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Orana Luxury Lake House

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 4,090 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

Waterfront executive property with private jetty in exclusive Fishing Point


With any weekend booking (Friday and Saturday nights) enjoy a late 2pm checkout on Sunday for a leisurely lunch prior to departure (subject to availability)


‘Orana’ means welcome and we look forward to welcoming you to Orana Lakehouse.

This fabulous waterfront property in exclusive Fishing Point overlooks beautiful Secret Bay on Lake Macquarie.

Relax and enjoy the amazing views from the unique 2O metre deck extending to the foreshore.

The private jetty with night lights extends out to deep water - so moor your boat, thrown in a line or enjoy a dip.

Featuring 3 lounge areas, banquet, casual and alfresco dining, 2 BBQ areas, full sized billiard table, English style ‘signal’ bar, level lawn, complimentary extras including wifi and kayaks.

It's the perfect place for boating or sailing enthusiasts, keen golfers or a relaxing getaway for family or friends. Daytime functions are also considered on request.

Styled to create a luxurious home away from home.

Perfect for your next getaway.

Key Features


Seahorse Suite- Queen bed with water views and ensuite

Coral Room - Queen bed with water views, next to main bathroom

Oar Room - 2 x single beds and 1 double bunk with leafy outlook, access to main bathroom

Blossom Suite - Double bed with courtyard views, next to shower room and separate toilet

Lower Level lounge - Double sofa bed with water views, access to entry level shower room (only for family bookings of 12)

3 lounge areas - main lounge, lower entertainment lounge and sunroom/library/games lounge

2 BBQ areas - one on balcony off dining areas and another in a covered area adjoining the boatshed

Large level 1200sqm private block with wide 18m water frontage

Own deep water jetty with night lights for your exclusive use and public boat ramp nearby to launch your boat for mooring at the jetty

Kayaks and fishing gear for guest use

Unique 20 metre deck over boat shed to foreshore to soak in the fabulous views

Substantial outdoor areas - front garden, front courtyard, upper level balcony, upper level deck and level backyard/grassed area

In Detail

The property is a large 2 storey executive style home with split lower and upper levels.

The entry level features a double bedroom looking out on a private courtyard. There is an adjoining shower room and separate toilet all with level access. This level also includes the laundry room with washing machine, condensor dryer, ironing facilities, cleaning supplies and airer. There is an outdoor clothes line under the deck.

Down a couple of steps is an extensive entertaining area with water views featuring a full sized billiard table and tv lounge. The English style ‘Signal’ bar has maritime signal flag decor and includes a bar fridge, microwave, kettle and sink. With 3 leather lounges, bar stools, ottomans and easy chairs there is room for everyone. This area leads out to a large level lawn to the water, boat shed and private jetty. With a second BBQ area this is a perfect picnic spot

Upstairs are 3 large bedrooms. The master Seahorse Suite has a queen bed with ensuite and walk in robe and you can enjoy the water view from your bed. The second Coral bedroom has another queen bed with water views. This room is just off the main bathroom with bathtub , large shower and toilet. The third Oar bedroom has two single beds and a double single bunk with a private leafy outlook. This a favourite with families or single guests. On this level, a separate sunroom with easy chairs, beanbags, library and desk is a spot for quiet reading, chilling or work. This area also includes a TV with gaming console and games.

The upper level includes a substantial modular lounge area with big screen TV, 3 metre dining table (12 chairs) and rattan casual/ breakfast area (6 chairs) all enjoying superb views of the lake. This level leads out to a balcony with 6 burner BBQ (including wok burner) and the expansive deck with outdoor patio heater ( in winter), sun loungers, rattan chairs, additional bench seating and outdoor setting for 8+.

The modern kitchen is centrally located, looking out to the bay. It is fully equipped and includes a walk in pantry, electric oven, microwave, induction cooktop, fridge, dishwasher, kitchen appliances (coffee maker and milk frother, kettle, toaster, rice maker, sandwich maker, mixer etc), cookware, glassware, dinnerware, servingware and utensils. Everything to entertain in style.

