The SpaceJILLS RETREAT is a 5 star rated 'Grand Dame' ...a fully self-contained 1800's beautifully decorated historic home for up to 12 guests with its newly opened DAYSPA on the premises exclusively for guest's enjoyment to "relax and replenish "! Upstairs is for up to 10 guests and 2 guests downstairs ...joined by a beautiful internal 'cedar' staircase and 2 guests in the separate fully self contained Loft.
PLEASE NOTE: We don't rent any residences to other guests at the same time..you have the property and DAYSPA exclusively along with full access to the beautiful gardens and BALI HUT.. With 6 large bedrooms & open plan Loft with 4 queen sized and 2 doubles, 3 bathrooms including 2 ensuites, spa bath and 3 gorgeous French Tubs and mini ensuite in Loft..all with views to the gardens & tree-tops.. The main bedroom features an ensuite, French tub in the middle of the room which looks out onto the beautiful grounds and gardens with complete privacy.. Downstairs is JILLS HONEYMOON HIDEAWAY, a luxury private hideaway just for 2.. a stunning fully self-contained private oasis. Just view JILLS HONEYMOON HIDEAWAY and our other fully self contained contemporary apartment in the loft..JILLS LOFT LEURA all listed with AIRBNB.
The gardens and grounds are stunning.. designed by world renowned garden designer and 'Leura Everglades' fame, Paul Sorensen. With it's own natural spring on 1 acre of lush lawns and beautiful gardens along with amazing dry-stone walls built in the 1800's which surround the entire property…this is truly a unique and peaceful place.
JILLS RETREAT is beautifully decorated with elegant furnishings, 12ft ceilings, original timber floors, Victorian open wood fireplace upstairs and an Eco-fireplace downstairs, persian rugs, 24hr monitored alarm system, central heating upstairs and down, with all modern conveniences and comforts to bring a new standard of excellence in fully self-contained accommodation. Everything is supplied for your comfort including white fluffy towels, beautiful crisp white Egyptian cotton linen, electric blankets, Italian stainless saucepans, 3 Dolce Gusto 'pod' cappuccino machines, 5 Sony TVs, DVD's, 4 BOSE Surround sound theatre systems, CDs, DVD's, books and lots of games. There are 2 fully equipped kitchens and kitchenette with all top brand stainless steel appliances, 2 dishwashers, 4 BBQs and 4 ‘sun-drenched' decks including a huge sunny north facing deck with outdoor dining table and ‘comfy' lounges overlooking the beautiful grounds and gardens…perfect for entertaining up to 12 guests. With lots of exotic birds and trees only found in the beautiful Blue mountains , guests can expect peace, privacy and luxury in the beautiful world heritage listed towns of Katoomba and Leura.
JILLS RETREAT caters for up to 10 guests upstairs and 2 guests downstairs...joined by a beautiful internal cedar staircase. Downstairs is JILLS HONEYMOON HIDEAWAY... a luxury private hideaway just for 2!. A stunning bright white contemporary fully self-contained private oasis. JILLS HONEYMOON HIDEAWAY also has its own listing if you wish to have a look..perfect for that romantic weekend away! It has a queen sized four-poster bed with white netting, a French tub in the centre of the private space overlooking the lush grounds, gas heating also and an Eco-fireplace, dishwasher, 2 TVs, DVDs, BOSE sound system and fully equipped brand new IKEA Kitchen.
Enjoy a glass of wine or bubbly sitting in front of the 2 fire-places, in the spa-bath or French Tubs or on the 4 sun-drenched decks or relaxing BALI HUT. Soak up and relax in the French tubs with the bubbles drinking bubbles whilst you listen to the quiet and exotic native birds overlooking the lush greenery with total privacy. Afterwards, wander down the winding dry-stone walled terraces to relax, read a book in the beautiful Bali Hut, newly constructed nestled within the trees in a private area of the garden. We also have a swing!
Let us organise 'Private chefs' for that dinner party, luncheon or breakfast if cooking is not on the menu! We also recommend a list of wonderful local restaurants, or can arrange for your own masseuse or yoga instructor that will arrive at the 'Retreat' for your convenience!
