This Winter, try a cheese and wine paring, visit a market garden and discover why there’s nowhere quite like Spicers Hidden Vale.  Make the most of lingering sunny days and discover some of the luxury comforts Spicers has to offer.

Romance is alive and well in the countryside of Grandchester.  Indulge your senses with a romantic mid-week escape of food and wine.  Home to Homage Restaurant, an award winning farm to fork dining experience. 

In addition to well designed cottages, there’s a real wellness element to the space. Providing a sense of privacy in your own little cacoon of luxury that opens out to sprawling vistas.   Located just a 60 minute drive from Brisbane and 90 minute drive from the Gold Coast.  Spicers Hidden Vale is a secluded countryside location with abundant wildlife, and breathtaking mountain vistas.  It’s easy to see how the location can seduce you away from the hustle and bustle.

Photographed by Claire Elise for Scenic Rim Guide

With a market garden, orchard, mango trees and beehives to harvest from, ingredients are either grown onsite or sourced from producers who live just down the road. As a result, the menus are spontaneous and ever changing.

Homage accolades include two Chef Hats from the 2021 and 2020 Australian Good Food Guide and one Chef Hat from the 2019 Good Food Guide. In 2020 Homage was awarded ‘Best Fine Dining Restaurant’ in QLD’ in the QLD & NT Restaurant & Catering Hostplus Awards for Excellence.

Spicers Hidden Vale offers boutique accommodation featuring a mix of beautifully restored Queenslander style cottages, dating back to the 1800s.  Some fondly named after Australian cattle breeds. Spicers Hidden Vale is perfectly positioned to capture breathtaking views of the sweeping countryside.

It is here that you will experience understated excellence in the Australian bush. Space to relax. Space to listen, to laugh, to embark on an adventure among the abundant wildlife.

Visit this luxury retreat to learn, relax and enjoy a generous grazing platter of local produce before heading to the market garden. Phone 07 5465 5900. Website https://spicersretreats.com/retreats/spicers-hidden-vale/ 

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