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Viste dell' aqua ~ Waterfront

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

Fabulous waterfront home, 5hp motor boat, Kayaks, 11 person spa, pool table.

Viste dell' aqua is 3 storeys of absolute magic! Recently totally renovated and simply the best available in the area, it is now 5 STAR.

Situated on the edge of beautiful Smiths Lake with gorgeous views from every room, it provides you with easy access to the waterfront on this magnificent lake!

PAYMENTS: For groups larger than people please put your booking through as "CONTACT MANAGER”. Please NOTE surcharge for extra guest over 6 people is not added to online booking total. See below under pricing.

This enormous property has it all, perfect in summer and winter with air-conditioned comfort and a log fire to snuggle up by on those lazy winter days. High quality inclusions boast the latest in finishes. It comprises 8 bedrooms, 3 living areas, 5 full bathrooms plus 2 x guest toilets and games room complete with a quality slate pool table.

There is an extensive library for all you bookworms and plenty of choices for those seeking a quiet nook. If cooking is your thing you will enjoy the beautiful up-to the-minute kitchen with stainless steel appliances and banquet size dining table for the whole family, ice maker fridge with filtered water all year round - a must have!

The outdoor entertaining is on two levels with BBQ facilities on the top level. The lower level has an 11 seater Universal endless/pool spa - all well positioned with fantastic views over Smiths Lake.

This property has been designed for your absolute pleasure right down to the pillows and beds. Four of the masters enjoy en-suites and we provide luxurious bedding to complete the slumber experience you deserve.

It's GREAT FOR LARGE NUMBERS! Want a holiday with grandma and grandpa, but can't get a place big enough? Want to fit in all 3 generations and all eat at the same table? Viste dell' aqua is for you and even your pets. Scroll down the page, see what we offer for your pets!

For your entertainment, the two lounge areas have the latest in 42" Plasma TVs with surround sound and a large selection of DVD's. Two master bedrooms have LCD TV and DVD screens.

The easy waterfront access allows you to moor your own boat at the foot of the property or use the runabout 5hp we provide for your pleasure to explore the lake. We also have 2 kayaks for your use.

Stunning views from a large gated and covered balcony allow you to watch and keep your dog amused by day. A delightful spacious and attractive pet house is provided for your pet's comfort. An enclosed front courtyard allows you to visit local restaurants knowing your pet is secure.

With everyone catered for and with everything the heart desires ~ Why would you go anywhere else?

EXTRA GUESTS SURCHARGE OVER 6 PEOPLE: This is NOT calculated on online booking as we only change this once off and there is no facilitated for this as yet on the online booking function, please use “ask a question” ALTERNATIVELY you can put it through on online booking and I can amend the quote to be accepted by you prior to your booking.

The base booking number is 6 people to allow the average family a chance to stay and then there is a ONCE off surcharge of $125 an adult or $75 a child. Children under 3 years stay FREE.

Linen Hire of sheets and towels is available for those who wish to treat themselves.

The lakes and beaches

Why stay anywhere else but on the water? If you come to Smiths Lake to holiday, it is the only place to be!!

Smiths Lake is the playground of the Pacific Palms region. The lake is suitable for all water sports and if you're not on it at least be sure you can view the changing vista and the sunsets which are to be seen to be believed!

Smiths Lake is famous for the enormous sandbar which divides the lake from the Pacific Ocean. From time to time the sandbar is manually opened to allow the lake to drain and refresh the fish stocks, rendering it tidal for a time. Fishing is a favourite pastime here for both commercial and recreational fisherman with an abundance available.

Smiths Lake is only a few minutes drive from WORLD CLASS beaches, namely Bluey's Boomerang and Cellito at Sandbar. Elizabeth Beach is the safest swimming for children.

Of course just 20 minutes or so away are the magnificent beaches of the Forster Tuncurry region. All the way to Forster, you will pass Wallis Lake on your left which is well worth a visit. Stop at the simply beautiful green cathedral, the wedding venue in the mid north coast under a canopy of palms with a superb view of Wallis Lake.

On your way you will see the Rec Club at Pacific Palms where there is a boat ramp if you choose to go to Forster by water. There are public areas to moor your boat on Forster side.


Please mention your pets on booking.

Your pets are welcome to enjoy a number of exterior areas including a spacious secured courtyard with a sheltered section attached to one of the master bedrooms, and extensive undercover balconies adjacent to and looking through glass doors directly into living areas. The huge upper deck is securely enclosed for your pet's safety and enjoyment and also has a large sheltered section. A large kennel is available on request. Pets however are not permitted indoors.

Please book your pets in for your stay

EXTRA GUESTS SURCHARGE OVER 6 PEOPLE: This is NOT calculated on online booking as we only change this once off and there is no facilitated for this as yet on the online booking function, please use “ask a question” ALTERNATIVELY you can put it through on online booking and I can amend the quote to be accepted by you prior to your booking.


Viste dell aqua has a base booking charge for up to 6 people, to allow the average family a chance to stay, and then from this there is a ONCE OFF surcharge per person of $125 per adult or $75 per child. Children under 3 yrs stay FREE. The surcharge is not calculated on your auto generated booking response however will be reflective in your email response by Kate.

Linen Hire of sheets and towels can be arranged with a local supplier for those who would like to treat themselves.

There are no further charges all advertised amenities such as the 5hp motor boat and Kayaks are inclusive in your rate of stay

The local area

Smiths Lake is a tranquil village complete with village shops which can cater for all of your needs.

There is a general sub/news store with groceries and vegetables, a butcher, baker, liquor store, hairdresser/beauty salon for the high maintenance group and the delightful TLC Cafe.

