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Abernethy House



Set on 4 acres in the beautiful Hunter Valley NSW, Abernethy House has everything you need for a break away with your friends or family, hidden away yet located only 2 hour’s drive from Sydney. Great affordability for group accommodation in the Hunter Valley.

Abernethy House is the perfect group accommodation venue – where booking the whole house will guarantee your exclusive use and privacy in a lovely meandering garden setting. Your group will be together under one roof and enjoy the comforts of a heritage country estate. The guest house is in a small village, surrounded by national and state forest…. great for walking, but only 15 minutes from most vineyards in the Hunter Valley!

Big comfortable lounge, with lots of comfy lounges and a fire place in winter and pool in summer! TV, DVD, videos, games all provided for your enjoyment. A large courtyard covered in grape leaves , is big enough to seat all guests in comfort. The upstairs wide verandahs are great for sitting, reading, and just enjoying a glass of wine or two. All linen provided. All cooking utensils, basic ingredients, olive oil, salt, pepper, sugar is provided. You need only bring personal things, food and alcohol.

This fine old 1920’s building has been painstakingly restored in the unique style of yesteryear. Most of the 14 guest rooms overlook 2ac. of country garden and surronding forest. Gourmet dining is provided in-house on request. Less than 2 hours from Sydney, this is an ideal country retreat for groups. Tours and activities from golf to hot air ballooning can be organised through us.


Imagine your very own, quintessential historic pub on a private country estate where you can host your special celebration. 

Abernethy House offers an array of options for both small and large events.  Choose the lounge, dining room, beer garden or shady verandah for seated functions of up to 30 guests or 50 guests cocktail style. Larger functions of up to 150 guests are perfectly accommodated in the estate grounds with the inclusion of a marquee.

Choose the manicured gardens for your ceremony or one of the historic nearby churches or chapels.  Just a short walk from the estate you will also find some unique historic architecture perfect as a backdrop to your ceremony or photography.

The estate will comfortably accommodate up to 34 guests so you, your family and friends can enjoy relaxing, stress free wedding preparations and celebrate with you over a full weekend.

Abernethy House self-catering wedding package is perfect for the bride and groom who want total control over their big event…

Wedding package pricing:

$4900 includes

2 nights weekend accommodation for up to 20 guests (additional guests $85 per person per night to a maximum of 34 guests)
Garden or lounge for your ceremony
Your choice of lounge dining room, beer garden or downstairs verandah for your reception (up to 30 guests seated or 50 guests cocktail style)
Larger events, up to 150 guests require marquee hire at guest own cost
Use of house and garden for wedding photography
BYO alcohol (no corkage)


Please note: catering and equipment hire is not included in the package pricing. 


Get creative with your next small conference, management off site or team building event and head to Abernethy House for an affordable, unique venue to surely get your staff motivated, relaxed and productive.

The large lounge and dining room areas are perfect for discussions, presentations and informal meetings along with a variety of breakout areas including the shady verandahs, beer garden or even poolside!

Single and twin share rooms are available accommodating up to 22 delegates in complete comfort.  Self-catering is popular in the large commercial kitchen space or catering drop-offs and in-house catering services can be arranged.

Conference package pricing:

2 night weekend - $3417 for up to 20 guests (additional guests $85 per person per night)

2 night midweek - $2567 for up to 20 guests (additional guests $85 per person per night)

1 night midweek conference bookings are available – please enquire for 1 night only pricing

Projector and screen also available

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