Bookings are open to all families and groups over 27yrs old.
Bluetopia is located in a beautiful quiet street and set back off the road and only footsteps to the National Park trails. Framed by native Moonahs, this beachside property sits perfectly in its coastal landscape. An abundance of light infiltrates the interiors, which are anchored by polished solid timber flooring. Tastefully decorated to enhance the seaside ambiance. Perfect for entertaining with numerous options to choose from, including an outdoor entertaining area overlooking the solar heated pool and backyard. This property is ideal for a couple of families or small groups. Ideally located ten minutes walk from the iconic Number 16 Beach, cafe, and general store. You can meander along the walking trails that line the dunes and surf beaches, dine at the local restaurants and cafes, or indulge yourself at the award-winning Peninsula Hot Springs just a few minute's drive away.
** Living **
A massive front deck allows sunlight to drench the main living zone with high ceilings adding to the feeling of space. The fantastic open plan lounge/dining with stunning kitchen features a large waterfall island bench and is equipped with all the latest appliances including coffee machine and filtrated water tap. You will find another living zone, games/entertainment area located at the back of the house, just perfect for the kids or adults wanting some solitude. This is also one of three access points to the rear deck, running the entire width of the property, which is equipped with sun-lounges, a gas BBQ, and a 9 piece al fresco dining suite. Modern and tastefully decorated throughout gives this property a contemporary, yet relaxed vibe - making it the perfect beachside getaway!
** Bed and Bath **
Bluetopia comfortably sleeps 8 guests, with an option to accommodate an additional 2 guests, ideally children, on a futon mattress in the back entertaining room.
Bedroom 1 - the Master Bedroom with Queen size bed, walk-in robe, and modern spacious ensuite.
Bedroom 2 - overlooking the pool with a Queen size bed, built-in robe, and direct access to the pool and rear deck.
Bedroom 3 - includes 2 x Sets of Bunks, built-in robe - fabulous for the kids!
A spacious, modern & sleek central bathroom facilitates the remaining bedrooms, including a large vanity and bath. For your convenience, an adjoining toilet provides that extra privacy also.
Other features include a double carport which accommodates two vehicles with plenty of parking space for a boat or jet-ski. Fully fenced backyard, so ideal for small children to run around in or a pet (subject to owner approval). Ducted heating and air-conditioning, along with high-powered Vornado fans in each room, make this property the perfect beachside getaway any time of the year!
Bookings are open to all families and groups over 30yrs old.
Caldermeade is set high amidst trees and native landscape, offering sweeping views of the bay and the spectacular terrain of Blairgowrie! From the moment you drive into the property, you will be in awe
Calermeade boasts an impressive collection of bronze sculptures by world renowned artists Gille and Marc. Greeting you on arrival on the front deck is 'Circle of friends', 12 Life sized Chinese Zodiacs loosely based on Ai Wei Wei's Zodiacs.
PLEASE BE WARNED; The sculptures are 'formidable' so please view photos thoroughly to inform young children of the adventure they are in for!
There is also a Rhinocerous (Life Sized!) 'Come out, Come out wherever you are' plus Dogman, Rabbitwoman and Deerman The property is quirky and eclectic and will appeal to Art Lovers.
Also features a stunning entertaining/pool area, designed to enhance the rustic landscape, complete with sun lounges, day bed, and sunken firepit.
** Floor Plan **
Caldermeade comfortably sleeps 11 guests across 4 bedrooms with the option to accommodate 2 additional guests on a separate Double bed.
** 4th/Top Level ** - Master bedroom with a private balcony to take in the views, as well as a spacious modern ensuite and walk-in robe. Beautifully decorated with soft furnishing and ceiling fan, TV/DVD, and Foxtel. Just perfect for a parents retreat or couples wanting that extra bit of privacy and indulgence.
** 3rd Level ** - Kitchen/Dining and Lounge living, fantastic open plan area with luxurious furnishings incorporating eclectic chic decor with funky artwork and artifacts, selection of floor rugs, split system air-conditioning unit, and a Coonara fireplace which compliments this living zone....very comfy and welcoming! The adjoining kitchen is modern complete with all the latest appliances including an induction stovetop and coffee machine. This level also boasts 2 outdoor alfresco areas which are located off the lounge area. Off to the right-hand side, you will find an outdoor table setting for 10, with a magnificent outlook over the trees. While the other side offers another amazing entertaining area, complete with a day bed and chairs overlooking the tennis court. Perfect for the morning cup of coffee and reading the newspaper.
** 2nd Level **- Upstairs entrance to the property comprising of 1 x Queen Size bedroom, built-in robe, TV, and main bathroom which has a Scandinavian feel with lots of wood, sleek, and very modern, separate bath and European laundry. Adjacent is "The Den" - full of nostalgia ....step back in time! Ceiling to floor bookshelves full of books, board games and memorabilia. Why not play a tune on the piano or play one of the many LPs on the turntable? Or simply sit back and enjoy modern technology with Large Screen TV, Foxtel /DVD with a wide selection of DVDs to choose from. This room oozes character, furnished with retro chairs and a big comfy lounge - the perfect entertainment room for kids or adults wanting to retreat for some solitude or a few quiet drinks. You will also find access to the backyard with another fabulous entertaining area around the firepit, decked out with chairs! Perfect for those colder evenings or just sitting around having a quiet drink and toasting marshmallows. Adjacent to the fire pit is an outdoor hot water shower, perfect to rinse off after the beach. The gas heated pool and spa leads off this area as well, with sun loungers and a daybed with canopy.
