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Monkey Place Country House, Broke

Monkey Place Country House is a one-of-a-kind sandstone retreat nestled on a sprawling 6-acre estate in the picturesque Hunter Valley wine region of Broke Fordwich. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this magnificent self-contained house offers a serene and spacious haven for groups of 8 to 14 guests.

With a fusion of rustic charm and modern comfort, Monkey Place is an ideal destination for family gatherings, special celebrations, and wine enthusiasts seeking the ultimate Hunter Valley experience.


  • Location: Broke Fordwich, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia
  • Accommodates: 8 – 14 guests
  • Architecture: Sandstone construction, Red Cedar doors, leadlight windows, and massive bridge timbers.
  • Outdoor Spaces: Expansive wrap-around verandah overlooking native gardens, swimming pool, heated outdoor spa, and a gas BBQ area.
  • Kitchen: Fully equipped gourmet kitchen, perfect for foodies and home chefs.
  • Bedroom Configuration:
    • Bedroom 1: Queen bed with ensuite
    • Bedroom 2: Queen bed
    • Bedroom 3: Queen bed
    • Bedroom 4: Queen bed
  • Fireplace: Impressive sandstone fireplace for cozy winter evenings.
  • Entertainment: TV, DVD player, and a selection of board games.
  • Catering: Monkey Place Catering offers a variety of dining experiences, including cocktail parties, sit-down dinners, gourmet BBQs, shared banquets, private chef services, and ready meals. Customized menus are available to cater to your specific preferences and event vision.
  • Proximity: Close to boutique cellar doors and the acclaimed Margan Restaurant, making it the perfect base for exploring the Hunter Valley’s culinary delights.


  • All linen, wooly blankets, and quilts provided.
  • Free Wi-Fi.
  • Air conditioning and heating for year-round comfort.
  • Ample on-site parking.
  • Pet-friendly (by prior arrangement).

Things to Do:

  • Explore the stunning Hunter Valley wine region and visit nearby cellar doors.
  • Enjoy the inviting swimming pool in the warmer months.
  • Relax in the heated outdoor spa, suitable for year-round use.
  • Savor local Hunter Valley wines on the verandah.
  • Cozy up by the impressive sandstone fireplace during winter evenings.
  • Dine at the award-winning Margan Restaurant, just a stone’s throw away.
  • Experience personalized catering services from Monkey Place Catering, known for their expertise in top-quality cooking.

Monkey Place Country House offers a truly unique and memorable stay in the Hunter Valley, combining natural beauty, historical craftsmanship, and modern amenities. Whether you’re planning a family reunion, a special celebration with friends, or a wine-centric getaway, Monkey Place Country House provides a welcoming and comfortable setting for your next Hunter Valley escape.


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