One of Kangaroo Valley's most prestigious properties and rated in 2011 as one of Shoalhaven's most Amazing Homes. Additionally Desiderata won the MBA's award for best house in its category in 2009. Desiderata is now available for guests to come share in the wonderful experience that is Kangaroo Valley while staying in luxury....
Desiderata is Latin for "desired things" and is a stunning home set on 10 acres and has breathtaking 360 degree views of the valley with mountainous landscapes surrounded by farmland.
Go for a walk up Walkers Lane; relax in the hammock or cocoons on the large sun drenched veranda; sit in front of the volcanic rock chimney fireplace with a glass of wine; entertain in the indoor/outdoor living room; cook up a storm in the gourmet kitchen; read a book in the mezzanine library or just watch a movie in the entertainment room....there are plenty of options.
The house has a large open plan feel with private areas available. We can sleep up to 8 adults plus 2 babies and 2 children. There are 2 cots available plus 2 single bed mattresses for the children. There are 3 bedrooms and a mezzanine floor; one king bedroom with amazing views and 2 queen bedrooms with views. The main King bedroom has bi-fold doors that open up on its' own private balcony with outstanding views...please see photo's. It also has its own en-suite bathroom. The mezzanine floor has a pull out queen size bed.
Every room has air conditioning, fans and electric blankets and the bedrooms have their own TV with the 2 queen bedrooms having their own DVD player, if sanctuary is needed or agreeing on which movie to watch is difficult.
The theatre room is sound proof and set for comfort and enjoyment with a very large flat screen TV and blue ray DVD player. We have over 300 DVD's to choose from.
Living areas also feature bi-fold doors which completely open to the outdoors, both at the entertainment areas and back of house opening it up to the amazing views outside.
We have a mezzanine floor which is used as a study and library or sanctuary for meditation. We have quite a library of books available to suite different tastes for you to enjoy.
The house is primarily aimed at couples/families wishing to have a relaxing break. The house has a beautiful warm feel and has been designed to cater for every need or desire.
The gourmet kitchen is a chefs delight including sunbeam cafe series espresso machine and we provide the Italian ground coffee beans for your enjoyment.
We also provide free broadband internet wireless and cable also free basic food essentials - olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper
There are two portable cots and two hi-chair available upon request.
No further words are necessary, the photos speak for themselves.
A security bond and a booking fee applies to all bookings - please see tariffs below. Additionally
all weekends (not attached to school holidays) are a minimum of 2 nights (Fri and Sat) $1,350 plus booking fee
all long weekend bookings are minimum of 3 nights (Fri, Sat & Sun) $2,250 plus booking fee;
all school holiday bookings are a minimum of 2 nights (midweek $600 per night; Fri & Sat $850 per night and Sun $700 per night) plus a booking fee - a discount rate applies if you book a full week
all other bookings are a minimum of 2 nights, except for Christmas and Easter which is a minimum of 4 nights - confirm prices below.
Some pets allowed so please enquire.
Modern and luxurious self-contained accommodation
Quality, stylish furnishings throughout
10 acre property just 4km from heart of the Village and 5 kms to Berry
Master bedroom very private with king size bed and surround glass windows with amazing views and own private verandah and also own TV
Two Queen bedrooms with own TV and DVD player and views
Sound proof theatre room with extra wide flat screen TV and over 300 DVDs to choose from
Full quality Sheridan linen supplied
Each bedroom has its own reverse cycle air conditioner and ceiling fan
Sunbeam cafe series espresso machine with Italian ground coffee supplied
Huge pavilion deck with sweeping views
Large living area opening onto entertaining deck
Wireless internet available for laptops with wireless networking enabled
Magnificent fireplace with wood supplied
2 bathrooms including deep bathtub
Hairdryers in both bathrooms
Gourmet kitchen with gas cooking, dishwasher, microwave
Washing machine, dryer, iron, ironing board
Bluetooth sound system connect
Ceiling fans in all living areas and bedrooms
BBQ and outdoor seating
Hammock and outdoor cocoons available to lounge around
Goats for kids to feed
Desiderata Kangaroo Valley has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms
EntertainmentDVD player, In-house Movies/Videos, Stereo, Free WiFi, Free Fixed Line Internet
Family: High chair, Pets allowed, Rumpus room, Cot
Cooking: Barbeque, Cooking Facilities, Microwave, Dishwasher
Linen: Linen Supplied, Ironing Facilities, Towels Supplied
Comfort: Airconditioning, Open Fireplace, Heaters
Laundry: Clothes dryer, Washing Machine
Other: Non-Smoking, Conference Facilities, Eco-Friendly, Parking
Custom: Expresso coffee mnachine, Huge Gourmet Kitchen fully decked out, Outdoor entertainment room with bar fridge and BBQ, Air con and fans in each room, TV and DVD player in each bedroom, Board games provided, Entertainment Room with DVDs provided, Electric blankets, Eco-friendly house
Checking In & Out
Check-in from 2pm and check-out by 11am
All weekends (not attached to school holidays) are a minimum of 2 nights (Fri and Sat) $1,350 plus booking fee
All long weekend bookings are minimum of 3 nights (Fri, Sat & Sun) $2,250 plus booking fee;
All school holiday bookings are a minimum of 2 nights (midweek $600 per night; Fri & Sat $850 per night and Sun $700 per night) plus a booking fee - a discount rate applies if you book a full week
Stay before 25 Apr 2016 for 10% off.
Stay 3 nights mid week (Sunday to Thursday) and only pay for 2 nights (not including school holidays. That is 33.3% off.