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Entire Seacroft Historic Ocean Front Guesthouse

Room in boutique hotel hosted by Sam
16 guests20 bedrooms24 beds5 baths
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House rules
The host doesn’t allow pets, parties, or smoking.
STUNNING 180 degree OCEAN VIEWS - secluded beach across the road.

Sleep with the sound of the ocean.

Seacroft is a former historic Monastery and Seminary set in beautiful gardens and views to the State Forest.

Complete seclusion yet conveniently located on the Great Ocean Road - 13 minutes to supermarkets, shops, cafes and restaurants in Apollo Bay.

The space
The booking includes our entire guesthouse which has 16 bedrooms, Seacroft Chapel which is a unique and exclusive self-contained space for either 5 people, or a cleared space, and Seacroft Studio which is a self-contained luxury apartment nestled between the guesthouse and chapel. (The Chapel and Seacroft Studio are included for all bookings made after February 16 2020)

The guesthouse has a lounge with combustion wood fire, large dining hall and a cozy sunroom with games and a table tennis table with spectacular views.

Bedrooms are part of the monastery where the priests used to live. They are simple, clean and comfortable - please see the photos.

Our linen is white hotel linen, our bedding is cozy and warm with extra pillows and blankets if you need.

Seacroft has a very large kitchen with gas cooking on two commercial stoves with 12 gas burners, 1 gas oven, 2 electric ovens, grill and plate warmer. Also a dishwasher and two new large 540 litre fridges with freezers and 2 jugs, 2 toasters, rice machine, blender, mix master, juice machine. Lots of large pots, trays, bowls, wine and champagne glasses, everything for cooking and eating for around 40 guests. Our Italian stone kitchen island bench is the size of a single bed!

Outside chiminea and outdoor dining area on the front lawn overlooking a spectacular view of the ocean and Apollo Bay.

There are 2 large bathrooms in the guesthouse area, each with 3 showers and 2 toilets all with separate doors. In total 6 showers and 4 toilets. There is also a full accessible bathroom, and bathrooms in both Seacroft Studio and the Chapel.

Complimentary tea and coffee for guests.

Other things to note
It is the guest's responsibility that all regulations regarding COVID-19 are adhered to.

Linen, bedding and towels are supplied.

We do not accept separate payments from your individual guests.

Children under 5 are not included in the total number of guests.

In the main large dining and lounge room there is a wood combustion heater as well as a split system air conditioner/heater. If you would like to use the wood heater then you will need to bring your own wood that can be purchased at most supermarkets and service stations in the area. We can supply small kindling.

Please note that we do not accept bookings for 'bucks' or 'stag' nights.

The hire of Seacroft does not include any of the surrounding farm land.

To save you money, we do not charge a cleaning fee but expect that you leave the bedroom and outside areas free of rubbish and cigarette butts, and that the main house is left tidy and the kitchen and dishes are completely cleaned and put away. A $300 cleaning fee applies if Seacroft is not left tidy.

The furniture within Seacroft is not movable or removable.

No smoke machines or stiletto heels allowed.
No smoking/vaping in or around bedrooms or anywhere inside.
No DJ's or DJ equipment or any other loud amplification allowed.
Nothing can be strung up and attached to light fittings, or fixed to any walls.

Due to our properties size and therefore particular requirements we have a manager onsite for your convenience who lives in separate self contained accommodation. You will not see them at all unless you need them and do not share any of the guesthouse spaces. They are there to assist you if you should need it, and they have access to the switchboard and fire panels.

Prices are subject to rise at any time and new prices are valid regardless of previous 'quotes' that may have occurred in the past prior to booking.

Please note that booking one room the previous night to your booking does not give you access to the house after your 10am checkout for that one room. Our cleaners need from 10am to 3pm to prepare the property.

The Lotus Belle Tent, Treehouse and our two self contained cottages Ocean View and Bay View are available to rent at additional cost.

The two cottages do not share any facilities with the guesthouse, are completely separate with their own carpark.

Seacroft Chapel cannot be booked to hold parties. It is strictly accommodation.

Requests to reduce the length of a booking once it is made will not be accepted.

Any 'quotes' made prior to booking will be for amounts without the Airbnb fee.

No loud noise, music or unruly behaviour. All EPA guidelines regarding noise limitations at night have to be adhered to. This means no noise/music outside after 11pm Friday and Saturday, and 10pm other nights.

No ball games around the house or bedrooms. We have extensive lawns that can be used.

Bookings for long weekends are three day minimum.

All additions of services or extra days are put through the Airbnb system and attract the normal service fees. Quoted prices do not include these Airbnb fees.
STUNNING 180 degree OCEAN VIEWS - secluded beach across the road.

Sleep with the sound of the ocean.

Seacroft is a former historic Monastery and Seminary set in beautiful gardens and views to the State Forest.

Complete seclusion yet conveniently located on the Great Ocean Road - 13 minutes to supermarkets, shops, cafes and restaurants in Apollo Bay.

The space
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed

Amenities

Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace
Air conditioning
Heating
Essentials
Hangers
Free street parking
Smoke alarm
Carbon monoxide alarm

Accessibility

Getting inside

No stairs or steps to enter

Moving around the space

No stairs or steps to enter

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Sugarloaf, Victoria, Australia

We are situated in a place of natural beauty. Looking East we have spectacular views of Cape Patton and the State Forest climbing up over the hills. Looking West we have views all the way along the coast to Apollo Bay and beyond.

There is a secluded beach right across the road with amazing volcanic rock pools to explore, swimming holes in the rocks that warm up during the day and a sandy little beach.

There is also a spectacular 45 minute walk from Seacroft to the Carisbrook Waterfalls.

There is a major koala population 5 minutes up the road, a multitude of different birds, echidnas and kangaroos if you are lucky, fishing off the rocks in front, dolphins who regularly visit and whales in the winter!
We are situated in a place of natural beauty. Looking East we have spectacular views of Cape Patton and the State Forest climbing up over the hills. Looking West we have views all the way along the coast to Apo…

Hosted by Sam

Joined in December 2013
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 pm
Checkout: 11:00 am
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Learn more
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $800
Cancellation policy