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Located just a stone’s throw away from the edge of beautiful Lake Macquarie, Balcolyn Lodge is a great holiday home for those looking for a weekend or longer away to escape the busy city life.


This 3-bedroom beach house in Blacksmiths is the ultimate family beach holiday. Being just a short 200m walk to Blacksmiths Beach and recently renovated bedrooms and bathroom, this home boosts modern open plan living with relaxing holiday vibes. Designed with families and entertaining in the mind, this is the perfect choice if you’re looking to sit back, relax and enjoy the salt and sand.

As you arrive at the quaint beach house, you will instantly feel at home. Although the front of the house is yet to be renovated, as you walk indoors you will be greeted by modern beach living. The heart of the house is the large, tiled lounge, dining and kitchen area that opens out into the backyard. With large flat screen TV, leather lounges, air conditioner and ocean breezes, it is the area to enjoy during the day or evening. The fully fenced and secure back yard has plenty of space to kick around a ball and for kids to run around. There is an outdoor table and a BBQ to enjoy a meal outside.

The large fully equipped kitchen has everything you need including dishwasher, coffee machine and full-sized fridge. There is also a formal dining area to seat up to 8 people. The front of the house has a second lounge area with TV.

The three bedrooms are recently renovated with ceiling fans, sleeping up to 8 people, perfect for 1 or 2 families. The main bedroom has a comfortable king bed and relaxing sun bed. The second bedroom has a queen bed and the third bedroom has a queen bed, king single bed and trundle bed. The brand-new bathroom is modern with large shower and double vanity, with a second toilet and shower located in the laundry.

Blacksmiths Beach is a great, safe, swimming beach for kids, being sheltered by the break wall. It is just a short walk to takeaway shops, pub, small convenience store and café and a short drive to Swansea city center. Located between the beach and the lake, Blacksmiths is a unique area great for boating, fishing, swimming and exploring. Blacksmiths also has a shallow swimming hole called Grannies Pool which is the perfect place to cool off. There is plenty of parking for a boat!

Please note - access to the backyard from the front of the house is through the right gate. The automatic gate is locked however there is driveway parking for 1-2 cars and plenty of street parking available.

Please note: This self-contained home is booked exclusively for your use, it is professionally cleaned prior to your arrival and we have contactless check-in and check-out to help you have a Safe-Stay.


  • Air Conditioned
  • Barbeque
  • Iron/ Ironing Board
  • Linen Provided
  • No Pets
  • Non Smoking Indoors
  • Private Television
  • Reverse Cycle Airconditioning
  • Self contained

Map & Directions

13 Boikon Street, Blacksmiths NSW 2280


You will receive an SMS prior to your arrival with check in instructions and directions to your property.

Cancellation Policy

The person making the booking MUST be at least eighteen years of age. DEPOSIT: Until either a deposit or full payment is received confirmed and receipted by Lakeshores Management a booking is tentative only and Lakeshores Management may cancel it at any time. GUEST REGISTRATION AND SECURITY BOND: Prior to arrival and to ensure that the property is treated fairly a Guest Registration form is required to be completed for all bookings and must be completed online and electronically signed agreeing with our Conditions of Tenancy. This registration requires your credit card details. Damages breakages and excess cleaning charges etc. will be charged to this Credit Card if required. If Credit Card details cannot be supplied a cash security deposit is payable with the minimum payment being $500.00 This will be refunded within 14 days after departure subject to inspection to ensure that the property has been left in a tidy state no damages or loss of property are found and that our Booking & Tenancy Terms and Conditions have not been breached. The pin code required to access the property will not be provided unless this registration has been read and signed. CANCELLATIONS: Non peak periods. We accept cancellations up to 4 week from arrival date – a $75 cancellation fee applies to cover bank and merchant fees. Prior to 4 weeks full payment is required. Peak periods. Public holidays including Long Weekends NSW School Holidays Easter Christmas and Special Events. Up to 12 weeks from arrival date – a $200 cancellation fee applies to cover bank and merchant fees Under 12 weeks from arrival date - full deposit unless property is rebooked. If the property is re-booked a $500 cancellation fee then applies) PART CANCELLATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.