1. Australia
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  4. Pacific Palms
  5. #168802

The Lake Escape Near Forster

House, Pacific Palms

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 14 reviews

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Min 3 nights stay

8 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
2 bathrooms


Nestled in the tranquility of the Pacific Palms is The Lake Escape at Tarbuck Bay, directly across the road from the shores of gorgeous Smiths Lake with totally uninterrupted views that will take your breath away! Only 10 minutes drive to some of the most beautiful beaches on the coast including Seal Rocks, Blueys, Boomerang, Cellito and Elizabeth beach.

This is your perfect destination for a romantic getaway, an anniversary treat to your loved one or the long-awaited trip that you always wanted to get out of the busy life in the big city and spend time with your family, kids and your beloved pet (yes, we are pet-friendly).

We provide free of charge two kayaks (1xSingle and 1xDouble) and a "Tinny" large enough to fit 4-5 people anchored out the front of the house. Oars, life jackets and anchor provided. Just bring your fishing rods and bait!

Ten metres across the road enjoy a walk along the lakefront or walk a further 10 minutes to Brambles reserve, both "off Leash" pet exercise areas, The Lake Escape is ideal for pets and kids. Enjoy boating, swimming, picnics, kayaking, fishing or windsurfing.


- Fully enclosed yard with 1.8m high fence for pets/kids, out of reach locks on gates

- Undercover BBQ area with lake views, BBQ with gas provided

- Front deck with 180 degree lake views

- Spacious open plan lounge, dining, fully equipped kitchen w/dishwasher

- Entire house like brand new and immaculate (see our guest reviews!)

- All bedrooms are fully air-conditioned

- Main Bathroom with bath and separate large shower

- 1st Bedroom 1xQueen Bed, ensuite with shower & toilet

- 2nd Bedroom 1xQueen Bed

- 3rd Bedroom 1xDouble with upper single (tri bunk), pull out single

- A portable baby cot provided (please bring your own pillow and linen)

- Full linen provided

- Reverse cycle air conditioning in open plan lounge/dining/kitchen

- Breathtaking lake views from 2nd bedroom, lounge, dining & kitchen

- Free Austar in loungeroom and 2nd Austar box/68cm TV in sunroom for kids

- Free Kayaks 1xSingle 1xdouble & lifejackets

- Ipod dock, 44 Inch LCD TV, home cinema system, radio incl Sydney stations, CD/DVD/USB player

- Coffee machine, coffee capsules and milk frother provided

- Double undercover tampoline pet bed, bowls & toys - Clean, well behaved dogs more than welcome!

- Internal laundry with washing machine and dryer

We are passionate about pets. We offer the most secure yard as this is one of the most important things when holidaying with your four legged loved ones. We provide dog bowls, toys and double dog bed. All we ask is that you take care of your pet's cleanliness when you leave.


- Sydney 3hrs

- Forster/Tuncurry 20 mins

- Blueys/Boomerang Beach 7 mins

- Seal Rocks Beach 15 mins

- Smiths Lake village shops 5 mins

- Elizabeth Beach (Patrolled) 10 mins

Smiths Lake Bowling Club provides a free shuttle bus daily. "The Recky" Pacific Palms Recreation at Elizabeth Beach where you can enjoy beautiful sunsets over Wallis Lake on the lakefront balcony. They also provide a free shuttle bus daily and both clubs offer great food, including local seafood for great value.

Blueys Beach shops offers pizza, fish and chips, bottleshop and small supermarket. Closer by is Smiths Lake shops which has a general store, bottle shop, butcher and café and hairdresser. There are 3 general stores all within a few minutes drive offering ice, fuel and bait & tackle.

Nearby Boat Ramps:

Brambles Reserve 1km

Smiths Lake 3kms


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Dishwasher, Parking, Washing machine

Air conditioning Books Child's high chair Children welcome Clothes dryer Coffee maker Cot Deck/Patio Dishes and utensils Dishwasher DVD player Eco-Friendly Games room Heating Kitchen Lawn/Garden Linens provided Living room Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Pantry items Parking Pets allowed Refrigerator Satellite/Cable Stereo Stove Television Towels provided Washing machine
The Lake Escape Near Forster is rated 4.928571428571429 out of 5 by 14.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quiet and relaxing House in are great spot,certainly pet friendly,we thoroughly enjoyed our stayed. House well set out and has everything you need. Owners lovely and very easy to deal with. We will happily be back sometime,thanks.
Date published: 2016-08-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great place with large outdoor areas. Lovely house with everything you need and to top it all off, a beautiful view to wake up to. Very secure garden for kids and dogs to play to their hearts content!
Date published: 2016-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent property We really enjoyed our stay. Very clean, everything you needed, amazing views.
Date published: 2016-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stunning property Lake Escape was perfect for us. It is a beautifully maintained property in a great location with a gorgeous outlook. Only minutes to the turn off to Seal Rocks in one direction and Blueys Beach in the other. What really impressed us was the fact that LakevEscape is genuinely dog friendly; that is, our dog was allowed inside (with the reasonable expectation that she not be allowed on furniture) and the back garden was very secure with no gaps that a small adventurous dog could squeeze through. We absolutely loved our stay and have no hesitation in highly recommending it to others.
Date published: 2016-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the best! This was our second stay in this house, it was very well presented, exceptionally clean with a well equipped kitchen. Great views of the lake and close to beaches and cafes and only a short drive to Forster. The yards are very secure with all gates lockable to keep your dog safe. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2016-03-14
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