This picture perfect white weatherboard cottage is named after the pretty white mountain flower that lives high up on the Swiss Alps and made famous by the oscar winning 'Sound of Music'.
From the moment that you pull up to this lovely cottage there are hints of Swiss/German style. The pitched roof might not have the acute angle of a Swiss Chalet no need for such things when there is no snow to be found at Cape Schanck but it has the feel of a summer retreat in a more mountainous region with the Lavender hedges that guide you to the front door.
A Swiss cowbell hangs on the front door to welcome you.
The small front verandah gives you a hint of the lifestyle you can expect from this property. A seating area with comfy chairs are ready for you to take up position to relax on sunny days and warm nights with a beverage of your choice.
On entering the accommodation space is not at all cottage like. You are welcomed into a large lounge with comfy sofas surrounding a log fire and 55 inch TV, DVD with Foxtel. The space even has a library with cosy seating for relaxing with a book, use the book exchange take a book, leave a book.
Walk through the lounge to a spacious and bright kitchen and dining with huge walk in pantry. The dining has seating for at least 6 but can stretch to 10. It also connects to the outside deck via sliding doors where you will find masses of further seating in a further 2 dining areas, swing style lounge chair and corner wine barrel bar style table. This L-shaped deck is one of the showstoppers of the house looking out to a lawned area with lemon and olive trees, this is the perfect entertaining space all year round.
Upstairs there is a further TV lounge with a 42 inch TV where perhaps kids could enjoy time chilling out You will also find that kids are catered for with a Playstation 3 , books and indoor and outdoor games.
Two of the bedrooms are situated on the lower level of the house. The master bedroom has a queen size bed, large walk in wardrobe and has it's own ensuite with shared access if required. The second bedroom on the ground floor has a double bunk double lower bed and single above perfect for the kids.
Upstairs there is a further Queen bedroom and another bedroom with a further double bunk.
The bedding is ideally suited to 4 adults and 4 - 6 children although 8 adults could fit comfortably into the property.
The property has two bathrooms in classic cottage style.
The upstairs shared bathroom has a bath with shower over the bath.
The downstairs bathroom has a clawfoot bath and separate shower and separate toilet. It is attached to the master bedroom but has separate access if required.
There is also a large fully equipped laundry downstairs.
There is space for 4 cars to park comfortably in the driveway. There is also room for a boat.
Please note that the property welcomes pets with a large garden surrounding the house for pets to roam freely. At present the garden is not fully fenced. It is anticipated that an electronic gate will secure the garden by October 2017.
Your home away from home has air conditioning, log fire, large gardens for pets - what more could you ask for, this property has everything you need.
Air conditioning - both downstairs and upstairs lounges and the kitchen/dining area.
Ceiling and Wall fans in bedrooms
Wall heaters in all the bedrooms
Smart TV with Foxtel
Outdoor deck and dining area
Please Note - this is self catering accommodation the room is not serviced on a daily basis. However, all linen, towels, basic kitchen provisions and toiletries are supplied for your arrival. Please Note - price above is based on up to 8 guests plus additional children.
Photography - photography is continually kept up to date when major changes to properties are made, however, minor changes in furniture or bedding may vary from the current photography.
Activities in the area
The property is moments away from Cape Schanck Lighthouse and the surrounding National Park including Bushrangers Bay where an afternoon walk will almost certainly guarantee an encounter with lots of wildlife especially Kangaroos which can be seen in the surrounding bushland and even jump in front on you as you walk.
This is a golfers dream as close by are many reknowned golf courses, Cape Schanck golf course and The National are practically next door and just a few minutes away are Rosebud Golf Course and Eagle Ridge to name jus a few.
Just 10 minutes inland is the Red Hill hinterland with your choice of up to 60 wineries plus gourmet producers. The property is only a few minutes drive to the Peninsula Hot Springs, horseriding at either Ace-Hi or Gunnamatta and surfing on Gunnamatta beach. Take the kids to the Enchanted Adventure Gardena and the Sea Eagle chairlift for some thrills during their stay.
Explore Flinders Village just 10 minutes away with its art and craft galleries, antiques shops, the Flinders Hotel and lots of yummy cafes. This location is not within walking distance to a beach but beaches are just a short drive away and it is so far away from the madding crowd you are going to love the tranquility.
Peninsula Hot Springs
National Parks including Greens Bush and Bushrangers Bay
Gourmet food Producers
Flinders Village - full of arts and antiques
Holidays with pets
Lovers of nature and gourmet experiences