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Large Family House & Garden, close to City Centre

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Exterior of house .  Carport  for one car with additional park space in driveway. Fenced garden
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent
43 reviews
Exterior of house .  Carport  for one car with additional park space in driveway. Fenced garden
Front Verandah screened from the street by palms
Back garden  Private with lots of space for Children to play
Master bedroom - Queen bed, air conditioned, ceiling fan, TV.
Ensuite to master bedroom - shower , basin and toilet
Bedroom 2 - twin singles (king size) Air conditioned, ceiling fan.
Bedroom 3 - twin singles, air conditioned, ceiling fan
Bathroom - 2 basins, bath with shower (separate W.C)
Bedroom 4 - lower ground floor beside the back patio - Queen bed, Air conditioned, ceiling fan
Kitchen - dishwasher, microwave, gas cook top electric oven  open plan to dining and living area
Living room - comfy leather sofa, TV, Foxtel and wifi
second sitting room with TV and small bar fridge
Back patio with dining , BBQ and access to garden.
Private tropical garden with large lychee tree
Cairns Esplanade
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
Centenary Lakes water-lilies
Centenary Lakes Livingstonia palm
Copperlode dam - Cairns water supply
Davies Creek - Atherton Tablelands
Clancy\'s Lagoon - Mareeba wetlands
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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Overview
Rental Home -
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland
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 Manager, Nick & Lizzie Marshall
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 38 days ago
Listed since : May 2009
Overall rating: 4.9 / 5.0
Based on 70 reviews and 5 properties
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Listing #FKN4311504
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in April 2017
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Close to shops, Restaurants.... Brilliant house with all one could need! Excellent house, well appointed for comfort & entertainment. Bright, airy, comfortable, excellently equipped for any activity. SUNBIRDS nesting in the garden! Very generous, obliging hosts. Thank you Lizzy & Nick

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jandaharr...
Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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person found this review helpful

I found Wilks house to be a very comfortable and clean home away from home. It is ideally located close to shopping centres and only a short trip into Cairns. A lot of thought had obviously been given by the owners to the needs of the occupants. Things like a bowl of fruit, cleaning/washing powders etc. tea,coffee,sugar were there for...

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nic105201...
Canberra, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016 for a stay in June 2016
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person found this review helpful

I stayed here with my extended family in June 2016 for about 5 nights. It's a great house that came with lots of extra touches like fresh milk, fruit, beach towels and face washers. We travelled with little children and had requested a cot from the managers. They went the extra mile and also provided a baby bath, nappy bin,...

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Management response:

Thanks for your kind comments on the house Nic and happy to hear that the baby equipment came in handy for you. Best wishes Lizzie and Nick.

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • 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
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
No exit clean fee charged for this house when booking. Guest responsibilities are to leave the home in a clean and tidy state. Housekeeping does linen/towel wash, bathroom...
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 5 nights
$198
A$265
$1,193
A$1,595
Jan 1, 2017 -
Dec 10, 2017
2017 rates
5 nights
$198
A$265
$1,193
A$1,595
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.
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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About the neighborhood
Wilks House is located in a quiet no through road, just 5 - 6 minutes by car from the city centre with views to the wooded hills from the front porch.. It is within walking distance of Stockland Shopping centre at Earlville, which has 2 major grocery stores and many specialty shops. This shopping centre also has a cinema complex. Restaurants, a doctors/dentist surgery, chemist and liquor store are all close by.
Public bus transport is frequent along Mulgrave Road, if you do not have a hire car.
The Esplanade Lagoon swimming pool and children's water park/playground are also easy to get to and a very popular place for locals and tourists to Cairns. Trips to the Great Barrier Reef leave from the reef fleet terminal in town. Skyrail gives you a birds eye view of Cairns as you skim...
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Cairns domestic or international airport: 6.1 mi
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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