Hidden Treasure at Pirate's Bay - The Crew's Cottage

Cottage in Blairgowrie

17 reviews (5.0)

AAA 4 star rated cottages at beautiful Blairgowrie.This two story cottage is ideal for families and small groups aged 25+ years; a maximum of FOUR people.

$644.60 - $644.60
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
Book from $644.60 per day Low commission
2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Max. 5 guests (included) Min. 1 night

You will receive a reply to your request confirming pricing & availability prior to payment.

Please enter the check-in and check-out dates for your stay as well as the number of adults/children checking in. We will check the availability and confirm the total price including any applicable fees and taxes.



A sea-faring adventure awaits you at Blairgowrie's "Hidden Treasure!" 

Crew's Cottage has been newly refurnished throughout!

The AAATourism 4 star rated cottages are situated in Blairgowrie.

Enjoy spacious accommodation at the Crew's Cottage, with an atmosphere that will leave you with magical memories.  The cottage has been tastefully decorated with a nautical theme, well suited to the area name, "Pirate's Bay".  A 5 minute walk through beautiful native ti-trees leads you to coastal walks with incredible scenery and cool ocean breezes.  Or choose to take a 5 minute drive to Sorrento and explore the quaint village, boutique shops and fine dining experiences.  Blairgowrie front bay swimming beach is a 2 minute drive away.  A 12 minute walk to the beautiful low tide lagoon at Bridgewater Bay is perfect for a refreshing dip!

The unique nature of this story-book maritime cottage, matched by the beauty of unspoilt Blairgowrie, make this property one of Mornington Peninsula Seastays' favourites! 

The cottage itself is fully fenced and private, creating the feeling that you are on your own secret island.  Sleeping up to 6 people, The Crew's Cottage is ideal for families and smaller groups aged over 25 years.

Although our guests love to switch off, we understand that sometimes you can't, so Wi-Fi is available.

The Crew's Cottage - accommodates up to 6 + pets outdoors

The spacious interior offers:

  • Comfortable, two-storey open plan living.
  • Fully self-contained dining and kitchen including microwave, fridge, gas stove top, and all your necessary crockery, cutlery and utensils. New coffee machine with coffee pods for guests supplied.
  • Lounge with TV, DVD, CD player, visitor information and local history.
  • Lofted area upstairs.
  • Private, undercover outdoor barbecue area with dining setting, positioned in private courtyard with garden outlook.
  • Split system air conditioning (in main lounge and master bedroom), ceiling fans, Coonara wood fire, all set to go, ensuring a comfortable stay all year.
  • Both bedrooms are ensuite.
  • Laundry facilities including iron, board, clothes horse, line and washing machine.
  • Family friendly.
  • Under cover parking - one vehicle only.  Street parking available for additional vehicles.

Sleeping configuration:
Downstairs -

  • Bedroom 1:  Main queen bed, split system a/c, garden views. Luxury enquite with freestanding soaker tub, shower, toilet, garden outlook.

Upstairs -

  • Bedroom 2:  Queen bed + single bed, celiling fan. Modern ensuite with shower, toilet, vanity.
  • Sleeping area 3:  Situated at the top of the stairs on the mezzanine level, there is a king single sofa bed. This may be best suited for families, as the only access to a bathroom from this area is through the bedroom.

If you require accommodation for more than 6 you can book the adjacent Captain's Cabin, sleeping an extra 2.

Dog Friendly accommodation:
Quiet, well behaved dogs are welcome with approval but must remain outdoors at all times.  Owners are required to bring pet bedding, however, the Crew's Cottage provides a large, undercover kennel, fencing (1.2m lowest) with latch gate and information on dog friendly beaches and other areas on the Mornington Peninsula.

All tariffs are BYO linen.  Please BYO top and bottom sheets, pillowcases, towels and teatowels.  Quilt and pillows are provided. Linen and towel hire is available for an additional cost. We provide a quote upon request. Just let us know how many beds you require.

Pricing is a guide and an accurate quote will be provided when you submit your enquiry. Long weekends require a 3 night minimum stay.



  • Laundry facilities
  • No smoking
  • Pets Welcome Outdoors
  • BBQ - Gas
  • Kitchen
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Accept VISA
  • Accept MasterCard
  • Television
  • Air conditioning
  • Undercover or off street parking
  • Log fires
  • Bath
  • Fans (ceiling/standard)
  • DVD
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Ensuite
  • Boat Ramp Nearby
  • Baby Cot
  • Books/Magazines Supplied
  • Videos/DVDs Supplied
  • Highchair
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking facilities
  • Fireplace
  • Hair dryer
  • Heaters provided
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Reverse cycle heating
  • Stairs
  • Street parking
  • Washing machine
  • Free WiFi
  • Dishes and utensils
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


Location map

House rules

Please refer to Mornington Peninsula Seastays terms and conditions.

