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The Three Bees, Hardys Bay

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

** Responses and booking confirmations given typically within two hours **

The Three Bees (Beach, Bush and Bay) is a stylish, self catering apartment created from the ground level of a formerly large house. With lovely water views and refreshing sea breezes flowing through, guests love being able to forget about the car and walk to the beach, the bay, restaurants and cafes.

Fresh, airy, stylish, bright and beach modern would be the best way to describe this place.

You have your own parking spot 10 m from your front door. Seniors appreciate not having staircases to lug bags up flights of stairs, typical in coastal areas.

Bi-fold doors completely open up to bring the bay inside the large open lounge/dining/kitchen area.

Furniture and beds are respected brands, purchased for comfort and often commented upon highly in reviews.

For the colder nights there is an electric fire, electric blankets for the bed and plenty of throws and blankets. Lovely and cosy to curl up and read a book.

The main room has a comfortable Queen bed. An additional bedroom with a King single is available at an extra $40, however please note that this to cater for those who wish separate rooms, not extra people--the maximum of two still applies. Please indicate if the extra bedroom is required so it can be prepared.

The kitchenette was purposely designed to be adequate for short stays, so the cost of a full kitchen didn't have to factored into the nightly rates. You'll find a single shelf oven, single element induction cooktop, electric frypan, microwave, medium sized fridge, along with a kettle, toaster, Lavazza coffee machine and milk frother.

There's also a gas BBQ, outdoor dining setting and covered lounge chairs in landscaped gardens for your sole use. Complimentary tea, fresh milk, biscuits and coffee are supplied.

Authors and business people love the office with its bi-fold windows opening right up to bring in the fresh breezes and glorious view of the bay, often returning for the tranquility to get re-inspired.

Many guests stay to attend weddings at Bells Resort or Killcare Surf Club, often leaving their car at the resort or club and enjoying the scenic walk to get it the next day.


Hardy's Bay is a small seaside village. A lot of artists, actors and authors live in this unique area surrounded by nine pristine beaches and Bouddi National Park. It is well known for its cafes and was voted by The Advocate newspaper as 'Best Area on the Central Coast'.

It is a safe and friendly area that you can walk around at night time. Half of the homes are permanent and the rest are holiday homes..

If you want a restful holiday and want go home looking better than when you arrived, this is the area, even if we haven't availability for your dates.

An open wall of glass doors brings the outside in and there are plenty of friendly Australian birds - kookaburras, butcher birds, lorikeets, bush turkeys and cockatoos.

Linen, bedding and bath towels are provided free, no linen charge, no need to bring your own sheets.. Beach towels are not provided.


You have complete privacy - with your own entrance, verandah and shutters or blinds on all windows. You have sole use of the outdoors BBQ area and your car spot.

There is an apartment below yours, and one above. The one below is not yet fit for occupation, the one above owners Simon and/or Lyn stay at part time depending on upcoming bookings etc.

Nonetheless, your peace and privacy is our utmost priority and unlike normal apartments, we can ensure you won't have parties, loud televisions or footsteps above keeping you awake. Single guests have also appreciated the security of knowing someone else is around, and many feel comfortable knowing any issues can be fixed on the spot.

The houses either side are holiday homes so often unoccupied too.


This accommodation is for 1 or 2 guests only. Parties and get-togethers are not permitted out of respect for neighbours and council regulations.


We have a nominal maximum stay of 5 nights so there is an opportunity to maintain the grounds without disturbing guests, but depending on surrounding bookings we try to accommodate longer stays. Please enquire.


Smoking is not permitted inside. The back verandah is fine and very convenient


Children must be at least 14. We can not accommodate babies.



We like to keep pricing simple so your final cost isn't nothing like what the nightly rate suggested.

By not allowing younger children, pets, parties or more than 2 people, we have found very little damage and could remove the complexities of bonds.


Only if you require both bedrooms is there a once off $40 surcharge regardless of how long you stay.


Please note all Australian properties on Homeaway are simply mirrored from (and handled by Stayz). The availability calendars on homeaway however do not get mirrored correctly - please visit stayz dot com/33626 for an accurate availability calendar of this property.


Bookings only taken for stays within 9 months of the current date so we can ensure the accommodation will be available and not have to inform you we can no longer accommodate you.

But please book early to save disappointment - it is rare that we have a weekend available within the coming month and often get simultaneous requests for the same dates.

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
September 14, 2018


Hardys Bay Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 2 is for couples or friends who wish separate bedrooms. Despite bedding for 3, the maximum of 2 people for the apartment still applies. Bedroom 2 is only prepared upon request, and carries a once-off $40 surcharge regardless of the number of nights stayed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • forests
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • surfing


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The Three Bees, Hardys Bay
average rating of 4.725 based on 40 reviews
Frenchs Forest, NSW, Australia

Peaceful and restfull

  • 5 of 5

We had a great long weekend away. Lovely character, nice views from every window. Host was helpful. Great coffee just 3 min walk down the road to the wharf. All good!!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Easy, peaceful, serenity, water, private getaway needed? THIS IS IT!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here for our first anniversary at the beginning of April 2018. Simon was there to greet us and provide keys to the property. Simon is VERY EASYGOING, gives you the peace you are after and freedom to do what ever you please. He was a great host, gave us some ideas of things to do in the local area and places to visit. If you are after a private getaway for you and your partner then The Three Bees is perfect. Kitchen had everything we needed to do our cooking, bathroom was huge, balcony overlooking the lake was a terrific view. Quick easy access to the lake (1min drive or 3min walk) and just as quick to the beach (2min drive). BED, OMG THE BED WAS SO COMFORTABLE!!! Too many times we've stayed in a great looking place only to have the most uncomfortable bed with springs stabbing us in the back. My wife and I fell asleep almost instantaneously once our heads hit the pillow. Thank you Simon for opening up such a lovely home to us, we definitely will be back again one day!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lovely to meet both you and Priscilla - glad to see you caught some fish and welcome back anytime.
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Very impressed!

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I had a wonderful 6 nights just relaxing & taking it easy. The apartment was spacious, extremely presentable & the view was amazing. It is very close to Killcare shops with just a short 4 minute walk down the hill. The apartment had a little oven which I found extremely easy to use & convenient. Simon greeted us on arrival and is very friendly but once he greeted us and showed us through the apartment he then left us to be on our own.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful retreat

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely relaxing stay at the Three Bees. The aspect overlooking Hardy's Bay is idyllic and the location ideal for walking to the beach and the village shops. Simon was an excellent host - very considerate and responsive and went the extra mile to be helpful. Would recommend Three Bees as a great escape.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Clean and tidy with a lovely outlook

  • 4 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyable stay in Hardy Bay. Everything you need for a short stay and close to some wonderful walks. The local cafes and restaurants provided great food and wine.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Blaxland, New South Wales, Australia

Relaxing Time Away

  • 5 of 5

An amazing little place for a quiet get away. Simon was a pleasure to meet and was helpful with any questions/enquiries from the very beginning and throughout my stay. I adored the view from my balcony, which overlooked the bay and everything was in walking distance which was convenient :)

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Other Activities:

beach, 200m to bay, cafes


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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