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Californian Cottage - Ocean Grove

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

Fully equipped and self-contained, this coastal gem boasts an affordable and comfortable stay for up to 7 guests.

Adorned with all the character and charm of yesteryear, this home offers contemporary, smart open plan living interlaced with many period features renowned in this style of home.

Sleeping Arrangements:

This holiday home has 3 large bedrooms; two of which contain comfortable queen size beds with the third bedroom offering a single and double bed bunk. Off the master bedroom is a walk in wardrobe and a bathroom en-suite. The other two rooms are provided with of plenty built in wardrobe space.

All beds are supplied with mattress protectors, a covered doona and pillows with pillow protectors on them. The queen beds are fitted with electric blankets.

Please bring your own bed linen and towels

Supply of bed linen is available dependant on length of stay and number of guests. You can discuss this with us at the time of booking.

Living areas: Indoor/outdoor:

The house has been modernised to incorporate open space layout with the new central kitchen providing the focus between living and dining areas.

The intimate front lounge can be closed off from the open plan area if desired and houses the main LCD TV, FOXTEL, hi fi and home theatre system.

The cosy gas log fire provides a warm winter focus in the open plan living area.

The dining area comprising a table for 6 connects seamlessly through the glass sliding door onto the extensive alfresco decked area overlooking the rear garden. This covered deck incorporates a large outdoor dining setting, barbeque and a luxury heated 5 person spa enclosed by a gated glass balustrade.

At the other end of the house a coffee on the front verandah is a great way to start the day and catch the early morning sun.

Kitchen, Utility and Bathroom:

The impressive kitchen is fully equipped and boasts many extra appliances not normally supplied including 5 ring 900 wide gas upright cooker, dishwasher, coffee machine et al. Heaps of stone work surfaces are provided to indulge for culinary creativity cheered on by those sitting at the breakfast bar around the island bench.

We supply all basic condiments, herbs and spices, tea, coffee and sugar to get you started.

The laundry utilities including washer and sink are located adjacent to the kitchen in a self-contained Euro styled cupboard.

The en-suite incorporates large shower basin and toilet, while the central bathroom offers separate shower and bath facilities. A separate toilet is located opposite the laundry.

There is also an outside shower adjacent to the spa so you can wash away the days salt and sand.


Heating and Cooling.

The house is equipped with ceiling fans in the living and bedrooms and a split system air conditioner for those hot summer days and a central heating system for the cooler months.

The gas log fire provides instant warmth and a central focus in the open plan living area.


46 inch LCD TV in Lounge with FOXTEL

32 inch LCD TV in Dining area - Can be viewed from deck

24 inch LCD TV/DVD in Main Bedroom

Free Wi Fi

Home Theatre system DVD/CD/FM Tuner, USB and Blue tooth compatible to link up your own smart devices.

A radio / iPhone/iPod dock


900 wide 5 gas burner ring and electric oven



Coffee machine

Blender, Juice Extractor, Electric Frying Pan

Gas BBQ on alfresco deck


Electric Blankets Master and second Bedroom

Bedside lamps and tables

Clock radios

New mattresses

Extra blankets and pillows


Front loading washing machine

Iron and ironing board


Extensive selection of Books, DVDs and board games

6 person heated outdoor spa with child security

Outdoor shower

Double carport plus room for extra cars


Ocean Grove is located on the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula approximately 1 1/2 hours south west of Melbourne and 25 mins from Geelong.

Our Holiday Home is approximately

1.5km (25 min. walk) to the Terrace Street shopping precinct of O.G.

0.75km to the Market place Shell Rd shopping precinct of O.G.

1.2km to the nearest section of beach or 2km to the patrolled beach.

4km to Barwon Heads

9km to Pt Lonsdale and 12km to Queenscliff

15km to Torquay


Swimming and walking at the Ocean Grove beaches

Fishing, boating and sailing in an around the Bellarine Peninsula

Golf, Lawn Bowls

Browsing at specialty shops in O.G. and Barwon Heads

Craft and antique markets,

Multitude of cafes, restaurants and wineries

Catch the ferry across Port Phillip bay to Sorrento and the Mornington Peninsula

Visit Torquay, Lorne and the Great Ocean Road beyond.

General Guidelines on Renting the Property.

We offer flexibility with arrangements and tariffs within reason.

Late check-out is available when there is no incoming booking on departure date.

Please note that this property is not suitable for Schoolies, or young party groups under 25yrs.

We do not allow dogs

Inside the house is strictly non-smoking

Rates specified in the Tarrif Table are based on 2 guests. The Property can sleep a maximum of 6 adults and total of 7 guests.

More Details

Leonie Stevens
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018


Ocean Grove House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • surfing


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Californian Cottage - Ocean Grove
average rating of 4.894737 based on 38 reviews
WA, Australia

Cosy bungalow.

  • 4 of 5

Wish we could have stayed longer. Excellent service and well kept house and grounds.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Lovely home

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed our weekend in this home away from home, everything we needed was there.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Altona, Victoria, Australia

Lovely place to stay everything you need plus more

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our weekend here it was a lovely homely feeling place quiet neighbourhood

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Such a beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

This is a little piece of paradise in Ocean Grove. Everything you could possibly need, and even in August it was perfect. Plenty of heating in the house, comfortable beds, and the outdoor spa.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Owner's Response: Hi Chris thank you glad you enjoyed your stay. Leonie
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

It's Got Everything

  • 5 of 5

Thank you! What an awesome property, you have thought of everything to make a stay so comfortable. A beautiful property, it felt like home. We will definitely be booking to return again very soon.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful home. We loved our stay - couldn't fault the home and the beautiful atmosphere of the place. We are already planning our next trip back! Highly recommended property.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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Other Activities:

Ocean Grove Surf Beach


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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