1. Australia
  2. QLD
  3. Cairns and Barrier Reef
  4. Port Douglas
  5. #154981

Sanctuary at Thornton, Port Douglas

House, Port Douglas

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 6 reviews

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Min 5 nights stay

8 guests
4 bedrooms
6 beds
4 bathrooms


Sanctuary at Thornton's is a beautiful, spacious property with stunning vistas across our Tropical landscape. This 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom villa offers everything you will need including optional pool heating, free wifi and secure parking.

Located within the stunning Thornton West Gated Estate, surrounded by lush tropical gardens this villa exudes a stylish, inviting ambiance. Access is gained through a secure port-a-co leading into your private courtyard surrounded by tropical gardens. The main house consists of two levels.

The ground level is for living and relaxing... with floor to ceiling doors leading onto the outdoor dining patio and a separate courtyard. A spacious living and dining area includes a sophisticated kitchen, fully equipped for all your requirements. In front of the outdoor patio is your private pool with the option of having it heated in winter months. A grassed area and pool pavilion is positioned past the pool.


Upstairs in the main house are 3 spacious bedrooms all with their own bathroom. Each bedroom has its own TV, walk in robe and all are beautifully decorated.

The fourth bedroom is separate to the main house... within its own pavilion, a few steps from the front door. It also includes its own bathroom and television.

Gardens surround the outdoor living space, framing the stunning golf course and mountain views.

Children are also provided for. A port-a-cot, stair gate and high chair are offered free of charge and a selection of DVD's and board games to keep them amused.

Bedroom Configuration:

Bedroom 1 - King bed or 2 singles - Shower & spa bath - Views and balcony

Bedroom 2 - King bed or 2 singles - Shower & bath - Views and balcony

Bedroom 3 - King bed or 2 singles - Shower - Located at back of house

Bedroom 4 - King bed or 2 singles - Shower - Separate entrance

Some comments from our Guest Book :

“We have had a wonderful few days, spent hours in the pool, enjoyed the view and beautiful house. Thanks” Mackenzie family

“Beautiful house and surroundings. Kids loved the pool, DVD’s, games were great. ..” Reschke family, South Australia

“Wow…immaculate, well presented accommodation that suited us beautifully. We will be recommending this highly to all who want to holiday in Port Douglas. The grandchildren especially loved the pool, as did we. Gorgeous surroundings and carefully kept gardens. I also enjoyed the coffee machine” Pearce family

It is the most amazing and beautiful place we have ever stayed in. Thank you for meeting us and welcoming us into your amazing place. All the small details mean the while world to us.

Mavromoustakis Family July 2016.

7 Thornton West Features:

- 4 spacious bedrooms & 4 bathrooms

- All bedrooms have there own private en-suite

- All bedrooms include Flat Screen Televisions

- FREE Wireless Internet

- FREE Foxtel basic package

- Heated Pool to 28 degrees - $25 per night

- Pool side cabana with sun lounges

- Stylish fully equipped kitchen

- Kitchen and cooking essentials provided

- Coffee Machine

- Indoor dining to seat 8

- Outdoor dining seating 8 with Gas BBQ

- Spacious living area opening onto courtyards & gardens

- Air conditioned throughout with ceiling fans

- Full laundry facilities

- Garage with remote door and internal access

- Premium gated estate

- Stunning view over golf course.

- Stroll to Four Mile Beach

- Few minutes drive to the Port Douglas main street

- All linen, bath and pool towels are provided

- Stays over 10 nights receive a complimentary mid-stay clean

3 and 4 night stays at a higher rate will be considered on request.


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 Games Garage Hair dryer Heated pool Internet access Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Linens provided Living room Microwave Outdoor grill Oven Pantry items Parking Private pool Refrigerator Satellite/Cable Stereo Stove Toaster Towels provided Toys Video library Washing machine Wheelchair accessible
Sanctuary at Thornton, Port Douglas is rated 4.6667 out of 5 by 6.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Highly recommended We loved the villa. The rooms were spacious and spotless and everything needed for catering was supplied in the kitchen. The pool was much appreciated. Great barbecue and outside dining area, and lots of room to laze by the pool or in the garden. We had a car, but also had fun travelling on the train which stops at St Crispins very close to the villa. We also used the shuttle buses which were cheap and convenient. The villa isn't far from the beach, where one of our party went for early morning runs and the rest of us enjoyed sunset strolls. We were very sad to leave and hope to return some time.
Date published: 2016-10-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent peaceful spot FABULOUS x large townhouse. Peaceful and well positioned. We had a car so no issues with not being walking distance to shops/restaurants, (but noted local mini buses run everywhere so still think location is fine without). Housekeeping excellent, very clean & no problem when we needed to split a king to 2 singles after one night. Very approachable. Overall an excellent choice for out family. Quiet and well appointed.
Date published: 2016-09-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful property and location We loved this Villa, it was extremely spacious and very luxurious for everyone to have their own ensuite and TV. The Kids loved the pool area and we loved the Cabana and the balcony, the view in the evenings was amazing. The Villa itself was spotless and many little extras like kids toys, dvd’s and pool toys were a bonus. Most days we walked to the beach which was stunning. The drive into the main street was only 2 minutes, we didn’t use the town shuttle bus but it was convenient if we needed it. Port Douglas is a great destination we loved all that it had to offer our family.I don’t think our kids would want to stay anywhere else after this place it was perfect for us. Hope to return one day.
Date published: 2016-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing - beyond expectation! Loved this Villa, it was beautifully clean and so comfortable, yet cozy, everything was like new. The bedrooms were huge. Our bedroom had a great balcony an amazing view, perfect spot for a cold beer & wine and watch the sun go down. The pool, gardens and the cabana were as good as the photos showed, really beautiful. We felt instantly relaxed and spent a lot of time in the pool. My husband cooked on the bbq one night which was great. We appreciated the suggested restaurants and the short cut to the beach, we did a beach walk every morning. One evening we caught the shuttle bus into the main street, which was very convenient and a bit of fun also! The kitchen had everything we needed and more. The “Favourite things to do”, list had great suggestions, particularly as this was our first time to Port Douglas. We shall definitely be returning to your beautiful Villa one day soon! Thank-you for an amazing and memorable stay. The “Favourite things to do”, list ha
Date published: 2016-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superb Holiday Home 'Sanctuary at Thornton' was one of the nicest places we've stayed in Port Douglas and whilst we don't want everybody to know about it, it was worthy of a good review! It was absolutely spotless, the pool was clean and warm, the kitchen well equipped and modern and the house is so spacious. We especially loved the lush, tropical backyard, that really was a sanctuary. We saw the most spectacular sunsets whilst sitting by the pool or in the cabana. Whilst this is a little way out of town, the bus leaves from the main road only a short walk away. Even though we had a hire car, it was sometimes easier to just catch the bus. We also followed the owners directions, and found the beach to be an easy walk away. We intend to holiday here again.
Date published: 2016-02-15
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