we loved the house, it had everything we needed and the John from our wine tour was delightful. We had such a great weekend.
Lovely open area to enjoy with all the guests.
Very nice house and relaxing surroundings. Great accommodation for our extended family.
Calvin House is a grand country property fastidiously replicated from a colonial 1810 Georgian residence of old Sydney Town. The estate offers a wonderful sense of history right from the moment you pass through the wrought iron gates. This beautiful home will provide comfortable accommodation for 7 – 10 guests.
Calvin features ducted air-conditioning, flat screen TV, Bose sound system, professional billiard table, great outdoor entertaining area and a wonderful view over the country landscape.
Calvin House is surrounded by 24 acres of pastoral splendour and is just a short drive to the heart of the Hunter Wine district where you’ll find great restaurants, cellar doors and golf courses.
Unwind at Calvin House with the following bedding configuration:
Bedroom 1 – Queen bed with ensuite
Bedroom 2 – King bed or twin share with ensuite
Bedroom 3 – King bed or twin share with ensuite
Bedroom 4 – King bed or twin share with ensuite
Bedroom 5 – Queen bed (small room best suited to children)
2 full size single roll away beds are available upon request (for children only)
Calvin House is also home to one of the Hunter’s newest and most impressive wedding venues, Calvin Estate.
Rates: Weekend 2 Night Min. Twin Share: $2500
Monday – Thurs, single night: $1250
Calvin House Accommodates up to 10 Adults and 2 Children on day beds.
Located in the Hunter Valley Wine Region with just a short drive to the centre of the vineyard district, Calvin Estate offers 24 acres of pastoral splendour with traditional colonial sophistication in a beautiful park setting.
Calvin Hall is a stunning Grand Barrel Room set within splendid garden courtyard surrounds. Dining for up to 150 seated guests is provided in a venue complete with dance floor that is perfect for all seasons.
Located within Calvin Hall is the private Chapel seating up to 85-90 guests with additional standing room available.
Set between Calvin Estate Winery and Calvin Hall, the Garden Courtyard provides an expansive outdoor entertaining area. Seating for up to 145 guests, the Garden Courtyard is moodlit for evening events and provides the perfect alternative to a Marquee offering a wonderful undercover outdoor Reception area for Cocktail style or fully seated Receptions.
Additional accommodation requirements are easily catered for with over 200 beds available withing a 2 to 20 minute drive. Transfers between Calvin Estate and off-site accommodation can be arranged for your convenience.
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TERMS & CONDITIONS
“Booking” means the period for which you have stayed, or intend to stay, at the property.
“Property” means Calvin House, it’s fixtures, fittings and equipment.
“Management” means Calvin Estate “Guests” mean the persons who stay overnight at the property during the booking.
“Visitor” means a person or guest permitted to visit the property during the booking.
“Owner” means the person or persons or legal entity that owns the Property.
Payment of the holding deposit constitutes the guests’ acceptance of these Terms & Conditions.
If a guest is booking on behalf of other people, the person booking the accommodation is responsible for the property, and for making all guests and visitors aware of house rules and these Terms & Conditions. You must be at least 21 years of age to book Calvin House.
We accept Visa and MasterCard and also direct deposit.
A deposit of 50% of the full tariff is required six months prior to the event to secure the booking.
The balance of the accommodation rental must be received 31 days prior to check in.
In the event that the full amount is not received by the due date, we reserve the right to re-let the property. Cancellation policy will apply (see section 11) and your deposit may be forfeited.
Calvin Estate may take a security bond in the form of a pre-authorisation on your Credit Card prior to your arrival.
A pre-authorisation is a temporary hold on a security deposit making these funds unavailable to the cardholder until the charge is cleared.
If the Bond is activated, these funds are cleared automatically after 7 days. However, the security deposit (bond) may be used to cover incidental items such as (but not limited to) any breakages or damage incurred during your stay or excess cleaning charges outside the normal level of cleaning.
If you or any of your guests are found to be in breach of the House Rules or Terms & Conditions all or part of your security deposit may be held.
Management will notify you in writing prior to using any part of this credit card pre-authorisation for any of the above charges.
NUMBER OF GUESTS
Parties and Functions are prohibited in Calvin House without prior written approval.
The number of guests staying at the property must not exceed the number stated on the booking confirmation or subsequently agreed in writing or email.
Additional guest rates will apply to additional guests staying at the property over and above the number of guests stated on the booking confirmation.
Calvin House bed configuration will be provided as queens or super-kings unless advised. Management requires at least 14 days’ notice if alternative bed configurations are required.
CHECK IN, CHECK OUT AND PROPERTY ACCESS
Calvin House check in and check out times are 12 noon.
Early check in or late check out may be available by arrangement with Management and can be confirmed the day prior to arrival.
In circumstances where the property is vacated on the same day as your arrival, the check in time may be later.
Calvin Estate reserves the right to alter bookings due to unforeseen circumstances.
Calvin House is no-smoking property. Please do not discard butts on the lawns and gardens.
Please do not light any fires outside of any property, at any time.
The abundance of native wildlife in the area can be a danger to children – please be vigilant.
Always keep children at arms-length near water; be advised that there are dams and waterways at Calvin Estate as well as on adjoining properties, so ensure your children are supervised at all times.
Calvin House has a strict no pet policy.
Calvin Estate reserves the right to charge the bond for any excess cleaning required as a result of a pet being inside the property.
