Royston Villa

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Royston Villa
Mount Eliza

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Luxury holiday living on the bay! Sensational beachside private retreat with pool, ocean views on 2.5 acres, walk to the beach!

Immerse yourself year round at Royston Villa, our sensational Mount Eliza holiday retreat. This secluded holiday house, set on 2.5 acres is the perfect destination for your next beachside holiday on the Mornington Peninsula. Families, couples or corporate guests looking for privacy and luxury in a self-contained holiday escape will love the location and short proximity to Sunnyside Beach, Mount Eliza (250 metres walk), the perfect backdrop for family or pre-wedding memories on the Peninsula bay.

Royston Villa has been designed to maximise private outdoor holiday living with sensational gardens surrounding the house. A fully planted herb garden will ensure the Chef is permanently happy for the stay along with the welcome sight of a pizza oven which adorns the rear courtyard A fenced inground pool is perfectly positioned to maximise water views, while guests relax on poolside recliners encapsulating gentle seabreezes. 

The large al fresco deck positioned under the shady gum trees features a wet bar, 8 burner BBQ, outdoor wine cooler, icemaker and seating for 12 guests. Whether you are located outdoors on a gorgeous summer / spring day or indoors before the warmth of the hanging coonara fireplace, Royston Villa's design maximises local landscape views through floor to ceiling bi fold doors in the open plan living space showcasing bay views across the rolling countryside and poolscape to the distant Mornington Harbour and famous pier. 

Royston, Mount Eliza Retreat has been completely redesigned and redeveloped from an existing dwelling draped in ornamental grapes to include a magnificent contemporary extension encompassing high ceilings, open plan living with a suspended open wood fireplace, large dining room, powder room, study landing, magnificent kitchen with Miele and Siemen appliances and walk in pantry. Every detail of this design is impressive and complimented by thoughtful designer nuances, such as the Giacometti inspired figurines scaling the dining room wall, colourful pots and sparkling light displays.

Royston Villa hosts the entertainment zones, including 2 living spaces, a separate laundry and bedroom wing including, 2 queen bedrooms (1 with an ensuite) and main bathroom, the deluxe master King bedroom ensuite retreat with deluxe bath and walk in robe at the far end of the house. 

A separate retreat only a short walk up the garden path from the main homestead sits in an elevated position behind the house and encompasses a front deck, living room with plasma TV, air conditioning/heating reverse cycle, ceiling fan, King Bed and 2 single day beds (perfect for small children) with a small ensuite.

The property is beautifully positioned, electronically gated and can house up to 3 cars under the carport and several more in the driveway. The pool is fully fenced and guests can enjoy pure relaxation in one of several banana lounges under the canopy of the poolside umbrellas. 

Royston Villa is suitable for up to 8 adults and 2 school aged children.

Luxury Inclusions: Heated Swimming pool, Netflix, Wireless Internet, Heating & Cooling throughout, Pizza Oven, Complimentary linen, towels & MOR beauty products

Complimentary Concierge Service: Our concierge service can assist you with In-house Catering, Relaxation Massages, 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.

9 minutes walk or 1 minute by car (650m) Morning Star Estate winery and restaurant
35 minutes by car (36km) Peninsula Hot Springs

6 minutes walk or 1 minute by car (350m) Sunnyside Beach, Mt Eliza
9 minutes by car (5.8km) Mornington Foreshore
14 minutes by car (9km) Mount Martha South Beach

Villages & Restaurants
9 minutes by car (5.2km) Mornington Shopping centre and restaurants
9 minutes by car (4.5km) Mount Eliza Village

22 minutes by car (20km) Red Hill Village and markets (1st Sat in month)

"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."


