Sandy Shores

Beach House, Rye

80% Pawsome
6 Bedrooms
14 People
3 Baths

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we love this because…

It’s our perfect beach house on the Mornington Peninsula.   Being so close to the beach you can hear the waves breaking at night and smell the sea air on the deck in summer. You will need to walk up a number of steps to the front entrance (it’s not for the faint-hearted or infirm!) as the house is situated high on a sand dune.

We love that there are so many spaces in this house for our group to not feel confined.  Some choose to head to the front garden and light a fire in the firepit, sit around and chat under the gazebo.

Others swim and lounge around the sparkling pool (solar heated) or play a game of pool in the lower lounge. We choose drinks on the lower deck sitting on bar stools at a high table. It’s our location for evening cocktails, but we all come together around the dining table that seats everyone.

We love to walk to the end of the road and take the pathway to the Coastal Walking Track of the Point Nepean National Park and then come back in a loop passing Rye Ocean Beach and we watch the surfers mastering the waves. Walking the length of the beach we watch the waves crash against the shore and experience the reinvigorating power of the sea air, a relaxing and a reconnecting with nature.

For dinner or lunch, we head to St Andrew’s Beach Brewery and its busy vibe.  Book one of the old horse stables for your group and try a paddle of beer.  For coffee, we head to Hunter Cafe and Store in the small set of shops at Dundas Street a 2-minute walk away.

Please note that the property has security cameras outside that monitor the exterior, including the pool area.

IMPORTANT TO NOTE – Property is suitable for extended family groups only – maximum of 10 adults plus additional children

*COVID – if you are unable to travel due to COVID restrictions and/or we are unable to host you then we will contact you to offer a change of dates, credit note or refund.


What fun! a new house to visit that lets four-legged friends like me sleep inside.

Yay! a garden with tall fences to keep me safe. Love the trees and bushes, there are lots of interesting smells.  Are those possums in the trees?

And there’s a special basket just for me. No way!  What’s in there?   Ooh, ooh! a treat from PAWDINKUM.  I LOVE THIS PLACE.

Bedding Configuration

1 x
King Bed
3 x
Queen Bed
1 x
Double Bed
2 x
2 x
Trundle Bed


  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath Tub
  • BBQ
  • Coffee Machine - Nespresso Pod
  • Dishwasher
  • Ducted Heating
  • Fire - Gas Log Fire
  • Firepit
  • Foxtel
  • Heating
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen provided
  • Netflix
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pool - Solar Heated
  • Pool Table
  • Portacot & High Chair
  • Smart TV
  • Wifi Internet



We had a great time at Sandy Shores over a weekend stay. The house is beautiful and has lots of rooms as well as some entertainment options such as the board pool, swimming pool and the ring catcher game. Communication with renter was easy and usually responds very quickly. Highly recommend this house!

Sandra, November 2020

Gorgeous property on the top of a hill. Amazing open living spaces with comfortable couches and plenty of things to do. Board games in the cupboard, billiard table downstairs, televisions in living areas and a good simple pool and back yard. The front area is super private behind a nice gate and up a hill with a well established garden. A nice sitting area with a firepit welcomes you into the private oasis and at the top of the stairs there is a nice open deck area with an outdoor shower to one side (off a side path) and a full BBQ and outdoor umbrella if you choose to use it at the outdoor dining table. Would 100% recommend this property to anyone thinking about it. There is a lot of stairs but worth the hike!

Annalisa, November, 2021

Absolutely gorgeous house

Nicole, February 2021

Beautiful home only minutes away from the beach that made for a fantastic family getaway. We booked for 2 nights, however would recommend at least 3+ nights.

Jenny, February 2021

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Low Season from $1200 per night
1 May to 16 Sep

High Season from $1200 per night
31 Jan – 31 Mar
17 Sep – 19 Dec

Premium from $1370 per night
Easter 1 Apr – 4 Apr
20 Dec – 30 Jan

Rates are based on a minimum 2 night stay
Discounts available for stays of 3 nights or more!
Long weekends: 3 night minimum
Melbourne Cup weekend: 4 night minimum
Easter: 4 night minimum
Peak: 7 night minimum

*prices listed include all service and cleaning fees