Narrabeen Lakefront Penninsula
House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Narrabeen Lakefront Penninsula on the picturesque northern beaches of Sydney offers the ideal lifestyle
Wake to the sound of the birds and watch the activities on the lake (ducks pelicans kayakers etc) from your bed. Take an early morning walk around the lake or a swim in the ocean or lagoon at the other end of the street or hire a kayak and explore the lake. Have breakfast at one of the many cafes or come back and relax in your very own private garden oasis.
Explore the city and harbour with easy access to public transport and come back for sundowners and watch the lake turn pink from your very own therapeutic spa.
Restaurants, pub, cafes, supermarket, shopping centre, movies, golf driving range, putt putt golf are all within walking distance and golf course is 5 mins away
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Narrabeen 100 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Sydney|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 15|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river|
|Further details indoors|
Three bedrooms upstairs are carpeted and all have lake views with full bathroom and separate toilet.
Downstairs open plan lounge/dining and kitchen with gas log fire and air-con has timber flooring and bi fold doors opening to outside entertaining deck with mains gas barbq overlooking lake. Laundry with extra shower and toilet
$500 refundable bond is required to ensure property is left in a clean and tidy condition.
The New South Wales region
NEW SOUTH WALES is one of Australia's south-eastern states, lying to the east of South Australia, to the south of Queensland and to the north of Victoria. With a population of 6.7 million, it is the country's most populous state. As the core territory of the first British colony on the Australian continent (settled in 1788) which was gradually made smaller as the other states and territories formed, New South Wales is home to the country's oldest and largest city, the state capital of Sydney. New South Wales also encloses the Australian Capital Territory, the location of the Australian national capital of Canberra, in its south-east. Lord Howe Island, a subtropical island 550km east of the mainland, is also part of the state.
Many tourists come to New South Wales to visit the city of Sydney and its attractions. While much tourism is focused on Sydney and the coastal areas, the whole of New South Wales offers a multitude of experiences, with plenty of things to see and do which suit all tastes and interests, whether that be natural wonders, white sandy beaches to relax on, historical sites, or friendly country communities. From the busyness of Sydney, to the unspoilt beaches and sleepy communities of the South Coast, to the rugged Snowy Mountains, to the wineries of Mudgee and the Hunter Valley, to the red outback, to the rainforests of the North Coast and New England, wherever you spend time in New South Wales you are bound to enjoy yourself immensely.
Soak up Sydney’s gorgeous harbour, seductive outdoor lifestyle and great natural beauty. Kayak under the Sydney Harbour Bridge or wave at the Opera House as you ride a ferry across the harbour to Manly. Lose yourself in the cobblestone cul-de-sacs of The Rocks or in the markets, boutiques, cafes and pubs of Paddington. As well as a world-famous harbour and more than 70 sparkling beaches, Sydney offers fabulous food, festivals and 24-7 fun.
The Sydney climate
Because Sydney's coastal suburbs are surrounded by seawater, temperature conditions are buffered, and sea breezes keep the hot days cool. Head out west, even a few kilometres, and the extremes are greater. You won't see snow in Sydney, and even frosts are rare near the coast.
Historically, we average a metre of rain, 40 inches, each year, but few years are average years. There is no rainy season, and the rain usually goes quickly, but sudden storms can be common, and "showers" means downpors in some places and nothing a few hundred metres away. Learn to live with it.
Sydney is in the southern hemisphere: if you are from the northern hemisphere, remember that the seasons are reversed. Our hottest months are December to February, during the southern summer. Our flowers largely ignore the seasons, so you can usually see about 30 species in flower as you walk along a suburban street, and at least that number species of wildflower can be in bloom any time from May to December, with a few less in January-April. The best time for wildflowers is in August, when a walk over a headland can reveal 60 species in bloom.
North of the city of Sydney is the beautiful stretch of coastline from Manly to Palm Beach has a relaxed beachside ambience and plenty of things to see and do. With the Pacific Ocean on one side and Pittwater on the other, the peninsula covers about 18 km of open coastline and has excellent dining, North surf beaches, waterways and parklands.
