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Savings Bank SA - Old Quorn Br

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Townhouse -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Quorn, Flinders Ranges, South Australia
Special spacious accommodation in a Bank, steeped in history and located in the historic centre of Quorn, in the Flinders Ranges, South Australia. Available for short or long term stay, this beautifully presented former SBSA Branch with Managers Residence features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchenette and two large sitting rooms, with off-street parking. Fully air-conditioned. Electric barbeque available by arrangement. Kitchenette has combination microwave & convection oven, refrigerator, toaster, kettle and cooktop.
* The Savings Bank of South Australia opened a branch in the important northern centre of Quorn in 1909. The SBSA later became the State Bank of South Australia and then a Bank SA branch before it closed on 13th September 1997. Now refurbished it is the perfect base for exploring the surrounding towns and area.
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Listing #HL405566
About the Owner
Geoffrey P
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:75%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2013
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Reviewed 9 March 2016

Original and quaint with lots of the original banks features including the safe. It's clean and comfortable, perfect for a few nights, it does lack a full kitchen but is perfectly OK for making snacks. Quorn itself is quiet but has all the facilities you...More

Date of stay: February 2016
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Management response:Responded 9 March 2016

Dear Tim, we appreciate your feedback and glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Sacings Bank of South Australia - Old Quorn Branch

Reviewed 30 August 2015

What a delight! Absolutely loved this gorgeous former bank building. We were two couples, so each had a bedroom with queen-sized bed, massive bathroom and lounge. We were upstairs, so also scored the balcony! There is another bedroom upstairs with single beds. The kitchen is...More

Date of stay: August 2015
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Reviewed 30 July 2015

What a very pleasant surprise this historic bank was and what a great idea to re-cycle this attractive building into a holiday let. There were only four of us this time but the spacious 2-story building can accommodate a much larger group. We flew from...More

Date of stay: June 2015
2  Thank Sam G
Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    2 Full baths
Bedrooms
    1 Twin
    2 Fulls
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Easter weekends - minimum stay 3 nights
You can check availability on:- http://www.stayz.com.au/131032.
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About the neighbourhood
Quorn was surveyed by Godfrey Walsh and proclaimed a town on 16 May 1878. The township covered an area of 1.72 km2 (0.66 sq mi) and was laid out in squares in a manner similar to the state's capital city, Adelaide. Governor Jervois reputedly bestowed the name 'Quorn' because his private secretary at the time had come from the Parish of Quorndon in the UK.

Quorn was established as a station on the Port Augusta and Government Gums Railway, which eventually extended to Alice Springs. The principal workshops for the railway were located in Quorn, and Quorn was the major railway crossroads for trains passing east to west and north to south in Australia, prior to construction of the Port Pirie to Pt Augusta railway in 1937.

Quorn has many attractive and historic buildings and hous...
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Adelaide (340 Km) or Port Augusta (35 Km): 35.0 km
Railway: Quorn - Pichi Richi Railway - heritage train service, check website for times: 0.2 km
A pleasant drive from Adelaide, enabling you to visit the Clare Valley and Melrose en route.
Alternatively fly Sharp Airlines into Port Augusta and hire a car and drive to Quorn.
Yorke Peninsula Coaches operate a bus service to and from Quorn, from and to Port Augusta and Peterborough - check operating times withYorke Peninsula Coaches.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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