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On The Edge - Waterfront & Kayaks

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,583 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Situated right "ON THE EDGE" of Smiths Lake. From this PREMIUM WATERFRONT position the house over looks the lake giving magnificent views from the entertaining deck and from the grassy area below.

A private path leads you through the tranquil bush setting down to the lake and sandy beach below. Kayaks ( 1x double and 3x single) and Tommy the tinny ( row boat ) sit waiting to be enjoyed. Row across to pelican point or kayak out to the sandbar and swim in the crystal waters of Cellito Beach.

Take a leisurely stroll along the lake edge to the nearby "Frothy Coffee" for a latte or lunch. Or better still laze on the daybed, enjoy the view and abundant birdlife and do absolutely nothing but relax ! You deserve it !!!


The House is two storey and tastefully furnished with a contemporary feel throughout. Lots of light and great lake or bush views feature from every room. Accommodation consists of 5 BEDROOMS, 2 KITCHENS, 2 BATHROOMS, 2 LIVING AREAS and a HUGE entertaining DECK overlooking the lake.

IDEAL FOR - a family, two families or friends who like to holiday together yet also enjoy some independence and moments of privacy.

UPSTAIRS - 3 Bedrooms (2 Queen, 1 Bunk Beds), kitchen, bathroom, living room and spacious entertaining deck.

DOWNSTAIRS - 2 Bedrooms (1 Queen, 1 Double Bunk), kitchen, bathroom, living room and grassy area perched above the lake.


Less than 3 hours north of Sydney between Seal Rocks and Forster.

Pacific Palms is a natural paradise surrounded by Wallis Lake, Smiths Lake, Myall Lakes and the Pacific Ocean. This area features pristine secluded beaches and National Parks. Smiths Lake is the smallest of the lakes and is separated from the ocean by a natural sandbar. It provides extremely safe swimming for kids and is also excellent for water sports.


Smiths Lake - Amaroo Beach, Kids Playground, The Frothy Coffee Cafe' and Boatshed.

Pacific Palms is ideal for swimming, surfing, kayaking, snorkling, windsurfing, boating, water skiing, fishing, 4W driving, golfing, tennis, bushwalking, dolphin watching and whale watching from Seal Rocks lighthouse. There is a local market, a winery and boat and estuary cruises.

Beaches include 7 Mile, Elizabeth, Shelly (birthday suit only !), Boomerang, Blueys, Cellito, Seal Rocks and Treachery.

National Parks include Booti Booti, Wallingat and Myall Lakes.

Local shops are a short stroll away and include a butcher, baker, general store, bottle shop, hairdresser, and a fish & chip shop. Fresh seafood caught locally, as well as a chemist, deli, surf shop etc. are a short drive away as are restaurants, cafe's, and clubs for dining out. For major shopping Forster is 20 minutes away.

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Smiths Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2583 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • PLEASE NOTE: Linen & Towels are NOT included ( BYO top & base sheets, pillow cases & towels. We can organise linen hire at an additional cost if time.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Bunks - Single Bottom Single Top
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , - Queen Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Bunks - Double bottom Single Top
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • forests
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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On The Edge - Waterfront & Kayaks
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews

great large house

  • 5 of 5

a beautiful area, short drive to nice beaches and bushwalks. The house is great, set in bush and short walk to lake (not a beach there but can still swim). Lots of mozzies. Kitchen and equipment all modern with 2 fireplaces.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Andy for your review. With high rainfall the lake level was up during your stay and great for swimming! Through out most of the year there is a sandy beach below the house with lovely sun & shade areas for you to lazy in the sun loungers. Yes the mozzies have been in their element this year with all the rain! disappearing with the cooler weather! I just want to clarify that we do not have fireplaces but a BBQ on the deck overlooking the lake ...and electric heating that keeps the house warm & cosy in winter.
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Morisset, New South Wales, Australia

Great Spot

  • 5 of 5

We had the most fantastic time at On the edge - Smiths Lake. With two families 10 people in total, the accomodation was perfect with plenty of opportunities for families to mix and break from each other. The location was amazing and having the kayaks and life jackets available for use was so much fun. Would highly recommend On the edge as a great place to stay. Thanks so much!

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Ah may zing!

  • 5 of 5

Simply perfect. For a spontaneous weekend away - this was perfect! Kayaks and a tinny on the waters edge for paddling to breakfast at the cafe around the corner. Games and DVD's Galore for those fun competitive evenings with friends. Well heated for the colder months. This place has been well thought out and it shows. Simply perfect.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Smiths Lake, New South Wales, Australia

Absolutely amazing

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic location great for the kids the lake was amazing

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Central Coast, New South Wales, Australia

Fantastic Place!

  • 5 of 5

Great place for a family holiday, house was better than pictures and description, loads of room and inclusions. Kayaks and board games were a big bonus and we put them to good use. Easy trip into Forster and to loads of great local beaches. None of us wanted to leave!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Central Coast, New South Wales, Australia

Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, and the peace and quiet was just what we were looking for. Our room was spotless and the gardens were stunning.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Jackie Wisbey
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 16, 2018


Nearest Airport
115 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
Smiths Lake Bowling Club
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Sandbar 9 hole
Nearest Train
65 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
35 Kilometres
Pacific Highway M1
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Smiths Lake Bowling Club
Nearest Ski
50 Metres
Lake below house
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Lake Beach
Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Pristine Lakes Beaches Kayaks


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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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