The SpaceDuring your stay you will be enjoying the lovely large main bedroom with a comfortable queen size bed and a lounge chair for you to use to relax and watch your very own large screen t.v. (with dvd player). You will also enjoy the privacy of your own double ensuite which is attached for your own personal use throughout your stay. The ensuite has a double shower, a toilet and his and hers bathroom bowls. Clean sheets, towels and toiletries are provided. We have a lovely old golden lab named Harry who is 12 years old, gentle giant, and is never allowed in the bedrooms. We adopted Harry two years ago from Geelong Animal Rescue, and he completes us... Truly a lovely addition to our home and great security too. He does not lick, jump, bite, dig or chew.... Phew, very well trained. Guest AccessYou are more than welcome to prepare snacks or meals in the fully stocked gourmet kitchen. I am the only other person using the kitchen, it is very clean and a lovely space to cook in. It is stocked with all you will possibly need to cook or bake, it is one of my favourite rooms in my home.
Leading out from the kitchen through the sliding doors is a lovely covered timber deck where you can enjoy a bbq or sit back and relax in the reclining chairs after your days sightseeing.
Also provided free is access to a high speed unlimited internet service, any of your devices will be able to connect wirelessly.
What you will be sharing with us and can make use of is the open plan kitchen, dining and lounge room which has a large screen t.v. (Standard free to air channels only) and access to music and dvd's.
There is parking in the driveway and the suburb is very safe. Clean sheets and towels are provided. Interaction with GuestsI will be here to greet you when you arrive and wave farewell when you move on in your travels after your relaxing and enjoyable stay with us.
My son is 15 years old. His name is Keane and he is a delight and would love to show you his collection of souvenirs he has collected from around the world. We both live quiet lives and are always working towards and talking about our next holiday. Keane and I have travelled extensively and we first experienced Air Bnb a few years back when we travelled to the United States and we thought it would be great to be hosts too now. Our experience as Air bnb guests was so fabulous and problem free, that we thought we would like to provide a safe and clean haven for other travellers to experience and relax in whilst visiting this lovely region. Somewhere to recharge the batteries (and catchup on the laundry) and enjoy a home cooked meal.
There is also a covered timber deck with a BBQ and space for up to 6 to dine and two chairs to lie in to read or relax.
I would love to chat with you about your travel plans, and give you any pointers to assist with bookings or directions if required.
You can access the laundry at any time to use the washing machine and dryer, or the outside clothes line - help yourself to the detergents. I know what it is like to need your whole suitcase of clothes washed ready for the next week of holidaying.
Breakfast is on us, and you are more than welcome to prepare your lunches and evening meals if you wish. We can show you where to buy the freshest produce, and we are close to grocery stores.
We have a house phone and a mobile phone which you can use to make local calls, and also we can assist you with purchasing cheap overseas call cards which are only a few cents per minute to call anywhere around the world.
During your stay I will be more than happy to assist with tourist/sightseeing suggestions and information, resupply of essentials, maps, directions or any medical needs (we are situated close to several medical clinics and pharmacies).
I also picked up from the Tourist and Information Centre in Geelong brochures which will advise you on the wide variety of activities on offer in the Geelong region.
Both families, singles and couples are very welcome.
We value our privacy as much as you do & want you to 'feel at home' in our home, however should you need someone to share a beer or glass of wine with, we may be able to help! The local shops are two streets away where you can purchase some snacks, food staples and alcohol. Getting AroundAvalon airport is a 20 minute car trip away, and Tullamarine airport is approximately one hour and fifteen minutes by car. An airport bus operates both ways between Tullamarine airport and Geelong.
Grovedale a suburb of Geelong is situated close to the start of the Great Ocean Road, where the 'Road meets the Ocean'.
If you do not have a car a V-Line train is only a ten minute walk away, the train will take approximately 50 minutes to Melbourne.
Two streets away is the local bus stop which will take you into Geelong town and all around the local area.
We hope you choose to stay with us and visit Geelong, which is near to all that the Victorian Surf Coast has to offer; wineries, beaches, restaurants, markets, and of course - The Great Ocean Road. We are a 20km trip by car (15 minute drive) to the world famous Bells Beach. Other Things to NoteWe have a golden labrador, he is 12 years old and has the best manners and is extremely well trained. We have had him for over two years now, he is a rescue dog who very quickly stole our hearts.
There is the main double bedroom with ensuite for use, but if you are travelling in a group, I do have a second and third bedroom with queen size beds available also (see photos). Please note that the calendar and pricing only reflects one room, the main bedroom at $100 per night. I am open for negotiating a weekly rate for the main room, or a nightly and week rate for the whole house.