Vico Monti, Awarded the 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for providing consistently outstanding experiences and whose owners offer first-class customer service to their guests.
Vico Monti is a beautifully styled 4 bedroom house and 1 bedroom guest studio with pool table, bocce court and plunge pool with deck, all set on twenty-five acres with hillside views of this estates private vineyard. Located in the heart of the Hunter, Vico Monti is the perfect place for 13 guests to enjoy the good life. In true Italian style, this beautiful accommodation has been designed with hospitality in mind and features spacious indoor and outdoor areas to bring friends and family together to entertain, relax, swim and celebrate with fine wines. Vico Monti has everything for an ideal vineyard stay. The open plan and light-filled interiors are so welcoming and provide guests with large informal living, dining and alfresco areas to enjoy in all seasons.
Centrally located on the popular Hermitage Road food and wine trail, Vico Monti is located 200 metres from the popular Ironbark Hill Vineyard making it perfect for wedding guests celebrating at Enzo weddings, or planning to enjoy a paddle of craft beer, wines, live music and bistro at the Ironbark Hill Brewhouse. Foodies will be spoilt for choice with Yellow Billy restaurant at the Piggs Peake winery, just a stroll away, plus the highly awarded Muse Kitchen and Botanica restaurants only a short drive from the property. Explore nearby stunning boutique cellar doors such as Tintilla, Keith Tulloch, Wombat Crossing, or venture to the Hunter Valley Gardens, Vintage Golf Course or famous Hunter Valley Wineries such as Tyrells, Brokenwood, Leogate and McGuigan Wines just one a street away.
Guests enter via a spacious alfresco living and dining room, designed to be cool in the Hunter summer after a dip in the plunge pool which is available from October 2019, or in winter it’s the perfect place to share a bottle of premium single vineyard Vico Monte wine and Hunter Valley cheeses. Perfect for alfresco this beautiful space has a dining table for 12. The centrepiece of this room is a stunning, hand crafted sandstone fireplace surrounded by deep comfortable wicker lounges, perfect for fireside evenings in any season. Entertain on the adjoining barbeque terrace with vineyard views or relax in the alfresco room where guests can take in the picture-frame views of the house paddock vineyard in any season.
The main house features a wood burning stove, a gourmet kitchen with dishwasher, microwave and electric cooktop and oven - perfect for entertaining groups of families and friends. The main house features four bedrooms, two generous bathrooms and laundry facilities. The guest studio features a bedroom with queen bed plus single daybed, and separate bathroom with shower. The studio’s living area features a comfortable queen sofa-bed for any additional guests, as well as pool table and bar.
A great way to explore the area is to stroll or bike hire on the Hermitage Road cycleway that runs all the way along Hermitage Road, linking more than a dozen wineries along the vine-lined route from the New England Highway in the north to Broke Road in the south. There are several places where you can hire bikes on the Trail and set off on your two-wheel adventure.
Vico Monte is a property that will embrace you and have you returning to, time and time again.
Please note that this property is NOT pet friendly.
Maximum 13 guests or 8 guests in separate beds.
Bedroom One - 1 Queen bed
Bedroom Two - 1 Queen bed
Bedroom Three - 1 King Bed or 2 King Singles
Bedroom Four - 1 Queen bed
Studio - 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Day Bed
1 Queen sofabed available in lounge of the studio on request only.
Weekend - for up to 8 guests $920 per night Thu-Fri or Fri-Sat or Sat-Sun
Midweek - for up to 8 guests $690 per night Mon-Thu
Extra guests are charged at $90 per person per night.
Children under 13 years are charged at $60 per child per night.
Infants under 2 are free.
A security deposit/bond of $800 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.
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 3-4 night stay and charged at full weekend rate.
Concert weekends must be a minimum of 10 guests.
Please contact us for a quote. Discounts are available on midweek stays and longer stays of 4 nights and over.