Bellavista Lakehouse is a fabulous waterfront reserve property boasting panaramic views which captures 180 degree views of Budgewoi Lake from both inside and outside the house. Only 1-1/2hr north from Sydney on the M1 freeway.
Couples, families, friends, water sports enthusiasts and mad fisherman will enjoy the majestic views and idyllic surrounds of this great waterfront reserve property. We strive to make your holiday enjoyable and memorable.
This 5 bedroom split level home can accommodate up to 10 people. The two separate living areas caters for both the kids and the parents. You have a choice of 2 decks to sit and relax while taking in the magnificent views and incredible sunsets.
IMPORTANT: Unfortunately, we DO NOT permit more than 10 guests per booking as the house is only set up to accommodation 10. SORRY no exceptions
Budgewoi Lake is 4 kilometres wide and 4 kilometres long and is connected to both Tuggerah Lake and Lake Munmorah. The birds and wildlife add to the tranquillity and ambiance of what the lake has to offer and it is the perfect environment for a family holiday, mid week escape, romantic getaway or catch up with the friends.
It is hard not to relax in this beautiful spot. The house is located on a very quiet street with direct access to the waterfront reserve Osbourne Park. It is a waterfront property right on the lake's edge with amazing access and views of Budgewoi lake.
This house is bigger than it looks and is equipped with comfortable furnishings.
Bedroom 1 - with a Queen size bed Sleeps 2
Bedroom 2 - with a double size bed Sleeps 2
Bedroom 3 - with a double size bed Sleeps 2
Bedroom 4 - with twin single size bed Sleeps 2
Bedroom 5 - with twin single size bed Sleeps 2
Main Bathroom including indoor spa Bath, Shower & Toilet
Second Bathroom including Shower
Separate Toilet next to the Laundry
Ironing Board & Iron
Plenty of parking space for cars, your boat & trailer. Boat ramp just around the corner.
LIVING AND DINING
You are spoilt for choice in living and dining areas
There is a front Lounge room with a comfortable chaise lounge, TV and DVD player. This room is ideal in winter and early mornings as it gets the morning sun.
Large open plan well stocked kitchen with dishwasher, oven, microwave, coffee machine, and much more. The dining area has a large table with seating for 8.
Second air conditioned lounge room with chaise lounge, sofa bed lounge, TV and amazing view. This lounge is a great place to relax taking in the water views
2 Decks - Two decks at the rear both with seating for 6. On the top deck you soak up the afternoon sun taking in the sunset over Budgewoi Lake, while the bottom deck is an area for entertaining area by the pool.
It is almost as if you are living on water. The view is forever changing with the abundance of wildlife. You will see the pelicans, fish, ducks, swans and variety of other birds go about their daily life just outside your window.
LOCAL ACTIVITIES AND FACILITIES
There are several beaches within a short 5 minute drive of the house. Hargraves beach is protected by a reef creating calm conditions, ideal for children. There are also patrolled surf beaches a short distance away at Lakes Beach and Soldiers Beach. Nearby Cabbage Tree Harbour has a tidal rock pool and small sheltered beach suitable for young children.
The house is situated on the waterfront at Budgewoi lake. The lake is shallow and great for swimming, kayaking and also a known spot for water skiing.
Cycle path that goes almost all the way around the lake can be found at Canton Beach and Budgewoi Point.
Hargraves Beach is popular for beach fishing year round and the large rock platform below Norah Head lighthouse is also a popular spot for fisherman. Cabbage Tree Harbour has a boat ramp for access to the ocean and there are boat ramps to the lakes; the closest being to Budgewoi Lake from Slade Park on the southern side of Budgewoi Bridge. Small children will enjoy fishing just outside the house on a small rock ledge a few houses down. There is also a wharf a bit further along that is a great spot for young kids to fish from.
OTHER LOCAL ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:
- Whale watching May-June and September-October
- Walking tracks in local National Parks Munmorah State Conservation Area & Wyrrabalong NP
- Cycle and walking paths
- Golf Toukley, Magenta Shores and Tuggerah Lakes golf courses
- Norah Head Lighthouse tours
- Pelican feeding at The Entrance
- Snorkelling & scuba diving at Cabbage Tree Harbour & Terrigal
- Surfing at Lakes Beach, Soldiers Beach & Frazer Beach
- Wine tasting in the Hunter Valley 45 min drive
- Hot Air Ballooning in the Hunter Valley 45 min drive
A large range of local shops including Coles supermarkets are five minutes drive away at Toukley. The Toukley markets are on each Sunday. A larger shopping centre is available at Lake Haven with all major banks, Woolworths, Coles, Kmart and several other stores.
Both Toukley and Budgewoi have a variety of restaurants, cafes and clubs.
- No smoking indoors
- No parties/functions
- Accommodation is for a maximum of 12 guests
The Hunter Valley Wineries & Hunter Valley Gardens are only 2 hours drive. Explore the 150 plus wineries whilst on your holiday or spend the day walking through the beautiful Hunter Valley Gardens - enjoyment for the whole family.
Lake Macquarie is just 30 minutes drive and is surrounded by beautiful beaches and of course the largest saltwater inland lake in Australia. Other attractions include Golfing, Lake Cruises, Water Activities, Galleries, Museums, Scenic Walks, Horse Riding, Shopping, Markets & Tours. For further details contact Lake Macquarie Tourism.
Central Coast is just a step away offering outstanding natural beauty, award winning attractions and only 15min - 1 hours drive from Bellavista Lakehouse. Attractions include Pelican feeding at The Entrance, Beautiful Beaches, Arts & Crafts, Market Days, Racing @ Wyong Race Club and much more. For further details contact Central Coast Tourism.
Deposit of 50 is required to confirm a booking
Low Season - Payment in full 14 days prior to arrival date
High Season - payment in full 30 days prior to arrival date
Cancellation Fee of $30 applies to all cancelled bookings
21-60 days prior to arrival - 50 of deposit
Up to 21 days prior to arrival - 100 of total price please call to discuss your circumstances
A cancellation fee of 100 of total price applies 30 days prior to arrival date special conditions may be considered depending on the circumstances
These fees will not apply if accommodation is re-booked by another party or you choose to rebook for another date within the following 3 month period.
Please note that Travel Insurance is recommended to protect your investment and for those unforeseen circumstances.
An EXCESS cleaning fee of $150-$250 will apply if the property is not left clean. If any of the property is damaged the cost for any replacements or repairs will be the responsibility of the guests.