Are you looking for a romantic getaway or a fun holiday with a group of friends? With pet friendly accommodation for 2 to 8 adults and kids Orchard House is a luxury settlement style homestead set well back from the road. This enticing homestead nestles on private beautifully landscaped acreage.
Enjoy a relaxing spa on a shady wrap-around veranda or dive into the 15 metre lap pool nestled in a beautiful citrus orchard. The homestead is furnished with antiques, original artwork and persian rugs. There are 4 comfortable bedrooms, a Queen, a double and a single plus 2 bunk beds. Quality feather quilts, towels and crisp linen is supplied.
The eat-in gourmet kitchen is fully equipped with an 8 seater antique table, wood stove, Kleenmaid electric stove, dishwasher, bread-maker, microwave, stereo and much more. The lounge room has the finest wood heater, a sumptuous 6 seater sofa, huge flatscreen TV with FOXTEL, books, board games, toys, DVD'S, CD'S and formal dining table. A gorgeous bathroom has a claw foot bath, vintage marble-top dresser and shower. Also a separate laundry with washing machine.
The verandah has 6 burner stainless steel barbecue perfect for the Sunday roast, alfresco dining area overlooking the orchard and floodlights to light the garden. Relax by the pool, wander the grounds and enjoy many picturesque secluded spots.
Ideally located not far from beaches, national parks and wineries.
Just a short 2 hrs drive from Sydney. The property is a 30 min drive to Maitland, Port Stephens and Newcastle. Visit the historic towns of Dungog, Clarence Town, Gresford, Paterson and Vacy all 15-30 minutes away and stop at one of the many cafes and wineries. Local attractions are water skiing, boating, horseriding, canoeing, bush walking, antiques, Barrington Tops, beaches, wineries.
Beautiful landscaped property, river views, exceptional birdlife
25 acres of parklike grounds, native trees, flowing creek and dams. Swim in the pool or river in summer or in winter indulge in a hot spa and then cosy up to the wood fire. Each morning collect newly laid eggs from our 12 chickens.The orchard boasts 200 fruit trees fruiting mandarins, oranges and lemonades for your enjoyment during May to October. Cut some fragrant rosemary from our rosemary hedge perfect for roast lamb.Tea, coffee, olive oil, soaps, shampoo and washing powder provided.
Enjoy peaceful fishing off our private jetty or plunge into the swimming hole.
Keen birdwatchers are likely to see ever present kookaburras, blue wrens, finches, swallows, rosellas, king parrots, wedge tail eagles and ducks and occasionally at sunset wallabies and kangaroos venture into the garden.
Caretaker on site. The house also has disabled access.
For your added security, this property is only managed in Australia and we never request payments be made to overseas bank accounts.