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Pet & Child Friendly Home Opposite Beach Free Wif – Home 7167978 House

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Pet & Child Friendly Home Opposite Beach Free Wif – Home 7167978

  • House
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

House / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 6

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Location, Location, Location - A small home in a first class location directly opposite the surf beach.High Tide is only ten metres long by six metres wide - so it's small. The living room and kitchen are open plan. A small hallway leads to a bathroom/laundry combo. The bathroom has a shower and vanity (no bath), however there is a baby bath. There is also a washing machine and laundry tub in the bathroom (no dryer). There are 2 bedrooms at the rear of the house; one has a king bed with TV and DVD player. The 2nd bedroom is dorm style with a single over double bed, single bed and full size cot.

Location description from owner

The Victoria region

The Bellarine Region is just over an hour’s drive from Melbourne, making Ocean Grove & Barwon Heads very desirable holiday locations. Activities on The Bellarine include all the water-based sports and pleasures you can think of – snorkelling,

Location, Location, Location - A small home in a first class location directly opposite the surf beach.High Tide is only ten metres long by six metres wide - so it's small. The living room and kitchen are open plan. A small hallway leads to a bathroom/laundry combo. The bathroom has a shower and vanity (no bath), however there is a baby bath. There is also a washing machine and laundry tub in the bathroom (no dryer). There are 2 bedrooms at the rear of the house; one has a king bed with TV and DVD player. The 2nd bedroom is dorm style with a single over double bed, single bed and full size cot.

Location description from owner

The Victoria region

The Bellarine Region is just over an hour’s drive from Melbourne, making Ocean Grove & Barwon Heads very desirable holiday locations. Activities on The Bellarine include all the water-based sports and pleasures you can think of – snorkelling, jet-skiing, swimming with dolphins, surfing, kayaking, fishing, marine sanctuaries, sailing and more.

World class wineries are peppered throughout the area, as are superb restaurants, quaint cafés, fresh local seafood and Sunday markets.

For families and those looking for some fresh air, there are cycling trails, picnic and barbecue areas, playgrounds, golf courses and tennis courts in each township. There is also a great selection of entertainment for children including mini-golf & adventure parks.

Ocean Grove

Ocean Grove is the largest town on The Bellarine Peninsular, covering about 20 square kilometres to the east of the Barwon River mouth and enjoys a range of river and ocean activities. A bustling shopping centre is located in The Terrace. The long foreshore reserve features beautiful, wide beaches on one side, and across the Barwon Heads Road, the sandy river mouth of the Barwon River offers sheltered days on the beach.

With a beautiful, wide surf beach, flourishing nature reserve and upbeat shopping precinct, Ocean Grove is a fantastic place to enjoy the summer sun.

Barwon Heads is the sister town to Ocean Grove, separated by the Barwon River. The streets of Barwon Heads are bordered by seaside grasses and ti-tree. Barwon Heads is a popular seaside community, offering a diverse variety of coastal attractions from the shallow and sandy shoreline of the Barwon River to the windswept surf beaches which front Bass Strait along 13th Beach Road. Some roads are still unsealed. The town is smaller than Ocean Grove and still retains an older charm. The town area is low-lying, protected by a levee bank from flooding.

Charter flights along the 12 Apostles - "Great Ocean Air" have air conditioned Airvans seat 7 passengers in spacious cabins with panoramic windows. Choose from a variety of private flights and tours, charter flights, half day scenic tours, day and overnight golf and outback tours and our popular girls day/surfing King Island adventures. Ground transportation is available. Make your journey part of the destination. Experience Great Ocean Air. Live the dream.

Beaches along the river are safe and popular swimming spots. On the ocean beach, high hummocks shelter one of Australia’s best links golf courses. Nearby 13th Beach is loved by surfers. The commercial centre of Barwon Heads includes the town's major hotel just near the river bridge and a strip of shops including cafes and restaurants along Hitchcock Avenue.