There is a 2 space carport and ample off street parking for other vehicles or your boat. There is also a public boat ramp nearby (about 40 metres).

Kayaks are available for guest use - saving you hundreds on hire costs.


The property has been set up with new quality furnishings, low allergenic bedding and all home comforts. All bedrooms have ceiling fans. The upper level - 3 bedrooms, lounge, kitchen, separate casual/breakfast and banquet dining and library - has reverse cycle air conditioning. The lower level has screened windows and doors to enjoy the breeze and electric heating is available in cooler months (separate heater also in ground level bedroom).


For families we have 2 junior kayaks (up to 59kg) available. We also have 3 adult kayaks, one double kayak and various life vests available for guest use.

Christmas/ Christmas in July

We can decorate the house with a tree, wreaths and lights if that is something that you would like to make the space more festive.


We provide the following initial supplies at no additional cost: shampoo, conditioner, hand wash, body wash, toilet paper, household cleaning products, aluminium foil, glad wrap, paper towel, tissues, oil, paper napkins, salt/pepper/spices, selection of teas, coffee, rice, milk, butter, spreads, breakfast items. You will also find some extra treats. You are welcome to use whatever is in the fridge or pantry.


All bookings are subject to agreement to the House Manual/Rules which is made available prior to booking as the ‘Rental Agreement’. A printed copy is also available at the property for the information of all guests. Confirmation of your booking indicates an acceptance of the Rules. Please ensure that all guests are aware of the rules, particularly regarding smoking and additional persons on the premises.

Please note that we do not host smokers. There is to be no smoking of any kind anywhere on the property by any guest or visitor - penalties apply.

More Details

Steve Sefton
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Steve Sefton

Orana Lakehouse was established in 2017 with quality furnishings and everything to make it a luxurious home away from home.

It is such a wonderful place to relax and a great spot to enjoy with family and friends. We never tire of the amazing view and always look forward to seeing our resident pelicans.

It is such a special place, we look forward to sharing it with others who will treat it with the care and respect they would their own home.

Steve Sefton purchased this house in 2017

Why Steve Sefton chose Fishing Point

‘Orana’ means welcome in the Wiradjuri language and we hope guests feel it is a luxurious home away from home.

Fishing Point is an exclusive part of Lake Macquarie. It is convenient to Lake Macquarie attractions but in a relaxing local environment.

The property itself ticks all the boxes - it is on a large level block with wide frontage. Overlooking Secret Bay the amazing view is always of interest whether it’s the passing watercraft, kayakers, bird life or amazing sunsets.

The convenience of the public boat ramp about 40 metres away is an added plus to launch your boat for mooring at the jetty. And a deep water private jetty is a must.

What makes this house unique

Orana Lakehouse has many features that make it a special place to stay. The location and view are amazing. It has a unique 20 metre deck that extends over the boat shed to the foreshore. It also boasts a large level 1200 sqm block with 18m water frontage. So there’s plenty of room with easy access.

The property has been established as a luxury destination with Hampton’s inspired interiors, quality furnishings, linen and supplies. Every effort is made to exceed expectations and provide guests with a 5+ star home away from home.


Fishing Point House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4090 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12 ...
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Full details of house rules are detailed in the Manual and Rules attached as the Rental Agreement.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Main bathroom next to Coral bedroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Next to Blossom bedroom also for use for lower entertaining
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Shower room with vanity next to Blossom Bedroom/entry level
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Seahorse bedroom ensuite
  • Separate toilet on entry level Main bathroom includes bath, shower, toilet Towels, toiletries and bathroom supplies provided Please do not leave heated towel rail on for extended periods/overnight or when you have left the premises
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Seahorse Suite - 1 queen , With ensuite, walk in robe and water views from bed
    Coral room - 1 queen , With water views, next to main bathroom
    Oar room - 4 twin/ single , Includes a double bunk, leafy outlook
    Blossom Suite - 1 double , Garden suite with courtyard views, level access adj shower
  • All bedrooms have ceiling fans, bedside lighting, wardrobes and quality linen. Hamptons, Coastal, Chinoiserie themed, r/c aircon in upper level rooms, separate heater in Blossom room
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • festivals
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Convenient to the Hunter Valley, Newcastle 75 mins from Wahroonga


