Orana Lakehouse is a fabulous waterfront property with its own jetty overlooking beautiful Secret Bay on Lake Macquarie.
Relax and enjoy the amazing views from the unique 2O metre deck extending to the foreshore.
Featuring 'Hamptons' decor, high raked ceilings in the kitchen, dining and living areas and a lower entertaining level with English style bar, TV lounge area and full sized billiard table leading out to the BBQ and level lawn.
It's the perfect place for a relaxing getaway.
Spacious 2 storey executive style home with split lower and upper levels
Set on a private 1200square metre block with 18metre water frontage
Accommodation for couples, families, friends or larger groups
Level access to ground floor bedroom suite and backyard
3 separate internal lounge areas - plenty of space for everyone
Great for water sport enthusiasts - fishing, sailing and boating
Fish off your own private jetty or tie up your boat
Unique 20 metre deck extending over the boatshed to the foreshore
Fabulous expansive level lawn area to the water
2 BBQ areas - one on the balcony off the dining area and one under the deck
2 junior kayaks available for families with supervision
1 fishing kayak for guest use
Plenty of parking for cars or boats
Conveniently located to shopping, cafes, restaurants and points of interest
Close to the Hunter Valley wineries
A relaxing getaway
The entry level features a double bedroom looking out on a private courtyard. Close by is a separate shower room and separate toilet all with level access. This level also includes the laundry room with Miele appliances and ironing facilities.
Down a couple of steps is an extensive entertaining area with water views. There is an English style bar (including bar fridge, microwave and sink) and full sized billiard table, 2 lounge areas (including a double sofa bed) and TV. This area leads out to a covered BBQ and a large level lawn to the water, boat shed and private jetty.
Upstairs are 3 large bedrooms. The master has a queen bed with ensuite and walk in robe and you can enjoy the water view from your bed. The second bedroom has another queen bed with water views. This room is just off the main bathroom with bathtub , large shower and toilet. The third bedroom has two single beds and a double single bunk with a private leafy outlook. On this level, a separate sunroom with library and desk is a spot for quiet reading or work. This area also includes a TV with gaming console and games.
The upper level includes a substantial modular lounge area with big screen Tv, 3 metre dining table (12 chairs) and rattan casual/ breakfast area (6 chairs) all enjoying superb views of the lake. This level leads out to a balcony with new 6 burner BBQ (including wok burner) and the expansive deck with outdoor patio heater and deck chairs.
The modern kitchen is centrally located, looking out to the bay. It is fully equipped and includes a walk in pantry, electric oven, microwave, induction cooktop, new fridge, kitchen appliances (coffee maker, kettle, toaster, rice maker, sandwich maker etc), cookware, glassware, dinnerware and utensils. Everything to make you feel at home.
There is a 2 space carport and ample off street parking for other vehicles or your boat. There is also a public boat ramp nearby (about 40 metres).
Kayaks available for guest use - saving you hundreds on hire costs.
We look forward to greeting you on arrival and settling you in. We will be available by phone during your stay and can attend on site if needed. Please let us know if there is any way we can make your stay more comfortable.
'Orana' is a word from the Wiradjuri language meaning "welcome" and we hope you feel welcome and make yourself at home.
The property has been set up with new quality furnishings, low allergenic bedding and all home comforts.
All bedrooms have ceiling fans.
The upper level - 3 bedrooms, lounge, kitchen, separate casual/breakfast and banquet dining and library - has reverse cycle air conditioning.
The lower level is cool in summer and electric heating is available in cooler months (separate heater in ground level bedroom).
Bookings for larger groups/special occasions
Please note that while we are happy to accommodate larger numbers of family and friends and bookings for special occasions, our property is not offered as a party house. Only those people who have been booked are to be on the premises at any time, unless otherwise approved as part of the booking. Group bookings will only be accepted if we can be assured our home will be respected and the guest arranging the booking is prepared to be responsible for the group and will remain on the premises for the duration of the booking.
Please do not book our home if all guests are not prepared to abide by our rules and respect our property.
Thank you for your understanding.
For families we have 2 junior kayaks (up to 59kg) available. Please supervise children on the water and bring any safety gear needed.
We also have 1 fishing kayak and various life vests available for guest use.
For the Christmas period, we can decorate the house with a tree, wreaths and lights if that is something that you would like to make the space more festive.
We provide the following initial supplies at no additional cost:
Shampoo, conditioner, hand wash, body wash, toilet paper, household cleaning products, aluminium foil, glad wrap, paper towel, tissues, spray oil, paper napkins, salt/pepper/spices, selection of teas, coffee, milo, hot chocolate and marshmallows, rice, milk, butter, spreads, cereal/porridge. You will also find some extra treats. You are welcome to use whatever is in the fridge or pantry.
Please note that our property is not offered as a party house. However, if you are celebrating a special event, birthday, family reunion etc. or are looking to hold a daytime function, please contact us to discuss.
We ask that guests respect our home and neighbourhood, are responsible and apply commonsense. If there are any issues, we would appreciate being informed before you vacate the premises.
No responsibility is taken for personal property left on the premises either while in occupancy or after departure. Our insurance does not cover guests’ personal items.
wifi is provided for use by guests at no additional cost, subject to agreement that illegal or inappropriate sites or material is not to be accessed.
Please note that the following will incur a charge against your security deposit:
- Broken, damaged or missing items
- people on the premises other than booked guests, except with prior arrangement
- Additional charges (over the standard cleaning fee) where the
property is not left as reasonably found, rubbish not correctly placed in designated bins, stains on any furniture, carpets, linen or towels etc
- Furniture and furnishings, including lounge cushions, doonas and blankets, must not be moved out of the room where situated. Any need to
address these issues will incur an additional cleaning fee.
The rules are also included in the house manual - available online to the booking guest and available at the premises for all guests to view.
Most importantly we require guests to relax, have fun and enjoy this very special place.
We look forward to welcoming you, your family and friends to our home, Orana Lakehouse, at Fishing Point on beautiful Lake Macquarie. We find this is a wonderful place to escape from our busy lives in Sydney - we can relax, do as much or as little as we want and enjoy a picture perfect view.