Wattle Cottage is a cute fully self contained cottage in a rural setting with wonderful views of the Blue Mountains - ideal for a couple wanting a peaceful get away.
we do have a website so please search for Wattle Cottage blue mountains to see more information and view any discounts that may apply if you book via our site.
- Couple with small child
- Dog owners seeking a country escape
- Writers/ artists retreat (quiet location / beautiful scenery)
- Freshwater fishing base
(trout and bass in lake lyell 5 minutes drive away)
- Animal / Bird watchers / bush walkers
Private and peaceful with plenty of wildlife and lovely views.
Combustion wood fire in lounge room
Firewood is available by the bag at petrol station on the way to cottage.
Split system air conditioner for heating or cooling if you dont wish to use the fire.
Outdoor chimenea - sit back watch the sunset spend the rest of the night stargazing and toasting marshmallows
Wattle cottage has a fully fenced large private garden that surrounds the cottage
great bush walks on the large property
Fishing gear - Bait available at Lake Lyell
Wake to the sound of birds singing outside your bedroom window
plenty of wildlife - kangaroos / wombats and echidna etc..
Dam close by to cottage for yabbie fishing
(this dam is outside the fully fenced garden)
fresh water swimming / boating / fishing at Lake Lyell 5 minute drive away
Outdoor entertaining area / BBQ with views out over
the Hartley valley and the Blue Mountains ranges.
Lounge and bedroom ( king size bed ) with views out over the
pretty cottage garden
5 minutes from Lake lyell /swimming / fishing / water sports
40 minutes to Oberon - High country trail rides / quad bikes
15 minutes from Lithgow town/shops/supermarket/bottleshop
35 mins to Jenolan caves
30 - 40 mins drive to Blue mountains tourist attractions or Bathurst
35 minutes to newly opened ziz zag brewery (boutique beers )
Our driveway is aprox 1 km long and on an unsealed road
It may not be suitable for very expensive low profile sports cars or
owners that do not like to take their cars off the bitumen.
We have a small Hyundau i30 and it travels on it every day without any problem.
( hand raised pets )
PET COWS - Boo , Bella and Minature Cow Scarlet
HORSES - Bobby and Minature horses Billy and Bunny
Cleaning bond of $100 applies to all bookings
( refundable after property inspection )
Please be advised the booking calendar on this site may not be accurate we have several properties and only block dates if all are booked - if it is not available we will send you details of another similar cottage . weekends have a minimum of 2 nights stay ( exception may be made for last minute booking or if 1 night is available between bookings - one nights stays will be charged at a higher rate, no last minute discounts apply - last minute discounts do not apply to already discounted rates)
For your added security, this property is only managed in Australia and we never request payments be made to overseas bank accounts
Flatscreen TV / digital free to air and plenty of satellite foxtel channels - sports / lifestyle / movies / childrens / music / history / national geographic / discovery / comedy / just to name a few (great reception) . DVD / CD and great movie/music library
Split System Air conditioner for cooling / heating
Slow combustion log fireplace
Telstra Mobile reception is good and Optus phones too.
Queen size bed with dual control electric blanket and quality cotton sheets / feather doona and fluffy Bathrobes (we have pillows but please bring your own if you have preference for a particular type)
(cot or single foldout for child also available - this can be set up in the main bedroom)
Kitchen - with large bar fridge/toaster/kettle/gas stove and oven /electric oven/sink/ microwave
All kitchen crockery and utensils for cooking
(please bring your own tea towels)
Shower and toilet with eco loo.
Smoking in not permitted inside the cottage
PETS BY ARRANGEMENT ( Please mention on enquiry - not all our guests bring pets )
PETS - 2 small to medium sized dogs or one large only
please advise breed and size on enquiry.
some occasions we do not permit pets
so please let us know if you wish to bring your pet with you .
Well behaved , quiet and animal friendly only - Your pet will love it here.
Aggressive, dangerous dogs are not permitted on the property !
- Pets welcome inside if house trained
- We do require all dogs remain on a leash when walking
thru the paddock where the cows and horses are located.
- Freshwater swimming at Lake Lyell
- Secure fenced area around the cottage aprox 100 sq metres
suitable for both small and large dogs- this includes the BBQ area
which has a large grassy area for dogs to run around
- Gravel garden around the cottage and entertaining area
with willow fence 1.8m height.
- Not suitable for dogs that will dig under fences or
can jump over (aprox 1 meter at lowest point )
- Doggie door for small to medium dogs
- We do request the owners with pets that shed hair use the vacuum before departure
- All pets are to be treated for fleas and have had their yearly vaccination before arrival at the cottage. vaccination certificate may be requested
Please be aware bond will be retained if there is a need to deodorise / vaccume or wash blankets /repair damage or pick up doggie poo from the garden.
- We have a list of pet friendly cafe's and restaurants for you to visit with your pet
Sheltered balcony steps out onto garden for pets if you want to leave them outside while you are away or they can use doggie door to access the cottage ( We ask that you do not leave pets inside alone if there is any chance they will scratch doors or fly screens ) - please do not leave dogs alone if they are likely to bark the entire time you are away, we do understand that dogs may bark occasionally and that is fine.
If you need doogie day care - please contact susan at Blue mountains pet resort in Blackheath and mention wattle cottage and the name Fiona.