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Adelaide Hills Country Cottages

229 Oakwood Road, Balhannah, South Australia 5243, Australia
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Ranked #1 of 2 Balhannah B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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27 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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

Toowoomba
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Tea Tree Cottage was our cottage for the weekend and it was just gorgeous. Pulling off the road into the driveway you straight away get a feeling of yesteryear. The cottage was built in the 80's so has all the modern comforts you would expect for accommodation of that price range. But the ambiance and quality of the workmanship gives... More

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

Hi Belinda, It's great to hear from you and delighted to hear that your stay was... "Just Georgeous!!" Thank you for taking some time out to write this review of your family holiday at Gum Tree Cottage. It can be difficult to find places such as this that are suitable for a family of more than two to stay. Gum... More

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We stayed at The Gum Tree Cottage 6-9 June, 2014. Some 20 years ago Peter kept a clipping about this cottage. He said he would love to stay there one day. Well finally that day came and it was everything it said and more. It was perfect for us to just relax and spend quality time together. Could not find... More

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

Hi Sharon & Peter, We certainly hope to that it won't be 20 years before we have the pleasure of welcoming you back. You've got 4 of our other fabulous cottages to try so if you stay once every 20 years you might miss a couple :) We are delighted that you “Enjoyed every minute of our stay.” Thank you... More

Sydney, Australia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

Always a bit apprehensive when booking something online. Will it be as good as the hype? On this occasion it WAS, not disappointed. Absolutely fantastic. I alway read the trip advisor reviews first, everybody raves about the cottages and I have to agree, we'll worth it, we had planned to travel about while here but finding it hard to want... More

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

Hi Peter, Thank you for writing this review of your stay at Lavender Fields Luxury and that you found it "Absolutely Fantastic". We go to great lengths to ensure that what you experience when you stay at Adelaide Hills Country Cottages is even better than what you see on our website or some printed material. You are right, there really... More

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Linda and I have just concluded our first stay (3 nights) at Lavender Fields Cottage and have already booked for next year in the Apple Tree Cottage. Tired and stressed, we had no plans other than a perfect retreat in a peaceful location. We got all that and so much more. Private and serene, there was no need to leave... More

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

So loved your comment: "So, if you are reading this, stop and make your booking. You will be aching for YOUR next visit after experiencing the charm of this location." Hi Chris & Linda, We are delighted that your holiday in the Adelaide Hills was the best you have had in twenty years and that your experience at Lavender Fields... More

Perth
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We stayed in the Apple Tree Cottage from 2-5 May 14. Old world charm and beautiful view of the lake. The open fire place was great for the unseasonal cold weather. We took a 2 hour walk around the farm, through the apple orchid and lemon grove which was amazing. Can definitely recommend this place and will go back.

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

Hi Tony & Angela, We are so glad that you took the chance to take a walk around our property and really get to experience this amazing place. Thank you for sharing the lovely photo that you took showing the stunning view from the cottage over the lake. We are looking forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Steve &... More

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We stayed at Apple tree cottage. First impression when we went there, was what a beautiful place we booked. We don't see this type of scenic views in our country. We stayed there about 3 days and really had a very good time. Everything was perfect. Had a nice time plucking apples and lemons at the orchards. If you are... More

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

One of the most unique places I've ever been!!! Location, surroundings, attention to details, hospitality... the list is absolutely endless!!! Will recommend to anyone who enjoys nature, serenity, great design, authenticity and not the last on the list - affordability. Just come & enjoy yourself which we did! Will definitely come back!!! Katherine, Danny & Vladimir.

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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
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