“Graham and Kath's home is conveniently situated in a very lovely, central area of Adelaide. Their home is spacious and very clean and comfortable. The gardens are a delight. We enjoyed a relaxing stay exploring Adelaide and the surrounding hills and wine growing regions. Communication with Graham and Kath was very good, with them giving us lots of tips and ideas of what to see and do. A very successful swap.”
19th Century Symetrical Sandstone Cottage
19th Century Symetrical Sandstone Cottage
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- 2 Bedrooms
- Sleeps 4
- 2 baths
About our home
LOCATION ! LOCATION ! Perfect Location.
Our stunning home is a 1880's Sandstone Villa set amongst some of Adelaide's finest homes.
Gilberton is just 3-4 km from the Adelaide CBD and within easy access of many beautiful beaches plus iconic SA wine regions Barossa Valley, Clare Valley, McLaren Vale Langhorne Creek, Adelaide Mt Lofty Hills, Kangaroo Island and many small boutique wineries.
We are so close to the city of Adelaide ( 10mins by local bus ) and situated in a very quiet wide leafy street.
Adelaide has many festivals every year .WomAdelaide, Clipsal V8 motor car racing , Festival of Arts,The Adelaide Fringe,Tour Down Under bike race , too many to mention and we have of course many fine dining and casual restaurants.
Our local shopping village 5 mins walk offers Woolworths , Cafes ,Medical Dr rooms,Hairdressers,takeaway food shops e.g. chicken /chips /yiros,bakery, tennis courts ,river, parks,playgrounds, all are walking distance 5 mins . 2 bikes available for use ,plus helmets.
You can hear the Kookaburras, Magpies ,parrots and black birds every morning.
Our garden is very low maintenance, as it has a watering system ,back garden lawn maintained by our local contractor.
We live in a very quiet ,beautiful, tree lined street and our neighbours are friendly and will assist you, if required.
Our home has 13ft ceilings, has 2 large bedrooms with queen size beds in each room , a study with desk, a large family room with jarrah floors with french doors that lead out to the garden ,separate laundry , 2 bathrooms , main bathroom has a bath tub , a lovely large dining room as per our photos and reverse cycled ducted heating and cooling to all rooms.
Cosy in winter and cool in summer.
We are very particular on cleanliness and would treat your home as we would our own ,with respect and care.
Send us an enquiry where ever you are, as we are looking forward to our next vacation this year and the years coming.
Sorry,non smokers only.
- Main home
- Air conditioning
- No pets
“A wonderful traditional house in a popular Adelaide suburb with lovely walks nearby. The host Graham and Kathy had thought of everything, even down to bath robes and slippers, which made our stay exceptionally comfortable. The property has ample parking, a garden to the front and back - with the back gardening offering a secluded dining area and place to chill. The hosts were very friendly and welcoming and I would highly recommend a stay to this property. ”
“We had a fantastic trip and stay in Gilberton; the hosts were very helpful, gracious and organised and their home was superbly presented and easy to navigate. They stayed in our home and were great guests who cared for our home perfectly. all in all a wonderful swap!”
“Graham and Kathy have a beautiful home with lovely gardens which is very well located. They left detailed instructions on how to use all the appliances and were great to deal with throughout the trip. We would highly recommend this lovely home and would certainly want to return if the opportunity arose. Steve and Simone”
“Kathy & Graham made us feel very welcome. The house and garden were immaculate and the bed and linen highest quality. Gilberton is the perfect base to explore Adelaide and surrounds. It is a quiet area but close to transport and restaurants. We so enjoyed staying in this lovely warm and comfortable home, looking out onto the garden with the roses in full bloom. Thanks Graham and Kathy.”
“We had an extremely warm welcome at Kathy and Graham's beautiful home. Gilberton is a very pleasant neighbourhood with easy access to downtown Adelaide. We enjoyed everything: the sights, the house, the garden and sharing wine and conversation with our hosts.”
“Lovely immaculate comfortable home in a nice area of Adelaide ”
3 things they loved about the trip
- Great communication, lots of local and helpful information on hand
- Adelaide has a vibrant city and beaches near by and lots to do
- Adelaide Hills a great drive and Borossa Valley wine tour, highlights
“Lunch at Maggie Beer's Farm. Trip to Milang to see friends, Botanical Gardens, Glenelg by tram, Lobethal bierhaus, Victor Harbour Horse drawn tram, fish and chips at the Port. Lots of great places to eat. Looking around the new Adelaide Oval.etc”
More about us
- 2015 was very busy as we returned from Europe after 8 weeks away.2016 were perfect swaps and we are now looking at possibly Canada, NSW ,VIC,QLD,WA ,Queenstown NZ for Xmas 2017/ March2018.
- Graham is a Retired Manager from Oil Industry & Kathy is retired from sales.
- We love travelling, good wine, fine food, walking,bike riding,shopping, golf but who doesn't :-)
Where is it?
- Buzzy restaurants
- The Red Ochre ,Jamie Olivers Italian ,Toptai North Adelaide, The Oxford , Ky Chow
- Cool bars
- 2KW , Lion Hotel,Peel Street,
- Cozy cafés
- The Nest, The Grind,The Elephant Walk .Too many to mention
- Retail therapy
- Burnside Shopping Centre ,Melbourne Street, North Adelaide,East End Rundle street , King William Rd , Burnside.
- Bit of culture
- Adelaide Festival Centre, The Wine Centre ,Botanic Gardens,
- Walks in the park
- Linear Park .
- Spot of exercise
- Tennis courts , Bike rides, Linear Park,
- Day tripping
- Maggie Beer Farm -Victor Harbour-Barossa Valley-Glenelg- Henley beach,Handorf
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