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Great family home, short walk to beaches, shops and restaurants.

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedroom house with large yard and large front deck close to beaches.

Pat's Retreat is a beautiful self contained beach house offering all the comforts of home.

If you're looking for the ideal getaway on Stradbroke Island, this is the beach house for you. Relax in a beautiful setting only 5 - 7 minutes walk to Queensland's best unspoiled beaches.

Whether it's fishing, swimming, surfing, having a BBQ, diving, or just relaxing, Stradbroke Island is the place to relax and unwind or spend some time with friends and family.

Take a stroll to attractions including the popular Gorge walk. Pat's Retreat is close to restaurants, shops and pubs.

Pat's Retreat has three bedrooms, two with queen beds and one with double bunks (four single beds). It has a large well equipped kitchen. There is a large deck with a bar-b-que perfect for outdoor dining. There is one shower and one toilet. Toilet and shower are separate. The carport accommodates two cars. The house is fully screened.

The yard is not fenced. The deck at the front of the house has a

gate. Linen (sheets, towels and pillow cases) may be hired at an additional cost otherwise guests bring their own linen. Queen and single bed sheets are $8.00 each, pillow cases are $2.00 each, towels are $4.00 each, hand towels are $2.00 each. Doonas are provided at the house. Tea towels and bath mats are provided.

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Betty Kenny
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
15 July, 2018

About Betty Kenny

I live in Brisbane with my husband and 2 young adult children. I work part-time as a Rehabilitation Consultant. We love visiting Straddie and enjoying the peace and natural environment.

Betty Kenny purchased this house in 1997

Why Betty Kenny chose Point Lookout

In 1988 my father Pat Kenny showed me the block of land that Pat's Retreat was later built on. He encouraged me to purchase it as it was being sold in a government land sale. I wasn't wise enough to take up his suggestion so he purchased the land himself and took out a government loan. He didn't let anybody know about this. Sadly he died suddenly a few months after he purchased the land at the age of 64 years. He hadn't told my mother Una that he had purchased the land as she would have complained about having to pay the land tax. So when she found out he had a loan on the land , she asked me if I wanted to purchase the land. I agreed gratefully and my sister, her husband, my husband and I became the proud owners of the land. We had the house built in 1997 and named it in honour of my father Pat without whose wisdom we wouldn't have a lovely house on Stradbroke Island.

What makes this house unique

The house has a large outdoor living area and a large yard with lots of trees. There are lots of birds including curlews. We sometimes see koalas in the trees at the back of the house. Kangeroos sometimes come to the front yard or the neighbours yard. The natural environment of Straddie is very relaxing and energising.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Point Lookout, Australia

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Family
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • One shower, one toilet. Shower is separate to toilet. Wash basin and mirror located outside the shower and toilet.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , Queen bed
    Bedroom 3 - 4 single bed , Double bunks
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Queen bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • surfing


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Great family home, short walk to beaches, shops and restaurants.
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews

Great accommodation!

  • 5 of 5

We were six adults (and a doggie) and had plenty space in all areas of the house. The rooms are large, the veranda/deck is great, the kitchen is very well equipped and all appliances easy to operate. We enjoyed our stay very much.

  • Review Submitted: 26/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brisbane City, Queensland, Australia

Nice, spacious house, in a good location

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the stay. The house has all you need. The only small con is one toilet. Very spacious. Good equipped. Good location - walking distance to thethe beacheck, shop

  • Review Submitted: 23/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Spacious and great to relax

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay, the spacious home offers everything we needed, in a quiet location in walking distance to beaches, shops and restaurants. It has a lovely relaxing feel about it.

  • Review Submitted: 14/02/2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Redland, Queensland, Australia

Great Spacious House

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Pat's Retreat, bedrooms are a good size as is the rest of the house. Walking distance to shops and Cylinder Beach. Will be back to stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 06/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

wonderfully welcoming home

  • 5 of 5

We have just stayed for 8 days at Pats retreat. My teenagers loved to proximity to the beach. Our dog loved the verandah and near by dog off leash beach and I loved the gentle and kind atmosphere of Pats retreat. we had a lovely time and would highly recommend this place for a large family

  • Review Submitted: 18/01/2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

A fab holiday house

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five found Pat's Retreat to be the perfect place to relax. It had everything we needed and we loved the games that were there. Pat's Retreat was within walking distance to Point Lookout, the beach and the tavern. It was quiet and peaceful and we will definately book this accomadation next time we visit North Stradbroke Island.

  • Review Submitted: 24/10/2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
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Other Activities:

Cylinder Beach


Rates & Availability

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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