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Bedrooms 6
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

BALI IN THE BLUE MOUNTAINS..JILLS RETREAT LEURA is a 5 star rated 'Grand Dame' that you rent the retreat exclusively ..we don't rent to other guests at the same time. JILLS boats 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 our guest's enjoyment and relaxation. The property caters for 10 -12 guests. There are 4 bedrooms upstairs (8 guests) and a fully self contained 5 star apartment downstairs (2 guests) ..joined by a beautiful internal 'cedar' staircase being 10 guests along with JILLS LOFT (2 guests) another separate fully self contained Loft studio. The total number for the whole property is 12 guests. We don't rent the other property to outside guests if only 10 guests so you have total exclusivity regardless. Pricing only includes the Loft if you put in 12 guests. Thankyou.

We also have our newly opened JILLS RETREAT DAYSPA exclusively for our guests to 'Relax and Replenish'.. offering massages, facials, manicures and pedicures along with Yoga, REIKI Healings and Spiritual Readings. Just ask for our DAYSPA menu to be emailed to you.

Private Chefs, lovely restaurants we highly recommend, home cooked meals delivered to the Retreat, Gorgeous Hampers, Wine + Cheese platters, Antipasto plates, Breakfast Hampers all tailored to your taste-buds + budget. A list of all that we offer is emailed to you along with Horse Riding, Bush walking, Bike riding and all the local attractions.

With 6 large bedrooms comprising of 4 queen size and 2 doubles, 3 +1/2 bathrooms including 2 ensuites, spa bath and 3 gorgeous French Tubs and a 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 JILLS LOFT LEURA also fully self contained 'cute and cosy' open plan white bright contemporary space high in the clouds!

Please note: We don't rent to other guests at the same time have the whole property exclusively.

The BALI HUT is nestled in the beautiful gardens and the 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 place with a relaxing Balinese feel.

JILLS RETREAT is beautifully decorated with elegant furnishings, 12ft ceilings, original timber floors, Victorian open wood fireplace upstairs and an Eco-fireplace downstairs, air-conditioning in the upstairs Loft, 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 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 a kitchenette in the Loft 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.

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 next to the sound of the fountain. There is also a swing for the more energetic !

WE OFFER A 'CONCIERGE SERVICE' which means we can organise anything guests need including rose-petals, birthday cakes, champagne, roses, chocolates...home cooked meals and HAMPERS...whatever you need our Manager is on hand to fulfill and requirements you may have.

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 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 just for 2 rented separately but not rented at the same time as the main house ..JILLS RETREAT so privacy is assured.

* JILLS LOFT LEURA just for 2 ! a newly built 'New York' styled contemporary romantic oasis


**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 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.

Sweet or Savoury we can organise whatever your taste-buds desire!

Just 1 and 1/2 hrs from Sydney. 1km from Leura and Katoomba golf courses and midway between Leura and Katoomba villages

If your planning to 'renew your vows' or a small wedding ask about JILLS HONEYMOON HIDEAWAY a private secluded oasis for 2 newly built bright white contemporary self contained space. Google JILLS HONEYMOON HIDEAWAY and have a look. The grounds are stunning! or Google Tying the Knot Wedding Stylists to organise your special day.

Why not plan ahead for the wonderful festivals and markets..


Christian conference 2018 January

Australia Day January 26th

Valentine’s Day February 14th

St Patricks Day March 17th

The Blues Festival March 17th - 19th

EASTER April 14th

ANZAC Day April 25th

Mothers Day May 14th

ULTRA Marathon May 18th - 21st April

Winter Magic Festival June 23rd - 25th

Xmas In July (Yulefest) June July August

Fathers Day September 3rd

Leura Garden Festival October 1st - 9th

Halloween October 31st

Melbourne Cup November (first Tuesday)

Mid Mountains Festival November 11th

Christmas Day December 25th

Snows in winter,

Scenic Railway,

ZIG ZAG Railway,

Jamison Valley,

Three Sisters,

Echo Point, Bike and Bush Walking tracks. Close to quaint cafes, shops and galleries, midway between Leura and Katoomba.

More Details


Katoomba House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing


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average rating of 4.826087 based on 23 reviews
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

excellent property

  • 5 of 5

We highly recommend this property. Margie was very informative and helpful.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

Our group of ten had a wonderful weekend at this property. Presented beautifully, lovely furnishings, well stocked kitchen. Lovely grounds and surroundings.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Great and confortable.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoy so much. It was a great experience for the family and we are ready to come back.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

5 Star Property!

  • 5 of 5

Jills Retreat is absolutely amazing! We can not fault anything about the property at all! The house was extremely neat, tidy & presentable, with a lot of noticeable extra love & effort been put in to ensure the house is accommodating for anyone. We stayed with 10 people & there was more than enough space - bathrooms were great, bedrooms were a good size & beds were very comfortable! The kitchen was a fabulous size with more than enough crockery & utensils, & the back deck was lovely to sit at in the sun for our afternoon wine, cheese & bickies! Margie was great to deal with, with clear instructions on the safety of the house & contents, as well as responding quickly to any extra requests. THANK YOU JILLS! 5 stars! ??????????

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Danae ..what a lovely review and what lovely guests you were. So decent and respectful. It's so wonderful you took the time out of your busy schedule to give us feedback. It's invaluable to keeping standards high. 5 stars is what we aim for every time so glad we didn't disappoint..Thankyou..! We hope to Welcome you back again soon..Thks Danae.. Regards Margie :)
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Caringbah, New South Wales, Australia

Beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a fabulous stay at JILLS RETREAT. The house was amazing. Rooms were gorgeous and the beds were extremely comfortable. I particularly enjoyed the spa bath! Kitchen is large enough for entertaining. The gardens are immaculate and the deck was great to lay back and enjoy the surrounding countryside. Would recommend the house for all seasons! And it's close to the town centre. Looking forward to my next stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Amazing weekend

  • 5 of 5

We have just stayed at Jill's Retreat and Honeymoon Hideaway for a Christmas in July weekend. We were 10 people and took both upstairs and downstairs and had an amazing stay. Margie the owner could not have been more helpful in assisting us to organize the stay and her team had put up a Christmas tree and decorations to help us get in the festive mood. The house is beautifully clean and tidy and lovingly furnished and has everything you could want. The central heating worked a treat and the open fire was wonderful. Will certainly be staying again.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Tim...that's a lovely review. Please more guests like you ...! It's always lovely to have wonderful respectful guests that look after JILLS as you did. Glad you were able to enjoy the house with your friends and create great memories.. We hope to have you stay again SOON ! All the best ..regards Margie :)
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Margie Robinson
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018


Other Activities:

Three Sisters, Echo point


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