At Ocean Grove Holiday House, guests will feel welcome and relaxed in this spacious, self catering 4 bedroom Holiday Home. Quality facilities & amenities provided, a real home away from home. The large elevated balcony at the rear provides a distant view of the Ocean out from the Rip (Port Phillip Bay entrance). The balcony is perfect for Alfresco dining with the BBQ & outdoor setting, just a few steps away from the Kitchen. Or just relax and enjoy the peaceful setting, singing birds, and the serene view across to the Ocean. You can WATCH THE SHIPS sailing out to sea throughout the day, and also at night. There are many large Ships coming & going, the occasional ocean cruise liner, and the Spirit of Tasmania Ferry sails out of the bay twice daily. Its a magic sight lit up at night.
Inside the home is spacious, comfortable and well equipped. Suitable for 3 Couples or 2 Families with 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms and a Powder room. 2 separate Living area's with TV's/DVD's, and a Table tennis table downstairs in the Garage. Its fully furnished with modern tasteful decor, and a beach theme. There are 3 split system Air Conditioners, Fans, Gas Heating and a Cozy Log fire. So it's well equipped for Summer and Winter making it easy to relax & enjoy your holiday.
Our prices also cater for 2 people looking for a quiet spacious retreat outside peak periods. Please enquire for rates for longer stays.
BEDS: 2 Queen, 1 Double, 1 Single
LINEN: Guests normally provide their own sheets, pillow slips & bathroom towels or we can arrange hire Couple $35 or Single $25. see more details below.
SCHOOLIES & YOUNG GROUPS: As the property is in a quiet street amongst permanent residents, it is not suitable for Schoolies bookings and Young Groups.
PETS: Ocean Grove Holiday house is a pet free property. Pets are not allowed inside or outside.
LOCATION: See the Map. Ocean Grove Holiday House is located in Barramundi Cres, Ocean Grove in a quiet street amongst permanent residents. 750 metres to the local Beach for a walk along the sand, and only a few minutes drive to the Main Surf Beach where there are Lifeguards on duty all Summer. The new Indoor Pool, Gym, Skate park and local Tennis courts are only 2 blocks from the house. Its only a 15 minute walk to the Main shops, Restaurants & Cafes in The Terrace and you can enjoy the fabulous Ocean views along the way.
If you enjoy walking on the beach it's about a 45 minute walk round trip, down to the local beach along the sand to the Main Beach & Dunes Cafe (enjoy breakfast, coffee, lunch or dinner) and return to the house via the main street the Terrace.
OCEAN GROVE is a small seaside town with beautiful ocean scenery, located on the Bellarine Peninsula about 20 minutes drive from Geelong City and 1.5hrs from Melbourne. Its a very popular Beach holiday destination with its safe surf beaches, variety of water activities, fabulous cafes, restaurants, wineries, markets and many amazing local attractions that promise to delight and entertain all visitors to the area. For more details of local attractions see the list below.
OUR MISSION: We welcome you to share and enjoy our Holiday Home. Its a home away from home where you can come and stay with your family and friends to relax and create wonderful memories.
UPSTAIRS Main House:
Main Loungeroom - Leather Chaise Lounge, 42" HD LED TV, DVD player, Reading lamp (selection of Movies provided).
Kitchen - Modern fully equipped, large fridge, microwave, dishwasher, walk in pantry. New Belling Multifunction Double Oven with Ceramic Cook top. (Comprehensive range of cooking equipment, just like home).
Dining - Large 8 seat square dining table, Cozy Gas log fire, Radio/CD player, books, magazines & board games.
Outdoor Entertaining area - Large elevated Balcony, Ocean View Watch the Ships, Gas BBQ & 6 seat outdoor setting.
Laundry - Washing machine, dryer, iron & ironing board.
Main Bathroom - Shower, Vanity & Full sized Bath.
Bedroom 1 - Queen Bed, king doona. Ensuite with Shower, Vanity & Toilet. Outdoor Balcony.
Bedroom 2 - Single Bed, spacious room with BIR.
Bedroom 3 - Double Bed, queen doona with BIR.
DOWNSTAIRS Via internal stairway:
Bedroom 4 - Queen Bed, king doona. Powder room with vanity & toilet.
2nd Living Area - Comfy couch TV / DVD.
