Mornington Peninsula - rural home by the sea

Australia - VIC - ARTHURS SEAT

Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,Front entry to our property.
Front entry to our property.
Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,Our nearest beach.
Our nearest beach.
Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,Lounge room.
Lounge room.
Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,Wood fired, open fire place in main lounge room.
Wood fired, open fire place in main lounge room.
Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,Kitchen.
Kitchen.
Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,Kitchen.
Kitchen.
Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,Master bedroom.
Master bedroom.
Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,Master ensuite.
Master ensuite.
Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,2nd. bedroom.
2nd. bedroom.
Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,Path to lower garden area.
Path to lower garden area.
Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,Garden view of house.
Garden view of house.
Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,Rear garden view of house.
Rear garden view of house.
Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,Kangaroo in house paddock.
Kangaroo in house paddock.
Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,Kanngaroos drinking at our dam.
Kanngaroos drinking at our dam.
Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,Rear view of garden.
Rear view of garden.
Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,Rear of house.
Rear of house.
Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,Side view of house.
Side view of house.
Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,Our wild duck family.
Our wild duck family.
Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,Mills Beach, one of our many nearby beaches.
Mills Beach, one of our many nearby beaches.
Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,One of 30+ local vineyards.
One of 30+ local vineyards.
Home exchange in,Australia,ARTHURS SEAT,View of Port Phillip Bay from Arthurs Seat.
View of Port Phillip Bay from Arthurs Seat.
  • Sleeping capacity4
  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathrooms2

Non-simultaneous Home Exchange

Simultaneous Home Exchange

Weekend Home Exchange

Smoking Not Allowed

Children Welcome

Car Exchange is offered/negotiable

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We are looking for a home exchange in ...

Jul 1, 2020 - Sep 30, 2020 Brittany, France
Jul 1, 2020 - Sep 30, 2020 Loire Valley, France
Jul 1, 2020 - Sep 30, 2020 Corsica, France
Open to all dates North Island, New Zealand
Open to all dates Australia

Our Home For Exchange

Description of the home we are offering for exchange

Our house is a large, modern country style house, set on 3 hectares (7.5 acres) of very scenic rural farm and natural bushland, kangaroos often visit the property. Arthurs Seat is typical of the peaceful surrounding country side with the rural hamlets of Red Hill and Flinders nearby. While also nearby are the upmarket Port Phillip Bay villages such as Sorrento and Mornington. Arthurs Seat is just 5 minutes drive to the nearest beautiful white sandy Bay beaches, with dozens to choose from, yet only 8 minutes drive to large fully serviced shopping centres. With more than 30 small villages dotted along both Port Phillip Bay and nearby Western Port Bay, there is everything from numerous vineyard restaurants to seaside cafes, art galleries, local produce stores and weekend local markets.The car ferry to Queenscliff and then the Great Ocean Road is 20 mins. away, allowing easy access to the world class surfing areas of Bell's Beach and the West Coast. Of course the Mornington Peninsula also boasts many excellent surf beaches which are very popular over summer (Dec- March). The area, being a summer tourist destination is spoilt for choice, with opportunites to enjoy; wine tours of 20-30 boutique wineries, bushwalking, mountain bike riding, horse trail riding, all water sports esp. surfing, swimming, yachting, fishing, swimming with dolphins and seals, camping on beach foreshore, golf,enjoying natural hot mineral spas and plenty more tourist activities. The area is serviced by an Aiport Bus service which can deliver you directly from Melbourne Airport, to within 10 minutes of our home. Note also, Melbourne our capital city has been rated for 3 years in a row, as The World's Most Liveable City by the Economist magazine.

Type

House - single floor/ Main Residence


Amenities

  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes Washer
  • Microwave Oven
  • Extensive Grounds
  • Peaceful Surroundings
  • View
  • Fireplace
  • Privacy / Seclusion
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Parking included
  • Terrace / Patio

Entertainment

  • DVD
  • Internet access
  • Piano
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet (WiFi)
  • Family Room / Playroom

Extras

  • Use of bicycle(s)

Setting

  • Small Town or Village
  • Rural
  • Seaside

Neighbourhood

Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area

We live on a rural property of 3 hectares (7 acres), surrounded by similar and larger size properties, set in the Australian bush with an abundance of Australian wildlife. Kangaroos are regular daily visitors to our property. We are in walking distance to a scenic national park with extensive gardens and beautiful views over Port Phillip Bay. You can also walk to two atmospheric restaurants and a major tourist attraction, "The Enchanted Adventure Garden." The Eagle", a new world class gondola chair lift gives visitors stunning views over the vast expanse of the picturesque Mornington Peninsula. This attraction is a 5 minutes walk away. Horse riding is a popular local past time with a riding school and horse trail riding close by. This area of, Arthurs Seat, Main Ridge and Red Hill, is renowned for its extensive range of wineries located in glorious scenic countryside surrounded by Western Port Bay and Port Phillip Bay.

Outdoor Activities

  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Gym / Health Club
  • Tennis
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving / Surfing
  • Windsurfing

Leisure

  • Park / Playground
  • Cafés
  • Restaurants
  • Park / Playground

Transport Nearby

  • Car Necessary

Neighbourhood Services

  • None

Attractions

Our home exchange - places to go and things to do while staying in our home

From our home it is a short walk to two very welcoming restaurants, the Enchanted Adventure Garden and the iconic Arthurs Seat "Eagle" chairlift. Extensive bushwalking tracks are located throughout the area with many beginning very close to our home. A horse riding facility with organised riding tours is available 3 minutes drive away.
Dozens of extensive, white sandy beaches are located within 10 to 20 minutes drive. These local beaches include safe, child friendly "bay"beaches as well as adventurous surf beaches. The area offers an enormous number of wineries where you can sample award winning wines and savour many gourmet delights. Within 20 minutes drive there are at least 5 world class golf courses. A huge natural springs spa resort is located also 20 minutes drive from our home. The wider Mornington Peninsula is well geared to tourism and offers a vast array of services and attractions. The car and passenger ferry from Sorrento to Queenscliff is just 25 minutes away allowing easy access to the famous Great Ocean Road and the wonderful surf coast, including the internationally famous Bells Beach.

Our favourite restaurants

  • Point Leo Estate
  • Montalto Winery
  • Yabby Lake Vineyard

Cafés & bars

  • The Pig and Whistle
  • The Laneway

Special places to shop

  • Richies IGA Dromana
  • Kmart Plaza
  • Numerous monthly markets on the Peninsula

Walks or jogging paths

  • Bushrangers Bay
  • Point Nepean National Park
  • Millionaires walk, Sorrento

Interesting day trips

  • Queenscliff ferry to Great Ocean Road
  • Sorrento township
  • Mornington township

Our Preferences

Our home exchange - here are our Preferences and House Rules

We would prefer adult couples and no pets.

Conditions

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Plant Care Not Needed

Car Exchange

  • Car Exchange is offered/negotiable

Home Exchange Type

  • Non-simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Weekend Home Exchange
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