My place is a spacious 4 bedroom home situated on a quiet dead end street. It has off street parking space at the front of the property for all your toys boat/skis, bikes. It has balconies with magnificent views of Lake Eildon and surrounding mountains at the rear of the home. My place is a two minute drive to boat ramps and the local general store. Mansfield township is a 12 minute drive away and the base of Mt Buller is a 30 minute drive away..
You can walk from the rear of my place down the backyard and grass area, across the road to and from the lake. it is a uphill walk from the lake. You can walk up and back for lunch/snacks etc from the house to the lake as we do when there.
From this location you can spend a day swimming, boating, fishing, cycling, mountain bike riding, trail bike riding or 4wd, in winter the snow fields are nearby. You can relax with views of Lake Eildon from the main bedroom, living area and balcony. You can enjoy a bar-b-que on the balcony, watch the kids run around the large grass yard or maybe let them walk up to the local store for a icecream, walk down to the lake for an evening swim or to spot the kangaroos, view native birds or have a wine on the deck or by the wood fire.
The House itself consists of 2 Bathrooms and 4 spacious bedrooms - plenty of space for your own portacot all the Bedrooms have robes - main with walk in robe.
Bedroom 1 upstairs - Double bed, walk in robe, access to bathroom. split system heat/cooler private balcony and glorious lake views
Bedroom 2 upstairs - Double bed split system heat/cool
Bedroom 3 entry level - Double bed - portable fan
Bedroom 4 entry level - 3 x single beds 2 are able to put mattress on floor and sleep on base making the two singles into 4 singles
A pull out sofa bed is located in the lounge and a spare additional double foam mattress for the sofa bed is stored in Bed. 4 cupboard this is a typical pull out sofa bed sleeps 2 but more comfortable only for one
Entry level of home consists of;
Lounge, bedroom 3 and 4, laundry, toilet, bathroom with tub.
Linen cupboard with vacuum
Split system heat/cool in kitchen lounge area and wood fire.
Balcony off kitchen and lounge with glorious lake views.
Full Kitchen with Stove, Oven, Microwave and Dishwasher
Clothes washer in laundry no dryer, broom, mop bucket, clothes drying rack
BBQ on deck with direct access to kitchen
Internal staircase to Upper Level of home consisting of;
Main Bedroom 1 with private balcony, WIR, bedroom 2, Bathroom with toilet
Our property has space to park 4 cars with trailers comfortably.
There is no fencing at this property.
A pet dog is permitted on special request and is to remain outside only. The lower level balcony has a gate for night enclosure, the balustrading is not suitable for a small dog.
House Rules/And things to consider prior to booking;
We are on tank water please conserve water usage where possible.
Please leave house neat and tidy as found, dishes washed, rubbish to be placed in outside bins.
IMPORTANT TO KNOW - we provide bottom sheet over mattresses and some additional spare linen otherwise it is BYO bring you own SHEETS & TOWELS this allows us to keep cleaners fees to you and cost of water for washing down fo r you.
There are lots of comforter/doonas, blankets and a pillow for each bed is provided.
If staying in Winter for Snow season it is suggested you bring additional, warm clothes.
Please be aware that this area has limited internet and phone reception check with your provider, we do not have wifi, we like it this way it is a positive for those wanting to have a great escape and get the kids of the screens..
A cleaning fee of $90 is payable for each stay.
Booking Guest must be over 25 years old, no parties at this property it is a quiet location.
Our balconies are very high please be aware of this if staying with young children. We do have window locks and bolt sliders at the top of doors that access the balconies.
PETs - we allow a one pet dog strictly outside only on prior request - not suited for Winter as to cold outdoors for a pet and not suited to small dog due to very high and wire only verandah only. There are NO fences but the verandah has a gate for night enclosure.
Adults only are permitted to operate the woodfire - for childrens safety.
We will provide some basics such as sauce, foil, oil, teatowels, some spare sheets/towel should you require.
We fill the gas bottle for the BBQ when we find it empty, we do not refill it during a stay or store a spare should it run out.
Thanks for your understanding.
What to do in Goughs Bay and surrounding area:
Lake Eildon across the road for all your water sporting activities - swimming, boating, fishing, kayaking, water skiing, jet skiing, wakeboarding
Go bushwalking and take in the scenic views at The Pines - Delatite Arm Reserve.
Have a beer at the local boat club and a game of darts.
Enjoy a bar-b-que on the balcony after a day of sunshine and water play in beautiful Lake Eildon.
A short drive to Mansfield Township where there are plenty of shops, supermarkets, cafes, restuarants and pubs.
Plenty of activities surrounding Goughs Bay;
High Country Maze,
Mansfield Zoo - highly recommended
Mountain and road cycling routes - Great Victorian Rail Trail from Mansfield to Tallarook,
Lake Eildon National Park, Delatite River, Goulburn River, Delatite Forest.
Trail dirt bikes/4WDriving at Delatite Arm Reserve - The Pines Goughs Bay Trail bikes must be registered and rider fully licensed
The base of Mt Buller is approximately 30 minutes away, enjoy a day at the snow then come back and relax by the wood fire - magic
Interaction with Guests - We will not bother you however if you need us we are just a phone call away.
The Neighborhood - Peaceful, family orientated property and neighborhood, plenty of activities or just relax the choice is yours.
Getting Around - Car required
If you wish to see a beautiful part of Victoria, stay in a comfortable home with magnificent views and regardless of if you want an active adventurous holiday or just want to unwind and relax this is the stay for you.