Grovely House Bed and Breakfast is situated on the southern edge of Stanthorpe. It is beautifully presented with an eclectic look and feel, an extensive library and an inviting lounge with an open fireplace. The views to the south west are breathtaking, sit on the deck with a glass of award winning wine, enjoy the antics of the Grey Kangaroos, or stroll through the cottage garden. Our breakfast will be served to you in the dining room where you will enjoy the seasonal menu using local produce.
Who are the people behind Grovely House Bed and Breakfast?
Faith and Stephen Simon. Staff members Judy and Stacy. Our guests.
Tell us something quirky or memorable about you, your team, your customer or your business
Our breakfasts are a highlight to guests stay. We love greeting guests to the dining room, settling them in with a cup of coffee and serving a delightful breakfast. The guests enjoy the views from the dining table overlooking the cottage garden, with the kangaroos, mountain parrots, blue wren and kestrel. We use produce from our garden and the local farms in our menu, changing seasonally. Our Quackers Pantry jams are a delight to the guest, made in-house in small batches using local produce. It is a pleasure to hear laughter and conversation in our dining room, with our guests enjoying breaky
What’s the favourite thing you love about your business?
The favourite thing about my business would be greeting repeat guests. Showing them little changes around the B&B, new jams, changes in the gardens, sitting with them enjoying a glass of wine and a chat about their life as well as ours. It really makes this job worthwhile, receiving a hug or even a gift from the guest. I collect ducks and have around 300 in and around the B&B, I often receive a duck as a gift, it really makes it all worthwhile.
What’s the company background?
Owning a B&B has been my dream for 20 years, which became a reality in October 2015 when we purchased Grovely House B&B. We opened the doors in November 2015 after refurbishment with no bookings, no contacts but with a dream like this how hard could it be? We had a great website, an on-line presence and gradually the bookings started coming through. After 3 years the business has grown substantially with many repeat customers and mostly direct bookings. Amazing what persistence, hard work, great staff and a wonderful product can do.
What’s your ultimate vision for Grovely House Bed and Breakfast?
My vision would be to say I achieved my dream and passion of owning a B&B, making it a success from a tough beginning to where it is today.
A testimonial about Grovely House Bed and Breakfast?
Spent a wonderful weekend, it was a freezing cold day but the open fire welcoming, which is what we were hoping for. Is centrally located. We have stayed here before and it is really lovely. Our host Faith is really lovely as well, and has a lot of knowledge of the area, Best of all is breakfast.
More information about Grovely House Bed and Breakfast
Tourism Region: QLD-Southern Queensland Country region
Industry sector: Accommodation