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Cairns Tropical Retreat

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 2 bathroom home, with Swimming pool, large entertaining area and BBQ

Beautiful one day - perfect the next.

Plan your next tropical getaway to Cairns at this easycare home with swimming pool and large outdoor entertaining area with bbq and oh did I mention the fabulous queen size day bed overlooking the pool?

Cool tiles throughtout, airconditioned and ceiling fans throughout. 2 kingsize beds 2 queen beds sleep up to 8pp.

Two living areas allow you to have some quiet time

Cairns is the stepping off point to some fantastic hot spots

* the great barrier reef - snorkelling or diving or simpky visit some beautiful tropical islands

* world heritage listed rainforests

* beautiful hinterland with waterfall trails and cheese/chocolate factories

* croc spotting tours or visit the crocodile park..a great day out for the whole family to enjoy

* beautiful beaches at every turn

* fantastic fishing. ocean or rivers

* huge array of walking tracks

* port douglas and their sunday markets

Or simply visit our stunning esplanade on the sea front for a swim in the huge lagoon pool or a stroll along the boardwalk.

Dont forget to sample our fresh seafood which is always in abundance in Cairns.

No matter what you choose to do you will always find your stay with us easy and home is your home

More Details

janice hartzer
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
26 May, 2018

About janice hartzer

Adventurous professional that loves life, lives it to the full and simply adores the fantastic lifestyle of living in Queensland Australia.

Lets face it Australia is a destination everyone wants to go see yet few have the pleasure of experiencing.......I invite you to come and experience the ruggedness and the absolute beauty of tropical north Queensland, make it your first point of call - where the weather here is beautiful one day and perfect the next

janice hartzer purchased this house in 2002

Why janice hartzer chose White Rock

You have the perfect destination, now to find that perfect property that caters for larger groups or families to stay together in the comfort of a home. Our home offers 4 large bedrooms available for guests use, 2 bathrooms, 2 living areas, a fully equipped kitchen and laundry, along with a great outdoor area which you will love and its where you will spend most of your time - cooking on the bbq, enjoy a swim in our private pool - complete with a daybed so you can relax with a good book or perhaps that glass of wine. Tropical wet weather doesnt spoil your ability to sit undercover in this expansive area, still able to bbq and enjoy the sounds and smells of our tropical downpours. Only 10kms from the city centre, easy access to all the restaurants and marine for your boat excursions and just a quick drive to the new freeway which takes you north or south for your sightseeing.

What makes this house unique

Our home is tastefully furnished. It may not be perfect, but its pretty good. We loved this property as a family and our daughter was schooled at the nearby private school. We have spent many a family gathering ourselves at this property and we still like to come up and enjoy the house when we can, sit by the pool and just soak up what makes Far north queensland so beautifully unique. We sure miss our home and our life there, however we are on a new journey now and we hope that you enjoy our home as much as we still do.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in White Rock, Australia

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Moving furniture Furniture is not to be moved to avoid damage to property or items, any damage will be charged to guests after departure inspection
  • Keys When you depart, please leave the house keys on the kitchen bench and lock the house completely behind you. Please remember 10AM departure
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , ensuite off Main bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - main family bathroom - bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , WC (toilet) is seperate
    Toilet (WC) - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , king size bed with ensuite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , queen size bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 extra lg. double bed , queen size bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 extra lg. double bed , king size bed with own living space complete with TV & Couch
  • can include a king single mattress to be put on floor in large bedroom to accommodation small child
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Cairns Tropical Retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
Caloundra, Queensland, Australia

Fantastic property

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic holiday at this house. The pool is a salt and chlorine pool which was relaxing to soak in after a day od sightseeing.

  • Review Submitted: 10/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou Carol, glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope Cairns turned on its charm for you and you had enough time to see and do as much as possible, given the broad range of activities available. Thankyou for looking after our property too! regards Janice
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Hull, United Kingdom

Lovely home great for large families

  • 5 of 5

Brilliant family home for larger families or groups, has everything you need and more, we loved every minute and thought the pool was fantastic x

  • Review Submitted: 29/11/2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Im so sorry Lynne, I only just saw your review. Given we are nearly a year later, I hope you still have fond memories of your trip to Cairns. Thinking of you as you head into winter - but you're probably going to enjoy a more traditional christmas as opposed to our hot one. We will throw a prawn on the barbie for you ! Regards Janice
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Great for large family

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for your wonderful hospitality. What a gem. Beautiful property, swimming pool was a hit for the kids and adults. We had such a lovely time, we didn't want to leave. We highly recommend this holiday home.

  • Review Submitted: 10/04/2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou Tereza. So happy to hear that you all enjoyed your stay. Hopefully we will see you up this way again in the future. regards Janice
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Our stay

  • 5 of 5

All the little things were thought of, excellent stay, would recommend to others. Thank you for your hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: 08/12/2015
  • Date of Stay: November 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou Michelle Glad that we provided some level of comfort for you, you are always welcome back. Just let us know when! regards Janice
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Amazing Property - Highly Recommend

  • 5 of 5

A lovely property for our extended family to base ourselves for our recent Cairns holiday. The host was great from booking right through to departure, communication was excellent. The welcome basket was a lovely surprise and our teenage kids loved the large bedroom and lounge retreat. The day bed by the pool was lovely to relax and unwind at the end of our busy days of sightseeing. We were visiting family in Cairns and the BBQ and outdoor area were prefect for entertaining.

Beds were comfortable and clean and the laundry, kitchen and bathrooms were well equipped. A perfect home away from home. Would highly recommend. Thanks Janice for a great holiday home:)

  • Review Submitted: 04/07/2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou Tristan for being such great guests. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us - hope we see you again this year for winter! regards Janice
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Nearest Airport
15.2 Kilometres
Cairns Domestic and International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Mt Sheridan Tavern
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Reef fleet terminal
Nearest Golf
1.6 Kilometres
Cairns Golf Club
Nearest Train
9 Kilometres
Cairns Railway
Nearest Motorway
5.4 Kilometres
Bruce Highway - Highway 1 (national)
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Forest Gardens Thai Restaurnt
Nearest Beach
20.4 Kilometres
Machans Beach
Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Great Barrier Reef


Rates & Availability

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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