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Balcony on the Bay Holiday House

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by Victoria Button (subscribe)
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Published April 7th 2012

It's a lot easier to write about a bad holiday house than a good one, which is unfortunate because there's precious little to complain about with Balcony on the Bay.

The house is on the beachfront, making for views across Geographe Bay and a short stumble to the water.

The decor is neutral and modern with no tacky dolphin-by-sunset artwork to poke fun at.

Modern decor


The kitchen is well equipped, too, with that rarest of beach house commodities - decent knives. The only thing I'd add to its equipment list is a coffee plunger. Luckily, we'd brought our own.

The Dunsborough town centre is a 10-minute walk away, on a car-free beachside path which goes past a playground.

Balcony on the Bay comes equipped with a barbeque, outdoor dining table, dishwasher, full laundry, huge lounge suite, games, pamphlets on local attractions, glass dining table and even linen.


Tasteful


Well-equipped


The house has three bedrooms and a rumpus room with a pull-out sofa bed. The master bedroom offers a walk-through robe which would be plenty big enough to accommodate a portacot, if there's a baby in your group.

There is a once-per-visit "service fee" of $180 which covers cleaning and linen, although guests are asked to do the dishes and put out the garbage.

Rates for the house vary between $225-345 a night.



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Why? High quality, well-equipped beach house.
When: Whenever you need a break - three night minimum stay.
Where: Geographe Bay Rd, Dunsborough
Cost: $225-345 per night, plus $180 per stay service fee.
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