Escape, relax and unwind surrounded by beautiful cottage gardens and the sounds of nature. Quaint and romantic The Woodcutters house is conveniently located just a short 5 minute walk from historical Wollombi village. The cottage is optimal for music enthusiasts attending concerts in Pokolbin as transport can be organised to pick you up and return you safely to your doorstep...
The Woodcutters House oozes country charm with every room in the house featuring beautifully restored antique furnishings. A large well lit galley kitchen complete with gourmet stove, stunning stained glass windows and a sizable dining table make it perfect for entertaining in those cooler months of the year. Snuggle up by the open fireplace in the Woodcutters cosy living room or take a relaxing soak in the cottages bathtub. The bathrooms location behind the fireplace keeps it sublimely warm in the wintertime. Each bedroom features french doors opening onto the cottages sunny wrap around verandah with stunning views over Anzac Park and pond and delightful cottage gardens alive with our local birdlife. Enhance your meals with herbs picked fresh, direct from the garden.
~ Rates and Details ~
~ The Woodcutters House ~ Sleeps 6
$110 per person per night
Minimum $440 per night
Minimum 2 nights stay weekends (min 3 nights on long weekends)
Special midweek rates available
Not suitable for children under 14
Early Friday check-in of 10am and late Sunday check-out of 3pm or later by arrangement.
* Fluffy towels, Crisp linen, doonas, electric blankets and blankets provided...
* 3 bedrooms, 2 with ceiling fans
* 2 double beds
* 2 single beds
* Oil column heaters in each bedroom
* Reverse cycle Ducted air conditioning in all Bedrooms and Lounge Room
* Reverse cycle air conditioning in Kitchen/Dining room
Cool in Summer and Warm in Winter
* Open fireplace
* Ample supply of wood for fireplace
* Cosy lounge room
* Flat screen TV, DVD player and Stereo
* Sydney television reception
* Large well lit galley kitchen and dining room
* Gourmet stove
* Large Fridge / Freezer, microwave, toaster and kettle
* Tea, coffee and basic condiments provided
* Bathtub and shower
* Indoor and Outdoor dining
* A verandah that wraps around three quarters of the cottage
* A beautiful cottage garden for you to pick fresh herbs from and watch and listen to the native birdlife
* Smoking permitted outside the cottage
* Coaches pick up at the front gate for all Concerts in Pokolbin
* Mobile phone reception
* 5 minute walk from the heart of Wollombi
~ Things to do and places to go in Historical Wollombi Villiage 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.
*** TWINE HOME STORE ...
UNIQUE GIFTS - HOMEWARES - ANTIQUES - TOYS
Twine Home Store is located in the historic colonial village of Wollombi beside Bohemia. Come visit me for that special gift or one for yourself.
*** 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 ...
*** 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 at Wollombi General store about when the next masterpiece is on and go along for a night of brilliant entertainment!
*** WOLLOMBI MUSIC FESTIVAL … September 2015 ... Now in it's 6th year, Wollombi Music Festival will have more fantastic Australian bands, great markets, amazing food, street performers, workshops & heaps more creative surprises than it's ever had before!!! Music on 2 stages, Kidsfest and on site camping make it a festival experience the whole family will LOVE!
*** FOGGY MOUNTAIN JAM ... If Country and Roots Music are your thing this intimate festival is for you. Situated on the outskirts of Laguna, Foggy Mountain host an unforgettable outdoor dining and musical experience on the Friday night and a family friendly Festival on the saturday!