Emirates One & Only Wolgan Valley


Months of research, undertaken before a single line was drawn, took our design team into the bowels of the Mitchell Library in Sydney and collections belonging to The Historic Houses Trust. After all, we had been asked to recreate a quintessential homestead with the highest standards of luxury.

We then master planned the resort from scratch, prior to the appointment of the architect.

The team planned the 46 villas and the main homestead building and then worked with the civil engineers to ensure the building placements were in harmony with the site’s unique topography.

The result was one of the most-awarded and renowned boutique hotels in the world, and a very satisfying moment for the CHADA team.

The team worked closely with local artisans in the Lithgow and Blue Mountains area to design everything from custom made woven fabrics to cast iron door handles. Local sustainable timbers, stones and hand crafted ceramics were also incorporated into the design.

Every design detail from the floors and walls right down to the bed linen and accessories were detailed and specified to create an authentic and carefully executed interior concept.

Feature Materials

Local  sandstone
Tasmanian Paperbark
Wolgan timber logs
Bronze metal

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