Escape the rush of modern city living and drive up north to visit the pristine peninsula of Port Stephens. Only a few minutes drive from town, winding through the stunning coastline lies the close-knit community of Shoal Bay. From the moment you pull into Keepsake Cottage, memories of family holidays come flooding back. Keepsake Cottage is perfect for empty nester couples who enjoy the simplicity of having everything accessible on the ground level and is also great for families with extra bedrooms and a bathroom on the second level.
The fresh retro décor will make you slip into the holiday mind-set and only a few minutes walk will lead you to family-friendly Shoal Bay Beach as well as cafes, restaurants and family-friendly parks, walks and bike rides. Take yourself back to the simple joys of fishing off the jetty, building sand castles, soaking up the sun, enjoying fish and chips at sunset or a glass of wine at the end of the day in the comfort of the cottage or at one of the many picturesque picnic and barbecue spots in the area.
Keepsake Cottage is a duplex comprising of 3 bedrooms with a master, ensuite and open plan living area and kitchen all on one level, complete with a split system air-conditioner. The ground floor opens on to an enclosed and secure garden - a great area for relaxing at the end of the day, for breakfast, an easy-care lunch or evening barbecue. A queen and twin bedroom plus a second bathroom make up the second level and both rooms have standard fans with the queen also having a HD TV. Free wifi is also available at Keepsake Cottage along with a large HD TV and DVDs for all the family to enjoy in the living area. All linen is provided and beds are made up for you – just bring your beach towels
Spend your days exploring one of the many tracks that lead you through the stunning coastal national park or get your morning coffee fix at one of many cafes dotted along the bay. For those who enjoy sensational views, take a walk up Tomaree Headland to experience 360-degree views of the peninsula. In the noon bring out the homebody in you by relaxing among the fresh retro atmosphere by sharing a family dinner or start that book you have never have time to open Allow your time at Keepsake Cottage to transport you back to a simpler time where family, sea-soaked days and lazy morning sleeps-in are the only things on your to-do list.