Port Douglas Artists' Treehouse - in the Heart of Port Douglas
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- Pets allowed:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
The Port Douglas Artists' Treehouse is a holiday rental in the heart of Port Douglas, Far North Queensland, Australia. The townhouse features three bedrooms (sleeping up to six), two living rooms, two bathrooms, and balcony, garden sitting area, courtyard area leading to shared pool. Filled with major collections of inter/nationally renowned artists, as well as eclectic and stylish furnishings, the Port Douglas Artist's Treehouse finds the perfect balance between comfort, and cool, artistic contemporary style with an affordable price.
Situated in the heart of Port Douglas, you can stroll into the main street or take a walk over to the beach, just a minute away.
The Port Douglas Artists' Treehouse fronts onto a quiet street, looking over towering paperbark trees, giving it a secluded and serene feel. You will wake up to the sounds of birds. Experience your morning coffee on the balcony, watching the birds play and the sun filter through the trees. Laze the days away at the beach, just a minutes walk away, or cool off in the pool. Take advantage of our extensive book collections, games and toys. If you are looking for somewhere you can truly relax and feel at home, then the Artists' Treehouse is it.
On the second floor, wooden flooring leads to an open plan fully equipped kitchen featuring wooden benches. The kitchen has an electric stove and dishwasher, toaster, juicer, blender and other appliances. This leads to the dining areas featuring a bespoke dining table with settings for six people. Expansive sliding french doors lead to the balcony, bringing the outside in, letting mother nature steal the show. Spend your evenings looking over the towering paperbark trees, watching the hundreds of birds flying past everyday.
There is a small study area, a living room area with two three seater couches, DVD player, selection of DVDs and book and a digital TV.
By the living room is the bathroom, with shower. The main bedroom has a queen size bed and is filled with louvres for cross ventilation. The bedroom and living room can be air-conditioned if needed.
Downstairs is another living room opening onto the front deck via french doors. This has another digital TV and video as well as a large selection of books, games and toys. The second bedroom can be set up as a king or two singles. The bedroom has french door opening up to a deck, small garden and hammock. The 3rd bedroom is smaller. It has a single bed with pull out trundle bed. There is another bathroom with bath and also laundry with washing machine and dryer.
The Port Douglas Artist's Treehouse is in the heart of Port Douglas, close to the beach, the marina and the main street. Situated on a quiet street, overlooking the towering paper-bark trees. The Treehouse fronts the residential block of "Paper Bark Gardens".
Port Douglas offers something for everyone. The distinctive laid back atmosphere, the breathtaking beauty of the scenery, morning strolls along palm-fringed Four Mile Beach, world championship golf courses, the marina, five star restaurants, local artist's galleries, boutique designer stores finished off with relaxing moments in the sidewalk cafes.
The Farmer's Market every Sunday is a wonderful mix of arts, crafts and local produce. There are amazing experiences diving spectacular Great Barrier Reef that can not be missed. Try a refreshing swim in the crystal clear waters of Mossman Gorge, or Spring Creek to revitalise the soul. Go sailing, spend a day lazing on the many (most empty) beaches.
Laze the day away on nearby Low Isles. Hike scenic trails to Cape Tribulation where tropical rainforest and coral reef meet. The area is unique, a rainforest that has been in existence for more than 120 million years and contains some plant and animal species not seen anywhere else in the world. or take a cruise up river and come face to face with large crocodiles and pythons in their natural habitat from the comfort and safety of a cruise boat.or just spend quiet days lazing about in the Port Douglas Artist's Treehouse. The balmy tropical climate year around keeps visitors coming back to Port Douglas again and again.
The Artists' Treehouse is owned by Artist Tina Gonsalves, chef, Matthew Wild and their son Pablo Wild, long term locals of Port Douglas. If your looking for something smaller - please look at the Port Douglas Artists' Cottage : a one bedroom art-filled holiday rental just near to the Artists' Treehouse and also featured in design magazines and websites world wide.
