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Please note: we are booked out until February 2014 already - an indication of how well regarded the venue is, as shown on our booking calendar.
Hargraves Beach house is one of the few holiday rental properties North of the Entrance and South of Swansea, Newcastle for up to 12 guests. The house is of superior size and standard, with ocean views, absolute location to the beach and European quality fittings. There are 12 seperate beds. Four of the five bedrooms can be altered to suit combinations of king doubles and or twin singles. The house and facilities are family friendly. Children stay free and there are portacots and high chairs at no charge... We are located on Elizabeth Drive, one of the only beach fronted streets on the NSW Central Coast of Australia - 60 mins North from Hornsby Sydney, 75 mins East of Singleton, 20 mins South of Newcastle and 45 mins from the Hunter Valley. In other words, a very central area to many places.
We are perched on the high side of the street with spectacular panoramic ocean and coastal views from most parts of the house including the incredible 47 metre long wrap-around deck and the outside heated Spa.
Our ground floor area is twice the size of an average house (48 squares) and offers completely private and self - contained accommodation with 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms for 12 guests. More than 8 adults are permitted and need to consider that one bedroom contains 2 Double Deck Bunk Beds. These double deck bunk beds have pillow-top quality mattresses and are adult size and length
THE DIRECT ACCESS LANEWAY TO HARGRAVES BEACH IS ONLY 20 METRES AWAY FROM OUR HOUSE.
For your week-end, mid week or longer holiday escape, stay at Hargraves Beachhouse, freshly renovated modern luxury and comfort - far from the crowds in an exclusive and private coastal area.
With spacious indoor and outdoor areas, this modern and immaculate Upper-Central Coast holiday house is perfect for family vacations or reunions, special interest or clubs group accommodation, pre-wedding stays, hen’s weekends and small corporate retreats from just $60 per night per guest...
please refer to our Bookings and Rental Conditions for more information about our no party policyLOCAL FACILITIES
Beach access is opposite the house leading to a sheltered, family-friendly beach. Hargraves Beach is protected by a reef creating calm conditions, ideal for children. There are also patrolled surf beaches a short distance away at Lakes Beach and Soldiers Beach. Nearby Cabbage Tree Harbour has a tidal rock pool and small sheltered beach suitable for young children.
Jenny Dixon Beach, Park and Picnic (BBQ's) area is 5 minutes walking distance.
Lake Macquarie, Budgewoi Lake & Tuggerah Lake are nearby and are ideal for water sports and fishing. There are also cycle and walking paths along almost the entire sections of these lakes.
Hargraves Beach is popular for beach fishing year round and the large rock platform below Norah Head Lighthouse is also a popular spot. Cabbage Tree Harbour has a boat ramp for access to the ocean and there are boat ramps to the lakes; the closest being to Budgewoi Lake from Slade Park on the southern side of Budgewoi Bridge - 4km from the house.
OTHER LOCAL ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: - Whale watching (May-June and September-October) - Walking tracks in local National Parks (Munmorah State Conservation Area & Wyrrabalong NP) - walk in the last remaining coastal red gum forest. - Extensive cycle and walking paths - Golf (Toukley, Magenta Shores and Tuggerah Lakes golf courses) - Norah Head Lighthouse tours - Pelican feeding at The Entrance - Wyong Milk Factory, cheese tasting and kyak hire - Snorkelling & scuba diving at Cabbage Tree Harbour & Terrigal as well as on the five reefs just 100m off Hargraves Beach - Patrolled surfing at Lakes Beach, Soldiers Beach. - Nude bathing at Frazer Beach - Kayaking on Lake Macquarie - Visit the vineyards in the Hunter Valley (45 min drive) and experience a seated VIP tasting session at Ivanhoe Wines exclusive to Hargraves Beach House Guests.
A large range of local shops (including Coles and Aldi supermarkets) are five minutes drive away at Toukley and Budgewoi. The Toukley markets are on each Sunday and the Farmers market at The Entrance is every first and third Saturday of the month.
Both Toukley and Budgewoi have a variety of restaurants, cafes and clubs.
RESTRICTIONS - No smoking indoors - No pets - No parties/functions - Accommodation is for a maximum of 12 guests