Circa 1860's restored stone cottage with endless character comfort and charm. Offering comfortable lounge with combustion fire, 37" LCD TV with DVD library, classic main bedroom with feather duna and antique iron/brass double bed with electric blanket and built-in robes, eat-in country kitchen with pantry stocked with essentials, all crockery cooking utensils etc supplied. Second bedroom with two singles (can be pushed together to form one kingsize bed), dunas and electric blankets with pine study desk and wardrobe.

Enjoy the totally secure and private sandstone paved cottage garden under a magnificent Japanese Elm tree with outdoor table setting for six.

Lock up garage with washing machine and clothes dryer and separate wood/garden shed. Clothes line, iron & ironing table available if required.

You will need to bring nothing but linen and towels, although these too can be supplied for a small additional cost. Continental breakfast option $30.00. Discount for 3 or more days (see below under "Please Note") and significant discount more than 7.

Non-smoking environment please and no pets.

Local Features

Take a leisurely stroll to the main street (restaurants, shops, cafes, hotels) historic wharf and river/lake. Walk to the Cockle train which leaves for Victor Harbor or go to the Sunday markets which are a special treat.

South Lakes Golf Club just minutes away.

Short drive to the wonderful Goolwa Beach (with four-wheel drive access to river mouth) or across the bridge to Hindmarsh Island.

Enjoy the wineries, surf beaches, walking/bike riding tracks and many other attractions. A 5 min drive to Middleton, 10 min to Port Elliot and 20 min drive to Victor Harbor, Granite Island and the famous fairy penguins and horse-drawn train.


PAYMENT: 50% deposit is required via internet banking (no fee), credit card (small fee applies) or cheque/cash to secure a booking. Balance required 7 days prior to your stay. Contact owner for information on access to keys.

A cleaning charge of $66 applies to all bookings.
Long weekends - 3 night minimum
Sorry - NO SCHOOLIES bookings
DISCOUNTS FOR THIRD DAY OR MORE (not applicable December, January, long weekends, Easter and school holidays),
SIGNIFICANT DISCOUNTS FOR 7 day+ BOOKINGS (not applicable December, January, long weekends, Easter and school holidays),
EASTER TARIFF - Price on Application

We will always provide you with clean accommodation. We ask that you leave it clean and tidy when you leave - floors swept, dishes washed and put away and internal rubbish removed to external bins.


Rated 5 out of 5 by from A most welcoming 'home' We really enjoyed our stay. Nothing was overlooked. Old-world charm. It was quiet and relaxing even though in the middle of the town.
Date published: 2015-11-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cosy Cottage We had a great stay at the cottage and would definitely recommend it to our friends. The hosts were very accommodating and helpful.
Date published: 2015-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful cottage ! A wonderful stay in Goolwa and loved Ballantrae cottage. Everything we needed was at our fingertips. The cottage and garden beautifully kept and very comfortable. Walking distance down to the river and main street. We will certainly be recommending this cottage to all our friends and family! Thankyou!
Date published: 2015-09-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lovely house Great attention to detail. Beautiful old house. Clean and tidy. Thoughtful personal touches by owners. Thanks again
Date published: 2015-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic location and property We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Ballantrae, a beautiful period cottage and so well located in the heart of Goolwa. Enjoyed the fire during the cool winter nights.
Date published: 2015-06-24
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Stayz Rental Guarantee Stayz Rental Assurance Features

Wheelchair Access, Washing Machine

DVD player, In-house Movies/Videos
Barbeque, Cooking Facilities, Microwave
Ironing Facilities
Clothes dryer, Washing Machine
Wheelchair Access, Non-Smoking
All bedding supplied (linen optional), Lock up garage, Original 1860's heritage, Charming cottage garden, Combustion wood fire , Electric blankets, Private outdoor dining, Bar heaters (2), Ceiling fans



Long weekends - 3 nights minimum Easter - 4 nights minimum Christmas to New Year - 7 nights minimum

Special offer!

Get 10% discount of total tariff for any 3 night stay Not applicable on long weekends and school holidays

Property Overview

Property Rates & Min Night Stay
From To Sun to Thurs ($ p/n average) Fri & Sat night 7 night stay Min night stay Extra adult ($ p/n) Extra child ($ p/n)
This property has a standard rate of: $157
Unless specified in the rate table or exceptions listed below, the standard rate will apply.
* $150 $330 $925 2 $0 $0
* $160 $360 $1160 2 $0 $0
* $150 $340 $940 2 $0 $0
* $145 $330 $910 2 $0 $0
* $150 $330 $925 2 $0 $0
Additional Costs
Mandatory costs Optional costs*
Cleaning $66 p/s Bed linen/towels $15 p/p
Cont. breakfast $30 p/s

Note: Pricing is subject to change, and a minimum stay period and other conditions may apply. You should confirm pricing with the property owner. Bookings paid through the Stayz online payment system incur a 2% credit card surcharge.

Prices listed based on 4 adults. Property has 3 beds and can sleep a maximum 4 people.