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Johnstone River Retreat

Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Malanda, Queensland
Our property is situated on 2.5 acre in Tropical Far North Queensland, Australia. We have 90 meter of absolute River frontage with some original rainforest. The property has a magnificent garden, an 11mtr lap pool, a Bali hut to relax and its own platypus & turtle viewing platform .
In the 5 km area is a beautiful swimming lake (Lake Eacham) and the little town of Malanda. The next major towns are Atherton (20 km) and Cairns (65 km). We are nearly 800 m above sea level, so there are no issues with coastal humidity, heat, mosquitos & sandflies.
The holiday unit has 2 bedrooms (second on request), lounge, bathroom, dining, kitchen with full sized fridge/freezer, oven and cooktop, private deck with BBQ. Linen & towels provided. You only have to bring your own food.
We are away from all the city hassle and bustle.You can sit o...
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Listing #HL442051
About the Owner
Peter L
Languages spoken:German, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:April 2013
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed 1 night in the unit. The location was nice although I didn’t like the access through the greenery although others in my group loved it. The unit including cutlery and crockery could have been cleaner. We were unable to find the aircon remote....More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Ellen F
P L, VR Owner at Johnstone River Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Thank you for your review and staying at our unit. We are sorry that you did not like the "greenery" ,but we did design the garden and access to the unit purposely with shrubs & trees to attract birds and butterflies and almost everybody of...More

Reviewed 4 April 2018

Very comfortable, and well-equipped accommodation in an ideal location, handy to all the attractions on the Tableland, and complete with a chocolate rabbit welcome on the table ( as it was over the Easter break,) Thanks Martina ! We thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful tropical gardens...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank flossie055
P L, VR Owner at Johnstone River Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Thank you for your lovely review and hope to welcome you again Peter & Martina

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Reviewed 3 February 2018

Well positioned location access to all the tablelands has to offer.Accomodation comfortable immaculate condition private and spotless.Great hosts enjoyed our discussions with them , beautiful garden full of bird song and the calming sound of flowing water.A memerable experience definitely shall return. Many thanks to...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Andrea M
P L, VR Owner at Johnstone River Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Thank you and hope to see you again Peter

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    2 Twins
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About the neighbourhood
Between Malanda & Lake Eacham, farming & rural residental
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Cairns International: 70.0 km
Railway: Cairns Central: 65.0 km
Turn off from Bruce Hwy into Gillies Hwy , follow up the range to the Lake Eacham Roadhouse, turn left into Malanda- Lake Barrine Rd. Follow 7 km then turn left int Croft Rd, follow 1 km then turn right into Kidd Close
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 65.0 km.
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