Fully equipped kitchenScenic views in the area
'Somerset on King' - escape, relax & unwind.
'Somerset on King' - escape, relax & unwind.
6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
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Ideal location for your midweek, weekend or holiday destination - after a day on the water or a tour of the wineries - good for friends, couples, solo adventurers, business travellers & families (with kids 12 years+)
If attending a wedding at Somerset Dam Village's historic Coronation Hall, our 2 bathrooms make the morning, evening & 'getting ready' rush hour so much easier!
Note • absolutely NO parties. Parties will breach our agreement & you will forfeit your bond.

The space

This two storey holiday home offers 3 double bedrooms (2 large & 1 smaller), 2 bathrooms, large open living spaces, air conditioning & a fireplace, outdoor decks and undercover entertainment areas and is furnished with an interesting mix of vintage, antique and contemporary pieces. Share quality time with loved ones and friends, chill out or make it your base to explore the Brisbane Valley and stunning Lake Somerset region.

A few House Rules:
•• Absolutely NO parties. Parties will lead to non-refund of your bond.
•• Bookings are for up to 6 persons only. Additional guests are not permitted.
•• The property is not suitable for children under 12 years of age.
•• No smoking inside the house.
•• No shoes inside - our polished timber floor & small stones in the courtyard just don't mix :(
•• Our neighbours are very considerate and we aim to keep them happy - so no loud music or noisy behaviour after midnight.

You can be as active or as lazy as you wish!
Curl up on a couch, read a book, watch a movie or take a two minute stroll from your holiday retreat to the free tennis courts on the banks of the Stanley River.

Coffee, homemade cakes and meals & other general items are available at our local general store.

Just a 5 minute drive from the village will take you to The Spit on Lake Somerset where you may enjoy the free facilities which include, picnic tables, gas BBQ, children's playground and protected swimming area.
Launch your ski boat for a stimulating adrenaline rush. Or bring a canoe, kayak or fishing boat to explore Lake Somerset and the picturesque Stanley River.

Don't forget your camera - Somerset Dam Village and surrounding district is the habitat for koalas, kangaroos, possums and wild deer, plus a spectacular range of native birds, colourful parrots and eagles.

Three rural towns are nearby to Somerset Dam Village:
• Esk and Kilcoy offer supermarkets, bakeries, butchers, newsagents, pubs, antique shops, cafes, art galleries, weekend markets, plus golf courses that are open to the public.
• Toogoolawah is home to the International Drop Zone Parachute Centre where you can witness displays, experience a tandem jump or further your parachuting skills.

If horse racing is an interest, both Esk & Kilcoy have country races throughout the year.

Mobile phone reception in the village is limited to Telstra subscribers. However, we offer free WiFi and a public phone box is 100m away on King Street.

Off street parking is available in the driveway and (down the lane) at the back of the house. Boats may be parked in front of the house. King Street is wide and most people park their boats in front of their homes. The back driveway provides ideal access to the house for those wishing to avoid stairs.

‘Somerset on King’ provides all bed linen and towels, a fully equipped kitchen & basic pantry requirements. Just BYO your food, drinks, picnic gear, beach towels... and Rest, Relax, Explore, Enjoy!

Detailed House Contents and Facilities
Front Deck
•Steps from the front driveway lead to the front deck with gum tree and mountain views. Stainless steel and wood rails surround this entertainment area. On the deck - casual bar, outdoor lounge chairs, ice bucket, decorations and a side cupboard contains a badminton kit. Drop blinds on two sides provide protection from weather.

Lower Level
• From front deck, sliding doors lead into the lower level open plan living, polished wooden floor, coat stand, two antique sewing machines, antique desk, teak carved long table, cane chair, bookshelves, sitting areas, two reverse cycle air conditioning units, stylish decorations and soft furnishings
• Kitchen - spacious, gas hotplates, wooden bench tops, pantry, fridge with small freezer compartment, island bar houses electric oven and bar stools, overhanging wine glass rack. Dishwasher, double sink, water filter - vintage Art-Deco console
• Living Area - leather lounge & armchairs, large coffee table, TV, DVD player
• Dining Area - antique dining table seats 6, wood combustion fireplace, CD player.
• Outdoor Entertainment Area - sliding glass doors from the kitchen lead to the undercover BBQ and entertainment area. Gas BBQ, outdoor table and chairs, plants, gate to back lane/driveway.
• Laundry, Powder room, Shower - from TV area is a lockable door leading to a powder room - a second door opens to a tiled room containing storage units, bar fridge, front loading washing machine, clothes dryer, laundry sink and a large tiled shower space.
• Studio Bedroom - from laundry (on same level, no steps) - lockable door leads to additional large spacious air conditioned bedroom, queen size bed, pedestal fan, coffee and tea making facilities, table, two chairs, DVD player, spotted gum laminate floor, cupboards, private entrance to BBQ entertainment area and to the back lane/driveway. Two lockable entrances, Ideal for those wishing for some privacy from the main house or those needing to avoid steps. Access to the laundry, 2nd shower, toilet/powder room and main house through the lockable door.

