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Varenna, Blue Mountains Luxury Accommodation - a Mountain Whispers Property

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Varenna is your 5-star self-contained luxury esape in the heart of the Blue Mountain.
Mountain Whispers winner at the Blue Mountains Regional Business Awards including Hall of Fame.
There are so many wonderful bushwalks around the Blue Mountains right on your doorstep.
1 of 27Varenna is your 5-star self-contained luxury esape in the heart of the Blue Mountain.
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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
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Varenna provides luxury, self-contained accommodation in Leura, the Blue Mountains, NSW. Your Blue Mountains stay will be relaxed and comfortable as you'll have this grand house all to yourself. Sleeping up to three couples in total comfort, the house has unsurpassed luxury and old world charm with the modern conveniences of today, all within a 200m stroll to the heart of Leura village. The lavishly appointed and meticulously restored Edwardian residence is set on 1800 square metres of surrounding gardens. Built in the Federation Queen Anne style circa 1906, Varenna retains its original period features, such as leadlight windows, decorative high ceilings and an antique claw-foot bath (although you may prefer the double spa bath after a day of mountain activities!). Facilities: Bedro...Varenna provides luxury, self-contained accommodation in Leura, the Blue Mountains, NSW. Your Blue Mountains stay will be relaxed and comfortable as you'll have this grand house all to yourself. Sleeping up to three couples in total comfort, the house has unsurpassed luxury and old world charm with the modern conveniences of today, all within a 200m stroll to the heart of Leura village. The lavishly appointed and meticulously restored Edwardian residence is set on 1800 square metres of surrounding gardens. Built in the Federation Queen Anne style circa 1906, Varenna retains its original period features, such as leadlight windows, decorative high ceilings and an antique claw-foot bath (although you may prefer the double spa bath after a day of mountain activities!). Facilities: Bedrooms Varenna consists of three stunning bedrooms, all with their own theme. Two rooms feature queen-sized four poster beds while the third has a queen-sized brass bed. All rooms have the finest linen, soft lighting, electric blankets, fluffy duvets and windows draped in stunning curtains. Bathrooms Two bathrooms are available, the first bearing the original antique claw-foot bath tub and the second has the modern luxury of a double spa bath. Both bathrooms have sub-floor heating to keep your toes warm on winter nights. Kitchen and Dining The kitchen includes a microwave, refrigerator with ice-maker, dishwasher, stove with gas cooktop and all the glassware, cookware, crockery & cutlery you'll need. Three dining areas are available – breakfast, formal dining or alfresco with BBQ. Other Features The house is centrally heated throughout and a gas log fire adds a cosy ambience on cool nights. Varenna also has a laundry with dryer/washing machine, iron/ironing board and laundry powder. For entertainment, the lounge/dining room offers Austar TV, DVD player with DVDs, CD player & CDs, books and games. There's free Wi-Fi too. Inclusions: • Boutique wine, port, chocolates and fresh flowers • Breakfast provisions including fresh bread, ground coffee, a choice of teas, juice, milk, jam, marmalade, butter and cereals • Fluffy towels, bathrobes and slippers to use during your stay • Fine toiletries in all bathrooms • All linen provided • Special requests such as an in-house masseuse or chef, roses, champagne & more Feature List: • Fully self-contained accommodation • Central heating • Air conditioning • Gas log fireplace • Fully equipped kitchen • Full breakfast provisions • Gas stove, fridge/freezer, microwave • Dishwasher • Barbecue • Flat screen TV with DVD and Austar • CD stereo • Sub-floor heating in bathrooms • Spa bath • Hair dryers in bathrooms • Towels, bathrobes and slippers supplied • All linen supplied • Washing machine and clothes dryer • Iron and ironing board • High chair • Back-to-base security alarm system More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
• Please ensure dishwasher is loaded and turned on prior to your departure OR alternatively, please wash up and return all used kitchen items. • Please throw out any leftovers in the fridge/freezer. • Please take garbage out (bins are located opposite rear French doors) • Should the BBQ be used, please ensure that it is cleaned after use. • No furniture whatsoever is to be moved. • Please ensure you have checked the property for your belongings • Stricty NO parties, smoking or animals
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Lorraine A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2009
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great house, wonderfully presented. A Blue Mountains historic house restored to original charm but with all the “mod cons”. It’s also short walk to the heart of Laura. We had a very relaxing weekend and would certainly go back.

Date of stay: November 2020
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LorraineA621, VR Owner at Varenna, Blue Mountains Luxury Accommodation - a Mountain Whispers Property, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review of Varenna. I'm so pleased you enjoyed the historic grandeur the property has to offer and I sincerely look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back. Until then, take care and stay safe, Lorraine

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent five nights at this beautifully maintained heritage property which has everything you need for a home away from home. The photos online do not do the property justice. A very easy stroll to the main street in Leura and a perfect base for...More

Date of stay: October 2020
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LorraineA621, VR Owner at Varenna, Blue Mountains Luxury Accommodation - a Mountain Whispers Property, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of Varenna, Kevin. So pleased you enjoyed your 5-day escape with family and I truly look forward to welcoming you back soon. Until then, take care and stay safe, Lorraine

Reviewed October 17, 2020 via mobile

Varenna is absolutely beautiful accommodation with outstanding attention to detail. We walked into the house with the heating on and music playing, it was absolutely enchanting and was a fabulous start to our weekend. The house was so clean, and decorated so beautifully, it really...More

