Private room
2 Guests
1 Bedroom
1 Bed
Per Night
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About this listing

Lovely room with electric blankets and heater. Antique double Beautiful garden. Amenities include fragrant soaps collected from overseas and shampoos and body washes.
Washing machine available and new drier for guests. Off street parking.

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Discount: 5%
Cancellation: Strict


The space

Baroona is a listed Mansion of 14 rooms built in 1901 in the Federation Art Noveau style. It has been lovingly restored and two rooms downstairs are for airbnb guests. There is an adjoining new bathroom.

One room with double bed one room with two king singles, high quality sheets. Hair dryer and towels provided and toiletries. This listing is for the King singles Room, see my other listings for the double.

The mansion is very close to the adelaide CBD (about 4km) and the shopping precincts of Norwood and Stepney and Walkerville. Ten restaurants and 3 pubs within 4km. Bus service on next avenue but a taxi ride is $14 to the city.

Guest have their own kitchen upstairs which is modern and new witha wonderful view. This has a fridge , microwave toaster

The house has appeared on the television show of the national broadcaster called Whose been sleeping in my house? The house had a very important role in South Australian history. The program will air on April 19 2013.

Guest access

Garden, washing machine drier or clothes line TV

Interaction with guests

Depends on the guest. We generally have breakfast together and some time over weekend for a cup of tea. I work full time.

The neighbourhood

The neighbourhood has great wide streets, lots of trees and parks and is of historical significance. Close to the city , by bus as well on 6th ave. many historical houses and churches. Two supermarkets within 2 km and a great bakery n 7 th ave.

Getting around

Yes bus on 6 th ave.

Other things to note

Great garden here with herbs and fruit which are shared with guests. Three apple trees 2 nectarines, orange quince, cherry, 2 apricot pear. Rosemary and bay bush. There are 400 irises in the garden best seen on October.

House Rules

Like old friends.
We have dogs Lagottos middle size breed.
No smoking in the house but outside ok

Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

1 night minimum stay

Your Host



Adelaide, Australia · Joined in February 2013

I am an academic Professor of Law at the largest university in South Australia . I am active with bush walking in the Adelaide hills I have a lot of information about the house, St. Peter's and Adelaide . I like jazz music singing, taking dogs to the beach gardening and travelling.
My family and I enjoy renovation of the house and the garden .
The dogs pedigree Lagottos (3) can be quarantined away from guests.

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