Exclusive Two-Room Luxury Suite in Historic Castle in South Australia

Stirling, South Australia (Australia)
Cottages
1 unit
2 guest capacity

Accommodation Description

This exclusive, two-room luxury suite in a historic castle in South Australia, can accommodate two guests and features a private gate entry, driveway, and entrance, as well as a portico with scrambling roses. It also has its own private entry hall, lounge and dining room, and bedroom. In the bedroom, guests will find a restored, antique, Continental king-size, hand painted, half-canopy bed with the finest Italian cotton and silk bed linens. The dining room has an antique oak, trestle-form table with cruciform feet and a spectacular, ornamental, baronial-style fireplace.

In addition, the luxury suite comes with an antique German piano; a resplendent, carved European antique oak cupboards; rare James Ballantine, Scottish antique ecclesiastic stained glass windows circa 1890; an impressive, 23-karat, hand-gilded, heritage timber-beamed ceiling; antique clocks circa 1820; a Napoleon III gilt cushion mirror; Liberty & Morris & Co linen fabrics and Scottish leather; and Brinton's finest plush Axminster carpet. There is also a bay window that overlooks the picturesque and colorful hedged gardens and ancient elm trees, as well as a dramatic, glass-walled, ensuite, heritage-tiled bathroom with natural lighting that overlooks a tranquil pond and terraced, box-hedged garden. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • King-size bed

This property offers laundry service, a porter, room service, and a safety deposit box to all guests. All of this site's suites have completely private locations and feature HD LCD televisions, DVD players, Blu-ray players, and wireless broadband Internet.

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Guest Services

Guests have the option for the hosts to arrange a private afternoon tea/luncheon for two, which includes an grand selection of loose leaf teas, single origin coffees, and herbal alternatives. In addition, this includes tiered plates brimming with finely cut and rolled cucumber and dill, watercress and salmon, and chicken waldorf sandwich selections, as well as the tiniest handmade savory pastries and delicacies and exquisite hot & cold savory delights along with delicate French-inspired pastries. To top it all off, enjoy melt-in-your-mouth French petit fours, mille feuille, signature fresh cream cakes, and light fluffy scones that are served with organic preserves.

The cost for the private afternoon tea/luncheon for two for tea in the majestic and beautiful Kings Chambers suite is approx. $383 USD (or $499.00 AUD) for two people. A lavish bunch of unique wildly romantic flowers from the extraordinary Ivy Shed can be included for an additional $127 USD (or $165.00 AUD). For additional people, the cost will be calculated to suit numbers. Six guests is the maximum number for any afternoon tea booking.

The tea/luncheon lasts for two hours and may be booked for lunch from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. A 'tea goodie box” is also provided to extend and share the special celebration beyond guests' visit here.

Romantic dinners can also be arranged and include a four-course, multiple-choice menu, using the best of local fresh produce, and is served course by course to guests' suites at their preferred time for a cost of $120 USD (or $156 AUD) per person. The dining room is available by prior special request (surcharge applicable); though all suites have formal antique tables and chairs for private dining.

The romantic dinner will include local cuisine with a great selection of organic and bio-dynamic produce, and no GM foods are used. The focus is on the freshest possible ingredients, including many salad and vegetable varieties and fruits from the garden, and the herbs come from the property's organic kitchen garden. In addition, the eggs come from the property's free-range hens, and South Australian seafood is also featured. Guests are allowed to bring their own alcoholic beverages along; this property does not sell alcohol. In order to make the dinner reservation, there is a requisite one-week notice prior to arrival to ensure the produce supply. Read More

Location + Surroundings

  • Bus station
  • Supermarket
  • Health facility
  • Town/City
  • Tourism office
  • Fuel station
  • Airport
  • Train station
  • Antiquing
  • Amusement park
  • Bowling
  • Movie theater
  • Museums
  • Shopping
  • Clubs/Nightclubs/Bars

This former castle is one of the world’s outstanding, romantic and artistic vacation rentals, displaying unique, creative, and inspired architecture that captivates style and contemporary influence. Each suite is individually located and uniquely private, each with its own entrance. This glamping property is located in South Australia's oldest wine-producing region, just a seven-minute walk from the local historic village of Stirling, as well as 20 minutes driving from Adelaide's city center—the perfect haven from which to discover all that South Australia has to offer. Read More

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 03:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
  • No Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • No Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties

Accesibility & Safety

  • Wheelchair accessible

Cancellation policy

  • As long as you cancel at least 30 days before check-in, you will receive a 50% refund.
  • If you cancel within 30 days of check-in, the host does not offer a refund.
  • If you cancel after check-in, any refund will be at the host's discretion.
  • Refund does not include Glamping Hub service fee.
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Additional Information

This property only allows a strictly limited number of guests, in order to ensure the utmost in peace and privacy for guests throughout their stay.

This is a non-smoking property, and pets are not permitted.

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