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The lounge is warm and cosy in winter, with this historic (restored) 1872 fireplace. Wood provided.
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Choose your own adventure here - Sea, fire, bath!

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Choose your own adventure here - Sea, fire, bath!

4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
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Penguin House is a beautifully restored 1872 seaside cottage. It is a comfortable five-minute walk to Warrnambool’s main swimming beach, stunning Sting Ray Bay and the breathtaking views of the Penguin Island coastal walk. The centre of Warrnambool is a few minutes by car, or a 20 minute-walk through the Lake Pertobe wetlands.

The tastefully furnished two-bedroom home has an open fire, perfect for winter evenings, outdoor dining in a beautiful native garden.

Amenities

Air conditioning
Dryer
Essentials
Indoor fireplace
Heating
Iron

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with smart lock

Accessibility

Wide doorway to the home’s entrance
Wide hallway clearance

Availability

79 Reviews

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Shelly User Profile
Shelly
June 2018
Our family of four loved this home. We enjoyed the fireplace and spacious shower and tub. The kitchen was well equipped for cooking any meal. It was an easy walk to several playgrounds and the beach. James was a great host and very easy to work with throughout our stay.
Victoria User Profile
Victoria
February 2018
James's place amazing. The two bedrooms had the softest sheets, the kitchen was fully stocked and more, and the bathroom was fantastic - we could have had a party in the room - it was so big. We will definitely come back again the next time when we're in Australia. Vicky and Bil…
Alec User Profile
Alec
February 2018
I only stayed a single night, but the space was clean and comfortable. I would come back and stay longer if I passed through again.
Kat User Profile
Kat
April 2017
Fantastic location near the water! Comfy beds, well equipped kitchen - generally cozy and modern beach home. Wish we could have stayed longer!!
Manish User Profile
Manish
February 2017
James was easy to communicate with and very responsive. The cottage is in a great location, very walk-able to the ocean. Wish we could have used all the great beach amenities from the house if it had been warmer on our visit. The kitchen is great and worked well for us to cook…
Chris User Profile
Chris
June 2018
My wife and two young kids (a 2 year old and a 6 month old) stayed here for a long weekend and loved it. The kitchen had most of the basics (oil, salt, tea & coffee) we needed to organize breakfast and there was plenty of fire wood to keep us cosy. The bathroom is lovely. Nice de…
Evelyn User Profile
Evelyn
May 2018
James was super fast in responding to my questions. The house was like a home-away-from-home for us. It has something new and something old which I found very charming. Loved the fireplace and the heaters that kept us warm. The kitchen has more than sufficient kitchen wares and…

Hosted by James

Warrnambool, AustraliaJoined in January 2015
James User Profile
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James is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hello, I’m James and I have a daughter, Elliott, who has so far been to nine countries with me. I'm a photographer. Our perfect holiday is somewhere near water and good food. Lucky for me, the little poppet loves adventure too. She is a good guest, her job is to unpack and pack t…
Languages: English
Response rate: 83%
Response time: within a few hours
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