Centrally located in the heart of Olinda within easy walking distance of restaurants, cafes, shop and galleries, walking paths/trails, this light-filled two queen-sized bed/bedroom apartment has large indoor and outdoor living spaces, comfortable beds and sofas, and is centrally heated. Conveniently located to wedding venues. Lovely gardens in a secluded setting, you can enjoy a drink on the back deck and listen to the birds and feel the serenity.
Cambridge Apartment can cater for up to four people in two queen-sized beds in two separate bedrooms. The Sealy beds are brand new and have electric blankets, duvets and extra Sherpa blankets for the chilly nights. Bed and bathroom linen all provided. No daily housekeeping, but for stays longer than three days we will supply fresh towels, remove rubbish and replace continental breakfast items.
The space has its own entry and porch/mudroom, huge living area with comfortable leather sofas to seat more than four people, flat screen TV, DVD player, breakfast bar and stools, kitchen workbench with single stovetop, coffee machine, kettle, toaster, utensils and crockery, iPod dock in bedroom, hanging and drawer space, private bathroom and toilet.
The large entertainment deck outside the French windows facing north will be lovely for a morning or evening meal, and we will have outdoor lounge area for the summertime shaded by trees and a large cantilever umbrella. BBQ and chiminea are available by prior arrangement.
The apartment is located at one end of our house, separated by a locked door, has its own entry and two parking spaces. No smoking indoors at any time. We have a dog and two cats, who stay in our house or in the back garden – guests have no access to the back garden, but to the decking area only.
Guests have use of own indoor and outdoor living spaces, two bedrooms (price is for 2 people/one bedroom only - extra charge for extra guests/bedroom), kitchen workbench area, private bathroom and toilet, two parking spaces.
The back deck has a chiminea fireplace for cool evenings and a bar table and stools for a coffee or wine in the afternoons.
No access to our back garden due to the dog and a pond, however, guests are free to enjoy the front garden and brick "summer house".
We love to meet our guests but respect your privacy. We are available for recommendations and information about the Dandenong Ranges, Olinda in particular and the Yarra Valley beyond. We are also happy to chat over a glass of wine or cup of coffee if that's your thing - we often have a lovely open fire in our living room on winter evenings.
Your apartment is at one end of our 1940s house, extended about 5 years ago to include more bedrooms and living space, separated by two doors in the hallway, an area we call
We live full time in the house with our son and three pets.
Light breakfast provisions included (tea, coffee, juice, pastries, cereal, bread).
No access especially for children to the back garden - we have a large pond and dog. Note that the dog and two cats live in the house with us and have access to the back garden.
No smoking inside the building at any time.
No unregistered guests overnight and day-visitors by prior arrangement only.
No parties at all, and no unreasonable noise after 10pm.
- No unreasonable noise after 10.30pm, no parties, no unregistered overnight guests, day-visitors by prior arrangement, smoking allowed outside on entertainment deck only
We love being hospitable, traveling, eating out, working our garden and exploring new places. We choose to stay in Airbnb properties as often as possible when we travel, and we love to give our own guests the best possible experience in our beautiful part of the world.
I can't live without: hubby and kids, traveling, good food/wine, good friends and fresh air.
We love meeting new people, learning about new places and sharing stories.
Life motto: Don't die wondering.