Our Mount Lofty home is a perfect respite for visitors to relax in luxury in a stunning garden setting. A short distance to the City, walking distance to the famous Heysen hiking trails and only minutes from a plethora of vineyards as it is set in the midst of the Adelaide Hills wine region, bordered also by the Barossa and McLaren Vale. Whether visiting for the Tour DownUnder, Festival/Fringe, Cricket, Wineries or simply a get away - our home will not disappoint.
Nestled in the midst of an English garden oasis it offers numerous areas for outdoor entertaining including a small rotunda, large BBQ at guests' disposal and several outdoor settings to assist with outdoor eating shaded under the numerous mature trees.
The property was extensively renovated to exacting standards earlier this year. Decorated with a contemporary style, the house boasts an abundance of space and is carefully appointed for your comfort with vera wang 800 thread count bed linen, Egyptian cotton towels and a fully equipped kitchen coffee machine and pods included.
We also ensure you have a welcome pack of perishables to help you settle in and can even arrange for a full grocery shop to be delivered prior to your arrival so that all you need do is sink into chairs on the deck and admire the serenity.
We have room for multiple cars and with four individual bedrooms, the property is ideal for a large family or a gathering of friends as we provide multiple sets of keys.
With individual room heaters and air-conditioning; the house is a relaxing retreat regardless of the heat or cold outside.
If you are travelling with small children, we can organise a Baby Essentials Pack for you which will contain a travel cot, changing table, highchair, travel pram and car seat which is rentable on a per day basis.
Mt Loft Summit with panoramic views of the Adelaide plains and Mt Lofty Botanical Gardens are a short distance away and see you enter a magical European Botanic Gardens with numerous paths and picnic spots. Nearby is the celebrated Cleland Wildlife Park which cares for native Australian fauna. Having been extensively socialised since small, the animals will approach you for a scratch or a pat and will even eat from your hand.
Crafers, Stirling and Aldgate villages each have many small shops and even boast the Crafers pub which has won numerous awards with its fine eating and extensive cellar.
The first german town established on these shores - Hahndorf - is only 10 minutes further along the road and is celebrated for its mid 1800s colonial architecture and traditional food and gift shops. The Beerenberg strawberry farm is a further 5 minutes along the road where you can delight in picking your own strawberries straight from the plants cherries, figs and many other fruits can also be picked in Adelaide if strawberries aren't to your liking.
Strathalbyn is a short skip away for antiques browsers and Waterfall Gully can't be beat for a gentle hike, a spray from the waterfall and then a scone and tea on the way back to the carpark. For those seeking a longer hike, the Heysen trails are well maintained and signposted and crisscross all over the Adelaide Hills.
A short walk brings you to a direct bus route to the City and there is a downloadable app to help you with departure times and route planning. Stirling /Aldgate/ Mount Barker are easily accessible by bus in the other direction. Alternatively you could meander down to Stirling on foot as it is brunch distance away.