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Large Family House & Garden, close to City Centre

Wilks Holiday House
5.0 of 5 stars
39 reviews
Wilks Holiday House
Open plan Sitting/Dining/Kitchen
well equipped Kitchen
Master Bedroom with Queen bed
En suite with shower, wc and handbasin
Blue Bedroom - King Bed or 2 King Singles (please state preference)
Blue Bedroom - as twin singles
Family bathroom with shower over bath and 2 hand basins.
3rd Bedroom - twin singles
Family play/sitting room
Back Patio Outdoor dining and BBQ
Private tropical garden with large lychee tree
Cairns Esplanade
Centenary Lakes Livingstonia palm
Centenary Lakes water-lilies
Copperlode dam - Cairns water supply
Davies Creek - Atherton Tablelands
Clancy\'s Lagoon - Mareeba wetlands
Cairns Seniors enjoying a game of boules on the Esplanade
Large Swimming Lagoon on the Esplanade (no entry charge)
Net casting for Prawns, northern end of Esplanade
The Pier and Marina  Cairns
Skyrail gondola on the way to Kuranda over Rainforest
Kuranda Tourist Train
View along the coast road, Cairns to Port Douglas
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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Why settle for an apartment when you can rent your own spacious and comfortable family home close to the City Centre? Wilks House is a timber Queenslander home of great character with 4 bedrooms (2 Queen beds, and 2 sets of Twin Single beds) 2 modern bathrooms with showers and a bath, a large family room and children's rumpus room, and a very well equipped kitchen for those who like to cook. With high ceilings and polished timber floors, this house was built for our tropical climate .
There is a lovely big back garden for children to play in which is fully fenced and private.Pet friendly for dogs, but not inside the house please.
The street is a quiet cul de sac and if you walk to the end, you can see wallabies (small kangaroos) grazing in the paddock in the evening. This home is fully air conditioned for our hot summer months and...
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About the owner, Nick or Lizzie M
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : May 2009
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 96 reviews and 8 properties
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Listing #FKN4311504 by: FlipKey
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Stuart M
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We stayed for 5 nights and I'm delighted to give the property full marks. Everything was clean, well maintained and of high quality. A nice touch was the fact that everyday essentials were provided (washing powder, salt, pepper, milk, cooking oil etc). We used the BBQ facilities one night and sat outside until the wee hours of the morning -... more

Management response:

If we were staying in a home we would like to find the basics such as oil, salt pepper sugar etc in the pantry too! Thank you so much for giving Wilks House the 'thumbs up'. I will pass your comments on to the Housekeeping team as it is great for them to know that guests have enjoyed their stay.... more

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kenny k
Kilkenny, Ireland
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

My family and I stayed for 8 nights in the house in August. What can I say, its a great house large and spacious, very comfortable and in a convenient location. The house has everything you want after a day spent exploring wonderful Cairns, BBQ, wifi, TV with all channels including movies. Lizzie responded very quickly to our queries. When... more

Management response:

Thanks so much for taking the time to review your stay and we are so pleased to hear that it suited your family. It was really great to find out which day trips you recommended as this can be passed on to other guests. Regards, Lizzie more

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Adelaide Hills, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We really enjoyed our stay! Lizzie and Nick were friendly and helpful. Lovely house with beautiful arty touches - like a nice big home to stay in while in Cairns! more

Management response:

We enjoyed meeting you all ! Thanks for choosing to stay at Wilks and for your kind comments on the house and art works. We hope to hear from you again if you come back to Cairns. Glad the birdwatching books were put to good use. Lizzie and Nick more

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
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  • Smoking Allowed:
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 7 nights
Jan 1, 2015 -
Dec 31, 2015
All year rate
5 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage deposit: $354 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
This house has an electricity allowance of $50 per week which is metered. Any use over this amount is paid for by the guests at the supply rate from Ergon Energy. (gas cook top and solar hot water minimize electricity use. Heavy use of aircon will exceed the allowance in the hotter summer months)
Our terms and conditions of rental may be viewed on our website www.cairnsholidayhomes.com.au They are also sent out to each enquiry to read through before a booking is made. There is a security deposit of $500.
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How to get there
Airport: Cairns domestic or international airport: 6.1 mi
We will meet all guests at the house except under very unusual circumstances. We like to get to know you, show you around and hand over the keys, The house is easy to find as it is located just off Mulgrave Road after an intersection with McCoombe street.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby.
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