Ratnas Retreat is a comfortable, modest 3 bedroom cottage located only 15mins walk from Katoomba shops and cafes as well as the Railway Station. It is a very short drive to all the famous Katoomba / Leura tourist sites such as the Scenic Railway / Katoomba Falls / Leura Cascades and more.
The cottage is ideal for families, child friendly with no steps into the house and has a flat grassy backyard. Located in a very quiet lane with no traffic. Ideal for kids to ride their bikes.
The kitchen has all what you need. Complete with everything except a dishwasher.
There are laundry facilities - top loader washing machine, wash basin, ironing board /iron and external clothes line.
The cottage has satellite tv, dvd player with some videos to watch. There is a collection of games and books to entertain on those cold nights.
The back of the cottage is north facing with a BBQ facilities. This provides lots of sun through the colder months. There is an outdoor setting with a shade umbrella located at the back of the cottage, directly outside the kitchen.
It has an ongoing vegetable garden in season which anybody is welcome to pick'..
There is a children's play ground with a new skate park 5mins walk from the house. Ideal for riding bikes, skate boards or kicking a soccer ball.
There is a minimum stay of two nights at Ratna's Retreat. There is no bookings for one night only.
Bedroom 1 - Queen
Bedroom 2 - Double bed
Bedroom 3 - 2 single beds
All beds have electric blankets. Doonas and blankets are supplied
Can provide linen and towels for an extra $12 per person or you can bring your own.
Doonas, pillows. and blankets are provided.
During the colder months a closed wood combustion heater is located in the lounge room. This provides ample heat which infiltrates to the rest of the house. There is an electric heater which can be used in the kitchen/dining room area.
Flat rate of $135 from Monday to Thursday . $380 Fri & Sat nights and $145 Sunday nights . Cheaper weekly. Price includes up to 6 persons . Extra charges on Public holidays and increased mid week rate during school holidays.
A $200 Bond is payable on Final Payment. This is refundable a few days after the guest stay. - see Terms and Conditions when booking
If a baby cot or high chair is required please inform the owner beforehand
Smoking is not permitted inside the cottage. No Pets please
Activities - Things to Do and See. Around the Upper Blue mountains/Lithgow/ Oberon area
Enjoy the great outdoors with magnificent views and scenery only a step or two away.
Lots of picnic areas such as Wentworth Falls Lake, Everglades, Leura Cascades
Enjoy a shopping stroll down the main street of Leura with a wide range of interesting shops with fine quality merchandise at reasonable prices.
Enjoys the large number of cafes and restaurants in Leura and Katoomba with a
Enjoy the Mountain villages of Blackheath, Wentworth Falls and Mount Victoria.
Enjoy the large number of Lookouts which will all take your breath away.
Enjoys the the copious number of bushwalks which meander throughout the Upper Blue Mountains.
Enjoy the large amount of outdoor activities such as swimming, freshwater fishing, canyoning
Enjoy a horse ride or a swim in the Megalong Valley with the beautiful drive down through the escarpment.
Enjoy Jenolan Caves, take a cave tour after a scenic drive over the high country near Hampton.
There is so much more to explore in the Upper Blue Mountains so let your imagination run wild and enjoy the clean air and scenic views.
Directions to Rupert street, Katoomba. Easy Access by car or train. Walking distance from Katoomba Railway Station
Continue on the Great western Highway past the Katoomba centre turnoff and traffic lights. Turn right at the next trafiic lights at Albion street. There is a Woolworths Petrol Station on the corner. Follow Albion street past Melrose Park and turn left in to Rupert street.
The Blue Mountains Trains depart from Central railway (Country section) hourly till very late at night. More frequent during peak times midweek. Alight at katoomba station and turn left at the bottom of the stairs. Walk up to the traffic lights on the Great Western Highway, cross the highway and turn left - following the highway westward.
As above, turn Right into Albion street