61 Ridgewell Road, Blackheath
Nestled in the heart of the Blue Mountains, Carawatha is a newly renovated 1960s 4-bedroom home that offers a unique blend of tranquility and natural beauty. This iconic property is situated on former farmland, surrounded by native bush, the Blackheath Campbell Rhododendron Gardens, and a regular parade of native wildlife, from kangaroos to a symphony of native birds.
Carawatha is a haven of peace and natural beauty. Surrounded by native bush and adjacent to the Blackheath Campbell Rhododendron Gardens, the property allows guests to fully immerse themselves in the Blue Mountains' stunning flora and fauna. While it offers a private and secluded experience, Carawatha is easily accessible via Ridgewell Road, a dirt road approximately 600 meters long. It's a short 4-minute drive or an 18-minute walk from Blackheath Train Station.
Carawatha welcomes your four-legged family members, making it an ideal destination for pet owners looking to explore the beauty of the Blue Mountains.
Experience the joy of observing kangaroos and a variety of native birds right from your doorstep. The natural surroundings create a unique opportunity for wildlife enthusiasts. Enjoy bush views that stretch toward Hat Hill Creek gully, creating a tranquil atmosphere for your stay. Whether you're sipping your morning coffee on the deck or unwinding by one of the slow combustion fireplaces, you'll be surrounded by the beauty of the Blue Mountains. Note that firewood is not supplied however it can be purchased from the local service stations.
Carawatha provides convenient access to local attractions, including the Campbell Rhododendron Gardens, Baltzer Lookout, and Hanging Rock. These offer stunning views of the Grose Valley and a chance to experience the Blue Mountains' natural wonders.
The property features spacious living and lounging areas, a rear deck for outdoor relaxation, a modern kitchen, and a contemporary bathroom. Two slow combustion fireplaces ensure that you stay warm and cozy during your stay.
Carawatha offers a perfect blend of modern comfort and natural beauty. Whether you're seeking a romantic retreat, a family getaway, or an adventure with friends, this iconic 1960s home provides the ideal base to explore the Blue Mountains. Book your stay at Carawatha and embrace the serenity and wildlife of this exceptional location in the Blue Mountains.
Bedroom and Bathroom Configuration
Bedroom 1 - 1 x Queen bed
Bedroom 2 - 1 x Queen bed
Bedroom 3 - 1 x Double bed
Bedroom 4 - 2 x Single beds
Main Bathroom with Bath and separate shower | Separate Toilet
Good to know
Bedding & Linen:
All beds will be made with quality linen before your arrival. Bath towels including bathmats and hand towels are also provided along with tea towels for the kitchen. Doonas/blankets pillows
Free Wifi: YES
Lounge with slow combustion wood fireplace, T.V., plug in music speaker
Kitchen with fridge/freezer, toaster, kettle, gas oven and cooktop, sandwich maker, delonghi coffee machine and ample cutlery and crockery
Separate dining area between the two lounges
Laundry - washing machine, dryer and laundry tub
Heating: Gas Central heating and 2 slow combustion fireplaces.
Pets: Pets are welcome but cannot be left unattended at the accommodation. Please note there are no fences
Parking: Parking for two cars with ample off-street parking
Outdoor Activities: B.B.Q. and outdoor table seating
For further details please see the list of amenities below.
STRA Permit ID: PID-STRA-22924
- Balcony/Deck/Patio | with Bushland View
- Balcony/Deck/Patio | with Garden View
- Bathroom(s) | Amenities Provided
- Bathroom(s) | Bath Tub
- Bathrooms | Separate Shower
- Bedroom(s) | All Linen & Towels included
- Bedroom(s) | Electric Blankets
- Bedroom(s) | Extra pillows and blankets
- Bedroom(s) | Hangers
- Bedroom(s) | Wardrobe
- Dining | Separate Dining Room
- General Info | Hot water
- General Info | Long-term stays allowed
- General Info | Luggage drop-off allowed
- General Info | Mobile Phone Coverage - Poor
- General Info | Private entrance
- General Info | Self check-in
- General Info | Single Level Home with entrance stairs
- General Info | Smoking Not allowed
- General Info | Stand alone property
- General Info | Wheelchair In-Accessible
- Heating/Cooling | Central Heating - Gas (ducted)
- Heating/Cooling | Firewood NOT supplied
- Heating/Cooling | Slow Combustion Wood Fireplace
- Indoor Activities | Books
- Indoor Activities | DVD Library
- Indoor Activities | DVD Player
- Indoor Activities | Free Wi-Fi
- Indoor Activities | TV - 55"
- Kitchen | Coffee Pod Machine - Nespresso
- Kitchen | Cook Top and Oven
- Kitchen | Cooking basics
- Kitchen | Dishwasher
- Kitchen | Fully equipped with Cutlery and Dishes
- Kitchen | Kettle/Jug
- Kitchen | Microwave Oven
- Kitchen | Refrigerator with Freezer
- Kitchen | Toaster
- Laundry | Clothes Dryer
- Laundry | Ironing Facilities
- Laundry | Washing machine
- Lounge Room | with soft setting
- Outdoor Activities | Backyard Not fenced
- Outdoor Activities | Garden
- Parking | On premises Parking (free)
- Pets | No fences
- Pets | Well behaved Pet allowed
- Pets allowed
- Safety | Fire Blanket
- Safety | Fire extinguisher
- Safety | Smoke alarm
- View | Bushland
- Queen Bed x 1
- Queen Bed x 1
- Double Bed x 1
- Single Bed x 2
Great!stella a - 13th November 2023
The location is very peaceful and the dogs had a whale of a time. The kitchen was very clean and beautifully equipped. The position was a very pleasant surprise as far as the beautiful surroundings.
Carawatha in Blackheath was perfect for our weekend stayLuisa Bustos - 15th August 2023
Very spacious and comfortable. We enjoyed the Roos and kookaburra!
quiet and convenientYasmin McNamee - 16th July 2023
very nice experience.
Perfect for usHolly Nation - 10th July 2023
"Beautiful crazy little cottage. Perfect for us. We will definitely be back"
Would definitely stay here again :)Laura Mooney - 25th June 2023
The place was wonderful, beautiful surroundings and got a lovely visit by some kangaroos!
Great venue for the weekendStephen Harvey - 13th June 2023
Kangaroos on the lawn in the morning, close to Blackheath but on a quiet country road
Fireplace was an added bonusJosephine Byrne - 18th October 2020
We loved the quietness and the location of a the property. It was very comfortable to stay there...spacious garden area...well supplied with kitchen/cooking equipment. The layout of the house very much suited our needs, and having a fire place was an added bonus.
Fabulous for familiesEmma Digan - 11th July 2020
Carawatha is fabulous for families
Very comfortableSharna Philips - 6th July 2020
Well equipped, very comfortable. Newly refurbished
Really enjoyed our stayAlison Chappelow - 11th January 2020
We were able to book the property based on the description provided and really enjoyed our stay there.
Would book direct next time with Blue Mountains EscapesLindsay Sessions - 27th August 2018
House was perfect for 8 people
No hassle approach to bookingEliza McLaughlin - 24th June 2018
A wonderful property and a really straight forward, no hassle approach to booking and staying. Thank you Blue Mountains Escapes!
We all had a wonderful stay at CarawathaSky Martin - 9th June 2018
The house was amazing and we all had a wonderful stay at Carawatha on the Blue Mountains. We especially loved the location of the house which was right at the trailhead to hanging rock which had been on our bucket list for a while (we didn't realise when we booked it was so close)
Great propertyJeff Crompton - 7th April 2018
Great property well presented