With 170 acres of native flora and fauna and set high in the Barossa Ranges right in the middle of the world famous Barossa Wine Region, Wings Barossa Bird & Bush Retreat provides everything for those who love nature and the conservation of the natural environment.
The homestead is a fully self-contained two storied country home with 3 queen bedrooms, slate flooring downstairs, polished timber flooring upstairs and huge windows in every room creating great natural ambience and contact with the environment. Fully equipped modern kitchen, two large lounge areas, separate dinning area, antique and leather furnishings, 2 bathrooms, library, indoor and outdoor games, outdoor settings with family BBQ, Wings is fully equipped for self catering.
Enjoy the gently rolling hills and valleys with stunning long views over the Eden Valley, clad with native vegetation including huge gums, many years of natural regeneration and extensive areas of conservation planting surrounding peaceful grassy glades. This self-contained retreat is exclusively yours as there are no other dwellings on the property.
The surrounding farmland, Mt Crawford State Forest, native bush and vineyards ensure peace and privacy. A remote experience but only 1 hours picturesque drive through the Adelaide hills from the city. The perfect getaway retreat without the hassle of a long drive.
Surrounding the retreat are many award winning wineries and attractions including the village of Springton, only 5 minutes by car, and the larger villages of Mt Pleasant and Williamstown, only a 10 minute drive.
Graeme Clark is the owner of Wings Barossa Bird & Bush Retreat (‘Wings’), which covers 68 hectares of gently sloping bushland with five valleys containing a mix of native vegetation, regeneration and very large areas of Landcare planting.
Vegetation includes South Australian blue gums (Eucalyptus leucoxylon ssp. leucoxylon), rough barked manna gums (Eucalyptus viminalis), golden wattles (Acacia pycnantha), drooping sheoaks (Allocasuarina verticillata), red river gums (Eucalyptus camaldulensis), yaccas (Xanthorrhoea), and rapier sedges (Lepidosperma filiforme).
Wildlife known to inhabit the area include western grey kangaroos (Macropus fuliginosus), short-beaked echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus), snakes, lizards and a wealth of birdlife ranging from slender-billed thornbills (Acanthiza iredalei) to wedge-tailed eagles (Aquila audax).