'Wine Enthusiast' magazine says visit the Hunter Valley for its 'terrific wines made in styles found nowhere else on the planet'. It is listed in the 2013 top 10 wine destinations in the world and - that's where our Villa is.
The Villa is two storey, privately owned, situated in a complex on a leading golf course (others nearby) and surrounded with wineries and restaurants. It faces North and the Barrington Tops Range which continually change colour.
I personally look after all booking enquiries and we live locally so know the area very well.
There are 3 bedrooms upstairs. Bedrooms 1 and 2 have king beds whilst bedroom 3 has a king/split which enables 2 singles if requested. Bedrooms 1 and 2 have balconies looking North to the mountains. There is an en suite (bath, shower, toilet) and a bathroom (shower, toilet).
Downstairs the large open area consists of dining, lounge (with gas fire), kitchen, laundry, guest toilet.and deck where you can sit at the table admiring the view and tasting your local wines while your steak sizzles on the Webber.
The Villa is fully self contained - down to plastic wrap and foil in the kitchen! There is air/con throughout, smoking outside only and pets are not permitted.
Information: Perhaps when you make an enquiry, particularly if you do not reside in Australia, you could advise the following:-
1. Whether there are children and if so, their ages
2. If you have been to Australia previously
3. What type of holiday you are hoping to have and what you want to experience
This information will be of great help when replying to your enquiry.
I look after the Villa bookings and the small added touches to the Villa itself. My husband and I live in Pokolbin and have done so since 2003. We have quite a family of daughters who are scattered around the globe.
The Villa has a beautiful outlook over trees to the mountain range. The three bedrooms are complimented with a good size living area and deck. We go the 'extra distance' to make the guests feel at home in a clean, well equipped and welcoming Villa.
We love the Hunter Valley and get pleasure from knowing other people share our feelings for the diversity the area offers to our visitors. The wineries, restaurants and golf courses are hard to beat. You can be energetic or just relax and either way have a wonderful time.
The Hunter Valley is a two hour drive North of Sydney and it is Australia's oldest Wine Region. It is a truly amazing experience with wines made from Hunter grapes over the past 200 years and by some of the oldest to the youngest wine making families.
The wine tasting trails visiting the many Cellar Doors are a wonderful way of tasting the fabulous fruits from the area. It has been said that our 'Hunter Valley Semillon is Australia's unique gift to the wine world'.
Our restaurants are varied - from fine dining to alfresco style while you sit outdoors amongst the gum trees, and fresh country air
If you are the energetic type then you have many choices:
Horse riding, sky diving, flights in helicopter, jet or vintage plane - see the Valley from a Balloon - The Vintage and Cypress Lakes golf courses.
Spas - wander through the gorgeous Hunter Valley Gardens - great galleries - drive to the Coast and walk the beaches.
Our summertime outdoor concerts are amazing.
Other Activities: Wine tasting, hot air balloons, vintage plane ride, great eateries and galleries - all of these within a 20 km radius
Golf: Within 10 kms there are:-
- three top class courses - The Vintage, Cypress Lakes and Hunter Valley
- local (not as expensive) courses and
- an Aquatic Golf Range.
Mini golf for the children