Architect's Tropical Tree
Cairns, Tropical North Qld, QLD
- Guests: 10
- Bedrooms: 5
Bedroom 1 - 1x Queen
Bedroom 2 - 1x Queen
Bedroom 3 - 1x Double
Bedroom 4 - 1x Double
Bedroom 5 - 1x Double
- Bathrooms: 3
- Car space
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Unique Architect's own tropical home in Cairns. Enjoy the beautiful natural breezes & views, both of the rainforest & to the city lights. This house truly embodies the concept of the indoor-outdoor lifestyle that tropical locations are so fabled for. Watch the scrub turkeys & guinea fowls parade through the yard. 5 bedroom 3 bathroom rainforest home located in quiet leafy close, in prestigious & beautiful Edge Hill. 5 mins walk to Cairns famous botanic gardens, 3 mins walk to coffee shops, bakery, restaurants, delicatessant, 10 mins walk to whitfield conservation park, rainforest walking tracks & Centenary Lakes. 7 mins bike ride to esplanade, 12 mins bike ride to CBD, 5 mins by car. 7 mins to airport.
For those feeling adventurous, try the 50 minute round trip walk from Raintree Place up to the Red Arrow walking track, which offers some spectacular views of the city & surrounds, as well as some possible closer interaction with the local wildlife. Fitter guests might even take on the Blue Arrow track, which will add 45 minutes to your walk, & snakes along the top of the Mount Whitfied Range.…
For those feeling less active, the fruit salad waffles with a glass of Champagne or cappuccino for breakfast in the Flecker Botanic Gardens Cafe, a 10 minute walk away, is hard to resist.
All rooms contain ceiling fans & abundant louvres for cooling natural breezes. 2 car lock up garage. Edge Hill tennis club 400m away, Edge Hill Bowls Club 1km away.
Unforgettable holiday experience!
Enjoy a stroll down to the Sunday morning monthly markets in Collins Avenue, or to any of the numerous music & arts events at the Tanks Arts Centre, which run throughout the year.
Many tour boats depart daily for the Great Barrier Reef from the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, which is 5km from our home. The World heritage listed Daintree & Cape Tribulation rainforests are located about 1.25hours drive north. Port Douglas is 50 minutes north, the charming Atherton Tablelands an hour west, & the beautiful Mission Beach region 1.5 hours south.
Great for a group of friends seeking their own private residence, or larger family holiday groups. design of house is flexible to allow those requiring more privacy from the rest of the group to have their own space, but very much laid out for relaxing & enjoying each other's company.
Please note that our advertised price is based on 2 people sleeping in each double or queen bed, of which there are 4 upstairs & 1 down. We do frequently offer discounts where this means that the downstairs studio & ensuite is not utilised, so that 8 people can all be accommodated at first floor level. Because we can cater for up to 14 people with additional double bunk bed, fold out bed, & mattresses, we can also offer bedding arrangements where people do not have to share double beds if required, however bedding required surplus to numbers of guests is charged at $15bednight. For example, the house can accommodate 9 people all sleeping in separate beds, however the additional 4 beds attract additional cost.
Please note, the furniture shown in the photographs has been replaced with new and additional furniture items, & the artwork & or sculptures have been removed from the house when we moved out. Other than these alterations, the property is exactly as represented in the photographs.
The fine print
- DirectPay - Rent-A-Home takes reservations on this property but the property manager processes payments directly with you.
- Minimum Stay 2 Nights
- Bond $500
Guest reviews & questions
- Clothes Dryer
- Cooking Facilities
- Washing Machine
- Child friendly
- Walk to the shops
- Bedroom 1 – 1x Queen
- Bedroom 2 – 1x Queen
- Bedroom 3 – 1x Double
- Bedroom 4 – 1x Double
- Bedroom 5 – 1x Double
- Departure Clean - $150 inc. GST Per Booking
- Baby Cot Hire - $30 inc. GST Per Booking
- High Chair Hire - $15 inc. GST Per Booking
- Sofa Bed Linen Charge - $15 inc. GST Per Night
- Extra Adults Charge - $25 inc. GST Per Person/Night (applies when more than 1 Adults)
- Extra Children Charge - $25 inc. GST Per Person/Night (applies when more than 1 Children)
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from $256 to $348 per night*
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The Property Manager will process payment with guests directly.