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What a delight!

Stopped in today while on holiday and we were so pleasantly surprised by this whole facility. Our... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2021
chels6284
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seattle wa
via mobile
Delicious food, delightful place 😊

Had a delicious lunch in the restaurant today after walking around the gift shop and farm produce... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2021
Valarie T
,
Tweed Heads, Australia
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Reviewed 26 November 2019

Went to the farm for a coffee and scones and observed these happy, lovely people doing a very good job of serving and behind the counter. They could not be more pleasant and helpful and I think the whole enterprise is inspiring. It was a very hot day so we didn't do too much exploring but we did see their avo orchard and free range chickens. They sell eggs at $5 per dozen and I was very tempted but we were in our caravan and I knew I didn't have storage in the fridge for them. If you are ever visiting Alstonville, please call in and assist these people acquire skills and lead a purposeful life.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank gmc292
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Reviewed 13 October 2019 via mobile

Have been for lunch a few times service is usually very slow so give yourself plenty of time. The food itself seems pretty high quality

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mikejh225
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Reviewed 26 August 2019

I agree with the concept of the farm and good on them for providing employment for those with disabilities. This venue would be a great place to visit with children for a half day outing as many activities are provided for them. Service is slow in the cafe though the staff were calm and steady and plugged along and got the orders done. The souvenier shop was full of the usual overpriced rubbish from overseas and the nursery plants pot bound and of not good quality for the prices charged. The grocery shop could be improved by labelling the prices clearer. The little museum was very well set out and interesting. Easy to read posters explained how the founder Lionel Watts contracted polio before vaccines were available, became disabled and could not gain employment.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Lorraine B
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Reviewed 9 January 2019

Such a lovely place and wonderful concept. Food delicious especially the scones, all served efficiently and carefully by people with disability, they do a great job. Easily cater for large groups. Great gift shop, plant nursery and merchandise. A wonderful museum setting out how The House With No Steps was started and the progress over the years. A great place to spend a few hours.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lee B
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Reviewed 5 December 2018

Summerland House offers a range of activities, cafe/restaurant, Avocado & Macadamia farm tours, Nursery, Mens Shed, Children's Water Playground, Gardens, Nature Boardwalk and is a local Business which employs and supports people with special needs.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank psking321
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