Spicers Hidden Vale

Grandchester, Ipswich Area

Indicative Rate * AU$379 to AU$599

Spicers Hidden Vale, the luxurious country retreat at Grandchester, just 30 minutes' drive from Ipswich, has so much to offer it's easier to list what you can't do. Perched on top a ridge with sweeping mountain views, it's a popular holiday getaway as well as hosting conferences and weddings.

An original historic homestead houses the award-winning Homage Restaurant, and accommodation over-looking 12,000 acres of Australian bush, heritage cottages with one to four bedrooms, with everything you could need for luxurious air-conditioned comfort. Sit on your verandah and watch kangaroos hop by or laze by the pool with heated spa. It's heaven!

There's no end of activities, such as mountain bike riding, bush-walking, tennis, swimming, bocce, croquet and the animal farm.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Facilities

  • Bar
  • Car park
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Day Spa
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Office Services/Business Services
  • Open fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Restaurant - Licensed
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool - Outdoor

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Cycling
  • Hiking/Trekking
  • Swimming

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.

Our Rooms

Valley Rooms

These lovely rooms can accommodate up to two people and boast a verandah with spectacular views across the valley.

Luxury Suites

These elegant stand-alone cottages offer privacy, intimacy, spectacular views and wide verandahs. In keeping with the heritage of the property, these cottages boast delightful country fabrics and beautiful furnishings. Each has their own lounge, sitting room, King-size bed (twin bedding available on request), fireplace, spa bath with separate shower and luxury amenities.

Heritage Suites

Stand-alone cottage accommodation with spectacular surroundings.
Each Heritage Cottage features their own unique charm; with a sitting area and wide verandah, the bathroom has a spa bath, shower and luxury amenities.

Chinese Cottage

The Chines Cottage is a charming stand alone cottage with a private courtyard leading out to the market garden. Beautifully renovated it is now the perfect couples retreat with a king size bed & shower over spa bath.

Loft Suite

This spacious stand alone loft suite has recently been renovated. It features one king bed downstairs, one king bed upstairs (twin bedding available on request).

The private ensuite features a shower and separate standalone clawfoot bathtub.

The Loft Suite includes a private North-Western facing balcony which overlooks their beautiful market garden.

Cottages

Perfect for families or groups of friends, the cottages have two, three or four bedrooms each with private ensuites. Every cottage is luxuriously appointed and has its own distinctive homestead accommodation character.

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Ainslie Garden, Champion Garden Tours - Carnival of Flowers

Vale View,
Free Entry
17 – 23 September 2017
Ainslie Gardens will again be part of the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers garden competition, winning Champion Garden several times in the past. This year they will be open again with free entry to stroll around the beautiful three acres of formal gardens with gazebos, statues, fountains, dam and many varieties of conifer species.

Laidley Village Markets

Laidley, Lockyer Valley Area
Free Entry
22 September 2017
The Laidley Village Markets are held from 7am to 1pm on the corner of Patrick Street and The Mall. Take home some fresh local produce and home-made treats from one of their local country markets. You'll also find collectables, arts and crafts, books and lots of other goodies.

Ferrari Park Markets Laidley

Laidley, Lockyer Valley Area
Free Entry
23 September 2017
Take home some fresh local produce and home-made treats from one of their local country markets. You'll also find collectables, arts and crafts, books and lots of other goodies. Laidley Markets are held on the fourth Saturday of the Month in Ferrari Park Patrick Street, Laidley from 6am to 12pm.

Lights on the Hill Memorial Convoy

Gatton, Lockyer Valley Area
From AU$25 - 25
30 September – 1 October 2017
Each year close to 600 prime movers travel along the Warrego Highway to Gatton as part of the Lights on the Hill Memorial Convoy. The convoy leaves from Withcott and Dinmore and converges in Gatton for a weekend of family fun and entertainment.

Lockyer Valley Speedway

Gatton, Lockyer Valley Area
7 October 2017
Bring the family down to Gatton Showgrounds to enjoy an afternoon and evening of Speedway! The track is a decomposed granite track at 530 metres long and runs Mini Sprints, Formula 260's, Karts and all Speedway Bike classes.

Mulgowie Real Farmers Markets

Mulgowie, Lockyer Valley Area
Free Entry
7 October 2017
Take home some fresh local produce and home-made treats from one of the local country markets. You'll also find collectables, arts and crafts, books and lots of other goodies set amongst magnificent landscapes.

Plainland Markets

Plainland, Lockyer Valley Area
Free Entry
15 October 2017
Come along to the Plainland Markets at Plainland Hotel, Plainland, from 7am to 2pm. Take home some fresh local produce and home-made treats from one of their local country markets. You'll also find collectables, arts and crafts, books and lots of other goodies.

Miguel's Cooking School

Plainland, Lockyer Valley Area
From AU$275 - 275
22 October 2017
Food, Fun and Feasting! Spend the morning cooking with celebrity chef Miguel Maestre using delicious Lockyer Valley produce, followed by a sit-down lunch, where you will tase and enjoy fabulous food that has been grown by people with passion.

Christmas in the Country

Gatton, Lockyer Valley Area
3 – 4 November 2017
The Christmas in the Country Art and Craft Show held on the first Friday and Saturday in November is a must for those who enjoy market style shopping. You'll be guaranteed to fill a basket of quality homemade goodies.

Merida 24 hour, 4 hour and Kids 24 minute

Grandchester,
31 March – 1 April 2018
The ‘Merida Hidden Vale 24 Hour’ is a Solo, Team Relay and Kids mountain biking event starting at 12pm Saturday and finishing at 12pm Sunday. Riders compete for medals, prizes and bragging rights. It’s a weekend filled with camaraderie, early Easter activities and fun that you’ll never forget!
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