MORNINGTON HOLIDAY HOME - THE IDEAL BASE FOR YOUR HOLIDAY AND CLOSE TO THE BEACH

Tim and Wendy Prettejohn

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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MORNINGTON HOLIDAY HOME - THE IDEAL BASE FOR YOUR HOLIDAY AND CLOSE TO THE BEACH

Kewarra Beach House Rental Photos and Description

Large house with pool and bbq in tropical garden near the pristine beach.

Owner managed with attention to cleanliness. Helping you choose tours to suit your needs and the fine details that make all the difference to your relaxed stay is our pleasure.

Please read a couple of our guest reviews from last year.

For a virtual tour of the house please go to YouTube and type in morningtonatkewarra.

'WOW! 'Where else but Queensland'...now I know where they get the saying from :) We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Mornington. The house was so comfortable, everything needed for a great stay was provided, from washing detergent to pool toys for the kids! Tim and Wendy thought of everything! The pool and backyard space was amazing. It was quite a challenge to get the kids out of the pool to do other activities during our stay in Cairns. Kewarra Beach is such a lovely, clean and quiet suburb. Highly recommended to families who are after peace and quiet. Thank you Tim for the delicious Mangoes. You made us feel very welcomed. The only bad thing I can say about our stay...was going home :(''

Ravi, January 2014

We had an absolutely fantastic holiday at Mornington, everything was perfect (including the weather). The location is perfect, close to Cairns and no to far from Port Douglas and the Atherton Table lands. We will remember this holiday for the rest of our lives. Thanks Wendy & Tim for being such great hosts.'

Wim & Nellie and familie

'Excellent house comfortable, spacious & well situated The boys loved the pool & spent so much time in it they never even thought about TV. Great to sit out, with a BBQ and glass of wine and relax after a day sightseeing. Would definitely recommend to friends and love to go there again. Thanks Tim & Wendy, lovely hosts, lovely house.'

Vanda, December 2012

Mornington is well positioned in a quiet residential location only a 5 minute walk to the palm fringed beach of Kewarra. Only 20 minutes north of Cairns airport and 30 minutes south of Port Douglas, 'Mornington' is an excellent base from which to explore the region.

On your doorstep you have the Great Barrier Reef, the Rainforest, Atherton Tablelands, Kuranda, world renowned golf courses and top class restaurants. The tourist haven of Palm Cove is a stroll along the beach or a seven minute drive.

Mornington is a fully air conditioned 4 bedroom 2 bathroom home with 2 separate entertaining areas catering for adults and children of all ages. There is a large salt water pool to cool off in and two undercover outdoor patios with a BBQ area.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Guestbook comments from the owner
Reviewed June 19, 2012

FIVE STARS



We had a fabulous time at Kewarra Beach and Mornington was a lovely house to stay in. Its location was perfect for us and the house itself was beautifully kept and had a very high level of cleanliness through out. The big bonus was that the owners live next door and were great as tour guides and ever ready with helpfull tips. Highly recommended.

This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Jun 2012
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Tim and Wendy Prettejohn

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Wendy grew up in Sydney and moved to Cairns in 1999. Tim was born in Kenya then farmed in SA for 20 years before moving to Cairns in 1987. Wendy is a jewellery designer and published writer and Tim does all the outside work and gives excellent advise on tours to suit your needs. We both enjoy meeting people from all over the world and making them feel at home in 'Mornington'.

Tim and Wendy Prettejohn purchased this house in 2010

Because it is perfect! When this property was for sale we knew it would be the ideal holiday vacation house because of its size and layout, not to mention the fantastic pool and spacious back garden. We live next door and make sure that everything is in perfect working order and absolutely pristine condition.

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We are on hand should there be queries about what tours to take or any advise about the area and trips to the Reef and Rainforest and often receive a discount for our clients.

The house is fully air conditioned and we have just installed large stainless steel ceiling fans in every room.

There are pleasant views from each room and the entrance and front garden ensure privacy from the quiet street.

There is a double lock up garage - but mostly part of it is used for a second undercover seating and bbq area.

It's lovely to get up in the morning and sit at the undercover outdoor table for breakfast whilst gazing into the blue depths of the pool and out at the lush green surrounds of the garden.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Cairns
Nearest Train
19 Kilometres
Cairns CBD
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Bruce Highway
Nearest Beach
0.25 Kilometres
Kewarra Beach
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Kilometres
Kewarra Beach Resort
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Paradise Palams Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Kilometres
Kewarra Beach Resort
Car: recommended

The house is ideally situated close to most amenities. A short walk to the beach. Tours of the Great Barrier Reef can be readily organised to suit all ages and stages of scuba diving or snorkelling and swimming.

The Skyrail is just a 5 minute drive away and will take you over and through tropical rainforest and alongside waterfalls to the tableland town of Kuranda, where there are many sights to see.

The Tablelands also offers such things and chocolate making and coffee growing, tea plantations, wine making and many historically interesting stops.

A stroll along Kewarra Beach to the north will bring you to Palm Cove where there are dozens of restaurants and coffee bars plus designer shopping. Palm Cove is like a little 'Rivierra'.

There are a couple of white water rafting tours to choose from. Cable water skiing is 5mins drive away. Australian bush and adventure tours are plentiful and the trip through Port Dougles (40min drive away) to the Daintree River and Cape Tribulation for rainforest surfing, is a must. Interested in bungy jumping - it's also just a 5 min drive away.

This freestanding house is ideally situated to take advantage of all the attractions and tours on offer. It's spacious and comfortable enough to just stay home and enjoy the large pool and relax for the day.

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Kewarra Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Second High Season
May 26 2014 - Nov 9 2014
3 night minimum stay
AU$280
AU$1,960
 
 
Second Low Season
Nov 10 2014 - Dec 10 2014
3 night minimum stay
AU$200
AU$1,400
 
 
Christmas Season
Dec 11 2014 - Jan 28 2015
3 night minimum stay
AU$300
AU$2,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

A deposit of 25% of the total rental for the stay is payable on reservation. When this is received our calendar is blocked off as "taken".

Payments can be made by Direct Deposit into our account or by Master or Visa Card. The balance is payable 30 days before your arrival. There is a $250 bond payable if bringing dogs or cats refundable one week after departure.
Notes Standard Terms and Conditions of Temporary Holiday Accommodation

Note: Variances can be agreed on but only by arrangement with the owner in writing.

Deposit of 25% is required to secure the booking. Payment of the rental deposit constitutes the clients acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.

Balance of the rental amount must be received in full 30 days prior to occupancy. If not the owner
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Amenities

Kewarra Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 455 m²
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Beachfront ...
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , en-suite of the master bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Separate toilet next to bathroom 2
  • The bathrooms are fitted with modern taps and lighting. The showers have exhaust fans to remove the steam. There is lighting above the main mirror in the main bathroom for doing hair and makeup plus shaving.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 baby crib , Master bedroom has ensuite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen sized bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms have screened windows overlooking private gardens or pool. All bedrooms have modern split system air conditioners and large stainless steel ceiling fans. There are extra pillows and blankets in three of the bedrooms. There are large wardrobes in three of the bedrooms and a two tiered clothes rack in the smallest forth bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Toys ...
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • winery tours
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
  • nude beach
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • rafting
  • sound/bay fishing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Ideally situated between Cairns CBD and Port Douglas. Perfect for touring the area and Tablelands and close to restaurants and coffee shops at Palm Cove. Kewarra Beach Resort is just down the road for fine dining and entertainment.
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