The Homestead

Ironstone Homestead is luxurious and peaceful. The house is comfortable, affordable, has five bedrooms, and is perfect for a family-friendly stay in the Hunter Valley. It is suitable for small groups for up to 10-12 guests; is fully self-contained, has a cosy wood fire for winter romance, an inground pool for those summer months, a spacious covered entertainment area and a large country kitchen. The Homestead is privately located on the opposite side of the property from the Lodge.

Our Accommodation Facilities

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 queen size beds, 1 double bed & 1 sofa bed
  • 3 bathrooms, 3 toilets
  • Fully air conditioned for heating and cooling as well as ceiling fans.
  • In-ground swimming pool for the exclusive use of those staying in the Homestead
  • Double sofa-bed (in second smaller lounge room) is for the added comfort of the existing 12 guests.
  • Large lounge/dining with wood fire for the cooler months. Wood provided
  • LCD TV with DVD player, radio and CD player.
  • Fully equipped Tasmanian Oak kitchen includes dishwasher, microwave, full size refrigerator and freezer; and electric oven and cooktop. Kitchen products provided: dishwashing powder, dishwashing liquid, chux, scourers, tea towels, paper towel.The kitchen is equipped with crockery, cutlery, glassware, pots, pans, toaster, kettle, serving platters, salad bowls
  • All linen and bathroom towels supplied, hair dryers, soaps and shampoos (please bring your own pool towels)
  • Enormous covered entertaining area with two timber outdoor settings and hooded gas BBQ. Utensils & gas for BBQ provided
  • Laundry with washing machine, iron and ironing board (located in adjoining garage)
  • Two car adjoining garage plus large open car park
  • Onsite Management
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  • Mobile reception is available

Please Note

  • Our houses are fully self catering for ALL  food & beverages. If you prefer to dine out there is a wide variety of quality restaurants in Lovedale and Pokolbin. 
  • Sorry but no wi-fi or Foxtel
  • No pets allowed
  • The Homestead cannot be booked in conjunction with the Lodge unless it is for a conference with one person /bedroom
  • No Bucks parties/gatherings

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Tuesday Wednesday Lodge

Lodge: Tuesday Wednesday reduced tarifff for a 2 night stay. Reduced from $2800 to only $2000

Tuesday Wednesday Homestead

Homestead: Reduced price for a 2 night stay on a Tuesday and Wednesday. Reduced from $2200 to only $1600

Direct Booking for Ironstone Homestead

Reduced tariff when booked directly with Ironstone Estate.

$1000 per night reduced from $1100 per night

Direct bookings for Ironstone Lodge

Reduced tariff when booked directly with Ironstone Estate

$1300 per night reduced from $1400 per night


  • "Great house for relaxing with friends.Wish we had a couple of more days to relax here! Thanks."
    The Homestead - April 2015 - The Sydneysiders
  • " We take a large family group up to the Hunter annually and have tried a number of venues... Ironstone is the best of them...not ensuite in every bedroom."
    The Lodge - Dec 2014
  • "I held my 40th birthday here with 9 friends, absolutely perfect... a gorgeous, enormous house that easily sleeps 10 people in 5 double bedrooms. Everything you could possibly need... I would highly recommend."
    The Homestead - June 2014
  • "...every room has it's own bathroom - we absolutely loved that aspect and it's part of the reason we chose this property."
    The Lodge 2015
  • "...found this accommodation absolutely stairs to negotiate...very comfortable beds & lovely bathrooms. The pool was very well maintained as were the grounds"
    The Homestead