FREE WIFI. Illaroo is a brand-new Hampton style home located in the historic coastal town of Catherine Hill Bay. With all the luxuries you need for a memorable beach holiday, this home is the perfect choice for families or larger groups to relax and unwind in a splice of paradise.
‘Illaroo’ is named after a ship wreck that occurred just off the coast of Catherine Hill Bay in 1903 and its name reflects the deep mining history of the small coastal town. Today, Catherine Hill Bay, with some original cottages still standing, is a popular coastal destination and it’s no wonder why with some of the most beautiful award winnings beaches on the East Coast. Illaroo adds a touch of modern luxury to this unique town.
As soon as you step inside the doors of modern home, you are welcomed by a contemporary beach feel. The Hampton style layout makes it an entertainer’s paradise, with open kitchen and living spaces, and a large veranda with ocean views to enjoy the sea breeze and watch the sunset over the Pacific Ocean. The luxury furnishings, small personal touches and brand-new appliances mean your stay will be both comfortable and memorable.
Accommodating up to 8 people, there are two living areas with media streaming TVs and Foxtel, as well as two indoor seating areas, a large spacious veranda and backyard, there is plenty of space for the whole group.
Bedroom 1 – Master bedroom with Queen bed, robe and ensuite
Bedroom 2 - Queen bed
Bedroom 3 - Queen bed
Bedroom 4 – Two king single beds.
The open living, kitchen and veranda are the heart of the house, with large opening doors it is the perfect space to relax, enjoy the views, enjoy a meal and a glass of wine and read a book.
Enjoy the numerous luxuries of the house including; - Netflix and media streaming smart TVs – Free wireless NBN - Foxtel – Ducted air conditioning – Dishwasher – Coffee Machine – Washing machine and dryer – Two bathrooms – BBQ and more.
All linen and towels are provided, just please bring your own beach towels. Basic amenities are provided but the home is located just a 10-minute drive to a central shopping area with a Woolworths, Coles and specialty stores. Walk to the historic ‘Catho Pub’ for a drink, a meal and some live music.
The popular patrolled Middle Camp beach is a short 2-minute drive or 10-minute walk away, and the more secluded Moonee Beach which is very popular with surfers is just 200m away. It is also surrounded by the Wallarah National Park and Munmorah State Conservation Park in the south, with popular hiking and trail bike riding trails.
Catherine Hill Bay is a popular surfing and coastal destination located only 90 mins from Sydney, just off the M1 freeway, and only 30 minutes to Newcastle. It is the perfect escape from the busy city life – being so close to the city but you will feel a million miles away. The old miner’s town has a vibe that no other coastal town on the East Coast can compare.
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