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Stylish base for Prom Country

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

A private, stylish, cottage in the perfect location, with rolling-hill views.

Winchester Rise is the perfect base from which to explore Wilson's Prom and surrounding beaches, inlets and forests. Situated in Foster, it is a private, stylish and relaxing place to stay with great views and many quirky touches.

Foster is South Gippsland's best kept secret. With it's great coffee, cafes and restaurants, golf course and mountain bike park, Foster is located twenty minutes from Wilson's Promontory, Waratah Bay and Port Welshpool. Winchester Rise is located on a rise on the edge of town in a quiet cul de sac, a short stroll to the centre. At your back door are beautiful bush walking tracks through old gold-mining country.

Winchester Rise is unique. It has been renovated by two artists/tradespeople with personal flair and attention to detail. There are two living areas, two beautiful bedrooms, a private garden and Alfresco area with native trees, a covered deck with great rural views, a luxurious bathroom, a modern cook's kitchen, and much more.

If you would not mind, please introduce yourself to us when you book and tell us a little about your trip, so we can personalise your holiday experience.

We look forward to making your trip a memorable one

Grant and Helen

More Details

Owner
Grant Flather
Member since: 2017
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
12 August, 2018

About Grant Flather

We are both artists and own a unique art retail business in nearby Meeniyan called The Outer Space (We moved from Melbourne 17 years ago). We have renovated Winchester Rise with great care, thought and love. We wanted to create a welcoming, relaxing and stimulating place to stay - somewhere we would love to stay ourselves.

Grant Flather purchased this house in 2016

Why Grant Flather chose Foster

The location is perfect. Winchester Rise is located on a small rise on the edge of Foster in a quiet cul-de-sac. It affords beautiful views, and is very quiet, yet it is only a short walk to the centre of town. There is also beautiful native bush at the end of the road with walking trails to other parts of town. The house already had the perfect layout - open plan living areas at the front, bedrooms at the back. It took a lot of work, but we have realised our vision for the place very successfully, we think.

What makes this house unique

Quiet location close to all the amenities you need - bakeries, supermarkets, pub, cafes, restaurants, butcher, fishmonger, chemist, golf course, swimming pool, and mountain bike park.

Twenty minutes from the gates of the Prom as well as the rest of Prom country including Agnes Falls and Tarra Bulga National Park.

Uniquely decorated with vintage touches and original artwork, but with modern kitchen and superb bathroom.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Foster in South Gippsland Shire

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • If you are only two people staying but require two bedrooms, please book for three people. The extra $20 covers the cost of linen and cleaning.
  • Please note that we charge $20 per night for pets to cover cleaning costs.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , There is a luxurious claw foot bath and a large shower.
  • The bathroom is luxuriously appointed with a claw foot bath and a large frameless shower cubicle. We provide complimentary chemical -free body wash and shampoo as well as bath chrystals for your use.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , The bed is a queen with the highest quality mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , This room can be set with a KING bed instead.
  • The master bedroom can be opened to the living areas and the views beyond, or closed off. The second bedroom an be set with either two ingle beds or a king size bed. Just let us know which you would prefer when you book.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • surfing
Notes:
The house is provides two separate living areas. The master bedroom can be open3d up to the living areas.The house is open-plan, cosy and light-filled. The house is filled wit many personal touches to help make your stay special and memorable. Despite being in a township, the house is very private and there is no traffic.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
5

Immaculately clean, tidy and had a very warm vibe

  • 5 of 5

We loved the attention to detail - the information provided and the little notes around the place to help find/operate things. All the amenities were provided and we loved the sunroom with the fireplace! Grant was very helpful and responsive from the time of booking to checking out. We couldn't have been happier with our stay. Definitely recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Murrumbeena, Victoria, Australia
4

nice house

  • 4 of 5

Neat and tidy, good location to everything you need. Would book again

  • Review Submitted: 27-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cosy and well styled

  • 5 of 5

We loved the property, a perfect base to explore the Prom and greater area.

Very well styled, lots of cute touches, comfy beds, great shower!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had a brilliant stay at Winchester Rise. The house was clean, fresh and comfy. Grant was great and made sure we had all we needed. 100% recommend a visit!!

Lee and Danielle

  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
5

Little Gem!

  • 5 of 5

The girls and I wanted to getaway for the long weekend. Grant and Helen’s place was just perfect! We throughly enjoyed our stay. Grant was great with his communication, he offered alternative for us to do because the weather wasn’t so great. Offered an early and late check-in. The house itself was clean, well presented, everything was perfectly layed out and all that we required was provided. We absolutely fell in love with the fire place too. The girls and I, will definitely have no troubles recommending this place to our friends and family. And would love to return again!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Relaxing time in Foster

  • 5 of 5

The little place felt like home straight away, was immaculately clean on arrival and included heaps of information about where to go and what to do down in Gippsland. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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Location

Other Activities:

Wilson's Promontory

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  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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