1. Australia
  2. WA
  3. South West
  4. Bunbury
  5. #207927

Ocean View Cottage with city views too

House, Bunbury

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Min 1 - 3 nights stay

6 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
2 bathrooms

Description

1 The House

The house is special. It's 89 years young, english in design and very pretty. It sits high on a hill between the city of Bunbury and the Indian Ocean.

I've just finished a total re-furbishment. It's now fresh, light, bright and airy, furnished with quirky "treasures" and fitted out with all mod cons.The mornings here are gorgeous, filled with bird song. The evenings feature magnificant sunsets over the Indian Ocean.

It was a grand home in its day, built by one of Bunbury's leading citizens, Mr Boulter.

2 It's Location

Bunbury's lookout is named "Boulters Heights" in recognition of Mr Boulter's contribution to the development of Bunbury. The "Boulters Heights" lookout is 200m away, visible from the front door

Three separate sets of stairs lead downhill from the house to Bunbury's main street, Victoria St. Victoria St is full of fab restaurants, coffee shops, wine bars and hotels.

Walk out my back garden gate, head down the hill in the opposite direction to the city and you arrive at a popular Bunbury swimming beach in under 2 minutes.

You really are at the center of everything here on Boulter's hill.

If you feel like exploring beyond Bunbury drive or ride bikes to the Ferguson Valley and visit some of its beautiful wineries and restaurants. Canoe or kayak on the Harvey, Collie or Eaton rivers. Go crabbing at Australind. Enjoy the wonderful bird life here. Watch out for the noisy red and black tailed cockatoos in Prinsep St, 200m from the front door. Go to the Dolphin Recreation Park. Visit the local wildlife park or just sit on the back deck and watch yachts sail by, ships head in or out of the harbor and the occasional whale swim by.

Bunbury's art gallery in Prinsep St is only 400m from my front door and definitely worth a visit.

3 Sleeping Arrangements

The home has 3 large, bright bedrooms. Two with king beds, one with a queen bed.

There is also a king single trundle bed in the sunroom.

The two king sized bedrooms look out across the front verandah and front garden, to "Boulters Heights", the city, harbour and port. The queen sized bedroom is special. It opens directly on to the back deck and has sweeping ocean views.

All three bedrooms have new ceiling fans and blinds, lamps, reading lights, charming furniture, rugs, art and quality linen.

4 Lounging Around

The lounge room is large. It's also bright and airy, with comfy sofas, bright cushions and lovely art and rugs. It can comfortably seat 10-12 people. It has a brand new large screen TV [with NETFLIX] , a music system, a growing library, two ceiling fans, a reverse cycle air conditioning unit, two gas heaters and a fireplace. You need never be hot .......or cold

The entrance hall is wide and welcoming.

The study is quirky. It has sweeping ocean views and opens on to the back deck.

The sun room pops with color and sunshine. It opens directly onto the front verandah. It has a ceiling fan, two large, comfy sofas, bright cushions and its own large screen TV - plus the king single trundle.

5 Dining In

The kitchen and dining areas are fun areas, packed with all mod cons and charming, colorful art, rugs, crockery, baskets and decor. The dining room has sweeping ocean views. It opens directly on to the back deck. It also has a new TV - for people who like to catch up with news while they breakfast.

6 Porches, Decks and Verandahs

The front porch is furnished with a small table and stools. In winter it catches the sun and is sheltered from the wind. It's a great spot to sit and watch the world go by.

The front verandah has a comfy sofa and chairs. It's is a shady refuge in summer.

The back deck has teak sun lounges and a table setting for outdoor meals of 6+. It overlooks the garden and the Indian Ocean.

Pair the outdoor table with the indoor table for long luxurious lunches of 12 on the back deck.

7 The Garden and Hunter, the 1952 Carapark Caravan

The garden is large. It's planted with roses, camelias, frangipanis, hibiscus,oleander, flowering pear trees, natives and the occasional sculpture

Birds abound.

Parked in the lower garden is Hunter - a very special 1952 Carapark caravan. He's ideal for kids if they are brave enough to sleep outside. Hunter can comfortably sleep 2-4 kids. The garage [right next to Hunter] has a brand new third bathroom in it -so the kids can even wash outside if they want total independence

There's stacks of space here for parking cars. There's room for caravans, trailers and boats too should you be travelling with them.

Come and visit.

You are most welcome

Features

Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Dishwasher, Parking, Washing machine

Air conditioning Balcony Books Ceiling fan Clothes dryer Coffee maker Deck/Patio Dining Dishes and utensils Dishwasher DVD player Fireplace Games Hair dryer Heating Internet access Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Linens provided Living room Long-term renters welcome Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Pantry items Parking Refrigerator Stove Television Toaster Towels provided Washing machine
Ocean View Cottage with city views too! is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 5.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fabulous Experience My friends and I stayed in this beautiful cottage for our last week of university. When we first arrived we believed we found the wrong house, the house was breathtakingly beautiful, we thought we must of been breaking into someone's home. Once we realised we were in the right location, it was a wonderful treat to explore each beautifully decorated room in the house and the awesome backyard. In the kitchen we discovered that the fridge and pantry was full of food ,whilst in the bathroom there was free toothbrushes and toothpaste and we were encouraged by the owner to help ourselves to what was in the house. We were very spoilt, but we loved it! We were constantly awe inspired by this home and it was a great pleasure to live out our last week of university in this memorable location. If you are into stunningly beautiful homes with all the creature comforts this house is a definite!
Date published: 2017-11-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely fantastic property What a beautiful cottage in a fantastic location! Amazing hostess too. We loved out stay - the beds were warm with lovely linen, the view was amazing. There was everything we needed in a comfortable elegant setting! Thank you so much - we will be back next year!!
Date published: 2017-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautifully presented cottage with ocean views From the moment you enter this cottage you'll know you'll have a great weekend. This home is beautifully presented with no detail overlooked. Every room has been meticulously styled for both aesthetics and comfort. The home is simply exceptional. Jenny, the owner has gone over and above to ensure an enjoyable stay. I will definitley be back. 5 stars.
Date published: 2017-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent location and property! We had the most fantastic stay and our hosts went above and beyond. The house is absolutely gorgeous, second only to the ocean views! We had a fantastic time and will be back again soon :)
Date published: 2017-05-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A lovely large eclectic home We very much enjoyed our stay here. The location was perfect, great proximity to the local cafe strip and beach. The house was much larger than we expected. The beds were nice and big and we had everything we needed. The owner was very nice and accommodating in all communications. We would definitely stay here again.
Date published: 2017-04-23
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