Quiet heritage house well suited to family, business travellers or couples


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Quiet living areas with No Aircraft noise.. 2min to bus (Bondi/City), 10min to train(MuseumStation). Restored sandstone terrace boasts a great entertaining room & deck, two bedrooms separated by a floor of living space. One luxury King bed w en-suite.Three beds in other, 2x king single bunk & single freestanding. This home has all you would expect in a home (spices & cooking utensils, shampoo & soaps). Top quality bedding & linen. If you want somewhere quiet and comfortable, close to all you could need, this is the place for you. A very ambient space with no aircraft or traffic noise, that you will not want to if you do you can walk to all the sites and sounds of Sydney. This is a shoe free house :) To keep it pleasant for all. This terrace is unique because of the layout. On the first upper level there is an open plan lounge, then dining leading to a large deck. Perfect for relaxing. The deck has a gas BBQ with a northerly aspect, travertine floor and comfy lounge. The lane is amazingly quiet for being so close to the city. No traffic or aircraft noise:) A leafy, pretty side access also gives a sense of security, plus the jasmine covered wall gives a great scent. From the street this 150 year old restored heritage terrace hides an abundance of treats within its rustic and original facade. Downstairs (on ground level) is a full new kitchen, bathroom with spa bath and shower, second bedroom and hallway where entry is located. The king single bunk bed has good quality mattresses (x 2) new this month (December 2016), suitable for adult or child. The third bed is a free standing single. The second floor is the lounge and dining leading to the large deck. In the lounge area a cozy rug covers antique floorboards over a foot wide, adding to the character and charm of the home. Newly restored sandstone walls give a sense of the old meeting new, with a warmth and protection second to none. On level three (the attic), a KING SIZE bed (most comfy you will ever lay on). Hypoallergenic - anti-fungal, anti-dust-mite, anti-allergy, Latex Which is also perfect for supporting backs. You will sleep like a baby guaranteed. There is also a new en-suite with shower toilet and basin, so no need to go down two flights of stairs to the other bathroom. The total house floor measure is 128 square meters. Comprising of - Living area 29 sq/mt, with additional 13 squ/mt deck. Downstairs kitchen, hall, bathroom and bedroom are 45 squ/meters. Back courtyard 12 sq/mt. Upstairs bedroom is approx 29 sp/mt but take into account the pitched roof. INTERNET: you will be logged in on arrival. Capped limit (100GB p/month or 3.2GB p/day), suitable for normal browsing not excessive usage. Illegal downloads will be reported and internet ceased. Monitored CCTV cameras on the outside of the property for your security. PARKING You will find street parking but only with meters. I suggest strongly not bringing cars to the city of Sydney as so much can be done with out one. If you decide you must there is a great car park at the Domain, and the rates are very reasonable. Weekends are $10 per/day and weekdays early bird is $17 per/day. Domain is 900meters away. I use Go-Get car/SUV/Van when my car is in the shop and they are great. Simply sign up and use my address as your Australian base then your card will be sent here ready for you. You will find the house extremely clean, but rustic. The original walls are heritage items so do not expect smooth new render :) Linen is fresh and crisp and sun/air dried whenever possible. House vacuumed with a powerful Dyson, and steam mop used to kill germs, plus I try to only use eucalyptus for safety and environmental reasons. I also provide a concierge service, available to all guests. I am happy to arrange the following upon request; •Airport pickups & drop offs •Wine & cheese platters on arrival •Grocery shopping •Spa packages •Restaurant bookings •Car hire •Massage •Surfing lessons •Babysitting NYE bookings 7 nights minimum (no discounts) Smoking outside only please, and please deposit in the outside bin in lane-way. Please advise check in time when booking. Guest access Five beds in total One KING size bed on third level and three SINGLES on first floor Two KING single bunk (stacked) beds with heavenly mattresses, a third free standing single bed. Organic cotton sheets. Porta-cot (upon request prior to booking). Sun lounge and sofa on North facing deck Spa bath in downstairs bathroom with shower, toilet and sink (hair dryer, towels, soap inc.) Heated floors (in winter) Two other heaters for bedrooms. Travertine floors and floorboards throughout Alarm system that can be zoned Outdoor lighting and bug zapper Gas BBQ Gas ilve oven, gas cooktop, microwave Washing service available for 7+ night bookings. Internet for browsing only, but not big downloads or youtube (illegal downloads will be reported and internet ceased) Rear courtyard. 