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1 bedroom, desk, iron/ironing board, WiFi
1 bedroom, desk, iron/ironing board, WiFi
TV, Netflix, DVD player, books
1 bedroom, desk, iron/ironing board, WiFi
Fridge, microwave, coffee/tea maker, electric kettle

Overview of Breathtaking Escarpment Views

Breathtaking Escarpment Views

5.0/5 Exceptional

Entire apartment

1 bedroom1 bathroomSleeps 4

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Outdoor Space
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest stays
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
Sydney, NSW

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationThree Sisters4 min walk
  • Popular LocationEcho Point Lookout5 min walk
  • Popular LocationBlue Mountains National Park6 min walk

Space details

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4
45 sq m
Bedroom 1
    1 king bed
Common area
    1 sofa bed
Bathroom 1

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire apartment to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Breathtaking Escarpment Views

Adults-only apartments in Sydney
"Garden of the Stars" - Studio
Your comfortable studio is a hidden gem in a sanctuary of tranquility
* Moments from the famous Three Sisters
* Panoramic view of the Jamison Valley Katoomba from the rear garden, makes this property unique and sought after.
* Located on the ground floor, left wing of this
double story gracious 1950's home.
* There is no view from the bedroom, however once you open your gate to the rear garden, you have the most exquisite views with outdoor furniture to enjoy.
* Your reserved outdoor area is in the Aries Courtyard.
* Enjoy alfresco meals with spectacular views to enhance your appetite.
* Perfect as a couples retreat, or can sleep up to 3 people comfortably.
* Cosy lounge room doubles as a second bedroom,
* A low cost entry for magical escarpment views

Your spacious garden studio consists of 2 rooms a kitchenette and bathroom
* Air conditioned in summer - hydronic heating in winter
* Large main bedroom - Super king bed,
* Lounge area /or 2nd bedroom,
* Small kitchenette fitted in a wardrobe space.
* Electric frypan for simple cooking only
* Bathroom with shower.

Main bedroom -
* Large space with northerly sunlight.
* Comfortable Super King bed,
* Timber floor with persian carpet,
* Desk, table and chairs for meals.

Lounge room/2nd Bedroom
* Lounge room with comfortable sofabed.
* Smart TV - Netflix.
* Separated from main bedroom with a door, however, if your friends in the main bedroom need the toilet, they will walk through your bedroom to get to the bathroom.
* Queen sofa bed - perfect for an extra guest with a thick 6" mattress.

* Beautifully appointed hotel style accommodation * Quality white cotton bed linen and fluffy white towels.

* Small kitchenette with stainless steel sink.
* Situated off the main bedroom in a cupboard.

*Electric frypan for simple meals
*Toaster, kettle,
*Bar fridge, sandwich toaster,

Rear Garden

The Aries Courtyard is reserved for you. It has a glass table and chairs for alfresco meals and the perfect spot to watch the sunrise.

Please Do Not use the grey deck and pergola to your right. This is reserved for Sterling Manor guests only.

You are welcome to stroll through the magnificent terraced garden anytime. Linger in the romantic gazebo to read or meditate.

The property has 2 other holiday apartments in the building - totally separate to your accommodation. Your 2 room suite is private within a brick wall and gate.

We welcome all guests, so if you happen to meet a visitor in the gardens, which are huge, just say “Hello” as you would in any guesthouse.
The only shared area is the garden.

The expansive, breathtaking view over the Jamison Valley and Mount Solitary offers a magical and romantic space that will inspire creativity... appreciated by artists, poets, writers and composers in the past and photographers love the prolific bird life in the garden.

** Moments from 5 major bushwalks + the Famous Three Sisters at Echo Point.
** A 5 minute drive to the township of Katoomba and train station
** A 5 minute walk to the bus stop
** A 50 min bushwalk walk from Echo Point to Katoomba Cascades waterfall. A must to see!

* The moderate nightly rate is for 2 guests thereafter each additional guest is charged $50 /night. There is also a one off cleaning fee.

