6.5 out of 10

Pokolbin

-32.7947810036459 151.279816612354
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  • Eating Out
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  • Parks & Recreation
  • Peace & Quiet
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4/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 2/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"The Heart of Hunter Valley Wine Country"

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Pokolbin is a rural locality in the Hunter Region of NSW, Australia. It is part of the Singleton Council area and the city of Cessnock and is bounded by the localities of North Rothbury and Greta in the North, Keinbah and Maitland City in the East, Cessnock, Nulkaba, Mount View and Bellbird in the South and the locality of Cedar Creek in the West.

Pokolbin is thought to be named from a native word meaning “very hot place” or a Hungarian name meaning ‘in the hell’.
Settlement of the area dates from the 1830s when settlers harvested cedar and rosewood forests. There was some growth in the 1850s and 1860s, with land used mainly for wheat, tobacco and grape growing. From the 1960s the wine industry began to boom, with vineyards at Allandale, Mount View, Pokolbin and Rothbury, and small cottages and farms used mainly as weekend retreats. These are now the focus of a thriving and growing tourism industry. Considerable growth took place from the mid 1990s as new dwellings were added to the area, particularly in Pokolbin.

Pokolbin and Lovedale area is mainly a rural area, with some growing residential areas.

Major features of the area include Pokolbin State Forest, Cypress Lakes Golf and country club, Bimbadeen Lookout, Hunter Valley Gardens and numerous wineries and vineyards.
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2yrs+

"Tiny country town in the heart of the Hunter Valley wine region"

Pokolbin is a small country town situated about 160 kilometres outside of Sydney. It is a small town, with under 1,000 residents.

Famous for its wine-producing, Pokolbin is home to a number of the Hunter's most famous labels (such as Lindemans, MacWilliams and Tyrrells.

It is a lovely spot to be based, as the town has a true sense of pride and community given the success of the regions wine industry.
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