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

CORNWALLIS HOUSE : Luxury small group 4bed/4bath

House, Hawkesbury River

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 75 reviews

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Min 2 - 4 nights stay

8 guests
4 bedrooms
4 beds
4 bathrooms





Our unique features....

* 4 x large king size bedrooms, all opening onto the verandah.

* 4 x en-suite bathrooms attached to each bedroom - a feature rare to find.

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

* 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)




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.

Situated on a quiet country lane with no through traffic, and hidden among the orange groves 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.

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 with wraparound verandahs, 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.



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.

Feeling like they're way out in the country, yet they're still so close to the city, and that they don't have to spend hours to get there.

The superbly equipped gourmet kitchen (including coffee machine), which 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 are ever likely to need to cook up a storm.

Soaking in our 6 person outdoor SPA which has prime position on a mezzanine deck facing the river and offering 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 too for early risers).

Escaping for a snooze, or a quiet read and there's no more tranquil place to do so than in one of our 4 extra large family size hammocks on the upstairs wraparound verandah. The kids love them too.

Wandering through the orchard picking orange fruit straight from the trees (in season May - Sep),

You'll never taste orange juice as good as this anywhere else.

Fishing from the riverbank.

Going for a walks down the quiet country lane.

Exploring the many great attractions of the area, including some outstanding cafes, bars and restaurants, as well as the local historic buildings and lively art scene.



Cornwallis House was designed with entertaining in mind. There are two levels of outdoor space, one upstairs and one 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, depending on the numbers and your requirements. Please ask us about this when you enquire, and remember that honesty is the best policy.



On the days when the weather is not so good you'll find shelves of new paperback novels, stacks of magazines, over 160 DVDs to watch or CD's to listen to, a Wii games console with adult & childrens games, as well as a large variety of new board games & card games to play, complete with a poker set, as well as a full size table tennis set up in the multi purpose room downstairs.



When you're feeling active we have 8 adult and 2 childrens bikes (with helmets). You can choose to go for a ride along the country lanes exploring the Cornwallis "lowlands" area, or you could go for a nice flat ride into town (Windsor) along a new bike path, where you'll find an ice cream shop, an old fashioned lolly shop plus lots of cafes, restaurants, pizzerias, pubs, and shops.


Our guests tell us how glorious it is not to hear their children say the dreaded 2 words..."I'm bored". There's always something to keep them happy and occupied. We have a small cubby house, acres of grounds and lawn for outdoor games such as volleyball, cricket, baseball, soccer, badminton, croquet and boules. We also have an orchard full of orange trees to pick the 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.





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 by staying until late on your last night, 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/Pay 2 nights special offer)



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.



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 country garden weddings on site. Maximum number is 100, and venue hire fees apply. Please contact the owners, Angelo and Alannah, for more information and a quotation.



- 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 "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. .


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 used by the state motoring associations such as NRMA, RACQ, RACV and so on.

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


**** 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.



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 : Luxury small group 4bed/4bath is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 75.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Wedding Venue My partner and I recently got married at Cornwallis House and it was perfect! Alannah and Angelo were so helpful from when we originally made our enquiry to the wedding day itself. They supplied us with a lot of the equipment and helped us set it up prior to the wedding. The house itself is so well equipped with everything you could possibly need and has a real homely feel. The outdoor area has the most stunning views and it is extremely relaxing to sit in the outdoor spa or read a book in the hammock. All of our guests were so impressed with the venue and we can highly recommend it for a wedding or just a weekend away! Thank you so much and we hope to visit again soon!e
Date published: 2016-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this gorgeous property. Our group of 4 couples had a wonderful relaxing, fun stay at Cornwallis House. So much included - a fantastic breakfast hamper, fruit bowl, bikes for a fun ride, hammocks, the wonderful spa and lots of games and DVD's. It was clean and well prepared with plenty of towels and toiletries. A wonderful, relaxing weekend with friends.
Date published: 2016-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic getaway! We have just returned from our 4th visit to Cornwallis House. This is such a wonderful home to relax and unwind with everything that you need at your fingertips. They provide a hearty breakfast and there are lots of things in the cupboard for your cooking needs. We love just sitting in the spa drinking champagne but there are plenty of things to keep you busy like table tennis, bikes, badminton, bocci and more. This is 5 star accommodation and we look forward to our next visit.
Date published: 2016-08-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Property We had a lovely girls weekend away at Cornwallis House. The house is beautiful with every comfort considered. The kitchen was well stocked with Angelo and Alannah also providing breakfast for our first morning. The spa was wonderful to relax in and we even tried out the bikes. Would definitely return as it was very relaxing. A home away from home. Thank you Angelo & Alannah
Date published: 2016-07-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing house I booked the property for a Xmas in July party for 8. Angelo and Alannah made the process simple and seamless throughout. The house is great for a group as each bedroom has their own en suite. The whole group were thoroughly impressed and we have already recommended it to several friends/ colleagues. We'll be sure to return in the future. There is plenty to do with the bikes, table tennis table etc, however we found it difficult to part with the spa which is such a luxury to enjoy. A huge bonus is its proximity to Sydney! Overall a great weekend retreat.
Date published: 2016-07-20
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Stay before 23 Nov 2016 for 5% off

Special offer

* 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).


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