Alternatively ask about our gorgeous Hot & Cold Breakfast Hampers, Wine, fruit and cheese hampers, or antipasto plates..sweet, savoury or gourmet and BBQ hampers ...we deliver for you ..receipts left and no need to shop..all beautifully presented with red+white gingham clothed wicker basket and perishables freshly stored in the fridge awaiting your arrival!
JILLS RETREAT offers peace, tranquility and seclusion, midway between Leura and Katoomba villages, 3 mins to Leura shops, cafes, restaurants, galleries and antique stores. 3 mins to beautiful Echo Point and Jamison Valley views, explore a bush-walker's paradise. Enjoy many villages, historic pubs, many and varied shops cafes, National Parks and galleries. Visit the local markets and enjoy the fresh produce. Go horse riding, play a round of golf at beautiful Leura or Blackheath Golf Courses, spectacular look-outs and gardens a short 5 min drive. There's so much to do we email you lots of recommendations.
If you are looking for friends and family get-togethers or a relaxing, quiet, peaceful stress-free holiday, this is the property for you!
We also have other properties:
JILLS LOFT LEURA just for 2 !
JILLS HONEYMOON HIDEAWAY just for 2 may be rented separately to JILLS RETREAT if main residence isn't booked at the same time.
JASPERS COTTAGE KATOOMBA for 6 guests.. a beautiful 1920's gorgeous 3 bedroom 2 bathroom cottage if you would like to have friends or family stay close by.
Massages, Facials, Manicures & Pedicures, Reiki Healing & Readings available on-site for guest's relaxation & convenience.
Yoga also available at the Retreat along with Private Chefs and Hampers.
**GIFT BOX Hampers also available on request from "A GIFT IN A BOX" Gift Specialists using local produce.
*BBQ GiftBox Hamper
(includes t/bone steaks, sausages, onions, mushrooms, tomatoes & salad essentials along with apple pie, strawberries and vanilla ice-cream)
*WINE FRUIT CHEESE GiftBox Hamper, Vegetarian & Vegan Hampers)
*HOT + COLD (Continental) BREAKFAST HAMPERS
*HOT HEARTY WINTER SOUPS/CASSEROLES or COQ AU VIN (yummy chicken in wine) with freshly baked damper to have by the open fire on those cold wintery days and nights.
VEGAN Hampers & Meals (Veggie pastas, soups & curries)
Sweet or Savoury we can organise whatever your taste-buds desire! Guest AccessGuests have access to the entire home, DAYSPA and it's beautiful grounds and gardens on 1 acre ..BALI HUT , The Swing, 4 BBQ's and garden seats placed all around the garden. Interaction with GuestsInteraction with guests is really up to them..we allow full privacy. If you need us though we are only a text or phone call away! We don't rent to separate guests ensuring total exclusivity. We also have a newly opened DAYSPA just for our guests to relax and replenish! The NeighborhoodThe fact we are in a small cul-de-sac with only 3 other houses in the street ..lovely and quiet yet 5 mins to Leura & Katoomba towns for when you need the 'hustle & bustle' ! Lots of parking on driveway also! Very Balinese feel with stunning gardens & dry-stone walls along with a natural spring & BALI HUT! Getting AroundLeura & Katoomba train stations are only 3 mins away so very handy
Walking and bike-riding are very popular ways of getting around in the mountains. Other Things to NoteWe have stunning but private tree and garden views from all of our 4 gorgeous baths ! We dress the properties for various festivals and special occasions such as Xmas in July, the Blues Festival, Easter and the Winter Magic Festivals! If it's a special occasion we can also arrange gifts to be left, (sourced and gift-boxed with satin+organza ribbon), flowers for that special birthday, rose-petals for surprise Marriage Proposals and anniversaries, something special for Mum or Dad ..Hampers delivered tailored to taste buds, Private Chef, newly opened DAYSPA on the property exclusively for our guests only for Massages, Facials, ManiPedis, Reiki Healings & Readings & Yoga..whatever you need we can organise anything for you!