Rose Cottage - Testimonials
Again we enjoyed the "Rose Cottage" hospitality. Glenda and Craig, you are certainly great hosts. We were here in 2014 and enjoyed the "Scenic Rim". We took the BMW all the way up Spicers Gap Road to the "Governors Chair". We scraped the ground a few times, but made it up and down. This time we relaxed in the cottage and enjoyed short walks. The garden out the front looks great, the hedge of lillypillies looks great too. "Rose Cottage" is certainly a great place. We recommend it to our friends. Bill & Kathryn Johnston 4 August 2016
Thank you for a wonderful two nights away from reality. You have a beautiful cottage with everything for a "home away from home". We loved it so much! Loved your dogs too! Murray & Monica Lebeter 17 July 2016
Had a brilliant long birthday weekend with my family at our old family cottage. Love everything about it. Evelyn Singh 10 July 2016
Our stay was wonderful - you have thought of everything and Rose Cottage is immaculate. Hopefully we will be back in the not too distant future. Susan & Rolfe Garland 3 July 2016
To Glenda and Craig, Thank you so very much for a very peaceful anniversary weekend in such a beautiful cottage. Ian & Michele Fredericks 27 June 2016
As we entered the Rose Cottage we immediately felt a sense of peace and serenity surrounded by beauty. Your warm and friendly welcome made a pleasant start to our "time out". We leave feeling refreshed. Sincere thanks Glenda and Craig (and the friendly dogs!!!). Marie, Joyce, Heather and Glenda 12 June 2016
Lovely surprise birthday weekend for my husband turning 55. What a wonderful home to stay in and great hospitality from Glenda and Craig. We had a relaxing time and will definitely recommend to our friends and family. So quiet and peaceful and the cottage has everything you need. Congrats on such a lovely place. Look forward to coming back again one day. From the birthday boy - I didn't realize just how much I needed a break from the daily grind as a Mr Fix It (handyman). So my stay here was an overdue chillax well received as a birthday gift from Lesley. The cottage is immaculate, I see things most people don't......nothing to do except water the roses! A credit to you! Brian & Lesley 6 March 2016
An enjoyable family reunion made even more special when we realized the cottage is actually part of the original house we grew up in. Was very excited to sleep in my old bedroom. A lot of time was spent trying to picture where all the old buildings would of been - pig sty, dairy, tractor shed, hay shed, chook pen. Many thanks to Glenda for showing us the photos of when they brought the property - it helped to fill in part of the puzzle! Good to see the old peppering tree too! Liz McDonald - Townsville, Evelyn Singh - Labrador, Bob Salmon - Ipswich 27 February 2016
Twenty minutes from home yet a world away. The quiet, tranquility of the country, a calm for our busy lives, an escape, albeit brief, from the worries of life......a delightful home away from home. Quaint, beautifully preserved one can imagine life in older days' charm and homely touches add to the ambience. To sit on the verandah, observe the wildlife - birds, bunnies, guinea fowl, kangaroos whilst enjoying beautiful serene countryside. We explored the local area down narrow roads, dirt tracks, finding "mud" for our 4x4 to play. A truly serene weekend to celebrate our sixth wedding anniversary. Thank you for your hospitality. Wendy & John 20 February 2016
What an amazing place - the architecture, those beautiful little touches (combining the past and the present), the quiet, the amazing scenery, the serenity (to quote a famous Aussie film). To relax or be creatively inspired, this is a very special locale. I will be back - probably in winter, so I can juxtaposition the scenery. Thanks Liz 24 January 2016
Such a beautiful cottage, just the place for a relaxing stay after a stressful time in our lives. We have loved the environment, the peace and quiet, the tasteful decor and details. So comfortable, and the extras make Rose Cottage a desirable place to stay. Thank you, Deb & John 17 January 2016
We came here to see our son graduate from RAAF Amberley. We had trouble finding accommodation until we stumbled on "Rose Cottage" - what a pleasant surprise. The cottage is an absolute credit to you both, to the last detail. Thank you Craig and Glenda for sharing this very unique gem with us. Gary & Sue O'Brien 7 November 2015
Thanks Glenda and Craig - really had an enjoyable stay in Rose Cottage - admired the work of the tradesmen that constructed it over a century ago, those that maintained it over the years, and our hosts that relocated and tastefully restored and furnished to what it offered us today - a country gem. The pair of crested pigeons nesting in the potted fig by the door was a special bonus. John & Karen Carbrook 12 October 2015
AWESOME!! AWESOME!! AWESOME!! 19 September 2015
Wonderful way to recharge the batteries! 5 star quality with old world charm amongst a delightful, relaxing country setting - all you can ask for! Being able to see the stars at night, lovely quiet surroundings, lots of calming wildlife - and terrific dogs (Rosie and Peggy) to amuse us. We loved it! P.S. Plus a bonus red wine, chocolates and a hot bath - wonderful! Peter & Trish Grant (Marriage Celebrants from Ipswich - 20 minutes away) 12 August 2015
What a wonderful home to enjoy meeting family and relatives over the weekend. Glenda and Craig you have provided a true home away from home without all the hustle and bustle. Well done. Great job. We will return and highly recommend "Rose Cottage" to all our friends and family. Until next we meet. All the best, Clive and Dianne, Kingaroy 10 August 2015
