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Spectacular Adelaide Hills Getaway

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

"Kolendo" is set in 5 acres of native bush with spectacular views across the Spencer gulf. We are just up the freeway and only 20 minutes from Adelaide CBD. The garden is teeming with wildlife, from kangaroos to echidnas.

It is ideal either as a getaway for weary Adelaideans, or for interstate/overseas visitors wanting a base in the hills close to the city.

It sleeps six. There are three bedrooms, two with queen size beds, the other has two singles. One of the bedrooms has an ensuite. There is a second (smaller) bathroom which leads off the laundry. The kitchen is fully equipped where you can cook up a storm! And then you have a choice of places to eat - the dining room seats 8 or outside on the deck which seats 8 which has a gas-burning BBQ. Enjoy watching the sun set over the sea whilst you eat inside or out.


There are spaces for everyone, the sitting room has a wood burning stove for those cold winter nights and a large LCD TV together with an extensive library of books and DVDs. The games room has a small LCD TV and a choice of table tennis or pool. There are also plenty of board games and a large expanse of gravel outside for playing petanque. The lobby has a wood stove and a chair for curling up with a book. All rooms have great views either of the top gardens or down across the the hills. The deck can be accessed from three different rooms.

There is a front loading washing machine, iron and ironing board and a dishwasher. The kitchen has a family sized fridge/freezer.

The sitting room and kitchen/dining room are reverse cycle air conditioned and all of the bedrooms have ceiling fans.

You will have the whole property to yourselves, with no neighbours in sight! Put on your walking shoes and explore.

The property has a circular drive and there is plenty of parking next to the house.

Local Amenities

Crafers is a 2 min drive from Kolendo where there is a Post Office, the recently refurbished Crafers Inn which has a fine range of beers and wine and Jimmie’s wood oven pizza restaurant. There is also Indis Indian Takeaway, Crafers Gourmet Deli and a Pizza Bar.

Stirling is just a couple of minutes further, with hotels, supermarkets, banks, restaurants and much more.

In addition there are some very interesting local walks starting right outside our front gate.

Local Attractions

Crafers has an excellent bus service to local towns and into the Adelaide CBD. It is only 15km from Adelaide CBD on the freeway and within easy reach of regional delights including the Riverland, Barossa, McLaren Vale and all the gourmet treats and activities that the Adelaide Hills offer.

Use Kolendo as a base to explore the Adelaide Hills or to catch up with family and friends if you are visiting from interstate. It is ideal for families with kids.

There are dozens of wineries and restaurants scattered amongst the beautiful countryside. Historic Hahndorf is just up the freeway and deserves a lengthy visit and Monarto Zoo about half an hour away.

Mount Lofty Scenic lookout, Botanic Gardens and the Cleland Conservation Wildlife Park are just a few minutes from Kolendo and there are extensive walking trails. The Eagle Mountain Bike Park is right next door (200 metres).

More Details

Andrew Marsh
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 8, 2018


Crafers West House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
  • forests
  • winery tours


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Spectacular Adelaide Hills Getaway
average rating of 4.7 based on 10 reviews
Victoria, Australia

Excellent bush setting

  • 4 of 5

We loved the area, very quiet, and the wildlife was amazing!! The house was spacious, very clean, plenty of room for a family to stay. Very good location to visit lots of places around the state. Close to the city also. Enjoyed our stay would recommend to others.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Fabulous accommodation

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful location for us. We have family dotted around the Adelaide hills, so to be so close was great as our trips to Adelaide involve lots of family catching up. The house was a true home away from home. We loved the outlook, the sunsets and the lights in the evening. The kangaroos leaping down the hill and grazing on the back lawn. The kookaburra and magpie seeking fritz. Having room in holiday accommodation for a family of five with three older children was a joy! Great kitchen / living area and the kids / teens loved the pool table and table tennis room (and the space pod rotating chair). We definitely intend to return!! Thankyou!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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South Australia, Australia

Very well equipped property, lovely setting,

  • 4 of 5

We found it very comfortable, all rooms great size

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
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The Rocks, New South Wales, Australia

Huge property, stunning grounds, amazing views

  • 5 of 5

Stayed with my parents, wife and toddler in November and had a splendid time. Highlights were the sparkling views over the city and out to the ocean, the koala living in a tree not 20 metres from the house, the kangaroos who came to visit, the huge balcony with a BBQ and child gate, the pool table, the well-appointed kitchen and the stunning master bedroom with amazing views.

Also of major note were the grounds immediately around the house, which were impeccably manicured and full of roses and beautiful bushes and flowers, and the extensive bush with paths to follow and explore. And also located far enough away from the main road to be convenient but serene and quiet.

Had a great time, so very happy we chose this property.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Beautiful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This property offers gorgeous views and a beautiful garden to explore. The house is spacious, warm and well equipped. I would highly recommend Spectacular Adelaide Hills Getaway.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
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A Winner

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay,accomadation was excellent,house & garden gorgeous.

The wildlife was a bonus.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
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