Relax in this lovely respite retreat on acreage in a quiet location in Watsonia, VIC

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--Loungeroom with two arm chairs, a table with two black chairs and a cube shelf against the wall.--
--Kitchen with floorboards and cream cabinets. There is an oven, stove, dishwasher and microwave.--
--Dining area with a dining table and four chairs adjacent to a lounge area with a large couch and a TV.--

This lovely property located in Watsonia, VIC, is only 17 kilometres from Melbourne’s CBD. A great place for adults with a disability to have a supported holiday. It is available to individuals who are over 18 years of age for overnight and day stays. This property is fully accessible and has lots of spaces to relax with two living areas and outdoor entertainment space.

Age suitability

  • Adults (18 to 65 years of age)

Length of stay

  • Up to 14 days at a time (longer stays depend upon individual circumstances)
  • Overnight stays (weekdays and weekends)
  • Day stays


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Ceiling hoists fitted

What is included in your stay

Supports are tailored to your individual needs and delivered by qualified and friendly staff in a safe and supportive environment where you can learn new skills and build your independence.

  • 24/7 specialised support

    Specialised staff available 24/7 providing support during overnight, short and extended stays.

  • Nutritious meals

    Balanced and delicious meals including breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.

  • Fully accessible

    An accessible environment that provides all the support you will need.

  • Activities and community access

    Enjoy social activities, excursions, games, movies, cooking, sports and more. We also run themed weekends and special events.

About Watsonia short term accommodation

Property features

  • A bright and spacious 6-bedroom house with two living areas and a central kitchen.

  • Six single rooms with high/low hospital beds, four rooms have their own TVs.

  • A large outdoor area with a trampoline and an undercover dining area, perfect for a barbecue.

  • One main bathroom that caters for high support needs including a spa bath and one additional small bathroom. There are two separate toilets, one with wheelchair access.

  • Devonshire Rd STA offers in-house activities like arts and crafts, puzzles and games.

Our support model

  • This property offers 24/7 staffing services.

  • We care to a maximum of six guests for overnight stays.

  • We support people with physical, intellectual and/or psychosocial disability to live their best life.

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Nearby attractions

  • Central location to facilities and activities including local shops and public transport.

  • Located just 17 kilometres from Melbourne’s CBD, perfect for a day trip.

  • Enjoy a picnic or walk in the local green parklands.

I’m interested – what do I do now?

Things to consider when staying with us

  • You must be aged 18 years or over.

  • You are eligible for NDIS Funding for Short Term Accommodation (STA) and Assistance (Respite) or Social and Community Participation. Rates will be charged as per the NDIS price guide. We are available to help you understand the STAA funding available to you in your NDIS plan.

  • We recommend an initial short visit for each person to become familiar with their new surroundings before an overnight stay. We are happy to give you a guided tour of the property when it is convenient for you.

Get in touch with our team today

Get in touch with the Life Without Barriers team today if you are looking for supported accommodation for your next holiday or respite stay. Our friendly team are ready to answer your questions about STA!

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