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The Lookout - Watch the migrating whales

Michelle And Shane

The Lookout - Watch the migrating whales

10 guests
4 bedrooms
7 beds
4 baths
10 guests
4 bedrooms
7 beds
4 baths
PoolThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

"The Lookout" is a prestigious, contemporary, entertainers delight holiday house boasting expansive ocean and hinterland views, is only a short walk to the beach and even has its own private suspended swimming pool and deck off the living areas. This totally unique holiday house is unlike anything else the area has to offer. It is situated in the suburb of Boat Harbour, one of Port Stephens best ocean side suburbs, and is only a 10 minute drive to Nelson Bay's bayside beaches and many attractions. Rarely does one property deliver on all of the top requirements guests have on their wish list - location, luxury, pool, water views, walk to beach and privacy (bonus - mobility assisted access for those that need it).

This luxurious holiday home has been architecturally designed to take full advantage of the panoramic views, as well as provide multiple entertaining areas inside and a plethora of decks outside, either to enjoy together as a group or retreat to for some quiet time. One of the most outstanding features of this resort-style home is the generous roof top terrace, a remarkable space from which the vista can be fully appreciated - complete with a 10 seater dining table and lounge, its perfect for drinks at sun-down. What a way to end each day... You'll feel like the king or queen of the world! Another rare and sought-after feature is the gravity-defying swimming pool deck, adorned with sun lounges and a stainless steel BBQ, conveniently located just off the living areas. The pool can even be seen from the kitchen, dining and lounge room - so its easy to keep an eye on the kids! Between enjoying the awesome views, sparkling swimming pool and opulent yet friendly abode, you may not even make it to the beach : ) However, if you can drag yourself away, "The Lookout" is ideally located for the areas best surf beaches and family-friendly beaches.


The luxurious home boasts amazing hinterland and ocean views and has been designed with relaxation and entertaining in mind. Perched above the surf and surrounding bushland, its a private oasis, yet is only a 500m stroll down a path to One Mile Beach. One Mile Beach is the areas premier family friendly surf beach, perfect for body boarding, surfing and swimming. Its fully patrolled by Surf Life Savers and is home to a lovely kiosk and cafe Just the thing you need to feed those hungry mouths after all the frolicking in the sun and waves. Boat Harbour Beach is also tantalisingly close by. This picturesque, curving, family friendly beach is nestled between rock-pools, just waiting to be explored and has some of Port Stephens most spectacular snorkeling just off its shore. Its the perfect beach to build sandcastles and play beach cricket. Fish from the beach for dinner for the night, but, between May and November, keep a lookout for the splendid Southern Right Whales passing during their annual migration, a sight which delights both the young and the young at heart. Only minutes away is the shopping village of Anna Bay and the famous, adventure packed Stockton Sand Dunes, the largest sand dunes in the southern hemisphere. Just two of the activities available there are being able to 4WD along the beach and dunes or enjoy the thrill of sand boarding down 30m high dunes.

"The Lookout" is a light filled home, with high ceilings and grand proportions. It has an open plan kitchen/lounge/dining area, all new quality furnishings and provides all the thoughtful inclusions you'd expect from a property of this caliber - ducted air-con, ducted vacuuming, automatically opening awnings and pergolas and beautiful timber floors throughout. It consists of 4 bedrooms, sleeping 8 adults (up to 10 on request with trundles provided). The large flat screen TV, comfy lounge, and free WIFI is sure to keep everyone happy. The modern kitchen is fully equipped, and has all stainless steel appliances, including a Miele oven, steamer oven, induction cooktop, dishwasher, plumbed fridge, microwave, built-in coffee maker, butlers pantry and large island bench with four bar stools. The laundry is generous and houses a front-loader washer and dryer. There is a double garage and space for two cars in the driveway. The enclosed courtyard with outdoor shower and electric vergola is a lovely spot to retreat to for some private time, for the kids to use as a play area or to rinse the sand off after returning home from the beach.

