All the comforts of home: well equipped kitchen, dishwasher, ice maker fridge/freezer, wide screen TV, high speed internet connection (bring your own laptop to access), indoor and outdoor dining areas, panoramic views of the Coral Sea from the lounge and dining rooms. Quality linen, towels and toiletries.
There are four bedrooms, and three bathrooms. One bedroom with attached large bathroom in a seperate pavillion in the garden. 2 bedrooms are airconditioned but this is rarely needed as sea breezes keep the house and pavilions at a comfortable temperature all year round.
Comfortable family home
The property lies between the sea and a park with large tropical trees and masses of birds. The owners stay here regularly and have made this their second home with modern equipment and furnishings.
You can unwind gazing out to sea or float around in the pool and spa admiring the tropical garden.
The pool can be heated or cooled as required and is 25m long for lap swimming if you want to keep fit. At night watch the stars from the outdoor spa.
Walk via bush or beach to the mouth of the Barron River. Fish from the steps at the front of the house with prawns caught with your cast net like the locals do.
150m along the beach a bar and 2 restaurants are open most evenings and all day on the weekends or it is a short drive or bus trip to Cairns restaurants and nightlife. Basic needs are supplied by the local shops, General Store, and Post Office.
Many of the tours to the Great Barrier Reef or tours to the Daintree rainforest, Port Douglas, Cape Tribulation ,the Atherton tablelands pick up from Machans Beach.
Machans Beach is a small community set between sugar cane fields, the Barron River, the bush and the sea. It retains the look and atmosphere of the old Cairns. Yet Machans is the closest of all Cairns beaches to the city for shopping and nightlife.
Blue Pools Beach House is rated
Rated 4 out of
We were greeted with a lovely bottle of chilled wine and a bottle of local/boutique diary organic milk - a lovely touch.
The setting on the beach and in this village north of Cairns was perfect for a relaxing holiday for family members getting together from Sydney, Australia and Austin, Texas. With a hire car we were at liberty to roam around the broader region rather than being confined to Cairns. We didn't notice the neighbours and it was very quiet and restful.
The house is really well set out with a separate spacious cabin and ensuite out the back, past the pool and outdoors dining and entertaining area.....which is the real feature of this property. When we arrived and saw the front of the house we thought ... ok .... but as we walked out the back .... wow! What a surpise!!
The rest of the house is very adequately appointed with new bathrooms.
The only drawback was poor hot water pressure .... with so many beds/people, the reality is that people may be trying to use water at same time.
Date published: 2014-08-13
Rated 5 out of
What a wonderful property for a most relaxing holiday. Resort style accommodation with parents own retreat near pool and hot tub for relaxing nights "without the kids". Our children were 16,14,13 and they had the main house to themselves, leaving Mum and Dad space to relax. Great support from James the Property Manager - this property is extremely well managed and we look forward to planning our next stay. Loved it....
Date published: 2012-07-24
Rated 5 out of
stayed for ten days. had a fantastic time. james (prop manager) went out of his way to accomodate us and our small child. he was great.highly recommend this property. we will definately be back to this house. ideal for families. the pool and spa are amazing and were the highlight of the property.everything was immaculately clean and comfortable beds.
Date published: 2012-04-30
Rated 4 out of
The stay at this home was great for our family, we had plenty of room in the home for all of us and there were 7 and a child. It has all anyone would require with the cottage feel. The backyard pool and area was great! It was so hot when we were there the pool was used all the time. James the manager of the home is great, he was able to accomadate all our requests. The area is great to tour around and I don't think anyone will be disappointed if you stay at this home. We hope to someday return to this area and would definately stay in this home.
Date published: 2012-01-31
Rated 5 out of
The Blue Pools House was an amazing Home away from Home. I was so pleased by all the communications I had with James between the booking and arrival. He met us early in the day since we arrived before 10am into Cairns. There was also a bottle of wine and fresh fruit waiting for us. The pool was so wonderfully refreshing after long days sightseeing. This was a great base for our visit and I would definitely stay there again!!!
Date published: 2011-10-24
- Close to CBD, Airport
- Clothes dryer
- Cooking Facilities
- Cot and High Chair Available
- DVD player
- Heated Spa (not spa bath)
- High chair
- Ironing Facilities
- Linen Supplied
- Swimming Pool
- Village atmosphere
- Washing Machine
- Well Maintained Tropical Garden
$400.00 per night & 7th night free
7th night free
Note: Pricing is subject to change, and a minimum stay period and other conditions may apply. You should confirm pricing with the property owner.
Prices listed based on 8 adults. Property has 5 beds and can sleep a maximum 8 people.
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