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The Gatekeepers Cottage

Bedrooms 1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

The Cottage is a beautifully appointed facility designed for a couple wishing to spend a weekend or longer just enjoying the country landscape within the Scenic Rim or more actively engaging in watersports, horseriding, bush walking, mountain climbing, golf and so much more.

Located within a working beef cattle business of Dugandan Droughtmasters there are horses and cattle grazing at all times in adjoining paddocks.

The Dugandan Pub is just 3 klms away for casual meals and quality dining is available in town and at the nearby Karoomba Winery.

A horse arena, round yard and horse paddocks are available for use by guests wishing to bring horses to the country for a change of scenery

More Details

Lily . M & Craig Smith
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
21 February, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in The Scenic Rim, Australia

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 4 large double bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • ski


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The Gatekeepers Cottage
average rating of 4.818182 based on 22 reviews

Lovely spot

  • 5 of 5

Great little cottage in a beautiful part of Queensland. We didn’t see another soul for the two nights we were there, just cows and horses roaming behind the cottage. Such a wonderful country escape from the city.

The cottage itself was clean and had all the facilities you need for a comfortable stay.

Best part is that our dogs were welcome!

Plenty of sights to see around Boonah itself, but sitting on the front porch with a drink was perfection! Will definitely visit again.

Owners were a pleasure to deal with too.

  • Review Submitted: 28/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

We'll be back!

  • 5 of 5

Thankyou to our welcoming hosts - our stay was extremely relaxing and life-giving. Just what we needed. A very comfortable short break.

  • Review Submitted: 18/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia


  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Gatekeeper's Cottage. Being pet friendly was an added bonus and our 2 'girls' were on their best behaviour, with livestock just over the back fence. Everything was provided and we just had to take our food and refreshments. Boonah township is quite close to buy any essentials that were forgotten. Will definitely be returning. Thank you Lily and Craig.

  • Review Submitted: 03/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Trish for your lovely review, so glad you Paul and your girls had a nice time. Hope to see you again.
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Bribie Island North, Queensland, Australia

Lovely weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had such a lovely, comfortable stay at the Gatekeepers Cottage! The cottage was cosy and we all felt at home as soon as we arrived. There were 4 of us (2 couples) and we all agreed that it was a perfectly peaceful escape from our normal busy lives! Craig and Lily were both lovely hosts, with Craig telling us about the cows when we were curious as well as going out of his way to bring us extra fire wood. Lily also checked up on us throughout our short stay to make sure we were all comfortable. We will definitely come back again to stay longer, as two nights was not enough - we need more rest and relaxation by the fire! Thank you so much again, it is such a great little break for us "city slickers".

  • Review Submitted: 29/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aimee, it was a pleasure to meet with you all, we're grateful for your lovely review and are looking forward to your coming up again.
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Absolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Have just arrived home from the most beautiful, relaxing time away at The Gatekeepers Cottage. The cottage is perfectly positioned on a hill with stunning views of the mountains and countryside. Privacy was a big concern for me but rest assured there are no houses near the cottage so it's a very private space, however Lily and Craig are never too far if you need anything.

The perfect little getaway for couples or small families who just want to escape for some fresher air!

  • Review Submitted: 08/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jesse for taking the time to write such a nice review, we really appreciate this. it was a pleasure to have you stay with us and hope you come again.
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Piece of heaven on earth

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying on this farm surrounded by beautiful views, horses, cattle and native birds. Great having a log fire to keep warm at night and a well stocked kitchen including a breadmaker! Very relaxing and highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 01/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you for your review Cindy, Glad to hear the bread maker was a hit. Nothing like the smell of bread baking, whilst sitting out on verandah, with great views and the fresh clean air. hope to see you again soon
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