Apple Tree Cottage is nestled in a secluded valley near Oakbank in the Adelaide Hills. The delightful two storey settlerâ€™s cottage, beautifully restored, is a haven of peace on the banks of a lake, apple orchards and grazing cattle, enabling guests to relax and experience the peace and tranquillity of country life, within easy reach of Adelaide.
Apple Tree Cottage offers self contained accommodation for up to five people amid an old world atmosphere of scrubbed furniture, rocking chairs and log fires. This is a unique property of 200 acres, full of interest for the photographer, artist, birdwatcher or anyone who enjoys leisurely strolls in peaceful surrounds. Guests have the opportunity to go fishing, boating and mushrooming or maybe watch a calf being born.
Winner 2004 Australian Tourism Award. 2004 Yellow Pages South Australian Tourism Award Winner and recipient of 2004 Yellow Pages South Australian Tourism Award Hall of Fame.
Gum Tree Cottage
– A genuine Australian Experience
– Perfect for touring visitors to Australia!
Unwind and rediscover the simple pleasures of authentic Australian country life.
Absorb the magnificent views from every window over water, the picturesque valley and rolling hills.
Share your romantic experience as you unwind beside the open fire or be pampered in the luxurious double spa bath.
A special place for special people – one couple or the family.
Set on a 200 acre grazing property amidst rolling hills....
Lavender Fields is an idyllic, secluded country retreat especially for two couples. French Provincial style stone cottage furnished with country antiques. Situated in a park like setting on a 200 acre property surrounded by three acre garden with lavender. Small lake located nearby. 2004 Yellow Pages South Australian Tourism Awards Winner - Hosted Accommodation and recipient of 2004 Yellow Pages South Australian Tourism Award Hall of Fame. 2004-2005 Australian Tourism Award Winner.
The Nest is a romantic, private hide away in a secluded studio suite surrounded by abundant bird life in a peaceful natural environment on a 200 acre property. Just for two, every comfort is thoughtfully provided including wood fire, queen size bed, comfy sofa, sunny dining area with picture windows, reverse cycle air conditioning, equipped kitchen, luxurious deep oval two person spa bath with expansive views towards Mount Lofty. Relax on the private terrace or enjoy a barbeque in the garden. Winner 2004-2005 Australian Tourism Award. 2004 South Australian Tourism Award Winner and recipient of 2004 South Australian Tourism Hall of Fame....
The Villa is a private, spacious, self contained Mediterranean style villa adjoining lemon grove and vineyard, set in established garden on 200 acre property. Two romantic bedrooms with beautiful views over valleys and hills to Mount Lofty. Bathroom with two person spa and shower, separate shower and toilet, living room with open fire, ducted reverse cycle air conditioning, dining room and fully equipped kitchen. Mediterranean terrace with iron settings, pillars, terracotta tiled paving invites alfresco meals. Recipient of Yellow Pages South Australian Tourism Hall of Fame 2002 - 2004. 2004 Yellow Pages South Australian Tourism Awards winner. Winner 2004-2005 Australian Tourism Awards.
Nestled in a picturesque garden with winter creek, Aldgate Lodge offers charming and romantic accommodation in Historic Aldgate in the beautiful Adelaide Hills and only 20 minutes from the city.
Aldgate Lodge is a Log cabin construction offering spa suites with separate lounge all with French doors leading to veranda.
Gourmet platter, sparkling wine and chocolates in your suite await your arrival with breakfast delivered to your back door each morning to enjoy in your suite, garden or veranda.
Additional guest lounge with combustion fire, massive collection of movies and port to enjoy by the fire or in your suite
The Adelaide Hills of South Australia are all about nature, peace and quiet and wonderful friendly hospitality. If these are the things you are looking for during your stay in the Adelaide Hills, look no further than Aldgate Lodge situated in the historic township of Aldgate in the Adelaide Hills.
Aldgate Lodge Bed and Breakfast is so close to Adelaide only 18 to 20 minutes but offers a serene environment for a relaxing holiday....
AAA Tourism four star rated Amble Fern is a contemporary styled studio overlooking the front garden. With its own private patio, peace and tranquillity are yours to enjoy. Amble Fern can accommodate up to four people. An additional bedroom can be set up with either twin or queen beds. Separate rooms for the shower/spa and toilet/vanity ensure there is room to move. This studio has lovely light, plenty of space and a slightly more sophisticated feel. Large windows provide views across a seasonally changing tranquil garden. The courtyard has a gas barbeque with a quiet, restful area to relax and enjoy the birds darting around the garden, often stopping to drink from the water fountain.