There is also an outdoor cooking area with Weber BBQ and Pizza Oven on the second level, leading out from the living room.
** 1st/Ground Level ** - Another two bedrooms, one comprising of 1 x Queen bed and 1 x Single bed, built-in robe, TV, and private door/access to the front deck overlooking the yard. The other bedroom comprising of 2 x sets of Bunks and a built-in robe. Common powder room with shower, ultra-modern, and very tasteful.
Bungalow - located at the front of the property! A fantastic alternative bedroom for teenagers wanting to chill out and escape for some privacy. Features a double bed, portable fan, and heater only.
Last but not least...the full-size mod grass tennis court is without a doubt one of the highlights of this property, complete with a fully fitted-out bar/kitchenette, with sink, standard fridge, wine cooler fridge, dishwasher, and microwave. Also comfortable, relaxing outdoor lounges and chairs. Vintage tennis racquets mounted on the walls - one could dream they are playing at Kooyong!
Caldermeade has it all, you will not be disappointed! Spacious, commanding views, stunning gas heated pool, WIFI, the beach practically at your doorstep, tennis court, and privacy! Plenty of parking, enough room for a boat or jet ski. It really is the ultimate Blairgowrie Retreat. Perfect for a couple of families, girls getaways, golf trips, or a group of friends who love to play tennis!
Blairgowrie Village also awaits with its bars, restaurants, boutique shops, and the beautiful calm bay. Or enjoy sailing, fishing, swimming with dolphins, wine tasting, and the famous Peninsula Hot Springs, all just ten minutes away.
Full linen service provided, including bedmaking
Pet Friendly (subject to approval at the time of booking) - please note this property is not fully fenced
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the eclectic style of this property, some younger children may find some of the art throughout the property and grounds to be confrontational.
Bookings open to all families and groups over 27yrs old. No pets, please!
Como Palm Retreat offers total seclusion and that touch of paradise! Without a doubt, this property has the 'Wow factor'. You step outside and immediately become immersed in the breathtaking tropical surroundings. With mature exotic trees densely scattered all over the backyard. Enjoy a swim in the sparkling beach entry, solar heated pool, just perfect for little ones. Meander through the beautiful trees along a winding path to a 6 person spa and a BBQ hut. Or enjoy alfresco living on the deck inspired by Eastern/Balinese decor. With wooden shutters, oversized fan, and a huge modular lounge. This is truly resort-style living!
Bed & Bath:
Bedroom 1 - includes a Queen Size Bed with Ensuite
Bedroom 2 - includes a Queen Size Bed overlooking Backyard and Pool area
Bedroom 3 - includes a Double Size Bed and Single Bed
There is also a central Bathroom, again with Balinese Decor with a gorgeous bath.
The stunning living/dining/kitchen, overlooks the beautiful gardens and anchors the open plan living with a private deck at the entrance. Contemporary and modern furnishings throughout, complete with 6 seater lounge, dining table for 8 guests, timber floorboards, plantation shutters, and all the latest appliances. They also have a Smart TV with Netflix.
Living Zone - Garage which was been converted into an Entertainment Room
This will certainly impress the young and old at heart. Fantastic, entertainment/game zone complete with Table Tennis Table, Pool Table, Foosball Soccer Table, and Air Hockey Table. Absolutely perfect for keeping kids entertained for hours, decorated with comfy chairs, games, toys, bar fridge, and an amazing colourful mural that just sets the mood to chill out and have fun! Or pop outside and enjoy a game of Croquet or Bocce on the lawn.
Como Palm Retreat has everything you could possibly want for AND MORE! You will fall in love with this property the moment you arrive! Guaranteed to suit the most discerning traveller!
Linen provided, including pool towels. Also, the beds will be made up for your arrival.
Groups open to families and guests over the age of 27 years.
Martha's Villa has all the features to make your holiday extra special and just a short walk to Martha Cove and Restaurants! Regardless of the time of year, this property makes for a wonderful holiday. Beautifully furnished in a stylish yet contemporary decor. Sleeps a maximum of 16 adults only, just perfect for larger groups. Other features of this property include a well-equipped kitchen with Nespresso Coffee Machine, air conditioning and heating throughout, WiFi, and numerous living zones providing guests with the option for privacy.
** Ground Floor - Self Contained Unit **
A fabulous and very appealing feature of this property is the fully self-contained 2 bedroom unit on the ground floor. This allows privacy and total comfort for up to 8 guests. Includes a kitchen, living area, bathroom, European laundry, and an outdoor setting for those wanting to enjoy the view.
