This low-key holiday spot just 90 minutes' north of Sydney is spread across a staggering 174 kilometres of shoreline and 90 towns.
This stylish two-bedroom apartment has a prime waterfront position at one of NSW's most underrated destinations - Lake Macquarie.
This coastal town retains that magical, relaxed feel that harks back to simpler times, minus the mass-scale development.
You don't need to travel far from Sydney to enjoy some of Australia's most pristine beaches.
Swansea (including Lake Macquarie, Blacksmiths and Belmont) is a major town on Lake Macquarie.
Toronto is a substantial township on the shore of Lake Macquarie.
Tourist resort on the shore of Lake Macquarie
On the banks of Lake Macquarie, Selby Cottage warms up the wedded chill for Bellinda Kontominas.