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Coming from Adelaide and the M1 freeway, making your way to Oakbank main street, you will find the Oakbank Hotel on left. About another half a kilometre further you will find the Oakbank Pizza bar on left.

Immediately after the Pizza bar is Oakwood Road, where you make a left hand turn.

Travel approximately 2.5 kms up this road, watching the white numbered property signs as you go.

Retreat Addresses:
The Nest- 255 Oakwood Road.
Villa Lemoni- 259 Oakwood Road.

The key access details will be arranged with you via confirmation letters prior to your arrival.

Should you have any trouble finding us call our mobile 0416 10 21 21

Adelaide Hills Retreats

Location: 255-259 Oakwood Road, Balhannah SA 5242, Australia

An exceptional Experience... Not just a place to Stay! Perfect from the beginning to the very end! Being a 3 times Winner of the Australian Tourism Award and 9 times winner of the South Australian Tourism Award, you will be delighted to stay in one of our two distinctive self-contained retreats, which are located on a quiet country property just out of Oakbank in the hub of the Adelaide Hills.

An easy 30 minute drive from Adelaide will find you here. Experience real peace and tranquility in your very own quality retreat, close to plenty of restaurants and wineries.

It is all here simply awaiting your arrival!

Arrival Time: 15:00 | Departure Time: 11:00



Adelaide Hills Country Cottages consists of 5 self contained retreats, spread around our entire property, with apple orchards, lemon groves and Murray Grey beef cattle.

As our guests, you are welcome to wander around the property on walking trails, pick apples in season and bring your lines to try your luck at fishing for redfin in a couple of lakes on the property.

Our retreats provide wonderfully relaxing spa baths, romantic fireplaces (we even supply all your wood completely split and ready to use!), and quality appointments throughout.

All your breakfast provisions are provided for a cooked and contintal breakfast each morning of your stay.

We ensure a wonderful quality experience and excellent, unobtrusive hospitality.


South Australian Tourism Award 2002,2003, 2004. Inducted into the SA Hall of Fame. Australian Tourism Awards 1998, 2002-03 and 2003-04

The Nest

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The Nest features:

* The NestDeep luxurious Two Person Spa Bath
* Dimmable lighting throughout
* Log Fire
* Majestic Gum Tree floodlit at night
* R/C Air Conditioning
* Kitchen Facility (except convection oven)
* Queen size bed
* Quality Linen and Towels
* Generous supply of provisions for Cooked and Continental Breakfast
* Time to enjoy the goodness of nature
* Bird Watching (over 25 species counted)
* TV/DVD Player/ Portable CD Player/ Stereo
* Outdoor Patio

Room Configuration: 1 Bedroom with lounge
Max # of Persons: 2
No infants permitted.
No children permitted.

Villa Lemoni

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The Villa features

* The Villa. Deep Luxurious Two Person Spa Bath
* Dimmable bathroom lighting
* Open Fireplace
* Ducted R/C Air Conditioning
* Fully Equipped Kitchen
* Washing Machine
* Generous supply of provisions for Cooked and Continental Breakfast
* Terraced Alfresco Dining with Expansive Country Views to Mt Lofty
* Queen and Double Romantic Bedrooms
* Accommodating up to 4 people.
* TV/DVD Player/ Portable CD Player/ Stereo
* Suitable for Adults Only

Room Configuration: 2 Bedroom with lounge
Max # of Persons: 4
No infants permitted.
No children permitted.


  • Air Conditioned
  • Barbecue
  • Breakfast Provisions
  • Cot available on request
  • Gay friendly
  • Internet Access Available
  • Linen Provided
  • Reverse Cycle Airconditioning
  • Stereo
  • Wood Fire
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Car Parking
  • DVD Player
  • Heating
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Self Contained
  • TV
  • Balcony
  • Bedding
  • CD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • On-site parking
  • Spa
  • Wifi access

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Cancellation Policy

- Cancellations notified more than 30 days prior to arrival day will be entitled to a full refund. - Cancellations notified 30 days or less will forfeit all monies paid unless we are able to re-book your entire stay to another group at full tariff. If re-booking to another group eventuates forfeited funds may be applied to another booking within a 12 month period from the date of the original booking. - We strongly recommend you take out travel insurance to provide protection against loss due to cancellation illness injury death loss of luggage inability to travel due to a CFS catastrophic fire rating warning. - All cancellations are to be in writing. - Please refer to all policies at

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