Longview is a stunning, family-owned Adelaide Hills single vineyard located just outside the historic township of Macclesfield. Set on undulating slopes reminiscent of old world estates but with a clear Australian accent, it has quickly established itself as one of the most awarded vineyards in the region since its first vintage in 2001.
Operations are overseen by brothers Mark and Peter Saturno, along with a small but specialised team. They ensure the vineyard is fastidiously managed to produce the finest fruit for their premium estate grown wines and provide a wine tourism experience that has placed Longview in the South Australian Tourism 'Hall of Fame'.
With four-star accommodation, world-class events, picture perfect weddings and a brand new tasting room and eatery, Longview is more than just an award winning wine producer: itís a unique destination that competes on the international stage....
Longview Vineyard Homestead is the property's original, beautifully renovated homestead.
The Shiraz room comprises a kitchen, lounge and private balcony overlooking majestic views. With two bedrooms, spa bath and rear courtyard entrance this is a beautifully appointed apartment. The Pinot room comprises a master bedroom with private deck, a kitchenette and large en-suite with spa bath. The Homestead can be used as one residence, or two private apartments.
Longview Vineyard is home to many different species of native animals and birds within the Heritage Reserve and has views stretching over rolling hills to Lake Alexandrina.
Longview Vineyard Homestead is close to The Macclesfield Hotel and Three Brothers Arm Hotel and only 14 kilometres from Strathalbyn.
The Stumps is a secluded boutique bed and breakfast located on 17 acres on the outskirts of Macclesfield. Accommodating up to four guests, this self-contained, private studio offers an inspiring flow of space, innovative decor, contemporary furnishings and all modern conveniences. Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast, featuring local products, relax and enjoy country living at its best.
Longview is a stunning family-owned Australian vineyard located just outside the historic township of Macclesfield in the Adelaide Hills. Set on undulating slopes reminiscent of classic old world estates, it has quickly established itself as one the most awarded vineyards in the region since its first vintage in 2001.
Less than two kilometres from Longview Winery and only a 300 metre stroll from the Three Brothers Arms, Riddlesdown Cottage is the ideal place to stay if attending a wedding at Longview.
Centrally located to Strathalbyn, Meadows, Echunga, Hahndorf and Mount Barker, the cottage provides a convenient base from which to sample local wines, take in the Artisan or Farmers Markets, browse antique traders, or attend food,wine and music festival events at various times throughout the year. You can also cycle a Tour Down Under circuit, cheer on the Adelaide Targa Rally, walk a stretch of the nearby Heysen or Kidman trail ...or just seek serenity in a weekend retreat.
Riddlesdown Cottage is a charming one bedroom self-contained cottage with one queen size bed (and a sofa bed), Riddlesdown has a spacious lounge/kitchen/dining, large bathroom, a cosy winter wood fire, summer air conditioning, all set in an enticing garden. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast with produce sourced from local suppliers.
Whether exploring the Hills and Fleurieu Peninsula at your leisure, or sitting under the shady trees to listen to the river, Riddlesdown Cottage provides accessibility, tranquillity, comfort, and relaxation for that perfect weekend stay.
The Macclesfield ANZAC Memorial Gardens located in Macclesfield, Adelaide Hills is a large native garden that has been created to provide a place of commemoration and contemplation.
Covering two acres the garden is filled with memorials and artworks to commemorate the service of local men and women in times of war. A meandering walking trail has the names of hundreds of local people inscribed in the paved surface, covering periods of service from the earliest days of the South Australian colony up to the present day.
A dedicated commemorative area allows for formal and informal remembrance services to be conducted as well as a site for rest and reflection.
A unique feature of the garden is the interactive element, as it encourages veterans to become involved with the garden in practical ways to provide an outlet for those that are in need of a place to feel a connection and find solace.
For those who enjoy gardening to budding artists and even just to enjoy a day in the hills, the Macclesfield ANZAC Memorial Gardens is worth a visit....
Adelaide Hills Getaway aims to provide a relaxed, restful experience in a natural country village environment. The complex consists of four self contained units which include two spacious studio units, a two bedroom unit and the five bedroom Gum Tree Lodge with its downstairs conference/ function room and courtyard. The L shaped complex was built in the 1980's substantially of bluestone and double red brick with veranda frontage to enhance the locations heritage precinct and adjacent historic walk. Located in a small rural village of Macclesfield on the upper reaches of the Angas River with village square, Sunday market, local vineyards and wineries, walking/cycling trails and attractions. It is a popular wedding destination.
The whole complex is available for exclusive use (22 plus persons) or as separate self contained apartments or as a whole complex for exclusive use.
Taxi and bus services can be booked to local wedding venues....
Macclesfield Gravity Festival (known as Gravfest to its friends) is a free family weekend to see intrepid racers come down the hill near the school in home-made billy carts or on gravity bikes to test the rumour that Macclesfield has more gravity than any other part of the world.
The pull of gravity is harnessed once a year for our race and is believed to draw its power from a deep vein of daftness that runs under the town. That raw daftness has been tapped since 1840, when it was first discovered by Dr Maccles, and is exported all over the world to allow politicians and captains of industry to make ludicrous decisions whilst expecting re-election or promotion.
The two day event is in April when we race down the hill, watch live bands on the open air stage. enjoy the wide variety of stalls and welcome thousands of people to our little town to enjoy a bit of good old fashioned daftness....
Mirrabooka is a bed and breakfast, rural retreat for two people perfect for a romantic getaway. It is a place to get away from the world for a while. Set on a cattle farm amongst large gums, overlooking mossy rocks and the Angus River, Mirrabooka offers beautiful walks and picnic spots. Every season has its own unique beauty that can be enjoyed from the outdoor double spa bath....