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Busseltonia - a delightful character home.

Bedrooms 3
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

Vintage character home set in pretty gardens close to beach and township.

Busseltonia is a cosy character vintage home, furnished in a chic country style reflecting the era of the home. You will find three charming bedrooms, that sleep six, comfortable beds, clean modern bathrooms and a well maintained and fitted out kitchen. Pretty gardens surround the house. Feel free to pick the roses, vegetables, and herbs in the garden.

Busseltonia is ideally located within easy walking distance to the shopping prescient and main street, (two blocks away) and the beautiful promenade beach foreshore, children's playground and international level skate park. Ideal for couples or small families. Breakfast at the Goose Cafe, near the Jetty, overlooking the sparkling ocean, is not to be missed.

Reverse cycle air-conditioning in two main living areas, for cooling or warmth and a slow combustion wood stove for cosy winter days. Spacious well-equipped kitchen, two living areas, two complete bathrooms with toilets, pretty grassed back garden ideal for entertaining. Driveway can accommodate three cars. Fully fenced and secure backyard. Close proximity to leash free beaches. Welcome pet treats.


Entry and departure times to property are strict as follows unless otherwise advised by owner.

Departure 10 am. Arrival 2 pm. Minimum stay requirements cannot be reduced.

The home is owned by a Perth family who uses it frequently for their escape from the city. We hope you enjoy Busselton and surrounding areas as much as we do.


You will need to supply your own bed linen and towels.

You will require the following:

2 x QB bed sheets and pillowcases ( 2 sets)

2 x SB bed sheets and pillowcases for bunk beds (2 sets)

Towels as required for home and beach.


Doonas are supplied with all beds. Extra blankets available. Electric blankets on both Queen beds.

Bed guard, high chair, travel cot and a small child's pusher in the bunk room. Children's toys, DVD's, games. Pet Treats.

Pets are allowed. We ask that you respect our home and ensure that animals are kept off furniture and beds. Please make certain the grounds are left clean of dog deposits and urine spots hosed off. Do not leave your dog unattended in the house. Your support of these conditions will ensure we can continue to offer our house to dog owners.


1 set of linen per Queen bedroom below is $25

1 QB sheet set

2 bath towels

1 face washer

1 bath mat

Extra linen and towels are an additional cost. Adjusted pricing for SB Bunk set or individual pricing for your requirements.

Ensure you order is in two weeks prior to booking.

The Pantry

Tea, coffee, sugar supplies can be found in the Dutch dresser pantry. We supply ground coffee, suitable for the plunger, from local roasters. Feel free to use any condiments from the pantry. Pet treats for your best friend.

Large Woolworths & Coles supermarket's are two blocks away and are open 7 days a week.

We highly recommend the following cafes for good coffee and food.


The Laundry

The Fire Station

Al Forno

The Goose

Coco's Thai

Standard Terms and Conditions of Temporary Holiday Accommodation

Note: Variances can be agreed on but only by arrangement with the owner in writing.

The owners will make every effort to ensure the property is available as booked. However, the owners reserve the right to make alterations to bookings due to unforeseen circumstances.

To maintain a good standard for our guests, we require certain conditions to be complied with. We appreciate most tenants will respect our property, but the occasional abuse requires that we state the following conditions.

Number of Guests should not exceed the number stated on the Confirmation Notice or subsequently agreed in writing or email. Fees will apply for excess guests not agreed with the owners in advance.

Parties and Functions are strictly prohibited. The price charged is for domestic use only and not commercial. Accordingly, this rate does not allow for the extra wear associated with functions in terms of cleaning, garbage removal, wear and tear, repairs etc. Use contrary to this may result in loss of your bond and/or additional payments.

Damage, Breakages, Theft, and Loss are the tenants' responsibility during their stay.

Departure - the property should be left in a clean and tidy condition. Check-out time is 10 am at the latest, to allow time to prepare the property for the next guests.

Disturbance to our neighbours, including excessive noise, is prohibited and may result in termination of rental and loss of bond.

Bed linen and towels are to be supplied by the tenant. Linen hire can be arranged through the owner.

Variations to these conditions may only be made by prior arrangements with the owner in writing.

More Details

Margaret Lewis
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
April 16, 2018

About Margaret Lewis

We are a retired couple who live in Perth. We never tire of travelling down to Busselton to enjoy the great lifestyle this region has to offer.

Margaret Lewis purchased this house in 2002

Why Margaret Lewis chose Busselton

We purchased the property to provide us with an escape from a busy city life. We also get great pleasure seeing our children and grandchildren enjoy and build memories of wonderful family holidays at Busseltonia.

What makes this house unique

With high ceilings, wooden floorboards, character doors and windows, this lovely little home has much character and charm. We have decorated in an eclectic range of vintage and modern with interesting prints and a great range of books on the bookshelf. The slow combustion wood heater will keep you cosy in winter and two reverse cycle air conditioning units, cool in the summer. Pretty gardens at the front and back compliment the house. The kitchen is well equipped with plenty of condiments in the Dutch dresser. Roses and veggies from the garden can be picked for your use.


