Blaxland on Lurline is the best value genuine art deco holiday house in the mountains. Close to everything, super cosy and with true comfort and class, it provides everything you need in a luxury self-contained holiday house. Katoomba is having a real resurgence and is now THE place to go in the mountains, with new art galleries, Japanese restaurants, quality cafes and much more.
Set amongst other heritage homes on Lurline St, Blaxland is an outstanding example of the elegant art deco style of the 1930's. The house provides generous accommodation with 4 bedrooms plus sunroom with sofa bed, lounge room with open log fire, separate dining room, separate family room and spotless modern kitchen and bathrooms. Outstanding Australian and French antiques enhance the period features of the house. Careful attention has been paid to your comfort and superior fittings and furnishings have been used throughout. The house is light and bright and the living rooms face North and receive welcome winter sunlight. In addition to the open fire the house has central heating and gas space heating.
Blaxland on Lurline provides very comfortable accommodation for 7 people, having 3 large bedrooms with queen sized beds and 1 smaller bedroom with king-single bed. For a party of 8 people the double sofa bed in the sun room is available. Bedroom 1 features French art deco furniture from the 1930's while the suite in Bedroom 2 is a beautiful example of French period furniture from the 1890's. Bedrooms 1 & 2 have ensuite bathrooms, while the main bathroom is shared by Bedrooms 3 and 4. The main bathroom has been recently renovated in modern Art Deco style and is now a luxurious space with under floor heating, separate shower, full length bath and heated towel rail. The lounge room has superbly comfortable seating, an open log fire, large flat screen TV with Chrome Cast, DVD and CD player. The dining room is a true art deco jewel with its walnut veneer dining suite, matching sideboards and deco grandfather clock. The separate spacious family room has comfortable leather lounges, large flat screen TV, DVD & CD players. Excellent reading lights are provided in the living rooms and bedrooms. The fully equipped kitchen has been recently updated 2013 and contains everything the cook requires, including top quality European appliances. Quality 100 cotton sheets, towels and toiletries are supplied. Goose down doonas, alpaca blankets and fine cotton quilts ensure total comfort in all weather. The house has ample off street parking, a well equipped laundry and an outdoor clothes line in addition to the dryer.
From Blaxland, stroll down Lurline St to see Australia's most renowned view, the Three Sisters at Echo Point. Bush walking in the local area provides awe inspiring vistas of the rugged Blue Mountains National Park. Katoomba is home to the famous Scenic railway and Skyway cable car. For the less adventurous, Katoomba's heritage precinct is perfect for exploration, or take a walk to the nearby chocolate shop and cafe, art galleries and antique shops. Restaurants abound in the area and Darley's, the Mountain's most up-market restaurant is a short walk from Blaxland. PINS restaurant is a two minute walk away bookings essential, or in the other direction, head to Rooster, for traditional French food. A few minutes drive brings you to Solitary restaurant and cafe where you can sit in the sunshine, enjoy a great Devonshire tea and gaze out at the valley views. At the nearby village of Leura you will find quality boutique shopping, gourmet restaurants, cafes, bakeries and chocolate shops. Or stay indoors with a home-cooked meal and enjoy games, cards, books and DVDs in front of the open fire. The mountain climate is chilly in winter while the other seasons provide mild days and cool nights. Katoomba is 1.5 hours drive from Sydney.