This 1960's Beach House has had a lovely make over, retaining many of it's original features. The view is as stunning as ever. Jump in and take a look at this beauty. Personally, I am in love with all the Sydney sandstone.
As a history lover, I recently I had the urge to discover the Central West of NSW. So when you get the urge what are you going to do? Book a room I guess, well in our case.....a cottage. A cottage without wifi or phone reception. Bliss, because the kids were not tied to their screens all week and actually enjoyed engaging with their mum and dad.
Architecturally, with interiors reminiscent of the Belle Epoch in France and another fabulous asset on the Katoomba history trail, is The Carrington Hotel. Built circa 1883 and still containing much of her original furniture and objects d'art, this one, just like the Hydro Majestic, totally blew me away
You may have seen that I recently visited the Hydro Majestic Hotel with my family. It was a whistle stop tour, on our way back from the Central West of NSW and I didn't have time to do anything much except marvel at how gorgeous the old girl really was, grab a deluxe pie in the Pavillion for lunch and vow to come back for a longer visit PDQ.
I am inspired to move this blog towards video, as I think it's a great medium. Here's my first attempt. It's a cute video of us walking around some beautiful parts of London. Take a look at the places and people of Sloane Square, Covent Garden,and Kensington Look out for the cute photo bomber and also my strong Australian accent.
This Avalon coastal home has all the features you would expect in a classical Australian Beach House. Fabulous indoor outdoor living,which flows beautifully from living room to decks. There are also quality finishes in the kitchen and bathroom. A great lifestyle home is topped off with a beautiful lap pool and due north facing backyard. This one's got the lot
I have visited The Hydro Majestic in Medlow Bath several times throughout my life and I have always been in awe of her architecture and her commanding views over the Blue Mountains and the Megalong Valley. Recently I discovered things have got even better.
A day trip from Sydney to Katoomba, to see the Three Sisters and Scenic World is something we all did as kids. It was a memorable day in my childhood, so I wanted to repeat the thrill for my kids almost 4 decades later.
Hi I'm Carolyn coming to you from a sweet little beach house on Sydney's Northern Beaches. Desire Empire is my passion and I love all things vintage, interiors, food, travel and family. Come and join me on my journey in paradise.