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Lakeshores Holiday and Short Stay Accommodation
Lakeshores Holiday Accommodation


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Serendipity


Bed Configuration:
King Size 1 x King Size 183 cm x 203 cm
Double Sleeper Sofa 1 x Double Sleeper Sofa 137 cm x 187 cm
TriBunk Beds 1 x TriBunk Beds 1x137cm x 187cm 1x92cm x 187cm

Prices Starting From: AUD($) 230 

Stay Longer, Pay Less! - we offer discounted rates for longer stays!
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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 7 days and you can no longer travel due to restrictions that have been applied by any State Government, we will either move or postpone your reservation to a later date or issue a refund on the full amount paid, less a cancellation fee of $75.


RULES FOR NSW UP TO DECEMBER 2021


https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/easing-covid-19-restrictions 


If you or one of your group will not be fully vaccinated at this time, your booking will be cancelled or the unvaccinated person will not able to travel and stay. This is a directive of the Dept of Health via  Public Order.


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


 


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Property Description

FREE WIFI. Serendipity is the ultimate lake escape. Located on the lakefront reserve in the quiet suburb of Balcolyn, this home is the perfect place for a family or small group of friends to escape the busy city. It is perfect for those looking for a relaxing family getaway where you can swim, kayak, paddleboard, fish, or boat. You can even bring your furry friend!


This lakehouse is well equipped for a weekend or longer stay away. The main lounge area is airconditioned and has a Smart TV where you can unwind and watch Netflix on the comfy couch. The kitchen is fully equipped and perfect to cook up a storm, or if you'd prefer to cook outside with water views, there's a BBQ and outdoor dining. 


Bedroom 1: King bed with air conditioning


Bedroom 2: Tri-bunk (Double bed on the bottom, single bed on the top)


Additional: Double sofa bed


The house has a relaxing sun room with a day bed to unwind and enjoy the water views, your morning coffee, or a glass of afternoon wine. The sunsets are to be seen to be believed! There is outdoor dining and a BBQ and the yard is fully fenced which is great for kids and dogs.


Property features


• Free Wifi


• Outdoor dining and BBQ


• Smart TV


• Air conditioning


• Fully equipped kitchen 


• Lake views from the lounge room and dining 


• Short walk to the boat ramp and a short drive to Shingle Splitters foreshore


• Linen included


Balcolyn is a quiet lakeside suburb. The home is just a short walk or drive to Shingle Splitters reserve. The waterfront reserve has a playground, BBQ, and picnic facilities and is great for swimming for children or water activities. There is also a boat ramp located at the end of the street so it is the perfect spot for water lovers!


There is a shopping center located at Bonnells Bay just a short drive where there is a supermarket, pharmacy, bakery and more. Morisset town centre is a 10-minute drive away and has a number of restaurants, cafes, and shops.


PARKING


Parking is available in the driveway. There is additional street parking available. 


PETS


This home is pet-friendly for small-medium sized dogs. Dogs are not allowed on the furniture and an additional cleaning fee may apply.

How to reach the property

Points of Interests

  • Relax and unwind with stunning views of Lake Macquarie

  • Boat ramp 500m away

  • 20 minutes to the beautiful Watagan Mountains

  • 30 minutes to surf beaches

  • 45 minutes to Hunter Valley Vineyards

  • Stroll around local Artisan Markets

  • Visit Dobell Art Gallery at Wangi

  • Go Fishing, Swimming or boating.

  • Have a picnic in any of the local lakeside Parks.

  • Take a 30 minute drive around the Lake to one of the many outstanding Beaches at Lake Macquarie.

  • The Hunter Valley Vineyards are less than 45 minutes drive whilst the Central Coast is less than 30 minutes drive or "Best Tours" conduct winery tours and will collect and return you back to Silver Waters. Their tours include 5 wineries and lunch.  Phone Bruce on 0437149612. www.besttour.com.au

  • For Relaxation or Remedial Massage phone Cowan Massage 0431106278. Located just up the road at 23 Fishery Point Road, Mirrabooka.

  •  Horse riding for all ages and levels at AAA Horse riding.  Phone (02) 4977 2245   www.aaahorseriding.com.au 

  •  Lake Macquarie Fishing Charters. Catch your dinner!  Phone 0419264798  www.lakemacquariefishingcharters.com.au

  • 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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