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“Beautiful location, perfect visit”
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Entry is to the rear of the property. Enjoy the evening sun on the front balcony.
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Very good
6 reviews
Entry is to the rear of the property.
Enjoy the evening sun on the front balcony.
View over the street from the front balcony.
Functional kitchen.
Open plan lounge/dining area.
Lounge area with 2 seat sofa and 3 seat sofa bed.
Dining area with table that seats 6-8 people.
Master bedroom with queen size bed.
Master bedroom.
Double bedroom.
Twin bedroom with king single beds.
Bathroom with toilet, vanity and large shower.
BBQ and entertaining area overlooking the bush.
Comfy seating area on the back deck.
Outdoor deck overlooking the bush. Perfect for relaxing or entertaining.
Walking track to Box Beach from the back of the house.
Box Beach, 8 minutes walk from the house.
Don't forget to tell us about your stay in the guestbook.
Family friendly Shoal Bay beach, 15 minutes walk from the house.
The view from the top of the track down to the secluded Wreck Beach.
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3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Shoal Bay, Port Stephens, Greater Newcastle, New South Wales

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Very good - based on 6 reviews
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Bryony M
Rossendale, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Beautiful location, perfect visit”
Reviewed March 31, 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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person found this review helpful

We stayed at Whitwick for 5 nights as an extension to our holiday of a lifetime to Sydney from the UK. What a stunning place. Australian quirkiness with lovingly renovated furniture so you really know you're near to the beach. The beds were super comfy so we all slept brilliantly (even the dining table proved comfy enough to sleep at for one of the kids after all that sea air wore them out!)
We grown-ups spent the evenings sitting on the lovely relaxing seating on the balcony, drinking wine (purchased in Hunter Valley on the way to Shoal Bay from Sydney), listening to the local wildlife and enjoying the ambient lighting (& being grateful for the fly screen that encloses the balcony.)
There are a choice of beaches- Halifax (5 mins drive) is perfect for swimming at sunset and watching the pelicans. Box Bay is 8 minutes walk and great for surfing or jumping over the waves. Shoal Bay itself is calm and sandy and the kids spent the whole day swimming here. Less than 5 mins drive away or 20 minute walk (downhill, so the return can be a slog with tired little ones)
We went out on a boat from D'Alboro Marina (12 mins drive) and found dolphins and did a four wheel drive tour on the sand dunes, including sand-boarding. I would recommend both.
There are plenty of shops near by so you won't have a long trek for amenities.

We would most definitely recommend a stay at Whitwick sands...there is even wifi, big flat screen tv and coffee machine (& a swing in the garden force kids) what more could you ask for?!

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Management Response
3 Jan 2016
Hi Bryony,

Thanks for your review. We're so pleased you had a great time.

Regards
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Kate E
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Home away from home!”
Reviewed January 31, 2015 for a stay in January 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Fantastic house! Beautifully furnished and very well equipped kitchen (loved the coffee machine!) The big deck and BBQ area over looking the bush was amazing. Only 5 minutes walk from box beach. Shoal bay is a cute little town with everything you need. Will definitely be returning to whitwick sands!

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Management Response
3 Jan 2016
Hi Kate,

So pleased to hear you had a great time at Whitwick Sands.

Regards
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