James' Farmhouse & Cottage has 2 accommodation options, a larger farmhouse for groups and a cottage for couples.
We have previously stayed in the Farmhouse, but this time gave the Rose Cottage a try.
The cottage is pretty rustic and is really one big room with a separate bathroom. There is a good kitchen, with a gas cooktop, fridge and microwave, but no oven. There are enough appliances, crockery & cutlery to whip up a pretty decent dinner. The rate also includes a very generous breakfast hamper, which will look after at least one breakfast for two.
There is an open fire, which is great in winter and there is plenty of firewood supplied. You will need to get it going to keep the place warm. There is also a TV, dvd player and a video. The cottage has a couple of comfy chairs to sit in, but a no couch (which would be better).
Its a good place for a relaxing weekend, however it is a fairly basic cottage. So long as you aren't expecting... More
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- James Farmhouse and Cottage lies in the heart of Ballandean and the Southern Downs, Granite Belt. You’ll see beautiful Australian countryside: rocky cliffs, eucalypt forests, vineyards and golden crops and you’ll find our Farmhouse nestled in these beautiful landscapes. You may even see the kangaroos and parrots. Ballandean is one of Queensland’s premier wine regions with over 45 cellar doors, wineries and vineyards. You’ll get to sample great wines complemented by excellent cuisine and stunning views. The Farmhouse Sleeps up to 14 people. ... more less