The Artists' Nook is perfect for guests who are wanting a more inspired, local and chilled out experience of Port Douglas. Its the perfect hideaway, in town, a short walk to the main street and beach.
The Port Douglas Artists' Nook is our two bedroom holiday rental in the heart of Port Douglas, Far North Queensland, Australia. It is right beside our popular three bedroom holiday rental, The Artists Treehouse (sleeps six). So if you would like to share your holiday with more family and friends - book both the properties! We also have the extremely popular one bedroom Artists' Cottage a few hundred metros down the street, and the wonderful five bedroom Artists' Beach House, on the beach path. You can find out more about all at artists houses with a com. Artists' Houses are filled full of art, soul and good vibes. Book quickly, because return guests book us out.
The Port Douglas Artists' Nook features two bedrooms (sleeping up to four), two living rooms, two bathrooms,decked garden sitting area, courtyard area leading to shared pool. Filled with major collections of inter/nationally renowned artists, as well as eclectic and stylish furnishings, the Port Douglas Artist's Nook finds the perfect balance between comfort, and cool, artistic contemporary style with an affordable price. The Nook suits families and friends looking for somewhere to truly relax and feel at home, with the convenience of being in the heart of Port Douglas, so you can walk anywhere.
The Artists' Nook has an open plan fully equipped kitchen with all you should need to make the perfect dish. The kitchen has an electric stove and dishwasher, toaster, juicer, blender and other appliances. This opens to the dining areas featuring a bespoke dining table with settings for eight people. French doors lead to an outside deck and entertaining area with weber bbq.The living room has a leather couch with a 32 inch flatscreen TV, DVD player, selection of DVD's, and digital television. There is a stereo with iPod/iphone attachment.
The master bedroom has a queen size bed. The room features french doors that open to the back courtyard, to capture the breeze. Their is an ensuite with shower/ toilet. The bedroom has a 32 inch flatscreen TV and ample cupboard space.
There are chairs/toys/spades/boards/rugs/towels to take to the beach.
The second bedroom also has a flat screen TV and DVD player. can be set up as king or two singles. French doors open up to the back courtyard.
The back gate leads to the pool. The pool is shared with eight other properties, however, all are residential so the pool is rarely used, and its most likely you will have it to yourself.
The Artists Nook does have wireless internet.
The Artists' Nook is in the heart of Port Douglas, a walk anywhere.
The Port Douglas Artists Nook is situated next to the Artists Treehouse, (our three bedroom holiday rental) in the heart of Port Douglas, you can stroll into the main street or take a walk over to the beach, just a couple of minutes away. The Artists' Nook fronts onto a quiet street, looking over towering paperbark trees, giving it a secluded and serene feel. You will wake up to the sounds of birds. Experience your morning coffee on the balcony, watching the birds play and the sun filter through the trees. You can either cook your own breakfast in the expansive fully contained kitchen, or stroll into the main street to sample one of the many first class restaurants. The main street is about 8 minutes walk away. Here you can find a great supermarket with all you should want, a selection of Australia's best restaurants, some cool cafes and a great selection of boutiques. Port Douglas has everything you should need. If you want to laze the days away at the beach, it just a couple of minutes walk away. The beautiful Fourmile beach is perfect for long morning walks, is wonderfully safe for swimming, bike riding, sunning or kite surfing. Do you feel like heading to the reef? The marina is about eight minutes walk way. A large selction of boats head out to the reef to dive, to snorkel and to fish. The marina also has a few restaurants and shops. If you don't feel like walking to town, just near to the Artists' treehouse is a selection of cheap restuarants and takeaways, an alcohol shop and cake shop. With plenty of sunshine, beautiful warm seas, refreshing sea breezes and a warm climate all year round, Port Douglas weather is always wonderful. Winter (Dry season) starts in May and finishes in October offering sunshine, fresh breezes and relatively low humidity. Summer is quieter, extends from November to April and refreshes the region with incredible tropical afternoon downpours, abundant tropical fruit, and less people. This is a spectacular time of year. The tropical vegetation is abundant and the forests are filled with clear streams and many waterfalls to cool off in. Ocean water temperatures range from 23 degrees Celsius in July to 29 degrees Celsius in February. Thanks to the beautiful Port Douglas weather you can swim all year round. The 'best' swimming season runs between April and October. Between the months of November and March, Port Douglas is home to the box jellyfish, so special swimming enclosures are erected at Fourmile Beach to protect swimmers.
Port Douglas is a small village, on the coast of Far North Queensland, Australia. It is situated a spectular hours drive north of the international airport in Cairns. The only place where two World Heritage listed areas sit side by side, Port Douglas offers spectacular tropical landscapes and exhilarating natural adventures. Port Douglas hass something for everyone. The balmy tropical climate year around keeps visitors coming back again and again. The distinctive laid back atmosphere, the breathtaking beauty of the scenery, morning strolls along palm-fringed Four Mile Beach, world championship golf courses, the marina, five star restaurants, local artist's galleries, boutique designer stores, wonderful supermarkets and gourmet food supplies, finished off with relaxing moments in the sidewalk cafes. Port Douglas is a wonderful for a relaxed and safe family holiday. Port Douglas is the perfect place to explore the Great Barrier reef, the world's largest coral system and the world's biggest single structure made by living organisms. Port Douglas is the closest town and departure point to the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef, with 12 tours departing daily to the outer reef and Low Isles inner reef areas. The Farmer's Market every Sunday is a wonderful mix of arts, crafts and local produce. There are amazing experiences diving spectacular Great Barrier Reef that can not be missed. Try a refreshing swim in the crystal clear waters of Mossman Gorge, or Spring Creek to revitalise the soul. Go sailing, spend a day lazing on the many (most empty) beaches. Laze the day away on nearby Low Isles. Hike scenic trails to Cape Tribulation where tropical rainforest and coral reef meet. The area is unique, a rainforest that has been in existence for more than 120 million years and contains some plant and animal species not seen anywhere else in the world. Take a cruise up river and come face to face with large crocodiles and pythons in their natural habitat from the comfort and safety of a cruise boat... Or just spend quiet days lazing about in the Port Douglas Artist's Nook.Get the full listing »