Check out our promotional video of the whole property ablaze with flowers on :
YouTube ......
dalias blue mountain retreat.

Explore the magical gardens and relax with plenty of areas to sit and breathe - available to guests. If you sit a while you may see .... Sulphur crested cockatoos, Crimson Rosellas, and red and green King Parrots.

Please DO NOT feed the Cockatoos as they retaliate by destroying the woodwork.

Background history
The property is steeped in history - previously owned by the Late and famous Richard Sterling, Australian Astrologer, television icon and concert pianist, who wrote astrology columns in the Australian Woman's Weekly magazine for 25 years and had his own television show in the 1970's.

Forged out of sloping land, the terraced gardens took over 12 months to build with the help of an Italian Stone Mason.

We guarantee you will love your accommodation choice. Definitely a memorable and unique experience!

*** We suggest you watch the walk through video on YouTube - dalia’s walk through garden of the stars - in the video section, to make sure this accommodation suits you.

GOTS offers self checkin from 3pm or earlier on request. You will receive your lock box code after booking has been accepted.
Air-conditioned accommodation at this apartment offers DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to patios. This accommodation is furnished with sofa beds and desks. Kitchenettes offer fridges, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils.

Bathrooms include baths or showers and hairdryers. Televisions come with Netflix.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Dalia Isles/Joss Corrie
Speaks German

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of SG Clean (Singapore)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)


Contactless social distancing
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Massages


  • WiFi available

Parking and transport

  • Car not required


  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Toaster


  • Breakfast available for a fee


  • 1 bedroom
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Sofa bed


  • 1 bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Shampoo
  • Towels provided
  • Toilet paper
  • Hairdryer
  • Soap


  • TV
  • Netflix
  • Streaming services
  • DVD player
  • Games
  • Books
  • Video library

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Near a laundromat

Work spaces

  • Desk


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • In the mountains
  • Near a health or beauty spa
  • Near a hospital

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Wildlife and game walks nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Cave exploring nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector
  • Deadbolt lock


  • Sleeps 4
  • Unit size: 484 sq ft (45 sq m)
  • Property does not allow children

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Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Guests will receive lockbox information
You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions

Access methods



Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

This property welcomes adults only

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit and a deadlock
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

We should mention

A car is not required for transport to and from this property

About this area


Located in Sydney, this apartment is in the mountains. Blue Mountains Cultural Centre and Leuralla New South Wales Toy and Railway Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Prince Henry Cliff Walk Trailhead and Six Foot Track Trailhead. Everglades Historic House & Gardens and Mount Victoria Railway Museum are also worth visiting. Make sure you get close to the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.

What's nearby

  • Silver Mist Reserve - 1 min walk
  • Three Sisters - 4 min walk
  • Echo Point Lookout - 5 min walk
  • Blue Mountains National Park - 6 min walk
  • Prince Henry Cliff Walk Trailhead - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • Katoomba Station - 6 min drive
  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 89 min drive


  • Darley's Restaurant at Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa - 7 min walk
  • Pins On Lurline - 15 min walk
  • The Old City Bank Bar & Brasserie - 3 min drive
  • Zest - 4 min drive
  • Silk's Brassiere - 5 min drive

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 9 out of 9 reviews
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5/5 Excellent

Katoomba weekend
We loved this quaint studio and will definitely be back.

5/5 Excellent

Peaceful Mountain Escape
We had a great weekend stay doing walks that are so close to the property. Garden To The Stars is exceptional and the view from the garden is one in a million.

5/5 Excellent

Great location
Location, tranquility, no need to drive car to see the magnificent sights of the Blue Mountains - loved our stay and would recommend to others

5/5 Excellent

Katoomba visit
Had great stay 👍❤️

5/5 Excellent

Clean, cosy and very tranquil stay with a beautiful garden to explore and take time out to breath!
Fantastic host who took the time to take us around her beautiful tranquil gardens and explain its origins. Thsnk you Dalia!