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Morning mist Looking out at the stormy escarpment from the front door
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The Old School. Wood fire and valley views.

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The Old School. Wood fire and valley views.

4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Sparkling clean10 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the lockbox.

The original Hartley Vale Public School - c1878 hidden away in the Blue Mountains western valleys only two hours from Sydney.

The property has a series of unique & historic buildings. The Old School is open plan with a loft bedroom. Beautifully appointed, warm and comfortable. Historic but with Wifi!


Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 10PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox


77 Reviews

Grace User Profile
July 2018
This is such a cozy spot to hole up for a winter weekend. The wood stove is amazing, and keeps the house very warm! The duna provided is fluffy, the bed is comfy and the space is just the right size for two people. We were pleasantly surprised at the very workable kitchen and lov…
Samuel User Profile
July 2018
HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS PLACE! Our time at The Old School was far better than we ever could have imagined. The place has a magical feel to it and almost as soon as we had walked in the door we had decided that we would need to organise future visits at different times of the year…
Jean User Profile
Response from Jean:
You guys were the best! Kudos to you for toughing out the frostiest coldest weekend for 20 years! Come back in the spring it’s amazing when it’s green :)
July 2018
David User Profile
July 2018
Cute conversion from a schoolhouse. Open plan loft style bed above main living area so would mostly suit a couple or people with kids. The lounge area was cosy with the fire and fan heater. Bathroom and kitchen were adequate. Cute little property. Hartley Vale pretty much is just…
Paddy User Profile
July 2018
Thanks so much for all the information. We loved the place and the area. Was a great place to escape with the family for a few days!
Tierney User Profile
June 2018
The Old Schoolhouse is beautiful and the perfect place to just curl up in front of the fire. We stayed here immediately after getting married and they had a surprise bottle of wine waiting for us in the fridge! We also arrived quite late and the fire was lit for our arrival so th…
Jean User Profile
Response from Jean:
Absolute pleasure to host you! Many congrats guys please come again
June 2018
Mandy User Profile
May 2018
Gorgeous, historic old building with SO much character. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and were super cosy. Loved the place.
Peter User Profile
May 2018
Loved our stay at Jeans place, perfect for a quick getaway. It was nice and peaceful and especially loved the fireplace. And that bed was a godsend especially through those cold nights. Plenty to explore as well so perfect stay for a short road trip

Hosted by Jean

Joined in November 2014
Jean User Profile
124 Reviews
Jean is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I am a regular traveller. I work each year in Antarctica as a climbing and skiing guide and travel in South America either side of my trip down south. I am friendly and considerate and always looking for inexpensive ways to travel more and for longer.
Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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