Date of stay: October 2020
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LorraineA621, VR Owner at Varenna, Blue Mountains Luxury Accommodation - a Mountain Whispers Property, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2020

So happy you enjoyed your milestone birthday celebration with your girlfriends over the weekend, Jo. Thank you for your lovely review of Varenna. I sincerely hope to welcome you all back soon. Until then, take care and with thanks once more, Lorraine

Reviewed October 14, 2020

What a truly awesome Blue Mountains' experience! The branding of the 'Mountain Whispers' is a perfect description of how this era of home (which has been so lovingly and passionately restored to the glory of those quieter and more elegant times past) literally 'whispers' warm,...More

Date of stay: September 2020
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LorraineA621, VR Owner at Varenna, Blue Mountains Luxury Accommodation - a Mountain Whispers Property, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2020

Thank you SO very much for your beautiful review of my beloved Varenna, Julie. I'm truly happy that you had a lovely experience with your daughter and that you experienced all that Mountain Whispers is about, as it's certainly ALL from the heart. I sincerely...More

Reviewed September 28, 2020

Shared the Varenna experience with 3 friends who were looking for some self care. Varenna House is perfection. The stylings were beautiful and every detail enjoyed. The house is very well located in Leura to the mall and scenic strolls and views. This location is...More

Date of stay: September 2020
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LorraineA621, VR Owner at Varenna, Blue Mountains Luxury Accommodation - a Mountain Whispers Property, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2020

So pleased that you enjoyed your time away with your girlfriends at Varenna, Catherine. Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and I sincerely look forward to welcoming you all back soon. Until then, take care and stay safe, Lorraine

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Reviewed August 18, 2020

From the moment you walk through the door you are enthralled. You feel like you have stepped back in time. The attention to detail is amazing. So clean. Everything you could possibly want or need is here. The location is great. Just a short stroll...More

Date of stay: August 2020
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LorraineA621, VR Owner at Varenna, Blue Mountains Luxury Accommodation - a Mountain Whispers Property, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2020

So happy to have you visiting again Merrelyn and becoming one of my lovely, valued repeat guests. Thank you for your lovely review of Varenna and my services and I truly look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future. All the...More

Reviewed July 30, 2020

As a many time return guest, we once again enjoyed the quality, presentation, feel and location of Varenna and the beautiful surroundings of Leura and the Blue Mountains. The accommodation is outstanding, warm and welcoming. Our guests had a great time, and with everything going...More

Date of stay: July 2020
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LorraineA621, VR Owner at Varenna, Blue Mountains Luxury Accommodation - a Mountain Whispers Property, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2020

As always, it's lovely welcoming you back to Mountain Whispers time and time again Sean. Thank you for your lovely review and your support of my business and the local Blue Mountains businesses. Until next time, take care and stay safe, Lorraine

Reviewed June 30, 2020

The home is a rare find, with magnificent elegance and class. The home is kept impeccable with attention to detail. The home is located only a walking distance to Leura with a charming feel.

Date of stay: June 2020
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LorraineA621, VR Owner at Varenna, Blue Mountains Luxury Accommodation - a Mountain Whispers Property, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2020

Thank you for your lovely review Bakous. It was a pleasure welcoming you and your family to Varenna and I sincerely hope to welcome you all back soon. Until then, take care, Lorraine

Reviewed June 14, 2020

Varenna is a beautiful home, its like stepping back in time but with all the modern conveniences. Perfect for just a couple or a group of friends or family as it has 3 queen bedrooms plus one bedroom with 2 single beds. The 2 bathrooms...More

Date of stay: June 2020
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LorraineA621, VR Owner at Varenna, Blue Mountains Luxury Accommodation - a Mountain Whispers Property, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2020

Thank you for your lovely reveiw of Varenna Kelly. Always lovely welcoming my return guests back to Mountain Whispers, with Varenna being the property of choice for this stay. Until your return, take care and with thanks again, Lorraine

Reviewed July 17, 2019

There were 4 ladies staying in Varenna house, celebrating a 50th birthday. We each had our own room and it was complete luxury and comfort! As soon as we stepped into this house, we knew we had made the right choice! Lorraine had music playing...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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LorraineA621, VR Owner at Varenna, Blue Mountains Luxury Accommodation - a Mountain Whispers Property, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2019

Thank you Michelle for taking the time to leave your lovely review of Varenna and my services. It's sincerely rewarding knowing that you all enjoyed your stay, especially for Sharon's 50th - it's ALL about "memorable" experiences at Mountain Whispers. Until I have the opportunity...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Grill
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Patio
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
Luxurious Leura Accommodation. A two minute stroll to Leura village A grand historic home that sleeps one to three couples in style. Self-contained for total privacy. Travellers flock far and wide to visit Leura, in all its majesty and glory. Spring truly sees the Village come to life in all its spectacular show of cherry blossoms lining the street and annuals bursting with colour. Varenna is the perfect location. No need to drive, just stroll to the Village or if the train is your preferred mode of arrival, the station is only a few minutes away.
Getting around
Best way to see all the local attractions and to get around for the duration of your stay is the Blue Mountains Explorer Bus (a red London double decker bus) which allows you to hop-on and hop-off for the duration of your stay. Get a real bird's eye view of the Blue Mountains whilst sitting on the second level - a beautiful experience complete with commentary. There are 31 stops around the villages of Leura and Katoomba so you can pick up the bus at every major location.
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