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Big Wave @ Shoal Bay 8 Achilles Street

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placeNelson Bay, NSW

groups Max Occupancy: 12
hotelhotel Bedrooms: 5
bathtub
bathtub Bathrooms: 3.5
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directions_car Parking: 4
schedule Check-in Time: 2:00pm
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schedule Check-out Time: 10:00am

Walk to Shoal Bay Beach

Big Wave is a tastefully furnished, large family home in a fantastic and very convenient part of Nelson Bay. Tucked away in a quiet street, you get to choose which beautiful beach to stroll to each day, with Shoal Bay Beach just a 300m walk and Little Beach 900m in the other direction. The Little Beach Boathouse restaurant offers fine dining on the water as well as a bar and tapas, and be sure to try the famous scones from the lighthouse cafe, Inner Light Tea Rooms, with magnificent views over the bay. The shops, cafes, restaurants and entertainment at Nelson Bay and Shoal Bay are less than 2km drive, there you will find interesting and enjoyable options including a Sunday market, and diverse, fun land and water-based activities.

Ideal for the extended family (maximum 8 Adults only), this 2-storey home offers modern furnishings, ducted air-conditioning and ceiling fans. The ground level offers a versatile floor plan with an open plan dining, living and kitchen area, complemented by a covered entertainment deck with outdoor furnishings, a BBQ and a lovely, large fenced yard. The lounge area boasts a leather suite and wall-mounted TV, while the dining area has a large 8-seater table plus a highchair available for younger guests, and the beautiful, well-equipped kitchen includes a charming window splashback, dishwasher, and breakfast bar with stools where the family can hang out to chat over the days adventures while helping prepare dinner. In addition, the ground level also offers a 2nd living area, a guest powder room, and the master bedroom complete with a queen bed, built-in robes and an ensuite with a shower and toilet.

Upstairs meets the demands of family life, boasting a 3rd living area with flat screen TV and doors leading out to a balcony. Here you will also find a 2nd dining area with a kitchenette. The 4 other bedrooms are on this level, one with a queen bed and ensuite, one with 2 sets of bunk beds and the remaining 2 bedrooms each with a queen bed. The main bathroom offers a freestanding bath, shower and toilet.

This great home also features an internal laundry with a washing machine, along with a single lock-up garage and a flat driveway for additional vehicles, or even a boat.

Important Notes:
- Linen packs are provided at this property. If you would like beds made, please contact our office.
- This property has a strict NO PARTY policy, including schoolies, hens and bucks.

STRA Permit ID: PID-STRA-24533

STRA Permit ID | PID-STRA-24533

House Features

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Air Con
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Kitchen
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Boating
smoke_free
Non-Smoking
pets
No Pets

Rooms/Bedding

5-Bedroom, 3-Bathroom, 2-Storey House. Sleeps 12 (maximum 8 adults) - Bedroom 1: Queen bed; Bedroom 2: Queen bed; Bedroom 3: Queen bed; Bedroom 4: Queen bed; Bedroom 5: 2 sets of Bunk beds. Large family home with rear yard and covered entertainment area,

Bedroom 1

  • 1 x Queen Bed king_bed
  • 1 x Shower shower
  • 1 x Toilet wc

Bedroom 2

  • 1 x Queen Bed king_bed
  • 1 x Toilet wc
  • 1 x Shower shower

Bedroom 3

  • 1 x Queen Bed king_bed

Bedroom 4

  • 1 x Queen Bed king_bed

Bedroom 5

  • 2 x Bunk Beds view_agendaview_agenda

Bathroom

  • 1 x Bath bathtub
  • 1 x Shower shower
  • 1 x Toilet wc

Powder Room

  • 1 x Toilet wc

Amenities

sunnyOutdoor

  • Outdoor Shower
  • Bbq Grill
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Boat Parking
  • Fenced Yard
  • Balcony
  • Off Street Parking

tvEntertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Big Screen TV
  • Surround Sound

weekendLiving

  • Air Conditioning
  • Living Room
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Central Air
  • Towels Provided-not Beach Towels
  • Linens

domainGeneral

  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine

countertopsKitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Full Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • High Chair
  • Refrigerator

deckOutside

  • Deck / Patio

local_diningDining

  • Dining

securitySafety

  • Smoke Detectors

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Location

8 Achilles Street, Nelson Bay, NSW 2315

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Average Rating

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Overall Satisfaction
3.7 / 5
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Comfort
4.7 / 5
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Property Condition
3.3 / 5
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Location
4.5 / 5
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Cleanliness
3.2 / 5
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Value
4.3 / 5
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Services from Rental Manager
2.3 / 5

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Great huge house!

