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.
Only 1.5-2 hrs drive from Sydney CBD
- Peace and quiet is assured
- Surrounded by gum trees , wildlife, picturesque scenery
- Wake to the sweet sound of singing birds
- 15 to 20 minute drive to Lithgow town / shops and Cafes
Enjoy fishing, swimming and water sports at nearby Lake Lyell
WILDLIFE AT YOUR DOORSTEP
Kangaroos, wombats, echidnas and abundance of birds
- Visit Jenolan Caves or the glow worm tunnels
- Character filled inside and out with collectibles from a bygone era
- 1 Bedroom - Queen size bed with pure cotton sheets/ feather quilt and pillows / bathrobes
- Dual control electric blanket
- Slow combustion log fireplace for cold winter nights (firewood available at service station near highway turnoff)
- Split System air conditioner for cooling / heating
- Kitchen with 180 litre fridge freezer/ microwave / toaster / kettle / grill / gas oven / sink / gas cooktop
- Fully equipped with all utensils /crockery for cooking.
- Bathroom with shower and continuous hot water system
- BBQ and large grassy area overlooking stunning mountain view
- Large Flat screen TV / FOXTEL / DVD / CD - Movie / music / book library
- Great mobile and TV reception
- We don't have WiFi but reception is good if you bring a laptop and your own portable WiFi device / mobile phone with hotspot / dongle (available at Telstra or the post office - ensure it is activated before arrival)
- Large fully fenced garden around the cottage
- Doggie door for small to medium dogs - we do ask owners to have pets on leash when walking through paddocks near horses and cows
- Ideal writers or artist retreat - beautiful setting/quiet location
- Smoking is not permitted inside the cottage
- Stunning views
- Air conditioning
- DVD player
- Board games
- BBQ facilities
- Pet friendly
- Outdoor eating area
- Kitchen utensils
- Kitchen crockery
- Cooking pots and pans
- Hair dryer
- Iron and ironing board
- Towels provided
- Linen provided
- BBQ area
- Nearby attractions
- Bushwalking trails
- Single or Couples
- LGBTQI Friendly
- Check-in after: 2:00:00 PM
- Check-out before: 10:00:00 AM
- Bond: 100 AUD
Booking means the period for which you have paid to stay at the property
property means all its home and all fixtures, fittings and equipment
Management means the owners and managers of the property
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ACCEPTANCE AND RESPONSIBILITY
Payment of deposit and or confirmation of the booking constitutes complete acceptance of these Terms and Conditions
as mentioned on your confirmation email.
Check in time is not before 2pm on the arrival date and check out time is not later than 10am on departure date.
Late departure is subject to prior arrangement and availability and extra charges may apply.
You must provide contact address and mobile number when confirming a booking
Check in /check out and key collection/return and directions to the property will be sent to you on confirmation of the booking:-
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF GUESTS PERMITTED :- 2 adults
(your specific details will be on confirmation email)
BOND $100 ( REFUNDABLE AFTER PROPERTY INSPECTION )
We do ask the cottage be left in a tidy state on departure with dishes washed and put away / garbage put in bins provided/
and all items back in their original positions.( pet owners please read - Pets stay below )
Bond will be refunded to your bank account after property inspection on day of departure provided guests leave the cottage clean / tidy and without damage.
(if damage exceeds the bond guests are expected to cover additional cost to replace that item or recover costs to replace the item to the same standard)
CANCELLATION OR VARIATION
If you wish to cancel or vary your booking please contact us immediately
Changes made by email will not be accepted unless you receive a reply from us confirming any changes
(sometimes emails go missing in the ether!)
It is advisable to contact us as soon as possible so we can relist the property in order to give you any refund if applicable
(see specific details in relation to possible refund below)
We have a minimum nights stay policy of 2 nights. No refund will be made for a variation to the extent that it breaches our minimum nights stay policy
If the property becomes unavailable for your occupancy due to unforeseen circumstances (eg: fire, storm, damage etc )we will inform you immediately ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ any monies paid will be refunded in full.Management reserves the right to cancel any confirmed booking prior to checkin date - any deposit paid will be refunded in full.