Check-in & check-out times

Check-in: 14:00:00
Check-out: 10:00:00

Terms & conditions

Cancellation Policiy:

  • All cancellations incur loss of deposit
  • If cancellation made within 28 days of arrival ~ loss of 100% of the total booking price

Mornington Peninsula Seastays Terms and Conditions

  1. Every precaution is taken to ensure our descriptions of properties are as accurate as possible.  Mornington Peninsula Seastays cannot be held liable for any temporary or permanent adjustments or alterations made to the property by its owner.  There are no refunds if the property does not meet guest expectations.  Property inspections are not possible.  Please use the property photographs and MPS staff to help you choose an appropriate property.  Please note professional property photography sometimes makes a space look larger.
  2. The accommodation booking form is to contain accurate information on number and names of guests permitted at the property.  Providing misleading information will result in forfeiture of confirmation deposit and monies paid.  Additional charges for extra guests may apply.  Tenancy is terminated if disclosure of extra people and fee payable is not made.  There is no refund of security deposit and all rental monies in such cases.  
  3. Mornington Peninsula Seastays or owners may inspect the property at any time if there are concerns regarding noise, damage or number of people staying overnight at the property exceeds numbers stated on the Accommodation Booking Form.  Day guests are welcome between 9am-5pm.  However, no more than 6 day guests are permitted at any one time.  
  4. No pets may visit or stay at the property unless written consent is given.  Pet breed must be written on booking form under guest list. Where pets are permitted, the yard must be thoroughly cleaned prior to check-out to avoid having cleaning costs deducted from security deposit ($40 per load of droppings). Pets are not permitted inside under any circumstances. (Including laundry areas.) Evidence of pets inside will result in steam cleaning for ALL carpets, drapes and soft furnishings, repairs for damage to walls, floorboards and furniture, plus the cost of flea treatments. Security deposit will be forfeited and extra charges may apply.
  5. The leader of any group making a booking must be over 25 years old and prepared to take responsibility for all guests named on his/her booking form.  The leader must ensure that all group members agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.  The group leader is completely and solely responsible for the property, contents and surrounds.
  6. Unless stated, booking is BYO linen. Please bring top & bottom sheets, pillowcases, towels & tea towels.  Linen MUST be used on all beds. Failure to do so will result in additional cleaning costs.(min.$40).  Seascape, Sorrento, supplies linen for all bookings.
  7. Check out requires property to be left as found at check in eg. Yard neat and tidy, garbage removed and placed in bags before placing in wheelie bin provided.  Any rubbish that does not fit in the wheelie bin/s must be taken away.  Rubbish removal is charged at $60 per bag.  Please note, on the Mornington Peninsula the large wheelie bin is recycling only, the small is for other rubbish.  Extra cleaning costs will be deducted from the security deposit if rubbish needs to be re-sorted into correct bins.  Crockery and glasses must be clean and put away and dishwashers emptied. BBQs must also be left clean (cleaning fee $80), as well as disposal of cigarette butts to avoid cleaning deductions. (min. $40). Internally, any games, blankets etc. taken from cupboards must be packed back in their correct place. Water balloons are not permitted. Excess cleaning charges of $60 per hour will be deducted from the security deposit if cleaning takes longer than is normally allocated.  Compliance with these conditions will avoid deductions being made from security deposit.
  8. NO SMOKING is permitted inside properties.  If this request is disregarded expensive steam and dry cleaning costs (which may amount to several hundred dollars) will be taken from the security deposit.  
  9. Please respect the neighbours and keep noise to an acceptable level.  Music must not disturb neighbours.  Parties and functions are strictly prohibited. 
  10. Mornington Peninsula Seastays will not be responsible for or liable for damage, injury or loss (personal or proprietary) at the accommodation.  Neither is Mornington Peninsula Seastays responsible for actions or negligence of property owners or guests.  Disputes with owners must be settled directly with owners by you, as guests.
  11. The owner of the property is indemnified by guests against all liability as a result of damage, injury or loss (personal or proprietary) suffered by anyone where such damage, injury or loss has been caused by or contributed by any actions, lack of actions or negligence of guest/s or their guest/s.
  12. Property insurance does not cover guests’ personal possessions, lost or stolen personal property or vehicles and is the responsibility of the guest.  Mornington Peninsula Seastays is not liable for such losses.  Mornington Peninsula Seastays is not liable or required to pay compensation as a result of “force majeure” (unforeseen events e.g. war, riots, terrorist activities, natural disasters, fire and similar events outside our control).
  13. If premises are left unattended, doors, windows, garages should be left securely fastened.  If necessary, management has the right to enter the property without notice and secure these items.  Any theft that occurs due to windows left open or doors left unlocked becomes the responsibility of the guest.  If the doors have deadlocks, these must be engaged when the guest leaves the premises.  Properties that have security systems available to guests must have alarm turned on when guest leaves the premises.  Security systems must be turned on and all doors and windows left secure when guests check out.
  14. Furniture should not be moved from the position it is found in or $100 will be deducted from the bond.
  15. Mornington Peninsula Seastays is not responsible for owners withdrawing properties from the rental market.  Upon such occurrence priority will be given to finding you similar accommodation in the same area or all monies will be refunded.
  16. If the house is not vacated by the time shown on the Accommodation Booking Form, the landlord has the right to claim an extra day’s rent to be deducted from the bond.
  17. Guests will be charged for any maintenance or repair call out fees if it turns out there is nothing wrong with the appliance or property.
  18. Re. bookings: 

