180° WATER Views of Moreton Bay & Brisbane CBD!


Entire residential home hosted by Kate

11 guests, 5 bedrooms, 8 beds, 2 baths
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The perfect home for friends or families who appreciate nature, tranquility, wildlife, stunning water views and sunsets.

Enjoy our beautifully appointed 5 bedroom hill top home with 1/2 acre of private established gardens, boasting 180° WATER VIEWS of Moreton Bay & the Brisbane CBD.

COVID SAFE Industry Approved Plan in place, professionally cleaned to enhanced COVID-19 cleaning & disinfection standards. Message us for our COVID-19 Government Enforced Lockdown Cancellation Policy.

The space
'Sunset @ Straddie View' is a single level brick home located on 1/2 acre of private grounds on top of the hill behind Dunwich on an ultra quiet cul-de-sac.

The house caters to 11 guests with 8 beds (1 x King, 2 x Queen + 2 x King-singles & 3 x Single beds). With all the creature comforts including reverse cycle air-con throughout property (5 units), NBN Wifi, 2 x platinum Foxtel, a fire pit and a huge outdoor covered entertaining area; to ensure an enjoyable island escape.

A place to relax and unwind, with loved ones, connect with and appreciate nature!

Meet our most regular guest a resident kangaroo (Boomer), experience SPECTACULAR uninterrupted views of Moreton Bay's turquoise waters; with views north to the Glasshouse Mountains and South to Mt Warning.

Watch Sugar Gliders leap from the properties trees minutes after watching the BEST SUNSETS on the East Coast of Australia, followed by magical twinkling night lights of Brisbane CBD. Ideally suited for multiple families, groups of friends or colleagues or those looking to 'work from home' or be creative e.g write a book or paint etc.

Don't just take our word for how great the house and view are; read the guest reviews in the reviews section below. We have received 5 stars from almost every guest that has ever stayed. Message us for a Monthly or longer DISCOUNT SPECIAL OFFER. Bunker down during COVID-19 with your loved ones and 'work from home' using the properties FREE Unlimited WiFi.

Everything you need for a great relaxing Island holiday including: Unlimited FREE WiFi, fans in all rooms, insect screens throughout, reverse cycle air conditioning throughout the house (5x new air cons in living area and 4 x bedrooms), huge outdoor entertaining area & 6 burner BBQ (gas included), hammocks, a fire Pit area, a huge yard to play backyard cricket etc, a sand pit and swing for the kids, a large remote operated garage, plenty of flat space to park multiple cars & boats and wash them off after a day on the beach. A fully equipped kitchen to cater for large groups. Unlimited calls to all Australian standard landlines and mobiles, 2 x large TVs (55" and 46"), 2 x platinum (all channels) Foxtel, 2 x Blu Ray/DVD players, a selection of DVD's, books and board games.

All our linen is professionally laundered between every booking. Included is a bath towel for each guest booked to stay, a hand towel and floor mat for each bathroom and 3 tea towels for the kitchen.
All beds come made with a fresh water proof mattress protector and 100% organic cotton sheets and pillows.

You can then choose to BYO your own warm bedding (quilts, blankets or sleeping bags), or hire warm bedding from us for the following an additional fees which covers the cost of professional laundering.
Per bed - quilt = $30, (winter) cotton blanket = $25 (spring and autumn) or an empty quilt cover = $10 (summer).

This house is the perfect solution when 'some loved ones' want to go camping and fishing and 'other loved ones' would rather comfy beds and warm showers. You get nature, relaxation and creature comforts.

Located in a quiet cul-de-sac at 4 Illawong Crescent, Dunwich. A 15-20 min drive to the far more tourist filled Point Lookout and its surf beaches. It is less than 10 mins drive to Main beach and you only drive past 3 houses then the bush to get there. Main Beach has great fishing and surfing and is perfect for long walks on the beach and a swim. The property is only 15-20 mins drive to Point Lookout and Amity townships and their countless stunning beaches and 3 mins to Dunwich Township, bay beaches and the vehicle and passenger ferries.

