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Degen Estate - Pokolbin Hunter Valley

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Hunter Valley Accommodation - Degen Estate - Pokolbin - all
Hunter Valley Accommodation - Degen Estate - Pokolbin - all
Hunter Valley Accommodation - Degen Estate - Pokolbin - all
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Overview
9 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
20 guests
2 nights minimum
Cottage
As seen on Married at First Sight 2021, Awarded 2020 Trip Advisor's Travellers Choice Award and 2018/2019 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for providing consistently outstanding experiences and whose owners offer first-class customer service to their guests. Whether you are looking for a luxurious country home for your family holiday, large group of friends or a corporate vine stay experience, Degen Estate will delight you and your guests. IMPORTANT INFORMATION Prior to booking Degen Estate, first confirm your reasons for wanting to stay. Any reasons, other than holiday accommodation, for example birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, functions, corporate events, retreats and reunions are not permitted without specific owner approval prior to you booking being accepted. The property h...As seen on Married at First Sight 2021, Awarded 2020 Trip Advisor's Travellers Choice Award and 2018/2019 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for providing consistently outstanding experiences and whose owners offer first-class customer service to their guests. Whether you are looking for a luxurious country home for your family holiday, large group of friends or a corporate vine stay experience, Degen Estate will delight you and your guests. IMPORTANT INFORMATION Prior to booking Degen Estate, first confirm your reasons for wanting to stay. Any reasons, other than holiday accommodation, for example birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, functions, corporate events, retreats and reunions are not permitted without specific owner approval prior to you booking being accepted. The property has an exclusive caterer, Hunter Concierge, and no other catering provider will be permitted to cater to guests. Located high above the surrounding vineyards with sweeping views across the Brokenback Range, the 54 acre estate of Degen Wines is privately set in the beating heart of the Hunter Valley wine country. Degen Estate features designer interiors throughout the large open-plan house, with five bedrooms as well as two self-contained cottages, each with two bedrooms. The Estate offers 9 spacious bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms comfortably accommodating up to 20 guests. The main house directly overlooks the vineyard of Degen Wines and is set amongst manicured lawns, an established fruit orchard and native trees. Perfect for entertaining, enjoy the wide paved verandahs, BBQ area and travertine pool terrace which leads to the stunning swimming pool. On the western side, the inviting Summer House with its deep lounges and its’ own private deck is perfect for watching the beautiful sunsets. The living room features comfortable leather lounges and is perfect for relaxing with a book or watching your favourite film on the widescreen TV. The fully equipped contemporary galley-style kitchen has European appliances, stone benchtops and everything you would need to cater for your large group. The huge custom-made 4.5m long dining table dominates the room and brings everyone together making every meal a special occasion. The accompanying self-contained cottages each have two bedrooms and feature luxury bedding, a modern bathroom, kitchen and open living space spilling out to an open verandah with BBQ and private views of the vineyards. You will only be moments to surrounding vineyards and concert venues such as Bimbadgen Estate and Hope Estate, The Vintage Golf Resort and within five minutes of the Hunter Expressway. Your first wine tasting of course is just a short walk away at the charming cellar door of Degen Wines. Please note that this property is NOT pet friendly. Please note, Degen Estate has exterior security cameras to monitor the exterior of the home only for the protection of the property.  Security cameras are commonplace at many of our rural properties. Footage is private and remains the property of the owner, and will only be used for insurance liability reasons, to monitor occupancy and other policies noted in our Terms & Conditions. They, in no way, are there to infringe upon the expectation of privacy of guests in these exterior areas. To disable or obscure the cameras is prohibited and may result in loss of security deposit or eviction. ACCOMMODATION - DEGEN ESTATE Minimum 18 guests up to a maximum of 20 guests or 20 guests in individual beds HOUSE plus TWO COTTAGES - 18-20 guests Bedroom One - King bed or two king singles Bedroom Two - King bed or two king singles Bedroom Three - King bed or two king singles Bedroom Four - King bed or two king singles Bedroom Five - King bed or two king singles Cottage 1- Bedroom One - King bed or two king singles Cottage 1- Bedroom Two - King bed or two king singles Cottage 2- Bedroom One - King bed or two king singles Cottage 2- Bedroom Two - King bed or two king singles Degen Estate has two foldaway beds available for the main house only to take accommodation numbers to 20 if required TARIFF Weekend - minimum 2 nights, for up to 18 guests is $3134 per night (Use of house and two cottage - 9 bedrooms) (Thu-Fri, Fri-Sat, or Sat-Sun) Midweek - minimum 2 nights, for up to 18 guests is $2351 per night (Use of house and two cottage - 9 bedrooms) (Mon-Tues-Wed) Additional adults above the minimum of 18 are charged at $106 per person per night. Additional children above the minimum of 18 are charged at $64 per child per night. Infants under 2 years free of charge Please note that a $40 booking fee is applicable for all bookings made. Please note if Sunday checkin then please add $528 weekend cleaning charge SECURITY DEPOSIT A security deposit/bond of $2000.00 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.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
3 Attached (ensuite), 2 Full baths, 1 Half bath
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About the Manager
Hunter Valley Stays
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:April 2011
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Reviews (15)
Liz T
Liz T
Ubud, Indonesia2 contributions
Absolutely loved it. We have now stayed at the property three times for a corporate team offsite and every single time, the house has been amazing! The layout and the facilities are really well thought out and the pool is a big plus! Thank you again for having us and we cannot wait to come back again!!
Visited October 2020
Written October 21, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
HunterValleyStays_AU
HunterValleyStays_AU
Thank you Elizabeth for your glowing review from your stay at Degen Estate. It was our pleasure to host you all again for your corporate offsite. With thanks from all the Team here at Hunter Valley Stays.
Written March 23, 2021. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

