Garuwa Street, 05, Sea Dream

Holiday Duplex in Fingal Bay, Port Stephens

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Accommodates 7: 2x Queen Beds, 1x Double Bed, 1x Single Bed and 2x Porta-Cots. LINEN PACKS supplied. Sea Dream Fingal Bay offers luxurious air conditioned holiday accommodation with lovely water views.

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Bedding Configuration

Bedroom 1

Queensize (1)

Single (1)

Bedroom 2

Queensize (1)

Bedroom 3

Double (1)

Located in the beautiful coastal town of Fingal Bay this modern contemporary tri-level duplex has style, space and sophistication. Architecturally designed and incorporating the natural landscape the property steps down the block towards Fingal Beach and a beautiful water view.

MIDDLE LEVEL: The main entrance is on the ground floor level which opens up to the tiled open plan living area and offers floor board feature beneath the suede corner lounge for 6 guests, and solid timber coffee table, gas fireplace, 32 inch LCD TV, FOXTEL, CD Player, 2x chrome ceiling fans, white dining suite for 6 plus large bi-fold doors to the main balcony creating fabulous indoor/outdoor entertaining. The main balcony has an outdoor table and chairs, 2x banana lounges, a 4x burner gas BBQ and fantastic views across Fingal Bay Beach. The modern sleek kitchen comes fully equipped and offers stainless steel stove top, range hood, oven and microwave. There is also a dishwasher, standard size fridge / freezer and plenty of bench space. There is also a powder room with toilet and vanity on this level as well as an automatic double lock-up garage and table tennis game.

UPPER LEVEL: The master bedroom is positioned on the top floor and is air conditioned, offers a queen size bed and single, bedside tables, a single bed, wardrobe, chrome ceiling fans and private ensuite bathroom with shower, toilet and vanity. There are also 2x porta-cots available for guest use located in the wardrobe.

LOWER LEVEL: There are 2x bedrooms positioned on the lower ground floor level with the 2nd living area with a sofa bed (bring own linen), flat screen TV, DVD, chrome ceiling fan plus table and chairs for 4 guest and sliding door access to the rear balcony. The 2nd bedroom has a queen size bed, bedside tables, built-in wardrobe, chrome ceiling fan and sliding door access to the rear balcony. The 3rd bedroom also has a double size bed, side tables, built-in robe and a chrome ceiling fan. The main bathroom is also on the lower level and has a standard sized bath, glassed shower with modern vanity and separate toilet with small hand basin. The laundry comes fully equipped and offers front load washing machine and ironing facilities.

Fingal Bay Beach is within walking distance and is a great place to spend the day, playing with friends and family. There is enough room to play a game of beach cricket, set up the volley ball net or try your hand at learning to surf. Surf breaking waves run from the surf club through to the spit, with the calmer waters of Kiddies Corner offering a safe place to splash around and cool down over the hot summer months. After you have enjoyed your day at the beach why not discover the Best Host on the Coast, with a beer, wine or bistro meal at the Fingal Bay Sports and Rec Club. Surrounded by National parkland there is an abundance of bush tracks to discover with 20 kilometres of rocky coastline and beaches ideal for bushwalking, swimming, snorkelling, surfing, fishing and picnicking. There is also a cycle path which runs from the Fingal Bay boat ramp through to Shoal Bay.

**ACCOMMODATES 7: **SECURITY DEPOSITS - See tariffs for requirements (seasonal rates apply. **SCHOOLIES - This property has a NO SCHOOLIES / NO PARTIES policy. **Winning Holidays Standard Terms and Conditions Apply.



Activities

Off Road Driving: Stockton Beach (Permit Required), Art and Craft, Barbecue: Public Facilities on Fingal Bay Foreshore, Quad Bike Riding: Stockton Beach (Permit Required), Trail bike riding: Stockton Beach-Permit required, Bushwalking: Tomaree Headland Walk and Fingal Bay Island, Canoeing, Rock Climbing, Crabbing, Cruising, Cycling: Cycleway Fingal Bay to Nelson Bay, Scuba-Diving, Dive Charters, Diving, Dolphin Cruises: BOOK with WINNING HOLIDAYS, Driving: Off Road on Stockton Sand Dunes, Fishing - Beach, Fishing - Charters, Fishing - Estuary, Fishing - Game: Annual Game Fishing Tournament, Fishing - Deep Sea, Exercising, Golfing: 27 Hole Golf Course at Nelson Bay, Mini Golf/Putt Putt, Horseriding: Beach and Trail Rides, Jet Boating, Kayaking, Seakayaking, Para-Sailing/Para-Flying, Photography, Animal Riding: Horse and Camel Rides, Sailing, Sandboarding, Scenic Flight, Shopping: Nelson Bay CBD, Sightseeing, Skidooing, Snorkelling, Surfing, Swimming: Beach, Bay and Public Pool with Slide, Tennis, Theme Park: Toboggin Hill, Dizzyland and Oakdale farm, Marine Animal watching: Whale and Dolphin Watching, Walking, Water-based, Whale Cruises, Whale Watching: BOOK with WINNING HOLIDAYS, Wine Tasting: Port Stephens Winery and Murrays Brewery.

