1. Australia
  2. NSW
  3. Port Stephens
  4. Nelson Bay
  5. #79856

Shells on the Shore Holiday House

House, Nelson Bay

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 48 reviews

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Min 1 - 7 nights stay

10 guests
4 bedrooms
5 beds
2 bathrooms


Shoal Bay Holiday House

Located in magnificent Shoal bay amongst the areas premier beaches and activities, within an easy walk to Fingal Bay Beach and Box Beach, is this superb modern three bedroom home, plus studio apartment. The property is minutes to many beautiful crystal blue beaches for calm swimming or surfing. Only moments from National Parks for scenic bush and beach walks with lookout points. The Nelson Bay marina is short drive for the Dolphin and Whale cruises. Shoal bay has shops, cafes and restaurants with glorious views overlooking the entrance to the harbour.

This home will impress you with quality features including luxury spa, ducted air-conditioning in the house, fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel kleenmaid appliances, very high ceilings, timber floors, french doors with 3 separate timber decks and an outdoor entertaining area with BBQ and rainforest garden.

The studio apartment is a replica of the main house with high ceilings and timber floors. It boasts a caesar stone kitchen, lounge, dining, queen bed, bathroom and private deck. The studio apartment has a different key lock. This gives you the opportunity to bring your family plus the in-laws, or grandparents, or grown up children, or friends that may like to holiday with you. Or just use it as an extra bedroom, bathroom and kitchen.

Shells on the Shore have presented this holiday home and studio apartment with sophisticated fixtures and furnishings.You will feel like you have your own private oasis when you stay at Shells on the Shore Holiday House. Every room is tastefully decorated with attention to detail.

The owners have supplied a DVD library and large games collection to make your holiday complete. There is a large double lockup garage and off street parking for up to 3 cars. The laundry has a 9kg washing machine, dryer and long bench/sink.

Shells on the Shore Holiday House can accommodate 8 people very comfortably. The master bedroom has a queen, the second room has a queen and third has a bunk set (2 singles) and the studio apartment has a queen. All the rooms have large built in robes with euro panel sliding doors.


- 4 Large Bedrooms, sleeps 10

- Full kitchen facilities with quality appliances

- Separate kitchenette with Caesar stone bench and ceramic cooktop.

- Ducted air conditioning in the house.

- Bathroom with caesar stone double vanity, large shower and luxury spa bath.

- Separate toilet. Plus ensuite in the studio apartment.

- Laundry 9kg washing machine with dryer.

- Two lounge rooms, both with large LCD wall hung TVs, stereo and DVD player.

- Ceiling fans in all rooms.

- Modern, french doors opening onto wrap around deck

- Balcony off studio apartment.

- Out door-entertaining area with BBQ.

- Large double lock up garage with remote.

Terms and Conditions

Holiday House

You will need to bring your own towels and linen. You may hire the linen, pillow cases, hand towels, bath mats and tea towel for $28 per bed. The linen service includes drop off and pickup.

Doonas (with decorative covers), blankets and pillows are already supplied. We can also supply you with a contact phone number for a business for baby hire items.

Terms and Conditions are as bellow;

-Payment of the rental deposit constitutes the clients acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.

-A refundable bond of $300 is required.

-Late check out fee of $25 per hour after 10am.

-Cleaning fee of $60 applicable on one night stays only

-We do not accept schoolies, weddings, bucks or hens parties, sporting groups (including golf weekends), party groups, and any group (more than 2 people) under the age of 30 years, unless part of a family group (i.e. adults and children). If you book and fall into this category your booking will be cancelled. ONLY THE NOMINATED GUESTS MAY BE PRESENT AT THE PROPERTY FOR ANY TIME DURING THE STAY. You will be required to list guests names and ages as a registration of who is staying for OH&S requirements. Eviction will apply for excess guests not agreed with the owners in advance.

-Full Rental is payable 14 days IN ADVANCE prior to collection of keys when checking in.

-Once final payment is DUE no refund is will be made unless the property is re-booked.

