South Fork BnB offers a spacious air conditioned suite in a restored “Queenslander” cottage in subtropical garden surrounds. Owned and operated by happy, friendly, local businesswoman and Rotarian, Jenny has great local knowledge, is passionate about hospitality and tourism and really enjoys helping guests experience the best the Gold Coast has to offer.
The suite is two rooms, plus own private bathroom (host uses own bathroom). Additionally a large dining room where breakfast is served daily, is entered directly from the suite. As this is subtropical Queensland, the weather here is sunny and beautiful year round. Walk from the dining room onto the deck which overlooks the garden. Comfortable outdoor furniture in the garden and on the deck allows guests to experience and enjoy the laidback sunny Queensland lifestyle – you won’t want to leave our piece of paradise !! The famous tourist slogan “Queensland – beautiful one day, perfect the next” is a true reflection of life on the Gold Coast.
Accommodating up to three people, the main bedroom is a Queen size bed, with built in wardrobe and drawers and includes a hotel safe. The second room - the lounge /study - has a comfortable single bed divan, own fridge, tea & coffee making facilities, plasma TV and DVD, and comfortable armchair. There is also a large desk and office equipment that would suit business travellers.
Bicycles are included - it is a short cycle to the beach (less than 5 minutes) and there are wonderful cycle tracks along the waterfront for miles and miles. Large beach towels are provided for your excursions to the iconic Gold Coast Beaches. Five minutes distance to the heart of Southport shopping centre and hub for all main public transport, including the new light rail (tram) system. There is a bus stop literally around the corner from cottage. 45 minutes bus shuttle to GC airport, train connections to Brisbane airport. Off street car parking available for guest car.
The suburb of Southport is the CBD of the Gold Coast with easy access to the Gold Coast’s famous theme parks, major Hospital and medical precinct, Griffith University, TAFE College, Public and Private Schools, Surfers Paradise, Chinatown and the Gold Coast Arts Centre. Regional attractions that make for great day outings include Mount Tamborine and the Hinterland, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, historic Mudgeeraba and the Tweed Valley featuring the renowned Tweed Valley Art Gallery and Museum. An excellent motorway means access to Northern New South Wales and it’s many attractions - like Byron Bay - make an easy day trip. A visit to Queensland’s capital city Brisbane is also simple, using the “Park and Ride” concept train service which takes passengers directly into the heart of the city – only an hour’s commute.
Being in the centre of the Gold Coast, Southport is well represented by multiple denominations and faiths, with many places of worship very close to South Fork – several within walking distance.
A relaxing destination, South Fork offers peace and tranquility as your home base while being close to all the action the Gold Coast Glitter Strip and surrounding areas have to offer. A perfect location in the centre of paradise, a sincere and warm welcome awaits visitors to South Fork BnB.