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Cool Straddie classic 4bdrms, Prime spot, 8 ppl

SuperhostPoint Lookout, Queensland, Australië
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8 gasten4 slaapkamers5 bedden2,5 badkamers
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ECLECTIC PARADISE is a renovated original Straddie classic located on the coveted beach side streets to the east of the main road. Four bedrooms, Two separated covered outdoor areas, Two kitchens, 2.5 bathrooms, High set, Covered car parking, centrally located within an easy walk to all headland beaches, restaurants, cafes and shops. Wake up to the sounds of the ocean and birds. Sleeps 8 adults / children in comfort. We never use the services of agencies or third parties to host our property.

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We have owned and manage ECLECTIC PARADISE ourselves for over 20 years. We do not use real estate agencies or other third parties to look after our property. In addition we do many of the cleans and regular spring cleans on the property to keep it in good order. We sometimes will even get to meet you if we do the clean before you arrive.

We endeavour to give our guests that personal touch and care to ensure that you have the best possible holiday experience. We are contactable and available to provide you with assistance for the whole duration of your stay. Eclectic Paradise is our preferred holiday destination, and are continually adding to and improving the facilities on offer. Guests will have full use of the entire property including outdoor areas and gardens.

We have owned this property, one of the first properties to be built in Bambara street since June 1999. It has been updated sympathetically ,maintaining many of its original 1960's decore and features, with a contemporary twist. Ceiling and wall fans have been installed throughout the house for cool comfort. If you want to stay in a clean and well presented roomy authentic rustic older style 1960's beach house with many of the original features of that era in a fantastic eastern beachside location, then our property will fit the bill. There is great separation between each level making it the perfect get away for two families.

We have native Australian wildlife visiting our property on a regular basis including a large variety of birds, goannas, kangaroos and wallabies, koalas, possums, bandicoots, echidnas, lizards, butterflies and more. The golden wallaby, endemic to straddie occasionally visits, look out for them.

Straddie is a pristine wilderness and there is plenty of wildlife you will have a good chance of seeing in or near our house such a kangaroos, koalas, plovers, curlews, kookaburas and many different types of honeyeaters. In the ocean, whales, dolphins, turtles, stingrays, sharks, manta rays and many different types of fish and coral. The snorkelling is good as the water is so clear. Being one of Queensland's premier holiday locations, Straddie can become busy with holiday makers during school holiday periods. There are other holiday homes located in Bambara street. However Bambara street is a small street, it has little road traffic even during busy holiday periods.

The property is a large four bedroom two level renovated original Straddie beach house situated in a perfect central location on the ocean side of the main road in quiet leafy Bambara street. The property is within comfortable walking distance to all major beaches, headland walks, whale watching platforms, shops and eateries without having to cross any busy main roads.

The property is fully screened and has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms+powder room, 2 kitchens and 2 separate large all weather outdoor living areas, sleeps up to 8 people and pet friendly. Perfectly suited for two families wishing to holiday together. The property can accommodate 8 people in comfort with space for all without having to trip over each other. We supply linen and towels, they will be placed on the beds, if they are not on the beds, Linen and bath towels are stored in a cupboard located in the laundry, so help yourself. It is up to the guest to make their own beds. We prove bath towels and bath mats but not beach towels, please bring your own beach towels.

Straddie being an island is surrounded by warm ocean waters rarely gets very cold, Winter temperatures here tend to average 21 degrees during the day and 11 degrees at night. Also summers tend to be mild with maximums rarely going above 30 degrees.

Upstairs - Sleeps 4:
a) Large covered deck with an outside setting for up to 8 people, outdoor double day bed and Weber Q1000 bbq.
b) Lounge room has an 8 seater comfy lounge, 49 inch Smart TV, samsung sound bar and premium Foxtel IQ3 and ceiling fan. The dining table seats up to 8.
c) Kitchen has a stove/oven, microwave, and 350litre fridge/freezer. Note that there is no dishwasher in either kitchen.
d) Two master bedrooms, both with Queen beds. Both rooms have built in cupboards. both master bedrooms have a ceiling fan for cool comfort.
e) There is also a Powder Room with toilet behind the lounge area upstairs.
f) Please note that there is no central heating or cooling for the property, but there are ceiling fans in the lounge, Upstairs and Downstairs master bedrooms, and lots of windows for ventilation.