It is a beautiful 20 min bush walk (or less than 5 min drive) to Lake Bummeria (Brown Lake); a stunning spiritual natural tea tree lake that leaves your skin feeling as smooth as a baby’s bottom. 5 mins drive to the fun, relaxed, family friendly NSI golf course, 7 mins to Blue Lake.

This home is all about connecting with nature, peace and tranquillity. Boasting breathtaking day & night views of Moreton Bay’s spectacular turquoise waters & Brisbane city’s sparkling lights from most room (including 3 main bedrooms, lounge and kitchen).

You will enjoy sitting back and unwinding whilst experiencing the most amazing sunset vistas from the undercover outdoor living area which is equipped with a 4m table, large wicker lounge and huge 6 burner BBQ with wok (BBQ gas included).

On a clear day you can see the Glasshouse Mountains to the North and as far south as the Tweed volcanics; on wild days you can sit and watch storms up to 500 kms away. The view changes by the hour due to tides changing and the suns angle. There is always boating action on the bay to watch and you can see the planes landing and taking off from the Brisbane airport.

“Sunset @ Straddie View” is extremely quiet, tranquil and private with lots of visiting wildlife including sugar and squirrel gliders, birds of prey (eg. eagles and kites), parrots, goannas and the odd kangaroo or chance of a koala. Relax, unwind, connect with loved ones and experience the beauty of Straddie during your stay at “Sunset @ Straddie View”.

We are owner managers (not a large property management company). We are quick to respond (usually less than an hour) to booking enquiries and all questions you may have before and during your stay. We are happy to help you and provide local Intel, or leave you to relax. The choice is yours.

Our Calendar and Rates are up to date through until 31 January 2023.

We have a range of special DEALS outside of peak periods. Please send us an enquiry and ask for our current deals/special offers.

This property has a COVID SAFE Industry Approved Plan in place and is professionally cleaned between EVERY booking to enhanced COVID-19 recommended cleaning and disinfection standards, including sanitising high touch surfaces with hospital grade 80% ethanol sanitiser.
We also have mandatory guest contact tracing through STAFE STAY QR Code Check In and Check Out. It is a legal requirement that any person exhibiting COVID like symptoms get tested and does not proceed to attend the property. It is also a requirement that any guest who becomes unwell within 14 days of leaving the property and test positive to COVID-19 notify us, so contact tracing can occur.

NO PETS ALLOWED! This is because the property is not fully fenced and there is wildlife around such as a a curlew family that lives in the yard and gliders in the trees.

No parties wedding or functions. All functions will be shut down, police called and and full bond will be lost. However we can recommend some great wedding and party venues in the island and even assist you with contact details for catering, event planning, florists, cake makers, hair dressers, make up artists etc. the house has hosted many bridal parties in wedding preparations. It is set up well for that and accomodation for a wedding party or guess.It is just not suitable to host an actual wedding or party at the house.

To sum up Straddie as a destination - it is a place of stunning environmental beauty and wonder. It has a deeply rich culture and history but it is laid back and friendly. Some say a trip to Straddie is like stepping 20 years back in time. Come experience it for yourself!

To sum up “Sunset @ Straddie View” - it offers a chance to experience a beautifully appointed property with all the creature comforts you need for an enjoyable holiday escape. It is a place to relax, unwind, spend time with your loved ones, connect with and appreciate nature. An opportunity to sit back, take a look at the world around you and see ‘the bigger picture’ by enjoying the amazing view complete with aqua waters, rising and falling tides, rainbows, postcard perfect sunsets and the twinkling lights of Brisbane’s night sky.


The Master suite plus bedrooms 2, 3 & 4 all have celling fans and built in wardrobes. Bedroom 5/rumpus room has a pedestal fan and air conditioning however no wardrobes. The Master suite and bedrooms 2 and 3 have stunning Moreton Bay water views; whilst bedroom 4 and 5/rumpus have a tranquil bush outlook.

The Master suite has a king size pillow top bed, TV, reverse cycle air conditioning, study desk and en-suite,
Bedrooms 2 & 3 have queen size pillow top beds and reverse cycle air conditioning.
Bedroom 4 has 2 single pillow top beds.
Bedroom 5/rumpus room has reverse cycle air conditioning, 2 king single beds plus a single trundle bed which have legs that unfold so beds stand at full bed height.

