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Quiet, Tranquil Sydney Harbour Waterfront Boutique Apartment

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Self contained one bedroom waterfront apartment with own entrance

• 15 min ferry ride into heart of city/ 10 min drive

• Unparalleled Sydney harbour views

• Direct north facing, sunny, balcony onto view.

• Fully equipped modern kitchen

• King size quality bed and bedding

• Bathroom with underfloor heating, double shower/ washer-dryer

• Reverse cycle air conditioning

• Fast internet

• Area: 65m^2 (interior) + 26m^2 balcony

• Ferry: 15 minutes to city centre

• 5 minute peaceful walk to ferry.

• 20 minute peaceful walk to station (4 stops to city centre)

• Bus stop on corner.

• Quiet and tranquil

• Easy parking - no traffic problems

• Experience Sydney and Sydney Harbour at its best.

Keywords: Apartment

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 1, 2017

About The Owner

We have a beautiful architect design home with a seperate one bedroom apartment. This is my parents apartment, for when they visit us from vancouver. When they are not here, we like to share the beautiful place with others. I am a professional contemporary landscape artist and you can see my work at danadion. I have a studio uner the house and I am inspired by the water, the bush, and nature around me. My husband is a university professor and we have three grown up children.

Why The Owner chose Greenwich

Feel good place you will not want to leave. Everything you need within a close reach of the city yet feels like you are in paradise and home.

What makes this apartment unique

Luxury comfortable stylish stay.

Guestbook comments from the owner

am just back home, after more than two

months of travelling around Australia.

Where I stay is very important to me,

and is integral part of the travel

experience, so I spend quite a bit of

time researching my accommodation ahead

of travelling. I had the good fortune

of staying in some pretty nice places

along the way – but this apartment wins

top ranking, no contest.

Most web sites make the place look

better than it really is, but here the

reverse is true : nothing can prepare

you for the impact of the view when you

first walk into the flat – it is truly

stunning. And then you discover all

the other treasures, big and small :

the birdlife , the tranquillity, the

comfort, Dana’s paintings on the wall,

the wonderful ferry ride into town under

Harbour Bridge, washing powder in the

cupboard, ferry and bus timetables &

piles of information leaflet on the

desk, broadband internet ... All these

things combine to making this a real

home with a warm and welcoming feel to

it : you can tell that the owners have

travelled and know exactly what you need

when getting to a strange place. There

is one danger though : you could stay on

the terrace for hours just enjoying

being there, and not do any sightseeing


I would not want to stay anywhere else

in the Sydney area : thank you Dana for your hospitality !
Feb 2010
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Greenwich Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Dialup Access
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • bathroom has a double shower, under floor heating, and window to view. Lots of storage, washer/ dryer
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size quality bed linen. Bedroom has window to view
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Stunning north facing views. Quiet & tranquil. Architectural masterpiece. Super relaxing. Short spectacular ferry ride to Opera House, Harbour Bridge and City.


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Quiet, Tranquil Sydney Harbour Waterfront Boutique Apartment
average rating of 4.9814816 based on 56 reviews
New York, NY

A real home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We loved this apartment and everything about it. After traveling for seven months, we wanted a place where we could live for a couple of months while we enjoyed being in Sydney. The apartment itself is well laid out, nicely furnished, and has beautiful light and a gorgeous view of Berry Bay. Even though there are about 25 feet of windows without drapes, the apartment is very private and no other homes are in view except for those clear across the bay. The wrap around balcony was a great place to read, eat dinner, and watch the sunset. We like to cook and found that the kitchen was fairly well equipped (for a rental), albiet the two-burner electric stove and the combo microwave/grill/convection oven did challenge us to get creative at times; when I needed an immersion blender, Dana and Piet (the owners who live downstairs but pretty much left us by ourselves unless we asked for something - and then were most gracious and accommodating) lent me one. And, as an added bonus, there is a washer/dryer.

Being in Greenwich was perfect for us. A quiet neighborhood that we loved. A 10 minute walk to the grocery store, fish market, post office, small cafe, and other shops. Easily accessible public transportation: a seven minute walk to the ferry, which took us to Circular Quay in 20 minutes; a 20 minute walk, partly through a nice park, to the train station; and a bus stop 1/2 block away.

