Just under 2 hours from Sydney, and half an hour from the popular Hunter Valley vineyard area,Tilbatilla is found in a beautiful private valley. You will enjoy the peace and tranquility of your own fully equipped comfortable home, with space to walk, relax, and enjoy the views. Children have the space to run and play safely, and your dog will love the freedom also.
Between sandstone bluffs, with a permanent creek winding around the house, cows in the paddocks, bird calls in abundance, grapevines,and orchard, this property is a nature lovers paradise. Just relax on the wrap around verandah or entertaining deck to enjoy the aura and views. On a clear night the stars are amazing, you can spot the falling stars and satellites whilst enjoying the warmth of the safely contained outdoor fire.
The house is fully furnished, cooled with air conditioning in summer, and heated in winter with a wonderful wood fire. The kitchen has been renovated and is ready for guests to cook up a feast. Bedrooms are comfortable, bathrooms clean and every effort will be made to help guests enjoy their stay. Perfect for small gatherings, the quiet valley setting means parties and large gatherings will need prior approval from the owners.
Pets are welcome, subject to the owner's approval, but must be controlled to make sure no disruption to the other animals or the local area occurs.
Six chickens and a rooster live on site to provide fresh eggs for you, in return for feeding and watering them.
Living area - open plan, comfortable furniture, dining table and chairs, TV, DVD player, Music system, Games, Books.
Outside entertaining deck - lots of seating, table and gas BBQ
Kitchen - Modern and new, two ovens, microwave, fridge with water & ice dispenser, coffee pod machine, pantry, pots, pans, etc and some basic non perishable foods such salt and pepper, spices.
Bed One - Queen bed, large ensuite, walk in robe
Bed Two - Queen Bed
Bed Three - Trio bunk (Double bed bottom with single at top) and separate single bed
Main Bathroom - three way with separate toilet and Shower/Spa rooms
Laundry - washing machine with line drying outside
A visit to the main property may be arranged, Here you can meet the animals! Pat a horse, watch the new calves frolic in the paddock. There is a large dam for a swim, or a canoe, and bush walks to enjoy the local eucalyptus woodland. Sometimes you can spot a platypus in the creek, or watch the wallabies coming down to enjoy the sweet green grass. Bird watchers will enjoy the area which has had over 60 different birds identified recently.
The valley is perfect for bike rides, long runs, horse riding or hiking. The Great North Walk crosses the valley close by, making the house a perfect stop on your journey. The Watagan National Park borders the valley and can be accessed nearby.
Just a short drive from the lower Hunter tourist areas it is easy to enjoy the many activities and interesting sights;
Vineyards, Fine restaurants and cellar doors
Hunter Valley Gardens
Hunter Valley Zoo
Golf courses and golf range
Specialist food suppliers - cheese, olives, chocolate
Hot Air ballooning
Historic Wollombi is just a short drive away, and Maitland, Morpeth and Singleton all have interesting sites for history and culture fans.
A day outing to Newcastle with a visit to the harbour promenade, cafes, restaurants and historic areas is also very pleasant.