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Best View in Sydney!! Walk to Everything!!

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


Sydney South Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Glamorous 1 bedroom apartment in Sydney's iconic Top of The Town building. Spectacular views of the city skyline, Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Sydney Opera House, the Domain and Sydney Harbour. One enormous balcony runs the entire width of the apartment, an unbeatable location for Sydney's famous New Year's Eve fireworks and a short walk to the parade route for Mardi Gras. This unit is a perfect option for your post-cruise stay in Sydney. Walking distance to Paddington, Ruschcutters Bay, Potts Point and Kings Cross, with the Sydney CBD easily accessible via train (1 stop) or taxi, even walking (15 mins). Bondi Junction is also only a short train ride (2 stops).

Enter the apartment to an inviting living area, with lounge and dining, a study alcove and a chic integrated stainless steel Smeg gas kitchen with oven, microwave and dishwasher.

Both the living and bedroom areas have an an entire wall of glass windows so you have fantastic views from both rooms and plenty of natural light. The master bedroom has a king size bed, built-in wardrobes and an ensuite bathroom.

A laundry with washing machine and dryer is located in the ensuite bathroom. A total of 63 square metres of space (680 square feet).

The apartment is in a security building with a 24 hr concierge, a pool, sauna and a gym. Located above the famous Tropicana Caffe and across the road from Bar Coluzzi, this is truly the best spot to enjoy all Sydney has to offer. Located mid-way between Potts Point and Oxford Street, walking distance to both.

PLEASE NOTE: We DO NOT advertise on Craigslist. Any post you see on Craigslist using these photographs or text is a FRAUD.

Please note that reviews prior to December 2014 refer to our previous property which was a 2 bedroom apartment in the same building. The reviews are for your reference regarding location and responsiveness of owners.

Keywords: flat, unit, apartment, penthouse, pied a terre

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Toni and Stephen
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
December 1, 2016
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About Toni and Stephen

Bought this apartment in 2007 to be close to the city and work.

Toni and Stephen purchased this condo in 2007

Why Toni and Stephen chose Sydney


• Fox Studios - Studio tours, shops, markets, F&B (1.5 KM / 0.93 MI )

• Bondi Beach - World famous beach, cafes & bars (5 KM / 3.11 MI ) • Harbour Bridge - Bridge Walk/Tour (3 KM / 1.86 MI ) • Sydney Opera House - Tour & Performances (2.5 KM / 1.55 MI ) • Captain Cook Cruises - lunch, dinner & cruises (2.5 KM / 1.55 MI ) •Sydney Aquarium (3 KM / 1.86 MI ) •Darling Harbour - Exhibition Centre & F&B (3 KM / 1.86 MI ) •Imax Theatre - Giant-Screen cinema (3 KM / 1.86 MI ) •Westfield Tower/Centrepoint - Sydney's tallest building (2 KM / 1.24 MI ) • Taronga Zoo - Excellent Zoo & Sydney Harbour Views (10 KM / 6.21 MI ) • The Rocks - Historic Sydney, Restaurants, Markets (3 KM / 1.86 MI ) •Art Gallery of NSW - Exhibits (1.2 KM / 0.75 MI ) •Telstra Stadium- Tours (20 KM / 12.43 MI ) •Sydney Cricket Ground and Aussie Stadium (4 KM / 2.49 MI ) • Blue Mountains (150 KM / 93.21 MI )

What makes this condo unique

Superb Darlinghurst lifestyle, steps to Kings Cross, Potts Point and Paddington. Plenty of shops, restaurants, bars, cafes, nightclubs. 100m from the famous Coca Cola sign and Kings Cross train station (1 stop to CBD). Spectacular city, harbour bridge, opera house and harbour views, uninterrupted views of the famous Sydney fireworks! Great location for Sydney Festival, Mardi Gras, joining or leaving your cruise ship.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Toni

We just checked in and I had to write immediately, your apartment is absolutely gorgeous, we are totally delighted.

