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Elliot River Retreat Bowen Whitsunday Region

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The Retreat is across the road from the Elliot River, 1.5 kms upstream of the Coral Sea
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6 reviews
The Retreat is across the road from the Elliot River, 1.5 kms upstream of the Coral Sea
Lounge with satellite television
Modern fully equipped kitchen
Guest bedrooms, 2 queen & 1 double
Outdoor table with BBQ
Undercover garaging
Large fully fenced shady yard
Child friendly riverbanks
Pets welcome
Riverside fishing
Relaxed fishing & crabbing
Tidal landing 3kms from Retreat
Elliot River's prized Mangrove Jack
Elliot River mud crabs
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Snug Harbour Cape Upstart
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Bowen, Queensland
Elliot River Retreat is located in the northern end of the Bowen Whitsunday Region where the Elliot River runs into the Coral Sea between Cape Upstart and Abbott Point. The location is ideal as a private retreat, for a family holiday and the keen fisherman. The pristine waters of Cape Upstart with white sand beaches are nearby and accessible by boat with lovely picnic spots, good fishing and mud crabs. The Elliot River is adjacent to the Retreat and has safe shallow areas for children to play, riverside walks and river, estuary and creek fishing.

The beautiful beaches of Bowen are a 48 klm drive south with Ayr a drive of 67 klm to the north. The area is well known for its picturesque scenery, beaches and fishing.

The retreat is situated in a secluded rural setting adjacent to the Elliot River on the southern side. It is the only thr...
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About the Owner, Katy E
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 88 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 29 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 1 property
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Purpz M
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

My husband and I, stayed for 7nights. It was exactly what we were looking... Pure relaxation, a bit of fishing and the feel of the country side. We were only 40km from Bowen so went there twice for lunch and a look around, but most of the time we sat out on the porch of our retreat and admired the...

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Management response:

We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Retreat. Our aim is to provide a home away from home in the seclusion of a rural setting. If you are looking for peace and quiet in comfort than come and experience our riverside Retreat.

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mrssmesse...
Mackay, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015 for a stay in March 2015

We booked a 3 night stay at Elliot River Retreat with another 2 couples. Our intention was to find a great place to relax over the weekend with fishing and adventure close to hand. Katy was a fantastic host and organised with us well in advance the property details, directions and gave us plenty of local knowledge to help us...

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Management response:

Thanks for the feedback and positive comments. I do try very hard to ensure that the Retreat is clean and has everything that the guests need to make their stay enjoyable. I try to give as much local knowledge as possible as I know it takes a while to find out about a new area.

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Tanya R
Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015 for a stay in January 2015

my partner, myself and my mother in law stayed here in late January/ early February and we loved everything about it! we took our little staffy tempo away which is 15 years old and he enjoyed it as much as us. this is such a family friendly place! the house was so clean and beautifully decorated it was like a...

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I am delighted that our guests enjoyed their stay, that's what it is all about and we love being great hosts so that our guests get to enjoy this rural area of Queensland.

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Water Views
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Ask about smoking
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About the neighbourhood
The Retreat is located off the Bruce Highway on the southern side of the Elliot River 3 kms down Wally Sproule Road. The turnoff is approximately half way between Bowen and Ayr. The nearest Service Station is at Guthalungra on the northern side of the Elliot River. The road is a well maintained gravel road and the Retreat is the third house on the right.

There is a bus service that stops at either Guthalungra or Bowen, from which the owners would be happy to pick up guests. The train stops at nearby Gumlu and guests can be collected from the station.

The nearest airport is Proserpine which is 110 kms south of the Retreat with the Townsville airport being 155 kms north of the Retreat.

The Retreat has two undercover parking bays and a large fully fenced lockable yard for extra vehi...
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Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Whitsunday Coast (Proserpine): 177.0 km
The Retreat is located off the Bruce Highway on the southern side of the Elliot River 3 kms down Wally Sproule Road. The turnoff is approximately half way between Townsville and Mackay. The nearest Service Station is at Guthalungra on the northern side of the Elliot River. The road is a well maintained gravel road and the Retreat is the third house on the right.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.2 km.
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