The house is in the McCubbin precinct of Couran Cove Island Resort on South Stradbroke Island, just north of the Gold Coast. Guests have access to all resort facilities and restaurants, pristine beaches, majestic rainforest, native Australian wildlife and peace and serenity.
Sleeping up to six, this tri-level cabin features a fully equipped kitchen with gas cook-top and microwave, large dining and living areas, fully screened verandahs, ceiling fans, cosy gas fireplace, flat screen TV, DVD player and barbecue. The bed configuration is one queen bed and 4 single beds or one queen, one king bed and 2 singles. Privately owned, it comes with full use of the Couran Cove Island Resort facilities - pools, restaurants, day spa, general store, jetski hire, kayaking, beach volleyball, tennis, putt putt, and walking tracks. Free bikes and a trailer are provided for getting around the island or alternatively bikes can be hired from the resort. Two tennis racquets, ping pong bats and balls and 2 fishing rods are also provided for guest use.
Linen including sheets, bath towels and bath mats are provided. Guests should bring beach towels and extra bath towels if they are staying for an extended period as linen is not replenished. A guest laundry is situated next to the central sports facilities.
When you arrive please check in at reception at the marina and friendly resort staff will transport out to the house and back again on departure. Guests have access to the whole island, and can walk to other tourist facilities along the west facing Moreton Bay beach or via the eastern surf beach. The resort spans the width of the island which is covered by beautiful banksia and eucalypt forests. There are no cars allowed in the resort apart from service vehicles so it is very quiet and peaceful.
Interaction with guests
Guest are free to contact the owner at any time should assistance be required. The service desk at the resort is attended from 9AM to 5PM 7 days a week and is accessible from the house phone.
Other things to note
You may wish to bring some food with you especially fresh fruit and vegetables as the general store stocks limited fresh food, basic food items, wine and beer. The gas barbecue has a lid if you wish to roast meat as there is no oven in the kitchen - gas cooktop and microwave only. If you wish to bring your own alcohol please pack it in your luggage and discuss this with the owner during booking.
Restaurant information can be accessed via the Couran Cove Resort website (URL HIDDEN)
Mobile phone coverage is available in the house and throughout the resort. A business centre provides wifi and facilities for photocopying, faxing, and broadband internet.
This is a family resort so please respect the rights of other guests to peace and quiet. When you depart please close the windows, turn off all fans, lights and TV, disconnect the barbecue, empty the kitchen rubbish, leave the kitchen in a clean and tidy state lock all external doors. Smoking is not allowed in the house and due to the the high fire risk, cigarettes are not sold on the island.
I have always loved getting away from the hustle and bustle of city life on South Stradbroke Island. Experience the sense of serenity and timelessness on this unique sand island only 1 hour from Brisbane and the Gold Coast.