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Wilks House: Classic Timber Queenslander home, close to the City.

Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland
Why settle for an apartment when you can rent your own spacious and comfortable family home close to the City Centre?

Wilks House is a classic timber Queenslander home of great character with 4 bedrooms (2 Queen beds, and 2 sets of Twin Single beds) 2 modern bathrooms with showers and a bath, a large family room, a second sitting room, and a well equipped kitchen for those who like to cook.
With high ceilings and polished timber floors, this house was built for our tropical climate .
There is a lovely big back garden for children to play in which is fully fenced and private.
The street is a quiet cul de sac and if you walk to the end, you can see wallabies (small kangaroos) grazing in the paddock in the evening. This home is fully air conditioned for our hot summer months and a solar hot water system provides you with masses of ener...
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Listing #FKN4311504
About the Manager
Nick & Lizzie Marshall
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2009
Interaction with guests
We live in the area and so you can contact us easily for any help you may need during your stay.
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

Convenient for travel into centre of Cairns and outer regions - residential mixed with shops/businesses. House had everything we needed including washing and drying facilities and was very comfy. We didn’t use outside lounge except for drinks fridge as it was winter. Hostess was very...More

Thank FamilyMumx6
Management response:Responded 1 August 2018

It was a bit ironic that weather in the UK was better than North Queensland during your stay but unfortunately that was out of our control! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at the house and that you found it had...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017

"Wilks House" was the base for 4 of us while visiting Cairns over 6 days. The accommodation was excellent in all ways. Being close to the city, 10 mins by car and an easy drive was a plus. The house is very well presented and...More

1  Thank Takeiteasytheworld
Management response:Responded 12 September 2017

A pleasure to have you all to stay and delighted to hear you found everything you needed in the cupboards for cooking and packing a picnic. North Queensland's lifestyle is all about the great outdoors!. Thanks for taking the time to write a review for...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Close to shops, Restaurants.... Brilliant house with all one could need! Excellent house, well appointed for comfort & entertainment. Bright, airy, comfortable, excellently equipped for any activity. SUNBIRDS nesting in the garden! Very generous, obliging hosts. Thank you Lizzy & Nick

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
- Parties are not permitted, and noise must be kept to levels which won't disturb the neighbours please - All damages and loss to inventory should be reported immediately and will...
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Queens
    4 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 26,099 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
This house has an electricity allowance of $50 per week which is metered. Any use over this amount is paid for by the guests at the supply rate from Ergon Energy. (gas cook top and solar hot water minimize electricity use. Heavy use of aircon will exceed the allowance in the hotter summer months)
Our terms and conditions of rental may be viewed on our website www.cairnsholidayhomes.com.au They are also sent out to each enquiry to read through before a booking is made. There is a security deposit of $500.
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About the neighbourhood
Wilks House is located in a quiet no through road, just 5 - 6 minutes by car from the city centre with views to the wooded hills from the front porch.. It is within walking distance of Stockland Shopping centre at Earlville, which has 2 major grocery stores and many specialty shops. This shopping centre also has a cinema complex. Restaurants, a doctors/dentist surgery, chemist
Public bus transport is frequent along Mulgrave Road, if you do not have a hire car.
The Esplanade Lagoon swimming pool and children's water park/playground are also easy to get to and a very popular place for locals and tourists to Cairns. Trips to the Great Barrier Reef leave from the reef fleet terminal in town. Skyrail gives you a birds eye view of Cairns as you skim across the top of the rainforest i...
Getting around
Getting a hire car is a more convenient way to see the area, but you do have easy access to public bus transport (bus stop less than 5 minutes walk from the house)
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Cairns domestic or international airport: 9.0 km
Cairns Domestic and International Airport is only 9 Km from the house - approximately 12 minutes travel time by car, depending on traffic.

Follow Airport Ave to National Route 1 in Cairns North
3 min (2.6 km)

Continue on National Route 1 to Edge Hill
2 min (1.4 km)

Turn left onto Macnamara St
2 min (1.2 km)

Take English St and State Route 91 to Wilks St in Bungalow
6 min (3.3 km)

Turn left onto Wilks St
Destination will be on the left
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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