This charming cottage is nestled in the southwestern quadrant of the CBD. It’s only a few minutes walk to the vibrancy of the Central Market, Gouger Street and Chinatown. An unexpected highlight of this property is the basalt-paved backyard featuring a majestic gum tree, and an organically grown kitchen garden which guests are encouraged to use. The living & dining area flow into the rear through large wooden sliding doors allowing for the best of both worlds. You can relax inside on the couch, or outside sit under cover or soak up the atmosphere in the shade of the gum tree. You have a choice of dining inside or using the large outdoor teak table and Weber Q which easily allow you to host a lunch or dinner. A large screen plasma TV and Music System with iPod dock is there for your entertainment or to assist you unwind. We provide complimentary Internet ADSL-2 Wi-Fi for our guests. The cottage has two bedrooms, one with pillow-top queen bed and the second with a queen shaker style bed. Professionally laundered linen is supplied. An additional double size temporary bed, including linen and Doona, is available - please advise if this is required. Children are welcomed and little ones under five although provided for, can stay for free. We have a port-a-cot and high chair which can be provided upon request. The cosy bedrooms are carpeted with rustic pure wool and include hanging robes, and extra storage. The fully equipped kitchen is a cooks delight with the warmth of beech bench tops and natural light, and stainless appliances, including dishwasher, microwave, and commercial grade cooker. Basic pantry items are supplied (Olive oil, Salt & Pepper, Red wine vinegar.) The traditional bathroom while compact incorporates a shower, basin and toilet. The laundry is inclusive of washing machine and tub. The property has reverse cycle ducted air conditioning. There is a double length carport to offer off street parking with lockable side entry for ease and security. We are happy to receive enquiries regarding travelling pets. We will consider these on a case by case basis.
The Market Cottage is superbly located, just a stone's throw from the cosmopolitan Gouger St precinct which has a fabulous array of cafes, restaurants, takeaway, bars and entertainment options, including Her Majesty's Theatre. Even closer is Cantina Sociale and the earthy Café Troppo, where you can grab your morning coffee and eggs. If you choose to cook during your stay, your options are plentiful, including the Central Market, supermarkets, organic food stores, and many other specialty food shops, all within a short walk. Beyond the Gouger precinct, Adelaide's East End Rundle Street, National Wine Centre, Botanic Gardens, Adelaide Zoo, Art Gallery, Museum, Adelaide Oval, Royal Adelaide Hospital and University are all a walkable distance. There are also free public transport options with stops nearby. We cater for Adelaide's festival lovers including those attending The Fringe, The Adelaide Festival, Womad, The Tour Down Under, V8 Supercars street circuit, and the International Horse Trials. It is centrally situated for day trips to South Australia's famous wine regions including Barossa, McLaren Vale, Adelaide Hills and Clare Valley. All the facilities you will require during your stay including major banks, post office and choice of public transport are on your doorstep.