Peppers Manor House

- Sutton Forest, Southern Highlands

Kater Road, Sutton Forest NSW

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Peppers Manor House
Kater Road
Sutton Forest, NSW  2577

Hotel Information

Check-in Time
2:00 PM
Check-out Time
10:00 AM
Reception Hours
24 hours
This hotel is 100% non-smoking
Free parking
Early Arrivals & Late Departures
Both early arrival and late departures are subject to availability and on request basis only. Late departure charges may apply if available.

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Sutton Forest Accommodation

Located in Sutton Forest, just 15 minutes from Bowral, this Southern Highlands accommodation truly embraces old world charm.

Peppers Manor House features 43 unique rooms and suites that embody modern country style. Rooms feature air conditioning and central heating, minibars and complimentary WiFi. Suites also include separate lounge areas and spacious bathrooms with bathtubs. Enjoy a hit of tennis, relax by the open fire with a drink from our extensive beverage list and be sure to dine at award winning Katers Restaurant.

Features & Facilities

There’s something about vintage leisure pursuits that add charm to the occasion. Like badminton, croquet or boules in a green highlands garden, traditional High Tea on the verandah with all the trimmings, dinner in the award-winning Katers Restaurant, and a nightcap over a game of pool. Curl up in front of the log fire in The Great Hall with a good book.


  • Katers Restaurant
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Two tennis court
  • 24 hour reception
  • Complimentary high speed WIFI
  • Concierge and tour desk available
  • Laundry and dry cleaning service
  • Helipad
  • Business services
  • Babysitting services

Katers Restaurant

Katers Restaurant has been awarded five consecutive Chef Hats in the Australian Good Food Guide Awards.


Enjoy a cooling dip on a warm day or simply relax by the outdoor swimming pool.


The retreat has two tennis courts. Racquets and tennis balls are complimentary. Court bookings can be made at reception.

Volleyball, badminton, croquet & boules

Discover the modern pleasure of vintage leisure with a game of volleyball, badminton, croquet or boules in the tranquil gardens.


Order your favourite drink from the bar and relax with a game of pool.




Katers Restaurant

The true essence of Southern Highlands dining is found at Katers Restaurant. Here you will get some idea of the level of passion for Southern Highlands ingredients.

The setting complements the excellent standards of the kitchen, with pendant ceiling lights and luxurious décor. In the restaurant its a real fine dining experience where every effort has been made to showcase the amazing local produce. Outside on the terrace and on the lounges we take a more casual approach.

In Katers you can expect to see the very best of amazing local Artisan produce, cooked with respect, using techniques old and new, dishes that showcase elegance and sophistication, refinement and true flavours of our region. We source locally grown vegetables, herbs and edible flowers, truly giving you a taste of the freshest local produce direct from the source. 

Katers Casual Lounge Menu

In essence the Katers Casual Lounge menu is the food we like to eat when relaxing on sunny Sunday afternoon in our courtyard garden. Fresh, vibrant flavours, featuring the best of our local produce. No gels, foams or dehydrating here – this food is a more simple approach to the much more technical food in Katers. 

Opening Hours

  • Katers Restaurant - Breakfast: Open from 7.30am TO 9.30am daily. Bookings essential.
  • Katers Restaurant - Dinner: Open from 6pm to 8pm daily. Bookings essential. May vary on Public Holidays
  • Katers Restaurant -  Grazing Menu : Available via the Nook Bar – 12noon to 6pm daily.
  • Nook Bar open from 12 noon daily.
  • High Tea available every Saturday. Bookings Essential.
  • Picnic Baskets available. Bookings Essential

A 12% surcharge applies to all food and beverage items on public holidays


For restaurant bookings, please call (02) 4860 3102

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Peppers Manor House is set on a country estate in the rolling green hills of the Southern Highlands. The charismatic retreat creates a great first impression when you drive through the estate gates. There’s a certain style and elegance that lends a magical atmosphere to the occasion, and the intimate and grand settings are meticulously maintained.

Conveniently located just an hour and a half from Sydney, and less than two hours from Canberra, Peppers Manor House caters for intimate weddings of two, to a traditional grand wedding with 200 guests, with a variety of ceremony and reception areas. Download Wedding Kit »

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The Southern Highlands is where the indulgent charms, home grown produce and decadent dining of iconic Peppers Manor House transports guests to a time when High Tea in the Great Hall and croquet in the gardens was a popular pastime.

Give your delegates an authentic Australian country house experience, with modern comforts and business facilities. This ideal conference destination is just 15 minutes from Bowral, one and a half hours from Sydney and under two hours from Canberra, and is suited for small to medium conferences and events. Download conference kit »
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Experience the Highlands with vineyard tours, market trails, food tours and antique shops. Discover the National Parks, go horseback riding, visit the Bradman Museum or go fishing.

Shopping at the markets in Southern Highlands

The market trail

The villages of the Highlands are proud of their local farmed produce, arts and hand works. Follow the Market Trail through different towns of the Southern Highlands each week.

National Park tours available in Southern Highlands

National parks

While some people come for the waterfalls alone, you can also experience the magnificent cliffs, caves and colourful wildlife of the Highlands country and its National Parks.

Fishing in Southern Highlands


The lush river valley of the Kangaroo Valley provides rugged bush walks and idyllic picnic spots. It’s also the ideal backdrop to do a spot of Trout fishing in the Kangaroo Valley River.

Hire a horse in Southern Highlands

Horse riding

Experience the sweeping green valleys and spectacular scenery of the Highlands on horseback, courtesy of The Highlands Equestrian Centre.

Shopping for antiques at Southern Highlands

Antique shopping

Keen antique shoppers can have their fill of surprising finds, premium collections of oak and cedar furniture and fine porcelain in a number of Southern Highlands’ towns and villages.

Cricket attractions in Southern Highlands

Bradman Museum

Sir Donald Bradman is celebrated in cricketing circles across the globe, but it is in his hometown of Bowral that you will find the comprehensive story and display of his life.

History and heritage around Bowral and Southern Highlands

History & heritage

Prison walls, historic inns, houses and churches pay homage to the Highlands’ convict past. Discover the heritage trail of the Highlands with historic walks around Bowral and beyond.

Good food restaruants and markets in Southern Highlands

Food tourism

Farm tours, gelato making classes and even truffle tours the ever changing Southern Highlands Food Trail has lots to explore.

Book a vineyard tour around Southern Highlands

Vineyard tours

The Southern Highlands wine trail covers 17 cellar doors in this popular region. Sample the best of cool climate wines on a vineyard tour or at Southern Highlands wines.

Vineyard and wine tours around Bowral area

Your guide through the Southern Highlands to Canberra

Take a journey from Sydney to Canberra with a 2 night stopover in the picturesque Southern Highlands. Capture the natural beauty and rich history that this region has to offer.


Contact Information
Kater Road
Sutton Forest, NSW 2577

Points of Interest

  • Southern Highland Winery - 2km
  • Moss Vale Village - 5 km
  • Bowral Village - 14 km
  • Bradman Museum - 14 km
  • Fitzroy Falls - 23 km
  • Sydney Airport - 128 km


Peppers Manor House is located in the Southern Highlands region of New South Wales, 90 minutes south of Sydney and less than two hours drive from Canberra.