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Bluecliff Retreat - Pokolbin Hunter Valley

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
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Awarded 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for providing consistently outstanding experiences and whose owners offer first-class customer service to their guests. This beautiful house was the winner of the 2013 HIA-CSR Hunter Housing Awards. Nestled within a private estate and one of only a few properties built, it is surrounded by vineyards, acres of countryside and an abundance of kangaroos and wildlife. Blue Cliff Retreat is a modern country home sat in the heart of Australia’s Hunter Valley Wine Country in Pokolbin. Built in 2012, this residence is situated only minutes from some of the region’s best wineries and restaurants. It provides three bedrooms, making it an ideal country holiday home for couples, families and small groups who want to be completely surrounded by pea...Awarded 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for providing consistently outstanding experiences and whose owners offer first-class customer service to their guests. This beautiful house was the winner of the 2013 HIA-CSR Hunter Housing Awards. Nestled within a private estate and one of only a few properties built, it is surrounded by vineyards, acres of countryside and an abundance of kangaroos and wildlife. Blue Cliff Retreat is a modern country home sat in the heart of Australia’s Hunter Valley Wine Country in Pokolbin. Built in 2012, this residence is situated only minutes from some of the region’s best wineries and restaurants. It provides three bedrooms, making it an ideal country holiday home for couples, families and small groups who want to be completely surrounded by peaceful countryside and stunning mountain vistas. Designed to blend in with the natural bush surroundings, this idyllic home features an open plan living space and pavilion style wings which create separate sleeping and living zones. There is also an abundance of windows so you can enjoy the beautiful views of the ever changing escarpment from almost every room in the house. The interior has been styled with Grey Gum timber, sandstone floors, high ceilings and a stunning 100 year old recycled entry door that adds to the natural country feel of the property. The sun filled lounge features a beautiful sandstone open fireplace and a gorgeous window seat perfect for some lazy reading or to bask in the warm sun. The well-equipped gourmet kitchen would delight any chef and the stunning dining area has a fantastic outlook of the property’s bush surroundings. Leading out from the open plan living area is a wrap-around deck with an outdoor undercover lounge and a gas barbecue overlooking a peaceful water catchment dam. To top it off the estate facilities share a refreshing swimming pool (for guest use all year round) and tennis court, which is a casual few minute stroll from the house.   The property’s three bedrooms are bright and airy and offer a generous amount of space. The master bedroom has a King Size Bed and a modern ensuite bathroom complete with double vanities. The second bedroom features a queen size bed and the third has a queen size bed plus 2 single bunk beds - an ideal bedroom for a small family with children. Both additional bedrooms share a main bathroom that comes complete with both a bath tub and a shower. Please note that this property is NOT pet friendly. ACCOMMODATION Accommodates a maximum 8 guests or 5 guests in individual beds Bedroom One - 1 King Bed with ensuite Bedroom Two - 1 Queen Bed and single bunk beds Bedroom Three - 1 Queen Bed Additional amenities include: cd player, coffee machine - Nescafe dolce gusto, fireplace - wood/gas/combustion, kitchen with dishwasher, wifi internet - free, air conditioning - ducted, outdoor entertainment area, cooking pots, crockery, cutlery, glasses, platters, freshly laundered towels and linen, bathtub, hairdryers, cooktop - gas, tennis court, iron/ironing board, fenced yard, outdoor covered entertainment area, TV - free to air, tea, coffee, sugar, salt and pepper.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Ask
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Manager
Hunter Valley Stays
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:April 2011
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Reviewed September 30, 2020

Beautiful house. Everything was available, comfortable beds and pillows, most important the whole house was spotless clean! Fairly close to the shops, restaurants and wineries. Would definitely recommend and stay here again. The service is also great, always responsive and helpful.More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank 179cindyz
HunterValleyStays_AU, VR Owner at Bluecliff Retreat - Pokolbin Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Cindy. It was our pleasure to host you and your guests at Blue Cliff Retreat and we were thrilled to read that you enjoyed the presentation of the house. We would love to have you come and stay with us again! With thanks from...More

Reviewed December 18, 2017

Blue Cliff Retreat was absolutely perfect for us, being six people (three couples) looking for a weekend away from Sydney. It is very centrally located in Pokolbin and is close to lots of wineries and restaurants. The house itself is lovely, and very well equipped...More

