Eighteen Mile Cottage is a fully renovated and tastefully decorated 1920's timber house. The cottage is fully fenced and located on an acreage block, nestled beside the Albert River. It is also positioned close to the foothills of the Darlington Range mountains and located in the beautiful Lost World Valley, part of the Scenic Rim Region, Qld. Australia.
The cottage sleeps up to four people in two bedrooms (one queen bed and two single beds).
It boasts a large rear deck with breath taking views; outdoor campfire area for evening relaxation and star gazing; homely lounge room; fully equipped self-catering kitchen; bathroom - toilet, vanity basin, spa bath/shower; laundry - washing machine (no dryer); reverse cycle air-conditioner (in lounge/living area); BBQ (flat top style); TV; DVD; CD player; verandah situated at front of the cottage - great for catching the sun in the winter afternoons.
Please find the following list of items that we provide for your stay:-
* All bed linen, bath towels, floor mats and hand towels.
* Blankets, electric blankets and heaters are provided for the cooler months. Fans are provided for the warmer months.
* Portion of laundry detergent, dishwashing detergent and dishwasher tablets - usually a sufficient quantity for a 2 night stay.
* Portion of toiletry items such as toilet paper (at least 2 rolls), soaps, shampoo, conditioner, body moisturiser, tissues etc.
* Portion of black tea plus some herbal varieties, instant coffee, sugar, milk (long life).
* Portion of firewood - guests are welcome to collect extra from surrounding paddocks (axe provided)
Travelling with infants and toddlers?? Please bring any bed linen required for infants (up to 4 yrs of age). Also, we may be able to provide up to two portable cots and a timber high chair (has adjustable tray but no harness) - please check for availability upon booking request.
Complimentary bottle of wine & chocolates on arrival (full priced bookings only).
N.B. No landline phone or internet connection presently available. Limited mobile phone range is available.
Swimming (rock pools)
Fishing (please b.y.o lines etc.)
Take a short drive to view the surrounding Lost Word Valley
Endless opportunities to take breathtaking photo's!
Eighteen Mile Cottage & Homestead are located in Darlington and the Lost World Valley. Approximately 3 kms from the Lamington National Park and situated in the foothills of O'Riellys Lamington National Park.
O’Reilly’s Lamington National Park: By vehicle, the trip from Eighteen Mile to O’Reilly’s takes approx 1 hr 20mins, travelling via Beaudesert. A shorter (approx 40 min trip from Eighteen Mile) 4WD dirt road is also an option, but you would need to check on the condition of this road before embarking.
Mt Joyce Recreation Park: Offers a variety of activities from world class mountain bike trails, shoreline horse trails, bush walks, trail runs and canoe trails. The Park also incorporates picnic facilities, playground and other amenities and is located off the Beaudesert-Boonah Road at Wyaralong.
By vehicle, the trip from Eighteen Mile to Wyaralong takes approx 40mins (40.4kms), travelling via Beaudesert.
Tamborine Mountain: By vehicle, the trip from Eighteen Mile to Tamborine Mountain takes approx 50mins, travelling via Beaudesert.
Comments from Guests
There will be many more "next times" - we just love it down there in the Lost World Valley, and had exceptionally relaxing and enjoyable time in your gorgeous Cottage.