For an authentic and relaxing farm stay experience, look no further than the Pechey Homestead Family Farmstay & Eco Retreat. Pechey is central to Ravensbourne, Hampton and Crows Nest. This micro region features local produce, great bird watching, nature trails and fine dining experiences.
Two hours from Brisbane CBD Jacaranda Cottage is located in an idyllic farming location in the High Country of the Northern Darling Downs and is set within the 2 acres of gardens of the Pechey Homestead at Listening Ridge, Pechey.
Well appointed Farmstay cottage on an established and working farm. Sleeping up to 6 the cottage features a queen size bed, two single beds and two fold up singles beds. A cot is available on request. Verandahs at front and back provide views across the property and a BBQ and playground is adjacent. A fully equipped galley kitchen with wall oven and cooktop complements a large living area with TV and combustion heater. A bathroom with a washing machine has access both to the living area and main bedroom. Wifi is available for downloading at the Homestead. The farm is located 3 km from Crows Nest which has a well appointed IGA, butchers, bakery, craft, cafe, hardware and other shopping outlets. Highfields is 20km away and is well serviced with a variety of shopping outlets including Woolworths and Coles.
On the farm visitors can take one of a number of scenic walks, observing much birdlife, native animals and farm animals including calm Angus cattle. The Pechey Homestead has a historical studio featuring the Pechey family and local history. The Homestead sits high above Crows nest with expansive views. There are two stands of forestry on the farm.
The local high country offers many experiences - visit Crows Nest or Ravensbourne National Parks; have a meal at the nearby country hotels; enjoy the food experience of the nearby Hampton area which features the annual Hampton Food Festival; enjoy the worm races during the annual Crows Nest Festival, visit the Bunnyconnellen and Hollands Wineries; fishing at Cressbrook Dam or waterspouts at Perseverance Dam; travel to Toowoomba for a country city experience with major events including Carnival of Flowers.