We have taken extra care to prepare our home for you, from cleanliness and new queen mattresses with Microcloud toppers to plenty of plugs & explanatory signs.
Enjoy fast wifi, cook in the kitchen, watch TV, chill on a sofa, do your laundry. Choose between natural breezes or A/C. Have a drink on a balcony, go for a swim in the pool. Flexible check-in, secure car parking. 10min drive from airport.
Walk to the ocean, city centre, restaurants, shops, natural beauty.
What more do you need? :-)
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• 2 air-conditioned guest bedrooms with a comfortable queen bed in each, and you can fit in up to 3 more people on the two 12-cm foam single floor mattresses and sofa. Portacrib also available. Lockable bedroom doors.
• Room A has an ensuite bathroom
• Room B has a private balcony and shared bathroom off the kitchen
• Both bedrooms have a TV and a Chromecast device
• Both bedrooms have split system air conditioners, as does the open plan living room/kitchen.
• One secure, free parking space is reserved for you in the basement of our apartment (2 metre height max). Additional parking may be available in visitor spaces and on the street.
• Full, well-equipped kitchen
• Kitchenette in the hall between rooms A and B
• Laundry room with washer, dryer, iron & ironing board
• Front balcony off lounge room overlooking garden and city
• Swimming pool and seating area in garden
• Laser printer / B&W copier / scanner
• Both bathrooms include hair dryer, shower, electric outlet, and towel bars. Fluffy towels and big pool towels provided along with shared shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, soap.
You'll have the whole place to yourselves (except our locked 3rd bedroom). We will not be living here during your stay.
Interaction with guests
We, or our cohost, will be just a phone call or message away.
(Check out our reviews on our other listings too.)
Other things to note
• If you are booking for tonight (same day), please message us first ("Contact host") to confirm what time our place can be ready.
• Accessibility: there are two stairs to get into building and a gently sloping entrance pathway. There is an elevator and there are no stairs in the apartment.
• For stays longer than a week, we change sheets & towels and clean weekly.
• Let us know ahead of time if you will have small children with you, so we can put household cleaners out of reach.
• There is not a dining table; four can sit on bar stools at the kitchen counter at a time, and others can sit in the living room.
• When communicating with us, please mention the phrase "Great Expectations" so we know you have read through our whole listing. ;-) We want you to have an accurate idea of what we are offering.
- Strictly no smoking inside the apartment. Smoking only on balconies with glass door closed, or downstairs in the garden. Please do not leave cigarette/cigar stubs.
- Guests under 18 must have parent or guardian with them.
- Keep common areas clean and avoid leaving food out or crumbs that may attract pests.
- No visitors who are not on the reservation.
- Keep noise level down, especially from 10pm to 8am.
- Let us know right away if anything gets damaged or stained.
- No illicit drugs or excessive alcohol consumption.
- Lock apartment door at night and before going out.
- Turn off air conditioners when not hanging out in room.
- Guests will be expected to reimburse the hosts for any damages caused by irresponsible behaviour. Irresponsible behaviour can result in eviction from the premises with no refund.
Thanks for observing these guidelines!
We are a laid-back, well-traveled couple who have been guests many times and now have the awesome opportunity to use what we have learned to serve our own guests! Thomas is Australian and Ramona is American, and between us we have been to about 70 countries. We love Townsville!