The SpaceAldgate Creek Cottage offers 4-star chalet-style accommodation in lush gardens just moments from Aldgate Village with its fine cafes, restaurants and boutique shops. The Aldgate creek flows alongside the Cottage and is home to visiting ducks, and koalas that enjoy the surrounding majestic gum trees.
The Cottage offers the perfect blend of privacy and relaxation combined with the convenience of being within 2 minutes of a great choice of cafes and restaurants, boutique shops, plus a supermarket, bottle shop, post office, and bus stop!
Make a wish in the wishing well, enjoy a barbecue on the front deck as you enjoy the scenery, relax in front of the golden open fire after an indulgent soothing spa bath... the Cottage is a perfect place to relax and unwind all year round. Set on 2 floors, this light-filled chalet-style Cottage has a wonderfully happy feel and is perfect for romantic getaways and special celebrations.
Special features include polished baltic pine floorboards, handcrafted recycled timber furniture, 2-person spa bath, rain shower head, heated towel rails, open fire, fully equipped kitchen with dining table for 4, lounge with seating for 3, and laundry with washing machine, dryer and iron.
Adelaide city is just 20 minutes away by car or bus, and many popular Hills attractions are within 15 minutes' drive, making the Cottage a perfect base from which to explore by foot or by car.
The Cottage is supplied with all you need for a full cooked self-catered breakfast - eggs, bacon, wholemeal bread, mushrooms, cereal and more - plus welcoming treats. Other features of the Cottage include flat screen TVs, DVD players, hair dryer, board games, and books, too.
Undercover guest car parking is provided, and for those who want to explore by bus - the bus stop is minutes away.
The Cottage is a perfect base for exploring the Hills and Adelaide city. The world-famous McLaren Vale wine-growing area is just 30 minutes' drive away - with cellar door tastings of wines, cheeses, olives and more. McLaren Vale is close to some of the most beautiful beaches in Australia (personal favourites are Port Willunga, Moana, and Aldinga).
All of this is yours to enjoy - a perfect getaway for two in one of the prettiest locations in the whole of South Australia! I look forward to meeting you and helping you settle in to the Aldgate Creek Cottage! Guest AccessPrivate undercover parking is provided for your convenience at 3 Rugby Road. Here there is also additional parking available if you are meeting friends. From the parking area it's just a short walk past the main house through the garden to the Cottage.
The Cottage has its own private gardens and deck, and 2 private garden entrances take you to Aldgate Village in just seconds.
There is a trampoline and swing area if you should be staying with young children. Interaction with GuestsWhen you have parked please come to the front door of the main house where your host Sarah will meet you for check-in. She will then accompany you to the Cottage (pointing our the private garden entrances that lead to Aldgate), show you the special features of the Cottage, and hand you your key.
When you depart, simply leave the key in the back of the door thank you.
You are welcome to contact Sarah during your stay, either by phone or text, or by coming up to the house.
I look forward to welcoming you to the Cottage! The NeighborhoodAldgate is a pretty village located in the heart of the Adelaide Hills. The Aldgate Creek Cottage is surrounded by majestic trees, and the whole of Aldgate and this area of the Hills is extremely attractive. Enjoy the native and exotic trees that give this area a feel of England and Europe.
Aldgate Village is a great place for dining out with cafes and restaurants - and its close to other hills villages such as Stirling and historic Hahndorf that also have a grear selection of restaurants and boutique shops.
Local villages also have great weekend markets offering home made food including vegetarian and gluten-free, handcrafted items, potted plants, jewellery, collectables and more.
The world-famous McLaren Vale wine growing area is 30 minutes' drive away and offers a fantastic choice of cellar door wine tastings and is also great for olive oil.
McLaren Vale is on the Fleurieu Peninsula and here you will find stunning beaches - with firm white sands and clear blue waters. Why not try driving onto the beach at one of the designated beaches? There are so many gorgeous beaches to choose from. My favourites are Aldinga and Moana.
Stangate House is a heritage listed building that is available for hire for weddings and celebrations. It is about 10 minutes walk away. The Cottage is often booked by newly-wed couples who have celebrated their wedding at Stangate House.
The Bridgewater Mill is also a great place to have a wedding reception - and this is just 5 minutes' drive from the Cottage.
Mount Lofty Summit is 15 minutes' drive -offering panoramic views over Adelaide, the hills and ocean. This is a great place to photograph the twinkling lights of Adelaide - something that can be found in only a few cities in the world.
If you want to meet Australian wildlife up close, then I recommend Cleland Wildlife Park that is close to the summit at Mount Lofty. Getting AroundA bus stop is 2 minutes' walk with buses running to Adelaide, Mount Lofty, and local villages such as Hahndorf and the town of Mount Barker.
From the Cottage it's a short stroll to the fine restaurants, cafes, boutique shops and village amenities. The bottle shop is over the road, next to the Aldgate Pump Hotel. Other Things to NoteTo find out more visit the (email hidden)