1. Australia
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  3. Great Ocean Road
  4. Apollo Bay
  5. #211952

Eric The Red Heritage Retreat

House, Apollo Bay

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 7 reviews

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4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bathroom


Welcome to Eric the Red Heritage Retreat. This cottage was built from both local timber and the salvaged remains of "Eric The Red", wrecked on Cape Otway reef, Sept 4th, 1880. This refurbished cottage combines traditional 1800's bush architecture with modern design features. It lies within the Marengo Flora and Fauna reserve, just 2 kms from the old fishing and timber township of Apollo Bay. The cottage is only 300 metres from Marengo beach and the start of the Great Ocean Walk. The property features stunning attractions including the bushland reserve, with its walks, abundant birdlife and resident koala and bush wallaby populations. Cosy up to a wood fire and immerse yourself with a book from our local-history collection, play a game or watch a DVD. A reverse cycle heating & airconditioning system quickly warms up an open plan living area, which includes an electric stove and oven, microwave and plenty of bench space. The bathroom contains vanity, shower and toilet. Laundry has top loading washing machine. A gas BBQ is located on the front deck with a couch, table and chairs in a peaceful tranquil setting. This is a fascinating and inspirational lifestyle choice property.


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Parking, Washing machine

Air conditioning Books Children welcome Deck/Patio Dining Dishes and utensils DVD player Eco-Friendly Games Heating Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Living room Microwave Outdoor grill Oven Pantry items Parking Refrigerator Stove Television Toaster Video library Washing machine Wood stove
Eric The Red Heritage Retreat is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 7.
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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Nice location The house was quite old and did smell a little musty (particularly the wardrobe in master). Overstuffed with too much furniture. Otherwise not too bad. Fire was nice but the book said you have to buy your own wood if you finish the bag they provide. We did see the koala, he was in the tree in the neighbors property.
Date published: 2017-10-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfortable and homely. Retreat is the word for this cosy, quiet opportunity to relax away from it all. For a break from relaxing, fishing the local beach is exhilerating (although this time I didn't catch anything worth keeping, I'll be back). We also enjoyed the walk to Shelly Beach in the nearby Great Otway National Park.
Date published: 2017-09-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Cosy little cottage We enjoyed our stay. It was a little cold on the first night. But other than that we had everything we needed. A few lovely little touches with extra condiments in the cupboard.
Date published: 2017-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Warm and Cosy We spent a long weekend here in May and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. It looked great on the site but is even better when you see it. Everything we needed was provided. The birds were wonderful and the bushland opposite was lovely. It was a peaceful position. Great it you like wildlife and nature! We will be back. Thank you for sharing!
Date published: 2017-06-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great house in a quiet, private location My wife, 2 young children and I thoroughly enjoyed our long weekend stay at "Eric the Red Heritage Retreat". The house is at the end of a very quiet road and hence very private. We felt completely comfortable letting our young children run around in the front yard and loved the visits from the colourful rosellas. The beautiful Marengo beach was a short stroll away. It was great to have the wood fire / oven for the cold June nights! We will definitely stay here again.
Date published: 2017-06-18
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