Escape to a lazy, relaxed getaway for couples and families—just one hour north of Sydney. Tranquil bush outlook—home to many native birds who enjoy being fed on the verandahs. Dozens of friendly kangaroos are just eight minutes away. Perfect for a weekend or longer stay in any season. In summer enjoy the swimming pool, lake activities and outdoor entertaining areas. In winter enjoy the warm fireplace, claw foot bath and many local bush walks.
2017 SPECIAL: Bookings for 2 nights or more include a breakfast hamper.
The bedroom configuration is as follows: the master bedroom contains a king bed with en suite; the second bedroom has a queen bed, and the upstairs loft has two single beds.
There are eautiful hardwood brushbox floor boards in bedrooms, kitchen and loft. Wood heater, gas and split-system heating will keep you nice and cosy when needed.
Enjoy board games; piano; a DVD player and TV. Wireless Internet available.
Also supplied in the kitchen are herbs and spices, coffee, tea and general supplies, along with other kitchen staples. You are welcome to help yourself to all these things.
Are you ready to explore beyond the house? Situated only 200 metres from Lake Macquarie, the house is also ideal as a base for sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, waterskiing or yachting. Grab a jacket and a thermos and walk to the jetty at Sunshine Baths to watch the sun rise over the lake. There are also many short bush walks around the area to enjoy with lovely scenic lake views.
Pack a picnic and take a camera to Morisset Hospital, only a few kilometres away. The hospital is on waterfront, picturesque hills and home to hundreds of kangaroos.
Within an hour’s drive, you can explore the wineries and restaurants of the Hunter Valley, beautiful, sandy beaches along the coast, the hub of Newcastle, and the pristine beauty of the Watagans National Park - perfect for nature lovers.
Enjoy the cool of the swimming pool on a hot summer’s day.
Soak in a hot bath laced with essential oils.
Cuddle up and feel the warmth of the wood heater.
Watch a DVD as you relax before bed or read a book from the shelves. Create your own mood by lighting the candles provided.
Smell and feel the clean air as the gentle breeze drifts across the lake.
Wake up to the sounds of kookaburras.
See the magic of sunrise over the lake.
See other native wildlife—visit the kangaroos on the grounds of Morisset Hospital.
Relax in the tropical-style gardens
Enjoy a tastefully decorated master bedroom, overlooking the pool and bush
Let your tastebuds come alive as you cook a feast on the barbeque on the back deck, overlooking the pool
Escape to a lazy, relaxed getaway for couples and families—just one hour north of Sydney.
From stunning beaches and mountain wilderness to 174 kms of stunning lake foreshore, there is so much to enjoy and explore. Lake Macquarie offers a slower pace of life and is the perfect place for either a relaxing retreat or active experience, all seasons.