Another unique feature of this property is the mobility assisted access. This house is perfect for multiple generation family holidays. The ground-level bedroom ensuite has a handheld shower and the level one bedroom ensuite has a rain shower. There is disabled access to many areas of the house, including: the kitchen, lounge and dining rooms, two bedrooms each with ensuites, powder room, pool deck and pool. Areas that would not be accessible are the 3rd and 4th bedroom, laundry, main bathroom, outdoor courtyard (there are 5 steps) and rooftop terrace.

The Lookout provides stunning, panoramic views, is perfectly located to quickly and easily access all the areas attractions and is a superbly furnished and designed holiday home ready and waiting for you to visit, unwind and entertain. Book now and create wonderful holiday memories to last a lifetime.

LINEN TOWELS ARE SUPPLIED and the beds are made with quality white linen.

ACCOMMODATES MAXIMUM - 8 adults (2 x King, 1 x Queen, 2 x single). There's also two rollaway single beds that can be used upon application to accommodate 2 people ($50), total maximum guest 10.

The Lookout has a refundable bond of $1500 that is payable with the balance of your accommodation and is refundable 3-5 days from your departure date.

BEDDING CONFIGURATION there is only one option for bedding at this property

OPTION 1 - 2 King, 1 Queen, 2 singles

Optional extra costs you can select when booking ;

Rollaway beds x2- $50 per booking which includes towels and linen hire.

Port-a-Cot $50 per booking with towel, linen and baby blanket hire.

Beach/pool towels are $8per towel hire/ per booking.

ONLY THE NOMINATED GUESTS MAY BE PRESENT AT THE PROPERTY FOR ANY TIME DURING THE STAY. We have a strict policy in relation to 'visitors' to the property, only those nominated and accepted on our booking form are permitted to be on the property. You may not add guests to the booking after the booking has been accepted. Immediate eviction will apply for excess guests not agreed with the owners in advance. A fee of $500 per head will be charged if additional people are found at the property that are not on the booking form. Your tariff will NOT be refunded.

The properties cannot accept guests under the age of 30 years unless part of a family group. Eg. Adults with children are accepted.  If the booking is all adults under 30 years it will NOT be accepted.

There is a 2 night minimum excluding the following periods;.
Easter Long Weekend - 4 nights
June Long Weekend - 3 nights
October Long Weekend - 3 nights
Christmas Holidays Peak 25/12 to 13/01 - 7 nights
Christmas Holidays Low - 4 nights
School Holidays - 2-4 night



Size: 350 m2.

Amenities: Crockery Cutlery, Iron Ironing Board, Bed Linen Towels, Washing Machine, Dishwasher, TV, Balcony, Lounge, Kitchen, toaster, coffee maker, air conditioning, Laundry, shower, stove, bathtub, BBQ grill, dining room, Bed Linen, Washer dryer, Dryer, Spa, Elevator, 2 x Free Parking, Golf, Miniature Golf, Meeting Facilities, Parasailing, Outdoor Pool, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Tennis, Wind Surfing, Water Skiing, Wireless Internet, Refrigerator, garage, Diving, Suitable for children, Family friendly, Romantic, Luxury;
Bathroom: Bathroom;
Bathroom: Bathroom;
Bathroom: Bathroom;
Bathroom: Bathroom;
Bedroom: Extra Bed, king size bed;
Bedroom: Extra Bed, king size bed;
Bedroom: Queen size bed;
Bedroom: 2 x single bed;


Air conditioning
Wireless Internet

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
2 single beds

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM


2 Reviews

Monica User Profile
April 2018
We truly enjoyed Michelle and Shane's home. The house is beautifully presented with modern furniture and fully equipped kitchen and laundry. The house has great water views and even sand dunes. Shane and Michelle are very friendly and helpful. We are definitely coming back.
Iain User Profile
March 2018
Great place for all four generations to enjoy each other's company safely

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Nelson Bay, AustraliaJoined in November 2017
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Stay Port Stephens is a boutique holiday accommodation management service specialising in elite and luxurious holiday homes. Owner operated by Michelle and Shane Locke, Stay Port Stephens only manages a small group of luxury properties to ensure their clients and guests receive …
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