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Feather Reef Cottage

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

About the property

Flying Fish Point is a beautiful quiet spot that demands you slow down. At Feather Reef Cottage, you will wake up each morning to the sounds of waves crashing on the rocks and the sight of the sun rising over the sea. Make a coffee, head outside and enjoy it on the cane outdoor lounge and if you're lucky, you will spot dolphins or turtles cruising past.

After breakfast, you might choose to walk down to the shop to grab the local paper or a magazine and settle in for the morning.

Alternatively, if you love fishing or even enjoy just throwing in a line, nothing beats this spot. Great fishing off the back deck where you can catch (and we have caught) shark, grunters, flathead, catfish, mud crabs - every day is something new. How often are you able to fish all day from the comfort of your own home? Here it's a reality.

If you're feeling a bit adventurous, why not hire a 4.2m tinny or a 6m half cab from Boab Boats, located right next door, and fish the Johnson River or the Coral Sea! Call Annette Swaine on or reserve a boat online at

If you've caught something, you can cook your fresh fish for lunch in the full kitchen or if it was the case of the one that got away, you could take a drive into town to buy some fresh fish or eat at one of the many pubs, cafes and restaurants. If you feel like an outing, within a short drive are magical waterfalls, hot springs, swimming holes, tea plantations, a chocolate factory, the magical, award winning Paronella Park () and the beautiful Cairns hinterland. Just over an hour away is Cairns, with shopping centres, cinemas and the opportunity to go on day trips out to the Great Barrier Reef.

After a busy day doing lots or a little, spend the evening watching the moon rise over the water, glistening off the ocean before sinking into your ultra comfortable bed. All the beds have pillow top mattress protectors, 100% cotton sheets, goose/duck down donnas and cotton blankets and two pillows to choose from. All linen is supplied, including bed linen, towels, tea towels and basic amenities in the kitchen, bathroom and laundry.

There is a full kitchen (oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, pots and pans etc), but you are still only a lazy 10 min stroll to the local cafe for a quick bite (with a nice cold beer or bottle of wine to go with it) or a quick seven minute drive to Innisfail for cafes, pubs and take away options galore, if you would rather.

There is also a garage on the property to keep your car safe, and plenty of space to park your caravan. The house will suit any traveling style.

We have had previous guests complain of little or no TV reception and poor mobile reception. If you want to spend your holiday watching TV or checking your Facebook profile, we suggest you stay somewhere else. If you want to watch the moon rise over the waves or dolphins cruise past your back door, then you've found the right place!!

Please note this is strictly a no smoking property. If cigarette butts are found around the house, an additional cleaning fee of $100 will be incurred.

We look forward to welcoming you to this special piece of paradise.

More Details

Owner
Stayz
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Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
22 October, 2017

Amenities

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

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
Attractions:
  • forests
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing

Reviews

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Feather Reef Cottage
average rating of 4.769231 based on 13 reviews
Australia
4

lovely location

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful quiet relaxing location right on the water.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
5

Great cosy waterfront property.

  • 5 of 5

We had to rearrange our travel for a family emergency and the owners were more than obliging which I really appreciated. The cottage had a great feel and we had a lovely time star gazing by the waters edge. The cottage could do with better A/C and it was a bit of a struggle but would love to return one day. Thank you for a lovely stay!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Atherton, Queensland, Australia
4

basic but comfortable, a nice retreat.

  • 4 of 5

The house is in a quiet area and has great views over the ocean. Nice spot for a relaxing stay.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
5

Beautiful beachside cottage

  • 5 of 5

Great cottage, and rare to find absolute beachfront in a rental. Well equipped and accurately described. Lovely watching sunrise and moonrise from the front deck. Throroughly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Coogee, New South Wales, Australia
5

Gorgeous cottage by the Coral Sea!

  • 5 of 5

We loved Feather Reef Cottage! The beds were comfortable & there was plenty of hot water. Our stay was too short.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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5

Lovely Beach Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Located in a quiet street overlooking the water - this is a lovely beach cottage to have a relaxing weekend away. Nicely furnished, well stocked pantry and heaps of toiletries in the bathroom cupboard. It is obviously well loved by the owners and we really enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Map

Other Activities:

Waterfalls and rainforests

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Flying Fish Point, Australia

Notes

  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 2 guests. Property has 4 beds and can sleep a maximum 6 guests

    Mandatory Costs
    Bond Deposit: $450 per stay
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