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Blue Johanna Cottages is located near Lavers Hill, approximately half-way between Apollo Bay and the 12 Apostles. This stunning 12 acre property is 288 metres above sea-level, overlooking Cape Otway and the magnificent Southern Ocean. Johanna Beach, well renowned for its surfing and fishing is a scenic five kilometres drive away and is nestled amongst the southern slopes of the Otway Ranges. Hosts, Graham and Linda Speight, offer you one of the most scenic and peaceful getaways one could ever wish for. The property features a duplex cedar cottage building which provides delightful accommodation for a couple in either Fern or Cove Cottage. Cosy wood fires and corner spas are features of either self-contained cottage, with an abundance of birdlife in the beautiful gardens. Pets are more than welcome to holiday with their owners, being able to stay inside with their family just like they do at home. For shorter stays, guests have a choice of either of the lovely private Bed and Breakfast Suites which enter onto a separate guest veranda. The Otway Spa Bed and Breakfast Suite is on the northern end of the house with a large corner spa in the bathroom. The delightful Johanna Bed and Breakfast Suite is around on the west side of the house with views of Cape Otway, Southern Ocean and gardens. A generous continental breakfast, with delicious home-made bread, is provided daily. Blue Johanna Cottages is the perfect place to base yourselves for your Otways and Great Ocean Road getaway; with three amazing waterfalls in Triplet, Beauchamp and Hopetoun; the Otway Fly Treetop Walk; the Great Ocean Walk and the iconic 12 Apostles only a short distance away. Your stay will be full of restful days and romantic nights.
Cove Cottage is ideal for one couple and is on the left of the a duplex building. An open plan design, it has a studio style living room with an ensuite bathroom and offers lots of natural light.
A deck runs along the front and the side of the Cottage, including outdoor furniture and barbecue, leading to a private and secure paved courtyard at the rear where you can leave your pet for short breaks.
Fern Cottage is ideal for one couple and is on the right of the a duplex building with an attic bedroom. It has a deck along the front and side with outdoor furniture and barbecue, which leads to a private and secure courtyard at the rear. This space is ideal to leave your pets for short stays.
The Otway Spa Bed and Breakfast Suite is ideal for one couple and is on the northern end of the main house. It has its own private entry via the guest veranda and has a leash anchor on the veranda for your pets.
The Johanna Bed and Breakfast Suite is ideal for one couple and is on the west side of the main house. It has its own private entry from the guest veranda and has a leash anchor on the veranda for your pets.
From Melbourne, drive west to Geelong on the Princes Highway (A1), then follow signs to Torquay and the Great Ocean Road (B100). Follow this scenic road along the coast, through the seaside resorts of Lorne and Apollo Bay. From Apollo Bay the road moves inland through the Otway Ranges rainforest. Blue Joanna Cottages are located two kilometres down Blue Johanna Road, approximately 35 minutes from Apollo Bay and five minutes from Lavers Hill.