1. Australia
  2. NSW
  3. Port Stephens
  4. Shoal Bay
  5. #84773

Sandy Cove at Shoal Bay.

House, Shoal Bay

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 41 reviews

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Min 2 - 7 nights stay

10 guests
4 bedrooms
7 beds
2 bathrooms


Upstairs Offers: open plan living area with modern furnishings and prints, air conditioning, 2x 3seater lounges, a 50inch flat screen TV, FOXTEL, DVD and sliding door access to the front balcony. The modern spacious kitchen area has a dishwasher, oven, stove, microwave, coffee machine, a full sized fridge/freezer and a solid timber dining table with full length bench seats. The rear screened enclosed entertainment deck can be accessed via the sliding doors off the kitchen and has a solid outdoor setting for 8+2 and a 4x burner gas BBQ. The main bedroom has a queen sized bed, bedside tables, ceiling fan and a built-in robe. The 2nd bedroom also has a queen sized bed, bedside tables, ceiling fan and a built-in robe. The 3rd bedroom offers a double sized bed, bedside table, ceiling fan and a wardrobe. The main bathroom has a standard sized bath, glassed shower and vanity with a separate toilet.

Downstairs Offers: a wide tiled entry foyer plus a large kids rumpus room, with 30inch TV, FOXTEL, DVD, i-pod docking station, lounge suite and 2x bunk beds. There is a second toilet and shower on this level which will come in handy for showering off the sand after a long day at the beach. The laundry comes fully equipped with a front loading washing machine and dryer plus rear door entry to the large fully fenced backyard (Small child and dog friendly). There is internal door access to the double auto lock-up garage ideal for 2 vehicles, your boat or the jet skis.

NOTE: We do not accept "SCHOOLIES" bookings.

PETS WELCOME: Dogs are welcome only outside and in the garage area and can enjoy the huge fully fenced rear yard.

Local Amenities

The Shoal Bay Foreshore is only a 400m level stroll approximately (5 minutes walk)and offers picnic tables, BBQ facilities, toilet amenities, public jetty plus a trail to the top of Tomaree Headland past the WWII gun emplacements for panoramic ocean and bay views. Shoal Bay offers 3 unpatrolled surf beaches plus the calmer waters of Shoal Bay itself to enjoy a swim on a hot summers day. There is village shopping for convenient items plus restaurants, cafes, the Newcastle and Port Stephens Game Fishing Club (Great view and cold beer, visitors very welcome) and the infamous Shoal Bay Country Club Hotel for fantastic bistro-like meals. Take a stroll along the walk/cycle way to beautiful Fingal Beach and enjoy a coffee at the surf club cafe.

Local Activities

Art and Craft, Quad Bike Riding, Bushwalking: Tomaree Headland, Canoeing, Rock Climbing, Crabbing, Cycling: Cycleway from Fingal Bay to Nelson Bay, Scuba-Diving (Fly Point sponge gardens and Broughton Island), Dive Charters, Dolphin Cruises, Driving: Off Road on Stockton Sand Dunes, Fishing - Beach, Fishing - Game: Annual Game Fishing Tournament (February), Exercising, Golfing: Nelson Bay Golf Club, Hay rides, Horseriding, Jet Boating, Kayaking, Seakayaking, Para-Sailing/Para-Flying, Photography, Sailing, Sandboarding, Scenic Flight: Helicopter Rides from Salamander Bay, Snorkelling, Surfing, Swimming: Beach, Bay and Public Pool with Slide, Theme Park: For the Kids, Animal Viewing, Marine Animal watching, Shark & Ray Pool, Whale Cruises, Wine Tasting: Port Stephens Winery. (You will need more time to do all this!)


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Dishwasher, Parking, Washing machine

Air conditioning Child's high chair Clothes dryer Cot Dishwasher DVD player Games room Iron and board Kitchen Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Parking Pets allowed Satellite/Cable Stereo Washing machine
Sandy Cove at Shoal Bay. is rated 4.7073170731707314 out of 5 by 41.
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Location We really enjoyed our stay here. The house itself is an older property but they have done it up nice with the renovations. It felt very fresh and clean. The bbq and outdoor setting as well as an outdoor heater were handy. The fully fenced back yard was great for our two dogs to roam around in and there is an awesome dog beach just down the road in Nelson bay. Being within walking distance of the shops and the beach was fantastic! Overall a great property for large groups!
Date published: 2016-10-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect place for a getaway We regularly have a weekend in Shoal Bay and I would recommend Sandy Cove to anyone looking to have a short getaway or for a couple of weeks in Port Stephens. Very presentable holiday home with plenty of room for large families or groups and so close to everything.
Date published: 2016-10-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Wonderful property What an amazing place to stay. Very home like and being so close to the beach, cafes, shops etc we basically walked everywhere, no need for the car. Great space within the home and very accomodating for kitchen supplies as well as tea, coffee etc. Definitely be staying here again.
Date published: 2016-09-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice property We liked it and it was nice. We has the best relaxing time during staying in shoal bay.
Date published: 2016-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fabulous house! We had such a wonderful time during our stay at Sandy Cove. The house was large, clean and fit us all very comfortably with room to spare! The house is just minutes from the beach and restaurants and is very easy to find. We have a big dog and the backyard was large enough for him to run around in without problems. We will definitely be staying here again during out next visit!
Date published: 2016-03-29
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