Getting To Know Medowie & Port Stephens
Port Stephens is a much loved NSW coastal region, close to Newcastle and just over 2.5 hours drive from Sydney. At first glance you’re immediately drawn in by the sparkling bay, gorgeous beaches, golf courses, whale watching cruises and let’s not forget the delicious freshly shucked oysters! Journey a little deeper, and you’ll discover a strong local community who love to share their piece of paradise with new residents and visitors.
Medowie, the Tallowood location is a growing community in Port Stephens, with state conservation areas, rural properties and farms surrounding the town. You’ll find a cross section of Australians living in Medowie; from families with kids who go to the local primary school, professionals, retirees and those who enjoy living a country lifestyle. It’s regarded as being the perfect hub for accessing all that Port Stephens has to offer. Newcastle is an easy 30 minute drive, the Hunter Valley is just a bit further for fun day trips with friends, the airport is 10 minutes away and the upgraded A1 is close by for any north coast road trips.
Tallowood is close to the Medowie shopping hub with Woolworths and Coles plus cafes and speciality stores just a stroll away. Aside from the Tallowood state of the art clubhouse including lap pool and wellness centre, there’s the Medowie Sports & Business Centre with its 24 hour gym, squash courts, cafe, martial arts academy, nutritionist, physiotherapist and even table tennis to enjoy.
If you’re a passionate golfer Port Stephens has an impressive selection of courses for you to join and play at plus for the less serious golf aficionados there’s putt putt at David Graham’s Golf Complex at Anna Bay! Medowie is home to one of the best courses in the area; Pacific Dunes with its championship course, kangaroos, environmentally friendly Country Club and The Greenhouse – a purpose-built eatery, bar and event space featuring locally sourced fresh and sustainable produce. You’ll also discover Horizons Golf Resort in Salamander Bay, the Nelson Bay Golf Club and Muree Golf Club at Raymond Terrace.
As you travel around the different parts of Port Stephens, you’ll be entranced by a plethora of well known and unique points of interest. If you love a great sunset, head to Soldiers Point, or for a pristine 360 degree view the Tomaree Head Summit at Shoal Bay is nothing short of breathtaking. For those who enjoy walking, you’ll find many hikes in the area traversing the stunning beaches, cliff tops and forests that are graded from being easy to hard. Kayaking around the bay is a wonderful way also to explore and you may be lucky enough to have a dolphin or two pass by!
Medowie Macadamias is a well known cafe and plantation with mouth-watering and healthy meals, it’s the ideal location for a coffee catch up or you can do a tour of the macadamia farm (it’s just a 2 minute walk from Tallowood!). For all your fresh flowers, fruit and veggies The Little Tin Shed just a bit further down the road from Medowie Macadamias is the place to go.
The Stockton Sand Dunes are a fantastic playground for adventure; with sand-boarding, quad biking and four-wheel driving popular plus you can go for a camel or horse ride, and the clear night skies mean it’s a wonderful place to view the Milky Way.
At the other end of the spectrum for foodies, the opening of Bannisters Port Stephens at Soldiers Point has meant the addition of great dining options; the casual bar and eatery Cheeky Dog, exquisite seafood focused Rick Stein restaurant and the Terrace Bar. You may also like to enjoy a relaxing drink at the Shoal Bay Country Club with its beautiful views or try a few of the unique craft beers and scrumptious pizzas at Murray’s Brewing Co at Bobs Farm.
Being at Medowie means you can easily access all that the region has to offer, and in no time at all you will have many more places to add to this list. Whether it’s living a more relaxed, slower lifestyle or enjoying everything about the great outdoors, Medowie and Port Stephens will not disappoint.
Properties at Tallowood Medowie are now selling. For further details download our brochure here or contact us here to make an appointment to chat with our Sales and Lifestyle Manager Kim Bright.