Luxury historic 14 roomed mansion set on a 5 acre country estate with new pool
Jo & Gary
About Jo & Gary
We are a friendly couple who just love spoiling our guests. We are respectful of guests space & privacy but are around should you need anything Please note : we live in a cottage within the Bungala House Estate.
Jo & Gary purchased this Chateau / Country House in 2014
Why Jo & Gary chose Yankalilla
It is rare to find a property of this calibre.
Please consider the following guidelines when booking this property:
100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Bungala House is located in the quaint township of Yankalilla. The beautiful countryside of the Fleurieu Peninsula, an hours drive South from Adelaide (73k's).
Normanville beach is only 5 minutes drive or just hang out at your own private pool.
Bungala House is perfectly located to explore the attractions of the Fleurieu Peninsula, recently listed by Lonely Planet as the fifth most attractive destination in the world.
Yankalilla is a great stop before Kangaroo Island. The Kangaroo Island Ferry Bus service also stops 2 minutes walk from Bungala House (Sealink Ferries).
With a friendly country town feel, Yankalilla is home to shops, cafes a restaurant, pub and boasts a country bakery worth driving for. Within walking distance are cafes, a pub, bakery, little vintage shops, a takeaway & a supermarket.
Normanville & its fabulous beach 5minutes drive (& a wonderful beach café). Also Normanville has another pub, a number of cafes & many little shops.
10 mins drive to award winning beach Carrickalinga.
Only 5 minutes to Allusions Winery - soak up their spectacular views with an antipasto platters or cheese plate & a bottle of their wine.
Why not explore McLaren Vale with it's amazing wineries less than 30 mins drive, follow the food & wine trail "Epicurean Way", visit local Micro Breweries or hike along one of the most spectacular parts of the Heysen Tail.
Golfing : Four quality 18 Hole Golf courses with grass greens are within 5- 30 min drive.
Fishing: Charters available from Wirina Cove (15 mins drive), from there it is a short boat trip to the pristine Gulf waters. These waters produce sought after King George Whiting, Tuna & Snapper.
Full Day Charters to Kangaroo Island waters also available.
Hiking or Bush Walking : Deep Creek Conservation Park under 30 mins drive away. Featuring Hysen Trail and many other well marked walking tracks. A photographers delight.
Dining options vary from fine dining at award winning Leonard's Mill to grabbing a packet of fish and chips at the beach whilst watching the sunset and dolphins.
Enjoy breakfast lunch or dinner on the spectacular deck of Normanville Beach Cafe & soak up those views - talking of views, Peninsular Bar & Restuarant is always a winner -overlooking the golf course with Kangaroos jumping around & the sea just past the vineyard - it is just gorgeous.
Experience horseriding on the beach, quad biking, scenic flights from Aldinga or use this as a gateway to Kangaroo Island - there are so many options for you to enjoy.
Finally on a clear night the skies are amazing - a local company called Backyard Tours can bring all the professional stargazing equipment to the grounds of Bungala House (for a small fee). What an experience.
It is truly breathtaking part of Australia.