View to original outdoor kitchen
at the beach
Dogs at the beach
sunroom looking east
sunroom / family room
kitchen through to sunroom
Loungeroom in Winter
sunroom and sth doorway to beach track
lorikeet on birdbath
view from dunes at back of property
view from dunes
at the beach
beach looking east to Port Fairy
beach looking west to Portland
The Cottage Location Map
UNIQUE HISTORIC RURAL PROPERTY.
ON ACERAGE WITH BUSH, BEACH AND PRIVACY.
BACKS SECLUDED OCEAN BEACH.
Historic, Spacious and FSC Restored Limestone Cottage with extensive grounds and bush through to the remote Off-leash Dog friendly Beach.
HOUSE IS DOG FRIENDLY - ALLOWED INSIDE - The Sunroom / Familyroom area is available for dogs to sleep at night and sit with you during the day.
CENTRAL TO MANY COASTAL ATTRACTIONS, NATIONAL PARKS AND THE GRAMPIANS.
Conveniently located on the Princes Highway 30 mins west of Port Fairy and 15 mins East of Portland.
Built around 1840 from limestone rocks, The Cottage Narrawong is one of the oldest houses continuously occupied in Victoria.
Beautifully restored with its history in mind. Original fittings throughout but with all modern comforts added. A fully equipped, self - contained and very comfortable, cosy but spacious rustic cottage right on the coast.
The back gate leads to beautiful coastal dunes (part of the property) through heathland onto a very secluded wild open beach.
PLEASE NOTE:In Wet Winters part of the track may form a natural biilabong, associated with the Surry River Estuary. (Beach access is then available via a little used public access tracks 1km up the road or by using the dinghy provided and rowing across - approx 50mts - ( see pic. )
There is an abundance of wildlife, birds and native vegetation on the property but it is DOG FRIENDLY. With an area inside for them to sleep and a secure outside undercover area with beds and bowls provided.
The sandstone slab verandahs add to the ambience with the original outdoor kitchen a feature of the courtyard.
The family room is large and very comfortable with TV, DVD, books, games and views of the garden.
The kitchen is country style with all the amenities and equipment required for a family.
THE TARRIFFS INCLUDES :
ALL BEDDING, LINEN, TOWELS, TOILETRIES, TEA/COFFEE, ALL HOUSEHOLD SUNDRIES AND FIREWOOD IN WINTER.
2 bedrooms (sleeps up to max 5 ) with garden outlooks
2 living areas, one with OFP.
Large, fully equipped kitchen.
Spacious bathroom with a bath and separate shower.
Separate toilet and laundry.
There is also a hot outdoor shower for washing beach sand off in Summer.
Undercover parking for 2 cars and plenty of space for caravans and trailers allows travellers to park securely.
Part of the house is available for House-trained dogs to sleep inside at night and beds can be provided for them also if necessary. There is also a dry,clean and secure undercover outside dog enclosure if you're visiting the local National Parks.
A home away from home providing all the amenities expected but with the added benefits of privacy, space, a bush outlook and the beach. The convenience of mains rd access to 2 interesting towns, plus lots of natural features are close by to explore.
Information on Narrawong and surrounds
Narrawong is a small township 1.6 kms west of The Cottage and is situated on the Surry River Coastal Estuary. The Narrawong General Store is open 7 days from 7am - 7pm. It sells a small range of food items, is a bank and Post Office.
THE COTTAGE IS CENTRAL TO MANY ATTRACTIONS :
The delights of Port Fairy with its history, restaurants and cafes are 30mins east and Portland with its beautiful harbour and fishing boats is 15mins west. The Flora and Fauna of the Grampians is just 1 hour Nth.
Discovery Bay, The Blowholes and Petrified Forest, Glenelg National Park, and Bridgewater Bay are all east and easily accessible from The Cottage. Mt Eccles NP is less than an hrs drive and Mt Richmond NP is 20mins from Portland. Or you can explore the numerous wonderful coastal spots with cliffs, rocky outcrops and wild seas then stop for lunch at either the beachfront Bridgewater Bay Cafe (dogs permitted)or the Cape Nelson Lighthouse cafe and view the spectacular cliffs.
Bring your bike and ride from The Cottage up to the Saw Pit Picnic area directly Nth in the bush on Mt Clay or walk along the beach to where the Surry River meets the sea and swim in the river or the sea. The beach is patrolled on weekends in Summer.
PLEASE CHECK PRICING AND OTHER DETAILS WITH THE OWNER DIRECTLY BEFORE PROCEEDING TO A BOOKING AS THERE ARE REGULAR SPECIALS.
Washing machine, Parking
- Pets allowed, Children welcome, Long-term renters welcome
- Outdoor grill, Deck/Patio, Lawn/Garden
- Entertainment and Family
- DVD player, Video library, Games, Stereo, Parking, Books, Garage, Hair dryer, Internet access, Living room, Telephone, Television, Toys
- Kitchen and Dining
- Kitchen, Microwave, Dining, Dishes and utensils, Oven, Pantry items, Refrigerator, Stove, Toaster
- Linen and Cleaning
- Linens provided, Clothes dryer, Iron and board, Washing machine, Towels provided
- Heating and Cooling
- Fireplace, Heating, Ceiling fan, Wood stove
- full bath, separate shower, secure pet enclosure, electric blankets, gas heating & cooking, outdoor summer shower, free tea / coffee, fully equipped kitchen, ceiling fans, free local calls