14 Beds 10 Baths Approx 37 Acres 20 car spaces


Encompassing 36 acres of prime coastal land, Bawley Bush Retreat an approved Tourism Facility sits serenely overlooking beautiful Willinga Lake, one of the south coasts’ finest hidden gems.

Bawley Bush Retreat features architecturally designed function spaces, cottages and a residence with chalet style roofs using select local hardwoods, some of which were milled on site. The cottages are carefully laid out on the property giving a sense of space and tranquility to all who come and stay.

There is a fully approved and commenced DA for a further 16 cottages , another stand alone function room, shed, plant nursery, access roads as well a swimming pool and tennis courts providing incredible scope for growth of the business if desired. The DA approval is irrevocable and is very valuable.

The property's function room and veranda was constructed on a space originally approved as a dining room. It is currently used mainly for weddings and retreats. The adjacent catering kitchen can cater for more than 100 guests. There is a large adjoining [ Cafe Cottage ] that has uses currently being reviewed by the owners with council.

The accommodation at the Retreat comprises a 4 bed residence [ currently used as a tourism cottage ] overlooking the large dam and three of the retreats cottages. There is also another building called "Wattlebird" named after one of the retreats native bird families indigenous to Bawley Bush Retreat.
Wattlebird Cottage has ancillary uses including extra storage for housekeeping and property maintenance.

There is a magical feel along the pristine Willinga lakefront that features abundant colonies of rare and elusive bird-life, wallabies, kangaroos and above all a beautiful native forest setting.

You will be amazed to find you can easily kayak in no time at all from the retreat to the almost untouched entrance to the ocean on Willinga Beach .... Also nearby and within minutes from the retreat are the numerous pristine aqua blue beaches, lakes and national parks of the beautiful Bawley Coast... Much of this beautiful area north of Bawley Point is virtually the same as it was when Captain Cook first sailed past in 1770.

Very popular with visitors and locals are the wineries, select cafes and the now famous world class Willinga Park Equestrian Centre. All these wonderful attractions are creating increasing demand for superb high quality accommodation and popular emerging tourism experiences.

Bawley Bush Retreat is located just 2.5 hours to Canberra and 3.5 hours to Sydney by car. There are not enough words to capture all there is on offer here … You must see it for yourself.

Don’t dilly dally , the opportunity to change your life awaits …. The vendors are reluctantly retiring after 25 years dedicated to creative development within this beautiful coastal landscape … This is Your Chance .... Inspections by prior arranged appointment are most welcome.

Please Note : Some water and electrical installations on the property were destroyed by the Currowan bushfire on 5th December 2019. Due to the activation of the installed fire and ember suppression sprinklers, none of the approved structure was affected ... however the property’s forest understorey was burned and will likely take at least 1 year to recover. The fully insured Retreat has closed temporarily for infrastructure restoration ... it is anticipated to reopen around April 2020.

Call David Matthew 0447 271 950 or Michael Devlin on 0412 377 466 for further information regarding the property or to arrange your inspection.


Outdoor Features

  • Balcony
  • Deck
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Shed

Indoor Features

  • Broadband Internet Available
  • Dishwasher
  • Floorboards
  • Workshop

Eco Friendly Features

  • Grey Water System
  • Water Tank

Other Features

    Commercial kitchen and dining room ( caters up to approx. 100 guests)

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