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Orana Luxury Lake House
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

A impressive home with a breathtaking view! A joy to wake up to those water views each morning.

  • 5 of 5

I was pleasantly impressed with this spacious immacutely presented property. The owners Cheryl and Steve have really gone above and beyond i did not want for anything. The were so many well appointed rooms to chose from all beautifully decorated with nice doonas and crisp sheets. The linen, towels and kitchen cookware were of superior quality. I just loved the beautiful soft towels! Cheryl in particular was an angel. She greeted me and helped settle in myself and my 3 toddler triplet boys. My children loved the deck and they were happy playing outside under my supervision. There were toys and the boys loved playing in the open plan living/dining/kitchen area. The view was captivating and is the focal point of the house. I loved just sitting on my sun lounger savouring the serene view. I loved all the personal touches from Cheryl and Steve. The snacks and treats and homebaked goodies. It is good old fashioned hospitality! I thoroughly recommend Orana Lake house to anyone wanting an escape. Ps: loved the old school take away 2 mins down in rathmines for fish, chips and scallops. As did the sea gulls. The highlight for my sons was seeing the pelicans, herron and kookaburras.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Victoria, Australia

Amazing place

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing place to stay. We were anticipating the house to be great from our review of the pictures and location, but it exceeded our expectations. Pictures don't do it justice. The house is spacious, open and very comfortable. The raked ceilings and large windows directly to the lake make for a beautiful living environment. The area is very peaceful and sitting out on the raised deck at night is a serene experience.

The area downstairs with large pool table, couches and bar is also spacious and comfortable, and has it's own magnificent outlook across gardens to the lake. Grassed area outside is great for the kids, and the jetty is also good to use. Kayaks available were also convenient and enjoyable.

Steve and Cheryl met us on arrival and were very welcoming, giving some details regarding the house and area. They went out of their way to make this an enjoyable experience, including even leaving some Christmas gifts for our 4 young daughters. We didn't need much during our stay, but any time we sent a text to ask about something, they were very responsive.

The house was spotlessly clean, and it is obvious from the presentation that Steve and Cheryl take pride in maintaining the house to a very high standard.

We very highly recommend this house without reservation. For anyone looking for a large luxury house in the lake Macquarie area this is well worth a look.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Josh, I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Orana Lakehouse. It was an absolute pleasure to host your family as you were such respectful and appreciative guests. It is especially great to know that the property exceeded expectations. Thankyou for your kind words and acknowledging the care put into the property and hosting guests. As a relatively new stayz host, I value the feedback. Best wishes for Christmas and the new year. Steve
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Nice place to chill

  • 5 of 5

Steve and Cheryl made it feel like a home away from home.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Nice place to chill

  • 5 of 5

Steve and Cheryl made everything possible to make our stay a pleasurable experience. They made it feel like a home away from home. The property is situated on a great location right on the water. The house had extras features to keep us occupied while at the house. Great place and i would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gerome, it was a pleasure to host you and your friends for the weekend as our first stayz guests. We appreciate the care and respect you showed our property - thank you for leaving everything clean and tidy. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay, the great location and all the facilities and extras provided. We look forward to welcoming you back. Thankyou for your review. Best regards Steve
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Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Rathmines RSL Catalina Club
Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Water front

Rathmines - Former military Catalina base

Wang Wangi - Historic Dobell House

Watagan Mountains

Beaches on the East side of the Lake

Hunter Valley



Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner'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.

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