The Port Douglas Artists' Beach House is a five bedroom holiday rental, beside the beach in Port Douglas, Far North Queensland, Australia. Voted one of the best beach houses in Australia, and featured in magazines, newspapers and media internationally - Stop looking - you have found the perfect spot for your next holiday. Oozing great vibes, this is the sort of place that makes you feel great as soon as you enter.
The Beach House was built in the 60's, and was recently renovated to celebrate old-style tropical living. The Beach House features five spacious bedrooms (sleeping up to 11), two living rooms, two bathrooms, and balcony, decked garden sitting area, expansive gardens backing onto a creek filled with towering rainforest and paperbark trees. It also has a private pool. Filled with major collections of inter/nationally renowned artists, as well as eclectic and stylish furnishings, the Port Douglas Artist's Beach House finds the perfect balance between comfort, and cool, artistic contemporary style with an affordable price.
The Beach House suits large families, two families, or groups of friends looking for somewhere to truly relax and feel at home. It is also child friendly. We have games, books, dvd's and toys as well as chairs, picnic baskets, esky and rugs to take to the beach. The house features unlimited internet access, as well as unlimited local, mobile and national phone calls. If you are looking for somewhere you can truly relax and feel at home, then the Artists' Beach House is it.
Situated in an exclusive and quiet area of Port Douglas, you can stroll to the beach in a minute. There are also a range of restaurants and bars in walking distance. The main street is a couple of minutes drive away, or alternatively, take a twenty minute stroll to town via the beautiful four mile beach. On booking, we will send you a large compendium filled of great local ideas of enjoying Port Douglas and the region.
The Port Douglas Artists' Beach House is owned by Artist Tina Gonsalves and chef, Matthew Wild and their son Pablo Wild, long term locals of Port Douglas. In the off season, if your a couple, just email us to see if we can organise a better price, as we can close off the other bedrooms (This isn't possible in season) . If your looking for something smaller - please look at the Port Douglas Artists' Cottage, http://www.stayz.com.au/57309 a one bedroom art-filled holiday rental, as well as the Artists Treehouse http://www.stayz.com.au/57309 Both have featured in design magazines and design websites world wide.
An inspiring house with all you need:
The fully self contained kitchen features a large two door fridge with ice maker, stove, dishwasher and kitchen servery to the balcony. The kitchen has all the kitchen appliances you should need, including juicer, food processor, and blender.
The house features two living rooms. The upstairs open plan living room is open to the kitchen, featuring comfortable couches and 32 inch digital TV as well as Bose Stereo. The dining area is perfect for dinner parties, seating 10. The reading room boasts more couches to laze away the day and many coffee table books, to contemplate the view. The master bedroom is spacious, with queen bed and french doors overlooking canopies of rainforest trees. The second upstairs bedroom has two singe beds, overlooking the mango tree. The upstairs bathroom, is near to the master bedroom has a shower and toilet. Their is an upstairs balcony which has a bbq and another ten seater table for outside dining.
Downstairs features a large living room with 50 inch digital TV. It has a huge bookshelf filled with games, books and dvd's. The third bedroom, also air-conditioned, is a spacious room with a queen size bed, and boast a view to the pool. The fourth bedroom, also air-conditioned, features a queen size bedroom, with door to ensuite bathroom. This room faces the garden, which can be accessed via french doors. The fifth bedroom, also air-conditioned, has two single beds.
There is also an out door entertaining area beside the private pool.
Fantastic Location next to the beach:
The Artists' Beach House is set on a spacious property, fronting onto a quiet crescent, over looking over towering grove of bamboo, giving it a secluded, private and serene feel. The property backs onto a creek (where the kids can fish). The view from the house looks to paperbark trees filled with birdlife and butterflies. The Beach House sides onto a direct beach path to Fourmile Beach, only 100 meters away. The path leads to a more private part of the beach, away from the crowds.
The Artists' Beach House is situated in the exclusive Solander area of Port Douglas, a few minutes drive (or local bus) from the main street and marina. You can also walk to town via a beautiful stroll down Fourmile Beach. Also a few minutes walk away are both casual and fine dining restaurants and bars (including the fantastic QT bar). With in 10 minutes walk are 2 championship golf courses, and The Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary. Five minutes walk away is the Moonlight Cinema. Watch the latest movies under the stars!
Port Douglas offers something for everyone. The balmy tropical climate year around keeps visitors coming back again and again. The distinctive laid back atmosphere, the breathtaking beauty of the scenery, morning strolls along palm-fringed Four Mile Beach, world championship golf courses, the marina, five star restaurants, local artist's galleries, boutique designer stores finished off with relaxing moments in the sidewalk cafes. Port Douglas is a wonderful, relaxed and safe family holiday.
The Farmer's Market every Sunday is a wonderful mix of arts, crafts and local produce. There are amazing experiences diving spectacular Great Barrier Reef that can not be missed. Try a refreshing swim in the crystal clear waters of Mossman Gorge, or Spring Creek to revitalise the soul. Go sailing, spend a day lazing on the many (most empty) beaches. Laze the day away on nearby Low Isles. Hike scenic trails to Cape Tribulation where tropical rainforest and coral reef meet. The area is unique, a rainforest that has been in existence for more than 120 million years and contains some plant and animal species not seen anywhere else in the world. Take a cruise up river and come face to face with large crocodiles and pythons in their natural habitat from the comfort and safety of a cruise boat... Or just spend quiet days lazing about in the Port Douglas Artist's Beach House.