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Mornington Your Cairns Home from Home near the Sea

Inground saltwater pool
13 reviews
Inground saltwater pool
Private tropical garden
Outdoor area near BBQ and pool for elfresco dining or just having a drink while watching the childre
Very spacious main sitting room with large TV and Foxtel. Outlook onto leafy garden.
Sitting room from another aspect. Now have very large sized TV'
Dining area just off kitchen. Games and books in the bookcase for guests to use.
Family room with TV and DVD player. Also double sized sofa bed.
The free standing house is in a quiet residential street just two streets up from the beach
Master bedroom with King bed and ensuite. Very spacious with leafy outlook onto front garden.
Master bedroom from another angle.
Very spacious twin bedded room overlooking the pool. Beds can zip together to make another King.
Fourth bedroom with twin beds. Very quiet at the back of the house.
Full sized bathroom with separate shower. Great if you have children to bathe. Toilet is next door.
Garage with bbq near the pool and seating plus room for car
Fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar and computer table.
Large private lawn to play on before a swim
Indoor Dining area
Bubbly and flowers ... A good way to start your holiday in paradise
Beachside BBQ and play area for the children
Kewarra Beach south towards Taylor Point
Kewarra Beach towards Palm Cove
Kewarra Beach south end
Kewarra Beach and Taylor Point
Mornington from the street
Kewarra Beach looking towards Double Island
Kewarra Beach
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Kewarra Beach, Cairns Region, Queensland
This free standing home is surrounded by tropical gardens and a large lawn for the kids to run and play on before they jump into the sparkling blue pool. Just 5 minutes walk to the beautiful and secluded Kewarra Beach.<BR><BR>Owner/manager is available should you need any advise to make your holiday even more memorable.<BR><BR>One guest recently wrote:<BR>'WOW! 'Where else but Queensland'...now I know where they get the saying from :) We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Mornington. The house was so comfortable, everything needed for a great stay was provided, from washing detergent to pool toys for the kids! Tim and Wendy thought of everything! The pool and backyard space was amazing. It was quite a challenge to get the kids out of the pool to do other activities during our stay in Cairns. Kewarra B... Read more
About the Owner, Wendy P
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 9 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 13 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL148327
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Excellent - based on 13 reviews
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English first
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level 6 Contributor
107 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

We enjoyed our time at Mornington, it was perfect for our family. It's a good place for large groups and families to stay. They're also quite baby friendly, providing a cot and stroller (which we did use). There's a swimming pool and a barbeque available, although we didn't end up using them. The neighbourhood is very quiet, residential only, very...

Dunedin, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed July 19, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

This was a fantastic place for our stay - quiet but close to the action. The house itself was well laid out and easily had room for all 8 of us - including plenty of facilities for self catering. The kids (and adults!) loved the pool and the variety of outside areas to hang out in the sun or shade....

Management response:

Dear Shannon, Thank you so much for your fantastic review of Mornington. We are delighted you had such a good time. See you again and thank you for leaving the house in such great order. Best wishes, Tim and Wendy


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Carol R
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed July 7, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We stayed for a week at this property and Wendy and Tim were delightful people to deal with. The house is in wonderful condition and had everything you could need. There were beautiful flowers on the table when we arrived, everything was ready for us. We celebrated my daughters 21st and they brought over a bottle of champagne and a...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The master bedroom has a king sized bed and ensuite and is very roomy. The second bedroom has a queen sized bed and the two additional bedrooms have twin beds. The outlook from all rooms is very private and leafy. The large undercover area ensures that you can sit out and BBQ in all weather conditions.<BR>It's just a few minutes to world class golf links, 5mins walk to the beach and just 20mins drive to Cairns CBD and 30mins drive to Port Douglas.<BR>Smoking is permitted outside the main house in the garden or undercover elfresco dining areas.<BR>There's plenty of room for your dog or cat to play and investigate, should you want to bring your furry friends with you.
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Smoking is allowed outside in the under cover area only.
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Oct 16, 2017
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Dec 1, 2017
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Dec 2, 2017 -
Dec 10, 2017
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  • Cleaning Fee: $48 / stay - Fee
  • Cot and High Chair per week or part thereof: $12 / stay - Fee
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Payment can be made by Visa or Mastercard or Direct Deposit.

Any extra people over 8 with be an extra $20 per person/child per night.
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About the neighborhood
Catch Skyrail to Kuranda on the Atherton Tablelands and sail above the magnificent rainforest. Take a dinner cruise on the Cairns estuary or spend a day out on one of the many fishing charter boats and catch fish to feed the family.<BR>Dive or snorkel the Reef and be amazed at the quality of the coral and abundance of colourful fish.<BR>Spend some time investigating Port Douglas and call in at the beautiful Thala Beach Resort just south of Port for lunch or coffee.<BR>For the more adventurous there is hot air balooning, bungy jumping and sky diving, white water rafting and a host of other attractions.<BR>DVD rental and take away meals are available at the local shopping centre just 1km away. The pizza/curry shop home delivers.<BR>Kewarra Beach has a stinger ne... more
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Cairns: 9.3 mi
Railway: Cairns: 12.4 mi
Ferry: Cairns: 12.4 mi
"Mornington" is 15kms north of Cairns airport. You can get to the house either by taxi or car rental. Tim can assist you with a great quote on renting a car.<BR>Cairns CBD is 20kms south and Port Douglas is 40kms north. Palm Cove is a short 5 minutes drive away or a 20 minute walk along the beach.<BR>Budget airlines within Australia are Virgin Blue or Jetstar and Qantas. There are many departures and arrivals daily.<BR>Jetstar from Auckland New Zealand has a daily service.<BR>Qantas, Jetstar and Cathay Pacific bring passengers from the rest of the world.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.3 mi.
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