The Property

 

Less than 2-hours from Sydney and 1-hour from Newcastle, Glen Eden Cottages is conveniently located for easy access to all major concert and wedding venues, as well as offering a cozy country escape. 

 

Set on 25-acres  with spectacular views of the stunning Brokenback Mountain range, you can enjoy a swim in the sparkling inground pool or toast a marshmallow whilst you sip on a glass of your favourite wine by the fire pit at night. 

Perfect for a weekend of wine tasting, a romantic getaway or to spend time as a group with family & friends, there are two seperate cottages and a studio that can house up to 17 people, with a group discount offered if all cottages are rented or you can simply book what you need.

The property also offers open spaces for you to picnic, walk or play on, and backs onto State Forest, where you can enjoy a bushwalk. Or if you prefer, sit on your balcony and take in the breathtaking views whilst you discover the joys of our local eastern grey Kangaroos and stunning birdlife in the day, and into the evening hear the concert of frogs and stumbling wombats. 

Each house offers its own private fire pit and and access to a shared in-ground pool, as well as spectacular views.

 

In-house catering is available upon request and the town of Singleton is a short 15 mins drive for all your major shopping requirements.

"Tranquil outlook that just allows us city people to calm down and relax. Facilities were pristine clean and very comfortable. Looking forward to coming back some time. Would recommend this lovely cottage to anyone." Glenda, Gavin, Sue & Lyn.

"Beautiful weekend. A glorious part of the world. Heavenly sheets and such a well organised cabin. Thanks so much." Deb & Paul.

Our surrounds

Located in Australia's oldest winemaking region, Broke Fordwich is known for some of the best boutique wineries as well as acclaimed fine dining, World Heritage listed wilderness and ancient indigenous rock art. Sustainable farming practices have developed a landscape of native bushland intermixed with olive groves, dairy farms, and vineyards that grow Hunter Valley traditional and emerging varieties. 

Wine Trail

A perfect way to experience the area is to visit our award winning cellar doors where you will most likely meet the winemakers and their families. Dozens of wineries are found throughout the region, with the majority of cellar doors within 10 minutes drive from our front gate. Many offer cheese & antipasto platters as part of the tasting experience, or you can stay a while and enjoy lunch or dinner at a chosen few. Private tours and transfers are available on request. For all the details go to www.brokefordwichwinetrail.com.au

Hungry? 

There's something for everyone from restaurants, cafes, a cheese  or antipasto platter with your wine tasting, picnic in the vines or catering in your cottage. We recommend:

- Margan

- Mount Broke

- Whispering Brook

- Pasquales at Sommerville Wines

- Bulga Tavern (counter lunch)

- Broke Village Store (takeaway & cafe)

- Motty's Farm Catering (in-house cooking or pre-cooked and delivered to your door)

Handcrafts

Locally grown olives, natural soaps and other crafts are available. Visit Starline Alpaca Farm shop for a selection of knitwear; Pickled & Pitted for their range of soaps and skincare from Bare Natures'Kin; or drop in to Whispering Brook to sample some of the finest olives and oils in the area. Looking for a little more, then you can't go past the Broke Markets which are held on the first Sunday of every month.

Kids

Pat an Alpaca at The Starline Farm, meet the pigs and other animals at River Flats Estate, book the local tennis court or drop into one of the local playgrounds. A short drive away you can hit a golf ball at Aqua Golf & Putt Putt, enjoy a wander through the Hunter Valley Gardens, fill yourself with wonderful treats at the Chocolate Factory or Sabor or head over to the Hunter Zoo. 


Transport

Transport can be arranged for concert or wedding transfers, tours of the wineries or any other requirements you may have. Just ask!

 

Anything else?

We can assist with any bookings or suggestions you may need including helicopter or hot-air balloon rides, bicycle hire or even a horseriding adventure.

587 Wollombi Road

Broke NSW 2330

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