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Lakeshores Holiday and Short Stay Accommodation
Lakeshores Holiday Accommodation


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Same Day Check-In Bookings may be made by phoning 02 4971 3373 before 12:30 pm

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Bed Configuration:
Queen Size 1 x Queen Size 153 cm x 203 cm
Single Size 1 x Single Size 92 cm x 187 cm
Single Size Bunks 1 x Single Size Bunks 2 x 92 cm x 187 cm

Prices Starting From: AUD($) 207 

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Min stay - 2 nights. Pub. Hols./Special Events - 3 nights. Christmas/New Year - 5 nights.


 



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Property Description

FREE WIFI. Driftwood in Blacksmiths is the perfect family beach holiday home. Just a short 100m walk down the end of the street to the sandy shores, it is designed for comfort, ease and ultimate relaxation for a carefree coastal escape. Located in a central location, within walking distance to the beach, surf lifesaving club, convenience store, takeaway shops, BBQ areas and more.


Comfortably sleeping 5 people it is designed for a family and has all the modern-day comforts for a weekend or longer away. The home has air conditioning, wifi, media streaming TV, and coffee machine catering for all your needs.


The lounge room has plenty of cosy seating and is the perfect place to unwind of a night and watch some TV. This area is air conditioned with a ceiling fan but also gets amazing ocean breezes of an afternoon. The recently renovated kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need to cook and includes a full-sized fridge, coffee machine and dishwasher.


The main bedroom has a queen bed and ceiling fan and the second bedroom has a bunk bed – perfect for kids. There is an additional single bed in the fully enclosed sunroom which still offers some privacy for a 5th guest.


The bathroom, although a little older is tidy with a shower over bath and a separate toilet in the laundry. There is a washing machine for your use.


The backyard is great to kick around a ball, with an enclosed dining area with BBQ to sit and enjoy the sea breeze and a carport large enough for 1 car or a boat. Walk down the end of the flat street to the direct beach access and within minutes you are on the sandy shores of Blacksmiths Beach.


Blacksmiths is a great beach holiday destination located on the channel of Lake Macquarie. With sandy stretches of beach which are patrolled in the warmer months, a pathed break wall which is perfect for a scenic stroll or some fishing, Grannies Pool (perfect to let the kids swim!), multiple BBQ areas, shops, playground and boat ramp close by and also being a short drive to the town center in Swansea, there is plenty to do or whether you would prefer to just kick back and enjoy the beach lifestyle.


This home also has a cot and highchair for infants (please note that cot linen is not provided).

How to reach the property

Points of Interests

• Short 3-minute drive to Swansea or Belmont Shopping Centre.
• 5-minute drive to Caves Beach.
• Restaurants, Bistros, Take-Away & Cafes are within a 5-minutes drive.
• Belmont Golf Club, Belmont 16 Footers and Swansea RSL are all within a 5-minute drive. 
• 15 minutes drive to Warners Bay or 25 minutes Charlestown.
• A short drive to Pelican children's park or Belmont South both reserves have BBQ facilities.
• Less than a 5-minute walk to the beach.
• A beautiful swimming spot, 'Grannies Pool' to relax or for the children to splash around.
• Beach, Rock or Lake Fishing
• Surfing
• Bike riding
• Sailing
• Swimming
• Golf
• Mountain biking
• 4 x 4 beach trails which are accessible at Belmont South or Redhead Beach Entrance (beach permit needed).
• Shopping
• Fine Dining
• Water Sports

Security Deposit

To ensure our properties are treated fairly, guests are required to agree to abide by our House Rules by electronically signing our Registration Form regarding a Security Bond prior to arrival. The Security Bond for this property is: 500.00 AUD($) .

Booking Cancellation Policy

In order to protect yourselves and our community we urge you to download and activate the Federal Government's COVID-Safe App.

We recommend that you take out Travel Insurance to cover unexpected illness, accidents, weather events, natural disasters or other unforeseen circumstances.

COVID-19 pandemic (as of 13th September 2021)

**We may require all guests over the age of 16 be double vaccinated against covid19 (per government orders) **

If you or one of your group will not be fully vaccinated at this time, your booking may be cancelled or the unvaccinated person not able to travel and stay. This is out of our control and we will be guided by the Dept of Health at that time. NOTE: It is the responsibility of the person booking the accommodation to ensure all people in the group are fully vaccinated and able to travel. Lakeshores will not be held responsible if unvaccinated guests are unable to stay.

For the latest updates on the COVID-19 situation, click here

We understand circumstances are changing rapidly. If you have an existing booking with us made prior to 15th Sept), arriving within the next 14 days and you can no longer travel due to travel or vaccination restrictions that have been applied by any State Government, we will treat your Reservation as a Frustrated Contract - neither party at fault. We will apply the ACCC rules for frustrated contracts and will either move or postpone your reservation to a later date at no additional admin charge (seasonal rate changes may apply) or issue a refund on the full amount less a cancellation fee of 30%. We will also issue a similar refund for the total nights not stayed if the Government brings in new restrictions that reduces the length of a current stay.

Cancellations will not be accepted based on travel warning advice only, there must be mandated order.

Please note that we cannot accept Bank Transfer payments for new reservations or final payments made within 6 days of arrival.

Our Standard Refund Policy -

Non-peak periods

Cancellations made within 24 hours of booking- Cancellation fee of $75.00 applies to cover our bank & merchant fees.

Cancellations more than 4 weeks before the arrival date- Cancellation fee of $75.00 applies to cover our bank & merchant fees.

Cancellations less than 4 weeks before arrival date– Cancellation fee of the full deposit applies unless the property is re-booked for the full period of the booking. If the property is re-booked, the deposit, less a $75 cancellation fee, will be refunded.

The booking and deposit may be moved to other dates, provided it is for the same or more number of nights and for the same property, without charge (The tariff may change, subject to the time of the year and number of guests).

Peak periods

Public holidays including Long Weekends, NSW School Holidays, Easter, Christmas, the State SLS Championships and Special Events.

Cancellations more than 12 weeks before the arrival date– Full deposit unless property is rebooked. If the property is re-booked a $200 cancellation fee applies.

Cancellations less than 12 weeks before the arrival date– full deposit unless the property is rebooked for the full period of the booking for at least the same tariff. If the property is able to be re-booked a $200 cancellation fee applies.

Cancellations made less than 4 weeks before the arrival date – Cancellation fee of the full amount.

Part cancellations will not be accepted. The final payment is payable 6 weeks prior to arrival.

All reservations are made in good faith by us but may be subject to changes in circumstances that are beyond our control. Every reasonable effort will be made to offer alternative accommodation should this occur.

* Reservations made via third party on-line travel sites such as Airbnb, Booking.com, Stayz, etc., may incur cost recovery charges for booking fees and commissions charged by these sites adn different to the above policies. This is outside of Lakeshores' control.

HOUSE RULES AND TERMS

When booking with us you agree to our abide by our House Rules such as tidying the property before departure and notifying us of any damages. We strive for transparent and fair communication.

CLICK to read our full list of house rules (Terms and Conditions)

TAX INVOICE
Please note that short stay accommodation is not subject to GST.

Booking Modification Policy

Please contact us if you require any changes to your booking including the number of guests, address or phone numbers, or date changes.

We will endeavour to assist where we are able. There may be a change in rate depending on the seasonal rates and number of guests. We do not accept partial cancellations of days or guest numbers.

Booking Children Policy

There are no charges for babies & toddlers up to 2 years.
 
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