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Ballara Art & Lifestyle Retreat

Steph & Holly

Ballara Art & Lifestyle Retreat

6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Welcome to Ballara Retreat, situated just 2 1/2 hours from Adelaide, South Australia, in the small town of Warooka on Southern Yorke Peninsula.
A beautiful old stone home built in the early 1900s, Ballara can accommodate up to 6 adults in 3 rooms, with shared bathroom.
The house sits on 4 town blocks, surrounded by art-inspired gardens and the huge, lawned 'Mrs Baker's Backyard'. A large outdoor entertaining area has wonderful views across rural countryside down to the ocean only 5km away.


Air conditioning
Indoor fireplace
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)


4 Reviews

Aleksandra User Profile
January 2018
Ballara is simply wonderful, a step back in time yet so cozy, relaxing and inspiring. The house is full of carefully preserved memories and family history. Steph is an amazing host who puts a lot of love into beautiful Ballara to make you feel like home. View over the fields and …
Lea User Profile
January 2018
The location is excellent for exploring nearby beaches and the coastline of Yorke Peninsula. The house itself is amazing, so much character and history, yet clean and comfortable. Will definately stay again and recommend to others. The garden and outdoor dining is perfect. Steph …
Rachelle User Profile
October 2017
What a gorgeous and grand old place lovingly restored by Steph from the kitchen to the claw bath. I felt like I was visiting my grandma’s. Stunning views and roaring fire at night. We’ll be back.
Susu User Profile
April 2017
This house is so gorgeous! When we stepped into the house, we were ttly surprised by its charm and spotless. It's an old house with history just like a little museum, however its quipped with all the modern appliances we need. The house is surrounded by beautiful gardens, with a …

Hosted by Steph & Holly

Warooka, AustraliaJoined in May 2016
Steph & Holly User Profile
4 Reviews
A mother-&-daughter team both born and raised in the Warooka district surrounding Ballara, we're delighted to be able to share this important piece of our family history with our guests. Steph (Mum) is a keen gardener and hobby photographer and would be more than happy to shar…
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