Spacious historic cottage, with lots of character, located in the heart of North Adelaide. Enjoy privacy and comfort with the entertainment, business, university and hospital precincts on your doorstep. Great for Adelaide Oval and other events, family vacations and business trips, with many attractions within walking distance. Easy access to public transport and all the sights of Adelaide.
Built in 1849 as the oldest original settler home in North Adelaide, this cottage has been lovingly renovated. It has plenty of character with open (decorative only) fireplaces, polished floorboards in living areas and slate in the kitchens and bathrooms. There are two large bedrooms and a separate sitting room with a small single sofa bed that can double as a third for a small adult or child. The communal dining/lounge area is light and airy with high ceilings and the kitchen has a fridge, microwave, dishwasher, cooktop and pantry. A washing machine and ironing facilities are provided. Outside you can BBQ and dine in the delightful private courtyard, complete with a cellar. The main bathroom has a shower and antique bath. The outside sauna has an adjacent toilet and shower. A TV/DVD, CD and radio is available with a selection of DVDs for your use. Free high speed wi-fi is available. There is gas heating in the lounge, ceiling fans and refrigerated air conditioning in one of the bedrooms. There is also a mobile evaporative air conditioner that can be used in bedrooms or the main living area and free standing oil heaters. Indoor and outdoor dining is set up for 4 adults, although the house can sleep 5.
Just down the hill is the Adelaide Football/Cricket Oval. A slightly longer stroll will get you to the Adelaide Zoo, Festival Theatre, Convention Centre, Clipsal motor racing track, Central markets, Wine Centre and museums and galleries. To dine out, walk just 200m to enjoy cosmopolitan O’Connell Street with its great range of bars, cafes and restaurants. Gym and swimming facilities are located two blocks away at the Aquatic Centre. Take a 45-minute trip north or south and you will be in the vineyards of the Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale or Adelaide Hills. If you are visiting for business, the CBD, universities and public hospitals are a 15-20 minute walk away.
Children are welcome and we have a selection of toys and games.
Zugang für Gäste
You will have the cottage to yourself. Access is 24/7 via security keypad when we are not available to meet you.
Interaktion mit Gästen
We aim to provide you privacy and space to enjoy the cottage but are only 5 minutes away for assistance. There is a comprehensive folder with tourist brochures and maps and we are happy to provide advice.
Allan and I were born in New Zealand and Wales respectively but have called Adelaide home for many years. It has all the benefits of a capital city, but with the feel of a big country town. Our cottage is warm and welcoming and was our family home when our children were young. We have travelled extensively and know how much privacy and home comforts are valued when you are on the road. We look forward to welcoming you to our cottage. Its central location in the leafy and historic North Adelaide provides a convenient base to explore all that Adelaide has to offer.