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Old Drik Drik Schoolhouse Retreat

17 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
Drik Drik’s historic, heritage-listed stone Schoolhouse (c.1873), on 2 acres in a secluded rural location close to the Glenelg River National Park [great fishing canoeing etc.] . Set in established gardens with an orchard, vegetable garden and an outdoor bath/shower. Pet friendly, securely fenced, charming rural views. An architect designed extension offers 3 bedrooms, two bathrooms, an extensive north facing deck with pergola, BBQ and pizza oven.The schoolhouse is tastefully renovated and includes a modern kitchen with dishwasher, lounge and dining area with a polished wooden floor, RC Air conditioner and a wood stove/heater. Bedrooms have 2x queen size beds and one double bed. Single mattresses available on request. One bathroom has a bath with shower and the other a shower. Two separ...Drik Drik’s historic, heritage-listed stone Schoolhouse (c.1873), on 2 acres in a secluded rural location close to the Glenelg River National Park [great fishing canoeing etc.] . Set in established gardens with an orchard, vegetable garden and an outdoor bath/shower. Pet friendly, securely fenced, charming rural views. An architect designed extension offers 3 bedrooms, two bathrooms, an extensive north facing deck with pergola, BBQ and pizza oven.The schoolhouse is tastefully renovated and includes a modern kitchen with dishwasher, lounge and dining area with a polished wooden floor, RC Air conditioner and a wood stove/heater. Bedrooms have 2x queen size beds and one double bed. Single mattresses available on request. One bathroom has a bath with shower and the other a shower. Two separate toilets. Washing machine and ironing facilities. Suits families, couples or small groups. Nestled between two historic stone churches [c.1873 and c.1901] and adjacent to an avenue of honour of Morten Bay Figs trees.Close to the Princes Highway, approximately half way between Adelaide and Melbourne. More
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About the Owner
Barbara and Bruce H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2016
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Reviews (17)

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Reviewed 1 April 2019

Loved the house and beautiful surrounds. The house had everything that you needed. Beautiful sunsets.

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Camper23185526284
Reviewed 14 February 2019 via mobile

Loved ourweekend so much, we are heading back in a few weeks. Phone & wifi reception is minimal; providing the well needed reality check, that an escape is just that. Country, bird life, farm animals and the ability to take a stroll in cleared land...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank lavarch
Bruce K, VR Owner at Old Drik Drik Schoolhouse Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2019

Thanks Lisa, good to hear that you enjoyed your stay and plan to return.

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Reviewed 25 November 2018

We spent two nights at the Drik Drik Schoolhouse retreat. The weather was grey and rainy but we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The A/C took the chill off the living area, then the terrific wood heater kept the schoolhouse very warm. There is everything you...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Kartigi
Bruce K, VR Owner at Old Drik Drik Schoolhouse Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2018

Thank you Kerrie, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the Schoolhouse. You are welcome back any time and can bring your lovely dog with you. Kind regards, Barb

Reviewed 28 September 2018

Fabulous getaway. Well catered for. Pizza oven worked a treat. We will be back. Thank you for a great time.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Karyn D
Reviewed 18 September 2018

a comfortable relaxing well appointed home for a week---everything you need in the kitchen to make your meals--[some staples there to tide you over till the next day if needed] super markets are 30 mins away we shopped at Mount Gambia on the way in...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank jemma1147
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
Corporate Bookings
Parking
Suitable For Children Under 5
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Air Conditioning
Private Garden
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About the neighbourhood
Drik Drik is surrounded by unique attractions including: The Lower Glenelg River and Cobbobbonnee National Parks, Great South West Walk, Nelson, Dartmoor [nearest shop, Tree carvings and mechanic], Princess Margaret Rose limestone caves, Piccaninnie Ponds, Discovery Bay, Heywood [Wood, Wine and Roses Festival, Supermarket] and The historic Portland township, 50 minutes away.
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Nearest Beach: 35.0 km
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