es1182
es1182
Sydney, Australia11 contributions
All of our guests were so happy with this property. Excellent quality. Highlight was the sunroom- so beautiful in the afternoon
Visited July 2019
Written July 16, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
HunterValleyStays_AU
HunterValleyStays_AU
Thank you so much for your review - we're thrilled that you and your guests enjoyed their stay at Degen Estate and made the most of that beautiful sunroom. Please come back and stay with us again soon. With thanks from the Team at Hunter Valley Stays.
Written July 29, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Munichsx5
Munichsx5
Sydney, Australia6 contributions
This is the nicest holiday house we have booked, suited our large family perfectly. Everything was spotless and very well set up. Beautiful home and furnishings, very relaxing and awesome position. Close to all the wineries and central to all that the Hunter Valley has to offer. Would highly recommend to anyone wanting a lovely, relaxing holiday with their group. Thank you to the owners for making our weekend so special.
Visited May 2019
Written June 15, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
HunterValleyStays_AU
HunterValleyStays_AU
It was our pleasure to host you and your family at Degen Estate and we're thrilled that you had a relaxing holiday. Thank you for recommendations and we do look forward to welcoming you back again as our valued guest. With thanks from the Team at Hunter Valley Stays.
Written June 19, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Ro&Dave
Ro&Dave
Sydney, Australia9 contributions
We had a lovely time at Degen Estate on the occasion of my daughter's wedding. By utilising both cottages and the main house we had our whole family together including the bridesmaids which made wedding preparation easy. The house is stunning, well located with stunning scenery in the Rothbury/Pokolbin wine region. The property had everything we needed and more. This property is great for large family visits or for groups of friends, the pool is lovely in the summer but a winter weekend getaway would also be beautiful.
Visited March 2019
Written March 11, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
HunterValleyStays_AU
HunterValleyStays_AU
Thank you Robyn, it was our absolute pleasure to welcome you to Degen Estate on the occasion of your daughter's wedding. We're thrilled that your large group all enjoyed the property and hope that we will be able to welcome you back again as our valued guest. With thanks from all the Team at Hunter Valley Stays.
Written March 12, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Danielyhuang
Danielyhuang
2 contributions
We booked both the Degen Estate and Hillcrest house to celebrate our wedding weekend with a group of our closest friends. It was absolutely perfect for us and the staff at Hunter Valley Stays were more than helpful. The property was beautiful and was more than what we expected. We would definitely love to stay again in the future!
Visited February 2019
Written February 12, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
HunterValleyStays_AU
HunterValleyStays_AU
Thank you for your glowing review Daniel, it was our absolute pleasure to host you for your wedding weekend at Degen Estate. We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. With thanks from the Team at Hunter Valley Stays.
Written March 5, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Susan C
Susan C
2 contributions
“The property was magnificent and was exactly as we expected from the pictures on the internet. We had my parents 60th wedding anniversary over the weekend and it was ideal. The kitchen was amazing for catering, the views beautiful, and the pool refreshing. So lovely to be able to just walk in and feel at home. Thank you for making our weekend so special.”
Visited October 2018
Written October 29, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
HunterValleyStays_AU
HunterValleyStays_AU
It was our pleasure to host you and your guests at Degen Estate for this very special milestone anniversary. We were delighted to read that you were wowed by the property, inside and out. We look forward to welcoming you back again as our valued guest. With thanks from the Team at Hunter Valley Stays.
Written October 30, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

