About this listing
The Artists Cottage is the perfect one bedroom romantic retreat to lure you into holiday bliss the moment you walk through the door. Voted by Grazia as the 'best summer escape', voted the BEST holiday rental in Port Douglas. Stop looking! Here is a perfectly located, inspired, spacious, chilled out escape in the heart of Port Douglas - a walk to the main street, beach and marina. If the conventional and bland is not your style in holiday rentals, the Artists' Cottage is for you.
The Port Douglas Artist’s Cottage is a unique holiday rental in the heart of the seaside village of Port Douglas, Far North Queensland, Australia. Just a few minutes walk to the beach, and a stroll to the main street, it is the perfect place to base yourself in Port Douglas. The cottage has been designed to capture the essence of the tropics and your imagination - it is like stepping into a work of art. If the conventional and bland is not your style in holiday rentals, come and stay at the cottage.
The Port Douglas Artist's Cottage is spacious, contemporary, eclectic and fully self contained with all that you need for the perfect holiday.
The cottage is owned by artist, Tina Gonsalves and chef, Matthew Wild who have been based in Port Douglas for many years, and are extremely familiar with the region and its diverse tours and attractions.
The Port Douglas Artist's Cottage is a spacious, open, tropical-styled cottage featuring classical Queensland architecture, set against luscious gardens and looking outwards to towering paperbark eucalyptus. The cottage is a standalone structure tucked away in the local residential block of "Full Moon Terraces", both quiet and secluded. Situated on the second story (with garage and storage below), it takes full advantage of the breeze and light.
The Port Douglas Artist's Cottage comprises of one large comfortable bedroom with private verandah, fully contained kitchen, large bathroom and laundry, living room and indoor dining, leading to french doors opening to tropical outdoor dining area. On ground level there is deck with a setting for four, to enjoy the colourful gardens. The tropical landscaping and sparkling pool, the cottages finds the perfect balance between comfort, and cool artistic contemporary style.The size of the apartment is 98 square metres, and its known as the largest one bedroom unit in Port Douglas.
The large bedroom has a queensize bed, with french doors opening onto a small, light filled study. There is a large built in robe, drawers, television and DVD player. On most nights the verandah doors are left open, for the fresh seabreeze to cool off. Their are also a ceiling fan and (URL HIDDEN) cottage also is filled with timber louvres providing further airflow.
Next to the bedroom is a large bathroom, with bath/shower. The walls are filled with mirrors collected over the region. The laundry has a washing machine, dryer and sink.
A hall way leads to the open plan living, dining and kitchen area. The kitchen has a 4 burner hot plate, oven, quality china, cutlery, glassware, saucepans and fridge and freezer. The living room has a large modular couch (can be slept on) with TV. French doors open to verandah for tropical outdoor dining, with a setting for four people.
The gardens are filled with colourful tropical plants and vines. 20 metres away from the cottage is the pool, with area for lazing about in the sun. The Artists Cottage has unlimited free internet.
Guests have access to the entire cottage. We will greet the guests and be available if they need anything during their stay.
Other things to note
We have had construction in the property next door in 2016 resulting in some disappointing reviews. We are really glad to see this construction is up to landscaping stage, and the loud noise has stopped. Please do get in touch before booking, or booking flights, as the calendar is often not up to date. We do take back to back bookings.
no parties, no pets.
150 low season
185 per night high season
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.
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We love airbnb - We travel the world staying in airbnb rentals, so we know what makes a great holiday rental, so you will love to stay in our abodes. I am an artist. My husband, Matthew Wild is a chef. Our son, Pablo Wild is seven and sees the world as his home. Our baby, Hugo is loving the adventures. We travel a lot, but when we are not, we live between Beautiful Port Douglas and Amazing Berlin. Come and stay in our charming homes oozing art, soul and creative vibes. Our homes are created with love, lots of hard work, and a passion of collecting and creating. We search the world for items we love. As much as possible, we recycle building materials, and upcycle furniture. Our houses aren't fussy or pretentious, but they are all about charming you, making you feel great, and celebrating the creative spirit.