1. Australia
  2. SA
  3. Fleurieu Peninsula
  4. Goolwa
  5. #160554

Yarrunda: Place of Big Trees.

Guest House, Goolwa

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 55 reviews

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Min 2 - 4 nights stay

7 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bathroom


Nestled amongst 3.5 acres of towering gums in a spectacular park-like setting, Yarrunda is the ideal 'any season' getaway. Being only 10 minutes from SA's best beaches at Middleton and Goolwa, the property is perfectly positioned to provide Summer enjoyment, and the campfire (wood provided) and cosy wood combustion heater make for a perfect Winter retreat.

Imagine toasting marshmallows around the campfire on a cold, clear winters' night (please enquire about campfires as fire restrictions are usually in place between November and April, including total fire bans depending on the weather), lunching with friends at one of the numerous tree-shaded picnic areas on the property, watching the birds on the dam and lake, or spending a summers' day by the beach. And, of course, visiting the local Wine regions can take place at any time!!

Yarrunda is ideally located just 10 minutes from the major regional centres of Goolwa and Port Elliot, the fantastic surf at Middleton, and 15 minutes from Victor Harbor for all your shopping and cultural needs.

Imagine a day at the beach, any season, and coming home to Yarrunda with certainty that there are no nearby neighbours having parties, no disturbing noise - just tranquility, peace and quiet.

Nature lovers will delight in the abundant bird life with Yarrunda being 'home turf' for several Kookaburra, Magpie & Galah families, as well as a haven for Superb Blue Wrens, Rosellas, New Holland Honeyeaters and Firetail Finches to name just a few. A thriving nearby Kangaroo population and the occasional Echidna make this a true 'Aussie' paradise. And for those who enjoy hiking, the splendid Scott Conservation Park is a mere 2 minute walk away. Bring your bikes and take a picnic to enjoy a ride through Scott Conservation Park fire trails.

Completing the property is a delightful 3-bedroom contemporary design home with a warm, earthy atmosphere and spectacular views of the surrounding gardens and gum trees from picture windows in every room.

The home consists of a spacious open-plan living area complete with feature stone fireplace (equipped with fan-forced combustion heater), formal dining area, high raked ceilings and bright kitchen featuring bold trendy colours and incorporating new modern appliances. Other features of the home include 3 bedrooms (2 with built-ins -quilts & pillows provided, please bring own linen), refurbished character bathroom (separate toilet), and an under-cover courtyard. Verandahs all around add to the homestead appeal of Yarrunda, and many guests comment on the relaxing time they have spent on the verandah watching the array of birds and generally unwinding.

BBQ and outdoor seating/dining areas compliment the idea that Yarrunda, "place of big trees", is a place to unwind and relax, explore and enjoy. Indoors we have a range of games and DVDs and CDs, and even some books.

As people who have stayed in holiday accommodation ourselves, we believe that it is important to offer a range of experiences and make your life as easy as possible: Yarrunda has a lot: the indoors described above; the outdoor verandah areas; the lovely places around the property to sit, eat, enjoy; the amazing variety of birdlife seen on the dam and the smaller lake; the frogs to listen to; the chickens; the comfortable furnishings and easy layout, all contribute to an easy, relaxing holiday, whether you are a couple looking for quiet uninterrupted time, a family looking for a place within easy reach of the fantastic beaches at Middleton and Goolwa or the wineries of McLaren Vale, or a group of friends wanting somewhere to kickback and hangout, Yarrunda is a place to enjoy that is contained and quiet, picturesque in any season...a place to recharge, relax, rejuvenate.


The Fleurieu Peninsula area of Adelaide is home to a wide range of attractions from premier food and wine to remote and rugged coastline. Accessible picnic areas and safe beaches make this the ideal area for the family holiday, whilst the more adventurous can enjoy bushwalking, fishing, skydiving, surfing, waveboarding just to name a few.


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Parking, Washing machine, Wheelchair accessible

Air conditioning DVD player Fireplace Heating Iron and board Kitchen Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Parking Pets allowed Stereo Video library Washing machine Wheelchair accessible
Yarrunda: Place of Big Trees. is rated 4.818181818181818 out of 5 by 55.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Getaway and Relax! Our third stay at Yarrunda and won't be the last. We love the place and all of its qualities. Peaceful and Dog friendly with plenty to do and see after a short drive. Me and my partner got engaged the second time we stayed so Yarrunda has a special place in our hearts!!! Dave, Kelly & Caesar xxx
Date published: 2016-06-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely property This is such a lovely property set in such beautiful surroundings. It had everything we needed. We spent so much time just sitting on the verandah looking at the landscape. Being able to take our Labrador with us was a bonus. Not sure who enjoyed it the most him or us.
Date published: 2016-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful home Absolutely loved this home, very quiet, tranquil and relaxing, my border collie loved the dams, birdlife and possums to see, loved the three girls and had some eggs from them, loved cuddling them and giving them names, love to come back in winter to have a fire, would love to live there, has everything you could possible want and need, highly recommend for couples, families and people with furbabies, just love it..
Date published: 2016-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic property! My sister and I sought a relaxing property for a weekend and Yarrunda fit the bill perfectly! In a bush setting, abundant with birds and wildlife, good facilities, a great kitchen with everything you could need, music, board games, books etc. Not walking distance from shops etc but we knew that and brought what we needed in advance. An added bonus was being able to bring the dog.We didnt want to leave. Will definitely be visiting again.
Date published: 2016-03-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely fantastic property! We had the best time away at this fantastic property in such a beautiful and peaceful location. It was so nice to wake up each morning to the sound of birds and to fresh eggs from the happy chickens. I highly recommend this place if you want a great weekend out of the city! Being close to the beach is a bonus.
Date published: 2016-02-22
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