Corfu Retreat

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Corfu Retreat

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Spectacular luxury holiday living! Unparalleled water views, pool/spa, fireplace, large entertainers deck, separate retreat and easy walk to the beach.

With Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron at the end of the street, this luxury beachside holiday residence is custom-built to take in unparalleled Peninsula views and the breathtaking and ever changing beauty of the bay. Comprising of a large open plan kitchen, lounge (including Portsea limestone open fireplace) and dining area (seating 12) spilling out to a large entertainer deck, built in BBQ and an upper level master suite, Corfu Retreat takes in one of the best and broadest bay vistas.

Corfu Retreat once hosted Hollywood royalty when Ava Gardner filmed On the Beach and it continues to impress. She was once said to have said "When I am old, I want a house by the sea. With wonderful chums, and good music. An a damn good kitchen to cook in." Ava Gardner, Actress.

Renovated to embrace contemporary chic, this deluxe beachside residence, revers in vintage time past. Idyll away the day before the bay or embrace the glorious proximity close to the Peninsula's main attractions.

Set among Blairgowrie's most exclusive beachside addresses, you can walk to the beach or your mooring in 150 metres, or to the town's vibrant village and café scene and sandy beach, the 4 bedroom architect designed home and guest house offers a life of luxury for holiday makers where you can sip peninsula pinot by the fireplace or champagne in the outdoor spa/pool.

Beautifully elevated with the best amenities provided for luxury holiday living, Corfu Retreat hosts expansive open plan living and entertaining on the middle level alongside a designer stone-topped kitchen and a great wall of concertina doors to the entertaining balcony with built-in BBQ kitchen. An upper level master retreat includes a sleek ensuite and dressing area, while two more bedrooms share a family bathroom and living room opening to their own deck and spa plunge pool. Across a broad rear deck, the retreat guest house includes a large living area opening to its own deck, a queen bedroom, ensuite, a clever disappearing wall and a cupboard with 2 pull-down single beds and a further sofa bed, while steps climbing to the peak of property to a spectacular private look-out.

Perfectly suited for families, guests attending weddings, honeymooners and couples or corporate retreats, looking for the ideal Peninsula getaway close to the Bay.

Local Attactions: Close to all recreation beach living, championship golf courses and the coastal bushland reserve with walking tracks and playgrounds. Minutes by car to the golden sands of Blairgowrie front beach and Blairgowrie village.

Luxury Inclusions: Gas heated plunge pool, Foxtel, Complimentary Wireless internet, Complimentary linen, MOR beauty products & Saeco coffee machine.

Complimentary Concierge Service: Our concierge service can assist you with In-house Catering, Relaxation Massages, Beauty Treatments, Yoga and Meditation, Baby-sitting Service, Pantry Stocking, Mid-Stay Clean, Airport Transfers, Chauffeur/Driver Service, Winery Tour.  Prepare to be pampered!  Prices on application prior to arrival.


Take a journey through Corfu Retreat with our Founder, Andrea Wilson and immerse yourself in holiday paradise and gourmet heaven as our principal private chef Nadia serves some delectable coastal treats!

"This view is by far the best in Blairgowrie" are just some of the things you will here when our guests stay at this magnificent property. Set among Blairgowrie's most exclusive beachside addresses, you can walk to the beach or your mooring at Blairgowrie Yacht Club in just 150 metres, or to the town's vibrant village and café scene. With a gorgeous sandy beach at your doorstep stretching between Sorrento and Rye, this 4 bedroom, 3 living room architecturally designed home includes a separate rear guest house, designed to take in extensive bay views from every angle, along with the relaxed lifestyle where you can sip Peninsula Pinot by the fireplace or champagne by the outdoor spa/plunge pool. Corfu Retreat simply offers a life of luxury for holiday makers. 

This property comes with the option of full gourmet on-site chef, health masseuse and childminding services. 

If you missed this exclusive tour on Channel 9Life - you can watch it here now! 

5 minutes by car (3.7km) to Sorrento to Queensliff Ferry Terminal giving access to the Great Ocean Road.
14 minutes by car (11.4km) to the Peninsula Hot Springs
16 minutes by car (10.6km) to Point Nepean National Park

5 minutes walk (400m) to Blairgowrie Foreshore (Bay)
4 minutes by car (2.2km) to Koonya Beach (Ocean)

Villages & Restaurants
14 minutes walk or 2 minutes by car (1.2km) Blairgowrie Village
10 minutes by car (7km) Rye Village
7 minutes (4km) Sorrento Village

"Please note: Due to our high standard of holiday accommodation we do not accept schoolies, bucks/hens bookings, groups under 28 years of age, nor do we accept parties or events due to strict council regulations. This excludes family bookings travelling with children under 18 years of age."


