Stanthorpe is in the southeast of the Queensland region of Australia and has plenty to offer. The area surrounding the town, called the Granite Belt, is known for its outstanding beauty, making it a perfect place for friends or families looking for a bit of exploring. There are also plenty of local bars and restaurants for you to try out during your stay.
Stanthorpe has a population of just 5,385, so it is a very quiet and peaceful place to visit. Everyone is very welcoming and friendly and you’ll soon feel right at home. To get you started on finding the perfect holiday base, we’ve done the legwork and found these beautiful cottages which make fantastic vacation rentals. Have a browse through our top Airbnb cottage rentals in Stanthorpe, Australia, and get ready for a disconnected holiday, which will relax your mind and soul!
The traditional and quaint Silky Oak Cottage is within walking distance to the town centre, with plenty of shops, cafes and restaurants. This place is perfect for couples who want to snuggle up. We love the two-level split design, particularly the winding iron staircase.
Upstairs, you’ll find the queen-sized bedroom, whilst walking down the steps you’ll come to the main lounge area with its cosy furnishings and wood fire! They also welcome pets, so your beloved pooch can come along for the holiday, as well.
Briar Rose Cottages- The Silky OakStanthorpe, Queensland, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsgreat furnishings and comfy bedthe cottage was simply amazing its layout and furniture made jt cozy and invitingthe cottage was comfortable and well appointedthe cottage is beautifully presented and very comfortablea well equipped kitchen coffee maker microwave and cooker and fridge in a neatly compact areaa lovely clean and functional spacesparkling clean stylish and cosyexcellent stay great bed and everything so cleandebbie's place was a lovely clean and cosy place to stayvery relaxing space and spotless
Host:great host made everything easyfantastic host and facilitiesvery pet friendly our staffy loved the front porch to sun himself onvery thoughtful host who communicates wellthis is a lovely little cottage with great facilities and a very caring and thoughtful host i highly recommendRead more reviewsexcellent stay close to townit's location is perfectsuch a great locationdebbie’s place was central to all attractions and 1 minute drive from townclose to girraween national park for great walks
This wooden cottage, available for up to six guests, is exquisitely decorated inside and out, with each bedroom featuring a brightly decorated wooden wall that is perfectly offset by the other furnishings. Surrounded by pretty and well-kept gardens, there is even an onsite firepit, so that you can enjoy the nights outside! It is worth noting that there is free parking on site, and a TV but no WiFi on the premises.
Lynrose PlaceStanthorpe, Queensland, Australia
Top guest reviewsair con throughout luxury linen ample firewood very well appointed kitchen great locationlots of space cosy fireplace stylish and comfortablekitchen is well equipped and the decor is stunningeach couple enjoyed their own space comfortable beds and the beautiful views of the gardensplenty of space to spread out - the sun room was especially welcome on cold daysvery clean and loved toasting the marshmallows providedwarm cosy clean fantastic beds and lineneverything is so clean and pristinethe house was sparkling clean beds were super comfortable and the bathrooms warm and beautifully cleanlots of thoughtful touches and spotlessly clean
Host:really great house and very professional hostsa beautiful house with a lovely owner who made us feel very welcome will definitely stay againthe communication from the host was excellent and we really felt at home being therethe place was excellent the hosts were wonderful and the rooms were beautifully appointedthis trip was to celebrate our wedding anniversary and the host left us a bottle of wineRead more reviewsawesome location and a easy 2lynrose place was a beautiful location for a quick family tripgreat parking and a fairly secluded location placeclose to town but also a great little private getawayan amazing house situated on a huge block at the end of a quiet street
This pretty cottage offers two bedrooms and is nestled into over 2 acres (0.8 hectares) of private landscaped gardens but is still close enough to the centre of town. Alongside the gardens, there is also an outdoor fireplace, gazebo, tennis court and plenty of hidden trails for exploring. Inside the cottage, the common room offers a homely space to relax and unwind whilst the bedrooms are spacious and clean.
