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Architect's Tropical Treehouse

Architect's Tropical Treehouse

Edge Hill, Queensland, Australia




  • Treehouse
  • Entire Home
  • 10 people
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 3 bathrooms


Architect's own unique tropical holiday home in Cairns. Enjoy the beautiful natural breezes & views, both of the rainforest & to the city lights.

This house embodies the concept of the indoor-outdoor lifestyle that tropical locations are so suited to. Watch the scrub turkeys & guinea fowls parade through the yard. 5 bedroom 3 bathroom rainforest home located in quiet leafy close, in prestigious & beautiful Edge Hill.

5 mins walk to Cairns famous botanic gardens, 3 mins walk to coffee shops, bakery, restaurants, delicatessant, 10 mins walk to Whitfield Conservation Park, rainforest walking tracks & Centenary Lakes. 7 mins bike ride to esplanade or 12 mins to CBD. 5km to airport.

Enjoy a stroll down to the Sunday morning monthly markets in Collins Avenue, or to any of the numerous music & arts events at the Tanks Arts Centre, which run throughout the year.

Many tour boats depart daily for the Great Barrier Reef from the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, which is 5km from our home. The World heritage listed Daintree & Cape Tribulation rainforests are located about 1.25hours drive north. Port Douglas is 50 minutes north, the charming Atherton Tablelands an hour west, & the beautiful Mission Beach region 1.5 hours south.

For those feeling adventurous, try the 50 minute round trip walk from Raintree Place up to the Red Arrow walking track, which offers some spectacular views of the city & surrounds, as well as some possible closer interaction with the local wildlife. Fitter guests might even take on the Blue Arrow track, which will add 45 minutes to your walk, & snakes along the top of the Mount Whitfied Range.

For those feeling less active, the fruit salad waffles with a glass of Champagne or cappuccino for breakfast in the Flecker Botanic Gardens Cafe, a 10 minute walk away, is hard to resist.

Ceiling fans & abundant louvres are situated in all rooms. There is also s 2 car lock up garage. Priced to accommodate 10 people comfortably, but will take up to 14.

Unforgettable holiday experience!

Read our latest guest reviews on tripadvisor website under "Architect's tropical treehouse"

Please note, the furniture shown in the photographs has been replaced with new and additional furniture items, & the artwork &/ or sculptures have been removed from the house when we moved out. Other than these alterations, the property is exactly as represented in the photographs.


  • TV
  • Kitchen
  • Parking Included
  • Family/Kid Friendly


Cleaning Fee USD 156 (per stay)
Additional Guests USD 28 (after 10 guests)
Security Deposit USD 390
This amount will be collected by your Host upon check in and returned upon checkout to protect against damages or missing items. Learn more
Cancellation Strict
50% refund 7 days before check-in (except for travelmob service fee)


House Rules

Prices are subject to seasonal change which is not able to be displayed on this site. price confirmation is required prior to booking.

Parties & loud or raucous gatherings are prohibited. The house is located in a quiet street where noise travels very easily, particularly at night.

Guests at the house who have not been clearly identified in initial booking are not permitted.

By council law, guest groups cannot be made up of 7 or more unrelated people, by blood or marriage.

The property is unfenced & located in natural rainforest, & is not suitable for pets of any description.

Breach of these requirements may result in visitors being asked to leave.

Our advertised price is based on 2 people sleeping in each double or queen bed, of which there are 4 upstairs & 1 down. We do frequently offer discounts where this means that the downstairs studio & ensuite is not utilised, so that 8 people can all be accommodated at first floor level. Because we can cater for up to 14 people with additional double bunk bed, fold out bed, & mattresses, we can also offer bedding arrangements where people do not have to share double beds if required, however bedding required surplus to numbers of guests is charged at $15/bed/night. For example, the house can accommodate 9 people all sleeping in separate beds, however the additional 4 beds attract additional cost.

Other Details

Check In 2:00 PM
Check Out 10:00 AM
Size 2153 ft2
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Maximum Stay 90 nights

Reviews (2)

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Jan 2016

Thanks for a pleasant stay at Greg's Treehouse.
It's really the "treehouse" in rain forest. Actually it looks as shown in the picture.
It is clean and close to the airport and the beach. I think that a "treehouse" is one of the best booking options in Cairns in hot period - the house is always a bit cool and fresh. We had 6 adults sleeping in 4 beds upstairs and 2 children downstairs - therefore, we had to book 6 beds instead of 4 twin beds. It was necessary to follow the instructions and be aware of this when booking.
Unfortunately, we were unable to use the 4th stove burner. All other kitchen appliances worked perfectly.
A lot of nice household stuff. We knew that we woudn’t have free wifi but we were able to use a mobile network on the veranda and it was not a problem. Again thanks for the great stay! We enjoyed it very much.


Mar 2014

It was a pleasant stay at Greg's Treehouse. It's really a "treehouse" with a lot of greenery and trees. The neighbour was lovely. It's handy as the house is equipped with mosquito netting for all the rooms and most of the common areas in the house. Appreciate it very much and there are many rooms so a group stay is best for this. It very clean except probably some places has cobwebs ie. the garage. But overall great experience and Cairns isn't that big afterall. As long as you rent a car, it's very convenient to move in and out of the vicinity. Close proximity to the airport and city. As we were driving a 8 seater vehicle, it was kinda hard to park in the garage itself but we could still park our vehicle at the side of the curb so it was okay. Well probably can include free wifi next time :) or probably you do have but didn't manage to get the password. Nowadays people always need to be connected :) Thanks for the great stay! enjoyed it very much! instructions were easy to follow.