Ideally situated in the heart of
the Southern Highlands of NSW, halfway between Sydney and Canberra, this 19th century home
with its wide verandahs offers friendly comfortable accommodation.
tastefully decorated bedrooms, four with ensuites, one with private
bathroom and one adapted for those with physical disabilities. Three
of the rooms have queen beds, the fourth bedroom has a double and
single bed and the fifth has a king bed that can be converted into
two single beds.
The large lounge room, like the dining room, is
richly decorated in warm colours and features original artwork by prominent local and
Sydney artists. Some of these items are for sale. The polished floors and 12ft high
ceilings throughout the house add to the ambience. There is also a television, a
well stocked bookcase and a number of games and puzzles for those unfortunate days when
the weather makes it more pleasant to be indoors than out. The North facing sunroom that
leads out to the wide deck is a real sun trap. Breakfast is served in the dining room and
we try to make the blackboard menu of seven or eight choices varied and interesting (why
not try the house speciality "herons nest").
For your comfort the house is fully centrally
accordance with latest legislation, the house is "Non Smoking".
We have incorporated a kitchenette equipped with
kettle, a small micro-wave and a refrigerator which gives you the opportunity to make
drinks or warm up a pizza.
We have tried and hopefully succeeded in making the
property " user friendly " and welcoming to those with physical disabilities by
providing wheelchair access. The fourth bedroom has its own private entrance accessible
via a ramp from the front of the house. The ramp leads on to the deck that continues round
the house where wide double doors provide access to the sunroom, lounge and dining rooms.
This bedroom has an ensuite that includes fittings and fixtures designed for wheelchair
Heronswood House is easily recognisable by its high
red brick wall and conifer hedge and is close to the intersection of Argyle Street and the
Illawarra Highway to the north of Moss Vale. It is an ideal centre to explore the Southern
highlands of NSW with its abundance of antique and craft shops, historical attractions and
the Bradman Museum. For those more inclined to the outdoors, the area abounds in beautiful
scenery with Morton National Park, Fitzroy Falls, Kangaroo Valley and Wombeyan Caves in
close proximity. There are several golf courses, horse riding and bush walking trails all