Manor Park - Stanthorpe (self contained)Stanthorpe, Queensland, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthere's space enough to prepare and enjoy coffee/breakfast or dinner and a drinkthe host supplied milk coffee tea butter croissants ham cheese and tomato for a lovely breakfastthis cottage is such an inviting and cozy place to staythe breakfast foods were a nice treatthe bed was very comfortable and the fire and electric blankets kept us nice and toastyvery clean and easy to accessmost of all very clean and cozy housesue and johns place was sparkling clean cozy and comfyit was very spacious and cleanthe house was nice and clean
Host:john and sue were great hostsjohn was a great host and made us feel right at homefriendly hosts that communicate well and valued privacyjohn was very helpful leaving maps for us of the areasue is a great friendly and generous hostRead more reviewswithin walking distance to town but feels secluded as wellthe complex is quite huge yet so close to townfantastic location which is private and in beautiful surroundingsgreat location lovely villa highly recommendprivate and secluded close to town and nice walks
The highlight of this self-contained rental has to be the fact that it is nestled into the hosts’ beautiful, certified organic lamb farm, just 15 minutes’ drive west of Stanthorpe. The hosts have gone out of their way to decorate the rental using only sustainable or salvaged materials and furnishings and this makes it very homely. We also love the spaciousness and the outdoor patio areas of the rental, plus the cute lambs on site. What more could you need?
Mallow Cottage - self containedStanthorpe, Queensland, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthere's no reception or wifi so great if you're keen for a devices-down weekend awayspacious and well-furnished cottage with very comfortable bedsmallow cottage is peaceful comfortable and well-executedwe'd definitely stay here again as there was plenty of room for all 5 of usthe deck out the front is amazing for soaking up the rays & the fire was so cozybeautiful quiet clean cosy and family friendlyit was very clean and the fireplace is great on a cold nightthe house was clean and well stocked and the lamb we purchased and cooked for dinner was terrificvery relaxing well appointed and cleanthe cottage was just perfect for what we needed and was very clean and tidy
Host:helen is a wonderful host too :)helen was a great host who was very happy to help and suggest things to dohelen is a wonderful host ans goes out of her way to make your stay enjoyableshe was very helpful and truly cared that we were happy and settled inRead more reviewsgreat location very well presented very nice hostan incredible place to relax unwind explore and reconnecta fantastic place to stay and relax for the weekendour stay at helens place was fantastic a lovely quiet place to get away from it all and relaxquiet and very picturesque
With two restaurants within 100 meters (328 feet) of the property, close to the town centre and a few parks, this location is fantastic. There is a warming fireplace indoors, an awesome grand corner bath and the rooms are spacious, too. There is wood flooring throughout the property and a great patio area, where you’ll soon feel right at home.
Apple Blossom CottageSuperhost
Top guest reviewsair conditioning is a bonus (essential) in this hot weathera great cottage to stay in with very comfortable furnishingsthere were good cooking facilities and a sunny deck for outside breakfastrobert's cottage is great - excellent accommodation and facilitiesthe kitchen is very well equipped and the living areas including the back deck are very comfortableas described clean and comfortable accommodationvery clean and well looked afterthe house is clean and comfortable and well equippedlovely clean warm and cosy little cottagethe accommodation is comfortable clean and welcoming
Host:the host was helpful and provided everything that could be thought ofrobert was attentive when needed and a great hostrobert was a great hostrobert was a great host from the time we arrivedrobert was a good host and easy to deal withRead more reviewsgreat location nice and close to everythingeasy location within walking distance to the main streetwithin walking distance to the town centre attractionsgreat house great location great valueeasy walk to shops and restaurants
This classic, heritage-style Queensland rental mixes in both new and traditional styles. You’ll see, after walking up the elegant front steps, that this fusion of old and new goes through the whole house, from the wood-fire chimney to the modern kitchen appliances. There are four spacious bedrooms here, which offer plenty of room for the whole family to play in. There is also WiFi and free parking on the premises.
Folkestone HouseStanthorpe, Queensland, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe beds were all comfortable and the fireplace was lovelyeven though we were just 4 it would be very comfortable for 8 people to stay herewe had a very comfortable stayvery comfortable for our group of friendsimmaculately clean and very well presentedvery clean comfy beds great locationbeautifully furnished inside and out and immaculately cleanclean and excellent amenitiesthe house was well appointed clean stylish and tracey and david were great to deal with
Host:tracy is a wonderful host and the home is amazingtracy is a very helpful hosttracy was the perfect host and i look forward to returningtracy is a fantastic and attentive hostthe hosts provide all the comforts including beautiful towels soaps hand creamsRead more reviewsgreat house in central stanthorpeit was perfectly located within walking distance of the town center and a close drive to the wineriesgreat house in a convenient locationa fantastic house generously equipped and wonderful locationthe house is beautiful and the location very central
The last property on this list can hold up to 13 guests across six bedrooms, which are all on one level and hotel-style. Situated on a private 2 acres (0.8 hectares) of land, with plenty of outdoor space for children, this property is also within walking distance to the town centre. The main section of the property is open plan with a kitchen, dining and lounge area and its own wood heater and there is also a large, wraparound veranda.
