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Lakeshores Holiday and Short Stay Accommodation

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Waves @ Caves


Bed Configuration:
Queen Size 2 x Queen Size 153 cm x 203 cm
Single Size 2 x Single Size 92 cm x 187 cm
Double Sleeper Sofa 2 x Double Sleeper Sofa 137 cm x 187 cm

Prices Starting From: AUD($) 265 

Stay Longer, Pay Less! - we offer discounted rates for longer stays!
up to 15% and more for stays over 7 nights
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We understand that circumstances can change rapidly. If you either book with us now or have an existing booking, arriving within the next 14 days and you can no longer travel due to restrictions that have been applied by any State Government, we will treat your Reservation as what is known as a Frustrated Contract - it is neither party’s fault - and we will apply the ACCC consumer rules for frustrated contracts - We will either move or postpone your Reservation to a later date at no additional charge or issue a refund on the full amount paid, less a cancellation fee of 30% (ACCC rules, a “reasonable” cancellation fee.)


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

Property Description

FREE WIFI. (Outdoor Dog Friendly) With amazing panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and Lake Macquarie, this 3-bedroom home is perfect for a family getaway by the beach.


You can cook a delicious meal while you watch the waves crash at the beach in the modern kitchen. The kitchen is fully equipped with plenty of bench space, a dishwasher, microwave, stainless steel oven/cooktop, coffee machine and breakfast bar. Next to the kitchen area is a table where you can sit indoors, or you can sit on the back balcony at the outdoor table. You can see amazing views of the ocean, lake, channel and all the way to the mountains, from the balcony, this area also has a BBQ. The open plan living area is air conditioned with a cosy lounge, flat screen tv and a small sitting area for you to read a book.


Sleeping up to 8 guests, all 3 bedrooms are located upstairs, the main bedroom has a queen bed, an ensuite with a  shower and toilet, plus a private balcony which is at the front of the house, the second bedroom also has a queen bed, while the third bedroom has 2 singles. Both the second and third bedroom have split queen beds, on request the default bedding configuration can be changed.


The downstairs area is open planned and can be used as a 4th bedroom or teenager retreat, it has 2 double sofa beds and a second TV. There is also a ping pong table to enjoy on a rainy day. The third bathroom is located down here with a shower and toilet, plus a fully equipped laundry. There is a desk in this area if you need to work or study while you are away. 


The home has a large garage and driveway for you to bring multiple cars or your boat, there are local boat ramps less than 5 minutes away at both Swansea and Blacksmiths. There is also a ping pong table in the garage for guests' use. The secure backyard is great for the kids to kick a ball around, you can even bring your dog along for the family holiday (outdoor only).


Located in Caves Beach, the home is only a short drive or walk to the local shops and cafes. You can walk to the patrolled beach which is located 300M down the road to explore the caves on low tide or attend an event at the Caves Beach Surf Club, or if the lake is more your thing, Swansea and Pelican are both less than 5 minutes away.

How to reach the property

Points of Interests

• Short 3-minute drive to Swansea Shopping Centre.
• 5-minute drive to Catherine Hill Bay Beach.
• Restaurants, Bistros, Take-Away & Cafes are within a 5-minutes drive.
• Belmont 16 Footers, The Mawson Hotel 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.
• Caves Beach has beautiful Caves to explore on low tide.
• Less than a 5-minute walk to the beach.
• Pinny's Beach is a beautiful quiet beach to relax.
• 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. 

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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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