Australia’s Hunter Valley (formally known as Hunter Region) is world-renowned as one of the country’s major wine producers. But the rolling fields and vineyards of Hunter Valley are not only home to critically acclaimed wineries. You’ll also find top-rated restaurants, a long list of small towns and cities to visit, and a wide array of things to do. This includes going on a sunrise hot air balloon ride, grape stomping at one of Hunter Valley’s vineyards, signing up for cheese-making classes, and playing golf. Instead of making a two-hour drive from Sydney for a day trip, make the most of your trip by staying at a magnificent home in the region. To find one, continue reading to check out some of the top luxury Airbnbs in Hunter Valley, Australia.
Escape to this beautiful, contemporary-style villa in the town of Belford and a lovely community in the middle of Hunter Valley. The classy accommodation is perfect for couples and solo travelers with its well-appointed master suite, open-concept living and dining areas with a wood fireplace, and a stunning full bath with a two-person spa bath.
Staying at the lavish home grants you lake access and ease of travel to some of the area’s top wineries. You’ll be surrounded by an expansive private vineyard where you might spot a kangaroo or two. Best of all, breakfast and wine are included.
Hunter Valley Barrington Villa Lake Mountain Views
Top guest reviewsall rooms offer great view to the two small dams nearbybeautiful new cabin with large living room with well equipped kitchenette separate bedroom and bathroomall the extra touches (breakfast wine cheese etc) were such beautiful qualitytranquil quite coffee machine big bath huge bed beautifully decorated and cleanthe double bath double shower and fireplace were also great additionsvery nice place to stayvery cleanclean and spacious with hotel quality linenthe inside was extremely clean and stylishtodd's barrington villa was sparkling clean and very comfortablethe place is beautiful clean and with amazing wildlife around
Host:the hosts are so lovely and accommodatingtodd is a wonderfull host attentive and helpfultodd has been really helpful in giving local restaurant recommendationthe hosts have gone above and beyond with the thoughtful set-up special touches and luxurious comfort providedamazing luxury villa in idyllic country setting with very welcoming hostsRead more reviewsthe location was excellentgreat villa in a perfect location wineries in walking distance and a short drive to everything elsesuch a stunning locationbeauiful stay and serene locationbeautiful location kangaroos and wildlife everywhere
Part of Brokenback Views Country Estate in Pokolbin, this villa offers two levels of pure luxury for up to two guests. It includes a beautifully furnished living area with picture-perfect views of the Broken Back Ranges, a private balcony with an outdoor sitting area and accoutrements, and an ensuite bathroom. Finally, there’s a top-quality king-sized bed, which you can reconfigure into two separate beds if you prefer.
Fabulous double story Loft King Villa - lake viewsSuperhost
Top guest reviewsbeautiful apartment with plenty of space in a picturesque locationthe property is roomy and comfortable
Host:danny is a great host always quick to reply and we experienced amazing hospitality from himdanny was very welcoming and helpful taking care of anything we needdanny was a great host and we are already looking forward to our next tripdanny was a great host and made the whole weekend a seamless operationour host was very welcoming and communication was excellentRead more reviewsexactly as described and located in a very peaceful locationit's perfectly located in a very quiet place but very close to the wineriesit’s also in a great location only a 4 minute drive to the hunter valley gardensit's close to a couple of excellent wineries as wella stunning tranquil location and an equally stunning villa
If you only have a short time to enjoy the best of what Hunter Valley has to offer, stay at this four-bedroom, four-and-a-half bathroom family home in Cessnock, the main hub in the region. You’ll be a short drive from award-winning wineries and top attractions like Werakata National Park and Hunter Valley Zoo.
Perfect for groups of eight, the sleek, modern rental has an open-concept floor plan, king-sized beds and ensuite bathrooms in all of the bedrooms, a lounge on the upper and lower levels, a gourmet kitchen, an outdoor entertainment area with barbecue facilities, and an in-ground swimming pool.
Dream House Hunter Valley - Pool•4 Ensuites•LuxuryCessnock, New South Wales, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsvery clean and well provisionedbeautiful home extremely clean and spaciousthe house was clean and spaciousi couldn't ask for a more clean and accommodating place to stayspacious well equipped clean and tidy netflix thrown in
Host:amazing home and very accommodatinghosts were great and provided all information needed before arrivalthank you for hosting us in your homemelanie and brendon are wonderful hostsgreat house owners very understanding and helpful highly recommend to peopleRead more reviewsperfect location for hunter winerieslovely house and great locationthe location is ideal and we all thoroughly enjoyed our staygreat local recommendations close to major shops within 15 mins of all major restaurants & wine tastingsthis is the perfect place for a group going away
Nicknamed “Montana,” this family rental offers four bedrooms, two and a half baths, and a beautiful pool where you can take a dip and enjoy breathtaking views of this part of Hunter Valley. Located in Mount View, one of Hunter Valley’s more rural communities, it features a fully stocked kitchen, spacious living areas, and hotel-grade linens to make your stay even more comfortable. Each bedroom has a queen-sized bed, making the home ideal for six to eight guests.
