Just 5 minutes’ walk from the Hunter River, Carrington Place features a restaurant and a bar. Owned and operated by internationally renowned Chef, Scott Webster, Carrington Place is just 7 minutes’ drive from Newcastle Beach. It is 40 minutes’ drive from the Hunter Valley vineyards. Port Stephens is a 50-minute drive away. Renovated in 2009, the guest house-style accommodation includes shared bathrooms, and rooms include quality towels and linen. Some rooms have their own private bathroom. The restaurant is open from Tuesday to Friday for lunch, and Tuesday to Saturday for dinner, and specialises in the fresh produce from the Hunter region. Tapas and pizza are available in the bar, which also features live jazz on Thursday nights.