Set on a gentle rise in the tranquil Sunshine Coast hinterland hills, the estate has a reputation for exceptional gourmet cuisine and a wonderfully charming atmosphere. As you enter the property and pass between the grand figs, shaded jacarandas and groves of magnolias, the stunning frame of a French- provincial style guest house greets on arrival.
Designed with luxurious comfort as the first priority, every one of the 17 rooms, suites and cottages is an oasis of calm. A subtle blend of the traditional and the modern, featuring elegant, contemporary French furnishings in harmony with the latest technology.
Dining at our award winning restaurant is a true gastronomic journey, The Long Apron delivers European-inspired menus with flair and élan. Our talented team deliver innovative, distinctive food inspired by local artisan growers.
Enjoy an afternoon masterclass in French cheese and wine tasting, explore the landscaped gardens and forest walk or drop into the quaint town of Montville.
Enjoy a relaxed luxury escape at Spicers Clovelly Estate a French inspired retreat, nestled in the rolling hills of the Sunshine Coast hinterland.
Bed & Breakfast
Escape to the rolling hills of Montville with luxury accommodation and breakfast daily at the French inspired Spicers Clovelly Estate. The award winning restaurant, The Long Apron, is located onsite, so you can dine on delectable cuisine as well as relax and unwind.
Spicers Clovelly Estate offers French inspired luxury in a wonderfully charming and relaxed atmosphere.
The French call it joie de vivre, a feeling that life isn’t just good, it’s something to be embraced and enjoyed every day. It’s a feeling you’ll appreciate from the moment you pass between the grand figs, shaded jacarandas and groves of magnolias and gardenias that frame the stunning French-provincial architecture of the main guest house. Spicers Clovelly Estate is the ideal place to celebrate everything that’s special in life.
The Long Apron for delicious, modern French dining.
Our primary endeavour is to provide you with an incredible culinary experience.
With a well-earned reputation for innovative dining experiences, The Long Apron is a Chef Hatted restaurant offering a taste of France in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Whether it’s an intimate tasting menu for two or a group celebration, The Long Apron is sure to surprise and delight.
Highly awarded, we take you on gastronomic journey, epitomising culinary creativity, sharing our love of food and wine with you along the way. We are delighted to have been recognised with one Chef-Hat from the Good Food Guide (2020), two Chef-Hats in the Australian Good Food Guide (2020 and 2021) plus the Readers’ Choice award for the European category and ranked 18 in the Delicious Top 100 Restaurants for 2019.
The Lake View Deck
Enjoy scenic views of Lake Baroon from the comfort of our deck. We can help you organise a banquet for a group, or you can keep things intimate by pre-ordering a BBQ pack and handling the hospitality yourself.
The Lake View Deck is just a short stroll or buggy ride from the main estate.
This picturesque space is the perfect spot to celebrate a special occasion, have lunch with the family or host a pre-wedding celebration. Enjoy our elegant French Table Experience or opt for the more casual Lakeside BBQ.
We accept bookings for groups of up to 15 people. Bookings are required 7 days prior to the event and incur a service fee of $250 for the use of the area.
Live music at The Long Apron
Join us each Sunday from 12pm for lunch and live music at The Long Apron restaurant.
Enjoy the finest French cuisine, delicious wine and beautiful music by Angela Newcomb.
Live music Sundays launches on 6 February 2022 and bookings will be required.
Day trip to Kenilworth
Explore one of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland’s hidden gems. Only a short 30 minute drive from Spicers Clovelly Estate, Kenilworth is the perfect spot for a day trip. Visit the Kenilworth Dairies Cellar Door, treat yourself at the famous Kenilworth Bakery and enjoy some retail therapy at the local shops.
Yoga and Breakfast at Spicers Clovelly Estate
Enjoy a relaxing morning with Erin from Varsha Yoga in the serene setting of Spicers Clovelly Estate at our lake deck overlooking Lake Baroon. Reconnect with nature and truly rejuvenate the soul.
This experience is available for both guests staying in house or guests visiting for the morning, with a minimum of 5 guests and a maximum of 15 guests allowed per class. Yoga can be pre-booked for most days and times, subject to instructor availability.
Yoga costs $35 per person, and guests can choose to have breakfast afterwards at $35 for al la carte or $45 for breakfast banquet (only available for groups of 10 or more).
Sunny Coast Hinterland Flight
Complete your stay at Spicers Clovelly Estate with a scenic flight over the Sunshine Coast. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking views of the hinterland to the coast including Bribie Island and Noosa on this 50 minute helicopter flight with Ghost Air Helicopters. The journey will take you from Spicers Clovelly Estate over the Glasshouse Mountains to the tip of Bribie Island then hugging the coast you will fly up the beach at 500ft to Noosa returning back via Eumundi, Mapleton, Lake Baroon and Kondalilla Falls.
Selection of complimentary activities:
Self-Guided Waterfall Walks from Spicers Clovelly Estate
A lot can be said for taking a break from the hustle and bustle of life and getting in touch with nature. The Sunshine Coast hinterland provides the perfect opportunity to explore the great outdoors.
Known for its breathtaking natural wonders, this region should be at the top of your list for a taste of what Mother Nature has on offer.
Here are some of the most beautiful waterfalls on the Coast that are close by to Spicers Clovelly Estate.
Begin your evening at Spicers Clovelly Estate with one of our daily activities. There is something new to try everyday:
Monday – Toast marshmallows by the firepit
Tuesday – Lawn games and bubbles
Wednesday – Rosé and ring toss
Thursday – Beaujolais wine tasting
Friday-Sunday – ‘Magic hour’ at the lake view deck
Each activity runs from 4:30pm-5:00pm and includes a complimentary drink.
