Watersmeet is a nature lover's paradise, blessed with many rare wilderness habitats protected by the S.E. Queensland Regional Eco-Plan and private access to the adjoining Bellthorpe National Park. It is also a part of Land for Wildlife, a nation-wide conservation program that supports the maintenance and enhancement of native flora and fauna. Our guests have spotted wild goannas, wallabies, echidna, even koalas, and countless bird species to name a few. For those interested in taking time to understand the bush tucker, there are mushrooms, ginger, rasberries and many species that can be eaten throughout the property.
The property is blessed with rolling pastures, tropical rainforests, dams and waterholes as well as forests of black butt and tallow wood that can be explored on 8 different trails. On the Knoll, the highest point at Watersmeet, you can enjoy 360 degree views of the ocean, Glasshouse Mountains and the Conondale Valley - a panorama that is absolutely unique in the region.
With pristine nature at its doorstep, the self-contained Watersmeet home is a modern sanctuary suited to all our guests' needs. It accommodates up to 10 people and offers stylish simplicity with a personal touch. Behind and around the home are vegetable and herb gardens, as well as a low maintenance rainforest garden that is a natural extension of the adjacent landscape. Cherry guava, coffee, mulberry, banana, bay leaf, sasparilla and bush lemon trees also surround the home for you to pick your own tasty snacks.
Both children and adults love watching the cattle and horses, feeding the chickens and geese near the house, and perhaps even finding some fresh eggs in the morning. You can wake up to a breathtaking sunrise, picnic under a canopy of palms, cuddle up by the fire, or spot your favorite constellations on a cool, crisp night. For a change of pace, the charming town of Maleny is only 15 minutes away for you to enjoy its restaurants and boutiques.