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Built in 1910, the house was first owned by Theo Geyer, church organist and piano merchant. Theo operated a home business, displaying his pianos in the front room of Tanunda House.


Extensively renovated in 2012, Tanunda House is a seamless blend of historical grandeur with grand proportions, pressed ceilings and wide hallways with expansive modern spaces, amenities and stunning garden and grounds.

Now a family-owned business, we look forward to welcoming you and your guests into our space and sharing this unique part of history with you.


& getting here


Only a short drive from Adelaide, Tanunda House is the perfect base to begin your adventure - uniquely located just footsteps from the main street of Tanunda with its many restaurants, cafés and wine bars.

One hour drive North East from Adelaide.

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  • Is breakfast included?
    You will find local muesli, fresh milk, a selection of Twinings teas and Nespresso pods. With numerous cafes on your doorstep most of our guests enjoy exploring the various delicious breakfast and brunch options. If you would like breakfast provisions to be available in the House, please let us know.
  • What food is supplied?
    Upon arrival, you will find a bottle or two of complimentary local wine. In addition to the light breakfast provisions listed above, there are basic pantry staples available for your use. The supermarket is a short walk away as are numerous cafes and restaurants.
  • Is there a coffee machine?
    Yes, there is a new Nespresso machine with a generous supply of pods for you to enjoy throughout your stay.
  • Can catering be arranged?
    Yes, we can supply the names of several well-regarded local chefs/caterers who have worked at Tanunda House previously and would be happy to discuss with you your specific requirements.
  • How far away is the nearest supermarket?
    Tanunda Foodland is an 8-minute walk (2-minute drive) and is open 7 days a week. There are also the excellent artisan bakeries and several specialty providore stores along the main thoroughfare, Murray Street all within 10 minutes’ walk.
  • Are there restaurants nearby?
    Yes, there are many excellent restaurants, wine and gin bars in the Barossa, several within a short walking distance of Tanunda House
  • Can I invite visitors to Tanunda House during my stay?
    Absolutely, but any event, function or party must have prior written approval by the owners of Tanunda House. This enables us to comply with all regulations governing our various licences and insurance.
  • Is the property serviced?
    As we wish to ensure your complete privacy, the house will not be serviced during your stay. However, if for any reason you wish to have a towel and linen change, we can arrange this with prior notice. For longer stays, you will be offered a mid-stay linen change/house clean.
  • Are there laundry facilities?
    Yes, there is a fully self-contained laundry with washing machine, dryer and detergent for your convenience.
  • Is linen supplied?
    Yes, all linen, bedding, bath towels and pool towels are supplied.
  • How long is the drive from Adelaide to Tanunda House?
    The drive from Adelaide CBD and from Adelaide airport is approximately one hour.
  • Do you have off street parking?
    Yes, Tanunda House has parking for 3 cars in a locked garage and a substantial driveway for additional vehicles. In addition, there is secure off-street parking for up to 20 cars at the rear of the property. On arrival, please let our Host Manager know if you require access to the additional parking at the rear of the property.
  • Can you arrange airport transfers?
    We can supply the contact details of a transport company with a range of vehicles to suit your requirements.
  • Is there a taxi/driver service in Tanunda/Barossa?
    Yes, there are reliable taxi and driver services in the Barossa. Details can be found in the Guest Information Compendium upon arrival at Tanunda House or as part of our pre-arrival concierge service.
  • How far away are the wineries?
    The Barossa is a large region with several sub regions and small villages. The location of Tanunda House, in the Tanunda township means you are exceptionally well placed to access the whole of the Barossa very easily. Many wineries and cellar doors are within a 10-minute drive of Tanunda House. Let us know what you like, and we are happy to curate a list for you as part of our concierge service.
  • Is there internet / Wi-Fi / phone coverage?
    Yes, there is free Wi-Fi and very good mobile coverage.
  • Are there tennis racquets / balls or other games and activities?
    Yes, there is an ample supply of racquets and balls to use on the Tanunda House tennis court. There is also a good selection of board games and DVDs in the House.
  • Is there air-conditioning?
    Yes, there is heating and cooling throughout the entire house.
  • Do you accommodate children?
    Yes, children are welcome at Tanunda House. A highchair and change mat are available on request.
  • Can I bring my pet?
    No, unfortunately we are unable to cater for pets.
  • Are additional beds available?
    Tanunda House comfortably sleeps 10 but additional beds are available on request.


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