“Paradise on Pinnacle” Retreat is approximately 40 acres of lush green rural countryside, nestled at the base of The Pinnacle & surrounded by State Rainforest.
Our Retreat style accommodation is very private and secluded with stunning views looking over Mt. Lewis National Park, The Pinnacle and Black Mountain. Birdlife is prolific in our area along with wildlife.
We have a huge undercover entertainment area, where you can simply laze on the day bed and read a book, sit at the bar and enjoy a cocktail or float around in the pool and while away the time and take in the surrounds. There is also a TV outside for those who like to have that outdoor cinema feel.
There are two dams on the property, where will often see Wallabies and a variety of birdlife
All 3 large bedrooms lead out to the wrap around veranda, so you have private access to your room if you wish. Bedrooms, bathroom, laundry and WC are situated at one end of the house, so there is no need to interact with the owners should you wish to keep to yourself. Of course, you have full use of the pool and entertainment area. Plenty of parking available.
Our spacious alfresco entertainment area has all that is required for cooking and dining, which overlooks the sparkling 18m pool and mountain ranges. You are spoilt for choice regarding cooking facilities, such as gas BBQ, wood fire BBQ, and Wood fire Pizza Oven. A fridge is provided for guests, which will be stocked with basic condiments. Basic Continental Breakfast is included. For an additional fee, Breakfast and evening BBQ hampers are available. Please note, we require minimum 2 days notice if requiring the hampers.
INTERACTION WITH GUEST
As much or as little as you want. I am most willing to give time to help guest enjoy their stay with us. We have lived here for 26 years; needless to say, we have a wealth of knowledge and information of the area. From bush walks and waterfalls, restaurants to tours. Tourist pamphlets are available on site. Inside information and recommendations readily given on request.
Julatten is situated at the most northerly end of the Atherton Tablelands, on the edge of the Great Dividing Range. We are 1hr 20min drive from Cairns Airport, which is a beautiful scenic drive with the Coral Sea on your left and mountains to the right. Witness where the Rainforest truly does meets the sea 25-30 minutes to Port Douglas, gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and 20 minutes into Mossman, where the most northern Sugarcane Mill is a hive of activity during May through to November. There is an abundance of activities and sightseeing destinations nearby eg: Horse riding; Wine tours; Ultralight tours; The Bump Track; Mossman Gorge; 4 Mile Beach; The Great Barrier Reef; Daintree Village; Cape Tribulation; Coffee Plantations; Atherton Tablelands; Lake Tinaroo; Yungaburra; The Boulders - just to name a few.
There are no transport services in our area, so you will definitely require your own vehicle to get around.
As mention earlier, we are private and secluded. Our nearest local shop is a 8 km drive, where you can purchase most basic grocery requirements and fuel.
Our nearest restaurant, The Highlander Tavern, is located 8.7 kms away, serving lunch and dinner.
OTHER THINGS TO NOTE:
Our location is a Birdwatchers / Butterfly Paradise. We are happy to accommodate small groups.
For an additional fee, Breakfast and evening BBQ hampers are available. Please note, we require minimum 2 days notice if requiring the hampers.
Tranquil setting for Yoga and meditation. Massages can be organised.booking massages with advance notice recommended
Bedding consist of 1 x King bed; 1 x Queen bed and 2 x King singles which can be converted to a large King size bed
Please note that we do not accommodate children under the age age of 15.