Unique evolutionary refurbishment and dedicated, constant maintenance under architectural supervision ensures the highest of standards.
Thorngrove is a creative intimate and exceptionally private escape. Uniquely Thorngrove allows a maximum of 2 couples at any one time and as such is unable to cater for weddings, groups or corporate events or group dining. It is for those with romance in their soul seeking unique accommodation experiences....for those who wish- not to be seen......................
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Romantic Dining – Privacy, indulgence, luxury and convenience-experience in-room dining. Renowned for fine cuisine, a multi-choice menu, best fresh regional bio-dynamic and organic produce from local providores served at guest’s preferred time. Candlelit dining room - $50.00. C18th/C19th European antique hallmarked sterling silver featured in place settings. Fine antique Irish Linen: inc Sferra. Salad, vegetable varieties from our organic garden. $151 .00pp Bookings essential-1 week prior to arrival. Alcoholic beverages not sold- no group bookings. Couples only
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Prior bookings essential-due to bio-dynamic, free range and organic produce. Indulgence and convenience-experience private in-room dining. Renowned and acclaimed for showcasing fine innovative organic cuisine a 4 course multiple-choice menu, using the best of local fresh produce is served course by course, individually to suites at guest’s preferred time (AUD 153.00 per person). The elegant and ornate candlelit dining room is available by prior special request (AUD 50 surcharge applicable). All rooms/suites have formal antique tables and chairs for totally private dining. Rare 18th/19th Century European antique sterling silver pieces feature in dinner place settings. Light tasty cuisine with a bountiful variety of Organic and Bio-dynamic products. The focus is on the freshest possible ingredients with many salad and vegetable varieties and fruits from the garden. Herbs are from the Manor’s organic kitchen garden. Eggs are farm fresh from our own free-range hens. South Australian seafood is a specialty. Thorngrove promotes healthy eating and lifestyle choices. BYO is welcome, but Thorngrove does not sell alcoholic beverages. The Thorngrove kitchen has a "you are what you eat" philosophy, with ingredients being individually flavoursome, and natural, and with produce identifiable on the plate. English Breakfast with an extensive choice of cereals and 7 varieties of mueslis., Thorngrove Manor hen’s eggs prepared to order, muffins, our own natural fruit yoghurt, assorted cheeses, emu sausages, wagyu beef sausages, fresh fruit, waffles, croissants and a choice of 12 different teas, coffee, chocolate A$48.00pp (organic and bio dynamic produce used extensively)
A large selection of award winning restaurants are located nearby, Bridgewater Mill (lunch) and Magill Estate(dinner). Character historic hotels in nearby villages and local cellar doors offer informal lunch options. Local towns host a wide array of appellation restaurants, bistros, Australian pubs, coffee shops and cafes.
Group bookings not accepted. Dining for couples only.
7 day booking notice.
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||service starts from 6.00pm to 8.00 commencement. Dining for couples only-no groups max 2
2 Day Spa facilites/ Body Wraps in village of Stirling (5 minutes away).
Treatments available in local village of Stirling
Located in one of South Australia's premier wine regions. Individual and uniquely private accommodation catering for individual selection, with private dedicated entries. Inspired timeless design with a sense of wonder; antique and the finest bespoke furnishing. A dynamic property where creative surroundings provide unique engaging experiences for the soul. Unique and commanding outlooks across sweeping vistas, with a special sense of time and place. Tranquillity, privacy and peace- true relaxation. Thorngrove is about total privacy and relaxation, informality, peace, harmony and generosity of spirit. Pretentiousness lives outside the gates. In the village, a 10 minute walk there are 2 Day Spa facilities.
There are many scenic and relaxing walks in the immediate area and places in the garden in which to dream. Experience another world!
- Croquet - On Site
- Golf Driving Range - Within 10 Miles / 15 Km
- Hairdresser - Nearby
- Horse Racing - Within 10 Miles / 15 Km
- Horse Riding - Within 10 Miles / 15 Km
- Outdoor Swimming Pool - Within 10 Miles / 15 Km
Meetings and Business
Thorngrove does not accept corporate group bookings.
If the thought of organising a big wedding is too intimidating-privately declare your love and elope to the magical fairytale Thorngrove.
- Data ports
- Internet / E-mail access
- Mineral water/Tea/Coffee
- LCD / Plasma flat screens
- Wireless internet access
"A breath of fresh air" : As part of our health and environmental quality assurance program Thorngrove is a non-smoking hotel. Washing is naturally air dried outside in the sunshine when seasonally possible. Non toxic/ only natural herbal based cleaning agents are used. Natural handmade soaps and organic shampoo are provided as well as Crabtree & Evelyn amenities, providing an ethical and healthy alternative. Natural fibre bedding;Egyptian cotton, mohair and alpaca and natural flooring materials.
As part of our environmental focus, all mains water is treated and recycled for use on the gardens. A potable bore provides water for the gardens.
Cardboard, paper and glass are recycled. Corks go to the Girl Guides, linen, blankets, furniture and appliances to local charities. The garden is organically maintained with no sprays or drifting chemical residue. A worm farm processes all vegetable kitchen scraps into natural fertiliser. All produce used is organic or bio-dynamic where possible.
Limited guest numbers lessen the local environmental footprint, Rather than an artificial tourist enclave, Thorngrove is part of a vibrant local village community.