Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon

TANUNDA - Dogs welcome

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

TANUNDA WAS REVIEWED IN THE AGE - WEEKEND AWAY..."gorgeously renovated property with a great vibe. Perfect for a group of eight, Moto GP or 2 families"

Being personally managed by the owners, you can expect excellent customer service and great presentation.

Our 2 story family holiday home provides comfortable accommodation for up to 8 people. With 2 bedrooms on each level both serviced by a bathroom and toilet it's an ideal choice for 2 families each with a couple of kids. Alternatively, its also an ideal getaway for 4 couples or 6/8 singles as the beds in 2 rooms zip together to make either a luxury king bed or keep them as separate king arguments over who gets the bunk beds with this house!

The upstairs kitchen & living area opens out onto a massive deck. Complete with outdoor setting for 8 plus daybed, deck chairs & of course a BBQ, its a great space to relax & watch the world go by & is a convenient option for alfresco dining options.

The open wood fire in the lounge room provides both warmth & a great ambience for the cooler days or nights. Nothing better than a wood fire, good book or perhaps watch a movie from the extensive movie library.

A split system unit in the upstairs living area will keep you cool in Summer and provide an alternative to the open fire.

Downstairs in the landscaped courtyard area we have an open fire pit & some great outdoor chairs - why not light the fire and sit around & relax after a long day at the beach.

You will also find a volley ball net, shuttlecock & totem tennis are available to use if you are feeling active along with some assorted board and card games.

Ground floor:

1 x Queen Bed

2 x King Singles (or zip together & make a King)

Bathroom with shower & separate toilet

Laundry complete with washing machine


1 x Queen Bed

2 x King Singles (or zip together & make a King)

Bathroom with bath, shower & separate toilet

Open plan kitchen/living area opening onto deck

Also includes:

Fully equipped new kitchen

Open Fire

TV Stereo/DVD/IPod dock


Outdoor setting / Umbrella

Quality linen & towels can be supplied on request & the beds will be made up ready for when you arrive. Charges are as follows:

$60 - per double room (includes sheets and towels x 2 persons)

$30 - per single bed (includes sheets and towels x 1 person)

Alternatively you are welcome to supply your own sheets & towels. (Doonas, pillows & extra blankets are supplied for both options)

Stair gates for the safety of little ones are available for guests to use however, set up is the responsibility of guests. A porta cot is also available for guests to use. (Guests are to supply own bedding for the porta cot please)

Please note that the tariff shown is based on renting the entire house which can accommodate up to 8 guests. Rates are NOT calculated on a per guest basis & therefore are not reduced if you have less than 8 guests staying.

Please note: Minimum stay is 3 nights during school holiday periods

We aim to provide a fuss free rental and the following "basics" are supplied:

Tea, Coffee & sugar

salt & pepper

Olive oil

Dishwashing liquid, hand soap & flyspray.

Tea towels

Glad wrap & tin foil

Garbage bags

toilet paper

Whats so special about Silverleaves?

Silverleaves is renowned as the best north facing beach on the island. With no rocks and beautiful clear water you can easily see why. There is limited street parking so its pretty much a "locals only" beach accessed by the few discreet tracks off Silverleaves of these tracks is opposite the house!

Its a great location for walking & family bike riding. Its not unusual to see more bikes, scooters, walkers or pram pushers heading around the quiet roads than cars.

Anyone for golf? You cant miss the Cowes Golf course at the entrance to Silverleaves. A well manicured 18 hole course awaits you plus the option of refreshments & a meal at the bistro following your game. The clubhouse is a 15 minute walk or 3 minute drive from the house.

The Silverleaves General Store is an easy 10 min walk away. In addition to providing the daily bread, milk & paper you can also dine on delicious light meals & yummy coffee & cake. It's a great destination for your daily holiday walk.

Silverleaves is close enough to the delights of Cowes if you need to go to town yet far enough away from the peak time madness. For many dining choices, gift shopping or a stock up at the supermarket either take a leisurely 45 minute stroll along the sand or jump in the car for a 5 minute drive to the main street.

Phillip Islands world renowned attractions are all on your door step. The Penguin Parade, Seal Rocks & The Nobbies are a 15 minute drive & the famous surf beaches of Cape Woolamai & Smiths Beach are only a 10 minute drive away.

Motor Racing & Special Island 4 legged family members

Our house is a great choice when visiting Phillip Island for one of the many motor events held at the GP track. We aim to provide a fuss free rental for groups of up to 8 adults.