The liquor store carries an extensive range to BYO, and coffee and delicious take away or eat in meals are available at our village shopping centre's local cafe. Another great cafe is Frothy Coffee, open 7 days and situated on the lake at Amaroo alongside the boat ramp. You can enjoy a morning coffee and then hire watercraft at the sailing club there.

The local Bowling club provides a good option for families. There are other excellent cafes and restaurants at Bluey's and Boomerang along with a village shopping centre and the Kingfisher restaurant nearby.

On the Lakes Way, heading north to Forster you will find the Charlotte Bay shopping centre where you will discover the fish shop, famous for its local catch. The owner is a supplier to the best restaurants in Sydney. His fish is an experience indeed!

A medical practice and chemist are at Bluey's and Forster.

As this area is one of peace and beauty, we expect that you will treat the neighbourhood and our neighbours with consideration, particularly in relation to noise.

Viste dell aqua is NOT a "party property". We do not accept bookings for hens' nights, bucks parties, weddings nor similar.

We wish to continue to offer our beautiful home to guests and ask that you read our terms and conditions of stay prior to confirming your booking.

Viste dell aqua follows the holiday industry's Code of Conduct

More Details

Property Manager
Kate Brown
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018


Smiths Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Sheets & Towels to be provided by guests. Local linen Hire is available. We provide, doonas, doona covers, bath mats, hand towels & tea towels.
  • Rates up to 6 people, see main page for once off surcharge details
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 2 ensuite to bedroom 1 - toilet , shower , located on ground floor
    Bathroom 3 adjoining bedrooms - toilet , shower , Located on ground floor
    Bathroom 4 located outside bedrooms - toilet , tub , shower , located upstairs
    Bathroom 6 ensuite bed 5 - toilet , shower , Downstairs bedroom ensuite
    Bathroom 7 beside downstairs bedroom - toilet , shower , downstairs outside of bedroom 6
    Separate WC ground floor - toilet , Located on ground floor
    Separate WC outside bedroom at top of stairs - toilet , upstairs
    Outdoor shower - outdoor shower , Outdoor shower to enjoy after the lake and prior your spa
  • Bathrooms are modern and set up for ease of use and we provide your bathmats and hand towels and hand soap. A full bath is available on the top floor.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Queen bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Queen bed ~ travel cot located in walk through robe
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , Queen bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Queen bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , King bed or twin single beds
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , King bed or twin single beds
  • Each bedroom is set up as a master bedroom, and has ducted Air-con or an air-con unit in room. We provide luxurious bedding to complete the slumber experience you deserve. In the efforts to keep rates reasonable for all, linen hire of your sheets and towels is available for those who would like to treat theirselves in this area with a local provider. We provide your dooners, dooner covers and dress pillow cases. 4 of the masters have en-suites and the remaining have a bathroom of WC just outside your door.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • bay/sound
  • forests
  • nude beach
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Viste dell' aqua ~ Waterfront
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 39 reviews
Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia


  • 5 of 5

What a top, space, space. Our group of 4 couples were blown away - we basically each had our own wing, own bathroom and so many chill out spots we got lost. We did not even use the uppermost rooms. The beds were so comfortable - everyone commented on the quality of their sleep.The pool table and spa were a hit as were the canoes. The bird life was amazing as were the possums. The owner very easy to deal with and very friendly. We have been going away as a group for 5 years and this is the best place we have ever stayed. Thanks Kate

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Great location - great property

  • 4 of 5

Just returned from a long weekend with friends and this property did not disappoint. The house was clean and the property manager could not have been more helpful. Everything written about the property in its description is factual. The view was so relaxing. The lake itself made for easy kayaking.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Just as good second time round!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our extra long weekend at Viste dell Aqua. Although it rained most days, we hardly noticed it with ample living areas inside as well as a covered balcony. The fireplace kept us warm. With 14 people, there was still plenty of space to find that book reading nook! We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Exceptional Property

  • 5 of 5

We had an enjoyable and relaxing stay at Viste Dell aqua. We had three generations who were all extremely happy with the property and its features. The house was so well equipped and the spa and games room were thoroughly enjoyed by adults and kids alike. The location and views are amazing and we can't wait to book a return to Viste Dell aqua.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Excellent property!

  • 5 of 5

My family group of 15, 4 families comprising of mostly kids, loved the place! It was a perfect getaway house. The front is quite deceiving and one would think that this place isn't a multi-storied house. But it is and so much more! It was like an endless amount of bedrooms and nooks that one can get lost in. It's so spacious. Really perfect for family groups. Everything you need is provided. Sometimes you rent a place and sure, they provide you with kitchen basics but this place has EVERYTHING and that even includes baking wares as well as a coffee machine. It really is a home away from home. Games room was a hit as well as the spa! Of course, not to mention the dingy boat and kayaks that we made total use of. We pretty much just stayed put the whole weekend. Everything was just there that there was no need to venture out (except of course, for grocery needs).

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Huge, Gorgeous, Fully Equipped, Cosy!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 5 adult couples staying for 2 nights over a weekend. Upon arrival we all agreed the long drive up from Sydney was well and truly worth it. We each had a comfortable queen bed, most with en-suites, and a couple with amazing views. The included equipment - both necessities and entertainment - were extensive and high quality. The cherry on top was the little dingy on the lake which made it easy to soak up the sun and take in the beautiful lake the house is based on. Special mention to Kate who made herself available for anything we needed (even though we didn't!)

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
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Nearest Airport
113 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Pacific Palms Bowling Club
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Sandbar Golf Course
Nearest Train
64 Kilometres
Taree train station
Nearest Motorway
34 Kilometres
Pacific Highway
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Pacific Palms restuarants
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Celito Beach by house watercraft
Car: necessary
Other Activities:



Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.