Thank you Glenda and Craig for a great few days. We loved the house and all the little extra finishes and touches. Peggy and Rose were great company too. We really enjoyed fossicking around the local towns then home to a cosy fire. Perfect. Will definitely be back and will tell our friends about this lovely place. Loretta & Greg, Brisbane 7 August 2016
Wow, what an amazing spot. Thanks so much for everything. We are both in love with the cottage and will be back!! Cheers Claire & Russell 2 August 2015
Thank you for a tranquil and peaceful stay. The cottage is a delight and you've considered all the little details. The dogs were friendly and great with our little one. We hope to back again soon! Niel, Hannah and Maya Horak 25 July 2016
We have had such a lovely time here at the Cottage. It is absolutely stunning, peaceful, pretty and delightful. It's been nice to come away from the busyness of our life and chill out here. Everything is just beautiful and a feast for my eyes as I love girly, roses and country. It actually reminds me of my old cottage (very similar indeed). Thank you and we will be back again. Bailey enjoyed the yard and playing with the dogs. Kylie and son Bailey 9 July 2015
Such a beautiful spot, and what a view! Most obliging hosts and the cottage and grounds are so well kept. We will be back.
Merv and Kathy 26/6/15
Dear Craig and Glenda, your cottage is absolutely delightful. Although we were out and about most of the time it was a lovely home base for our stay, quiet and relaxing beautiful scenery and gardens, very clean and well kept. Will definitely recommend it to others. John and Gina, Ayr, Queensland 7/6/15
Thank you for a lovely three day stay, the cottage is lovely and we hope to come back soon. Carol and Ian 29/5/15
Lovely - immaculate and utterly beyond description in words - a certain must visit again place and so close to home. Dennis and Lisa, Gold Coast 16/4/15
A beautiful cottage. Lovely location. A piece of country yet so near the city. You are lucky to live here and thanks for sharing it. Brad and Cheryl 29/11/14
As last time I was here, wonderful, relaxing, homely. Definitely plan on coming back again. Regards, Lesley 6/10/14
Thank you for a lovely weekend. We are so in love with this cottage - it's just gorgeous and we are envious that it is not ours! We greatly appreciate you fitting us in at such short notice and will be passing your details on to friends and family. Don't change a thing - everything works! Regards, Jessica and Frank 7/9/14
What a charming place, best three days we have spent for a long time. The cottage is beautiful and scenery great. Loved every minute.
Barrie and Linda 28/8/14
To check out of the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Rose Cottage was the place. We enjoyed, relaxed, admired the scenery and just checked out from the busy lives we live. Thank you Glenda and Craig for such a beautiful cottage and atmosphere. We will return. Leisa and Ross 22/8/14
Thank you very much Glenda and Craig, we checked out of life for 2 days of wonderful peaceful bliss at Rose Cottage. It was lovely to just relax and not rush about all over the place for once. We enjoyed throwing the ball to your dogs who were a delight. I hope we can get back for a visit again some time. xx Fran and Mark 11/8/14
Wonderful relaxing time. It really is a great escape from 'city life'. Reminded my sister and I of our holidays with great aunt and uncle at Flagstone Creek farm. You have put your heart in to all the lovely touches and we will be back as will our friends. Thank you Rose and Peggy (the dogs) for being so much fun. Robinsons and Smiths 4/8/14
Thank you for a fantastic break. The cottage is an amazing place. We feel very lucky to have had the opportunity to stay here. Our daughter will miss Rose and Peggy (the dogs). We will definitely be back. The Gee Family 20/7/14
The perfect destination to get away from it all. The only problem was two nights was simply not enough! Rose Cottage has everything one could want and more, it is an absolute credit to you both Glenda and Craig and we will definitely recommend Rose Cottage. Hoping to return soon. Karen and Bill 11/7/14
We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Rose Cottage, and the chance to explore the Scenic Rim. "Thank you" Glenda and Craig for making Rose Cottage a warm and inviting place. Best wishes, Kathryn and Bill, Maleny 19/5/14
Wonderful spot! This has to be someone's dream! Michelle 2/5/14
Very quaint cottage with all the mod cons - well thought out. So peaceful. Enjoyed our visit thank you. 18/4/14
Such a beautiful cottage - well equipped, awesome sunsets and great country setting. We will definitely be back! Netti, Wayne and Cooper 16/4/14
What a beautiful cottage! Thank you for a lovely weekend! We really enjoyed all the little special touches. Thanks for the swim too! Shaun and Ann, Josh and Michelle 7/4/14
Thank you so much for a much needed break. This cottage is just lovely - beautifully decorated, well kitted out and all the little luxury items were delightful. Frank, Sophie and I really enjoyed relaxing together here. Sophie says she wants to live here forever - me too! Really enjoyed the decks, the bed, the ambience - everything. Kath, Frank and Sophie 28/3/14
Thank you for letting us use your cottage to get ready for our wedding. The girls and I had so much fun getting ready here. Rose Cottage is very beautiful.
