Whether you're looking for a private, natural space to relax and unwind, or a unique and memorable base for your adventures of the Sunshine Coast, our rustic style guesthouse could be just the place for you!
Nestled seemingly a world away in the secluded and scenic foothills of the Blackall Range, the Rustic Retreat is just 25 minutes drive from top coast attractions including Australia Zoo, pristine beaches and the township of Maleny.
Linen included. Oven/stove-top and basic utensils provided
Nestled amongst the trees on a private and secluded, yet easily accessable corner of our rural property in scenic Diamond Valley, the guest house was built from locally sourced stone and timbers over 30 years ago and infuses exotic themes with rustic country charm.
Enjoy a beverage on the deck as the native birds sing merrily in the treetops or browse the large digital range of Music, Movies and TV shows after a day of exploring the Coasts many world class attractions.
(Please be sure to read "Other things to note" section before booking.)
If visiting during the cooler months then a crackling fire in the indoor or outdoor fireplace will surely set the atmosphere and soothe the soul. (Quality Timber and firestarting kits available for purchase or BYO)
Seasonal Certified Organic fruit/veg available to guests at wholesale prices. A small selection of home-made frozen meals are also available for purchase.
Zugang für Gäste
The guest house is fully private and self contained, with a large yard that borders onto forestry and cattle pastures.
There is a stone outdoor fire circle which is great for crisp winter nights under the stars and also plenty of space for outdoor activities during the day in the surrounding yard area.
Interaktion mit Gästen
Although we guarantee full privacy for your stay, I am also happy to help out with tips on local attractions or provide any additional assistance you may require where possible.
Weitere wichtige Infos
Please Note for two singles: Due to linen/cleaning expenses if you wish to use both double beds there will be an additional single fee of $25.
The last 300mtrs of road leading to the guesthouse is well maintained gravel.
The guesthouse runs on rainwater collected from the tin roof which is fine to drink, though at this stage there is no filtration system fitted so you may like to bring your own drinking water if that is an issue for you.
Please note that the shower is low pressure but adequate and there is plenty of hot water.
There is strong cellphone reception in the area - No Wi-fi/Internet connection available.
Also please note that the two bedrooms are connected via a doorway with only a curtain to separate.
As the guesthouse borders onto native bushland there is also an abundance of native wildlife and it is not uncommon to hear a possum taking a shortcut over the tin roof during the night, the odd fruit bat chattering up in the canopy and the local Kookaburras singing at dawn.
There are sometimes mosquitoes but we keep the guesthouse supplied with complementary coils and repellent in case they are about.
We ask our guests to be respectful of our humble hinterland escape.
The house runs on rain water and therefore we ask you to be water conscious and not use more than you require.
We ask you to be very mindful of fire safety when burning fires, candles or coils inside or outside. Never leave a fire, candle or coil unattended.
We accept well behaved pets but you must be willing to take full responsibility for your animal.
Smoking is permitted on the deck.