1. Australia
  2. NSW
  3. North Coast
  4. Pacific Palms
  5. #23992


House, Pacific Palms

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 37 reviews

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Min 2 - 7 nights stay

6 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
2 bathrooms




BALI VIEW - A Balinese inspired retreat in a peaceful and private bushland setting with immediate lake and mountain views, and furnished in the traditional Indonesian style.

This unique two bedroom house sits on an elevated lakeside property of 25 acres with a sunny north-easterly aspect and comprises two building pavilions with high raked ceilings and exposed beams connected by a covered breezeway and surrounded by covered verandahs and a large open deck area set amongst surrounding tree tops.

The main living pavilion comprises an open plan living/lounge, dining and kitchen area the kitchen with Caesar stone benchtops, quality brand name appliances and an indoor/outdoor servery bar, a bathroom and the smaller of the two bedrooms accommodated. A large, single bed-sized day bed is also provided in the main living pavilion, which converts to a queen size bed with drawers. The open plan living area opens onto a covered verandah area via concertina doors.

The second pavilion comprises the main bedroom with full height glazing showcasing the elevated north easterly outlook along with a luxuriously appointed ensuite bathroom with natural concrete stepping stones set amidst loose riverstone pebbles, a walk-in robe, deep freestanding bath, and indoor/outdoor shower recesses. The ensuite bathroom is featured in the 2008 Winter edition of COAST LIVING lifestyle magazine Page 120/Photo 9.

Natural rough hewn cypress pine logs form the supporting posts to the covered verandah and breezeway areas of the building with stainless steel wire balustrading to maximize the pleasant north easterly outlook from the elevated verandah and deck areas of the house.

The house contains quality inclusions: Asko dishwasher, Ilve gas oven and stove, full-size Fisher and Paykel refrigerator, a 42 inch flat screen HD TV, radio/CD player and DVD player and a 6-seat dining table. Outdoor facilities include a four-burner gas BBQ with hood and side burner, an outdoor dining setting for 6 people, and two sun lounges with cushions. Books, magazines and board games are also provided.

The house sleeps up to a maximum 6 persons, and is most suitable as an intimate setting for one or two couples, or for a family of two adults with up to four children, or two couples and two children.

A holiday retreat with a difference which combines all modern conveniences within a luxurious, peaceful and private lakeside bushland setting.

Please note that the property is not fenced and there is a small open pond located some 60 metres to the rear of the house which is required for bushfire fighting purposes.

For this reason we ask that guests ensure their children don't venture beyond the large cleared area of the land which surrounds the house unattended.

Also, the property next door to the left of the house is a wildlife sanctuary caring for injured wildlife mainly wallabies. If you do own a dog or cat, please ensure that your pet is not permitted to roam unrestrained around the property.

If you intend to stay at Bali View with your pet, it is important that you advise us at the time of your accommodation enquiry. Please indicate the age, number and breed of your pet/s in the 'comments' section of your enquiry. We thank you in advance for your co-operation.

For your added security, this property "Bali View" is only managed in Australia and we never request payments be made to overseas bank accounts


Head north on the F3 highway from Sydney then onto the Pacific Highway through Raymond Terrace and then Bulahdelah, approx 2km after Bulahdelah turn right onto the Lakes Way, continue along the Lakes Way until you reach the small township of Bungwahl. Approximately 5km on from Bungwahl along The Lakes Way turn left into Tarbuck Park Road signposted.


Smiths Lake:

This very scenic and beautiful coastal lake forms part of the Port Stephens-Great Lakes Marine Park and is perfect for safe swimming, kayaking, windsurfing, fishing and boating, a lakeside BBQ or picnic. Prawning is very popular in season.

Bali View is located directly opposite the lake.

The township of Smiths Lake is a short 2 minute drive away where shops, including a butchers, cafe, bakery, liquor store and general store also selling fruit and veg, newspapers and magazines are available. Don't forget to visit the famous Frothy Coffee boatshed for a light lunch, coffee and/or cake on Smith's Lake. The Smiths Lake Bowling Club also provides a good lunch and dinner menu at reasonable prices.

Myall Lake:

The largest coastal lake on the eastern seaboard. A boat ramp provides access to the lake at Bungwahl, a short drive away.

Only 5 minutes drive south from Bali View

Wallis Lake:

This beautiful lake is a short drive away. Great for fishing, boating, swimming, windsurfing, kayaking and catamarans. Access to the lake is available from a number of boat ramps around Pacific Palms. The Great Lakes Sailing Club provides an excellent point of access to the lake for swimming, windsurfing, kayaking and small catamarans. Also, be sure to experience the absolute pleasure of a beautiful sunset on Wallis Lake from the lakeside dining terrace of the Pacific Palms Recreational Club, affectionately known as "The Recky".

