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Smiths Lake Retreat

Cottage, Smiths Lake

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 26 reviews

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Min 2 - 3 nights stay

4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bathroom


Smiths Lake is a small coastal village approximately 3.5 hours north of Sydney, within the beautiful Great Lakes District. Smiths Lake which surrounds the village is seperated from the ocean by Sandbar Beach a secluded and pristine beach.


The 2 bedroom western red cedar cottage is nestled within a tropical rainforest reserve, with cabbage tree & pacific palms, towering gum trees which are home to cat birds, brush turkeys, black cockatoos, kookaburras, whip birds, bats, possums.....and lots more.

The large partially enclosed rear deck is positioned looking out to the rainforest to maximize the feeling of seclusion and privacy.


2 Bedroom cottage, split level open plan, sleeps 4 adults (2 queen beds). Polished boards throughout, with modern stainless steel kitchen.

Fully furnished with w/machine, dryer, TV, DVD, gas BBQ, bath & shower, 2 toilets and gas heater.

Lush organic cotton sheets & fluffy king towels supplied.

200m stroll to the sandy beaches and clear waters of Smiths Lake & the boatshed cafe.

Many surfing, fishing and patrolled beaches within 5-10 minutes drive.

Close to local shops which includes Butcher, Baker, Bottle shop & general store.

Dog friendly, with dog friendly area at nearby at Cellito Beach.


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Dishwasher, Washing machine

Clothes dryer Dishwasher DVD player Eco-Friendly Iron and board Kitchen Linens provided Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Pets allowed Stereo Video library Washing machine
Smiths Lake Retreat is rated 4.846153846153846 out of 5 by 26.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A very comfortable house A spacious, clean and well furnished house close to the beach (5 minutes walk).
Date published: 2016-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding :) Beautiful location and everything you need for a relaxed vacay !
Date published: 2015-10-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Hideaway at smiths lake We have stayed here before and love the quiet area of smiths lake. It's very relaxing and this cottage is clean, comfortable and close to the lake and beach. The bats can be a bit noisy in the morning but I love that I can take my little dog on holidays with me.
Date published: 2015-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great house, great location! Smiths Lake Retreat is a great property. The location is great and only a few shorts steps from Smiths Lake. There are some gorgeous national parks in the area. We made it to Booti Booti and the Seal Rocks/Treachery Camp area. Amazing coastal views at each park. One day we rented a boat from the Frosty Coffee Boatshed...right at Smiths Lake and about a 5 minute walk. The price was very reasonable and the lake was great. The house is lovely and has everything you need to cook some great meals. We did all our grocery shopping in Forster. A highlight are the flying fox bats that live behind the house. They are just fascinating to watch...especially when they take off for the evening. The only downside to the house, is it doesn't have any fans...except in one of the bedrooms. During the day it got quite warm, but in the evening it wasn't too bad. But a fan for the main room would have been nice. All and all it was a great trip and we would definitely return to Smiths Lake Retreat!
Date published: 2015-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Christmas hideaway We had a fantastic break over Christmas at Smiths Lake Retreat. The house is great and has everything you need with everything set in an open plan room looking out to rainforest. Smiths Lake is so quiet and peaceful which was exactly what we were looking for. It was real escape from the city. There's a good fresh seafood place on the way to Blueys and the local shops have a butcher, general store and bottle shop so you really don't need to leave the area at all. Our two staffies settled right in and there is a big deck for them to relax on and Cellito (dog friendly) beach is a short drive away. We thoroughly recommend Smith Lakes Retreat and are looking forward to another visit.
Date published: 2014-12-29
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