Management will not accept liability of any pets or animals should they be at a property without approval.
CANCELLATIONS AND VARIATIONS
Where a guest elects to cancel the booking, any monies paid will be forfeited in lieu of the property being re-let for the same period.
Calvin House will make every reasonable effort to re-let the property within the given time frame and, if successful, will refund to the booking party all monies paid.
Calvin House will not refund any payments for cancellations within 6 months of arrival date.
Calvin House reserves the right to cancel any booking if we deem the group to be in breach of any of our Terms & Conditions.
LOSS OR INJURY
Calvin House takes no responsibility for any personal injury that may be incurred whilst staying at the property or for guests’ personal property.
If property is left at the house and needs to be returned it will be done at the guests cost.
The personal information obtained from this website is used to provide products and services to you, to provide you with information, and to send other communications to you.
Calvin House may use your personal information for promotional activities, however, if we do undertake such activities, you will be provided with an opportunity when first contacted to decline to receive any further communications from us.
We do not pass guest details on to any third parties or external entities.
Calvin Estate is subject to, and abides by, the provisions of the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 which amends the Privacy Act 1988.
What information does Calvin Estate collect?
The personal information Calvin Estate collects from you generally includes your name, address, telephone number/s and information required to assist us in arranging your function. Calvin Estate may also collect information from you concerning your preferred catering and beverage requirements or other information that enables us to provide you with the best possible service outcome.
How does Calvin Estate collect your personal information?
Calvin Estate collects your personal information via initial phone discussions, onsite evaluation meetings which you attend and forms you are required to complete if you book your event at Calvin Estate.
How does Calvin Estate use your personal information?
Calvin Estate may use your personal information to:
- Provide you with information you request regarding services we offer or offers by third party suppliers to Calvin Estate;
- Process and obtain payment for services you contract for with Calvin Estate;
Will Calvin Estate give your personal information to anyone else?
Calvin Estate currently uses contractors to provide various internal services. We will only disclose your personal information to those contractors or third parties:
- That enable us to complete or provide the contracted services to you;
- That provides you with information that may assist you in arranging your event;
- If required or permitted by law.
Personal information security
Calvin Estate has security systems and measures to protect the personal information entrusted to us from risks such as loss, unauthorised access or use, destruction, modification or disclosure.
Updated: July 2019.
Calvin House has a policy whereby the facilities at the house are available ONLY to the guests who are booked and paid for.
We appreciate most will respect our beautiful property but the occasional abuse requires that we state the following Terms & Conditions. Guest and Visitors must comply with all House Rules, By-Laws and instructions from the Manager and security services during their stay and must notify the Manager of any disputes or complaints as soon as is practicable.
Guests and Visitors must not create noise which is offensive to occupiers of neighbouring properties especially between 10pm – 8am or at any time throughout the occupancy.
Disturbance to our neighbours, including excessive noise, is prohibited and may result in termination of rental. No music should be played outside of the house and any music and noise must be kept to a minimum after 10pm. Offensive noise is prohibited and may result in termination of permission to occupy the Property, eviction, loss of rental paid and extra charges for security and other expenses which may be deducted from the Bond under the Terms and Conditions.
Guests and Visitors must not engage in anti-social behaviour and must minimise their impact upon the residential amenity of neighbours and local community. Guests are responsible for ensuring that Visitors comply with these House Rules.
Holding Parties, BBQs or any type of Function whereby extra people are invited onto the property is not allowed and by doing so may cancel your booking and forfeit your Bond.
The facilities at the house are available ONLY to the guests who are booked and paid for. If you are intending to invite day guests, you must receive prior agreement in writing. The price charged is for domestic use only and not commercial. Use contrary to this may result in additional charges.
Hi-Fi, stereo equipment and TVs are set up for your use. Please do not unplug or play with connections. Instructions for use of this equipment should be found in the house compendium.
BBQ – We provide a clean BBQ. If you use the BBQ please ensure that it is cleaned before you leave. If we need to clean the BBQ then a $50 charge will be deducted from the Bond for cleaning.
Calvin House has a strict no pets policy.
Parking – Cars must be parked in designated parking areas or in the garage but not on the lawns.
Calvin House is has a strict no-smoking policy. If smoking outside, please do not discard butts on the lawns and gardens.
Loss – Calvin Estate takes no responsibility for the guests’ personal property. If property is left in the house and needs to be returned, this will be done at the guests cost. Any property left behind can be sent to you through Australia Post at a charge.
Injury – Calvin Estate takes no responsibility for any personal injury that may be incurred whilst staying at the property.
Damages, malfunctioning equipment – If there is a problem due to MALFUNCTIONING EQUIPMENT, report it immediately, whenever possible – do not leave your report until check-out. We will do our best to fix or replace malfunctioning items. We do not issue refunds for problems with TV, VCR/DVD players, pool table or anything else that is not considered a necessity. We will make every effort to have repairs done ASAP; however there may be limited service contractors available on weekends. You will be held responsible for any damages to the property, caused by you or your guests. The House is inspected after each stay. If any items are missing you will be charged.
Fires – Please do not light any fires on the property grounds.
Tampering with locked doors may result in a charge and legal action by the property owner.
Departure – the property should be left in a similar state to its condition on arrival. Please ensure all windows and doors are locked, the air conditioner is turned off and fire screen in place.
Calvin Estate – Management