Fern Hill Chestnut Farm is located 126 K's from the Sydney CBD. A scenic drive of under 3 hours takes you through Windsor, Richmond and Bilpin, along the historic Bells Line of Road to the unique village perched along the ridge of Mount Wilson.
Fern Hill is centrally located on the spectacular thoroughfare, The Avenue, with its striking Elms canopy. The location was chosen for the recent remake of 'The Great Gatsby" movie. This private estate offers total privacy overlooking 15 acres of gardens , lawns and the Chestnut Plantation.
The Cowra gold pebble driveway leads to the sandstone and timber residence that emits a sense of privilege and privacy on your arrival. The history of the estate dates back some 60 years when the owners father George Watson established Fern Hill as a working farm.
Fern Hill is meticulously maintained and is now presented as a spacious luxury holiday estate available to enjoy the scenic and historic Mount Wilson,a totally unique Blue Mountains experience.
The 15 acres of gardens and lawns of the estate provide excellent venues for outdoor entertaining with the Gazebo and outdoor fire place under a canopy of trees a really memorable experience.
Staying at Fern Hill is a self catering experience , so be sure to plan your menu and provisioning as
Mount Wilson is a total non- commercial village with no retail. The closest Supermarket is some 30 K's into Lithgow.
The Master Bedroom has a Queen , TV and Ensuite . Bedroom 2 a Queen , Bedroom 3 a Double and Bedroom 4 is Twin Bedded.
Enjoy the new Gourmet kitchen with a full range of Miele appliances.
The open plan Lounge has as its centrepiece a Chazelles wood fireplace with granite surrounds.
The 8 seat formal dining setting is the focal point for entertaining.
A glass conservatory offers a unique atmosphere with views over the gardens.
An outdoor entertaining deck overlooks the Chestnut plantation and the grounds and is the perfect BBQ venue with a Webber Grill gas appliance.
There is also The Terrace which is an additional outdoor entertaining option with a Sandstone dining table surrounded by the gardens and the towering Tree Ferns.
The Library is the ideal place to relax and enjoy the privacy of your experience at Fern Hill.
Whilst staying at Fern Hill you have the opportunity to enjoy the natural wonders and history of Mount Wilson . A picnic at Wynne's Rock Lookout with views over the Blue Mountains is a never to be forgotten experience. There is also the Waterfall walk and for the Bush Walking experience is the hike down to the river via the Wollengambie Gorge.
The acclaimed and exotic gardens of Mount Wilson along with the "Cathedral of Ferns" are a must see.
Also visit the Wynstay Museum at the historic Wynstay Estate where you will see the Jurasic tree "The Wollemi Pine".