The SpaceGuests can occupy 1 or spread over 2 bedrooms and we can accommodate a third guest for an extra $30. Guests will have their own private bathroom, toilet, refrigerator, television and have shared access to kitchen, laundry and living area.
It can get quite crisp in winter. One bedroom is equipped with an electric blanket and we maintain a wood heater 24/7 during these cold periods.
We enjoy mostly mild summers, however have ceiling fans in all rooms and air-conditioning in the main living area.
We are blessed with a few Citrus trees and in winter encourage our guests to take a bag of lemonades, mandarins and oranges.
Guests may utilise our outdoor area and BBQ or picnic in a secluded paved area with a chiminea in the very back of the yard. Guest AccessWe are accessible by public transport (less than 5 minutes walk from a main bus stop).
Guests will be able to drive a car, motorbike, caravan or trailer down our drive way with plenty of parking to spare.
We do have a gate that we normally keep closed, but unlocked. Guests are encouraged to drive down the 80m driveway and park in private cul-de-sac (plenty of space for U-turns and towing things). Interaction with GuestsWe ourselves have enjoyed the hospitality of other Airbnb hosts. Travellers ourselves, we understand guests want an inexpensive, pleasant place to stay, privacy and sometimes an idea of activities, places to visit etc. We will have a collection of menus, bus time tables, maps, brochures etc. for your reference and are happy to provide you with any advice (should you require it). We do enjoy meeting new people, and we love sharing our place, however we also understand the importance of privacy and space. The NeighborhoodHighfields is mostly made up of half to 1 acre leafy blocks and bordering rural landscapes. Our place is within 5 minutes walk of a library, public swimming pool, gymnasium, The Cultural Centre (function centre), Bakery, Woolworths, Caltex, BWS, Tavern, McDonalds, Thai and Indian Restaurants, Dominoes, Eagle Boys, Cracker Jack Chicken, Chemist, Medical Centre, The Kerb Café, Florist, Post Office and other novelty stores.
Other popular destinations within 20 minutes walk from our place are The Chocolate Cottage, Jacaranda Place and Abbey Lane (each with a café, gift, accessary, home decorative and craft stores).
Within 5 minutes drive towards Cabarlah, there is the Black Forest Hill Grandfather and Cuckoo Clock Centre and The Danish Café (Both destinations provide café meals, selling craft, jewellery, etc.
We share the same road as The Pioneer Village. Guests can enjoy a 10 minute walk or a very short drive to this destination. A place to visit if you are partial to viewing antique machinery, vehicles and other historical displays. Certain times of the year, the Pioneer Village host bush poetry breakfasts and various displays i.e. damper and butter making, honey harvesting, etc.
Spring Bluff is a historical railway station, café and garden within 10 minutes drive from Highfields and during the Spring carnival period visitors are able to ride a steam train into Toowoomba and back. Getting AroundWithin 5 minutes walk at the Highfields Shopping Centre is the main bus stop. Guests can travel from the main bus terminal in Toowoomba to Highfields.
Highfields is within 20 minutes drive from the Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport and 15 minutes drive from the Toowoomba centre. A 1.5 hour drive from Brisbane. Other Things to NoteWe are animal lovers, however we keep our dogs outside (they don't wipe their feet) and our fat cat inside (he's not allowed in any bedroom other than our own). Our dogs are friendly. They'll bark when they first meet you, however will let you in the gate and bring you a toy.