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Wild Olive Cottage - Auburn

Bedrooms 1
Property type bed & breakfast
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

Wild Olive Cottage is very luxurious, built in 1859, authentic on the outside, but super modern inside. The cottage is rated 4 stars by the RAA & SATC, it is well equipped and fully air-conditioned. It is set in beautiful, award winning gardens, quiet and private, yet walking distance from Terroir restaurant, Mellors Cafe and The Rising Sun Hotel (very good meals) various antique shops, wineries and the Riesling Trail.

The cottage was built in 1859, and is Heritage SA and National Trust listed. It has been through many lives over a hundred and forty years, including tea rooms, library, mechanics institute, sweet shop and a few others. The cottage has been extensively, and expensively, renovated to make it in to a luxury B&B and is designed to provide bliss and luxury for one couple.

Designed to be Bliss For Two

Upstairs is a magnificent, Victorian antique, nickel and silver iron Queen-size bed. There is a luxurious black leather suite, with armchairs, and settee. The open fire is wonderful to sit round on cold nights, (iron combustion stove) and there is plenty of things to entertain yourself with- HDTV, DVD, CD, tapes, a movie library, games, books, etc. Within the cottage, there are some beautiful pieces of furniture and original artwork, much from local artists.

An internal metal spiral staircase joins the two floors. Down stairs you will find a fully equipped gourmand kitchen, the benches are topped with Mintaro slate and the cupboards are Blackwood. There is an under-bench oven, glass cook-top, microwave, draw dishwasher, the finest European glassware and crockery. From the dining area you look directly out of French glass doors on to the beautiful garden.

Everything You Could Want

Directly out of the French doors is a pergola covered slate patio, with a teak outdoor setting, sun lounges, a market umbrella, a BBQ and some intriguing old farm implements- we are still not sure what they were for.

The cottage has a luxurious bathroom, fully tiled, with a beech-wood vanity topped with local Mintaro slate. There is a large, deep spa bath in which to luxuriate and the linen and robes supplied are all of the finest quality cotton.

There is plenty of off street parking

All stays include some quality local wine ( Annies Lane, Claymores or Mintaro Cellars- Riesling, Shiraz or Bubbly). Also, we provide free range eggs, tomatoes, local bacon along with cereals, juices, jams, biscuits, and a few surprises, etc. However if you are vegetarians, we can substitute tomatoes and mushrooms, just let us know.

Not suitable for children.

More Details

Neil Ruff
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 10, 2018


Auburn Bed And Breakfast Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bed & breakfast
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • forests
  • winery tours


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Wild Olive Cottage - Auburn
average rating of 4.529412 based on 17 reviews
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Excellent Country Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Excellent cottage, great location, very generous & considerate hosts. Really enjoyed our few days stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

lovely cottage

  • 5 of 5

lovely weekend away for our first anniversary.

very clean and tidy cottage.

staff at the rising sun hotel very friendly with lovely meals.

we would definitely come back :)

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Evanston Park, South Australia, Australia

Very good

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay, definitely will come back, a beautiful part of the world

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Whyalla, SA, Australia

comfortable accommodation, good location

  • 4 of 5

well located, close to restaurants, large relaxing spa, had a relaxing weekend.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Super cosy

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our 2 nights at the wild olive cottage. We had everything and more that we needed, such a cute and cosy little place, a perfect place to unwind wind in front of the fire with some delicious wine. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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South Australia, Australia

Real nice very peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Very nice stay our second one the place very enjoyable

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
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Other Activities:

Reisling Trail & Wineries




Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.