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Ascot Cottage, Picnic Bay

Cottage, Magnetic Island

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 43 reviews

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Min 2 nights stay

6 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bathroom


Rated by NineMSN as one of the Top 10 Budget Holiday Houses for Summer. Sorry we do not allow pets.

*Min 2 nights @$165 p/n-($330) 3-6 nights @$150.00 p/n-($450-$900) 7 nights + @$139.00 p/n- from - $973

If you are after somewhere to chill out in peace and quiet after a day of exploring Magnetic Island then Ascot Cottage is just what you're looking for. 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.

As soon as you enter Ascot Cottage you will feel at home and the sense of tranquillity will engulf you. You will understand why our guests keep returning.

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.

With rich vibrant colours to delight in, which attracts endless wildlife; you can count infinite butterflies, listen for the eerie calls of the curlews and enjoy your mornings with a visit from the islands friendly lorikeets.

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.

Whether you are after a romantic escape for two or a fun occasion away with family or friends, at Ascot you will unearth the beauty and magic of Magnetic Island while enjoying the serenity of Ascot Cottage.

*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.

*Now with Austar*

Location- 200m Picnic Bay


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.

Local Attractions

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


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Washing machine

Air conditioning Books Ceiling fan Children welcome Clothes dryer Coffee maker Deck/Patio Dining Dishes and utensils DVD player Games Hair dryer Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Linens provided Living room Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Refrigerator Satellite/Cable Stereo Stove Television Toaster Towels provided Washing machine
Ascot Cottage, Picnic Bay is rated 4.953488372093023 out of 5 by 43.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Cottage Relaxing, peaceful, very pleasant stay. Clean and tidy. L
Date published: 2016-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect stay! Well maintained and clean house in great quiet location. Perfect for a family of four, all amenities we needed. We loved the outdoor area with bbq and occasional possum visit:-)
Date published: 2016-08-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very comfy stay - great value! Enjoyed our stay very much. Ascot cottage is very comfortable and fully appointed - esp. for the price, Also very convenient to picnic bay hotel and swimming enclosure.
Date published: 2016-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ascott Cottage stay Ascot Cottage was a great base for an enjoyable few days on Magnetic Island. The cottage was very clean and well appointed, and also an attractive little house It had a really nice feel to it.
Date published: 2015-10-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for relaxing We thoroughly enjoyed our 2 weeks at Ascot Cottage...it has everything you need as well as privacy. The cottage is very comfortable and homely. A short stroll to the beautiful Picnic Bay beach. We will be back next year.
Date published: 2015-06-18
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