Fully appointed modern kitchen complete with dishwasher, stove/oven, microwave, toaster, kettle, rice cooker, slow cooker, blender, fully automated 'Nespresso Lattissima' espresso machine; and all you will need in the way of pots and pans, wok, cutlery, crockery, and utensils to cater for up to 11 people, it’s like your home kitchen not your usual sparse holiday rental kitchen.

Huge covered outdoor living area complete with a 11 seater wooden table, large wicker lounge and large 6 burner BBQ with wok. Also has a great Fire Pit area about 20m from the house with log seating for 11, see picture.

Upon request a cot, change table and high chair can be supplied.

A huge 10kg top loading washing machine, clothes dryer, clothesline, iron and ironing board.

FOR STRADDIE INFO and things to do please see the the Neighbourhood section of this listing.

We are more than happy to answer any questions you have about the house or Straddie, just send us an enquiry.

Hope to welcome you to Sunset @ Straddie View soon.

What this place offers

Bay view
City skyline view
Lake access
Free parking on premises
TV with Standard cable
Washing machine
Security cameras on property

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Where you’ll be

Dunwich, Queensland, Australia

LAKE BUMMIERA or BROWN LAKE is 2 Km door to door; an easy 5 min drive or a beautiful 20 minute bush walk arriving at the stunning fresh water Tea Tree lake. It is a truly special and spiritual place and is a must do experience. A swim will relax your mind and body whilst the Tea Tree leaves your skin smooth as a baby's bottom.

MAIN BEACH is less than 10 minutes' (pass just 3 houses then bushland) drive with 32km of stunning white sandy beach which is great for 4WDing (you can drive the full length of the beach if you purchase a permit for your vehicle), swimming, surfing, fishing, jet skiing and long walks etc.

DUNWICH TOWNSHIP is less than 3 minutes' drive and features a fantastic historical museum which is well worth exploring. Learn all about Straddie's diverse and interesting history including Quandamooka indigenous culture, ship wrecks, Straddie's leper colony, benevolent asylum, whaling station and WW II bomber and submarine watch post. Another interesting place is the University of Queensland's Moreton Bay Research Station (MBRS) which conducts world class marine and environmental research.

Dunwich has all the amenities you will need during your stay including a supermarket, pharmacy, butcher, bakery, post office, newsagent, Quandamooka art gallery, cafes and take away eateries. The Dunwich foreshore has some beautiful calm shallow water beaches (eg. Adams Beach which is ideal for swims with small children) and beautiful bay walks (eg Polka Point).

NSI GOLF COURSE is less than 5 mins drive or a pleasant walk away. It features an 18 hole sand golf course with the most relaxed feel and is family friendly (also has free putt putt golf), affordable and teeming with wildlife such as kangaroos on the greens plus the rare and magnificent glossy black cockatoo's.

POINT LOOKOUT is a 15-20 minute drive and features great patrolled surf beaches the spectacular Gorge Walk and some nice cafes. A Gelato from the Point Lookout Gelato Bar whilst taking in the stunningly rugged coast and watching passing animals (eg. whales, dolphins, sharks, turtles and rays) is a must do whilst on Straddie!

There is plenty more to experience whilst on Straddie, far too much to mention here. There are some great websites with further Straddie info if you search including things to do, getting here etc. Once guests book on Air BnB we send a confirmation message on Air BnB's message system, which has links to great Straddie Info resources.

Hosted by Kate

  1. Joined in November 2015
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Happily married with two beautiful daughters. Love the beach, nature, spending time with family and friends, scuba diving, photography, art and design.

During your stay

Contact-less Check In is preferred (during the COVID-19 pandemic) however we live just 3 mins away so my husband (Pip) or I (Kate) are availble should you need us in person. We also happily provide local Intel before and during your stay. We will leave you to enjoy your stay in private, however are always available if you need anything just sing out. We have produced a guest info book which has HEAPS of info about the house, loads of brochures about Straddie all the activities and attractions, our top tips about the Island plus a whole section of menus from Island cafes etc. We are happy to be involved during your stay however we will leave you to enjoy your stay unless you ask for our involvement.
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House rules

Check-in: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
Self check-in with key safe
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

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Carbon monoxide alarm

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