£126 / night
Price for guests, Nights

Bells By The Beach Pet-friendly Family Holiday House – Home 3275796 House

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Bells By The Beach Pet-friendly Family Holiday House – Home 3275796

  • House
  • 3 bedrooms
  • sleeps 6
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner


Bells By The Beach Dog-friendly is 500m from beach with year round access for your dogs. Safe secure fences, grass to run and play on. Suitable for 6 guests, baby (cot provided), and max 4 dogs.

Features and Amenities:

* 3 bedrooms - 2 queen, 2 single beds, with doonas and pillows, linen and towels can be hired $25 per queen, $20 per single. quilts, or you can bring your own. Lamps, radios, ceiling fans, opening windows.

* Ducted gas heating throughout. .

* Dining/living - 6 seat dining setting, corner lounge suite, gas log fire, reverse cycle air con, wide-screen TV, DVD/CD players, books, games and magazines.

* Kitchen - self-catering, stainless steel appliances, dishwasher, refrigerator/freezer, panty, all cooking and dining utensils, cutlery, mugs, glasses provided. Supply of condiments and sauces.

* Walk-in double shower, wall niches for shampoo. Toilet stone-top vanity, mirror and down lights. Extra toilet located off the laundry.

* Large gas barbecue, outdoor setting, patio sets.

* Warm outdoor shower for pets and kids after a day at the beach with clean towels.

* Pet baskets, clean blankets, towels, drink and food bowls.

* Refreshments on arrival for all guests and your pet.

Indoors or out you can relax, sit, read or chat over coffee and cake or cool climate wines. Food platters, wine and beer are available at local supermarkets. .

Ocean Grove is a bustling coastal town with supermarkets and all shops you would expect in holiday town. Dine-in and takeaway options, fresh foods, petrol stops, medical centres and pharmacies, all part of the local shopping experience.

Tourist attractions include nature reserves, fishing, swimming, walking tracks, Adventure Park Geelong, SeaRoad ferries at Queenscliffe and Port Phillip Ferries from Portarlington to Melbourne Docklands.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Bedroom 2: King Bed
    Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
  • 1 En suite


  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

* Taxis cabs, UBER, and local bus services are available on the Bellarine Peninsula and Geelong. * Travel V/Line service to Melbourne or Warrnambool from Marshall or Waurn Ponds train stations. * Guests can drive 30 minutes to Portarlington for a trip on the 'Bellarine Ferry' (foot traffic only) departing and returning every day for Melbourne's Docklands. * Guests can enjoy a 45 minute trip from Queenscliff to Sorrento (and return) for a day out on the Mornington Peninsula. The passenger and car ferry leaves daily, every hour from 7am to 7pm.

Interaction with guest

Your keys: We deliver keys to your accommodation, our team meet you on arrival. We show around, answer any questions then leave you to enjoy your holliday. Our off-site office is open 8am to 8pm. We ask our guests to respect our neighbours and keep noise to a minimum and to ensure their dogs do not bark and disturb our neighbours.


Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through HouseTrip using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: (£104.41) $200.00
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

* Please consider our neighbours. Excess noise, including barking dogs left home alone, will not be tolerated.
* Smoking is allowed outdoors, not inside the house.
* Pet beds, blankets, towels, pet treats and toys are provided for visiting pets.


About the owner

Jan B.
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
20 Jan 2020
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English


Map and how to get there


Guest reviews

14 reviews

Very Good


Reviewed 22 Nov 2018

What a great place to stay! We stayed for three nights and didn’t want to leave. Everything you need is there take your clothes and toothbrush and go. Our fur babies got a treat when we arrived … More

Owner's reply: Thank you Debbie and Adrienne.... thank you most sincerely for your positive comments. We really enjoyed having you at Bells, and look forward to your next visit. We do our utmost to provide friendly personal service for ALL our guests and their fur-babies. cheers, janbell

“A fantastic gem”

Reviewed 10 Sep 2017

This place is a real home away from home. We were warmly welcomed and made to feel at home. This is the best pet friendly accommodation we have stayed in. Our fur babies were made to feel at home and … More

Owner's reply: Thank you very much, we are glad you enjoyed your stay. Visiting dogs (and families) always love our pet-friendly property, its spacious garden and safe secure fences. Thanks again!

“Great pet friendly place!”

Reviewed 11 Jul 2017

This place is perfect! Very clean and well appointed. Fur kids also loved it - thank you and would love to come again!

Owner's reply: Thank you, Jan N. We're very pleased you enjoyed your stay with your friend and your fur-kids. The garden and surrounds are a haven for dogs, human guests have every comfort they could possibly want or need, and the beach at Ocean Grove is one of the best and safest in Victoria. We look forward to seeing you again in the warmer months.

“Home away from home in every way.”

Reviewed 16 Aug 2016

A delightful long weekend enjoyed all the more because we had our loved pets with us. Bells By the Beach is just lovely. Thank you so much to our caring hosts!

Owner's reply: Hello Amanda, thanks for your review. We're glad you had the best weekend ever with your loved pets. It was a pleasure to see you again at Bells By The Beach and we look forward to your next visit.

“Wonderful Wonderful Wonderful”

Reviewed 17 Aug 2015

This is the third time we have stayed at Bells By the Beach and each time it has been a home away from home. Spotlessly clean, this dog friendly house has everything that you could want. The attention… More

Owner's reply: We are absolutely delighted to hear you enjoyed your latest holiday at Bells By The Beach. We do everything possible to make guest stays like a 'home away from home', with added extra touches that they all love. May I direct you to our brand new website? It has new photos, detailed descriptions, an easy to use Availability calendar and a space for guests to let everyone know what a wonderful pet friendly property we have.

“Great for dogs”

Reviewed 13 Aug 2015

We had a great stay. Plenty of room for 2 large dogs and really appreciated all the little touches to make the dogs welcome. Very clean and comfortable with all the facilities to make it feel like ho… More

Owner's reply: We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at our property. We appreciate your comments and look forward to seeing you again with the dogs.

“This place is absolutely fantastic!!!”

Reviewed 29 Nov 2014

We have been here 4 times now and will continue to come back on a regular basis. Not only is it pet-friendly it is fantastic for the whole family. The owners, Jan & Lin, really go above & beyo… More

“Perfect pet-friendly accommodation”

Reviewed 21 Sep 2014

It's so difficult to find quality pet-friendly accommodation by the beach - but this place is a gem! We've stayed here twice this year and would definitely come back. The owners have thought… More

“Perfect beach getaway for humans and fur babies”

Reviewed 17 Aug 2014

Highly recommended. Jan and Lin have thought of everything to make your stay comfortable and relaxing. The pet friendly beach was great. The cottage was warm and inviting. Great place if you have a… More

“A "Home" away from home!”

Reviewed 25 Jun 2013

Bells by the Beach in Ocean Grove is the perfect tonic for any weary Winter travellers and the optimum place for active families "all year round". It has everything you need for a wonderful… More

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How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Jan (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Jan (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Jan (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Jan the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Jan (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Jan (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Book your stay form, a booking request is sent to Jan (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

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Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Jan (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Jan (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Jan (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Jan (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Jan (the owner) a message.

If Jan (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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