Thistle Hill

B&b in Hunter Valley

This idyllic 8-hectare property features rose gardens, a lime orchard, a vineyard, a self-contained cottage sleeping five and a luxurious guesthouse with six double rooms. Rooms and common areas have an elegant French provincial sensibility and are strikingly attractive. There's a great lounge and deck by the pool. Breakfast (continental midweek, cooked at weekends), wine and cheese are all supplied.