The cottage is fully self contained and is for the exclusive use by your group. Thoughtful renovations in 2003 have retained the original heritage charm while incorporating practical and modern conveniences for the discerning traveler.
As you enter the Blue House the quality and style with country furnishings greet you. The polished timber floors lead out to the deck and a lush garden with glimpses of the surrounding farmland and forests. Relax on the deck and feel at home....
The beautifully decorated bedrooms sleep up to 8 people. However for your comfort we recommend a maximum of 6 guests. It may not be suitable for large groups of adults as it only has one bathroom and no separate toilet. Please have a look at the layout of the house in the photo section. Please keep your comfort and that of your companions in mind when booking.
It’s just the two of you? The Blue House is cosy enough for couples to enjoy on their own.
The Blue House is within easy walking distance of restaurants and the local pub - enjoy a few drinks and walk home in safety.
Yungaburra is the geographic centre of the Atherton Tablelands so the Blue House is ideal as your base to explore our beautiful region.
The Atherton Tablelands is approximately 750m above sea level and is naturally air conditioned being a few welcoming degrees cooler than the coast. It is just over an hours scenic drive from Cairns International Airport via either the Gillies Highway or Kuranda Range.
A few days at the Blue House will allow you to appreciate the unique nature of our region - a volcanic legacy has created outstanding scenery, crater lakes and waterfalls while surrounding World Heritage Rainforest is home to unique wildlife.
Beautiful Yungaburra and the Atherton Tablelands ... so much to experience, and right on our doorstep
The Blue House is located in the beautiful and historic village of Yungaburra, a number one destination for visitors to the Atherton Tablelands. Centrally located between Lake Eacham, the Curtain Fig Tree, Lake Tinaroo and the town of Atherton. Yungaburra is 720 metres above sea level and located 70kms inland from Cairns, a relaxed 1.5 hours by car. Being so centrally located makes Gumtree on Gillies B&B the perfect base for exploring this stunning area.
Yungaburra is a major meeting point for Atherton Tablelands artists and musicians, with several art and craft galleries and displays. Yungaburra has outstanding restaurants and cafes, all making the most of Yungaburra's idyllic position in the tropical farming community of the Atherton Tablelands.
Every weekend, there are local produce markets on the Tablelands. On the morning of the 4th Saturday of every month, it is the famous Yungaburra Market. This is a large and popular market, selling everything you could imagine from fresh local produce to jams, clothing and homemade furniture.
The Atherton Tablelands is home to some of the World Heritage listed rainforests of the Wet Tropics, national parks, mountains, rivers, lakes and waterfalls. It is also rated as one of the richest agricultural areas in Australia. If you enjoy bush walking, mountain biking, bird watching, cycling the Atherton - Walkamin rail trail, wildlife tours, water skiing, fishing, or just touring around and enjoying the scenery, the Atherton Tablelands has so much to offer you.