In a cottage filled with history and romance, enjoy the good things of life, spend a romantic interlude, recover health and vitality, discover new experiences or share in the life of a region renowned for its unique culture, wines and foods.
For romantic escapers, our isolated cottage overlooking vineyards provides a perfect hide-away for a romantic interlude.
For respite and health, breathe our pure air, enjoy our mediterranean climate, take country walks or rides, relax in the therapeutic spa or just enjoy a good book, music or movie from our library.
For explorers and knowledge seekers, Barossa Valley tours offer fun learning experiences wine tasting, gourmet cooking, local history and bush
For bon vivants (people who enjoy good living), wanting to meet and share in local events and entertainments, join in the fun and activities of the Barossa Valley, renowned for its wines, foods, music, sports, festivals and entertainments.
A cottage for romance
Share a glass of bubbly wine in the sunset on the terrace, watching local birds and maybe a wild kangaroo or two drinking at the creek.
Relax together in the spa, letting the therapeutic jets of warm water wash away the stresses of the day
Dine out at a pub, gourmet restaurant or local cafe, enjoy a barbecue on the terrace or prepare your own meal in the delightfully equipped kitchen
Watch a movie, listen to music, read or watch television in the lounge / home theatre
Play games, catch up on emails from home or browse the internet in the library / sunroom.
The cottage is fully equipped for a relaxing rural holiday, with
ogreat views over vines and hills from the extensive terraces,
owhile inside the filtered, purified air provides a perfect environment for listening to music, reading, watching movies or relaxing in the two-person therapeutic spa.
owalking or riding through the quiet countryside,
oplaying golf, bowls or tennis at nearby clubs,
ofishing for yabbies or maybe a trout or yellow belly in the creek below the cottage,
ojust sitting and watching the kangaroos, koalas, kookaburras and other wildlife come in to drink as the evening falls.
Rates are for 2 adults
Rack rate $240 / night
Mid week 2 night min stay $200 / night
Weekend rate 2 night min stay (Fri / Sat or Sat / Sun) $220 / night
Weekly rate $1350.00
Check in from 3pm
Check out by 11am
2 night min stay
Long weekends 3 night min
Easter 4 night min
Restrictions SA School Holidays, Long weekends, Christmas and New Year and Barossa Events
Tours and Walks
There are many organised tours available, as well as private escorted tours and marked trails for personal exploration. These include:
Ngaut Ngaut Aboriginal Site
Barossa Valley Historical Tour
Barossa Valley Wine Tour
Butcher, Baker, Winemaker Trail
Barossa Valley Cheese and Wine Trail
Barossa Gold Fields Excursion
The Whispering Wall
Australia\\'s oldest vineyard is found at the Langmeil Winery, which is one of the earliest wineries established in the region. The northern valley towns of Nuriootpa, Tanunda, Seppeltsfield, Stockwell, Light Pass, and Greenock are important viticultural centres, while the southern regions centred on Rowland Flat, Lyndoch, and Williamstown are home to some of Australia\\'s premium wine labels. In the hills to the east of the valley, delightful Angaston is the commercial centre for Pewsey Vale, Vine Vale, Penrice and Bethany. Bethany and Langmeil are the earliest settlements in the region, dating back to 1842.
Well known names such as Jacobs Creek, Penfolds, Wolf Blass, Peter Lehmann, Saltram, Yalumba, and Seppelts are based in the Barossa Valley and are among the eighty-plus wineries and five hundred-plus grape growers that contribute to the on-going reputation of the region.
Most renowned for its opulent styles of Shiraz, the region also produces fine examples of Cabernet Sauvignon, Semillon and Chardonnay.
Thanks to South Australias relative isolation and strict quarantine regulations since the 1800s, the Barossa Valley was spared the disastrous outbreaks of plylloxera and many other diseases that have wiped out other wine regions during the last two hundred years. Surviving old shiraz, grenache and mouvedre vines now contribute to some of the unique and exquisite wines for which the Barossa is famous, along with specially bred and selected cabernet sauvignon and other grape varieties.
Harvest time: late February to late April
Location and Climate
Location & Climate
The Barossa Valley lies within the state\\'s coastal temperate zone. The mostly placid waters of Gulf St. Vincent are 60-70 kilometres away. From the standpoint of the grape, the valley is regarded as a hot district, similar to Portugal, with summer temperatures often rising to 30oC and more - stressful for vines unless supplemented by irrigation or watering. But for the traveller, the climate is most comfortable - cool to mild in winter, warm to hot in summer, with spring and autumn being delightfully mild.
The Barossa Valley is also a gateway to the Murray Valley and Riverland regions of South Australia. There the climate can largely be described as warm to temperate, it needs to be remembered that much of the land around it is semi arid, or desert country. Consequently, the region is prone to hot spells in summer. Winters tend to be mild. Locals claim the Riverland boasts more days of sunshine per year than the Gold Coast.
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