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Panoramic Drive Holiday House

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 30 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3bedroom fully self contained elevated home. Excellent ocean views

SIMPLY THE BEST!! Sensational - Extensive Ocean Views. Stylishly furnished. Extensive decking. Do read our happy guests comments..

Pets are welcome at $7 per night extra charge plus bond fully refundable upon property inspection. Outside only.

(dogs at owners discretion only)

ONE NIGHT STAYS - $300 for 2 adults/2children extra p.p. $25 each

Panoramic Drive Holiday House is an extremely relaxing place to base your holiday with sand and surf stretching all the way to Cape Nelson. The ocean views are simply stunning and extensive. Superb sunrises over the ocean are not to be missed.

The house is extremely comfortable and well equipped. Guests find it difficult to vacate after unwinding at Panoramic Drive Holiday House and re-book for their next holiday!!

Huge fully enclosed balcony with gates to secure young children or pets from wandering. BBQ available also please confirm if required when booking.

Cosy wood heater for those chilly nights, wood supplied.

The house is a short stroll 300m to the beach/kiosk where you can buy breakfast/lunch/dinner. Fabulous hamburgers and fish N chips come highly recommended. Breakfasts are pretty suberb!!

Panoramic Drive is extremely comfortable and cosy, guests settle in very quickly and are hesitant to leave. Lovely wood heater in the evenings ensures you will be quite toasty...

In the evenings enjoy the Cape Nelson lighthouse, flashing in the distant east.

Sit on the balcony and watch the fog rolling in or wake up bright and early to view some of the most stunning sunrises you will get to see.

Whales are easily spotted from the house, they arrive in June onwards.

Blue Whales are frequent visitors also making it the only feeding ground in Australia.

Cape Bridgewater is the perfect base to walk sections of the Great South West Walk which is a 250km walk starting in Portland out to Cape Bridgewater and into South Australia. Short sections of the walk are everywhere so get a taste for the area and come back and tackle the entire 250km.

The area is also a 50min drive to Mt Gambier to view the Blue Lake, Princess Margaret Rose Caves or do a boat tour up the Glenelg River.

Within the area are local wineries and wine tasting.

There is a Seal Boat Tour to venture into the caves to view them in their natural habitat.

Bridgewater Lakes is perfect for a BBQ and walk on Discovery Bay Beach.

Ideal fishing spot and has a boat launch for a spin on the freshwater Lake.

Venture further along Discovery Bay and go for a unique experience by walking on the Largest Moving Sandunes in Victoria, cars can go via Swan Lake.

You need to book Panoramic Drive very early as my guests keep coming back time and time again.

Local Attractions

The Great South West Walk 250kms

Blowholes

Petrified Forest

Mt. Richmond, Lower Glenelg & Cape Nelson National Parks

Bridgewater Lakes (fresh)

Whites Beach

Shelly Beach Excellent fishing spots from Rivers, Lakes, Ocean

Tuna Season is massive and the largest caught is 156kg

Superb Surfing Locations

Safe swimming beaches

Seal Tours

Caves

River Cruises

Whale watching from the house or the many vantage points along the coast

Helicopter flights available depending on season

Historical building walks in Portland

Dine at one of the many restaurants overlooking the bay

Wineries Local and South Australian close by

Watch the huge ships enter or leave the Port of Portland

Features

Huge fully enclosed balcony with gates ideal for pet (kennel provided)

BBQ available

2 Q/S beds (electric blankets)

2 single beds

Linen all provided/Pillows/DoonasTowels (not for beach use)

Wood Heater/Wood

Washing Machine

Rotary Clothes Line

Dvd Player/DVDs

Cd Player/Cds

Kettle/Toaster

Coffee Plunger

Ample crockery/cutlery/serving dishes etc

Knife Block

Electric bed clock/Reading Lamps

Drawers in rooms

Reading material

Hair Dryer

Shower

Toilet

Towels /face washers/hand towel

Iron/Iron Board

Bucket/Mop/Broom etc

Huge Entertaining Balcony with sweeping views

Side Balcony,

Paved step down outdoor area out back of house

1/2 acre for the children to explore

More Details

Property Manager
Helen Oakley
Member since: 2009
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
88%
Calendar last updated:
26 May, 2018

About Helen Oakley

I am a Registered Nurse and run Cape Bridgewater Accommodation.

I have been involved in accommodation for over 20 years running three holiday homes previously. I have a love of the area and you will often find me hiking along the Great South West Walk doing sections of this fantastic walk around the coastline. I enujoy the outdoors and ride rail trails around Victoria, swim laps, early morning ocean swims also.

I have previously worked at the Bridgewater Bay Kiosk, Portland Observer in newspaper advertising for nine years plus many more varied jobs.

Travel is wonderful and I have travelled extensively, now experiencing what parts of Australia I havent visited has on offer.

