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Brightwaters Lake Retreat

Bedrooms 4
Property type hotel
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Enjoy this private 4 bedroom family home, ideally located on the beautiful Lake Macquarie. Sleeps up to 8 people. Ideal for two families or two couples. Convienently located between Newcastle and the Central Coast, just 10 minutes from the Freeway using the Morisset exit. A delight both summer and winter when the logfire comes to life.

The home includes a swimming pool, and has the lake at your doorstep. Enjoy canoeing, fishing, sailing, or just relaxing. There is loads of space on the reserve for a game of cricket, frizzy or soccer, along with a thrilling tree swing that is certain to provide endless fun for the kids. The modern kitchen overlooks the alfresco eating area and enjoys beautiful water views. Included for your entertainment is a DVD player, wireless internet and board games.

The gardens hold a "food forest" including blueberries, raspberries, bananas, pawpaws, custard apples, mangoes, macadaemia nuts, citrus, pomegranates, figs and your favourite herbs. So if your timing is right, you might just enjoy some homegrown treats bursting with flavour.

Lake Macquaire allows easy access to the Hunter Valley, Watagan Mountain Ranges, and all the attractions of Newcaslte and the Central Coast.

Ideal Family or Couples Retreat


All of the bedrooms are upstairs, with three enjoying lake views. The fourth bedroom and shared library area overlook the pool and gardens. Two balconys upstairs allow you to pick the best spot to match your mood or the weather! The downstairs living area opens onto the waterside deck. There are three toilets (one downstairs and two upstairs). The main bathroom includes a bath.

Master bedroom 1: Queen bed and ensuite opening onto the upstairs waterside balcony.

Bedroom 2: Queen bed with water view

Bedroom 3: Two Single beds with water view.

Bedroom 4: One single bed and one single trundle bed over looking the pool


Grab a book from the library that opens onto a sunny veranda overlooking the pool. Laze on a sun lounge or take a dip in the swimming pool. Enjoy alfresco eating next to the pool or on the waterside deck. Snuggle up near the cosy fireplace in the winter.


Enjoy the lake infront of the house or take a stroll to the local Brightwaters Jetty along the reserve to mix with the friendly locals or do some fishing. Explore the local bushwalks at your leisure. For a longer walk or jog, follow the lakeside, bushtracks and road to circumnavigate the peninsula. Enjoy a game on the spacious reserve. Bounce on the trampoline. Chat on the waterside deck while watching the kids in the sandpit, tree swing or exploring the reserve.

For the comfort of all guest, thanks for respecting our NON SMOKING policy.

What people are saying....

"Thank you so much for the use of your house. We had a fantastic Xmas and New Year. It is truly a very well set up house with absolutely everything. It was lovely to be in a house that felt so homely." Melinda, Dec 2014

"We found the best-hidden home away from home. Thank you for having us stay at your beautiful place. Everything we wanted, we had: water for fun; space for play; pool and home for relaxing; and interesting places for exploring. The kids are still talking about the daily canoe trips and the big swing. We're hoping to come back real soon.” Bruna, April 2012

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
6 December, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday hotel rental in Brightwaters, Australia

Property Type:
  • hotel
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Waterfront
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 3 large double bed
  • DVD Player
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing


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(3 traveller reviews)

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Brightwaters Lake Retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Wonderful, relaxing familiy holiday

  • 5 of 5

We spent a lovely, relaxing week holidaying at the Brightwaters Lake Retreat. The home met all of our expectations and much more. The living and sleeping areas are generous and were perfect for our family of four. Eating all of our meals on the deck overlooking the lake was a lovely treat. The location is close to shops and restaurants and right on the lake with a beautiful view with the added bonus of the pool right at the door. I highly recommend this house for a fuss-free family holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 26/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Excellent Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at this home. The kitchen had everything we could possibly need and more. The living area was extensive. The large back deck with lake views was exceptional. There was something for everyone here. We will definitely be returning one day.

  • Review Submitted: 08/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

A very tranquil stay!

  • 5 of 5

The location was so quiet and peaceful. Plenty of room for the family and lots of activities to occupy the kids, inside and out. Would love to come back again once all the reno has been completed!

  • Review Submitted: 10/01/2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2015
  • Source: Stayz
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Rates & Availability


  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 8 guests. Property has 6 beds and can sleep a maximum 8 guests

    Mandatory Costs
    Bond Deposit: $250 per stay
    Cleaning: $200 per stay

    Optional Costs
    Linen Package: $150 per stay

    * Ask the owner to arrange these

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