Escape to tranquillity at Anlaby

Nestled between South Australia's picturesque Barossa and Clare Valleys, Anlaby is the perfect place to enjoy a day visit steeped in history or stay for a while and experience all the region has to offer.

Offering the ultimate retreat that allows travellers to unwind amidst the splendour of nature, far removed from the hustle and bustle of city life, this timeless estate invites you to immerse yourself in its rich history and stunning surroundings. Whether you seek a peaceful escape or a base to explore the nearby Barossa and Clare Valleys, Anlaby promises the perfect home away from home..

Anlaby boasts a selection of charming cottages that provide a cosy and welcoming atmosphere. These cottages, each overflowing with their own unique charm, ensure your stay is as comfortable as it is memorable.

The Manor House

Among the treasures of Anlaby stands the Manor House, an architectural gem that reflects the estate’s rich history. This double-storey stone building is part of the complex that surrounds the stable quadrangle and is one of Anlaby’s oldest structures.

Inside the Manor House, you’ll find a beautifully appointed queen bedroom upstairs, along with two king rooms – one of which can be converted into a twin room – downstairs. The cottage also features a cosy lounge, a modern bathroom, and a fully equipped eat-in kitchen, offering the perfect blend of old-world charm and modern convenience.

Head Gardener’s Cottage

The Head Gardener’s Cottage is an ode to heritage and hospitality. Built in the early 1900s, this elegant residence has been lovingly restored with modern touches that make it an ideal accommodation for six guests. 

Guests can enjoy three spacious bedrooms and will also have access to two cosy lounges, three exquisite bathrooms (one ensuite), as well as all the necessary amenities found within its fully-equipped kitchen. 

Coachman’s Cottage

For the ultimate indulgence, this elegant cottage was built for the Head Coachman in 1905. The cottage has recently been beautifully renovated to accommodate up to four guests.

The cottage has two bedrooms, each with its own ensuite and beautiful garden views. The master bedroom has a king bed, with a luxurious ensuite complete with large walk-in shower and bath. There is a comfortable lounge room, small dining room and a fully equipped kitchen.

Whether you choose the Manor House, the Head Gardener’s Cottage, or the Coachman’s Cottage, your stay at Anlaby promises a serene and unforgettable experience in the heart of South Australia’s pastoral paradise.

Explore the regions

Anlaby offers the perfect central location for exploring two of South Australia’s renowned wine regions. Begin your journey with a delightful lunch at Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop in the Barossa, followed by a tour of the area’s finest wineries. On the following day, venture to Clare, where you can enjoy a delicious meal at the Watervale Hotel and leisurely stroll through picturesque townships. From delicious food, stunning natural beauty and friendly communities, Anlaby provides an opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the heart of South Australia.


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