Free WIFI, Netflix, pet friendly and walk to the beach!
This home is not to be missed! Illaroo is a brand-new Hampton style home located in the historic coastal town of Catherine Hill Bay. With all the luxuries you need for a memorable beach holiday, this home is the perfect choice for families or larger groups to relax and unwind in a slice of paradise.
‘Illaroo’ is named after a ship wreck that occurred just off the coast of Catherine Hill Bay in 1903 and its name reflects the deep mining history of the small coastal town. Today, Catherine Hill Bay, with some original cottages still standing, is a popular coastal destination and it’s no wonder why with some of the most beautiful award winnings beaches on the East Coast. Illaroo adds a touch of modern luxury to this unique town.
As soon as you step inside the doors of modern home, you are welcomed by a contemporary beach feel. The Hampton style layout makes it an entertainer’s paradise, with open kitchen and living spaces, and a large veranda with ocean views to enjoy the sea breeze and watch the sunset over the Pacific Ocean. The luxury furnishings, small personal touches and brand-new appliances mean your stay will be both comfortable and memorable.
Accommodating up to 8 people, there are two living areas with media streaming TVs, as well as two indoor seating areas, a large spacious veranda and backyard, there is plenty of space for the whole group.
Bedroom 1 – Master bedroom with Queen bed, robe and ensuite
Bedroom 2 - Queen bed
Bedroom 3 - Queen bed
Bedroom 4 – Two king single beds
The open living, kitchen and veranda are the heart of the house, with large opening doors it is the perfect space to relax, enjoy the views, enjoy a meal and a glass of wine and read a book.
Enjoy the numerous luxuries of the house including;
- Netflix and media streaming smart TVs
- Free wireless NBN
- Ducted air conditioning
- Coffee Machine
- Washing machine and dryer
- Two bathrooms
- Cot and high chair
- BBQ and more.
All linen and towels are provided, just please bring your own beach towels. Basic amenities are provided but the home is located just a 10-minute drive to a central shopping area with a Woolworths, Coles and specialty stores. Walk to the historic ‘Catho Pub’ for a drink, a meal and some live music.
This home is pet friendly for outdoor dogs only.
You will have access to the entire property and garage.
Catherine Hill Bay is a historic coastal mining town with all new development, only 80km from Sydney and 40km from Newcastle.
Catherine Hill Bay is known as one of 'Australia's 101 Best Beaches'.
The main beach is popular with surfers and known for the historic coal mining jetty which is a landmark. The town is just a 5-minute drive to the city centre in Swansea
For the ones that like to go diving, there is a shipwreck that you could explore, the best time to dive the 'Shamrock' Wreck is on an offshore wind when the seas are low.
Whilst you're staying in 'Catho' be sure to go to the very famous 'Catho Pub' for a couple of casual drinks or a fantastic meal. If you're one for loud crowds be sure to visit on a Sunday when they have live bands playing. 'Catho' Pub also has a kids play area.
Public transportation and taxi are available near by. Catherine Hill Bay is located off the M1 Freeway from Sydney.
Other things to note
This self-contained home is booked exclusively for your use, it is professionally cleaned prior to your arrival and we have contactless check-in and check-out to help you have a Safe-Stay.
There may be a noise monitor at the property - this will send automatic messages should the noise level be above 80 dB. please be mindful of the neighbours as we follow a good neighbour policy in regard to noise and behaviour. A security camera may also be located at the front of the property but this is not monitored unless a concern is raised by the neighbours or community.
Please note that you will be required to complete a check-in form before check-in. This will involve providing your home address and email to Lakeshores Accommodation and a copy of your Drivers License to establish the identity of our guest.