1. Australia
  2. NSW
  3. Hunter
  4. Hunter Valley
  5. #131898

'Tara-Lee': A Step Back in Time...

House, Hunter Valley

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 44 reviews

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Min 1 - 3 nights stay

8 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
2 bathrooms



'Tara-Lee' is a perfect location for your get-away to the Hunter Valley Wine Region. Five minutes to concert venues, gardens, wineries. This magnificent historical property circa 1910 boasts traditional elegance and original features alongside the convenience of contemporary living. This superior home is centrally located in Cessnock and only a five-minute walk from the town centre. The property is ideal for 2 to 8 guests, for a single night through to a long stay.

'Tara-Lee' sleeps up to 8 people in the following configuration: 2 queen sized beds, 1 double bed, 1 king single bed, 1 sofa bed. There is also a single fold-away bed in the main bedroom and a fold-away cot.

Relax and cool off in the magnificent pool and enjoy the views to the mountains out on the back verandah and BBQ area.

'Tara-Lee' boasts its original timber flooring, high timber ceilings, open fire-place in the formal dining room, stained glass and patterned glass windows, french doors to the side and rear verandas, original wood-fuel kitchen stove and oven, modern kitchen appliances including gas cooktop, ducted air conditioning throughout, gas heating and a fully-equiped kitchen.

There is lock-up garage parking for 3-4 cars. The home is spacious and well-equipped with superior kitchen appliances and TV, blu-ray, surround sound system. You will certainly enjoy your stay in the Hunter in this outstanding home.


Complementary bottle of local wine and chocolates waiting for you on arrival

Arrival/departure times are negotiable. Check in is generally from 2:00pm on your date of arrival and Check out is generally by 10:00am on your nominated departure date. Anytime check-in and departures will be offered where possible at no extra charge

Pet friendly, fully-fenced and secure yard, two kennels available, bowls for water and food supplied

Private, secluded yard

Large swimming pool with water fountains

Lock up garage for 3-4 cars

51" TV with Blu-Ray, DVD AND CD player, surround sound

Selection of DVDs, books and games including children's books, DVDs, toys and games

Ceiling fans

Ducted air-conditioning

Gas fire in Family Room

Laundry facilities

One large, Federation bathroom

Ensuite in main bedroom

Three large bedrooms bed 1 - 1 queen; bed 2 - 1 queen; bed 3 - 1 queen and 1 king single. In addition: Portable cot, sofa bed and foldaway bed all with linen supplied.

Your linen and towels are supplied


Fully-equiped modern kitchen with gas cooktop

Tea, coffee, hot chocolate, Milo and milk are supplied

BBQ facilities

Croquet Lawn and Croquet Set

Solar Power

ACCOMMODATION RATES FOR 'TARA-LEE' current for July 2017 - June 2018

1 Standard Weekend: arrive on Friday and depart on Sunday - $1,120

2 Long Weekends: weekend plus 1 night $1,320, plus 2 nights $1,520, plus 3 nights $1,620, plus 4 nights $1,720

3 Two Night Mid-Week: $920

4 Three Night Mid-Week: $1,220

5 Four Night Mid-Week: $1,320

6 Five Night Mid-Week: $1,420

7 Single Weeknights Sunday through to Thursday: $650 per night

8 Single Weekend Night Friday or Saturday or Public Holiday nights: $750 per night

9 Week 7 nights: $1,820

10 8 or more nights: rate based on $250 per night

minimum 2 night stay for public holidays.

Payment may be made using Stayz On-line secure payment services or by direct deposit. A deposit is required at the time of booking. A service fee of 2 is charged by Stayz for guests paying via the Stayz on-line secure payment service.

A 10 discount applies for repeat bookings where payment is made by direct deposit.


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Dishwasher, Parking, Private pool, Washing machine

Air conditioning Books Ceiling fan Children welcome Clothes dryer Coffee maker Cot Deck/Patio Dining Dishes and utensils Dishwasher DVD player Fireplace Games Garage Hair dryer Heating Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Linens provided Living room Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Pantry items Parking Pets allowed Private pool Refrigerator Stereo Stove Television Toaster Towels provided Toys Video library Washing machine Wood stove
'Tara-Lee': A Step Back in Time... is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 44.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely period charm Beautiful house, comfortable with everything you need plus a shady entertaining deck and pool, just right for lazy afternoons post hunter cellar-door visits!
Date published: 2017-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful home We had a wonderful and relaxing few nights here at Tara-Lee. The home was amazing with all the little touches of history and very well maintained for its age. Very close to shops which was only 3min drive or about 10mim stroll. Also very close to hunter valley vineyards...only 15min drive. We loved the extra touches like fresh flowers in the vases and complimentary wine and chocolates on our arrival. Thank you!
Date published: 2017-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Federation home with a lovely feel My family and I stayed at Tara-Lee for a family Hunter Valley getaway and it was perfect! The location is fantastic; being high on a hill means great views of the mountains and it feels private and secluded while still only being a minute from town and 10 minutes from the vineyards. The home itself is beautifully decorated in the Federation style and has a lovely homely feel, everyone was so impressed! We will definitely be coming back! Thank you Karen and John!
Date published: 2017-07-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT STAY! My family stayed at Tara Lee over the weekend and it was a weekend to remember. A bit Chilly inside the house at night, but that is winter for you. Everything that we needed was there. Would definitely be coming back to Tara Lee in the future. Thank you
Date published: 2017-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect setting for a much needed break! Tara-Lee was fantastic: equipped with absolutely everything, and immaculately kept, it provided the hassle and stress-free break we were after, close to the Hunter's wineries. All four adults, two kids and one dog had a fun and relaxing time! Even the weather was on our side, warming up enough so we could make use of the pool. Thank you!!
Date published: 2017-04-17
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