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FRANK'S SHACK ~ Dromana beach retreat

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Plenty of living space for up to 3 families is offered at Frank's Shack ~ Dromana Beach Escape. The property is a short 200m walk to the beach and comfortably accommodates 14-16 guests.

The historic homestead is situated on a quiet road and bay views await you from the moment you step out of your car.

Leave the car at home and enjoy a 10 minute walk to Dromana shopping strip with cafes, restaurants and boutiques. Frank's Shack is also located 500m from the base of Arthur's Seat chairlift.

Frank's Shack offers free Wi-Fi so guests can stay connected while they are away from home.

Featuring 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3 toilets and 3 living spaces, spread over 2 levels, Frank's Shack will give you all the room you need to kick back and relax by the beach.

Families are welcome and high chair and portacot are available for use.

Upstairs includes:

*Air conditioned, gas heated, Coonara, fan cooled for year round comfort.

*Stunning polished floorboards throughout.

*Lounge room with split system heating/cooling, flat screen TV, DVD player, CD player.

*Sunlight filled, open plan living area with coonara wood fire, iPod dock & speakers, dining table for 8 and window seats with bay views- this area easily accommodates 16+ guests at the one time!

*3rd living area with table tennis, gas heating, ceiling fan, couch, chairs, bay views, mini kitchenette/bar with 2 extra fridges and sink plus sofa bed, sleeping 2.

*Kitchen with big fridge, oven/stove, microwave, dishwasher and adjacent breakfast bench for 4 - overlooking main lounge area.

*Main bedroom with king-size bed and built in robes.

*Bedroom 2 with dual aspect windows and bay views. Bedroom has direct access to upstairs bathroom. Double bed and drawers.

*Bedroom 3 with double bed, built in robes, portable fan.

*Upstairs laundry has washing machine.

*Upstairs bathroom has shower, toilet and vanity with double basins.

Downstairs you will discover:

* Bedroom 4 with 3 sets of bunk beds plus split system air-con.

* Bedroom 5 with queen bed plus split system air-con.

* Main bathroom with shower, double vanity and freestanding bath.

* 2 separate toilets.

Outdoors the space continues with fabulous new entertaining deck with bbq and outdoor setting. Outdoor shower for washing sand off after a day at the beach, plus outdoor gas heater. Fully fenced yard with plenty of off street parking and room for several cars, boat and/or jetski.

Bedding Configuration:

Sleeping configuration:

Bedroom 1 u/s: King size bed, sleeps 2.

Bedroom 2 u/s: Double bed, sleeps 2.

Bedroom 3 u/s: Double bed, sleeps 2.

Bedroom 4 d/s: 3 x single bunks, sleeps 6.

Bedroom 5 d/s: 1 x Queen bed, sleeps 2.

Games room Area u/s: sofa bed, sleeps 2.

Portacot if required.

Property is suitable for:

Frank's Shack is suitable for families, mature groups aged over 30 years and couples seeking a relaxing seaside break. Small dogs are welcome with approval. The backyard is fully fenced and the verandah has a low fenced section suitable for small dogs.

ALL TARIFFS ARE BYO LINEN. Guests BYO top and bottom sheets, pillowcases, towels and teatowels.

Linen optional - $44 per bed. of $377 whole house.


STRICT NO PARTYING POLICY AT ALL TIMES. Any group having a party will face immediate eviction with no refund offered.

High Peak rate applies for any booking that includes Christmas or New Year's Eve.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
December 5, 2017


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Dromana House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 6 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • surfing


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FRANK'S SHACK ~ Dromana beach retreat
average rating of 4.703704 based on 27 reviews
NSW, Australia

Perfect for our Group

  • 5 of 5

We had a junior sports team and parents stay at franks Shack and it was perfect for our group of 16 (8 kids and 8 parents) Loved to warm fire. The house was beautifully renovated. The only problems we has (and they were not really problems) was that there could have been a little more cutlery and the driveway was a bit tricky for smaller cars. Highly recommended for any large family group.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Great house for large family group aged 70 to 4!!!

  • 4 of 5

Plenty of room for kids to roam in garden. Nice and easy walk to beach and shops.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thank you, Maria, for your positive comments! We were happy to be able to host your family getaway and hope you'll be back to stay soon.
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Fantastic Beach Getaway

  • 5 of 5

As a group of family and friends we visited Frank's Shack for a weekend away and thoroughly enjoyed our time down there. The house had everything we needed and was only a two minute walk to the beach. The weather was fantastic which meant the BBQ and outside area came in very handy. The large dining area worked well with such a large group and the living space accommodated everyone without feeling too small. I would highly recommend a trip to Frank's Shack and hope to return myself at some point soon! Many Thanks!

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thanks, Lucia, for your fantastic review! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the property so much. Thanks for your stay!
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Great spot for extended family stay

  • 4 of 5

House is amazing. Was plenty of room for our three young families (6 kids) plus Gran and Granddad to relax in. Kids love the tabletennis and yard and parents loved the coffee machine and all the space.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thanks, Rebecca, for your comments. I am pleased to hear that your 3 families and grandparents enjoyed the space and facilities at Frank's Shack! Merry Christmas to you all!
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Amazing house for large groups

  • 5 of 5

We recently booked Franks Shack for our wedding guests to stay and it couldn't have been more perfect. There's plenty of space and they all thoroughly enjoyed their stay there.

Would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thank you, Jessica, for your excellent review! We are thrilled that your wedding guests enjoyed Frank's Shack so much. Best wishes for you and your groom from Mornington Peninsula Seastays.
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

Perfect for Large Groups

  • 5 of 5

Frank's shack is great for large groups. We had 3 families plus grandma and it was perfect. Clean, tidy, coffee machine was a winner, and close to the beach. Kids loved the table tennis. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thanks, Yvette for your review. The perfect property for perfect guests... you are welcome anytime! Frank's Shack has been a large family gathering place for the owners for many years. It has been the place where their most precious memories have been made and it means so much to them to now be able to share the property with other families who are creating their own special memories. Thanks for sharing your experience.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 16 guests. Property has 10 beds and can sleep a maximum 16 guests

    Optional Costs
    Linen per bed: $44 per stay
    Linen whole house: $377 per stay

    * Ask the owner to arrange these

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