Knuckey Lagoons Villa, winner of Stayz Best Romantic NT 2012 award is a luxury bed and breakfast just 15 minutes from Darwin city.
We are proud to offer you our exclusive villa with its own pool surrounded by tropical gardens, giving you the privacy and space you deserve on your holiday.
Knuckey Lagoon is a prime Darwin suburb and the villa is established on 20 acres (8 hectares) around a natural lagoon.
The lagoon is a breeding area for the Territory's abundant bird life and with significant populations of magpie geese, long neck turtles and aquatic wildlife, captures the true essence of the Territory without leaving the property.
Described by Beautiful Accommodation "?you could easily be in Kakadu?close to Darwin yet in a precious wilderness setting?."
Guests have described it as "Kakadu in your own backyard"
A large lazy daybed, beautiful Indonesian teak and mahogany furniture and your own private grounds provide the backdrop for this romantic getaway.
The property is minutes away from the International Airport, Casuarina Shopping Centre and within walking distance to Crocodylus Park.
Knuckey Lagoons Villa is a serene and secluded resort where you can relax and soak in the Territory experience in the comfort of your own surrounds.
The villa & property
The villa was designed for comfort and the tropics. A relaxed atmosphere is created by the large open plan interior, incorporating living, dining and kitchen space.
It has surrounding louvres with insect screens, which can be left open day and night, allowing cool cross- flow breezes and good ventilation throughout.
Two large double french doors open out onto the pool and barbecue areas.
Wide verandas provide shade and natural cooling to the villa.
A salt water pebble lined pool overlooks the lagoon.
The villa is completely self-contained and includes a fully equipped kitchen, laundry and garden shower. The en-suite bathroom has a full size bath and twin vanity.
Inside is a large comfortable queen bed, convection microwave, a full size fridge/freezer, electric roast cooker, widescreen TV, radio and iPod player, DVD player and DVD library.
The villa has both air-conditioning and ceiling fans. It has solar hot water and low energy lighting throughout. The pool and garden lights are on timers and solar.
The property is also eco friendly and the grey washing water is treated through an aqua nova system and waters the surrounding gardens.
There is a large paved barbecue area with a choice of either gas or a wood fire.
A cosy campfire site and a nearby picnic area overlooks the lagoon.
The large varieties of fruit trees including avocados, lemons, oranges, rambutan, mangoes, bananas and asian fruits are all organic. Only biodegradable and eco friendly products are used to control weeds.
Native bushland, tropical orchards and gardens ensure unmatched privacy and seclusion at Knuckey Lagoons Villa
Knuckey Lagoons comprises of four lagoons and is the closest fresh water lagoon system to Darwin, situated approximately 12km south-east of Darwin city.
During the wet season, the lagoons fill and join together to form one large water body, covering an area of approximately 100 hectares.
Experience the seasonal moods of Knuckey Lagoons.
The wet season sees the lagoons fill and expand as the spectacular monsoonal rains and storms sweep across the Territory.
Then during the cooler clear days of the dry season, hundreds of birds flock to the lagoons as the waters recede.
Walking tracks are around the lagoon for the keen bush walkers.
Birdwatchers are welcome!
In the evenings, enjoy our romantic lagoon sunsets.
Knuckey Lagoons Villa an ideal base for those wanting to venture beyond and explore the rest of the top end.
A luxury retreat for couples.
Linen and pool towels are provided.
Bookings are a minimum of 3 nights. Breakfast is included.
Rated 5 out of
Knuckeys Lagoon Villa is a wonderful private villa that we heartily recommend to anyone. Kath and Rick were the perfect hosts. We spent a lovely relaxing few days in this beautifully appointed private villa. It is a perfect location to explore Darwin and surrounds and we have no hesitation in recommending this oasis.
Date published: 2013-07-21
Rated 5 out of
Thank you Kathy and Rick for a wonderful stay at Knuckey Lagoons Villa. Secluded, peaceful, luxurious; it was everything we needed for a quiet romantic break. Sarah and James, Vic
Date published: 2013-07-15
Rated 5 out of
Rick and Kathy where the hosts with the most! Amazing hospitality put this with a beautiful place to stay was all we could have wished for our long overdue break! I would definitely recommend Knuckey's Lagoon Villa to anyone that is looking for peace and serenity.
Date published: 2013-01-12
Rated 5 out of
Everything surpassed our expectations! After a hot and humid week in kakadu we were greeted by out hosts with big smiles and promises of relaxation. That's what we got.
The property is amazing, beutifully furnished with a huge comfy bed as the centerpiece. By far the stand out feature of the property is your own private lagoon which changes every hour due to light, wildlife and the lillies.
Would I recommend this place?? In a heartbeat. It is by far the best property we've stayed in EVER!!!
Date published: 2010-08-27
Rated 5 out of
Denis & Rhonda
THE ABSOLUTE BEAUTY AND PRIVACY OF THE VENUE.
Date published: 2010-06-05
Knuckey Lagoons Pool Villa is rated
- Breakfast supplied
- DVD library
- DVD player
- Flatscreen TV
- In-house Movies/Videos
- Ironing Facilities
- Linen Supplied
- Private Pool
- Tea/coffee making facilities
- Towels Supplied
- Washing Machine
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