Set amongst 135 acres of tranquil bushland, Sutton Forest Retreat - Sophie's Farmhouse is an ideal escape for large groups of friends or family wanting to enjoy a country getaway. The fully renovated house comfortably accommodates with 10 bedrooms and 4 brand new bathrooms. Featuring a spacious open-plan kitchen/dining and living area along with outdoor kitchen, including pizza oven and rotisserie spit, the house is well appointed for entertaining.

Children will love the outdoor play equipment, swings, trampoline and shared basketball/volleyball court and the indoor rumpus room with games. For the adult's entertainment, there's a pool table 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 Property Features:
• Fully equipped kitchen with microwave, dishwasher and large range oven with gas cooktop, Caffitaly Coffee machine
• Flat-screen TV and DVD player, surround sound
• Ducted heating and air-conditioning throughout
• Flexible bedding configuration perfect for 3-4 families or groups of friends
• Four brand new bathrooms with showers (no bath) and 2 additional separate toilets
• Rumpus room with board games and bean bags to keep the kids occupied on a rainy day
• Large yard with an outdoor playground, swings, trampoline and shared basketball/volleyball court
• Outdoor kitchen with second fridge, pizza oven, rotisserie spit, gas BBQ and double sink with hot and cold water perfect for food preparation
• Outdoor setting for 20 people and dining table indoors seating 14
• Pool table in covered outdoor entertaining area
• Breezy deck off the lounge room with views across the paddocks and playground ideal for keeping an eye on the kids while enjoying drinks
• Laundry with washing machine and dryer
• 135 acres to explore, bush walks to creek
• Horses, a donkey, peacocks, chickens, guinea fowl and bee hives
• 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 ImaginArta Australian Puppet Centre, Mt Broughton Golf and Country Club, Red Cow Farm cool-climate garden, and is 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 2kms off the Hume highway so easy to get to.

Come and enjoy the wonder of this tranquil bush setting while relaxing with family and friends. Equally stunning in summer or the winter months!

Book Sophie’s Farmhouse now for the perfect rural entertainer for large groups. It can be booked in conjunction with Jimmy’s Homestead and The Hideaway sleeping a further 20 guests each and accommodating 60 guests on the property in total. Jimmy’s and Sophie’s are 120 meters apart and The Hideaway is 950 meters away at the back of the property.
Please use the separate listings to book just one of the houses or enquire through this website about the house you are interested in.

Bedroom configuration:
• Bedroom 1: queen
• Bedroom 2: king singles 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

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. For the comfort of our guests all beds have quilts with full covers, we do not triple sheet.

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
Linen Included
Microwave Oven
Pizza Oven
Pool Table
Private Entrance
Smoke Detector
Stand-alone Fan
Stand-alone Heater
Views - hills
Washing Machine


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350 Hanging Rock Road

Sutton Forest Retreat – Sophie’s Farmhouse

10 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, 20 Guests


Sutton Forest


Air Conditioning
Fenced Yard

Bedding Configuration

Bedroom 1
  • Queen Bed x 1
Bedroom 2
  • King Single x 2
Bedroom 3
  • Single Bed x 2
Bedroom 4
  • Queen Bed x 1
Bedroom 5
  • Queen Bed x 1
Bedroom 6
  • King Single x 2
Bedroom 7
  • King Single x 2
Bedroom 8
  • King Single x 2
Bedroom 9
  • King Single x 2
Bedroom 10
  • Queen Bed x 1


Linen Included