The Location - The property is situated on the edge of Tomaree National Park. From the back yard there is private access to National Park walking trails, turn left and the track takes you to Box Beach (9 min walk), Wreck Beach, Stephens Peak, Shoal Bay Shopping Village/Cafe's (20 min walk), Shoal Bay Beach and also Tomaree Mountain. If you turn right, the track takes you to the Fingal Spit, Fingal Island and the concrete bike/walking track to Fingal Bay. Box Beach is the closest beach and only 700m away, it is a picturesque unpatrolled beach that offers amazing views of the Pacific Ocean. If you are seeking patrolled beaches Fingal Beach is only 1.6km away where you will find a lovely reserve with a playground, picnic tables, BBQ's and an off leash dog exercising area. There is a lovely cafe and restaurant upstairs at the surf club. Shoal Bay offers a selection of shops, restaurants and cafes as well as a pristine sandy beach.
The House - Entering on the ground level you are greeted by a huge entry foyer.
Upstairs is emphasized by natural light and high beamed ceilings, creating a warm and spacious environment. The open plan living and dining area provides plenty of space for carefree entertaining, with the lounge room offering a 55 inch flat screen smart TV, Google Chrome cast, sound bar, ceiling fans, unlimited Wi-Fi and Tomaree Mountain views. The well equipped kitchen includes a dishwasher, large oven, gas stove, coffee machine and plenty of bench space. Bi-fold doors open out to an air conditioned family room with more seating and another smart TV which form the basis of a peaceful and quiet retreat sprawling onto an expansive timber deck (partially covered) for summer BBQ's and alfresco dining. The deck offers outdoor furnishings, gas BBQ, pizza oven and outdoor heating for the cooler nights, this area leads out to a fenced grassed backyard with private access into the National Park and beaches.
There are three carpeted bedrooms upstairs, all with ceiling fans. The master suite has a queen size bed and offers an en-suite. The other two bedrooms provide two single beds in one and a tri-bunk in the other. The main three way bathroom offers a large bath and shower.
Guests also have use of the large laundry with washing machine, shower and toilet. A single lock up garage and a single carport provide parking for two cars. There are definitely smoke alarms at the property.
Other features of this fantastic home is that it is pet friendly - outside, small pets only. Please note no large dogs allowed
Please note that paralysis ticks are present in the Port Stephens area and protection for your pet is important - please speak to your vet.
A strict maximum of six guests is enforced. This property has a policy of no gatherings or parties. Please be mindful of neighbours.
Due to the shared driveway and narrower approach, the property is not suitable for trailers and boats.
Linen packs and bed makes are provided for this property.
Three night minimum stay. There are definitely smoke alarms at this property.
STRA Permit ID: PID-STRA-21113