Life-time Private Retreats

Holiday house for rent in Middle River

This property has 8 accommodation options with instant availability and live bookings

$430.00 - $1,540.00*per dayprice range estimate*Book a room from $430


Gorgeous Water Views - Cliff House


Select desired dates and number of guests to see available accommodation options below.
#43289
Settlers Homestead - House Only
#34199
max. 6 guests min. 2 nights
A$430.00
nightly from
The heritage three bedroom homestead is built from old sandstone from the original settlers to Kangaroo Island bringing the combined charm of beach and bush settings. Each bedroom has its own luxurious ensuite bathroom with double showers and a private courtyard or deck. With views of native bush gardens, rolling hills, and the ocean only 150meters away, you’re sure to start to unwind. Afternoon drinks on your own private deck or a good brandy by the open fire? The choice is yours. Configuration: Sleeps a maximum of six guests: three king-bed rooms (two rooms can be made twin) all with en suite bathrooms. Villa rentals, last minute accommodation, affordable South Australian romantic weekend getaway.
Laundry facilities Telephone Kitchen CD Player Television Linen supplied
Internet access Bath DVD Tea/Coffee Making Facilities Dishwasher Bath towels provided
Fireplace Hair dryer Iron and ironing board
Sheoaks House - House Only
#34201
max. 8 guests min. 2 nights
A$440.00
nightly from
Inspired by the iconic Sky House (and set amongst the sheoaks), Sheoaks is a delightful, 2-key, 4 bedroom rammed earth home that cleverly configures to accommodate 2 guests in a self-contained studio-bedroom, or opens up to accommodate larger family groups. Nestled into the hill overlooking Snellings Beach, Sheoaks is only a three minute walk away with sweeping views to the beach. With a wood-fired heater, elevated round day bed, decks and screened area for insect-free outdoor dining, Sheoaks human scale design and luxury furnishing makes the perfect retreat for both a bush and seaside escape.
Laundry facilities Telephone Kitchen CD Player Television Linen supplied
Internet access Bath DVD Tea/Coffee Making Facilities Dishwasher Bath towels provided
Fireplace Hair dryer Iron and ironing board
The Sky House - House Only
#34198
max. 2 guests min. 2 nights
A$465.00
nightly from
Step out of the ordinary world and into the romantic Sky House for the perfect South Australian weekend getaway. This rammed-earth villa is located on the highest point of the property with sweeping views of the rugged coastline as far as the eye can see and on to the beach below. The slow combustion fireplace, the huge Villeroy & Boch bathtub, the internal floor heating under the bedroom/bathroom and the complete solitude keep temperatures high all year round, crowning this house the ultimate honeymooners’ delight.
Telephone Kitchen CD Player Television Linen supplied Internet access
Bath DVD Tea/Coffee Making Facilities Dishwasher Bath towels provided Courtyard
Fireplace Iron and ironing board
The Cliff House - House Only
#34200
max. 6 guests min. 2 nights
A$620.00
nightly from
The sensuous curves of the Cliff House, perched on the cliff overlooking beautiful Snelling’s Beach, inspires complete surrender to relaxation for the perfect romantic get away. The circular tower bedroom has a panoramic window looking out to southern sea, and the cushioned sunken pit with open fire is the ultimate in repose. Luxuriate yourself in your outdoor cliff-edge Jacuzzi, drinking in breathtaking views of Snelling’s Beach, a local pod of Dolphins or the southern stars above. NB: Private helicopter landing area nearby, perfect wedding venue, last minute getaways.
Laundry facilities Telephone Kitchen CD Player Television Linen supplied
Internet access Bath DVD Tea/Coffee Making Facilities Heated Spa (not spa bath) Dishwasher
Bath towels provided Courtyard Fireplace Hair dryer Iron and ironing board
The Cliff House - House and Dining
#43459
max. 6 guests min. 2 nights
A$1,540.00
nightly from
The sensuous curves of the Cliff House, perched on the cliff overlooking beautiful Snelling’s Beach, inspires complete surrender to relaxation for the perfect romantic get away. The circular tower bedroom has a panoramic window looking out to southern sea, and the cushioned sunken pit with open fire is the ultimate in repose. Luxuriate yourself in your outdoor cliff-edge Jacuzzi, drinking in breathtaking views of Snelling’s Beach, a local pod of Dolphins or the southern stars above. NB: Private helicopter landing area nearby, perfect wedding venue, last minute getaways.
Laundry facilities Telephone Kitchen CD Player Television Linen supplied
Internet access Bath DVD Tea/Coffee Making Facilities Heated Spa (not spa bath) Dishwasher
Bath towels provided Courtyard Fireplace Hair dryer Iron and ironing board
The Sky House - House and Dining
#43458
max. 2 guests min. 2 nights
A$1,540.00
nightly from
Step out of the ordinary world and into the romantic Sky House for the perfect South Australian weekend getaway. This rammed-earth villa is located on the highest point of the property with sweeping views of the rugged coastline as far as the eye can see and on to the beach below. The slow combustion fireplace, the huge Villeroy & Boch bathtub, the internal floor heating under the bedroom/bathroom and the complete solitude keep temperatures high all year round, crowning this house the ultimate honeymooners’ delight.
Telephone Kitchen CD Player Television Linen supplied Internet access
Bath DVD Tea/Coffee Making Facilities Dishwasher Bath towels provided Courtyard
Fireplace Iron and ironing board
Settlers Homestead - House and Dining
#43460
max. 6 guests min. 2 nights
A$1,540.00
nightly from
The heritage three bedroom homestead is built from old sandstone from the original settlers to Kangaroo Island bringing the combined charm of beach and bush settings. Each bedroom has its own luxurious ensuite bathroom with double showers and a private courtyard or deck. With views of native bush gardens, rolling hills, and the ocean only 150meters away, you’re sure to start to unwind. Afternoon drinks on your own private deck or a good brandy by the open fire? The choice is yours. Configuration: Sleeps a maximum of six guests: three king-bed rooms (two rooms can be made twin) all with en suite bathrooms. Villa rentals, last minute accommodation, affordable South Australian romantic weekend getaway.
Laundry facilities Telephone Kitchen CD Player Television Linen supplied
Internet access Bath DVD Tea/Coffee Making Facilities Dishwasher Bath towels provided
Fireplace Hair dryer Iron and ironing board
Sheoaks House - House and Dining
#43461
max. 8 guests min. 2 nights
A$1,540.00
nightly from
Inspired by the iconic Sky House (and set amongst the sheoaks), Sheoaks is a delightful, 2-key, 4 bedroom rammed earth home that cleverly configures to accommodate 2 guests in a self-contained studio-bedroom, or opens up to accommodate larger family groups. Nestled into the hill overlooking Snellings Beach, Sheoaks is only a three minute walk away with sweeping views to the beach. With a wood-fired heater, elevated round day bed, decks and screened area for insect-free outdoor dining, Sheoaks human scale design and luxury furnishing makes the perfect retreat for both a bush and seaside escape.
Laundry facilities Telephone Kitchen CD Player Television Linen supplied
Internet access Bath DVD Tea/Coffee Making Facilities Dishwasher Bath towels provided
Fireplace Hair dryer Iron and ironing board

