1. Australia
  2. QLD
  3. Cairns and Barrier Reef
  4. Port Douglas
  5. #131550

Solana on Four Mile Beach

Townhouse, Port Douglas

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 15 reviews

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Min 5 nights stay

6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
3 bathrooms

Description

Location and Surrounds

Solana on Four Mile Beach is a townhouse located in a very quiet cul-de-sac only 110 metres from the renown and picturesque Four Mile Beach in Port Douglas. Less than a two minute walk or a 30 second run for the kids The permanent right of way access path to the beach crosses a small and shaded public park Bruno Reidweg with a well equipped children's playground and BBQs.

Shared with only five other units, Solana townhouse is away from major resorts. The Four Mile Shops, including a delicatessen/cafe, bottle shop, video store and take-away are approximately 700m away and the IGA supermarket and Tropical Habitat about 1 km. Several great restaurants are within easy bike or walking distance. Port Douglas's shopping, restaurant and entertainment street, Macrossan Street, is less than five minutes by car or an easy 15-20 minute ride on the dedicated, safe bike path. Local mini-bus services also operate routine schedule to and from town. Considering regional attractions, guests may however find the convenience of a hire car for the duration of their stay to be useful.

This modern two story townhouse of cyclone rated, brick construction offers a private, gated plunge pool with outdoor shower, set in a neat tropical garden

Furniture and Fittings

The townhouse is exceptionally well appointed, being a private residence rented to guests only because the owner currently travels much overseas. Furniture, linen, electrical appliances and kitchenware in the townhouse are of the highest quality and functionality and mostly less than two years old. Throughout, rooms are fully air-conditioned, as well as having efficient ceiling fans including patio and balconies outdoors. Upstairs balconies are insect screened as well, to allow sleeping guests to enjoy the balmy tropical night air during the dry season.

Internet

FREE WIFI INTERNET IS PROVIDED IN THE APARTMENT. It is a powerful modem, with advanced 5G capacity and well covers the entire apartment, under password protection. Operation is consistent and reliable. Includes 'Telstra TV'. A very generous Gb limit is maintained, suitable for all reasonable usage, but slows if high volume downloads are made. Mobile phone reception is functional but Port Douglas, being 'rural', does not enjoy perfect blanket coverage as in a major city. At times, reception drops if the operator is moving around inside the apartment. Stationary conversation on the patio/balconies is best.

Bedrooms

Upstairs has 3 bedrooms and 2½-bathrooms configured as:

Master bedroom with King size bed and en suite bathroom with a large spa bath.

Second bedroom with Queen size bed

Third bedroom, that can be either one zipped King or split into two King singles

Please advise desired bed configuration for third bedroom when confirming your reservation

All beds are top range, with quality mattresses and underlays

Second bathroom and a separate toilet, to serve the second and third bedrooms

Private balconies off each bedroom, with ceiling fan and big cushioned seats and table

Kitchen

The modern fully equipped kitchen downstairs has modern, quality and relatively new fittings:

Miele oven, hotplates, hood, dishwasher,

Dual function convection/microwave

Twin tub sink on island breakfast bar

Large capacity Fischer and Paykel fridge/freezer

Full range of top electrical appliances, including Italian electric coffee peculator, whisk, food processor and juice extractor.

Professional Breville 'Barista' espresso/cappuccino coffee machine

Very wide range of quality cutlery, crockery, utensils, and cooking/baking equipment

Wide selection of cookbooks

Useful range of cleaning materials and kitchen/laundry brushes/brooms etc.

Dining Room

The open space dining room downstairs seats a minimum 6.

Dining crockery and handcrafted serving platters is in the sideboard near the front door. Instructions in Welcome Brief.

Lounge

The lounge and entertainment area has:

Australian leather lounge seats 2 x 21/2 seater

Samsung SMART TV with FTA channels and can play movies from laptop/storage device

DVD player and a selection of DVDs

Sound system 'tower' FM-AM/Internet/iPhone/MP3

Range of family and board games

Selection of novels

Plunge Pool

SECURITY FENCED plunge pool; routinely maintained. PLEASE ENSURE GATE IS ALWAYS CLOSED. Light switch is in pump shed.

Other Features/Benefits

A fully equipped laundry with a guest vanity bathroom

An outdoor dining area next to pool, seating up to 8, with Weber gas BBQ

Linen, towels, beach towels, tea towels and starter toiletries are provided free

Cleaning agents and equipment are available for guests to help keep the unit clean and tidy

Responsible insect and rodent protection in place

Beach items, including chairs, umbrella, towels, portable fridge, drink cooler, racquets and children's beach toys are provided. If taken to the beach or park, please treat as your own. Ensure they are brought back to the unit and washed/cleaned of sand and salt.

