Stockton Rise Country Retreat

Forest Hill, Lockyer Valley Area

Indicative Rate * AU$140 to AU$160

Located within a short one hour drive west of Brisbane and less than one and a half hours from the Gold Coast, you'll find Stockton Rise, a peaceful Country Retreat set amongst farmland in the picturesque Lockyer Valley. Close to the small town of Forest Hill but also close to larger centres Laidley and Gatton, you,ll discover the delights of this rich agricultural area by taking a farm drive; visiting local markets or farm gate stalls to buy the freshest and best of Queensland produce. Alternatively, sit in comfort on the large deck of the retreat and watch over the day's activities from afar. There is much to do and you may just want to stay longer to explore this very historical area.

Stockton Rise is a self-contained house comprising three bedrooms in a spectacular position overlooking farmland. The accommodation is perfect for a family or for friends/groups to spend time together or for couples wanting to spend time away in the countryside.

If you are feeling adventurous, bring a rod, your canoe or push bikes and explore the surrounding farmland including the large irrigation dam, or take a leisurely walk to enjoy spectacular sunrise or sunsets over the water.

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Gas
  • Laundry
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Outdoor furniture

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking/Trekking
23 Glen Cairn Road
Forest Hill, Lockyer Valley Area
Queensland
Australia

Our Rooms

The main bedroom comprises a queen sized bed with ensuite. It has private access to the verandah and large deck area. From the large southern windows, enjoy the view as you waken in the morning. This room has a walk-in wardrobe with hanging space and shelves for your luggage. There is enough storage in this room to unpack your luggage and feel quite at home. Blankets are provided and a fan above the bed will keep you cool through the summer months.

The second bedroom also has a queen sized bed with access to the verandah. The second and third bedrooms share the main bathroom which has a bath, shower, vanity and separate toilet. The second bedroom also has blankets supplied for winter months and a fan above the bed to keep cool in summer. A built in wardrobe with hanging and plenty of storage is available.

The third bedroom has two single beds which can be put together to make a king size bed. The second and third bedrooms share the main bathroom which has a bath, shower, vanity and separate toilet. The third bedroom also has blankets supplied for winter months and a fan above the beds to keep cool in summer. A built in wardrobe with hanging and plenty of storage is available.

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Clump Mountain National Park

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
This park, on the scenic coast just north of Mission Beach, contains some of the few remaining patches of undisturbed tropical lowland rainforest in North Queensland. These rainforest remnants are important habitat for the endangered southern cassowary.

Millstream Falls National Park

Ravenshoe, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
Plunging over the edge of a columnar basalt lava flow, Big Millstream Falls is reputedly the widest single-drop waterfall in Australia. Lying in the rain shadow of the eastern dividing ranges, the dry open woodland here is in stark contrast with the rainforest which is only kilometres away.

Mamu Tropical Skywalk

Innisfail, Cassowary Coast Area
From AU$19 - 23
The Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walkway is a spectacular walk through the canopy of World Heritage rainforest. It is an iconic tourist attraction in the heart of the Wet Tropics. With a 350 metre long elevated walkway through the canopy, a cantilever, a 37 metre observation tower and more than 1200 metres of walking tracks, this attraction is a must do for anyone visiting the region.

Djiru National Park

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
This park protects some of the last remaining lowland rainforest in the wet tropics, including a rare patch of licuala fan palm forest and is one of the few places you're likely to see an unusual and endangered bird, the southern cassowary.

Tully Gorge National Park

Tully, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
In this park, the Tully River plunges down the Cardwell Range, through the densely forested Tully Gorge, in Australia's wettest area, part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Heavy rainfall encourages lush tropical vegetation and ensures plenty of white-water on the Tully River.

Licuala State Forest

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
Licuala State Forest boasts several enjoyable walking tracks. Enjoy the native wildlife of the area as you walk around the forest…the Ulysses butterfly, cassowaries and green tree frogs. Be sure to look upwards to enjoy the sunlight shining through the beautiful palm leaves…it's truly remarkable!

Little Millstream Falls

Ravenshoe, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
Plunging over the edge of a columnar basalt lava flow, Big Millstream Falls is reputedly the widest single-drop waterfall in Australia. A walking track leads to a viewing area over the falls. Here, in the rainshadow of the eastern dividing ranges, the dry, open woodland vegetation is dominated by eucalypts.

Tully Falls and Tully Gorge

Ravenshoe, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
Follow the scenic Tully Falls Road to the spectacular Tully Gorge Lookout. The falls only run in a big wet season, but the walls of raw rock and rainforest which plunge 300 metres (984 feet) down to the Tully River are still an awe-inspiring sight.

Great Barrier Reef Islands

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
Stretching more than 2,000 kilometres along the Queensland coastline and covering 35 million hectares, the Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef. It is home to an abundance of marine wildlife - including more than 1,500 brilliantly coloured species of tropical fish, 4000 species of molluscs, 400 species of sponge and 300 species of hard corals.

Mission Beach

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Nature takes centre stage at Mission Beach with its long unspoilt beaches, deserted islands and white-water rivers fringed by rainforest. There are no crowds at this seductive and easy going destination which is perfect for relaxation or discovering adrenalin pumping outdoor activities.
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