2 Guests
1 Bedroom
1 Bathroom
Separate Self Contained Guest Room. Share bathroom and kitchen
Welcome to a beautiful secret little place called Agnes Banks.

This charming and comfortable self contained guest room (see photos) is in a lovely small and friendly semi rural village. Centrally located to many areas of the Hawkesbury and at the foot of the Magnificent Blue Mountains. If you are looking for a lovely place for 1 or 2 people look no further, this is the place for you !

NBN fibre optic for faster internet and Foxtel (pay tv) is included.

It is separate from main house and is Share bathroom and kitchen with 1.

The Guest Room has a very comfortable double bed with mattress protector and high loft topper and quality seasonal bed linens. Ceiling fan and split system reverse cycle air conditioner. Blankets and doona, 4 pillows and dressing gowns. Steam iron, ironing board and hairdryer in fact everything you need is provided. A fridge, microwave, kettle and toaster with complimentary tea, sugar and coffee. Breakfast/meals are not provided

Quality linens and bath towels, soap, shampoo and conditioner are provided to make your stay happy, cozy and comfortable. A home away from home

Coles Supermarket and Richmond Market Place is only 5 minutes away to purchase all your grocery needs.

Travellers and Workers are welcome to stay in my warm and friendly home. Relax in a 'Home Away from Home' atmosphere.

Plenty of free street parking with no time limits.

The bathroom has a Quoss shower head which is a patented high pressure shower head with negative ions and eliminates 99.99% of chlorine in the water. Also Vitamin C which is good for the skin and hair. You also have the use of the kitchen, laundry, patio and a new BBQ. Enjoy

My pets (2) are part of my family and are friendly medium size dogs. They can be kept in fenced backyard. Please do not let that put you off visiting us. We don't bite ☺ Smoking is OK but definitely Not in the rooms.

My lounge room is my private space but feel free to sit and chat. Washing machine and dryer is available. But please don't ask me to do your laundry.

A once only cleaning fee is a booking extra but for long term guests if you require someone to clean your room on a weekly or daily basis, this can be provided by an independent cleaner for $25 an hour.

Only guests that have booked in are allowed stay. Electricity is Very Expensive PLEASE turn off all lights and air conditioning when you are not home

For additional security there is a Ring doorbell on the gates and Swann Security cameras on patio and outside of gate

Once payment and photo ID have been received, we can organise access to keys of the Guest Room. The host will meet and greet you.

Your privacy will be respected. If you want to chat I'm available, if you want some alone time I can understand that too. Its very quiet and peaceful here secluded from neighbors even though close by.

As the sun rises listen to the sound of the birds waking up to the adventures of the day ahead

I have left a comprehensive list of phone numbers and other numbers of interest such as dentist, doctor, hospital, pharmacy, coles supermarket etc just to name a few. I have also left several brochures and newspapers of local attractions

We are surrounded by a large Nature Reserve which is an important 'Green Corridor' for native wildlife, like Eastern Grey Kangaroos to move about, find food and shelter. The Nature Reserve is part of the Cumberland Plain Woodland and is home to several threatened species.

If you see them whilst driving, slow down or stop because you never know which way they will jump. Always drive with caution especially at sun up and sun set because that's when they are most active.

Situated at the foot of the Magnificent Blue Mountains which is a rugged mountainous region and is known for its dramatic scenery. It's steep cliffs, eucalyptus forests is where you will find the famous Three Sisters. It is great for sightseeing, Bush walking and many other tourist attractions.

Agnes Banks is a great getaway from the hustle and bustle of the City. It is very cold in winter, maybe not as cold as other parts of the World. I would love to hear your stories. It is also very hot in summer. But that's Australia.

The International Regatta Center, which holds National and International Rowing events and the Polo Club which also hold National and International events are close by.

Clarendon Race Course and if you like the greyhound racing they are also close by. Richmond town center has an interesting variety of cafes along the main street. We have a very nice lawn bowling club that provides a pick up and drop off service and nice bistro.

Penrith Panthers Club is a renowned World leader in entertainment. It has 11 restaurants and 7 bars and live entertainment. A great night out. During the day try Aqua Golf, Cables Wake Boarding Park, Playtime Arcade and Indoor Skydiving. For the more adventurous try whitewater rafting.

Agnes Banks is also good for bush walking and cycling
Also very close is the Hawkesbury University/TAFE, RAAF Base and the Equine Clinic where National and international surgeons, vets and veterinary nursing care have visited for work experience.
Approx 1 hour to Katoomba and Sydney CBD

2 kilometers to Godolphin the renowned racing stables and home to the 2018 Melbourne Cup winner.

To be able to get around, a car is necessary. Being semi rural our bus service is not something you can rely on. We have a Club in Richmond which does provide a pickup and drop off service to visitors. A decent cheap meal is also available at the Club. A taxi service is also available.

A comprehensive list of phone numbers can be found in your Guest Room.
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Living Area0 Sqft
Check In 3PM - 10PM
Check Out11AM

I will meet and greet guests. I am flexible with check-in and check out. It depends on in coming guests

Sleeping Configuration
  • Double
No Pets Allowed
Pets live on property
Smoking Allowed
Smoking is only allowed Outside. Not in rooms
Not Family/Kid Friendly
Not Handicap Accessible
Not Suitable for Events
Parking Included
Parking on driveway or On Street with no time limit

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Washing Machine
Iron & Board
Clothes Dryer
Hair Dryer
Linens Provided
Towels Provided
Ceiling Fan
Air Conditioning
Gas Grill
High Speed Internet
Cable TV
Coffee Maker
Cooking Utensils
See photos. Plus there is a fully equipped kitchen and dining room to use. Also a gas BBQ on patio
Smoke Detector
First Aid Kit


Water skiing
Jet skiing
Mountain biking
Mountain climbing
Rock climbing
Whitewater rafting
Miniature Golf
Horseback riding
Nature Viewing
Bird Watching

Photos (14)Street View

Your Private sanctuary. Close the curtains and enjoy your privacy.  Relax and watch Foxtel or chat to family and friends with wifi internet.  Don't forget to make an Nespresso coffee or a cup of tea.  All the amenities needed for your get away. - Cartref
This is your private entrance to your Guest Room.  Step outside and relax sitting in your own table and chairs.  It's all about relaxing and enjoying your stay at Cartref (which means Home in Welsh) - Cartref
Patio. This is Art work of sun set in Banff National Park Canada - Cartref
A very comfortable and cosy bed with quality linens and electric blanket.  The window has been tinted to block out the heat and the cold especially now that winter is here also to ensure privacy. - Cartref
Comfortable lounge to sit and watch TV and relax.  Winter is now upon us and the nights and mornings are pretty cold, so turn on the air con and relax while watching your fav show on foxtel. - Cartref



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I have been fortunate enough to have lived in 3 counties. Born not long after World War 2 in a little house in Kent and raised in South East London England. I lived in Vancouver for a couple of years and now call Australia home. I Have been in Australia for 49 years. After trying to dig my way to Australia as a young child, I guess I knew this was to be my home. I have travelled to many parts in Europe and have met some very interesting people.

I enjoy meeting people so I hope I can be a good and informative host. I'll try my best. I'm a happy person and love dancing and music especially 60s and 70s. I am a Justice of the Peace so my integrity is important to me as well as honesty.
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Speaks: English
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Getting around

Being semi rural a car is necessary.


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Cartref is a Other located in Agnes Banks, New South Wales, Australia. This Other is available for short term lodging and accommodates 2 guests
Cartref has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and was listed on Houfy on Aug 2019