Thank you for allowing us to rent it, we will take great care of everything.
Sep 2012
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Best View in Sydney!! Walk to Everything!!
average rating of 4.9 based on 22 reviews
Northern California

This VRBO delivers everything it promises

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Toni and Stephen's condo for one week in September and it is a terrific place. The unit is beautiful, the view of the Sydney Harbor bridge never tires and the location to public transportation and restaurants was excellent. You will will not be disappointed if you stay here. You may want to consider booking through a different website to avoid the high VRBO fees. Harvey and Catalina, California

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Harvey and Catalina for the kind review and thanks for looking after our apartment. I agree about the fee, it seems greedy to charge as the payment method still goes through my PayPal account. All for he privilege of the book now button. Anyway future guest you can always pay direct. Thanks again Stephen and Toni
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Truly a great view, perfect place for our stay

  • 5 of 5

Neat location with great food right across the street and a large grocery store (Coles) within 2 blocks. We walked everywhere - Sydney Harbor is about 1.5 miles each way. Concierges in the building were very attentive and we felt safe here. The building is a bit dated but it was perfect for our needs. The owner was easy to contact before and during our stay. The dryer did not work properly but the washing machine was fine and we managed with a clothes rack.

We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great view. Central to trains, food, and anything one might want to experience in Sydney. The accommodations were above our expectations. The staff went up and beyond to assist in any way possible. Easy booking. Nothing unexpected. Perfect.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sydney at it's best!

  • 5 of 5

This was a very nice apartment in the most ideal location. My fiance and I walked everywhere. Toni and Stephen's place was well-appointed, comfortable and clean. We highly recommend this apartment for anyone who wants to immerse themselves in Sydney.

Dan and Martie

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great view & great location

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place for us to stay for our first visit to Sydney - great view & a great location, with everything you need nearby. The unit is well equipped & comfortable. Concierge in the building was very helpful. We would stay here again!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing views!

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a view of the fireworks and that's exactly what we got, it was a amazing! don't think the photos do it justice. We had lovely time, it was no trouble to walk to Central Quay and around but if you don't like walking public transport is really cheap. We enjoyed being part of the buzzing community of Kings Cross, tried many of the local restaurants and found people really friendly. Kitchen needs a few more oven proof dishes, otherwise no complaints.


  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Sydney Kingsford Smith international airport
Nearest Barpub
Bar Brose
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Circular Quay
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
Kings Cross railway station
Nearest Restaurant
Tropicana Caffe
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Red Leaf Beach, Double Bay
Nearest Point of Interest
Taylor Square, Oxford Street
Nearest Point of Interest
El Alamein Fountain
Nearest Point of Interest
St Vincent's Hospital
Nearest Point of Interest
Sydney Opera House
Nearest Point of Interest
Woolloomooloo Wharf
Nearest Point of Interest
Australian Museum
Nearest Point of Interest
Kings Cross railway station
Nearest Point of Interest
Art Gallery of NSW
Nearest Point of Interest
Victoria Street cafes
Nearest Point of Interest
St Mary's Cathedral
Nearest Point of Interest
Andrew (Boy) Charlton pool
Nearest Point of Interest
Harry's Cafe de Wheels
Nearest Point of Interest
Sydney Tower
Car: not necessary

Darlinghurst is a great buzzy neighbourhood full of cafes, bars, boutiques and some of the best restaurants in Sydney. It is close to the city making it the perfect jumping off point for any visitor.

Your neighbouring businesses when staying at this property include: Infinity Sourdough, one of the best bakeries in Sydney; Tropicana caffe, one of Sydney oldest established eating houses right next door!; Lotus Pod dress shop; Bar Brose restaurant and wine bar (one of our favourites, and its only 10 metres away!); Malabar Indian restaurant; Tiger Baker cafe; Spice I Am Thai restaurant; Grill'd burgers; Bar Coluzzi with some of the best coffee in Sydney; Mad Pizza; Bloody Mary's bar and restaurant, another one of our regular haunts; Una's for the best schnitzel in town, cheap and cheerful. You will not go hungry or thirsty around here!

You should also check out Messina's gelato on Victoria Street and the Gazebo Wine Garden on Elizabeth Bay Road. They are all highly recommended!

And on a sunny day, take a stroll down gorgeous Victoria Street towards Potts Point, take the McElhone Stairs down to Woolloomoolloo and head to the wharf for some of the best dining experiences Sydney has to offer - China Doll (one of our all time favourites), Manta for seafood, Otto for italian and Kingsley's for steak. Bon Appetit!!!


Rates & Availability

Sydney South Condo Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Dec 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
October 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 1 2017 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Additional Linen $75 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $120 + Tax
Tax Rate 3.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Sydney South Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 9
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 63 m²
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom with King size bed and ensuite
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Double bed size fold out ottoman
  • King size beds (1), fold out double size Beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Sauna
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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