August 9, 2020 / By The Weekender Travel
With travel back on the agenda, it's time to make plans. And if you're like us, there's nothing better in winter than curling up in front of a fire with a glass of wine, a good book and your significant other.
So, grab your comfy slippers, settle back and check out these top spots to stay in the Barossa, because your 2020 winter escape is now officially within reach ...
Unsurpassed luxury - Cambourne
Admire stunning views of premium Shiraz vineyards from this luxurious and fully renovated historical home. Easily accommodating three couples in the hotel-quality bedroom suites, each with ensuite, this property offers everything you need and more for the ultimate getaway.
There's a fully equipped kitchen, a contemporary living room with combustion fireplace. large windows and vineyard views, and both indoor and outdoor dining areas. Just a stones thrown from the acclaimed Hentley Farm, Cambourne is the ultimate place to stay in the Barossa.
Pure luxury - The Reserve
Located among Australia’s best vineyards, The Reserve is a stunning luxury property that can accommodate up to 10 guests in five gorgeous bedrooms. Enjoy the open plan contemporary kitchen that's perfect for foodies, several living and dining areas (one with a fireplace), plus the library and wine room.
Adjacent to the main house is a studio with two bedrooms, a bathroom and a living area which allows additional privacy for guests. With ample space both inside and out (including a pizza oven), the home is an amazing place to escape and indulge in all the Barossa has to offer.
Award winning - Seppeltsfield Vineyard Cottage
The name Seppeltsfield is synonymous with quality and style, and that's certainly what's on offer at this gorgeous property nestled in the heart of the Barossa. Oozing luxury, country charm and hospitality the Seppeltsfield Vineyard Cottage offers a king bed with white linens, ensuite bathroom with double shower and a deep rainwater bath.
The cosy lounge room has an open fire in winter, with Bose sound system and LED TV, and the large verandah offers vineyard views and sun lounges to relax on. With vast Barossa skies, rolling hills and open space, this is the perfect place to unwind and recharge.
Beautiful waterfront retreat - Stonewell Cottages and Vineyards
Fall in love with the Barossa when you stay at the stunning Stonewell Cottages. Set on a private vineyard estate, overlooking a picturesque lake, this secluded property is the perfect getaway for honeymoons and special occasions.
Offering two self contained suites and 2 cottages (3 x one-bedroom and 1 x two-bedroom), each includes a well equipped kitchen, generous breakfast provisions, free WiFi, a large spa bath, a wood fireplace and an LCD TV.
Dine in the Cottages' private courtyards with barbecue facilities, outdoor seating and sun lounges, or wander down to the lake and take in the view. This will be a getaway to remember!
Be spoilt - Queen's Cottage
Fancy a stay in a restored 1800’s stone cottage located in the heart of Williamstown, Barossa Valley? Then Queen's Cottage is for you! Lovingly restored and fully equipped, it offers three bedrooms with luxe linen, 1.5 bathrooms, a living room with log fire and so many treats you will wonder how you could be so lucky.
Enjoy a gourmet breakfast featuring Barossa Valley and Adelaide Hills provisions, homemade afternoon tea, plus a welcome local wine and cheese platter. Located just a short walk to local cellar doors, a bakery, country pubs and the General Store, this is the perfect place to stay whether you plan to explore the Barossa or just relax and unwind.