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TINTOELA. Norfolk’s Luxury Retreat
Our Resort Report.

OUR Thoughts on Tintoela, Harpers Road, Cascade, Norfolk Island
It’s hard to imagine a more picturesque outlook anywhere on Earth.  As you travel the 1.5km from the Burnt Pine Commercial Centre of Norfolk Island, along Taylors Road, then New Cascades Road and into Harpers Road, the outlook just gets better and better. Then, as you turn into either of the two driveways into Tintoela you are confronted with a jaw-dropping vista of gently rolling green hills on both sides of a beautiful valley scattered with Norfolk Island Pines and, on a clear day, 600 metres away and framed by the valley, the dark blue waters of Cascade Bay and the ocean. Talk about spectacular and special!

The top driveway services the 2 Bedroom Hilli Cottage and the 1 Bedroom Kushu Cottage. The second driveway further down Harpers Road is the entrance to the 3 storey Hunkey’s Homestead. Neither of the buildings impinges on the view of the others.

A premium 5-seater car is provided for guests in each cottage, you only pay for the daily insurance cost and for filling the tank with petrol before you leave.  For those staying in the Homestead, extra cars can be provided at a similar rate.

This is a wonderful spot for a relaxing holiday.  All the accommodation is of a very high standard.  As well as being a great place for individuals, honeymooners, couples and families.  The 3 units comprising  Tintoela can be reserved together for a small wedding, executive retreat, corporate event, family reunion or any small group event of up to 18 people looking for a high standard of comfort and facilities.

Included in the tariff at Tintoela:
● Premium 5-seater rental car
● Airport Meet and Greet
● Half-day Island Sightseeing Tour
● Free Wifi up to 1.5GB per day
● Fresh Flowers and Fruit Bowl on arrival
● Picnic and beach gear including stand-up
      paddle boards

What Tintoela, Norfolk’s Luxury Retreat Say About Themselves:
“Tintoela's island-style homestead and two cottages are Norfolk Island's boutique luxury retreat. Situated on its own ridge in one of Norfolk Island's most scenic and serene valleys, each stunning Norfolk Island accommodation at Tintoela has been designed with luxurious relaxation in mind. Bright and sophisticated, with an emphasis on local natural materials, it's the world-class design, craftsmanship and landscaping at Tintoela's Norfolk Island accommodations that has created true luxury. And when combined with story-book ocean views and lush fruit-filled gardens, Tintoela truly becomes the most serene refuge you can imagine. So put your feet up on your private veranda and allow the beautiful ocean breeze to cleanse your soul. You've arrived in paradise for a Norfolk Island holiday that you will never forget.”

Your Accommodation Options
To quote Tintoela
“Inspired by the raw beauty of Norfolk Island, Hunky Evans, master-builder and owner, created Tintoela as ode to his surroundings. Located just five minutes from town, stunning beaches, and a myriad of walking trails, Tintoela's luxury Norfolk Island accommodations unfold across three acres of manicured hilltop above one of Norfolk's most scenic valleys. Incredible ocean views, inspired architecture and lush landscapes are at the heart of each unique and elegant accommodation.”

There are 3 accommodation options; the 1 bedroom Kushu Cottage, the 2 bedroom Hilli Cottage and the 6 bedroom Hunky’s Homestead. All have fully equipped kitchen, microwave, dishwasher, tea/coffee, phone/fax, wireless internet, TV/DVD, radio/CD player, washer/dryer, iron/ironing board, barbeque, heaters and fans, electric blankets, hairdryer, music, movies, games, picnic basket and beach towels. The Homestead has Foxtel.

The 1 bedroom Kushu Cottage and the 2 bedroom Hilli cottage are on a separate drive above the homestead with a lovely big lawn between the cottages and the homestead.  The 2 cottages are some distance apart from each other and are screened for privacy by tropical gardens. All enjoy the same wonderful outlook.

Minimum Stay Policy:
There is a minimum 3 night-stay policy for all accommodation types.

Accommodation Categories
Bullet The Kushu 1 Bedroom Cottage:
Timber floors and timbered ceilings with light, modern painted walls.  This 106m2 cottage has a separate bedroom and a separate living room.  Both rooms face the covered veranda where comfortable outdoor lounging chairs offer a perfect place to catch the view. The living area includes the kitchen, dining and lounge.  The bedroom has a walk-through wardrobe to the bathroom which offers both a bath and separate shower.  There is a separate laundry room. The veranda houses a BBQ and outdoor dining setting facing he view.
Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults.
Existing Bedding: 1 King double which can be split into 2 single beds if required.

