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Degen Estate - Pokolbin Hunter Valley

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Overview
9 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
20 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Whether you are looking for a luxurious country home for your family holiday, large group of friends, wedding destination or a corporate vine stay experience, Degen Estate will delight you and your guests. Located high above the surrounding vineyards with sweeping views across the Brokenback Range, the 54 acre estate of Degen Wines is privately set in the beating heart of the Hunter Valley wine country. Degen Estate features designer interiors throughout the large open-plan house, with five bedrooms as well as two self-contained cottages, each with two bedrooms. The Estate offers 9 spacious bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms comfortably accommodating up to 20 guests. The main house directly overlooks the vineyard of Degen Wines and is set amongst manicured lawns, an established fruit orchard and n...Whether you are looking for a luxurious country home for your family holiday, large group of friends, wedding destination or a corporate vine stay experience, Degen Estate will delight you and your guests. Located high above the surrounding vineyards with sweeping views across the Brokenback Range, the 54 acre estate of Degen Wines is privately set in the beating heart of the Hunter Valley wine country. Degen Estate features designer interiors throughout the large open-plan house, with five bedrooms as well as two self-contained cottages, each with two bedrooms. The Estate offers 9 spacious bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms comfortably accommodating up to 20 guests. The main house directly overlooks the vineyard of Degen Wines and is set amongst manicured lawns, an established fruit orchard and native trees. Perfect for entertaining, enjoy the wide paved verandahs, BBQ area and travertine pool terrace which leads to the stunning swimming pool. On the western side, the inviting Summer House with its deep lounges and its’ own private deck is perfect for watching the beautiful sunsets. The living room features comfortable leather lounges and is perfect for relaxing with a book or watching your favourite film on the widescreen TV. The fully equipped contemporary galley-style kitchen has European appliances, stone benchtops and everything you would need to cater for your large group. The huge custom-made dining table dominates the room and brings everyone together making every meal a special occasion. The accompanying self-contained cottages each have two bedrooms and feature luxury bedding, a modern bathroom, kitchen and open living space spilling out to an open verandah with BBQ and private views of the vineyards. You will only be moments to surrounding vineyards and concert venues such as Bimbadgen Estate and Hope Estate, The Vintage Golf Resort and within five minutes of the Hunter Expressway. Your first wine tasting of course is just a short walk away at the charming cellar door of Degen Wines. ACCOMMODATION - DEGEN ESTATE Degen Estate can accommodate up to 20 guests or 20 guests in individual beds. HOUSE plus TWO COTTAGES - 18-20 guests Bedroom One - King bed or two king singles Bedroom Two - King bed or two king singles Bedroom Three - King bed or two king singles Bedroom Four - King bed or two king singles Bedroom Five - King bed or two king singles Cottage 1- Bedroom One - King bed or two king singles Cottage 1- Bedroom Two - King bed or two king singles Cottage 2- Bedroom One - King bed or two king singles Cottage 2- Bedroom Two - King bed or two king singles Degen Estate has two foldaway beds available for the main house only to take accommodation numbers to 20 if required. Weekend - minimum 2 nights, for up to 18 guests is $2600 per night (Use of house and two cottage - 9 bedrooms) (Thu-Fri, Fri-Sat, or Sat-Sun) Midweek - minimum 2 nights, for up to 18 guests is $1975 per night (Use of house and two cottage - 9 bedrooms) (Mon-Tues-Wed) Additional adults above the minimum of 18 are charged at $90 per person per night. Additional children above the minimum of 18 are charged at $60 per child per night. Infants under 2 years free of charge. Please note if Sunday checkin then please add $500 weekend cleaning charge SECURITY DEPOSIT A security deposit/bond of $2000.00 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. CATERING and IN HOUSE CHEFS All in-house chefs and caterers to Degen Estate are exclusively provided and managed by our partners Hunter Concierge on-site. NOTES 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 must be a minimum of 18 guests, and a concert surcharge may apply. MIDWEEK BOOKINGS and LONGER STAYS Please contact us for a quote. Discounts are available on midweek stays and longer stays of 4 nights and over. Additional amenities include: bluetooth speaker, air conditioning - reverse cycle, kitchen with dishwasher, wifi internet - free, air conditioning - ducted, outdoor entertainment area, TV - multiple units, coffee machine - nespresso machine, cooking pots, crockery, cutlery, glasses, platters, freshly laundered towels and linen, bathtub, bath - spa, cooktop - gas, hairdryers, iron/ironing board, laundry - washer only, shampoo, conditioner and body wash, parking - carport, TV - free to air & foxtel, tea, coffee, sugar, salt and pepper.More
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Hunter Valley Stays
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2011
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Reviewed 12 March 2019

We had a lovely time at Degen Estate on the occasion of my daughter's wedding. By utilising both cottages and the main house we had our whole family together including the bridesmaids which made wedding preparation easy. The house is stunning, well located with stunning...More

Date of stay: March 2019
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HunterValleyStays_AU, VR Owner at Degen Estate - Pokolbin Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2019

Thank you Robyn, it was our absolute pleasure to welcome you to Degen Estate on the occasion of your daughter's wedding. We're thrilled that your large group all enjoyed the property and hope that we will be able to welcome you back again as our...More

Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

We booked both the Degen Estate and Hillcrest house to celebrate our wedding weekend with a group of our closest friends. It was absolutely perfect for us and the staff at Hunter Valley Stays were more than helpful. The property was beautiful and was more...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Danielyhuang
HunterValleyStays_AU, VR Owner at Degen Estate - Pokolbin Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2019

Thank you for your glowing review Daniel, it was our absolute pleasure to host you for your wedding weekend at Degen Estate. We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. With thanks from the Team at Hunter Valley Stays.

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Reviewed 29 October 2018

“The property was magnificent and was exactly as we expected from the pictures on the internet. We had my parents 60th wedding anniversary over the weekend and it was ideal. The kitchen was amazing for catering, the views beautiful, and the pool refreshing. So lovely...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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HunterValleyStays88, VR Owner at Degen Estate - Pokolbin Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

It was our pleasure to host you and your guests at Degen Estate for this very special milestone anniversary. We were delighted to read that you were wowed by the property, inside and out. We look forward to welcoming you back again as our valued...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful place to come together with family as I prepared for my wedding Every room was incredible and every need was accommodated for. Thank you for an amazing stay. We will definitely be back.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank julesla2018
HunterValleyStays88, VR Owner at Degen Estate - Pokolbin Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

It was our absolute pleasure to host your family for your wedding weekend and we are delighted that you enjoyed the property. We look forward to hosting you again very soon. With thanks from the Team at Hunter Valley Stays.

Reviewed 6 August 2018

The property was excellence in every aspect. The booking and extra service from John was amazing. The personal attention and phone calls were really appreciated. Cannot speak highly enough of the whole process. We were there as a retreat from work and to plan for...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Kerrie S
HunterValleyStays88, VR Owner at Degen Estate - Pokolbin Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

What a wonderful review for Degen Estate Kerrie. It was our absolute pleasure to host you and your team at the property for your retreat and we're delighted that the environment could not have been better! We look forward to welcoming you back. With thanks...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Ask
Staffed Property
DVD Player
Cooker
Grill
Refrigerator
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Ceiling Fans
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Balcony
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Terrace
Toaster
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There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby
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