More than a destination, Keren's Place is a state of mind. Find out why busy people love to return every year, with their pets, to enjoy the unique, rustic charm of Keren's Place.
Escape to a special place in time where you can relax and enjoy the rustic charm of Keren's Place in a cosy fully self-contained Unit just for two See FEATURES below. Enjoy your own private, relaxing home-away-from-home, just 100m from the beach, on the Great Ocean Road.
Sit and watch the waves on a private, covered deck with your own BBQ, outdoor setting and bamboo blinds for your privacy. The Unit also has a small, private, tropical oasis side area with a hammock and outdoor settings to relax in privacy. Fully fenced and secure for pets.
Keren's Place is 15 mins from Lorne, just around the corner from Wye River 1km, 15 minute walk via Paddy's Path across the hill and a perfect base for day trips to tourist attractions along the Great Ocean Road.
Plan to stay for at least 2 nights so that you can really relax. We know that you cannot relax completely if you know that you have to pack up again in the morning. For this reason we prefer a minimum stay of 2 nights 3 nights for Long Weekends.
Find out why hard-working people love to return every year, with their pets, to enjoy its unique rustic charm. More than a destination, it’s a state of mind.
Also available is a cosy 2BR COTTAGE see also Keren's Place - 2BR Cottage, under the same roof, available separately or together.
• Fully Self Contained
• 100 metres to the beach
• Air conditioned for your comfort
• 2 night minimum stay 3 nights on Long Weekends
• Entry available via mobile phone app downloaded prior to your stay
• Please note that Telstra mobile reception is good, no coverage at Sep for Optus and other carriers
• QS bed
• Doonas, pillows and extra cuddly blankets are provided.
• BYO Linen: Sheets, pillowslips, towels, bathmats, teatowels.
• Coffee, Tea, a selection of Herbal Teas, Otway Chai teas, sugar provided for your convenience
• Dining table
• TV\DVD player
• Blu-Ray player some Blue-Rays provided
• Air conditioning
• Bar fridge
LIMITED COOKING FACILITIES:
BBQ under cover, Microwave, electric jug, electric frying pan, toaster, rice cooker, turbo convection benchtop cooker, some condiments, crockery, cutlery.
• Spacious deck under cover with bamboo blinds for privacy
• Gas BBQ under cover
• Indoor\outdoor living - outdoor settings under cover on deck and in BBQ area
• Small private tropical oasis with hammock and additional outdoor setting
• Yard is fenced with gates, separate areas from 2BR Cottage garden
• Ideal for pets
Please read Booking Policy below prior to submitting enquiry.
Travel times and Guest Book comments
Approx 2.5 hours from Melbourne
Approx 1.5 hours from Geelong - leisurely drive
15 mins from Lorne, towards Apollo Bay
20 mins from Apollo Bay, towards Lorne
1 min from Wye River 10 min walk
Guest Book comments:
"This is a home away from home - a beautiful place to relax or a safe haven to return to after a day trip. We will definitely be back. Thank you for sharing this lovely place with us".
"We absolutely love it here Keren - and your garden is looking marvellous. The ocean is just sublime, as is your Cottage. Thank you".
"Thank you for sharing your space. It has been a wonderful couple of days. Hope to be back soon".
Things to do ....
Relax .... relax ..... relax ......
• Do whatever makes you happy
• Relax on the deck and watch the waves
• Feed the kookaburras and King Parrots
• Stroll along the beach
• Enjoy a meal or a cuppa at the Wye General Store, Wye River Hotel or Kennett River Cafe.
• Go fishing
• Sit on the beach and just relax
• Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the winding tracks through the native bush, or take one of the local Heritage Trails
• Watch TV or a DVD
• Meditate to a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation CD
• Take day trips to the Twelve Apostles, the Otway Fly and other attractions along the Great Ocean Road
• Take a day trip to Colac and visit some of the local tourist attractions, including Red Rock extinct volcano and wineries.
TO CONFIRM YOUR BOOKING PLEASE CONTACT US WITHIN 24 HOURS TO ARRANGE PAYMENT
Please read the following ACCOMMODATION TERMS AND CONDITIONS prior to booking. Payment, confirmation of the booking and commencement of tenancy implies acceptance of the Accommodation Terms and Conditions.
