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Donnybrook Eco Retreat - Valleyview

Bedrooms 1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Do you love getting away from it all in the Australian bush but don’t want to give up the indulgence of a really comfy bed? Perhaps you’re looking for a quick and easy getaway with another couple?

Then it's time to relax in your own luxury permanent tent with amazing bush and rural views. We have two brand new elegant tents with suspended Modwood timber floors, a comfy queen sized bed, your own ensuite and private deck to form the basis of your glamping experience. The tents are linked by raised bridges and decks and are separated by a quirky twelve sided, cedar clad building (yurt) becoming your kitchen and eating area. The yurt can be shared with guests from the other tent, or you can cook your meal in the well equipped kitchen and retreat to the privacy of your own deck for a more intimate experience. You'll have your own fridge and pantry facilities but if you'd like to hang out with friends or meet new ones, you can eat inside the yurt, on the deck overlooking the new dam, or down around the campfire.

Enjoy spectacular sunrises and gorgeous rural views - an innovative way to enjoy nature whilst still treading lightly on the environment.

The site is completely off the grid, collecting its own power and water, supplying your power and lighting requirements - even a USB outlet in each tent to charge your phone. We have utilised environmentally friendly materials and services wherever possible while still providing a luxury experience.

With a hot shower in the ensuite, self catering kitchen and BBQ facilities and fresh farm supplies for breakfasts, you will find the perfect base to explore the local wineries, art galleries or ride bikes along picturesque country roads. Our 100 acres provides opportunity to walk, kayak down the river, chat with the sheep, miniature goats, chickens and ducks or just sit back, throw a line in the dam and enjoy the view.

We have sealed road access and within 1/2 hour you can be in Paterson, Morpeth, Maitland and lots of Hunter Valley wineries. The Valley boasts a wide range of restaurants and cafes. Activities like hot air ballooning, sky-diving, flying lessons are available for the more adventurous.

Except in the Easter and Christmas period, we offer 50% off your third night. Alternatively if you pay for three nights, the fourth night is free.

Why not organise another couple to come 'camping' with you, book out the whole facility and we'll offer you a further 10% off the total bill.

For more information, check out our website or Facebook page.

Minimum Stay: 2 nights (3 nights Long Weekends and Christmas peak)

Note: Our existing self-contained tent is located on another dam about 150m away, so if the dates you require aren't available here, check out our original "Donnybrook Billabong" (property No 101914) or our "Donnybrook Hillview" tent (195701).

More Details

Phil Cornish
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2018


Luskintyre Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing


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(6 traveler reviews)

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Donnybrook Eco Retreat - Valleyview
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We would highly recommend staying.

Extremely relaxing and beautiful, with a very nice personal touch from the owner.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Lauren’s, come back soon. Phil
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A getaway you realy need to getaway too

  • 5 of 5

Its a perfect place to relax and do nothing if you wish , Thats not exactly what I did though, I walked the trales checked out the local livestock befriended the native wildlife ,even went to town and checked out Midlife crisis cars wow . And there was more to do that I could have done , winery's choclate tours and more . Check it out its worth it .

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Definitely one of the most relaxing places ever.

  • 5 of 5

Second time back. The scenery is so surreal , so blissful , the nature itself is it’s backdrop. Heaps of animals cruising by you such as cows , sheeps, lambs and all sorts of birds including ducks where I managed to to feed. It was amazing.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for that Amanda and George. Come back soon. Phil
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Peaceful and restful. Book it now

  • 5 of 5

We just loved our stay at Donnybrook. It was lovely to get away from the city, get back to nature but still have the luxuries of a bed, bathroom, kitchen, fire pit and of course the views. Nice additions are the breakfast supplies (the pancake mix and fresh eggs especially) and the short drive to many wineries, not that you need the latter. Can’t wait to visit again.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

Had such a great time in donnybrook for a four day weekend. the property was beyond beautiful and the accommodation had everything sorted for us! Phil was lovely and very helpful and even stocked the fridge full of delicious goodies to make our stay even more wonderful. Will definitely be going back !

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Simone for your kind thoughts. Look forward to having you back again soon. Phil
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Bondi Junction, New South Wales, Australia

The perfect weekend away from the city!

  • 5 of 5

The eco tents are perfect for a weekend away to relax away from the city. All the comforts of a 5-star (boutique) hotel but right in the middle of nature. My partner and I felt very recharged after our weekend at Donnybrook. Don't forget to unzip each of the sides on the tent in the morning and jump back into bed to soak in the views.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
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Other Activities:

Hunter Valley Wineries/Concert


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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