Lake Palm Estate - pool, waterfront resort style

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• 12 Guests • 6 Bedrooms • 2 Baths


One of Lake Macquarie's best holiday homes, this architect designed resort-like family sanctuary is set on three beautiful acres of absolute waterfront in a serene location nothing short of paradise.

Contemporary living unrivalled in style and functionality, outdoor private pool and the unique benefit of two residences.

The main home has 4 bedrooms whereas the second unit is separated by a large games space and hosts two more bedrooms in its own fully self contained living areas.

Upon entering the main residence, accessed via a grand portico, a world of luxury unfolds. A sprawling family room awaits, with a high ceilings creating an expansive and inviting atmosphere. The gourmet stone kitchen, equipped with top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, seamlessly connects to the family room, allowing for stylish and effortless entertaining.

For those seeking additional areas for relaxation or entertainment, the formal lounge and dining areas, as well as the generously sized entertainment spaces, offer ample room for everyone to find their own sanctuary. And when the time is right, you can all gather together to enjoy a movie night on the impressively large wall-mounted TV.

The main residence comprises four bedrooms, each thoughtfully designed to provide maximum comfort and privacy. Bedroom 1 boasts an ensuite and features a luxurious king-size bed, while Bedrooms 2, 3, and 4 offer queen-size beds, ensuring a peaceful slumber for all.

Separate from the main house, the second unit is accessible via a convenient three-car garage space converted to a games room, and offers complete self-contained living. With two bedrooms, a well-appointed bathroom, and a fully equipped kitchen, this unit presents a private haven with its own exclusive entrance.

The private pool awaits, exclusively reserved for your enjoyment. As you bask in the sun-drenched oasis, the expansive grounds and the serene waterfront beckon, offering an array of activities to keep everyone entertained. Whether it's a leisurely stroll around the meticulously maintained grounds, casting a line for a fishing adventure at the lakeside, or savouring a glass of wine while witnessing the sunset, this retreat ensures endless memories.

You will be able to access the entire home, pool and garden area.

Dora Creek is nestled within the picturesque surroundings of Lake Macquarie. This vibrant location is a haven for adventure enthusiasts, offering exciting activities to explore.

Embark on a bushwalking expedition to the captivating Gap Creek Falls in the renowned Watagan National Park. Immerse yourself in the untouched beauty of nature as you traverse scenic trails and witness the cascading waterfalls. For water enthusiasts, the crystal-clear waters of Lake Macquarie beckon, inviting you to indulge in kayaking adventures. Discover the hidden coves and tranquil bays that dot the shoreline, or venture into the heart of the lake, basking in the serenity of your surroundings.

The calm and inviting waters around Morisset provide an idyllic setting for kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding. Whether you bring your own equipment or opt for the convenience of renting from Lake Mac Kayak and Bike Hire, the possibilities for aquatic exploration are endless. With their reliable mobile service, equipment delivery is available seven days a week, ensuring a seamless and hassle-free experience.

For those with a passion for boating and fishing, Dora Creek presents abundant opportunities to pursue these pastimes. The nearby boat ramp, situated north of the picnic area, grants convenient access to the lake. Cast your line into the shimmering waters teeming with a diverse array of fish species, including bream, tailor, and flathead. Allow yourself to be captivated by the thrill of the catch as you engage in a leisurely day on the water.

The terrain of the Watagan Mountains is not far away by car. The walking trail at The Pines, located within the State Forests, invites hikers, mountain bikers, kayakers, and 4WD enthusiasts to embark on an exhilarating journey through the wilderness. Immerse yourself in nature as you traverse picturesque trails and revel in the vistas that await. For unparalleled panoramic views, a drive to Monkey Face lookout is an absolute must, offering a glimpse of the surrounding landscape that will leave you in awe.

Conveniently located just 45 minutes from the bustling heart of Newcastle CBD and a mere 90 minutes from the vibrant energy of Sydney CBD, Dora Creek provides the perfect escape from the daily grind. Discover a world of adventure, and natural beauty.

Trains stop regularly at the Morrisset Railway Station, however it is much easier to see all that Lake Macquarie offers by going by car. Taxis and Ubers are available but delays may occur.

This home is exclusively booked for your use and is professionally cleaned before your arrival. We offer contactless check-in and check-out for a safe stay.

Neighbour Policy: No parties or excessive noise allowed as per NSW Short-Term Letting Legislation and Local Council Laws. Failure to comply may result in police-assisted eviction or additional charges. Respect our neighbours' right to quiet enjoyment. A noise monitor and security camera may be present, but they will not be accessed unless alerted of any issues by neighbours or calls.

Please complete a check-in form with your home address, email, and a copy of your Driver's License for identification. The maximum number of guests is stated in your booking, and additional visitors must be approved in writing by Lakeshores staff.

The reservation price is based on a minimum of (4) guests. Additional guests are charged per person per night. Reductions in guest numbers are non-refundable. Please enter the correct number of guests (children under 2 are free) when booking.

We aim to be eco-friendly. Basic toiletries may be provided, but it is recommended to bring your own. Hand wash and basic kitchen essentials will be supplied. Linen is provided, but please bring your own towels for pools, lakes, or beaches.

Insurance: We recommend obtaining Domestic Travel Insurance to cover emergencies, event cancellations, and situations not eligible for refunds as per our Terms & Conditions.

Trip details



Air conditioning
Swimming pool
Washing Machine
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire Extinguisher
Laptop Friendly workspace
Street parking
Free parking
Private living room
Suitable for children
Suitable for infants
Outdoor grill
Coffee/tea maker
Garden or backyard
Kitchen utensils
Single level home
Hot water
Private entrance
Extra pillows and blankets
Cooking basics
Dining area
Long term stays allowed
Fire emergency contact
Hospital nearby
Medical emergency contact
Police emergency contact
Contactless Check-In/Out
Free WiFi
Dining table
Outdoor furniture
Fire pit

Property Location

Dora Creek

Other things to know


• Parties are strictly prohibited • You may not exceed the number of people specified on your booking. • The host will not be held responsible for issues outside of their control, ie poor weather, power blackouts, insects ie mosquitoes or sandflies, spiders etc, internet or appliance failure or activities not directly in control of Lakeshores Accommodation. We will, of course, endeavour to rectify any issue should one arise however we cannot be held liable for such events. We must be given an opportunity to resolve any issues or move you to another of our properties before requesting any refunds. • NOTE - All of our homes are treated regularly for pest control by qualified technicians but unfortunately living on the Australian coast some of these are expected in the area.

Check In & Out

Check in: 14:00.

Check out: 23:00.