Outdoor Living
Private, tranquil coastal setting
8 x 4m swimming pool (not heated) with glass pool fence
(1.2m raised pool, depth 0.9 - 2.5m) self cleaning pool
Poolside banana lounges and umbrella
Covered cabana al fresco large concrete dining (seating 12)
Plumbed in Gas BBQ (8 burner) + wok
Wood fire pizza oven (by herb garden and kitchen)
Wine cooler and ice maker
Landscaped gardens / 2.5 acres
Pizza Oven
Boxed herbs (for guest use)
Security gates
Driveway for boats/2-3 additional cars
Short walk to front bay beach (250 metres)

Living Room - Entry level - open plan with kitchen and dining
Polished concrete floors
Sunken lounge with suspended wood fire coonara
Plasma TV (pops up from lounge cabinet)
Netflix / Free to Air TV
DVD player
Entertainment system
Chaise white leather lounge
Large sliding doors to welcome outdoor vista
Electric blinds in living area
CD player

Rumpus Room adjacent to kitchen
Samsung Plasma TV + DVD player
Playstation and Wii
Access to covered deck
2 x 1 seater
1 x 2 seater

The Retreat Living Room
Samsung Plasma TV
DVD player
i-pod docking station (MP3 CD player)

Seated internal dining for 8
Gourmet kitchen with Miele appliances
Wolf cooktop and warming draw
5-burner gas cook top
Saeco coffee machine
Miele Dishwasher
2nd Dishwasher (1 draw) in pantry)
Large Island bench
5 x cowhide bar stools
European timber benchtop
Marble benchtop (no lemon / juice)
Siemens Oven and steam oven
Siemens Teppanyaki plate (electric)
Pantry with 2 draw dishwasher and freezer and
ample baking equipment + microwave
Samsung Refrigerator / Freezer with ice/water dispenser
Large kitchen sliding window which opens to
herb garden and pizza oven
Gas Samsung ducted heating
Coonara suspended fireplace - no mesh grate (red gum wood only)
Extra wood supplied at back of garage
Ceiling fans in bedrooms
Master - reverse cycle heating/cooling
Retreat - split system cooling/heating
Air-conditioning - ducted in living and
wall mounted split systems in bedrooms
Gas hot water in main house
Electrical system in kitchen, pantry and retreat
Built in on top landing above main living room with printer
Washing machine - front loader
Clothes dryer - front loader
Clothes line
Iron/ironing board (fold out)
Vacuum cleaner
Cars (3) in carport
Further parking 2-3 cars
and/or a boat

Non-smoking property
Wireless Internet
Netflix and Intercom
No pets


Bedroom 1: (Master): 1 x King Bed + window with pool/water views + access to deck + Ceiling fan + split system air-conditioning / heating + Walk in Robe + Ensuite (large shower/large vanity/toilet/freestanding teak bath) 

Bedroom 2:  1 x Queen Bed + Robes + window with pool/water views + access to deck + Ceiling Fan + split system air-conditioning / heating + Ensuite (Vanity/Shower/Toilet)

Bedroom 3:  1 x Queen Bed + Robes + carpet

Bedroom 4: Separate Retreat: 1 x  King Bed + Study nook + plasma TV + small ensuite (toilet/vanity/shower) + ceiling fan + reverse cycle cooling + heating (no foxtel in retreat) + i-pod docking station (MP3 CD player)

Separate single mattresses (2) are provided for children (in The Retreat) please advise in advance of your arrival.


Bathroom 1: Master Ensuite: Ensuite - large shower/large vanity/toilet/freestanding teak bath

Bathroom 2: Queen Bathroom ensuite: Vanity/Shower/Toilet

Bathroom 3: Main bathroom - toilet/shower/vanity

Bathroom 4: Powder room - front of main house

Bathroom 5: Retreat: Ensuite: Shower/vanity/toilet

2019 - 2020 Royston Villa 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 stays)
1 February - 16 December
(7 night min stays)
$2,145.00 / Night $1,140.00 / Night
$14,995.00 / 7 Nights  $7,980.00 / 7 Night

* 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
  • Complimentary welcome service so that you feel at home and relax from the moment you arrive. 
  • Complimentary bed linen and towels for all stays. 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.
  • Complimentary pool facilities: Private pool available
  • Terms and conditions apply
  • Bond applies to all stays

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Royston Villa


Sonia Renwick

Thank you kindly Sonia for your wonderful review - we will clarify the champagne flutes and wine glasses are well stocked to ensure these are available.

The Team at Holiday Shacks.


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