Eco retreat perched above the ocean offering seclusion, stunning views & beach access" Perched high above Bass Straight and bordering the Otway National Park, ‘Melisande’ offers total seclusion. From Storm Point to the East and Point Franklin to the West, the house has truly spectacular panoramic views of the coastline. Sited sensitively in a pristine and rugged wilderness, ‘Melisande’ offers a rare escape from the increasing density of coastal town development. A private access track connects the property to The Great Ocean Walk leading directly down to Three Creeks Beach and Shelley Beach. Enthusiastic walkers can head up through fern valleys and towering eucalypts to Elliot River and beyond to Blanket Bay. ‘Melisande’ is 6 km’s from Apollo Bay township and is sited a further 1 km from The Great Ocean Road via a winding gravel driveway. The property is completely off the grid running on solar power and tank water. Whilst self sustaining and environmentally responsible, the house is luxurious and fully appointed, with a stunning master bedroom upstairs with impressive windows framing the expensive ocean views as well as a private balcony. Two twin bedrooms downstairs both with queen beds and access through sliding doors to the external courtyards. A modern and well-equipped kitchen separates two living areas which are heated by a Coonara wood fire which offers a beautiful ambiance for the cooler nights. Generous East and West timber decks are ideal for outside dining in the summer. An architecturally designed cabin, with its own outside deck, sits close to the main house and acts as a fourth bedroom or retreat. There is a two-car garage that can also be used as a games room for the kids. This stunning residence is perfect for a couple’s weekend away or well suited to families wanting to enjoy The Otway National Park and it’s many attractions. Stunning beaches, beautiful walks, pristine coastline, native animals, abundant birdlife, and easy driving access to The Cape Otway Lighthouse, Bimbi Park, The Californian Redwood Forest, The Twelve Apostles and much more.
things to note
1km winding gravel driveway to access the home. The property is completely off the grid running on solar power and tank water.
Linen is included.
IF GUESTS WANT ACCESS TO THE POD sleeps an extra 2 in a queen bed There is an additional fee of $200 for this to be opened and set up with linen.