Set amongst 135 acres of tranquil bushland, Sutton Forest Retreat is an ideal escape for large groups of friends or family wanting to enjoy a country getaway. Three houses - Jimmy's Homestead, Sophie's Farmhouse and The Hideaway - comfortably accommodate groups with 29 bedrooms and 16 bathrooms. The houses are well-appointed for entertaining, featuring spacious open-plan kitchen/dining and living areas along with a large covered outdoor space with extensive BBQ facilities.

Children will love the outdoor play equipment, trampoline, swings, table tennis, basketball/volleyball court and the indoor rumpus rooms with games. For the adult entertainment, there's a pool table at Sophie's Farmhouse in the covered outdoor entertaining area and a fire pit to relax around and take in the views of rolling hills and gum trees. The Hideaway has a swimming pool, pizza oven, rotisserie and games room.

Jimmy's Homestead, Sophie's Farmhouse and The Hideaway can be booked individually or all together for private group accommodation. Please use the separate listings to book just one of the houses or enquire through this website about the house you are interested in.

The Property Features:
• Fully equipped kitchens with microwaves and dishwashers. Caffitaly coffee machine (Sophie's) and Aldi coffee machine (Jimmy's)
• Flat-screen TV's and sound system
• Ducted reverse cycle heating and cooling for year-round comfort
• Flexible bedding configurations perfect for 3-4 families or groups of friends in each house
• Six bathrooms with showers in Jimmy's Homestead, 4 bathrooms in Sophie's Farmhouse (no bathtubs), 6 bathroom in The Hideaway
• Rumpus rooms with board games and bean bags in each house
• Large yard with an outdoor playground, swings, trampoline, basketball/volleyball court (BYO racquets and balls)
• Large covered outdoor entertaining area with BBQ facilities
• High chair and portacot
• Fire pits at each house
• Dining tables in both houses seating 14
• Table Tennis at Jimmy's Homestead, pool table at Sophie's Farmhouse
• Breezy decks with views across the paddocks ideal for enjoying evening drinks
• Laundry with washing machine and dryer in each house
• 135 acres to explore, bush walks to creek
• Horses, a donkey, peacocks, chickens, guinea fowl and beehives
• Native animals, kangaroos and abundant wildlife
• Only one hour from Sydney or Wollongong
• 1.5 hours from Canberra and only 45 minutes from Goulburn

Sutton Forest boasts numerous wineries, the Imagin Arta Australian Puppet Centre, Mt Broughton Golf and Country Club, Red Cow Farm cool-climate garden, and a short drive from the pretty villages of Exeter and Bundanoon. At only 15 km from popular Sylvan Glen Wedding Venue, Sutton Forest Retreat makes an ideal base for guest accommodation and is only 2 km off the Hume highway so easy to get to.

Book your stay soon to enjoy the wonder of this tranquil bush setting while relaxing with family and friends. Equally stunning in summer or the winter months!

Bedroom Configuration:
Sophie's Farmhouse
• Bedroom 1: queen
• Bedroom 2: king single x 2
• Bedroom 3: singles x 2
• Bedroom 4: queen
• Bedroom 5: queen
• Bedroom 6: king singles x 2
• Bedroom 7: king singles x 2
• Bedroom 8: king singles x 2
• Bedroom 9: king singles x 2
• Bedroom 10: queen

Jimmy's Homestead
• Bedroom 11: queen
• Bedroom 12: king singles x 2
• Bedroom 13: singles x 2
• Bedroom 14: queen
• Bedroom 15: queen
• Bedroom 16: king singles x 2
• Bedroom 17: king singles x 2
• Bedroom 18: king singles x 2
• Bedroom 19: king singles x 2
• Bedroom 20: queen

The Hideaway
• Bedroom 21: 1 queen with ensuite
• Bedroom 22: 2 bunk beds (sleeps 4 singles)
• Bedroom 23: 2 singles
• Bedroom 24: 2 singles
• Bedroom 25: 1 queen with ensuite
• Bedroom 26: 1 queen
• Bedroom 27: 1 queen
• Bedroom 28: 1 queen
• Bedroom 29: 1 queen

Distances to:
• 12 km to Eling Forest Winery and function rooms
• 12 km to St Maur Wines and cellar door
• 15 km to Sylvan Glen Wedding venue
• 15 km to ImaginArta Australian Puppet Centre, Sutton Forest
• 15 km to Red Cow Farm cool-climate garden
• 17 km to Exeter
• 18 km to Montrose Berry Farm
• 20 km to Mt Broughton Golf and Country Club
• 20 km to Southern Highlands Winery
• 27 km to Bundanoon
• 33 km to Bowral
• 3 km to Our Pauline Fathers Monasteries.

