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Ballaview - Enjoy country life at its best

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Ballaview is a delightful country house featuring wonderful front and rear verandahs, a perfect setting to enjoy a cuppa or a glass of local wine whilst relaxing to the sounds and sights of the country.

Located in the Lovedale Wine Region, a picturesque hamlet renowned for its fine wine and dining, Ballaview is beautifully built with timber floor boards, high vaulted ceilings and open plan living areas. Ballaview has a large country style kitchen and a modern BBQ and outdoor entertainment area. It features open plan living areas including a dining area with windows to all sides allowing you to take in the beautiful views and a sitting area with a wood burning fire, air conditioning and plenty of natural light.

Ballaview has 4 large bedrooms and 2 bathrooms plus a sitting room separating the two upstairs bedrooms which houses a sofa bed, allowing comfortable accommodation for up to 10 guests. This private two-storey house is set on 9 acres with uninterrupted mountain and native bush views. This is the perfect weekend getaway in the heart of the Hunter Wine Country.

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodates a maximum 10 guests or 6 guests in individual beds

Bedroom One - 1 Queen Bed with en-suite

Bedroom Two - 1 King Bed or 2 single Beds

Bedroom Three - 1 Queen Bed

Bedroom Four - 1 Queen Bed

Sofa Bed located in upstairs TV room on request only

TARIFF

Weekend rates (2 nights) (Thu-Fri or Fri-Sat or Sat-Sun)

Occupancy is based on 2 or more guests per bedroom - single occupancy will attract a $60 linen fee

Weekend - for up to 6 guests $630 per night

Midweek - for up to 6 guests $473 per night

Additional adults $90 per person per night

Additional children 2-13 years $60 per person per night

Infants under 2 years free of charge

SECURITY DEPOSIT/BOND

A security deposit/bond of $1000.00 is required for your stay and is payable as a credit card pre- authorisation. This will be processed approximately 24 - 48 hours before your arrival, so please ensure the funds are available at this time.

MIDWEEK BOOKINGS & LONGER STAYS

Please contact us for a quote. Discounts are available on longer stays of 4 nights and over.

NOTES - One night stays are available midweek. Weekend one night stays may be available but will attract a surcharge.

Weekend Public Holiday bookings must be a minimum 3 night stay at full weekend rate.

Easter, Christmas and New Year are a 3-4 night stay and charged at full weekend rate.

Concert weekends and special events are a minimum of 8 guests and a concert 10% surcharge may apply.

Please note that over the weekends mentioned below there is a house minimum that applies;

15th – 17th December 2017

23rd – 25th February 2018

9th – 11th March 2018

18th – 20th May 2018

Please note that over the weekends mentioned below there is a house minimum and 10% surcharge that applies;

9th – 11th March 2018

6th – 8th April 2018

More Details

Owner
Stayz
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Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
November 7, 2017

Amenities

Lovedale House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • forests
  • winery tours

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
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Ballaview - Enjoy country life at its best
average rating of 4.4 based on 15 reviews
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
5

Great Stay !! Highly Recommend

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Excellent accommodation and perfectly caters for a group and has all the necessities as you would at home. Nice comfy beds, lovely log fire, clean bathrooms and perfect large kitchen.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thank you for your 5 star review of Ballaview Stace. We really love hearing how our guests are enjoying this beautiful property. We look forward to hosting you again soon. Hunter Valley Stays.
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4

Cosy and Comfortable

  • 4 of 5

“The house is cosy, comfortable and well laid out for a group of guests. The fireplace was a big hit for those cold nights and the house has everything anyone could need for a holiday stay.”

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thank you Martine for your wonderful review and so glad you enjoyed the fabulous fireplace and all Ballaview has to offer. Come and stay again very soon, Hunter Valley Stays
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
5

Gorgeous property

  • 5 of 5

Immaculate house, so comfortable and special. The power went out in the area, and Hunter Valley Stays came out to bring us water to tie us over for a few hours - so impressed! We love this house and would definitely come again. Wonderful home away from home, loved it

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Gemma, Thanks for being our guest and for your 5 star Ballaview review! So glad you loved it and we can't wait to welcome you back, Hunter Valley Stays
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2

Too many small issues

  • 2 of 5

We had a nice stay at Ballaview but a lot of this was due to the company and less to do with the property. There were too many small issues like the toilet seat being broken, toilet door sticking and the power cutting out a number of times due with no access to the fuse box leaving us without power. The hunter valley is a lovely location and this property is reasonably well located in the area but you will need a car or you will be very isolated. I can't imagine I would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Hi Colm,Thank you for your review and feedback from your stay, which we greatly appreciate and we are very sorry that the property did not meet your full expectations. Our maintenance team have been onsite and having inspected the toilet they have advised us that the seat has just moved slightly and the screws required a tightening up. Also they tested the toilet door and confirmed that it does require a firm pull to open. We note that the one occasion when the power went off, that this was attended to and rectified by the owner within 15 minutes of your call. We are glad you enjoyed the Hunter and being a rural area, we agree that having a car is a great idea so you can access and enjoy the cellar doors, restaurants and attractions, not only on the same street as Ballaview, but also in the Lovedale region, only minutes from the property. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Hunter soon, Hunter Valley Stays
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Planet earth
3

not suitable for very hot weather,

  • 3 of 5

There was no a/c in the 2 bottom bedrooms and the A/C units in the other rooms were filthy and needed a service.

We paid for 5 star but got 3.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thanks Paull for your valued feedback. Sorry the property did not meet your expectation. Maintenance has serviced the aircon units and knowing your stay was during our recent 46 degree heat wave, we appreciate that the rooms without aircon would have been hot. Many new and exciting improvements are currently being made to this property so we hope you visit again to experience this property’s refresh.
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Brisbane City, Queensland, Australia
5

Great place - excellent Hunter Valley experience.

  • 5 of 5

This place has everything you want for the perfect Hunerr experience. We had a fabulous family weekend. The bedding is fabulous, excellent bathrooms and the living area the best. Excellent kitchen facilities and a wonderful quiet property.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thanks Tim for your fabulous 5 star review of beautiful Ballaview! Great to have you as our guest and we're so happy you and your family enjoyed all the fabulous facilities at this wonderful property. Hope to host you again very soon. Hunter Valley Stays
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Rates & Availability

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Notes

  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 6 guests. Property has 5 beds and can sleep a maximum 10 guests

    Mandatory Costs
    Booking Fee: $35 per stay

    Optional Costs
    Early check in 12pm: $80 per stay
    Late check out 3pm: $15 per person
    Transfers from: $25 per person
    Concert transfers: $25 per person
    In-house dining: $115 per person
    Wine tours from: $75 per person

    * Ask the owner to arrange these

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