A great huge house for a family reunion of 7 adults & 3 children. We had 4 generations staying & there was plenty of space & seating for everyone.
Reviewed by Di from Sydney, NSW, Australia on Sat 18th Jul 2020

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Overall Satisfaction
5 / 5
weekend
Comfort
5 / 5
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Location
5 / 5
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Cleanliness
3 / 5
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Value
4 / 5

Beautiful large home

Home is beautiful and large, easily accommodated our large family group. Had everything we needed and was only a 3 min walk to the beach. Only negative parts of our stay was that the bbq was so dirty it had mould sitting on the metal tray which looked like it had not been cleaned in months. The cleaners leave ‘linen packs’ which include a fresh sheet & pillow cases. You have to make your bed but my only issue with this is that there were not enough pillow cases to pillows. The blankets seemed dirty and do not come with blanket covers so I assume they do not get washed as cleaners only take the sheets & pillow cases provided. Also if coming in the colder months, there is no dryer so be prepared. Aside from this, we will happily stay here again in future coming better prepared.
Reviewed by Hilary from Sydney, NSW, Australia on Mon 8th Jun 2020

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Overall Satisfaction
4 / 5
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Comfort
5 / 5
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Location
5 / 5
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Cleanliness
3 / 5
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Value
5 / 5

We are thankful for your time and your willingness to write a review to let us know how we are doing. We will let housekeeping know about the BBQ and linen. We look forward to your next visit.
Response from Winning Holidays on Thu 11th Jun 2020

Location

So close to everything. Nice and quite area. House was very spacious.
Reviewed by Brad from Sydney, NSW, Australia on Sun 14th Apr 2019

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Overall Satisfaction
4 / 5
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Comfort
4 / 5
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Location
5 / 5
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Cleanliness
4 / 5
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Value
4 / 5

Thanks for the feedback!
Response from Winning Holidays on Tue 16th Apr 2019

Sizeable and convenient location

Been staying there off and on now for last few years for a annual boys golf weekend. House has plenty of room and gr8 location. Only suggestion would be to upgrade the BBQ as was not working on our last stay. Also some more general waste bins would be handy.
Reviewed by Suts from North Ryde, NSW, Australia on Mon 26th Nov 2018

mood
Overall Satisfaction
4 / 5

Big Wave @ Shoal Beach

4 nights at Shoal Bay
Final payment was taken from my Visa card 2 days early without any prior notification.
The day before our stay we received notification that we could have early check in. When we attended the Winning Holiday office at Nelson Bay at 1.30pm to collect the key we were informed that check in was not to 2pm. I said to the staff that we had received a message we could check in early. The staff then requested to see this message and stated they would be changing this in future. I found this rude and very unwelcoming. I will not be booking with you again.
Reviewed by Chris F. from Oberon, NSW, Australia on Thu 11th Mar 2021

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Overall Satisfaction
4 / 5
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Property Condition
4 / 5
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Location
3 / 5
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Cleanliness
4 / 5
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Services from Rental Manager
1 / 5

Disappointment

My friends and we were looking forward to staying in the beautiful property during the pandemics time but we were very disappointed when we checked in as we needed to do a at least 1 hour cleaning before we settle in this beautiful house. I even needed to wipe the blood off outside the toilet bowl, which is disgusting for me. I forgot to take a pic before I cleaned it. I am sure that We paid for cleaning but we are not happy how the cleaning conditions left for us as we need to stay here for 3 nights.I emailed, called up the management office and even went up to the office in person. But none from the management team got back to me at all since then.
Reviewed by Guest from Erskine Park, NSW, Australia on Mon 30th Nov 2020

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Overall Satisfaction
1 / 5
construction
Property Condition
2 / 5
place
Location
4 / 5
cleaning_services
Cleanliness
1 / 5
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Services from Rental Manager
1 / 5

Beautiful house in Nelson Bay

Wonderful and spacious house. Lots of room for a big family. Only things we had an issue was with the hot water running out and also the coffee machine was not clean at all so could not use it. If they fixed those two things this property would be great for a long stay.
Reviewed by Upeksha P. from Glenfield, NSW, Australia on Tue 18th Aug 2020

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Overall Satisfaction
4 / 5
construction
Property Condition
4 / 5
place
Location
5 / 5
cleaning_services
Cleanliness
4 / 5
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Services from Rental Manager
5 / 5

Housekeeping and our maintenance team have been notified of these issues. Please accept our apologies for the trouble and burden these issues may have caused.
Response from Winning Holidays on Tue 18th Aug 2020

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