Please note: Bookings only until end June 2015.
This is an ideal base while in the Barossa and is close to other regions. There is a two night minimum stay with bookings beyond 3 days attracting seriously discounted rates - please contact for detail of various options.
With sole occupancy of this unique cottage and gardens, the peaceful and tranquil setting will help you relax and unwind - listen to the sounds of nature.,
This is a true bed and breakfast, with continental breakfast provisions, plus one lot of cooked breakfast provs, teas, coffees and other treats. Wine, port and sherry together with chocs provided. While ideally suited to a couple the cottage will accommodate four at a squeeze. The 2nd bedroom with 2 single beds is accessed from the front veranda - a cosy retreat for teenagers or adults. If two bedrooms required for two singles...a small surcharge applies.
You can enjoy the Barossa products in the large rustic garden, or in the cellar/bakehouse which in times past was the "The North Para Bakery".
The deep antique claw foot bath resurrected from the garden is just the place to soak up the surroundings and to relax and unwind at the end of the day, - bath bubbles, candles, bath robes provided.
There is a wide range of literature including many books on the Barossa and the early pioneer families. As many of guests have commented - "a memorable stay". Come and try for yourself. See you soon!
PETS: There are limitations as the property is not fully fenced. Pets are not permitted in lounge or bedroom areas and any damage or additional cleaning will be charged. Contact must be made with proprietor with details on type and size of pet prior to confirmation of a booking!
If two singles travelling together and require second bedroom a small surcharge applies except for stays beyond three days.
Open Fire - available May - September with initial supply of firewood. Additional available at a small charge. Fire can be requested at other times - $30 fee.
TREATS AND SURPRISES.
Make your stay extra special with some added treats and surprises. For example a Barossa Tasting Platter - small or large, a special gift or flowers - all can be arranged and charged at cost.
Make your stay extra special particularly if you are surprising a loved one!
Rated 5 out of
Gorgeous ole' world couples retreat
There is absolutely nothing more you could ask for at Norma's Place. Beautifully kept old home with a touch of Nannas house. Gorgeous fireplace with plenty of wood to keep us toasty warm. Wall heater in the bedroom to keep away the winter chill. Special extra touches of wine, port and chocolate. Plenty of breakfast goodies too. The bath was very relaxing and super hot water. Perfect couples getaway with the historical charm,
Date published: 2015-07-04
Rated 4 out of
Took us back in time
Beautiful and well kept property. Loved all the touches Fay has thought all, chocolate, wine, juice, candles. The house is small but delicate and beautiful. Thankfully for the heaters in each room. Note there is a shower at this property but it is in the outside laundry. Staying here made our stay so much more special and fun. Loved that we could walk home after a few wines at dinner and had our on space to chill out in.
Date published: 2015-06-24
Rated 5 out of
A perfect stay in a character-filled cottage
From the moment we first pulled into the driveway, we knew weâd made the right choice in booking Normaâs Place. The cottage is perfectly located a short walk from some of the best restaurants and cafes in Tanunda, yet nestles quietly in its own private little oasis. The cottage is full of character and the garden is absolutely beautiful - I only wish weâd had an extra day or two to make the most of a relaxing breakfast outdoors and a chance to make friends with the chickens.
The cottage is beautifully provisioned, with a huge amount of attention to detail and very generous supplies provided. I canât think of a single thing that would have made the stay more enjoyable. Fay even went out of her way to make sure that vegan-friendly breakfast provisions and treats were available, and did an exceptional job! A perfect stay and very highly recommended.
Date published: 2014-04-08
Rated 5 out of
A delightful and memorable stay.
Date published: 2013-01-20
Rated 4 out of
a lovely cottage, well equipped and comfortable. A little tricky to keep the mozzies outside at times.
Date published: 2013-01-14
Norma's Place is rated
Extensive reading material includ local family history,
Historic cellar & bakehouse,
Chook House - collect your own eggs,
Outdoor setting & BBQ,
Old Worlde Charm
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