HomeExchange.comâ„˘ - Listing #225399 - New architecturally built 4 Bdr, 4 Bth Lakehouse, metres from the waters edge on beautiful Lake Macquarie NSW Australia. 90mins from Sydney.
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Listing ID # 225399
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|Sydney or Newcastle|
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|Sydney Airport under 2 hrs, Newcastle Airport 40 mins|
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Newly built and tastefully furnished, it consists of 3 separate living areas. The main house is situated on two levels. There is an upper level, a terrace apartment on the lower level, and a boat cottage, all with private entrances and stunning views. Each area is fully self contained with everything you will need for a relaxing holiday. Comfortable outdoor furniture and BBQ's on each terrace.
The upper level consists of 2 queen size bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, office, laundry and open plan kitchen/living area with spectacular views of the lake from almost every room. The office is fully equipped with wireless, laptop & printer.
The terrace apartment has an open plan kitchen/living area, one queen bedroom, bathroom, laundry and also with wonderful views of the Lake.
The boat cottage is 3 metres from the waters edge, with 180 degree views. It is a fully self contained studio apartment with 1 double bed, open plan galley kitchen & lounge/dining area, bathroom, laundry facilities and balcony. (The boathouse is run as a small B&B which we will be temporarily closing down while we are away. see www.watersedgeboathouse.com.au).
Kitchens have the latest appliances, granite benchtops and are generously equipped for those who enjoy cooking.
We have ducted reverse cycle air conditioning, a home security system and double lockup garage.
There is a row boat, 2 kayaks, lifejackets, crab pots, fishing gear and bicycles which you are welcome to use.
Honda CRV is negotiable.
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The city of Lake Macquarie is located 90 minutes drive north of Sydney, 40 minutes from Newcastle, and 45 minutes from Australia's premium wine country, the renowned Hunter Valley which has been host to entertainers such as Robbie Williams, Elton John, Rod Stewart and many more. Besides the breathtaking Lake there are pristine coastal and sandy beaches and the spectacular Watagan Mountains to the west.
Sydney airport is the closest international airport (Less than 2 Hrs drive South). Williamtown is the domestic airport for Newcastle (40mins North) and has connecting flights to most other cities in Australia. Air conditioned trains leave each hour to and from Sydney - a pleasant 2 Hr trip along the Hawkesbury River.
Wangi Wangi village (pronounced Wongee) is a 2 mins drive (or 15min walk along the waterfront) and although small, there is a Supermarket, Bakery, Butcher, Pharmacy, Newsagent, Beauty Salons, Hairdressers, a Barber & Beardary, Art Gallery, Lolly Shop, Post Office, Library, 3 restaurants, 2 clubs and a pub.
Toronto, a 10 min drive north, is a very pretty coastal town where you will find larger supermarkets, shops and a variety of restaurants and cafeâ€™s. A further 15mins away you will find 3 'mega' shopping centres. The local farmers markets alternate each weekend around the district.
There are several golf courses within easy reach. An interesting 'Antiques Trail', Art Galleries and many other local attractions.
There are 20 walking trails in Lake Macquarie which vary in length and difficulty. Whether it is a short stroll or a challenging hike youâ€™re after, get inspired by some of the wonderful trails described in the 'Lake Macquarie Tracks & Trails'
Wangi Wangi State Recreation area located at the tip of the Wangi peninsula offers panoramic views of the lake and
Pulbah Island. Wangi has a strong indigenous history with a broad range of native flora and fauna species. The area is a sanctuary for koalas. Experience a wild kangaroo colony in their natural habitat just 15 mins away.
Watersedge Boathouse, the perfect retreat for a week or weekend away. Sandra & Colin Cain, 49 Alexander Parade, Arcadia Vale, Lake Macquarie NSW 2283
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|Smoking Prohibited||Pets Prohibited|
|Auto Exchange is negotiable|
We are experienced travellers but are new to home exchange so see this as a great opportunity and adventure. We enjoy sailing, walking, theatre, dining out, browsing local markets and antique shops, visiting historical sites, reading, cooking, good wine and of course, travel.
We enjoy and care for our home and would do the same with yours.
Honda CRV negotiable.
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