Date of stay: December 2017
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HunterValleyStays88, VR Owner at Bluecliff Retreat - Pokolbin Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2017

Thank you Kitty for an amazing review of Blue Cliff Retreat. We were delighted to hear that you really loved your stay and enjoyed the entertaining areas and the facilities at the property. We'd love to have you come and stay with us again very...More

Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Wow. What a place. We had a sensational stay at Blue Cliff Retreat. Secluded. Cozy. Welcoming. Perfect weekend away with my girlfriends

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Sarah M
HunterValleyStays88, VR Owner at Bluecliff Retreat - Pokolbin Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Hi Sarah. We are so delighted that you and the girls enjoyed your stay at Blue Cliff Retreat. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Hunter Valley any time. Hunter Valley Stays.

Reviewed April 26, 2017

Fantastic property and location on the foot of the hill. Thanks very much for a wonderful stay. Everything was perfect.

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank PoCallag
HunterValleyStays88, VR Owner at Bluecliff Retreat - Pokolbin Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2017

Peter, it was our pleasure. Thanks for your terrific review and we can't wait to welcome you back!

Reviewed April 2, 2017

We loved our stay at Blue Cliff, the property was clean, well maintained and perfectly sized to spread our group of six out. The process for checking in / out was simple and suited us perfectly.

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank Escape565543
HunterValleyStays88, VR Owner at Bluecliff Retreat - Pokolbin Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to share how much you loved Blue Cliff Retreat and we can't wait to welcome you back for another stay, Hunter Valley Stays

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Reviewed April 20, 2016

One of the best places i have stayed. Very clean and artfully interior decorated. Would recommend. Shame i stayed only for 3 days. Would love to spend a week and live the lifestyle. Kangaroos keep playing in lawn. kids will love it

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank brunoarul
HunterValleyStays88, VR Owner at Bluecliff Retreat - Pokolbin Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2017

Thank you for your fabulous review and so glad you and the family loved Bluecliff Retreat. We can't wait to host you again for a longer stay very soon, Hunter Valley Stays

Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Quiet and serene location and close to nature yet only 5mins away from the hub of the hunter valley and well away from the bustling crowds. 

Date of stay: March 2016
Thank jusfert
HunterValleyStays88, VR Owner at Bluecliff Retreat - Pokolbin Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2017

You've summed up Bluecliff beautifully! Thank you for being a wonderful guest Jusfer

Reviewed November 22, 2015

It was a beautiful place and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We will definitely be staying there again next time we are in the Hunter. Thanks!

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank Sherry10180
HunterValleyStays88, VR Owner at Bluecliff Retreat - Pokolbin Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2016

HI Sherrry10180 Thank you for your generous words regarding Blue Cliff Retreat. We cant wait to see you back again in the Valley. Hunter Valley Stays

Reviewed November 3, 2015

Great property. From website expected pool and tennis court to be closer but may have misread. Loved all the platters and utensils - made catering very easy. Lovely ambience, so quiet with kangaroos visiting every morning. Very close to all major vineyards. This was a...More

Date of stay: November 2015
Thank KarenG472
HunterValleyStays88, VR Owner at Bluecliff Retreat - Pokolbin Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2016

Hi KarenG472 Thank you for you lovely review, we are pleased you enjoyed your time a Blue Cliff Retreat. We look forward to welcoming you back t the Hunter very soon. Hunter Valley Stays

Reviewed June 14, 2015

Three couples stayed at Blue cliff retreat for a weekend. The house is located in a quiet bush setting about a ten minute drive from the heart of Pokolbin (definately need a car). It was lovely watching the kangaroos hopping about and sitting around the...More

Date of stay: June 2015
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Ask
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Deck
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Parking
Private Yard
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Shared Tennis Court
Staffed Property
Stereo System
Stove
Toaster
TV
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bluecliff Retreat - Pokolbin Hunter Valley

  • Bluecliff Retreat - Pokolbin Hunter Valley is able to accommodate up to 8 guests. See all property details.

  • Bluecliff Retreat - Pokolbin Hunter Valley has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

  • Bluecliff Retreat - Pokolbin Hunter Valley has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

  • Stays at Bluecliff Retreat - Pokolbin Hunter Valley must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.