Five bedroom family home, central Marvellous Melbourne: Gorgeous garden

Five bedroom family home, central Marvellous Melbourne: Gorgeous garden


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5 Bedrooms
Sleeps 9
3 Bathrooms

About our home

Recently (2012) renovated Victorian house with huge living spaces and beautiful rear garden with deck and new fire pit and funky retro barbeque area. Situated in Australia's most historical suburb, Fitzroy - lucky residents known as "fitzroyalty" ( Large Victorian House with original features. Bikes and car available. City and country bike tracks nearby. 5 min to Yarra river (kayaking), 45 min to beach and 5 min to outoor heated 50m pool. Great public transport (trams and buses) at your doorstep. Lots to do close by in beautiful Victoria (

We are a family of five. Martha and Dave are both doctors. Kids are Claudia (14) and twins Milo and Conrad aged 12

We are looking for an exchange over a few weeks for Christmas 2014 and New Year 2015 including the Victorian school holidays which are around 20/12 to end Jan 2015. This is our long summer hols.


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More about us

  1. We are a family with three children; a girl aged 14 and twin boys aged 12

  2. Martha is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Melbourne and Dave is a Professor of Paediatrics

  3. We have recently renovated our fabulous house in central Melbourne, but we love to travel and are looking for an exciting destination for Christmas 2013

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Where is it?


The best neighbourhood in Melbourne, ask anyone! Walk or tram into the city

Buzzy restaurants
Best restaurants in Melbourne within 5-10 minute walk!
Cool bars
The Alchemist - Melbourne's top cocktail bar. Naked in the Sky - great city views. Both up the road
Cozy cafés
Grub Street Cafe Moor St (our street), Cafe Rosamund, Bar Paradiso - too many to mention!
Retail therapy
Great shopping on Brunswick St. Tram or walk into the city in under 30 mins. Great farmer's markets and vintage clothes shops. Queen Vic Market is the largest in the Southern Hemisphere and is about 15 mins by car.
Bit of culture
Fitzroy is the oldest suburb in Australia. Great for alternative culture; galaries, lots of live music, street art. Mainstream culture close by in the city
Walks in the park
Carlton Gardens about 5 mins walk.
Spot of exercise
We are keen cyclists and can leave 5 bikes. Great rail trails around Melbourne. Kayaking on the Yarra or swimming at the beach or our local 50m outdoor heated pool (Fitzroy) up the road
Day tripping
Loads of lovely beaches within a one hour drive. Mornington Penninsula with wineries, Great Ocean Road. Country destinations can be easily reached by public transport or car

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