MONTANA || stunning views awaitMount View, New South Wales, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe best view and a lovely poolthe pool was heated so gave us an opportunity to jump in and enjoy the wonderful viewsperfect house- a very comfortable bed each and stunning viewsit’s fitted with all the amenities you could need and a beautiful pool to cool off inthe kitchen perfectly stocked to cook like chefs and a view we didn’t want to leavevery clean and superb amenitiesamenities all fantastic comfortable clean and super stylish decor
Host:hosts were extremely thoughtful and fast to respondjenni and kristy are great hosts who communicate well and provide all the assistance you could needRead more reviewsgreat location and outlooklocation was great for a relaxing escapeperfect place to spend the weekend awaycalm and peaceful yet close to wineries (~15 minutes drive)being further out means peace and quiet and privacy
“Windermere Estate” is an expansive and elegant five-bedroom, three-bathroom property in Windermere, a Maitland suburb in Hunter Valley. Since it’s located on a working cattle property, you’ll get a full taste of the authentic Hunter Valley experience. There are multiple living areas inside the home, as well as picture windows so that you can enjoy the views from indoors. The home even boasts outdoor living areas. For golf lovers, there’s a putting green you can use to practice your swing.
Windermere Estate Hunter ValleySuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe beds were so comfortable and it was so peaceful waking up to views of rolling hillsthe rooms and common areas are spacious and comfortablerosemarie's place had everything we needed for a comfortable stay especially for a larger grouplarge clean with lots of spaceabsolutely loved our stay here rosemarie's house is beautiful clean and has the perfect layout for groupswe had a fantastic time there and the home was clean and spacious
Host:rosemarie was also a very helpful hostawesome host would come again :)rosmarie the host was really nice and always available to help we will definitely be backvery courteous and kindrosemarie was a fantastic host with attentive to detail and great communicationRead more reviewsgreat house and beautiful locationhidden away for peace and quiet but not to far from the amazing wineries the hunter offersbeautiful place to stay in the heart of the hunterthe location was perfect for ease of access to the wineries and local shops etcawesome location and great house we enjoyed our stay and had a great weekend
Since this handcrafted cabin is set on 100 acres (40 hectares) of Hunter Valley Vineyard’s property, privacy is what you’ll get and enjoy. The home was built with high-quality timber by a master craftsman from Austria and is complete with luxe and modern finishes to make your stay truly unforgettable.
The rental has two bedrooms and a full bath, and it can accommodate up to five guests. There’s an outdoor area where you can enjoy Hunter Valley’s famous sunsets and see some of the local wildlife. You’ll also be treated to panoramic views of the Broken Back Ranges. Rothbury’s highly acclaimed restaurants and attractions are all a short drive away.
Handcrafted Cabin in the VinesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsfrom the view to the comfy beds to the perfect amenitiesthe beds were comfy can easily fit 7 people although there was only 4 of usthe kitchen and bathroom were well stocked with all the essentials for a hassle free mini breakthe toilet is very clean and strong water showerhappy there was a vacuum and broom so i could keep our area clean
Host:kate was a great hostwonderful place and lovely hostkate is a very good host and always very quick to respond with any questions we hadkate is an amazing host and is so very attentive to all our needsperfect for a family mini getaway and kate was a gracious and helpful hostRead more reviewsabsolutely beautiful location beautiful designwell located and child friendly propertygreat location close to all the vineyardthe perfect little getaway location from the buzz of city lifeclose to everything and great local wineries nearby
A rural, rustic retreat and a hidden paradise in the Central Coast, this farm stay is the ideal escape from a busy city life in Sydney. It’s a stunning three-bedroom, one-bathroom home surrounded by majestic cedar trees and is completely family- and pet-friendly. There’s a sunlit lounge where you can put your feet up and enjoy a good book, a dining area with picture windows, a newly renovated kitchen, and an open fireplace you can light up on cold days.
Cedar Brush Creek is located in Yarramalong Valley, about halfway between Sydney and Hunter Valley. You’ll be able to enjoy both worlds, along with some Central Coast gems.
Stunning Cedar Tree Farm Stay- 3 bedroom houseNew South Wales, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe house is stunning yet comfortable and the views are beautiful and relaxingthe beds were all super comfy and lovely linensbathroom also nice & modern with washer & dryer if you neededcomfortable clean and well appointedinside space was clean comfortably and nicely decoratedthe place is super cleanthe house was cleanhouse is very clean and well equipped beds super comfy
Host:she was so helpful and made our stay memorablechristine is such a wonderful hostchristine was a great host and excellent at communicatingwe had a friendly wombat horses and cows to meetRead more reviewsa beautiful location and a place to staygreat location with plenty of privacyamazing location amazing house with the best stocked kitchenbeautiful property and serene locationvery peaceful location with lovely walks but also within 30 minutes of a range of activities
Since this house is set on a private 10-acre (4-hectare) property in Cessnock’s Nulkaba community, it’s easy to see why “Bella Farm” is considered as one of the top luxury Airbnbs in Hunter Valley. It’s a peaceful and tranquil home featuring four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a fully equipped and gourmet kitchen, well-appointed living spaces, and an outdoor spa where you can relax as you sip a glass of your favorite Hunter Valley wine.
