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Lounge room looking out to deck and citu view beyond.The front deck, looking back into the lounge room.
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Cosy & cool. Green art-cottage on city’s doorstep

Kris User Profile

Cosy & cool. Green art-cottage on city’s doorstep

5 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
5 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Your stay in a cool, but cosy renovated 1950s worker’s cottage will provide the perfect base for exploring the city, the river, and the trendy precincts of Newstead, New Farm, Teneriffe, James Street and Fortitude Valley. With a leafy outlook in the heart of Brisbane, you’ll be nestled in a small pocket surrounded by vegetation and a large backyard. Enjoy the house art collection, including notable Indigenous works and local and international artists.


Free parking on premises
Cable TV
Air conditioning
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 sofa bed
Common spaces
1 single bed, 1 air mattress

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is flexible


Wide doorway to the home’s entrance
Wide doorway to the bedroom


7 Reviews

Levin User Profile
January 2018
The place is great. Awesome location and in a great neighbourhood. Short walk to great restaurants and bars. The place itself was really nice and we didn't want to leave!
Tobias User Profile
December 2017
Had an absolutely amazing time staying in this beautiful cottage in the Bowen hills for 2 weeks. The house had so many great touches I really couldn't recommend it higher. Thanks for a great stay
Mischa User Profile
December 2017
Awesome stay, super nice host. Thx Kris!!!
Andrew User Profile
November 2017
A super home in a secluded and steep side road. Close to city amenities, cafes, restaurants etc. A breezy front deck with attractive views and refreshing breeze, although there can be some background traffic noise.
Kris User Profile
Response from Kris:
Glad you enjoyed your stay Andrew, it sounds like you really made the most of the area. Safe travels!
November 2017
Eleanor User Profile
November 2017
Our stay in Bowen Hills was wonderful! Simon and Nic's home is beautiful and in immaculate condition with gorgeous furnishings and artworks. It's spacious, light and airy and has a lovely deck amongst the tree-tops to unwind on each day as you look out over the city. We really fe…
Kris User Profile
Response from Kris:
I am so, so pleased, Eleanor, especially after such a rocky start to your time in Brisbane, that you managed to get some real rest. You've certainly pushed the guest benchmark up that much higher. Thank you for all your encouragement too. Hope to see you back in Bowen Hills next time you're up :)
November 2017
Ron User Profile
November 2017
Great host, great home, great location! Loved our stay in Brissie! Thanks Kris!
Helen User Profile
November 2017
Amazing private spot 2 mins walk from the action at gasworks and along the river. We enjoyed bubbles and pizzas on the balcony and chilling in their beautiful space cooling off in AC between fun missions out cruising with the CityCycle bike swap and ferrying along the river. Prim…
Kris User Profile
Response from Kris:
Thank you so much Helen! Glad you had such a positive stay as our first guest. We think it's pretty primo as well :)
November 2017

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Bardon, AustraliaJoined in March 2012
Kris User Profile
59 Reviews
I am a social worker with a serious love for animals, social justice, cultural diversity and adventure. I have been an Air BnB host in my own home at Bardon, an Air BnB user, and a hostess for other Air BnB hosts and friends. I'll treat your place as if it was my own.
Languages: Español
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