Calling all vino lovers! We all know there’s nothing quite like kicking back with a succulent red wine, some aged cheddar and a good book or seventeen. Add some gorgeous accommodation and vineyard views, and you’ve got yourself a slice of heaven.
But wait, what’s missing? Your pet of course! With some truly amazing pet-friendly accommodation options on the market, regions like the Hunter Valley, NSW are fast becoming hotspots for wine fans and their fur-babies alike. Enjoy the finer things in life, and take Fido along too.
Here’s our top five picks for pet-friendly accommodation in the Hunter Valley, NSW.
Tucked between gorgeous vineyards in Rothbury, Englewood Ridge is a beautifully decorated home where you and your pets can enjoy everything the Hunter Valley has to offer. With superb views of the Brokenback Ranges and its own 25 gently undulating and lightly wooded acres, this country house is spacious, inviting and equipped with kitchen, laundry, 4 bedrooms and three recently renovated bathrooms.
This is a self-contained accommodation option, perfect for groups and families who want to enjoy some quiet relaxation and take advantage of close proximity to all the region’s best wineries. When you’re not out on the vino, enjoy HD TV, DVD players and stereo, or take a dip in the pool (which is fully fenced, for your fur-baby’s safety! The gas BBQ is ready for you, with alfresco dining options where your pet can romp around without a worry.
Set in the grounds of the Misty Glen Vineyard, this self-contained cottage is quaint, peaceful and perfect for families and groups. Only a short stroll from Misty Glen’s cellar door, you will certainly find no shortage of high-quality vino at your doorstep. This accommodation provides an ideal base from which to explore the entire Hunter Valley, centrally located only minutes from concert venues too!
The Japanese Tea House is centrally located in the Ironbark Hill’s precinct, only a short 850m walk from The Vintage Facilities so you can enjoy The Vintage 25m lap pool, children’s playground, day/night tennis courts, 24 hour gym facilities and acres of natural parklands. Practically centred in the vineyards of Pokolbin, Lovedale and Rothbury you have your choice of activities; meals at delicious cafes and restaurants, boutique outlets, wine tours and tastings and some adventure on the ground or in the sky for those slightly more daring.
Your fur-baby is welcome to stay at Japanese Tea House. The backyard is fenced and there are acres of parkland within The Vintage for your pooch to take a walk with you.