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From left to right...Afro, Tonks, Mallow-butt, Gaytime.  The Retro Ladies.
From left to right...Afro, Tonks, Mallow-butt, Gaytime.  The Retro Ladies.
  • Like a stay at nanas.  Bright, cosy and nostalgic.

We have loved decorating Retro Granny BnB but aren't precious about it.  You and your kids are welcome here.
  • From left to right...Afro, Tonks, Mallow-butt, Gaytime.  The Retro Ladies.
  • Retro Comfort.  There was a happydance the day we bagged this old girl.
  • Portacot is always in there ready for you to put up wherever you would like it
  • Driveway is all yours.  Park at your door.
  • We just love hosting and trust you will feel that vibe during your stay
  • Hotel-quality King Bed.
  • Bringing two extra adults/big kids? Easy.  They can use the provided mattresses to sleep in the bedroom or lounge/kitchen area
  • 3/4 size fridge.  Retro stove/oven.  Prepare food in style while you stay.
  • Breakfast supplies for you to help yourself during your stay.  In addition to this on the bench you will find fridge, freezer and cupboard treasure.
  • Bathroom is original but kept clean
  • Did you grow up with someone who had these tiles?
  • Help yourself to the BBQ - it is in the front garden
  • Your Family is Welcome Here
  • Somewhere on arrival for the kids to stretch their legs and play
  • Travelling with two young ones?  Let one sleep while you take the baby monitor out and give the other one some fresh air.
  • Sitting place #1
  • Sitting place #2
  • Your Family is Welcome Here
  • Sitting place #3
  • Sitting place #4
  • Sitting place #5
  • Under the house we have this indoor/outdoor space we have set up for you to branch out into.
  • Laundry - make yourself at home and use whatever you would like to in there.
  • Possibly Lambton's most prolific lime tree.  500+ picked already since February and still counting.
  • Big, juicy and perfect in G&Ts.
  • Front garden.
  • Help yourself to lavender to lay on the bedsides and help you drift off into yummy sleep.
  • Lots of space for you to spread out/charge about/run through a sprinkler.
  • Let us know if you would like a fire and we will gear you up.
  • Your Family is Welcome Here
  • Your Family is Welcome Here
  • Your Family is Welcome Here
  • Your Family is Welcome Here
  • Your Family is Welcome Here
  • What's in the box? Calming grown-ups colouring in books. Go for it. There are even sleeves in there for you to take yours home in.
  • Your Family is Welcome Here
  • Your Family is Welcome Here
  • Your Family is Welcome Here
  • Your Family is Welcome Here
  • Your Family is Welcome Here
  • Your Family is Welcome Here
  • Egg collecting basket. go for it!
  • Easily able to cater to you for a short or long stay
  • Your Family is Welcome Here
  • Your Family is Welcome Here
  • Your Family is Welcome Here
  • For an additional fee we can arrange day use of the shed for meetings/gatherings. Just ask - we would love to help if we can.
  • Are you from Newcastle and looking for somewhere that will take gorgeous care of your loved ones?  That is our main gig.  Solved!
  • Retro Granny BnB floorplan showing its position next to our family home
  • Mel works from home in the main house as a Parenting Consultant meaning she is easy to access with questions.  Just knock (there will be a sign if she is with someone already)
  • Like something here? Take it...we have lots of donated books to replace it with.
  • Arrive at a time that suits you.  Your key will be in this keylocker next to your front door.
  • On-site Car Next Door van available to hire.
  • XBOX 360
  • Boardgames - it is extra cosy in Retro Granny when it rains!
  • Thankyou Kmart for bringing out a whole range of Retro-packaged games
  • Toys
  • Bedtime books
  • Toys
  • Kids games
  • Figurines
  • Quiet play activities
  • Toys
  • Ride this guy in Retro Granny or do a lap of Lambton Park (50m away)
  • Toys
  • Raaaargh!!
  • Little People fest
  • Little People fest
  • Toys
  • Scooter and helmet available (no cost)
  • Afternoon shadows at Lambton Pool (300m from Retro Granny BnB)
  • This part of Lambton Park is 400m from Retro Granny BnB
  • Kids waterplay area at Lambton Pool
  • Newcastle Beach (and Ocean Baths)
  • This part of Lambton park is 200m from Retro Granny BnB.
  • Merewether Ocean Baths
  • Newcastle Ocean Baths
  • Nobbys Beach/Nobbys Headland
  • Lizottes live music bar and restaurant. 400m from Retro Granny BnB
  • Your Family is Welcome Here
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From left to right...Afro, Tonks, Mallow-butt, Gaytime. The Retro Ladies.