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Carrick Hill

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Address: 46 Carrick Hill Dr, Adelaide, South Australia 5062, Australia

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Elegant and beautiful

The house was wonderful with plenty of information on its history. They had lovely food and coffee. The gardens were magnificent and well kept. Such a perfect tourist... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Madeline E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The house was wonderful with plenty of information on its history. They had lovely food and coffee. The gardens were magnificent and well kept. Such a perfect tourist attraction.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is excellent, wasn't expecting such an interesting menu and the setting is beautiful. Breakfast was delicious and well prepared. Staff very friendly and helpful, especially George. The tour of the house was well worth doing as it provided a lot interesting information about the Carricks and the art works and furnishings.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A gem showing how the well to do lived in the 1930s almost hidden in the hills of Adelaide is well worth the little extra effort required to find it. The added bonus of a guided tour and a cool glass of bubbles after a walk thru the rose garden, well kept traditional orchard and walled garden made for a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is worth taking a picnic lunch and spending a lazy afternoon in the grounds. The building is beautiful and worth a visit.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We fell in love with Haywards - the original owners of this wonderful home. We ended up spending about 5 hours at this property. We did the guided tour through the house which was very informative and enjoyable. We had lunch in the cafe/restaurant - food was delicious. We walked around parts of the 100 acre property with its beautiful... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is a good taste of SA and a nice fancy building all in one place. There are walking trails all around the area and starting from the estate grounds themselves. There are lots of native animals such as ducks, a few kangaroos and your native birds (magpies, gallahs and kookaburras) that you get near this region. In the formal... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This is well worth a visit if in Adelaide. Gardens are immaculate and the house well preserved as a home. The restaurant also provides excellent lunches and should not be missed.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Carrick Hill was the home of two wealthy South Australians - Bill Haywood and Ursula Barr Smith - who bequeathed this grand home and property to the state. The grounds are like a botanic garden while the house itself is an eclectic mix of furnishing, furniture and fixtures collected all around the world in the late 1930s. It is a... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Stately home feel. English manor house. Nice gardens. Cafe. Sitting areas and views to Adelaide and coastal SA.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Carrick Hill has amazing views of the city and Gulf and the gardens are always immaculate. The home itself is well preserved and special exhibitions are not to be missed.

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