***The Buxton Manor Heritage Apartments is a member of the North Adelaide Heritage Group - winner Fodor's Choice Award!***
Fodor's Travel, the foremost name in travel publishing, has named the North Adelaide Heritage Group a 2009 Fodor's Choice selection, winner of this award for the 4th consecutive year!! As a 2009 Fodor's Choice recipient the North Adelaide Heritage Group receives special recognition in Fodor's guidebooks as currently being among the best in its field.
The Buxton Manor Apartments is a glorious, large Mansion built in 1908 in the William Morris 'Arts & Craft' theme of decorative red brick with steep sloping roof lines and beveled diamond shaped, lead lighted windows, surrounded by half an acre of beautifully manicured, welcoming gardens with masses of old fashioned scented roses, cottage flowers and sweeping lawns. It has been heritage listed by the government and completely restored by your hosts, Rodney & Regina Twiss.
The Buxton Manor Heritage Apartments houses a fantastic collection of Australian antiques and memorabilia and features open log fires, polished spruce floors, decorative fireplaces, marbleized ceilings, rag rolled faux paint finishes, ornate ceiling roses, gilt mirrors and sumptuous antique beds.
The Buxton Manor Heritage Apartments offers 4 separate, lavish self contained spacious, luxury 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments as well as the very special, luxury 1 bedroom Spa Cottage, ideally located in the heart of the exclusive historic area of North Adelaide, part of the City of Adelaide.
The 2 Bedroom 'George Lowe Esquire' Apartment features 2 bedrooms, grand living and dining room, full kitchen, front porch and bathroom.
The 1 Bedroom 'Musica Viva' Apartment features a spacious master bedroom, huge intimate drawing room, chesterfields, bedroom annex, full kitchen and bathroom.
The 2 Bedroom 'Buxton' Apartment, features two master bedrooms, huge heritage bathroom, club drawing room, full kitchen, cellar dining room and sunroom.
The 3 Bedroom Executive Apartment, is a fully self contained, 3 bedroom apartment offering a full kitchen, separate living room, with French doors opening out to sweeping lawns.
The 1 Bedroom Luxury Spa Cottage, 'Paprika Cottage', features 1 queen size bedroom, bathroom with 2 person spa, kitchen, sitting room and front private latticed porch.
All guest accommodation is newly refurbished, beautifully appointed, spacious and non smoking featuring heritage style furnishings, stunning antiques, luxury elegant wooden finishes throughout and private courtyard opening onto an acre of beautiful gardens and lawns with outdoor designer furniture, umbrellas and 2 wood fire BBQs. There is complimentary off street car parking for each apartment, a communal guest laundry and wireless internet as well!
All accommodation is self catering and does not include daily maid servicing unless otherwise specified. (For stays of 5 nights or more a maid service will occur once during your stay.
The Buxton Manor Heritage Apartments maintains a strict no-noise policy and unauthorized parties, group gatherings and functions are strictly prohibited. Breach of this policy will result in the offending guests being required to leave the premises with no refund. Smoking is not permitted indoors. Should smoking occur within our accommodation a minimum charge of AUD$100 will be applied.
The large grounds of Buxton Manor offer extensive lawns, roses, an outdoor setting & lounges. Take pleasure in the wood-fired barbeque while you enjoy the ultimate in relaxing in the middle of the city. Take a walk and enjoy the surrounds of the beautiful manicured gardens. On a warm, sunny day sit out in the half acre of gardens and enjoy reading a book or glossy magazine from the extensive private library and for those cooler nights cosy up to the warm open fires provided for a romantic weekend away you will never forget! Of a night time try to hear and spot the possums that sometimes scatter amongst the trees.
Located on a premier quiet North Adelaide Residential Street, The Buxton Manor Apartments are close to Adelaide's top restaurants, pubs, cafes and nightclubs!
The large grounds of Buxton Manor offer extensive lawns, roses, an outdoor setting & lounges.
