Daintree Valley Cottage is a one bedroom cottage, offering outstanding views of the three mountain ranges, and 12 layers of the Daintree Valley. Sit back on the extensive decks of the cottage and enjoy sweeping views of the Daintree valley and the most ancient rainforest in the world. The cottage is set on five acres of land giving the ultimate privacy and tranquility , although offering a majestic scene to your front view. Being self sufficient and one with the eco system to our area, the cottage runs soley on solar panels and watertanks, however electric power in the house offers full electricity with light and fans along with the availability of running a bath spa tub for your relaxation and enjoyment. The cottage would suit a couple looking for a romantic and secluded getaway, a writer looking for that special place to create, birdwatchers, or anyone with the need to sit back and enjoy the beauty of nature surrounding you.
The cottage is unique and beautiful, built with love by its boatbuilder owner, his sons and wife. Hardwood floors, full kitchen and living room are all equipped with all the necessities for your comfort. The open planned living room has a range of books, 32 inch HDTV and a DVD player. This leads to the dining room, with a dining table seating for six. The kitchen has a 5 burner gas stove, gas oven and grill, electric fridge, and a range of appliances. Wake up to watch the morning mist flow through the Daintree vallery from your spacious bedroom. The bathroom features a jacuzzi with large windows opening out to rainforest views. Being run on solar power and rain water, the system is fully automated offering full electricity and ample water, however, the usage needs to be respected. The deck to the front of the cottage is extensive, some of which is covered and some being open. Be at one with nature as you experience an open avery to all the music of the rainforest. Laze your days away on the covered or open deck. A 3 seater couch can open to a futon, which can be used for sleeping or lazy afternoons. The are also two lounge chairs to enjoy the views and relax. We also have a dining table with settings for four. This leads to an open deck where you can see the beautiful valley as you relax in the sun lounges. At night view the stars like you have never seen them before.
The rainforest is directly behind you and a slow undulating property in your front yard opening to your scenery. At given times of the year the valley mist along the river floods with low moving mist that can offer a different view and movement daily.
Daintree Valley Cottage has a very soothing and relaxing atmosphere, and even though we are in a remote area we are just 5 minutes off the Daintree River and ferry crossing which allows you a simple drive to our nearest attractions such as the cape trip drive and nearby hotels and or restaurants. River tours are available on the river which can add to your adventures as Crocodiles are often seen sunning themselves on the river banks, and fishing trips can also be arranged. Daintree village is just minutes away with Café’s and hotel restaurants and small shops, and the road north offering further locations of interest. We request that visitors are aware that we are in the rainforest, so to keep in mind that the natural ambiance is surrounding you and that no domestic animals are allowed, preserving our wildlife in the area. At times special sighting have occurred of our natural wildlife with much enjoyment. We welcome all guests with the respect to the property and environment.
No smoking inside
This is heritage listed rainforest, no domestic animals allowed.
This cottage is eco friendly and runs on solar power. The usage needs to be respected. No extensive use of lights, no hairdryers.
This cottage is in the rainforest. Insects are a natural part of the ecosystem here.