House Rules

General Rules

  • No smoking inside the property
  • No parties or events
  • Please respect our neighbors and reduce noise
  • No pets or animals
  • 8 guests max
  • Please leave all windows and doors closed and locked when you leave


  • Reflections On The Water is located in an extremely quiet residential area with elderly neighbours. It is not suitable for loud/noisy guests at any time of the day.
  • Strictly no guests to be outside after 10pm to 7am due to noise restrictions. This includes the outdoor area, jetty, starting of boat motors etc.
  • Unfortunately, noise travels across the water and amplifies the sound.
  • It is important to us that our elderly neighbours are not disrupted and thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Check out

  • Check-out time is 10:00 am (unless otherwise organised).
  • Keys must be returned to Elders Real Estate, Port Macquarie at 62 Clarence Street by 10:15 am on the day of departure.
  • If you are vacating outside office hours, there is an after hour key drop box located next to the office door. If the keys are not returned within the allotted time a “late checkout fee” of $50.00 may be charged against the Security Bond held.
  • The purpose of these times is to allow the necessary time to clean premises for new incoming bookings. Please consider your fellow incoming holiday occupants.

Inside The Property

WiFi – Internet
  • Internet- Unlimited free download
  • Wi-Fi Name – xxxxxx
  • Wi-Fi Password xxxxxx

Security & Doors

  • Please close and lock the windows and doors when you are leaving the property.
  • To lock the front door – press the button in when leaving.
  • Double check the front door as sometimes this does not shut properly.


  • The kitchen is fully equipped with appliances and cooking ware. Instructions are in the kitchen drawers.
  • Stove- When igniting the gas, hold on for about 5-6 seconds. Please ensure all gas is switched off. If the gas runs out, please inform the Elders Real-Estate.
  • Coffee Machine – Instructions are in the top left hand drawer in the kitchen island. Please fill the back reservoir with water before use. Please wash out the drip tray on departure.
  • Microwave – Instructions are in the top left hand drawer in the kitchen island.
    – Press heat button
    – Select time
    – Press start
  • Complementary Goods- Starter packs of coffee, tea, sugar, milk and cleaning supplies are provided for your convenience.


  • All bedding, linen, towels, beach towels are provided.
  • Spare pillows and blankets can be found in the walk-in robes.


  • Complimentary washing powder is supplied on the laundry bench.
  • A washing machine and dryer are at your convenience. Please be economical and use the dryer and washing machine during the day to use solar energy.
  • Please open the laundry door to help with airing if you use the dryer when you are in the property.
  • Operating Washing Machine
    – Place items in the machine.
    – Place a scoop of washing detergent in the left pull-out tray.
    – Press On
    – Press fast wash
    – Press start (twice)
    – Operating Dryer (instructions in laundry cupboard)
    – Please clean lint out of the dryer after use.
    – Place items into the dryer
    – Turn the dial to time (or automatic)
    – Press arrow to start

Living Room

  • Placemats and coasters
    – Placemats and coasters are located in the kitchen drawers. Cork placemats are for warm dishes in the centre of the table.
  • TV in lounge room- Smart TV (You are able to connect to your personal TV streaming accounts). Please disconnect your account before you leave. Alternatively, free to air TV is available online.
  • In the queen bedroom is a Smart TV.
  • Games & Books
    – Books and board games for adults and children are located in the hallway cupboard.
    – Please return all board games and books to where you found them

BBQ and Outdoor Furniture

  • Outdoor furniture – Please return all cushions from the outdoor furniture inside when not in use.
  • BBQ Cleaning – the BBQ should be cleaned before your departure, there are BBQ cleaning wipes provided. If the BBQ is left dirty, there will be a $50 cleaning fee applied.


  • We have provided one towel set for each guest to use inside the property.
    – Bath towel
    – Hand towel
    – Face washer
    – Beach towel
  • When you depart please place any used towels inside the bathtub.


  • Please do not smoke inside the property.


  • Sorry, pets are not welcome in the property.


  • A double lock-up garage is included, as well as driveway parking, for 2 cars. There is also street parking.

Heating & Air Conditioning

  • The property has fans and air conditioning units. Please switch off when leaving the house.

Rubbish / Recycling

Bins (Located in bin lockup on the driveway)
Bins are picked up on Friday Mornings.
Please ensure all garbage is placed in bins before collection.

Green Bin
  • All food waste and scraps
  • Meat, chicken, fish, shellfish, tea bags, coffee grounds
  • Fruit and vegetable scraps, cake, bread, rice, pasta
  • Garden waste
  • Shredded paper, paper towel, serviettes
Yellow Bin
  • All recycling
  • Steel, tin, aluminium cans, including empty aerosols
  • Clear, brown and green glass bottles and jars (rinsed, no lids)
  • Plastic bottles and containers
  • Cardboard boxes, milk and juice cartons
  • Newspapers, magazines, office paper and junk mail
Red Bin
  • General waste
  • Plastic bags, Packets, wrappers, cling wrap and bubble wrap
  • Foam, polystyrene
  • Light globes, mirrors, ceramics, cookware and drinking glasses