Australians love the beach, with summer boasting one of the best times of year to step outside and enjoy the breathtaking Victorian coastlines. From the Mornington Peninsula to the Great Ocean Road, take a look at some of our favourite beachside modular homes and our tips on what to see while you’re visiting.
Inverloch is located 143 kilometres south-east of Melbourne along the Gippsland coastline. The town is situated next to Anderson Inlet, a nearly enclosed bay making it the perfect place for families to take their children for a swim or enjoy some recreational fishing. If you are visiting on a Sunday, make sure you visit the Kongwak Market from 10:30am onwards – it is full of locally made vintage and retro collectables, plants, produce and more.
The Inverloch prefabricated home features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and an en-suite, with an open plan kitchen, dining and living area. One of the things that makes this home truly unique is the generous walk-through pantry that leads on to a glass link through to a rammed-earth garage.
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Big Hill is located 130 kilometres south-west of Melbourne and 8km north-east of Lorne in the Surf Coast region, along the Great Ocean Road. As the next-door neighbour to Big Hill, Lorne is full of mesmerizing trails and waterfalls including Erskine Falls, Henderson Falls, Phantom Falls, St George River walk, Teddys Lookout and the Upper and Lower Kalimna Falls. Not to mention making a stop at the iconic Lorne Pier is a must.
The Big Hill house was assembled from 13 modules to create a 1,000 sqm three-story home featuring 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, pool, sauna and gym. The master bedroom is truly magic, opening itself up to uninterrupted 360 degree panoramic views of the Bass Strait and Boonah bushland.
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Jan Juc is located 100 kilometres south-west of Melbourne and 26 kilometers south of Geelong. It is most famous for being among some of Australia’s best surfing beaches, scenery and walking tracks. Many people come to Jan Juc during the summer to escape the crowd that Torquay Beach typically endures.
The Jan Juc home is a multi-family design, with 5 bedrooms and 3 living spaces, the house has the capability to be separated into two apartments when necessary with its own dedicated entry points. The home sits proudly on a prominent corner in the beachside hamlet, boasting sand dune and ocean views through full-height windows.
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Merricks Beach is located 66 kilometres south-east of Melbourne on the eastern side of Mornington Peninsula on Western Port Bay. It is one of the few places under 100 kilometres from the city largely unaltered by development. When visiting Merricks Beach, Point Leo Estate boasts a striking visual experience with sweeping views of the ocean, rolling vineyards and 19 acres of sculptures to enjoy.
The Merricks Beach house is a 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom, two storey home. The ground floor offers a self-maintained guest accommodation and the upper acts as a single-bedroom dwelling featuring both garden views to the north and water views to the south.
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St Andrews Beach is 68 kilometers south of Melbourne at the southern tip of the Mornington Peninsula along the Bass Strait. It is an area known for good surf and beach fishing. For those that want to enjoy some rest and relaxation, Peninsula Hot Springs is only 2.2km up the road. For the more active-minded, the St Andrews Beach Golf Course is ranked the 5th best public access golf course in Australia – a must-visit destination.
The St Andrew’s Beach home features 4 bedroom and 2 bathrooms and was designed to nestle within the landscape, protecting from southerly winds blowing across the Bass Strait. A protective cocoon for its owners to escape the hustle and bustle.
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