Single level 4-5 bedroom brick home - caters for up to 12 guests - quiet, private 1/2 acre property. SPECTACULAR uninterrupted views of Moreton Bay's turquoise waters; views north to the Glasshouse Mountains and South to Mt Warning. Watch Sugar Gliders leap from the properties trees minutes after watching the BEST SUNSETS on the East Coast of Australia; followed by magical twinkling night lights of Brisbane CBD. Ideally suited for multiple families, groups of friends or colleagues. See functions, wedding & gathering section below.
HOUSE FEATURES = everything you need for a great relaxing Island holiday including: Unlimited FREE WiFi, 9 SUPER COMFY BEDS: 1xKing, 2xQueens, 6xSingles, feather pillows and 100% organic cotton sheets (bed made upon arrival all INCLUDED IN RENTAL PRICE), fans in all rooms, insect screens throughout, reverse cycle air conditioning (lounge + 3 main bedrooms), huge outdoor entertaining area & 6 burner BBQ (gas included), hammocks, huge yard to play backyard cricket etc, a sand pit for kids, a large remote operated garage, plenty of flat space to park multiple cars & boats and wash them off after a day on the beach. A fully equipped kitchen to cater for large groups. Unlimited calls to all Australian standard landlines and mobiles, 2 large TVs (55" and 46"), 2 DVD players, a selection of DVD's, books and board games.
It is the perfect solution when 'some loved ones' want to go camping and fishing and 'other loved ones' would rather comfy beds and warm showers. You get nature, relaxation and creature comforts.
INCLUDED LINEN & BATH TOWELS
Please note all linen and bath towels are included in the rental price for this property; so you arrive to beds MADE UP ready to sleep in. This is unusual for a holiday rental on Straddie; most rentals require you BYO or charge $20/pp; our place therefore saves you $200 for 10 guests.
Also you won't have to fit the 3 suitcases of linen and towels in your luggage, or spend your valuable holiday making beds. BONUS!
OWNER MANAGERS + SPECIAL OFFERS
We are owner managers (not a large property management company). We are quick to respond (usually less than an hour) to booking enquiries. We are happy to help you before and during your stay and provide local Intel, or leave you to relax.
Our Calendar and Rates are up to date through until end of April 2017. We offer a range of great DEALS including:
4 for 3 Week nights = Stay 4 week nights from Mon-Fri and get your 4th night FREE. *For use any week until August 2017 outside of school holidays; price is for up to 8 guests additional guests charged at $20/pp/night.
3 Night Weekend = Stay 3 nights from Fri until Mon and get your Sunday night for just $140. Available outside of school holidays for travel until August 2017. Only available for limited time.
Weekly Discount Deals are active on this listing.
LOCATION & VISTA'S
Located at 4 Illawong Crescent, Dunwich. Boasting breathtaking day & night views of Moreton Bay’s spectacular turquoise waters & Brisbane city’s sparkling lights from most room (including 3 main bedrooms, lounge and kitchen). You will enjoy sitting back and unwinding whilst experiencing the most amazing sunset vistas from the undercover outdoor living area which is equipped with a 4m table, large wicker lounge and huge 6 burner BBQ with wok.
On a clear day you can see the Glasshouse Mountains to the North and as far south as the Tweed volcanics; on wild days you can sit and watch storms up to 500 kms away. The view changes by the hour due to tides changing and the suns angle. There is always boating action on the bay to watch and you can see the planes landing and taking off from the Brisbane airport.
“Sunset @ Straddie View” is less than 10 mins drive to Main beach and you only drive past 3 houses then the bush to get there. Main Beach has great fishing and surfing and is perfect for long walks on the beach and a swim. The property is only 15 mins drive to Point Lookout and Amity townships and their countless stunning beaches and 3 mins to Dunwich Township, bay beaches and the vehicle and passenger ferries.
AMBIANCE & WILDLIFE
“Sunset @ Straddie View” is extremely quiet, tranquil and private with lots of visiting wildlife including sugar and squirrel gliders, birds of prey (eg. eagles and kites), parrots, goannas and the odd kangaroo or koala. Relax, unwind, connect with loved ones and experience the beauty of Straddie during your stay at “Sunset @ Straddie View”.
NO PETS ALLOWED! This is because the property is not fully fenced and there is wildlife around such as a a curlew family that lives in the yard and gliders in the trees.