Amble Over is a stylish, upstairs Apartment for a couple. Experience the serenity of either rural or garden views from your balconies.
Your spacious bathroom includes a luxurious spa giving a sweeping view over the rear paddocks. The front balcony provides a wonderful view over the gorgeous English style garden.
This apartment has been tagged with a quirky, 'tongue in cheek' name. The name could simply imply 'relaxed', or 'above all else', but ideally we see it as 'relaxed sophistication'.
Amble Over has an open plan lounge/dining area, it is extremely comfortable and very spacious....
AAA Tourism four star rated Amble Wren offers privacy and peacefulness. This charming cottage is set back in the expansive gardens. Fully air-conditioned, you will be cosy in winter and cool in summer.
An intimate self-contained cottage for a couple. Relax in your private spa with a delightful rural outlook. Sit on your private deck, enjoy the views of the English style Garden and watch the antics of many species of native birds.
The covered deck offers a wonderful view where you can relax with a drink or prepare a meal on the gas barbeque. An alternative cooking option for the gourmet chef!
All this only metres from restaurants, wineries, art galleries and craft shops. Don't forget to take home some flowers from the garden as a memento of your stay at Amble Wren Cottage.
'Amble at Hahndorf is life at your own pace'....
Nestled amongst towering stringybark eucalypts in the beautiful Adelaide Hills, just 30 minutes from the city centre, a haven of luxury and tranquillity awaits at Cladich Pavilions.
Surrounded by native bushland and abundant bird life, the award winning Pavilions offer a truly Australian bed and breakfast experience in which luxury and privacy reign supreme.
Step inside and you will experience the very best in luxurious contemporary accommodation. Signature pieces of early Australian antique furniture take pride of place in spacious living areas, and queen size beds adorned with crisp white linens are the perfect foil for the polished Tasmanian oak floors throughout.
With digital television, stereos, and individually controlled reverse cycle air conditioners, the Pavilions offer every amenity you would expect of an establishment of this quality. Imagine a bathroom stocked with fresh white bathrobes and aromatic Jurlique products, and the ultimate in indulgence - truly sublime homemade caramels....
Dumas House accommodates up to three couples at any one time with bedrooms providing a grand style with heritage feel and areas to unwind and reminisce over the days spectacular outings to the nearby tourist attractions such as the lush vineyards of the Barossa, pristine beaches of Victor Harbor, wetlands of the River Murray or breathtaking views of the Adelaide Hills.
At the end of the day lose yourself in the modern bathroom with spa then head out to the many restaurants and historic pubs serving the best of local produce.
Indulge the senses with the large entertainment areas, tasteful heritage style decor with modern appliances and fully equipped modern kitchen. Poolside alfresco dining and barbecue facilities are available. Beautifully maintained cottage gardens and rolling lawns combined with the convenience of a wide range of nearby shops guarantees a memorable stay.
Hahndorf Resort is nestled on 32 acres of rolling hills and bushland, with unparalleled views of the magnificent Adelaide Hills.
This new award-winning development feels like a world away, yet offers every convenience at your fingertips. Only 20 minutes from Adelaide, and within walking distance to Hahndorf's Main Street, this picturesque retreat offers the perfect location to explore the region, enjoy the resort's many fun activities or just relax. The Resort consists of gentle hills, three lakes, natural bush, abundant wildlife and exceptional views.
Hahndorf Resort offers diverse contemporary four star accommodation - motel style, family cottages/units, resort houses and limited mobility (self-contained) units - accommodation includes kitchenettes, most have balconies - some with lake views. With exceptional caravan and camping facilities, Three Gums Bistro and the new state-of-the-art multi-function Adelaide Hills Convention Centre, Hahndorf Resort is sure to have something to suit your needs.
Activities and facilities include a pool, jumping cushion, mini golf course, games room, giant chess, volleyball court, small children's playground, modern camp kitchen and barbecues amongst rolling green lawns. Diverse, flexible, quality facilities and exceptional customer service make the Hahndorf Resort Tourist Park a one stop shop, providing the ultimate holiday or business resort venue....
Liebelt House is a self contained bed and breakfast set on 69 acres of rural farming land.
