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Cairns : PRIVATE LUXURY RESORT HOME- Pet friendly stay from 1 solo guest to 10

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Overview
4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
10 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Retreat features splendour and privacy at your fingertips. Family owned and managed. Sleeps 10 Featuring 4 Bedrooms plus 2 lounge sitting rooms sits among World Heritage listed rainforests and a mountain-top view from a private swimming pool and outdoor spa. There is a seperate sofa bed - sleeps 2 in the sitting room The Retreat is a comfortable and secluded getaway, nestled amongst the tall trees of the surrounding World Heritage listed rainforest. It is just a few minutes drive to the main terminal to access The Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest and Kuranda Skyrail. The world famous Paronella Park and the Cape Tribulation are also only a few short kilometres away, not to mention all the beautiful islands waiting for visitors. The fully self-contained accommodation at Th...The Retreat features splendour and privacy at your fingertips. Family owned and managed. Sleeps 10 Featuring 4 Bedrooms plus 2 lounge sitting rooms sits among World Heritage listed rainforests and a mountain-top view from a private swimming pool and outdoor spa. There is a seperate sofa bed - sleeps 2 in the sitting room The Retreat is a comfortable and secluded getaway, nestled amongst the tall trees of the surrounding World Heritage listed rainforest. It is just a few minutes drive to the main terminal to access The Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest and Kuranda Skyrail. The world famous Paronella Park and the Cape Tribulation are also only a few short kilometres away, not to mention all the beautiful islands waiting for visitors. The fully self-contained accommodation at The Retreat features panoramic views of the escarpment and gorgeous visiting Ulysses butterflies. Situated on a secluded and immersive block with undisturbed and dry heath flora, the peaceful tranquil setting of The Retreat is perfect for a relaxing couple’s hideaway. Alternatively, its spacious open-plan accommodation provides an affordable holiday for groups or families up to 8 people. ACCOMMODATION DETAILS: SLEEPS UP TO 10 GUESTS. Step through the entrance and you are immediately greeted by the spacious open floor plan joining the lounge room, kitchen, dining room and reading room. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the necessary appliances, a large space for dining and a large wrap around lounge area with comfortable seating. The lounge features a TV with Netflix and Spotify. The living space opens out onto a deck featuring panoramic escarpment views from the deck of the swimming pool - add a Martini and relax within the tropics of Far North Queensland. FEATURES: A quiet and convenient rainforest location. 4 Bedrooms accommodating up to 8 guests. seperate living room accomodate 2 guests seperate lounge room seats 10 guests Escarpment views. Air-conditioned and shaded by the surrounding trees, with space to sun-bathe and tan in private. Separate living and entertainment area. 1 bath, 2 showers and 2 toilets. Fully equipped kitchen with gas cooktop and oven, microwave, fridge and dishwasher. Barbeque facilities and 2 outdoor settings. Laundry with washing machine, the property does not have a dryer however if needed the facility is close by with very large dryers Off-street undercover car parking for 3 cars. Close to city centre. WHAT TO BRING: At The Retreat, all you need to bring is: Your happy friends and family. What you plan to eat and drink- at a cost we can organise this for you. Your personal toiletries. We include all linen and towels in the rental fee and there is a cleaning cost which covers laundering. The home should be left neat and tidy as per when you moved in. Any extra cleaning required to return the home to original condition will be deducted from the bond.More
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About the Owner
Mary M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2014
Interaction with guests
We like to adjust ourselves to you and the experience you would like to have. We are would love to meet you at The Retreat, give you the keys, show you the property and make sure your stay is just as you had expected. Otherwise, we are happy to leave the keys for you at the property. We have 20 years of experience living here in Cairns and are more than willing to tell you the best places to have brunch, which trips to the reef are the most fun or other tours you might not know of. While you stay with us in Cairns we want you to feel like a local and experience Cairns in a way that only a few of us truly know how.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

As a single dad you need things to be just right when your looking for a place to stay we have stayed here many times and each time it just feels like home! This place you can just switch off 100% or play and party...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Dave C
Mary M, VR Owner at Cairns : PRIVATE LUXURY RESORT HOME- Pet friendly stay from 1 solo guest to 10, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Your family are amazing and we enjoy your returns staying at the property. Can’t wait for your next visit - you are an unbelievable dad with your girls and thank you for leaving the property so clean each time you stay. Rainforest family retreat

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing place, so peaceful set in the rainforest no neighbours. My family of 4 loved The lap pool and spa. So close to city, hidden crystal cascades water falls, Coles and full shopping center. The operator assisted us with tour bookings and on...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Nushanthi A
maryjhlmolloy, VR Owner at Cairns : PRIVATE LUXURY RESORT HOME- Pet friendly stay from 1 solo guest to 10, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Nushanti and Family It was a delight to meet you all and assist you with all your tours. And the local hidden secrets. Thank you for your review it’s greatly appreciated and we like to provide and assist our guests like family. Safe travels and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic stay, big house, top of a hill in the rainforest, cannot recommend this place enough and the host Mary. Bring your friends, there is plenty of space, nature at its best, best of both worlds rainforest, safety of suburbia, then the beach and easy...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Kel T
Mary M, VR Owner at Cairns : PRIVATE LUXURY RESORT HOME- Pet friendly stay from 1 solo guest to 10, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Kel thank you for your review. We love having your family stay. The photos of the children having so much fun in spa and pool reminded me that I need to book in myself for a getaway weekend from my busy life. Safe travels and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in Feb 2019. Gorgeous house, incredible views, very relaxing. Mary really went the extra mile to make sure our stay was fully catered for and that we were comfortable. Sunset with a cool drink in the pool was unforgettable. Will definitely return.

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Geraldine B
Mary M, VR Owner at Cairns : PRIVATE LUXURY RESORT HOME- Pet friendly stay from 1 solo guest to 10, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Geraldine we are so happy you enjoyed your getaway. Can’t wait to have you back again. The rainforest family retreat

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the peace & tranquility of the Family Retreat, overlooking the Rain Forest. Perfect for just chilling and escaping the rest of the world. The accommodation was perfect, the decor made you feel relaxed - very neat & clean, a lot of thought has gone...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank LeanneWest1962
maryjhlmolloy, VR Owner at Cairns : PRIVATE LUXURY RESORT HOME- Pet friendly stay from 1 solo guest to 10, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Leanne and Family So pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. You and your family welcome back anytime- you left the property so immaculate we are very great full. Thank you again for an amazing review as it’s our aim to please and provide...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Private Fishing Lake/River
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Game Room
Blender
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Deck
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About the neighbourhood
Situated on 1000 sq meter block, high set in Redlynch and about 15min at the most to the city. A free bus to your local Red Beret pub with great restaurant for meals and music. We are also 4 minutes drive to Crystal Cascades water falls and swimming holes. At the bottom of the street is your first swimming hole. Safe to swim in and used by all the locals.
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A car is needed to get the best out of Far North Queensland
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