FUNCTIONS, WEDDINGS & GATHERINGS
If you are interested in hosting a small function such as a wedding, conference or birthday party at the property please send us an enquiry to discuss details (extra function fees may apply).
All functions held without our approval will be shut down and full bond will be lost.
STRADDIE SUM UP
To sum up Straddie as a destination - it is a place of stunning environmental beauty and wonder. It has a deeply rich culture and history but it is laid back and friendly. Some say a trip to Straddie is like stepping 20 years back in time. Come experience it for yourself!
PROPERTY SUM UP - WHAT IT FEEL LIKE TO STAY HERE
To sum up “Sunset @ Straddie View” - it offers a chance to experience a beautifully appointed property with all the creature comforts you need for an enjoyable holiday escape. It is a place to relax, unwind, spend time with your loved ones, connect with and appreciate nature. An opportunity to sit back, take a look at the world around you and see ‘the bigger picture’ by enjoying the amazing view complete with aqua waters, rising and falling tides, rainbows, postcard perfect sunsets and the twinkling lights of Brisbane’s night sky.
All beds are made up ready for you upon arrival with 100% organic cotton sheets and feather pillows included in price.
The Master suite plus bedrooms 2, 3 & 4 all have celling fans and built in wardrobes; each room has stunning Moreton Bay water views except bedroom 4 and 5 which have a tranquil bush outlook.
The Master suite has a king size pillow top bed, TV, reverse cycle air conditioning, study desk and en-suite,
Bedrooms 2 & 3 have queen size pillow top beds and reverse cycle air conditioning.
Bedroom 4 has 2 single pillow beds.
Bedroom 5/rumpus room has 2 single beds plus 2 trundle beds that have legs that unfold to full height.
Fully appointed modern kitchen complete with dishwasher, stove/oven, microwave, toaster, kettle, barmix, fully automated 'Nespresso Lattissima' espresso machine; and all you will need in the way of pots and pans, cutlery, crockery, and utensils to cater for up to 12 people, it’s like your home kitchen not your usual sparse holiday rental kitchen.
OUTDOOR LIVING AREA:
Huge covered outdoor living area complete with a 12 seater wooden table, large wicker lounge and large 6 burner BBQ with wok.
Upon request a cot, change table and high chair can be supplied.
A huge top loading washing machine, clothes dryer, clothesline, iron and ironing board.
NEAR BY ATTRACTIONS
LAKE BUMMIERA or BROWN LAKE is 2km from the door; an easy 5 min drive or a lovely 20 min bush walk through some of the Islands prettiest bush and wildflowers; arriving at the stunning fresh water Tea Tree lake known as Lake Bummiera by the local Indigenous Quandamooka people. It is a spiritual place and is a must do experience. A swim will relax your mind and body whilst the Tea Tree leaves your skin smooth as a baby’s bottom.
MAIN BEACH is less than 10 minutes’ drive with 32km of stunning white sandy beach which is great for 4WDing (you can drive the full length of the beach if you purchase a permit for your vehicle), swimming, surfing, fishing, jet skiing and long walks etc.
DUNWICH TOWNSHIP is less than 3 minutes’ drive and features a fantastic historical museum which is well worth exploring. Learn all about Straddie’s diverse and interesting history.
Dunwich has all the amenities you will need including a supermarket, pharmacy, butcher, bakery, post office, newsagent, Quandamooka art gallery, cafes and take away eateries. The Dunwich foreshore has some beautiful calm shallow water beaches (eg. Adams Beach which is ideal for swims with small children) and beautiful bay walks (eg Polka Point).
NSI GOLF COURSE is less than 5 mins drive or a pleasant walk away. It features an 18 hole sand golf course with the most relaxed feel and is family friendly (also has free putt putt golf), affordable, great breaky & lunch, and is teeming with wildlife such as kangaroos plus rare glossy black cockatoo’s.
POINT LOOKOUT is a 15-20 minute drive and features great patrolled surf beaches the spectacular Gorge Walk and some nice cafes. A Gelato from the Point Lookout Gelato Bar whilst taking in the stunningly rugged coast and watching passing animals (eg. whales, dolphins, sharks, turtles and rays) is a must do whilst on Straddie!
There is plenty more to experience whilst on Straddie, for further info please send us an enquiry.
Hope to welcome you soon