Top guest reviewsvery clean and comfortableclean comfortable and kid-friendlythe rooms were large comfy and cleana great sparkling clean property well located for those in need of more room
Host:helpful friendly hostalfina was a great host and was very accommodating when i requested some pedestal fansalfina was friendly and helpful and everything was as expectedvery helpful hostess alfinaRead more reviewsabsolutely perfect location only 1km walk not even that far into townit's in a great location close to all the sites in the areacentral comfortable what else could you ask forit is walking distance to beautiful quart pot creek and the main street in stanthorpewell located and perfect for a big group of adults and kids
With its black leather seating and polished wooden furnishings, this cottage has taken a more modern approach. Suitable for up to four guests, we particularly love the sunroom, which is ideal in the mornings for breakfast. Included is free parking on site, a fantastic fireplace and a well-stocked kitchen. However, it is worth noting that there is no WiFi, but with a short, 10 minutes’ walk to local shops and restaurants, you won’t miss it!
The Radford Couples CottageStanthorpe, Queensland, Australia
Top guest reviewswonderful little cottage with superb furnishings and very cosy and comfortableit was 2 degrees overnight but the cottage was warm & cosy and the beds were really comfortablethe beds with gorgeous linen were super comfortablerooms are amazing from the linen on the bed to the really comfortable bedsit has a great fireplace and has a quite comfortable feel to itbeautifully decorated and sparkling cleanvery clean cute and perfect locationbeautiful place so clean & cuteit was tastefully decorated spotlessly cleaneasy check in very comfy beds & impeccably clean
Host:thanks to lisa for being a great responsive hostlisa was responsive and ensured our check-in was smooth and easylisa was a great host - very accommodating and made the whole process easy and enjoyableRead more reviewsgreat location within walking distance of the village of stanthorpefantastic location easily accessible to town within walking distanceeasy walk to towngreat location within easy walking distance to all shops and restaurantsgreat little house close to everything
Within 20 minutes’ walking distance to the high street, with its wide selection of shops and eateries, this older style cottage is perfect for up to six guests. If you’re looking for something to do further afield, there are plenty of wineries and National Parks to explore. After a busy day, you’ll be happy to come back and rest in this cosy property. It is simply decorated and you might need to stock up the kitchen. Because there is no WiFi, you’ll soon be socializing around the fireplace.
This 100-year-old family cottage suits everything from a romantic couple getaway to a whole family outing. There is a fully stocked kitchen but if you don’t feel like cooking, there is an award-winning Italian restaurant just a short walk from the property. There are a number of different renting options, so be sure to contact the host directly. Worth noting that there is no WiFi but we think that this adds to the charm!
Dillon's Cottage Stanthorpe QldStanthorpe, Queensland, Australia
Top guest reviewshost was unsympathetic (despite public holiday $$$ rates) and fan provided was ineffectualhad everything you needed for a good night - fireplace elects blankets on all beds and heaterssuper comfy bed fireplace and really sweet decorating complete with family picturescomfortable for a family of 6beds were comfortable and warmthe cottage is spotless with a lovely cosy feelthe house was very clean and felt like homethe cottage was very clean and tidy and decorated throughout with interesting old waresas described lovely family cottage clean and tidy
Host:maree was also super helpfulmaree was very accommodating and checking into the property was very easymaree was incredibly helpful love love loved itmaree was a great host she had excellent communication with usRead more reviewsvery comfortable cottage close to shops and restaurants in town and close to the park toolovely cottage in the middle of town and walking distance to everythinggreat cottage with plenty of room and so close to town top locationwhat a great cottage great location and very comfortableloved the kitchen and how close it was to town and anna's restaurant
No WiFi? No problem!
You may have noticed that many of these properties do not have WiFi - no problem! Instead of being on the internet, why not grab your walking boots and explore the magnificent Stanthorpe countryside? Make sure to check out the amenities of each of these Airbnb cottages before booking, should WiFi be a must. Let’s get out there and get exploring!
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