Take pleasure in the wood-fired barbeque while you enjoy the ultimate in relaxing in the middle of the city.
Take a walk and enjoy the surrounds of the beautiful manicured gardens. On a warm, sunny day sit out in the half acre of gardens and enjoy reading a book or glossy magazine from our extensive private library and for those cooler nights cosy up to the warm open fires provided for a romantic weekend away you will never forget!
Of a night time try to hear and spot the possums that sometimes scatter amongst the trees.
THINGS TO DO WHILE IN NORTH ADELAIDE
Within a 5 minute walk:
Famous Adelaide Cricket Oval
2 major parklands
Adelaide Aquatic Centre
Luxurious 'Next Generation' Sports/Spa and Health Centre
all the pretiest churches used for weddings in Adelaide
historic walking trails (we provide an excellent well documented brochure for you to use)
Linear Park Trail - We supply map/brochures for a great walk to the hills or the beach along our River Torrens which bisects our city
art deco Picadilly Cinema with 3 up to the minute theatres
specialist shops including best range of hairdressers in Adelaide
Visit our newly revamped Zoo and see the only Panda's in the Southern Hemisphere
11 restored iconic Heritage Listed Pubs (great for a leisurely pub crawl)
THINGS TO DO IN ADELAIDE
With over 150 years of viticultural tradition, the Barossa Valley is Australia's foremost wine producing region. View the spectacular Barossa Valley, Mt. Lofty or the magnificent coast of South Australia in a 90 min scenic flight where you can choose which region most appeals - choose the beautiful views of the famous wine region with it's rolling hills or the breathtaking coastline! The Best of Barossa Gourmet Food and Wine Tour includes all the wonders of the Barossa Valley region with lunch & wine tastings. Throughout the day you will visit numerous wineries within the Barossa. All tours are personally escorted with experienced wine guides.
ADELAIDE CITY HARLEY TOUR
Roar up the Adelaide Foothills winding roads away from the city to Mt. Lofty Summit, where you will have the best vantage point to view Adelaide and its Metropolitan suburbs, returning with a rush down the South Eastern Freeway through the Heyson Tunnels back to city limits.
PENFOLDS, MAGIL ESTATE
Indulge in the ultimate food and wine experience in Adelaide as you enjoy a sunset tour of Penfolds Magill Estate, followed by tastings of Penfolds Premium Wines before being swept off your feet with an exquisite 5 course dinner in one of South Australia's most awarded restaurants!
DAY TRIP TO KANGAROO ISLAND
Sea voyage the Backstairs Passage from spectacular Cape Jervis to this sailing shipwreck island, home to the wallaby, goanna, echidna, koala, kangaroo and a haven for marine wildlife and seabirds. Surrounded by unspoilt beaches, Kangaroo Island truly is one of Australia's finest nature based destination. With its mild winter, temperate autumn and spring and cool summer, Kangaroo Island is beautiful all year round.
Dolphins are one of the Earth's most fascinating and curious creatures. Enjoy this once in a lifetime encounter which you will never forget. Swim with common and bottlenose dolphins of the Temptation - the first vessel in South Australia to be given a license to swim with and study these magnificent mammals
GOURMET PROGRESSIVE LUNCHEON ON GOUGER STREET
Join Adelaide's most popular food & wine experience and spend your lunchtime grazing from one restaurant to the next. Fantastic food, superb wines and great company are just the beginning.
Enjoy this unique Venetian experience on the River Torrens in the heart of Adelaide. Share a romantic moment with someone special gliding silently across placid waters, take in the sights, and be sure to indulge in some of Australia's finest sparkling wines along the way
It's an early start at 7.15am but we guarantee it's worth it! Tour, taste and discover the delicious joys of the famous Central Market as the stall holders go about setting up for trade, then soak in the atmosphere as you sit back and relax with a delicious market breakfast.