The Retreat

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  • from: $600/night*

The Retreat

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Stylish, new, open plan holiday house with al fresco dining, 2 living areas, set in peaceful, landscaped gardens, walking distance to Sorrento Village, beaches and coastal walkways.

The moment you enter this contemporary architecturally designed holiday house, you will be one of the first to take in the tranquil, peaceful and tastefully decorated surrounds.

With The Retreat, privacy is assured; with an intercom system (with video screen) and superb, spacious indoor/outdoor flow set back from the front of the house. Enjoy the trickling sound of water from the rock garden fountain (sourced from bore water) and gentle sea breeze while relaxing under a shaded outdoor area hosting 10 outdoor chairs and table and a plumbed in Rinnai Gas BBQ.

The interior has been thoughtfully furnished. In the front living there is a Gas Fireplace and large, stylish leather modular. Relax to music from the CD/stereo unit or enjoy a good book/game here. This carpeted area with dual block out blinds is perfect for adults wishing for some quiet time.

No expense has been spared with materials. Hallway floors have been furnished with Italian porcelain tiles leading to the expansive modern kitchen boasting a laminex grain, butlers pantry, refrigerator with water/ice dispenser, Miele dishwasher and 5 burner gas cooktop oven. The island bench provides ample cooking and entertaining space, with functional soft closing draws.

The kitchen overlooks the dining and second living space. The dining room has a 10-seater table, adjacent to the living, which suits family living, with a Plasma TV, DVD player, X-Box and modular seating 4-5 people.

Set on one flat level, the property is easy to navigate and boasts 3 distinct sleeping zones. The first off the living hallway has a queen bedroom, with robes and an adjacent ensuite (vanity and shower). There is a separate powder room easily accessible for guests. All bedrooms have evaporative cooling and ducted heating throughout. There is a study next to this room, which doubles well as a spare room for children needing port-a-cots.

The second bedroom is the extremely spacious master, with a king size bed, 32" LCD TV and built in DVD player, large walk in robe and access to a private courtyard to enjoy the morning sun with breakfast for 2. The ensuite has a rainwater shower, dual vanity and toilet. A TV unit is well positioned for additional entertainment.

The laundry opposite has a washing machine/dryer and access to a pathway leading to an outdoor shower and clothes line. The Retreat is located on an elevated site and from the rear of the property a glimpse of Sorrento Village can be seen.

Two further bedrooms are found at the rear of the house with a shared ensuite (shower/bath/vanity) and separate toilet. There is a queen bedroom with robes and a further bedroom with 2 bunks (sleeping 4) with robes.

The Retreat is the perfect holiday home to invite 2 families, or for a more formal corporate gathering.

This property is securely fenced. 2 cars can be well accommodated in the driveway.

Luxury Inclusions: Gas Fire Place, Heating & Cooling, Complimentary Wifi, X-Box, Nespresso Coffee Machine & MOR beauty products. Linen is complimentary for 7 night plus bookings. $30 per person all other times.

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

3 minutes by car (1.4km) Sorrento-Queensliff Ferry giving access to The Great Ocean Road
10 minutes by car (6km) Point Nepean National Park
17 minutes by car (14km) Peninsula Hot Springs

3 minutes by car (1.3km) All Smiles Sorrento Ocean Beach
4 minutes by car (1.6km) Sorrento Esplanade & Pier
6 minutes by car (4.5km) Blairgowrie Foreshore

Villages & Restaurants
3 minutes by car (1.1km) Sorrento village
7 minutes by car (4.5km) Blairgowrie 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."



Covered al fresco dining
Outdoor setting for 10
Landscaped gardens
Gas fireplace
4-burner plumbed in barbeque
Dining for 10 people
Complimentary WiFi
Plasma TV (Liiving room)
DVD Player
i-pod dock
32" LCD TV and built in DVD player
in Master bedroom
Reverse cycle Air-conditioning/Heating
Intercom system
Outdoor shower
2 ensuite bathrooms
Master bedroom with private courtyard
Butlers Pantry
Gas oven
Gas cooktop
Refrigerator with ice/water dispenser
Nespresso coffee machine
Washing Machine
Clothes Dryer
Non-smoking property
Iron/Ironing Board
Ducted Vacuum cleaning
Port-a-cot (please BYO linen)
Pets on Application

BEDROOM CONFIGURATION: Sleeps 10 guests across 7 beds

Bedroom 1: 1 x Queen (with Ensuite)

Bedroom 2: Master: 1 x King Bed (with Ensuite) TV

Bedroom 3: 1 x Queen

Bedroom 4: 2 x Bunk Beds


Bathroom 1: Ensuite: Shower/Vanity/Toilet

Bathroom 2: Ensuite: Rain water Shower/Dual Vanity/Toilet

Bathroom 3: Shared Ensuite:Shower/Bath/Vanity/Separate Toilet

Bathroom 4: Powder Room

*2019 - 2020 Accommodation Rates

High Season
Shoulder Season
Low Season
16 December to 1 February
Australia Day Wknd (3 night min)
Easter (4 night min)
1 February to 1 May
1 September to 16 December
Public Holiday Wknd (3 night min)
Melbourne Cup Wknd (4 night min)
1 May to 1 September
Public Holiday Wknd (3 night min)
$705.00 / Night
$705.00 / Night
$600.00 / Night
$4,935.00 / 7 nights
$3,940.00 / 7 nights
$2,980.00 / 7 nights
$2,130.00 / Australia Day weekend 3 nights
$1,410.00 / Weekend
$1,200.00 / Weekend
$2,840.00 / Easter 4 nights
$600.00 / Night Midweek
$570.00 / Night Midweek

** 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.


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)
  • Linen is complimentary for 7 night plus bookings. $30 per person all other times. BYO beach towels.
  • Terms and conditions apply
  • Bond applies to all stays

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ian and jenny willmott

Dear Ian and Jenny. We are delighted your stay went so well for your special family occasion. Thank you for taking the time to review The Retreat and our services.

The Team at Holiday Shacks.

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Raymond Ibrahim


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