Aerial View of retro Beach HouseRetro Beach house from Snapper Rocks
Retro Beach House - Ocean Sea view
Hôte : Kerrin
Kerrin est l'hôte.
8 voyageurs
3 chambres
5 lits
1 salle de bain
8 voyageurs
3 chambres
5 lits
1 salle de bain
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The 1940s retro 3 bedroom coastal hideaway is on the Great Ocean Road, opposite the sea, lock up garage, large living area - uninterrupted views, hear the waves at the door.
Drive down the Great Ocean road or through Otway National Park offering : Lakes, Rivers, Waterfalls, Redwood and Beech forest, Walks, trails, Indigenous culture, Lighthouses, Paddock to plate gourmet experiences, microbreweries, arts, fishing and surfing, shipwreck history, wildlife, sea life - dolphins, seals & whales.

Le logement

3 bedrooms, large Family kitchen, 1 bathroom with bath and beach shower,separate laundry and toilet, large lounge and terrace with uninterrupted forever views.
Skenes Creek is a picturesque location situated just a short drive from Apollo Bay and surrounded by bushland, wildlife and native birds. All the elements necessary for perfect relaxing holiday complete with a family friendly beach which gently leads around to the river mouth.
A pleasant area for your base to explore all the Otways has to offer whilst being. Just a short hop from the Apollo Bay township with quality restaurants, markets and boutique shops.

Accès des voyageurs

The entire house including : Interesting Library, Wall mounted digital TV, BBQ, microwave, oven with grill, Crockery and Cutlery, kitchen equipment, washing machine, Large fridge with below freezer. No Wifi .

Please Note: Bed Linen and towels are available on request only -
otherwise guests will bring their own to use.

Échanges avec les voyageurs

We are available by mobile phone and have friends and neighbours nearby in Skenes Creek for hands on assistance if required .

Autres remarques

Apollo Bay provides all of the services and amenities of any main town, including hospital, vet, police and fire brigade. You will find contact details for these at the property.

Parking gratuit sur place

Chambre 1
1 lit queen size
Chambre 2
1 lit double
Chambre 3
1 lit queen size, 2 lits simples
Espaces communs
1 canapé convertible

Règlement intérieur
Non fumeur
Pas de fête ni de soirée
L'entrée dans les lieux se fait entre 15:00 et 18:00
Départ avant 10:00
Arrivée autonome avec lockbox

Welcome to Skenes Creek and the greater Otways region – Paradise by the sea!

We trust you enjoy your stay with us.

Our intention is for you to feel at home away from home at your holiday rental accommodation. We have had this property commercially cleaned for your convenience. We ask that you follow our straight forward regulations below regarding maintaining the property to the same standard during your visit so that our next guests can experience a similar inviting and comfortable experience.

Check Out
Check out time is 10am. We appreciate you adhering to this departure time.
We have a number of guests departing on any given day and the cleaning schedule for all our properties is based around this time.

House care
-Do not place hot items such as pots/pans on the kitchen surface as it can leave a permanent stain.
-Ensure nothing is left in the sink and all crockery and glasses cleaned and packed away.
-Wipe down all the benches with cleaning product provided.
-Please wash and dry dishes and put all dishes away.
-Please remove all your food from the fridge and ensure fridge is left clean.
- Do not use the BBQ inside the house. It can be wheeled onto the terrace through the double doors.
If you used the BBQ, please scrape and clean after each use.

Excess charges: Please note a surcharge of $80.00 applies

-Ensure no personal items are left in the washing machine/dryer.

-Place all used towels in a neat pile on the floor.
-Place all used soap in the rubbish bin.

-If you have arranged to use our linen please place all used sheets and pillow cases in basket in laundry.
- Please ensure you only use linen for the amount of people you have booked for. Additional linen or towels over and above this amount will incur additional charges. For example a normal 2 person booking includes linen for 1 bed and 2 towels in the price of the room.

-Do not remove mattress protectors. Our cleaning team are responsible for maintaining these items.

-Ensure all remote controls are left next to the television.
-Coffee table should be clear of all personal items and any coffee stains wiped away.

Pets can be safe and secure in the back garden. Please note the following in relation to dogs:
-Pick up all dog droppings from around the property prior to departure.
If required, please secure the dog in the laundry.
-As the dog’s owner, you are responsible for paying to rectify any property damage caused by the dog.
-You are responsible for ensuring your dog is securely contained within the property boundary at all times.
-If we receive a report regarding your dog exhibiting aggressive behaviour or excessive barking, we reserve the right to terminate your booking
-If the above terms are not adhered to, we reserve the right to request your immediate departure without a refund being payable.

Please be respectful to your neighbours and keep noise to an appropriate level. Noise should be kept to a minimum after 10pm.

No smoking inside. If you smoke outside, please dispose of cigarette butts thoughtfully. Do not dispose in the garden as this is a damaging to the environment and potential fire hazard.

Rubbish is collected on Monday mornings. If you are staying on Sunday night, please place the council-provided bins on the nature strip at the front of the house.
Green Bin (Fortnightly) – Organics such as food scraps (wrapped in newspaper), garden waste and other materials that will decompose
Yellow Bin (Fortnightly) – Recyclables bottles, milk and juice cartons, steel and aluminium cans
Red Bin (Weekly) Garbage house hold waste such as chip packets, lolly wrappers, used cosmetic products and other not recyclable containers.

