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The Cedars

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Heysen Road, Hahndorf, South Australia 5245, Australia
+61 8 8388 7277
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Perfect place for art lovers

The house was very nicely arranges and still seems so alive. Every wall, every room was a live... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ben0kelley
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New South Wales, Australia
Original artist's home and studio

It was fascinating to see the estate of Hans Heysen. The tour of the family home and the two artist... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CDJ-Bne
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Brisbane
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Heysen Road, Hahndorf, South Australia 5245, Australia
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+61 8 8388 7277
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The house was very nicely arranges and still seems so alive. Every wall, every room was a live studio, The kitchen, the garden was very immensely decorated. So artistic. Every corner of the house was something everyone can fall for. Must visit place.

Thank ben0kelley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was fascinating to see the estate of Hans Heysen. The tour of the family home and the two artist studios was interesting as they've been left just as they were when Hans lived and worked there. The tour guide was knowledgeable and informative.

Thank CDJ-Bne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wonderful ladies there are very knowledge and welcoming, for $12 they conducted an excellent tour of this amazing historic house, which is so authentically set up you almost expect to find the family sitting by the fire. Check the house tour times as arriving...More

Thank hyltonandamanda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy to find, plenty of parking on site, historic homestead included in the tour, educated and informative tour guides plus souvenir shop.

Thank davidj171sk
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This beautiful property was home to the famous landscape painter Hans Heysen who made the iconic redgums from the Flinders Rangers prominent in the 1920's. He shared this home with his wife Sally and eight children. The beautiful gardens inspired his painting. They are well...More

Thank coleman22
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We visited the Cedars twice with visitors from overseas last year and I was surprised at the other art that Hans Heysen created. The tour of the house and the gardens was a delight. Well worth a stop if you are in the Hahndorf area.

Thank Liz C
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Loved this place - and on future trips to Adelaide it will be high on my list. The guided tour of Hans Heysen's family home was so interesting. Would have loved to see the kitchen area however it was off limits. His studio has to...More

Thank Jacqui441
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The studio displays nice art work. Guided tour is recommended. However, we visited with 2 year old child and therefore could not attend the tour. We had to stay outside the studio. Garden around the house is well maintained and beautiful.

Thank nitinabrol
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The Cedars is well known as the previous home of Hans Heysen. It is located a couple of kilometres from the town, but a perfect location for a wedding. It was raining when we got there, but staff were on hand with umbrellas while they...More

Thank jatblues
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Hans Heysen and his studio left in situ as when he worked there. You can also tour his house but we went for look at studio and followed a little trail to his favoured trees. Wow! Great gum trees! And atmospheric studio with some paintings...More

Thank bobJ5472DS
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christinem52
9 January 2017|
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It's quite a walk but a short taxi drive.. I'd suggest taking a taxi as it won't be too expensive and shame to miss it. The Handorf tourist office is on the main street too and they should be able to help you with a taxi.
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seanobhiat
29 January 2016|
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Response from Chris K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There are 2 tours I think. One just to the studio, maybe need 30 minutes. I assume they still do a tour of the home, probably need 1.5 hrs. But it would be flexible.
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