About this listing
Spacious family holiday home available in Peterborough, on the Great Ocean Road. Cool and comfortable 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom beach house walking distance to the surf, shops, pub, golf course and walking tracks. Come enjoy a wine and BBQ on our large private deck! Ample off street private parking for several cars and large living area with flat screen tv, DVD's, sofa beds and bean bags perfect for a movie night in.
FREE WIFI NOW AVAILABLE!! Spacious family holiday home on the Great Ocean Road with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms including a bath, sleeping 8-10 adults at any one time (port a cot and high chair are available upon request). Large, private deck and BBQ out the back with an outdoor shower to wash the sand off after a day at the beach.
Bed linen and bath towels included, air conditioning/heater, ceiling fans, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, coffee pod machine (pods provided), DVD player, DVD's, children's toy box, family board games, magazines and books all provided. Master bedroom also has its own TV.
Ample off street free private parking for several cars, there's even room for the fishing boat, jet ski and surf boards!!
STRICT please tidy up up yourself, leave our home as you found it, treat it with the love and respect you would treat your own, do any dishes, do not leave the stove grotty, take out the rubbish, do not leave toys laying around, etc. If our cleaners are required to do extra cleaning over an hour a $30 fee will be charged upon check out. Photos of mess will be taken and emailed to Airbnb. This is a zero tolerance policy.
Walk to everything you need - the beach,rock pools, fishing jetty, a play at the park, a beer at the pub, an ice cream at the shop; the tee off to the most picturesque golf course in Victoria is even right at the end of our street!
Beautiful Peterborough is the last undeveloped gem of the Great Ocean Road. Escape the crowds of larger, more tourist populated areas and escape to peaceful, family orientated Peterborough which has all you need - quiet streets, safe beaches, rock pool exploration, surfing, fishing, golfing, great ocean road look outs, helicopter rides, a fish and chip/ pizza shop, a take away bottle shop / general store, a restaurant with a huge brand new kids play room... what else could you want from a holiday?
Close to all of the main attractions such as Bay of Martyrs, Bay of Islands, London Bridge, 12 Apostles, Lochard Gorge, the Grotto, Peterborough airport helicopter tours, Gibson Steps, etc and also on route to the Gourmet Food Trail which includes all the local produce stops (such as Timboon ice cream, Timboon whiskey, Apostles whey cheese, Gorge Chocolates and more).
Short drives will get you to Port Campbell (10kms), Timboon (21km), Warrnambool (50km) and Port Fairy (77kms).
Keep up to date on our F B page - "Sandcastles Beach House Peterborough".
Entire home to yourselves in peace and quiet!
• 50 metres to the golf course tee off and walking / bike trail
• 100 metres to the Peterborough general store, bottle shop, tea rooms,
antique shop and pizza / fish and chips take away
• 200 metres to the main beach, playground, public BBQ area, tennis courts and Curdies River inlet
• 500 metres to the Schomberg Inn Bistro / family indoor play area and the boat ramp
• 1000 metres to Bay of Martyrs beach and further on is Bay of Islands
• 5 minutes to London Bridge
• 10 minutes from Port Campbell
• 25 minutes to the 12 Apostles
• 20 minutes from Timboon
• 40 minutes from Warrnambool
• 2 hr 50 minutes from Melbourne
# If you are unsure of the driving conditions along the windy, sometimes congested, Great Ocean Road; be sure go check out the Road Safety Brochure PDF file on the surf coast website. It has some very informative and valuable information for drivers unfamiliar with our area
Interaction with guests
Call us any time on the mobile phone numbers provided if you have any extra requests at the house or troubles upon arriving.
Otherwise we leave a key at the house and come clean at 11am after you check out, leaving you to enjoy your holiday in peace.
THINGS NOT TO MISS ON YOUR DRIVE FROM APOLLO BAY TO WARRNAMBOOL...
Cape Otway Lightstation
The lighthouse stands 91 metres above the ocean and offers spectacular views of the rugged Otway coast. Located 20 minutes west of Apollo Bay. Entry fee applies.
Magnificent views to Moonlight Head. Take a short walk to the lookout platform, which seems to hang off the top of the cliff 70 metres above the waves. Turn off onto Moonlight Head Road after Wattle Hill.
From the car park, the viewing platform is a 5-minute walk under the Great Ocean Road and out to the coastline. Off the Great Ocean Road east of Port Campbell, there are also staircases to the beach at nearby Gibson Steps and Loch Ard Gorge.
***Bay of Martyrs
At the outskirts of Peterborough, just off the Great Ocean Road, is this ideal place to see the stunning Bay of Martyrs. They are particularly beautiful at sunset when the islands and Massacre Point are backlit by the sun.
***Bay of Islands car
Just west of Peterborough, off the Great Ocean Road, the Bay of Islands car park provides excellent views of this remarkable group of islands.
***= LOCATED RIGHT NEAR OUR HOUSE
With scenic, windy Great Ocean Road surrounding Peterborough with its breath taking look outs, drive safely and find us easy enough off the main road in 2 simple turns!
There is no public transport available so be sure to hire a car to get here and don't forget the famous helicopter flights over the 12 Apostles is just across the bridge!
Other things to note
PLEASE TREAT OUR HOME WITH THE CARE AND RESPECT YOU WOULD TREAT YOUR OWN.
LEAVE IT AS CLEAN AND TIDY AS YOU FOUND IT, FAILURE TO CLEAN UP AFTER YOURSELF WILL INCUR AN EXTRA $30 CLEANING FEE PER HOUR IT TAKES OUR CLEANER TO DO ANY EXTRA CLEANING. WE EXPECT DISHES TO BE DONE, RUBBISH TO BE PUT IN BIN AND TAKEN OUTSIDE TO GREEN BIN, TOYS ETC TO BE PICKED UP AND NOT THROW ALL OVER THE FURNITURE AND FLOOR. STRICTLY LEAVE THE PROPERTY BY 11am, EVERY HALF HOUR AFTER 11am CHECK OUT OUR CLEANERS ARE KEPT WAITING WILL INCUR A $30 FEE. THE ABOVE UNTIDINESS AND LATE CHECK OUTS WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.
• Check-in time is 2PM.
Strictly NO excessive water splashing and or bathing in the bathroom sinks. Past international guests have caused water damage to our bathroom cupboards and this WILL NOT be tolerated. If there is water left pooled on the bathroom bench and or floors causing further water damage and repairs a FEE will be incurred, reported to airbnb and a negative review left.
Remove your shoes before going inside.
Use the outdoor shower to remove sand before entering the house.
Dishes must be done / dishwasher turned on prior to departure.
Rubbish removed from house and put in the large green wheely bin provided next to the shed.
Turn off the reverse cycle air con and all lights before you lock up on your way out.
If the BBQ is used, please make sure it is cleaned with products provided, the gas bottle is turned off and do not put the cover back on until the BBQ has cooled down.
11am is the departure time, after this time you will be charged $30 every half an hour the cleaner is left waiting.
STRICTLY NO SMOKING AND NO PETS.
Please be respectful of our neighbours, our home and treat it as you would want yours to be treated and follow our simple rules.
$30 CLEANING FEE IF OUR HOME IS LEFT UNTIDY AND DIRTY. Please leave it as you found it and treat it with the love and respect you'd treat your own home
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.