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Big Tropical Family Friendly large home (+Aircon & WiFi)

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Overview
4 bedrooms
1 bathroom
10 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Spacious four bedroom air-conditioned character home perfect for large families or groups (fits up to 10). Private apartment at ground level, set on 1/2 acre in an exclusive semi-rural setting with mountain World Heritage views. Perfectly located 15 mins to Cairns City & airport. Dine alfresco on the entertainment deck. Watch Netflix movies or bbq up your dinner while kids play in the backyard on the swings. - Air conditioning - Board games, - Kids activity books - Free parking onsite - Fast Wifi, Netflix - Beach towels & reef equipment - Equipped with amenities, BBQ, kitchen, fridge & lounges - Mountain Views - All surfaces Covid cleaned with anti bacterial cleaners between guests We start your holiday off with complimentary Teas & Coffee, Sugar, free range fresh eggs & or juice. ...Spacious four bedroom air-conditioned character home perfect for large families or groups (fits up to 10). Private apartment at ground level, set on 1/2 acre in an exclusive semi-rural setting with mountain World Heritage views. Perfectly located 15 mins to Cairns City & airport. Dine alfresco on the entertainment deck. Watch Netflix movies or bbq up your dinner while kids play in the backyard on the swings. - Air conditioning - Board games, - Kids activity books - Free parking onsite - Fast Wifi, Netflix - Beach towels & reef equipment - Equipped with amenities, BBQ, kitchen, fridge & lounges - Mountain Views - All surfaces Covid cleaned with anti bacterial cleaners between guests We start your holiday off with complimentary Teas & Coffee, Sugar, free range fresh eggs & or juice. We provide organic seasonal home-grown tropical fruits, vegetables and herbs and all you can eat Limes, Lychees, Coconuts when in season too. Home apartment is all at ground level with three private entrances, and accessible by wheelchair if required. Drive right up to the house on our extra wide driveway. Enjoy the exclusive use of Wi-Fi, x2 TV’s, x5 air conditioners, Netflix, board games and laundry. We offer x4 bedrooms with x3 double beds, trundle beds and mattresses underneath, kids fold out cot, bunk beds with king single, and also have two fold out sofa beds in the lounge that also turn into pretty comfortable double beds. So loads of sleeping spots. Relax and stay cool in the tropics as all rooms have temperature-controlled air conditioning, insulated ceilings & walls. Rooms contain bedside tables, reading lights, cupboards, wardrobes, fluffy pillows, quality linen, good airflow, beautiful timber and tile floors, bath towels, curtains and lockable doors for privacy. Beach towels also available for beach and reef trips. Large glass dining table for family dinners. Watch the kids play on the backyard swings while you read or BBQ on the entertainment deck. Full use of Kitchen facilities which includes Microwave, Gas Stove, Fridge, Kettle Jug, Coffee Pod Machine, Coffee Plunger, Cutlery, Plates, Cups, Pots, Rice Cooker, Toaster & lots more to make your stay comfortable. Back door opens up to BBQ ing in paradise on our huge timber entertainment deck overlooking the mountain ranges. Happy to share an Australian BBQ and share stories around our fire one night to share experiences and culture. We strive to be a Sustainable home and environmentally minded with solar power/mains power for energy, permaculture & aquaponics food gardens where we grow our own fresh organic vegetables, chickens for fresh eggs, farm Barramundi and Jade Perch in our Aquaponics system, native bees & fruit trees. Our home is fully fenced with a big back yard. Kangaroos and Wallabies and exotic birds and butterflies visit us each day from the nearby national park. We are seasoned Super Hosts thanks to the great caliber of guests staying with us. TRANSPORT We are just 5 mins minutes’ walk to the shopping centre, 5mins to local pub/ bistro and just 15 mins drive to Cairns CBD and airport. The 121 bus runs regularly to and from Cairns city and departs the shopping centre every hour. It’s a very safe area in a very quiet street. We can arrange to pick you up/drop you off in the City/ airport (for small fee). There is a network of 10kms of cycle tracks as well that can take you through cane fields, shopping centres, historic railway, parks, Crystal Cascades, and all the way to the airport, foreshore and City. If your using this house as a base to see the area it is right in the middle of everythiMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
- Must be happy & friendly people; - No uninvited guests without checking; - We have a dog so you must be ok with dogs & shut the gate behind you (he's very friendly as he was raised with kids); - Smoking is ONLY allowed outside under the mango tree please; - Please leave your Bedroom, Lounge and kitchen areas as clean; - You are welcome to use the games equipment but please limit noise by 9pm; - It would be helpful if you could please sweep the floor and strip the sheets before you leave;
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Evelyn & Rod I
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2017
Interaction with guests
Our aim is to make you comfortable and happy. If you want us to stay out of your hair and respect your privacy we will and if you wish to join us for breakfast, lunch or dinner - you can (for small fee). We are more than happy to share our local knowledge and point you in the right direction or be your tour guide and take you to our favorite spots. We often have campfires outside and cook marshmallows on the open fire, BBQ's and your free to join us. We have local knowledge where the fish are, lookouts, rainforest bushwalks, cycle ways etc. We are an adventurous family and love getting out and about. If you chip in for fuel we can even include you in our family adventures. We have an aluminum 16ft fishing boat if your nice to Rod.
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

