This versatile, large, timber cathedral ceiling home with north facing clerestory windows is located in an elevated position and offers river, bluff and Barwon Heads bridge vistas over the rooftops with wall to wall lounge room windows.
1.3 kms., 15 minute walking distance or 3 minute drive to the Barwon river and golf course, 2.5 kms., 30 minute walk or 5 minute drive to the Dunes Café at the main surf beach and 8 minute walk to the Blue Waters Lake and walking track.
8 Wiltons Rd is located in old Ocean Grove and is one block away from Wallington Rd, with close access to the Barwon River, Ocean Grove surf beach, Barwon Heads and Geelong. The main shopping area in Ocean Grove is 1.5 kms. away with a local bus stop near the house.
Flexibility is provided by three large bedrooms, plus rumpus room over three levels. The top floor incorporates the main bedroom with an ensuite; large lounge room: flat screen TV with sound box to plug in devices and DVD player. The lounge room opens onto a south-facing balcony with table and chairs. The kitchen is fully equipped with microwave, wall oven and dishwasher with a large bench top and separate dining space . A separate laundry houses the washing machine, drying area and wash basin. The next floor, down half a flight of stairs, has two bedrooms and another bathroom and shower recess, while on the ground floor there is a garage with a table tennis table and a large rumpus room with 2nd TV, DVD player, lounge and sofa bed. There is plenty of space available to spread out and get away for rest and recreation.
Main bedroom – queen sized bed and ensuite; bedroom 2 – double bed: bedroom 3 – two single beds with two trundle single beds underneath that pull out. Rumpus room - foldout sofa double bed for an extra 2 and a cot. All beds have fresh doonas and pillows provided.
The fenced rear garden has outdoor chairs available in the store room and there is a BBQ (gas bottle supplied) on the small north balcony.
Swim and surf at Ocean Grove’s patrolled beach. Younger children can enjoy swimming off the spit’s sandy beach in the flat water of the Barwon River. Sail or take the power boat out in the river estuary (boat ramp 1.3 km, 3 mins drive) or catch fish off one of the two jetties on the Barwon Heads side of the river (6 mins drive). Walk along the river and across the bridge to Barwon Heads. Eat out or have coffee at the many cafes and restaurants in Ocean Grove and Barwon Heads. Geelong Adventure Park - great for the kids and loads of fun - is 6.2 kms. and 8 mins drive out Wallington Road. Lorne, on the Great Ocean Road, is one hour away.
Drive to Queenscliff's historic port & township 20 minutes away and ride the steam train, visit the Marine Discovery Centre or take the ferry ride across the Bay (45 mins.) to Sorrento and Portsea. Australia’s surfing capital Torquay is 20 mins. away. Golfers are well-catered for by the nearby championship golf course, while award winning wineries are just up the road. Catch a fish, walk, ride a bike, play mini-golf, or go horse riding – it's all here on the Bellarine Peninsula.