Inner city oasis, 2 bedroom terrace - Sydney on your doorstep!

Inner city oasis, 2 bedroom terrace - Sydney on your doorstep!

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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
1 baths

About our home

We live in the village of Glebe in Sydney's inner west. We have a great village shopping strip 50 steps from our front door and can even smell the bread baking from our local baker in the wee hours of the morning......mmmm. We have on our doorstep - 4 bakeries, 2 cafes - with amazing coffeeeeeee, a butcher, 1 supermarket, newsagent, sushi and a pet store, as well as takeaway shops and a local pub.
At the top of our street, 50 steps, you can catch buses to all the main tourists attractions and the local bus into the city (Sydney harbour and Opera house) will only take 10 mins. There are buses that take you to all the famous beaches on the doorstep, Bondi by bus takes about 30 minutes.
Everything is on your doorstep!

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  1. I am from New Zealand and have lived in Sydney since 1999, Iain is English and has lived in Australia from 1995, we do not have children (but we have a lot of friends with children) and have 2 cats - don't worry they will be put into boarding for the swap
  2. Iain has his own successful design consultancy with 3 other business partners, he is the Creative Director and works on major rebranding, consultant work for companies such as Caltex, Wattly, Stockland. I work as a Senior Manager, Corporate Services for a well known global company (research) and run the operations for our national offices
  3. Iain is passionate about art, he was a major at art college in London and has sold many watercolour paintings of Sydney and it's surrounds at art shows in Sydney. I love people and hearing their stories. We both love travelling and having advenures along the way.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Buzzy restaurants
Clipper - amazing breakfast bacon and egg roll - you will go back
Cool bars
Little Guy - small, hip and cool - works summer or winter and the best popcorn ever
Cozy cafés
Sappho Bookstore - not only a bookstore, but a cafe and wine bar. The books, food and cocktails are so cool - in winter they put little red blankets on the chairs for you, as well as having heaters overhead, a bit of Paris in Sydney
Retail therapy
Take your pick. 15 min walk into the heart of Sydney shopping, a 20 min bus trip to the "hot" designers of Paddington and Newtown. 15 mins by bus to discount shopping outlet mall - spoilt for choice and all on your doorstep.
Bit of culture
Opera House - 20 minute bus trip or 10 in a cab - what more could you ask for!
Walks in the park
You have the pleasure of one of the most amazing parks in Sydney on your doorstep! 4 min walk from our house is Glebe Foreshore Parks, not only do you get amazing parkland, with excellent playgrounds for children - but you get innercity harbour waterviews, views back to the city and on New Years Eve you can walk down and watch the world famous Sydney Fireworks, this shows you Darling Harbour Fireworks and the Sydney Harbour Bridge Fireworks (from the back side of the bridge - amazing as well)
Spot of exercise
Spoilt again for choice, there are many running tracks located 5 minutes from the house, as well as gyms that you can rock up to 5 minutes from the house. Also in summer there is an outdoor pool 10 minute walk from the house.
Day tripping
The famous Blue Mountains is a 2 hour drive from the front door, the South Coast famed for Hyams Beach - whitest sand in the world (this is quoted from Google) is a 3 hour drive from the house.

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