Sutton Forest Retreat

20 Bedrooms, 10 Bathrooms, 40 Guests
From $1,960/night


Sutton Forest


Air Conditioning
Fenced Yard
Linen Included - all linen supplied


  • Queen Bed x 1
  • King Single x 2
  • King Single x 2
  • Queen Bed x 1
  • Queen Bed x 1
  • King Single x 2
  • King Single x 2
  • King Single x 2
  • King Single x 2
  • Queen Bed x 1
  • Queen Bed x 1
  • King Single x 2
  • King Single x 2
  • Queen Bed x 1
  • Queen Bed x 1
  • King Single x 2
  • King Single x 2
  • King Single x 2
  • King Single x 2
  • Queen Bed x 1


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. Two houses – Jimmy’s Homestead and Sophie’s Farmhouse – comfortably accommodate up to 40 people with 20 bedrooms and 10 brand new 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 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.

Jimmy’s Homestead and Sophie’s Farmhouse 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 microwave and dishwasher
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)
Rumpus rooms with board games and bean bags in each house
Large yard with an outdoor playground, swings, trampoline, basketball/volleyball court, racquets and balls.
Large covered outdoor entertaining area for all 40 guests with BBQ facilities
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: king 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

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.


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.

Extras may be available for hire include portacots and highchairs. Send us a message to check availability and cost.

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.


Air Conditioning
basketball/volleyball court
Child Friendly
Clothes Dryer
Covered Outdoor Area
Fenced Yard
Games Room - table tennis
Iron and Board
Linen Included - all linen supplied
Microwave Oven
Pizza Oven
Play equipment
racquets and balls
Stand-alone Fan
Stand-alone Heater
Views - hills
Wall-mounted reverse cycle air-conditioning - living room
Washing Machine


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