- 3 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 6
Description from the owner
Tucked away in the heart of Geelong's CBD is the delightfully named Sabina on Little Myers. With its deftly restored period exterior and sublimely urbane interior, this house provides a sophisticated
base for exploring Geelong, the Bellarine and the Great Ocean Road offering privacy with all the comforts of home.
The space is an eye-opener: beyond the georgeous facade there is a cosy lounge, three bedrooms and a spacious kitchen and dining that looks out onto a grassy rear garden, which features a BBQ, private off-street parking and space to relax.. The interiors are impeccable, featuring cool tones liberally splashed with bursts of colour ...Read more
Sabina, exquisite inner-city home, Geelong
Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Additional Location Information
Geelong is Victoria's largest provincial city and is now a destination in its own right. Only 75km from Melbourne and the gateway to the Bellarine Peninsula and the fabulous Great Ocean Road. Wrapped around the corner of Corio Bay, the waterfront promenade is adorned with colourful woodden bollards and a century-old carousel, Cunningham Pier and quay, flanked by gardens and playgrounds which is overlooked by bustling cafes and restaurants. At the eastern end there's a sandy beach and enclosed swimming enclosure with plenty of picinic spaces. A major sailing event is held every year, Australia Day weekend hostsing the Festival of Sails not only great for sailing enthusiasts but the whole family including music, stalls, food and fireworks. Geelong also holds many cycling and matharon events. Eastern Park, the Botanic Gardens boast a dramatic new extension to its collection of old and rare trees and plants. The adverturous type may enjoy sailing, fishing, a bay cruise, a ride on a Harley Davidsosn or a jet boat ride. There are bkes and mopeds for hire, or the family train, running along the waterfront to Eastern Beach.
Also worth visiting are the bluestone National Wool Museum, Old Geelong Gaol, Geelong Art Gallery and Maritime Museum. As well as the central business district, you'll find shopping, arts and crafts and dining precincts in Pakington Street, Belmont and Highton.
Stretching around the eastern coastine of Port Phillip Bay, the Bellarine Peninsula is studded with popular seaside villages such as Portarlington and Ocean Grove, award wining wineries and top-class golf courses. Geelong and Bellarine region has more than 20 wineries producing cool- climate chardonnay, pinot noir, shiraz and pinot girs; some have opened cafes with a vineyard or sea views. Just to mention a few to visit: are: Oakdene Vineyards,Restaurant and Cellar Door, Jack Rabbit Vineyard, Leura Park Estate and Scotchmans Hill.
The elegance and old-world charm of Queenscliff is dominated by the towered splendour of the 1880's hotels. Once a sleepy fishing village is now a fashionable holiday resort. and only 20 minutes drive from Geelong. Queenscliff is compact enough to explore on foot, with plenty of opportunities to find a congenial spot for coffee and cake, a glass of wine and a snack or leisurely meal. Queenscliff has a thriving arts and crafts community whose works- many with a seacape or maritime theme - you will find on display and for sale in local galleries.
At the start of the Great Ocean Road - 30 minutes drive from Geelong - is bustling Torquay and its world-renowned beaches. Most famous is Bells Beach, home of the Rip Curl Pro, international surfing event with more than 50 years of history. If you want to catch the action, it is held over Easter.
Beyond Torquay along the Great Ocean Road you come to other little villages like Anglesea, Airey Inlet ,Lorne and Apolo Bay. All have their own character and you'll never get tired of the view - have your camera ready. You will never run out of things to do. You can enjoy the beaches, rockpools, surfing, skydiving, coastal walks along cliffs, playgrounds, horse-riding, forest walks, waterfalls and wildlife. Highly recomend you visit the Airys Inlet Light House, The Otway Fly (Cool climate rainforest) and the historic rock formation The 12 Apolstles.
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation, City vacations, Warm winter getaways, Waterfront
Nearest airport: Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine), 46.6 miles
Nearest train station: Geelong Station, 0.62 miles
Car is not necessary
Last updated on March 03, 2015
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- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Washing Machine
- Corporate bookings allowed
- Hair dryer
- Housekeeping Optional
- Alarm Clock
- A/C or climate control
- Central heating
- Towels Provided
- Short breaks allowed (1-4 days)
- Long term rentals allowed (over 1 month)
- Local Guides/Maps
- Linens Provided
Phone / Internet
- Wireless Internet
- Secure parking space
- Stove or Oven
- DVD Player
- Stereo or CD player
- Outdoor Dining Area
- 6 Dining chairs
- 6 Lounge chairs
- Pet friendly - yes
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - no