Welcome to Sunset Cottage
Have you ever wanted to stay in one of those quaint little cottages right on the waterfront ?
Well, it will be hard to discover any accommodation closer to the beach than this absolute waterfront 3-bedroom cottage offering a carefree setting with a safe sandy-bottom swimming beach for families.
Bring your boat and anchor it right in front of the cottage and enjoy this ideal location renowned for its water sports and activities.
Sunset Cottage is an original older style beach house cottage with a home-style feel, just like the old days. No need to worry about feeling intimidated by expensive decor and fixtures of 5 star resorts. The house is clean and comfortable and family friendly. It is equipped with everything you need to make your next family holiday memorable and enjoyable.
Watch the kids play on the sand and swim in the water while enjoying your position on the timber deck and then low tide offers a great playground for all safe activities such as beach volleyball and cricket.
Enjoy a BBQ as the sun goes down and experience some of the best sunsets that the area has to offer.
After the kids have gone to bed, theres no better opportunity to relax on the deck with a glass of wine and enjoy the uninterrupted view of the bay or take a chair and just sit with your feet in the water and relax.
Theres simply nothing else like it
3 Bedrooms (accommodates 5) Maximum of 3 adults
1 Bathroom (Combined step-in bath/shower)
2 Off-street parking (no cover)
Just a couple of minutes drive to the Salamander Shopping Centre, 5 minutes to the heart of Nelson Bay where you will find dolphin and whale watching cruises, boat hire, restaurants and visitor information services.
FEEL FREE TO ENQUIRE ABOUT AVAILABILITY EVEN THOUGH DATES MAY SHOW AS NOT AVAILABLE ON THIS SYSTEM. THE OWNER USES THE PREMISES ALL YEAR ROUND BUT CAN MAKE IT AVAILABLE FOR EXTENDED PERIODS WITH ENOUGH PROIR WARNING. IN THIS CASE A MINIMUM NIGHT STAY WILL BE APPLICABLE.
PEAK SUMMER HOLIDAYS: 7 night bookings during our peak holiday period between Christmas and the end of February are first offered to previous guests who stayed during that period the previous year (no alterations). Previous guests have until 1 July to confirm with a deposit for the following year. Any dates not re:booked by 1 July by previous guests will be offered first to those who have made enquiries through out the year for those dates.
3 x Bedrooms. Linen is supplied FREE of charge but beds will NOT be made up.
Bathroom (Step-in combined bath/shower)
Car parking for (2) vehicles, no cover
Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning
Flat Screen Television
iPod Docking Station
Fishing & Equipment Storage
Deck with uninterrupted water views
Direct access to beach
Activities and fun things to do
Right in front of the house................
Beach Volley Ball
or activities that are within 5 minutes drive...........
Whale & Dolphin Cruises
Toboggan Hill Park
Restaurants & Cafes
HOLIDAY LETTING TERMS & CONDITIONS
The premises are let to you for holiday letting purposes only – for the period stated on your confirmation booking form.
The primary guest is the name of the guest whose name appears of the booking form. The primary guest is responsible for all guests and their visitors who enter the property during the specified dates of holiday letting.
CHECK IN / CHECK OUT TIMES
Sunset Cottage is available from 2:00pm on your day of arrival and departure time is 10:00am on the date of your departure, unless otherwise arranged with the owners.
NUMBER OF GUESTS
Sunset Cottage is equipped for a specific number of holidaymakers. No mattresses, tents or caravans, or more cars than the property accommodates are allowed. It is against NSW Department of Health regulations for more persons to occupy a property than there are beds to accommodate them. No more than (3) Adults are permitted at any one time. The maximum number of guests permitted is (5) being (3) adults and (2) children or (2) Adults and (3) Children. This is due to room size and comfort.
Sunset Cottage is an older style cottage that may not be suitable for some guests with restricted mobility. Whilst the owners will always try to accommodate guests where possible, consideration should be given to the following; There are a maximum of 3 steps at each entry point to the house. The bathroom has a combined ‘step-in’ shower/bath. The cottage is in close proximity to the water, small children should be supervised at all times.
Sunset Cottage is fully self-contained & equipped with blankets/doonas and pillows. Linen is supplied to you by a linen hire company and delivered to the property prior to your arrival (beds will NOT be made up). Linen supplied will include bed sheets, pillowcases, bath towels, tea towels and a bath mat, for ONLY the number of guests listed on your original enquiry form. Please notify us by email if you need a different bedding configuration than that below.
Linen must be used on all bedding as it is against NSW Department of Health regulations and hygiene for guests to sleep on bedding that is not fitted with appropriate linen.
The bedding configuration at Sunset Cottage is 1 x Queen ensemble and 3 x standard single beds. It shall be prudent to bring along beach towels for your beach days. Other items we suggest you may need are personal toiletries etc.
KEYS AND ACCESS
You will receive an SMS text on the morning of your arrival date to the mobile number supplied in your original booking form. This 4 digit access code will access a ‘lock box’ with (1) set of keys for front and back doors as well as the beachside door to the shed where you will find a laundry and BBQ facilities. Please return keys to point of pick up or if the ‘lock-box’ has been used, please place the keys back in the ‘lock-box’ on departure. For your security, the ‘lock-box’ code is changed after each booking.
PETS AND SMOKING
Sunset Cottage is strictly a smoke and pet free property. Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the property and for the comfort of all guests no pets are permitted on the premises.
No guests under the age of 18 will be permitted to occupy Sunset Cottage unless accompanied by a responsible adult.
End of year parties and celebrations WILL NOT BE accepted due to excessive noise and possible behaviour that may disrupt neighbouring properties. Please respect our neighbours. Parties and large gatherings of guests are not permitted. Only the number of guests booked on your booking form are permitted on the property. Any music used on the deck should be kept to a minimal level as not to disturb neighbouring properties, day or night.
Housekeepers have prepared the property to a high standard. We ask in return that you show consideration by leaving the premises in a neat and tidy state, wash dishes, clean bbq’s after use and place garbage in the bins provided, with all rubbish to be removed upon departure to avoid cleaning charges being incurred. Ensure that all windows are locked and curtains and blinds are closed, including deck sun blinds are to be raised up all the way to avoid damage from winds.
Garbage bins are collected weekly in Port Stephens . At Sunset Cottage, we ask that you put out bins on Thursday night for Friday morning pick-up. Please put bins curbside with handle facing the property on Thursday night. A recycling bin is also available and is required to be place curbside alternate weeks with the general waste bin. Please refer to the calendar on the fridge for these dates.
Port Stephens celebrates the fact that we have very little crime; however Sunset Cottage and its owners cannot accept responsibility for person(s) personal property such as cameras, jewellery, clothing etc that is left unattended in the accommodation. We suggest that you lock your vehicle and make sure that valuables are out of sight. By showing care in these simple steps you will make sure stressful situations do not arise. We recommend reading our security and safety information contained in our compendium on arrival.
Your safety is the utmost importance to us. Whilst all due care is taken, Sunset Cottage and the owners of Sunset Cottage take no responsibility for the loss or damage of property or person whilst staying at the property.
The exterior main beach floodlight should not be used after 10pm. This is for the comfort of those people that sleep on yachts within the bay from time-to-time.
Special conditions apply for cancellations. If you cancel your accommodation and we can secure a replacement booking for the same period, your deposit will be fully refunded.
All damages, breakages or losses to the property are to be paid for by the guest. Should you discover a fault or breakage when you arrive please advise us immediately. Minor breakages of up to $50.00 WILL NOT be charged as we understand accidents are unavoidable from time-to-time to glassware etc, however we would appreciate you notifying us of all breakages so that they can be replaced for the next guests.
Should you need any clarification on any of these house rules and condition before booking, please don’t hesitate to contact us so we may answer any questions you may have.
BY PROCEEDING WITH YOUR BOOKING AND FORWARDING THE REQUIRED DEPOSIT AMOUNT MEANS YOU ARE ACCEPTING THESE HOUSE RULES & TERMS AND CONDITIONS.