“Christine and Arthur's home is a wonderful base from which to explore a really great part of the Australian east coast. Just beyond their front door is miles and miles of pristine beach that is amazingly beautiful and incredibly empty. It is the perfect beach for walking and jogging and it looked great for swimming and surfing also but it was a little too chilly for us at the time of year we were there. There is also a great bike path just in front that goes for miles and connects with other small towns with very nice restaurants and stores. They offered us their bikes which were in good shape and served us well. Another thing we loved about their location is the restaurant Osteria, which is only 3 blocks away and is open most of the time and has really good food. It was very handy but also there are a couple of other extremely top-notch restaurants that are less than ten minutes away, making it quite a "foody" getaway. The house itself is very pretty and comfortable, especially the master bedroom with the lovely covered porch overlooking the ocean. It is delightful listening to the pounding of the ocean every night, making for great sleeping. I would like to express my special thanks to Christine and Arthur for the use of their wonderful home and for treating our home so well. So well, in fact, that we got a contract for sale on our house while they were there! Thanks again for that!”
LUXURIOUS BEACH FRONT HOME
LUXURIOUS BEACH FRONT HOME
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- 6 Bedrooms
- Sleeps 16
- 3 baths
About our home
Architecturally designed spread over two floors covering approx. 500 sq metres.
The Main Bedroom Suite (looking out to ocean) boasts a 2 person spa bath & large shower, separate WC, a wall mounted flat screen TV. It's also air-conditioned but seldom used.
The Guest wing (3 Bedrooms all with fans + main bathroom + separate WC, & media room) The queen size bedroom also has tree filtered ocean views & single trundle bed. The 2 bunk bedrooms have a cupboard full of toys games, skate boards, dress ups etc. to keep an array of different aged children happy. Our grandchildren range from 4 to 13. (Media Room can easily morph into another double bedroom)
Downstairs bedroom 5 (with king bed, ensuite, wall mounted flat screen TV, ceiling fan) looking on to pool. All of the downstairs living areas have huge bi-fold doors which open to let the outside in. Although the home is open, light & lets in wonderful sea breezes, it retains it's privacy.
Our informal lounge is open plan incorporating an eat in gourmet kitchen featuring Bordeaux Granite bench tops, Miele appliances, & Ice maker frig.
The Laundry is equipped with front load washing machine & drier and plenty of indoor & outdoor lines.
Fresh herbs grow in pots & gardens just a few steps from the kitchen. A bi-fold servery opens to outdoor entertaining area with bbq overlooking pool.
wifi internet throughout home.
LOCATION ~ TWEED COAST:
Link to view what our beautiful area has to offer:
3 minutes walk from front door - Hurley Surfing Australia High Performance Centre is the world’s first facility dedicated to helping all surfers reach a higher performance level so they enjoy the full experience of surfing
Between December and April there are Surf Life Savers manning the beach 250 metres from the back gate. A short stroll to our local Restaurant/Cafe, Recreational Centre incorporating gym, heated pools, tennis courts etc. A short push bike ride (3 min drive) south to Cabarita Beach for supermarkets, cafes, bakery, pubs etc. North similar distance is Ritzy "Salt" which has Resorts "Mantra" & "Peppers" with many wonderful Restaurants. Drive 20 minutes inland to World Heritage acclaimed, Mt. Warning with an incredible 360 degree views from the top over the whole area.
Step out the back gate onto bike/walking paths winding their way through beautiful park-lands featuring sculptures. The Nature Reserve between our home & the beach is home to many Australian natives, wallabies & black cockatoos to name a few.
If Art is your thing, Renowned Australian Artist, Margaret Olley's Centre has recently opened at the Tweed River Art Gallery. Exhibitions are world class.
15 minutes drive north to the Queensland boarder Coolangatta and the gateway to Gold Coast or stay south of the border in The Tweed and enjoy shopping, visiting a local Brewery or hit one of the local waterways for a River Cruise, hire a kayak, paddle board, bbq boat or just snorkel. 45 mins drive to Theme Parks ~ Wet'n wild, Movieworld, Dreamworld, Seaworld & Whitewater. 15 minutes drive inland to Tropical Fruit World a must do when visiting area.
There are wonderful markets every weekend in different little coastal towns (all close proximity) selling beautiful fresh produce, crafts & wears.
15 mins Gold Coast International Airport, 1 hr 45 min Brisbane International Airport
Our cleaner comes fortnightly to clean the 3 bathrooms, 4 toilets and floors throughout.
- Main home
- Air conditioning
- Equipped for kids
- No pets
“Dear Christine and Arthur, thank you for a wonderful stay and for welcoming us into your home with champagne on arrival and Halloween buckets for the kids! We appreciate the effort you went to with the bikes. We loved the beach outside your home, it was magnificent...clean, wide and beautiful. I enjoyed going to sleep at night with the strong sounds of the ocean and waking up with the sunshine on the back doorstep. Kind regards, Victoria, Adrian and the girls ”
“We had a fabulous time. The location was amazing and the house beautiful. Christine and Arthur were great to swap with as we had loads of information from them. We met up with them before we swapped and got on really well as they are a lovely couple. When we returned home our house was immaculate. They took great care of our home and I would highly recommend swapping with them. We are hoping they would like to swap again as we would love to go back to Casaurina. ”
More about us
- Retired non smoking couple. Occasionally holidaying with our adult children & grandchildren or friends
- Love art, history, architecture, design, travelling, nature, good food & wine, and most of all love spending quality time with family & friends
Where is it?
- Buzzy restaurants
- Osteria, short walk excellent food & atmosphere; Fins @ Salt, Hot Wok Cabarita
- Cool bars
- Beach Bar, Cabarita Hotel, Salt Bar
- Cozy cafés
- Osteria, The Coffee Club
- Retail therapy
- Tweed City Shopping Centre
- Bit of culture
- Tweed Art Gallery, Jupiters Casino for shows
- Walks in the park
- right at back gate
- Spot of exercise
- right at back gate or gym block away
- Day tripping
- Lots of beautiful drives & incredible breathtakingly beautiful places within 30 minutes easy drive.
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