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Luxury Getaway in the Cairns Highlands

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Last updated: 09/12/2014

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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Cairns estate description

A beautifully designed 9 bedroom house located on a 4 acre property surrounded by native vegetation, wildlife, and plantations. Spot wallabies, kangaroos, kookaburras, possums, and if you're lucky, an echidna from the comfort of the varendah.

On the property itself, there is a salt water swimming pool and tennis court available for use. A telescope gives you a unique view of the night sky from one of the highest and unobstructed views in Mareeba. The sprawling lawns and beautiful rose bushes provide a serene environment for your holiday. The sparkling Emerald Creek that runs through the property provides a beautiful place for a splash and a barbecue. There is also a pool table, aircon in all the rooms for the summer heat, a beautiful courtyard to keep an eye on the children, cable TV and internet.

Property is also perfect for any event you wish to have, from magical weddings to parties. Our planner can also be on hand to help you make your event a success. Packages available for events + accommodation

Pets are allowed as long as they are appropriately trained and non-destructive. There are facilities for dogs, cats, horses and arrangements can be made for others.

We can also arrange for services such as food preparation (in a variety of ways), nanny, spa, massages and yoga.

We can also help organisation of tours, site visits, car hire and so on.


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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 1400 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Optional
      • Massage
      • Private Chef
      • Staff


      • Events Allowed
      • Groups
      • Long-Term Renters Welcome
      • Low Allergen Environment
      • Children Welcome
      • Pets Considered
      • Smoking Allowed
      • Wheelchair Accessible

      Bedrooms: 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20

      • Master bedroom : 1 king


      • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

        Connected to master bedroom...moreless

      • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single


      • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single


      • Bedroom 5: 1 queen


      • Bedroom 6: 2 twin/ single


      • Bedroom 7: 2 twin/ single

        Connected to 2nd master bedroom...moreless

      • 2nd Master bedroom: 1 queen


      • Bedroom 9: 1 queen


      • - A single bed, child's bed or cot can be added to any bedroom as long as number of people in total do not exceed the maximum (25) - All bedrooms have there ensuite bathroom - All single beds are king singles. - All bedrooms have desks, TV and DVD, internet access, mini fridges and safes. - The two master bedrooms and Bedroom 2 have cable TV - All bedrooms have direct access to the outside through sliding doors - Doors between connected bedrooms can be locked for privacy....moreless

      Bathrooms: 9 Bathrooms

      • Master Bedroom Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower, jetted tub, bidet

        + sauna...moreless

      • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet


      • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet


      • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower, bidet


      • Bathroom 5: toilet, tub, shower, bidet


      • Bathroom 6: toilet, shower, bidet


      • Bathroom 7: toilet, shower, bidet


      • 2nd Master Bedroom Bathroom: toilet, tub, shower, bidet


      • Living area bathroom: toilet, bidet


      • Bathroom 9: toilet, tub, shower, bidet


      • - Basic toiletries are provided, including soaps and shower gels, shampoo, cotton buds, conditioner and toothpaste - Bath towels, hand towels and washers are provided. - New toothbrushes available on demand - There is a hair dryer in every bathroom...moreless

      Other Amenities

          • - Maid services are provided inclusive of price for stays over 1 week, for one day a week. - Additional days of cleaning/laundry can be provided for a fee - We can also arrange for services such as food preparation (in a variety of ways), nanny, spa, massages and yoga at extra costs - We have facilities for pets...moreless


          • Books
          • Books For Adults
          • Books For Kids
          • DVD Player
          • Game Room:

            Houses the pool table, tennis and badminton rackets, and a variety of indoor games. Termed the sun room....moreless

          • Games:

            Some indoor games provided...moreless

          • MP3 Dock
          • Piano
          • Pool Table
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television


          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Romantic


          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Festivals
          • Forests
          • Library
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Pond
          • Rain Forests
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Waterfalls
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Babysitter
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Paddle Boating
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking

          Location Type

          • Mountain View:

            Mountains including Kuranda range is viewable...moreless

          • Village:

            The whole of Mareeba town is in view...moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cycling
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Whitewater Rafting


          • Child's Highchair
          • Dining:

            The actual dining main dining table sits 14 but there is ample space both inside and out to enjoy a meal. The outside dining table seats over 18...moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 14 people


          • Air Conditioning
          • Alarm Clock
          • Basic Soaps
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            Heaters provided during the winter...moreless

          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Laundry Soap
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Local Activities Guide
          • Paper Towels
          • Parking
          • Shampoo
          • Sunbed
          • Telescope
          • Toilet Paper
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Wireless Internet


          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishes & Utensils:

            All cooking and eating utensils provided...moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Freezer
          • Gourmet Kitchen
          • Grill
          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchen:

            Large, spacious with modern facilities...moreless

          • Lobster Pot
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items:

            Basic ingredients such as salt,, pepper, oil, spices are porvided...moreless

          • Refrigerator
          • Stove:

            Both electric and gas...moreless

          • Stove
          • Toaster


          • Barbecue
          • Beach Chairs
          • Beach Towels
          • Bicycles:

            We have a few children and adult bicycles...moreless

          • Golf:

