1. Australia
  2. NSW
  3. Sydney
  4. Hawkesbury River
  5. #77005

CORNWALLIS HOUSE Hawkesbury

House, Hawkesbury River

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 83 reviews

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Min 2 - 3 nights stay

8 guests
4 bedrooms
4 beds
4 bathrooms

Description

WHOLE HOUSE..... WHOLE GROUP..... WHOLE HOLIDAY .....

Situated on a quiet country lane with no through traffic, and hidden among citrus orchards on the banks of the tranquil Hawkesbury River you will find Cornwallis House, a luxurious holiday home, ideal for those looking to find the perfect escape.

WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE CORNWALLIS HOUSE FOR YOUR NEXT GETAWAY.....

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This property has many unique features that set it apart from others, such as

Four extra large king size bedrooms, all with French doors opening onto a verandah or terrace.

Each bedroom has it's own private en-suite bathroom rare to find.

Each of the 4 x king beds can be split into separate long single twin beds if required

The house accommodates 8 people in absolute comfort or maximum of 12 with 4 x extra beds.

Spacious house with massive wraparound verandahs, sitting on acres of grounds

Absolute riverfront

Picturesque setting amongst a working orange orchard

Most amazing "WOW" 360 degree views of the river and surrounding rural countryside

Fully equipped kitchen - nothing to bring.

Breakfast provisions for 8 people on the first morning are included in the rate

So close to the city, yet feels like you're way out in the country

Bonus extra night on Sundays makes it great value for money subject to availability

ABOUT CORNWALLIS HOUSE:

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LOCATION: -

Conveniently located on Sydney's north west doorstep in the "lowlands" region of the upper Hawkesbury Valley - a little pocket of paradise only 4 minutes drive from Windsor and just over a 1 hour drive from the city centre.

The surrounding area is a flat rural picturesque patchwork of citrus orchards, small agricultural farms, turf farms, equestrian stud farms and polo fields.

Cornwallis House is a grand and charming two storey Queenslander style house blending with its surroundings perfectly. The interior is contemporary and stylish, creating an atmosphere of elegant comfort and total relaxation.

This house provides guests with a level of comfort, space, privacy and relaxation unmatched in the area.

WHAT OUR GUESTS ENJOY:

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The surrounding uninterrupted 360 degree VIEWS that give the house its WOW factor You will be mesmerised from the minute you arrive till the minute you leave.

You don't have to spend hours getting there.

The superbly equipped gourmet kitchen is the focal point of the house and the place where everyone tends to gather. The kitchen and outdoor BBQ on the verandah is for people who like to cook. You won't need to bring anything extra with you it is completely fitted out with everything you're ever likely to need to cook up a storm.

Relax with a soak in the 6 person outdoor SPA which has prime position on a mezzanine deck facing the river and offers the best views in the Hawkesbury Sunset and stargazing from the spa on a clear night makes for a memorable stay. Sunrise is pretty spectacular for any early risers in your group too.

If you want to escape for a snooze, or a quiet read , there's no more tranquil place than in one of the 4 extra large family size hammocks on the upstairs wraparound verandah.

Wander through the orchard picking oranges straight from the trees in season May - Sep. We have a heavy duty juicer in the kitchen for you to use during your stay. You'll never taste orange juice as good as this.

Winter is the perfect time to relax in the house where it's cosy and warm, or you can gather your friends and family around the fire pit for easy conversation while you toast marshmallows and listen to music, all the time spending quality time with the important people in your lives.

Some of the other activities you can enjoy are : fishing from the riverbank, going for a walks down the quiet country lane, flying a kite, or playing outdoor games.

There are many great attractions in the area for you to explore including some outstanding cafes, breweries, bars and restaurants, plus lots of local historic buildings and a lively art scene.

ENTERTAINING:

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Cornwallis House was designed with entertaining in mind. There are two levels of outdoor space, upstairs and downstairs, with multiple outdoor settings and places to relax and dine outdoors. It's perfect for small groups who like to stay in and cook for themselves, spending quality time together relaxing with a few drinks over long lazy meals.

We allow guests to invite extra family or friends to visit during their stay, however there are limits and venue hire fees may apply, depending on the numbers and your requirements. Please ask us about this when you enquire, and remember that honesty is the best policy.

INDOOR ENTERTAINMENT:

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On the days when the weather is not so good you'll find shelves of new paperback novels, stacks of magazines, over 200 DVDs to watch or CD's to listen to, a Wii games console with adult & childrens games, as well as a large variety of board games & card games to play, as well as a full size table tennis in the large multi purpose room downstairs.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES:

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When you're feeling active we have plenty of bikes with helmets for you to use. You can choose to go for a ride along the quiet country lanes exploring the Cornwallis "lowlands" area, or you could go for a nice 20 minute bike ride into town Windsor along a new bike path along the river for part of the way.

HAPPY KIDS, HAPPY PARENTS, HAPPY HOLIDAY.....

For the little ones we have a small cubby house and scootes, acres of grounds and lawn for outdoor games and an orchard full of orange trees to pick fruit from in season.

