Kookaburra Cottage is a four bedroom contemporary-style cottage with an open-plan kitchen-living area, with full kitchen facilities including dishwasher, coffee plunger and orange press, TV, DVD and CD/radio provided. The bathroom facilities include two showers and toilets and a laundry.
It has a king-sized bed in one bedroom, a queen-sized bed in the second, a built-in bunk in another two beds and the fourth bedroom is a dormitory with five single beds and a trundle bed if needed. The dormitory is closed off for smaller bookings. All linen and bath towels are provided for your secluded retreat.
This cottage also has reverse cycle heating and cooling, games, books and DVDs. Guests also have use of our private three-hole country style golf course, tennis court, solar-heated swimming pool, barbecue facilities and outdoor dinning areas and the bush walks.
Enjoy hotel-quality linen in all the beds at Kanturk. The standard rate is for up to four guests. Additional guests are charged at a rate of $85 per adult and $40 per child.
It is set in country gardens on a property of three hectares with native bush walks, bbq facilities, tennis court, swimming pool and country-style golf course. Ideal for book clubs where you can sit around the fire in the log cabin with a glass of wine and solve the world's problems. Or just enjoy the bird watching. The property is ideal for club getaways, family gatherings, birthday celebrations - the possibilities are endless.
We live on the property. The area inside the circle of the driveway is private property.
There are three cottages on the property. Due respect must be shown to the guests in the other cottages.
Our little dogs Jack, Marley and Lulu will join the welcoming party on arrival. Please let us know if you don't like dogs and we will keep them inside.
The golf course, tennis court and swimming pool are shared facilities for the use of all guests. No loud music can be played on the property unless prior arrangements have been made with management.
There is no bombing, running or boisterous behaviour allowed at the pool and no glassware or bottles allowed poolside. Plastic 'glassware' is provided. Please hang towels on the clothesline and don't leave them on the pool chairs. If you have a bbq in the pool pavilion, please clean up after use and leave it as you found it returning food etc to your cottage fridge. The pool pavilion fridge is for use during a bbq only. Clean the bbq for the use of other guests.
The house inside the driveway circle is our home and is private property, but enjoy the rest of the property. Let us know what you are particularly interested in so we can ensure it is ready for use when you arrive. Sally's mobile is available if you have any questions.
Local Attractions and Getting There
Enjoy the natural setting wallabys and koalas used to live in this area but now are rarely seen abundant birdlife occasionally sugar gliders in the of Langwarrin South, just 45 minutes from Melbourne CBD, five minutes to shopping centres of Somerville, Langwarrin and Pearcedale and 15 minutes to the seaside thriving metropolis of Frankston, Hastings and Tooradin, if fishing is more your thing.
The award winning Pearcedale Conservation Park and Moonlit Sanctuary - a great place to see wallabies, koalas and a host of other wildlife, is just five minutes away.
Langwarrin South is at the gateway to the beautiful Mornington Peninsula with its stunning beaches, world class golf courses, wineries and restaurants.
Kanturk is an ideal location to relax if taking part in any of the major events on the peninsula; yachting races, triathlons, cycling events or golfing competitions just to name a few.
Or if you want to play a round at some of the world class golf courses, start the day with a warm up round at Kanturk then head out ready to take on the world.
If hitting the surf beaches is more your scene, wake up refreshed then head down the coast to Point Leo 30 minutes away or down the Peninsula Link freeway to Gunnamatta, Portsea, Sorrento 50 minutes away or stop at any of the many beaches along the way.
Fishing and boating activities abound at nearby Tooradin, Warneet, Yaringa Boat Harbour and Hastings all about 15 minutes away. And of course Langwarrin Flora and Fauna Reserve, Cruden Farm, the home of the late philanthropist Dame Elisabeth Murdoch, Mulberry Hill the home of the late artist Sir Daryl Lindsay and Lady Joan author of 'Picnic at Hanging Rock' the award winning Pearcedale Moonlit Sanctuary is five minutes away.
Trains run regularly from Melbourne to Frankston. Every 20 minutes in peak hours and approximately hourly until midnight.
Buses run every few hours from Frankston to Pearcedale the 776 bus which stops at both ends of West Road. However we will usually try and pick you up from Frankston station if we can. This is by prior arrangement obviously. Taxis also operate from Frankston.