Nestled on 25 acres, Pepper Tree Cottage is situated on the outskirts of the historical Wollombi Village 'gateway to Hunter Valley Wine Country' and is able to sleep 8 adults. Conveniently located from Sydney, The Central Coast and Newcastle, Wollombi is a secret untouched jewel of the Hunter. Surrounded and protected by rolling hillsides and lush vegetation, it is a sanctuary for you to escape the city and have a taste of country living at it's best.
Only minutes from the village of Wollombi and 30 minutes from the heart of Pokolbin and Broke, Pepper Trees location makes it ideal for your next weekend getaway to explore charming Wollombi and the surrounding Wine country. Pepper Tree Cottage is ideal for 4 couples, Hen's weekends away, Attending Hope or Bimabadgen Estate concerts, featuring famous International acts in a stunning vineyard setting, groups of couples for a weekend of of wine tasting or family reunions...
Pepper Tree Cottage is modern and yet still retains it's old world charm. The main house has 3 Bedrooms ... 2 Queen beds and 1 Double bed. Each bedroom has it's own en-suite with tastic heat lights and ample wardrobe space. Two of the bedrooms feature french doors that open onto decks with beautiful views over the cottages rolling green paddocks and hillsides.
The house has recently been renovated and is tastefully decorated.
Featuring a modern fully equipped Kitchen it has a new gas stove, dishwasher, microwave and Fridge. Basic condiments, tea, coffee and sugar are provided.
The living and dining area are open plan with large bifold doors opening onto Pepper Trees expansive timber deck. Share a BBQ and a glass of local Wollombi wine as you dine and enjoy the view over the paddocks towards the river. Breathe in the fresh country air and relax on one of the cottages daybeds as you watch the cows and kangaroos grazing and listen to the twittering of local birdlife.
Pepper Tree also has an adjoining self contained, reverse cycle air-conditioned studio. The studio sleeps 2 adults and has a comfortable queen bed, bathroom, kitchen, living room and verandah.
*** Wollombi is the perfect fairytale setting for your wedding or family reunion. We are more than happy to provide you with all of the information (eg catering, entertainment etc) you will need to plan your special occasion in our quaint village. We'll be sure to assist you in making it a treasured and unique experience ***
THE RATES AND DETAILS
PEPPER TREE COTTAGE - Sleeps 12
$110 per person per night Children $55 per child per night
Minimum $440 per night
Minimum 2 nights stay (min 3 nights on long weekends)
We offer a Friday check-in of 10.00 am and late Sunday check-out of 3.00 pm or later by arrangement.
* In ground Saltwater Pool with Cabana
* Fluffy towels, Crisp white linen, doona's and electric blankets provided...
* 4 Bedrooms each with own en-suite and ceiling fan
* 3 Queen Beds
* 1 Double Bed
* 4 Bi-Fold Single Beds are also available
* Reverse cycle air-conditioner in open plan living space
* Well equipped modern kitchen with dishwasher, stove, microwave etc
* Tea, coffee and basic condiments provided
* Large flat screen TV, DVD & Ipod Dock
* Free to air Television
* Indoor and outdoor dining
* Washing machine, dryer, iron & ironing board provided
* Hooded BBQ
* 2 Daybeds on huge deck overlooking the fields towards the river
* Outdoor Fire Pit
* Adjoining fully self contained studio contains a queen bed and reverse cycle air-conditioning
* Coaches pick up at the front gate for all Concerts in Pokolbin
* Smoking permitted outside the cottage
* Small Dogs negotiable
~ Things to do & places to go in Historical Wollombi Village and The Hunter Valley ~
Wollombi is conveniently located from Sydney, The Central Coast and Newcastle. The Historic Wollombi Village was settled in 1820, where you will find ...
*** THE WOLLOMBI TAVERN ... home of Dr Jurds Jungle Juice, the Wollombi Tavern can provide you with dinner on Friday & Saturday nights or you can cook your own Steak with Salad during the week on the BBQ. The Snack Bar is open for Lunch 7 days a week.
*** WOLLOMBI GENERAL STORE and post office ... open 7 Days
*** CAFE WOLLOMBI ... Take the driveway opposite the General Store on Wollombi Rd and you'll find yourself at Cafe Wollombi. Open seven days a week for great coffee, brekky, brunch or a gorgeous leisurely lunch.
Choose a sunny spot on the elevated balcony or an inside table surrounded by the artwork of local artists. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and super friendly staff. Cafe Wollombi has something for everyone on their mouth watering menu including gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options. Parking is available by the restaurant or pull up out the front on your bike.
Cafe Wollombi can also cater for weddings, functions, birthday parties etc ...
*** PANINOS RESTAURANT ... Delicious Italian style food in the heart of the village. Licensed and BYO. Gourmet Deli-Caffe’ – luscious fresh cakes, pastries and biscuits; freshly baked organic sourdough breads; gourmet sausages, salami, prosciutto etc; smoked salmon; cheeses; meat pies; gourmet frozen meals; home made soup of the day eat in or take away; and many other delicacies.
