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Cowrie Cottage And Bungalow - Pet Friendly

4.54(13 reviews)SuperhostTorquay, Victoria, Australia
Entire house hosted by Ocean Edge Holiday Rentals: Rebecca
9 guests4 bedrooms5 beds2.5 baths
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‘Cowrie Cottage By The Sea’ is a quintessential Torquay home. Full of character, and ready for beachside family holidays, it has all the charm of yesteryear with lovingly sourced comforts and fresh furnishings that honour the original features. Pastel colours, panelled walls, a fabulous mermaid green bath and detached bungalow are all quirky attributes of this delightful home. Families will love the simplicity of time spent here, with so much space for children to play amongst the orchard.

The space
Centrally located in ‘old Torquay’, it can comfortably accommodate 6 guests in 3 bedrooms, with an additional detached bungalow to sleep 2 (available by request). Only 785m to the foreshore, or literally steps to ‘Peachs’ (our fave fruit and veg specialty shop), there are also parks nearby. You can easily leave the car at home to walk or ride to shops, beaches and parks, avoiding peak season traffic.

Tucked away privately behind a secure fence with the shade of mature boundary trees, this single storey home is character-laden, with leadlight glass throughout. Fully equipped and boasting a large outdoor yard with productive fruit trees, you may find plums, apples, figs, nectarines, peaches and feijoa’s, depending on the season. A covered rear patio with a BBQ offers shady outdoor seating, setting the scene for classic, relaxed, outdoor living. A private west-facing veranda leading from the sunroom is another lovely spot to sit and read with a cup of coffee.

The open plan layout centres around the open fireplace, with the additional comfort of split system air conditioning. All new lounges and seating provide a comfortable place to watch TV (Smart TV with Netflix connectivity). The dining table seats 8, and the kitchen has a gas oven and cooktop, dishwasher, fridge, microwave and ample storage – everything you need on holidays.

A central bathroom ‘of it’s era’ has a shower-over-bath, vanity and toilet. The laundry has a washing machine for guests’ use.

Two Queen size bedrooms and a Twin Single bedroom are all made up with hotel quality sheets and bath towels. Please BYO beach towels. A separate Bungalow is available to rent for an additional $100 per night. It is very spacious, with a Queen bed, new bathroom, electric wall heater, living room with TV, couch and beautiful cathedral ceiling.

Bed Configuration Summary:
Bedroom 1: Queen bed
Bedroom 2: Queen bed
Bedroom 3: 2 x Single beds
DETACHED BUNGALOW: Queen bed and floor mattress available by request at the time of booking.

Located near pristine family favourite, Fisherman’s Beach, this home will appeal to holiday makers who are looking to base themselves in highly sought-after ‘old Torquay’, where you can park the car and enjoy the luxury of having everything at your fingertips.

Guest access
Guests will have access to the whole main house, and the Bungalow by request and extra fee. Garden shed is locked and not to be entered.
‘Cowrie Cottage By The Sea’ is a quintessential Torquay home. Full of character, and ready for beachside family holidays, it has all the charm of yesteryear with lovingly sourced comforts and fresh furnishings that honour the original features. Pastel colours, panelled walls, a fabulous mermaid green bath and detached bungalow are all quirky attributes of this delightful home. Families will love the simplicity of tim… read more

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

Amenities

Wifi
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace
Air conditioning
Hair dryer
TV
Heating
Essentials
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Torquay, Victoria, Australia

Beaches - Our beautiful local beaches including family-favourites, Fisherman’s Beach and Cosy Corner, starting just 785m away. Torquay Beach offers family friendly swimming, surfing, and walking 3mins drive away, and is patrolled in summer months.
Front Beach offers long beach walks and (generally) calm swimming, while Torquay Point, Jan Juc and Bells Beach offer waves for advanced surfers.
Spring Creek caters to family fishing, SUPing, kayaking.
There are plenty of cafes and restaurants locally, with many more restaurants, wineries and breweries around the region.
Nightjar Markets operate on Thursday nights through January, and are in walking distance.
Adventure Park is also a great day out with the kids – approx. 40mins drive away.
Beaches - Our beautiful local beaches including family-favourites, Fisherman’s Beach and Cosy Corner, starting just 785m away. Torquay Beach offers family friendly swimming, surfing, and walking 3mins drive awa…

Hosted by Ocean Edge Holiday Rentals: Rebecca

Joined in December 2015
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House rules
Check-in: 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Health & safety
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm not reported. Learn more
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $962
Cancellation policy