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Artists' Beach House

Port Douglas QLD, Australia
  • House
  • Bedrooms5
  • Sleeps11
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Mininum Stay1 - 5 nights

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.


Tina Gonsalves

Member Since 2015
Response time:
within a few days
Calendar last updated:
Dec 06, 2015


    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Washer & Dryer
    • No Smoking


      • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 4
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 5
        3 queen


        • 2 Bathrooms


              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine


                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave


                      • Child's Highchair


                          • DVD Player
                          • Game Room
                          • Stereo
                          • Video Library


                              • Outdoor Grill


                                  • not suitable for children

                                    Pool / Spa

                                      • Indoor Pool

                                        House Rules

                                        Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                        Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                        Cancellation Policy

                                        Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

                                        5 Reviews


                                        Latest reviews

                                        After 3 weeks of traveling, starting in sydney to end up in Port Douglas, your house felt as an oasi

                                        After 3 weeks of traveling, starting in sydney to end up in Port Douglas, your house felt as an oasis of tranquility. It was even more beautiful and charming than the pictures. Our family of six, felt at home immediately, it was if we had lived here for longer.We love the books, art, desigh, THE VERANDAH, the light, the breeze, the pool and BBQ!Being close to the beach, Port Douglas and many interesting touristic points - this house is perfect. We've been in many places, but for sure, this house ranked number one immediately. Unfortunately it is quite a distance from Amsterdam, otherwise we would come over more often!So many many thanks and may be we come back again some time. Otherwise we will visit your apartment in Berlin.

                                        our short stay in this house was easily one of the most memorable things during our holiday in port

                                        our short stay in this house was easily one of the most memorable things during our holiday in port Douglas. The house is beautifully decorated and full of life with color and nature. The huge selection of books (with a lot of art!) was a great touch. The uniqueness of the rooms and furniture give the house such a welcoming feeling and has made our stay such a delight. Its a fabulous house and we all had a great time. Sometimes pre feeing the house to anywhere else. Highly recommend to anyone who are thinking of staying. 10/10

                                        We came to Port Douglas from Sydney to have a 30th birthday celebration for our entire group of frie

                                        We came to Port Douglas from Sydney to have a 30th birthday celebration for our entire group of friends. Now no one wants to leave.The house was perfectly stocked and fit us all perfectly. We barely left in five days.Most of the time was spent on the upstairs balcony, but we seemed to move naturally between all the different spaces. The book selection was good. and the colourful decor made it a great holiday place. We will definitely recommend this to our friends and family.

                                        We came from melbourne to have a holiday in Queensland and your house was the best place to enjoy Po

                                        We came from melbourne to have a holiday in Queensland and your house was the best place to enjoy Port Douglas from. We all loved the colorful paintings all around us and the bedrooms were beautiful and the other rooms were too. We spent lots of time in the pool and beach, and collected many beautiful shells. The water at the beach was warm and we spent lot of time there. Every night the geckos would come out and catch their dinner. The beautiful butterflies were also very attractive. We've been to many places during our visit and I'll name a few : Cow Bay, Moon light cinema, Cape tribulation, Daintree rainforest, and many more. Thankyou for letting as stay at such a remarkable beach house!!!

                                        wow, what a privilege to pop the cherry on this gorgeous rental property. Everything we used was new

                                        wow, what a privilege to pop the cherry on this gorgeous rental property. Everything we used was new! We had Geckos, owls and curlews to keep us company at night. Our visit was to celebrate a close family members wedding so we filled the beds with relatives from place far and near. The warmth of the property (and the sun of course) meant the laughs were freely flowing and of course so was the beer.Number one, above all else to the cook who booked the home, was the fact that the knives supplied were sharp - a rental stand alone. Thank you Tina and Matt for creating this sanctuary and sharing it. We very much hope to return


                                        Port Douglas QLD, Australia


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