About this listing
River House is a large multilevel family home in an idyllic riverside setting and beside the beach. The large block adjoins the Kennett River reserve and nature walking track - with a path leading directly along the river to the beach in 3 minutes (250m), and in the other direction into the Great Otway National Park. Abundant birdlife and wildlife surround the property, including kangaroos and koalas.
Enter into the open plan kitchen and dining area, featuring an abundance of natural light streaming in through the floor to ceiling windows with a view to the river and bushland. The kitchen is fully equipped with all appliances, induction cooktop, fridge with water dispenser, Nespresso coffee machine, soda stream and walk in pantry. Gather for a family meal all together around the 10 seater timber table, or out on the deck dining setting. This living area has comfy couches, wall mounted Smart TV, Sonos sound system, Foxtel, along with a wood fire for added warmth and ambiance. Sliding doors lead onto the wrap around deck area featuring an 8 person hot tub overlooking the river and bushland. There is also a large Beefeater BBQ, outdoor couches and shade.
This main level houses a king bedroom with dual access ensuite bathroom, and full laundry with washing machine and dryer.
Upstairs is a parents retreat top floor, with beautiful views of the ocean, river and bushland. Featuring a king sized bed, ensuite bathroom with shower, and walk in wardrobe.
Downstairs from the main level is a great family space for kids, with a second living area with comfy couches and TV, 2 bedrooms each with excellent quality tri-bunk beds in queen size on the bottom and a king single size on the top and all with high quality mattresses. This level is serviced with a large bathroom with a bath, shower and separate toilet.
Also on the property is a games shed with table tennis table, and adjoining lawn area suitable for ball games.
Contemporary styling, furnishings and artwork gives a warm homely feel throughout. All beds have high quality mattresses, including the bunk beds. Unlimited WiFi is available throughout the house, with extended boxes on the various levels to boost the signal and provide high speed. All linen and towels are provided - you just need to bring beach towels for use at the beach or spa. There is an outdoor hot & cold shower for use coming back from the beach to wash the sand and salt off. Due to the location and surrounding wildlife (kangaroos & koalas), the property is not pet friendly.
River House is a perfect mix of beach and bush - with the river on one side and the sea on the other - it makes a great base and location for a range of outdoor activities. It is also an excellent base for relaxing in the various living areas at the house and enjoying the views and serenity. Kennett River has a small takeaway cafe, or it's a 5 minute drive (or 5km walk) to Wye River which has the Wye General Cafe and convenience store, along with the Wye Beach Hotel. From Kennett River, is is a 25 minute drive to the large town of Apollo Bay for Supermarkets, fuel station, restaurants, cafes, fresh fish sales, shopping.
Please advise of your bedding configuration required upon booking. Due to the house size and layout, it can be booked for up to 4 people (2 couples) as the main level and upstairs main king bedroom and ensuite. To have access to the downstairs area, which contains two further bedrooms, second living area and a third bathroom, a minimum rate, applicable to a 5 person rate, applies. Please confirm your requirements upon or prior to booking.