Elegant Victorian terrace ~ 10 minutes from world famous Sydney Harbour

Elegant Victorian terrace ~ 10 minutes from world famous Sydney Harbour




Feb 2006

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 5
1 Bathrooms

About our home

* 3 Delightful Bedroom * Formal Dining * Lounge * Bathroom * Kitchen * Laundry * Garden Courtyard * Garaged Car for your use .... (read further for the detail .....)

You will enjoy staying in our elegant 3 bedroom Victorian terrace, restored consistently with the style of yesteryear but with touches of modern convenience to guarantee comfort and luxury!

High, ornate ceilings, honey-coloured polished floorboards, tasteful curtains, furniture and appointments, Italian granite benchtops in spotless kitchen, brand new bathroom, manicured courtyard garden with gas barbeque for winding down after a busy day of siteseeing.

Our home boasts ducted airconditioning to bring relief from a day in Australia's wonderland and gas heating to warm you (though you are unlikely to need it!)

Garaged car included in the package.

You will find the following in the rooms:
Master Bedroom
* Queen-size bed
* Built-in wardrobe for your use
* Two bedside tables with lamps
* Ducted air-conditioning

Second Bedroom
* Single bed
* Cot (or another single bed, you choose)
* Built-in wardrobe for your use
* Bookcase
* Change table
* Bedside chest
* Ducted air-conditioning

Third bedroom
* Cot (or a double bed, you choose)
* Built-in wardrobe
* Bookcase
* Desk
* Brand new, split-system air-conditioning

Formal dining room
* Dining table
* Six chairs
* Elegant fireplace
* Bookcase

Lounge room
* Two 3-seater lounges
* 1 double-sized sofa bed
* TV, DVD, Stereo


More about us

  1. Kenelm (37), company director.
    Cassandra (34), sonographer and now mother.
    Lysander (2), cute and energetic!
    Hereward (6 months), cute and hungry!

    You will benefit from the love and care Cassandra has taken in making our home.

    We both love experimenting with food and therefore enjoy the richness of cultural exchange. Cassandra is of Maltese/Hungarian extraction. My family came from England to Australia in the Third Fleet.

    Cassandra has introduced me to snow-skiing (something quite limited in sunny Australia). I introduced Cassandra to sailing, an activity you really must do in Sydney, preferably with an overflowing flute of champagne and Sydney seafood.

    We have never done a house swap but would love to try it with the right people. We have an excellent opportunity from July to August 2006, before I begin another 5 year stint opening another division of my business (hard work for which extended breaks are an impossibility!)

    We are an accessible, friendly, open-minded couple looking to make the most of life!

Swap availability

Open to offers
Not Available

Where is it?


Non-peak hour car/public transport travel times to all landmarks you secretly want to see ....

* Sydney Harbour Bridge (10/20)
* Sydney Opera House (15/20)
* Sydney harbour sailing or cruise (10/15)
* Ferry trip from Circular Quay (15/20)
* Bondi Beach (30/45)
* Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens (15/20)
* Sydney's Centerpoint Tower (15/20)
* Australia's Taronga Zoo (10/15)
* World Heritage listed Blue Mountains (90/150)
* Hunter Valley vineyards (120/180)

Our house is so conveniently located. The suburb of Artarmon is close to all arterial roads, railway and bus system. Taxis arrive within 10 minutes of calling.

You will enjoy Artarmon, part of Sydney's desirable Lower North Shore, an upper-middle class area chosen as home by many professional and business Sydneysiders.

You can even explore Sydney's lush harbour-based environment directly from our home, with a 2 hour bush walk through rainforest reserve to Middle Harbour ... a beautiful spot, usually hidden from all but locals who've lived in Sydney for years (a bonus for international travellers you'll never see in any guidebook!)

This is all at our doorstep for you to share.

Quaint, village-like shops within 8 minutes walk of home. One of Sydney six major restaurant precincts is Crows Nest, the neighbouring suburb in which you can taste cuisine from any part of the world! Truly marvellous and only 3-5 minutes drive away.

Also enjoy our Australian Asian Fusion cuisine for an authentic experience!

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