The Hunter Valley in Australia not only offers wine lovers a chance to sample exceptional wines, it also provides visitors with a chance to luxuriate in one of the area’s quaint cabins or cottages. For instance, a weekend spent in a cabin provides rustic charm and all the cosy comforts of home.
In turn, you can cocoon yourself away and relax before popping out to visit one or more of the area’s boutique cellar doors. You can also visit the Valley’s marketplaces for produce or sit out on your cabin’s large sun-filled deck. Maybe you and your traveling companions can roast marshmallows later in the evening over an outdoor fire-pit.
Settling in for a Stay
Cabins or cottages in the Hunter Valley region offer one or more nights’ accommodation, with some ideally located in the Broke area, which is a spot that is mere minutes away from some of the Valley’s most popular venues for weddings. If you plan to stay for a long weekend, a three-night minimum booking is usually required. Cabins offer such perks as a slow-combustion wood fireplace (perfect for chilly evenings) and a large covered deck. Air conditioning is offered for summer stays. A Hunter Valley Gardens accommodation is one of several properties that is both self-contained and well-equipped.
Some of the Amenities
Indeed, when you relax in wine country, or Hunter Valley in particular, you can consider it your home away from home. That’s because any accommodation, regardless of its size, will provide you with everything you need. Small holiday properties feature nicely appointed kitchens with microwave ovens and electric cooktops whilst larger properties boast full-sized kitchens with crockery, glassware, pots, and cutlery. Other features include ceiling fans, wood-burning fireplaces, up-to-date air conditioning units, and even gas barbecue grills.
You will find that cottages and houses in this part of the country are situated in some of the most picturesque locales. The properties are within easy reach of area attractions and cellar doors as well. Located about two hours from Sydney, houses, cabins and cottages can also be accessed by air through the Newcastle Airport. Private planes can also be chartered to the Cessnock Airport, which is an ideal location as it sits in the heart of wine country. Private buses are available to local sites and attractions as well.
Cycle to Your Heart’s Content
Area attractions are close to properties in such places as Pokolbin, Lovedale, or Mount View. In addition, wine connoisseurs not only enjoy the wine but can consume an array of choice cuisine at area fine-dining restaurants. For visitors who are more active, cycle rides are featured around vineyards, or walks and hikes are featured through surrounding national parks.
Before you make a selection for a holiday accommodation, you need to determine which cellar doors you will be visiting and which area attractions you plan to see. If you have an itinerary mapped out beforehand, you can better pick the property for your getaway. Make sure you select a property that will comfortably accommodate you and any member or members of your travel party.