When you drive through the gate, you will know you have arrived somewhere special. You will be greeted with a spectacular drive through the rainforest, the sound of birds and most likely the sighting of wallabies.
Sweetwater Cottage is on a 40 acre property with large areas of natural rainforest, and boasts one of the largest private waterfalls in the area with a bushwalking track and creek side picnic area. The cottage itself is surrounded by gardens and the grounds abound with native wildlife including a spectacular assortment of birds that feed here daily. The décor is unique, and adds to the charm of this special cottage.
The large, covered outdoor entertainment area is perfect for family gatherings and celebrations and with the recently refurbished family annex we can comfortably sleep 16 adults.
This is the ideal location for large groups attending hinterland weddings, holding your hens weekend, girls getaway weekends, family and class reunions or gathering for family celebrations.
There are 3 separate areas to watch TV & DVD's and separate sleeping areas work well where a few families or extended families are planning to stay together. The 3 separate bathrooms and 4 toilets work well with large groups.
Guests are encouraged to keep their noise levels down and fit in with the environment and the peaceful nature of the setting.
Sweetwater Cottage is a delight to behold. It is truly a home away from home. Once here you won't want to go home.
The cottage is fully self contained with large well equipped kitchen, separate living areas, outdoor undercover entertaining area with bar-b-q, laundry and undercover car parking for 2 vehicles as well as plenty of parking for other guests.
On the GROUND FLOOR you will find 2 queen bedrooms; and 1 bathroom and separate toilet with extra bunk beds recently added adjacent to the laundry.
UPSTAIRS is a delightful retreat with a queen size bed, large bathroom, kitchenette and spare couch that becomes an additional double bed or day bed. There is also a TV & DVD and fire place in this area.
THE ANNEX is a large room that has been set up dormitory style with 5 single beds as well as having its own TV with DVD. There is also one single bedroom with a single bed in this area for a single adult or grandparent. This area also has a shower room, powder room and 2 toilets.
The lounge room has a large screen TV near the fireplace and a DVD and the dining room table seats 10.
The outdoor area has a large wooden table with bench seats that comfortably seats10; there are also two smaller wooden tables that each seat four. Extra trestle tables and stack chairs are provided for large groups. The outdoor entertainment area has a gas bar-b-q, a full size drinks fridge and an outdoor chimera where you can sit around and toast marshmallows on cold nights.
The fireplace will be set up ready to light and in winter the fireplace will be lit for you if you advise that you plan to arrive late.
From the moment you drive through the gate you know that you have arrived somewhere special. Everything is here Come and enjoy
This is the perfect place for large or extended families to stay together.
Although there are many interesting tourist attractions in the hinterland to entertain guests, sometimes you simply wish to relax and unwind without needing to drive anywhere. There are books to read, large screen TV to watch; a large collection of DVDs; sip wine by the fire; feed the birds; have a picnic by the creek; take a bush walk or walk to our waterfall. In summer you can even have a dip in the pool at the bottom of the falls.
There are separate facilities that would accommodate 3 families; teenage children or if you wish to bring elderly parents with you on holiday. This property is ideal for family reunions; extended family visiting the hinterland to attend the many wedding venues; or groups of friends wishing to holiday together.
The Hinterland is well known for its art galleries; restaurants; wineries; village shopping; antiques; bush walks; beautiful scenery; Maleny dairy & cheese factory. It is close to Australia Zoo if that is on your list of places to visit and 40 minutes to the nearest beach.
In 10 minutes you can drive to Maleny shopping village, Baroon Pocket Dam and Gardiner's Falls.