CITY EDGE - DOCKLANDS,VICTORIA HARBOUR ,VIC MARKET IN COMFORT

Lena Correlje

Speaks english
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Lena Correlje

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CITY EDGE - DOCKLANDS,VICTORIA HARBOUR ,VIC MARKET IN COMFORT

Docklands Townhome Rental Photos and Description

studio 1 Bedroom, ensuite , (Sleeps 1-2)

Welcome and thank you for browsing !

You'll really appreciate no stairs or lifts to negotiate and a city location!

Our stylish, cosy, and compact accomodation is located on the street level of our architect designed 3 level townhouse. Entry and exit is via an electronic keypad onto a treelined street frontage.

The accomodation is perfect for the single traveller or couple who need a well located, comfortable room with an ensuite as a base. Set in the Errol St precinct on the western side of the city, it is is often described as 'villagey eclectic and groovey'.

The accomodation is within walking distance to the interesting sights and activities that Melbourne has to offer.From the city, to the bay and beaches, to the coastline, to the mountains and wineries- this is a fantastic base from which to explore

Guests will be warmly welcomed to the holiday accomodation with a delicious seasonal fruit bowl placed in the room on arrival with produce from the Victoria Market. Refresh after your journey-the mini fridge contains chilled water and an ice tray.Tea / instant coffee and milk will also be available. A French Press coffee plunger is available for coffee enthusiasts. Melbourne has a reputation for great coffee and guests may like to sample coffee from coffee grinder sellers who are located in and around the area.

After a day on the tourist trail guests can sit back and relax in a Moran quality armchair watching the world go by from the street level window framed by a privacy day blind.Lighting can be adjusted to suit the mood and lamps located at the back of the armchair will make studying those maps and organizing the next days exciting activities that much easier!

Guests will also enjoy a comfortable queen size bed with quality bedlinen and a selection of feather and latex pillows. A choice of a doona or tropical blanket is available for added sleeping comfort.

A 54cm flat screen TV is mounted on the wall and DVDs(selection available) can be viewed on this screen . Artwork by a local photographer capturing the Yarra River walk is featured in the room. A folder with maps and guest information is located in the desk drawer.

Relax and refresh in the pristine double shower recess with complimentary toiletries provided.Fluffy quality towels will complete our guests freshening up experience.

Guests will no doubt appreciate that this compact suite has the essentials catering for the traveler such as internet access, hairdryer,iron/fold up ironing table,full length mirror and ceiling fan.

Keywords: Melbourne vacation rental,Melbourne city rental, Melbourne accomodation

Compact, cosy, stylish and well equiped, one bedroom with its own ensuite

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children

Lena Correlje

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2011
Speaks english

My husband and I have spent our working lives in the building industry and in education.

We enjoy shopping by scooter at the Victoria market and selecting fresh, local produce to use in cooking for ourselves, family and friends. Breakfasts by the bay and having coffee around our local area are very enjoyable particularly with the days newspaper at hand .We also like cycling along the Yarra river or taking our bikes on the train across the bay to Williamstown.

Theatre productions, art exhibitions as well as sporting events are also activities we appreciate as city dwellers.

Lena Correlje purchased this townhome in 2006

We both really appreciated being in the centre of a city when we travelled overseas so when we became empty nesters we decided to move into the city ourselves- downsize our home but upsize our ability to access all the activities that citylife has to offer.

From our front door we can walk metres to a small corner park , two coffee shops and the Nth Melbourne Station.

A 10 minute walk and we are in Docklands and Harbour Town shopping precinct. Airport connections via the shuttle bus are also available minutes away.

Its a well located home from which we can attend exhibitions, theatre productions,sports stadiums, restaurants as well as shopping precints and great beaches around the bay. All of these are available using several modes of transport.

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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4.9
based on 8 traveler reviews

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City Edge - Docklands,Victoria Harbour ,Vic Market in Comfort
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
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City Edge - Docklands,Victoria Harbour ,Vic Market in Comfort
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Docklands Inner Melbourne
5

