Puddleduck House is named after Beatrix Potter’s famous book, and like the beloved classic, features a rural farmyard. This 5 bedroom, 2 bathroom accommodation is perfect for 10 guests and is set on 5 acres in Nulkaba on the edge of Hunter Valley Wine Country.
Conveniently located 5.1 kilometres from Cessnock Airport, 5.5 kilometres to Crowne Plaza Golf Course and just 15.8 kilometres from the Hunter Valley Gardens, guests will be spoilt for choice with plenty of nearby attractions and iconic cellar doors. Visit Ernest Hill Vineyard, Capercaillie Wines, De Bortoli, Hungerford Hill, Petersons Sparkling House, Lakes Folly, Allandale Wines or concerts venues such at Hope Estate. The estate sits just a short walk from the popular Mighty Hunter, a great craft brewery and restaurant with delicious beer, wines, food, and outdoor beer garden and kids play area – a great option to relax on the weekend.
With loads of room for all your friends and family to relax, Puddleduck House has ducted, reverse cycle air-conditioning throughout as well as fans and features a stunning pool, fully equipped kitchen with Nespresso coffee machine, dining room with combustion wood fireplace, three separate living areas, a super outdoor covered patio area with gas BBQ perfect for casual dining, free to air TV, Nintendo Wii games system, Netflix, Wifi, games room with pool table, table tennis and foosball as well as garden games to keep everyone entertained. For the sporty types, there is also a small gym and laundry facilities are provided. Puddleduck House is pet friendly for small dogs* and you are welcome to bring your horse, make use of the stables and acreage, tack room and recreational outdoor arena**. Plus, there is plenty of parking for your float. Please note additional charges will apply to bring your pet.
The location of Puddleduck House also makes it ideal for Hunter Valley wedding guest accommodation for those celebrating at St Patrick Church, Nulkaba, Petersons Sparkling House, Pokolbin, Lovedale Chapel, Moravia Park, Dark Horse or Wandin Valley in Lovedale. Concert pick up is also just a stroll down the road.
Plan your next Wine Country visit with family, friends and pets to Puddleduck House.
*Please note the property owners accept only small dogs under 10 kilograms on application and house rules apply. The acreage is not fully fenced and has farm fencing only.
**Usage of the equestrian arena is strictly subject to approval, on application only and is subject to the provision of a current insurance certificate prior to guest arrival.
Puddleduck House is proudly Property Managed by Hunter Valley Stays, a Licenced Real Estate Agent.
GUEST NOTE: Puddleduck House is a private home approved to host accommodation guests registered with Hunter Valley Stays only and is not a venue for events, functions or vendors.
FIREPLACES & FIREPITS – Please note the fireplace is available between April and October and firewood is supplied only during these months. No other fires are permitted to be lit on the property at any time due to rural fire hazards.
Maximum 10 guests or 6 guests in individual beds
Bedroom One - Queen bed (2)
Bedroom Two - Queen bed (2)
Bedroom Three - Queen bed (2)
Bedroom Four - Queen bed (2)
Bedroom Five - Tri bunk Double bed on the bottom and a single bed on the top (2)
TARIFFS WEEKEND RATES (2 nights) (Thu-Fri or Fri-Sat or Sat-Sun)
Weekend - minimum 2 nights for up to 10 guests (adults or children) $950 per night
Midweek - minimum 2 nights for up to 10 guests (adults or children) $712 per night
Infants under 2 years are free.
Please note that a $40 booking fee is applicable for all bookings made.
SECURITY DEPOSIT A security deposit/bond of $1000.00 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.
MIDWEEK BOOKINGS & LONGER STAYS Please contact us for a quote. Discounts are available on midweek stays and longer stays of 4 nights and over.
NOTES - One-night stays are available midweek. Weekend one-night stays may be available but will attract a surcharge. Weekend Public Holiday bookings must a minimum 3-night stay at full weekend rate. Easter, Christmas and New Year are a 3 night stay and charged at full weekend rate. Concert weekends and Special Events must be a minimum of 8 guests and surcharges may apply.
This Private Home is proudly Property Managed by Hunter Valley Stays on the Owner’s behalf.