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BLUFF RETREAT - Luxury accommodation & Sea Views

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

* As seen on Channel 7s "House Rules" in the 2015 Season.

* Sea, coast, island and Bluff Views

* Private decks - (two)

* Luxury Accommodation

* 3 generous bedrooms

The Bluff Retreat, our home away from home, is quietly nestled only minutes up the hill from the beach (Franklin Parade) at Encounter Bay.

Catch your breath at the view of the Bluff, Wright & Granite Islands, Encounter Bay and the Victor Harbor coast through your windows, everywhere you look. All living areas and the master bedroom face the views. Even the second bedroom, with garden views offers glimpses of the ocean.

The Bluff Retreat is the newest addition to the luxury holiday home rental market on the Fleurieu Peninsula.

Relax, Revive and Rejuvenate as you breath the sea air, experience the brilliant orange sunrises or the pink and purple colours splashed across the sky during sun sets. Marvel at the evening waters rippling reflection of the moon rising in the evening or take joy at the twinkling coastal lights as you settle down for the night after the chirping bird life remind you ... you're at the Bluff Retreat to Relax, Revive and Rejuvenate.

Solid timber flooring throughout the living entertainment areas including the master bedroom.

Uninterrupted views down the coast, over the bay, islands and Bluff. Interior Designed beachy environment with hypo allergenic fabrics and materials throughout.

Quiet retreat to sooth the soul.

Fully equipped modern kitchen (and BBQ facilities under cover) with Microwave, ice making side by side fridge, miele dishwasher, coffee plunger (or with your pamper pack comes your own coffee pod machine - Rejuvenate Rates only), Fresh filtered water tap for your convenience - stone bench tops throughout kitchen and bathroom vanities.

The two bathrooms provide - two showers and toilets, a bath tub and each is equipped with hair dryers.

LED down lights and deck lights throughout.

Large secluded backyard can easily accommodate 3 cars, even a boat/jet ski.

With a rocky garden and lawn on a slight slope and outside stairs which take you to the undercover outside entertainment deck.

Three generous bedrooms with luxury king size beds in two of the bedrooms (both convert to two singles) and a trio-bunk in the third/middle room - a double bed at the bottom, a single at the top and a single trundle available (under the double bed). The master bedroom boasts its own private deck, en-suite and walk in robe. The other bedrooms have built in wardrobes. A fully equipped laundry is provided. Reverse cycle duct-ed air conditioning throughout.

Only 750 m walk...down hill to the beach, new boat ramp & Eat at Whalers. Just minutes away from Victor Harbor and within driving distances of Port Elliot through to Goolwa (and the river) along with all the attractions the local area has to offer from wineries, art galleries, golfing, the 'big duck', Granite Island, the famous horse drawn tram and local cockle tourist "steam" train and a variety of restaurants and shopping experiences await.

Enquire about our triple RRR rates - three different tariffs to chose from offering flexibility and choice - ensure you check rates and conditions with the owners/agent as they are subject to changes.

Bluff Retreat guests receive benefits and discounts with certain local establishments in the area (from spa treatments, restaurants and winery).

This is a non smoking property and sorry no pets (some by negotiation).

Unless otherwise agreed - Check in is 2 pm and check outs are normally at 11 am!

The Bluff Retreat has the ambiance to ensure you and your loved ones unwind, Relax, Revive and Rejuvenate !

Whale Watch Season - May to August - Enjoy lazy late check outs (1pm) and a drop of local wine with every booking (future bookings/guests permitting)....and great rates!

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
5 December, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Encounter Bay in City of Victor Harbor

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 6 Large Double Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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BLUFF RETREAT - Luxury accommodation & Sea Views
average rating of 4.869565 based on 23 reviews
Sea Lake, Victoria, Australia

Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed staying at the bluff retreat, had everything you needed, very clean, comfortable, quiet and great location with beautiful views, would defiantely recommend to family and friends!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Hi Melissa,, so glad you enjoyed our special part of the world. Look forward to next time... regards Marie and Peter
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Excellent Property and Location

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place as it offered everything you could ask for.

Extremely clean with new appliances throughout.

Definitely looking forward to staying there again soon.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Hi Nick and Natalie....look forward to your return. It is a fabulous part of our state! Regards Marie and Peter
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Fantastic holiday house and beautiful location!

  • 5 of 5

A gorgeous home, spacious with incredible views out to Encounter Bay and The Bluff. We were blown away from the moment we stepped in. Easily accommodates a family - we were lucky, we had the whole place to ourselves!

Great base to explore the Fleurieu Peninsula - with Victor Harbor on your doorstep, Goolwa & Port Elliot a short drive. Highly recommend The Bluff Retreat for anyone looking for a seaside getaway - any time of the year.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words Thomay, so glad you both had a lovely break. Till next time Marie and Peter
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Amazing holiday rental

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for an incredible stay. From arriving to an immaculate house, music playing and heating on. Super comfortable beds and all the extras that you need on a weekend away. Oh and did I mention views to die for!

  • Review Submitted: 23-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Glad you were able to relax and revive....such a special weekend with the only blue moon for the year rising out of the water.... Would have been magical!!!
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South Australia,

Beautiful break

  • 5 of 5

Great house, nice views, relaxing atmosphere. Owners were very keen to make sure we enjoyed our stay

  • Review Submitted: 06-Feb-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2014
  • Source: Stayz
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Relaxing retreat

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful holiday with the family in this nice house. Amazing view on the Bluff and the Ocean. Close to the beach and Victor Harbour.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: So glad you all had a wonderful holiday...it's a great part of the world and the sunsets & sunrises are brilliant from the Bluff Retreat's deck....with wineries, restaurants...local golf courses, fishing, numerous art galleries not to mention the famous horse drawn tram to Granite Island and the cockle train to Goolwa....you must come back again soon. Marie & Peter
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Other Activities:

Island, coast & Bluff views


Prices & Availability


  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 2 guests. Property has 8 beds and can sleep a maximum 6 guests

    Mandatory Costs
    Bond Deposit: $600 per stay
    Cleaning Fee: $115 per stay

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