This house overlooks the farmyard and has seen six generations live within its walls and is steeped in history. With the original family furniture, a stay at Liebelt House is like a step back in time but with the modern conveniences of today.
Surrounded by original antique furniture, enjoy the warmth of the open log fire, the romance of the four poster bed with drapes and generous provisions for a full cooked country breakfast.
The two bedroom house can comfortably cater for four people, either families or couples. All linen is provided. There are laundry facilities for guests who are travelling and a barbecue is also available for guests use.
Guests have access to the farm and Platform 1 which involves a train ride and railway memorabilia.
Take a walk into the paddock, feed your food scraps to the farm animals, sit on the rocking chair, soak in the ambience of the beautiful surroundings and enjoy the daily visits from the chickens and farm cat.
The Sticky Rice Villas are the ultimate in luxury accommodation in the Adelaide Hills and are set behind the award winning Sticky Rice Cooking School in the picturesque township of Stirling with the Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens and Heysen Trail on the doorstep.
You have the choice of Bali Villa, Yoko Villa or Zen Villa.
Purpose built for wow factor, every villa offers a spacious two-room 70 square metres of indoor living area, a private walled 45 square metre outdoor courtyard plus individual gardens in which to explore and relax.
Each villa is individually styled and architecturally designed for seamless indoor and outdoor living. Floor to ceiling glass surrounds each villa allowing views and easy access to the private enclosed courtyards and landscaped gardens.
Enjoy the luxury of under floor heating and stunning Jag kitchens in each villa which are finished with inspiring designer furnishings.
Experience the Magic! A multi-storied enchanting, romantic castle-like retreat, the Castle Keep B&B at Thorngrove is constructed from Angaston white marble, with the romance of an embellished stone working baronial fireplace.
Features include early nineteenth century high backed, ornately carved English oak bed (Californian king size), original hand coloured steel engravings circa 1868, hand painted central rib vaulted ceilings, stone spiral staircase, mullioned and lancet windows, stone flagged floor and walls, spacious two person en suite corner spa bath and ground floor kitchenette area with stainless steel appliances.
Nineteenth century Georgian high back upholstered fireside double chair and eighteenth century English carved oak coffer complete this romantic fairytale setting. The retreat has open plan first floor bed/living/sitting area at the top of a stone spiral staircase, ground floor bathroom with large corner spa bath, kitchenette, hallway entry from garden, private rustic flagstone paved and hedged courtyard with outdoor setting, first floor Juliet balcony through gothic arched and shuttered French doors, wide screen high-definition free view digital LCD/DVD BluRay and iPod dock.
The Manna of Hahndorf is a boutique four star motel located in the heart of the historic town of Hahndorf in the beautiful Adelaide Hills.
Only 20 minutes from Adelaide and central to the Barossa, McLaren Vale and Adelaide Hills wine regions, the Manna of Hahndorf is a perfect base to explore some of South Australia's premier wine regions.
Hahndorf has lost none of its charm and importance as Australia's oldest surviving German settlement. The leafy Main Street, with no fewer than 90 buildings dating back to the 1800s, is also home to a growing number of distinctly contemporary attractions and interesting shops.
The Manna of Hahndorf offers 51 up-market rooms including Superior, Executive and for that special occasion, Indulgence Spa Suites. Enjoy superbly furnished air-conditioned rooms, featuring flat screen televisions with complimentary Foxtel and wireless broadband internet, along with tea/coffee making facilities, microwave oven and toaster.
The Manna of Hahndorf's restaurant, The Haus Restaurant offers a rustic and regional menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week....
The Retreat at Stirling is conveniently located on two acres in the heart of the beautiful Adelaide Hills, just 20 minutes from the centre of Adelaide.
This very comfortable, elegantly furnished, self contained retreat with magnificent views and a private entrance has a beautifully appointed kitchen with a roomy lounge and dining area and an outside courtyard. Enjoy the luxury of the fully tiled 12 metre heated indoor swimming pool or indulge and rejuvenate in the double spa bath.
Two large bedrooms (king and queen size beds) with quality linen, comfortable chairs for relaxation, log fire, air conditioning, barbecue facilities, private garden and fishpond.
Adjacent to the beautiful Mount Lofty Golf Corse and the Heysen Trail (a popular destination for bushwalkers) with other local attractions such as Cleland Wildlife Park and Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens nearby....
