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Harry's Lookout - 'Home-away-from-Home'

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Nestled between the upper mountain villages of Leura and Katoomba, Harry’s Lookout is ideally located for your mountain retreat. Enjoy a gentle, 12 - 15 minute stroll to Leura Mall and enjoy the many cafes and galleries, or stroll 10 minutes the other way, through parkland and across a stone bridge to all the attractions in Katoomba.

Harry’s Lookout offers charming bush and district views to the rear and a filtered view of Mt Solitary and the Jamison Valley from the front veranda.

The world famous Three Sisters, Scenic Railway & Skyway, Leura Cascades and many lookouts from Cliff Drive are a short distance from your doorstep. The newly renovated Hydro Majestic hotel is only 5 minutes drive away at Medlow Bath where you can be spoilt with High Tea or silver service dinner.

Both Katoomba and Leura are surrounded by the Blue Mountains National Park -- part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. The back, bush garden at Harrys Lookout is a classified, Tree Preservation Area and we have kept this area as natural as possible to create a real mountains feel. When looking out from the back deck, you will feel you are living in the treetops.

Harrys Lookout has WIFI for internet and email.

ALSO, CHECK OUT OUR OTHER PROPERTY, the well known 'HIGHLANDS AT LEURA' located in Highland St, Leura, just a few minutes stroll from the famous cafes, galleries and specialty shops in Leura Mall. (Stayz Property ID 147406). Highlands at Leura can also accommodate up to 10 guests and was built by the same builder with all the same unique features as are incorporated into 'Harrys Lookout'.

Accommodation Details

Harry's Lookout has been recently updated to include a new, self-contained studio downstairs. This additional facility increases the capacity to accommodate groups of up to 12 adults.

Harrys is ideal for couples, groups and families with four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen & laundry. Upstairs, there are three bedrooms, two have queen size beds and the third has two single beds. There is also a double sofa bed in the upstairs living room for additional sleeping accommodation. The downstairs studio has a queen bed plus 2 x single beds as well as a fold-out sofa bed in the large rumpus room. There is also a kitchenette and bathroom downstairs.

You will be comfortable year round with the log fire, central gas heating as well as reverse cycle air conditioning and all beds are fitted with electric blankets.

The kitchen is fully equipped with all you will need to cook up a storm for up to 12 guests, just bring your food!!! There is a gas BBQ on the back deck where you can relax and enjoy the wonderful mountain sunsets.

In the evenings you can sit back, enjoy the fire, watch a movie from our extensive library of DVD's on the LCD flat screen TV, listen to some music and take in the magic of the mountains. The WiFI system allows access to internet for surfing, social media and email - (no movie downloads please!). WIFI password available upon request.

Harry's Lookout is pet-friendly with a fully enclosed bush-garden so your dog can also enjoy the weekend away.

Harrys Lookout has been set up to cater for both small groups and larger groups as the need arises. You may have an intimate couples weekend using only the upstairs areas or a large, family reunion or celebration by combining both the main house plus the fully self-contained, downstairs studio. Either way, whether you are a small or large group, you will love Harrys Lookout. We provide access to the downstairs studio to groups of 7 or more. if you are a smaller group and would like access to the downstairs area, this can be arranged but an additional cleaning charge will apply.

If you require linen and towels to be provided an additional fee of $25.00 per person applies to cover the cost of laundry. You are welcome to bring your own sheets, pillow cases and towels if you wish to avoid this extra fee.... all other bedding, pillows, blankets doonas, electric blankets etc are provided

Please refer to the availability calendar for tariff rates. Base rates are for 1 x couple and additional charge applies for additional guests. Children and well behaved pets are welcome at 'Harrys Lookout'. Children under 12 years stay for half the adult rate. Children under 2 years stay free.

We require a deposit of 50 percent of the tariff to secure a reservation.

Payment of the deposit can be made through the Stayz online payment system or by Direct Deposit into our bank account and the balance of the full tariff is to be paid 7 days prior to your stay date.

Feature List:

Sleeping:

4 x Bedrooms (3 x queen beds, 4 x single beds, 2 x double, sofa beds in Living Room and downstairs rumpus)

All beds fitted with woollen doonas and electric blankets for your comfort.

Master bedroom has en-suite

Main bathroom has Spa Bath

Downstairs area has separate bathroom.

If you require linen and towels to be provided, an additional fee of $25.00 per person applies to cover the cost of laundry. You are welcome to bring your own sheets, pillow cases and towels if you wish to avoid this extra fee.... all other bedding, pillows, blankets doonas, electric blankets etc are provided

Cooking:

Fully equipped kitchen with settings for 12 (plus extras in separate kitchenette downstairs)

Pots, pans frypans, roasting dishes etc.

