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Johnstone River Retreat

from £57 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Excellent 5/5 Score from 3 reviews

Excellent 5/5 

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Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 65 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Our property is situated on 2.5 acre in Tropical Far North Queensland, Australia. We have 90 meter of absolute River frontage with some original rainforest. The property has a magnificent garden and its own platypus & turtle viewing platform . In the 5 km area is a beautiful swimming lake (Lake Eacham) and the little town of Malanda. The next major towns are Atherton (20 km) and Cairns (65 km). We are nearly 800 m above sea level, so there are no issues with coastal humidity, heat, mosquitos & sandflies.

The holiday unit has 2 bedrooms (second on request), lounge, bathroom, dining, kitchen with full sized fridge/freezer, oven and cooktop, private deck with BBQ. Linen & towels provided. You only have to bring your own food.

We are away from all the city hassle and bustle.You can sit on the deck, read a book and listen to the river, go swimming in one of the nearby lakes, visit historical townships, have a walk in one of the national parks or test the local restaurants.

You can stay just for the night or use the unit as base for a longer stay to explore the area and excursions to Cairns & the Great Barrier Reef.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Cairns 65 km
Access Car essential, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Cairns International 70 km, Nearest railway: Cairns Central 65 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
Pool Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
General TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Wheelchair users

The Queensland region

Tropical North Queensland - Atherton Tablelands

800 m high, tropical climate but cooler at night and less humid. Dry Season (Winter, Jun - August) can be cold at night.

Central to everything, 1 hr drive east to the coast & Great Barrier Reef and 1 hr drive west to old mining towns and caves

Malanda

Between Malanda & Lake Eacham, farming & rural residental

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14 Aug 2014

5/5

"Just like home (only better)"

The Johnstone river retreat is a beautiful property, nestled on the banks of the river, you feel like you have your own little slice of rainforest while staying there. Peter and Martina are very warm … More

24 Jul 2014

5/5

"Beautiful Property"

I Just wanted to share my thoughts with you all about a fantastic retreat in Malanda.Johnson River Retreat, is located 5 minutes from Malanda town centre. Hosts Peter and Martina have created a very r… More

Thank you for your lovely review,Kim.It was a pleasure having you here and we would be delighted to welcome you again.
Peter & Martina Leyk

19 May 2014

5/5

"Excellent Accommodation"

Stayed here for 5 nights. Although the unit is attached to the main house it is still quite private. The unit has a full kitchen, large bathroom, and separate lounge area, as well as a private deck … More

Thank you for staying with us.It was a pleasure having you here.
We will install a wifi extender to make sure internet is available in the holiday unit.Mobile phone reception is possible to receive with a blue tick Telstra phone from the back of the unit (Lounge)
We will consider card facilities in the future

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      Calendar last updated:26 May 2015

      Based in Australia

      Languages spoken
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