Upper Level
• Landing - spacious tiled landing with ceiling fan, two computer desks, large mirrors, antique sideboard, sliding door to upper deck which overlooks covered BBQ and entertainment area. Main bathroom and upper floor bedrooms lead off the landing
• Main Bedroom - queen sized bed, side tables with lamps, antique dresser, double sliding door wardrobes, two chairs. Sliding door to access upper deck. Reverse cycle air-conditioner
• Second Upper Floor Bedroom - queen size bed, side table, antique table with mirror, built in wardrobe, ceiling fan (no air conditioner).
• Main Bathroom - opens onto the landing, upper bedrooms share the shower cubical, toilet, vanity
• Upper Deck - The deck overlooks the outdoor undercover entertainment area and offers rural views. Deck chairs, wood slab coffee table - access from landing or main bedroom, it is ideal for a quiet retreat, morning coffee, drinks etc.

Guest access

Upon confirmation of your booking, you will be provided with an Information document containing finer details of what is supplied, what to bring with you & things to do in the area. You will be provided with a code to the key safe in case we are not there when you arrive.
There are two access points to the property:
1. up the stairs at the front of the house on King Street
or, for those who prefer no stairs,
2. from the driveway (done the laneway) at the back of the house. In addition to the kitchen & living areas, there is also a bedroom, powder room & shower on this 'Lower Level' for those who prefer not to tackle the stairs to the bedrooms & bathroom on the Upper Level inside.

Other things to note

Please be assured our few House Rules are non-negotiable & we will cancel a booking mid-stay if our trust is breached & rules not observed. Having a party on the premises will lead to non refund of bond.


Extra people No Charge
Security Deposit $550 AUD
Weekly Discount: 10%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM

Maximum 6 guests (no extras permitted)
Please remove shoes inside
$50 cleaning fee applied if BBQ is left uncleaned (cleaning materials provided)

You must also acknowledge
Amenity limitations - Mobile coverage is currently limited to Telstra in Somerset Dam Village. Wifi is available for FaceTime/Skype calls.


Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay.
From Mar 1 - May 31, 2018 the minimum stay is 2 nights.

6 Reviews

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Camille User Profile
July 2017
Booked the house for our wedding in Coronation Hall. The house is only a 2min walk from the hall and is really close to the local servo/cafe. We stayed during winter and it was lovely that the house had a fireplace :). House was great and clean, and Allana was amazing with attending to our needs. Thank you.

Kayleigh User Profile
July 2017
A beautiful spot in the gorgeous Somerset Village. We had an absolutely wonderful time here, it was warm, inviting, comfortable and provided us with everything we could need. It was a stone's throw from Coronation Hall where we were getting married, and it was a stunning backdrop for us to get ready in. The downstairs studio was a perfect way to give myself and my husband a little bit of privacy while still staying with the rest of the wedding party. Highly recommend, whether for a bridal party, wedding guests or people visiting Somerset Dam for a getaway.
Allana User Profile
Response from Allana:
We love being part of happy occasions, Kayleigh & are so pleased you had a wonderful weekend.
July 2017

Scott User Profile
July 2017
The host canceled this reservation 67 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
Allana User Profile
Response from Allana:
I'm so sorry to have cancelled Scott's booking. Within minutes of accepting his booking, I discovered the property was already booked - my fault entirely for not keeping my calendars up-to-date (a process I've now rectified).
July 2017

Luke User Profile
May 2017
Wonderful place to stay, great scenery and many thinks to do. Beautiful spot for a weekend getaway
Allana User Profile
Response from Allana:
Very pleased you enjoyed your weekend in Somerset Dam, Luke.
May 2017

Andrew User Profile
January 2017
Beautiful house in beautiful surrounds. Had an enjoyable time.

Larissa User Profile
November 2016
Allana made us feel very much at home. The house was very comfortable, functional and well appointed. A few of my mates commented that this was one of the best holiday houses they'd stayed in. Thanks Allana.

Queensland, AustraliaJoined in October 2016
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