Lyrebird Cottage - Saddleback Mountain


Discover serenity nestled between the Southern Highlands and the South Coast, just a scenic five-minute drive from Kiama. Perched along the rolling green hills of Saddleback Mountain, 'Lyrebird…

Discover serenity nestled between the Southern Highlands and the South Coast, just a scenic five-minute drive from Kiama. Perched along the rolling green hills of Saddleback Mountain, 'Lyrebird Cottage' invites you to experience an architecturally renovated oasis amidst 50 acres of lush forest.

Indulge in the tranquility of this three-bedroom retreat, where every detail has been meticulously crafted for your comfort.

Escape to tranquility in this freshly renovated cottage, a hidden gem nestled amidst the picturesque landscape of Saddleback Mountain. Boasting three well-appointed bedrooms and 2 pristine baths— including a luxurious bathtub—this retreat offers unparalleled comfort and relaxation.

As night falls, the slow-combustion fireplace beckons, casting a warm glow that invites you to unwind with a glass of local red wine and your favourite book. Lose yourself in the crackling flames and let the stresses of the day melt away in this idyllic setting.

The cottage is equipped with all the modern essentials to ensure a comfortable stay, including high-speed Wi-Fi, a smart TV, and a well-stocked kitchen. Families traveling with little ones will appreciate additional offerings such as children’s bedding, toys, and blankets, providing a seamless and enjoyable experience for all.

A quiet space is available at the venue/ facility

Actively welcomes people with access needs.

Ask all visitors if there are any specific needs to be met

Caption all entertainment (TVs, live shows, performances)

Caters for people who are blind or have vision loss

Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss

Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

Caters for people with allergies and intolerances.

Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)

Have a lever handle on bathroom door

Have a low noise reception areas with hearing loss friendly acoustics and adequate lighting for viewing facial expressions (includes common areas which are free of background noise, background music)

Have a shower curtain (no door)

Have a step free main entrance to the building and/or reception area (includes ramps or slopes with a maximum gradient of 1:14, otherwise are too steep for wheelchairs)

Have a wheelchair accessible toilet / shower and change room

Have accessibility information and photos, including of a bathroom, room and/or floor plan on your website (can be emailed on request)

Have an appropriate area for toileting an assistance dog

Have at least one wheelchair accessible parking space with wheelchair accessible signage clearly displayed (International standards are 3200mm wide x 2500 mm high)

Have doorways which are easy to open and have lever handles (doorways 850mm or wider when open and not heavy)

Have enough space for a wheelchair to move around three sides of a double king sized bed (A pathway of 1200mm minimum width is required for wheelchair access)

Have step free access to room (Entrance to the room wheelchair accessible with step free greater than 5mm or has a doorway threshold ramp not exceeding 1:8 for 450mm length)

Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)

Have TVs with captioning option

Have wheelchair accessible transport options available in the general vicinity (provide information on name of the operator, phone and website link to individual providers for private vehicles, community transport train, mini vans, hire cars, buses, taxis, ferry, tram, light rail etc in your access statement)

Modify your cooking and cleaning practices to cater for people with food allergies or chemical intolerances (could include menus with meals free from: nuts, dairy, seafood, eggs, gluten etc)

Offer a range of contact methods for receiving complaints

Offer multiple options for booking - web, email, phone

Provide assistance with booking arrangements (includes providing clear itineraries with written instructions on what to do at various destinations)

Provide information in audio format (includes an audio described map of your venue, audio descs of performances and/ or displays)

Provide information in large print

Provide linen that is chemical and fragrance free (if requested)

Provide seating in common areas including reception area

Provide toiletries which are chemical and fragrance free (if requested)

Use easy read fonts in your signage and communication materials (Helvetica and Arial)

Use floors/coverings which are slip resistant, firm and smooth

Use organic (chemical and fragrance free) cleaning products

Use organic (chemical and fragrance free) deodorisers in public areas and rooms

Use Plain English / easy read signage and information (includes menus and emergency information)

Website meets WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards

Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)