Sanctuary Lodge

Mapelton • Farmstay • From $314/Night

Relax and refresh in serenity at Sanctuary Lodge

If you are not self funding the cost of your accommodation, please complete the enquiry form HERE

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  • Mapleton
  • Farmstay
  • 5 stars (self rated)
  • Arrival Time: 14:00
    Departure Time: 10:30
    Hours: 09:00 - 18:00


Sanctuary Lodge Sunshine Coast Accessible Accommodation

Serendipity Farm's Sanctuary Lodge Accessible Accommodation is located in the beautiful town of Mapleton, in the picturesque Blackall Range. The property is easily accessible and designed for short to medium-stay leases ideally for people desiring respite and/or recovery due to accident, incident or illness. Sanctuary Lodge celebrates the importance of nature, wildlife, farm animals and serenity for holistic health and chill-out opportunities to enjoy this beautiful, peaceful characterful farm in total comfort and exclusivity to relax. If you have a love of nature and are dreaming of peace and tranquillity, this property is ideal for your next getaway. You will find yourself overlooking friendly sheep, alpacas, goats and cattle which occupy the surrounding paddocks.

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On-site owners who meet guests and are contactable at all times. Serendipity Farm's Sanctuary Lodge offers an exclusive large two bedroom villa called Sanctuary Lodge that features a well-equipped kitchen, open plan living space and generous deck overlooking stunning coastal and valley views. You will feel completely relaxed as you enjoy the serenity and views the farm provides. As part of the farm experience, you will have the option to feed the livestock with the farm's caretakers. Only a short walk from the town of Mapleton, you will be in a prime location to explore the unique and stunning Blackall Range. The property is only a short scenic drive from Sunshine Coast best beaches including Coolum, Maroochydore and Mooloolaba. Serendipity Farm's Sanctuary Lodge are also proud supporters of Guide Dogs Queensland.

  • Fully wheelchair-accessible single-level living total 267 square metres
  • Large main bedroom with Queen bed and powder room. There are double power points in both bedrooms, behind the door in one room and beside the bed in the other for equipment charging.
  •  Large second bedroom with two King singles
  •  Open-plan lounge, dining and kitchen areas with a 75-inch television
  •  100 sq metre deck with ocean, hinterland and farm vistas and triple garage.
  •  NDIS specification-compliant wet room with dual basins and additional separate guest/carer toilet
  •  Kitchen equipped with oven, induction hob, microwave, electric frypan grill, rice cooker, dual drawer dishwasher. Note the kitchen clearance is 85 cm, limited to wheelchair users being able to turn, therefore recommend kitchen be accessed by ambulatory guests.
  •  Separate laundry/sanitiser area
  •  The level secluded garden area adjacent to the deck with stunning views of Mt Coolum and Mt Ninderry


Key accessible features:

  • accessible toilet seat
  • fixed grab bars 
  • on-site disabled parking
  • shower chair
  • step-free access
  • step-free shower
  • room under the bed for a hoist (can be hired). It is best that if you do bring a hoist and commode, you transfer to the commode in the bedroom and then proceeded to the bathroom.
  • Only Registered Service animals are permitted. Must have Certification paperwork. Pets in general are not permitted. (BYO bed and bowls.)

Because there is room under the bed for a hoist, and an electric bed can be hired, this may also suit the level 3 category of Assisted Wheelchair User. Please check the videos for clearance and our frequently asked questions on where to hire equipment.

Click HERE to download the brochure.


Activities Around Sanctuary Lodge  Accessible Accommodation In The Sunshine Coast

Sanctuary Lodge accessible accommodation is within walking, wheelchair or scooter distance of Mapleton Village facilities. Mapleton has an IGA with a petrol station, Fish Restaurant, an Italian Restaurant, multiple coffee shops, a post office, a chemist, a medical centre, QML pathology, specialty stores, a community library, a bowls club, a local community gym and more. Located 8 km from the hinterland artisan village of Montville and 20 min drive to picturesque Malaney. The Lillyponds is a delightful wheelchair-accessible park. Mapleton Falls offers wheelchair accessibility (some parts may require assistance.) See more HERE.

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Please note: The booking page for all properties listed on Accessible Accommodation may list both accessible and non-accessible rooms. All accessible rooms are indicated in the room title. Accessible Accommodation bears no responsibility for the booking of an incorrect room type.


  • Accessible Toilet Seat
  • Fixed Grab Bars
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • On-Site Disabled Parking
  • Shower Chair (wall mounted or free-standing)
  • Step-Free Shower
  • Bathroom Amenities
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laptop Suitable Workspace
  • Reception
  • Smoke Detector
  • TV
  • Fans
  • Heating
  • Non-Smoking
  • Room Under Bed for Hoist
  • Step-Free Access
  • Washing Machine

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What disability amenities are included?

accessible toilet seat, fixed grab bars, on site disabled parking, service dog provisions, shower chair, step-free access, step-free shower

Is there a disabled parking spot on the property that is at least 2.4m wide?


Is the car parking space undercover (clearance height of at least 2.5 m)?


Is there an accessible path from the car park to entry of accommodation?


The pathway to the front door is accessible- wide (greater than 80 cm) and step free?


Is there step free access to the rooms?


Are door widths at least 80 cm?

Yes for all doors

Are the hallways wide (at least 91cm)?



Cancellation policy

Booking Conditions and Cancellations:
All reservations require full payment or payment confirmation from a plan manager/fund reservation has been received/processed at the time of booking. Bookings become non-refundable 90 days from check in although they are transferrable to alternative dates at the same property. New dates booked must be of equal or higher monetary value. For changes made to bookings within 7 days of check in a cancellation fee of 100% of the booking cost will be charged. We do not offer refunds or reschedule bookings due to weather events, traffic delays or natural disasters. You are encouraged to take out travel insurance to cover such events. No refunds will be given for late arrivals, early departures or unused days of your holiday rental period. Any changes or cancellations must be made via email to
Damages & Repairs:
You will be charged at cost to repair or replace items if there is malicious, deliberate, or negligent damage to the property. You become financially responsible for any and all damage and loss to the property and its contents from the date and time you check in, to the date and time you check out. To avoid blame, you are required to immediately notify us if anything is amiss when you arrive at the property.
The house will be cleaned prior to your arrival. Please keep it clean and leave it how you found it including furniture placement, if excessive cleaning is required over and above a standard clean upon your departure, you will be charged the cost.
No smoking inside the property under any circumstances If you need to smoke, please do so away from the property doors to ensure that the smoke does not enter. If evidence of smoking inside the property is detected, you will be charged for steam cleaning of rugs, lounge suites and furniture, laundering of all soft furnishing and linen, plus replacement of linen where necessary.
No Party Policy:
We have a strict ‘no party’ policy. Only the guests staying at the property are permitted to be present. If there is, or is evidence of a party/function, you will be asked to vacate the property and charged for any non-standard cleaning and damages to the property.
Assistance Dogs:

This property is not pet friendly but your assistance dog is most welcome, just not on the furniture or beds (if you need to sleep with your dog, please bring your own bedding and linen). All dogs must be registered assistance dogs and registration number provided at the time of booking. Notification that you intend to bring your assistance dog must be made in writing to Any mess, including outdoors must be wrapped and placed in outdoor bins. Bedding and bowls must be supplied by guest.

1 Melia Court Mapleton QLD 4560
5 stars (self rated)
Arrival Time: 14:00
Departure Time: 10:30
Hours: 09:00 - 18:00

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