The Estate... A Twentieth Century Icon
The heart of the hotel is a grand mansion, built at the turn of the twentieth century by the Hordern Family of retail & pastoral fame. The estate offers breathtaking views to the horizon in every direction over gardens that are arguably Australia’s finest and that have inspired painters and writers since the early 1800's.
There was once a Golden Era, when Sydney’s wealthy and successful fled the heat of the city to the privacy, comfort and invigorating climate of their Southern Highlands retreats.
There, behind imposing gates, up tree-lined driveways, they enjoyed a lifestyle of gentle, relaxed pleasure, eating and drinking well, playing tennis and croquet, watching a season pass in splendid gardens, taking the occasional bracing walk, and returning to the comfort of an open hearth and attentive, discreet service.
At Milton Park that Golden Era still glows warm and inviting, the perfect escape from the stresses and pressures of life in the city.
Milton Park is still a home for its guests, sufficiently expansive to afford privacy, intimate enough to meet the individual wishes of every visitor. Its art and antiques sit as comfortably in its sitting rooms as do its house guests in large engulfing lounges and armchairs before open fires.
Idyllic though the surroundings are, you still have to make some decisions – strolling through the morning mist, tennis, croquet, a swim in the magnificent Pool House or treating yourself at Milton Park’s superb new Wellness Spa.
The Hordern ‘boys’, dashing, handsome, fun-loving and exceedingly rich, with a shared passion for grand motor cars...
Milton Park’s world renowned garden was designed by the English School of Landscape and remains the only work...
30 Deluxe Garden Rooms overlooking our beautiful bronze fountain (32sq.m), 4 Superior Garden Rooms with fireplace (32sq.m)...