Whether you are looking for a luxurious country home for your family holiday, large group of friends, wedding destination or a corporate vine stay experience, Degen Estate will delight you and your guests.
Located high above the surrounding vineyards with sweeping views across the Brokenback Range, the 54 acre estate of Degen Wines is privately set in the beating heart of the Hunter Valley wine country.
Degen Estate features designer interiors throughout the large open-plan house, with five bedrooms as well as two self-contained cottages, each with two bedrooms. The Estate offers 9 spacious bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms comfortably accommodating up to 20 guests.
The main house directly overlooks the vineyard of Degen Wines and is set amongst manicured lawns, an established fruit orchard and native trees. Perfect for entertaining, enjoy the wide paved verandahs, BBQ area and travertine pool terrace which leads to the stunning swimming pool. On the western side, the inviting Summer House with its deep lounges and its’ own private deck is perfect for watching the beautiful sunsets. The living room features comfortable leather lounges and is perfect for relaxing with a book or watching your favourite film on the widescreen TV. The fully equipped contemporary galley-style kitchen has European appliances, stone benchtops and everything you would need to cater for your large group. The huge custom-made dining table dominates the room and brings everyone together making every meal a special occasion.
The accompanying self-contained cottages each have two bedrooms and feature luxury bedding, a modern bathroom, kitchen and open living space spilling out to an open verandah with BBQ and private views of the vineyards.
You will only be moments to surrounding vineyards and concert venues such as Bimbadgen Estate and Hope Estate, The Vintage Golf Resort and within five minutes of the Hunter Expressway.
Your first wine tasting of course is just a short walk away at the charming cellar door of Degen Wines.
Please note that this property is NOT pet friendly.
ACCOMMODATION - DEGEN ESTATE
Minimum 18 guests up to a maximum of 20 guests or 18-20 guests in individual beds
HOUSE plus TWO COTTAGES - 18-20 guests
Bedroom One - King bed or two king singles
Bedroom Two - King bed or two king singles
Bedroom Three - King bed or two king singles
Bedroom Four - King bed or two king singles
Bedroom Five - King bed or two king singles
Cottage 1- Bedroom One - King bed or two king singles
Cottage 1- Bedroom Two - King bed or two king singles
Cottage 2- Bedroom One - King bed or two king singles
Cottage 2- Bedroom Two - King bed or two king singles
Degen Estate has two foldaway beds available for the main house only to take accommodation numbers to 20 if required
Weekend - minimum 2 nights, for up to 18 guests is $2600 per night Use of house and two cottage - 9 bedrooms Thu-Fri, Fri-Sat, or Sat-Sun
Midweek - minimum 2 nights, for up to 18 guests is $1975 per night Use of house and two cottage - 9 bedrooms Mon-Tues-Wed
Additional adults above the minimum of 18 are charged at $90 per person per night.
Additional children above the minimum of 18 are charged at $60 per child per night.
Infants under 2 years free of charge
Please note if Sunday checkin then please add $500 weekend cleaning charge
A security deposit/bond of $2000.00 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.
CATERING and IN HOUSE CHEFS
All in-house chefs and caterers to Degen Estate are exclusively provided and managed by our partners Hunter Concierge on-site.
Weekend Public Holiday bookings must be a minimum 3 night stay at full weekend rate.
Easter, Christmas and New Year are a 3-4 night stay and charged at full weekend rate.
Concert weekends must be a minimum of 18 guests, and a concert surcharge may apply.
MIDWEEK BOOKINGS and LONGER STAYS
Please contact us for a quote. Discounts are available on midweek stays and longer stays of 4 nights and over.
Please note that over the weekends mentioned below there is a house minimum that applies;
23rd – 25th February 2018
9th – 11th March 2018
18th – 20th May 2018
Please note that over the weekends mentioned below there is a house minimum and 10 surcharge that applies;
9th – 11th March 2018
6th – 8th April 2018