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Carrick Hill

46 Carrick Hill Dr, Adelaide, South Australia 5062, Australia
+61 8 8433 1700
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Carrick Hill House. How the others lived?

A gem showing how the well to do lived in the 1930s almost hidden in the hills of Adelaide is well... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2017
Sandra W
via mobile
A piece of paradise close to Adelaide!

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

Reviewed 19 December 2016
FitForLifeAdelaide
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Adelaide
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Overview

  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“story book” (15 reviews)
“stately home” (13 reviews)
“english manor” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
46 Carrick Hill Dr, Adelaide, South Australia 5062, Australia
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+61 8 8433 1700
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Reviews (250)

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"story book"
in 15 reviews
"stately home"
in 13 reviews
"english manor"
in 5 reviews
"guided tour of the house"
in 5 reviews
"art collection"
in 6 reviews
"heritage house"
in 3 reviews
"magnificent gardens"
in 3 reviews
"coffee and cake"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful place to visit"
in 3 reviews
"australian history"
in 4 reviews
"picnic lunch"
in 4 reviews
"sunny day"
in 4 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 5 reviews
"adelaide cbd"
in 5 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 5 reviews
"south australia"
in 6 reviews
"small group"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2017 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...More

Thank Sandra W
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Reviewed 19 December 2016 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.

Thank FitForLifeAdelaide
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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 -...More

2  Thank Anne K
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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...More

2  Thank Rebecca N
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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.

1  Thank Paul A
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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,...More

1  Thank adelaidewriter27
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

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

1  Thank DaveHethro
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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.

1  Thank MacLachlan
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Reviewed 11 November 2016

Well worth a visit, and quite a surprise to find what appears to be an English Stately home in Australia. It has of course an English connection, The Heywood family were wealthy English land owners and turned this estate in Adelaide into the equivalent of...More

1  Thank Jeanalewis
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

So I went to Carrick Hill for a child's birthday party - but by no means does this place only benefit the young. I loved seeing the workmanship of the small houses, the gardens and the environment of this place. I would recommend this place...More

1  Thank Hannah M
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pies1990
25 March 2016|
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Response from CarrickHill | Property representative |
Hello, The first floor of Carrick Hill and the formal garden around the house is completely accessible. There is a set of stairs in the main hall to the first floor of the house however the stairs are very wide and the... More
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punkingirl2013
27 January 2015|
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Response from CarrickHill | Property representative |
Yes there is a Bus service from the City to Carrick Hill. No.171 Bus service from Currie Street stop E3 to stop 16A and follow sign along Rectory Walk (off Carrick Hill Drive) to pedestrian only entrance.
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