Lovely 5 Bed home swap in Lake Cathie, Australia

Our large 4 bedroom home is located in "Lakeside Woods Estate" in Lake Cathie which is an exclusive estate located 15 minutes south of Port Macquarie. All homes in the estate are on a minimum quarter acre block (2250m2). Set in a natural bush setting we are surrounded by bush walking trails, a tranquil blue lake that is perfect for swimming (particularly for children) and the beach is also within easy walking distance.

Our home is spacious and modern with two separate living areas and modern appliances. It has a 3 car remote control garage (fantastic for the kids to play in on a rainy day), beautiful in-ground saltwater pool which is solar heated, plus a large bathroom with a spa and ensuite in the main bedroom.

There is a large patio and outdoor entertaining area overlooking the pool with a BBQ area, that backs directly onto the bush. Surrounded by large gum trees that often accommodate local koalas, you will also see deer, kangaroos and even tawny frogmouth owls in the estate.

Lake Cathie is a picturesque and unspoilt stretch of white sandy beaches offering safe swimming and a safe haven for families as well as an escape from the more crowded beaches at Port Macquarie. Our neighbours are all very friendly people and welcome all new comers to the area.

Our home is within walking distance to the local shopping centre, Lake Cathie Tavern and the local Bowling Club both of which provide a Bar and Bistro just a short stroll away. Public transport is available with a local bus service operating to all surrounding suburbs and also going into Port Macquarie.

Features of our Home include:

- 4 large bedrooms, main with his and hers large walk in robes, plus his and hers sinks.
- 3 car garage
- Open plan living
- Large kitchen with large built in pantry plus stainless steel appliances
- 1 x large bathroom with spa bath
- Large ensuite to main bedroom
- 3 x Large LED TV's
- Large Internal Store Room
- Washing machine and dryer
- Large Entertaining / BBQ Area with seating for 10
- Large 2550m2 garden
- In-ground salt water solar heated pool
- Ducted reverse cycle air conditioning throughout
- Ceiling fans in all bedrooms and living area

Enjoy your breakfast, morning coffee and meals out on the patio overlooking the pool and surrounded by the sounds of nature, birds and wildlife. A very quite estate surrounded by lots of bush walking tracks, the lake, beaches, shops, clubs and more all within walking distance. Safe swimming and bike riding for kids and very safe quite streets throughout the estate. School bus stops at the door.

Lake Cathie has a large shopping centre with a Woolworths supermarket, a tavern, liquor store, bakery, Chinese restaurant, take away food store, hairdresser, pizza restaurant, florist, antique store, clothing shops, newsagent, post office, discount store, real estate, petrol station and more, situated just a 1 minute drive from our home.

Lake Cathie is situated in the idyllic surrounds of the NSW mid north coast and is just 15 minutes south of Port Macquarie and less than 4 hours drive north of Sydney. This scenic area is surrounded by fabulous beaches and is famous for swimming, boating, surfing, fishing and golf. There is an abundance of activities, attractions and day trips available with vineyards and restaurants just a short drive away.

The climate of the region (Mid North NSW Coast) is regarded as one of the best in Australia with mild winters usually between 9C - 23C each day and summer ranging from 18-28C
It is located on the Pacific Highway midway between Sydney and Brisbane / Gold Coast and is the perfect place to base yourself for exploring the East Coast / Eastern Australia.

Attractions in the immediate area include; Deep Sea Fishing, Beach Fishing, Lake Fishing, Fishing Charters, Snorkelling, Scuba Diving, Surfing, Water Ski Park, Boat Hire, Kayaking, Sky Diving, River Cruises, 4WD Adventures, Golf Course, Hydro Golf, Putt Putt Golf, Shopping (Port Macquarie has extremely large shopping centres and malls), Paintball, Giant Water Slide, Ten Pin Bowling, Cinemas, Camel Safaris, Rock Climbing Centre, Wineries and Vineyards, Astronomy Centre, Museums, Wildlife Park & Zoo, Timbertown Theme Park, Skate Parks, Kids Indoor Play Centres, Restaurants, Rainforest Centre and Nature Walks, Boating, lots of Markets, Beach Yoga, Day Spas, Bike Riding and Horse Riding. Surrounded by a fantastic assortment of Camping Grounds, National Parks and Weekend Getaways.

Nearest Metropolitan Area:
Port Macquarie just 15 minutes away
Port Macquarie / Hastings has a population of approx 80,000.

Type of home swap

  • Home Exchange
  • Long Term Exchange
  • Open to Offers

Conditions of home exchange

  • Non smokers only
  • No pets allowed

Lake Cathie (HE28759)

New South Wales,   Australia

  • 5 bed   (sleeps 6) 2 bath

Preferred destinations

  • Australia
  • Queensland
  • Tasmania
  • New Zealand
  • New Caledonia
  • Vanuatu

Dates available

Open to offers

Swap duration: 2 - 3 weeks


Meet the member

Adults: 2      Children: 2

Membership expiry date: 03 Apr 2015