Kingsley Drive, 52, Whale View

Holiday House in Boat Harbour, Port Stephens

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Accommodates 10 (Maximum 8 adults): 2x King Beds, 1x Double, 2x King Singles and 2x King Single Bunk Beds. LINEN SUPPLIED. Watch the whales breech from the comfort of this immaculate 3 storey luxurious waterfront home.

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Bedding Configuration

Bedroom 1

Kingsize (1)

Bedroom 2

Kingsize (1)

King Single (1)

Bedroom 3

Double (1)

King Single (1)

Bedroom 4

Bunks (2)

This is a prestige residence in a quiet residential neighbourhood. It is governed by special community strata by-laws for the Estate. It is most suited to quiet families or responsible adults that can respect the property, the area (including the beach) and the neighbours. If you are not sure you and your guests can abide tothese conditions, please donot book this property.

"Whale View" boasts the rare privilege of being one of the few ocean front holiday properties along the Port Stephens magnificent coastline with direct access to the beach. Drift away or laze away your days in this architecturally designed avant-garde home overlooking exquisite Boat Harbour Beach. Set across 3 voluminous levels, no detail has been overlooked in the making of this beautiful residence. Both luxurious and ideal for family living this property offers a unique holiday experience amidst a tranquil setting of ocean and natural bushland. Ground Level: Features include a spacious light filled interior with cathedral ceilings, electric louvre windows to capture the sea breezes, heated tiled flooring throughout the open plan lounge, dining and kitchen areas, a large leather 8 seater corner lounge, 55 inch flat screen TV with Blu-ray DVD, BOSE surround sound system, FOXTEL IQ2, i-pod docking station, a solid timber dining suite for 12 guests, amazing floor to roof windows to capture the beautiful vistas and access to a sunny balcony with banana lounges to relax while watching the kids play on the sandy beach. The immaculately presented kitchen comes fully equipped and offers stainless steel appliances including a 2 door fridge with water and ice-maker, dishwasher, combination oven / microwave, induction 4x burner stove-top, electric exhaust fan, indoor BBQ plate a breakfast bar, 3x stools and a 21 inch flat screen TV (TV Only). A phone has also been provided for local calls only (limited phone reception). The opulent master bedroom features a king sized bed, bedside tables, walk-in-wardrobe, a 32 inch flat screen TV with built-in DVD player (Standard), a large ensuite bathroom with heated flooring, a round 2 person spa bath, glassed shower, modern vanity, toilet, heated towel rack, audio system. The main bedroom also has full length floor to roof windows to capture the beach views each morning as you wake up. The laundry is also located on the ground level and offers a front loading washing machine, dryer and pull-out ironing facilities. Other features on this level include: powder room with toilet and vanity, separately zoned audio system, a private shaded entertainment area with a 5x burner gas BBQ, ducted vacuum throughout, an automatic 3 car garage, plenty of driveway space and an automated front security gate.

Upper Level: Timber and stainless steel balustrading allow access to the top level which offers a 2nd living area with comfortable lounge, 42 inch flat screen TV with built-in Blu-ray DVD, FOXTEL IQ2, a wet bar and plenty of board games for the kids. The 2nd bedroom offers 1x King Bed, 1x King Single Bed, bedside table, built-in robe and elevated beach and water views. The 3rd bedroom has 1x Double Bed, 1x King Single Bed and an equally impressive view over the beach. The main bathroom is also in this level and offers a deep bath, glassed shower, vanity, toilet and heated towel rack.

Lower Level: The spacious lower level of this amazing property is ideal for a 2nd family or as a teenagers retreat. Tiled throughout there is another open plan lounge and dining area which offers lounges,55 inch flat screen TV, Blu-ray DVD, FOXTEL IQ2, BOSE surround sound system, i-pod docking station and a billiards table. There is also a kitchenette on this level with small fridge, a 3rd bathroom with shower, vanity and toilet plus the 4th bedroom which offers 2x king single bunk beds, plenty of shelf space and a 20 inch flat screen TV with set-top box (ideal for game consoles). Large floor to roof windows open up to a 2nd balcony area which overlooks the rear landscaped gardens where there is a private gate for direct beach access. If you are looking for a quiet, laid back holiday away from the hustle and bustle then Boat Harbour is it.

