Our home is large, comfortable and very well suited to families. the house is over 100 years old, solid brick on bluestone and has been extensively renovated. Beautifully situated in a quiet, Victorian era street in the heart of Moonee Ponds, it comprises family room, well appointed kitchen, meals area overlooking our cottage garden, Victorian style bathroom,separate lounge room, study, upstairs living area , 3 bedrooms and a separate self contained cottage at the end of the garden with bedroom ,en-suite, kitchen and yet another living area! Plenty of room for everyone to stretch out and relax. We have lots of lovely spots to enjoy the garden and an outdoor BBQ. We have all the mod cons including air conditioning in the upstairs area.
Our home is situated in a beautiful street surrounded by Period homes and friendly neighbours.
Just a few minutes walk from the train station and a short train ride to the centre of Melbourne. Stroll down to Moonee Ponds' Puckle St and enjoy all this cosmopolitan shopping precinct has to offer.
Take a walk to the tranquil Maribyrnong River or just sit back on the cottage's sunny verandah and relax. We are located within walking distance to the races at Moonee Valley, and only a short tram trip to Flemington Race Course, home of the Melbourne Cup.
We are located just minutes from Melbourne's Central Business District, our City of Moonee Valley is a dynamic, culturally and socially diverse municipality that is recognised as the leading centre retail services in Melbourne's north west. We are close to many lovely parks and bike tracks leading into and out of the city.
We are a family of four- two teenagers -boy and girl. We are both teachers and Martin also speaks German. We love the outdoor life and can supply you with bikes if needed. Our cat Tinkerbell is extremely entertaining and cute. We enjoy gardening and reading and sitting out in the garden relaxing with a good book is one of our favourite pastimes. Our house is very well stocked with books of all kinds.
We usually rent the cottage out as a bed and breakfast. (check out ozbedand breakfast.com.au/askriggcottage) so we are very experienced in cleaning and presenting homes to a high standard.