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Varenna, Blue Mountains Luxury Accommodation - a Mountain Whispers Property – Home 4310619 B&B

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
  • 2 nights min stay

Varenna, Blue Mountains Luxury Accommodation - a Mountain Whispers Property – Home 4310619

  • B&B
  • 4 bedrooms
  • sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

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

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 2: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 3: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 4: Full bed
  • 2 Full baths

Amenities

  • Wireless Internet
  • Air conditioning
  • Mountain Views
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • Grill
  • Patio
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking

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.

Interaction with guest

Your stay at Varenna Luxury is totally private, luxurious and away from it all., whilst being conveniently located on the doorstep of the quaint village of Leura. Perfectly located, only a 300 metre stroll away to the many shops and cafes. Entry into the property is very easy, safe and secure and you will be advised of all this prior to your arrival. The property is monitored 24/7 by back-to-base security, so rest assured that your peace of mind is our priority. Lorraine Allanson, the owner of Mountain Whispers is always available and only a phone call away should any need arise and only too happy to help.

Policies

Check in time: 14:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: ($737.22) $1,000.00
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

• 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

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About the owner

Lorraine A.
Average reply time:
1 hour 37 minutes
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 Jul 2021
Years listed:
12
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

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Reviews

Excellent
149 reviews

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“Step back in time with opulence and grandeur”

Reviewed 16 Jun 2021

Varenna is a house that is exquisitely renovated to transport you back in time. You are greeted with soft music and a toasty warm home. Choosing whether to have a port by the fire, a relaxing spa, or … More

Response from the owner Always lovely welcoming my repeat guests who have become special friends, back time and time again. As always, thank you for your review of Varenna, Sharee and I sincerely look forward to welcoming you back once more. Until then, take care and with warmest thanks once more, Lorraine

“Will definitely go back”

Reviewed 2 May 2021

A beautiful decorated property with attention to details. Lorraine always spot on every aspects. Will definitely go back for sure.

Response from the owner So pleased you enjoyed your escape to Varenna, Alan. It's always lovely welcoming you back to a Mountain Whispers propety. Thank you for your review and unti next time, take care, Lorraine.

“Awesome Stay”

Reviewed 28 Dec 2020

We had an awesome time during our stay at the property. Right from check in to check out, everything was smooth. One could appreciate how much effort had gone into presenting the property. Everything… More

Response from the owner Merry Christmas and thank you for your lovely review of Varenna, Rajiv. So happy you enjoyed your family escape and I sincerely hope to welcome you all back once more. Until then, take care and wishing you and your family a very Happy New Year, take care, Lorraine

“Meticulously clean, spacious and central accommodation in the Blue Mountains.”

Reviewed 6 Dec 2020

I recently stayed at the Vareena in Leura and it was spectacular. The accommodation was so spacious and clean. It felt like walking into another era with the house decorated with exceptional detail. O… More

Response from the owner Thank you for your lovely review of Varenna and my services, Melinda. I’m so pleased that you enjoyed your weekend escape with my sister spoiling your mum and making beautiful memories - this is truly what Mountain Whispers is all about. I sincerely look forward to welcoming you back soon. Until then take care and gave a lovely Christmas . Warmest thanks, Lorraine

“A gorgeous house in a wonderful spot”

Reviewed 9 Nov 2020

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 ver… More

Response from the owner 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

“Beautiful luxury accommodation”

Reviewed 27 Oct 2020

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 t… More

Response from the owner 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

“Fabulous luxury accommodation”

Reviewed 17 Oct 2020

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 star… More

Response from the owner 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

“Exquisite Experience of a Bygone Era”

Reviewed 14 Oct 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 re… More

Response from the owner 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 hope thank you once again and truly hope to welcome you both once again. Until then, take care, stay safe and with warmest thanks once again, Lorraine

“Perfect Girls Getaway”

Reviewed 28 Sep 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 L… More

Response from the owner 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

“Simply stunning.”

Reviewed 18 Aug 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 h… More

Response from the owner 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 very best, take care and stay safe, Lorraine x

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Lorraine (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Lorraine (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Lorraine (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view Lorraine the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online and send Lorraine (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Lorraine (the owner) an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Ready to book? form, a booking request is sent to Lorraine (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

How do I know my booking is safe?

To book this property you need to pay through the Flipkey website. Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection. This means that in the unlikely event that you’re prevented or denied access to the property when you check in, we’ll offer a full refund for the stay.

Find out more about booking safely.

How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your dates in the Ready to book? form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Lorraine (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Lorraine (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Lorraine (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your booking or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my booking?

You can pay the remaining balance of your booking at any point. Simply go to Manage your booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Lorraine (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Lorraine (the owner) a message.

If Lorraine (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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