RUSTIC CHALET CLOSE TO THEME PARKS

Bed & Breakfast - Entire home/apt · Derwent Avenue, Helensvale, QLD 4212, Australia

Your self contained private chalet with pool is located in our 1.5 acre, lush tropical backyard with gated parking. Our garden is home to koala's, parrots and other wildlife, Located in a quiet suburban estate, close to everything for a great break

The Space

It is a short bike ride to the theme parks, Wet n Wild, Movie World, Outback Spectacular, Paradise country, Golf course (3km) and Helensvale shopping centre which is next door to the train station with bus connections to Sea world, the beach and many other tourist attractions.
For your convenience we can provide you with two mountain bikes. If you prefer to do this by car its all within 5 to 10 min. Dreamworld is also 10 minutes away. Harbour town is a great outlet-shopping experience with a cinema, only15 minutes by car.
The stunning beaches of Surfers Paradise are 20 khm away ( two bodyboards can be provided for you if you want to catch a wave).
In the Hinterland, Mount Tamborine has 3 beautiful rainforests (great walks) waterfalls (have a swim in the Cedar Creek waterfall) wineries and Sunday markets are 20 minutes by car.
Bus stop is 1km away and it is easy access to the M1
motorway
Brisbane the 3rd largest city in Australia with a vibrant atmosphere is 45 minutes by car or 1 hour by train.
A convenience IGA store is 2 minutes away.
Visit the Coombabah Wetlands to enjoy a close encounter with the kangaroos and wallabies in their natural habitat only 10 minutes away.
Visit the Opal factory shop for gorgeous opals at discount prices.

Guest Access

- 2 Bedrooms, 1 with queen bed and the other with 2 king single beds
- Separate bathroom with shower and toilet
- Lounge/sitting area with flatscreen, Foxtel, DVD player, Playstation and iPod dock
- Free WiFi
- Fully equipped kitchen including toaster, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine, tea making facilities, fridge with freezer and stove.
However why not dine in our family owned
Italian restaurant and receive a complimentary bottle of Italian wine ( 4 km away from your chalet ).
- Light breakfast provided on arrival ( milk,muesli and cereal)
- Aircon and a quiet ceiling fan in the bedrooms for a comfortable night's sleep in summer
- Heater for those cosy romantic winter nights
- Crisp fresh sheets and towels are provided as well
- Relax by the pool after a day full of entertainment or have a drink on your own private verandah where you can feed the birds or watch the possums at night.
- Smoke free environment
- Price is based on 2 pp, an extra $25 for each additional person will be charged
-If you have a baby or todler (under 2 years) we can provide a portable cot without extra charge.
Please note that we have to charge for children 2 years and older so when you make an enquire or request you can book your kids from 2 years and older as an additional guest.

Interaction with Guests

The chalet is separate from the house and your privacy will be respected, however if you have any questions we are there for you and are happy to help in any way we can to make your vacation a great one.
We speak English, German and Dutch.
It is our pleasure to welcome you and your family.

The Neighborhood

Peacefull estate with a lot of space and surrounded by great nature.

Getting around

Helensvale train station is 5 km away.
Bus stop ( Helensvale Highschool ) 1 km away.
Gated parking at the property.
Take exit 60 Helensvale North on the M1 motorway then you are only a few minutes away from your chalet.
From Brisbane airport you can take the airport train to Helensvale ( 1,5 hour)

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 4
Extra people: $24 / night after 2 guests
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
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Cancellation: Moderate

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  • We had a wonderful stay at Liesbeth and Cees' (not so) Rustic Chalet. We were initially attracted to this location for it's proximity to the theme parks. We knew we'd have a busy few days visiting the parks and really just thought we'd use the accommodation for sleeping. However, we were so pleasantly surprised by how comfortable the Chalet was that we ended up spending time there just relaxing and enjoying the lovely place. We were really impressed by how well appointed the accommodation was - from the Nespresso machine to milk and water in the fridge to gladwrap in the cupboard - so much has been thought of! Liesbeth and Cees were extremely hospitable and friendly without being too much so - the perfect hosts!. We'd recommend fitting in a dinner at their restaurant as well - it was a really great evening. Also - look out for Koalas in the trees - it's an added bonus.

    April 2014
    Liesbeth And Cees
    Response from Liesbeth And Cees:

    Thank you so much for this kind review.
    It was our pleasure to have your family as our Aiirbnb guest .
    And Thank you so much for looking after our chalet so well.
    We are looking forward to host you again on the Gold Coast again.
    Kind regards
    Liesbeth and Cees

  • Liesbeth and Cees are very nice people, fantastic host.
    Very quiet and nice estate, approx. 55000sqft land, long driveway to the main house, the chalet is about 20m behind the main house. So you will have plenty of privacy.

    Walk in the premises, first we saw a complimentary grapes...

    Kitchen comes with toaster, kettle, microwave, coffee maker, cooking hob and hob. Varieties of tea, coffee capsules, fresh milk, cereals, cold water was ready.

    Things provided:
    Different sizes of pans, pots, plates, bowls and full set of cutlery.
    Salt and pepper.
    Shampoo, shower gel, conditioner, towels.
    Vacuum cleaner, torch light, surface spray., insect repellant..... This is how thoughtful the host can be.

    Bathroom comes with heater and exhaust fan. So you will never get cold after your shower! Hair dryer is also free to use too!

    Living area with comfortable sofa, cable ready TV, PS3, Ipod speaker.
    Mosquito net was installed throughout the unit.

    Laundry area just a few steps walk to the main house. Washer and dryer with detergent provided.

    Location is just 5mins drive to neighborhood mall/ supermarket/ movie world/ wetnwild, 8mins to Harbour town, 15mins to surfer paradise.