Beach, Diving, Fishing, Golf, Marine, National Park, Off road, Relaxation, Romance, Water based, Adult Getaway, Family, Group, Luxury, Romantic, Senior, Single.

Credit Cards: Mastercard, Visa, AMEX (Surcharge Applies), Electronic Funds Transfer.


Location

Features

  • Air Conditioning: Main Bedroom
  • Baby Equipment: 2x Porta-Cots
  • Bathroom
  • Bath Tub: Main Bathroom
  • Bedrooms: 1x Queen, 2x Double and 1x Single Bed
  • Boat Parking: Off Street + DLUG (Small Trailer Boat or Jet Skis)
  • Pay TV: FOXTEL (Basic Package)
  • CD Player
  • Cot: x2: Porta-Cots
  • Dining Room
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Ceiling Fans: In all Living Areas and Bedrooms
  • Fireplace: (Gas)
  • Games Room: Table Tennis Table in Garage
  • Garage: Double Lock-Up
  • Gas Heating: Gas Fireplace
  • Gas BBQ: On Main Balcony with Outdoor Setting
  • Kitchen: Fully Equipped with Smeg Appliances
  • Laundry: Fully Equipped with Ironing Facilities
  • Linen: Packs Included
  • Lounge
  • Microwave Oven
  • Parking
  • Porch/Deck: 2x Balconies (Waterviews from Main balcony)
  • Shower
  • No Smoking Rooms
  • Television: x2
  • Multiple TVs: 32 Inch Upstairs - 26 inch Downstairs
  • Big Screen TV: 32 inch LCD TV
  • Views: Water Views to Fingal Beach
  • Washer/Dryer: Front Loading Washing Machine + Dryer
  • Enclosed Yard
Is linen included?

Most properties now provide bed linen for bookings made on or after 25 August 2015. If you booked before 25 August 2015 but have not yet arrived, you will need to bring your own bedsheets, towels and pillow cases, or contact mail [at] winningholidays [dot] com [dot] au to enquire about linen supply. Only a few properties do NOT offer bed linen as an inclusion and this will be clearly advertised on their individual listing(s). All properties will include: pillows, pillow protectors, mattress protectors, blankets and bedding covers. Future bookings made from 25 August 2015 will include bed sheets, pillow cases, towels, face cloths, hand towels and bath mats unless otherwise specified.

When do I pay a deposit?

Guests are required to pay a 50% deposit within 48 hours of your reservation. Deposits can be made by credit card online when making your reservation or by phoning a booking consultant on (02) 4984 0100. Mastercard and Visa Cards will incur a 2.5% surcharge and American Express Cards will incur a 4% surcharge. CLICK HERE to make online credit card payments.

Alternatively guest may make a direct deposit to:

  • Account Name: Winning Holidays
  • Bank: Macquarie Bank
  • BSB: 182 222
  • Account Number: 301934238
Will I lose my reservation if I don't pay the deposit?

Yes, your booking may be cancelled if you have not paid the deposit within 48 hours of your reservation, or if you have not contacted a Winning Holidays consultant on (02) 4984 0100.

When do I pay the balance?

The balance of your reservation(s) is due 7 days prior to your arrival. Peak season reservations (26 December to 16 January) are required to be paid by 1 November. Refer to Terms and Conditions.

CLICK HERE to make online credit card payments.

What time can I check in?

Winning Holidays Guests - Key Collection is strictly from 2.00pm. Guest will be required to collect keys from: 47 Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay.

Shoal Bay Beachclub Guests - Key Collection is strictly from 2.00pm. Guest will be required to collect keys onsite: 47 Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay.

Amarna Resort Guests - Key Collection is strictly from 3.00pm. Guest will be required to collect keys onsite: Christmas Bush Avenue, Nelson Bay.

What time is check out?

Winning Holidays Guests – are required to check-out by 10.00am. Late check-outs are available for a small fee (subject to availability). Keys can be returned to 47 Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay or 19 Stockton Street, Nelson Bay.
Shoal Bay Beachclub Guests – are required to check-out by 10.00am. Late check-outs are available for a small fee (subject to availability). Keys can be returned to 47 Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay or 19 Stockton Street, Nelson Bay.
Amarna Resort Guests – are required to check-out by 11.00am. Late check-outs are available for a small fee (subject to availability). Please leave your swipe in the apartment.

Where do I collect keys from?

Winning Holidays Office: 47 Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay
Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

  • Winning Holidays Guests – Winning Holidays Office 47 Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay
  • Shoal Bay Beachclub Guests - Winning Holidays Office 47 Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay
  • Amarna Resort Guests - onsite: 16 Christmas Bush Avenue, Nelson Bay
Where do I collect keys from After Hours?