Situated in the sensational village of Stirling in the Adelaide Hills, 35 minutes from Adelaide's International Airport, our beautifully refurbished Stirling Hotel offers alfresco dining, art galleries, organic cafe's, bookshops and garden in a relaxed and sophisticated setting.
Rooms feature large ensuite bathrooms with bath tubs and dual-head rain showers; all beds are king size, have luxury linens with precise lighting and audio/visual controls at your bedside. The sitting area includes Emma Hack artwork, digital television and DVD's and refreshments from the fully stocked mini bar.
For cosy nights, three of our rooms feature open fireplaces and for the warmer months a private balcony with outdoor seating overlooking the beautiful streetscape of Stirling, is on offer. A writing desk is equipped with high speed wireless internet connection and your own iPod docking station.
In-room amenities include soft robes, iron and ironing board, mending kit, vanity kit with complimentary in-room coffee and tea making facilities. A welcoming Haigh's Chocolate's gift and fresh flowers await your arrival. We even have an espresso machine for the exclusive use of our guests.
Come and experience our 'elevated living' accommodation at The Stirling Hotel.
At Thorngrove Manor you can experience a unique romantic and escapist retreat. A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
Thorngrove Manor is distinctive and captivating, a whimsical architectural expression, with individual and privately located accommodation catering for individual selection, with dedicated entries. Inspired timeless design with a sense of wonder with appointments both antique and bespoke. A dynamic non-conformist signature property, with an indefinable romantic ethereal quality, not replicated elsewhere; creative surroundings and living spaces provide unique engaging experiences for the soul.
You will enjoy unique and commanding outlooks across sweeping vistas, a special sense of time and place - a labyrinthine architectural adventure with integrity and conviction. Only for those with imagination and romance in their soul!
Winner of many awards, Thorngrove Manor is one of the world's outstanding hotels. The baroque towers and fantasy turrets are clues to its flamboyant interiors. Antiques, hand-painted friezes, stencils and artwork exploit its diverse room shapes to create an escapist's dream.
Imaginative decor renders every room a masterpiece. Enjoy meticulous attention to detail with personal and discreet service. Every modern facility has been discreetly woven into this romantic wonderland. Privacy is absolute; you may never see the other guests....
Adelaide Hills B&B Accommodation offers a suite for two people with the privacy of their own entrance and off street parking. Overlooking an award-winning garden with tree ferns and flowering plants. Wild birds feeding are a regular delight to the garden and can be enjoyed whilst breakfasting through large corner windows. The suite is complimented with a king size bed that converts into two singles, reverse cycle air-conditioning, kitchenette stocked with breakfast provisions and ensuite. Close to Warrawong Sanctuary, Cleland Wildlife Park, Hahndorf and wineries and only 20 min drive to Adelaide CBD.
Amble Fern is a contemporary style self-contained studio. Take a moment to yourself on the private patio or unwind in the spa. The peace and tranquillity are yours to enjoy along with the native birds which often stop to drink from the water fountain.
Large windows invite the leafy tranquil garden indoors, and the morning sun gently illuminates the sophisticated space this Studio has to offer. The private courtyard offers a gas barbecue with a quiet restful haven to relax and enjoy time alone or with friends.
Amble Fern offers great flexibility. The main king bed can be split into singles, and an additional bedroom offers a king which can be split into singles. Amble Fern sleeps a maximum of four guests. It has separate rooms for the shower/spa and toilet/vanity which make it suitable for couples or groups of singles.
We stock the Studio with some special things (included in the tariff) to make your stay even more enjoyable.
Continental Breakfast: fresh orange juice; ground plunger coffee; low fat milk; wholemeal bread (gluten free available on request); spreadable butter; Vegemite; jams and sauce (gluten free); cereal (contains gluten); natural muesli....
The Hahndorf Motor Lodge is a three and a half star motel located in the heart of the historic town of Hahndorf in the beautiful Adelaide Hills.
Only 20 minutes from Adelaide and central to the Barossa, McLaren Vale and Adelaide Hills wine regions, the Hahndorf Motor Lodge is a perfect base to explore some of South Australia's premier wine regions.
Hahndorf has lost none of its charm and importance as Australia's oldest surviving German settlement. The leafy Main Street, with no fewer than 90 buildings dating back to the 1800s, is also home to a growing number of distinctly contemporary attractions and interesting shops, which will keep you here for days.
Furnished with comfort in mind, our air-conditioned rooms have a queen size bed, free WiFi, and flat screen television with complimentary Foxtel, tea/coffee making facilities, microwave oven and toaster.
