COASTAL ESTUARY RIVERSIDE FULL SIZE HOME

COASTAL ESTUARY RIVERSIDE FULL SIZE HOME

Helen

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 9
2 baths

About our home

OUR BARWON HEADS HOME IS AVAILABLE ALL YEAR BECAUSE IT IS SET UP AS A FAMILY AND RENTAL HOLIDAY HOUSE. IT IS IDEALLY AVAILABLE FOR EXCHANGE IN THE LATE SPRING, EARLY AUTUMN, IDEAL WEATHER TIMES HERE. IT IS SET UP FOR UP TO 9 PEOPLE, SUCH AS TWO FAMILIES WITH 4 ADULTS AND 5 CHILDREN OR THREE COUPLES AND TWO SMALLER CHILDREN. OUR HOME IS 150 M TO THE RIVER WHERE BOATS ARE LAUNCHED INTO THE BARWON RIVER ESTUARY ACCESSIBLE TO THE SEA UNDER THE BARWON HEADS BRIDGE 2KM DOWNSTREAM. RIVERBANK FISHING IS POPULAR AND QUIET SANDY ESTUARY SAFE BEACHES ARE CLOSE BY.
THE HOME IS FULLY EQUIPPED WITH TWO LARGE INDOOR LIVING SPACES, FORMAL DINING, A WELL EQUIPPED KITCHEN AND OUTDOOR DINING. THE MAIN BEDROMM AND ENSUITE ARE AT ONE END OF THE HOUSE, AND THE SECOND FULL SIZED BEDROOM, THIRD BEDROOM AND SECOND BATH AND TOILET ARE ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE LIVING SPACE. THE LARGE GARAGE COVERS 2 CARS AND STORAGE, AND THE PAVED BRICK COURTYARD HAS ROOM FOR CARS OR A BOAT TO BE KEPT OFF-STREET.
HEATING IS BY TWO WOOD FIREPLACES, AND TWO REVERSE CYCLE ACs, AND COOLING IS BY TWO POWERFUL SPLIT SYSTEM AIRCONDITIONERS. THE HOUSE HAS WI-FI AND CABLE TV.

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More about us

  1. Helen and John are a professional couple, John a Civil Engineer and company director, and Helen a registered nurse and former Mayor of one of the large cities in Melbourne.

  2. Helen loves grandchildren, cats, puppies, gardens, houses, cooking, fishing, travel and people.

  3. John loves vintage cars, motor racing, building things, real travel, history, mountains, the sea, and interesting people.

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Where is it?

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Buzzy restaurants
BARWON HEADS AND OCEAN GROVE ACROSS THE RIVER HAVE A HUGE CHOICE, AND THE RURAL HINTERLAND HOSTS SEVERAL WINERIES AND GOLF COURSES IN BEAUTIFUL SETTINGS, WITH A GREAT CHOICE OF FOOD AND WINE.
Cool bars
GEELONG CITY HAS A VIBRANT WATERFRONT CAFE AND BAR SCENE, AND THE COASTAL VILLAGES HAVE PUBS, CLUBS AND MUSIC VENUES
Cozy cafés
BARWON HEADS VILLAGE HAS ANNIES CAFE AND SEVERAL OTHERS FREQUENTED BY CASUAL LOCALS AND VISITORS ALIKE
Retail therapy
ALL THE TOWNS HAVE SPECIALIST AND BOUTIQUE SHOPPING TO SATISFY THE CURIOUS VISITOR, AND THE CITY OF GEELONG, 20 MINS AWAY HAS A COMPLETE RANGE OF LARGE AND SMALL CITY CENTRE AND SUBURBAN SHOPPING CHOICE
Bit of culture
BELLARINE HISTORY IS INTERTWINED WITH EARLY DAYS OF THE COLONY, LEGENDS ABOUND AND THE SHIPWRECK COAST NEARBY NAMES SOME OF THE TRAGIC LOSSES ON THE RUGGED COAST IN DAYS BEFORE MODERN NAVIGATION. GEELONG WA STHE SUPPLY CENTRE FOR THE VICTORIAN GOLD RUSH AND THE CENTRE OF THE FINE WOOL INDUSTRY, AND NOW HOSTS MODERN PERFORMING ARTS , UNIVERSITY AND MUSEUMS.
Walks in the park
LONG AND SHORT WALKS INCLUDE THE PT LONSDALE LIGHTHOUSE TO BARWON HEADS WALK ALONG THE SAND DUNES, THE BELLARINE RAIL TRAIL, LAKE CONNEWARRE STATE PARK FULL OF BIRD LIFE, AND THIRTEENTH BEACH SURF DESTINATION IN WALKING DISTANCE OF OUR HOME
Spot of exercise
BELLARINE HAS A NUMBER OF GOLF COURSES INCLUDING BARWON HEADS AND THIRTEENTH BEACH NEARBY, FAMOUS SURF BEACHES SUCH AS THIRTEENTH AND BELLS BEACH, BEAUTIFUL BIKE RIDING OPPORTUNITIES AND EVENTS, FISHING, DIVING, BOATING AND SAILING ALL WITHIN MINUTES DRIVE.
Day tripping
BARWON HEADS IS THE EASTERN END OF THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD, AN HOUR OR SO TO LORNE, A LITTLE FURTHER TO APOLLO BAY AND THE 12 APOSTLES, ALL WITHIN A DAY DRIVE.

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