In summer we have an inflatable water slide for the toddlers see image in the photo gallery and two "slip n slides". We also have loads of childrens DVDs and board games and toys for babies and younger children. There's also plenty for teenagers and older children to do in the area. Ask us and we can give you a list of activities in the nearby area for older children.

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SOMETHING EXTRA:

LAZY LATE CHECK OUT / BONUS NIGHT DEAL:

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Our proximity to the city means it is easily accessible for weekend stays. You can be at Cornwallis in a ONE HOUR DRIVE from just about anywhere in Sydney.

So, instead of checking out at 11:00 a.m., on Sunday mornings, as you would with most other accommodation properties, why not stretch your break further in the Hawkesbury either by staying until late on your last night Sunday, OR, better still, have a bonus extra night and check out the Monday morning, at no extra cost subject to availability at the time. We call this our LAZY LATE CHECK OUT DEAL Stay 3 nights/ Pay 2 nights. Not valid on public holiday long weekends or special event periods or for midweek stays.

IN-HOUSE SERVICES

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To enhance your stay we can arrange in house PAMPER TREATMENTS or a PRIVATE COOK/ CHEF to prepare a special meal for you. Please ask us about this.

WEDDINGS:

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We have many groups stay with us who are either getting married, or are attending a wedding, at one of the many fabulous local wedding venues.

We're often asked we will allow weddings on the property, and the answer is generally Yes, our guests are welcome to have their wedding at Cornwallis House. We're well set up for small outdoor country garden weddings on site, or you can hire a marquee to set up on the lawns. The maximum number is 120 guests, and venue hire fees apply according to the number of guests you will have. Please contact the owners, Angelo and Alannah, for more information and a quotation.

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PLEASE NOTE: -

- Cornwallis House has a NO SMOKING policy inside the house..

- Due to the lack of fencing the property is not suitable for pets.

- We don't accept bookings for pre-wedding "bucks" weekends.

- There is river access for watercraft that can be carried such as canoes, kayaks and dinghys, however due to the steep site it can't be used as a boat ramp for cars with boat trailers. .

YOUR ASSURANCE OF QUALITY - OUR ACCREDITATIONS:

Cornwallis House has recently been re-assessed and continues to be awarded a 4 & 1/2 star rating by Star Ratings Australia, an independent national tourism accreditation program.

We are also members of HHART Hills Hawkesbury And Riverlands Tourism our local regional tourism association.

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I M P O R T A N T For your security - Cornwallis House is managed in Australia and we NEVER request payments be made to overseas bank accounts or in foreign currency.

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Features

Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Dishwasher, Parking, Washing machine

Air conditioning Balcony Books Ceiling fan Child's high chair Children welcome Clothes dryer Coffee maker Cot Deck/Patio Dining Dishes and utensils Dishwasher DVD player Eco-Friendly Events allowed Fireplace Games Games room Hair dryer Heating Hot tub Internet access Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Linens provided Living room Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Pantry items Parking Refrigerator Stereo Stove Telephone Television Toaster Towels provided Toys Video Games Video library Washing machine
CORNWALLIS HOUSE Hawkesbury is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 83.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A perfect Paradise. What a wonderful house. A great stay was had by all. Lazying around in the hammocks or sitting in the very comfortable outdoor settings. Exceptional quality inclusions and the breakfast supplies were excellent. We especially enjoyed the full to overflowing fruit bowl with juicy sweet oranges from the orchards. This is the perfect place to stay if you want to get away from it all. The house is very comfortable and spacious even with 8 people. We would all like this perfect paradise to be our own.
Date published: 2017-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Heaven! We loved our family stay here. Fantastic house. Great setting.
Date published: 2017-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect place This place is just amazing. It was perfect for what we wanted
Date published: 2017-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolute Amazing Property & Owners!! Myself and a group of friends stayed at the Cornwallis house at New Years for 2 nights. I wish we could have stayed longer! The photos don't even do this place any justice, the view is amazing, the whole house is to die for, very clean, massive, beautiful house. The spa was so good and to get use of the tinny and bikes was great fun as well, oh and those comfortable hammocks!! To top it all off Alannah & Angelo pretty much stocked the fridge up for us. There was a carton of eggs, a whole thing of bacon, milk, juice, bread, bowl full of fruit, a box of chocolates and all the utensils, olive oil, paper towel, garbage bags, everything you could possibly need. We didn't even need to bring anything. Absolute top quality owners & top quality property! I might even consider getting married here one day, loved it. Would definitely stay again. Thanks so much!!!!
Date published: 2017-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just perfect My husband and I had our wedding ceremony and reception at Cornwallis House. The location, accommodation, and all other facilities came together so well on the day, it was beyond our expectations and it truly made our day more perfect then we could have imagined. Alannah and Angelo were extremely helpful in the lead up to and on the day of the wedding. I really cannot fault it and I wouldn’t hesitate recommending this location to others – I’ll be sure to visit again!
Date published: 2016-12-22
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BONUS NIGHT OFFER: Enjoy Lazy Late check out on Sunday night or stay over until Monday morning for FREE - subject to availability at the time of your stay. not valid on public holiday long weekends or special event periods.

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