The motel has the only year-round, heated and covered swimming pool and spa in Hahndorf. Set in a tranquil garden setting, the Hahndorf Motor lodge has barbecue and laundry facilities are available for all guests....
Minutes away from local transport, shopping and a variety of restaurants and cafes to suit all taste buds. Easily accessible from the park only 20 minutes to Monarto Zoo, 30 min to Adelaide, & 10 min to the historical Hahndorf. Rightly considered the 'hub' of the Hills, with reasonable rates, top class comfortable ensuite cabins, power and unpowered sites.
In the bustling main street of historic Hahndorf theres a new way to stay... Adelaide Hills Accommodation The Haus Studio Apartments Self-contained units in a beautiful landscaped setting.
Take a trip out of the city, through the windy roads and to the beautiful landscape of the Adelaide Hills... the alternative to an Adelaide CBD Hotel in a relaxed regional setting.
Be captivated by the seasons and immerse yourself in our renowned Food & Wine Culture.
The Stirling Market is a monthly, award winning market with around 80 stalls, which make, bake, grow or value add to the products sold. It is a street closure market, held in co-operation with local businesses. An attractive setting provides an ambience enjoyed by the whole of the main village of Stirling. Monies raised from the stallholders are used to provide assistance to local groups and charities.
Open the fourth Sunday of the month 10am to 4pm. In December the market is on the third Sunday of the month....
Gulf Brewery is a microbrewery producing hand crafted boutique beers. You can taste beers at the cellar door and either relax and have a beer by the glass or take away to drink at your leisure. The cellar door is located between the IGA and Otto's bakery on the main street of historic Hahndorf in the picturesque Adelaide Hills
Gulf Brewery have a wide range of beers available, so they can guarantee there will be a beer to suit your palette from a crisp refreshing lager to smooth dark chocolate stout. They also have one off specialty beers on tap throughout the year. If you are not sure what beers you would like, why not try a tasting paddle of six?
Tasting plates of cheeses, local meats and olives are also available to complement the beer selection.
Gulf Brewery can also host functions by appointment....
While Australia is rich and bountiful, the Adelaide Hills arguably has a greater range of quality food, produce and wine than any other region in the country. The Locavore menu is designed around the best that the region’s local producers have to offer.
In keeping with the principles of the 100-Mile Diet, The Locavore is dedicated to sourcing food and wines from places as close to us as possible (160 kilometres, in fact).
This is then balanced with the following approach: if not local, eat family-farmed; if not family-farmed, eat organic; if not organic, eat fair trade.
Make sure you dine at The Locavore....
Red Cacao is a family run boutique artisan chocolatier with a chocolate cafe attached where we serve up delicious hot chocolates, chocolate indulgences and our unique "Chocolate and Coffee Experience" where we match chocolates to the coffee bean of your choice from our daily menu.
We are a passionate and vibrant business with a dynamic team always pushing the boundaries of whats possible with chocolate!...
In chic boutique style, Verdun Park Wines specialise in producing a limited quantity of premium, elegant, cool climate Adelaide Hills wine each vintage. Taste the commitment in our small and exclusive parcels of Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc, Rosé and Shiraz.
Tickle your palate and tempt your taste buds with a wine flight, enjoy a glass or share a bottle with friends beside the garden and vineyard.
Cellar Door Opening is on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 February from 12pm to 5pm and then on the fourth Saturday and Sunday of every month.
Elegance in a glass....
Hahndorf Hill Winery specialises in exciting new-wave wines, including Gruner Veltliner and Blaufrankish. It also hosts ChocoVino tastings - an experience based on the concept of terroir, where fine wines are matched with the world's most exclusive chocolate. A small fee applies for this experience and bookings are recommended.
The cellar door offers sensational views and has won numerous regional tourism awards.
This is certainly one cellar door you'll be reluctant to leave!...
Established in 1855, the Bridgewater Inn is one of South Australia's most historic pubs. With cosy open fires blazing in winter and the shady vine covered pergola by the creek in summer, the Bridgewater Inn is a venue for all seasons.
Set in picturesque Bridgewater in the Adelaide Hills, and overlooking Cox's Creek, the Inn is the perfect spot for a relaxing ale and a bite to eat.
With friendly bistro and al fresco dining seven days a week, the extensive and a la carte menu from the Inn's famous kitchen is ideal for celebrations or family get-togethers....