Sweetacres - The Homestead - Rothbury

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The Homestead - Rothbury Hunter Valley

**ENJOY AN EXTRA NIGHT ON US !** Book 2 nights and receive the 3rd night FREE. Available for all NEW bookings only, made from 17th April 2024 for The Homestead and staying between 17th April 2024 - 30th August 2024. **This offer is not available on Long Weekends, Public Holidays or any Special Events in the Hunter (such as concerts etc.), or in conjunction with other offers or discounts. Promotion available only by contacting Hunter Valley Stays on 0477 010 010, not available online.

The Homestead at Sweetacres (formerly Billabong Moon) is the must stay location on this very special and unique property located on the famous Hermitage Road.
The largest of Sweetacres’ accommodation offerings, The Homestead will make you feel instantly relaxed and welcome. Privately tucked away behind a forest of Casuarina trees, this well-appointed and spacious residence is high on style and ideal for a small group of up to 10 family, friends, concert, or wedding guests to stay together.

Featuring 4 stylish bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, the interiors are beautiful and deliver high style and comfort. Featuring an open plan gourmet kitchen, living, and dining room with vaulted ceilings with French doors that opens to The Homestead’s generous wrap around verandas with views to Sweetacres’ billabong. Entertaining is a joy with a gas BBQ, outdoor dining table and lounge chairs - perfect for a sunset meal or finding a tranquil spot to read a magazine with a glass of wine in hand on warm evenings. 
In the cooler months, snuggle up and reminisce about your Hunter adventures or watch a movie by the wood burning combustion fireplace in the living room and enjoy the comfort of reverse cycle air-conditioning to keep you toasty at night. 

The Homestead at Sweetacres offers so much peace, relaxation, and enjoyment for guests onsite as well as being ideally located to take advantage of the many cellar doors, restaurants, attractions, and activities within moments of your cottage. Sample the delights of Hermitage Road and dine at Botanica, and Piggs Peake. Sample excellent food and brew at The Farm where you can horse ride, take a Segway tour, or meet the animals! Enjoy terrific hospitality whilst wine-tasting at neighbouring Hunter Wine Lab, Wombat Crossing, Thomas Wines, Ironbark Hill Brewhouse, Keith Tulloch or Tintilla. Wedding guests will love being only moments from signature reception venues including Enzo, The White Barn and Greystone Estate. Sweetacres is only 7 minutes’ drive to the Hunter Valley Gardens, The Vintage Golf Course, Roche, and Hope Estates as well as all food and wine delights of Hermitage, Broke and Deasys Roads.

For the active at heart, take a bush walk around Sweetacres’ walking tracks past the billabong and the casuarina woodlands or, wander across the lawn to enjoy The Deck leisure area or a dip in the refreshing shared Guest saltwater pool. You may also like to hire a bike and take the Hermitage Road cycle track to explore the best this destination has on offer. 

We know you’ll love staying at The Homestead and already be planning your next stay before you depart.

Please note The Homestead at Sweetacres is NOT pet friendly. 


Maximum 10 guests or 7 guests in individual beds

Bedroom One - 1 x King Bed (Only) plus 1 King Single Bed and 1 Trundle Bed (on request only) with en-suite (4)
Bedroom Two - 1 x Queen Bed with en-suite (2)
Bedroom Three - 1 x King Bed or 2 x King Singles (2)
Bedroom Four - 1 x Queen Bed (2)

Weekend - 2 night minimum up to 8 guests, $960 per night (Thu-Fri or Fri-Sat or Sat-Sun)
Midweek - 2 night minimum up to 8 guests, $720 per night (Mon-Thurs)
Additional adults $75 per person per night
Additional children 2-13 years $60 per person per night
Infants under 2 years free of charge 

Please note that a $40 booking fee is applicable for all bookings made.

A security deposit/bond of $500 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.

Please contact us for a customised quote for longer stays of 3 nights and over.

A 1-night stay may be accepted at discretion of Management within 14 days of the prospective arrival date. A surcharge is applicable on the 1-night stay, this will be calculated by our staff and quoted to you before the booking is confirmed.

Weekend Public Holiday, Easter, Christmas, and New Year periods require a minimum 3 night stay full weekend rate.

Concert and special event weekends in the Hunter Valley will have a set minimum night requirement to stay and may attract a surcharge.



  • 4 Bedrooms & 4 Bathrooms
  • Air Conditioning - Reverse Cycle
  • BBQ
  • Bathrooms
  • Bathtub
  • Bluetooth speaker
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clingwrap & Aluminium Foil
  • Coffee Machine - Nespresso Pod Machine
  • Cooking pots, crockery, cutlery, glasses, platters
  • Cooktop - Electric
  • DVD player
  • Freshly laundered towels, bed linen and tea towels
  • Fridge
  • Golf Putting Green
  • Hairdryers
  • High Chair & Portacot
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Kitchenette with microwave
  • Linen provided for the stay
  • No Pets
  • Outdoor Gas Heater
  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Oven
  • Ping Pong Table, Darts and Games at The Deck
  • Romantic Stay
  • Self Catering
  • Shampoo, conditioner and body wash
  • Swimming Pool - Resort/Estate Pool
  • TV - Free to Air
  • TV - Streaming apps (guests own login required)
  • Tea, coffee, sugar, salt, pepper & long-life milk
  • WiFi internet - Free

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