ALTAMIRA VINEYARD RETREAT - PRIVATE RELAXING ESCAPE WITH BEAUTIFUL VIEWS
This stylish 4 bedroom property rests on a gentle rise over looking north-facing vineyards & the Onkaparinga National Park in a quiet corner of the McLaren Vale.
The retreat has definitely been designed with relaxation in mind & although the ambience here is laid-back you are only minutes from what the McLaren Vale is renowned for - world class boutique wineries & culinary delights.
The property is also within 15 minutes drive from some of the Fleurieu Peninsula's finest beaches. Just remember to pack your own beach towels.
Altamira houses a collection of vintage & eclectic artefacts blended with luxurious touches. It also comes equipped with family entertainment such as:
Outdoor - Bocce, Flinska, Quoits, Croquet
Indoor - multiple board games and cards suitable for the whole family
Our chefs kitchen is fitted out with everything you need to create magnificent meals, and enough crockery, cutlery and glassware to accommodate 8 people. When you arrive at Altamira we want you to feel at home, like the place is really yours so you will find some basic food essentials to get you started.
Local organic olive oil, our home grown honey, balsamic vinegar, salt & pepper, "Industry Beans" coffee, selection of T2 teas & sugar.
Generous locally sourced continental and cooked breakfast provisions are also provided along with a few local special treats
HOUSE FEATURES INCLUDE:
WiFi & Netflix
Large open plan living and dining spaces with slow combustion fire wood provided and stunning new polished floorboards in the main living area.
Stone Fired Pizza Oven Avaialble from Mid April - October
Queen size bed, fully carpeted, large bright en-suite. A bank of windows allow for amazing views over the vineyard.
Queen bed, polished floor boards, en-suite, ceiling to floor windows, courtyard views.
2 x single beds which can be configured into a king 2 extra trundle beds can be requested fully carpeted. A bank of windows with amazing views.
SELF CONTAINED STUDIO HOUSED UNDER THE MAIN ROOF
Queen size bed, fully carpeted, has its own lounge / kitchette / courtyard / bbq area / TV / air conditioning throughout. This studio can be rented seperately for one couple.
HIGH QUALITY BEDDING, BATHROBES & TOWELS THROUGHOUT
Three outdoor seating areas all with stunning views
Large open plan living / dining area with floor to ceiling windows
Internet, Bose sound system, Netflix
Wonderfully warm slow combustion fire with ample wood supplied
Hairdryers in all bathrooms
Full Laundry facilities
Bluetooth wireless sound system
BBQ and outdoor seating
Pod Coffee Machine - pods included
9 acre property with 5.5acres planted with 25 year old dry grown Shiraz vines
The property consists of two self-contained living quarter’s which can by rented as a whole to accommodate up to 4 couples. The Studio can be rented separately for a single couple.
WE OFFER DIFFERENT RATES DEPENDING ON HOW MUCH OF THE PROPERTY YOU REQUIRE & NUMBER OF GUESTS. ALL BOOKINGS ARE FOR A MINIMUM OF 2 NIGHTS.
FULLY SELF CONTAINED STUDIO SLEEPS 2 GUESTS
MAIN HOUSE SLEEPS 6 GUESTS
MAIN HOUSE + SELF CONTAINED STUDIO SLEEPS 8
IF YOU DO DECIDE TO VENTURE OUT & ABOUT YOU ARE:
4 MINUTES drive to CHAPEL HILL & SAMUELS GORGE WINERY
5 MINUTES drive to CORIOLE WINERY with their beautiful restaurant
5 MINUTES to D'ARENBERG WINERY with it's amazing new "CUBE" & Verandah restaurant
3 MINUTES drive to one of our fav restaurants "THE CURRENT SHED"
5 MINUTE drive to PIZZATECA - such a fun place to eat during the summer months
The township of Mclaren Vale is very well serviced with good quality food shopping if you wish to stock up on provisions for you stay.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION - ALTAMIRA VINEYARD RETREAT IS DEFINATLY NOT A PARTY HOUSE
It is beautifully furnished home that has been styled for enjoyment & relaxation. We also happen to have numerous neighbours that we both respect & value their friendship. Any large parties or gatherings that incur noise disturbance to our neighbours will not be tolerated and will result in the forfeiture of bond and immediate eviction. Sorry if we sound a little harsh but we just want to be CRYSTAL CLEAR ABOUT OUR HOUSE RULES.
PETS: Due to the lack of adequate fencing, pets are not allowed.
EXTRA GUESTS visiting the property MUST be arranged prior to arrival.
GENERAL CARE: Respectful care of the house and grounds would be appreciated. Please leave the house as neat and tidy as you found it, placing all garbage/recycling in the bins provided in the carport.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING
As we are a working vineyard all efforts are made to ensure guests are not disturbed, however work must go on even during your stay. We require full access to the property at all times.
Pricing subject to change for peak periods
Weddings, receptions, functions are NOT PERMITTED
Bridal and/or Groom parties are NOT PERMITTED
All weekends not attached to school holidays are a minimum of 2 Fri & Sat
All long weekend bookings are a minimum of 3 nights Fri, Sat & Sun
All school holiday bookings are a minimum of 4 nights; discounts apply for weekly bookings
THIS IS A NON-SMOKING PROPERTY - Ashtrays are not provided
All water to this property is all rain water. Please be mindful of your water usage - this is our most precious commodity.
Altamira is primarily aimed at couples & adult families. We have a large open dam on the property & therefore we feel it is not suitable for young children....