The Maheno cottages are 2 fully self-contained cottages nestled into the hillside of Yidney Rocks overlooking the eastern beach on the world heritage listed Fraser Island.
With uninterrupted views of the ocean, the Maheno is perfectly located approximately half way up 75 Mile beach. This location enables visitors who wish to explore the island the ability to do a day trip north and a day trip south, taking in what Fraser Island has to offer, beaches, lakes, creeks, rain forests, 4x4 tracks, sand blows and endless scenery.
The Northern cottage is called Tanaka Tanaka was the name of the Japanese Captain of the Maheno when it ran aground
The cottage Tanaka Sleeps 10 people
The Tanaka cottage has full ocean views from an elevated timber deck and is a 20 meter walk down a track to the 75mile beach. This cottage has complete access to the beach and the rolling waves onto amazing sands of Fraser Island.
This cottage has been extensively renovated, and the property owners have spared no expense to make sure visitors have all the creature comforts of home.
Tanaka is complete with a spacious timber deck. This deck has a large stainless steel outdoor BBQ, kitchen servery and a huge timber bench seats and BBQ table setting.
Walking from the deck to the inside you step into a spacious living area with the high racked ceilings and the living room also takes advantage of the uninterrupted ocean views.
The lounge room has a 3m x 3m L shaped lounge a 55inch television and a huge ceiling fan, adjoining this area is the dining room with a large table and seats 8 people. The kitchen is a 3m x 3.5m L shaped kitchen complete with gas cook top and range hood over, gas oven, microwave oven, large fridge freezer, and all kitchen utensils required for any cook up.
The main bedrooms sleep 4 people with one queen bed and a double king single. All beds are complete with innerspring mattresses including linen pillows and blankets. This room has a high racket ceiling, ceiling fan, smoke alarm, security/fly screens on the windows and privacy locks to each door. The main bedroom in Tanaka also has a sliding glass door with crim safe screen stepping out onto its own deck looking out over the ocean.
There is also separate queen bed room sleeping 2 with innerspring mattresses, linen pillows and blankets. The rooms have racked ceilings, ceiling fan, smoke alarm, two port racks, a window with security/fly screens.
The bunk bedroom that sleeps 4 is complete with high racked ceilings 2 king single bunks with innerspring mattresses including linen pillows and blankets. The rooms have two port racks, ceiling fan, smoke alarm and 2 windows with security/fly screens.
Further down the hall way you will find a newly renovated large modern bathroom complete with large shower toilet area and vanity unit. With fantastic water pressure and hot water heated from the sola arc hot water system on the roof and backed up with instantaneous gas, showers will always be hot and enjoyable
The rear door of the property is fitted with crim safe door screens.
This property also has shared facilities.
A short walk up a few stairs will take you to a separate amenities unit with a further 2 showers and 2 toilets. The communal laundry has a top loader washing machine and external clothes line.
Standing alone you will find a large fish cleaning sink area and filleting benches with water connected for wash down.
There is adequate parking for 2 vehicles located to the northern sides of Tanaka. With a hose available for your vehicles wash down and external power point to charge your car fridge.
The Maheno cottages have a complete 24-hour power system. The system is off grid and operated by a 48volt battery system drawing power form the solar panels on both cottages.
Your stay at Tanaka will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated ready to take on the world when you leave.