1. Australia
  2. VIC
  3. Great Ocean Road
  4. Lorne
  5. #169168

THE OCTOPUS - Family Sanctuary

House, Lorne

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 6 reviews

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Min 2 - 7 nights stay

8 guests
4 bedrooms
5 beds
2 bathrooms


Welcome to THE OCTOPUS.

A perfect combination of central location, stunning views and amenity. Boasting expansive views and bordering beautiful Otway forest, this immaculate 4 bedroom holiday home features a 270 degree outdoor deck on two levels allowing you to chase the sun throughout the days. Set in a quiet location, The Octopus allows you the enjoyable option of a short stroll into town or up to the pristine wilderness & golf course behind. The Octopus spreads across two stories with fully ensuited top level master bedroom with balcony access. Separate living zone downstairs flanks three further bedrooms. All bathrooms, including extra powder room on top level,are well appointed and the main living area basks in natural light. Ample off street parking, air conditioning Foxtel and WIFIjoin the long list of reasons why you will be back time and time again.

Outdoor heater no longer included.



This property offers STAY 3 PAY 2 & STAY 7 PAY 5 during OFF PEAK

3 Car Spaces

Chase the sun all day long


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Dishwasher, Washing machine

Air conditioning Balcony Ceiling fan Deck/Patio Dishwasher DVD player Internet access Linens provided Microwave Outdoor grill Satellite/Cable Television Washing machine
THE OCTOPUS - Family Sanctuary is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 6.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Stay We had a very pleasant week. The Octopus is very comfortable and very well equipped. The weather was much better than forecast so we were able to get some golf in as well as walking and exploring.
Date published: 2017-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Back for sure! We loved the Octopus! Will be back for sure. Thanks.
Date published: 2016-11-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Super comfortable house with amazing views Very enjoyable week here. Modern, comfortable and well equipped house. Good location and nice view. Lots of native birds fly past and sit on the balcony. Beds are comfortable.
Date published: 2016-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for families We stayed at the Octopus House for 3 nights in September. We had originally booked another house further along the Great Ocean Road but due to the floods we couldn't access that house. The wonderful staff at GOR Holidays worked very hard to find us another house. They suggested The Octopus. There were 9 of us in total. I cannot express enough how perfect this property is for families/friends wanting to holiday together. There is plenty of room. The second sitting area downstairs complete with a TV (and Foxtel) is perfect if you want some time to yourself or for the kids to go and watch a movie. As for the kitchen there is nothing you could want for. There is so much crockery, cutlery, cooking utensils, pans and platters. The view is gorgeous and at night the lights of the pier and the old pub are just beautiful. It's an easy walk into town - yes the hill's on the way home are tough but it is a good work out and we needed it as we ate and drank our way through the weekend! I would highly recommend The Octopus to anyone considering spending time in beautiful Lorne especially if you enjoy self catering and spending time with family or friends under the one roof.
Date published: 2016-09-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Breathtaking views, perfect location! I recently made a return trip to The Octopus accommodation in Lorne, after having been there previously 2 or 3 times with friends and family (from overseas). This time I attended with a few friends for a girls' weekend and I must say after not having been there for quite a few years I was glad the experience was just as good as I remembered. The unit was clean, comfortable and close to everything we needed. We got there on a Friday afternoon and were so comfortable we decided to stay in for dinner, rather than go out. We made use of the George Foreman grill and I noticed that the kitchen was even more well-stocked this time than I remembered. It actually had more gadgets available than I have at home, as well as all the basics that are sorely lacking in many other holiday units I've visited. No stone has been left unturned, that's for sure! The old modular lounge, while nice, had been updated, as had all of the bedding. The fourth bedroom had also been opened up (it had always been locked in previous visits as I think previous owners kept it private for themselves, which is fair enough), and had lovely, new furniture and bedding as well. The shower head in the downstairs bathroom was fantastic and as always, it was great to have a number of toilets, upstairs and downstairs, to choose from. Very convenient. The star of the show remains the fantastic views and close proximity to the golf course and forest just next to one of the side drives. I've been there in summer and winter, and the view always guarantees a breathtaking opportunity to see the sky and the ocean at its best. Yes, the walk back up the hill is still steep but after a good walk, shop and visit to one of the many great cafes, pubs or restaurants I actually looked forward to the opportunity for a good bout of exercise. The new cafe near the main road in, and island separating the road, gave us the opportunity to try a new cafe for brunch one morning, where we sat on a picnic table beside the beach while the staff brought us our coffee and food. Awesome addition to the Lorne experience! (I think they're called the Swing Bridge Cafe?!) I will definitely make sure my next visit to The Octopus will not be so long to organise, as I felt like I was visiting an old friend that hadn't changed over the years.....but had actually gotten better. Definitely give it a 5/5!
Date published: 2016-03-24
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