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Renovated 1856 Cottage, Newtown Geelong

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Renovated 1856 Cottage, Newtown Geelong

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1.5 baths
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1.5 baths
Great location
95% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Shirley is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

A delightful Cottage built in 1856 now renovated. This historical home is situated on top of the hill in the heart of prestigious Newtown. Geelong's elite private schools are around the corner and it is only a short walk to Pakington Street cafes and boutiques. The CBD is 2kms away with our spectacular waterfront and it is an easy stroll to the Geelong Cats football stadium. Geelong is an ideal base for day trips to the Surfcoast,The Great Ocean Rd, The Otway Ranges and an hour from Melbourne.


Hair dryer

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12) and pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM and check out by 11AM


75 Reviews

Shane User Profile
September 2018
This place is awesome. Ultra clean and modern but with character. Everything from coffee machine, modern bathroom, library. My wife and I loved the place and also the reception by Gill. The perfect place for a romantic getaway.
Martin User Profile
November 2018
Shirley has done a magnificent job on the restoration of this 1850’s cottage. It’s charm is only outshone by Shirley herself. Shirley makes you feel welcomed and with the assistance of her daughter Gill there is nothing that cannot be accomplished. Shirley had fresh cut flowers i…
Donna User Profile
November 2018
Shirley’s place was perfect for our post wedding retreat! Stylish but with soul. Close enough to cafes but quiet enough for some reprieve. Shirley herself was incredibly flexible and hospitable. Loved everything about this experience!
Lina User Profile
November 2018
I really enjoyed my stay at Shirely's place. The place was very clean(which I am quite fussy about), cozy, stylish and great location! Shirely was very fast with her communication and loved the huge bathroom too! The bed was very comfortable, I had a great sleep. I would definite…
Hannah User Profile
November 2018
Thank you Shirley and Gill for a fabulous night in the cottage, such a quiet, beautiful and well kept place. We hope to be back soon. The backyard and bathroom are especially gorgeous
Phoebe User Profile
November 2018
A lovely spacious cottage with tasteful renovations made for a more than comfortable stay. The host is very accommodating.
Ros User Profile
October 2018
Shirley’s cottage was more than we expected, a beautiful quaint little gem! Everything you could need was there. Bed/ pillows were comfy. The cottage was spotless and a couple of vases with flowers were a lovely touch. There was also a lovely back yard with a magnificent wisteria…

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Joined in November 2016
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75 Reviews
Shirley is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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