Washpool Retreat, Waterfront Living

Guest house for rent in Wellington East

This property has 1 accommodation option with instant availability and live bookings

$160.00 - $180.00*per dayprice range estimate*Book a room from $160

Relax on the front verandah/deck

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Guest House
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Washpool Retreat is a beautiful 2 bedroom guest house located between Tailem Bend and Wellington right on the waters edge of the Murray River. A protected north facing deck and verandah is ideal for relaxing outside in summer or sitting inside during winter with the warm winter sun filtering in. A fully self contained home with open plan living/dining/kitchen, all with views of the river, and bathroom/laundry. Two queen size bedrooms complete with soft furnishings and linen, main bedroom has direct access to the outdoor deck area and water views. A separate driveway access takes you right to the house and lawned area by the river.

Self contained light filled open plan living with two queen bedrooms. A double sofa bed is available upon request (in living area) at an additional cost. A light breakfast is also available on request at no extra cost for overnight guests. Linen, towels and amenities provided. Large outdoor deck area with BBQ and lawn to waters edge. 

Lawned area is shared with hosts enjoying the water activities on the River Murray. Feel free to join in. A possibility may arise of a river cruise on our timber cruiser or speed boat only if time, weather and availability permits.

The property has an open plan living and dining area, BBQ, large private deck area for entertaining and all overlooking the river. Modern kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, shower, toilet and washing machine. Other facilities include pod coffee machine, LCD TV, DVD player, small blue tooth speaker and 4 USB ports for charging phones and iPads.

Washpool Retreat is very central for day trips to many surrounding areas.

  • 1 hour from Adelaide
  • short drive to Adelaide Hills/ Hahndorf/ Mt Barker/ Murray Bridge
  • Gateway to Fleurieu Peninsula/Kangaroo Island
  • short day trip drive to Milang, Clayton, Goolwa and Hindmarsh Island
  • start of the Coast Road/ Coorong
  • 1/2 hour drive to Langhorne Creek Wineries
  • visit Monarto Zoo
  • SA Motor Sport Park
  • Old Tailem Town
  • 5 minute drive to Wellington
  • safe sandy swimming beach/ Private Jetty
  • large shady lawned area
  • Large deck area with BBQ
  • small brazier fire available (BYO firewood)
  • double kayak available

Guest House Configuration:

  • Open Plan kitchen/dining
  • Private deck area
  • under cover BBQ
  • 2 bedrooms both with queen size beds
  • 1 sofa bed in living room (upon request)
  • bathroom includes shower, toilet, vanity and washing machine
  • ironing board/iron
  • small clothesline

Accommodation includes:

  • linen, pillows and towels provided (Towels not for swimming use)
  • fully equipped kitchen
  • coffee pod machine
  • fridge
  • microwave
  • dishwasher
  • cooktop/oven
  • bathroom
  • washing machine/clothes line/ironing facilities
  • Flatscreen TV
  • DVD player
  • Bluetooth speaker (small)
  • reverse cycle air conditioner
  • 4 USB port chargers

Washpool estate road, Wellington East SA 5259, Australia

Laundry facilities
Pets not allowed
BBQ - Gas
Air conditioning
Linen supplied
Undercover or off street parking
Fans (ceiling/standard)
Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
Boat Ramp Nearby
Continental Breakfast Available
Continental breakfast provisions available
TV with teletext/caption functions
Continental breakfast provisions supplied
Breakfast provisions available for self-cooking
Bath towels provided
Broadband internet available
Cooking facilities
Electric stove
Ferry nearby
Hair dryer
Heaters provided
Iron and ironing board
Washing machine
Free WiFi

No Smoking inside.

No towels to be used as swimming towels. 





A booking must be accompanied with a valid credit card. Credit cards accepted are Visa, Master Card and American Express.

*Note – If two Adults requesting separate beds an additional $50 will be charged. Please notify when booking

Check in /Check out
Check in from 2 pm on the date of arrival. Check out before 10 am Monday – Friday. Check out Saturday – Sunday 11.00 am on date of departure. We will try to assist if you need time outside of the stated times, depending on bookings and servicing of the guest house.

The guest house has a no smoking inside policy. No pets allowed. Guest towels not to be used for swimming.

Payment Policy

A deposit to the value of one nights accommodation is required at the time of the booking. The balance of payment for the stay must be made 2 weeks prior to arrival.
All payments made by credit card (visa/mastercard) will incur a 2% surcharge.
Valid credit card is required as security.
Payments can be made by direct debit.

Cancellation Policy

In the event a guest/s cancels a booking, we reserve the right to a cancellation fee as follows.
Cancellation within 30 days prior to arrival will forfeit the deposit paid.

Travelling from Adelaide to Tailem Bend.

Travel through a Tailem Bend and take the first right turn heading towards Meningie. Travel for 5 Kms until Placed Estate Road on your right. Turn right then the first right again omto Washpool Estate Road until Number 92.

Travelling from Wellington. 

Take the ferry onto the highway. Turn left heading towards Tailem Bend for about 3kms until you reach Placid Estate road on your left. Turn left then first right until Washpool Estate Road and follow until number 92.



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