Wilsons Promontory, Walkerville, Waratah Bay, Cape Liptrap, Bear Gully Victoria accommodation
Binyara Coastal Retreat is sheltered in the natural coastal bush between Walkerville South and Bear Gully. It has spectacular views of the ocean and Wilsons Promontory from the house and many of the private walks on the 160 acres, which is Binyara.
The house is extremely private making it a great experience. There are 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms available on request, sleeping up to 10 people. Included are a Sauna and Spa. The house is open and full of light with views from every corner of Waratah Bay, Wilsons Promontory mountains and the islands of Bass Straight.
Your only neighbours at Binyara Coastal Retreat will be the wildlife, possums, kangaroos, koalas, wombats, echidnas, rosellas, kookaburras, deer and more often appear in sight from your views in the house.
The “Magic Beach” at Walkerville South was nominated Victorias best beach and is only 3 km away. This very sheltered beach is out of the wind and perfect for swimming, canoeing, water skiing, diving, fishing and much more.
This is a magic spot to get away from it all and a great base to explore the region, including Walkerville, Cape Liptrap and Wilsons Prom. Bear gully beach is 1 km away with one of Victoria’s best walks heading back to Walkerville South.
Binyara Coastal Retreat is located on Bear Gully Rd just 3 km from Walkerville South, 185 km south east of Melbourne and approximately 2 hrs drive. It is one of the most southern properties on the Australian Mainland so the air is very clean as it comes from Bass Straight and below.
Take the South Gippsland Highway via Cranbourne to Korumburra, Leongatha and then turn 5km after Koonwarra to Tarwin Lower C443. At Tarwin Lower turn left to Walkerville until you come to the cape Liptrap Walkerville South road, take this and follow it towards Walkerville South (do not turn onto the cape Liptrap rd).
You will travel a few km and come across Bear Gully Road.
The house has a large open plan kitchen, living area with windows all around looking over the Prom, Bass Straight, cattle grazing, and natural bush and wildlife with doors spilling out to a large lawn and many acres to walk, ride a bike or enjoy the solitude. The kitchen is fully equipped with oven, dishwasher, microwave, and views.
2 x TV, DVD, CD, potbelly wood fire.
The 5 bedrooms (2 x Queen) (2 x 2 singles) (1 x 4 bunks) all serviced by 3 bathrooms. Laundry with washing machine, sink etc
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Binyara Coastal Retreat
Where: Bear Gully Road, Walkerville South
If it's peace and solitude you're after, look no further than Binyara Coastal Retreat. Sheltered by natural bushland between Walkerville South and Bear Gully, the only neighbours you'll have to worry about will be the wildlife, with the 64-hectare property a sanctuary for possums, kangaroos, koalas and wombats. Boasting spectacular views of Waratah Bay, Bass Strait and Wilsons Promontory, the spacious five-bedroom house is ideal as a getaway for large families or groups of friends.
In fact search “Cape Liptrap” on the Parks Victoria Website http://www.parkweb.vic.gov.au and you may be lucky enough to book a Rock Pool Ramble in Cape Liptrap National and Marine Park. This is a walk that begins in the early evening at Bear Gully, and you walk with a Marine Ranger for a close look at marine plants and animals found on rock platforms.
Find out how unique these intertidal creatures are!