About our home
We wish to invite you to enjoy Australian Sunshine and the beautiful white beaches on offer all year round. This unit is within 6 minutes walking distance from the very popular Kings Beach (the area’s main swimming and surf beach). Most beaches are patrolled. Five minutes walk along the walkway is the renowned haven for surfers - Happy Valley and Kite-surfers galore - Bulcock Beach, Caloundra. (http://saltmagazine.com.au/articles_features_bulcock-beach-caloundra-sunshine-coast.aspx).
The council provides a perfect wet play area (and enclosed play swings for kids) in addition to the free saltwater swimming pool - right on the beach - open every alternate day.
This holiday unit with pool (# 1) has views to Moreton Island; 'The Glasshouse Mountains' and Bribie Island.
The unit comprises of a Queen size Bed with en suite (shower, basin and toilet); and two other bedrooms each with a pair of single beds. Both of these bedrooms lead out to a ground-paved courtyard with BBQ facilities. The second bathroom has a bath tub, shower and laundry facilities. (To ensure perfect privacy, cleaning is completed only at the completion of a stay).
There are many restaurants dotted throughout the main streets and along the beach side, all within walking distance (approximately 10 minutes). Do visit the Italian Ice cream shop in the main street. It has won many awards at the famous EKKA - The 10 day Brisbane Exhibition - the EKKA -is on every August!
(Temperatures range from 13 -23 degrees in the winter April -August and 23-29 degrees in the summer months September - March).
There is undercover garage space available should Hire Car be arranged.
There are many things to do once one is based in Caloundra apart from 'Learning to surf' or enjoying the white sands and sunsets. In the 'village' and near the local library there are many art galleries for those interested. Early morning walks lead north along the coast to both Moffat Beach , which sports a great art gallery and Bulcock Beach, or south-west along the boardwalk. Free BBQ's dot the beachside but check-in early if you wish to dine under the Southern Cross.
Cafes, restaurants and the movie theater are all close at hand.
However, should you venture further afield, the brochures in the foyer will advise the attractions of the region. Some of the most popular excursions include a trip to AUSTRALIA ZOO, Montville & Melany mountain villages, Eumundi Local Market (be early!); Dicky Beach's shipwreck (one beach further than Moffet); Golden Beach for Kite Surfing and Dinghy hire and Fishing; Aussie World and the Ettamogah Pub. Along the coastline is a plethora of seaside settlements so take a trip to the Sunshine Plaza then venture onto Mooloolabah, Alexandra Headlands, Sunshine Beach to arrive at Noosa – the hub of fashion, culinary arts, cultural creativity, gallery gloss and beach bonanza. This is the SUNSHINE COAST. Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, is but one hour south by car, train or bus. The airport bus takes about 45 minutes from the BRISBANE AIRPORT.
Be sure to check at the Information Centre to find out what performances or fairs are showing. See you DOWN UNDER soon! - GnH
Wired: DVD player
General: CD player
Standard: Kettle, Hair dryer
Utilities: Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms: 3 Bedrooms, 1 ensuite plus I bathroom
Furniture: Single beds (4), Queen Bed (1), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 6
Other: Linen and towels provided
(Please, leave used linen/towels to air over bathtub on departure)
Outdoors: Balcony / Terrace
Further details indoors:
3 separate sleeping areas:
Bathroom with bath, shower
Separate toilet / washroom.
Galley kitchen overlooking living area with curved wall leading to common entry (ground floor with lifts from undercover garage)
Large (16m sq) east facing balconey with view over roofs to Pacific Ocean.
Leafy garden surrounding 20 sq courtyard to the west, overlooking the Glasshouse Mountains (first named by Captain Cook 1770).
Within walking distance from town central (10 minutes).
1st bedroom with Queen bed.
2nd bedroom (twin beds) leads out to courtyard
3rd bedroom (twin beds) leads out to courtyard
Kitchen area fully equipped with hob, oven, cooker hood.
Local Car Hire Available.
- Vacation Home
- Disabled access
- No pets
In the Know
- Buzzy restaurants
- Sandbar cafe; Blue Orchid Restaurant
- Cool bars
- CBX (The Pub); Aboveboard Cafe on Bullock Beach
- Cozy cafés
- Retail therapy
- Trendy Mooloolabah or Noosa for Design and Artworks; Sunshine Plaza of conglomeration of styles
- Bit of culture
- Brisbane Theatre/Art Gallery/Riverside Markets
- Walks in the park
- Granite Bay, Noosa; Kings Beach through to Bullcock Beach. Breakfast on the Beach using the public BBQs
- Spot of exercise
- Walk/Run Shelley Beach to Moffat then return along the foreshore using the boardwalks
- Day tripping
- AUSTRALIA ZOO, Ettamungah Pub; Noosa Northshore, Mount - Maleny & Montville on the Mountains, Noosa foreshore, Mooloolaba & Underwater World; Australia Zoo & Steve Irwin Country
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3 things about us
- Gabriel (Builder); Helen (Teacher Librarian)
- We love to travel annually during Queensland school holidays.
- We love music, art, design, architecture (and skiing)!
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