Nestled in a bend of the Hunter River at Luskintyre,Tranquil Vale has three luxury, well-appointed two-bedroom, fully self-contained cottages with AAA 4-star rating. We also have a Loft apartment with ensuite that sleeps 1 couple. Lawns and gardens surround each cottage and mature shrubs and trees provide privacy.
Floor to ceiling windows and French doors open from the living area on to the verandah, with spectacular views over the vineyard and the Hunter River valley to the hills beyond. Each cottage has an open plan kitchen, dining area and lounge room. There is reverse-cycle air conditioning, an open log fire during winter, CD/DVD player and free to air digital TV. Two spacious double bedrooms comfortably accommodate a family of 4 or 5 and/or two couples. One bedroom has a queen bed and the other a king bed that can also be made into two singles. A third single can be added if required. The cottages have been architecturally designed, with modern features, however the rural appeal of a country setting has been maintained. Each cottage has a two-car carport.
This is a spacious room with queen size bed, ensuite bathroom and a balcony overlooking the vineyard. There is reverse-cycle air conditioning, a bar fridge, tea and coffee making facilities, microwave oven, TV and CD/DVD system. Included in the tariff is continental style breakfast provisions for the first morning.
We want you to relax and enjoy your time here. Plenty of room on 25 acres to walk, jog, run or ride your bike. Sit on the verandah and enjoy a bottle of wine from our cellar door and cook your own BBQ. Alternatively, take a 5 minute drive to the newly renovated, family friendly Lochinvar Hotel for a country style lunch or dinner. Pick up provisions from Rutherford (a 10 minute drive towards Maitland), where you have the choice of Woolworths, Coles, IGA or Aldi supermarkets.
Use our facilities:-
- 15 metre salt water swimming pool
- Small Gymnasium with running machine & weights
- Floodlit tennis court (racquets & tennis balls supplied)
- Gas BBQ - undercover eating area with lighting.
- Croquet, Cricket, Football, Pool equipment available
- Childrens playground with cubby house, swings and slide
- Selection of DVD Videos available from the Office
You will not have to leave here...or you can enjoy nearby restaurants and cafes on Wilderness Road and Lovedale Road. We are a short drive to all that Pokolbin has to offer including Hunter Valley Gardens, Harrigans Irish Pub, Hunter Valley Chocolate Factory and The Smelly Cheese Shop. You can then leave the hustle and bustle behind and return to peaceful Tranquil Vale.
Things to Do in the Region :-
Wine Tours - approx $85 per person including a fabulous lunch and a number of wine tastings during the day. We are happy to book a tour for you or you can contact Trekabout Tours 0249 908277 or Tex Tours 0410 462540 or All Hunter Wine Tours 0400 427050
Golf - book a round at The Vintage, East Maitland Golf Club, Branxton Golf Club or Hunter Valley Golf Club.
Ballooning - Book directly with Balloons Aloft on 1800 028568.
Horse Riding - phone 0249 307111.