Verandahs all round and windows galore!Spacious and practical for a family or group of friends.
Melody Farm Winter Coastal Retreat!
6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
1.5 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
1.5 baths
Please set the number of adults.
Please set the number of children.
Ages 2 - 12
Please set the number of infants.
Under 2
6 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
You won’t be charged yet

If you’re after a peaceful country retreat AND a beach holiday this is the place for you! Melody Farm is on 9 acres and will take you from a day on the beach to perfect peace and calm, surrounded by gardens and views of the valley! Spacious indoor/outdoor living with room for 6 adults. (Extra kids’ beds can be arranged) Pets by arrangement. Within minutes to wineries, surf shops, beaches, cliff walks, chocolaterie. Open fire! Beautiful night skies! Live closer to nature, you wont want to leave.

The space

The property has 9 acres in the beautiful Spring Creek Valley around 5 minutes drive from the famous surfing town of Torquay in Victoria, on the Surf Coast. Our property is tucked away on a quiet dirt road, surrounded by hills. We are 11km from Anglesea and Geelong is our nearest regional city which is about 20km away. The house is three bedrooms, recently renovated, and has a lovely open living area with windows all around and views on every side. Verandahs surround the house and paved areas to sit and enjoy the view. There is a BBQ and outdoor seating and table. We have chickens and a big veggie garden and if you want a stroll you can explore down the paddock to Spring Creek itself. We have two dams on the property. The one closest to the house always has the melodic sounds of Pobblebonk and Banjo Frogs to sing you to sleep at night. Although we are close to Torquay it feels as if you are miles away. We think its pretty fantastic living here both in Summer and in Winter too. Our open fire in the living area is so welcoming, relaxing and it will keep you toasty warm.

Guest access

Guests have sole use of Melody Farm House as this is one of two houses on the property. Guests access Melody Farm by the first driveway to the left as you enter the gate. We encourage you to have a wander and visit the chickens and stroll down to the creek or the back dam, but please ensure kids are supervised and not wandering on their own to ensure their safety. Kids will love the built in trampoline and room for a game of cricket or soccer. Couples are very welcome as well as groups or families. If a couple is staying, we will close off the rooms you are not using to reduce our cleaning and washing when these rooms are not needed. You'll still have access to heaps of space and homely comforts.

Interaction with guests

We are nearby but do not encroach on your space or your privacy. If you need us we are usually just a phone call away, or pop over to say Hello. We can tell you the best beaches to go to, help you find the local places you should visit, word you up on where to eat, buy fish and chips, and the funkiest places for a beer or wine.
If you want a really good coffee and don't know how to work the machine... Warren will be happy to oblige!...His coffee is so GOOOD!

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed

Free parking on premises

Extra people $28 NZD / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee $84 NZD
Weekly Discount: 21%
Weekend Price $202 NZD / night
Always communicate through Airbnb
To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.
Learn more

House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)

*Can be suitable for events but must be discussed prior to booking

*Families are advised that there are un-fenced dams on the property.

Booking for two people will give you access to one bedroom/ one queen bed unless pre-arranged. Extra rooms locked to minimize cleaning.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

On Fridays and Saturdays the minimum stay is 2 nights.

22 Reviews

Check In
Pia User Profile
September 2017
We had a great stay at Michele and Warren's place. It was lovely being greeted on arrival along with a bottle of wine and the smell of freshly baked bread! Location is rural yet a short drive to Torquay, Jan Juc & Anglesea. Comfy beds & pillows. Good shower. Thanks for having us :)

Kim User Profile
August 2017
Michele and Warren's place is a beautiful and tranquil location for a weekend away - would highly recommend.

Amelia User Profile
August 2017
A beautiful retreat located a few minutes drive to all that Torquay has to offer. The dining and beach suggestions were perfect, and the open fireplace was very cosy. Michele and Warren are very generous hosts - fresh eggs, fresh bread and a bottle of wine made our anniversary weekend extra special.

Phil User ProfilePhil is a superhost.
August 2017
An ideal retreat for our family weekend away. Comunication with Warren was smooth and efficient. We enjoyed the open fire and appreciated the welcoming treats of wine and home-made bread. A tranquil setting yet still only a few minutes from a coffee in Torquay and many good surf spots.

Jasmine User Profile
July 2017
Beautiful as always! Second time Iv stayed here bc I love it so much! Michele and Warren are lovely hosts and make the best bread!! Thanks again guys hope to see you again soon :)
Michele And Warren User ProfileMichele And Warren is a superhost.
Response from Michele And Warren:
Thank you Jasmine We love hearing that you enjoyed your (EMAIL HIDDEN)e again soon!
July 2017

Liz User Profile
July 2017
A lovey tranquil spot so close to the beach and Torquay even though you are in a lush green valley. Great hosts - easy to communicate with and lovely to talk to. Living space made the most of the surrounding views and the beds were comfortable and warm. Awesome shower too. We made good use of the fireplace and the children loved the trampoline and talking to the chickens. Will book again
Michele And Warren User ProfileMichele And Warren is a superhost.
Response from Michele And Warren:
Thanks Liz we are really happy that you have enjoyed your stay at Melody farm. See you next time.
July 2017

Alex User Profile
July 2017
We enjoyed a relaxing short break at this lovely property. The open fire was fantastic and our children loved exploring the grounds. Warren & Michele were great to deal with and made our stay very comfortable.

Torquay, AustraliaJoined in March 2014
Michele And Warren User ProfileMichele And Warren is a superhost.

We are a couple in our 50's, Warren and Michele. Our kids have all grown up and moved away leaving us with heaps of space. We live just out of Torquay on the beautiful Surf Coast! We love living here and we love sharing our lifestyle with friends and visitors. We have always had a passion for travel and new experiences, and have found that by welcoming and meeting other travelers or visitors to our home and area, we also get to relive some of the buzz that comes from being on holiday and exploring a new and beautiful place!
In our daily lives we are involved in lots of community events particularly those that involve music making. This is why we called our place ‘Melody Farm’. Our property is 8 ½ acres and we love keeping chooks for fresh eggs and the entertainment they provide. We have rural views of our beautiful valley, and we are only a short drive to all the best beaches including Bells Beach, Jan Juc and Torquay beaches. We are both pretty relaxed and easy company, happy to fit in with what goes on around us. Our personal travelling style is low key but we love to make our guests feel super comfy and at home. If they are happy, so are we!

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

The neighbourhood

Similar listings