GREAT PLACE TO STAY IN MELBOURNE

  • 5 of 5
I stayed in this quiet, clean, comfortable downstairs apartment for the length of the Australian Open (I was there writing about the tournament). The place is very well kept, with a very comfortable bed and a recently renovated bathroom with an excellent shower. The owners and hosts, who live upstairs, are the best part of this accommodation. They are wonderful people and go out of their way to make their guests comfortable and happy. Just an example: In my stay there, I had some trouble with their pay-as-you-go internet device, which wasn't working on my computer; I badly needed good internet access to keep in touch with the office and to download work documents. So one of the hosts ventured out in the middle of a heat wave (110 degrees F.) and purchased a newer, wireless model that worked incredibly well and made my life so much easier. They are also great guides to Melbourne and its transportation system. The apartment is a short walk to a train station that brings you downtown in minutes, with transfers to everyone else in the city. There are also plenty of coffee shops/restaurants, and Victoria Market, within a short walk. I highly recommend this residence and especially the hosts. They really care about their guests.
  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car
Owner's Response: Great to receive feedback that our hardworking New York journalist found this accommodation clean, comfortable and well appointed, conducive to writing and connecting with the office with fast wi fi internet access. With no stairs or lifts to negotiate as the accommodation is on street level- our guest was in the city centre at the Rod Laver Arena for the Australian Open to report on the Tennis as part of a very busy schedule in no time at all. Melbourne's fabulous array of restaurants and eateries at all price points were also focal points to savour and enjoy in one of the worlds most liveable cities. Great to meet and greet engaging guests who travel from around the world to enjoy Melbourne!
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Docklands Inner Melbourne
Indiana, USA
5

MELBOURNE APARTMENT

  • 5 of 5
I had the most restful nights sleep- aah- so comfy! and those sheets are downright luxurious
  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Great to hear that after a full day out each day - taking part in siteseeing and other activiities, that our guests could look forward to sinking into a comfortable queen sized bed with a choice of pillow types and crisp fresh white sheets! A quiet luxury no doubt!
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Docklands Inner Melbourne
Queen Charlotte, B.C., Canada
5

HAPPY HONEYMOONER'S

Happy Honeymooner's
  • 5 of 5
Lena & Anton are remarkable hosts. Both of them were so helpful with information of the surrounding area. The proximity to the Rod Laver stadium for Austrailian Open was one of the easiest journey's I have ever taken. It made the Tennis experince the best. The apartment is modern with beautiful and thoughtful touches that not only made our stay nicer, but also shows how much they care. Lena and Anton keep the apartment spotless, and came in to clean and tidy the apartment everyday (optional). Lena gave us a great list of nearby eateries that included Poppy's for breakfast, Di Bello's for great espresso and lunch, the Auction Room for breakfast and dinner. When it came time to leave Anton made a special effort to drive us to the train station at 6:30am so that we could catch our train. For that we are deeply grateful. And it shows what wonderful hosts they are. To say the least we would recommend friends and relatives to stay there as you couldn't find more wonderful hosts.
  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It is often said that "tennis attracts the nicest people" and this was certainly the case with our honeymooners. It is indeed pleasing to learn that our guests savoured the quality of the restaurants in and around our area in between their tight schedule of attending the Australian Open -and that they appreciated the little touches that we offer as part of staying with us.
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Docklands Inner Melbourne
5

AMERICAN COUPLE FROM MICHIGAN

  • 5 of 5
My husband & I are retired schoolteachers who love to travel. Our accomodations were not only charming, clean, well-maintained, and safe, but a lovely place from which to base our sightseeing trips (the metro is close and handy to use). Lena & Antone, the owners, are awesome, friendly, and willing to help with any questions/suggestions. We would recommend this small cozy apartment (with a great bathroom) to a couple or individual. By staying here our visit to the Aussie Tennis Open & Hobart Marathon was made even better. Thank you!

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  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: It was indeed our pleasure to host our delightful travelers. Our guests were able to attend the Australian Open each day with minimal fuss due to our location as well as fly to Hobart on Sunday to participate in the marathon.Back on Monday to take in the sights of our lovely city of Melbourne in Summer.
Thank you for your patronage.
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Docklands Inner Melbourne
Brisbane
5

NEAT COMPACT AND CENTRAL

  • 5 of 5
We stayed in the lovely little compact studio for the Melbourne Cup carnival and the location was terrific. It took two minutes to walk to the North Melbourne train station where trains to the city and outer suburbs including Flemington regularly stopped. The location of the accomodation was central to Docklands, the Vic Markets and the train. In the surrounding streets a local pub and coffee shop offered friendly service. Overall it was a low maintenance, cost effective stay for those looking for quiet comfort yet more than a motel room.
  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car
Owner's Response: A real pleasure to meet our Brisbane guests whose busy schedule involved the fun and festivities of the acclaimed international Flemington Racing Carnival.The location of the accomodation offered our guests the advantage of daily ease of travel and proximity to the Flemington racetrack. Dining at the wide variety of eateries and restaurants and relaxing after a full day in the gentle well appointed comfort of our studio capped off their days no doubt!
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Docklands Inner Melbourne
Brooklyn, NY
5

TERRIFIC LOCATION

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I found this little room-with-bath perfect for our needs while in Melbourne for the tennis matches and tourist-ing. It was clean and comfortable (for no more than two, as advertised), and very close to public transportation, which we used all the time. It was also within a few blocks' walking distance of the downtown, the waterfront (think upscale restaurants and outlet malls), and the funky, thoroughly enjoyable neighborhood of North Melbourne--a great place to find good food, an excellent WiFi cafe/bar (and the library, whose WiFi is adequate, but not as good), a coin-op laundry, dry cleaners, and some fine breakfast places. I recommend transportation day passes--the free trolley is fun, but limited in territory, and if you want to go farther afield, the train, trams and buses will be a great help. Didn't use the bikes, but they're easy to find.

