Summer is definitely here and it’s the ideal time of year to plan a getaway with the family. However, if you’re looking for a more permanent getaway, why not invest in a coastal holiday home? Take a look at these five properties, which are sure to get you inspired to pack your togs for a weekend away.
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Set on 7.68ha this private waterfront property is ideal for families looking to completely disconnect from the hustle and bustle of city life.
The three-bedroom home is built from Kangaroo Island stone, cut directly from the property, and features high raked ceilings and stunning views of Pelican Lagoon.
Split into two areas, the home is connected by a gallery partition and has the kitchen/living/dining area to one side and the bedrooms and bathroom to the other.
For those that love the raw beauty of Kangaroo Island, this property has it in bundles yet still provides modern and comfortable living, perfect for enjoying the warmer months with family and friends.
Pelican Lagoon is located on the south coast of Dudley Peninsula on Kangaroo Island, overlooking the Southern Ocean.
Holiday homes don’t come much cuter than this two-bedroom shack, set right near the beautiful River Murray.
Located about an hour from the Adelaide toll gate, it’s conveniently placed and ideal for holiday makers that enjoy skiing or boating their summer away on the river.
Although two-bedrooms, it can comfortably sleep five with the use of bunk beds and is quietly located for maximum relaxation.
Just a short stroll to the river, the shack comes fully furnished and has a large deck at the front for entertaining, plus airconditioning for those hot summer days.
Modern beach house
It might look like a typical beach house, but this Yorke Peninsula home is a mix of modern features and expanding waterfront views.
This three-bedroom home has exposed corrugated iron features throughout the interior and tall windows to bring in the stunning beach landscape.
Located on 593sqm and just 9km west of Point Turton, it includes a huge open plan living, dining and kitchen area which connects to a spacious deck, with an undercover area.
Featuring a modern main bathroom and ensuite, it’s the perfect mix between rustic beachside living and creature comforts you want from a home.
Other stand out features are a private ramp and beach access, rain water storage and a low maintenance allotment.
Point Souttar is located on the western side of the Yorke Peninsula, about 121km west of the Adelaide CBD.
Price: $349,000 to $383,000
Located 25 minutes from the Adelaide CBD, holiday homes don’t come more convenient than this Tennyson property.
The two-bedroom home overlooks West Lakes and is nice and close to Tennyson foreshore, giving you plenty of summer options.
Modernised throughout, the home still has signature pieces that hint at it’s history, including the living room fireplace and exposed ceiling beams.
The master has robe storage and access to a private balcony, and large windows draw in plenty of natural light and the gorgeous colours of the lake.
Ideal for golf enthusiasts, it’s close to the Grange Golf Club, and will keep you comfortable on those unbearable days with airconditioning and window awnings.
Price: $1.7 million
There are secluded holiday homes and then there’s this coastal home, set on 176ha of pristine coastal land with not a neighbouring property in sight.
The four-bedroom ‘Cape Cassini Wilderness Retreat’ has been constructed from local and natural stone, and rammed earth walls, designed to be completely self-sufficient.
The ground floor has the main living areas, but also includes a library, cellar and green house, plus plenty of storage rooms and a fourth bedroom.
While the upper level has three bedrooms, two with walk-in wardrobes, a home office and access to an adorable attic space.
Although focused on eco-friendly living, the home interior has been lovingly designed with timber, stone and rammed earth accents, providing a beautiful contrast against the coastline.
Cassini is located on the north coast of Kangaroo Island, about 31km from Kingscote.