All linen (sheets and bath towels) is supplied for your stay and included in the tariff. For the comfort of our guests, we do not triple sheet. All beds have a fitted sheet, a flat sheet and a quilt with a full cover.

Property Specific Notes:
Pets are NOT welcome at this property.

This property does NOT have internet access or Wi-fi.

To ensure the comfort of our guests and the neighbours, we do not accept bookings for "Schoolies" breaks/under 21yrs groups and under no circumstances do we allow weddings or parties of any sort.

Payment for the booking warrants you and all guests staying will abide by the Code of Conduct for Short Term Rental Accommodation which can be viewed under the Guest Information tab on our website or a link which will be sent to you in your booking confirmation email.

Please note that there is another holiday rental on the property, and the driveway is shared. There is also a caretaker living on the property who is available to help with any issues - just call us, and we will contact him for you.

Note there are unfenced dams beyond the fenced yard, children must be supervised at all times.

Guests may pat the horses and donkey, but please only feed them fruit, carrots and bread over the fence and do not enter their paddock.

This property is a holiday rental, it is not a principal place of residence and there are no shared rooms. Enjoy your time in comfort and privacy.

Terms and conditions apply for this property and payment warrants your agreement and that of all other guests staying at the property with you.

The guest limits apply at all times during the booking. Any extra guests (this includes day visitors) above those that have been booked and paid for must be approved in writing prior to the stay. Only the guests staying at the property are permitted to be present. If you wish to have visitors in addition to booked guests, you must advise us in writing prior to your stay and ensure you receive written permission. This is not possible at all properties.

If you or any other guest receives a warning regarding excess noise or excess guests, you may be asked to leave the property IMMEDIATELY with no refund of monies. Noise audible outside the property is prohibited between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.

This property is approved for accommodation only. No mattresses, tents, caravans or more cars than the property accommodates are allowed. Under no circumstances are the following activities permitted at any of our properties: motorbikes, dirt bikes, quad bikes, use of firearms or air rifles, fireworks.

Out of peak season stays of a week or more may qualify for a discount, please send us a message.
Information during your stay can be found in the Guest Information Folder or by calling our office 24/7.
For your added security, this property is managed by a Licensed Real Estate Agent. We will never request payments be made to an overseas bank account and your money is held safely in our Trust Account until after your departure.

If we had more properties in our management portfolio we could easily get them booked. Demand is high and supply just can’t keep up. Please send us a message or call us if you would like to know more about the packages we offer for bookings and property management.

STRA Permit ID: PID-STRA-23396


Air Conditioning
Child Friendly
Clothes Dryer
Coffee Machine - Pod machine
Covered Outdoor Area
Fenced Yard
Games Room
High Chair
High Chair/Portacot (BYO Linen)
Iron and Board
Linen Included
Microwave Oven
Pizza Oven
Private Entrance
Smoke Detector
Stand-alone Fan
Stand-alone Heater
Swimming Pool
Table Tennis
Views - hills
Washing Machine


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350 Hanging Rock Road

Sutton Forest Retreat

29 Bedrooms, 16 Bathrooms, 60 Guests


Sutton Forest


Air Conditioning
Fenced Yard
Swimming Pool

Bedding Configuration

Room 1
  • Queen Bed x 1
Room 2
  • King Single x 2
Room 3
  • Single Bed x 2
Room 4
  • Queen Bed x 1
Room 5
  • Queen Bed x 1
Room 6
  • King Single x 2
Room 7
  • King Single x 2
Room 8
  • King Single x 2
Room 9
  • King Single x 2
Room 10
  • Queen Bed x 1
Room 11
  • Queen Bed x 1
Room 12
  • King Single x 2
Room 13
  • Single Bed x 2
Room 14
  • Queen Bed x 1
Room 15
  • Queen Bed x 1
Room 16
  • King Single x 2
Room 17
  • King Single x 2
Room 18
  • King Single x 2
Room 19
  • King Single x 2
Room 20
  • Queen Bed x 1
Room 21
  • Queen Bed x 1
Room 22
  • Bunk Bed x 2
Room 23
  • Single Bed x 2
Room 24
  • Single Bed x 2
Room 25
  • Queen Bed x 1
Room 26
  • Queen Bed x 1
Room 27
  • Queen Bed x 1
Room 28
  • Queen Bed x 1
Room 29
  • Queen Bed x 1


Linen Included