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Blackwattle Luxury Retreats

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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 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.
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If you are looking for a relaxing retreat close to wineries but away from the hustle and bustle, this is the place. Relaxing verandahs with hammocks overlooking vineyards and kangaroos hopping past is pure bliss. Shandelle provides some nice touches in a spotlessly clean and
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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.
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Response from Margaret W, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury Retreats
Responded 22 Aug. 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 for a longer stay so you can unwind in the peace and privacy of the cottage whilst enjoying our lovely view and wildlife. Thanks again and we look forward to seeing you next time! Warm regards,
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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 need. I
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Response from Margaret W, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury Retreats
Responded 30 Jun. 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 you, unfortunately breakfast wasn't requested at the time of purchase so we weren't aware that you wanted it. Most of our guests are very tidy and respectful of our cottages which we appreciate immensely, however, as the sign states, we have had past incidents where our accommodation was left in an unacceptable state with more than just one tiny bag of garbage left lying around both inside and outside the cottages. We're sorry if you found the sign to be 'over the top' however it is just a small reminder that the cottages are self contained and not 'serviced accommodation'. Look forward to seeing you next time! Warm regards
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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. A
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Response from Margaret W, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury Retreats
Responded 30 May 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 Blackwattle and we look forward to seeing you next time! Warm regards
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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 lovely outdoor
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Response from Margaret W, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury Retreats
Responded 25 May 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 to welcoming you back to Blackwattle in the near future! Warm regards
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Beautiful afternoon view from the Sunset Retreat
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Romance package in the Sunset Retreat
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Twilight on the Sunset Deck
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Relax and watch the beautiful sunsets
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Rear deck of the Vineyard Retreat
What is the nearest shopping centre? and is there lifts in the property?
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 no lifts are required. KInd regards
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"As its a house, any bedroom is beautiful."
"Both accommodation options offer privacy, views and beautiful surroundings."
"I ordered the breakfast hamper, and that was a perfect accompaniment. We could have a lazy morning and enjoy the peace and the scenery before heading out for the day."
"There are only 2 choices of cottages, we did the Sunset Retreat and loved it"
"Both cottages are very private with stunning views. The two bedroom is perfect for a getaway with another couple."
USD 220 - USD 280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaNew South WalesGreater NewcastleCessnockLovedale
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