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Come enjoy a beautiful slice of the Hunter Valley at The Cottage.

The Cottage is very comfortable and roomy. It has everything we could want. The Cottage is very peaceful yet not far from anything in the Hunter Valley. We even had some kangaroos come up close to the cottage a couple of times!” - Mary, Aug 2013

The Cottage offers convenient and private accommodation in the Lovedale region, which is renowned as the heart of the Hunter Valley. This idyllic location is only two hours from Sydney. Nestled amongst the delightful Hunter Valley countryside, this cosy country cottage is the perfect setting for a romantic weekend away or an enjoyable family getaway. 

This relaxing country setting is at the door step of everything the Hunter Valley has to offer, in ideal proximity to the Hunter Valley wineries, vineyards, renowned Lovedale restaurants, the Hunter Valley Gardens and the Crowne Plaza golf course. You will be greeted by friendly Kangaroos and other Hunter Valley wildlife throughout your stay.


Feel at ease as you enjoy your wine country experience in this self contained country cottage alongside the beautiful Ironstone estate vineyard. The Lovedale region is celebrated as the Hunter Valley’s primary destination for delicious quality food, wine and charming vineyard surroundings.

Whether it’s a romantic night in with a bottle of local Hunter Valley wine, or a night around the fire with family or friends, the Hunter Valley Cottage is an affordable, peaceful, yet homely accommodation choice. 


The Hunter Valley Cottage is set on five acres and is a relaxing and spacious accommodation choice in the Lovedale region. The Cottage Hunter Valley is the perfect place for you to wine, dine and relax amongst the tranquil Lovedale surroundings, which are the perfect backdrop for your Hunter Valley getaway. The Cottage is close to:

  • Crown Plaza Golf Club
  • Hunter Valley Gardens
  • 10 minutes from Cessnock
  • Wineries and Vineyards
  • Award winning restauraunts
  • Hunter Valley Reflexions Day Spa
  • The Smelly Cheese Shop
  • Lovedale Long Lunch trail
  • Hope Estate for Concerts
  • Pokolbin
  • The Hunter Valley Chocolate Factory
  • Champagne House
  • Lovedale Hunter Valley Expressway Exit
  • Rover Coaches pick up points


The Cottage is equipped with the following features to ensure you experience a pleasant and enjoyable stay in Hunter Valley wine country. The Cottage contains a functional kitchen with kettle, toaster, microwave, electric cook top, pots, pans and cutlery for 6 guests. With large french doors opening to the spacious patio, you and your guests can sit outside with a glass of wine and watch the sun go down.

  • Two large sized bedrooms
  • Comfy queen beds and a bunk bed
  • Electric blankets
  • Fridge
  • Reverse cycle air-conditioning
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Crisp White Bed Linen
  • Rustic hand made recycled timber furnishings
  • TV/DVD, CD player and radio
  • Playstation
  • Board games
  • Wood fireplace
  • BBQ
  • Deep, claw foot bath and shower
  • Soaps, shampoo and hairdryer supplied


$350/night for up to 6 people (Minimum 2 nights )

  • All rates are per night (for up to 6 persons) and include GST. 
  • Check-in 2.00 pm (Early check-in is subject to room availability at the time of arrival)
  • Checkout 10.00 am (Extended checkouts available on request).
  • A 50% deposit is required to secure your booking.
  • Minimum 3 nights booking applies during Easter, Christmas, New Years, Lovedale Long Lunch Long Weekend. Minimum 2 night booking at all other times.
  • Cancellation Policy
    Should a cancellation occur more than 14 days prior to arrival, no cancellation fee is applicable. If cancellation occurs within 14 days of booking, payment is required for one nights accommodation and if cancellation occurs within 5 days of booking/or no show, full payment is required for all booked accommodation.

    We accept - VISA/MASTER CARD (2.5% surcharge) or Direct Deposit.

    A $200 refundable damage deposit payment will be taken for all bookings.

    Gift Vouchers are available with a 12-month validation.

    Some pets permitted on request only.


Hunter Valley Attractions

The Hunter Valley is Australia’s oldest wine region and has long combined relaxation and enjoyment through a wide range of popular attractions and exclusive events that make the Hunter Valley an ideal destination for couples, family and friends alike.

Lovedale is regarded as the heart of the Hunter Valley, being a five minute drive from the popular location of Polkolbin. There is an extensive list of established vineyards and wineries for you to visit where you are happily welcomed at the cellar door to sample their range and make purchases if you wish.

The Hunter Valley is the home of delicious cheeses, olives, oils and chocolate for you to sample and purchase to take home with you to enjoy. It boasts an extensive range of restaurant choices that specialise in contemporary cuisine using quality Hunter Valley produce.

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