Colle Arcano Estate - Pokolbin

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Colle Arcano Estate - Pokolbin

Exceptional Hillside Playground

** Please note that the multi-functional sports court onsite offers only basketball or soccer, court is not used as a Tennis Court. Please also note that the 'spa' section in the pool is not functional. **

** We are pleased to be able to help Donkey Welfare with Heart Inc, providing our paddocks for some of their rescued donkeys, they will be present onsite from time to time. Please respect these donkeys have special needs and are under strict diets. So as tempting as it may be, please do not feed or pat the donkeys and under no circumstances enter the paddocks. ** 

Discover the epitome of elegance and luxury in the heart of Pokolbin. Colle Arcano Estate promises a holiday stay like no other, offering your own private resort oasis perched hillside with views of the Hunter’s iconic rolling vineyards and mountain range beyond.
Perfect for large groups of family and friends, wedding guests or milestone occasions, Colle Arcano Estate features 5 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms across the main house and guest cottage. Please note 1 Bathroom is located outdoors accessed from the covered cabana area.
The main residence exudes a five-star French provincial charm and features 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, two of which are fitted with full sized, clawfoot baths. The guest cottage features a further two bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms.
On arrival, grand gates welcome you along the crushed granite, circular drive into this landscaped retreat. Step inside to be greeted with two inviting living spaces, one for summer and the other with a crackling wood fireplace crafted from hand-hewn stone creating a cosy ambience of the countryside. Both perfect spots to sink into the generous sofas, spend time with loved ones or catch a movie. The French Country style kitchen is an entertainers dream and is complemented by top-of-the-line Smeg appliances. The adjacent dining area features a huge picture window, perfectly framing the views of the lush green back yard, fire pit and rolling hills beyond. You’ll find an opulent games room and bar with a full-sized billiard table overlooking the pool and sensational outdoor entertainment precinct. 
Step outside into a world of leisure and recreation and let the entertainer in you create memorable celebrations, long brunches, long lunches or cocktail hours in the property’s magnificent outdoor entertaining area that has the WOW factor.
As the centrepiece of this property, guests will enjoy a sparkling inground pool, nestled between the house and an undercover entertaining cabana area. Here, you'll find a fully equipped outdoor kitchen, BBQ, pizza oven, ensuring every meal is a culinary delight. 
The large alfresco dining table and lounge zone provide the perfect setting for gatherings while a wet room with toilet and shower adds convenience to your outdoor experience. Adjacent to the pool, a multipurpose basketball court, complete with soccer goals at each end, guarantees endless family fun.
The backyard is a private oasis, featuring a lush green grass area and a generous fire pit zone with a feature sandstone retaining wall. This is where stories are shared, and memories are made under the starlit sky. Enjoy vistas of magical sunsets and watch Angus cows grazing on the rolling hills, immersing yourself in the tranquil beauty of the Hunter Valley.
Additionally, a short walk from the main house, you'll find a charming 2-bedroom cottage. It features a covered alfresco entertaining area with a BBQ, dining table, spa tub and a fire pit ensuring your guests have a luxurious retreat of their own.
Should you wish to venture out and explore, Iron Gate Estate winery, Hanging Tree and Mira Wines are just a short stroll away. Saddlers Creek Wines, Kelman Vineyard, Savannah Estate, Usher Tinkler, Audrey Wilkinson, Ben Ean and Baume Restaurant are all just a short drive away. Duck into Cessnock for some supplies, just 6 minutes away, and do some further sightseeing with Hunter Valley Gardens & Hunter Valley Wildlife Park less then 10 minutes’ drive away.
If you’re seeking a weekend of pure indulgence, relaxation and outdoor adventure, Colle Arcano Estate is your dream destination, just a short 2-hour drive from Sydney. This is your opportunity to have your own private resort, where every moment is infused with luxury and beauty, making it a truly unforgettable Hunter Valley stay.

Please note that this property is NOT pet friendly.

Please note, Colle Arcano Estate has exterior security cameras to monitor the exterior of the home only for the protection of the property.  Security cameras are commonplace at many of our rural properties. Footage is private and remains the property of the owner, and will only be used for insurance liability reasons, to monitor occupancy and other policies noted in our Terms & Conditions. They, in no way, are there to infringe upon the expectation of privacy of guests in these exterior areas. To disable or obscure the cameras is prohibited and may result in loss of security deposit or eviction.

Maximum 10 adults and 2 children or 8 adults and 2 children in individual beds
Please note that one of the 5.5 Bathrooms is an outdoor bathroom located in the cabana beside the pool near the Main House.

Main House
Bedroom One - 1 King Bed (Only) with ensuite (2)
Bedroom Two - 1 Queen Bed with ensuite (2)
Bedroom Three –  2 Bunk Beds (please note the two bottom bunks will fit 1 adult each. The two top bunks are suitable for children aged under 13 years only). (4) 

Il Capannone Cottage
Bedroom One - 1 King Bed or Two King Singles (2)
Bedroom Two - 1 King Bed or Two King Singles (2)


Weekend - minimum 2 nights for up to 10 guests (adults or children) $1,600 per night (Thu-Fri or Fri-Sat or Sat-Sun)
Midweek - minimum 2 nights for up to 10 guests (adults or children) $1,200 per night (Mon-Thu)
Extra children aged 2-12 are charged at $60 per child per night.
Infants under 2 are free.

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

A security deposit/bond of $1500 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.

This Private Home is proudly Property Managed by Hunter Valley Stays on the Owner’s behalf.



  • 5 Bedrooms & 5.5 Bathrooms (1 Outdoor)
  • Acreage
  • Air Conditioning - Reverse Cycle
  • Air conditioning - Ducted
  • BBQ
  • Barbecue Facilities
  • Basketball hoop
  • Bath - Claw Foot
  • Bathroom (Half)
  • Bathrooms
  • Bathtub
  • Books & Board Games - Selection
  • Car Parking - Outdoors
  • Casual outdoor seating
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Children Welcome
  • Clingwrap & Aluminium Foil
  • Coffee Machine - Smeg
  • Cooking pots, crockery, cutlery, glasses, platters
  • Cooktop - Gas
  • Dam
  • Dining Table - Indoor
  • Dining Table - Outdoor
  • Dishwashers x 2
  • Drinks Bar
  • Extensive gardens
  • Firepit
  • Fireplace - Wood
  • Freshly laundered towels, bed linen and tea towels
  • Fridges x 2
  • Full Kitchen
  • Garden
  • Hairdryers
  • High Chair & Portacot
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Kettle & Toaster
  • Laundry - Washer/dryer
  • Linen provided for the stay
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • No Pets
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Outdoor Bar Fridge
  • Outdoor entertainment area - covered
  • Outdoor heated spa/hot tub
  • Outdoor shower
  • Oven- SMEG, 900mm
  • Pizza Oven
  • Pool Table
  • Rural Views
  • Self Catering
  • Shampoo, conditioner and body wash
  • Swimming pool
  • TV - Free to Air
  • TV - Streaming apps (guests own login required)
  • Tea, coffee, sugar, salt, pepper & long-life milk
  • Vineyard Views
  • WiFi internet - Free

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