If I Could Turn Back Time

Most of us have a second, secret job: clockwatching. We look out for the next day off, weekend or holiday. But The Rose has a special power that helps fulfil that secret job – it can turn back time.

Nestled up against Browns and Cambewarra mountains, this Heritage-listed settler's cottage, which was built in 1851, will help you stop the clock and turn back time. With views for days, this cosy cottage helps simplify the whirlwind that is our everyday. It has all the features we love to explore such as original pull string lights, an inviting fireplace, an expansive bathroom and an absolutely vintage clawfoot bathtub. You can’t help but slow down, refresh and re-energise as you take in these luxuries and allow yourself to rest and relax.

Once you have been able to enjoy the breather, you can explore the one-acre property and survey the mountains while enjoying the deck. I also recommend enjoying a morning coffee by the large fire pit to ease into the day. You don’t have to worry about what time it is, because it doesn’t matter. The surrounding cottages will help you reset as well recalibrate.

Slowing down never comes easy, but if you need some guidance, The Rose is there to lend you a helping hand.

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    The town of Berry is home to what has to be some of the best chocolate on the coast. Hidden away from the main strip, The Berry Chocolatier has got exactly what you need, and with a large gluten-free selection, coeliacs can be certain of a tasty chocolate treat too....
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      A trip to Co.Lab will set you up with the best bath bombs and bath crystals you could imagine. Take it from me, once you get those bath bombs organised and back to the tub, you'll never want to leave.....
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        Now that you've been able to relax and enjoy the local scenery, it's refreshing to be able to see how other creatives view the local area. Take a trip to the historical Muir House Gallery to view art from local artists within Berry, as well as those from the greater Shoalhaven region....

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