Harborside Double Bay - city in 10 mins
The apartment, in a grand old house built in early 20th century, occupies the entire ground floor with level street access and sheltered garden courtyards front & back.
If not for the schoolhouse across the road we would watch the ferry come and go beyond the park less than 100m away (60yds). A peaceful and safe environment 50m (30yds) from the shopping village famous for boutiques, cafes and restaurants and with a 7/11 supermarket.
Short stays are welcome but so too are longer stays of 1 or 2 months. Many guests are artists, performers and professionals working in Sydney, this place offers comforts and freedom of a home lifestyle. **Special rates can be negotiated for long stays and exclusive use is also possible, enquire before booking**
The large bedroom has a queen size bed with feather pillows and heavy damask cotton sheets. Simple multi-function storage allows easy relief from suitcase living, even if for short stays. The tree-top window overlooks a quiet private courtyard. Let the birds wake you up..literally!, many guests comment on the extraordinary sounds of nature so close to the city.
The kitchen is well equipped and has a private guest fridge. The paved courtyard off the kitchen even has a BBQ for enjoying Sydney's amazing weather. Laundry facilities include washer and dryer. Towels and linen are all provided and changed as needed, so to is room cleaning.
This is a perfect location to visit Sydney, whether for work or pleasure. It's close proximity to the city, while sheltered from the hustle & bustle, offers welcome homely relief after a busy day.
Sydney downtown is less than 4km (2.5miles) away. From there it's 1 minute walk to Opera House, The Rocks 'Old Town', Botanical Gardens, Central Business District and main transport terminal. The fastest way is ferry in 10 minutes, train (Edgecliff) in 15 minutes or bus in 25 minutes.
If here to work, commuting by ferry offers a spectacular way to start the day, arriving at Circular Quay between Opera House and bridge. Many guests flag this as the highlight of their stay.
If you catch the ferry in the opposite direction, you'll soon be in beautiful Watson's Bay - with clifftop nature reserve, beaches, more restaurants and cafes, and from 'The Gap' a breathtaking 360 vista of ocean and harbour, including spectacular views of the city in the distance.
House rulesNo pets
No smoking permitted inside
There are very few fixed rules for this household, I am pretty easy going.
Common sense, courtesy and respect are the guiding principles.
The place is well laid out to allow private space for all.
Security is a high priority, and although a safe neighbourhood, vigilance is practiced and expected. Note: your possessions are NOT insured by the host.
|Price for > 1 guests||$ 8 US per guest/night extra|
|Check-in after||On arrangement|
|Check-in before||On arrangement|
|Check-out before||On arrangement|
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