Arrival time is from 3pm and departure time is prior to 10am. Early arrival or late departure may be available by prior arrangement.
Doonas, doona covers, pillows and extra blankets are provided. Guests usually bring their own linen sheets, pillow cases, bath towels and tea towels. Also bath mats and hand towels if required. This linen can be provided upon request at an extra charge.
Keren’s Place is your holiday home-away-from-home. It is a condition of booking that you leave Keren’s Place as you found it. Please take time prior to your departure to ensure that indoor and outdoor furniture is returned to its original location, utensils are left in the same place, dishes are washed, dried and put away and floors are cleaned. A vacuum cleaner is provided for your use. Failure to comply with these conditions will incur an additional cleaning charge see below and possible forfeiture of the bond.
Keren’s place is pet friendly and welcomes your pet as an important member of your family. Your pet is allowed inside providing they are house-trained. Please vacuum prior to your departure and take extra care to ensure there is no pet hair on furniture, rugs or floors and all pet droppings are picked up from the outdoor area. Failure to comply with these conditions will incur an additional cleaning charge see below.
Times are changing, and in line with current industry standards, extra charges are levied by our cleaning agents if additional, time-consuming cleaning is necessary see below for charges. This is especially relevant in peak season when the cleaning agents are responsible for multiple properties and have a limited window of time between check-in and check-out. These charges are significant and we regret that we are required to pass these on to our guests if the property is not left in accordance with Accommodation Terms and Conditions and extra cleaning is required. If necessary, any extra costs will be charged to you following your stay, or deducted from your bond.
Our cleaning agents have advised that each of these items incur an extra fee of $25: washing, drying or putting away dishes, extra cleaning required, removal of excessive rubbish, excessive sand, removal of pet hair on carpet or furnishings, removal of doggy poop from the yard.
Cleaning oven apart from the usual wiping out and removal of crumbs $60
Cleaning BBQ $50
BBQ cleaning tools BBQ scraper, grid scraper, multi-scourer, BBQ wipes, paper towel, are provided for your use in a small bucket at the BBQ area. Please ensure that they are there when you arrive if not please let us know immediately, and when you leave. If they are not there for the next guest, the replacement cost will be deducted from your bond.
Please do not leave your dog alone if it is likely to bark continuously and disturb neighbours or other guests. If we receive complaints that this is occurring consistently, you may be asked to remove your pet, or leave without refund.
It is your responsibility to ensure that your pet does not cause distress or injury to any other guest, pet or wildlife on or away from the property.
Fencing is provided around the yard however it is your responsibility to ensure that your pet is safe and secure.
Tiger snakes are common in the area in summer. Please take extra care with your pet.
Keren s place accepts no liability for any mishap, injury or illness to your pet either on or off the property at any time, or if they should they escape from the premises either in your absence or while you are at the property.
Keren s place accepts no liability for damage or injury to other people, animals or wildlife caused by your pet either on or off the property.
When you arrive, if you notice anything broken, damaged, or the property does not meet your expectations in any way, please notify us immediately so that the matter can be rectified. If you do not contact us we assume that everything is in order for you and any damage found following your departure occurred during your stay.
We understand that accidents happen so please let us know immediately so that it can be replaced or fixed immediately or whenever is appropriate, either for your convenience or prior to the arrival of our next guests. We know you will understand that all breakages are to be paid for. Guests agree to allow the owner/authorised person to enter the premises at any time to carry out any necessary repairs or inspections.
The cost of replacement of breakages may be deducted from your bond.
Guests are respectfully requested to be water-wise during their stay. Keren's place uses tank water which is usually in short supply during summer months. Water usage is monitored and excessive usage will incur additional charges.
Guests are responsible for the safekeeping of their possessions. If we find anything you have left behind, we will let you know and return it to you if possible.
The number of occupants must be the same as the number booked. If extra guests are staying without prior notice, booking may be cancelled, the entry app invalidated, or extra tariff required.
Guests agree that they will not create any nuisance, undue noise or do any acts, which shall be of any annoyance to the owner\occupier of the adjoining properties.