“A European experience in a perfect apartment in the centre of Melbourne. Cant wait to return! Thanks Mark and Jo”
ARCHITECT DESIGNED 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT
ARCHITECT DESIGNED 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT
Mark and Jo
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- 2 Bedrooms
- Sleeps 4
- 1 baths
About our home
This modern 2 bedoom apartment is finished in the French Provisional style and is situtated in a National Trust builiding comprising of only 38 apartments. It features a central glass atrium set above a grand entry staircase and also contains a lift from the underrground carpark .It has free WIFI available within the apartment. It is within a short walking distance of the Arts precinct, Melbourne's Chinatown, many fine restaurants, the famous Queen Victoria Market, the Yarra River, the Southbank area and numerous bike trails. Melbourne is renowned for its fabulous shopping precincts and at our apartmernt it is all just out the front door. Melbourne hosts many World class sporting events such as the F1 Grand Prix, The Australian Tennis Open and the Melbourne Cup horse racing carnival. All of these are a mere 15 minute tram ride from the apartment. The magnificent gourmet wine and food areas of the Mornington Peninsula or the Yarra Valley are within an hours drive of the city centre, as are the beaches of Port Phillip Bay.
- Vacation Home
- No pets
“We had a wonderful time in Melbourne Mark and Jo where the most thoughtful hosts. There is nothing that can be improved on suburb exchange”
“Our stay at Mark and Jo's Melbourne apartment was fabulous! The location is in a desirable area central to touring the city and walkable to eateries and shops. Yet it is a quiet oasis to relax at the end of the day! Tastefully furnished and very comfortable, as well as thoughtfully equipped with everything you need for your stay. We appreciated the fresh crisp linens, comfortable beds, as well as the Nespresso machine and the fresh fruit and staples that Jo provided. They provided a warm welcome and were very easy-going. Thanks Mark and Jo! ”
“This is a true haven away from the hustle and bustle of the city. It is super comfortable and quiet after a busy day doing the tourist things. Mark and Jo were very welcoming and a delight to communicate with. Highly recommend this beautiful apartment.”
“This apartment was very conveniently located right in the middle of Melbourne - we found it a perfect base for setting out from and it was a lovely comfortable home to come back to at the end of each day. Mark and Jo were very kind and helpful and we were delighted with our first house-swap in Australia!”
“Mark and Jo's apartment was fabulous. You couldn't be closer to the heart of Melbourne's shops, cafes and tram stops that can take you anywhere you may want to go. The apartment itself is gorgeous, a quiet haven from the city streets, with beautiful, high quality decor and even linen provided! Mark and Jo were delightful to communicate with, responding promptly, and met us with a lovely welcome at the apartment. Thanks you so much Mark and Jo. We definitely hope to come back again!”
More about us
- We are a widely travelled retired couple always looking for new experiences and different places to visit
- We enjoy good food and wine. Collecting art is one of our passions as is live theatre.
- We are loving grandparents, enjoy flying our light aircraft around Australia and are passionate about travel
Where is it?
- Buzzy restaurants
- Il Baccaro, Becco, Testa Rossa, Cookies
- Cool bars
- The Gin Palace, Hairy Canary
- Cozy cafés
- Stellini, Cafe Segovia, Il Solito Posto
- Retail therapy
- Collins Street, Chapel Street. Bridge Road, Richmond
- Bit of culture
- MTC Theatres, National Gallery, Ian Potter Gallery
- Walks in the park
- Botanic Gardens, Fitzroy Gardens
- Spot of exercise
- The Tan around the Botanic Gardens, River bike trails
- Day tripping
- Mornington Peninsula, Great Ocean Road, The Dandenong Ranges
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