-All changes to accommodation bookings will incur an administration fee of $50.00

-Cancellation Policy:

More than 4 weeks notice - full refund less $50.00 booking fee

Less than 4 weeks notice - 50% of the tariff fee

Less than 2 weeks notice – No refund


-Standard check-in time is 2pm and check-out time is 10am. Late check-outs will incur a late check-out fee.

-We have the right to refuse a booking.

- Only one warning will be issued for noise complaints. 2nd complaint will result in immediate departure from the property with no refund.

-We will debit credit card or send an invoice for extra charges for cleaning, additional guests, lost keys, call outs or damage to property.

- Please leave the Property as you found it, cleaners will attend when you leave to maintain a level of hygiene, disinfect showers and benches etc, but we expect the house to be left in a neat tidy clean condition, with bbq’s wiped over after usage, refrigerators cleared of your left over food, dishwasher stacked and left on when you leave and dishes washed and put away in cupboards, rubbish in rubbish and re-cycled bins. Extra cleaning charges will be made if these items are not attended to. Please leave used sheets & towels in laundry to allow beds to air between bookings and to let us identify what linen needs to go to the laundry.

- As a guest of the property booked, you indemnify the management of any liability caused by you or your guests which may arise during the booking period. And the Owner of the property are not liable for any damages to the property, or injury to persons visiting the property during the occupancy period.

- Your booking is made in GOOD FAITH by our office but may under circumstances be subject to change prior to the commencement of booking. We cannot accept responsibility for if your booking has to be cancelled. We cannot accept responsibility for actions outside our control

-Whilst we will make every effort to provide you with the accommodation described in our booking confirmation, we must reserve the right to amend, vary or cancel any booking.

- Prices may be subject to change without notice.

- We will not be held responsible for failure of utilities and essential services such as gas, electricity and water, nor appliances, should they cease to function.

Local Attractions

Port Stephens is a blue water wonderland well known for its numerous choices for beaches & activities. Shoal Bay is in close proximity to all the area has to offer. The activities & experiences include:

- Beaches with numerous surfing or calm swimming spots

- Dolphin & Whale Watch Cruises

- Water Sports including ski, kayaking, sailing, para-sailing, jet ski, jet boat

- Scuba diving and snorkelling

- Fishing charters, game fishing, ocean, beach and rock fishing

- 4WD Sand Dune Safari tours,quad bike tours, sand surfing, horse & camel rides

- Theme Parks with Tobogganing, rock climbing, mini golf, giant maze

- Wild Life Parks with Koalas, bush walk.

- Go Karts

- Hire Bikes

- Wine & Vineyard Tours

- Golf Courses

- The Australian Shark and Ray Centre

- The Shell Museum

- National award winning Murray's Craft Brewing Co.


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Dishwasher, Parking, Washing machine

Air conditioning Balcony Ceiling fan Children welcome Clothes dryer Deck/Patio Dining Dishes and utensils Dishwasher DVD player Games Garage Hair dryer Heating Hot tub Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Living room Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Parking Refrigerator Stereo Stove Television Toaster Video library Washing machine
Shells on the Shore Holiday House is rated 4.9167 out of 5 by 48.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Shells on the Shore Holiday House Beatifully decorated, comforable clean home. Fully replenished kitchen.
Date published: 2016-10-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent property! We enjoyed all the goodness of the house as correct as advertised & comments of people previously stayed
Date published: 2016-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great stay! The place was clean, modern and very spacious. The whole family enjoyed the stay and it was so close to most of the beaches! Would definitely recommend this holiday house for bigger families.
Date published: 2016-10-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent property! We had a wonderful weekend away with the family, the property was very comfortable for the 8 of us. We all absolutely loved it, it was clean, well decorated, close to the beach, you will find all you need for cooking as well. We would definitely come back again!
Date published: 2016-09-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely Home! We stayed one night at this lovely home. It was clean, modern, comfortable. Would definitely come go again. Thanks Michelle!
Date published: 2016-08-23
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