PARTIES AND FUNCTIONS
Either Parties and Functions are strictly prohibited ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ you must notify us if you have guests coming to visit
LINEN AND TOWELS
We supply linen, pillows,blankets and towels which must be left where supplied in either the bedrooms or bathroom on departure
(2 small to medium dogs maximum - please advise breed on enquiry) Dangerous , aggressive dogs are not permitted on the property !
All dogs must be on a leash when walking thru paddocks near cows and horses - some are quite old and unable to run away if they are chased or dogs try to play with them.
This can cause stress and serious injury to them - and if approached from behind they may kick causing possible injury to your pet.
A Wombat does sometimes pay a visit to the lawn area at night only - so please check the fence line is secure each morning if you are concerned your pet may escape out the same hole the wombat has dug under the fence.
Owners must pick up after their pets before departure and put rubbish in bins provided
any damage to furniture or property caused by pets will be charged back to the owner ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ please advise us before departure so we can have it repaired before the arrival of the next guests.
We have doggie doors/bowls/bed/toys they can use during their holiday.
We do hot have ticks at Wattle Cottage ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ (not to our knowledge we have never found one on our pets)
For the comfort /health and safety of future guests and their pets all dogs must be treated for fleas before arrival.
Owners of dogs that shed hair are required to use the vacuum provided to remove any pet hair from the carpets / floors.
Please do not leave dogs at the house unattended for long periods of time ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ constant barking will not be tolerated so please take your dogs with you when you go out if your dogs do not like to be left alone.
Linen at the house if for human use only ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ please bring your own blanket or sheet if you think they may jump on furniture
Cleaning bond of $100 will be retained if there is a need to wash blankets / vaccume or remove pet hair from carpets and floors/ deodorise and clean carpets / pick up doggie poo from the fenced area around the cottage or repair damage caused by pets. If the damage exceeds this bond owners are expected to pay for full cost of repair or replacement of item damaged.
YOUR OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES
You must comply with all applicable House Rules and all instructions from management concerning occupancy ,property, health, safety, and quiet enjoyment of the property and our neighbours.
You are responsible for damage, breakages, theft, and loss of the property and any part of it during your stay.
You must notify us of this immediately.
Management will recover costs from you if repairs or replacement of damaged item/s are necessary.
Only the guests nominated and agreed in the booking may stay in the property overnight. If any guests stay extra charges will apply.
Before Departure, all rubbish is to be put in appropriate rubbish bins provided, crockery washed and packed away.
The property must be left in a tidy condition similar to checkin
All furniture and furnishings must be left in the position they were when you arrived.
The property should be vacated on time and secured. All windows /doors closed and locked.
Your are responsible for the safekeeping and replacement of accommodation keys.
Loss of keys ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ replacement cost of cutting new set of keys will apply.
Smoking is not permitted inside the cottage.
If in the event of power outage to storm - owners will not refund or compensate guests
there are back up solar power lights / gas cooker / books to read till the power is returned to normal.
PROBLEMS AND COMPLAINTS
In the case of any problems or complaint, you must inform management at the earliest opportunity so that management has the chance
to rectify the situation as quickly and efficiently as possible.
You must allow repair/service access to the property during reasonable hours.
Any complaint that cannot be resolved locally , must be notified in writing to the management prior to departure from the Property.
Failure to follow this procedure may hinder the ability of management to rectify the problem or complaint and reduce or extinguish any
claim you may have.
Liability and Insurance / Assurances
All visitors / Guests are recommended to arrange their own holiday insurance, including medical cover as required. The owners can accept no responsibility for accidents. The owners of Wattle Cottage or Kookawood and will not accept any liability for any loss, injury or damage of any nature however sustained to or by any person in the course of their occupation of the property and the land belonging adjacent thereto as a result of the occupation of that property or any activity carried out in the course of such occupation however sustained, such activity and occupation are carried out at the individual's own risk.
The tenant accepts full responsibility and agrees to indemnify the owner for any injury or death to themselves, guests, animals or any other person on the property during the term of their booking.