About this listing
Our house has three bedrooms for guests and there own private bathroom.5 or more have access to an extra bathroom.
If There are only two people and you require an extra bedroom ,there is a cover charge of $30 payable on arrival.
Our house is a built from bluestone
We share the house with you in a separate part of the house.
There are 3 bedrooms available for guests in their own private wing of the house
Koalas are frequent visitors in our trees.
If you want a secluded beach for a nice walk, Murrells Beach is the right place for you. The sunsets at this beach are also spectacular and if you wish we can take you to this location in a 4 wheel drive(5 mins).
27 acres to walk and explore.
2 bicycles are also available for guests.
Guests are also welcome to play Billiards in the snooker room.
A cot is available for young ones.
Portland in Victoria is a medium sized town with a population of about 10,000 people. The township was named after the Duke of Portland in England. Before European settlement the Gunditjmara aboriginal people inhabited the area living in stone huts.
In 1834 Edward Henty arrived in Portland from Tasmania and established settlement. As it wasn't until 1835 that people settled in Melbourne, that makes Portland Victoria's birthplace as it was the very first town to be established.
One of the best activities to do in Portland is to experience the Great South West Walk, which is a 250 kilometre walking track which will take you through forests, gorges and cliff tops. The Eco walk features plenty of wildlife and fauna with some very spectacular scenery.
The Portland Maritime Museum is another great attraction to visit. The museum features one of the oldest lifeboats in the world, a real whale skeleton and memorabilia on some of the many shipwrecks that occurred off the Portland coastline.
Another great museum to discover is the Portland Powerhouse Museum. The museum holds and extensive display of vintage cars and motorbikes from the 1900's to the 1960's. There is also other automotive memorabilia such as old petrol pumps, antique signs and toys.
The Portland Cable Tram is a great way to discover the township of Portland. The tram ride is very scenic and stops at some of the best tourist places to see in Portland. Along the ride you will also pass through the botanical gardens and some magical coastal strips.
While in (email hidden) to see is the Cape Nelson Lighthouse, which is located not too far away. The lighthouse was built in 1884 and features a telescope, which was installed in 1885 and at the time was the biggest telescope of its kind in Australia.
Our house has three separate bedrooms in a seperate part of the house, and includes a continental breakfast .
Interaction with Guests
We love spending time with our guests if they wish us to be involved with them.
We are 5km from Portland near Cape Nelson lighthouse on 27 acres , you will enjoy the sound of the sea and the friendly Koalas resting in our trees
Other Things to Note
Cape Nelson Retreat
These house guidelines are to help you relax and feel at ease whilst at Cape Nelson Retreat.
Lounge room and billiard room
These are available for your use at anytime.
Queen size bed
Large double bed
Small double bed
If you are two people and you require two bedrooms there is a cover charge of $30.
If you are four people and you require the third bedroom then there is a cover charge of $30.
Breakfast is from 8.30 am, if you require an earlier time please inform us the night before.
A full continental breakfast is included in your stay.
Cooked Breakfast $7.50 extra per person.
Internet is available for your use
The best reception is in the lounge room
Is available for your use just let us know what you need. A electric bbq is available
Due to the lack of rain filling our water tanks, we ask that where possible you help us conserve water by keeping your showers to the minimum.
Please just treat our house as you would yours thank you