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B&B

Hmmm…. why stay at a BNB?

You stay for the little things you can’t buy. Birds in all shapes and sizes gravitate towards a place that provides shelter, food, variety in foliage, corridors of plantings. We are privileged to be surrounded by birdsong – Rufous Whistlers, Grey Shrike Thrushes, Spangled Drongoes, Mr Willy Wagtail, all freely offered in joy.

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Why stay at a bnb? Here’s another reason why.

‘Cosiness’ is one of those evocative words that can mean different things to different people. If it means a ‘little place and space’ where you can leave aside the hassles of the day to day world of dead-lines, decision-making, time-tables then timber in all its nuances certainly helps create an ambience of cosiness that nurtures.…

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Our feather friends -2

IF YOU PROVIDE IT, THEY WILL COME. A bit of a scrub, an empty out and refill with fresh water. Within minutes,they arrive. In for a dip, hop on a rock, shake those tail feathers and off they go. Such a reward for just a little effort.

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Why choose to stay at a BNB? Here’ s why!

It is the small touches that make a difference, touches such as some local Fortified Red (yes… we used to say PORT but that, joins the likes of CHAMPAGNE) When it’s chilly and damp outside, a nip of THREE RIGHT HANDS fits the bill nicely. THREE RIGHT HANDS FORTIFIED RED – Made on site by…

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A country morning blessed by sunrise

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift… that’s why it’s called ‘the present’. It might sound a little corny but hey, corny’s good, just like the gift of a country sunrise, unfettered and available to all. The Little Cellar Rat is really a lark, bathed by the sun each morning.

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Next stage….

Original cane-cutters barracks were often made of pine… and unfortunately a favourite of white ants. Building from scratch gave us the advantage of choosing Cyprus Pine instead. Beautiful grain, gorgeous honey colour that ages well and best of all not on the Menu for Termites.

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Where it all started….. pic 1 : preparing the site.

We are always aware that the history of this area is a living, breathing thing. The sugar cane industry has been pivotal to the success of the Isis District and attracted people from all over the world to come and take advantage of the opportunity to make a new life. They came, they worked, they…

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We came, we stayed, we re-charged

It’s been a challenging year. We needed ‘a bit of country’ to soothe the edges of the heart and our 4 day stay here was just that. It has been a haven to come back to each day after venturing out to enjoy the natural beauty of this part of Queensland. Thank You. Nerida and…

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