Surfside Apartment - Ocean Grove
Newly renovated stylish coastal, ground level spacious apartment, ideal for families or couples alike. 2 bedrooms & 1 bathroom accommodate up to 8 guests.
All the comforts you need for either a short or long stay.
Situated approx 850m/10 min walk to the beautiful Collendina Beach & close to all other amenities, including shops, some of Victoria's best golf courses, Adventure Water Park, excellent wineries, breweries & restaurants.
Only 90 mins from Melbourne.
Surfside is a newly renovated, self contained, modern ground floor apartment. It is the lower level of our large 2 storey dwelling with complete privacy, a separate entrance & all of your own facilities, you can come & go as you please.
It features 2 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 guests, with an open plan kitchen/living area with an 8 seater dining table, bathroom with laundry facilities & a private enclosed side courtyard complete with seating & BBQ.
We are located in a quiet residential neighbourhood, there is plenty of free unrestricted street parking available.
The lounge area has a comfortable chaise sofa & floor cushions. TV with Chromecast & free to air broadcasting & a retro style digital radio.
The kitchen features all of the modern conveniences. 5 burner gas cook top with a large electric oven, full size fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, Gaggia espresso machine, kettle & toaster. Easy to cook your own breakfast or a dinner at home with pots & pans, tableware for 8, serving platters etc all provided.
The master bedroom, has a queen size bed with quality mattress & bedding. 2 sets of drawers & a hanging rack are provided for personal items.
The large secondary bedroom is perfect for kids, with a tv/play area for their exclusive use. It has 2 single over double bunk beds with quality mattresses & bedding. 2 sets of drawers & a hanging rack are provided for personal items. An ottoman/day bed & 2 bean bags for the kids to watch TV or stream via Chromecast. There is also a selection of board games.
Although the bunk beds can accommodate a total of 6 guests, we advise that it is more suited to either 4 adults or 6 children.
The central bathroom with rain head shower, can be accessed via both bedrooms, it is lockable & has a washing machine & dryer.
The outdoor area runs down the side length of the apartment & features a hot/cold outdoor shower, seating area & BBQ. The courtyard attracts the morning & early afternoon sun & is fully enclosed.
The apartment is quite spacious. Approximate room sizes are as follows. Open plan lounge/kitchen 7m x 5m. Queens size bedroom 4.5m x 3m. Bunk bedroom/play area 7m x 4m. Bathroom/Laundry 3m x 2.5m. Courtyard 14m x 2.5m.
For your entertainment we have installed Chromecast on both televisions. This enables you to cast your favourite entertainment from your phone, tablet or laptop. Simply use your mobile device to cast your favourite TV shows, movies, music, sports, games, and more. Supported by 1000's of apps including Netflix, Stan, You Tube etc.
We also provide a selection of board games, beach equipment snorkels, cricket set, Frisbee, beach umbrella etc, 4 adult sized mountain bikes with helmets & bike lock usage of all equipment provided is at your own risk.
The upper level of the house is our permanent residence. We make every attempt to minimise noise, however from time to time you may hear general living sounds from above as we go about our daily lives.
Although the apartment remains cool in the summer months, for your comfort the master bedroom & lounge/dining have ceiling fans & the bunk bedroom has a large portable fan.
For your convenience, there is a combination lock box at the front door, where you can locate the keys for easy check in.
The is NO ACCESS through the back glass french doors off the bunk room, they are for emergency exit only. They currently access the private property for our upper level dwelling. The outdoor area for the ground level apartment is located down the side as mentioned above.
Parking - We are located in a quiet residential court with ample free street parking available.
Approx 850 metres to the beautiful Collendina beach. It is about a 5-10 min walk or 2 min by car. If you prefer to swim between the flags, the patrolled surf beach is at Ocean Grove main beach approx 5 mins away by car or 20 min walk.
All amenities are with in walking distance, approx 15 min walk or short 5 min drive to "Market Place" where you will find Woolies supermarket, chemist, bottle shop, take away food, medical centre etc.
Ocean Grove has a lot to offer, roaring surf & ocean breezes all with a coastal town vibe. The main strip a 5 min drive away has boutique shopping, cafes & restaurants. It is also in close proximity to many attractions & is surrounded by the large selection of golf courses, wineries, breweries & restaurants that dot the Bellarine Peninsula.
Catch a wave or learn to surf at one of the local surf schools.
Play golf at a number of courses in the area. 6 of them ranking in Australia’s Top 100 Barwon Heads 8th, 13th Beach 9th, Curlewis 64th, Torquay Sands 75th, Portarlington 84th.
A short 15 minute drive to the gorgeous historic seaside town of Queenscliff, home to the old fort, the Sorrento ferry, fishing charters, art galleries, antique shops, boutiques, cafes & dining & the vintage tourist steam train.
"Searoad Ferries" operate from Queenscliff & have frequent services to Mornington Peninsula, you can take the car or just ride as a passenger.
Take a boat tour & swim with wild dolphins & seals & snorkel at the world-renowned Pope’s Eye or charter a boat & explore the beautiful Port Philip Bay.
Barwon Heads is a short 10 min drive away or you can walk along the beautiful beach – approx 6km one way. A gorgeous seaside holiday haven awaits with a selection of desirable boutiques & cafes etc.
A 10 min drive to "Adventure Park" Victoria's biggest water park, a great fun filled day out for the family.
The Bellarine wine region has many highlights. Some wineries stand out with their breathtaking bay views & dining options, others have unique charm with memorabilia and upside down cellar doors. You will also find locally brewed beers and ciders. Arrange a driver or make your own way around, you will not be disappointed.
Bellarine Rail Trail is a must do for cycle enthusiasts or a family day out.
Weekend farmer’s markets are on most weekends, dotted along the coastal towns, where you will find local produce & artisan products etc.
The Great Ocean Road scenic drive is 30 minutes away, one of the worlds best coastal drives.
Get a birds eye view, Sky Diving & scenic flights are available from either Barwon Heads or Torquay airports.
30 mins to Geelong & 90 mins to Melbourne.
Local bus services available to/from Geelong & around the peninsula.
Limited Uber & taxi services also available.
Over summer holidays a free shuttle services also operates around town & Barwon Heads.