Microwave x 2

Slow-Cooker & Rice-cooker

Toaster

Coffee Machine (pod type)

Oven

Dishwasher

Large Fridge & Pantry

Gas BBQ

The kitchen pantry is stocked with useful condiments such as salt, pepper, some common spices, olive oil, tea, sugar, coffee etc. (A quantity of coffee pods are provided for the coffee machine, more pods can be purchased from Aldi in Katoomba if required). Tomato sauce and BBQ sauce are stored in the fridge. Gladwrap and cooking foils are stored in the kitchen drawers. We provide 2 x tea towels for your use (as well as bath mats and hand-towels for each of the bathrooms. Grocery supplies can be bought from Woolworths in Leura (corner of Megallong Rd and Leura Mall) or Woolworths at Katoomba (corner Waratah st and Katoomba St). An Aldi store is in Katoomba across the road from Woolworths on Waratah St.

There will be a small UHT milk in the fridge upon your arrival for making a cup of tea/ coffee

Entertainment:

LCD TV's x 2 (additional big screen Plazma TV in downstairs area)

DVD Player

DVD library

Board Games

Books

Ipod, MP3 connection for music

Free wifi (password available upon request)

Laundry:

Washing Machine

Cloths Dryer

Vacuum

Iron & Ironing Board

Linen:

Bed Linen, Towels etc can be provided at small additional charge

Comfort:

Log Fire

Ducted Gas central heating

Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning

Electric Blankets on all beds

Other:

Non-Smoking

Pet-Friendly

Ample off-street and on-street parking

More Details

Owner
Stayz
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Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

Map

Other Activities:

15 mIn walk to Leura & Katoomb

Amenities

Katoomba House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • forests

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Harry's Lookout - 'Home-away-from-Home'
average rating of 4.6190476 based on 21 reviews
Maitland, NSW
4

Awesome home away from home

  • 4 of 5

Harry's Lookout is a wonderful place to stay. Our family gathering of 6 adults and 2 kids under 2 years old had everything we needed under one roof - the downstairs studio was especially useful to allow the parents to settle the little ones away from the buzz caused by the rest of the family. We will definitely come back again!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
5

Now that's a property

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect. From the cleanliness - to how well they thought of the little details. Typically when you go to a house there is always something missing. Harry's had every detail perfect. We are thinking of coming back next July!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Barry, so glad you enjoyed your stay at Harry's Lookout and we look forward to having you back in July next year. As July/August are our busiest months, I suggest you pick your dates and secure a booking soon to avoid dissapointing. Regards Steve & Marie
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Sutherland, New South Wales, Australia
3

Great for a family getaway

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed our stay and the house had everything that we needed. It would have been helpful to have a list of exactly what the kitchen was equipped with e.g.: salt, sauce, glad wrap etc to save me from taking things I didn't need. The house had everything we needed, from electric blankets to an umbrella it was well equipped and felt just like home.

The only disappointment was the house needs a good clean, I did notice this on past reviews as well... the blinds and window sills were covered in thick dust as well as skirting boards and behind beds. There were lots of spider webs everywhere. I had to vacuum around beds and windows before going to bed as we are all prone to allergies and hay fever. Overall a great place to stay it's just in need of a massive deep clean throughout.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Michelle, so glad you enjoyed your stay at Harry's and we are so sorry you found the property not as clean as you would have expected. We have the property thoroughly cleaned between each stay and will pass on your comments to our cleaner. I was surprised at your comment that other past reviews commented that Harry's needed a good clean so checked all past reviews going back to 2013 and there was not one comment about the lack of cleanliness, rather, most comments mentioned how clean Harry's Lookout is... So I'm not sure where that information came from. We take the presentation and cleanliness of our property very seriously so we will personally do a thorough spring-cleaning, next time we go up to Harry's. As compensation for your dissapointment, we offer you a 25% discount on your next stay at Harry's Lookout.... Simply mention this review on your next booking enquiry. Kind regards Steve & Marie
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Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
5

Sensational Property

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, and look forward to a return visit. We were made to feel very welcome indeed and nothing was too much trouble. I have recommended this property to several other people

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
5

Excellent property, couldn't fault it

  • 5 of 5

Can't wait to go back there again thank you for a most enjoyable stay

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind comments, Sarah. So glad you enjoyed your stay at Harry's Lookout. We look forward to having you back again sometime. Steve & Marie
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
4

Great holiday house

  • 4 of 5

There was a group of seven of us and we had a fabulous long-weekend in Harry's Lookout.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Notes

  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 2 guests. Property has 10 beds and can sleep a maximum 14 guests

    Optional Costs
    Linen/Towel fee p.p.: $25 per person
    extra person-12 max: $35 per night and person

    * Ask the owner to arrange these

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