Sanctuary by the Sea

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Sanctuary by the Sea

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Beach-side retreat, walk to beach, luxe interior, large holiday living with children's activities!

Sanctuary by the Sea is a gorgeous weatherboard one-level holiday home and encompasses the serenity that is enjoyed by all who holiday on the Peninsula.

Located only 350 meters walk to the stunning, sparkling Tyrone foreshore, your beach-side position is position perfect!

Offering a tranquil and private setting on a large block of land (1000 sqm), Sanctuary by the Sea accommodates up to 12 guests across  4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (including one modern master ensuite) and 2 large luxe living rooms, one of which has a wood burning stove and opens to a light filled north facing entertainers deck and separate games room retreat containing a table tennis table and Wii games.

Sanctuary by the Sea has been designed on a large private block to inspire family retreats, ladies weekends away and couple retreats. Surrounded by coastal greenery and a secure backyard your security and privacy is assured.

Complimentary luxury Inclusions: Luxurious complimentary linen, bath beauty products, wireless internet, Foxtel Pay TV (IQ3 package including movies, sports, children's channel), board games, X-Box 360 and games, table tennis retreat and trampoline, reverse cycle air conditioning and heating in all bedroom and living rooms, separate laundry and outdoor shower. Complimentary bed linen and towels for all 7 night stays inclusive of: Doona covers, sheets, pillow cases, bath towels, bath mats and tea towels. Linen supplied at $30pp for all other stays.  Please BYO beach towels.

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.

Parking: 2-3 cars in double driveway which can also service a small boat.

Local attractions: Close to all Rye foreshore activities, Southern Peninsula recreation and ocean beach living

Enchanted Maze and Tree Surfing – 15 minutes drive
Red Hill Markets – 20 minutes drive (first Saturday of the month between September to May each year).
Arthurs Seat (chairlift) – 15 minutes drive
Peninsula Hot Springs – 15 minutes drive
Moonah Links Golf Course - 15 minutes drive

2 min by car/5 min walk (350 metres) to Tyrone Foreshore Beach

Villages & Restaurants
5 minute drive to Blairgowrie or Rye Village (Sanctuary by the Sea is equidistant between the 2)
10 minutes’ drive to Sorrento Village, restaurants and Searoad Ferry journey to Queenscliff

"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 facilities
Private landscaped grounds with large, rear lawn
Shade sails covered rear entertainers deck
Al fresco dining (for 10) on entertainers deck
Large BBQ (6 burner)

2 x Foxtel IQ3 with sports & movie & children's package
(Both level rooms)
X-Box 360 in front living room
Board games
Wii (games retreat)
Table tennis (games retreat)

Al Fresco Dining 
Gas barbecue (with gas bottle)
Covered al fresco dining (seating 12 guests)
Plasma TVs/Electronics
Smart TVs x 2 in both living rooms
DVD players
2 x Foxtel IQ3 with sports & movies & children's package
(Both living rooms)

Master Bedroom - Parent's Retreat
Master Ensuite with rear garden views
Ensuite bathroom - walk in shower/vanity/toilet

Fully stocked gourmet appliance kitchen
Chefs oven and gas cook-top
Dual drawer dishwasher
Map Coffee Machine - starter pack provided
(please also supply pods)
Bar stools

Internal dining (12 seats)
Large open plan dining room
opens to entertainers deck

A wood burning stove in the family room
Log Fire Burner in Lounge Room
Split system in main living rooms and all bedrooms
Pyrox wall heater in dining zone
Gas On Demand Hot Water system
Separate Laundry
Washing Machine/Dryer (front loaders)
Iron/Ironing board
Vacuum cleaner
Floor cleaning equipment

2 driveways
OSP for 2-3 cars and
small boat

Children's amenities
Large rear lawn
DVDs and Games
High Chair
Port-a-cot (please BYO linen)
Open Trampoline (netted)
Table tennis retreat
Wii and X-Box 360

Complimentary Wireless Internet
Non-smoking property
Linen/bath towels provided
Hairdryers in all bathrooms
No pets please


Bedroom 1: (Master): 1 x King Bed (with Ensuite bathroom) + Robes + Blinds + polished floors + + Split cooling/heating system + opens to rear deck (sleeps 2)

Bedroom 2: 1 x King Bed + Blinds + Robes + polished floors + Split cooling/heating system (sleeps 2)

Bedroom 3: 2 x Single Bunk Beds + Robes + Blinds + polished floors + Split cooling/heating system (sleeps 4)

Bedroom 4: Triple Bunk Bed (Double + Single) + Trundle + Robes + Blinds + polished floors + Split cooling/heating system (sleeps 4)


Bathroom 1: Master Ensuite: Vanity/Toilet/Shower

Bathroom 2: Main Bathroom: Vanity/Shower/Toilet + heating lights

Powder room (off Laundry)

Portacot and High Chair provided by request only.

2019 - 2020 - Sanctuary by the Sea 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  Low Season
16 December - 1 February (7 night min)
Easter (4 night min)
1 February - 30 April
1 September - 15 December
(2 night min stays for weekends)
Public Holiday Weekends (3 night min)
Melbourne Cup Weekend (4 night min)
1 May - 30 August
(2 night min stays for weekends)
Public Holiday Weekends (3 night min)
Winter Special: Stay 3, Pay 2**
$600.00 / Night $550.00 / Night  $450.00-525.00 / Night
$4,200.00 / 7 Nights  $1,100.00 / 2 Nights
 $1,050.00 / 2 nights
$2,400.00 / 4 nights Easter
$1,050.00 / mid week 2 nights  $900.00 / mid week 2 nights

$3,750.00 / 7 Nights
 $3,375.00 / 7 nights
 **Applies to Weekend nights only: Fri, Sat or Sun

* 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 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 7 night stays inclusive of: Doona covers, sheets, pillow cases, bath towels, bath mats and tea towels. Linen supplied at $30pp for all other stays.  Please BYO beach towels.
  • Bedding configuration confirmations: 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).
  • Terms and conditions apply
  • Bond applies to all stays

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Guest Feedback

Sanctuary by the Sea


Nicole Lee

Dear Nicole Thank you kindly for your great review. We are in the process upgrading the hot water service and have rectified in the interim. We appreciate your feedback and hope you can return soon. Thank you for taking care of the house during your stay.

The Team at Holiday Shacks.


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