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andrew brown

Apr 21

Minimum Stay None
Per Month $ 22








Hawkesbury Country Retreat

Whole unit
Private bath
Mixed household


Our beautiful property, is located on the outskirts of Sydney minutes from the historic towns of Windsor and Richmond in the Hawkesbury area. You’ll love our place because it is a spacious house on the river front with amazing views, designed for entertaining. This home away from home is for small or big groups who want to relax in comfort, style and privacy with friends and family. It's only a 1 hour drive from just about anywhere in Sydney. Situated on a quiet country road, and hidden among citrus orchards on the banks of the tranquil Hawkesbury River you will find our place, a luxurious holiday home, ideal for those looking to find the perfect escape from the city. EVENTS: Please let us know if you want to hold an event at the property. We can host all types of events from 30 to 500 with associated charges available on request. There is an fee for any additional guests who come to the property but are not staying. There is also event fees for 30+ people. Please let us know what you are planning and we can discuss costs directly. If you are wanting to have a wedding please let us know and we can provide you with an information pack that outlines all we can provide for you and the associated costs involved. We have just installed a 40 metre long archway in the orchard for events that can sit up to 200 under 7,000 fairy lights set amongst the fruit trees. We are currently converting our farm shed into a into a purpose designed function centre that can host sit-down functions of up to 400+ indoors with a bar, sound system, brides room, entry foyer, photo booth, band room/dance floor, decorations, bathrooms, full commercial kitchen, for use of your own caterers if required, or we can also provide catering, glassware, plates etc, as well as many other amenities. Contact Anna to arrange a viewing or for any questions. anna aat peopleforplants dt cm dt au or txt Anna on: zero, four, double 1, double 4, double 4, 8, seven THE SPACE Enjoy a swim in the large in-ground pool, ride your bikes around the property, jump on the kids swing rope into the river, or the big boys swing with a 40ft drop into the river, kick a ball or fly a kite on the front lawn (350m x 160m long), take one of our kayaks for a paddle down the gentle Hakesbury River, feed the ducks, collect fresh eggs from the chooks, pick your own veggies from the kitchen garden or host a BBQ and party for up to 50 in our riverside entertaining area with kitchen facilities, BBQ and large fire pit. Wander through the walk-in bird aviary with over 50 native and exotic birds to feed. The long table by the river seats 15 people. NEW** Play with and feed the baby rabbits, lamb, baby chicks, guinea pigs, quails, mini pig and mini goat in our Petting Zoo - your kids will love it!!! OUTDOOR LEISURE & ENTERTAINMENT: Wander through the front orchard of over 100 trees picking oranges to juice for your breakfast (in season), or you might like to have a picnic in the back orchard of 60 mixed fruit trees... (see pics) Soak up the tranquillity on the pontoon by the river which has the best views in the whole of the Hawkesbury and is the perfect place to be at sunset. Enjoy a long lazy meal, a few drinks and a chat with your friends and family in one of the many outdoor settings on the veranda or downstairs on the lawn or amongst the trees of the back orchard. Go for a gentle pedal on the push-bikes and explore the flat country lanes of the “lowlands” area or ride into town to the cafes, shops and pubs etc. We have 6 x adult and 2 x children's push bikes with helmets. Go fishing or explore the Hawkesbury river from the pontoon or in our small 4 person dinghy which comes with oars and life jackets (for adults & children). Available on request There’s loads of outdoor recreational games for adults and older children to keep you amused including a full size table tennis table, pool table, volleyball, cricket, soccer, badminton, bocce, baseball, & kites. You might like to toast some marshmallows or chill out by the Outdoor Fire pit down by the river at our entertaining area. Feed the horses in the paddocks. INDOOR ENTERTAINMENT Large 42” Full HD LCD TV Blue Ray DVD player with Surround Sound in the lounge room Stereo system with ipod/ipad/iphone capability Indoor entertainment includes nearly a huge variety of DVDs and CD's A wide variety of games such as a Xbox games console with games for adults and children , many new board games for adults and children, card games, backgammon, and a poker set. Toys/beds/chairs for babies/toddlers (on request) Shelves full of recently released books (novels) and stacks of magazines. Phones & Broadband: Full mobile phone reception Free Wireless broadband Please Note: Bedroom 6 is away from the main house in Guest Room GUEST ACCESS The whole property is your to access. Let us know if you want to plan an event as we can do weddings and luncheons, family reunions, girls weekends, etc. We are happy to discuss large scale parties for up to 200 by arrangement. GUEST INTERACTION We have a live in property manager/gardener, Gaetan who has a room away from the house. You may see him during the daytime. He can normally help with anything you need. NEIGHBORHOOD OVERVIEW You will be surrounded by orange orchards, market gardens, turf farms and private polo facilities. Quiet, flat country roads and lanes to walk and ride around in the "Lowlands" area of the Hawkesbury where our property is located. Beautiful views of pink skies and sunsets over the Blue Mountains and down the Hawkesbury River in the afternoon. Watch hot air balloons fly over head during the early mornings. GETTING AROUND We are a 5 minute taxi ride from Windsor Train Station or less than 1 hour drive from Sydney CBD up the M2 Motorway. LATE CHECK-OUT We can often allow a late checkout at 5pm, however there is a fee of $450. Please nominate if you would like a late check-out. GUEST NUMBERS Please confirm final numbers of guests staying or visiting for your event prior to the commencement of your booking.

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