Apartment near the ocean & harbourside resort of Manly

Apartment near the ocean & harbourside resort of Manly


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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
2 Bathrooms

About our home

Convieniently located in the leafy suburb of Balgowlah, 2 minutes walk from the vibrant area of shops, cafes, restaurants and bus routes to the city and northern beaches peninsula. There is also a new shopping mall and free bus service to Manly.
Our apartment is situated on the elevated ground floor at the rear of a small block of 6, close to all amenities yet calm and quiet. It has two bedrooms with queen beds, the main with ensuite, a combination lounge/dining area, a kitchen/laundry and main bathroom with full bath and seperate shower. There is also a study with a couch/single bed for occasional use. WiFi is available throughout the apartment, a Sony smart TV with Netflix, Bose Wave Stereos and collection of CD's and DVD's. Double sliding doors in the lounge lead to a wrap-a-round balcony with gas BBQ and outdoor furniture. The apartment was fully renovated and redecorated in 2018 and furnished with new Tasmanian Oak furniture, new lounge suite and fittings. Off street parking is available within the apartment grounds.

Please note our home is not suitable for children.

Located 3 minutes drive from the cosmopolitan resort of Manly with an internationally renowned surf beach, harbour side walks, restaurants, pubs & cafes. The city centre is 18 or 30 minutes by ferry from Manly and 30 minutes by bus from Balgowlah. THE Northern Beaches Peninsula has 13 beaches, 10 golf courses, extensive inland waterways and national parks, all within 30 klms. This is an ideal location to explore the best that Sydney has to offer.

Our Neighbours are friendly, quiet and ready to assist you and will always respect your privacy. There are rules governing conduct in the complex to ensure safety and tranquility for all residents.

A car exchange is preferred and we offer our 2007 Mazda6, auto, 4 door, sports saloon with air-con and portable sat-nav.

The Blue Mountains, Hunter Valley wine district and Canberra can easily be visited in a weekend. Cheap airfares to Brisbane, Melbourne, Gold Coast and Great Barrier Reef are available with Jetstar.


More about us

  1. Retired professionals, fit, enthusiastic, young at heart, former High School Teacher (Mary) & Accountant (Cliffe).
    We have completed 12 very successful exchanges to the UK and Europe in the past 15 years.
    Our interests include adventurous times on our 26' motor cruiser, fishing for our supper and catching the occasional shark. We enjoy a good red wine (not connoisseurs) and dining out on all types of cuisine.
    As National Trust members we make visiting properties a priority when in the UK.
    In our younger years we lived and worked in the UK and travelled extensively throughout Europe in a motorhome (not Hippies). Mary is originally from Croatia and we try to visit the Dalmatian coast regularily.
    Our 40yo daughter, Megan, sometimes joins us for two or three weeks if her schedule permits.
    We are courteous and respectful and will treat your property with the care and attention that is expected.

  2. Experienced exchangers, respectful and responsible in care of property.

  3. Our passion is National Trust, architecture, art & romantic locations.

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Where is it?


Balgowlah is a leafy suburb, situated north of the harbour with easy access to Manly. Harbourside walks and foreshore parks are 5 minutes stroll away. The apartment is located 2 minutes walk from the vibrant commercial centre of Balgowlah with 12 restaurants, 5 coffee shops, Stockland shopping mall and buses direct to Manly, Sydney city centre and the Northern beaches peninsula. A ferry crosses the harbour in 30 minutes from Manly to Circular Quay in the centre of Sydney. A new shopping mall with major department stores and over 150 specialty shops and a food court is 5k away.

Buzzy restaurants
Hugos on Manly Wharf. Garfish. Pantry on the beach.
Cool bars
Wharf Bar, Manly Harbour Side Hotel
Cozy cafés
Westend on the Corso. Manly Wine South Steyne.
Retail therapy
2 major shopping malls within 5 minutes drive
Bit of culture
Sydney Opera House
Walks in the park
Spit to Manly harbourside walk
Spot of exercise
13 golf courses and surf beaches within 30 Klm.s.
Day tripping
Blue Mountains, Hunter Vineyards, Canberra

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