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R on the Downs Rural Retreat

Yangan, Southern Downs Area

Indicative Rate * AU$160 to AU$260

R on the Downs is an eco-friendly, award winning hosted, luxury Rural Retreat and Bed and Breakfast, nestled in the picturesque Swanfels Valley. It is the ideal home away from home ... to escape, rest and relax ... or ... re-ignite that something special.

Rejuvenate in the luxurious and spacious Grand Federation Homestead Suites (ensuited); Secluded Tree-House Hideaway; or Intimate Early Settler's Cottage. The Tree-House, Cottage and some suites have private double spas, all with superb views. Rustic fireplaces add extra charm and ambience, whilst Romance is always in the air.

Raise a glass to the spectacular views. Savour country cooked meals - home grown and local produce or cook yourself a barbecue. Rendezvous in the courtyard or gardens, enjoy the diversity of the native fauna and flora on this 40 acre bush paradise and Reinvigorate your senses.

Use R on the Downs Rural Retreat as a starting point for your memorable experience and to discover the many attractions of the Southern Downs. Couples, Groups, Honeymooners all catered for.

So...Slow down, breathe deep, enjoy quality time - with a taste of life in the country at R on the Downs.

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
  • Communal Lounge
  • Laundry
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Outdoor furniture

Activities

  • Birdwatching

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.
295 Swanfels Road
Yangan, Southern Downs Area
Queensland
Australia

Our Rooms

Cottages

Two spacious and private self-contained luxury cottages catering for couples or singles. Both the early settlers cottage and Tree-house provide stunning views of the picturesque Swanfels Valley. With rustic fireplaces to snuggle up in front of during winter, double spas located so you can enjoy the wonderful views, dual showers, air conditioning, kitchen and a barbecue on the verandah these cottages are ideal for two or three night stays. Both cottages are wheelchair friendly.

Spa Rooms

Two spacious themed rooms with queen size beds and private verandahs. Relax in the large double spas while enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.

Serenity Room

Very spacious ensuite room with king bed or king singles if required. Sit on your private verandah and enjoy overlooking courtyard and beyond to the picturesque Swanfels Valley.

Sunset Room

This room has been designed with the needs of disabled and /or frail guests being provided for. Private entry is provided directly from verandah adjacent to ramp to car park

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25 July 2017
Take a second look at some treasures held within the city’s art collection with a selection of works by Gwyn Hanssen Pigott, Ricky Swallow and Michael Cook. Also included are heritage house portraits from the Ipswich House project by artists Annie Hogan, Madeleine Kelly, Mel Robson and Barbara Heath.

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25 July 2017
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25 July 2017
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Ipswich Area
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After Dark: Science Fusion

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11 August 2017
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12 August 2017
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