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The Reef House - family friendly

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

A very comfortable 3 bedroom home with open plan living, The Reef House offers an idyllic setting for that quintessential family beach holiday or perhaps a quiet getaway.

From the large south facing deck, sheltered on those hot days but very welcoming on those balmy evenings, you enter the open plan living, dining and kitchen area with cathedral ceiling and koonara heater. Down a central passageway are the bedrooms, bathroom, laundry and separate toilet.

Ideally situated, a short walk will take you to great beaches suitable for all ages. At one end of the town there is the sheltered bay beach with a rockpool ideal for children, rock ledges for fishing and snorkeling and a sand boat launching/retrieval ramp. At the other end of town is a popular surf beach. Both of these beaches are patrolled by life saving clubs. Just around the Cape is a long stretch of rugged surf beach which is favoured by experienced surfers and body boarders.

Accommodation is comprised of 1 x queen, 1 x double and 2 x single bunk beds in the third bedroom.


Situated on the Bass Coast, Cape Paterson is located 130 kms or 1 hour 45 minutes southeast of Melbourne. It is 10 mins from the bustling township of Wonthaggi which offers a broad range of shopping, sporting, entertainment and medical facilities.

The township of Inverloch is a 15 minute drive along the magnificent coastal road. Phillip Island and the penguins, grand prix track, koala sanctuary and surf beaches are only 30 minutes away.

Local Attractions

From swimming and beach play, fishing or snorkelling, walking along the magnificant cliff top walking trails and enjoying the panoramic vistas, perhaps cycling is your thing, Cape Paterson and the surrounding district has something for everyone.

You can travel inland via rolling hills to the popular towns of Korumburra and Leongatha as well as to peaceful hamlets such as Loch, Meeniyan and Koonwarra where you can dine in quaint cafes and browse through antique and bric a brac outlets.

For golfers there are challenging courses at Wonthaggi, Leongatha, Korumburra, Meeniyan and Cowes.

East of Cape is the Bunurong Marine Park which includes access to several isolated beaches, Eagles Nest and a famous dinosaur fossil site at The Caves.

More Details

Andrew Lloyde
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 8, 2018


Cape Paterson House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 6 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • surfing


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The Reef House - family friendly
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Lovely house, clean and allergy friendly!

  • 5 of 5

It was such a wonderful weekend getaway, the house was well positioned for a short walk to the beAch and rock pools.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

So cozy! Perfect winter getaway

  • 5 of 5

Thanks for a wonderful stay. Even though the weather was dreary outside the house was so comfortable and cosy we didn't even notice! That fireplace is unbelieveable. A great place for the kids to explore the rock pools.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Kim, glad you enjoyed your stay - and yes, the fireplace sends out the heat !! Regards, Andrew
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Lovely Family Friendly Beach House

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely stay at the Reef House over the Christmas break.This property is very user-friendly and contained everything you could possibly need for a low-key beachside holiday. It was perfect for our two young children with shaded rooms and a secure enclosed verandah. Walking distance to the Surf Beach, shop and pub the house is private and quiet. We hope to stay again soon.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful well appointed house

  • 5 of 5

The Reef house is everything you would want from a holiday home. Spacious, plenty of beds, enormous deck and even an outside surf shower. Walk to the beach and shops, games and movies provided for rainy days. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Stay

  • 4 of 5

House is well set up, nice stroll to beach. House had everything we needed, neat and clean. Would stay again.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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The house was very well set up, very comfortable, and nicely presented!It was all set to go, wood in

  • 5 of 5

The house was very well set up, very comfortable, and nicely presented!It was all set to go, wood in the fire and a box of chocolates waiting! What else could you want on a girls weekend!Had a wonderful couple of days relaxing with friends. The girls and I would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2013
  • Stayed: February 2015
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Other Activities:

Sand, surf and country


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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