            Small putting green maintained, and nothing stops you from whacking the ball as far as you can. Golf clubs can be provided on request...moreless

          • Lanai / Gazebo:

            Perfect for a relaxing barbecue, or some alone time...moreless

          • Lawn / Garden:

            Sprawling lawns and exquisite rose beds. Have a small spice garden in the stair plant beds near the kitchen with spices such as mint, rosemary, chilies and thyme....moreless

          • Outdoor Furniture
          • Porch / Veranda:

            Veranda surrounds house...moreless

          • Porch Furniture
          • Tennis:

            Proffessional tennis court with practise wall. Tennis rackets and balls also provided...moreless

          • Tennis Court
          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
          • Yard

          Pool / Spa

          • Hot Tub
          • Outdoor Pool
          • Private Pool:

            Beautifully landscaped salt water pool...moreless

          • Sauna

          Forms Of Payment

              • Accept Credit Card

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional


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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Mid rate, depend on visitor #
                  Dec 1 - Dec 31, 2014
                  1 night min stay
                  AU$700 AU$750
                  Fri, Sat, Sun

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Pet Fee AU$20
                  • Taxes Not included


                  Booking costs are graded depending on number of people:

                  2 or less: Weekday= $200/night; Weekend= $250/night

                  3-6: Weekday= $450/night; Weekend= $500/night

                  7-14: Weekday= $700/night; Weekend= $750/night

                  14+: Weekday= $1050/night; Weekend= $1100/night

                  To confirm booking, 20% of booking costs must be paid.

                  Full payment has to be made before the first night of the stay

                  Payment is accepted in the form of cash, card or direct transfer (preferable)

                  Card payments incur a 3% surcharge


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                  30 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  Cairns International Airport
                  9 Kilometres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Anthill Hotel
                  10 Kilometres
                  Nearest Golf
                  Mareeba Golf Course
                  25 Kilometres
                  Nearest Train
                  Kuranda Railway Station
                  5 Kilometres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  In the Mareeba township
                  31 Kilometres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Holloways beach

                  Car: Necessary

                  It is a 5 minute drive to the Mareeba township. In Mareeba itself there is the opportunity to go hot air ballooning, visit the coffee plantations and the various nature spots like Granite Gorge Nature Park.

                  It is a 15 minute drive to the tropical Kuranda Village with attractions like the Butterfly sanctuary, Bird sanctuary and Venom Zoo. Visit the markets for local souvenirs and go for walks in the surrounding tropical rainforest, where you can spot a variety of tropical wildlife from bush turkeys to the rare cassowary. Take a trip on the scenic Kuranda railway to Cairns city or hop on the skyrail to experience a unique view of the tropical rainforest from above. Other attractions on the way there and towards Cairns include Blazing Saddles where you can horse-ride through the tropics or if that is not your cup of tea, jump on an ATV.

                  It is 40 minutes drive to Atherton. Visit the crystal caves and see the giant amethyst, visit the large number of lakes including Lake Tinaroo and Lake Eacham, or even stop by at the Hou Wang temple.

                  It is a 45 minute drive to Cairns city, where you can participate in a variety of activities including bungee jumping, white water rafting, fishing, water sports, para-gliding and horse-riding. For a calmer time, take a walk along the esplanade, admire the boats in the marina, stroll through the shops and stop by the numerous restaurants in the city. There are also numerous bars and nightclub for those who enjoy a bit of night life.


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                  Speaks: english, french, Creole



                  • The house from the front lawn

                    The house from the front lawn

                  • Sprawling lawns and majestic views

                    Sprawling lawns and majestic views

                  • Master Bed

                    Master Bed

                  • Room 2 connected to Master bedroom

                    Room 2 connected to Master bedroom

                  • Rose garden

                    Rose garden

                  • Room 6

                    Room 6

                  • 2nd master bedroom

                    2nd master bedroom

                  • Sunroom with pool table

                    Sunroom with pool table

                  • Main inner  dining area

                    Main inner dining area

                  • Front gates

                    Front gates

                  • Everyone comes here to relax :)

                    Everyone comes here to relax :)

                  • Ideal wedding venue

                    Ideal wedding venue

                  • Spot wildlife in the front lawn

                    Spot wildlife in the front lawn

                  • Observe the famous tableland sunsets

                    Observe the famous tableland sunsets

                  • Master bathrooom (sauna to right)

                    Master bathrooom (sauna to right)

                  • Dining area and kitchen

                    Dining area and kitchen

                  • Room 5

                    Room 5

                  • Room 8 connected to 2nd master

                    Room 8 connected to 2nd master

                  • Courtyard


                  • Kitchen


                  • Living area

                    Living area

                  • Roses in bloom

                    Roses in bloom

                  • Bridesmaid posing for photos in the front lawn

                    Bridesmaid posing for photos in the front lawn

                  • Our saltwater pool

                    Our saltwater pool

                  AU$700 - AU$750 per night (AUD)

                  9 Bedroom / 9 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 20

                  Contact owner for availability
                  Minimum stay: 1 nights
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                  Member since: 2012
                  Speaks: english, french, Creole
                  • Calendar last updated: 09/12/2014
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