The Dunes Homestead

Spacious dog friendly accommodation at The Dunes Homestead. Set within natural parkland and rolling lawns atop 60 acres of native bushland at Cape Otway on the Great Ocean Road

Located in beautiful Hordern Vale, Cape Otway this property is centrally located to the Great Ocean Road and the Great Ocean Walk being only a 30 minute drive from Apollo Bay or Lavers Hill. This spacious dog friendly accommodation offers privacy, seclusion and amazing amenities, with breathtaking views across the Otway Ranges.

Amazing House ~ Amazing Views ~ Spacious Dog Friendly Accommodation

Looking over the Otway National Park treetops, this luxury dog friendly accommodation has unparalleled 180 degree views of the Otways and the Aire River valley. See wedge-tailed eagles hover outside the huge picture windows or relax on the deck and admire the sunset over the Aire River sand dunes and Otways.

The high vaulted ceilings of the spacious living area are complimented by panoramic views and natural light through huge picture windows. The beautifully coloured Grampians sandstone walls, testament to the ancient craft of stonemasonry, compliment a double sided Wood Fire and Karri floors throughout the house.

The huge well equipped kitchen of this spacious dog friendly accommodation features a Rosieres ‘Paul Bocuse’ gas stove with double electric ovens and wok burner, commercial coffee machine, coolroom, freezer, dishwasher and microwave. The kitchen offers an excellent selection of cooking equipment, crockery and cutlery and is a kitchen that was made for cooking and entertaining.

All of the bedrooms have amazing views across the Otways and offer comfortable King sized beds (2 are convertible to Twin Share). The spacious master bedroom features a large corner Spa and double sided Wood Fire. The attached private studio also offers luxury dog friendly accommodation with a King sized bed, Wood Fire, Spa and a small kitchen.

A secluded and sheltered courtyard features beautiful sandstone walls and a lovely cottage garden, whilst spacious decking spans the entire front of the house, with outdoor furniture to relax and admire the view.

Well behaved and house trained dogs are very welcome inside in our luxury dog friendly accommodation and we welcome your beloved pooches as another member of your family!
Outside offers loads of space to run and play and there is a secure area under a gated carport for doggies that need to be securely contained. Rolling spacious lawns at the front of The Dunes Homestead are a wonderful spot for doggies to run around and chase balls!

Holiday Accommodation Specials   (February, March, May, June, August)

2 night Weekend Package $640 (Fri/Sat, Sat/Sun night stays only)
3 night Weekend Package $780 (Thur/Fri/Sat, Fri/Sat/Sun, Sat/Sun/Mon nights)
4 nights Mid-week Package $925 (Mon-Fri)
7 night Weekly Package $1495 OR $1995 with 3 bonus nights (includes ONE weekend only).
* Prices are for 2 guests.   * Normal additional guest charges apply.   * Excludes peak periods.  * Subject to availability.

 luxury dog friendly accommodation

Wedge-tailed Eagles in the tree next to The Dunes Homestead

Accommodation features
  • Proximity to Great Ocean Road and all Apollo Bay amenities
  • Close to Aire River step on/off point for the Great Ocean Walk
  • Secluded hilltop location, spectacular coastal and 180 degree Otway views
  • Beautiful Grampians sandstone walls, fireplace and courtyard
  • Soaring triangular ceiling, huge living space/picture windows
  • Double-fronted fireplace, Air-conditioning/Heating
  • Large semi-commercial kitchen with Miele dishwasher, ExpoBar commercial espresso machine (coffee beans supplied), freezer, Coolroom, complimentary selection of Twinings teas
  • Master bedroom with King bed, large corner Spa, WIR and ensuite double shower
  • Second bedroom has King bed or Twin share
  • Fully self-contained Private Studio with King bed (or Twin Share), Spa, Kitchen
  • Total three King bedrooms, three bathrooms, two spas, two kitchens
  • All linen and towels supplied
  • Also Queen sofa bed in Living area
  • Flatscreen TV with full Foxtel TV and satellite Free-to-air TV
  • Secure undercover carport area (gates each end) for doggies with access from the back door


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