Busselton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Bright, clean modern en-suite with glass shower enclosure.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Modern bathroom and laundry. Separate toilet.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Queen bed with adjoining en-suite and walk-in robe
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Bunk bed set. Waterproof mattress covers.Suitable for adults
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Queen bed. Luggage rack in room.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Busseltonia - a delightful character home.
average rating of 4.857143 based on 21 reviews

Nice property

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay and would recommend this house to other families. We spent 4 nights, two with our grown up son and his wife and dog and the last two nights as a couple. As there was only two of us and taking own linen, no dishwasher and also having to clean the premises on leaving we thought the price of over $1000 was high.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Ray Thank you for your review and your recommendation despite your concerns regarding the overall cost. The total rental charge for four nights was $900 which included a weekend. Additional to this was a Stayz service fee of $20.40 to cover the payment transactions and a cleaning fee of $120. For a stay of four people plus a dog, this rental cost is in line with other properties of a similar position close to the beach, town centre and standard of accommodation. Whilst we ask for the property to be left in a tidy condition we do not expect the house to be cleaned by the tenant. Your cleaning fee covers this. Some dog owners do vacuum to counteract any hair shedding from their animals. Our cleaners stated that the house was left in a very clean condition which is much appreciated. We value our guests and as a gesture of goodwill, we would be happy to waive the cleaning fee if you wish to stay at Busseltonia in the future.
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Lovely Property

  • 5 of 5

A perfect little house with a pretty garden and everything you need to make a comfortable stay. So homely with all your lovely things. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Pleased that you enjoyed Busseltonia Helen. We take pride in the garden and love that our guests enjoy it and the character of the home.
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Kallaroo, Perth

Loved it!!!

  • 5 of 5

Busseltonia is a beautiful cottage, which took me back in time..... just loved the warm feel of the place. Perfect location, within walking distance to the beach, parks and shopping/restaurant streets. Phoebe's our golden retriever settled in straight away - it was like home from home.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review Jan. Delighted that you enjoyed the vintage character of Busseltonia and Phoebe enjoyed the garden and the nearby beach area.
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay, short walk to the beach and shops. House was kitted out very well and didn't want for anything. Planning on coming back once the airport is upgraded and we can come direct from Sydney.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

This house is as beautiful in reality as it is in the photos. The house was immaculate and homey. It had everything we needed for a comfortable stay. Close to shops, the town center and famous jetty. Our furbaby loved the grassed oval over the road which was great for Frisbee and also loved laying in front of the wood burning stove. We enjoyed our break away from the city, will definitely book again.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Lovely weekend

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Busseltonia was great, like staying at relatives (the nice ones) when they're not home. We also really appreciated our dog being able to come along. So many parks close by and a dog friendly beach. Thanks for such a lovely home.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments Tracy. Glad that all your 'family' enjoyed the house.
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Nearest Airport
6.5 Kilometres
Busselton Margaret River Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
400 Kilometres
Goose Cafe
Nearest Golf
4.6 Kilometres
Busselton Golf Club
Nearest Train
52.2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Goose Cafe
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Busselton foreshore
Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Beach and Jetty, bike riding

Busselton is 232 kilometres south of Perth. Situated on the west coast of Australia's South West tourist region, Busselton faces north-west to the Indian Ocean and is on the shores of Geographe Bay where the ocean is very calm and sheltered. French expedition by Nicholas Baudin in 1801, with his ships Geographe and Naturaliste saw the naming of Geographe Bay and Cape Naturaliste. Busseltonia is an enjoyable 400-metre stroll away from this beautiful calm water bay. The foreshore has a stunning promenade interspersed with BBQ's, landscaped lawns and gardens and the delightful Goose Cafe. A meal on the verandah overlooking the sparkling waters of the Bay is not to be missed. For the younger members of your family, an international level skatepark is close by and a recently completed outdoor family entertainment area.

Explore the longest wooden jetty in the Southern Hemisphere! From 1865 it took over 95 years to build and stretches 2km into the ocean allowing the colourful corals and fish to be seen without getting wet.The Busselton Jetty is home to one of only five underwater observatories in the world! Ride the new electric Jetty Train 1.7km out to sea, with 360-degree views across Geographe Bay, and take a tour through the Underwater Observatory at the end of the Jetty.

The Margaret River Wine Region is close by dotted with beautiful Wineries, restaurants and underground caves. Cape Naturalist offers stunning beaches, whale watching and great walking trails only 35 minutes drive away.

Busselton has a Mediterranean climate with warm to hot Summers and cool winters. Rainfall comes during winter. For much of the year, clear, blue skies prevail, ideally suited to this resort town. In Summer (December to February), the average maximum temperature is 30°C with an average minimum temperature of 16°C. In Winter (June to August), the average maximum temperature is 17°C with an average minimum temperature of 8°C.




Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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