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The Wattle Lodge "Escape to Country Paradise"

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

The Wattle Lodge is self contained accommodation, located on a 100 acre grazing property held by the owners family since the 1850' s in the idyllic Glendon Brook district near Singleton, in the heart of the Hunter Valley.2 hours drive from Hornsby,Sydney.

The eco friendly Lodge provides all the comforts with 2 bedrooms(Queen and twin) with en suites for up to 4 guests, kitchenette, dining and living area.Designed with bushfire and ESD standards, solar hot water, rainwater tank.

A deck to relax on with a fully equipped BBQ,whilst taking in the breathtaking views of the rolling hills and countryside and incredible starry skies to view at night!

No parties allowed and please respect the neighbours and all noise must be kept to a minimum.

DOG STAYS are available by request for well behaved, immunised dogs and all care and responsibility must be taken by the dog owners at all times.They have a dog proof garden, extra towels, and an outdoor hose.

Just bring your dog's basket/bed, toys and food!

Please check with owners before bringing your dog!

2017 December -"The Wattle Lodge" accommodation has won 1st place in the Australia Wide Span Sheds Competition in the Home Category!

"Our guests are made MOST WELCOME"

More Details

Owner
Winn Drinan and James Drinan
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

Why Winn Drinan and James Drinan chose Glendon Brook

The Wattle Lodge is on our rural cattle grazing property which has been held by the Drinan family since 1856.

What makes this lodge unique

The Lodge was custom built to give guests a tranquil country escape experience.

The views of the countryside are amazing and relaxing on the front deck can take all yours cares away looking at the view and the wonderful starry nights!

The family pooch is allowed to come and stay.!. Doggy play ground and Pet safe dog run is located next to the Lodge.

Please ask before bringing your dog....

Amenities

Glendon Brook Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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The Wattle Lodge "Escape to Country Paradise"
average rating of 4.868421 based on 38 reviews
Orange, NSW, Australia
5

Wonderful Hidden Gem in the Upper Hunter

  • 5 of 5

We were met on arrival by Winn and Roger and they explained the way the lodge operates. One of the main reasons we selected Wattle Lodge was to be able to have our two Border Collies with us. Wattle Lodge is an excellent example of catering for our furry friends whilst still providing all the necessities that we needed too. We wanted a peaceful and tranquil weekend and Wattle Lodge provided us with that. A cosy well equipped and furnished cabin, lovely views over the rolling hills and valleys while still being only 20 minutes from "civilisation" in Singleton. This jewel is a rarity for couples like us with dogs and we will definitely be back again soon.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to have met you all. So pleased to hear you enjoyed our lovely Lodge and rural property... We always aim to make our guests "Most Welcome"!
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Umina Beach, New South Wales, Australia
5

Simply amazing!!!!

  • 5 of 5

It was just amazing escape for all of us. Roger and Winn are delightful couple, property and location are breathtaking and lodge comfortable, cosy and spotless....Dolly came to see hello few times as well.... we absolutely loved it...our little Mia is already asking when we will go back again....very soon...definitely!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing The Wattle Lodge for your getaway! We enjoyed having you all stay and thank you for leaving the Lodge so neat and tidy Look forward to your return visit!
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
5

Perfect Hunter Vallery Escape

  • 5 of 5

The Wattle Lodge is the perfect Hunter Valley escape. Fantastic vistas off the verandah, well manicured grounds and very well appointed internally for a comfortable stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying our lovely Lodge, we are so pleased you all enjoyed your stay. We look forward to a return visit one day in the future,when you need a break in the country!
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
5

Beautiful surrounds

  • 5 of 5

The location of this property is beautiful. Although located very close to the road, all living is on the other side of the house and the view is spectacular and serene. The property was quaint yet spacious. Nice and clean. The main bed however could use updating as could the sofa.

The hosts are very helpful and would offer any help immediately. Made us feel very welcome.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for selecting our lovely Lodge for your getaway! We do like to be asked before bringing your dog,before arrival. We always aim to make our guests Most Welcome.
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
5

Outstanding property

  • 5 of 5

Our short stay at "Wattle Lodge" was immediately relaxing . Our hosts Roger, Winn and James were most welcoming . Roger has a wealth of knowledge of his family's and the local history. The views from the front verandah are panoramic and at night the star filled sky is breathtaking. You have set a standard, that for us weary travellers, will be hard to match elsewhere.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for spending the weekend in our lovely Lodge. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you all again,when you need an "Escape to the Country".
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Fairy Hill, New South Wales, Australia
4

A Quiet Retreat

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our (unfortunately) short stay in this spotless and comfortable cottage. It's great to be able to include the furry family members when travelling. We were all made feel most welcome.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying in The Wattle Lodge, for your short break when travelling. It was lovely to have meet you all including your adorable little dog "Theo". See you next time!
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