WELCOME TO KATH'S VIEW, WYE RIVER
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Kath's View is an original 1950s beach house that has been returned to its retro glory. Set high on the hill in the middle of Wye River, the property has stunning ocean and bush views and unlike any other property in Wye River, it offers guests a truly unique retro beach house stay.
The interiors have been fitted with original 50's & 60's furnishings, artworks and appliances, and from the moment you walk in its like taking a step back in time to the golden days of 1950's Aussie beach culture.
The property's time capsule feel makes a stay at Kath's View a unique experience.
Located in the original old part of Wye River, Kath's View is just a short walk down the hill to the main beach, Wye General Store and the Pub.
For overseas visitors travelling down the Great Ocean Road, the house offers an opportunity to experience the tradition of the great Aussie beach shack complete with its original 1950's fit out.
Kath's View is typical of beach houses designed in the 50's, the property has a large open plan top floor living/ dining kitchen capturing those magical sea views.
The house can accommodate up to 7 guests in 3 separate sleeping quarters located on the property or just rent the main house master bedroom for two.
The master bedroom located inside the main house has been incorporated into the open plan top floor space. With no walls to block out the view, the open plan bedroom allows you to lie in bed and soak up the views or light the fire and turn the 50" LCD TV around to enjoy both big screen and the crackling fire from the comfort of your bed. The perfect couple's bolthole in Wye's wild winters.
The Peacock bedroom downstairs accessed by an external stair off the main house sleeps 2 in a queen bed and a separate single bed can be provided for a 3rd guest.
For family's of 3 2 adults & 1 child the single bed can be placed in the upstairs main house eliminating this geographical distance.
The bathroom is also located downstairs and accessed by the external staircase has been renovated and returned to the 1950's.
Those wanting lots of privacy will enjoy staying in the Port-hole bungalow. Again 7th guest can be accommodated with a full size single bed provided on request.
A large deck off the top floor offers panoramic ocean views looking straight down to Wye beach. Enjoy a barbie lunch or just lounge around on a deck chair in the sun. You'll find it hard to drag yourself away from the sea view or watching the surfers' catch a wave.
MODERN CONVENIENCES HAVE NOT BEEN FORGOTTEN:
50" LCD Flat screen TV, FOXTEL,Stereo, iPod docking station, A/C, lots of platters, glasses and crockery. The house is well equipped for entertaining, with the BBQ located on the deck, outdoor table and chairs or outdoor retro couches. Inside is perfect for dinner parties with guests also able to enjoy the ocean and bush views from the dining table.
Guests please note this property is not suitable for young children and as such we do not accept children under 5 years. Due to the configuration of the bedrooms located on separate parts of the property, children over 5 years may not feel comfortable sleeping downstairs away from Mum and Dad. Some kids love it especially teens while others may not, please consider this before making a booking enquiry.
3 SEPARATE SLEEPING QUARTERS ON THE PROPERTY
MAIN HOUSE OPEN PLAN TOP FLOOR SLEEPS 2
1 x DOUBLE SIZED BED IN OPEN PLAN BEDROOM LOCATED IN MAIN HOUSE TOP FLOOR
TV, fire and stunning views from your bed
DOWNSTAIRS PEACOCK BEDROOM SLEEPS 2
1 X QUEEN SIZED BED
bush views from your bed
PORT-HOLE BUNGALOW PINK BEDROOM
3rd BEDROOM BUNGALOW SLEEPS 2
1 x DOUBLE SIZED BED
lovely & light with views over the 1950's rockery garden
Additional accommodation is locked and keys will be provided when booked.
Rates listed are for up to 2 guests with use of the Main House and open plan top floor bedroom
Extra guests are charged at $40 per person per night.
7th guest can be accommodated with an additional single bed at $40 per night.
Local cleaners fee $85.00
Rates listed are inclusive of STAYZ nightly Booking fee
LINEN: Doonas, blankets and pillows are provided, however, guests are required to bring their own linen, towels and beach towels unless otherwise arranged.
NO PARTIES POLICY: Strict no parties policy and any unpaid guests staying will be deducted from your security bond.
50 of your accommodation total is required to secure your stay.The balance along with security bond to be paid 14 days prior to your arrival. House information will be forwarded upon receipt of your final payment.
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS: Minimum 3 night stay except Melbourne Cup & Australia Day Long weekend both 4 night minimum.
EASTER: 4 Nights
JANUARY: Minimum 5 nights stay.
Many furnishings and appliances at Kath's View are original 1950's and 1960's and impossible to replace if damaged or broken. Due to the nature of the property we request guests lodge a $1000 security deposit. We understand that this is a significant deposit and as such is promptly refunded after cleaning.
FILM SET & PHOTO SHOOTS - the property is available for filming and photo shoots please contact Louise to discuss. See our Kath's View facebook page for more photos and information on the house.