Front Entrance of House and Parking
Front of House and Driveway
Front view of Somerton
Outside front security gates
Main Lounge Room
Rear Courtyard with BBQ table
Lovely quiet places to sit and relax
Rear Games Room
Stairs to bedrooms 1 and 2
Main Bedroom with balcony
Views over Mittagong and towards Blue…
Ensuite to Bedroom 1 (with spa bath)
2nd Bathroom (bath, shower & toilet)
Bedroom 4 with it's own external entrance
3rd Bathroom (toilet and shower)
Rear Parklike Gardens
Children's Fort and Slides
Expansive Rear Lawn with swings and…
Long Front Driveway
Please Note: Bookings can only be accepted up until the end of May 2015.
Somerton is a large spacious family home situated on a level 1 acre of private gardens at the top of Mount Gibraltar, 3 minutes from Bowral.
Security gates begin the charming driveway to the front of Somerton. There is plenty of off street parking and easy flat access to the house for unloading luggage.
"Somerton" is a tasteful combination of contemporary furnishings and original features. High ceilings, timber floors and wide hallways. French doors open from the living room to the private North facing courtyard with barbecue and outdoor table setting.
There is also a TV/Games Room with a table tennis table.
Swing set, trampoline and slides will keep the children entertained while the less active may choose to make use of the outdoor seating and entertaining areas overlooking the gardens.
Local Art Gallery's:- Old Milk Factory Gallery in Bowral, Bell Gallery in Berrima and Sturt Gallery in Mittagong to name a few favourites.
Antique Stores in Bowral, Mittagong, Moss Vale and Berrima
Dine Out in any of the numerous Restaurants and Cafe's in the surrounding villages of Bowral and Mittagong. Vin Santo's is ideal for family dining and a real local favourite.
Visit the vineyards for wine tasting or a meal ! Only 5 minute drive to Centennial Vineyard and others.
Go truffle hunting at Yelverton Truffiere, Robertson.
Play golf at any or all of our local golf courses...there are too many to name but for a picturesque, challenging course play the local favourite, Moss Vale. All courses are within an easy 10 minute driving distance of Somerton.
Visit the famous Bradman Museum, only 5 minutes away.
Book a court and play tennis in Bowral or Mittagong.
Check out 'What's On' at our local Cinema on Bong Bong Street in Bowral. One of my old coffee haunts is located just behind the cinema, Coffee Culture...and needless to say they make great coffee...as do 'Elephant Boy' on the main street in Bowral, where you can also enjoy a wonderful lunch, taste the Rangoon Raquet Club sauces in a nostalgic setting with an ambience of the Brittish Raj.
Take a walk through Mt Gibraltar National Park or many other scenic walks in the Highlands.
Feed the Ducks at Lake Alexander in Mittagong. Pack a picnic and enjoy the spectacular Carrington or Fitzroy Falls.
The local swimming pool is nearby or pristine beaches are within an easy 40 minutes drive.
Local produce markets at Bowral Public School 2nd Saturday of every month plus other markets on throughout the highlands at different times.
Details: How many people can stay here?
Somerton is ideal for one or more families or for large groups of friends. It sleeps up to 14 guests comfortably as follows;
Bedroom 1 - Main Bedroom with queen bed, ensuite with spa bath, shower and WIR
Bedroom 2 - Queen Bed
Bedroom 3 - Extra large bedroom with private balcony. It has 4 single beds.
Bedroom 4 - Queen Bed
Bedroom 5 - 2 single beds
The 2 additional rollaway beds fit into any bedroom or into the games room.
Somerton caters very well for elderly guests with only one step to navigate from the carpark to the front door. All of the main living areas (lounge, dining, kitchen, courtyard, laundry, games room and two bathrooms) are all located on the ground floor along with three of the five bedrooms.
We normally recommend accommodating elderly guests/grand parents or, parents with young children in the front wing of the house on the ground floor. This area has its own private lockable hallway door off the main grand hallway, and comprises two bedrooms and a separate bathroom (bedrooms 4 with Queen Bed and Bedroom 5 has 2 single beds).
Fees quoted for stays at Somerton are based on 1 to 10 guests. Additional guests are quoted as $50 per adult and $20 per child.
Please note: As a rule we list our prices and only accept bookings within 6 months of the current date.
Airconditioning, Washing Machine, Parking, Dishwasher
- Clothes dryer
- Cooking Facilities
- Courtyard outdoor table setting
- DVD player
- Double garage
- In-house Movies/Videos
- Ironing Facilities
- Large yard
- Off Street parking for 4 + cars
- Open Fireplace
- Perimeter fencing and gates
- Rumpus room
- Security Gated
- Spa Bath
- Trampoline/Table Tennis
- Video Games
- Washing Machine
At various times we will promote discounted prices.
Stay 4 nights mid week and pay for 3. Offer excludes public and school holidays. Note: the cheapest night will be deducted from price.
Note: Pricing is subject to change, and a minimum stay period and other conditions may apply. You should confirm pricing with the property owner.
Prices listed based on 10 adults. Property has 12 beds and can sleep a maximum 14 people.
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