Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

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St Andrews Beach Golf Courses Have Struggled

St Andrews Beach Golf Courses Have Struggled

St Andrews Beach Golf courses have struggled despite sharing the name of the home of golf, and being situated in the The Cups Country, a natural terrain for golf. Golf designers marvel at the rolling sand dunes of The Cups Country saying it creates 100’s of natural golf holes, and their challenge is to find the best ones. 1962 to 1986 St […]

Capri Beach – St Andrews Beach

Capri Beach – St Andrews Beach

In 1958 the first St Andrews Beach sub-division was created “Capri Beach” with plans for a motel, surf club and modern shops. The first release advertised on Dec 7 1959 offered waterfront sites from £295 with £40 deposit. Capri Beach offered surf and silver beaches on your doorstep. It promoted a Surf Carnival planned one […]

St Andrews Beach Aerial Photos 1966

St Andrews Beach Aerial Photos 1966

These St Andrews Beach Aerial Photos from 1966 show just 3 houses. With vast areas of exposed sand dunes between Constantine Ave and Paradise Drive. They also show the original 9 hole St Andrews Beach Golf course. To see more detail zoom in on the photos, and compare them to a aerial shot from 2009. […]

St Andrews By The Sea

St Andrews By The Sea

Following the Capri Beach marketing campaign that ran from 1959 to 1960 the sub division was renamed to St Andrews By The Sea in 1962. The development by Arron King & Co included a 9 hole golf course with free membership to land buyers and their families. Other activities at St Andrews By the Sea […]

Rye Surf Estate – Surfing Fishing Shootin...

Rye Surf Estate – Surfing Fishing Shooting !!!

Rye Surf Estate – Surfing Fishing Shooting !!! or just relaxing on the Lovely Sandy Beach £25 Deposit £4 Monthly This Advertisement from the 1957 advertises 75 beach home sites along Ocean Beach Road which is know known as Dundas Street St Andrews Beach. Selling for &pound25 deposit and &pound4 weekly at a 6% interest […]