Split level, top floor, full of light apartment in CBD heritage building with expansive views across the river to Southbank, up to Dandenongs (on a GOOD day) and glimpses of Westgate bridge. Double glazed windows and really close to trains and trams so it's quiet and central. The master bedroom has an ensuite and private balcony with king sized bed that can be split into two singles and the massive double bathroom is ample for guests using the second bedroom too.
This penthouse is a family owned apartment, full of artworks, books, collections and family items. It will make you feel at home and give you the opportunity to enjoy the interesting items when you are at leisure after touring around Melbourne.
Elegantly appointed this top floor heritage conversion overlooks the famous Flinders Street and Yarra River.
Featuring light-filled open plan living and dining area, high ceilings, timber floor and kitchen fully equipped with appliances, dishwasher, oven and microwave. The dining table seats eight and the spacious living area features TV and comfy sofas.
Bathroom features shower, toilet, vanity with two basins. Laundry facilities - washing machine, dryer and ironing board.
With a great atmosphere; laneway cafes, restaurants, fashion boutiques and bars on your doorstep.- you will love staying right in the heart of Melbourne!
2 large bedrooms
2.5 Bathrooms (one ensuite to masterbedroom, main bathroom and laundry with toilet and sink upstairs)
Polished Floor boards & high ceilings
Large Living / dining area
Lift and Stairway access
Well-appointed kitchen with gas cooking, kettle, stove, microwave, dishwasher, pots and pans, glassware, utensils and pantry containing olive oil, salt/pepper, teas.
Bed linen, bath towels provided
Free WIFI High-speed wireless internet
Washing machine and dryer
Shower and bath
Iron, ironing board & drying rack
Professional cleaning (upon departure or weekly for stays of 7+ nights)
Free Tram Zone in Melbourne CBD loop
Our standard checkin is after 2pm and checkout is by 10am, but we can arrange bag drop offs if you are arriving before these times. Please let me know your needs when you enquire or book.
Corporate stays welcome
There is a secure access through two sets of doors to the lift area. There are two bedrooms on the entrance floor - one with a Queen and private terrace and ensuite bathroom. One with a double bed which is beside a large bathroom with a bath.
Interaction with guests
One of us will meet you on arrival or arrange to meet you to handover keys and offer information about the area.
Other things to note
This is an old heritage building and sometimes things go wrong - we will do all we can to help you through any challenges.
One or two Sulfur Crested cockatoos will visit at dawn and dusk (you'll hear them squawk) feel free to feed them a couple of walnuts or sunflower seeds (in container by balcony door) They will take from your hand (careful!) or you can leave them on the handrail of the balcony. They will then swoop away and enjoy their wild life.
The whole area is wonderful to walk around and enjoy what Melbourne has to offer.
- No smoking.
- Pets are not allowed.
- No parties. You can have friends over, but please save your energy for your night out
- Having a party will forfeit your entire bond.
- When checking out, please leave the apartment in a clean and tidy manner. You don’t need to mop and vacuum but please remember this is someone’s home and to put things back where you found them.
- Keep noise down between 10pm and 8am (City Council rule) and be respectful of our neighbours.
- If there is a medical emergency, fire or matters requiring police assistance, please contact 000. For other matters, phone me.
- It is your responsibility to lock up when you are not home and to turn off the fans, lights, heaters and TV. Plus, saving the environment makes you cool.
- I do not accept responsibility for loss of property. However, if you realise you have left something in the apartment after check-out please phone and I will do my best to have it returned to you.
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I’m an entrepreneur, architecture graduate, photographer, cyclist (NOT the lycra kind), volunteer, adventurer and problem solver.
During my studies I worked at various cafes and architecture offices to save up for shoestring trips around the world. My grandma once told me I had ‘champagne taste but a beer budget’ and it’s a motto I’ve enjoyed applying to different parts of my life to get the more out of less and find enjoyment in the little things.
I love discovering authentic experiences when I travel and I love being able to share the opportunity with others, to live like a local when they travel too.
Some of my most memorable trips have been couch-surfin across Russia while taking the Trans Siberian, living in Helsinki and learning to hand build furniture, riding a vintage steel bicycle through France to race in L’Eroica and buying a car on craigzlist in Los Angeles and driving across the south, east and north coasts to arrive in Vancouver.
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