Make the time to visit this stunning area with its high coastal cliffs that you can walk directly above.

Helen Oakley purchased this house in 1990

Why Helen Oakley chose Cape Bridgewater

My house is very tidy and I have been in accommodation for over 20 years. I love the outdoors and what is on offer in the area and surrounds. Happy to go hiking with guests if they wish company. House is convenient to the Great South West Walk, 250km of walking tracks on the coast and inland along the Glenelg River.

Cape Bridgewater is a beautiful area, with its abundance of beaches, fishing places, walking tracks, wild life, even had a koala on my balcony one morning, kangaroos visit regularly.

Make the time to visit this stunning area with its high coastal cliffs that you can walk directly above.

Sweeping ocean views, private as your elevated so you could get an all over tan if you really wanted to on the balcony.

Pets are safe in the enclosed balcony and a kennel is supplied. Bring your own feeding bowls and bedding.

What makes this house unique

Great location to unwind and relax in a great house with superb views.

Peaceful location

Private

300m walk to the pristine beach and kiosk

Ideal base for walking/hiking

Safe swimming beach patrolled over summer by Surf Life Saving

Surf beach

Seal Colony

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Cape Bridgewater, Australia

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 30 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • House is to be left as found clean and tidy Bins emptied, fridge empty, floors vacuumed, dishes clean and away
  • House is to be respected and left clean. No other guests able to stay unless notified owner previously and payment has been made
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Ocean View ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower, toilet and hand basin within the bathroom. Separate laundry.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed , two single beds
    Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 2 sofa bed/futon , Queen size bed and a futon which could sleep 2 if needed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , queen size bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Everything is within 15min drive whether to enjoy the restaurants in Portland or a heated swimming pool. Kiosk on the beach for meals, superb beaches for swimming, surfing, fishing. Ask owner for additional information.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Panoramic Drive Holiday House
average rating of 4.6 based on 20 reviews
5

Great getaway

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful views! Very comfortable

  • Review Submitted: 30/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Louise I am glad you enjoyed your stay and visit again. Helen
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Adelaide
4

Fantastic views

  • 4 of 5

Basic property with great views across the bay, plentiful birdlife.Great for families

  • Review Submitted: 11/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Glenn glad you enjoyed the break Helen
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
5

Fantastic location and a great property

  • 5 of 5

Family holiday for just short of a week, loads to see and do, fantastic views. Location is fantastic, Adults and kids loved it!

  • Review Submitted: 21/10/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Alasdair It's a super spot your welcome anytime! Thanks for leaving the house nice and clean too !
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Victoria, Australia
3

Great location and lay out of house good for enter

  • 3 of 5

The views are incredible, shame the windows aren't very clean to enjoy the view. The house was really not very clean.

  • Review Submitted: 11/01/2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Being right on the coast its very hard to keep the windows clean due to the salt. The floor was vacumed as I spoke to my cleaner and maybe as you stated a bit was missed however we get very good reviews on how clean the house is from our other guests..
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Mansfield, Victoria, Australia
5

Restful Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Cape Bridgewater is a beautiful place to relax, swim or walk. The house was very comfortable with a beautiful view.

  • Review Submitted: 24/12/2015
  • Date of Stay: November 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cape Bridgewater, Victoria, Australia
3

Great house

  • 3 of 5

We loved the view and the house had everything we needed, wished we could have stayed longer.

  • Review Submitted: 27/04/2015
  • Date of Stay: March 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Other Activities:

Cape Bridgewater Beach

House has a book with things to do in the area. Please feel free to ring and ask me to assist, I am happy to do walks with guests if contacted.

Lots of beaches in the area, great surf spots, restaurants and supermarkets 15mins drive into Portland, suggest you stock up prior to arriving at Cape Bridgewater as there is lots to do when you arrive. Blow holes, Petrified Forest, Great South West 250km walking tracks close by the house, Seal Tours, Walk Victorias highest coastal cliff at 350m above sea level to view the seal colony. Bridgewater Lakes has bbq, fresh water lake for skiing, fishing, jet ski, caves opposite the lake, Bats Ridges has caves off Telegraph Road, walk the Enchanted Forest out on Cape Nelson Road, while there view the Lighthouse and take in a walk on the Great South West Walk. Grab great food from the Kiosk on the beach, check with owners re dinners and times when open.

Shelly Beach is great for the kids to collect shells, Horse Riding at Rundells Riding School, heated 25m indoor and 50m heated outdoor pools, gym, sauna in Portland.

Library in Portland also

Should you need to ask please feel free to ring and ask about things to do.

Head to Mt Gambier to view the Blue Lake, stop to see Piccinni Ponds, crystal clear limestone caves for diving/swimming. Lots of wineries around. Lots to do at the Cape and surrounds.. Whale watching in Winter is superb as you can just about touch the whales as they surface by the Lee Breakwater Pier.

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Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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