Escape the lockdown blues in these luxury digs
Luxury holiday home provider Belle Escapes Central Coast has added some stunning new properties to its portfolio just in time for a post-pandemic summer sojourn.
With 80 per cent of properties already booked over the Christmas and New Year period and more than 400 bookings taken in the past fortnight, up 50 per cent year on year, the team at Belle Escapes Central Coast – the holiday arm of Belle Property – has been busy transitioning newly purchased prestige property into luxury holiday homes to cater for the expected rush of holidaymakers this summer.
Conveniently located only an hour’s drive north of Sydney, the Central Coast is gearing up for one of its busiest holiday seasons and with the addition of new holiday homes in new holiday hot spots, such as Gorokan, Blue Bay and Daleys Point, holidaymakers can discover more of the Coast than ever before.
From an eco lodge to a lake house and an array of beautiful beach houses, here are ten new holiday homes to escape to this summer.
Set on 20 acres of bushland and built among the tree canopy with access to Avoca lagoon, Amani Luxury Eco Lodge has been designed in harmony with nature. Soaring ceilings welcome abundant natural light, a traditional Kol wood-fired hot tub offers the ultimate relaxation, beds are draped in raw organic cottons while reclaimed vintage beams from Balmain’s wharves, a striking tallowwood staircase and artworks sourced from around the globe, blend beautifully with the surrounding bushland. With two master bedrooms, a grand open-plan living space, state-of-the-art kitchen, wood-burning fireplace, and lavish ensuite bedrooms in separate wings, it’s perfectly set up for two couples.
From $1200 p/n (minimum stay/restrictions apply)
This absolute waterfront property has jaw-dropping ocean views and a sun-drenched deck perfect for sundowners and al fresco dining. Its elevated position offers privacy as well as uninterrupted views down to Toowoon Bay. With five large bedrooms, three bathrooms, and multiple indoor and outdoor entertaining areas, Blue Bay on the Beach is a luxury beachfront oasis.
From $1114 p/n (minimum stay/restrictions apply)
As the name suggests, a stay at Algarve is reminiscent of a summer escape to Portugal or any other charming coastal gem. Located just moments from the sand and surf, with crisp white interiors, an open floorplan that takes full advantage of natural light and coastal cross breezes, it’s made for summer holidays. The four-bedroom home also has an expansive entertaining terrace with lush level lawns, a heated pool and outdoor showers.
From $1085 p/n (minimum stay/restrictions apply)
This country chic three-bedroom cottage is nestled amongst five acres of gorgeous Michael Cooke designed gardens. The 100-year-old Terrigal cottage has been brilliantly reimagined as a Hamptons-style home. Bella’s Cottage is ideal for two or three couples with room to spare. It’s an Instagrammer’s dream with glimpses of the countryside out of every corner, plush white couches, designer bathrooms, a modern kitchen, French doors, and a wraparound veranda complete with a daybed.
From $988 p/n (minimum stay/restrictions apply)
Architecturally designed, this stunning five-bedroom home is located in a prime position around 250 metres, or a stone’s throw, from magnificent Macmasters Beach. This home offers the chance to immerse in the tranquil surrounds and listen to the sound of waves while enjoying the relaxed atmosphere across multiple outdoor decks and two separate living areas.
From $850 p/n– (minimum stay/restrictions apply)
With enviable views overlooking Brisbane Water, this striking, architecturally- designed home, offers a tranquil escape in Pretty Beach. Spread over multiple levels, the spacious floorplan includes three bedrooms, a designer kitchen, a stylish living area that flows out to the entertaining deck and a spectacular infinity pool.
From $750 p/n (minimum stay/restrictions apply)
Bordering 30 acres of private bushland, this stunning property is ideal for a private family getaway. With five-bedrooms, two light-filled living spaces, expansive decks, an azure-blue saltwater pool and beautifully landscaped grounds, this home embodies the spirit of a summer holiday, as the name suggests.
From $743 p/n– (minimum stay/restrictions apply)
This stylish four-bedroom waterfront home is set to put Gorokan and Lake Budgewoi on the Coast’s holiday map. With uninterrupted water views from multiple entertaining areas and a large grassy yard leading to a private jetty perfect for fishing or launching a kayak, A Lake House is the ultimate lake front destination.
From $470 p/n– (minimum stay/restrictions apply)
Offering a relaxing getaway for family or friends, this charming beachside cottage is just what a holiday home should be. An outdoor deck is perfect for entertaining, a large lawn is great for kids and it’s only a short stroll to Macmasters beach.
From $400 p/n– (minimum stay/restrictions apply)
This modern take on a traditional fisherman’s cottage captures the simplicity of life by the water whilst offering a splash of luxury. Set across two levels, with two bedrooms and two bathrooms, the sleek home offers stunning views over Brisbane Water and Booker Bay with a short meander down the garden path to the water.
From $321 p/n – (minimum stay/restrictions apply)
For more information or to book visit belleescapes.com.au/central-coast