Only 7 minutes drive north from Bali View.

Sandbar or Cellito Beach:

Just a short drive away and accessed via a boardwalk through remnant coastal rainforest or via watercraft over Smiths Lake is this beautiful and pristine beach ... great for surfing, swimming, fishing and long beach walks. Dolphins are regular visitors to this and other beaches in the Pacific Palms area; whales also in season. A truly religious experience for the surfing enthusiast when conditions are right which tends to be often.

Only 2 mins drive north to the turn-off from the Lakes Way, then 5 minutes to Sandbar/Cellito Beach along gravel road.

Blueys and Boomerang Beaches:

A few minutes drive further north are beautiful Blueys Beach and Boomerang Beach. Great for surfing, swimming, fishing, and beach walking.

Only 7 minutes drive north from Bali View.

The township of Blueys Beach is a short drive away where shops, including a a licensed pizzeria/restaurant, take away, cafe, bakery, liquor store and general store also selling fruit and veg, newspapers and magazines, a chemist, surf shop and health/massage centre are available. The local area's information centre is also located here. Also, at Bommerang Beach is the licensed Moby's cafe and restaurant for a more sumptuous dining experience. Less than 5 minutes drive along the Lakes Way from Bali View is a fish and chip shop selling fresh locally caught seafood, oysters etc.

Elizabeth Beach:

Just north of Boomerang Beach are the quieter waters of Elizabeth Beach - a safe family beach ideal for swimming and fishing. To the immediate south of Elizabeth Beach is a little known nudist beach for that full body tan

Only 8 minutes drive north from Bali View.

Seven Mile Beach:

A long and beautifully open and pristine surf beach known for its good fishing and surfing and accessed from various points along The Lakes Way.

Approximately 15 minutes drive north from Bali View.

Seal Rocks:

Is an easy 15 minute drive to the south and has a number of beaches, including Fishermans, Lighthouse, Treachery and Yagon which provide opportunities for safe swimming, surfing and fishing; also excellent for diving and sea kayaking. A short drive and walk up to the Seal Rocks Light House is highly recommended for unsurpassed coastal views.

Only 15 minutes drive south from Bali View.


The larger lakeside townships of Forster/Tuncurry which provide the full range of services, including a cinema, boat hire, bowling clubs and hotels, food and clothing shops, etc is a 25 minute drive north of Bali View along The Lakes Way.


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Dishwasher, Parking, Washing machine

Balcony Books Ceiling fan Children welcome Coffee maker Deck/Patio Dining Dishes and utensils Dishwasher DVD player Eco-Friendly Games Hair dryer Heating Iron and board Kitchen Living room Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Pantry items Parking Pets allowed Refrigerator Stereo Stove Television Toaster Toys Video library Washing machine
BEAUTIFUL BALI VIEW, PACIFIC PALMS is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 37.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Peaceful haven! We loved this property from the moment we pulled up, it's so beautifully & thoughtfully appointed & laid out, not to mention relaxing! The house has everything you need, we loved all the fab décor magazines and movies to watch. It's very private so you can fully enjoy the indoor/outdoor flow of the house without hearing anything but the birds. And our beloved dog loved chilling on the deck in the sun, but being in the Australian bush, we didn't let him wander away.
Date published: 2017-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely amazing This house is spectacular! Spectacular isn't enough to describe this house. We LOVED it!!! Can't wait to come back again soon
Date published: 2017-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hidden treasure We enjoyed our stay at Bali View. It was relaxing and private. The house had a lovely feel about it and was furnished to a very high standard.
Date published: 2017-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible Property Really peaceful and spacious. It was the perfect place for a relaxing getaway. We loved it.
Date published: 2017-02-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Peaceful, secluded, comfortable and relaxing! We recently enjoyed our family Christmas break at Bali View.....a fantastic week long, peaceful and relaxing stay! The house has been very stylishly and tastefully designed with lots of 'Bali' type modern elements to create a holiday vibe. There's a great cross flow of breeze that comes through the house when opened up. The separate pavilion and outdoor shower was fantastic and felt like you were 'glamping'. The kitchen was so well stocked with all dining and cookware items...everything you would use at home....perfect for those who like to cook. The house is remote from neighbours, but just a short drive to the lakes, beaches etc. We quite happily sat around for hours on the verandah just relaxing and enjoying being amongst the nature and wildlife! We'll definately be staying again!
Date published: 2017-01-18
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