The lovely Hermes Estate villa, with two exclusive suites sleeping up to four adults, is impeccably decorated and maintained. Of luxurious proportions (3300 sq ft/ 300 sq m), the views are breathtaking. With spacious high ceilings, plush silk rugs, custom artwork and a peaceful energy, it is truly a getaway for the body and soul. There’s some very special magic in this valley, that takes you to another world. It heightens your vibration above all the mundane, petty details of life outside.

Set on five gently rolling acres (22,000 sq ft), green and lush year round, the property welcomes you in summer with floral scents and warm fresh breezes. People are amazed at how beautiful it is here, all year. Ducted air conditioning balances the temperature and humidity perfectly to your preferences. In winter you’ll be greeted by gorgeous fluttering golden leaves, and the comforting smell of the warm wood-fire smoke.


Hermes Estate villa private dining room view


The atmosphere is always scented with the undertones of freshly cut grass, whatever the season. Manicured lawns and gardens are a feature of the property; there’s always different Australian & international plants and trees in bloom, year round. Cool in Summer and warm in Winter; you’ll never want to leave.

The lovely 30 year old vintage property has undergone a multi-million dollar, three-year extensive restoration and refurbishment. The Estate has been transformed into a haven for those seeking a gorgeous, peaceful and private riverfront hideaway, without sacrificing five star comforts. An amazing Australian destination for those seeking a unique, special experience.


Formal gardens at Hermes Estate


Most of the original features of the building were lovingly retained and carefully updated at great expense, to blend contemporary convenience with classic, elegant style. Read about what to expect, and plan your activities, if any.

Lease the entire Estate as your private country retreat, bordered by the pristine freshwater flow of the Never Never River. Experience the intimate yet spacious ambiance, and enjoy a personalized service with your private concierge and butler. With stunning beauty and design, Hermes Estate is a tranquil escape of pure, calm stress-relief, where endless personalized provisions are made just for you. 


hermes estate private villa living area

Welcoming you with genteel warmth, one of the charms of the classic Hermes Estate is the careful attention to detail throughout. Despite our reverence for the past, the Estate offers all modern conveniences, including integrated Bluetooth sound system with ducted speakers. Our  high quality pillow-top mattresses allow you to rejuvenate and revive – like floating on a cloud, with adequate support. Our carefully chosen luxury bedding of exceptional quality and thread count, ensure unparalleled rest and comfort.


Main villa luxury living area, Hermes Estate


Every convenience is provided, or just a call away. Perfect as a venue for your special private celebration, as a secluded, exclusive getaway, or as a healing retreat. Sensuously curved gardens and furniture play off the eccentric architectural design of the building. With Carrs® solid sterling silver flatware, Wedgwood® and Villary & Boch® tableware and glassware,, iKOU® body products and personalized aromatherapy scents, not to mention a library full of antique and first edition books, it’s safe to say that luxury abounds.

Savour the slow, quiet atmosphere, and stimulate your senses at the same time; The sounds of the gently babbling river and occasional whip bird call. Most of all, you can experience calm stillness away from the bustle of life, in total tranquility and privacy. A paparazzi-free zone, anyone can relax here in absolute privacy. All our staff sign non-disclosure agreements and are unobtrusive on site.


hermes estate villa private media room


Take in the spectacular view of the majestic mountains with lush green foliage all around you. Bite into fresh, certified organic food sourced straight from the fertile local land, and sip on fresh, filtered river water. A true feast for the senses, straight from nature with little or no human intervention.


Gorgeous gardens at Hermes Estate


Other amenities include same day laundry service, turn down service if desired, plush bathrobes, and mountain bikes for roaming the area. Complimentary touches include chauffeured transfers to and from the airport/ helicopter site, chauffeur to activities if desired, filtered bottled water, Dom Perignon champagne for the non-wellness guests, Netflix, wifi, daily paper on request, high quality coffee maker, your own full size kitchen with supplies, and many other special, thoughtful touches.


Hermes Estate private garden view


Revitalize and recover, or indulge in your special occasion in pure, pampered luxury. Surrounded by year-round resplendent nature, you’ll be awed by the immense beauty, as we are daily. It’s like living in a beautiful idyllic dream. The distinguished design and ornate solid crystal chandeliers create an aura of intimate, classic romance and comfort.

With the grand piano and luxurious drapery, the tasteful surroundings bring you back to a time when class and elegance were standard in interior decor. The cozy combustion fire place, muted wallpaper and elegant wall moldings make you feel as ensconced in refinement as can be, while thoroughly relaxed.


Hermes Estate luxury suite accommodations


The lobby entrance flows out to the left into the spacious living area where the grand piano lives. The open, spacious salon with the wonderful combustion wood fire is adjacent to the beautiful dining room and luxurious granite kitchen. The media room is located off the living area. Venture further left, down to the east wing rainforest suite.

Turning right from the lobby, amble down the book-lined library hall, where many first edition and vintage books are housed. Continue into the west wing mountain suite, passing the massage and beauty studio. With 2 bathrooms and 2 walk in closets, you’ll certainly have space to unwind.


Vintage library with antique first edition books


The large villa is flooded with light all day, and offers heavy, silky drapes should you wish to sleep in and relax. Your butler may adjust the drapes throughout the day at your request. With air conditioning for temperature control, as well as the wonderful mountain breezes, you’ll find dining or tea-time on the terrace is a delight for most of the year. In winter, the wood fire, lit by your private butler, warms the entire villa. The temperature will always be adjusted to suit your perfect degree.

Comfort is paramount at Hermes Estate; as much as we love the quaint surrounds, we aspire to the European standard of luxury and quality.


Hermes Estate entry gates


The villa offers a double garage where your butler can valet your vehicle/s, should you bring them. There is a lovely little access through the lush and mossy rain forest, down to the private river.  There are many breathtaking areas throughout the Estate grounds, to help you forget even the smallest stress or worry.

The gazebo, the rock garden grotto, the formal groves, the native area, the rainforest area; the beauty of the area will stun you, and provide an impressive backdrop for any photos. Enjoy organic goods, created for you by your private chef, served by your private butler.


Hermes estate private fireplace, cozy and romantic


With endless little extras and treats, the luxurious Hermes Estate retreat will provide you with a dream location for your quality private holiday hideaway, special occasion or self-improvement wellness treatments. Enjoy our lovely welcome gift of gorgeous iKou products and heartwarming goodies to make you feel special. Because that is our ultimate goal; To make you feel special, and to facilitate the healing, revitalizing experience you seek. Just enquire with us about anything, we’re here for you, and remain at your service to make your visit sensational.


Grand piano in the living gallery


Whether you’re enjoying our space as your pre-wedding / honeymoon venue , a beautiful elopement destination, a special anniversary treat, a VIP hibernation escape, a safe self-improvement retreat, or just relaxing and detoxing in our perfectly private hideaway, you can be assured of superb memories that will last a lifetime.


Hand warmed cognac, cigars and brandy


River rainforest steps at Hermes Estate


never never river swimming holes at hermes estate