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Property type: House/Villa

  • Guests: 6
  • Bedrooms: 9

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Property ID: 21166



Buxton Manor is a glorious, large Mansion built in 1908 in the William Morris 'Arts & Craft' theme of decorative red brick with steep sloping roof lines and beveled diamond shaped, lead lighted windows, surrounded by half an acre of very manicured, welcoming gardens with masses of old fashioned scented roses, cottage flowers and sweeping lawns. It has been heritage listed by the government and completely restored by your hosts, Rodney & Regina Twiss.

It houses our best collection of Australian antiques and memorabilia and features open log fires, polished spruce floors, decorative fireplaces, marbleized ceilings, rag rolled faux paint finishes , ornate ceiling roses, gilt mirrors and sumptuous antique beds. It lies in the heart of the exclusive historic area of North Adelaide, part of the City of Adelaide. One of the fathers of the Australian Constitution Sir Josiah Symons lived in the Manor during the winter months, tended by his butler, chauffeur, cook and maids! …

Featuring 5 separate apartments:

George Lowe Esquire features 2 bedrooms, grand living and dining room, full kitchen, front porch and bathroom.

Musica Viva features a spacious master bedroom, huge intimate drawing room, chesterfields, bedroom annex, full kitchen and bathroom.

The Butlers features two master bedrooms, huge heritage bathroom, club drawing room, full kitchen, cellar dining room and sunroom.

Garden & Loft is a fully self contained, 3 bedroom apartment offering a full kitchen, separate living room, with French doors opening out to sweeping lawns.

Paprika Cottage features 1 queen size bedroom, bathroom with 2 person spa, kitchen, sitting room and front private latticed porch. Hop on the FREE CONNECTOR BUS every 1/2 hour between 8am- 6pm 7 days a week, which takes you between all ports of interest in the city (one complete circuit takes approx 1 ¼ hours) with frequent stops to all the attractions including the Central Market the oldest and most vibrant market in Australia, The South Australian Art Gallery and Museum, the fabulous Adelaide Cricket Oval and take a behind the scenes tour of the hand operated Score Board.


Within a 5 minute walk:
Famous Adelaide Cricket Oval
2 major parklands
golf links
Adelaide Aquatic Centre
Luxurious 'Next Generation' Sports/Spa and Health Centre
all the pretiest churches used for weddings in Adelaide
historic walking trails
art deco Picadilly Cinema with 3 up to the minute theatres
Art Galleries
University Colleges
specialist shops including best range of hairdressers in Adelaide.


North Adelaide is blessed with the widest and best selection of restaurants and cafe's in Adelaide. From the top award winning silver service eateries, 10 restored hotels, many ethnic restaurants and a proliferation of casual well designed cafe's all featuring personalised service! Our staff are familiar with all of these options and their proprieters and are happy to help you with your selection!

North Adelaide is the home of sophisticated dining, with themes, be it sommeliers, wood fired pizza's, cook your own steak, bars with tons of ambience, top Thai, Chinese and Vietnamese, the home of the 24hour bakery, the O'Connell Street specialty - the A.B, you name it - North Adelaide has it!
A number of our guests reasons to stay in North Adelaide is related to the areas abundance of restaurants, cafe's and hotel nightlife! One of the largest gardens in the city
Most spacious suites in Adelaide
Complimentary Parking
Short stroll to Adelaide's best restaurants
Wireless broadband
Open fireplaces
Outside designer furniture
Self contained apartments with external entrances
Sweeping lawns and rose gardens
Complimentary laundry facilities
Free solar city connector bus

Detailed visitor information & booking service available
Complimentary selection of Twinings tea, instant & plunger coffee
Selection of International glossy magazines & novels
Complimentary delivery of Room Service from 'Scuzzi Café' & 'Beyond India'
Metres from the Adelaide Connector Bus stop featuring the world's first Solar Bus, 'Tindo' operating daily from 8AM to 6PM.

The fine print

  • DirectPay - Rent-A-Home takes reservations on this property but the property manager processes payments directly with you.
  • Minimum Stay 1 Nights

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Customer Reviews

1 reviews

We loved the ambiance and history of the manor. No request was too difficult. We were treated very well and want to go back again soon.

Review score Dr Lydia -

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Standard Features

Adult retreat
Executive rental
Gay / Lesbian
Heritage trail
Historical / Museums
One night bookings welcome
Valentines Day
Walking or Hiking
Wedding venue
Bath Towels provided
Bedding & Sheets provided
Breakfast provisions available for self-cooking
Children's Cot
Children's High Chair
Clothes Dryer
Continental Breakfast Available
Continental breakfast provisions available
Cooking Facilities
Electric Stove
Hair Dryer
Heaters provided
Iron & Ironing board
Laundry facilities
Reverse Cycle Heating
Room service
Tea/Coffee making facilities
Washing Machine
Books/magazines supplied
Broadband Internet available
CD Player
Children's playground
DVD Player
Internet Connection
Stereo/Music system
Accept MasterCard
Accept VISA
Child friendly
No smoking
Pets not allowed
Log fires
Lock up Storage
Meeting/banquet facilities
Off Street Parking
Secure Parking Onsite
Tour desk
Public transport
Walk to the shops

Executive rental

Executive standard, Daily service available on request, Linen included, Laundry facilities available on-site, Office space/business service area available, Meeting rooms available onsite


Golf course located nearby

Heritage Trail

Property is itself a heritage building, Heritage buildings nearby

Wedding venue

Group accommodation available, Church(es) nearby


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