Stirling

Stirling Suburb Profile

Rustic yet elegant, Stirling embraces the finer side of country living in the Adelaide Hills region. With its timeless village charm, picturesque valley views and spirited community, Stirling offers an enviable country lifestyle with all the benefits of contemporary city living.

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Waking up in the leafy Adelaide Hills, a mere 20-minute drive from the city centre.

The Drawbacks

The temperature can dip during the cooler months.

Did you know

Stirling became popular in the 1800s when Adelaide’s wealthy elite built summer houses there to escape the heat.

Nearby Neighbourhoods

Crafers , Aldgate , Hahndorf

Getting Around

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Lifestyle

A place where European indulgences meet the Australian bush, the small town of Stirling offers a perfect blend of country atmosphere and city sophistication. Nestled in the scenic Adelaide Hills, the area is known for its lush surrounds, stately homes and relaxed lifestyle.

The rolling vistas and tree lined streets change with each season, providing a colourful backdrop to the bustling commercial strip along Mount Barker Road, known as Stirling Village. The street boasts unique retailers and a thriving café culture, and the town has an annual calendar of great events–think Tour Down Under, the annual procycling event, and the Adelaide Hills Crush Festival, a celebration of the region’s food and wine.

From hearty home-cooked dishes to modern delicacies, food is a big deal here. The Stirling Hotel is a popular foodie destination and Stirling Laneway and the monthly Stirling markets under the oak trees on Druid Street bring together local producers and artisans. Local wineries, breweries, delis and roadside produce stalls are popular every day of the week.

Step away from the village centre and you’ll find colourful gardens, meandering walking trails and the magical Woorabinda Bushland Reserve, known for its stunning lake. Also, Stirling is surrounded by some of the best wineries in the Adelaide Hills, which provide plenty of choice when it comes to weekend fun.

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Neighbours

Stirling attracts those who want quick access to the city but crave the fresh air and freedom that country living brings. From country folk to busy professionals, creatives to trendy hipsters, everyone contributes to Stirling’s strong community spirit.

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Situated along the meandering Mount Barker Road, Stirling Village is the social and commercial epicentre of the neighbourhood. It is the go-to place for shopping, cafés and daily services and has a friendly, welcoming atmosphere that is a refreshing change from other suburban shopping precincts.

The monthly Stirling Market is held on the 4th Sunday of every month in Druid Avenue and is a local favourite. The market is renowned for the diversity and quality of its stalls including seasonal local produce, baked goods, handmade gifts, arts and craft, native and exotic plants, gardening supplies and much more.

Stirling’s food scene has flourished in recent years, growing into a food-lover’s haven. Each café and restaurant in and around Stirling Village is unique, and you can find everything from homely comforts and organic produce to modern share plates and fine delicacies. For the wine buffs, Stirling is also the gateway to some of South Australia’s finest wineries and cellar doors, including Petaluma, Deviation Road, Nepenthe and The Lane Vineyard. 

Property

Stirling lays claim to some of the grandest and oldest estates in the Adelaide Hills. Stately old manors dating back to the 1800s, complete with lofty ceilings and wrap-around verandas, sit comfortably alongside contemporary brick homes and small country cottages. Look to Braeside and Rostrevor Roads and Birch Drive for quintessential Stirling homes.

Locals Guide

QUICK BITES

QUICK BITES

CIBO STIRLING

Authentic Italian café

9/28 Mount Barker Road, Stirling 08 8339 5275 www.cibo.com.au
MILLIE’S BAKERY AND CAFE

Artisan breads, pastries and cakes

3/11 Mount Barker Road, Stirling 08 8339 1159 www.milliesbakery.com.au
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RESTAURANTS

RESTAURANTS

RESTAURANT TRANQUILO

Mediterranean cuisine in a comfy locale

4 Mount Barker Road, Stirling 08 8339 7333 www.tranquilo.com.au
SALA THAI CUISINE

Authentic Thai, dine in or take-away

14 Druid Avenue, Stirling 08 8370 9844
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CAFES

CAFES

PATCH KITCHEN & GARDEN

Local, seasonal and organic produce

143 Mount Barker Road, Stirling 08 8339 8087 www.patchkitchen.com.au
RED CACAO CHOCOLATIER

Artisan chocolate café and dessert bar

3/41 Mount Barker Road, Stirling 08 8339 3128 www.redcacao.com.au
STIRLING CELLARS AND PATISSERIE

Boutique bottle shop come patisserie café

5 Johnston Street, Stirling 08 8339 6378 www.stirlinghotel.com.au
KONDITOREI COFFEE LOUNGE

Cosy home style café

37-39 Mount Barker Road, Stirling 08 8339 5423
THE ESSENCE FINE FOODS
7/49 Mount Barker Road, Stirling 08 8339 7703
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SHOP

SHOP

MILAN ROUGE

Contemporary craft and design

2/11 Mount Barker Road, Stirling 08 8339 4683 www.milanrouge.com.au
MAPLE

Homewares, fashion and jewellery

48 Mount Barker Road, Stirling 08 8370 1777 www.mapleshop.com.au
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THINGS TO DO

THINGS TO DO

WOORABINDA BUSHLAND RESERVE

Peaceful valley, lake and walking trails

Enter from Ethel Street or Branch Road, Stirling
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SCHOOLS

SCHOOLS

THE HILLS MONTESSORI SCHOOL

Caters for students in years 7-10

142 Mount Barker Road, Stirling 08 8339 6842 www.montessori.sa.edu.au
ST. CATHERINE'S SCHOOL STIRLING

Co-educational Catholic school

22 Ayers Hill Road, Stirling 08 8339 2222 www.stcathstreehouse.com
STIRLING EAST PRIMARY SCHOOL

Co-educational primary school

51 Braeside Road, Stirling 08 8339 1420 www.stireastps.sa.edu.au
STIRLING DISTRICT KINDERGARTEN

Kindergarten for boys and girls

11 Avenue Road, Stirling 08 8339 2384 www.stirlingkgn.sa.edu.au
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GROCERIES AND MARKETS

GROCERIES AND MARKETS

STIRLING FRUIT MART
37 Mount Barker Road, Stirling 08 8339 3970
IGA STIRLING
29 Mount Barker Road, Stirling 08 8339 1984 www.iga.com.au
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AVERAGE PROPERTY PRICES
IN Stirling

HOUSE

TO BUY

2 BEDROOM $ -
3 BEDROOM $696,250
4 BEDROOM $1,237,500

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3.2% change from 2016

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Information Source: CoreLogic RP Data Pty Ltd

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