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38 reviews
Architectual luxury meets the Great Southern Ocean with breathtaking views
Views from every window
Boot room entrance
Dining in style
Floor to ceiling windows
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
King Island, Tasmania

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Paul S
Lower Plenty, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“Great place to celebrate a special occassion”
Reviewed January 31, 2018 for a stay in January 2018

A nice secluded location with beach frontage. We spent 3 nights here to celebrate my 60th birthday. It was amazing! Alexandra and Russell (the owners) met us on arrival and walked us through the stunning house. A magnificent cheese platter and hot nibbles had been prepared for our arrival along with a bottle of wine. We ordered a BBQ dinner hamper as well as a breakfast hamper and there was enough food provided for our entire stay. The house was fully equipped with high quality appliances and had everything you could want. Outside was a terrific deck, a hot tub and a sauna which was just amazing. We had three amazing sunsets which could be viewed from either inside the house, in the sauna or in the hot tub. Thank you Alex and Russell for making my 60th birthday such a memorable occasion.

Your age range 50-64
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Diane C
Melbourne, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Fabulous property in superb location”
Reviewed January 22, 2018 for a stay in January 2018

The property was sensational and impeccably presented with every luxury you could ever ask for. The views were outstanding. Especially loved the beach access and the family of wallabies that visited us daily
Alexandra is a wonderful host. She met us on arrival with a superb lunch of local cheeses and hot nibbles accompanied by wine. What a friendly way to be greeted just like King Island

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graceanne...
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A Truly Unbelievable Experience”
Reviewed January 12, 2018 for a stay in January 2018

Alexandra's house is unbelievable! It really takes your breath away, every detail is perfectly considered and comfort is without doubt, key!! The location of the property is perfect, with an almost private beach at the bottom of the property. The ocean views are spectacular and enjoyed from the clean, modern hot tub or the ultra luxurious sauna! Alexandra is the most beautiful, welcoming, generous host and she makes the entire experience faultless! I cannot overstate this experience! Thank you Alexandra, you and your house gave us the best family holiday yet!

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Alana B
Sydney, Australia
1 review
“Luxurious getaway in beautiful King Island”
Reviewed December 27, 2017 for a stay in December 2017

We had the most amazing few days at Porky beach house! Alex and Russel were the most generous and welcoming hosts, organising a car for our stay, recommending countless things to do and making us feel at home on King Island. The house is truly amazing. With breathtaking views from every room and beautiful decor, it was very hard to leave! We spent many hours on the deck and in the spa and sauna, drinking wine and wallaby spotting. With the advice of Alex and Russell, we went surfing at Martha Lavinia (and were the only ones on the beach!), played golf at Cape Wickham... one of the best courses in Australia, saw the spectacular views at Seal Rocks and the petrified forest, swam in the magnificent blue water at Phoques beach and tasted the best cheese in the world at the King Island cheese factory (just down the road!) Thank you so much for making our stay so memorable. We will definitely be back!

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Chelsea P
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“The perfect place to stay on King Island!”
Reviewed December 12, 2017 for a stay in December 2017

Alex, thank you so much for an incredible weekend getaway at your beautiful property, although we do already live on King Island, it was the perfect place to unwind from our busy schedules, just what we needed! We couldn’t have felt more relaxed and content during our stay, we didn’t want it to end!! Your passion shines through in every detail of the house, such a well designed and modern style but still manages to feel cosy and just like home at the same time. The sauna is the most beautiful I have ever seen and spending the evening in the hot tub watching the sunset is something that can only be experienced at Porky Beach house. A truly wonderful weekend, made extra special by you Alex! Thank you xo

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Cameron B
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
1 review
“A Porky Good Place”
Reviewed December 8, 2017 for a stay in December 2017

Where do you start when reviewing the Porky Beach House?

From the time you walk in the front for until the time you sadly have to leave, Porky Beach House is so impressive. Your wonderful host Alex will ensure that nothing is short of exceptional when staying at the house.

Attention to detail shines through in every room. From the fully equiped kitchen, the hot tub and sauna, the beautifully prepared bedrooms and the relaxing lounge... Everything is just perfect from the time you arrive.

To go with the amazing inside, every night you are treated to stunning sunsets and visits from the local wallabies from the front deck.

I was visiting King Island to photograph the island for my work and only stayed 2 days, but I wish I could have stayed 2 weeks. I found myself getting excited everyday for the potential to create some beautiful images of the Island incorporating this beautiful property.

A short drive either direction to the world class golf courses, this property sits perfectly in the middle of loads of attractions.

An absolute credit to Alex and Russ who have prepared this home so very, very well. I will be back, multiple times... I'll find an excuse! :)

Thanks! Cam

Your age range 35-49
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JB2041
Balmain, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Wow!”
Reviewed December 6, 2017 for a stay in December 2017

Alexandra made us so welcome & nothing was too much trouble for her. Whether lighting the sauna, sourcing delicious food - the crayfish ❤️❤️
The fourth bedroom is small so you need to know the other guests well.

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