Art-Haus is a multi-award winning luxurious, dog friendly eco property located 200m from unspoilt Putty Beach (Killcare Surf Patrolled Beach) and within walking distance from Hardys Bay village and minutes from renowned Bells of Killcare restaurant.
Built in 2011 by highly respected local designer Andreas Heidbrink, who used a beautiful selection of materials together with an organic palette to achieve a unique design that compliments the beauty of the surrounding environment. Winning the HIA award in 2011 for Best GreenSmart Energy Efficiency Project Art-Haus demonstrates many eco-friendly, conserving elements of design.
Art-Haus has been styled by Sydney interior designer David Rowland. Individual pieces of designer furniture dress the simmering polished concrete floors. Walls are decorated with complimentary art from Australian artists and unique overseas sourced pieces, set under high timber-lined pitched ceilings to create a dynamic, spacious interior.
The open-plan kitchen with European appliances and custom built cabinetry, offers an informal yet highly effective cooking area to prepare a feast to be enjoyed at the oversized dining room table that comfortably seats 12. With expansive glass frontage opening to an oversized deck designed for you to sit and listen to the sound of the waves and the whispers of breeze through the angophora gum trees on exclusive Dedon© handcrafted outdoor furniture. The choices are endless to enjoy the tranquility and natural beauty of the space.
Upstairs, the master suite with queen bed comprises a split-level loft style retreat with custom-built w ardrobes and an en-suite that features a standalone bath. The private lounge area invites you to curl up on the comfy sofa and gaze through over-sized picture windows to ocean views.
The main area compromises of two bedrooms and a bathroom separated by a mezzanine level, aptly named after the beautiful art from Robert “Bob” Hill) -Dancing Stalk (Queen Bed) and -Contented Pelican (2 king single beds or king bed). Both bedrooms have private access to the wrap around balcony allowing you to lie in bed, protected by screens enjoying the sea breeze and sounds of nature.
The lower level provides a studio or family room fitted with queen bed, and single bed (by request). The studio also has a sofa and wall mounted flat-screen TV and is complete with an ensuite opening to a large timber deck, private outdoor H/C shower, furnished with a timber table setting and hammock to relax in the whimsical garden.
· Dog-Friendly with large fenced garden
· 3 minute walk to beach
· Free WiFi
· Multi-award winning design including Best GreenSmart Energy Project
· All rooms have overhead fans and excellent cross ventilation
· Solar Heating
· Under floor heating
· European Kitchen Appliances
· Eco-Smart Bio ethanol fireplace (living area)
· Quality art collection
· 3 living areas, each with flat screen televisions
· Large Weber Q gas BBQ
· Two outdoor entertaining areas
· 4 bedrooms fitted with brand new beds (3 QB, 3 SB)
· Main bedroom with en-suite (featuring stand alone bath tub) and private mezzanine living room
· Studio or Family Room with en-suite, television and private balcony and garden
· Beds made ready for your arrival (charges apply)
****Art-Haus is NOT a party house and parties won't be tolerated. If you are interested in a weekend party please book elsewhere. We have lovely permanent neighbours who love their peace and their sleep. We do vet booking requests over the phone with interested guests before accepting each booking. Our property manager/security person lives nearby in Killcare..****
***Art-Haus is a non smoking property.***
Please note - Art-Haus is not suitable for babies (crawling) and toddlers due to the internal staircases.
"For your added security, this property is only managed in Australia and we never request payments be made to overseas bank accounts"
A late check out may be available on request.