Secluded Cozy Cottage in Mount Glorious, AustraliaMount Glorious, Queensland (Australia)
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· Kid-friendly · Private Barbecue
Ideal for a romantic escape or a family retreat, this cosy cottage offers privacy and seclusion. It is a former forestry workers cottage, and the site takes pride in the homely atmosphere, tasteful decor, attention to detail, and the personal touches of fresh flowers, candles, and chocolates, as well as tea and freshly ground organic coffee for the espresso coffee machine. Their sustainable practices include solar-assisted power, on-site waste water treatment, use of rainwater throughout, natural cleaning products, and re-purposed building materials.
The cottage has two bedrooms, one with a queen-size bed and one with a double bed. All linen is included. The fully-equipped kitchen has a stove, an oven, a coffeemaker, and a microwave. There is a cosy wood-burning fireplace, and electric blankets are also provided for those cold mountain nights. A collection of books, CDs, and games, an iPod docking station, a CD player, and binoculars for bird watching are also provided. The veranda with gas barbecue looks out to the forest and the visiting birdlife. The property is a short walk from D'Aguilar National Park which offers a number of walking tracks and picnic areas. Read More
- Hot water
- Private Lounge/Living room
- 2 Electric blankets
- Running water potable
- 1 Queen-size bed
- 1 Double bed
- Outdoor furniture
- Kitchen equipment
- Private Kitchen
- Dining room
- Private Barbecue
- Dining table
- Tea kettle
- Docking station
- Sound system
Guests can enjoy the complete cooking facilities in the accommodation. The dining area looks out to the forest. There's also a private bathroom with a unique clawfoot bath and a cozy wood fireplace.Read More
- Front desk service
Complimentary port and chocolates are provided upon arrival. Rates are based on double occupancy, but an additional small child can be accommodated on a folding bed for a charge of $AU 15 per night. A portable cot is also available for $AU 15.
Location + Surroundings
Located just 40 minutes away from Brisbane is a secluded oasis, which guarantees peace and tranquility in the heart of nature. This glamping site is surrounded by D'Aguilar National Park, which is famous for its beautiful rainforest and home to over 200 species of native animals and 240 species of exotic birds. At over 2000 feet above sea level, Mount Glorious offers cooler temperatures in summer than Brisbane and cold temperatures in winter, which makes it perfect for cozy nights by the fire. This village has a restaurant and three cafes for daytime dining. Read More
- Bird watching
- Wine tasting
Guests can choose to be as active or relaxed as they like during their nature retreat. They can watch birds and wildlife from the privacy of a veranda, relax by the fire with a good book and a glass of wine (there are several wineries in the area), or take a walk in the forest. At night, they can enjoy the crystal clear, star-lit skies. At certain times, guests will even see the twinkling lights of fire flies.
Mount Glorious is surrounded by a national park, offering the opportunity to get close to the local wildlife which includes possums, bandicoots, pademelons, and the occasional koala, as well as a vast variety of beautiful birds. For photographers, there are endless opportunities to capture the lush rainforest and its flora and fauna.
- Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- Children allowed 2-12 years old
- No parties
- As long as you cancel at least 7 days before check-in, you will receive a full refund minus our service fee.
- If you cancel within 7 days of check-in, you will receive a refund for 50% of the stay, minus the first night and service fee.
- If you cancel after check-in, any refund will be at the host's discretion (and will not include the service fee).
Rates will vary depending on the length of stay and day of the week.
This site can supply an additional folding bed in any of the accommodations, at a rate of $25 for an adult or $15 for a child, per night. A porta-cot and linen is available for $15 per stay.