The main street ends near Barwon Heads Village Park with facilities for most sports, including a state of the art Skate Park (built 2010). The wind and water-swept river mouth make Barwon Heads a great place for water sports of all sorts. Just north of Barwon Heads is the expansive waterway of Lake Connewarre and surrounding wetlands which make an ideal spot for fishing and bird watching.

13th Beach, Barwon Heads is a fantastic children’s beach, offering shallow water with little or no strong undercurrents, wading pool areas in the sand, eating facilities and toilets. The Ocean Grove/Barwon Heads region is unique because the Barwon River runs north/south into the ocean so you can be sure to have a beach area that is out of the winds.

Ocean Grove main surf beach is patrolled in the warmer months, and is of the most spectacular beaches that The Bellarine has to offer. The Barwon River is fabulous for young kids, with shallow areas, no waves and plenty of room to run and play.

Cycling champion Cadel Evans grew up riding around the township of Barwon Heads. Now, the area enjoys bicycle tracks and paths throughout so a day on the bikes is a must do activity. Bike tracks begin right out the front of some of the homes in our range, making this activity very accessible.

Operating from historic Queenscliff, Victoria. Sea All Dolphins Swims is a nature based tourism business offering a wide range of marine experiences.

The Searoad car ferries criss-cross the southern end of Port Phillip Bay 24 times a day, every day of the year. Able to carry up to 700 passengers and 80 vehicles each, the twin hull vessels are built to operate in all weather conditions. This service is approx. 9 km from Ocean Grove.

Exploring the rich and diverse waters of Southern Port Phillip Bay presents opportunities to swim with wild dolphins and seals or snorkel in unique marine national parks.

If fishing charters aren’t your thing, you have the option to bring your boat along as we have many homes that can cater for your boat to be safe and sound. A range of homes are also located a couple of minutes walk to fishing piers and boat ramps. Locals often drop a line of the famous Barwon Heads bridge where a variety of fish is said to be caught.

The Bellarine Peninsula boasts traditional links and tree-lined golf courses which are amongst Australia's best and most challenging. Barwon Heads, Ocean Grove and Queenscliff all have sandbelt layouts.

The Barwon Heads Golf Club offers eighteen magnificent holes of links golf. Carved into the natural dune landscape the course promises a golfing challenge to be long remembered and a visual feast never to be forgotten to be long remembered.

Narana Creations, Geelong is a non profit organization run by the Indigenous community. All of the handcrafted and handpainted items are authentically made and supplied with a Certificate of Authenticity. Buy a returning boomerang, traditionally used for duck hunting to catch some of your own bush tucker, or buy a didgeridoo traditionally known as a yidak used in traditional song and dance.

For the kids!!! Where do we start! The Bellarine region is filled with kids attractions so you can be sure that there is never a dull moment. The Bellarine is ideal for families, with a terrific range of options for the young and young at heart. Bellarine beaches range from the northern gentle bayside beaches perfect for a paddle, fishing or boating through to some of Victoria's best surf beaches with 13th Beach in Barwon Heads a favourite. Family attractions include an adventure theme park, a giant maze and mini golf.

Adventure ParkAdventure Park Waterpark, Wallington It’s all go with H20 at Adventure Park Geelong this summer, home of Victoria’s 1st water theme park. This theme park offers land and water-based rides and activities for the whole family, plus several food outlets, BBQ and picnic areas.

A Maze n Games is located 5 kilometres north of Ocean Grove, this activity park features one of Australia's largest timber mazes, an 18 hole mini golf course, a cafe and undercover BBQ facilities

Fort Queenscliff, Surfworld Museum, Bellarine Adventure Golf, Warbird Air Adventures, Jet Boat Rides, Geelong, Marine Discovery Centre, Let ‘Em Loose Play Centre & The Bellarine Indoor Adventure Pool (year round). Jirrahlinga Koala & Nature Sanctuary, Barwon Heads. A nominal entrance fee allows parents to come to this beautiful attraction. You can even pat the koalas!

