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Koala Cottage - tranquil, sun-drenched Somers

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3 bedrooms, desk, iron/ironing board, WiFi
Smart TV, DVD player, books, stereo
Fridge, microwave, oven, hob
3 bedrooms, desk, iron/ironing board, WiFi

Overview of Koala Cottage - tranquil, sun-drenched Somers

Koala Cottage - tranquil, sun-drenched Somers

4.9/5 Exceptional

Entire home

3 bedrooms1 bathroomSleeps 4

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Washer
  • Outdoor Space
  • Barbecue grill

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest stays
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
Melbourne, VIC

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationStonier Winery10 min drive
  • Popular LocationCerberus Golf Club10 min drive
  • Popular LocationStony Point Rd Ferry Terminal12 min drive
  • AirportMoorabbin, VIC (MBW)45 min drive

Space details

3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4
120 sq m
Bedroom 1
    2 single beds
Bedroom 2
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
    1 single bed
Common area
    1 single bed
Bathroom 1

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Koala Cottage - tranquil, sun-drenched Somers

Family-friendly holiday home in Melbourne
Make Koala Cottage a sunlit and tranquil home away from home for your next Somers summer. It's just a short stroll down shady lanes to the cliff trails, rock pools and beaches, and the Somers Store is nearby. Setting off down the hill westward will take you through the Koala Reserve to Coolart Sanctuary, for picnics in the gardens beside Coolant Mansion, bird watching by the lagoon or wandering the sandy bush tracks to the beach.

Explore the Mornington Peninsula beaches and the Cape Shank National Park, take a ferry to Philip Island or French Island, or go on relaxing drives to wineries, mountainside gardens or the outdoor spa at Peninsula Hot Springs.

Features of the cottage include :
a quiet corner position backing onto a reserve;
a wide and shady front deck for relaxation and meals, or glimpsing the sunset;
a large back yard for outdoor games, with a double -gated separate entrance :
a native front garden with a koala tree.

Facilities include:
a newly installed, well equipped kitchen with dishwasher, large fridge, microwave and expresso coffee maker. (Note, photos do not yet show new kitchen).
Smart TV , Blu-ray DVD player and stereo, gas log fire heater and reverse cycle AC in the living area,
comfortable beds and pedestal fans for each bedroom;
bathroom with bath and separate shower, separate toilet;
laundry with large washing machine and ironing facilities;
Bbq on deck.

We really look forward to having you as our guests!
Air-conditioned accommodation at this holiday home offers DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to patios. This accommodation is furnished with dining tables and kitchen islands. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include baths or showers and hairdryers.

Smart televisions are featured in guestrooms. Business-friendly amenities include desks, desk chairs and printers. Housekeeping is provided on request.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Angela Darbyshire
Speaks English, French

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Near the beach
  • Beach sunloungers


  • WiFi available

Parking and transport

  • Car recommended

Family friendly

  • Playground


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Blender
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Dining table


  • 3 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Toilet paper
  • Soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels provided


  • Smart TV
  • DVD player
  • Games
  • Books
  • Stereo

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Fenced garden
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Washing machine
  • Near a laundromat

Work spaces

  • Printer
  • Desk
  • Desk chair


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • Near the sea
  • In a rural location
  • Near the bay
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Wildlife and game walks nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Marina nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Smoke detector
  • Deadbolt lock


  • Sleeps 4
  • Unit size: 1292 sq ft (120 sq m)

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Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Long-term renters welcome
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector and a deadlock
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

We should mention

A car is recommended for transport to and from this property

Property is also known as

Koala Cottage Tranquil Sun drenched Somers
Koala Cottage - Tranquil, Sun-drenched Somers Melbourne

About this area


Located in Melbourne, this holiday home is in a rural area and near the beach. Cerberus Golf Club and Stonier Winery are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Somers Foreshore Reserve Coastal Reserve and Flinders - Somers Coastal Reserve. Travelling with kids? Consider Campbell Court reserve and Ashcombe Maze and Lavender Gardens. Make sure you get close to the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching. Guests appreciate the property's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Stonier Winery - 10 min drive
  • Paradigm Hill - 10 min drive
  • Cerberus Golf Club - 10 min drive
  • Stony Point Rd Ferry Terminal - 12 min drive
  • Cowes Beach - 98 min drive

Getting around

  • Melbourne Morroadoo Station - 7 min drive


  • Orita's 2 - 7 min drive
  • Le Bouchon French Cuisine - 7 min drive
  • Fontalina - 7 min drive
  • Chilli N Lime - 8 min drive
  • Merricks General Wine Store - 10 min drive

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 24 out of 27 reviews
5 - Excellent 89%
Rating 4 - Good. 3 out of 27 reviews
4 - Good 11%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 27 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 27 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 27 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

5/5 Excellent

Great beach home away from home
A lovely house only a short walk from the beach. Communication with the owner was excellent and we were very comfortable, thank you!

5/5 Excellent

Fantastic location and relaxing
Angela made this holiday so easy to book. It’s a relaxing environment in a great location only a short walk to the beach. Loved it thank you.

5/5 Excellent

Great stay!
The Koala cottage was ideally located to visit our son at HMAS Cerberus. The property was lovely and clean and had everything we needed. The cottage was only a short walk to Somers Beach which was wonderful. Our host Angela couldn’t do enough for us and I highly recommend this property.

5/5 Excellent

Really charming, comfortable, fully equipped beach house
We had really great fun staying at Koala Cottage. The house is comfortable, fully equipped, close to the Beach and a relaxing place to be. Angela is such great host and really easy to communicate to. We definitely will recommend this place to friends and families.

5/5 Excellent

Very good small town. Perfect house for family
Close to everywhere you need to go.