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St Helens Lithgow viewed from the front.

Manor House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

St Helens is situated on the edge of the Blue Mountains and is a large historic house providing self-contained short stay accommodation for up to 10 people. There is also a cot and highchair and spare mattresses for extra children. It is the perfect accommodation for family holidays, couples weekends or small groups visiting Lithgow on business.

St helens is situated in the centre of town, but set back amongst landscaped gardens, so it is very private and quiet. All amenites are within walking distance, so there is no need to travel anywhere if you don't want to. It backs onto the local park and there is a large children's playground within walking distance. There is plenty of off street parking and large grassed areas for children to play.

St Helens is one of the oldest houses in the district, built in the Gothic Tudor style, it has retained many of its original features. The four bedrooms and one of the bathrooms are situated on the top level and the bottom level has six living areas, including an eat in kitchen, library, dining room, lounge room, family room and bar with sitting area.

The kitchen is fully equipped with a large fridge, oven, cooktop, microwave, dishwasher and coffee machine. The bar has plenty of glassware and CDs for entertaining and the library is stocked with books, videos, DVDs, magazines and games to keep everyone entertained.

Three of the living areas have open log fires and the eatin kitchen has a slow combustion fire. There are two gas infinity heaters, one upstairs and one downstairs for instant warmth.

The outside courtyard is overlooks the park and has BBQ vacilities and plenty of seating.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Lithgow Train Station 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 20
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The New South Wales region

St Helens is centrally located in the heart of Lithgow, within walking distance of local restaurants, cafes and hotels and it's just a short stroll to Coles, Woolworths, BWS liquor store and other local shops.

Lithgow is centrally located within easy driving distance of the Blue Mountains and the towns of the Central West, including Bathurst, Orange and Mudgee.

Attractions

Lithgow provides a range of tourist attractions. A number of historically significant places are scattered throughout the beautiful township, including the Small Arms Museum, the State Mine Heritage Park, Eskbank House, Blast Furnace Park, Hoskins Church and Hartley Historic Village.

Lithgow is nestled in a valley surrounded by beautiful bushland which is great for those bush walking and nature enthusiasts. In many outlying areas of the town, kangaroos can often be seen of a late afternoon or early morning, eating the green grass off people's lawns.

The town is centrally located to a range of walking and sightseeing destinations, such as Hassans Walls Lookout, Wolgan Valley, the Glow Worm Tunnels and Capertee Valley, home to the largest canyon in the world.

For those skiing and boating enthusiasts, Lake Lyell is located just 15 minutes drive from town. The lake is also great for local trout fishing up in the backwaters.

Lake Wallace is popular for canoeing, swimming and sailing and also has BBQ facilities and a children's playground.

Visit the famous Jenolan Caves, just under an hours drive from Lithgow, where you can experience one of our areas natural wonderlands.

Lithgow

In addition to the many attractions in the City of Lithgow itself, there is easy access to the Central West towns of Bathurst, Milthorpe, Orange and Mudgee, where you can find some great tourist attractions or wineries, where you can bring back a bottle or two to enjoy beside the open log fires of St Helens.

Or you can also head east and visit the lovely mountain townships of Mt Victoria, Blackheath, Katoomba, Leura, Wentworth Falls, Mt Wilson or Bilpin, where you will also find some great restaurants, shopping, art galleries, local produce and tourist attractions.

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15 Jul 2014

5/5

"So much character and an amazing host"

I visited this place with a group of friends in July. The house is like something out of a fairytale, we nicknamed it the gingerbread house. The host, Cheryl, had the fires set and had turned the plac… More

Thanks so much for your great review. Yes it's been called the gingerbread house by a number of locals and it's usually really popular with children, as they often think they're staying in a house from a fairytale.
I'm glad you really enjoyed sitting around the fires and celebrating Xmas in July, as Christmas in Scotland would have the same weather as Lithgow I assume. Hope you can visit St Helens again in the near future. It was lovely to meet you all,
Best Regards,
Cheryl

15 Jul 2014

5/5

"Great place for a getaway"

This house has lots of charm and was a perfect place for a chilled out weekend away. Spent the evenings by the log fires and chatting in the various sitting rooms. Cheryl the owner was fantastic as… More

Thanks very much for your wonderful review, I'm so glad you enjoyed the weekend with all your friends to celebrate your 30th birthday. Hope you can come again sometime, it was great meeting you all.
Best Regards
Cheryl

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