I would like to thank Rodney and his family for being excellent hosts while my friends and I put up in their home for a week. I particularly enjoyed the last 3 days of my time in Cairns owing to the warmth that Rodney and...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank NinoR424
Rodney I, VR Owner at Big Tropical Family Friendly large home (+Aircon & WiFi), responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2021

So pleased that you had a wonderful time. We always strive to show our guests the best experience possible- not just accommodation.

Reviewed 29 September 2017

The location is stunning, set back from the busy coast and snuggled among the leafy foothills, it is the perfect balance of quiet and convenience. The accommodation is newly renovated and beautifully presented, clean, comfortable, practical, spacious, and fully equipped. What really made it feel...More

Date of stay: February 2017
1  Thank Taariq B
Management response:Responded 30 September 2017

So pleased to have been able to host these wonderful people in our home.Your welcome anytime.

Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Rodney and Evelyn’s place is nestled in the foothills of the rainforest hills and they provide guests with a magical experience. Their Queenslander home is equipped with lots of room and generous facilities. I loved the tasteful decor and modern appliances which makes staying there...More

Date of stay: October 2016
1  Thank Jeff T
Management response:Responded 30 September 2017

thanks for the positive review Jeff. We really appreciate your visit and happy to welcome you back anytime. We do everything we can to make our guests visits comfortable.

Reviewed 28 September 2017

A beautiful setting with majestic views of the mountains. Quiet peaceful neighbourhood. Friendly hosts

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank 2911buttercup
Management response:Responded 30 September 2017

Your welcome anytime. We love having guests from different countries and cultures. We love learning from other guests experiences. It inspires us to travel.

Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Rod & Evelyn are wonderful hosts, sharing their large family home with our extended family. There is heaps of space, a decent kitchen and pool table. They are incredibly welcoming and friendly. Rod is a fantastic tour guide as well sharing his knowledge and love...More

Date of stay: September 2017
1  Thank Jessssie26
Management response:Responded 30 September 2017

thanks Jess, appreciate your feedback. We enjoyed having your family for a second time.So pleased we could fit a few walks in to some of Cairns spectacular lookouts. Your always welcome.

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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We had the most wonderful holiday. Such a family family place to stay. Our hosts were so welcoming and made us feel so relaxed. The accommodation is clean and comfortable. There were lots of games and activities for our children. The position is close to...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank Krysten T
Management response:Responded 30 September 2017

Thanks for the positive feedback. We really enjoyed interacting with your family. We add all the games, toys, wii, pool table, swings, and books to help make guests feel more relaxed. Keeps all the kids busy so mum and dad can relax. Your always welcome...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Rod and Evelyn are positively the most warm-hearted people I know. We stayed with them multiple times throughout our travels, and each time we had a new adventure with the family. Between the comfy beds, the homey feel of the space, and the smiling faces...More

Date of stay: June 2017
1  Thank Kaitlinn B
Management response:Responded 30 September 2017

Hi guys, your so welcome. We enjoyed taking you spotlighting, looking for frogs, snakes, spiders and other creatures. It was so much fun showing you around Cairns. Come back to Australia some time and we can do it all again!.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Grill
Boat Available
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ping Pong Table
Playground
Pool Table
Private Garden
Safe
Secure Parking
Staffed Property
Cooker
Swingset
Toaster
Trampoline
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Our house is in a rural residential setting in a new exclusive estate with majestic views of mountains in every direction (yet so close to town). We don't have many neighbors and are the last house in the street. It’s a very quiet setting. Expect to see Birds, Butterflies, Lizards and Kangaroos and heaps of wildlife at our house. We currently have sun birds, willi wagtails and doves nesting in our trees. There are wallabies and kangaroos feeding on grass outside everyday as well. We are constantly planting new tropical food gardens to attract wildlife and improve our property. We have recently planted the entire boundary for privacy and plants are growing quickly.
Getting around
We are just 5 mins minutes’ walk to the shopping center, 5mins to local pub/ bistro and just 15 mins drive to Cairns CBD and airport. The 121 bus runs regularly to and from Cairns city and departs the shopping centre every hour. It’s a very safe area in a very quiet street. If your using this house as a base to see the area it is right in the middle of everything.
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Big Tropical Family Friendly large home (+Aircon & WiFi) is able to accommodate up to 10 guests. See all property details.

Big Tropical Family Friendly large home (+Aircon & WiFi) has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Big Tropical Family Friendly large home (+Aircon & WiFi) has 4 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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