Somers Beach House FAQs

Q: WHERE IS THE BEACH HOUSE LOCATED?
A:
Melways P193 K10
29 Parklands Ave.
Somers, VIC
3927
PH: (03) 5983-5557

NOTE: Look out for the "KirkMichael" sign out front.

(Please refer to the Maps Page for further details)



Q: IS THERE ANYTHING I NEED TO DO WHEN I GET THERE?

A: THE POWER & HOT WATER MAY BE OFF, SO YOU CAN TURN THESE ON WITHIN THE METER BOX AT THE FRONT DOOR.

NOTE: These 2 circuit breakers are opposite to each other... meaning one is ON in the UP position, and the other is ON in the DOWN position.


Q: HOW MANY BEDROOMS ARE THERE?

A: THE BEACH HOUSE HAS 3 BEDROOMS.
    - Room#1 has just 1 double bed. (2 people)
    - Room#2 has 1 Double bed and 1 Bunk Bed.  (4 people)
    - Room#3 has 2 Bunk Beds with one being a Double on the bottom. (5 people)

NOTE: Baby Cot located in Room#3 if required.
NOTE: Couch in Living Room if also required.



Q: HOW FAR IS THE BEACH FROM THE BEACH HOUSE?

A: THE BEACH IS WALKING DISTANCE. (Approx 100m. via Reserve Rd.)


Q: HOW DO I MAKE A BOOKING?

A: YOU CAN EITHER EMAIL ME @ THE ADDRESS PROVIDED, OR YOU CAN CONTACT THE FAMILY MEMBER TO WHICH YOU WERE REFERRED BY.



Q: HOW DO I GAIN THE KEYS TO THE BEACH HOUSE AFTER MAKING MY BOOKING?

A: YOU CAN PICK UP THE SOMERS KEYS FROM THE FAMILY MEMBER TO WHICH YOU WERE REFERRED BY BEFOREHAND. 



Q: WHAT FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BEACH HOUSE.

A: THE BEACH HOUSE HAS THE FOLLOWING:
    * Shower & Bath
    * Washer (no dryer; cloths line out back)
    * 1 Toilet
    * Wood Stove w/ free provided wood
    * TV with DVD/MP3 Player. (no VCR)
    * 2 Fridges (Main Kitchen Fridge has a built in Freezer)
    * 1 Full Freezer in Garage to store fish bait (if needed)
    * Full BBQ Facilities.
    * Fire Pit
    * Kid's Tree House
    * Fully enclosed fencing surrounding properly
    * Full Dog enclosure within property
    * Outdoor Shower to wash off excess sand.
    * Fully covered area outside
    * Ping Pong Table. (Stored in Garage)
    * Outdoor sink to clean Fish (if necessary)



Q: WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

A: WE WOULD GRATEFUL IF YOU BROUGHT THE FOLLOWING:
                - YOUR OWN BED SHEETS/SLEEPING BAGS AND/OR PILLOWS. (IF REQUIRED)
                - SHOWER TOWELS
                - BEACH TOWELS
                - SHAMPOO & CONDITIONER
                - SOAP



Q: WHERE CAN I BUY GROCERIES?

A: YOU CAN PRE PURCHASE ALL YOUR GROCERIES BEFORE YOUR TRIP, BUT YOU CAN ALSO STOP IN HASTINGS WHICH HAS A "COLES" ON YOUR WAY DOWN, OR EVEN TRAVEL TO THE "IGA" IN BALNARRING AFTERWARDS. BOTH AREAS ARE A SHORT DRIVE AWAY AND CAN ACCOMMODATE ALL YOUR GROCERY AND BOTTLE SHOP NEEDS .



Q: ARE THERE ANY OTHER FEES OR HIDDEN CHARGES?

A: THE ONLY OTHER THING IS IF YOU USE THE LAND LINE AT THE BEACH HOUSE. THIS IS AN HONOR SYSTEM, SO IF YOU DO MAKE ANY PHONE CALLS, PLEASE INSERT SOME CHANGE IN THE TIN CONTAINER NEXT TO IT FOR EACH TIME USED. YOU CAN ALSO USE YOUR MOBILE AS YOU WILL BE ABLE TO GET RECEPTION, BUT NOT ALWAYS. (depending on your provider)



Q: ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL EVENTS IN THE AREA?

A: THERE ARE PLENTY TO DO IF YOU WANT TO BE ACTIVE.

Examples:
- Golfing in Flinders
- Wineries at Redhill
- Markets (Redhill, Bittern and other surrounding areas) <various days>

NOTE: PLEASE REVIEW OUR "EVENTS BINDER" WHICH SHOULD BE LOCATED ON TOP OF THE WALL CABINET. (ABOVE COFFEE CUPS)



Q: IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE THAT WE REQUIRE TO KNOW?

A: WE JUST WANT YOU TO ENJOY YOUR WEEK OR WEEKEND AT SOMERS BEACH HOUSE AND ALL WE ASK IS THAT YOU LEAVE THE HOUSE THE SAME WAY YOU CAME INTO IT.  (CLEAN & TIDY)

- Dishes put away
- Floors swept
- Rug vacuumed
- Curtains closed and Blinds drawn.
- All windows and doors locked.

... but I'm sure you already knew that.


RELAX & ENJOY!
 

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