2nd Outdoor area - Paved area shaded by the above deck with outdoor setting, adjoins back yard lawn area.
Back Yard - fully fenced, lawn area & basketball ring. Clothes line.
Garage - Table tennis table plus undercover parking for 1 car.(There is direct access into the garage from the 2nd Living area).
All beds have good quality bedding and mattress's for your comfort. Mattress protectors, pillows, large sized doonas with covers supplied. In Summer we provide cool cotton doonas and blankets if needed, and for the cooler months there are Winter Doonas and Electric Blankets on all the beds.
Guests provide their own top & bottom sheets, pillow slips & bathroom towels. We can arrange to supply all linen if preferred for a one off fee per bed: Couple $35 or Single $25. Its good quality linen and our Hostess will come in and make up your beds ready for your arrival.
A Great Holiday House or retreat for couples or families. A Clean, very well presented 4 bedroom Holiday Home, with a bright fresh atmosphere and tastefully decorated with a beach theme and modern furniture throughout. Elevated at the rear catching the ocean breeze on the large outdoor balcony with distant views of the Ocean out from the Rip (Port Phillip Bay entrance). So you can sit back relax with breakfast, BBQ or few quiet drinks on the balcony and watch the SHIPS coming and going.
The Beach theme decor throughout the house includes Sea Shells, Fish, Lighthouses and Ships. There are beautiful pictures including local scenes of Point Lonsdale Lighthouse, Queenscliffe Pier, Boats and Beach Huts. Also Ken Duncan's magnificent print 'Beautiful Day' featuring Ocean waves rolling onto the sandy beach is mesmerising above the Main Queen bed.
Heating & Cooling:
The home is well equipped for Summer & Winter with 3 split system Airconditioners 2 in the living areas, 1 in Main Bedroom, 3 portable Fans, 2 Rinnai Gas Heaters, one in the lounge and one downstairs in the 2nd Living/Bedroom area. There is also a Gas Log Fire in the family/dining area, so its warm and cozy in the winter.
The rear yard is fully fenced, has a basketball ring and a lawn area big enough for badminton. Enjoy a game of Table tennis in the garage, and there is also a community oval just around the corner if you like to kick the footy. The Community area includes tennis courts, a childrens playground, skate park, Gym and the new Bellarine Indoor Pool, all within a short stroll from the house.
COMPLIMENTARY EXTRA'S provided for guest use include: 2 small body boards & wetsuits, sand bucket & spades, cricket bat, tennis racquets, table tennis bats, books, board games and a selection of popular DVD's.
PARKING: Off street parking in the garage for 1 car and on street parking for 2 cars.
Ocean Grove is a small seaside town with beautiful Ocean scenery. Lookouts located at Ocean Grove, Barwon Heads, Point Lonsdale and various locations along the Peninsula.
Ocean Grove Beach is a very popular Family Holiday destination (Lifesavers on duty over Summer), Swim, Surf, Windsurfing, Kite flying. Surf lessons available.
Barwon River -Sheltered Beach, Boating, Fishing, watch the Pelicans, Landscaped walking paths.
Dunes Cafe 180* views of the ocean -located at the Ocean Grove Main Beach. Gourmet Cafe -serves Breakfast, Coffee, Lunch & Dinner 7 days a week.
Ocean Grove/Barwon Heads boasts a variety of Restaurants, Cafe's, Clubs & Hotels (Some Award winners in the annual Good Food awards).
Surfside Community Centre - New Indoor Pool, Gym, Skate Park, Playground, free local Tennis courts.
Indoor Childrens Play Centre.
Bellarine Peninsula wineries with Cellar Doors open daily.
A Variety of Golf Courses suited to the Amateur or Professional.
Bellarine Peninsula Adventure Water Park.
Wallington Mini Golf & Maze with delightful Coffee Shop.
Point Lonsdale Lighthouse, Pier & Rip View Lookout.
Queenscliff Ferry operates daily return cruises to Sorrento.
Queenscliff Steam Train rides.
Various local Markets operate each weekend.
Sky Dive the beach & Scenic flights are located at the Barwon Heads Airport.
Travel by car for a day trip along the magnificent Great Ocean Road.
All local attractions are listed in our comprehensive local information folder at the house.