You also have the added bonus & the convenience of catching the special events shuttle bus straight to the track which is located at the Silverleaves General Store - just a short 10 minute walk from the house enabling you to enjoy the day without the worry of the drive back to the house. Tickets are available at the Phillip Island Information Centre. Timetables vary by event so please check departure times when purchasing your ticket.

If you prefer to take your own car the track is about a 10 minutte drive from the house.

Pet Friendly

Dogs are welcome & the yard is fully fenced. We can provide outdoor bedding & shelter for up to 2 dogs. We love dogs but we do ask that they stay off the furniture & beds please.

Silverleaves Beach is a popular dog friendly beach & close by you also have surf beaches at Smiths Beach if your dog loves playing in the waves. You wont find a dog happier than when he is running on the beach & you will find many fellow dog lovers on Phillip Island however, we do ask that you respect the signs at the start of the beach track & stick to the rules covering hours, leads & cleaning up after your dog.

PLEASE NOTE - if dog hair is found inside the house a charge of $50 to cover extra cleaning will be deducted from the bond.

We welcome groups at Tanunda however,


More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2018


Silverleaves House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 3 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • surfing


Exceptional! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

95% Complete
5% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
TANUNDA - Dogs welcome
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Loved our stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time at Tanunda and certainly won't be our last.

Everything lived up to our expectations - wonderful beds, fantastic heating, gorgeous comfortable furniture and of course, the huge balcony and amazing location!

We wandered across the road to the beach only minutes away and continued to be amazed at how such a superb location was always so peaceful with only a few people to be seen at the beach. We were well stocked so no need to go in to town as we were able to cook up great meals and enjoy them at home.

Thank you Andrea for making our booking and our stay so easy. We love being able to bring our family dog with us for holidays, so Tanunda will continue to be our place of choice when staying at Phillip Island.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review Kathy. It's always wonderful to hear that our guests have enjoyed their stay and it would be our pleasure to welcome you back in the future. Best regards, Andrea
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia

Excellent Holiday Home

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommended beautifully styled home - convenient location, very comfortable for our adult family of 7. We had a very enjoyable and relaxing holiday. All round 5/5 - thank you.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Hi Karen - so good to hear that our house was ideal for your family gathering. Apologies I havnt responded earlier but I didn't get a notification from Stayz that you had logged a review and I've only just seen it. Thank you! It's much appreciated and I hope we get to welcome you back in the future, Cheers, Andrea
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

A welcoming house

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house for the weekend which comfortably accommodated 3 generations including a two year old.The house is lovely with a beautiful outlook from the deck into the treetops and a quick stroll to the beach front. We were most impressed by the owners generosity in leaving the house open to us as if we had

visited friends.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Eaglemont, Victoria, Australia

Excellent beach house in quiet location.

  • 5 of 5

Tanunda at Silverleaves was a great property where to stay. It is a fantastic quiet location within easy walking distance to Cowes. Highely recommended.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thanks Chris and Debbie - it's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your stay and thank you for taking the time to write a review. We hope you find your way back to Silverleaves in the future. Cheers, Andrea & John
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia


  • 5 of 5

Lovely home, ideal location, only a few minutes walk from the beach. Cosy at night with wood heater. (There was lots of firewood provided). We were blessed with good weather and enjoyed the large outdoor decking area. The only thing lacking was a dishwasher. It was a short drive to shops and restaurants. We had a very relaxing break.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Tranquil: Birdlife and beach

  • 5 of 5

Four double bedrooms with large, light filled living room opening onto a large decking area. Very pleasant ambiance. It was very quiet as it was not school holidays. The birdlife was prolific and only a short walk through to a dog friendly beach. The only slightly negative comment is that for the price I think linen should have been provided at no extra charge. But that is just a quibble and we would definitely like to return one day.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: It's certainly a change to awake to the sound of bird life instead of an alarm clock and it's great to hear that you enjoyed this aspect staying at Silverleaves Georgina. Thanks for taking the time to write a review as it's always great to hear that guests enjoyed their stay. Very best regards, Andrea
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


Other Activities:

50 mts to the beautiful beach


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 8 guests. Property has 6 beds and can sleep a maximum 8 guests

    Optional Costs
    Full linen service: $250 per stay

    * Ask the owner to arrange these

You might like these similar properties