Apartment, close to the beach, spacious, 15 minutes from airport
Apartment , near the beach with 3 bedrooms , sleeps 6 , 2 bathroom(s) , floor area of 150 m2 (1615 sq.ft) , WCs 2 , car optional , NO smoking, air-conditioning, second home , including internet , number of travellers: 2
We are open for all dates, mail us.
Where we want to go
1) South America
Description of our house
Our apartment was built in 2006. It is very comfortable and spacious, with a large balcony (with barbeque) overlooking the swimming pool. The main bedroom has a kingsize bed and en-suite (with bath). Second bedroom has a queensize bed and third bedroom is set up as a day room with desk and single bed with trundle. The apartment is tiled throughout and fitted out with everything you could possibly need. Please note: the apartment is on the 3rd floor (no lift). Non-simultaneous exchange is offered and cleaning and linen washing can be organised at reasonable cost on your departure if needed.
Accommodation and facilities
Stereo / hifi, tv / cable, sofa
Kitchen and washing:
Grill, freezer, fridge, microwave, dish washer, oven, washing machine, dryer
Balcony, garage, parking, barbecue, swimming pool
Diving, hiking, swimming, golfing, fishing
Local places to go:
Nearest major airport:
No smoking, including internet, non-simultaneous optional, car optional
marks the location of this home
We are in an excellent location at Yorkey's Knob. This is known as the northern beaches area of Cairns. We are about 15-20 minutes north of the airport (towards Port Douglas) and about 25 minutes from Central Cairns. The bus service is one street away. We are only a 1 block or 1 minute walk from the esplanade and beach. There are some great restaurants close by and shops/cafes/takeaways all within walking distance. Yorkey's has a 'community' feel and local people are very friendly. You can enjoy long walks on the beach and there is abundant birdlife in the area. Yorkey's is also a well-known beach for kite surfing and the local Yorkey's Marina and Boat Club are within easy walking (800m). Cairns is a wonderful destination to see Far North Queensland, the Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef.
Something about ourselves
We are Yvonne and Peter and think of ourselves as "young retirees". Our home base is Adelaide, South Australia, but we love to spend as much time as possible in our Cairns apartment as we have family in Cairns. We have enjoyed wonderful exchanges in New Zealand, The Netherlands, France, Italy, Alaska, Canada, South Africa and Australia. We are extremely clean and house proud, and would take great care to leave your place exactly as we found it.