This house, located on the leafy Anglesea Hill the "dress circle of Anglesea" has a large open and airy living area looking out onto a large deck set in the tree tops, with views of the ocean. The house has been owned by the current family for fifty years, and the family has completed renovations designed by one of the daughters, who is an architect. The house displays much character and has a relaxed feel about it, and contains many personal effects belonging to the family. The large living space, with fully glazed picture windows, opens out via double glass doors onto a large 9.8 x 3.6 metre deck. There are timber floors and comfortable seating for ten at the stripped timber dining table. Indian cottons are used extensively in the lounge area. The stainless steel appliance kitchen includes dishwasher, cook top, under bench oven, microwave, a large island bench and all the appliances needed for a relaxed family holiday. Reverse cycle Airconditioning has recently been installed in the main living area. There is a family bathroom with shower, bath, toilet and vanity basin, and a second toilet with washbasin. There is an external hot water shower to allow for easy washing of body and surfing gear and ample car parking. The house is on two blocks, with established trees, and a spacious garden setting. The attached photos show views of the house which can be summarised as follows:
Large combined living, dining and kitchen area – all upgraded and air-conditioned. The living space is large enough to allow people to relax in different groups, in a space separate from the dining table. The kitchen has all stainless steel appliances, with microwave; frig, under bench oven, and plenty of bench space with stools. The living room has a flat screen tv and vcr.
Large deck set amongst native trees, with outdoor seating and a family barbeque
Three generous sized bedrooms all with fans:
Bedroom 1 – double bed and single bed
Bedroom 2 – queen bed and single bed
Bedroom 3 – one double bed, with a single bunk-bed above it, and a second single bed. There is also a second flat screen TV and DVD in this room – this room also works as a kids area for TV, allowing separate TV watching in the main living room by others.
Fully tiled white bathroom toilet, shower with glass screen, bath and vanity unit
Second Toilet with basin
Outside hot water shower with direct access via the back door into the house.
Washing machine, with drier installed above and washing trough.
Outside clothes line
Parking for 3-4 cars on the property, and a generous garden. The house is on a double block.
The house has a games cupboard with the old favorites - Monopoly, scrabble and jigsaws etc.
The Location - Anglesea - Anglesea is approx 1 hour 20min drive from the Melbourne CBD and is the 'Gateway to the Great Ocean Road'. The township is a popular coastal resort and the house is located in the“dress circle” area up from the Anglesea River, on the Anglesea Hill, with sea views, a large out door deck, and only 15 min walk down the hill to the local surf beach.
There are many wonderful attractions around the town, from the Anglesea Surf Beach, the golf course famous for it's hundreds of kangaroos grazing on the fairways to the amazing bush walks along the coastal cliff tops or in the local forests.
The Ripcurl factory at Torquay is a hit with teenagers, with discounted surfing gear - both clothes and boards
Explore the World Famous Great Ocean Road
McMillan Heights is a perfect place from which to explore the Great Ocean Road . Anglesea is at the start of the Great Ocean Road, one of the most scenic roads in Australia. The area includes the breath taking views, long sandy beaches, the famous twelve apostles, Bells Beach, the Otways rain forest, and also interesting features of Australian history. For example the Great Ocean Road is the world's biggest war memorial, built by soldiers back from World War I in honour of their comrades who fell at Gallipoli, the Somme and other battles.