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Box Beach Retreat, 29 Essendene Road,

houseHouse placeShoal Bay, NSW

groups Max Occupancy: 8 hotel Bedrooms: 3
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schedule Check-in Time: 2:00pm schedule Check-out Time: 10:00am

Flexible family home close to Box Beach

The Location - Offering flexibility to the extended family this house is set close to the breaking waves of Box Beach.  Home to the Burton Surf Classic every year this is an unpatrolled beach that offers amazing views of Fingal Spit, Tomaree Mountain and the panorama of the Pacific Ocean. An extensive network of trails gives ample opportunity for cycling or walking to access nearby beaches or simply enjoy a picnic on the beach, or for the more active a hike up Tomaree headland.  If you are seeking patrolled beaches Fingal Beach is a two minute drive away and provides safe swimming for toddlers on the Southern end or wave pumping action at the Northern end.  If you're feeling up to it join Fingal Park run every Saturday morning at 8am before enjoying a delicious breakfast at Longboat Cafe and hitting the waves. 

Also close by is the lovely seaside village of Shoal Bay, offering a myriad of dining options as well as bike, kayak, surfboard and SUP hire.  A little further away is the township of Nelson Bay with a good range of family friendly dining options, Nelson Bay Wests club , Nelson Bay Golf Club and bowling club as well as some more upmarket choices.  You will also find tourist information here together with booking offices to book the ferry service across to Tea Gardens or to book a dolphin or whale watch cruise. (May - November).  You can also hire a boat at the Marina and enjoy a day out on the bay with the family. However you want to spend your time you will love the whisper quiet location of this home and the laid back holiday vibe. 

The House- This older style home offers great flexibility for all the family.  Newly painted with new carpet downstairs the renovated interior offers new furnishings and clean white spaces for all family members to enjoy. Walk in to a tiled spacious living area with Flat Screen TV, Foxtel and plenty of seating for all the family to relax and feel at home.  The combined living/dining offers a dining setting with seating for 6 with ceiling fan for additional cooling during summer months. Here you will also find a clean white kitchen with a full size fridge, microwave, oven and all the usual amenities you would expect at home. 

Outside you can sit, relax and listen to the birds while you enjoy a family BBQ and an outdoor setting that seats 6.  There is also a laundry downstairs with washing machine and dryer. 

Walk through entry door to master bedroom upstairs, offering new furniture with a relaxed and beachy vibe- queen size bed and 2 bedside tables with lamps for those late night holiday reads.  Bedroom 2 offers 2 x groovy new double bunks that are a perfect height at lower level for newbies to the bunk bed scene. Bathroom offers large older style bath with shower above, new vanity, and separate toilet.

Downstairs is a fully contained living area with king size bed and  fresh white bathroom with separate shower, vanity and toilet.  Offering TV and Foxtel the downstairs area has a separate entrance so you can retreat and relax the choice is yours.   

There is off street parking for 2 cars outside or bring the boat or jetski!                                                There are definitely smoke detectors at this property.

Linen packs are provided at this property. If you would like beds made please contact our office.

House Features

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Non-Smoking
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Pets Not Allowed

Rooms

Flexible family living with a relaxed and beachy vibe. Accommodates 8: Upstairs 2 Bedroom Queen and 2 sets of bunk beds Downstairs King Suite. . Renovated internally 3 bedroom home separate entrances. 2 new Kitchens, Original bathroom upstairs.

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  • 2 x Bunk Beds single_bedsingle_bed

Amenities

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  • Tub

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  • Satellite / Cable
  • Satellite Tv
  • Big Screen Tv

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  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

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  • Kitchen
  • Oven
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  • Full Kitchen

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  • Lawn / Garden

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  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linens
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Ensuite
  • Ceiling Fans In Bedrooms
  • Towels Provided-not Beach Towels

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  • Bbq Grill
  • Outdoor Furniture

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Location

29 Essendene Road, Shoal Bay, NSW 2315

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local_offer Rates from : $240 / night
date_range Minimum Stay : 2 nights

 

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Average Rating

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Looks can be deceiving!

Booked over the Christmas period & was very disappointed with the state of the property. Was filthy & needed cleaning upon arrival. Second toilet leaked, no batteries in remotes required to turn on bedroom lights/fans. Second bedroom door broken (didn’t close). Lounges were stained & smelt- need professional clean or throwing out. Main keys given didn’t open downstairs living area. Garage was unable to be opened & carport to downstairs living is more an outdoor sitting area than place to park car. No grass or play area for children although box beach is a short walk. TV downstairs intermittent in working. Newer kitchens in upstairs and downstairs however no mod cons. Bring your own comforts & cleaning supplies.
Reviewed by Monique from Dubbo, NSW, Australia on Sun 30th Dec 2018

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3 / 5
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1 / 5
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Cancellation Policy

Please click "Read More" to view our Cancellation Policy:

If you cancel your accommodation the following applies -

1. Bookings cancelled at least 90 days prior to “Guest” arrival date is refundable less a cancellation fee of $100.00.

2. Booking cancelled less than 90 days from “Guest” arrival date are non refundable but the following does apply –

i) if any guest has booked direct with Alloggio Holidays, and request a refund for a booking arrival date inside 90 days, we do not refund but can transfer booking dates or if guests are uncertain of dates we will provide them with an Alloggio Holiday gift voucher to the value of their “Rent” component of the booking.

ii) our fees will be retained however when the guest does utilise the gift voucher the value of rent will be towards whatever the cost of their new booking value is. There will be no booking fees charged on gift voucher bookings as we have already retained the fees.

iii) The voucher will be valid for booking stay dates within three years from date of issue and may be used on any of our Holiday Properties depending on availability.

3. If you shorten your stay, the unused portion of your rental is not refundable.

4. Any Bookings made via an OTA, for example, Stayz, , Airbnb or other booking provider will be subject to the OTA Terms and Conditions.If you cancel any booking made through Stayz, , Airbnb or other booking provider you may be required to pay further fees to those providers pursuant to their cancellation policy.

5. Any costs imposed by any other provider are in addition to any costs imposed by Alloggio Management.


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