I have had the pleasure of staying several times at Branksome House and would not consider staying anywhere else in the Blue Mountains. From the moment you arrive, till long after you have left, you have that feeling of being 'special'. Nothing is overlooked - amazingly comfortable beds, the fire set and ready to light with the logs stacked neatly beside it, a collection of music which caters for most tastes and a garden that will enthral you.
There is nothing better than coming back to Branksome House after a day cruising the shops in Leura and surrounding beautiful villages or (if you are more energetic) walking the numerous trails in the Mountains. During winter, I always love returning to Branksome after one of these 'adventures' to enjoy a glass of red wine in front of the fire or on those occasions when I've stayed during warmer times, a lovely glass of something cold while sitting on the front verandah enjoying the beautiful garden with it's light and shade and splashes of colour.
I love the ambience at Branksome House that has been created with the use of wonderfully subtle and warm colours and fabrics. They are combined beautifully with exquisite furnishings to give guests a feeling of sumptuousness without going 'over the top'.
There was nothing better than to wake in the amazingly comfortable bed to be greeted by birds in the trees right outside the window, brewed coffee and delicious French pastries that can be purchased in the village (about a three minute walk from Branksome House). You can choose to cook your own breakfast but I always prefer to explore the numerous fantastic cafes in Leura that are all within easy strolling distance of Branksome House.
As I said, it doesn't get any better and I wouldn't consider staying anywhere else in the Blue Mountains.
- Also Known As:
- Branksome House Leura, Blue Mountains