This property offers a STAY 3 PAY 2 promo from 02 January 2024 to 31 December 2025.
Set into the hillside on approximately 5 acres of beautiful, private bush that backs onto the National Park, this impressive home is an unparalleled paradise for nature lovers, birdwatchers and bushwalkers alike.
Rustic Australian-sourced timbers, hardwood floors, stone cladding, an exposed tin ceiling and extensive glazing reflect the natural surrounds. Notable past owners include the Bird Observers Club of Australia who owned the property for 30 years and influential landscape designer, Edna Walling, and with its beautiful natural land and abundant birdlife, it is easy to see the attraction for each.
This sensational coastal retreat offers the best of both worlds, with its secluded bush location and breathtaking views of the coastline and forest through to Airey's Inlet. The north-facing deck captures the sun until dusk. Sit at the built-in timber 'kookabar' and relax with a drink in this shady barbecue spot while looking out at the ocean views.
Living and Entertainment Space
The superbly constructed residence has a huge open plan kitchen, dining and living area. The air-conditioned lounge room centres around a brick open fireplace, and has a big screen TV with WiFi and speakers. Timber and natural elements feature throughout, including in the farm-style stainless steel kitchen, which is fully equipped with a dishwasher, oven with cooktop, microwave and full size fridge/freezer.
Enormous 6m glass doors line the living room wall to offer unimpeded views. The living area opens up completely to the entertaining balcony, where your panoramic outlook showcases the uninterrupted beauty of nature surrounding you. The impressive deck wraps around 3 sides of the house and has a BBQ, bar seating and sun lounges to relax and enjoy the tanquility.
Bedrooms and Bathrooms
This house comfortably accommodates up to 8 guests in 2 bedrooms, each with its own ensuite.
Bedroom 1 - Queen bed, air-conditioning, walk-in robe, views and ensuite with shower and toilet
Bedroom 2 - Double bed and 2 Bunk beds, plus ensuite with spa bath, shower and toilet
- Laundry with washing machine
- Linen is NOT provided, please bring your own linen and towels
- Pets are welcome
- Off-street parking for 3 cars
This iconic home is in an aptly iconic location, with the famous Great Ocean Road sign close by at Memorial Arch. Despite its seclusion, the house is easy to get to and close to Lorne.
There are several meandering walking tracks right from your home where you can explore the bush and look for wildlife. A short stroll will take you down through the coastal reserve at Eastern View to the beach, where you can wander the picturesque and sandy coastline while water laps at your toes.
- Queen Bed x 1
- Double Bed x 1
- Bunk Bed x 2
- Bath Spa
165 Mair Rd, Big Hill