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Beautiful bushland setting surrounds this two bedroom cottage, purpose built for accessibility. Experience the delightful peace of the Australian bush from your cottage verandah!

….You’ve done a great job with the decorations and disabled access. For a bunch of OT’s, it’s spot on!” Em, Maz and Tam

“Loved the spaciousness of the Igloo.  Totally suited to my husband who is confined to a wheelchair.” Vera, Monica, Monty and Willow.

Countrywide Cottages Igloo cottage is a purpose built cottage for people of all mobility levels, specifically for independent wheelchair accessibility – finally a stylish and practical destination for disabled access accommodation.

The Igloo offers wheelchair friendly accommodation featuring ramp access, widened doors, wheel in shower, quarter turn taps, rails in bathroom, washer and dryer and split air conditioning system for heating and cooling in conjunction with the cosy wood fire. Our wheel-under hot plates, bench and sink in the kitchen and sink in the laundry, make sure there is no excuse to get out of the chores!  True wheelchair accessible accommodation Great Ocean Road!

Bed raisers are available for use with hydraulic lifting devices, a self propelled shower/commode chair and bed sticks can be made available at a nominal fee by prior arrangement.

We have successfully accommodated many guests in wheelchairs, ranging from low to high level care in our wheelchair access accommodation Otway Ranges.  It is our pride to ensure that we are able to provide beautiful and easily accessible accommodation of such a high standard to people requiring wheelchair access


Wood Stove
Electric Hot Water


Super market 10 mintues by Car
Park 10 mintues by Car
Cinema 40 mintues by Car
Beach 25 mintues by Car
Coffee shop 10 mintues by Car
Airport 90 mintues by Car
Bus station 10 mintues by Car
Train station 10 mintues by Car
Police station 10 mintues by Car
Hospital 10 mintues by Car
Town center 10 mintues by Car
Shopping center 10 mintues by Car


Security: No
Basement: No
Cooling system: Yes
Heating system: Yes
Fence: Yes
Garden: Yes
Furnished: Yes
Fireplace: Yes
Elevator: No
Balcony: Yes

Rooms’ details

Master bedroom size (axb) 3950 cm x 3950 cm
Dinning room size (a x b) open plan 3950 cm x 3950 cm
Kitchen size (a x b) 3950 cm x 3950 cm
Family room size (a x b) 3950 cm x 3950 cm

Access Essentials

Accessible parking space available parking available at cottage – able to pull up to ramp access entrance
Accessible path of travel to entrance Yes
Level or ramped access into property Yes
Entrance level WC/Bathroom Yes
Ground level accessible bedroom(s) Yes
Lift access to accessible bedroom(s) N/A
Step free access to living areas Kitchen, Diningroom, Family, Patio/Deck, Garden

Access Desirables

Wide doorways Front Door, Laundry, Back Door, Bedroom Master, Bedroom Other, Dining Room, Lounge, Ensuite Bathroom
Mid-height switches/power sockets Yes
Adapted kitchen Yes
Adapted bathroom Grab Rails, Commode Available, Large Mirror, Raised Toilet Seat
Shower/Wet-room Roll-in Shower, Easy Reach Controls, Adjustable Height/Detachable Shower Rose, Wheeled Shower Chair
Lowered hanging space in wardrobes No
Lift access for wheelchairs to upper floors N/A
Hoist Mobile hoist available
Adjustable bed(s) No
Level access to garden/grounds Yes

Local Area Accessibility

Getting Around Surrounding area is either level or only gently sloping, Local services are ‘access friendly’ with light controlled crossings and dropped kerbs with tactile paving at crossings and junctions, Designated parking is available at local services
Sporting Facilities Accessible Beach Access and beach Wheelchairs
Transport Private Accessible Taxi Hire

Accessibility Data

Front Door Width 860 mm
Ramp Width/Slope 1/ – 1300 x 1900mm flat area
Bedroom Door Width 860 mm
Height of the Bed 510 mm
Clear space under the bed 150 mm
Height of the wardrobe clothes rail 2000 mm
Width of the bathroom door 860 mm
Clear space beside the toilet 270 mm
Height of the toilet seat 440 mm
Height of vanity 820 mm
Height of kitchen bench tops 800 mm
Height of cook top 800 mm



Property Details
  • Property Type: For Vacation Rental
  • Bedroom: 2
  • Bathroom: 1
  • Furnishing: Not Applicable
  • Tenure: Not Applicable
Property Features
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