Two quality ADULT bicycles one male,one female with helmets and carry baskets, are at the unit for guest use. They are stored in the garage, accessible through its side door opposite the back gate. USE IS STRICTLY AT YOUR OWN RISK. If more are needed or say, children's bikes several bike hire outlets, with fair rates, operate in Port Douglas.

Children and Disabled

Children, appropriately supervised, are welcome at 5 Solana by the Beach. A baby cot, high chair a 'booster' type seat that fastens securely to one of the solid bench chairs and stair guard are in the unit. The kitchen is equipped with children's cutlery and crockery.

Being a two-story townhouse, the unit has limitations for guests that may be wheel-chair confined. If desired, a fold away bed can be arranged with ablutions possible in the laundry.

Restrictions

Regrettably carport parking is not usually available and is very difficult to negotiate anyway. Parking is therefore easiest kerbside, immediately in front of the townhouse. The street is a very quiet cul-de-sac, so a convenient and safe space is normally available. Port Douglas can be considered a low crime area, but keep your vehicle locked and any valuables out of sight.

To protect furniture and fittings, and in the interest of future guests who may have allergies, NO PETS PLEASE.

In the interests of future guests as well as the non-smoking owner and in keeping with now common practice in Australian homes, PLEASE NO SMOKING INSIDE the townhouse. If you need to smoke, use the patio, garden or upstairs balconies and dispose your butts in the rubbish.

Local Attractions

Solana offers a relaxing and comfortable holiday base, perfectly located to discover Port Douglas, Four Mile Beach and attractions beyond. Port Douglas is one of Australia's prettiest and iconic tourist destinations, founded in 1877 around a small safe river outlet to service initially the gold, then the timber and sugar industries. The village offers great shopping, especially resort clothing and accessories, and a diverse range of restaurants, cafes and hotels/bars. There is a fantastic Sunday market. Unquestionably, it is the premier base to explore two of Australia's, and indeed the World's, most remarkable UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest. Firtly, the Great Barrier Reef. It is the largest living structure on the planet. Stretching 2300km, the reef covers some 344,400 square km in area, with over 3000 individual coral reef clusters, 600 continental islands, 300 coral cays and about 150 inshore mangrove islands. There are more than 600 types of soft and hard corals, over 100 species of jellyfish, 3000 plus varieties of molluscs, 625 types of fish, 133 varieties of sharks and rays, and more than 30 species of whales and dolphins. Secondly, the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation National Parks. They provide lead examples of the Wet Tropics of Queensland, a wider region of spectacular scenery and rugged topography. Over 30 per cent of Australia's marsupial species, 58 per cent of bat species, 29 per cent of frog species, 20 per cent of reptile species, 58 per cent of the butterfly species, 40 per cent of bird species and 85 species of vertebrate animals reside in the Wet Tropics. Aboriginal occupation of the area probably dates back to the earliest human occupation of Australia some 50,000 years ago.

Further Information

Stayz policy prohibits internet links, but for details and options on how to visit our unique local attractions, please make a search under 'Great Barrier Reef Park Authority', 'Queensland Government National Parks' GBR; Daintree/Tropical Rain forest sites and Port Douglas tourist information sites.

Invitation

We invite you to enjoy Port Douglas and the Four Mile Beach, the Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree, the Tablelands and other attractions by staying at Solana.

Issues

If you experience any booking issue, any fault or inadequacy at the property, unacceptable uncleanliness, insufficient or broken furniture, fittings or equipment or any reasonable complaint PLEASE advise us IMMEDIATELY. Instructions how to do so are provided on arrival. We will do our utmost to promptly, efficiently and professionally rectify the issue. If you break something, please report it. Don't hide it for a future guest to be inconvenienced If the damage was not wilful, we accept accidents happen.

Stayz Reviews

To help come to a decision on where to stay in Port Douglas for your holiday or even to come to Port Douglas ahead of other options, you may have accessed reviews of Solana made by prior guests? To help future potential guests too make their decision, we would be most grateful if you can spend just a few moments after your stay on the site reviewing our property.

Return Discount

If you are happy with your stay and wish to return to Port Douglas again within 2 years, a 10 return discount applies.

Features

Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Dishwasher, Parking, Private pool, Washing machine, Wheelchair accessible

Air conditioning Balcony Books Ceiling fan Child's high chair Children welcome Clothes dryer Coffee maker Cot Deck/Patio Dining Dishes and utensils Dishwasher DVD player Eco-Friendly Games Hair dryer Hot tub Indoor pool Internet access Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Linens provided Living room Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Pantry items Parking Private pool Refrigerator Stereo Stove Television Toaster Towels provided Toys Video library Washing machine Wheelchair accessible

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Prices listed based on 6 adults. Property has 4 beds and can sleep a maximum 6 people.

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