Gwinganna Country House is a unique property nestled high in the hills adjacent to the National Park overlooking the spectacular Otway Ranges and Apollo Bay township.
Comfortably accommodating gatherings with three bedrooms and separate rain forest sleep-out a few steps away. The main house boasts 2 queen size bedrooms and a light and airy loft with 2 single beds that made up as a king bed if required. The separate rain forest room has a queen size bed and breathtaking views.
The eclectic interior has a touch of the old and new with a slow cook Rayburn stove accompanied by modern facilities - electric stove, dishwasher, walk-in pantry, I-pod dock, WIFI, amazing art, rustic furniture and controlled reverse cycle heating/cooling. There is a main bathroom & separate powder room, (2 toilets)
The separate games room allows for some good old fashioned fun with friends around the billiard table or table tennis table.
Outdoor decks provides delightful reading areas with magnificent rain forests and gardens. Alternatively just sit and take in the view and you'll find yourself in a meditative state of mind in no time at all. Cap the day off with a BBQ and outdoor dining while the sun sets over that glorious valley.
Perfectly positioned between rain forest and all the glorious beaches of Apollo Bay, Gwinganna has much to offer those seeking sanctuary from the rush and crush of the city. The property was formerly a market garden and the house is now surrounded by a picturesque gardens including an array of Japanese maples, weeping cherry trees, camellias, perennials and mountain ash gums set on 1 hectare of private grounds.
> main bathroom and second powder room including 2 toilets
> custom made kitchen bench tops, side tables and coffee table from recycled oak
> commissioned artwork, mosaics and garden sculptures by Australian artists
> outdoor commissioned garden sculptures
> separate games room with billiard and table tennis tables
> an array of rare trees and unique bird life
> linen and towels provided
INDICATIVE NIGHT STAYS
Requested mid stay linen change over or clean can be arranges direct with cleaners and billed directly to guests on completion.
On request sleeps up to 8 people and costed based on No of guests and bedrooms required.
> 7 night booking Dec/Jan peak period & school holidays.
> 3 nights minimum > midweek stays
> 3 nights minimum > long weekends
> 4 Melbourne Cup weekend (POA)
> CHRISTMAS PERIOD / 7 night blocks
(the house is yours and yours alone!)
Weekends 2 night stay thurs-fri fri-sat sat-sun
1 room (one couple) $680
2 rooms (4 guests) $820
3 rooms (6 guests) $960
4 rooms (8 guests ) $1100 including forest room sleep-out
PLEASE CHECK WITH US FOR MID-WEEK RATES AS THEY ARE A LOWER RATE!!
LOCATION & LOCAL AREA
Apollo Bay is just 43km from Lorne and 185km from Melbourne, along with Great Ocean Road. This charming seaside fishing and farming village is tucked on the edge of a broad, curved beach, with the Otway ranges in the background. The local fishing fleet is moored in the bay, protected by a breakwater.
Property is non-smoking indoors.
By-laws prohibits functions of any sort. Functions are defined as being gatherings over and above the resident guests nominated on the booking form.