About This Listing
This is the ultimate luxury getaway on the Great Ocean Road with sublime ocean views. You won't want to leave the comfort of the views enjoyed from the couch, deck or even bed! Surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature, you won't want to leave!
Entrance to Ocean Sounds. Front deck, kitchen & dining room and study. Ocean views from these rooms.
Ocean Sounds lives up to its name, but it could equally be called Ocean Views.
A modern home with 180 degree views of the ocean and beach located close to Apollo Bay on the Great Ocean Road and surrounded by the Otway National Park. Beach access only 100 metres walk Surfing, swimming, walking - you can enjoy it all!
An extensive deck out front with views to relax or enjoy a bar-b-q and second smaller deck out the back of the house. But you can enjoy the views just as much from inside. Relax and enjoy!
The house boasts a kitchen with full amenities, open plan living & dining room, three bedrooms and a study, ensuite bathroom with spa bath and separate shower, 2nd bathroom with shower and vanity. Laundry facilities with washer and drier.
Sufficient parking in driveway for 2 - 3 cars off the road.
Luxuriate in lazy mornings in a king size bed with ocean views and for those bedrooms that don't have ocean views, the property is surrounded by gum trees and beautiful sunlight.
The second bedroom has a single bed and bunk bed, accommodating three people. The third bedroom includeS a double bed.
The house is only 5 km from Apollo Bay, close enough to enjoy the local restaurants, cafes and shops, but far enough away to enjoy quiet and serenity.
The famous 12 Apostles on the Great Ocean Road is only 90 minutes drive away. Surrounded by the Otway National Park with waterfalls, hiking trails, mountain biking & the Otway Fly. Cape Otway Lighthouse & Eco Centre only 30 minutes away.
Activities include surfing, kayaking, visiting the seal colony, scenic joy flights.
You will have access to the entire house, garden and decks.
Interaction with Guests
We appreciate that guests are away on a summer holiday to rest and relax. We are easily contactable by phone should you have any questions.
The quiet, peaceful surrounds with such easy access to the beach. The feeling of being in the treetops with the surrounding gum trees. The beach is a short stroll, allowing you to pop back to the house for lunch or a coffee.
There is no public transport in Apollo Bay. To enjoy the sights of the area a car will be required.
Other Things to Note
If vising with additional family or friends, we have a property directly next door that accommodates an additional 4 guests.
This is also our home, so you will find alot of extras in the way of kitchen appliances, books to read, TV in the bedroom and toys for children. We want you to enjoy this beautiful space, but please respect that some of these items are our personal property and we would appreciate your care.
Ocean sounds is a beautiful, spacious house with a brilliant ocean view located a 5 minute drive outside Apollo Bay and a 2 minute walk from the beach. Myself and my family rented the place for 4 nights over Christmas and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. Although it is certainly on the expensive side, it was worth it given the location and size/comfort of the house and its amenities. Because Tanja and her family live there, I thought the balance of feeling like you're staying in someone's home, while not having too much stuff in the way, was perfect. The house is well decorated and the pantry was supplemented with cooking supplies and condiments, but there was also plenty of room for our own things.
Tanja was extremely helpful and always responsive to my emails, and visited soon after our arrival to check things were ok. Overall, our experience renting the place and staying there was excellent.
My only issue was that, although the place was generally very clean, it seemed the cleaning could have been more thorough - some parts of the floor were dirty and some crockery food-stained. It wasn't a huge problem, but given the cleaning fee one would expect everything to be spotless.
Overall I certainly recommend Ocean Sounds to anyone willing to spend a little more for an outstanding summer vacation on the Great Ocean Road.
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About the Host, Tanja
Professional who works in the health industry. Married with two wonderful children. Love to travel and have been fortunate to see many parts of the world. Want my children to have travel experiences too so they can appreciate the differences in the world!
Favourite City: Venice
Favourite Country (at present -always changing): Nepal
Like to plan my own travel, but with children have tried some organised trips, but usually book in-country.!
My motto: Live life now because you just don't know when its going to end!
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