julesla2018
julesla2018
Sydney, Australia1 contribution
What a beautiful place to come together with family as I prepared for my wedding Every room was incredible and every need was accommodated for. Thank you for an amazing stay. We will definitely be back.
Visited September 2018
Written September 11, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
HunterValleyStays_AU
HunterValleyStays_AU
It was our absolute pleasure to host your family for your wedding weekend and we are delighted that you enjoyed the property. We look forward to hosting you again very soon. With thanks from the Team at Hunter Valley Stays.
Written September 25, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Kerrie S
Kerrie S
1 contribution
The property was excellence in every aspect. The booking and extra service from John was amazing. The personal attention and phone calls were really appreciated. Cannot speak highly enough of the whole process. We were there as a retreat from work and to plan for the future and the environment could not have been better. Thank you!”
Visited July 2018
Written August 6, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
HunterValleyStays_AU
HunterValleyStays_AU
What a wonderful review for Degen Estate Kerrie. It was our absolute pleasure to host you and your team at the property for your retreat and we're delighted that the environment could not have been better! We look forward to welcoming you back. With thanks from the Team at Hunter Valley Stays.
Written August 15, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Tony C
Tony C
3 contributions
Degen Estate was more than I expected, great place to escape the city and unwind,stone throw from Pokolbin,Cessnock down the road, 50+ acres of bliss, house catered for all, didn't want for anything, didn't want to leave, we stayed over 3 days with a large family, we all had plenty of space,kids had plenty of grass to run around on, will re visit again soon, Highly recommend...Hunter Valley Stays whom we booked through were awesome and very professional.
Visited June 2018
Written June 22, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
HunterValleyStays_AU
HunterValleyStays_AU
What a terrific 5 Star review, thank you Tony. It was our absolute pleasure to host you and your guests at Degen Estate earlier this month and we can't wait to welcome you again. With thanks from all the Team at Hunter Valley Stays.
Written June 25, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Sigrid K
Sigrid K
1 contribution
A truly beautiful property, inside and out, luxuriously fitted out with and with every possible amenity. The service both before and during our stay was also outstanding. We celebrated a significant birthday with 18 people and the sense of space and comfort was beyond even my high expectations. Will definitely be back.
Visited March 2018
Written April 3, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
HunterValleyStays_AU
HunterValleyStays_AU
Thank you for your glowing review of Degen Estate Sigrid. It was a pleasure to host you and your guests and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. The Team at Hunter Valley Stays.
Written April 4, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Grill
Internet Access
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Degen Estate - Pokolbin Hunter Valley

Degen Estate - Pokolbin Hunter Valley is able to accommodate up to 20 guests. See all property details.

Degen Estate - Pokolbin Hunter Valley has 6 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Degen Estate - Pokolbin Hunter Valley has 9 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Degen Estate - Pokolbin Hunter Valley must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.