Winning Holidays Office: 47 Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay
Monday to Friday: from 5:00pm
Saturday: from 4:00pm
Sunday: ALL DAY

Winning Holidays provide an after-hours key collection service when the office is closed. Guests will be required to come to the Shoal Bay Office and call the After Hours phone number on the front door. A representative from Swan Security will meet you at the office to issue keys for a $20 cash fee and a $30 cash fee on Christmas Day.

Do I need to show ID when collecting keys?

Yes, the person collecting keys will be required to show photo identification and produce a valid credit card as a security deposit before keys are issued. If a valid credit card is not available then a cash security deposit may be required.

What is required when checking in?

When collecting keys, a Guest Registration Form must completed and a security deposit taken before keys are issued. The guest registration form can be completed in advance to save time, or at check-in. You must also provide a valid credit card and driver’s license which will be sighted by a consultant for customer validation.


Please Note: Should you not have a valid credit card, then a cash security deposit is required. Cash deposits will vary depending on the property, with the minimum amount of $400.

What happens if I break something?

Accidents happen sometimes. It is best to let us know if this does occur. You are more likely to incur a charge for breakages or damages if we do not know about it. Upon your departure, an inspection will alert us to any damage or missing items. As per the guest registration form you have signed, such incidents are charged to the guest accordingly.

Why is the total price different to the "from" price?

Each property is displayed from the winter off season weekly tariff. Seasonal tariffs apply.

A clean fee and booking fee will be added to the tariff at the end of your booking showing the exact price for the requested dates.

NOTE: The Amarna Resort, Shoal Bay Beachclub Apartments and The Pines at Anna Bay offer overnight accommodation and are therefore displayed with a daily rate. Some properties may include cleaning fees in the tariff price and some are displayed separately.

Can I bring the family pet?

Most properties will not allow pets anywhere at the property. Guests wanting to bring their pet should select pet friendly at the time of their search, which will shortlist the properties available. There is a fee of $50 per pet per week, or part thereof, in Winning Holidays Pet Friendly Accommodation

Guests who bring pets to properties that do not allow for them could face immediate eviction without refund at the discretion of management.

Port Stephens offer three kennelling options:

  1. CEJ’s Boarding Kennels – Nelson Bay Road, Bobs Farm – 02 4982 6646
  2. Auramist Lodge – Nelson Bay Road, Salt Ash – 02 4982 6304
  3. Nelson Bay Boarding Kennels – Gan Gan Road, One Mile – 02 4982 1182
     
Why is the property I booked for sale?

All holiday homes are individually and privately owned. Some properties at times will be for sale. In most cases when a sale occurs, the purchaser will continue to holiday let and honour bookings currently in the system, therefore most guests will not be disrupted.

On occasion when a sale occurs, the purchaser may ask for the property to be vacant at the time of settlement. In this situation, Winning Holidays would arrange alternate accommodation for you in a similar property, subject to availability.

Guests will receive notification the moment Winning Holidays are notified giving guests the option to:

  1. transfer to alternate accommodation, or
  2. request a full refund.
Can I book a property for a party or "schoolies"?

No, you cannot have a party. Winning Holidays adhere to the Holiday Code of Conduct respecting the local residents of the area. Our policy requires a maximum of adults in a particular dwelling to help reduce noise complaints, excess cars and disruption to the neighbouring properties. If a property accommodates more than eight people then the remaining guest numbers must be for children.

Any guest found to be hosting a party of any kind or over-crowding the property will be immediately evicted without refund.

Any booking found to be a "schoolies" booking will be be immediately cancelled and evicted without a refund, whether any other terms and conditions are breached or not.

Is my property air-conditioned?

Not all properties offer air conditioning. If air conditioning is important to your stay then please select air conditioning as a requirement when searching on the website.

What do I do if I have an After Hours emergency?

If the matter is life threatening, Dial 000.

The after-hours phone service is for emergencies only, for example total power failure, total water failure, lock-out or natural disaster damage. Please contact our office number on 4984 0100 and a message will be forwarded to the emergency services.

NOTE: If you lock yourself out you will be required to pay for a locksmith service call. This can be expensive!

 

Do I need to put out the garbage?

Yes. Collection days will be displayed in the Winning Holidays Compendium provided. Guests are responsible to place the red and yellow bins to the curb on collection day if this occurs during your stay. Bin collection will pertain to private homes or duplexes only, whereas unit blocks will have a strata set-up to take the bins out for you. The best indication is to check the street / neighbours who have put out their bins as you would at home.

Why does the TV have poor or no reception?

Reception can be affected from time to time due to the weather or distance from the telecommunications tower. Problems we saw in the old days have been significantly improved since the introduction of the digital signal.

Can I purchase extra cleaning?

If you would like to order mid-stay cleaning please contact Winning Holidays; Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm and Sat 9am to 4pm on (02) 4984 0100 to arrange a quote.