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Large Family House & Garden, close to City Centre

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Wilks Holiday House
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Wilks Holiday House
Open plan Sitting/Dining/Kitchen well equipped Kitchen
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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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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...
About the Manager, Nick & Lizzie Marshall
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : May 2009
Overall rating: 4.9 / 5.0
Based on 99 reviews and 8 properties
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Listing #FKN4311504 by: FlipKey
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Adelaide, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

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...

Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

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,...

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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Papua New Guinea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2016 for a stay in December 2015

My Family of nine, that is my spouse ,my seven children and I stayed at the Wilks house for Christmas and new year -2016. We had a relaxing and enjoyable holiday. The kids really enjoyed themselves because they could play out in the back yard. We also found it to be a very convinient location beacause the house was only...

Management response:

Hi Fabianna... it was a pleasure to meet you all. Nice to hear the kids enjoyed the back garden. It does make a difference to have some space - Guests often tell us this is one of the main reasons which influences them to rent a holiday house . We were very touched by your Christmas gift of beautiful coffee......


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  • 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
  • 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
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
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Wilks Holiday House
Open plan Sitting/Dining/Kitchen
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well equipped Kitchen
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 5 nights
Oct 23, 2015 -
Dec 31, 2016
All year rate
5 nights
Jan 1, 2017 -
Dec 10, 2017
2017 rates
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.
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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