Lena and Anton are very good hosts; they oriented us well to the area, and gave us good suggestions for places of interest. Check out Victoria Market, take the free tour of Federation Square (it will turn your impression of the architecture from simply weird to brilliant-but-weird), go to St. Kilda on the tram from town. There's a lot to see in and around Melbourne; we spent every day of our week out and about and still didn't cover half of it.
  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that Sue and Paul used the bedroom/ ensuite location to its best advantage- as a comfortable well appointed base to discover not only our neighbourhood and city but suburbs further afield.The convenience of the station- a stroll form the front door certainly made travel plans easy.The eateries and other facilities in and around the precinct ensure that busy travellers needs are catered to. Harder working tourists would be hard to come across as our guests were up and out every day exploring and tourist-ing- and as always depart with their "to do" lists partly achieved.A pleasure to meet these New Yorkers!
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Tullamarine Melbourne
Nearest Ferry
3.5 Kilometres
Port Melbourne
Nearest Train
200 Metres
North Melbourne
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Ring Road
Nearest Beach
3.5 Kilometres
Port Melbourne
Nearest Barpub
600 Metres
Errol St
Nearest Ski
150 Miles
Mt Buller in our winter
Nearest Golf
3.5 Kilometres
Lakeside- Albert park
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Errol St
Car: not necessary

Our Property, which is also our home, is located in the western section of the city of Melbourne.

Its often described in real estate as being 'villagey eclectic and groovey'

The area features many styles of housing from workers cottages to period homes to warehouse conversions all revealing the development of Melbourne from the Gold Rush days of the 1800s.

Our street has over the years been a movie set for Australian movie series such as 'Underbelly' and the police series 'Rush' as well as featuring in commercials.The movie location offices and sets are centred in Harbour Town in the Docklands precinct.

One of the pleasing aspects of this street is that the planetrees provide a welcome canopy of large green leaves- not only an attractive streetscape but a welcome relief on hot summer days. Some days when the hustle and bustle of the city has died down, the stillness of the location is punctuated with the sounds of birds in the planetrees making it feel like an oasis, indeed a country town in the city!

There are many modes of transport from your front door- from walking into the CBD, to taking a bike from the station,hopping on a train or a free circle tram at the end of the street.

We are situated within walking distance to the Harbour Town shopping complex which houses the Southern Star giant ferris wheel, which can be observed from our street.From Docklands there are water craft shuttles in the summer months which take passengers around the harbour into the Yarra river and city centre and on to the historic suburb of Williamstown.

The main events on Melbournes calendar can be viewed on the website - thatsmelbourne.com.au and while visitors to the city often have a good idea of what they want to do and see this site can perhaps add an activity not thought of before arriving.

The Australian Tennis Open, Grand Prix,Theatre and Art exhibitions are minutes away as is the International Spring Racing Carnival.Etihad stadium is located at the end of the street and is the home of all sports and big Concert performances. All football/ rugby sporting events are easily accessible from here.

Restaurants in Errol St precinct are recommended for breakfasts and great coffee places are Auction Rooms and Di Bellas in Raglan Lane- not forgetting Jimmys which is a stroll down the street from the front door.Amiconis is an iconic Italian restaurant also worth a mention for dinner as is The Libertine for French dining.

The Crown casino is located on the Yarra River which connects to the Southgate Complex in the city and well worth a look for its restaurants and shopping

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Docklands Townhome Rental Rates

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Notes The Minimum stay for the Australian Tennis Open is seven nights
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Amenities

Docklands Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 0
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 18 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 pristine architect styled grey and white bathing area- wall mounted toilet cistern, frameless glass door double shower with mounted shower head for hand held use or unit mounted on wall, wall mounted porcelain hand basin, fluffy set of towels,toiletries
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • One Queen size Bed with quality bed linens including a mattress topper , mattress protector,doona,or tropical blanket, pillow menu ( latex or feather, contour ) European pillows with decorative pillow
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
Attractions:
  • live theater
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • zoo
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • duty free shops
  • recreation center
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
  • horseback riding
  • eco tourism
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • water skiing
  • swimming
  • kayaking
  • hot air ballooning
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • wind-surfing
  • ice skating
  • sound/bay fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting small game
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • whitewater rafting
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • rock climbing
  • cycling
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