Activities are available for in-house guests only and are subject to weather conditions.
Enveloped by beautiful gardens, rolling grass hills and natural rainforest, Spicers Clovelly Estate’s French-provincial yet contemporary luxury Suites provide the perfect European oasis for a tranquil escape on the Sunshine Coast.
All of our rooms at Spicers Clovelly Estate are unique with each room offering a different configuration and style that may vary from images shown.
The Estate Suites ( From $234 per person per night)
The Estate Suites have a king bed with marble ensuite and heated floor.
The elegant Estate Suites are located both on the ground or the first level of the Estate and in Montville House.
The Montville Suites (From $288 per person per night)
The Montville Suites have a king sized bed with an ensuite and private deck.
Our luxuriously appointed Montville Suites are spaciously designed rooms each with a private ensuite and its own distinctive character. The suites possess the elegant French provincial style that Spicers Clovelly Estate is known for plus unique design touches that sets them apart. Located in the Montville House, there is a communal lounge featuring an open fire place, encouraging wines, words and charcuterie boards around the relaxing shared space.
If unwinding with a good read and a glass of shiraz is more your style, step out onto your private courtyard to enjoy some alone time.
All suites have a king sized bed (twin bedding available on request)
The Spa Suites (From $278 per room per night)
The Spa Suites feature modern French furnishings and are generous in proportion with large spa bathrooms and views of the Estate.
Please note this room is located on the top level.
The Luxury Spa Suite (From $310 per person per night )
This stunning suite features a separate lounge area and spa bath.
Perfect for celebrating a special occasion with a loved one, the Luxury Spa Suite features a separate lounge area with Bordeaux armchairs and contemporary European décor. The elegant bathroom features a spa bathtub and double shower as well as a heated floor. Located on the top floor of the Estate, the room also features:
Please note that this room is located upstairs.
The French Cottage (From $850 per cottage per night)
You will think you have landed in France when you stay in this pretty as a picture cottage. It features 3 bedrooms, kitchen, separate lounge area and outdoor spa.
Valid 01 April 2022 to 31 March 2023
Our Change and Cancellation Fees
Subject to your refund and remedy rights under the Australian Consumer Law, the following change and cancellation fees apply to our standard rate packages and bookings (including online bookings and bookings made over the phone, via chat by email or in-person). Please refer back to your confirmation received at the time of booking as special packages and rates will be marked as non-refundable in which the below does not apply unless affected by COVID-19.
Date changes or booking cancellations to confirmed bookings made between 30 days and 15 days prior to arrival will incur a 50% amendment/cancellation fee.
Date changes or booking cancellations to confirmed bookings within 14 days of arrival will incur a 100% amendment/cancellation fee.
Minimum 2-night stay for all bookings.
Black out dates for contracted rates apply – Easter 2022 (15-18 April), ANZAC Weekend (23-25 April), May Labour Day (30 April-3 May), Queens Birthday (10-13 June), Labour Day and Queens Birthday Weekend (30 Sept-3 Oct), Christmas 2022 (23-27 December), New Year period (30 December 2022 3 January 2023).
Property open seven (7) days per week.
Children are welcome and can be accommodated in the 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom private lodges only.
COVID-19 Affected Bookings
Should a government mandated intrastate or interstate travel restriction, a lockdown be enforced that prevents you from travelling on your booked date or you are unable to travel due to a COVID-rated illness, we will move your booking to a future date within 12 months at the same retreat, with no penalty. If you do not have a future date in mind, we will hold the amount paid as credit to be used at the same retreat within 12 months. If you wish to cancel your booking, a full cancellation fee will apply. It is the traveller’s responsible to ensure they are eligible to travel.
We strongly recommend that you take out appropriate travel insurance to cover your travel arrangements. Your insurance protection should include cover for cancellation, medical and repatriation expenses, personal injury and accident, death and loss of personal baggage and money and personal liability insurance.
You must ensure that you are aware of any health requirements and recommended precautions relevant to your travel.
All prices are subject to availability and can be withdrawn or varied without notice. The prices quoted over the phone, via chat by email or in-person are valid for 48 hours, subject to change thereafter. Availability can change at any time. To proceed with this reservation and secure your booking we require a 100% deposit.
Check -in time: 2pm
Check-out time: 11am
Private car transfers – From Brisbane Airport – POA.
Helicopter transfers – From Brisbane and Archerfield Airports – POA
To the extent permitted by law, neither Spicers Retreats, Hotels & Lodges nor any of its related bodies corporate, directors, employees or agents accept any liability in contract, tort or otherwise for any injury, damage, loss (including consequential loss), delay, additional expense or inconvenience caused directly or indirectly by the acts, omissions or default, whether negligent or otherwise, of third party providers over whom we have no direct control, force majeure or any other event which is beyond our control or which is not preventable by reasonable diligence on our part. Under circumstances where our liability cannot be excluded and where liability may be lawfully limited, such liability is limited to the remedies required of us under applicable law (including the Australian Consumer Law). This liability clause is subject to your rights under the Australian Consumer Law and nothing in these terms and conditions is intended to limit any rights you may have under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth).
Please advise any special requirements you may have for your travel arrangements such as special meals, room type or disabled access.
If any dispute arises between you and us, the laws of Australia will apply. You irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Australia, and waive any right that you may have to object to an action being brought in those courts.