Additional guests
We prepare the house for the specific number of guests booked. If any unexpected additional guests arrive, we need to be notified immediately and you will be charged accordingly.
Power outage
You are not eligible for any refund due to an unforeseen power outage.

At certain times of the year, the Apollo Bay, Marengo and Skenes Creek areas may be on water restrictions. Please take note of signs alerting when water restrictions are in force.

Please also be mindful of brief showers in order to conserve water and for not more than one shower in operation at any one time.

The property is powered by electricity, it may take a short period of time for the water to heat up prior to your shower.
Be vigilant regarding shutting external doors to the house to minimize risk of flies and mosquitos entering your property, especially during summer months.

During warmer months, please be mindful of snakes who tend to inhabit areas with long grass and shrubbery. Take special care with children and the elderly and stick to designated path at all times. Take care when lifting or moving any objects in outside areas which snakes could hide under.

Excess Charges
Please note that excess charges will apply if the following rules are not followed:

-Dishes left in or on the sink
-Damage to the property
-BBQ left unclean
-If you use more linen / beds than the number of guests booked for
-If there is any evidence of pets being inside the house

This is to ensure that all guests, like yourselves, continue to enjoy a comfortable and clean standard we pride ourselves on.

On Your Departure

Please take a few minutes before you leave to:
•Ensure that all appliances including heaters & air conditioners are turned off
•Check you have all your belongings – phone chargers / jewellery & cosmetics.
•Make sure the house is clean & tidy as you found it & all furniture & kitchen items are clean & back in their original places.
•Put separated rubbish in the wheelie bins outside.
•Make sure windows are closed & all doors are properly locked & secure.
•Please take the time to complete our feedback form to better serve you.

We hope you have a lovely time in Skenes Creek.
Thank you for booking with us , we look forward to having you as our guests in the near future! We greatly appreciate you recommending us to your friends and family.

Have a safe journey.


16 commentaires

Profil utilisateur de Jane
octobre 2017
This was the ultimate 50's bach with a stunning view and big friendly house.

Profil utilisateur de Liz
mai 2017
Loved the house and the view.

Profil utilisateur de Ds
avril 2017
We stayed during the Easter break for two nights. Waking up to the oceanic view and gazing the sky at night was an amazing experience for the guests. We're not aware of the limited usage of hot water. The only heating source was the indoor fireplace. An additional heater would be great! Plenty of blankets and towels. Everything else was accurate and as expected. The host was responsive for our query. Would like to visit again in summer. Overall we're satisfied and will recommend this place
Profil utilisateur de Kerrin
Réponse de Kerrin :
Thanks Sanchez. The hot water is usually plenty when we have a house full. It is a 215 litre hot water service and we operate on Night rate for heating. We all must always try to conserve energy and water in Australia ! I am so glad that you enjoyed the fireplace. Did you find the hot water bottles in the linen cupboard for your beds? Summer is a great time to visit. We can highly recommend it. Thank you for your lovely review.
avril 2017

Profil utilisateur de Magenta
avril 2017
Great beach house in a top location. Hosts lovely.
Profil utilisateur de Kerrin
Réponse de Kerrin :
We love the beach house and love the remote location too. Thank you for your review.
avril 2017

Profil utilisateur de Roxy
mars 2017
Me and my friends had a lovely time at this place! Had a big meal on their fabulous bbq watching the sunset over the sea and enjoyed all the blankets and hot water bottles provided! Yes it is very retro but the pictures are accurate so got what we were expecting, the location by the sea completly makes it. Kerrin was very good with communication as we kept in touch the whole time - thank you for having us :)
Profil utilisateur de Kerrin
Réponse de Kerrin :
Thank you Roxy and friends, we are glad that you had a marvellous time. Thank you for being so understanding through the resolution process of the refund. I trust that Air BnB will review their system re differing night rates and refunds. All the best for the rest of your trip in Australia.
mars 2017

Profil utilisateur de Alexandra
mars 2017
This is such a cool place! We absolutely loved our stay. The beds were comfy, the house was clean and the location was to die for. This has to be one of the best value places on airbnb! Kerrin is also a super lovely host who helped us with everything we needed. Highly recommend!
Profil utilisateur de Kerrin
Réponse de Kerrin :
Thank you Alex and friends, we are so glad that your planned weekend ended up so well. You are welcome to visit again !
mars 2017

Profil utilisateur de Brittany
février 2017
The home is very large and in a picturesque location close to Apollo Bay with an ocean view! The host was very communicative regarding access to house and prompt with email replies. Beds were very comfortable, although it would be beneficial for both renters and host to provide more photos of the house itself, rather than nearby scenery. The house was nice and has a lot of potential, but we felt the price was a tad bit high for the lack of / awkwardly arranged living room furniture and no heat. Decent enough for a one night stay, but staying longer than that would be a different story. Overall we had a good stay and really enjoyed the Great Ocean Road.
Profil utilisateur de Kerrin
Réponse de Kerrin :
Brittany and guests were very tidy and clean. I can recommend them to future hosts. We have only owned the place for 3 months and it is a work in progress. Since Brittany's stay we have removed old couch and replaced it with 2 leather couches - please see all house photos on retro beach house listing. I rearranged the profile photos to put the scenery photos after the beach house photos. The fireplace is available for heating and the shed is full of wood. The price is Air BnB guided for the area and location. Yes we agree, the place has a lot of potential . We will continue to work on it and when you return you will enjoy the improvements. Thank you for staying at Retro Beach House and we wish you safe travels for the rest of your trip. Hope to see you again !
février 2017

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