✦50% confirmation deposit confirms your booking.  This deposit is not refundable or transferable.  Payment by credit card is suggested, if you wish to secure the property booking immediately.    

✦Following the initial deposit, the remaining balance is due 4 weeks prior to check in.  

✦The booking may be cancelled if full payment is not received by Mornington Peninsula Seastays by the due date.

✦Previous payments will not be refundable unless cancellation procedure has been followed.

✦Booking within 4 weeks of check in requires full payment within 24 hours.  Once payment is received booking is confirmed.

✦All bookings are subject to owner’s approval.  Owners and Mornington Peninsula Seastays reserve the right to refuse or revoke an accommodation booking if considered unsuitable for selected property.

Cancellations are to be advised in writing giving details of reason for cancellation.  If the property is re-booked by another party, the following refunds are possible –

✦Cancellation made more than one month before arrival date:  50% refund, less $100 administration fee.

✦Cancellation made 30 days (or less) before arrival:  No refund.

✦Vacating property before end of booking is treated as a cancellation and no refund is given.

19. Security Deposit or credit card number and authorisation is held as security against any additional cleaning, damage or removal of contents. Security deposit amount is $1000. All damages, breakages or losses to property, furnishings, contents and surrounds are the responsibility of the tenant.  They must be reported to Mornington Peninsula Seastays immediately and require replacement or payment. Any deliberate attempt to conceal property damage eg attempting to repair plaster/paint damage without reporting to MPS will result in total security deposit forfeiture. Disputes regarding damage, cleaning or rubbish will not be entered into unless reported to our office upon arrival at the premises.  A fee of $50 will be charged for any personal items left at properties requiring collection.  Goods will only be held for 7 days and if postage is required it will be at guest’s expense.

✦If a credit card is to be used for your security deposit, then there must be available cleared funds to cover the security deposit authorisation 3 days prior to check in. Insufficient funds may result in your check-in being delayed to the following day or later, as we require time to process the authorisation and organise key code setting at the property.   The amount will be authorised but will not leave your account unless required.

✦Loss of keys attracts replacement charges for locks, new keys and call out costs.

✦Inquire about security deposit prior to booking as it depends on property, number of guests and length of stay.

✦Security deposit is refundable within 7 days of check out subject to clearance by owner concerned.

✦Any deductions from the security deposit due to additional cleaning, damage, removal of contents or breach of these terms and conditions shall incur a $50 administration fee payable to Mornington Peninsula Seastays.

20. Mornington Peninsula Seastays reserves the right to ask guests to leave if conditions are disregarded or behaviour is unruly.  If stay is terminated due to bad behaviour no refund is made and guests will be required to pay for damages or breakages.

These conditions are an agreement between the parties. The owner has the right to refuse a key, amend the booking, or immediately terminate the tenancy with no refund should any infringement of these terms and conditions take place.

These terms and conditions are subject to change at any time and without prior notification. Current as at 1st July, 2019.




September, 2019

Beautiful seaside cottage. Cosy but modern and beautifully presented. Peaceful and private location close to stunning cliff top walks and local shops. Enjoyed every minute. ...



August, 2019

Love the open fire and the welcoming vibe.

Annie S


August, 2019

"Awesome place" Love the open fire and the welcoming vibe.



July, 2019

Perfect for a winter escape from Melbourne. The house is all comfort and the coonara heater is a highlight for those nights sitting close to the fire while watching a movie sipping your favorite drink. For an evening soak, do not forget to get into the huge bath tube. So relaxing!

Ricardo A


July, 2019

"A treasure Indeed!" Perfect for a winter escape from Melbourne. The house is all comfort and the coonara heater is a highlight for those nights sitting close to the fire while watching a movie sipping your favorite drink. For an evening soak, do not forget to get into the huge bath tube. So relaxing!

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