About this listing
Large room available in 3 bedroom house. Guests have their own bathroom and access to the rest of the house including living room, verandah, kitchen, laundry, downstairs bathroom and backyard. There is also one guest car space in the carport.
Large room available upstairs in 3 bedroom house in Nelson Bay The room is fully furnished. Linen is included. The house has 2 bathrooms with a shower, toilet and bath (guests have their own bathroom upstairs), a carport for 2 cars (one for guest parking) a laundry (with a washing machine and clothes dryer), and is centrally located very close to Nelson Bay CBD (a 3 minute walk). The guest bedroom has a queen-size bed and also a couch/sofa bed (futon) and small TV/DVD player. The guest bedroom would accommodate up to 4 people. There is also another sofabed downstairs in the living room - the house would accommodate 6 people in total. Children are welcome.
There is a pedestal fan and convection heater in the guest bedroom upstairs. There are 2 pedestal fans and a convection heater downstairs in the living room. Tea/coffee and a continental breakfast (cereal/toast/juice/yoghurt/fruit) are included. There is an electric barbeque which you are welcome to use in addition to the kitchen.
A short stroll to the marina, restaurants and cafes in Nelson Bay. A 5 minute walk to Dutchman's Bay. Located right in the heart of town. There is a Seafood Co operative at D'Albora Marina, which is a few minutes' walk. There are some great restaurants about 3 minutes walking distance in the Nelson Bay CBD, including Thai, Indian and Italian restaurants, Sandpiper's, Depz and the Nelson Bay Bowling Club and the Nelson Bay Golf Club (a short walk). There is an IGA supermarket (5 minutes drive) in Austral Street, Nelson Bay. The Nelson Bay Cinema Complex is also located on Stockton Street, in the Cinema Mall, diagonally opposite Coles. There is also a DVD rental kiosk in the Cinema Mall.
Lots of great walks, including Tomaree Mountain and Fingal Spit. Only 50 minutes drive to Newcastle. Nelson Bay has markets every Sunday. It is about 30 minutes by car to Newcastle Airport at Williamtown. There are also buses frequently going into Nelson Bay from Newcastle Airport. Port Stephens Coaches also has a daily route to Sydney.
You will enjoy being so close to town, particularly being able to stroll home after an evening meal. You will not need to really drive at all around Nelson Bay. A very central location.
There is a taxi rank about 3 minutes away in Donald Street. There are also buses (Port Stephens Coaches) that stop regularly on Donald Street and on nearby Government Road.
It is about a 10 minute drive to the Salamander Bay shopping centre, which has Coles, Woolworths and Aldi supermarkets and other specialty stores, including Kmart.
A great spot to visit. There are several whale-watching cruise boats that operate around the Bay. There is also a ferry which makes regular trips between Nelson Bay and Tea Gardens. This is a great day trip, and there are several lunch spots at Tea Gardens , including the the Tea Gardens Hotel and The Boatshed restaurant.
Summer is a great time of year to visit Port Stephens. Beautiful weather and great beaches. It is a 5 minute drive to Shoal Bay beach, about 10 minutes to Fingal Beach, 15 minutes to Birubi Beach and 15 minutes to One Mile Beach. There is kayak hire, stand-up paddle-boarding and bike rental in Nelson Bay.
It is currently whale-watching season in Port Stephens. There are several dolphin watch cruises available, including the Moonshadow, but there are also many vantage points locally where you may see whales at this time of year.
Looking forward to seeing you in Port Stephens soon. You will never want to leave.
Guests have access to kitchen, laundry, both upstairs and downstairs bathrooms, living rooms, verandah outside, clothes line, iron and ironing board upstairs and reading spot upstairs. They have access to pots and pans, plates, etc in the kitchen and also an electric barbeque to be used outside. There is Wi-fi and access to a printer/photocopier. There are books, magazines and DVDs in the living room and upstairs that guests can access at any time.
Interaction with Guests
I want guests to feel welcome and comfortable in my home. I am happy to help with any directions or recommendations.
It is so close to both the Nelson Bay town centre and also close to the beach. It is so easy to walk around the local area, particularly when going into Nelson Bay for dinner at night. There is no supermarket in the Nelson Bay CBD at the moment, but the IGA supermarket in Austral Street, Nelson Bay is about 5 minutes away by car. The Salamander Shopping Centre is a 10 minute drive, and has Coles, Aldi and Woolworths supermarkets in the complex.
There are buses that stop in Donald Street nearby and also a taxi rank in Donald Street.
There is a bus from Newcastle Airport (Williamtown) that stops at Nelson Bay. Port Stephens Coaches stop in Nelson Bay near Coles in Donald Street. and have a daily run to and from Sydney (Central Station)
There is an automatic front gate with remote control access. The gate is kept closed at all times.
No smoking inside please. Smoking outside is ok. Please use ashtray on side verandah.
Please wash and dry all dishes used.
Please park in carport.
Do not block shared driveway.
Please turn lights, heaters, dryer and pedestal fans off when leaving the house.
A $20 replacement fee applies to lost keys.
A $60 fee applies to lost remotes.
This is a very quiet area so no parties. Please respect the neighbourhood.
Only guests who have booked are to stay overnight.
Please respect our home.
Great location only 3 minutes walk to the main street!
Melena is a good host who is considerate and helpful!
She gave us a brunch of brochures and pieces of brilliant suggestion to explore the area!
The house is well decorated and you can enjoy a cup of coffee in the lounge under the sun!
Melena is a warm and welcoming host. As stated, Melena is very centrally located and within walking distance to all eateries. We enjoyed the spacious bedroom and bathroom. Thank you for making our dinner reservation and for your great advice on things to see and do around the area. A lovely breakfast which set us on our way. Time nor the weather didn't allow for sightseeing but we will return another time! We parted as though we were good friends. A great Airbnb place which comes with our recommendations.
Melena was a most welcoming host. The location to everything was excellent. The weather was pretty awful so we will have to go back again to explore some more....in the sunshine we hope.
The reservation was canceled 3 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
Superbe nuit chez Melena.
Chambre très bien aménagé, salle de bain spacieuse.
Situation dans la ville sympa a quelques minutes de la marina.
Encore merci pour tout
Gautier et Chloé
Really really enjoyed our stay at Melena's, her home is very beautiful, very short distance to town as well. The room is really big and the bathroom is even bigger, and clean and very comfortable. The pictures dont really do them justice. There are 3 dogs owned by Melena's friends who lives next door and they are so gorgeous and friendly.
Melena was super helpful, booked us a lovely dinner, and recommended us amazing places to see and things to do around Port Stephens.
Will definitely stay here again and recommend to anyone who visits Port Stephens.
Melena was a great host. Great communication before we arrived and very helpful and considerate during our stay. Her home is beautiful. Would recommend this place!
About the Host, Melena
I live in a fantastic place- very close to the beach. I am a teacher and really enjoy travelling during the school holidays. Looking forward to hosting people in my home. Three things I love about Port Stephens are the beaches, the relaxed lifestyle and the great walks.
I really enjoy being an AIRBNB host and meeting different people. I am hoping to also meet other AIRBNB hosts around the world in my travels.