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Best Of Both: Close to beaches and venues.

Entire guesthouse hosted by Melissa
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
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DETACHED open plan flat
COOL outside - high ceilings, trees/shade, breeze
CLOSEST BEACH in Cairns
Salt water POOL & toys
Air-con
Breakfast included
New kitchen etc
Close to the CBD and Airport but hear/in NATURE not traffic
2 min to the sea, restaurant, cafe and takeaway.
Corner store
CLOSER TO Skyrail, Tjabaki, Karanda Markets, Rainforest etc.
Hourly bus stop nearby to CBD or Smithfied
Easy parkng
No other guests
Private access
Adjoining large parkland & nature reserve
Safer.

The space
* High set roof of unit and veranda and surrounded by trees = COOL.
* Nature lovers, as unit is the frequented by Green Tree Frogs and Geckos.
* There is also a breezy, shaded parkland adjoining.
* Visitors who wish to hear birds and bush (nature reserve beyond parkland), feel the tropics, and see the stars - from a couch, under a fan, with a cool drink.
* Feel safe day and night (including the neighbourhood).
* Have private time and space - on the East side there is a intimate courtyard with outside bath (has gas hot water). West side there is a deck area including outside lounge, dining, and pool and fans. Chairs and table also out the back in parkland.
* Kids must be over 12 years as pool is only steps away.
* Discount available for kids.the

Guest access
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Other things to note
If you really want two separate bed rooms - for those snorers, I do have another totally separate, private, stand alone bedroom (double) that is adjacent the unit if that helps. However it is not aircon, I find it fine with the wall fan, night times are cooler. Just let me know if possible so I can have it presented.
DETACHED open plan flat
COOL outside - high ceilings, trees/shade, breeze
CLOSEST BEACH in Cairns
Salt water POOL & toys
Air-con
Breakfast included
New kitchen etc
Close to the CBD and Airport but hear/in NATURE not traffic
2 min to the sea, restaurant, cafe and takeaway.
Corner store
CLOSER TO Skyrail, Tjabaki, Karanda Markets, Rainforest etc.
Hourly bus stop…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

Amenities

Wifi
Kitchen
Cable TV
Free parking on premises
Breakfast
Dedicated workspace
Dryer
Hangers
Air conditioning
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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4.88 out of 5 stars from 22 reviews

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Machans Beach, Queensland, Australia

Experience the real Tropical Australian Way but with just enough comfort -
hence the title - Best of Both.
*Licenced restaurant and bar on waterfront.
*Long cement walk path along the seaside surf wall, great for joggers, skating, and fishing.
*Bridge you can easily and safely fish off, or beach if you can cast well.
*Three river outlets.
*Redden Island bird watching and walks.
*Philippine Pastry shop/Cafe.
*Everything shop (hot food, cheapest fuel, groceries, post office open 6 - 8pm (7pm Sunday).
*Local Community hall has weekly classes eg. yoga.
*Locals on esplanade have dance classes.
*Sports club has music literally in park on 2nd Sunday of Month.
*Shaded beach.
Experience the real Tropical Australian Way but with just enough comfort -
hence the title - Best of Both.
*Licenced restaurant and bar on waterfront.
*Long cement walk path along the seaside su…

Hosted by Melissa

Joined in March 2017
  • 22 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Hi. I have an Australian farming background. I work in Health. Things I couldn't live without include being outdoors, my camera, and music. I have lived in here for 8 years. I am friendly and polite. I suit the attitude of North QLD, being open, up front, fair and funny. I have attention to detail and care factor.
Hi. I have an Australian farming background. I work in Health. Things I couldn't live without include being outdoors, my camera, and music. I have lived in here for 8 years. I am f…
During your stay
You may see me cleaning the pool or watering the garden.
I am friendly and happy for chat but respectful of your individuality/needs.
I have my phone number at your front entrance if we don't cross paths.
I have a resource folder of the local area or just ask/call.
You may see me cleaning the pool or watering the garden.
I am friendly and happy for chat but respectful of your individuality/needs.
I have my phone number at your fr…
  • Language: English
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: Flexible
Checkout: 12:00 a.m.
Not suitable for children and infants
No pets
No parties or events
Smoking is allowed
Long-term stays (28 days or more) are allowed
Health & safety
Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Learn more
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
Pool/hot tub without a gate or lock
Cancellation policy