Open for Breakfast & Lunch Thursday to Monday and Dinner Friday, Saturday & Sunday nights.
*** NOYCE BROTHERS WINE CELLAR DOOR is located in the centre of Wollombi at the historic Grays Inn and open 7 days. Through the unique combination of soil and climate Noyce Brothers vineyards produce quite distinctive Hunter style wines, particularly their semillon, verdelho, chardonnay and shiraz.
*** WOLLOMBI MARKETS ... Nestled in the village of picturesque Wollombi, these markets are on every public holiday Monday of each long weekend (Easter, June and October) and on Australia Day. Don't miss out on this great market of over 100 stalls,
*** LAGUNA COMMUNITY MARKETS ... are held on the third Sunday of each month, at Laguna Wine Bar, 8kms south of Wollombi. Local produce, plants, second hand items, gifts, Landcare information and much, much more! including local produce and crafts, plants, clothes, tools, antiques, bric-a-brac and much more.
*** WOLLOMBI TENNIS COURTS can be Booked at the General Store.
*** WOLLOMBI ENDEAVOUR MUSEUM is housed in the historic stone Wollombi Courthouse (circa 1866)
*** ST MICHAELS CHURCH is opposite the Museum and ST JOHNS CHURCH is next to the Tennis Courts.
Just outside the village is...
*** GREAT NORTHERN TRADING POST retains the rustic charm of 1870 when it began. The liquor licence still carries the name of 'Ye Olde Horse Wagon Trading Post'. It is truly an eclectic, unique place to have a drink, a feed & listen to great live music. Just a short 7 minute drive from Wollombi Village, The Great Northern Trading Post is open 7 days.
7am ~ 8pm Monday to Thursday
7am ~ 12am Friday
7am ~ 10pm Saturday and Sunday
*** BARE NATURE'SKIN ... Situated at Laguna's Great Northern Trading Post, Bare Nature’skin offers a unique range of hand crafted olive oil and goats milk soaps and natural skincare products using localy sourced olive oil, goats milk and natural foundations.
*** PICKLED AND PITTED ... is also located at the Great Northern Trading Post. They have a superb range of olives, oils, preserves and other specialty items all prepared locally with seasonal produce.
*** UNDERCLIFFE WINERY AND GALLERY hosts an electic mix of art and wine. You can purchase the famous Undercliffe wine, recognised by the beautiful hand painted drawings on the label with a different bird for each vintage. Find works of art from local artists and gifts for friends and family.
*** WOLLOMBI VALLEY WINE TOURS will pick you up from your doorstep and take you for tastings at Boutique Cellar Doors ... Experience wine tasting in the Hunter Valley for your next relaxing weekend or midweek break.
Or follow the WOLLOMBI VALLEY WINE TRAIL & visit the following wineries & Cellar Doors ...
~ Noyce Brothers Wines
~ Stonehurst Cedar Creek
~ Undercliff Winery & Gallery
~ Wollombi Village Vineyard
~ Wollombi Wines
~ Wollombi Tavern home of Dr Jurd's Jungle Juice
Other Wineries & Cellar Doors in HUNTER VALLEY WINE COUNTRY worth a visit:
... BROKE ...
~ Margan's cellar door and restaurant
~ Nightingale Winery and restaurant
~ Catherine Vale Wines
~ Krinklewood Biodynamic Vineyard
... MOUNT VIEW ...
~ Tallavera Grove Vineyard and Bistro Molines
~ Briar Grillade a fusion of fine food is located at Briar Ridge Vineyard
... POKOLBIN ...
~ Hunter Valley Gardens
~ Tulloch Wines -The home of Pokolbin Dry Red, Hector Tulloch first released the Pokolbin dry red label for Shiraz wines in 1952. This medium bodied Shiraz is produced from grapes grown in the Parish of Pokolbin, some vines of which are in excess of 100 years. Located in the Heart of Pokolbin, the award-winning Tulloch Cellar Door is a must visit Hunter destination.
~ Hope Estate
~ Lindemans and Rosemount Wines
~ Bimbadgen Estate
~ Irongate Estate Vineyard & Cellar Door
~ Ernest Hill Cellar Door
~ Tyrell's Winery
~ Tower Estate
~ Tempus Two Winery ~ Come enjoy our fine range at the acclaimed Pokolbin cellar door.
If it's music, theatre and the arts your passionate about, Wollombi hosts many exciting events throughout the year ...
*** GREAT NORTHERN TRADING POST Enjoy a great menu, atmosphere and live music every Friday night!
*** VALLEY ARTISTS Inc is a dynamic & innovative community theatre group located in the Wollombi Valley. Producing top-quality theatrical events for way below city prices; but with originality, freshness and professionalism equal to or better than a lot of the stuff you would pay a small mortgage to see in the city. So, if you want to see live theatre as you've never seen it before enquire