If you’re anything like us, by the time December approaches, we are ready to hit the reset button. 2021 Had enough challenges to keep us on our toes, from avoiding Covid to keeping those we care about, safe. The stress of it all means that when summer approaches, we are ready to take much deserved time to rest, restore and reboot as we prepare for another (better!) year. And what better way to calm the mind, nourish the soul and soak up that vitamin D than with a vacation at some of the most desirable beachfront properties in Australia?
Below, we’ve listed 5 Airbnb’s under Hometime’s care that will guarantee to give you the energy boost you need this summer as you enter into the new year.
Infinity’s Edge: Darwin Luxury Waterfront Oasis
As the name suggests, this brand-new sophisticated home is a summer vacationer's dream, situated in the sublime Darwin National Park and bay area — less than 10 minutes from the beautiful inner-city suburb of Bayview. The location boasts a stunning Marina, various walking trails around the waterfront and mountain biking on the Charles Darwin tracks.The property itself is built for entertaining, with an open plan living and dining area that opens to a patio with an outdoor kitchen, BBQ grill and outdoor lounge. This is the perfect spot for watching the sunset or taking a waterfront kayak adventure on the marina. Inside, you’ll dine and socialise in a gourmet kitchen that comes kitted out with the most sophisticated high-end appliances and utensils. The household can accommodate up to 11 people, with each bedroom offering a hotel-quality slumber experience.
By the Sea Bliss at Great Sandy Straits Hervey Bay
This bright and breezy, two-bedroom apartment can be found in the beautiful Hervey Bay, a coastal town in Queensland famous for its humpback whales. This vacation spot offers holidaymakers a true vacation atmosphere while still providing all the comforts of a home. Relax in the light and airy open-plan living and dining areas, with glass doors that extend onto a patio or dine with friends and family in the open-plan, fully-equipped kitchen. When you’re not on the beach, dining at local restaurants, or shopping at boutique stores, you can try the property’s shared amenities including two pools, a BBQ area, a gym, tennis courts, and a games room.
The Haven at Alex: A Modern Beachfront Retreat
As its name suggests, this sleek and contemporary 3 bedroom apartment is the perfect destination for a blissful escape from everyday life. Situated on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, the newly renovated apartment has a light and airy interior that compliments the idyllic ocean on its doorstep. Enjoy a meal with family and friends in the fully catered kitchen and breakfast bar or kick back in the evenings on lush sofas while catching up on your favourite TV shows. There are three lovely bedrooms within the apartment, ideal for those travelling in a group or with kids. When you're not inside eating, sleeping or sharing memories with loved ones, take a walk across the road to the beach or stroll to neighbouring Cotton Tree to explore its vibrant café and shopping scene.
Nantucket Dreaming at Hargraves with Beach Access
If you are looking for a classic beach break, then look no further. This 2-bedroom home with a contained granny flat is located on the NSW Central Coast, a picturesque neighbourhood on the banks of Hargraves Beach. The property is only an hour and a half drive from Sydney. The property offers a light-filled, free-flowing living and dining area that is perfect for entertaining. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the modern amenities needed to cook delicious meals for family and friends. There’s a BBQ and spacious dining table, along with a TV and couches for relaxing at the end of the day. When you are not inside lounging on the couch and watching TV, the main house extends to a spacious green yard where you can enjoy a BBQ out in the beaming sunshine.
Lakeside Waterfront Living at Peaceful Marks Point
Just two hours’ drive north of Sydney and a short 30-minute drive from Newcastle, sits a beautiful waterfront townhouse with all the comforts of home. Tranquil and relaxing, this lakeside luxury oasis provides both indoor and outdoor living, complete with a wraparound garden and multiple open-plan dining areas and grill. Inside is a kitchen fully equipped to whip up a delicious meal, a spacious living room with an indoor fireplace and a study for your work needs. The location is close to plenty of shops and restaurants, and some of the most beautiful beaches where families can go boating, fishing and swimming. If you are looking for those summer water views from almost every room in a modern home then this is the right spot for you.
Whether you are looking to explore the oasis that is Australia's coastline or unwind with good food and a restful night’s sleep - under Hometime’s portfolio of exceptional homes and professional management services, there is something for everyone.