Downstairs -Sleeps 4:
a) Fully separate self contained unit with a lounge/dining area 32inch LCD TV with DVD (FOXTEL IQ3) to come), small bathroom, kitchenette with 250litre slimline fridge/freezer, stove/oven, microwave, and a separate bedroom with Queen bed and a ceiling fan for cool comfort. The unit entry to the house is typically left unlocked, for the purpose of letting the property as a whole.
b) The main bathroom for the house is equipped with a toilet, shower, vanity unit and half length mirror is located downstairs behind the laundry.
c) The Laundry with washing machine/dryer/tubs
d) off the laundry there is a bunk room that sleeps 2, it has a mounted wall fan for cool comfort.
e) A second weather proof covered area underneath the upstairs deck with table and six chairs, an outdoor lounge.

Outside:
The property is surrounded by a large garden with extensive grassy areas and flowerbeds full of local native species selected to attract bird life and butterflies.
a) There is an outdoor shower out the front of the house.
b) There is covered carparking for one vehicle. but there is space on the driveway and streetside for additional vehicles.
c) There is an 8 seater dining area on the concrete slab in the back garden. It is in full shade from 1pm onwards.

PETS:
Dogs are welcome outside (top deck is OK) only and on application, please send a photo of your dog. Please note that there is no secured outside fenced area for your dog as the garden is not fenced, so as to allow the wildlife to move through our garden freely. The property is NOT suitable for large, young or untrained dogs, guide dogs are ok. We have on a regular basis guests stay with their dog and they have enjoyed their stay with us. While you are out, and at night the dog can be securely locked away on the top deck. It is covered and has weather walls each side to protect you from the prevailing winds. There are often kangaroos and koalas in our yard, so dogs must be kept under your control and not interfere with the local wildlife.

Distances to points of interest:
1) Frenchmans beach steps 250m
2) Bob's shop 400m
3) The Green Room cafe, gorge walk entry and ice cream shop 500m
4) Deadmans beach 500m
5) Cylinder beach 700m
6) Stradbroke hotel 1000m
7) Main beach, south gorge and slsc 1100m
8) The main headland walking track is just 30m away at the southern end of Bambara street.
9) A whale viewing platform located on the deadmans beach walking track is only 50m away. It is a perfect place to watch the sun rise. Sunsets from the top outdoor living area are beautiful too.
10) Dunwich and the ferries are 19km away.
11) Amity point in 17km away.
12) Jumpinpin 38k away.

Toegang voor gasten
All parts of the house are accessible to guests, we do not live in the house. There is a combination Key Lockbox located next to the front door. I will send you the combination code to this lockbox after your booking is completed. It is the lock box labelled WHOLE HOUSE.

To access you need to do the following.
1. Open the plastic cover to reveal keypad. It pivots from a hinge at the bottom so gently hold plastic cover and pull towards you. You will now be able to access the keypad.
2. You will see a button at the bottom of the key pad with a "c" on it. Push down this button and then release it.
3. Enter the 4 digit code.
4. Now push down the large button up top of keypad with an arrow on it. The lock will open.

To lock it follow steps 1 to 4 again.

Andere dingen waar je op moet letten
The rubbish is collected first thing Monday morning, so please make sure the bins are put out kerbside on Sunday night for emptying.

COFFEE MACHINE: NESPRESSO POD MACHINE
Please bring your own PODS

FOXTEL

If the FOXTEL system is not working, try the following.

1. Turn off the power (at the wall) to both the TV and the FOXTEL unit and leave them off for at least 60 seconds.
2. Turn on the power (at the wall) to both the TV and the FOXTEL unit.
3. Turn on the TV with the TV remote first.
4. Turn on the FOXTEL remote. The FOXTEL should automatically connect through the TV. Use the controls of the FOXTEL remote to change channels and volume control.
5. If you cannot get it to work, ring FOXTEL help support on 131999 and they will reinitialise the set top box from the foxtel server (This needs to happen from time to time), you will have authority to request technical help on this service.
FOXTEL technical Support will ask you for the following questions:-
a. Site Address which is 21 Bambara Street Point Lookout.
b. Account Holder which is Stuart Albrecht
c. Account Number which is (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN).