The Treehouse is rated excellent by Tripavisor. Here is what some guests had to say:
"We had an absolutely brilliant time. The treehouse was just amazing - I just loved it in everyway. The second day at the Treehouse we went down to the little wharf at the end of the street and happened upon a fishing boat just back from sea after 2 weeks fishing - we brought a red emperor and some cod fresh off the boat!! Delicious:) We swam in the sea every day after a big walk along the beach up the hill and down into town for our morning coffee. Loved the book lounge in town. The decor was so charming -and I loved the windows and sliding doors. So many lovely touches I can't list them all!! The whole time we were on holiday I just thought we were staying in the best place in Port Douglas - it was lovely coming back to "our place" to cook up our meals and try out the new and exotic fruits we couldn't resist buying."
MEREDITH, OCTOBER 2011
"The first time I saw this accommodation online I was hooked and it more than met my hopes for the perfect holiday. The house is amazing, creative, great facilities and all the comforts required. We stayed for 2 weeks and I could have moved in permanently. Tina and Matt have created a holiday home for the traveller who wants something unique. I will and have highly recommended it already and will be back. "
CAWLEY, JUNE 2011
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- Vacation Rental
- Pets Not Allowed
- Children Welcome
- 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Bedroom 3
- 2.0 Bathrooms
- Bathroom 1
- Bathroom 2
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Air Conditioning
- Linens Provided
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- Parking Off Street
- DVD Player
- Video Library
Pool & Spa
- Communal Pool
- Outdoor Grill
- Jet Skiing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Fitness Center
- Sight Seeing
- Miniature Golf
- Mountain Biking
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high season 15 May - 31st October/christmas/Easter period - $275 per night low season 1st November - 1st November - 15 May - $225 per night
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Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: I am an artist and my husband is a chef. We work a lot internationally, and travel with our little boy Pablo. We love to travel, eat well, and create. Over the last year we lived in China, India, Turkey, traveled through vietnam and spent a lot of time in Europe.
Why the Owner Chose Port Douglas:
We have been traveling for a long time which is wonderful and exhausting, and so when we renovated our homes we made them haven's - homes that relax, inspire and rejuvenate. Traveling, we rent homes and apartments constantly, so we became really aware what you need when you are on away, and how important is great home is to make you love the place your in. We have been based in Port Douglas since it was a tiny fishing town. We love it here, and its our home when we are in Australia. Both Matt and I's extended family is based in Port Douglas as well. We know the region really well and we renovated a property to capture the essence of the tropics. Guests write "Dont expect the usual boring decor...this gorgeous little hideaway has without doubt been created with love and passion. Tina and Matt have an eye for taking the ordinary and making it extraordinary!" We also have another rental " The Artists' Cottage" which was our first home, until we outgrew it. It suits a couple, or a couple with a baby, and is also a wonderful place to stay.
The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
The Artists' Treehouse holds a great collection of artwork, - a lot of friends and my own. The Treehouse is a creative environment to live in - lot of people tell us they feel inspired to start creating themselves. I love overlooking the trees each morning and waking up to the sounds of birds. It also great being in town - as the restaurants and bars are a walk away, which is so handy, especially if you feel like a glass of wine or two. Also, part of being in Port Douglas is the early morning walks along the beach - a fantastic start to the day.
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The Artists' Treehouse, in the heart of Port Douglas
The balcony overlooks towering paperbark trees
the bathroom on the first floor
The 2nd bedroom opens up to the deck. Can be two singles or king
The kitchen is fully self contained
The dining area is next to the kitchen
The third room has a single bed and pull out trundle bed
The downstairs living room with 32 inch digital TV
The large bespoke dining table seats 8
the master bedroom
downstairs living room with a big selection of books, dads' games and toys
The 2nd bathroom has a bath/shower and also laundry with washing machine/dryer
The kitchen is bright/spacious and filled full of artwork
The upstairs living room also has a flat screen tv and DVD.
The pool area
The Artists' Treehouse.
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