Rated by NineMSN as one of the Top 10 Budget Holiday Houses for Summer. Sorry we do not allow pets.
This enchanting cottage has been lovingly restored to its past splendor but with todays modern services. Set within lush tropical private gardens and only a 2 minute stroll to the beautiful Picnic Bay beach, a cold beer at the pub, mouth-watering meals at the restaurants or catching dinner from the jetty. Golfing is also an option and only 5 minutes walk from the cottage.
Ascot Cottage is spacious and tastefully decorated, offering split-level accommodation which is fully air-conditioned. The modern stainless steel fully equipped kitchen has a full size fridge, gas stove, microwave and is situated on the lower level of this charming cottage where you will also find the large comfy lounge, a dining table to seat six, 101 cm flat screen T.V, Austar, DVD player and a stereo with an Ipod docking station. From the lounge a glass sliding door opens onto the private pergola and BBQ area.
Both bedrooms include split-system air-conditioners and offer views to the flourishing surrounds with french doors opening onto the cool and welcoming veranda. The main bedroom has a queen bed with walk-in robe and flat screen TV whiles the second bedroom as a double bed and wardrobe. Both include satin comforters, bedside tables and lamps. The futon is also located on the mezzanine level. Cottage windows throughout capture the breeze and create a charming place to enjoy.
In the evening watch the antics of our resident possums while unwinding with a glass of wine in the large private BBQ area. The covered BBQ area is well equipped with outdoor setting, cooling fan and modern gas BBQ.
Please be aware that Ascot Cottage is split-level so may not be suitable for the elderly or infirmed. The 2 bedrooms are located on the same level as the futon. The toilet is located off the lounge area.
Location- 200m Picnic Bay
BENEFITS FOR FAMILIES
The island offers many wholesome family activities without spending lots of money and all only 200 metres from Ascot Cottage.
1. Fishing from Picnic Bay Jetty. Picnic Bay jetty is the retired ferry terminal for the island. Abounding with coral and deep enough for pelagic fish to visit, the Picnic Bay jetty is a wonderful place to take the kids fishing.
2. Playground, Stinger Net and Family Restaurants. Picnic Bay has it all, the infrastructure that came with once being the ferry terminal A mall and childrens playground are within a safe beach side mall environment. Adjacent to the Jetty is the Picnic Bay surf life saving club and during summer, a safe swimming area is provided with a stinger net.
3. Walking Tracks and Nature are very prolific in Picnic Bay. Picnic Bay has an amazing abundance of bird life from Ospreys and Hawks to the friendly and very approachable Lorikeets and the shy and statuesque Curlews. Koalas are in their element on Maggie Island and there are over 28km of well kept walking tracks throughout the 80 of the island which remains national park.
Sailing, sea kayak tours, snorkeling over coral reefs, fishing charters, jetski hire, skydiving, learn to scuba dive, dive Yongala Wreck, golfing, wildlife park, horse riding along the beach, hire a boat and watch the sunset from beautiful Horseshoe Bay, dine at the many restaurants, hire a moke, topless car, scooter or bike, vist the hilarious comedy cabaret dinner shows at The Stage Door or just lay back and relax at one of the many beaches that Maggie has to offer.
Min 2 nights @$165 p/n-$330 3-6 nights @$150.00 p/n-$450-$900 7 nights + @$139.00 p/n- from - $973. 5 to 7 night minimum stay may apply in school holidays and peak periods.