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Avoca Valley Bed and Breakfast

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by Vanessa M (subscribe)
I am always looking out for new experiences, wherever I may find myself.
Published March 22nd 2016
If I were to sum up Avoca Valley Bed and Breakfast in one word, it would be beautiful. Set on a 2.5 acre property the hinterlands of Avoca, the purpose built B&B is a picturesque, private retreat with a touch of France about it. Soon it will even become a venue for weddings (small, pop up ones, but you get the idea).

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Avoca Valley Bed and Breakfast is located on the Central Coast, about an hour and a half from Newcastle and the heart of Sydney.


There are three rooms to choose from here--the Queen Luxury, King Luxury and King Spa suites--all catering for adult singles or couples only (so, no children). They're dressed in a soft, airy styling and have their own en-suite, wardrobe (with a bar fridge) and private balcony.

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The Spa Suite, where I stayed, is particularly spacious, with a spa bath and separate toilet in the bathroom.


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The King Suite is fully accessible, meeting Disability Australia Standards.


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You can see that each room has its own private balcony, all with different views of the backyard.


The accommodation is in a separate section of the building to the residence, and has its own entrance, parking and even backyard area. I stayed for a night during the middle of the week, and unusually, no-one else was there, so the design of the place made me feel like I had the whole, beautiful property to myself; just me and the birds, who sounded just as happy about it as I was

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Speaking of birds, I really need to mention the chickens. They hang out around the front and are very game. When I went to get bags from my car, the whole lot—about fifteen or so—rushed at me. They don't do anything--just hoped for food, I guess--but it's something that you'll want to know about in advance. By the time I took this photo they seemed to have realised I wasn't about to feed them.


A night at Avoca Valley Bed and Breakfast starts at only $190 and includes everything you'll need; all linen, towels and cutlery are provided. There's complimentary Wi-Fi, lots of books, magazines and DVDs, and you can help yourself to tea and coffee (there's even an espresso machine) whenever you want.

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The books and DVDs are found in the dining room, where a generous breakfast is served every morning.


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Once you've got your book, you just need to decide where to read it; lying in bed, lounging on a chair, relaxing on your private balcony or taking advantage of the very private backyard.


Avoca Valley Bed and Breakfast is a nice place to lay your head down at night, to say the least, but if you're here for a special occasion, or just want to treat yourself, it can be much more than that too; three different packages combine nights here with extra experiences that turn your stay into a very memorable experience.

Included in all of them is a two-course dinner for two at the L'isle de France Restaurant in Terrigal, only about ten minutes away. I found this to be an absolute blessing, because I didn't have to figure out where to get dinner, not to mention the fact that the food was amazing. Also included in all the packages is a one hour, in room massage (for each person) by The Massage Spa. This was the first massage I'd ever had and I'm definitely a convert now.

If you're staying for two or more nights, some of the other inclusions you might get, depending on your package, include a seafood platter, a psychic reading, a private yoga session, a beauty treatment, and more. You can find information on all the rates and packages here. A two night stay is required if you book near the weekend, but for a midweek stay, a one night stay is fine.

If you do book a stay, one thing you must check out is these travel directions, if only briefly. The bed and breakfast is accessed via a shared driveway and its address often confuses navigation systems (my solution was to just set my destination as a nearby road instead). Not a big deal, but if you don't read this information and end up being directed to the wrong place, it'll just start your trip off on a bad note.
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Why? Treat yourself to a little luxury, if only for a night
When: For at least one night midweek, or two on the weekend.
Phone: 0404 240 463
Where: 243 Avoca Drive, Kincumber, on the Central Coast
Cost: Starts at $190
Your Comment
It looks beautiful. I'll have to visit soon.
by Faye (score: 3|1124) 989 days ago
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