Pool side deck
Fully glass fenced gas heated plunge pool (up to 32 degrees)
with internal jets and bench seats
Poolside deck bean bags
Upper deck
Outdoor covered al fresco seating on upper deck
1 x Day Bed on upper deck
Plumbed in chefs Everdee BBQ and wetbar
Glass fenced balconies
Outdoor lighting
Outdoor shower
Decking between the house and retreat
Rear al fresco dining
Rear accommodation retreat with shade and seating

Living Areas x 3
Front living downstairs
Plasma TV
Sonos with surround sound
Apple TV
i-Pod docking station

Upstairs Living
Open Fireplace (starter wood supplied)
Access to superb top deck outdoor entertaining
2 lounge suites
Plasma TV
Netflix movies
Retreat living + Kitchenette
Plasma TV
DVD Player
Lounge suite/sofa bed
Access to middle deck and outdoor entertaining
Lavazza Coffee Machine (please BYO pods)
Seating 12 (middle level)
Ceiling Fans - downstairs bedrooms
Ducted heating in main house
Open Fire Place in front living middle level
Spilt reverse cycle heating and cooling in downstairs
and upstairs living in the main house and Retreat
and Master Bedroom Retreat on top level
Wall heaters in bedrooms

Garage not available
OSP for 2 cars
Paved steep driveway
Parking for 1 car on the street
Smeg Wall Oven
Gas cooktop
Smeg Dishwasher
Nespresso Coffee Machine +grinder (Please BYO pods)
Fully equipped kitchen
Island bench

Asko Washing Machine (front loader)
Asko Clothes Dyer (front loader)

Children Friendly
Port-a-cot (please BYO linen)
High chair
Linen (sheets and towels) supplied
Complimentary wireless internet
Non-smoking property
Iron/ironing board
No pets


Bedroom 1: U/S: (Master) Top level: 1 x Queen Bed (with ensuite including a walk in shower + vanity + separate toilet) + ceiling fan + split air con/heating + amazing water views + robes (sleeps 2)

Bedroom 2: D/S:  Bottom level: 1 x Queen Bed + Robes + Water veiws + carpet + ceiling fan + nobo wall heater + block out blinds + access to deck (sleeps 2)

Downstairs living 1: Single Sofa Beds (2) in living area + access to deck (BYO linen for sofa bed - doona cover and pillows provided) (sleeps 1 adult or 2 children)

Bedroom 3: D/S: 1 x Queen Bed + robes + carpet + ceiling fan + nobo wall heater + block out blinds (sleeps 2)

The Retreat
Bedroom 4: 1 x Queen Bed + Ensuite + Block out blinds + water views (sleeps 2)

Living 2: 2 x Pull down single beds in living area + Sofa Bed (BYO linen for sofa bed - doona cover and pillows provided) (sleeps up to 4)

Please note: 1 x child's port-a-cot and high chair is available for guest use (from May 2016).


Bathroom 1: Master Ensuite: U/S: Top level: Vanity/Walk in Shower/ Separate toilet

Bathroom 2: D/S: Lowest level: Main Bathroom: Vanity/Bath/Toilet/Shower

The Retreat
Bathroom 3: Ensuite: Shower/Vanity/Toilet

2018 - 2019 Accommodation Rates*

To make a booking reservation please enter your dates on the property calendar and click BOOK NOW to complete your reservation details and receive your booking confirmation.

High Season Shoulder Season  
16 December - 1 February (7 night min)
Australia Day Weekend (3 night min)
Easter (4 night min)
(7 night min stays outside public holidays)
1 February - 16 December
(2 night min stays for weekends)
Public Holiday Weekends (3 night min)
Melbourne Cup Weekend (4 night min)
$1,430.00 / Night $3,220.00 / 2 Nights   
$10,010.00 / 7 Nights  $3,760.00 / 3 Nights  
$4,290.00 / 3 Nights Australia Day weekend $4,660.00 / 4 Nights  
$5,720.00 / 4 Nights Easter $5,560.00 / 5 Nights  
  $6,460.00 / 6 Nights  
  $7,360.00 / 7 Nights  

* Seven night minimum stay during High Season. Public Holiday Weekends charged at Shoulder Season Rates, with the exception of Australia Day and Easter Weekends, charged at High Season Rates. Public Holiday Weekends charged at Shoulder Season rates if they fall in Low Season.

Stay notes

  • Check in after 4pm during high season (16 December – 1 February)
    or 2pm other times (1 February – 16 December)
  • Check out before 10am during high season (16 December – 1 February)
    or 11am other times (1 February – 16 December)
  • Minimum stay 7 nights during high season (16 December – 1 February)
  • Minimum stay 2 nights other times (1 February – 16 December) unless a Public Holiday Weekend
    Complimentary welcome service so that you can feel at home and relax from the moment you arrive. 
  • Complimentary bed linen and towels for all stays (with the exception of the 2 x sofa beds - please BYO sheets - top and bottom, pillow slips and bath towels).  Please specify bedding configuration when booking to ensure the correct beds are made.  Only the beds for the number of guests staying will be set-up on arrival.  Housekeeping charges will apply if possible changes are requested last minute (but not outside of 14 days prior to arrival). Please BYO beach towels.
  • Gas heated pool available. Additional costs may apply. Please enquire when booking.
  • Terms and conditions apply
  • Bond applies to all stays

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Guest Feedback

Corfu Retreat


Sarah Baxter

Dear Sarah. You are very welcome and we are thrilled you had such a memorable stay! We look forward to welcoming your return next year!

The Team at Holiday Shacks.

Corfu Retreat


Josephine Caruso

Dear Josephine Thank you for such a positive 5-star review. We agree the views and provisions at Corfu Retreat are great for the perfect luxury group accommodation getaway! Thank you for staying with us!

The Team at Holiday Shacks.


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