A unique cottage centrally located in the heart of Far North Queensland. Situated in the foothills Mt Whitfield and Lumley Hill it is close to the Botanical Gardens, as well as shops and cafes in the boutique precinct of Edge Hill. Only minutes to the airport or the centre of Cairns with its world class restaurants, and gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.

The cottage features 2 bedrooms and a sleepout. The 2 bedrooms are airconditioned with fan only in the sleepout. We can provide 2 queensize and 2 single beds (normal arrangement) or optionally 1 queensize and 4 singles. Please specify if you require this option.

There is a large outdoor area comfortably furnished with tables, chairs and gas barbecue. Ideal for relaxing at anytime of the day.

Enjoy the luxury created by the recent renovation and quality fitout. The cottage is fully furnished and is the perfect hideaway to escape to and relax in during a busy holiday schedule. The yard is fully fenced and ideal for pets and small children.

Cat-boat cottage is so named in honour of the Catalina Flying Boat squadrons that made Cairns airport, located at Aeroglen, their home during World War II.

Activities & Attractions Nearby

Flecker Botanical Gardens: Only four kilometers from the heart of Cairns City, the Flecker Botanical Gardens are a tropical oasis.

Tanks Arts Centre, 46 Collins Ave Edge Hill. Situated in the Cairns Botanical Gardens precinct, this centre is an innovative and iconic, multi-arts facility, creatively housed in three converted WWII naval oil storage tanks.

Marlin Marina: A trip to the Great Barrier Reef is a must do for any visitor to the region.

The Esplanade and swimming lagoon: fantastic large seawater pool. Great for the kids. Lifeguards on duty. BBQs.

Mount Whitfield Conservation Park: Climb the walking tracks to the summit of Mt Lumley Hill to see another view of this wonderful playground. Accessed through Quarry St, Aeroglen or Collins Avenue, Edge Hill, which is next door to the Flecker Botanic Gardens.

SkyRail and Tjabukai Aboriginal Cultural Park (15 min. drive)

Northern Beaches: Machans Beach, Holloways Beach, Yorkeys Knob, Trinity Beach, Kewarra Beach, Clifton Beach, Palm Cove and Ellis Beach.

Corporate Rental

The house is also available for longer term corporate rental. Please contact property owner using enquiry form for rates.


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great place to stay, Good amenities, close to parks / walks. Friendly owners
Date published: 2015-10-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfortable, Clean, Convenient & Dog Friendly We loved this Cottage, it had everything you need for a comfortable stay. Very well set up for cooking meals, lounging around inside and out and comfy beds.. The owner was lovely to deal with as well. The yard is very secure which was great for our much loved dog. It is near the airport so there is some noise however it was minimal and in general the surrounds were very peaceful. Lots of parks nearby for walking our dog and ourselves. Would highly recommend especially for those wishing to stay with their dogs. Would also stay again ourselves.
Date published: 2015-09-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Home and Friendly Owners! Offers all comforts of home and Jacqui & John were friendly and helpful.
Date published: 2015-08-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tranquil and convenience Awesome place, minutes to everything however gives you total tranquillity with State Forest surrounds. Minutes to airport. Owners a delight to deal with. DEFINATELY recommend this property.
Date published: 2015-04-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from excellent Fantastic set up, location- close to town, restaurants, large botanical gardens and lakes. Very secure and quiet. Comfortable and easy.
Date published: 2015-02-26
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Stayz Rental Guarantee Stayz Rental Assurance Features

Airconditioning, Washing Machine, Parking, Dishwasher

DVD player, In-house Movies/Videos, Stereo, Free WiFi
High chair, Pets allowed
Barbeque, Cooking Facilities, Microwave, Dishwasher
Linen Supplied, Ironing Facilities
Clothes dryer, Washing Machine
Non-Smoking, Parking
Bus to city and northern beaches, Lockup garage, Wide screen television



Last minute deal!

Stay before 08 Dec 2015 for 30% off.

Property Overview

Property Rates & Min Night Stay
From To Sun to Thurs ($ p/n average) Fri & Sat night 7 night stay Min night stay Extra adult ($ p/n) Extra child ($ p/n)
This property has a standard rate of: $180
Unless specified in the rate table or exceptions listed below, the standard rate will apply.
* $180 $360 $1134 2 $0 $0

Note: Pricing is subject to change, and a minimum stay period and other conditions may apply. You should confirm pricing with the property owner. Bookings paid through the Stayz online payment system incur a 2% credit card surcharge.

Prices listed based on 2 adults. Property has 5 beds and can sleep a maximum 6 people.