This would not be a great apartment for anyone who wants to be in the middle of things or needs restaurants and action nearby. But, if you are planning to be in Sydney a month or more and want somewhere that can be a temporary home, this is it.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Daytona Beach, Florida, USA

A little corner of paradise!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I recently spent 6 days in this gorgeous apartment, and our only regret is that we could not have stayed much longer. As other reviewers have rightly noted, the panoramic views from the wrap-around-deck, which overlooks a secluded cove not far from greater Sydney Harbour, are priceless. We never tired of gazing from treetop-level at the sailboats, ferries, and other watercraft making their way along the tranquil waterways below.

The apartment is beautifully furnished, with top-notch appliances and modern amenities, and we could not have been more comfortable during our stay. The owners, Dana and Piet, are lovely people who were always willing to offer assistance and suggestions.

If you are searching for an idyllic retreat, but only a short ferry ride away from Circular Quay in Sydney, you would be hard pressed to find a better option. We have no reservations whatsoever in recommending this little corner of paradise to prospective renters.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed one week at this beautiful apartment, the best vacation rental we've had. It is wonderful to be in such serene surroundings only a short and convenient ferry ride away from the center of Sydney. The view from the apartment is fantastic, the art work beautiful, and the décor tasteful. Our cruise ship arrived early in the morning and we were able to leave our luggage while the apartment was being cleaned from the last occupants. When we returned, our bags were thoughtfully upstairs in the apartment, waiting for us. Dana was very helpful with sightseeing options. We would gladly stay here again when in Sydney and recommend this apartment without reservations.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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leicester England

Gorgeous Greenwich

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for three weeks over the Christmas and New Year period at Dana and Pieter's beautiful apartment, as part of a Round the World trip we are currently undertaking. Dana very kindly picked some groceries up for us on our arrival which was greatly appreciated. The apartment is extremely comfortable and very well equipped, and the views over the harbour are breathtaking.

We so enjoyed catching the ferries and local buses to explore the wonderful City of Sydney and felt that a car wasn't really necessary. One particularly special evening was seeing La Boheme at the Opera House and then catching a late ferry back, with all the lights of the City aglow.

It was wonderful to be able to come " home" to peace and tranquility after the hustle and bustle of City life and we would thoroughly recommend this wonderful apartment.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A perfect location in a great neighborhood, easy access to just about everything and oh, that view!

  • 5 of 5

We only had 5 nights in Sydney but we could not have picked a better place. Dana and Pieter were not only gracious hosts who explained all there is around us and how to get there, but they have furnished a lovely, modern living space that feels warm and accommodating. The wall of glass that opens up to the outdoors lets you take in the great scene highlighted by the water, dotted by recreational and fishing boats. The birds and vegetation complete the picture, giving you a "tree house" effect. The peaceful neighborhood is great -- quiet and hilly with some interesting architecture, and just a short walk to the ferry dock for a brief and scenic commute into the heart of Sydney. We loved doing this daily and got pretty good at finding our way around by bus, ferry and train. It's all accessible from this location. Dining, groceries and more are just a short walk away through the quiet Greenwich neighborhood.

The apartment itself could not offer more! The artwork, furnishings and modern appliances give you all you need to prepare meals, do some laundry or just sit and relax before or after heading out about town. There is high-speed WiFi so you will always be connected to tell your friends and family what a great place you found in Sydney! With an open wall to the view outside, it makes all these activities that much more enjoyable. Whether it's for a short stay or longer, it would be hard to consider anything different if you want to live like a local but have all a visitor could want just steps away.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We arrived in Sydney on a Sunday night. Dana had kindly picked up some groceries for us which was very much appreciated. The apartment is absolutely fantastic- it has everything needed to make your stay perfect. Fully equipped kitchen, washer/dryer, desk, comfy bed, large shower but the VIEW is what makes this the most comfortable, restful home to return to after a busy day in Sydney. Within an easy, pleasant walk to the ferry, the house is in a perfect location. Dana and Piet were helpful with any questions we had, but with the private entrance we were separate onto ourselves. We would highly recommend this Sydney oasis!! The best place we have ever stayed.....

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


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