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Blackwattle Luxury Retreats

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169 Talga Rd Hunter Valley, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320 Australia See on map
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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All reviews sunset retreat watching the sunset breakfast provisions hunter valley each evening quality accommodation music playing short drive two couples last weekend stayed here for nights complimentary bottle of wine place to stay graeme vines privacy kangaroos
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Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Very nice accomodation, spotlessly clean room in a very nice and private setting. Highly recommended. The fire place was a nice touch. Minimum stay is usually 1 night but Margaret was happy for us to stay just the one night, very flexible service.More

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Response from Margaret W, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury RetreatsResponded August 22, 2018

Thank you Gary for taking the time to write a lovely review. We were happy to accommodate you for just the one night. One night is never enough time though in beautiful Hunter Valley wine country so we'd love to see you again at Blackwattle...More

Reviewed June 29, 2018

Would highly recommend a stay at Blackwattle.. Position was great looking over vineyards and the sunset over the mountains was beautiful. Lots of kangaroos and birds to watch and walk amongst. We stayed in the one bedroom cottage which was lovely with every comfort you...More

Thank Jjillian52
Response from Margaret W, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury RetreatsResponded June 30, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Blackwattle and we're really pleased you enjoyed your stay. In regards to breakfast, we do offer two generous breakfast options which are available to you when booking your accommodation. As your stay at Blackwattle was gifted to...More

Reviewed May 27, 2018

The Sunset Retreat cabin was absolutely beautiful with luxury appointments including the duck down/feather pillows (my favourite!). The location was tranquil and it was lovely to sit on the deck and watch the kangaroos roaming freely and the diversity of bird life in the area....More

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Response from Margaret W, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury RetreatsResponded May 30, 2018

Thank you Margaret for taking the time to write a glowing review of Blackwattle! We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay in the Sunset Retreat and in particularly the comfy pillows. Glad you enjoyed your balloon flight and wine tasting too! Thank you for recommending...More

Reviewed May 23, 2018

We knew we were going to enjoy our stay when we stepped inside the two bedroom, two bathroom cottage. Awaiting us was lovely decor, relaxing music playing, and little extra touches like a bottle of local wine and chocolates. The accommodation was spotless with a...More

Thank Annie L
Response from Margaret W, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury RetreatsResponded May 25, 2018

Thank you so much Annie for such a lovely review of Blackwattle. Our aim is to provide quality accommodation in a relaxing environment so we are thrilled you appreciated and enjoyed your time with us. Your group were the perfect guests and we look forward...More

Reviewed May 2, 2018

The location is just fantastic and the views here are beautiful. We stayed at the two bedroom house with friends and we had the best time making dinner, drinking wine and playing board games. Reconnecting with good friends in an idyllic environment and the beds...More

Thank John R
Response from Margaret W, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury RetreatsResponded May 4, 2018

Thank you John for your lovely review of Blackwattle. We're so pleased you had a great time with your friends and taking in the sights and wildlife. We make sure our cottages are cleaned and presented to a high standard for our guests to enjoy...More

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SET ON 28 ACRES AND A BOUTIQUE VINEYARD IN THE HEART OF HUNTER VALLEY WINE COUNTRY NSW AUSTRALIA, BLACKWATTLE OFFERS TWO EXCLUSIVE DESIGNER RETREATS. THE SUNSET RETREAT: The perfect place for a romantic More escape for 2! Nestled in it's own private garden, the one bedroom Sunset Retreat is fully self contained and has a separate king size bedroom, deep soak bath and combustion wood fire. The large deck is the perfect place to sit and take in the sunsets and stunning views of the Brokenback Mountain Range. THE VINEYARD RETREAT: Beautifully designed to accommodate one or two couples, the two bedroom open plan Vineyard Retreat overlooks the Blackwattle vineyard and park like grounds. There is plenty of room on the large deck to chill out and watch the kangaroos or sip on a wine and take in the fabulous mountain views. Both Retreats are beautifully appointed and have king size beds with crisp quality linen. The kitchens have full cooking facilities, complimentary specialty teas, plunger coffee and condiments. Eco friendly bathroom products, handmade soaps and a bottle of Hunter Valley premium wine are all included. Blackwattle is an adults only venue and is located only 5 to 10 minutes from restaurants, cellar doors and all concert venues. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Blackwattle Luxury Retreats Greater Newcastle/Lovedale
Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Cessnock > Lovedale
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Also Known As
Blackwattle Luxury Retreats Greater Newcastle/Lovedale
Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Cessnock > Lovedale
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Room & Suite (71)
Dining (5)
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October 7, 2015|
Response from Shandelle P | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. The nearest shopping centre to Blackwattle Estate is Cessnock CBD which is about 15 minutes drive. Our Retreats are on one level however there are a few steps up to the deck and entry doors so... More
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"As its a house, any bedroom is beautiful."
May 2, 2018
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"Both accommodation options offer privacy, views and beautiful surroundings."
Nov 17, 2017
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"I ordered the breakfast hamper, and that was a perfect accompaniment. We could have a lazy morning and..."
Jun 12, 2017
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"There are only 2 choices of cottages, we did the Sunset Retreat and loved it"
Apr 7, 2017
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