1. Australia
  2. VIC
  3. Phillip Island and Gippsland
  4. Venus Bay
  5. #190779

Lunasea An Authors Retreat

House, Venus Bay

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 4 reviews

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Min 2 - 7 nights stay

5 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bathroom


This unique author’s house is perfect for a relaxing holiday. You can soak up both ‘luna’ and ‘sea’ during your stay. Gaze at the full moon through a bedroom porthole and see the night sky from a star shaped skylight. Jo would like you to enjoy the quirkiness of her house and the visual delights of her love of colour and sense of the ridiculous. Go to her website and see the Launch of Lunasea in 2007 when she dressed up as the Queen...

You will relax in a delightful, tranquil setting with one of the best vistas in Venus Bay. Sit on the large back deck and take in the rolling hills, trees and wildlife. You are only a short walk from the shops and the patrolled Beach One and 2 mins walk from the bike/walk track to Tarwin Lower.

The house has two bedrooms ….one queen bed room and one double / single bunk room. There is one bathroom, an open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area, split system air conditioner, wood heater, flat screen TV, DVD, stereo, microwave, washing machine and large BBQ.

The floors are polished wood and you will delight in the enormous Tasmanian Oak, wave shaped dining / kitchen work area table. The large front windows and French doors are double glazed opening on to two large front and back decks.

Jo would like you to experience a memorable visit in her writer’s retreat.

Who knows, in this atmosphere you might write your first novel or simply feel inspired to return home and be creative in your own way.

Check In: Any time after 3pm.

Check Out: 11am

Please Note:

No smoking inside the property / Not suitable for pets / No parties or events

Linen and Towels: Bed linen and towels are not supplied by default but can be included additionally at $15 per person. Doonas and pillows are supplied.

Guests: No Schoolies. Lunasea is best suited to couples and small families.

Water: Venus Bay is on tank water. Please be mindful of water usage and do not take lengthy showers.

Open Fire: Lunasea has a lovely log fire coonara and if you want to have wood fires you will need to purchase wood for your stay. Wood can be purchased from the Mitre10 in Tarwin Lower on your way through or from the general store in Venus Bay. There are firestarters and newspaper already provided in the house for you.

When you leave: Please leave the property in a tidy state. And please report any breakages to us prior to leaving as these must be paid for. Cleaners will come in and clean the shower and floors etc. after you leave - but the surfaces and dishes need to be cleaned and items in the house placed back where you found them.


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Dishwasher, Parking, Washing machine

Air conditioning Books Children welcome Coffee maker Deck/Patio Dining Dishes and utensils Dishwasher DVD player Fireplace Heating Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Living room Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Pantry items Parking Refrigerator Stereo Stove Television Toaster Video library Washing machine
Lunasea An Authors Retreat is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 4.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful stay! We really enjoyed our stay at Lunasea. Lovely clean and colorful home with plenty of interesting books for reading. Wonderful deck and garden for relaxing and soaking up the sunshine and peace. Feeding the magpies and butcher birds was an extra treat.
Date published: 2017-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful weekend away! We had a wonderful time staying at Lunasea an Author's Retreat. The house was perfectly set up for what we needed and Jo had some lovely extra personal touches. The kids loved feeding the magpies in the morning and the wood fire was perfect for the chilly temperatures. The area is beautiful and it was such a lovely home. We will definitely. be coming back again! Thank you!
Date published: 2017-07-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Relaxing and great view house Everything was great,when we arrived the BBQ gas was finished ,but after i called the manager of the house she came and solved in ten minutes. It was clean , nature , quiet, great location and with great fire place. The only thing not make me certain is that the cooker is old and slow heating up.
Date published: 2017-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous place and wonderful stay!!! We stayed in Lunasea over a weekend for a quiet chillout time and we absolutely loved it!!!! We arrived to find a gorgeous house in a fantastic location with all the homely touches we could have asked for. We loved the quirky features of this house. Who has portholes and a star skylight? The optional woodheater was wonderful on our 2 wintry nights and the quietness of this location a dream! We can't wait to come back again in the summer and take advantage of the glorious beach and surrounding walking tracks. Highly recommend this house to anyone seeking tranquility and inspiration.
Date published: 2016-08-04
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