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Pike River Luxury Eco Villas

Chalets/Villas/Cottages
5 stars (self rated)

Details

Check In: 15.00|Check Out: 11:00

The Pike River development began with the establishment of the Woolshed accommodation in 2006.

It became clear that visitors enjoyed the region and felt that the Pike River and surrounds offered a special place for people to visit. Guests also commented on the Woolshed’s position as central to the major towns.

Most importantly people loved the seclusion, serenity and natural environment provided around the Woolshed, coupled with the majestic views and river access.

A separate 15 acres of prime riverfront land was made available to us by ‘Chook’ Letton and the new Pike River development was born.

The development of an environmentally sustainable site has always been a key component of the plans…. but things went a little further when we built Australia’s first privately owned sunfarm!

Following the sunfarm came the water catchment tank which will supply water for the entire development, negating any need to use river water.

The completion of our 3 luxury villas now has Pike River offering quality accommodation for families and groups through the Woolshed and absolute eco indulgence for couples with Pike River Stone, Redgum and Ibis.

Our next stage has finally been completed and includes the development of a purpose built Function Centre, and small group specific Business Centre.

Added to this we have built 2 additional 2 bedroom apartment villas- Pike River Dusk and Pike River Water as well as giving the Woolshed a major refurbishment– it looks fantastic!

n our aim to create a sustainable site we went down the logical path of planning to install some Solar panels to support the needs of the development.

The initial idea was to install a basic 10KW system which would provide all the power needed to run the entire development- inclusive of the proposed function and business centre. It was at this time that the South Australian government took the lead and instigated a 44 cent feed in tariff.

We were fortunate to have the Solar Shops mini solar farm expert living at Winkie and after a lot of discussion we decided to invest in a full 30KW system. It is important to note that while the outlay is quite large the sun farm will provide a financial return helping make the whole development more financially sustainable. We believe this to be not only a sensible decision but our environmental responsibility given our aims for the site.

We were surprised and pleased to see the interest that this has generated at a local, regional, state and national level.

Our second key aim was to aim towards a zero use policy on our river allocation. We installed a large Rhino tank which will be capable of delivering enough water to supply all villas and where necessary top up supplies for the consequent function and business centres. But where do we get this water from??-With a little bit of effort and some great support from HOFFYS STEEL we managed to devise a catchment system from the SOLAR PANELS!!! So our panels now provide power and water- a double win-win.

We have also installed an Australian award winning Biolytix waste treatment system which will supply much needed water to local native plants situated near the villa.

We certainly haven’t finished with developing a cleaner, greener site but we are on the way.

Keep an eye on us as we try to develop continually better systems to ensure our site is still aiming for sustainable excellence.

Facilities

  • Air Conditioned
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • BBQ
  • Bedding
  • Breakfast available
  • Breakfast Provisions
  • Business centre
  • Car Parking
  • CD Player
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Conference/Meeting facilities
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Cot available on request
  • Deck
  • Gay friendly
  • Heating
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • Internet Access Available
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Linen Provided
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • On-site parking
  • Pets Allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reverse Cycle Airconditioning
  • Self Contained
  • Spa/Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Street parking

Map & Directions

8 Pike Creek Road Lyrup SA 5343 Australia

Directions

Directions to your accommodation at Pike River will be emailed with your confirmation details

Cancellation Policy

Note: Variances can be agreed on but only by arrangement with the owner in writing. Full payment is required to secure the booking. Payment of the rental constitutes the clients acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. The owners will make every effort to ensure the property is available as booked. However the owners reserve the rights to make alterations to bookings due to unforeseen circumstances. To maintain a good standard for our guests we require certain conditions to be complied with. We appreciate most will respect our property but the occasional abuse requires that we state the following conditions. Number of Guests should not exceed the number stated on the Confirmation Notice or subsequently agreed in writing or email. Fees will apply for excess guests not agreed with the owners in advance. Parties and Functions are strictly prohibited. The price charged is for domestic use only and not commercial. Accordingly this rate does not allow for the extra wear associated with functions in terms of cleaning garbage removal wear and tear repairs etc. Use contrary to this may result in additional payments charged. Any Damage Breakages Theft and Loss are the tenants¿ responsibility during their stay. Departure - the property should be left in a similar state to its condition on arrival. Check-out time is 12 noon by the latest to allow time to prepare property for next guests. The owner reserves the right to use existing payment facilities to compensate for Damage Breakages Theft and loss or any excess cleaning costs or costs incurred as a result of the tenants¿ actions. Disturbance to our neighbours including excessive noise is prohibited and may result in termination of rental. Pets are not allowed. Loss - the owners take no responsibility for the tenant¿s personal property.
Variations to these conditions may only be made by prior arrangements with the owner in writing.