1. Australia
  2. SA
  3. Fleurieu Peninsula
  4. Second Valley
  5. #160611

The Blacksmith's Cottage

House, Second Valley

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 36 reviews

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Min 2 nights stay

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bathroom


The Blacksmith's Cottage has seen a number of incarnations, including many years as a saw mill owners cottage. Now carefully restored and renovated it provides superb holiday accommodation for couples looking to enjoy all the attractions of the lower Fleurieu Peninsula.

Completely self contained including bath towels and bed linen, all you need to bring are your personal requirements. No need even to bring much in the way of food if you don't feel like cooking as there are several excellent places to dine in the nearby villages of Yankalilla and Normanville.

Tea, coffee and toiletries are not provided.

Please note: Weekend rates are the same as weekday rates.


The Fleurieu Peninsula region of South Australia is home to a wide range of attractions from premier food and wines to remote and rugged coast line. Accessible picnic areas and safe beaches make this area ideal for relaxing holidays while the more adventurous can enjoy top class bushwalking, diving and fishing activities.

The Blacksmith's Cottage is in one of the peninsula's premium locations at Second Valley. Quiet and secluded Gamlen Place is a small cul de sac in the original Randalsea section of the valley. Home to only two other restored cottages no.2 exudes charm and tranquillity.

Surrounded by desirable holiday attractions the cottage is a 2 minute drive or 15 minute walk to what has been described as South Australia's best beach.


Built around 1860 the former blacksmith's cottage is the perfect place to enjoy a break. This exceptional four room stone cottage has all the charm of solid timber ceilings, polished hardwood floors, solid slate flagstones and antique claw foot bath,. Heating is by wood fired heater, and ducted reverse cycle airconditioning ensures you will never be too hot or cold. Dine alfresco on the verandah and soak up the ambience of the cottage style gardens. Enjoy the views over farmland down to the waters of St Vincent's Gulf as you cook up a feast on the barbecue patio or in the well equipped kitchen. Or wander 100 metres over to the award winning Leonard's Mill restaurant for superb fare.

Due to a deep steep sided creek running through the grounds this property is not suitable for children and we unfortunately cannot accept pets, much as we do love them.


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Air conditioning

Air conditioning Deck/Patio Dishes and utensils DVD player Fireplace Hair dryer Heating Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Linens provided Living room Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Refrigerator Stereo Stove Television Toaster Towels provided
The Blacksmith's Cottage is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 37.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it We loved everything about Blacksmith's Cottage!! It was so authentic, comfortable and relaxing. Will definitely book this property again- would love to come back in winter
Date published: 2017-03-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Cottage & garden We absolutely enjoyed our stay and just the peaceful outlook onto the cottage garden from the verandah. So close to Second Valley Beach and Leonard's Mill. We were made to feel welcome and the cottage was spotless.
Date published: 2016-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hidden gem on the Fleurieu What a fantastic spot and the cottage is just brilliant. Has everything you need and great rustic charm as well. Blown away by the garden, beautiful!
Date published: 2016-11-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous cottage and gardens We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Blacksmiths Cottage. Thanks for opening your cottage to us
Date published: 2016-10-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Very comfortable lovely old stone cottage with great established garden. Great for a relaxing stay...looks like it may have a very artistic/creative owner !
Date published: 2016-08-15
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