Exclusive Beachfront Luxury Accommodation, South Australia's Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island, just 16 kilometres off the South Australia's southern coast, is one of Australia's most enchanting natural wilderness destinations.

Specializing in hand crafted luxury accommodation, Life Time Private Retreats offers four spectacular holiday houses – The Sky House, The Cliff House, The Settlers Homestead & Sheoaks where you have the option to stay at our in House Only Accommodation or our new all-inclusive House and Dining package.

Each of our private houses are nestled in stunning coastal locations of natural beauty and have been lovingly renovated by three generations of the Holden and Hannaford family whose origins have evolved from leading restaurants, special events and entertaining.

‘Be in your element, once in your Life Time’

“This is a very special place, run by people who really care…such places are extremely rare (believe me we should know!)” Jill Hartley – luxury travel writer, The Times, London.

LOT 50 North COAST Road, Middle River SA 5223, Australia

Laundry facilities
Telephone
Kitchen
CD Player
Television
Linen supplied
Internet access
Bath
DVD
Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
Heated Spa (not spa bath)
Dishwasher
Bath towels provided
Courtyard
Fireplace
Hair dryer
Iron and ironing board

All bookings will be instantly confirmed at the time of booking.

Children are welcome.
Children under 2 are free of charge.
Children above the age of 10 are charged full rate.

Minimum Stay
Cliff - House Only Accomodation: 2 nights between 01 Jan 2012 and 01 Aug 2016
Sky - House and Dining Package: 2 nights between 01 Sep 2013 and 01 Aug 2016
Cliff - House and Dining Package: 2 nights between 01 Aug 2014 and 01 Aug 2016
Sky - House Only Accomodation: 2 nights between 01 Aug 2014 and 01 Aug 2016
Homestead -House and Dining Package: 2 nights between 01 Aug 2014 and 01 Aug 2016
Homestead - House Only Accomodation: 2 nights between 01 Aug 2014 and 01 Aug 2016
Sheoak- House only Accommodation: 2 nights between 01 Aug 2014 and 01 Aug 2016
Sheoak House - House and dinning package: 2 nights between 01 Aug 2014 and 01 Aug 2016
2 nights between 01 Aug 2014 and 01 Aug 2016

Payment Policy
A deposit of 10% of the total is required to secure your reservation. The balance is due 30 days prior to your arrival.
Please note there is a 2.8% surcharge to ALL card payments.

Note: Tariff includes the Australia Goods and Services Tax of 10%

Cancellations within

  • 30 days of arrival date: 50% forfeit of the total booking price.
  • 15 days of arrival date: 100% forfeit of the total booking price.

Cancellation Policy:
Any cancellation of reservations by the client must be provided in writing to LifeTime Private Retreats, and are subject to payment of the cancellation fees set out below and will be effective only upon written acknowledgement by LifeTime Private Retreats.

If a cancellation is received between booking and 30 days before the arrival date, LifeTime Private Retreats will retain 10% of the booking fee.

If a cancellation is received 30 days or less prior to the arrival date but at least 15 days before the arrival date, a charge 50% of the booking cost is the cancellation fee.

If a cancellation is received less than 15 days prior to the arrival date, a charge 100% of the booking cost is the cancellation fee.

Unused Services:
No refunds can or will be given in connection with circumstances arising beyond the reasonable control of LifeTime Private Retreats i.e. flight delays by airlines/contracted charter companies/illness or client failure to appear for accommodation.
No refund can be given for any unused services or early departures.

Travel Insurance:

We strongly urge comprehensive travel insurance to cover clients for cancellations, medical emergencies, additional expenses etc..

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