As they say - 'Location, Location, Location'. This home is perfectly located behind St Andrews back beach, hear the waves and smell the breeze. Perfect for surfers, families with kids who want to easily walk along the beach and couples needing calming relaxation.
St Andrews beach is less than a few minutes walk from the house, one street from the secluded 'Sea Escape Cottage'.
Nestled in beautiful St Andrews, is this wonderful timber clad retreat surrounded by tea trees on a large bush block with lush greenery.
The house fills with natural light in the morning through the large windows and the front deck is a great spot for a morning cup of tea.
In the afternoon, have a BBQ on the lawn or the back deck surrounded the sound of birds chirping and waves crashing. This truly is a relaxing place to escape to!
FEATURES OF THE HOME
This homely cottage has 3 bedrooms, bathroom with shower, dining area and a lounge with a comfy couch, TV and DVD player. It has a well equipped modern kitchen (oven and microwave) and washing machine. There is a split system air conditioner/heater in the living area.
The kitchen is functional and well appointed with crockery, cookware and utensils to cook for a large group. We also leave some basic ingredients in the pantry, you're welcome to use.
The beds come with doona covers and we ask that you bring your own fitted and flat sheets, pillow cases, towels and tea towels.
We can arrange for a porta cot to be delivered if needed and we welcome pets.
There's a BBQ in the shed and loads of parking.
Please note, the oven needs the timer switched on to operate and also the fireplace in the lounge room is not available for use.
Guests can access the whole property and we are available by phone in case you have any questions or problems.
We try to make you stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible and hope you love the place as much as we do!
Located 87km from Melbourne, St Andrews Beach is a tiny coastal village nestled among the sand dunes facing the wild waters of Bass Strait. It forms part of a 35 km continuous stretch of beach that runs from Cape Schank to Portsea. It's a popular surf location with many good breaks that attracts surfers all year round. This home is a few minutes walk to these great surf breaks however there's also swimming beaches on the front beach to take the children.
The environment has inspired some unique and award winning architecture.
Inland the rolling grassed sand dunes are known as The Cups Country and create the ideal environment for Golf courses hence why St Andrews and the surrounding vicinity is well known for it's many fantastic golf courses.
There's also the Peninsular Hot Springs that is worth a visit - hot springs are just around the corner from this wonderful home.
If you haven't been to Sorrento and Portsea, these towns are worth a visit. The Sorrento Pub and All Smiles restaurant are breathtaking. A tourism recommendation guide will be provided to you on confirmation of your accommodation booking with this home.
Here's our terms and conditions.
1. ACCEPTANCE AND RESPONSIBILITY
Payment of the deposit constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.
2. CHECK IN / OUT
Check in time is 3pm and check out time is 11am. Refer to the house manual when your booking is confirmed for the key location and your unique code.
3. SECURITY BOND
A bond payment of $1,000 is allocated to the booking.
Any damage, loss or expense incurred by management as a result breaching these terms and conditions will be charged against the bond. Examples of this include but are not limited to are any breakage, damage or excess cleaning requirements, extra guests beyond those declared, complaints made against you, etc.
4. PARTIES AND FUNCTIONS
Parties are not allowed and noise and music needs to be kept to a minimum due to surrounding permanent residency. This property is located in a residential street. No loud music to be played after 8pm during the weekdays including Sunday and after 10pm on Friday and Saturday night. Disobeying these rules may result in potentially losing your bond and being evicted from the property.
We allow pets at the property however please ensure that their waste is collected for when you are departing.
6. LINEN AND TOWELS
Guests must provide their own linen and towels (fitted sheet, flat sheet, pillowcases, bathroom towel, beach towel and tea towels). We supply pillows, doonas and doona covers.
Guests can rent a clean linen set for $30 per bed (2 x pillow cases and sheet sheet).
Guests can rent a towel set for $20 per person per stay (bath towel and beach towel). For all 10 guests, the total towel set is $200.
7. PROBLEMS OR COMPLAINTS
In the case of any problem or complaint, you must inform us at the earliest opportunity so we have the chance to rectify the situation.
Any complaint, which cannot be resolved locally, must be notified in writing to management prior to departure from the property.
We recommend all guests purchase travel insurance since management are not responsible for any injuries, illness or accidents that may occur while staying at our property.
8. YOUR OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES
You must comply with all applicable house rules for the property concerning occupancy, property, health, safety and quiet enjoyment of the property and our neighbours.
You are responsible for damage, breakages, theft and loss of the property during your stay. You must notify us of this immediately.
Only the guests agreed to in the booking may stay in the property over night. If more guests stay than the agreed number, all guests may be terminated without refund.
Before departure, all food must be removed from fridges and all rubbish put in the rubbish bins provided. Bins are to be left out on the nature strip.
Crockery and cutlery must be washed and packed away. The property must be left in a clean and tidy condition.
Extra cleaning charges may be incurred for the cleaning of dirty dishes, washing machine, dishwasher, emptying the fridge, removal of excessive rubbish, cleaning the BBQ etc. Should the cleaning fee be more than the usual cost for cleaning the property, you will be charged the additional costs over and above the normal cleaning fee, which will be deducted from the security bond or charged to your credit card.
All furniture and furnishings must be left in the position they were in when you arrived.
The property should be vacated on time and secured. All windows and doors are to be locked. All keys must be returned to the safety box at the end of your stay.
You are responsible for the safekeeping and replacement of accommodation keys. Duplicate keys in the event of losing the keys will be provided at an additional charge of $100.
Smoking is not permitted in the house.
Now you've agreed to all the necessary to explain terms and conditions, we hope you enjoy your stay at Sea Escape Cottage, it truly is a great home.