The House


Ballymont consists of two houses on the same property and can sleep a total of 20 guests.  The main house has 7 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms and sleeps 16 guests.

The cottage consists of 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom and can sleep 4 guests, (x1 king bed which can be split into 2 singles, x1 queen bed in the second bedroom).


Ballymont is a 6 acre property located in the semi-rural heartland of Shipley Plateau, 2 kms drive from the township of Blackheath village. Shipley Plateau has recently undergone a renaissance in its historical apple growing industry and has become a popular weekend retreat for Sydney siders.

The main house consists of 3 separate wings, joining the large central living areas and kitchen and is suitable for groups and families to have their own separate areas.

The well-appointed house offers 7 large bedrooms, 4 high end luxury bathrooms and several living areas. The house sleeps up to 16 people comfortably. The property grounds are large, well shaded with grassy lawned areas suitable for playing badminton/volley, hand-ball, boules and an INGROUND SWIMMING POOL. All sports equipment including badminton nets supplied. This area also includes a 4 burner BBQ, and seating enough for 16+ guests.

This serene and peaceful property offers the utmost in seclusion.

The facilities at Ballymont consist of quality linen, manuka honey & organic shampoos, bath gel and soaps, blow dryers, espresso coffee machine, fully equipped kitchen, dish washing liquid and dish washing powder, leaf tea, tea bags, instant coffee, olive oil, salt and pepper and other small condiments. Amenities include a 43 inch Flat screen TV/DVD, Stereo and IPOD docking station, along with a vast movie library, books and music.
 Ballymont also has a highchair and one porta cot.

Ballymont has a ROARING LOG FIRE for those cooler evenings, an initial complimentary basket of firewood supplied in the winter months only, April – October, heat banks and reverse cycle air conditioning. The decor is modern and sophisticated while the gardens are European in style, which presents a homely and welcoming presence.


The cottage is elegant and sophisticated in style with modern scandinavian style decor.  The two bedrooms have king size beds that can be split into singles, a large living area and caesar stone kitchen.  Microwave, Fridge, crockery and cutlery for 4 guests, along with good heating and slow combustion fire.  The bathroom is newly renovated with stone and all bathroom amenities supplied including shampoo, soaps, hair dryer etc.  All linen supplied, towels and sheets.

Off street parking for at least 6 cars available.

A standard security bond for normal weekends is required. A higher security bond for parties and other functions including weddings, which is to be discussed with owner.

Corporate Retreats

The property is commonly used and suitable for corporate retreats. White board/projector screen and flip chart etc, are supplied. For group bookings, the whole house is your own and is very comfortable for large groups. The property boasts large lawned areas for outside activities. Beds can be split into singles on request.

All linen, including bath towels are supplied. Electric blankets on all beds in the winter.