Rivershack Yamba - Micalo Island riverfront accommodation, a 'castaway's retreat' in the gorgeous Clarence Valley, Northern NSW
If you have a ‘castaway’ fantasy, a dream of seclusion in a waterside haven where a river beckons with a yield of juicy crabs and fish aplenty, then Rivershack can answer that little pipe dream.
Nestled on the banks of the mighty Clarence River on 100 glorious Clarence Valley acres this Micalo Island paradise is yours to castaway on for a well earned break from reality.
The Rivershack dream of seclusion can be realised without being far from civilization, Rivershack is just minutes to the hub of Yamba, beaches, restaurants, convenience and boutique shopping, clubs and tavern and is easily accessible by car or boat.
The cottage is simply gorgeous, rustic charm radiates from every hand crafted timber repurposed from salvaged colonial cottages, old warehouses and bridges by your host Les Vance, a true artisan of Eco Timbers. Bringing an organic link to the past gives Rivershack an undeniable warmth and intrigue. A simple structure yet solid and true, with dignity she sits on the Riverbank as a comforting and safe retreat from the stresses of a clinical city life. Rivershack envelopes you in a joyous calm inspired by her structure and natural environment.
Rivershack may be rustic but don’t fret all the comforts of home are here, you won’t be ‘roughing it’. Rivershack is fully self contained with comfy bedding, a well equipped kitchen as well as a fabulous camp kitchen and BBQ area outdoors, additional outdoor bathing amenities in a gorgeous claw foot bath, and the deck is screened and glassed so none of those views over the amazing Oyster Channel are lost.
Gaze upon a fabulous sunset sipping on a cold beer whilst your freshly caught fish sizzles away beside you and those giant mud crabs bubble away until their shells turn the same luscious hues of the sunset – what could be better than that?
Throw a line in from your grassy banks at your doorstep, from the bridge or the large jetty over-hanging the river or drop your boat in from the private boat ramp. All this is exclusive to Rivershack; you only share this space with your guests, perhaps some inquisitive Roos and of course the catch of the day.
Rivershack has 2 queen sized beds and 1 single bed, comfortably sleeping 5, however there is plenty of room for more on the Rivershack property. Your hosts Les and Robin generously allow your friends and family to set up camp by the river so that you can share your dream holiday with those you love; even your four legged family members are welcome.
Rivershack is a fisherman’s paradise, a writer’s retreat, a lover’s nest, a family holiday playground all wrapped up in one package. Bring your boat, your fishing gear, a good book or three, and leave your worries behind.