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Somers Beach Shack - Not Too Retro!

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Located in the coastal hamlet of Somers this bright and comfortable beach cottage, set among private gardens, offers guests a perfect retreat for all seasons. Close to everything the Mornington Peninsula has to offer yet less than 1hr from Melbourne.

The House:

3 bedrooms (1 king, 1 double and 1 bunk room) with built-in wardrobes perfect for 4 adults and 2 kids. We also have a crib/cot and highchair available for the "little" ones if required. A fully equipped kitchen and separate dining area with breakfast bar, 6 seat dining table, large fridge, electric cooker, microwave and everything required for cooking up all the local produce the Mornington Peninsula has to offer. A large living room with freestanding wood fire, LCD TV with Foxtel / satellite, reverse cycle air conditioning and heating and small library. Bathroom with shower, basin and separate toilet. Study area with desk. Laundry with washer, dryer and trough.

The front deck area has a comfortable day bed looking out over the garden. The garden offers lovely lawn areas that capture the morning sun and established trees which provide afternoon shade. A 6 seat outdoor setting and 4 burner hooded BBQ offer guests alfresco dining options in the garden. A large driveway and carport with parking aplenty for several cars and a boat.

Guests may access everything the house and garden have to offer (sorry - except for the shed and the linen closet where we need to store a few things). We are more than happy for guests to contact us prior to or during their stay, and provide any assistance or suggestions on the local area, to make the experience as comfortable, carefree and enjoyable as possible.

The Local Area:

Somers beach (dog and child friendly) is located at the end of the street and stretches several km's in each direction, offering stunning views over Western Port Bay and Phillip Island. A haven for walkers, fisherman and bird watchers alike.

Somers General Store is a 15 min stroll around the beach and a popular spot with locals, perfect for a relaxing coffee or breakfast, spot of lunch or gourmet dinner on weekends. For sailing enthusiasts the Somers Yacht Club is a 20 min stroll or 2 min drive. The nearby village of Balnarring provides guests with all necessary services including supermarket, butcher, cafes, restaurants and tavern. The village centre is a 5 min drive and can also be accessed from Somers via the walking / bike track.

Red Hill is 10 min drive away offering guests a taste of some of Victoria's best wineries, restaurants and gourmet produce. The house is also within easy reach of the renowned golf courses, surf hot spots and scenic coastal towns of the Mornington Peninsula.

Standard Rates:

Friday and Saturday (2 night min) - $550.00 per stay.

Sunday to Thursday (2 night min) - rates on request.

Weekly - $1,550 per week.

Monthly - $6,500 per month.

20 Dec 13 to 31 Jan 14 - $1,850 per week (min 7 night stay).

Long term rental - rates on request.

Cleaning, gardening and linen (weekly changeover service for longer stays) are included. The house is friendly to both infants and young children, please let us know before your arrival so we can set up the house appropriately (fire safety screen, etc). Unfortunately we are unable to provide linen for the travel crib/cot.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
January 4, 2018


Somers House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Child's Highchair
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • surfing


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Somers Beach Shack - Not Too Retro!
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews
Nunawading, Victoria, Australia

Lovely Peaceful Home!

  • 5 of 5

We booked this property for nearly 3 weeks over January and could not have asked for a more wonderful peaceful getaway - we were even able to bring the family dog! Close to dog friendly beach and very well equipped. The owners are very helpful and accommodating. I would highly recommend this property

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Upper Moutere, Tasman, New Zealand

Good value weekend break

  • 5 of 5

This house worked well for our family group. Although it's an older home it has been well maintained, comfortably furnished and had plenty of cooking facilities for our needs. The beds were comfy and had good quality linen and towels which is important to us when renting a holiday house. Thank you for the use of the portacot and the highchair which made life much easier for us with granddaughter in tow. The house is in a quiet street with easy access to the beach.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: Stayz
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Quintessential beach holiday

  • 5 of 5

We relaxed the moment we arrived. The cottage was very clean, very comfortable and well equipped. The garden was beautiful with all the spring flowers and it was a pleasure to relax on the porch admiring the view. Vwry handy to dog friendly beach.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: Stayz
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Beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

Nice, quiet and relaxed just what we needed!

Everything was effortless! Will love to go back!

The house is perfect for couples or families and everything required is there!

Thank you cxm

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: Stayz
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  • 4 of 5

A clean & comfortable house 400m from the beach. Easy access, to house and beach.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: Stayz
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Great Family Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed as a young family for 3 weeks over summer. This is a fabulous holiday home. It is located in a lovely quiet area, the home was clean and neat with everything you need, even Foxtel for the kids! A very close walk, maybe 3-4 minutes, to a beautiful beach. You can walk your dog there at allocated times which we loved. We really felt this was such a tranquil getaway for us and great for the kids to experience Aussie beach life in a safe, welcoming community. Bed linen and towels were fresh & crisp white, which gave a special, almost hotel feel. The BBQ area was great and the fully fenced yard ensured both kids and dogs were safely contained. We were really happy and would definitely book again!

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: Stayz
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Other Activities:

Somers General Store


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 4 guests. Property has 4 beds and can sleep a maximum 6 guests

    Mandatory Costs
    Bond Deposit: $550 per stay

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