The Miners Cottage Complex

Staying at the Miners Cottage is to enjoy a uniquely Australian rural experience. The Miners Cottage is situated at the edge of the South Australian wine region the Barossa Valley, a region that can boast making a large portion of Australia’s finest premium wines. The region is steeped in the history of its founding pioneers and presents an abundant opportunity to taste at some of Australia’s most iconic wine companies cellar doors. Add to that some excellent restaurants, all with a wine focus, a wonderful farmers’ market and plenty of good shopping, especially well-priced antiques, vintage clothing and books.

The Miners Cottage complex includes The Miners Cottage, The Miners Cottage barn and the Lavender Cabin. Accommodating a maximum of six persons with three double bedrooms with queen size beds. Three couples can enjoy completely independent privacy and enjoy the communal areas of the cottage and of course the lap pool and entertainment area around the pool. Each section of the Miners Cottage accommodation is a separate entity and all enjoy individual stunning Australian bush land views with magnificent ancient gums and abundant wild life. The Miners Cottage Barn and The Lavender Cabin can only be booked in addition to The Miners Cottage. Only one booking is taken at a time to ensure your absolute privacy.

Visitors can enjoy bush land walks on the picturesque property and for those energetic guests who wish to venture further afield but not drive take a ride on the recently completed Jack Bobridge Bike Track from Lyndoch to Tanunda.

Hosts Rebecca and Nick Smith provide assistance and local knowledge and understands the pleasures and indulgence of solitude and privacy.

The Miners Cottage
sleeps maximum of 2 pax (1 couple)

The front entrance of the Miners Cottage has a deep verandah that look out over bush land views and the restored dairy. The back of the Miners Cottage looks over superb natural bush land with ancient silver gums and an abundance of native wild life. Carefully restored to incorporate all modern facilities but lose none of its heritage characteristic. Add a superb unspoiled Australian bush land setting, and you have a small slice of tranquil paradise.

facilities

  • Heating and cooling
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Bedroom with queen size bed — quality linen and pillows, electric blanket
  • Bathroom with claw foot bath, double separate showers, heated floors, stunning views. Molton Brown personal products, Bathrobes and slippers
  • Bose sound dock
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Basic kitchen facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Breakfast provisions for a generous full cooked breakfast *
  • Front verandah is deep and shady with comfy antique cane chairs for relaxing
  • Rear verandah is also deep and shady with expansive views
  • Barbecue facilities — barbecue packs available by prior arrangement *
  • Lap pool — shared facility
  • Absolute privacy
  • Shared independent laundry facilities
*The Barossa region abounds with artisan bakers, small goods producers and growers and our breakfasts are representative of that culture

The Miners Cottage Barn
sleeps a maximum of 2 pax (1 couple)

Housed in the timber barn immediately adjacent The Miners Cottage, the interior of The Miners Cottage Barn has every modern convenience and also enjoys spectacular bush land views from different aspects. The Miners Cottage Barn can only be booked as an add on to The Miners Cottage. The Miners Cottage Barn is self-contained.

facilities

  • Heating and cooling
  • Open plan living, dining and kitchen
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Gas stove top and oven
  • Nespresso Latissima coffee machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Flat screen TV, DVD player, Sony surround sound
  • Large bedroom with splendid views, queen size bed quality linen and pillows, electric blanket
  • En–suite bathroom with shower. (Guests use the cottage toilet)
  • Lap pool — shared facility
  • Absolute privacy
  • Shared independent laundry facilities

The Lavender Cabin
sleeps a maximum of 2 pax (1 couple)

Located in close proximity to The Miners Cottage in the garden of the main residence. The Lavender Cabin also has superb bush land views. The Miners Cottage Barn can only be booked as an add on to The Miners Cottage and barn. Our young Lab, Emmy, will greet you happily each day.

facilities

  • Heating and cooling
  • Large bedroom living area with splendid views, queen size bed, quality linen and pillows, electric blanket
  • En–suite bathroom with shower and toilet
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Deck looking out over lavender garden
  • Lap pool — shared facility
  • Absolute privacy
  • Shared independent laundry facilities

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