Welcome to the heart of the Adelaide Hills at beautiful Barrenjoey Hideaway! Our charming property provides guests with the perfect opportunity to experience a wonderful farm stay surrounded by magnificent countryside and superb gardens, while being a short 40 minute drive from the Adelaide CBD.
Barrenjoey offers a fabulous escape for up to 6 adults and 3 children and features spacious, relaxing accommodation, with three separate sleeping areas with queen beds. There are extra bunks for children (at the end of the main part of the house), along with a fully equipped kitchen and laundry, plus two bathrooms and toilets.
Couples can experience the romance of a beautiful four-poster bed in our 1880s cottage, which incorporates olde world charm with the more modern attached house. Barrenjoey is also a perfect escape for families, with huge outdoor areas to explore along with cubbies and swings for kids, as well as plenty of indoor fun. We also welcome dogs to Barrenjoey; our 42 acres provide great play opportunities, along with 3 dams to swim in.
Barrenjoey is an active AgroForestry concern and our focus in those areas has been maintaining our native gums. Surrounding the house and cottage are acres of gardens; they are a combination of large, mature trees, smaller native shrubs and potted colour, and expansive areas of lawn. We also have developed a small orchard, plus we have a large veggie area for vegetables and herbs (which guests are welcome to use). There are multiple areas around the house to sit and simply enjoy the solitude and the view, to listen and to watch the beautiful selection of birdlife, or even to view our resident kangaroos coming to graze on the front lawn at sunrise and at dusk. Our two ponds provide a wonderful home to different varieties of Adelaide Hills frogs. And the distant calls from cows and sheep can often be heard from our neighbouring properties.
Barrenjoey is situated on historic Winton Road, which lies between Gumeracha and Birdwood. It is a very scenic, quiet dirt road and in many parts is lined with massive, old river red gums. There are many attractions within easy reach of Barrenjoey, including the Motor Museum in Birdwood and the Big Rocking Horse in Gumeracha. Further afield there is the Gorge Wildlife Park, an easy 15 minute drive to Cuddly Creek. There are also many fantastic wineries in the surrounding townships and beyond, such as Bird in Hand, Lobethal Road, Golding Wines and Glen Ewin Estate. The Barossa Valley lies a very reasonable distance away, about 25 minutes drive through some gorgeous countryside. During the summer months, one of the biggest cherry farms in the Southern Hemisphere, Torrens Valley Orchards, offers unlimited supplies of sweet cherries. We are so lucky to have them situated at Forreston, right at the turnoff to Winton Road! The farmers market at Mount Pleasant, a short 15 minute drive away, is open every Saturday. Artisans, growers and producers from the area meet between 8am and 12 midday to provide visitors and locals with a unique and affordable food shopping experience.
Whether you are visiting Barrenjoey as a couple, a family, a group or even for your wedding celebrations, we always prioritise your unique requirements, ensuring your stay is a special one!
* 3 bedrooms with queen beds
* 2 bathrooms and toilets
* 3 extra bunks for children (end of main house)
* Complimentary guest amenities
* All linen and towels provided
* Fully equipped kitchen with Miele Dishwasher and Bosch oven
* Reverse cycle air conditioning
* Washing machine and clothes dryer
* Filtered rainwater to the house
* Coffee maker plus coffee and tea etc provided
* Sony flat-screen TV and DVD player
* Large outdoor BBQ
* Comprehensive library
* Complimentary Port-a-cot and high chair
* A place of comfort and relaxation
* Ideal for a romantic getaway for couples
* Catering for families and children
* Perfect location for parties and weddings
* 42 acres of gorgeous views, gardens and a forest to explore
* Pets welcome - check with owner
JUST FOR KIDS: Outside - Large cubby house, plus tree house, tree swings, ponds to catch tadpoles; nets supplied for yabbying in the dams with the adults - from September to December - and heaps of fun places to explore.
Inside - toys, books, movies, games, activity books with pencils and textas for colouring and drawing.
PLEASE NOTE: OUR TARIFFS ARE BASED ON A TWO ADULT, TWO NIGHT MINIMUM STAY. Charges for extra adults and children over 12 years of age are then added to the tariff.
*IF YOUR ENQUIRY INCLUDES CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 12 YEARS, PLEASE SET "NUMBER OF CHILDREN" to ZERO* - as we are unable to set different rates for adults and children on this format - children under 12 years of age will then be free of charge. However, please do mention in your enquiry how many children and also their ages, thank you.
We welcome parties, functions and weddings at Barrenjoey; however they are STRICTLY PROHIBITED without prior arrangement with the owners in writing. Separate charges, terms and conditions will apply.
A security deposit will be applicable for any and all events, long stays and bookings over Christmas and New Year.