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The Old Laravale School

The Old Laravale School offers accommodation in Willmann House c1907, nestled on the former tennis...

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Drone view of Willmann House - a Queenslander farmhouse for group accommodation. Sleeps 9 adults.
Spacious loungeroom with a potbelly stove for winter warming & ceiling fans for summer
Country style retro kitchen. Fully equipped for your group catering needs.
Eat in unique style around a dining table made from recycled roofing timbers
Original bedroom features comfy vintage timber beds, choose from a double or a single
Original bedroom featuring vintage iron beds. Choose from a three-quarter (king single)or double bed
Fully flyscreened front Verandah. Perfect breakfast or coffee spot to enjoy the views
Fully flyscreened front Verandah. Perfect breakfast or coffee spot to enjoy the views
Typical Queenslander sleepout featuring 2 vintage iron single beds
Perfect spot for a BBQ or Pizza Party, or simply to enjoy the views

Overview

Find your home away from home at Willmann House, a thoughtfully renovated farmhouse set high on the grounds of The Old Laravale School near Beaudesert in the Scenic Rim.

Gather your friends and make new memories in this historic 1907 homestead that sleeps nine adults, and is set behind the original school building.

Receive a warm welcome from host Wendy, who lives onsite. Then enjoy the peace and quiet of your self-contained space.

Prepare meals in your fully equipped kitchen and eat in unique style around a dining table made from recycled roofing timbers found in the ceiling of what is now the front verandah.

Settle into the spacious loungeroom at the heart of the homestead and warm yourself around the potbelly stove or cool off under the ceiling fans.

If you can peel yourself away, take a picturesque drive to the Scenic Rims many hiking trails, lakes, wineries and eateries.

For provisions, Beaudesert is only 10 minutes away and has several local cafes, pubs, boutique shops and supermarkets.

With horses and cows as your closest neighbours and sweeping views across paddocks to the Border Ranges, youll feel a world away from your responsibilities even though youre only an hour from Brisbane, Ipswich and the Gold Coast.

The Old Laravale School also offers a unique venue for sewing & craft Retreats. Contact Wendy for details.

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