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Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-829-7076 Portsea - Stylish Retreat

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property - Portsea (previously named place@portsea) is a four bedroom casual yet stylish holiday house accommodating up to 10.

Located at the end of a court, the extensive & private garden provides a perfect place to rest, relax and entertain. The property has heated pool, tennis court, open fireplace and outdoor heating. Also able to accommodate couples and smaller groups during some months of the year - please enquire for these specials.

Important notes:

Prices Vary. The nightly price on the top right is mid week, off peak, with a small group. The property is managed by Dufflebird. is a four bedroom house comprising:

- Master bedroom - Queen bed with small ensuite

- Second bedroom - Queen bed

- Bedrooms 3 & 4 - comprising 2 single beds in each room, one of which has a trundle.

Heated pool, tennis court (older surface yet playable), property set amongst one acre with a relaxing, secluded & peaceful garden.

House has two living areas one with open fireplace, open plan kitchen & dining. The kitchen is well equipped with large fridge & freezer. Two bathrooms, one with bath. Laundry with washing machine & dryer.

Outdoor table setting for 10 with three umbrellas in the garden. Sun lounges and outdoor bean chairs & Springfree trampoline.


Linen service available

Everything about the this house invites you to celebrate the good times with friends, family and being together.


" We loved the relaxed holiday home feel....and how quickly we felt settled and welcome. We especially liked the hidden away feel "

" I especially liked the garden and the tea tree and the breezy simplistic feel. I slept lots !!!, read three books, and had wonderful swims.... A destination in its own right".

"My third visit and it keeps getting better. The moment I hit the start of that lovely street, I feel the excitement of a child....the garden is looking amazing"

"Always clean and nicely presented. We appreciate the extra mile, you take to make us feel like valued customers or regulars"

"Everything you need is there....even to entertain and have a few friends it that you allow us access to herbs, spices, oils, vinegars etc.....that really is those little things that made me think wow what a great feel"

" The kitchen was perfectly equipped, 'Global' knives and brilliant pots and pans"

"sitting on the main lawn late afternoon til dusk watching and listening to the' 'bird show' was magic (especially with a glass of champagne)."

"Privilege ......I loved feeling like I belonged in such an elite part of the world. I instantly felt welcome and at ease in the house. The whole experience was wonderful".

"Portsea is an idyllic beach haven for the who's who of Melbourne. The painted beach front bathing shacks, wooden jetties, tall pines give it a sleepy island feel. Think NYC's Long Island. This place has nailed the relaxed holiday feel that you want a getaway to have."

** Please Note: THIS IS NOT A PARTY HOUSE, and we are mindful of our neighbours and permanent residents.

We want to attract the sort of people who will enjoy and respect the house as much as we do.

Portsea as a destination is as good as it gets ! Everyone should experience Portsea at least once in their life !!

Portsea is a place of "inexpressible elegance" - (John Murray 1802)

More Details

Property Manager
Fleur Leslie
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
January 31, 2018


Portsea House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 5 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.9428573 based on 35 reviews
Mornington, Victoria, Australia


  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time at From the moment we got there everyone felt at home. The kids loved the trampoline, pool and tennis court. Meanwhile the big kids relaxed around the outdoor table for breakfast lunch and dinner.

It was a great location to go to multiple beaches and of course the Portsea Hotel.

Thanks for having us and hopefully we will be back again soo.

Stephen B

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

AWESOME Property !!!

  • 5 of 5

The pool, tennis court, bbq, gardens, fireplace... amazing facilities. Extremely clean kitchen and bathrooms. Fantastic house! Fleur made the booking and our stay a breeze. Finding a nespresso machine with my favourite coffee capsules was priceless. Will definitely be back. Highly recommended to everyone.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


  • 5 of 5

We had the most amazing time at this house! We booked the house for 5 nights leading up to my wedding, held also in Portsea. The house was well laid out, clean and comfortable. We loved the open fire most of all, and it was great to sit, relax and drink a lovely glass of wine in front of it. The wood was plentiful and easy to collect from the woodshed. The tennis court also served as a fun spot to hang out, and I taught my American maid of honour how to play tennis! I can't recommend highly enough, not least because of the timely manner Fleur always responded to my questions and queries. Portsea is a lovely location for a winter getaway; we can't wait to stay again!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wantirna South, Victoria, Australia

Awesome house for an awesome time

  • 5 of 5

Great house with alot of activities for everyone to enjoy. Plenty of outdoor space to kick back and relax or for sport and games. Pool was heated and house was very accommodating for my group of friends. Would come back in a heartbeat, thankyou, the house made our trip :)

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Very lovely

  • 5 of 5

House was comfortable, the pool, tennis court and gardens great facilities and lovely space to relax.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
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East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Well appointed and relaxing holiday home

  • 5 of 5

As a last minute booking this property was a fortunate choice. A well designed holiday house with comfortable appointments a large garden trampoline and swimming pool.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2015
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Other Activities:

Secluded One Acre Garden




Manager's Cancellation Policy

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