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Adelaide Hills Country Cottages

229 Oakwood Road, Balhannah, South Australia 5243, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, South Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like everyone else I absolutely loved Appletree Cottage and can’t praise it too highly. A word of caution though for people with mobility issues (like my wife and I). This is a two storey cottage with a steep staircase. Even though it has a balustrade you need to take care. The toilet is downstairs and the bedrooms are upstairs -... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had 3 fabulous nights at the Nest. Attention to detail was amazing. On arrival low lights on, music playing, fruit basket on table and spa ready to go. The area outside was so peaceful and the daily show from the birds and resident koala very entertaining. We ventured out a few times to local wineries, Oakbank, Balhannah, and Handorf,... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Appletree Cottage was the perfect place to get away from it all. Generous breakfast supplies and lovely fruit basket along with some treats from our daughter kept us so well fed we only needed to send out for a pizza on the last night. We loved rowing on the lake, walking to the top of the hill for the magnificent... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

An exceptional night away. Everything you need and ideal setting. Ample provisions for breakfast. Dinner at the local pub and wonderfull property to explore. A country location within 30 minutes of the city. Some exceptional local wineries to explore nearby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

As we drove through the separate gateway into a perfectly manicured and very private park all of our own, the smiles spread across our faces. When we entered the cottage and looked around, they got even bigger. Lavender cottage is comfortable and homely, filled with exquisite touches of decoration and obvious thoughtfulness. Someone must have had a happy time choosing... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Thoughtful service and romantic atmosphere at the apple cottage made our special moment - proposal unforgetable! Highly recommended, one of the feature of Adelaide hills to be proud of. It would be even more beautiful in the months of springs and autumn: September, March April... Friendly professional staff gave us feeling of being home.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Steve was so incredibly friendly, from that very first phone call you started to relax. The Cottage was an ideal Aussie country vision, inside, and out. Location was close to everything the Adelaide Hills are renowned for, but amazingly quiet, peaceful, and totally relaxing. In the high paced world, this place transported you to somewhere else entirely.The full moon reflected... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

On entering The Nest for our three day stay we were stunned at the amount of effort that had gone into making it #1 in its category...and truly deserved. Soft music playing and airconditioning on...and that was just the beginning. Spacious bathroom with picture window from double spa bath over the green hillsides, kitchen fitted with more equipment than anyone... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed at the nest on the June long weekend, this is our fourth visit in 5 years to country cottages having stayed in the Gumtree, Appletree & the nest twice now I can thoroughly recommend them. When you arrive the fire is set so you only have to light a match to get it going.but the cottage is warm... More

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SteveAdcock, Owner at Adelaide Hills Country Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Debbie, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a detailed review of your stay at our stunning retreat "The Nest" over the long weekend. We are delighted to provide you a haven that you and Simon can return to year after year and re-experience this gem, so close to Adelaide, but as you said, "feels like... More

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We arrived at Gum Tree Cottage after dark and entered the cottage to find music playing and the fire laid with a bottle of wine ready. Excellent first impressions!! We woke to an amazing country vista of dams and mature trees. Excellent second impression and it just got better. The cottages are intelligently designed and beautifully decorated. The cottages are... More

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SteveAdcock, Owner at Adelaide Hills Country Cottages, responded to this review

Hi G & K, I love your advice to others "Don't stay in Adelaide - stay in the Hills -only a 30 minute drive away" It was a pleasure to have you both stay with us in Gum Tree Cottage. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay and recommend this exceptional experience. We are looking forward to... More

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Address: 229 Oakwood Road, Balhannah, South Australia 5243, Australia
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Location: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Adelaide Hills > Balhannah
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 5
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