Kathryn and Dave
We had a wonderful, enjoyable and memorable stay at your place. We find this is an excellent place to spend holidays both from the points of view of health and comfort. We could not think of anything that has been overlooked by you as the host. Every item for the comfort of guests has been bought of and provided. The atmosphere was something we had never expected. We have no hesitation and actually we would be very happy to recommend this place for a holiday for anyone looking for an ideal place. Wish you all the best with all sincerity. Vasu, Anita and Asvin 22/11/13
Such a beautiful house, I love it!! Can we stay here? please, pretty please! I collect roses also. If something is pink with roses on it. I buy it!! We'll be back, thanks for everything. Cheryl and Johan, Netherlands 31/10/13
We have spent a wonderful few days checking out the local area. Our ancestors lived in Sugarloaf Road, Mutdapilly so we visited the old property and took photos of the old home. We had a drive to Harrisville where my great-grandfather owned the Royal Hotel. It burnt down in 1916, he rebuilt the hotel and still owned it in 1938. Had a great lunch at the pub. Also visited the Rose Farm at Kalbar, well worth it if you are interested in growing roses. They serve wonderful Devonshire teas. We also went to Kooroomba Lavender Farm at Boonah and had a first class meal with beautiful views. Glenda and Craig you have a lovely cottage here with everything anyone would want. It is just magic. Sheryl, Bill and Bernice 7/10/13
We arrived for our 3 nights at Rose Cottage sorely in need of a chance to relax and recharge. What can we say? Rose Cottage is a peaceful haven. Of cosy charm and was the perfect escape for us. We look forward to returning in the future. Brian and Julie - Sunshine Coast, Queensland 18/9/13
Dear Glenda, Craig & Lauren. What a pleasure it has been to stay in your beautiful cottage for the last 4 days. Having not being able to find accommodation in Ipswich for our latest business trip was certainly a blessing in disguise! Thank you for sharing your former home with us all, it is already example of a bygone era, light, airy and clean and comfortable. You have provided everything we needed as a base for home away from home, plus filled it with all the charming extras. And as for the situation, well we are sure you know how blessed you are, it is indeed “glorious” as your previous couple stated. Thank you Glenda for your warm welcome and also to Lauren for letting Katie help feed the poddy calf! Thank you again, and we hope to be back and not just for a business trip!
Yours truly, Paul, Naomi & Katie White 15/9/13.
I had a lovely birthday weekend here – such a beautiful location. We only stayed 2 nights but still managed to use the BBQ several times and spent most of our time on the lovely deck. Many thanks for your great hospitality – everything we needed was easy to find!! Cheers, Shannon, Adam, Vanessa, David and baby Scarlett xo 11/3/13.
Rose Cottage was a great base to do some riding around the local area. Cottage has everything you need, plus lots of things you want. Hope you didn’t mind the singing after a few wines on Saturday afternoon! We’ll tell our friends. Tim Platz 31/3/13.
What a great getaway and fantastic to spend with some wonderful people. It really feels like coming home. Bronny Ray Burke 14/4/13.
Dear Glenda & Craig, after living away from Australia for almost 30 years, spending a few days in Rose Cottage makes me think of what I have been missing. My parents and I love your cottage and all of the little touches. Perfect. Steve Cummings 31/4/13.
Lovely home, thank you for a lovely time. Thank you Glenda & Craig for providing a wonderful getaway. Relaxing with lots of attention to detail. We love the little things that make Rose Cottage special (toiletries, chocolates, soft towels, well supplied kitchen, the scenery, the quiet) and yet still close to lots of great places to visit. We are definitely rested and relaxed. Thank you from the Willis Family. 10/5/13.
Thank you so much Glenda & Craig, the cottage is just lovely! We thoroughly enjoyed our break and will be back soon!
Kindest regards, Danny & Anne-Maree Moore 18/5/13.
Wonderful stay, thank you! Very beautiful cottage with gorgeous décor. Mark, Anita & Harry Burrough 30/5/13
Simply Beautiful, we loved everything about Rose Cottage “5 Star”. Very homely and had everything plus more that we needed for a weekend away. Very clean and tidy, neat and well presented. We will definitely be back! Thank you for sharing your little piece of heaven! Kind regards, Tammy Corbert 8/6/13.
We enjoyed our five nights in your cottage which was spotless, comfortable, delightfully decorated and full of everything that one could possibly need. The peace and quiet was so relaxing and the sunset on our last night was incredible, really turned it on, thank you for having us. Wendy and Chris Bird 8/8/13.