The new look Plainland Hotel is now an entertainment oasis on the Warrego Highway. The bar is now the centre point of the hotel with a huge bar, gaming area, beer garden and recreation lounge. There are large areas which can be hired out for parties, as well as big functions.
Just one hour west of Brisbane and less than 1.5 hours from the Gold Coast, you can find a peaceful Country Retreat set amongst farmland in the picturesque Lockyer Valley. At Stockton Rise you can discover the delights of this rich agricultural area by taking a farm drive, visiting local markets or farm gate stalls to buy the freshest and best of Queensland produce. Alternatively, sit in comfort on the large deck or verandah of the retreat and watch over the day's activities from afar. There is much to do and you may just want to stay for a week or more to explore this very historical area.
Stockton Rise is a self contained house comprising three bedrooms. The accommodation is perfect for a family or for friends/groups to spend time together or for couples wanting to spend time away in the countryside.
If you are feeling adventurous, bring a rod, your canoe or push bikes and explore the surrounding farmland including the large irrigation dam, or take a leisurely walk to enjoy spectacular sunrise or sunsets over the water.
Visit the local attractions - Lake Dyer, Schultz's Lookout, markets, local cafes and gift shops as well as touring the farming areas of the Lockyer Valley and sampling local fresh produce. Self drive tours or guided farm tour drives can be arranged.
Stockton Rise Country Retreat offers somewhere special to stay in the beautiful Lockyer Valley. Giving a choice of two comfortable homes, you will find this accommodation very close to the townships of Forest Hill and Laidley with Gatton also close by - all this only an hour away from Brisbane and Toowoomba. Staying in either of their houses allows you complete privacy and satisfaction knowing you have the house to yourself. Each house is self contained with three bedrooms.
Stockton Rise overlooks their own farm in one of the world's most fertile valleys. You get to experience an opportunity to breathe in the fresh, clean air while you enjoy the picturesque outlook from this new, superbly built and appointed cottage.
Glencoe Cottage is an original farm house recently renovated to accommodate visitors. The original integrity of the style of the house has been kept, giving it a distinct country feel. Also set on farmland, you can experience the peace and tranquility of this area. At the end of the day, sit back and relax on the beautiful deck and enjoy the serenity of the country....