**MINIMUM5 NIGHT STAY** *Security Deposits - See 'TARRIFS' for requirements and tariff structures (seasonal rates apply) *Rule of Stay - Min 5 Night Stay,Min 7 Night Stay Dec/Jan. *Schoolies - This property has a NO SCHOOLIES policy, Standard Terms and Conditions Apply. Maximum 8 Adults.



Activities

Off Road Driving, Art and Craft, Quad Bike Riding, Birdwatching, Bushwalking, Rock Climbing, Crabbing, Cruising, Cycling: Cycleway to Anna Bay, Scuba-Diving, Dive Charters, Diving, Dolphin Cruises: BOOK with WINNING HOLIDAYS, Driving: Off Road on Stockton Sand Dunes, Fishing - Beach, Fishing - Charters, Fishing - Game: Annual Game Fish and Trailer Boat Tournaments, Exercising, Golfing: 27 Hole Course in Nelson Bay, Mini Golf/Putt Putt, Horseriding, Jet Boating, Kayaking, Seakayaking, Para-Sailing/Para-Flying, Photography, Animal Riding: Horse and Camel Rides, Sailing, Sandboarding, Scenic Flight, Snorkelling, Surfing, Swimming: Beach, Bay and Public Pool with Slide, Animal Viewing, Marine Animal watching, Whale Cruises: BOOK with WINNING HOLIDAYS, Wine Tasting: Port Stephens Winery and Murrays Brewery.

Aussie Lifestyle, Beach, Diving, Fishing, Golf, Marine, Off road, Relaxation, Remote, Romance, Family, Luxury, Romantic, Wedding.

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


Location

Features

  • Balcony
  • Bar: Wet Bar in Upstairs Living Area
  • Bathroom: 2 Bathrooms plus an Ensuite and a Powder Room
  • Bath Tub
  • Beachfront: Absolute Beachfront - Direct Beach Access
  • Bedrooms: x4
  • Boat Parking: 3 Car Garage + Driveway with Security Gate
  • Broadband: ADSL Wireless Broadband - Throughout House
  • Pay TV: FOXTEL IQ2
  • Coffee Machine
  • Crockery and Cutlery
  • Dining Room
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player: 3x Blue-ray DVD's and 1x Standard DVD
  • Floor Heating: Main Living, Dining, Kitchen and Ensuite
  • Furniture Outdoor
  • Games: Billiards Table downstairs
  • Garage: Automatic 3x Car Lock-up Garage
  • Garden Area: Landscaped
  • Gas BBQ: 5x Burner Gas BBQ in Shaded Courtyard Area
  • Sound System: BOSE Surround Sound System
  • iPod Dock
  • Iron and Board
  • Kitchen: Fully Equipped (Very Modern) + Kitchenette
  • Laundry: Fully Equipped with Ironing Facilities
  • Linen: Packs Included
  • Lounge
  • Microwave Oven: Combination Oven / Microwave
  • Parking: Driveway Space with Security Gate
  • Porch/Deck: 2x Balconies Overlooking Boat Harbour Beach
  • Refrigerator
  • Security/Alarm
  • Shower: 3x (One on each Level)
  • Shower Outdoor
  • No Smoking Rooms
  • Spa: Large Round 2x Person Spa
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Multiple TVs: in all 3x Living Areas + 2 Bedrooms + Kitchen
  • Big Screen TV: 2x 55 inch, 42 inch and a 32inch flat screen TV's
  • Telephone: Local Calls Only (Limited Phone Reception)
  • Toaster
  • Views: Amazing Waterviews
  • Washer/Dryer: Front Loading Washing Machine and Dryer
  • Wi-Fi: ADSL Wireless Broadband - Throughout House
  • Waterfront
  • 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.