-rentals/p460048/
Dale Howard 03.09.2016 13:25
Hi we are looking for accomodation for the 6 th to the 9 th November for 3 adults. Also another couple want to join us but will be in their RV . How much pleas
Dennis Nickell03.09.2016 13:44
Hi Dale, We normally charge $225/night for the house or $180/night for one couple. We can offer you a discount of $450 for 2 nights with the 3rd night free.
Katie 19.06.2016 00:56
This was our second visit and we can't wait to come back again. The house is amazing, so relaxing and cosy. we didn't want to leave!!
Andrew Newton30.05.2016 06:29
What a fantastic place. The family stayed last weekend and no complaints. Everything is there for a great stay. Beds are wonderful and plenty of firewood.
Kathleen Wellard31.03.2016 02:59
Hi Dennis, I stayed at your beautiful home in July 2013 - 3 mums + 5 kids.if a vacancy come up from 18/4 - 22/4/16 please let me know. Thanks Kathleen.
Shirley Cornish07.03.2016 23:40
Looking for three sisters and two husbands to stay 24th April to 27th. My sisters are from South Australia and the setting will blow their mind.
Dennis Nickell08.03.2016 21:32
Hi Shirley, I am sorry but we don't have a vacancy for that period. We can accommodate you arriving Monday April 25 and leaving Friday April 29. $300/night
4 to 6 march price please
Dennis Nickell03.03.2016 11:07
I am sorry but that weekend is already booked. Our regular weekend price is $780 for up to 6 people though. You can view our calendar on Stayz at:http://www.stayz.com.au/accommodation/nsw/south-coast/kangaroo-valley/117633#propertyAvailabilitySection
Merran cooper 02.03.2016 23:45
Beautiful home. Generous host. Comfy beds. Well thought out design. Gorgeous surrounds and easy access to town. Nice BBQ area. Perfect for family gatherings.
Claire Mawdsley29.07.2015 08:27
I stayed with 3 friends for a weekend in July. This place is perfect. Great attention to detail, helpful hosts, idyllic location, comfy home highly recommended.
We recently, had a wedding ,in Kangaroo Valley, and stayed at Grey Gums, for the weekend. It was fantistic! I would recomended it highly, Great clean place.
A very cosy home, very clean and a well equipped kitchen. We loved the outdoor bathtub and shower. Great instructions to go on a bush walk by compass. Loved it.
Margarete Jennings13.01.2015 09:29
Unique,sensitively built house set in the bush not too far from the village.Very well equipped,super clean and spacious.Faultless.Homesick already!Lovely hosts.
Hello, could you please advise me if this accomodation is suitable for wheelchair access and if one of the bathrooms is open plan with weigh baring grab rails
Dennis Nickell06.01.2015 20:28
Hello Ainslie, I am sorry but Grey Gums has 1 or 2 steps to get into the house and there are no weight bearing grab rails in the toilet.
John Sparrow06.09.2014 11:32
It was a great weekend away for our 40th wedding anniversary with our children and grandkids. House and surroundings were fabulous. Would go there again
Amy Phillips13.07.2014 13:54
A lovely, well located holiday home, outfitted with all the necessities as if one was at home! The surroundings were perfect! Looking forward to our return,
Jen P25.02.2014 06:06
Fabulous location and house. My daughter was thrilled we had some extra visitors in the form of wallabies. We plan to return and track down a wombat next time!
Darrell & Beth08.01.2014 14:00
What a perfect location from which to explore Kangaroo Valley, encounter the area's rich wildlife, and relax every evening. We loved it and will come again!
The Grey Gums is a wonderful self contained holiday home for families surrounded by quiet bushy land in Kangaroo Valley. We loved the place very much!
We could not fault this fantastic place. The house was well equipped with everything we needed. Perfect!
Ken & Cath30.10.2013 11:13
We are the UK friends of Marilyn and Michael. We would have loved to stay longer and explore more. The house has everything you could want and much more.
Marilyn and Michael20.10.2013 08:22
5 day stays with friends from the UK .It was perfect, - marvelous, relaxing, peaceful, beautiful house, so comfortable. Tks Hele/ Dennis. Wish we were there now
Catherine and Andrew24.05.2013 05:29
We had a lovely stay at Grey Gums with our daughter - who loved the outdoor shower! The house is nestled beautifully into the bush and is lovingly furnished.
We had a great stay at Grey Gums, the out door shower and bath are a fantastic idea (a great place to have a wine and watch the stars at night)). The house is f
Do u need to bring the coffee to grind
Helen and Dennis Nickell31.03.2013 13:02
We supply good quality coffee beans to use in our grinder and coffee maker.
Alvin Sim25.03.2013 01:20
Thank you Dennis and Helen for allowing us to enjoy your home! We had a beautiful weekend and will be back!
Helen and Dennis Nickell31.03.2013 13:05
We are so pleased you enjoyed Grey Gums, it is special to us too.
Janice whitney13.03.2013 12:00
Are dogs allowed
Helen Nickell13.03.2013 12:06
As we like to encourage wombats, kangaroos, echidnas, native birds ... we do not allow dogs as they scare wildlife away with their barking.
Paula and Jonathan Parnham21.02.2013 23:18
We had a lovely weekend in Grey Gums! The house is beautiful and the surrounds are amazing.We loved the comfy beds, coffee, bbq, games, bushwalks and kangaroos!
Helen and Dennis Nickell31.03.2013 13:06
Thanks for your very positive comment.
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