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Eighteen Mile Homestead

House, Gold Coast Hinterland

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 8 reviews

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Min 2 - 5 nights stay

15 guests
6 bedrooms
11 beds
3 bathrooms


Eighteen Mile Homestead is a spacious, comfortable, double brick home where the family and owners of the property lived and operated a cattle farm for over three decades. Located in a beautiful country setting nearby the Albert River and only 90 mins from Brisbane and the Gold Coast. The house is positioned at the foothills of the Darlington Range mountains and the Lost World Valley, part of the Scenic Rim Region.

The property surrounding the homestead is a working beef cattle farm to this day, so guests may be able to view some farming activities during their stay.

Eighteen Mile Homestead sleeps a total of 15 people.

Room 1 - one queen bed with ensuite

Room 2 - one queen bed

Room 3 - one queen bed

Room 4 - two single beds - adjoins with Room 3

Room 5 - two single beds or optional king sized bed

Room 6 - two single beds

Additionally - one single foldout roller bed; one queen foldout sofa-bed.

The homestead has 3 bathrooms; fully equipped self-catering kitchen with 90 cm gas top fan-forced oven; dishwasher; microwave; blender; ample crockery, cutlery, pots, pans, baking dishes etc; dining room; 2 large living rooms; indoor open fireplace; laundry - washing machine, dryer, iron & ironing board; 2 reverse cycle air-conditioners in dining room & lounge room; T.V; DVD player; heaters; pedestal fans; hair dryer; table tennis; 2 outdoor eating areas; BBQ large flat-top style; in-ground swimming pool; outdoor camp fire area; two portable cots - check for availability.

Please find the following items we provide for guests stay:

Bed linen, bath towels, face washers, floor mats and hand towels

Blankets, electric blankets

Portion of detergents - laundry, handwash, dishwashing, dishwasher tablets

Portion of toiletry items - soap, hair shampoo, hair conditioner, body moisturiser, tissues, toilet paper 2-3 rolls in each toilet

Tea black plus some herbal variety, coffee instant, sugar, 1l milk long-life

Portion of firewood. Should extra be desired, guests are welcome to collect more from our surrounding paddocks - an axe is provided

Complimentary bottle of wine and box of chocolates on arrival full priced bookings only

N.B. There is presently no landline telephone or internet connection available at the property. However, limited mobile phone range is available on elevated locations around the property. Also, in the case of an emergency, connection to '000' should be available anywhere on the property.

Activities --



Swimming rock pools and swimming pool

Bird watching



Table tennis

Board games


Endless opportunities to take breathtaking photo's etc

Eighteen Mile Homestead is located in Darlington Qld, 6kms approx from an entrance to the Lamington National Park.

O’Reilly’s Lamington National Park: By vehicle the trip from Eighteen Mile to O’Reilly’s takes approx 1 hr 20 mins, travelling via Beaudesert. A shorter approx 40 min trip from Eighteen Mile 4WD dirt road is also an option, though not suitable after heavy rainfall.

Mt Joyce Recreation Park: This 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 40 mins 40.4kms, travelling via Beaudesert.

Tamborine Mountain: By vehicle, the trip from Eighteen Mile to Tamborine Mountain takes approx 50 mins, travelling via Beaudesert.

Comments received from guests:

Just a note of feedback after our stay at 18 Mile last weekend – we all had an absolute ball The kids had some much needed space and freedom and made the most of it all. We adults also loved being there, especially the outdoor fire and chance to sit around and do very little, since the kids needed no entertainment from us We are all keen to arrange another weekend in summer, if not before. Please pass on our thanks to Jan for having us and checking in on us when we arrived. You will be hearing from us again

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.


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Dishwasher, Parking, Private pool, Washing machine

Air conditioning Balcony Books Child's high chair Children welcome Clothes dryer Cot Deck/Patio Dishes and utensils Dishwasher DVD player Fireplace Games Games room Hair dryer Heating Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Linens provided Living room Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Parking Private pool Refrigerator Stereo Stove Television Toaster Towels provided Toys Washing machine
Eighteen Mile Homestead is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 8.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful serenity Such a beautiful home with fantastic views amongst the peaceful tranquility of the outback
Date published: 2017-06-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent This was a great place for our weekend get together we loved the pool ping pong table plenty of room for cricket Loved the Bon fire we will certainly be back was perfect large enough to have our own space Jan is very obliging in every way She made us feel so welcome as did Robyn We totally recommend this lovely homestead. Janeen and Des
Date published: 2016-10-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great country experience Our group really enjoyed this property. There were beautiful views around the valley and up to the hills. It had all of the facilities we needed and lots of little extras, like kitchen supplies, games, & firewood. The deck was our fav place to hang out, but it was also hot enough for some to enjoy the pool. The country kitchen was very well stocked with everything we needed to cook for a large group, and the common areas were big & comfy to play games or watch movies. It even felt a bit like a farm stay when the cattle were mustered up the hill behind the property. My personal fav was the fire pit, where we could build a large campfire to sit around & watch the stars until late at night.
Date published: 2016-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brilliant place to stay!!! Loved the peace and quiet. Beautiful place to stay.
Date published: 2015-12-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for a weekend break. A month ago we myself and 9 friends stayed at the homestead to farewell a member of our group who has now made the move to live in the UK. The size of the house was perfect for our party. The beds were comfortable and all came with electric blankets which was much appreciated as it was chilly. Dinner and drinks were easily prepared in the large kitchen. We loved the living room with table tennis and a TV so we could watch the football at the same time. The outdoor fire was also a highlight. We were provided with ample wood to keep the fire going both nights and we enjoyed blissful mornings around the outdoor table with a BBQ breakfast. Robyn and Jan were easy to communicate with and provided everything we could have needed. The property is so lovely, peaceful and well equipped for a short break from the city. We were all happy to have no mobile reception and just enjoy the serenity and each others company. I will definitely be enquiring to stay again in summer so we can take advantage of the pool as well!
Date published: 2015-09-10
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