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My girlfriend and I stayed at the beautiful Vineyard Retreat; the accommodation was extremely comfortable and intimate. Margaret was very lovely and thoughtful in our digital communications and in-person. She provided me with much advice regarding getting around the Hunter despite the bushfires near Kurri...More
Management response:Responded 23 January 2017
Thank you Michael for taking the time to write a lovely review. It was my pleasure to help where I could and we were all relieved when the bushfires subsided. We're really pleased you enjoyed your stay in the Vineyard Retreat and Blackwattle lived up...More
Would love to come back in the cooler months sometime. The place was clean and tidy. There definitely was attention to detail. It is quiet and we came just in time to catch the sunset and it was so beautiful!
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Management response:Responded 15 December 2016
Thank you Stephanie for taking the time to post a review. Winter is definitely a lovely time in the Hunter Valley and you will be able to sip your wine by the fire. Look forward to seeing you then!
From the moment we arrived we were greeted with the most perfect view of the sun setting over vineyards and the Brokenback Mountains. We felt utterly relaxed and at home. The two bedroom cottage was luxurious, spacious and beautifully appointed. We stayed with another couple,...More
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Response from Margaret W, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury RetreatsResponded 14 December 2016
Thank you so much for such a lovely review of Blackwattle. You've covered the whole experience beautifully and we're very pleased you enjoyed your stay. We thoroughly enjoyed hosting you at Blackwattle and look forward to seeing you again soon!
Far enough away from the crowds but still close enough to visit the wineries & restaurants I can highly recommend this retreat for couples or two couples staying together. Surrounded by vineyards with a beautiful outlook that includes a mob of kangaroos this is a...More
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Management response:Responded 30 August 2016
Thank you Mia for taking the time to write such a great review of Blackwattle. You described it perfectly and we're thrilled you had a fantastic time. We look forward to seeing you again soon....and for longer than 2 nights!
We spent a weekend in early April in the two bedroom retreat. There is nothing pretentious about the retreat as you drive up to it and it looks quite small from the outside. Once inside it’s 2-3 times bigger than you imagine and it’s a...More
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Response from Margaret W, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury RetreatsResponded 3 May 2016
Thank you very much for taking the time to write a lovely review of Blackwattle. We're glad you enjoyed the peace and tranquility and of course, our resident kangaroos. We take pride in our retreats and we're very pleased you found Blackwattle such a delightful...More
Response from Margaret W | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. The nearest shopping centre to Blackwattle Estate is Cessnock CBD which is about 15 minutes drive. Our Retreats are on one level however there are a few steps up to the deck and entry doors so... More
Thank you for your enquiry. The nearest shopping centre to Blackwattle Estate is Cessnock CBD which is about 15 minutes drive. Our Retreats are on one level however there are a few steps up to the deck and entry doors so no lifts are required.
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"I ordered the breakfast hamper, and that was a perfect accompaniment. We could have a lazy morning and enjoy..."