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Directions & Map

After leaving Cessnock, turn right into Lovedale Road, (just near the Crowne Plaza) and continue for approximately 10 kms, then turn left into Camp Road and immediately left again into Talga Road.

If coming via the Hunter Expressway take the Lovedale/Lochinvar exit, turn left onto Lovedale Road then right into Camp Road and immediately left into Talga Road.

Blackwattle Luxury Retreats

Location: 169 Talga Road, LOVEDALE NSW 2320


Two beautiful self contained contemporary retreats with stunning views and real wood fires!

28 beautiful acres are all yours ... the luxury of your own space to wander through the vineyards yet only a few minutes from the best restaurants and wineries. Huge decks with fabulous views, gorgeous designer bathrooms and interiors. One of the Hunter's most popular places to stay!

Please check our own website availability calendar via the link below as we may have vacancies even though it is showing blocked on this website.

Blackwattle is perfect for one couple, two couples or a small group.

Why not check out our website for the latest up to date availability, discounted rates and secure direct booking.

Our aim is to make your stay in the Hunter Valley Wine Country one to remember for many years to come!

Arrival Time: 15:00 | Departure Time: 11:00



"This place is gorgeous!" ... These beautiful, contemporary retreats in a peaceful vineyard setting with real wood fires offer stunning views over Hunter Valley Wine Country.

LOCATION: Blackwattle Luxury Retreats is situated right in the Hunter Valley Wine Country. The accommodation is built just for our guests and is not in a vineyard housing estate or on a busy road. Just two beautiful cottages on 28 peaceful acres.

ACCOMMODATION: Two options to suit the different requirements of our guests, catering for both couples and small groups looking for quality accommodation.

STYLE: High standards in furnishings and finishes with luxury ensuite bathrooms, well-equipped kitchens and fabulous outdoor living areas. The retreats are designed to integrate with the surrounding natural landscape and to maximise the stunning views across the valley to the Brokenback Ranges.

The retreats feature contemporary interiors, stylish rooms with gorgeous bathrooms and designer fittings. Beautiful hand printed textiles from Australian designers. Modern Australian decor yet reflecting the rural setting.

TARIFF INCLUSIONS: Luxury cottage accommodation, each with their own private contemporary bathroom, complimentary bottle of wine, fluffy quality bath towels, L'Occitane bathroom products.

These beautiful retreats are set on a peaceful boutique vineyard with plenty of wide open spaces to make your time away from the city truly worthwhile. Great location just 10 minutes from the Wine Country Tourism Information Office, yet far enough away to be beautifully peaceful.

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Blackwattle Luxury Retreats - Sunset Retreat - one bedroom

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The Sunset Retreat is ideal for couples looking for the ultimate romantic Hunter Valley escape.

This private luxury cottage features:
- separate bedroom with sumptuous king size bed and crisp quality linen
- a designer luxury bathroom with large bath
- cosy open plan living, dining and kitchen area
- floor to ceiling windows and a fabulous private deck with stunning views
- cosy real wood fire and reverse cycle air conditioning

Romance packages available for that special occasion. Please visit our website at for further inclusions

Room Configuration: 1 bedroom with lounge
Max # of Persons: 2
No infants permitted.
No children permitted.
Barbeque, Bath, Bathroom, Blankets, CD Player, Ceiling Fan, Cooking Facilities - Full, Crockery Cutlery, Dishwasher, Doona, DVD, DVDs Available, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Heating, In-house Movies, Iron, Ironing Board, Linen Provided, Microwave, Non Smoking Indoors, Outdoor Setting, Reverse Cycle Airconditioning, Tea/Coffee, Television, Toaster, VCR, Verandah

Blackwattle Luxury Retreats - Vineyard Retreat - two bedrooms

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This beautiful retreat is ideal for one or two couples looking to escape for a weekend or midweek getaway in the Hunter Valley. The Vineyard Retreat at Blackwattle offers the perfect private, quality accommodation to make the most of the real Hunter vineyard experience.

- 2 bedrooms - one on either side of the retreat for maximum privacy
- contemporary ensuites
- sumptuous king size beds
- floor to ceiling windows overlooking your own vineyard
- fully self contained gourmet kitchen
- spacious open plan living, dining and kitchen area
- fabulous private deck with stunning views and quality Weber "Q" BBQ
- cosy real wood fire in winter
- reverse cycle air conditioning
- stately eucalyptus trees providing cool shady afternoons in summer

Romance packages available - please visit our website at

Room Configuration: Powered SIte
Max # of Persons: 4
No infants permitted.
No children permitted.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Carpark
  • Fridge
  • Iron/ Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Open Fire
  • Toaster
  • Barbeque
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Heating
  • Linen Provided
  • No Pets
  • Tea/Coffee
  • Bath
  • DVD Player
  • In-house Movies
  • Lounge
  • Non-Smoking Indoors
  • Television

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Cancellation Policy

HVWTA CANCELLATION POLICY Accommodation •If HVWTA’s client cancels outside (& inclusive of) 29 days of the arrival date 100% refund to client. •If HVWTA’s client cancels between (& inclusive of) 28 and 15 days of the arrival date operator to receive 50% of the booking total if total of accommodation is not relet. •If HVWTA’s client cancels within (& inclusive of) 14 days of arrival date no refund applies to client and operator will be paid in full less 10% commission. •In the event of HVWTA or the operator reselling the total of cancelled accommodation client to receive 100% refund. Tours •If HVWTA’s client cancels within (& inclusive of) 7 days of departure date no refund applies Please Note: A $25 administration fee applies to any cancellation and ALL refunds exclude the 3.5% booking and services fee.

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