Hanging Tree Vineyard is perched on the most scenic ridge of Pokolbin in the sensational Hunter Valley an easy drive of about 2 hours from Sydney and 1 hour from Newcastle.
The Hunter Valley is now a must on annual things to do list.
The quality of the vineyards and their informative Cellar Doors, the range of gourmet restaurants, galleries and antique shops and a selection of grand slam championship Golf Courses make this location a world class lifestyle experience.
Hanging Tree Vineyard covers 40 magnificent acres that are planted with Shiraz, Cabernet, Semillon, and Chardonnay vines with olive groves stretching around the crown of the hill and looking over the valley to the backdrop of the Brokenback Range.
The commanding position of the historic Hanging Tree was the location used by the local bushrangers to settle scores during the days of early settlement.
That’s exactly where you will find the magnificent Hanging Tree Hill Homestead, and Hanging Tree Winery.
This luxury resort styled homestead was completed in 2005 and takes a commanding position on the 40 acre vineyard.
From the sandstone pathway leading the way to The Homestead there has been meticulous precision in ensuring a traditional appearance to the exterior, with the covered wrap around verandah and extensive decks the ideal entertaining venue.
Hanging Tree has hosted a wedding party that seated 120 guests on the verandahs overlooking the vineyard - the perfect venue for such occasions.
The interior of The Homestead is an artwork in memorabilia and artefacts that creates an atmosphere of - wow!
There is accommodation to cater for 8 people over the 4 superbly appointed suites.
There are 2 master suites with king size beds and with their spacious granite bathrooms take up scenic positions each end of the building, with access through bifold doors onto the verandah.
As well there are 2 deluxe rooms with kingsize beds and adjoining bathrooms with verandah access and scenic views overlooking the vineyard and the Pokolbin area.
The general areas of The Homestead all with panorama views comprise:
- a contemporary designed fully equipped kitchen with granite benchtops,central workstation and quality appliances including benchtop stove, oven, dishwasher, microwave, double door fridge and freezer.
- an 8 setting dining room opening through bifolds onto the verandah.
- an entertainment centre that includes big screen tv, dvd and cd player that feeds into a total surround system.
- a central lounge area around a stone fireplace - the perfect talking point.
- a tranquil reading room beautifully furnished and with its own stone fireplace.
The general facilities that make Hanging Tree Hill Homestead the place to enjoy your Hunter Valley experience:
- a BBQ located in a position that everyone will want to take over cooking.
- Reverse cycle air conditioned.
- A fully equipped laundry.
- Quality bed and bathroom linen supplied.
An added feature of the homestead is a unique Cellar Door offering the award winning Hanging Tree wines in an atmosphere that compliments the pleasures of wine tasting.
The cellar door is a recreation of the original homestead on the vineyard and has been painstakingly restored.
The Hanging Tree wines host Colleen is not only knowledgeable on the wines but the history of Hanging Tree and the Pokolbin area.
There is also the magnificent rose garden, duck pond and the original Blacksmiths cottage.
As an exclusive feature, Hanging Tree Hill is the home of ‘Diamond Porters Horse Whispering’ which offers everyone the opportunity to unlock your horsepower through a better understanding of your communication skills.
Diamond is a horseman that demonstrates the real meaning of calm, in his approach to achieving results through great communicating skills.
Hanging Tree Hill Homestead can be enjoyed through two different offers:
a/ Exclusive use of The Homestead for a group of up to 8 persons using the 4 separate suites.
This is available for mid week or weekend.
This gives your group exclusive privacy to enjoy this unique experience, and the package is on an inclusive basis.
There is a 2 night minimum stay.
b/ Individual occupancy on a per suite basis, which provides the hospitable atmosphere of a boutique hotel experience.
You have access to all the facilities with your fellow guests including the fun of a dinner party.
Choose the accommodation to suite you from the choice of a Master Suite or a Deluxe room, it is priced on a per room per night basis.
There is a 2 night minimum stay Monday to Thursday inclusive.
‘The Homestead – Hanging Tree Hill.’ - Getaway Options
A/ ‘Hunter Valley Pure Indulgence’ from $125 p.p per day
This exclusive use 2 night option is Fri/Sat or Sat/Sun.
Exclusive use of ‘The Homestead- Hanging Tree Hill” features an opulently furnished and fitted, luxury resort style property, and can accomadate eight adults in four suites.
The exclusive use cost for 2 nights, of this luxury property is $2000.
B/ ‘Hunter Valley Time Out’ from $112.5 p.p per day
This exclusive use two night option is for any combination over the period Mon-Thu inclusive.
The exclusive use for 2 nights of this luxury property is $1800 and can accomodate eight adults in four suites.
Extra nights are $900 per night exclusive use.
C/ ‘Hunter Valley Take Off’ from $112.5 p.p per day
This option allows for an individual booking of any of four room types over Mon-Thu inclusive for a minimum two night stay.
2 Night Master Suites - $680
2 Night Deluxe Room - $450
Prices vary with school holidays and during special local events.