Happy Valley

Cottage, Rye

90% Pawsome
3 Bedrooms
7 People
1 Baths

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Happiness by the Beach

we love this because….

Happiness is a holiday by the beach.  Simply pulling into the driveway of HAPPY VALLEY puts a smile on our faces.  We love a weatherboard and this one is as cute as a button.  It has topiary bushes at the entrance and its wide front verandah is where we sit on a summer night.

We bring our family and our four-legged friends for an escape from the busyness of city life.

Pushing back the large bifold doors it allows us to extend the outdoors in with an inbuilt BBQ opposite the dining, it seems to make this cottage twice the size.

The kids run and play on the lawn with the dog (although he has his own kennel to escape them) and they spend the day digging in the sandpit or bouncing on the inbuilt trampoline.

We walk 15 minutes to Captains of Rye and love its laid back feel and quirky decor and eat outside if we can.  Or for something special we always choose Steam Restaurant, you can’t get fresher seafood. Pick out your oysters from the oyster tank.

In the summer the Rye Carnival is in town and no matter the age we all have fond memories of Fairy Floss and Carnival games you never seem to win.  The water babes love a snorkel at Octopus’ Garden under the Rye pier to marvel at the sealife from Weedy Sea Dragons to majestic Stingrays.


What fun! a new house to visit that lets four-legged friends like me sleep inside.

Yay! a garden with tall fences to keep me safe.  Love the lawn and my own house outside to sleep in.

And there’s a special basket just for me. No way!  What’s in there?   Ooh, ooh! a treat from PAWDINKUM.  I LOVE THIS PLACE.

Bedding Configuration

1 x
Queen Bed
1 x
Double Bed
1 x
Tri Bunk


  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath Tub
  • BBQ
  • Coffee Machine - Nespresso Pod
  • Dishwasher
  • Firepit
  • Heating
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen provided
  • Netflix
  • Pet Friendly
  • Smart TV
  • Trampoline
  • Wifi Internet



Absolutely loved our recent stay at Happy Valley in Rye. The house is so comfortable and it was great not having to take towels, bedding etc. Took advantage of booking some Add Ons which was a wonderful idea; meant we could just chill instead of shopping! Extremely comfortable beds and wonderful secure yard for our old doggy. Can't wait to go back.

Joanna, May 2021

What a lovely little coastal retreat. Beds are comfy and so warm and inviting. Very well equipped and clean and tidy. Great yard for the fur children (well fenced and grassy) and the fire pit a treat for those cold winter evenings. Easy access and good communication.

Mark, Jul 2021

We loved our stay at Happy Valley - clean, well-presented house, comfortably accommodated our family and had a big fenced backyard for the puppy. Self check-in was easy and lots of information was provided in advance. Great location as a base for the Peninsula and minutes from the beach and hot springs. Look forward to returning soon!

Tom, March 2022

This place was everything we needed and as advertised. All the normal provisions were supplied to allow for a relaxing stay. Located in a quiet area a short drive/10-15min walk to Rye shops and the beach. Communication was excellent and the place was everything we were hoping for. The champagne and doggy treats and bags were a great addition and made our arrival even better.

Anastasia, April 2022

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Sunday for Free* winter special
Have Sunday on us!
Book to stay with us for 3 nights across a weekend between May 1st and August 31st, 2022 and stay Sunday night for free!*
Choose our SUNDAY FOR FREE rate when booking.
*Not including Queen’s Birthday weekend and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers or loyalty benefits.

Minimum stays of 2 nights excluding
Long weekends: 3 night minimum
Easter: 4 night minimum
Premium: 7 night minimum

*prices listed include all booking, service, linen and cleaning fees