The Otway Ranges is a spectacular, lush rainforest found within the 12,876-hectare Great Otway National Park and is about 1.5 hours drive from Barwon Heads. It is an unforgettable place with spectacular sunsets and where the national park meets the ocean. Frequently sighted animals and birds include koalas, eastern grey kangaroos, swamp wallabies, possums, blue-winged parrots, sulphur-crested cockatoos, galahs and kookaburras. Many other species are seen on occasion and require more discreet observation such as feathertail gliders, long-nosed bandicoots, platypus and long-nosed potoroos. There are also a number of rare and threatened species surviving in the area Otways such as the spotted tailed quoll and rufous bristlebird.

The Great Ocean Road technically begins at Barwon Heads, but is more widely recognized to start near Torquay which is a 25 minute drive away. Spend a full day travelling from your home to the must see Great Ocean Road and it’s many towns along the way. Attractions in this area include the Otway Fly, Turtons Track, The 12 Apostles, the Great Ocean Road drive, the township of Lorne, and nature walks in the Otway Ranges.

On your way to our region from Melbourne: Discover the magic of Fairy Park, Anakie. With 22 animated fairy scenes, a miniature railway, amazing playground and lots of picnic spots, this is a day of delight for all. At around 30 minutes drive from Geelong, Anakie is a small country town on the fringe of the Brisbane Ranges.

Steiglitz National Park; Steiglitz, situated between Geelong and Ballarat, is almost a ghost town today, but in the 1860's and 1890's it was a busy goldmining township with hotels, shops, churches and a population of over 1,000.

The award winning Oakdene Vineyards Restaurant offers a relaxed and memorable experience that you will never forget. An original 1920's homestead Oakdene has been beautifully restored and boasts an eclectic, lush art garden setting.

The Geelong Wine Region boasts historical roots back to the early 1800's when Geelong was a booming regional centre, hub of the vast Western District trade. The planting of vines by Swiss Settlers saw Geelong and its surrounding areas emerge as the largest grape growing region in Victoria, and one of the largest in Australia. People flock to enjoy the perfect maritime climate of warm days and cool nights.

The shelter of Port Phillip Bay is perfect for producing cool climate wines in the rich black basalt soil laid over limestone. Long, slow summers allow for the perfect ripening of the fruit producing rich, lush wines of distinction. Scotchmans Hill is the benchmark winery of the Bellarine and its wines rarely disappoint. The Pinot Noir is always full of ripe fruit and the Sauvignon Blanc is always delicious. Leura Park Winery is situated in the heart of the Bellarine Peninsula - nestled between Bass Strait, Port Phillip Bay and Corio Bay - Leura Park Estate produces premium cool climate wines of a distinctive and delightful French-style subtlety.

The Dunes Restaurant, Ocean Grove offers reasonably priced meals for the whole family, and has unbeatable views of the main Ocean Grove surf beach.

At The Heads, Barwon Heads sits over the Barwon River, offering magnificent views. Children are welcome.

The Bellarine Region offers some of the best surfing that Australia has to offer. Raffs and 13th Beach are favourite surf spots for locals. Bells Beach, Torquay is a half hour drive and is a world renowned surf spot. Go Ride a Wave in Ocean Grove offers surf lessons. Our surf lessons are safe and fun and we currently teach thousands of people to surf each year, from young kids to mature adults and all fitness levels. We have several homes with surfboards and boogy boards.

On your way to our region: Werribee Open Range Zoo. Imagine an Out of Africa adventure just 30 minutes out of Melbourne! Imagine heading out on Safari through wild, grassy plains and sweeping river terraces, rich with rhino, giraffe, antelope, zebra and hippo.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Super King Bed
    Bedroom 2: Double Bed Single Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
  • Climbing frame
  • Swing set
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Pool or snooker table
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:14:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
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This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Christine S
Response rate:
90%
Calendar updated::
27 Nov 2016

Languages spoken: English


This House has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 27 Apr 2016. Located in Victoria, the average weekly rate varies from £556 to £1229.

The Owner has a response rate of 90% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 27 Nov 2016.

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