Tropical paradise in Cairns

Australia - Queensland - FRESHWATER

Home exchange in,Australia,FRESHWATER,Tropical paradise in Cairns
Tropical paradise in Cairns
Home exchange in,Australia,FRESHWATER,swimming pool
Swimming pool
Home exchange in,Australia,FRESHWATER,Open plan lounge room
Open plan lounge room
Home exchange in,Australia,FRESHWATER,Large TV in lounge
Large TV in lounge
Home exchange in,Australia,FRESHWATER,Tropical fish aquarium
Tropical fish aquarium
Home exchange in,Australia,FRESHWATER,Kitchen with windows opening to tropical garden
Kitchen with windows opening to tropical garden
Home exchange in,Australia,FRESHWATER,Tropical outdoor dining area
Tropical outdoor dining area
Home exchange in,Australia,FRESHWATER,Patio with BBQ opening off lounge room
Patio with BBQ opening off lounge room
Home exchange in,Australia,FRESHWATER,Downstairs double bedroom
Downstairs double bedroom
Home exchange in,Australia,FRESHWATER,Downstairs Single bedroom 1
Downstairs Single bedroom 1
Home exchange in,Australia,FRESHWATER,Downstairs single bedroom 2
Downstairs single bedroom 2
Home exchange in,Australia,FRESHWATER,bedrooms open to back deck and garden
Bedrooms open to back deck and garden
Home exchange in,Australia,FRESHWATER,Downstairs office
Downstairs office
Home exchange in,Australia,FRESHWATER,Downstairs bathroom with spa
Downstairs bathroom with spa
Home exchange in,Australia,FRESHWATER,Upstairs double bedroom
Upstairs double bedroom
Home exchange in,Australia,FRESHWATER,Upstairs office
Upstairs office
Home exchange in,Australia,FRESHWATER,upstairs sitting room
Upstairs sitting room
Home exchange in,Australia,FRESHWATER,Upstairs Ensuite bathroom
Upstairs Ensuite bathroom
Home exchange in,Australia,FRESHWATER,Upstairs ensuite shower and toilet
Upstairs ensuite shower and toilet
Home exchange in,Australia,FRESHWATER,large rainforest garden
Large rainforest garden
Home exchange in,Australia,FRESHWATER,garden pond
Garden pond
Home exchange in,Australia,FRESHWATER,Small city car and 4WD available
Small city car and 4WD available
  • Sleeping capacity6
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms2

Non-simultaneous Home Exchange

Simultaneous Home Exchange

Hospitality Exchange Offered

Pet Care Needed

Smoking Not Allowed

Children Welcome

Car Exchange is preferred

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Our Home For Exchange

Description of the home we are offering for exchange

Large two storey home in Freshwater, a quiet leafy suburb of Cairns with pool, large tropical rainforest garden and mountain views. Double bedroom with ensuite and study/reading room upstairs. Downstairs two bedrooms, bathroom and an office with sofa bed, wi-fi, new kitchen and open plan lounge leading to outdoor entertaining/BBQ area. Large back covered patio with access to rainforest garden and fish pond. Ten minutes to city, airport and northern beaches. Access to wide range of tourist attractions including world heritage reef and rainforest.


House - 2 or more floors/ Main Residence


  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony / Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes Washer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Microwave Oven
  • Extensive Grounds
  • Peaceful Surroundings
  • View
  • Privacy / Seclusion
  • Garden
  • Garage
  • Parking included
  • Private Pool
  • Terrace / Patio


  • Computer available
  • DVD
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet (WiFi)
  • Family Room / Playroom


  • Use of bicycle(s)


  • Suburban
  • Mountains


Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area

Freshwater is a quiet established residential suburb nestled below the rainforest hillsides of the Mt Whitfield Conservation Park. It has a number of small local parks with children's playgrounds, tennis courts and small shopping centre with convenience store, French bakery, butcher, post office and Thai takeaway restaurant. Its special quality is its location, with easy 15mins access to the Cairns CBD, the beach communities north of Cairns, and rainforest with beautiful creeks for swimming. Freshwater also has a station where most tourists catch the he heritage train to Kuranda on the Atherton Tablelands. Cairns itself is known internationally for its easy access to the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics Rainforest.

Outdoor Activities

  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Gym / Health Club
  • Tennis
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Lake
  • Public Swimming Pool
  • River
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving / Surfing
  • Windsurfing


  • Park / Playground
  • Cafés
  • Gym / Health Club
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping
  • Park / Playground

Cultural Activities

  • Concerts
  • Galleries
  • Museums
  • Theatre

Transport Nearby

  • Bus
  • Car Necessary

Neighbourhood Services

  • Bakery
  • Corner Shop
  • Pharmacy
  • Supermarket


Our home exchange - places to go and things to do while staying in our home

The Great Barrier Reef provides excellent snorkeling and diving opportunities. Green Island and Fitzroy Island, located just off Cairns also have accommodation. The famous Daintree rainforest is only two hours north of Cairns with Port Douglas and Mossman Gorge to visit along the way. The Atherton Tablelands just to the west of Cairns is a rural agricultural area which provides a cool respite in summer months and has a wide range of outdoor activities and local food products to enjoy.

Our Preferences

Our home exchange - here are our Preferences and House Rules

Please check our exchange preferences below. The pet care needed is for our tropical freshwater fish in an indoor aquarium and outdoor pools. . Feeding is very easy and the fish can be left for a few days at a time.


  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Pet Care Needed
  • Plant care is needed inside
  • Plant care is needed outdoors

Car Exchange

  • Car Exchange is preferred

Home Exchange Type

  • Non-simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Hospitality Exchange Offered

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