Looking for activity or just a seaside stroll, you will find everything at your doorstep. From Bella Mare the Jan Juc clifftops are just a 1km walk. Then you can head either left to the local beach or strike out right to get to the famous Bells Beach. Surf, swim, fish, bike ride, run or walk - the choice of activities is endless. Further afield, but not too far, you will also discover several golf clubs, great wineries, restaurants and cafes.
Looking for a family holiday or friends get together ? Chill in style at Bella Mare on the Great Ocean Road.
Belle Mare provides a unique opportunity for up to eight people to get away from the everyday, but with all the comforts of home - you can even bring the pets. You'll relax straightaway in the stylish light filled living space, with wide screen TV, DVD player and stereo. Gather for fun and food at the sunny outdoor setting in our spacious garden or the formal indoor dining table. There's plenty of space for guests to spread out and do their own thing.
For local convenience the nearby Jan Juc shopping centre will provide you with the basics and the newly renovated Bells Beach Hotel has great dining options. Alternatively you can reach the bustling action of Torquay by foot along the beach or by car, plus discounted shopping at big brand surf gear including seconds and warehouse sales, is all just a 5 minute drive away. A covered car port provides space for two cars.
At Belle Mare all holiday cooking and entertaining appetites are catered for with a central fully equipped kitchen (including basic pantry stocks) and a Weber gas BBQ/oven on the deck. For easy living and comfort the three bedrooms, laundry and bathing areas (including a master bedroom ensuite) are positioned at the front of the house away from the central living space.
Bedroom 1: 1 x queen with ensuite shower, toilet and walk in robe
Bedroom 2: 1 x queen with robe
Bedroom 3: 1 double bunk, I x single bunk, 1 x trundle with double robe
Living/dining: TV/DVD/ Stereo Dining table to seat 8
Kitchen: Fully equipped
Laundry with second bar fridge and washing machine Small dog Door
Bathroom 1: shower, bath, vanity and separate toilet
Outdoors: Fully enclosed back garden with Weber Family Q BBQ, outdoor setting (8 plus) and umbrella.
Please note that Linen is not supplied.
This property supplies doonas with covers and pillow/pillow slips.
You will need to bring your own linen including sheets ,bath/beach towels, bath mats and tea towels.
Linen may be hired through Torquay linen service, please contact the owner for further details.
• Weber Barbeque/oven
• Cooking Facilities
• CD Player/iPod player
• DVD Player
• Refrigerator and bar fridge
• Split system airconditioning
• TV Reception
• Washing machine and clothesline
• Carport (2 cars)
Local Attractions & things to do
Torquay is famous for its beaches. There are safe beaches for small kids (Cosy Corner) and surf beaches for loads of fun (Torquay and Jan Juc). For the serious surfers there is the world famous Bells Beach and Winkipop just a short drive away. Zeally Bay beach (Cosy Corner) has a grassed foreshore reserve with picnic/BBQ facilities available and shady trees, a fantastic beach for young families.
Torquay has many attractions beyond the beach, including Surfworld Museum, Tigermoth World and of course, it is the gateway to The Great Ocean Road. The surf shops and outlets will keep any keen shopper amused for hours! The area also has lots of wineries to discover and enjoy.
There are surfing schools if you want to learn, or windsurfing and kite-surfing on those windy days at Cosy Corner. For the fisherman there are some good fish to be caught from the beaches and Spring Creek, just check for the local Marine Park boundaries.
Our famous touring route the \\'Great Ocean Road\\' will take you to other beautiful towns and beaches like Anglesea, Aireys Inlet and Lorne. A day trip to Apollo Bay and down to the Twelve Apostles, with many activities to do and see along the way.
An enjoyable drive in the other direction takes you to the Bellarine Peninsula with its beautiful towns and beaches of Barwon Heads, Ocean Grove, Pt Lonsdale and Queenscliff.