Whole house
BBQ facilities
Washing machine
Free parking

Summer Cottage is located in Hawks Nest. Located a 6-minute walk from Bennetts Beach, the property has barbecue facilities and free private parking.

The vacation home is fitted with 4 separate bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen with a dining area, and a flat-screen TV.

The nearest airport is Newcastle Airport, 37 miles from the vacation home.

Summer Cottage has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 29, 2019

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Closest beach
  • Bennetts Beach

    8.7 Excellent beach
    1,700 feet from property

Host Info

Company review score: 8.5Based on 398 reviews from 87 properties
87 managed properties

Property info

<H3> Sleeps 8 You need BYO linen, or we can arrange hire linen for you at a cost. Large Family Holiday Home! STRICT NO Party Policy applies </H3> <HR> 'Summer Cottage' is the perfect holiday destination, just a few minutes walk to both the main surf beach and Jimmy's Beach. Features include an extensive entertaining deck, large enclosed yard and separate kids retreat. This outstanding beach house has been totally renovated including the huge timber entertainment deck. Hawks Nest is one of the last jewels in the crown of undeveloped holiday destinations on the east coast. Located at Port Stephens just 2 hours north of Sydney, it is ideal for holidays, retirement or family living, offering a relaxed and idyllic lifestyle. The twin towns of Hawks Nest and Tea Gardens provide the main access point for the pristine Myall Waterways - a River chain of salt and freshwater lakes, rain forests, mangroves, wetlands and white sand beaches, Ideal coastal retreat: dolphins and whale watching, fishing, boating, surfing, bush walking, scuba diving or just relaxing on the beach. Open plan living areas open out to an enormous, 13m x 5m deck, half of which is under cover for when you need some shelter. The deck incorporates a wonderful, triple trunked blackbutt tree and is illuminated by imported swivel designed spots on dimmer switches. The kitchen is fitted with impervious Silestone bench tops, lots of drawers, storage space and integral wine rack. Please wait, in a few moments a slide show of the property will commence. There are four bright and roomy bedrooms, 1 King, 1 Queen, Set of bunk beds and 1 Double. Each bathroom is fully tiled and all quality fittings including vanities and mirrors. The second bathroom is huge and has been additionally fitted as a laundry. It includes a vanity and WC. There is a third hot water shower outside which is perfect for rinsing off after the beach. The garage extension is a great games room. It has undercover access to rear deck, is fully carpeted and is perfect as a rumpus room for teenagers, parties and entertaining. (Please note all vehicles are to be parked on the paving in front of the garage). The vast, sunny private back yard and lawn area has matured gum trees and is fully enclosed by a 6' hardwood fence with gated access on either side of the home. Front and back yards are landscaped with scores of native flowering trees and shrubs. Please note: All guests are required to comply with the <a href=https://www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0012/925788/Code-of-Conduct-for-the-Short-term-Rental-Accommodation-Industry.pdf>Code of Conduct</a> as per the STRA Code of Conduct guidelines. ***This is not a serviced apartment, you will need to bring your own food, amenities and toiletries etc – see terms and conditions for further details. ***We have a strict no party/loud group and/or schoolies bookings policy. Please read the terms and conditions for further information. ***Please note that several area location and lifestyle shots have been included in this advertisement. We have obtained all information from sources we believe to be reliable and, any floor plan, photographs and descriptions are designed to provide a general overview of the property, its design and facilities. We cannot guarantee their accuracy.
What's nearby
  • Shoal Bay
    2.9 miles
  • D'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay
    3.6 miles
  • Anchorage Marina Port Stephens
    5.2 miles
  • Soldiers Point Marina
    7 miles
  • Lemon Tree Passage Marina
    9 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Bennetts Beach
    1,700 feet
  • Shoal Bay Beach
    2.5 miles
  • Little Beach
    2.5 miles
  • Zenith Beach
    2.9 miles
  • Nelson Bay
    3.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Newcastle Airport
    21.7 miles
  • Taree Airport
    57.9 miles
Amenities of Summer Cottage
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
No internet access available.
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Dining table
  • Oven
  • Dryer
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Private Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Video
  • DVD player
  • TV
Sit back and relax
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Smoke-free property

House rules Summer Cottage takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM

You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.


Until 9:30 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Summer Cottage accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

The New South Wales Government has issued a mandatory code of conduct outlining the rights and obligations of people either hosting or renting accommodations on a short-term basis, including a complaints process.

License number: PID-STRA-17946

FAQs about Summer Cottage

  • Check-in at Summer Cottage is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 9:30 AM.

  • Summer Cottage is 0.6 miles from the center of Hawks Nest.

  • The prices at Summer Cottage may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Summer Cottage has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 4 bedrooms

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  • Summer Cottage can accommodate this group size:

    • 8 guests

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  • Yes, Summer Cottage is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Summer Cottage offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):