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Our two storey, sandstone home Your retired hosts!
Charming, elegant, leafy B&B in Hills - Blue Wren
Charming, elegant, leafy B&B in Hills - Blue Wren
2 huéspedes
1 dormitorio
1 cama
1 baño completo y uno de tocador
2 huéspedes
1 dormitorio
1 cama
1 baño completo y uno de tocador
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We provide an exceptionally quiet, comfortable, eclectic and picturesque, b&b in the Adelaide ("Tuscan") Hills. Our two storey sandstone home has lots of light and is settled in a beautiful one half acre garden where you can sit, walk, rest and recover. It is cooler here than on the Adelaide plains.


We have two separate rooms listed in Airbnb. This listing is for Blue Wren. This east facing bedroom is the most even temperatured room in the house. It is downstairs, opposite the bathroom. It is very spacious and has views over the front garden. It has an over head fan, fly screens, queen size bed, with electric blanket, and a room heater.


There is a large bathroom opposite this room with bath, large shower cubicle and toilet. Bathroom essentials and a hair dryer are provided. There is another extra separate toilet. These are shared facilities.


We serve breakfast in the breakfast room. It consists of a choice of cereals, fruit in season, home made yoghurt, toast, home made jams, variety of teas and real coffee. If you choose, we can breakfast with you and chat.
Let us know if you have special dietary requirements.
You can make a cup of tea/coffee any time in the kitchen. Otherwise, the kitchen is not available.

Local Area

Four eating places are a 4 minutes walk away, and, another five are a 4 minutes drive away.

At the top of the street you can catch a bus into the city, or, after another 5 minutes walk you arrive at the local metro station for trains into the city.

Further afield

The "Lonely Planet" has awarded Adelaide the 9th position of best cities in the world to visit. Adelaide has been given the status of: "The City of Music" by UNESCO Cultural Creative Cities Network. So, there is a myriad of fascinating places to visit in the city area. One useful website is Trip Advisor for Adelaide. For organised trips try (URL HIDDEN)
The international airport, coast and city are 25 minutes drive away. All of them can easily be accessed by bus, tram or train. You can purchase a Metro Ticket on board and this lasts for 2 hours use on bus, trains and tram. The Adelaide City Transport system is effective and efficient. Many guests have coped easily without a hire car. We can pick you up or drop you off at the airport for $25 per trip.

The areas around Adelaide are world famous for their "Tuscan Hills" and wine growing regions.
The Barossa Valley is 1hour by car; the Clare Valley 2 hours and McClaren Vale just 30 minutes.


Safe, off-road parking is available.
Please discuss laundry matters with us if needed. A steam iron is available.

Disponible para huéspedes

The outside area (weather permitting) is for your use. A micro wave is available to warm up take-aways and you can use the breakfast area to eat.

Atención a los huéspedes

One guest wrote: " So much more than accommodation". We love to interact with guests and talk about our wonderful world famous city and find out about you.

Otros aspectos destacables

We have a Bushfire Survival Plan which we implement on "severe, extreme and catastrophic" fire danger days. We will give you details on such days at breakfast.
Adelaide has a dry climate and temperatures can be extreme. Winters are wet but piercingly cold, so clothing layers, gloves, scarf and hat are needed. Summer is hot and dry so body cream, lots of drinking water and sun hat are recommended.

Lugar de estacionamiento privado
Internet inalámbrico
Personas adicionales $16 / noche después del primer huésped
Tarifa de limpieza $9
Descuento por semana: 5%
Precio por fin de semana $42 / noche
Comunícate siempre a través de Airbnb
Para que tus pagos estén protegidos, nunca transfieras dinero ni te comuniques desde afuera de la página o la aplicación de Airbnb.
Reglas de la casa
La hora de llegada es a partir de las 14:00
Salida antes de las 10:00

This is a non -smoking home.
No pets are allowed.
Take away snacks/meals can be eaten at the breakfast table or outside table.

Funciones de seguridad
Detector de humo
Extintor de incendios
Estancia mínima de 2 noches

45 evaluaciones

Perfil de usuario de Bingqing
Abril de 2017
Les has been very responsive and helpful for the whole stay. My parents enjoyed the beautiful place a lot! Thank you so much!
Perfil de usuario de Les
Respuesta de Les:
Your parents were a delight.
Abril de 2017

Perfil de usuario de Terry
Noviembre de 2016
Les & Ruth are the consummate hosts . Their home is truly a piece of Paradise, everything immaculate and yet welcoming. We looked forward to breakfast every morning which was always beautifully presented accompanied by a lively conversation. They both have a wonderful sense of humour, they were also very helpful in guiding us to the best places to visit. The overall result was us not wanting to leave when it was time to go. Anyone fortunate enough to stay there will enjoy city views from a secluded balcony in a beautiful garden along with the handsome Henry, a splendid cat who rules over all he sees. Our advice is - don't miss an opportunity to stay here.

Perfil de usuario de Phillip
Febrero de 2014
If you want a wonderful setting with a panoramic view of the city, this is the place. If you want a nice comfortable room and immediate access to a bathroom - this is the place. If you want breakfast by the host this is the place. If you like thoughtful and friendly hosts this is the place. Within walking distance there is public transportation and some restaurants. Within a mile there are many shops, restaurants, dry leaning, gyms etc. To get to the city center, the beach or the airport takes about 20 minutes by car and say 45 minutes to an hour by bus or train. Finally you can walk/run to Belair Park about 1/2 mile away which is Australia's first National Park. One thing to note is that this is more like a regular B&B so you don't have kitchen access to cook dinner or laundry. All in all this is a better place than any hotel especially if you rent a car.
Perfil de usuario de Les
Respuesta de Les:
Thanks Phillip. A great recommendation. Thanks!
Febrero de 2014

Perfil de usuario de Barbara
Octubre de 2017
This is a beautiful well Maintained property with MAGNIFICENT gardens. Pristine throughout - tastefully decorated and Ruth is the perfect hostess (Les was away). Highly recommended to all. An absolute delight .

Perfil de usuario de Julian
Octubre de 2017
Les and Ruth are very kind and welcoming hosts. I had the pleasure of spending a weekend in their charming home, which is nestled in amongst the surrounding gardens. Each morning, breakfast and thoughtful conversation were provided, both of which I was very grateful for! Thank you Les and Ruth for the very enjoyable stay!
Perfil de usuario de Les
Respuesta de Les:
E nostro piacere.
Octubre de 2017

Perfil de usuario de Gary
Julio de 2017
Nice peaceful location, great views over city, only a few minutes walk away. Very understanding hosts, would stay there again.
Perfil de usuario de Les
Respuesta de Les:
We hope you, Gaty, and Claire are settling back into normal life in Perth. Our thoughts are with you both.
Julio de 2017

Perfil de usuario de Anne
Abril de 2017
Lee's beautiful home overlooks the city of Adelaide. It is serene there in every sense of the word. Close to beautiful walks (which unfortunately didn't have time to do though!) & eateries. Les and Ruth are beautiful people.

Adelaide, AustraliaSe registró en Agosto 2011
Perfil de usuario de Les

My wife and I are international travelers who have had international visitors for years.
We love to talk with people from different countries.
We are both active and fit retirees who are presently re-claiming our home from our 4 children who have left the nest.
We love our home, the surrounding bush and our Victorian city.
We are keen gardeners, presently planting mediteranean type-plants in our 1/2 acre garden.

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