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The Surf Shack is a newly renovated 2 bedroom cottage located in the heart of Blacksmiths, there is less then a 200m walk from this beautiful home to the beach.


Sleeping up to 4 guests, this home is the perfect spot for a relaxing beachside getaway, whether you are travelling with your family, your partner or by yourself, The Surf Shack caters for all. The main bedroom is air conditioned with a queen bed and built in wardrobes, the second bedroom features 2 long single beds, that on request can be pushed together and made into a king size bed, this bedroom also has a ceiling fan, built in wardrobes and a travel cot. (linen not supplied for travel cot)

The open plan living area is fresh and airy with a flat screen TV, plenty of lounge seating, a dining table and fully equipped kitchen. If you prefer to eat outdoors, there is a BBQ and outdoor table in the backyard.

The modern bathroom has a shower over bath and plenty of bench space to place your items when doing your hair and make up. There is also a laundry onsite with a washing machine.

Bring your surfboards! There is a stand out the back where you can keep them. The back area is sunny and peaceful, you can sit outside and read a book and enjoy the sun. There is also a small verandah at the front of the home which also has nice seating in the sun.

Once you have settled in, Lake Macquarie is a fun place to explore, Blacksmiths beach is patrolled in the summer months, bring your boat, the local boat ramp is located on the southern end of Ungala Rd which takes you straight to the channel, there are located shops, cafes and restaurants at both Swansea and Belmont that is only a short drive away. The Orana Hotel is located within walking distance from the property which offers food, cold drinks and entertainment. Other places to explore are the Caves at Caves Beach, Catherine Hill Bay, Warners bay foreshore, there are cafes and shops and a walking track around the esplanade along the lake. The city of Newcastle is a 40 minute drive away.

There is a car parking space in the driveway for guest parking.

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.


  • Adult Retreat
  • Air Conditioned
  • Barbeque
  • Cot Available
  • Internet Access
  • Iron/ Ironing Board
  • Linen Provided
  • No Pets
  • Non Smoking Indoors
  • Off Street Parking/Garage Available
  • Private Television
  • Self contained

Map & Directions

20 Carawa St, Blacksmiths, NSW 2281, 2280


You will receive an sms prior to your arrival with information on check in nd 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)