About Poet's Cottage

Originally built in 1912, Poet's Cottage is located on the edge of the beautiful Valley of the Waters in historic Wentworth Falls - a 5-minute drive from charming Leura Village.

 

The cottage has 3 bedrooms and accommodates 2 to 7 guests.

This stylishly restored and extended 107-year-old property offers the best of both worlds - tranquility and quiet away from the tourist crowds yet Leura and Katoomba are just a quick drive away.

Self-contained, with plenty of pampering comforts, the cottage offers an open plan lounge and dining area with a new freestanding gas log fireplace and a well equipped kitchen. Snuggle up in the three bedrooms with two queen beds, one king single bed and two single beds.

Watch honey-eaters sip flower nectar while relaxing on your entertainment deck, or wander through the large garden before enjoying the beauty of the world heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park, which backs directly onto the property. Then return to the cottage for a pampering spa.

Poet's Cottage is ideal for couples, families, trekkers, nature and bird enthusiasts.


For a romantic, adventurous or family getaway of simple elegance and comfort, spoil yourself and enjoy all the Blue Mountains has to offer.

Regarding wheelchair accessibility: the cottage is flat with no steps except for two tiny steps into the bathrooms - these tiny steps can be an issue for some wheelchairs such as electric wheelchairs. There are also two small rises from the shower frames leading into the two showers. There are two steps from the front path up to the verandah and a small step from the verandah into the house - depending on your wheelchair you will need to bring a ramp to ascend the steps.

Overview:

  • 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

  • Bedroom 1: Laura Ashley Queen Bed

  • Bedroom 2: New Queen Bed

  • Bedroom 3: King-Single and 2x Single Beds

  • Accommodates 2 to 7. Children welcome

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi, Netflix

  • Boutique bathroom amenities

  • Nespresso Creatista Plus coffee machine

  • Complimentary coffee pods, coffee, tea, hot chocolate. Basic pantry supplies: salt, pepper, oil and vinegar

  • Quality linen (incl. towels)

  • Off-road parking

  • Port-a-cot and high chair available on request.


Finer details:

  • Fully renovated and restored 1912 worker's cottage on 1555 sq m property

  • A short 5 minute drive from Leura village. A 3 minute drive from Wentworth Falls village

  • Walking tracks at the back of the property lead to the historic Conservation Hut cafe/restaurant, beautiful views of the Valley of the Waters and the track to the National Pass and the Wentworth Falls waterfall - one of Australia's finest walking tracks

  • Central heating and a Regency freestanding gas fireplace in the lounge and dining room

  • Smeg free-standing stove

  • Fully equipped modern kitchen with microwave and dishwasher

  • Polished Australian Spotted-Gum timber floors, sliding French doors and antique stained-glass windows in open-plan lounge and dining room

  • Original polished Baltic Pine floorboards in bedrooms and kitchen

  • Samsung 32" Smart TV,  VHS, DVD, CD player, bluetooth speaker, radio

  • Spotted-gum verandah overlooking front garden with lovebird seats for two

  • Outdoor large Merbau timber deck with round metal table and seating for four, plus four antique white timber chairs

  • The deck faces West and is ideal for relaxing with a glass of champagne and viewing the sunset.

Extras:

  • We regret that weddings cannot be accommodated

  • Guest are refrained from smoking indoors or in the garden due to its proximity to bush land.

  •  We regret that pets cannot be accommodated.

  •  In Autumn and Winter (May to November) warm outdoor clothing is advisable as temperatures can be up to 10 degrees cooler than Sydney temperatures.

Poet's Cottage is a proud supporter of Soap Aid -

a not for profit organisation which sterilises and recycles unused hotel and holiday rental soap and sends it to communities facing major hygiene challenges.

 ©Poet's Cottage 2021