Bedroom 1 - includes 1 x Queen size bed
Bedroom 2 - includes 2 x Tri bunks
** Level One **
Designed with the view at its heart, the main living zone includes a stunning large open plan living/dining/kitchen area, with all areas capturing spectacular views of the bay. Complimented with an expansive balcony, complete with an outdoor dining table for 10 guests and outdoor lounges - perfect for entertaining or simply sitting back, enjoying the view and tranquility! This property has plenty of space, both inside and outside, for large groups to gather for a meal or drink together.
Master Bedroom - includes a King size bed, built-in robes, is beautifully furnished with an outlook over the backyard
There is an ensuite bathroom located adjacent to the Master Suite, which also serves as a Powder room for guests using the main living zone.
Features also include a European laundry with an exit to a fully fenced backyard, BBQ, and outdoor setting.
** Level Two **
Bedroom 4 - includes 1 x King Bed and 1 x Double bed
Bedroom 5 - includes 1 x Double bed and 2 x Single beds
This level has a central bathroom, including a shower and corner spa bath for guest use.
With sandy beaches and blue waters at your doorstep and picture-postcard views of Port Phillip Bay from your balcony, this property captures the true sense of coastal living while enjoying all the benefits and tranquility.
So what are you waiting for, book your escape today!
All linen and bath towels are provided. Also, beds will be made up for your arrival.
Strictly NO pets allowed!
Bookings are open to all families and groups over 27yrs old.
No additional visiting guests are permitted please.
Set in rolling countryside with panoramic views across Pt Phillip Bay, this newly renovated retreat is breathtaking and tranquil.
The architecturally designed farmhouse and adjacent cottages have a relaxed contemporary feel and are beautifully presented. All three dwellings are set in a native garden surrounded by magnificent exotic trees. The farm is a nature lovers haven, offering over 100 species of birds, kangaroos, wallabies, and numerous walks through the bush and wetlands. On warm days, guests can cool off in the lake or relax on the pontoon which is positioned 700m to the North East of the main buildings.
Centrally located between Dromana, Merricks, and Red Hill, Red Hill Ridge is an ideal base for exploring the Peninsula.
** The Farmhouse **
An amazing setting offering stunning views designed to capture the light and capitalise on the magnificent setting. The floor to ceiling glass windows and soaring roofline give the dining-kitchen zone real drama and style. A cutting-edge kitchen with European appliances is well equipped for long, lazy gatherings. The lounge area with its comfy lounges, banquette seating, and wood-burning fire has a relaxed comfortable feel just perfect for curling up with a glass of red. The adjacent terrace is complete with an outdoor dining setting that can accommodate up to 14 guests, a barbecue, and a million-dollar view. Simply breathtaking!
The Farmhouse sleeps up to 8 guests across three bedrooms. The master bedroom has a Queen Size bed and a stunning modern ensuite bathroom. Bedroom 2 consists of 2 x King-Single beds and can be set up as a King bed if required. Bedroom 3 consists of 4 x Single beds. A modern and sleekly designed central bathroom is again absolutely stunning.
** The Cottage **
Sophisticated and spacious, with quality soft furnishings this cottage is tranquil and stylish. Fully self-contained, it offers a well-equipped new kitchen, complete with oven, dishwasher and induction cooktop. A Queen size bed is separated from the living zone, providing a relaxing, private retreat. Adjacent a very spacious ensuite that is cleverly designed for any guests requiring assistance with a safety rail. The gorgeous living zone once again brings the outside in. Vaulted ceilings, large couch, and easy chair, table setting for 4 guests, TV, and an ottoman which can be used as a single bed if required for an additional child, makes this a versatile space.
An outdoor terrace with a table and 4 chairs is absolutely ideal for taking in the majestic landscape. The perfect setting to kick back and start your day with a long lazy breakfast.
** PLEASE NOTE: THE DAIRY IS NOT ACCESSIBLE FOR BOOKINGS FOR LESS THAN 12 GUESTS, HOWEVER CAN BE MADE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST FOR AN ADDITIONAL $75 PER PERSON, PER NIGHT. FOR GROUPS OF 12-14 GUESTS, THE DAIRY MUST BE BOOKED FOR THE ADDITIONAL FEE **
Originally the old dairy, hence the name, has also been transformed into another fully self-contained cottage with a separate bedroom including a Queen Size bed. Again, it is obvious that this space has been architecturally designed. It includes a kitchenette, stunning ensuite bathroom, and spacious living area, tastefully furnished and offering a single trundle that can accommodate a child if need be. The entrance deck features an outdoor setting, ideal for watching the sunset on the bay in the distance.
Red Hill Ridge is truly a unique property delivering the best of both worlds. Total seclusion and tranquility yet only a few minutes' drive to the Peninsula's many beaches, cafes, wineries, restaurants, galleries, markets, spas, local artisans, and nature reserves.
This will suit the most discerning travellers and guarantee your stay will be a memorable one.
The property has a lake, therefore supervision is required for guests with small children. While the lake is accessible by car, it can get very slippery in winter, so it is recommended that you walk down during the wetter months.
Please note there are several CCTV cameras at the property. However, they are for surveillance purposes, when the property is vacant, only. Therefore, these will NOT be switched on during your stay.