There’s a fire pit, as well as a barbecue area, so you can fully enjoy the rental’s extensive grounds. Take note that a family of kangaroos live on the property. You can feed them in the mornings and afternoons.
Bella Farm Country House. Jacuzzi. Firepit. BBQ.Hunter Valley, New South Wales, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe bed was huge and so comfy and the bathroom had a heater in itthe beds were very comfortablebeds were super comfortable and the house was perfect for our girls weekend awayvery tidy clean welcoming and quietthe room was wonderful clean and perfect to relaxingthe house was very clean and the hot tub and bbq area was greatit’s cosy warm clean and very homelywe had a fantastic stay the house was wonderful and so clean
Host:heidi was a great host and always quick to replyhelpful friendly and accommodating hostshe was very responsive and answered all questions accordinglybeautiful country house lovely hospitality and comms from the owner and great locationheidi was a fabulous host she was friendly and easy to communicate withRead more reviewsthe location is ideal for the hunter valleyperfect for a relaxing weekend away close to everything but feels like you're miles awayperfect location to explore the hunter valleyit was a great location close to the wineries but also close to town to pick things upwonderful private location on a very large acreage
Paterson in Hunter Valley is best known for its rich history and grand heritage homes. It’s here where you’ll find “Old Duninald,” a lovely property that’s rumored to be the oldest house in all of Hunter Valley.
Built in 1822, the hideaway is a 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom heritage home set on over 20 acres (8 hectares) of private land. There’s a lounge-dining room where you can enjoy your favorite meals, a sunroom, and verandas where you can feel the fresh breeze. When you stay here, you’ll get a complimentary food pack that includes pre-dinner wine, cheese, and afternoon tea.
Old Duninald - Heritage HousePaterson, New South Wales, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsjulia pays a lot of attention to the finer details and makes sure you’re very comfortable and happyjulia made check-in very simple and generously left some supplies in the kitchen for uswarm comfortable and spaciousit was so nice have a clean place that was very well stockedthe house was absolutely charming beautifully furnished clean with more than enough space for a group of 6
Host:hosts will make you feel welcomejules was an amazing host and we loved our chatsthe host julia is extremely accommodating and helpfuljulia was an excellent host and we couldn't thank her enough for having usthanks heaps to julia for being such a great hostRead more reviewsbeautiful location so close to tocal homestead to celebrate the wedding of our sona beautiful house perfect for a family reunion and super close to mindaribba house toothe cottage was perfectly situated with the picturesque river house a short walk awaythe location of the house is beautiful and julia was a warm and accommodating hostperfect location for weddings at tocal quality linens and all the bathroom and kitchen necessities you need
Suitable for large groups, this “Cherson Cottage” is a four-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bathroom property in Moonan Flat that’s deep in the hills of Upper Hunter Valley. You can unwind and unplug here, wake up to the sound of birds chirping outside your window, and spend some time by the river, which is right by the rental. The main house features beautiful oak timber finishes, a wood-burning fireplace, and indoor and outdoor dining areas.
You will have the option to book a single room at the cottage or rent the entire property for your group.
Cherson CottageMoonan Flat, New South Wales, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthis is my third stay here the cottage is gorgeous with lovely and comfortable furnishingsa beautiful cottage an exquisite outlook and room for everyone to have space for themselveswe really appreciated the personal touches like baking amazingly delicious brownies and keeping flowers in the roomsthe beds are incredibly comfortable with lovely linen sheets the cottage has been beautifully decorateda peaceful and tranquil little part of the world in a gorgeously appointed and comfortable cottageclean and breathtakingly beautiful
Host:annie is a lovely host who has thought of everything in terms of comfortannie was the most amazing host and her finishing touches were greatly appreciateda beautiful stay and lovely host communication and instructions were very clear and the house was amazing thanks annieRead more reviewssuch a special place even in the middle of droughtthe place has been decorated to perfectionthe styling is stunning along with the locationannie’s place is everything we hoped for and morehighly recommend if you’re looking for a relaxing picturesque place to get away
Experience a fine life in Hunter Valley
Hunter Valley is a beautiful region where you can experience a fine life, with its vineyards and fine dining restaurants. You can also explore well-landscaped gardens of Hunter Valley Gardens, head to Stockton Beach for a fun day at the sea, and visit nearby Barrington Tops National Park. As you plan your Hunter Valley holiday, consider staying at one of the luxury accommodations on our list for a memorable trip.
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