2 x full bathrooms Plenty of built-ins (iron and ironing board incl.) CDs and player Samsung TV in living room Samsung flat screen in kitchen Games- World Champ Poker, Jenga, connect 4, scrabble, fraction action, various puzzles, Yazzi, guess who, marbles. Fresh linen supplied Soap supplied Full pantry of basics I have Opal cards here at the house. Four adult ones, just top up online (refill what you have used). Pool and aquatic centre located 600 meters from the house (heated, children's play area). ABC pool 1500 meters from house located on the harbour. I use Go-Get when my car is in the shop and they are great. Simply sign up and use my address as your Australian base then your card will be sent here ready for you. Guest interaction I am available for questions anytime All local amenities are listed in our guest book Neighbourhood overview Darlinghurst is an eclectic mix of people and venues. Being only minutes to the best of what Sydney has to offer, it is fast becoming sought after real estate. That being said, I still believe there is a grunginess and urban feel that resonates throughout the streets. This cosmopolitan suburb has busy cafes, restaurants, bars and nightlife outlets along Oxford, Crown, Victoria and Stanley Streets. The Darlinghurst Village is a heritage precinct where the majority of buildings are early 20th century terrace houses. It comprises 20 blocks bounded by Barcom Avenue, Forbes and Oxford Streets and Taylor Square. Darlinghurst boasts Oxford Street, Sydney’s most famous strip shopping street, where you will find everything from supermarkets to gift shops, through to alternative clothing boutiques, late night bookshops and music stores. Darlinghurst is home to range exceptional designer and home wares outlets, as well as a great selection of various ethnic cafes and restaurants, from basic to up market. Oxford Street' exclusive cinemas, the Chauvel and the Palace Academy Twins and Palace Verona, specialise in foreign and art house films and International Film Festivals. Getting around 389 route on next corner, takes you to Bondi Beach, City and Circular Quay (Ferry to everywhere). I have a bike in the back courtyard with a baby seat available, which is a great way to see the city and parklands. If your children are small, there are a few scooters also at your disposal. On nearly every street corner in Darlinghurst / City you can find a 'go get' or 'car share' vehicle. Even a big van if you want to pack up the bikes and surfboard and go on a day trip. I use go-get when my car is in the shop and they are great. Simply sign up and use my address as your Australian base then your card will be sent here ready for you. If you wish to tell me a little about your driving plans for Sydney I can work out the cost benefits for you? For example, on one day I drove to Bondi, did shopping, then school pickups in the afternoon, for 5 hours and it was under $45 and includes all insurance and fuel, much more cost effective than hire cars, and you don't need to find parking as there are allocated go-get spots everywhere. Other things to note Find a detailed house manual on arrival and within booking information. This useful document can be shared with all guests and must be signed by all adults listed on booking prior to your stay. - No parties, gatherings or functions. No unregistered or unlisted guests at anytime. We like and respect our neighbours, and want to maintain the peaceful neighbourhood :) It is impossible for unregistered guests to adhere to the guidelines. INTERNET: you will be logged in on arrival. Capped limit (100GB p/month or 3.2GB p/day), suitable for normal browsing not excessive usage. Illegal downloads will be reported and internet ceased. Also if you wish to check in early you will need to book the day before as it has proven too difficult with my work schedule to accomodate bag drops etc. I would love to accomodate these needs but need to keep expectations realistic. If the cleaners are there they can not be responsible for others belongings as they have enough to manage. Check-ins after 9pm, will incur a $50 surcharge.

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