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Location: 778 Calderwood Road Calderwood NSW 2527

Escape778 is picturesque accommodation that is attached to the main house which is occupied by the owners. The guest accommodation is private and secluded, offering accommodation that guests immediately feel comfortable and relaxed in. Escape778 can accommodate 2 - 7 guests. As we only take bookings from one family/group/couple at a time, you can relax in knowing the ample space is yours to enjoy. Whether you are seeking a relaxing holiday destination, a honeymoon escape, family holiday or special couples weekend away, this is the perfect escape destination. Hidden in the heart of Calderwood Valley and nestled in the foothills of the Illawarra Escarpment, lies a little piece of paradise - Escape778. Escape778 is approx 1.5 hrs from Sydney, approx 20 min from Shellharbour, Kiama or Wollongong and approx 45 mins from the Southern Highlands. Your approach to Escape778 brings you through rich dairy cattle land which is also steeped in history of the long gone timber getters of the late 1800's.

STRA Property ID Number: PID- STRA-7393



Escape778 is a private and secluded accommodation suitable for 2 - 7 guests. There are 3 guest rooms. Room 1 has 2 single beds with en suite, room can be made into a king room upon request. Room 2 has 2 King single beds with en suite, room can be made into a triple upon request. Room 3 has 2 single beds with separate private bathroom, room can be made into a king room upon request.

You can bring out the inner chef in the fully equipped kitchen. The pantry is stocked with an assortment of sauces, condiments, herbs & spices which will compliment your generous breakfast provisions which is included in your tariff. Sit back and relax or curl up and read a book or perhaps stroll and explore the many tracks around the property. At the end of the day soak in the spa or revitalize yourself in the infra-red sauna while enjoying the tranquility and seclusion of Escape778.

Enjoy viewing an abundance of wildlife including our resident wallabies, wombats, echidnas, kookaburras, king parrots and the many species of birds which are native to the area. Enjoy an evening stroll (spot light provided) and view our nocturnal animals including owls, wallabies, wombats, ringtail possums and if you are lucky, a bandicoot!

For the more adventurous, a hike through the rainforest and waterfalls is guaranteed to delight. On those chilly nights, cosy up alongside the log fire and relax with a beverage while taking in the views of the shimmering lights of Shellharbour City and beyond to see ships cruising on the horizon. Sit around the outdoor fire pit and cook up a traditional Aussie damper or just relax and let the flames take you away from your everyday cares.

Relax in the picturesque pergola/entertainment area equipped with a 4 burner + wok plate BBQ.

At Escape778, you can do as much or as little as you like, the choice is yours.
It truly is “A World away from the Everyday”


  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • DVD Player
  • Fridge
  • Ice
  • Iron/ Ironing Board
  • Linen Provided
  • Massuer on request
  • Microwave
  • Non-Smoking Indoors
  • Outdoor Spa
  • Sauna
  • Television
  • Toilet
  • Barbeque
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Freezer
  • Heating
  • In-house Movies
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Lounge
  • Meals Available
  • No Pets
  • Off Street Parking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Tea/Coffee
  • Toaster



From the corner of Marshall Mount & Calderwood roads it is approx 3.4 km's to our mailbox hut. Travel along Calderwood road, it veers right and down over a concrete causeway and up over a cattle grate to our mailbox hut. Stay to the right of the hut, Travel for 900 metres to the top of the hill, (Grey gates on your right at the top of the hill is our neighbour), continue 100 metres up the gravel road to your destination. The road to the accommodation is a private farm road and is made up of tarmac, concrete and gravel. If you are unsure of driving on farm roads, we are only to happy to come down and assist you. We can also offer a courtesy pick-up from the local Illawarra Regional Airport, a number of local train stations or the bus terminal.


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Self Contained Accommodation

Escape778 is multi award winning and picturesque self contained accommodation offering guests privacy and seclusion in an environment where our guests immediately feel relaxed and comfortable.

A generous basket of breakfast provisions is provided for your enjoyment plus a few extra surprises!
Escape778 only takes one booking at a time for 2 - 7 guests so you can relax knowing that the whole space is yours so you can truly "Escape from The Everyday".

Room 1 with 2 king single beds including ensuite. (Can be made into a King room upon request).
Room 2 with 2 King single beds. (Can be made into a triple upon request).
Room 3 with 2 single beds with a private separate bathroom (Can be made into a king upon request).
Sofa bed for additional guests located in the lounge room.
Fully self contained kitchen, outdoor spa, lounge room, dining room, pool table, outdoor bbq area.

Room Configuration: 3+ Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 9

Arrival Time: 1500
Departure Time: 10:00

Cancellation Policy

• Bookings cancelled within 7 days of the arrival date will be subject to a 100% cancellation fee.
• Cancellations received 7-21 days prior to arrival date will be subject to a 50% cancellation fee.
Cancellations received after 21 days prior to arrival date will be subject to a 20% cancellation fee

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Ph:  1300 65 6169   or  + 61 2 4221 6169

Fax:  +61 2 4221 6077

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Address: Cnr of Addison & Wentworth Sts  Shellharbour Village NSW 2529

Postal Address:  PO Box 105 Shellharbour City Centre NSW 2529