Frequently Asked Questions
An exclusive location in one of the regions most serene environments 'Jura House' accommodation is designed as a well appointed country style homestead and is suitable for family getaway’s, corporate retreats, tour groups or the ultimate indulgence for couples.
Completely self sustainable Jura House has five bedrooms, one king, two queens, four king singles, 2 fully equipped living rooms, three vanity’s, two toilets, two bathrooms and 61 acres of space for your complete enjoyment.
A spacious and tasteful property with up to date modern facilities including Internet WiFi, Indoor/outdoor Sonos audio system, two flat screens, fire pit, combustion heater, ducted rc/ac throughout, ceiling fans and beautiful high quality linen. 'Jura House’ provides an un matched environment for guests to rest and rejuvenate while enjoying the very best of the Adelaide Hills.
Here are some questions and answers that may assist you during your stay.
- Is Jura House fully self contained?
- How many bedrooms / beds?
- How many bathrooms?
- Where does the hallway couch come from?
- Can you host us?
- Is the house on rain water?
- Where can I go walking?
- Can we use the paddock?
Yes, Jura House is 100% self contained. Jura House is a country homestead equipped with a full kitchen including gas cook top and electric oven, large laundry, large bathrooms, enormous grounds around the house, a private 61 acre paddock for your personal enjoyment and private parking for as many as ten guests.
Jura House comfortably caters for up to 10 guests with five large bedrooms, one king, two queens and two rooms have two king singles. There are seven beds in total and a double sofa bed in the second living should the need arise to cater for 12 guests. Jura House is best suited to cater for groups 6-10 however for small groups looking for privacy and space Jura House is the ultimate retreat.
Jura House has three vanities two toilets and two bathrooms. The master bedroom has a large ensuite including spa bath and the main bathroom has a large shower, bath, separate toilet and third vanity.
This stunning piece of furniture originates from ‘Jura' at Lorne in Victoria and was sourced by Angus Campbell’s Great Grandfather Clive Campbell on one of his adventures throughout South Africa in the 1800’s. It is thought that the large skin used to create this feature piece is Elephant hide however this has not been confirmed.
As the owners of the property we do not host our guests however we do have a Chinese Host and a local Australian Host who can cater for your tourism needs. If you would like your stay at Jura House to be hosted please ensure you advise us with enough time for us to cater for your needs.
Yes, the entire house is on rain water only.
- We suggest walking across the paddock toward the old disused cattle yards down in the bottom corner of the property (North Western Corner). From here jump the fence and walk up the quiet dirt road (Landara Rd). This is a 45 minute walk.
- If you are looking for a longer walk or a quiet place to run, drive three minutes to Scottsburn Rd and park at the beautiful old country church on the corner of Donoghue Rd Five Bob Rd and Scottsburn Rd. Walk up Scottsburn Road and keep your eyes peeled for Kangaroos and Koalas. This is a 1 hour walk.
- If you want to mix it up a bit drive five minutes to Sandy Water Hole Rd. This a beautiful walk old a rarely used Summer road and is the perfect place for a quiet stroll. This is a 45 minite walk.
- The Amy Gillett Bike Track and Walking Trail is located four minutes away at Woodside and stretches along the old railway line between Oakbank and Mt Torrens. An easy walk with beautiful views this is a safe an enjoyable walking track weaving between the townships and the paddocks. It’s a ‘must do’ if you are a walking enthusiast but don’t forget to bring some money for a coffee on your way through Woodside. This can be a 3 hour walk or a short stroll.
You can, but note the following.
- Entry is via the cattle yards near the front gate.
- Fires are permitted (providing you follow local CFS rules).
- You can drive in the paddock, but at walking pace only and away from the animals. Note that the gullies are quite wet for most of the year.
- All gates are to be kept shut at all times.
- The electric fences are always on.
- The cattle are gentle and inquistive.