Photos by © Aaron Citti 2019
On this collaboration with TOPHOTELDESIGN we take a look at the 2021-completed Sequoia Lodge in Crafers, Australia.
David Frazer led the architectural design of this property and Georgie Shepherd Inside Design was behind the lodge’s interiors.
A connection to the locale
Final 12 months noticed the launch of this adults-only luxurious lodge within the highlands of the Adelaide Hills in South Australia. The sanctuary is part of Mount Lofty Property and one that’s named after three big Californian Redwood bushes planted by the unique proprietor, Arthur Hardy, which might be nonetheless on this land.
Views of the Piccadilly Valley, recognized for its fields of vines, are taken in from the lodge’s 14 luxurious and sustainably designed suites.
Shared areas inside the lodge embody spring-fed stone sizzling swimming pools, an infinity pool, spa and campfire amphitheatre. Visitors of Sequoia can dine on the three-hatted Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant.
The lodge’s Expertise Hosts information friends in actions introducing them to the area’s meals and wine, wellness, nature and historical past, including to the lodge’s sense of place.
A tranquil retreat
The lodge’s panoramic suites stand out for design options together with sunken lounges with stone fireplaces, king-size beds with moon home windows, balconies with daybeds, a hidden tv, elevated free-standing bathtubs, switch-glass home windows and heated flooring.
Every suite can be embellished with an unique oil portray by the resident artist Stephen Trebilcock recognized for specializing in native native florals.
Native suppliers, artisans and craftsmen took half within the ornament of those suites, that are designed to supply a tranquil oasis with a chilled color palette, wooden and stone.
Every house consists of artisanal items and facilities from manufacturers equivalent to Nick Mount glass, JamFactory ceramics, Jurlique merchandise, Hahndorf Cleaning soap and OrganiQ bathtub salts.