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  3. Barossa
  4. Barossa Valley
  5. #168235

Old Forreston Schoolhouse

Guest House, Barossa Valley

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 5 reviews

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Min 2 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 4.8 out of 5 by 5.
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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
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Inspiring Luxurious & Enchanting Escape.......... Amanda & Antony have created the perfect balance of Historic Charm and Desirable Luxury to relax reflect & regenerate. What is your passion? Food? Cook up a storm in the gourmet kitchen and serve it up by candlelight in the formal dining room. Or create pizza in the Tuscan wood oven.....mama mia! Or if your a BBQ guru, dine alfresco out by the spa and bar! Wine? Visit one of the many local vineyards & do some tasting. When you return with your bounty it can be chilled in your huge fridge or settle back in the spa while your wine stays cool in the mini fridge in the outdoor dining area. Movies? Spoilt for choice....huge movie library with all the best releases....Can't AGREE on what to watch????? That's no problem.... 2 huge screens with sound in separate living rooms.......AWESOME. ( enjoy laying back on a stack of cushions in the king size bed with the massive swivel screen tilted at the perfect angle....queen of the remote! Wander through the gardens....potted roses, fruit trees, mystical grass tennis court, summer green lawns, Tuscan courtyard, secret bower in the thicket, hidden cubbyhouse, ancient trees, & a bonfire pit for toasting marshmellows & playing guitar. Discover the children who played at the Old School House. Read their words in their perfect script in old textbooks from 1926....and see their faces looking out at you from the pages of the history books provided in the library. I cant wait to return....... Magical.
Date published: 2015-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful character filled property We absolutely loved the old school house. We arrived to a roaring fireplace, wine and chocolates! This property is well looked after and has so much character and history. We would definitely come back again!
Date published: 2015-07-22
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