Bordering Pittwater to the west is Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, which has pockets of rainforest with creeks, waterfalls, Aboriginal rock art and campsites.
Outdoor ocean pools along the northern beaches are at Collaroy, Dee Why, North Narrabeen, Newport and Palm Beach.
Narrabeen Beach is one of Australia's iconic surfing and swimming beaches. Over three kilometres of sand stretch from Long Reef in the south to the Narrabeen Lagoon entrance in the north, with four surf lifesaving clubs along the beach providing qualified, volunteer lifesaver patrols to protect swimmers and surf/beach users.
NARRABEEN: Berry Reserve Markets
3rd SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH 9am - 4pm
The lakeside location provides a fun day for all the family, with lots to see and do.
MONA VALE: Figtree Markets
FIRST SATURDAY of the month. 9am - 3pm
Selected market stalls offering a multitude of unique wares, locally designed and made homewares, jewellery, art, clothing, plants, cards, & books.....
AVALON: Avalon Village Growers Market
LAST FRIDAY of every month 9am to 2pm
Growers Market dedicated to providing fresh produce, local grown food, and organic products to people in the greater Sydney area.
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13 Aug 2014
"Lovely comfortable peaceful house on lake."
My husband and I recently stayed at this lovely house on Narrabeen Lake. A three minute walk away was the beach where we spent time doing long walks. A bonus one day was to see a pod of dolphins ridin… More
13 Jul 2014
"Very nice but not excellent."
Barbara is very accommodating, friendly and helpful. The villa is very nice and very well located for the beach and of course to the lake. There are several decent restaurants/cafes nearby. The gard… More
17 Feb 2014
"What a find!"
I chose this property because I wanted a relaxing week near to Sydney after a hectic week in Melbourne. It was better than I could have imagined with the beautiful view to wake up to every morning an… More
13 Feb 2014
"Very Nice Stay"
The house is a very nice. We were two adults and four children and we fit nicely. Three bedrooms on the top floor and a family room and a very nice terrace on the ground level. The best part of the ho… More
20 Jan 2014
"Sensational! A wonderful and relaxing stay on the edge of the lake."
This lovely home with well kept garden and lawn down to the lakeside is situated close to a beautiful beach and swift flowing lagoon, as well as a small village with all amenities. One must just close the door and sit on the balcony or dine al fresco to enjoy the peace and beauty. The highlight of most days for me was to enjoy a glass of champagne in the outside jacuzzi and watch the sunset.
9 Jan 2014
"The perfect lakeside setting just minutes from the beach"
We were absolutely delighted with our week's stay in this beautiful home - it was so relaxing with the most stunning views. Barbara could not have been more helpful and went out of her way to en… More
11 Oct 2013
"Fabulous accommodation, it was so lovely and such a great location for visiting northern beaches and Sydney."
The owner gave an excellent service right from the start, in contact by email checking we had everything we needed for our stay.
The accommodation was just lovely , very nicely furnished and with a lovely garden and veranda. The hot tub was great at the end of a busy day and the location on the lake front made this experience all the better.
We had everything we needed to make our stay perfect.
I would highly recommend this property.
16 Oct 2012
"Best of both worlds"
We had travelled to Australia on a mix of business and pleasure; staying at various locations as needed. This was our favourite place. We enjoyed the beautiful location but also the surrounding area. We used to leave the car at Manly and catch the ferry over to Sydney on the mornings we had meetings in the city, which was absolutely fabulous as the weather was glorious. There are loads of great places to visit in the area either within walking distance, bus (we loved getting the bus, they are frequent and on time) but having a car is good. The house is in agreat location, and we made good use of the hot tub after a long day, the outdoor area with this house is outstanding, lake front, peaceful, great BBQ area and seating. The shops are convenient and some great restaurants within walking distance. We wish we had known how good it was going to be as we would have stayed longer (rather than the last week in the centre of Sydney). Barbara the owner is lovely and very friendly and obliging. I thoroughly recommend this property. (Denise UK)
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