Bullet The Hilli 2 Bedroom Cottage:
Hilli is a 145m2 cottage with gabled, wooded ceilings and polished wood floors.  The 2 bedrooms, both of which have ensuite bathrooms, are on either end of the cottage and the large open-plan lounge, kitchen and dining space in the centre, faces the veranda and the view.  A central fireplace is one of the features of Hilli Cottage. The big lounge and the 2 ensuite bedrooms make Hilli Cottage a perfect option for 2 couples sharing.
A beautiful little picket fence out front, Kentia Palms and Norfolk Island Pines frame the view perfectly.
Hilli Cottage may be booked as either one bedroom/1-bathroom accommodation, or as a two bedroom/2 bathroom unit.
Bedroom 1 does not face the view, but has an ensuite bathroom with a laundry alcove and a separate bath and separate shower, Bedroom 2, which opens to the veranda and the view, has an ensuite with shower only. 
Maximum Occupancy:  6 guests. 
Existing Bedding: 1 King Bed in each bedroom, either or both of which can be split into 2 single beds. 
Additional Bedding: There is a double fold-out sofa bed in the lounge which will take 2 guests.

Bullet Hunkey’s 6 Bedroom Homestead
The Homestead is 488m2 spread over 3 levels.  The middle floor is the main level where guests enter the homestead.  There is a smaller top floor and a bigger lower floor which opens to the lower courtyard.

The top level houses a bedroom with a lounge area as well as a smaller single bedroom.  There is a single bathroom servicing both rooms.  
Existing Bedding: 1 Queen Bed in the main bedroom and 1 Single Bed in the smaller bedroom.

The middle (main) level
 is huge and has a wide wrap-around veranda complete with outdoor dining setting, BBQ and lounging furniture. The country kitchen, complete with informal dining table, is separated from the remainder of the living space by a pot-belly fire. The large lounge has another fireplace (and a piano) and there is a separate formal dining area and a separate Study.
The main bedroom with ensuite bathroom is on this level as well as a separate single bedroom which has a powder room (toilet and hand basin) attached.
Existing bedding in the main bedroom is 1 King Bed.  The single bedroom has 1 Single Bed.

The lower level contains another lounge and 2 bedrooms – one with a King Split Bed, the other with a Queen Bed. One large bathroom with combo bath/shower services this floor.
Existing Bedding: 1 Queen Bed and 1 King Bed which splits into 2 Single Beds if required.
Maximum occupancy on the lower level is 6 guests.
Additional Bedding:  The Sofa Bed in the lower level lounge will sleep 2 guests.

What Tintoela Say About Hunky’s Homestead:
“Designed and built by owner Hunky Evans, the aptly named Hunky's Homestead showcases the best of Norfolk Island architecture, blended with the subtle elegances of sophisticated living. Ideal for large families or groups of friends, Hunky's Homestead is the most spacious Norfolk Island accommodation capable of hosting 10 people under one roof.

At the heart of the Homestead is the beautiful main room, with adjoining dining room. Contemporary in design and classically Norfolk, the views from here will capture your heart. A gorgeous potbelly stove, holdover from a generation not long passed, separates the main room from the country-style kitchen. A study, laundry room, three and half bathrooms and six bedrooms make up the rest of the home. 360° of veranda ensure you can always find your moment of serenity.”

Getting To and From Tintoela
Return airport transfers are included.  A Premium 5-seat Rental Car is provided for each accommodation unit for use of guests staying at Tintoela.

Kids’ Policy
Children aged under 7 years sharing with their parents and utilising existing bedding stay free of charge.  Cots and high chairs are provided free of charge.

Resort Cancellation Policy
Bullet 
All cancellations must be in writing
Bullet A 30% deposit is payable on confirmation of booking
Bullet This deposit is non-refundable 7 days after booking
      has been confirmed Cancellations made within 30 days of
      scheduled arrival incur a cancellation fee equal to 100%
      of the cost of the accommodation and services
      booked.
 
Travel Insurance is recommended
OUR Specialists can advise on all aspects of travel insurance

The information on this page is correct as at 11 October 2019 and is based on our supplier contracts valid to 31 March 2020.  All information is subject to change without notice.


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Room Facilities
Bullet Fully equipped kitchen
Bullet Microwave
Bullet Dishwasher
Bullet Tea & coffee making facility
Bullet Wifi
Bullet 42”& 50” flat screen TV
Bullet Bose iPod dock
Bullet Washer/dryer
Bullet Iron/ironing board
Bullet Bath and shower
Bullet Weber barbeque
Bullet Fireplace
Bullet Heaters and fans
Bullet Electric blankets
Bullet Hairdryer
Bullet Piano in homestead
Bullet Music, movies, games
Bullet Picnic basket
Bullet Drinks cooler
Bullet Beach towels and umbrellas
Bullet Cot, high chair & children’s play equipment