BBQ Gas

If the gas cylinder is empty, take the empty gas cylinder to Bob Foodland for a replacement full cylinder. Keep the receipt and email a copy of it to me and I will reimburse you. We try to ensure the bottles won't be empty.
ECLECTIC PARADISE is a renovated original Straddie classic located on the coveted beach side streets to the east of the main road. Four bedrooms, Two separated covered outdoor areas, Two kitchens, 2.5 bathrooms…

Slaapkamerindeling

Slaapkamer 1
1 queensize bed
Slaapkamer 2
1 queensize bed
Slaapkamer 3
1 queensize bed
Slaapkamer 4
1 stapelbed

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Point Lookout, Queensland, Australië

Straddie is truly unique with water that is as clear a glass and over 96% of the island is still in it's natural state with abundant wildlife. Yet it is only 50km from the centre of Australia's third largest city. Straddie has numerous natural attractions including:

1. Main Beach - Open Beach, good surfing when weather is calm. South Gorge is a lovely protected narrow inlet that is ideal for swimming in calm conditions.
2. Cylinder Beach - Protected beach
3. Deadman's Beach - Protected Beach
4. Frenchman's Beach (Our closest Beach) - Good surf beach
5. Blue Lake - Clear freshwater swimming. 3km walk in from the road to reach the lake.
6. Brown Lake - The name does not do it justice, Clean freshwater swimming with water lightly coloured with tea tree tannins that give it a tea like look.
7. The Keyholes - Clean freshwater swimming only accessible by walking as the miners have closed the road (behind the Main Beach sand dunes)
8. Amity Point for an excellent fishing option.
9. Home Beach - Protected Beach
10. Flinder's Beach - Open Beach
11. Drive 40km to Jumpinpin, only for the 4wd enthusiast. En-route there are superb fishing options, accessible from Main beach.
12. Scuba Diving at Flat rock, Shag Rock and Manta Bombie for spectacular dives with sharks, manta rays and spectacular underwater scenery. See Manta Lodge and Scuba for more information.
13. Headland and Gorge Walks. Walk high along the ridge all the way from Deadmans Beach all the way to Main beach via the Gorge Walk. Approximate total length is 5km. Our house is 30m from the walk on the section overlooking Frenchman's Beach. You can easily take a longer walk by continuing from Deadman's Beach through to Adder Rock and Flinders Beach in the west and/or continuing the walk south along Main Beach.
14. When the sea is dead calm and it's safe, snorkelling along the rock wall at south gorge is fabulous - for experienced swimmers and free divers only. It is important to note that at times there can be a strong rip current running along the wall seaward, so please always check the sea conditions are safe before entering the surf.

Lastly, there are a number of beaches on straddie that are unpatrolled and you swim there at your own risk. Bear this in mind before you enter the water and ensure you only swim in these areas if you are an experienced and strong surf swimmer. It is you who are responsible for your own safety. If in doubt do not enter the water. People have drown on some of our unpatrolled beaches. Take particular care at Frenchmans beach.

There are plenty of choice swimming, surfing, snorkeling and scuba diving options at straddie .
Straddie is truly unique with water that is as clear a glass and over 96% of the island is still in it's natural state with abundant wildlife. Yet it is only 50km from the centre of Australia's third largest ci…

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Lid sinds september 2014
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I am an active 57 year old male who is a keen swimmer, lifesaver and surfer. My wife Lenore and I have been living on the Sunshine Coast for 8 years. Prevoiusly we used to live in brisbane, when we purchased a holiday home at north stradbroke island. We still holiday at our straddie home on a regular basis. We have lived in many parts of Australia and traveled extensively through Europe, North America and Asia. I have a diverse background in IT and Marine Biology, hence my love of the Ocean. wr still travel extensively on our own. We like to immerse ourselves into the local culture and get off the beaten track. I have developed a love of Indian and Italian food from my travels. I have traveled as a back packer in my youth and later in a bit more comfort. I like to live life to the full and enjoy the company of others. I am easy going and relaxed and I live life to the full. We have stayed in a wide variety of accommodation and over this time, we have developed a good feel for what works. We will make the best efforts to make your stay with us enjoyable.
I am an active 57 year old male who is a keen swimmer, lifesaver and surfer. My wife Lenore and I have been living on the Sunshine Coast for 8 years. Prevoiusly we used to live in…
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We do not live on the island, but in the event of emergency contact either Stuart on (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) and/or Lenore on (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN).

Essentials are contained in upstairs kitchen pantry. So help yourself. Before you leave can you please strip the beds and place soiled linen in the big green plastic storage bucket located in the laundry. Please note that beach towels aren't supplied and the beds will not be made up.
We do not live on the island, but in the event of emergency contact either Stuart on (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) and/or Lenore on (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN).

Essentials are contain…
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