    This is absolutely great place to stay, we (my son and I) stayed for 5 days, had total privacy and very much happy to come back again. Host are very nice and if there is anything just let them know. I have nothing to request, everything is in the chalet and is perfect!

    Highly recommended!
    Good for couples ,family or even single if you just want to have some quiet serene environment.

    And remember to try the restaurant operated by the host, nice food and reasonable price.

    March 2014
    Liesbeth And Cees
    Response from Liesbeth And Cees:

    Thank you so much for this kind revieuw.
    It was our pleasure to host you and your son.
    And thank you for looking after our chalet so well.
    We are looking forward to host you again when you are on the Gold Coast.
    Kind regards
    Liesbeth

  • Liesbeth and Cees are wonderful hosts with a beautiful lovely house!

    Communication with Liesbeth was a breeze and she was easily contactable and quick to reply throughout.

    The cabin house was lovely and the facilities were well equipped and my family and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Another big plus is the thoughfulness of the hosts (eg kitchen well stocked with milk and cerals for breakfast)

    Location was good, being close to the theme parks and attractions.

    Liesbeth and Cees also have a lovely Italian restaurant close to where the house is, do check it out.

    Will definitely stay there again if we are back in Gold coast!

    March 2014
    Liesbeth And Cees
    Response from Liesbeth And Cees:

    Thank you so much for this kind review Low.
    It was our pleasure to host you and your lovely family.
    We hope to host you again in future when you are at the beautyfull Gold Coast.
    And thank you to look after our chalet so well!

  • Lovely little house, had everything we needed, nice and close to the parks. Will definitely use again!

    March 2014
    Liesbeth And Cees
    Response from Liesbeth And Cees:

    Thanl you Elise for this kind review.
    It was nice to have some Dutch conversation with you aswell.
    And thank you to leave the chalet so nice and tidy.
    Hope to host you again!

  • Highly Recommended!

    We had a wonderful time at Liesbeth and Cees Chalet! Two adults and two children, the accommodation was exactly what we were looking for! Literally minutes from the theme parks, and 20 minutes from Surfers Paradise! Supermarkets and takeaway stores are also just a short drive away.

    Our hosts were wonderful, very considerate and friendly. We had some car trouble, and they went over and above what was expected, making enquiries on our behalf!

    The next time we are looking to holiday on the Gold Coast, I hope the chalet is available as we would love to stay again.

    March 2014
    Liesbeth And Cees
    Response from Liesbeth And Cees:

    Thank you Joel for this kind review.
    You and your family was just fantastic guests and your children are so cute!
    We really hope to host you again!
    Thank you to be our guest

  • Thanks is much for having us. Fantastic place, highly recommended.

    February 2014
    Liesbeth And Cees
    Response from Liesbeth And Cees:

    Thank you for choosing us to host you Juanita.
    You were great guests!

  • It was certainly a great stay !
    We stayed for 2 nights and it was such a lovely house !
    it was clean and spacious for 4 people. Especially we loved the pool there and cozy atmosphere of the house. Besides, Liesbeth was so kind and made us so comfortable.
    If you want to travel Gold Coast, i suggest you should rent a car since this house is not close to the CBD, but it is very close to Movie World and quite area.

    February 2014
    Liesbeth And Cees
    Response from Liesbeth And Cees:

    Thank you Min for this kind review.
    We are glad that you had a good time and enjoined yourself.
    And thank you for leaving the chalet so nice and tidy.
    Indeed a good suggestion to rent a car ,is so much more handy then the public transfer or pushbikes.
    Hope to host you again another time!

  • Lies' chalet was the perfect place for the four of us. We had an amazing two nights stay there. It was cozy, clean, and perfectly comfortable. The chalet is just a 5mins drive away from the Movie World and 20mins from Surfer Paradise. Lies was a very hospitable host, giving us an early check-in and directions on where to visit nearby.

    February 2014
  • Liesbeth and Cees were the perfect hosts, friendly, gracious and approachable. They respected our privacy and assisted when required. The chalet had everything anyone would need when on holiday, in fact it was like a home away from home. All the theme parks and the outlet shopping centre (Harbourtown) were merely a stone throw away from the chalet, very convenient. Liesbeth was so hospitable when we had a meal at their beautiful restaurant, it felt like we were in a little part of Italy. The food was impeccable. We all had a fantastic time staying at the chalet. Thank you so much for your hospitality Liesbeth and Cees, we will be back to stay, as my granddaughter says 'my holiday house Nanna'.

    January 2014
    Liesbeth And Cees
    Response from Liesbeth And Cees:

    Thank you so much for this kind revieuw,we where very impressed that you and your gorgeous daughters left the chalet so spotless.
    And your granddaughter is just a adorable ,welll behaved girl.
    Hope to host you again!

  • The chalet was lovely. My husband and I, my parents and our bub stayed there. We enjoyed the pool one afternoon after a day at wet and wild. Leibeth was very hospitable and helpful. Thanks for having us! Definately glad we stayed here instead of a hotel :)

    January 2014
    Liesbeth And Cees
    Response from Liesbeth And Cees:

    Thank you for your kind revieuw and thank you for choosing us as your host.
    It was our pleasure to host you and your lovely family.
    And we where amazed how quickly your dad saw the Koala in our tree!
    You are more then welkome another time!

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Social, outdoor persons likes to be active Originally from The Netherlands and are living for 8 years on the beautiful Gold Coast where we running our Italian restaurant, named Don Angelo ,near the Theme Parks .We have two adult sons who are living overseas at the moment. We like to travel and weekend escapes in our spare time. We are looking forward to welcome you as an Airbnb guest.
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