The architecturally award winning Lake house boasts spectacular vie'ws over Lake Tinaroo and surrounding forest. A one hour scenic drive from Cairns, we have two guest rooms each with: private entry, quality queen beds and individual ensuites. Naturally air conditioned with blackout curtains for privacy. High quality finishes throughout. Butterflies & birdlife abound. Ideal for couples, or solo adventurers. 3 minute walk to the lake. Enjoy magical sunsets from the deck or the private pontoon.
The Tinaroo Lake House is situated on 1.5 Hectares of absolute lake front in a tropical rainforest setting. It offers, (as separate bookings), 2 individual rooms (both with private ensuites), so it's ideal for; a solo traveller, a couple or two couples travelling together or separately. This is a perfect base for guests to explore all of the natural wonders and the food trails of the lush Atherton Tablelands.
For bird watching enthusiasts, this is a perfect base with more than 300 species in the local area including some of the highly sought after species such as the Victoria's Rifle bird, chow chills etc. over 100 species sighted on the property. Hosts can provide great local information and possibly guiding.
Guests have access to:
•A common room featuring: Kitchenette equipped with; a fridge, sink, microwave oven, toaster, electric kettle, cutlery, crockery, glassware. Leather reclining lounge, 100Cm flat screen TV
•Two private courtyards, one in a lush tropical garden setting, the other with stunning views over Lake Tinaroo and its unforgettable sunsets.
•Huge timber deck with table and chairs to relax and take in the views.
•Two gas BBQ’s, a Weber Kettle and a stainless steel plate
•Infinity swimming pool with the same stunning views
•3 minute walk, down to the lake and exclusive use of the private pontoon jetty for fishing, swimming, relaxing, turtle spotting and if you're lucky, maybe even spot a platypus.
Convenient car parking adjacent to your private lockable entry to your room, accessed externally from the home.
Your hosts were born and grew on the Atherton Tablelands and they will be happy to share their knowledge and passion for this stunningly beautiful natural wonderland and all that it has to offer you. Upon booking, you will be provided with an email with links to all there is to see and do to help you plan activities for your stay.
For the birders, My husband Vit, is an enthusiast and he will be happy to share his knowledge, (and subject to his availability), possibly guiding.
We are very responsive to our guests wishes for privacy also, so the level of interaction will be determined by you. The layout of the house provides two distinct areas for the hosts and the guests with the deck potentially a common area to come together.
Smoking permitted on deck and outdoors, not in rooms