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Old Forreston Schoolhouse

Guest House, Barossa Valley

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 7 reviews

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Min 2 - 5 nights stay

6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bathroom


Old Forreston Schoolhouse is the perfect wine country escape. Situated in the heart of the Adelaide Hills wine region, and only 10 minutes south of Lyndoch you have a choice of over 100 wineries to visit.

Please note rates are based on 2 persons per night. Additional charge per extra person, per night

Situated on one acre of stunning botanical gardens with abundant birdlife, the renovated 170 yr old stone homestead is a blend of old world and new with modern touches like luxurious linens, flat screen televisions, original artwork, coffee machine and a large 5 person outdoor heated spa

Each king room has a private sitting room with stunning views across the gardens to the hills beyond. The property also offers a heated outdoor Jacuzzi, with lovely views over the orchard with café blinds for year round comfort.

The open fireplace allows for comfy winter evenings on the sumptuous chesterfield leather couch, watching movies on the flat screen or listening to tunes on the stereo. A formal dining room and full chef’s kitchen provides everything you need for an epicurean getaway.

The property is perfect for a romantic escape for 2, or group booking max 5 people providing 2 private sitting areas in the house and enormous gardens offering several areas of privacy.

• This guest house offers the ultimate in luxury accommodation for up to five people including;

• Exclusive use of the property owners not on site

• 170 year old heritage open fireplace

• 2 x King bedrooms with luxurious pillow top mattress

• high ceilings, polished floor boards throughout and luxurious furnishings

• Chesterfield leather lounges

• Large flat screen TV, DVD player & DVD library 100+ DVDs

• Air conditioning

• Full chef’s kitchen with ILVE stove and ASCO dishwasher

• Pod coffee machine including pods

• 1200 thread count Egyptian cotton

• Super soft towels

• Immaculate white marble bathroom with hairdryer

• Spacious entertaining area with stainless steel BBQ

• Custom made authentic wood fire Pizza oven

• Selection of magazines, games and books

Guest stays include provisions for a full cooked breakfast each morning and complimentary bottle of wine, port and chocolates.

• Bacon & Eggs

• Country baked bread

• Butter and selection of jams

• Cereals

• Milk

• Breakfast juice

• Pod coffee machine including pods

Port and chocolates


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Dishwasher, Parking, Washing machine

Air conditioning Books Coffee maker Cot Deck/Patio Dining Dishes and utensils Dishwasher DVD player Fireplace Fitness room/Equipment Hair dryer Hot tub Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Linens provided Living room Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Pantry items Parking Refrigerator Stereo Stove Television Toaster Towels provided Washing machine
Old Forreston Schoolhouse is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 7.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful property, relaxing stay My husband, 2 y.o. daughter and I stayed for a long weekend in May. It is a lovely house set on a beautiful property. I was in regular contact with Antony, the host, over our 4 day stay and he couldn’t have been more accommodating and helpful. He went out of his way to make sure we were looked after. Pros: - well equipped kitchen with everything you could need and high quality appliances - very generous breakfast provisions provided by host - lots of ‘extras’ like a bottle of wine, nibbles, chocolate and also things like olive oil, vinegar, a big selection of tea and coffee and jams, etc - very comfortable beds, great quality sheets and towels - swing-set out back – an added bonus if you are travelling with a child like we were! - Close to many walking trails - lovely, warm open fire (it’s huge!) Things to consider: - not spotlessly clean (as an example the BBQ was too dirty to use when we arrived however the facilities inside were a more than suitable alternative) not an major issue for us but may be for some - you are asked to clean before you leave (however this means you are not charged a cleaning fee on top) - you are reasonably far from the centre of the Barossa – it’s about a 20 min drive to Tanunda. Not an issue for us as we wanted peace and quiet and were happy to drive on the traffic-less roads and enjoy the scenery. Thanks Antony for a lovely stay. We hope to be back one day!
Date published: 2017-05-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely cozy house and brilliant location We greatly enjoyed our stay. The house was cute. The house had great features including a lovely fire. It was delightful to sit back and get warm by the fire. The hot tub was great, especially when it was cold outside we were nice and warm in the hot tub. The house had everything needed and the owners were lovely to provide wine and snacks and breakfast in the fridge. Very well run and organised house. Thanks
Date published: 2017-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful and relaxing We loved LOVED our stay at the old schoolhouse. From the stunning period details (the kids were mystified by the old telephone!) to the sumptuous beds and pillows and graceful, peaceful grounds, everything was just perfect. Anthony was such a friendly and wonderful host and the kitchen was packed with goodies galore. Highly recommended- this is truly a unique property.
Date published: 2017-01-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Girls weekend away Relaxing weekend for the girls in a fully equipped house.
Date published: 2016-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from very nice host! a house with story! perfect! We are a family travelling with elder and kid. Both of them love the house so much that they didn't even want to leave the house. The spa is spectacular. The shower is nice. The beds are very comfy. The host provided perfect suggestion for foods and wines, and they've been very helpful. Will definitely come back again.
Date published: 2016-01-17
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