Images by © Aaron Citti 2019
In this collaboration with TOPHOTELDESIGN we look at the 2021-accomplished Sequoia Lodge in Crafers, Australia.
A connection to the locale
Very last year observed the launch of this older people-only luxurious lodge in the highlands of the Adelaide Hills in South Australia. The sanctuary is a part of Mount Lofty Estate and a single that is named right after a few large Californian Redwood trees planted by the unique operator, Arthur Hardy, that are continue to on this land.
Sights of the Piccadilly Valley, recognized for its fields of vines, are taken in from the lodge’s 14 magnificent and sustainably intended suites.
Shared spaces inside the lodge include spring-fed stone scorching swimming pools, an infinity pool, spa and campfire amphitheatre. Guests of Sequoia can dine at the 3-hatted Hardy’s Verandah Cafe.
The lodge’s Working experience Hosts tutorial visitors in routines introducing them to the region’s food and wine, wellness, nature and background, introducing to the lodge’s perception of position.
A tranquil retreat
The hotel’s panoramic suites stand out for style and design features including sunken lounges with stone fireplaces, king-sizing beds with moon windows, balconies with daybeds, a concealed television, elevated free-standing bathtubs, change-glass windows and heated flooring.
Every suite is also decorated with an initial oil portray by the resident artist Stephen Trebilcock acknowledged for focusing on nearby native florals.
Area suppliers, artisans and craftsmen took component in the decoration of these suites, which are intended to deliver a tranquil oasis with a calming colour palette, wood and stone.
Each place incorporates artisanal parts and amenities from models this kind of as Nick Mount glass, JamFactory ceramics, Jurlique merchandise, Hahndorf Soap and OrganiQ bath salts.