Located at Kennett River, Victoria, off the Great Ocean Road and Cape Otway Ranges, and within easy driving of Lorne and Apollo Bay, Victoria Forest Edge awaits for the ultimate coast/bush experience.The property is privately postioned tucked up against the Angehook National Park but only 5 minutes walk from the beach.
We invite you to experience our privately owned five bedroom beach house all year round. We love it and we know you will too,look at the comments from people who haved stayed at Forest Edge below. Bring the family, the team or your best mates - there is plenty of room and fun to be had. Feed the King Parrots from the decks, listen to the koalas getting to know each other outside your bedroom window or just watch the surfers on the point from this private elevated position.
Kids love it - with lots of things to do surfing, boogie boarding, rock pool exploring, bushwalking, fishing, hand-feeding parrots, playing on the swing equipment, playing table tennis, or beating the adults at table soccer - or just chasing skinks.
There is plenty to do all year round.
Avoid the crowds, snuggle up by the fire or take long beach walks with your dog wrapped up in your favourite cardi - come back for a glass of port by the fire or on the deck. Dont wait for summer to visit our house Forest Edge. There is too much to do - you need more than just a weekend!
Despite the seclusion if you need some retail therapy, local market or movie, just turn left or right at the end of the road and sample what Apollo Bay and Lorne has to offer. The best of everything down the Great Ocean Road.
Perfect for 1 or 2 families, couples x 3 or small groups, the house layout allows for privacy and team recreation.
About Forest Edge
Forest Edge is a secluded beach house nestled between the state forest, tree tops and the sea down the Great Ocean Road at Kennett River.
Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and escape to Forest Edge and enjoy the best view in Kennett River. Our property is unique because you can enjoy spectacular views and be only a five minute walk away from the beach.
With stunning ocean views, coastal and beach view ,north facing Forest Edge is out of wind and enjoys plenty of winter and summer sun - perfect for barbeques and alfresco dining. Listen to the crashing waves as you drift off to sleep at night after a relaxing (or busy - its up to you!) day.
The house is tucked away in a very private position on a large block backing onto the national park with great coastal views. You can check out the break on the point to see if you should get that surf board out to catch that wave!
Walk down to Koala Cafe to treat the kids an icy pole, buy the paper and wander across to the beach, and watch the locals surf - this is the life! Once your home again, see the koalas in the treetops or feed the parrots- right outside your back door.
Forest Edge is a large residence with enough space for 2 families or more. Enjoy a beach retreat across 2 living levels. The top level has 3 bedrooms and one bathroom and the lower offers 2 bedrooms and bathroom. Perfect for being with your friends and families without living in each others pockets.
Forest Edge has the following features:
Sleeps up to 14 people with 3 large queen bedrooms with inbuilt cupboards (sleeps 6)and 2 bunk rooms-one with one bunk (sleeps 2)and the other, we call the room Camp Kennnett, with 3 single bunks (sleeps 6)-each room has coastal views and each room has cupboard and draw space.
Large separate games room with table tennis table, tv, dvd and cd player/radio- shut the kids noise out while you enjoy some privacy and drinks on the front deck!
Send the kids outside to enjoy a large safe property to play on the swing, cubby, slide and jungle bars and chase the skinks.
Soccer table in down stairs bunkroom.Wall mounted tv as well in this room.
Porta cot (byo own cot linen)
Baby bath and potty and stair guard provided
Large separate living area with lounges large TV and dvd player and 10 seater table dining table.
Fully equipped kitchen with 3 seater bar area, large 2 door fridge/freezer' dishwasher, stove, microwave, bread maker, juicer and coffee machine.
2 bathrooms with showers on each level (hairdryer available)
Separate laundry with washing machine (Hills Hoist in the garden)
Iron and board
Airconditioniong- Upper living rooms have reverse cycle to cool in summer or to heat in winter.
Wood fire-perfect for cosy winters
Extra heating and blankets provided in each bedroom and electric blankets for the 3 queen beds.
2 large deck areas and outdoor furniture and the one at the back with a bbq-eat Al Fresco whilst you look down the coast and watch the surfers on the point
Market Umbrella on the front and back deck
Parking for 4 cars.
Dogs ok with small kennel provided by arrangement
Best tv reception and wireless broadband reception in Kennett.Mobile phone reception variable depending on
Lots of games -Scrabble, Backgammon, Trouble
Parade of wildlife- koalas and echidnas parrots kookaburras
Comments left by tenants.
Friday Friends- very good views of beach and coast.Great bedrooms, love the table tennis.
R.Linguini (Italy)Thankyou very much we loved it...outstanding
A.Nakamura(Japan) Wonderful ...you have thought of everything
F Trollingthirop(G.B.) -As they say location, location...
Dowley/walker party(melb)-we enjoyed our stay very much.Hope to be back next year.
Field Party(Melb)-Great location,great house,loved the wildlife.
Chapmans (Melb)-What a beautiful location,the perfect house for a large group.Many thanks.Great spot for kids.
Anne A.( Melbourne 6/07)-thanks for sharing your piece of paradise.
Melanie C. Melb 08/07 We particularly loved the deck and the sound of the ocean at night, and as we came in the winter, the wood fire was wonderful. The table tennis table got a lot of use too! We were very comfortable and had a fantastic stay - we'll be back!
I just wanted to say thanks for the great stay at the house. We had a great time-it's a fantastic house and we all enjoyed ourselves immensely. We're already planning
our return next winter!
W.S Melb 12/07-Our family spent Xmas in this idyllic spot away from the bustle of life.
Koalas, kangaroos, echidnas, the beach and a continuous table tennis competition help complete the picture.
Something for everyone, with a warm fire through a cold evening, to a sunny breakfast on the deck with the birdlife overlooking the beach. Paradise!
Activities at Forest edge
Feed the King Parrots and Kookaburras that happen to drop by Forest Edge
Bring your walking shoes and enjoy local or extensive Great Ocean Road walks (Wye River (Paddy's Path), Kennett River (Kennett River Walk)
Fishing (trout in the river or rock fishing-bait available at Koala Cafe)
Surfing (board and boogie-bring your wet suits!)
Glow worms and koala spotting up Grey River Road just behind Forest Edge
Star gazing-the sky is so clear you are sure to see a shooting star!
Our favourite local pub in Wye River only five minutes away- watch the surfers as you enjoy a steak or local fresh fish. Kids love the play area, pool table and pinball games.
Visit the Koala Cafe at Kennett River for local crafts, snacks, papers and those every day necessities. Just a short walk to the best cappucino and local information!
Apollo Bay approx 15 mins away-pubs,cafes,market and the pier .
Lorne approx 20mins away-shopping and the cafes.
Otway Fly- approximately a 75 mins drive past Kennett River
Or just stop on the way on the course of your Great Ocean Road Getaway-next stop Port Fairy or even Robe!
Airconditioning, Washing Machine
- Cooking Facilities
- DVD player
- Glow Worms
- Hand Feed Parrots
- High chair
- Ironing Facilities
- Ocean Views
- Open Fireplace
- Pets allowed
- Rumpus room
- Soccer Table
- Table Tennis
- Washing Machine
Weekends , holiday weekends and school holidays extraDependent on no's. weekends and for holiday and easter weekends and scholl holidays extra3 night we $900
Note: Pricing is subject to change, and a minimum stay period and other conditions may apply. You should confirm pricing with the property owner.
Prices listed based on 10 adults. Property has 11 beds and can sleep a maximum 14 people.
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