Why go to Bali when you can travel 4 hours north of Sydney and experience the same tranquil setting and amazing water views and sunsets. This 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom, pet friendly house boasts stunning water views from the back patio, fishing from the bottom of the garden just meters away and the ability to launch your dinghy or jet ski from the back garden.
Backing onto the beautiful Hastings River on the North Shore, a short ferry ride from town with a complimentary ferry pass provided, Viewz on Riverside offers top quality inclusions to guests – from the King Coil luxury beds; Sheridan linen and towels; fine cutlery and crockery; Weber family gas barbecue; front loader European washer and dryer and secure screens on all doors and windows – you’ll find everything you need to enjoy a wonderful stay in a peaceful, tranquil setting.
The house offers breezy living, with a very well equipped kitchen and open plan dining and lounge room with reverse cycle air conditioning, ceiling fans, Sony blue tooth speaker and flat screen Smart TV – all with amazing river views. There are three bedrooms all with linen supplied – two bedrooms providing Queen size beds and ceiling fans, with the master bedroom boasting water views from the King size bed, flat screen Smart TV, reverse cycle air conditioning, ceiling fan, as well as a huge walk-in robe and enormous en-suite bathroom. The family bathroom offers a shower, toilet and bath for a relaxing soak and there is a third toilet off the laundry. The huge laundry also offers external access to the side area and river. The 2.5 car garage provides plenty of parking and bicycles are provided for guest use - bring your own helmets though.
There is free high speed NBN Wi-Fi internet access, a PlayStation 4 for the kids when you want a bit of down time and both flat screen Smart TVs have access to all free to air and catch up TV channels, as well as complimentary Netflix access.
All linen and towels except beach towels are provided and included in the price. We also supply comfortable bedding, blankets and doonas, as well as supplies of dish washing liquid, dishwasher powder, washing powder, toilet paper, shower gel, hand wash, milk, tea, coffee, a soda stream dispenser, tin foil/glad wrap/baking paper and even a complimentary bottle of wine.
Viewz on Riverside understands dogs are much loved members of the family and your small, well behaved dog is welcome with its own bedding.
The property is reached by the Settlement Point or Hibbard ferry services and your holiday starts the moment you drive onto the car ferry, which is just a short 4-minute journey across the river.
The closest beach to Viewz on Riverside is North Shore Beach, just a few minutes up the road, which is a dog friendly, off leash beach. You can also travel all the way up the beach to Crescent Head.
About the Area
Port Macquarie is a beautiful holiday location, situated on the mouth of the Hastings River in New South Wales and located halfway between Sydney and Brisbane. A place of natural beauty, the Hastings area is renowned for its wonderful beaches, scenic hinterland and beautiful waterways. It has something for everyone - fabulous beaches with great surfing, a colourful history dating back to convict times, top fishing locations, superb nature reserves, a beautiful walking track that passes around the headlands, , wineries, bushwalking, fabulous waterways from Port Macquarie to Dunbogan, a rainforest centre and lots of fun for the kids.
Your choice of restaurants is just as wide with a huge range of culinary delights available. Whatever you fancy, including award winning Asian, Mexican, Australian fusion, or how about some of the best fish & chips you've ever had? And don't forget to try some of the fabulous fresh local seafood available at so many of Port Macquarie's great restaurants.
Port Macquarie is well served for cultural activities. There is a wonderful art deco movie theatre which offers a high quality movie experience in a relaxed and friendly environment. The cinema complex has 5 screen fitted with the latest in Digital cinema equipment. Glasshouse is the local Arts Centre which offers a world of cultural experiences from opera, musical performances and ballet alike.
Just 30 minutes south of Port Macquarie is Kendall and the villages and towns of the breathtaking Camden Haven with calm waterways, bountiful fishing and gorgeous national parks. Families, 4WD enthusiasts and fishermen especially enjoy the carefree village lifestyle of Camden Haven and families will love the choice of swimming spots from family friendly Pilot Beach to the crystal clear creek at Swans Crossing.
Wauchope pronounced ‘war-hope’ sits west of Port Macquarie and the Pacific Highway and was once the mill for hinterland timber. Rich in history, Wauchope is the gateway to the Hinterland, with a natural wonderland of over 40,000 hectares of National Parks and State Forests – NSW’s best kept secret.
Comboyne, famous for it's dairy-farming village, is a half hour drive from Wauchope with open plateaus, lush farmland and rainforest pockets. The road winds round towards Boorganna Nature Reserve, one of the oldest nature reserves in NSW. A walking trail will take you to view the impressive Rawson Falls. Further along the road, view Ellenborough Falls, a 200 metre single drop waterfall, the tallest in Australia.