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The Kirche


Premium Vineyard Accommodation in the Barossa Valley


Kirche is German for church. “The Zum Kripplein Christi” Lutheran Church was the centre of village life from 1864 through to the 1950’s. Charlie and Virginia have taken this unique, historical building and tastefully turned it into superb luxury vineyard accommodation without compromising the wonderful warmth and space evident in its origins. Situated on beautiful Krondorf Road, only three minutes from Tanunda, it offers a tranquil setting for either a long term or short term stay in the famous Barossa Valley, well within easy distance of all the Barossa’s charms of great food, wine and architecture.



The church has been renovated using the finest materials and fittings and offers a restful haven compromising of two large bedrooms (upstairs/downstairs) with the main body of the church containing the lounge/dining area.

The original vestry has been extended to encompass a full kitchen with Angaston black granite benches, a 900mm oven and hotplates and a large double refrigerator with ice/chilled water capacity.

The wet areas comprise of a luxury bathroom with a full sized bath overlooking the vineyard sunsets and a twin shower with a separate powder/vanity room. Further on are the toilet and a fully equipped laundry, leading out onto the paved back verandah area with the surrounding vineyards almost as close as your fingertips!


·         Fully equipped kitchen

·         Fully equipped laundry

·         Huge bedrooms

·         A mix of antique and stylish, modern furnishings

·        Fully air-conditioned with reverse cycle heating and cooling, as well as a traditional log fire

·         Underfloor heating in bathroom/vanity

·         Large lawn/outdoor dining area

·         Barbeque and Outdoor Setting

·         Wide screen television

·         DVD Player

·         Internet connection

·         Luxury 1000 thread count linen

·         King size bed upstairs (or two king singles)

·         Queen size bed downstairs

·         Organic toiletries

·         Wine and local artisan cheeses on arrival

·         Gourmet cooked breakfast provisions


From 01 January 2016

One bedroom use (2 adults) $515 per night

+ $75 per extra adult per night (for use of second bedroom)

Childrens rates

Hire of portacot $25

Age 1-3 years No charge

Age 4-16 years $40 per night


**Two night minimum booking - Three nights Christmas, New Year and Easter**

Photos of The Kirche found under "About Us" or view our 'Kirche' website. 

Reservations and enquiries

Please contact the winery on 08 8563 3606 or email:

***Please note that bookings are not confirmed until a 50% deposit is paid to secure the reservation***