Florence Cottage is a Federation home (circa 1910) of undeniable character. The ideal base for your Hunter Valley getaway, this picturesque weatherboard cottage is situated a short walk from the Cessnock town centre while the region’s famed gardens, wineries and concert venues are all only a short drive away.
Embodying the charm of yesteryear, Florence Cottage is ideally suited to romantic getaways, family holidays, business trips and bridal parties. We invite you to stay at Florence Cottage the next time you visit the Hunter.
Situated in the heart of Cessnock, Florence Cottage is a four-bedroom Federation period home that offers guests home-style comforts and convenient access to the surrounding region.
Shielded from the street by green shrubbery and featuring bull nose verandahs and architectural flourishes that call to mind the charms of yesteryear, the recently renovated home promises a memorable stay.
An original wood-fired stove occupies pride of place in the eat-in-kitchen, while stained glass windows, timber floorboards and other period details coexist with an LCD TV and air conditioning in a harmonious blend of old and new.
Florence Cottage sleeps up to 7 people in comfort. Ideal for either a weekend getaway or a longer stay, the sleeping arrangements comprise one Queen room, two Double rooms and one Single room. The bedrooms all feature tasteful furnishings, period light fittings and quality linens.
Plush lounges, stained glass windows and abundant natural light define the Florence Cottage lounge room. It is the perfect place to relax after a day of wine tastings and sightseeing or converse with family and friends.
Featuring an endearingly rustic aesthetic, The Florence Cottage kitchen will inspire your inner gourmand. Bathed in natural light and featuring a gas stove, microwave, fridge, ample bench space and a full complement of dinnerware, cutlery and glassware, the Florence Cottage kitchen comes equipped with everything you need to prepare an intimate meal for two or a dinner party for eight.
Dinner is served. The Florence Cottage dining room seats eight in comfort around the original timber table. Double glass doors, wicker bottomed chairs, tasteful wallpaper and muted lighting set the tone while heirloom crystal and a vintage china cabinet contribute to the ambience. Enjoy a good meal, conversation and the clinking of glasses in the Florence Cottage dining room.
Greenery abounds at Florence Cottage. A manicured Buxus hedge shields the cottage from the street and drooping Jacaranda trees and thriving grape vines set the tone. A large level yard provides somewhere for the kids to run around and is the ideal spot for a summer BBQ. Visitors with small pets will appreciate the fully enclosed grounds (Pet owners are asked to check with the owner prior to booking).