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SYDNEY CITY VIEWS - HARBOURSIDE GARDEN VILLA

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

The villa is located on the waterfront of Drummoyne. Drummoyne sits on the peninsula between Iron Cove and Five Dock Bay. It is surrounded on three sides by the famous Sydney Harbour!

-Fully furnished

-Double bedrooms with luxury queen sized beds with feather down quilts and pillows. (Summer cotton quilts are provided)

-Reverse cycle airconditioning (both heating and cooling)

-Large 42" digital TV & DVD with surround sound

-Stereo with IPod IPad connection

-8-10 seater dining table

-Fully equipped kitchen - with everything you may want and need!

- Pod coffee machine and milk frother machine included.

-Lots of entertaining equipment (platters, bowls and various glasses)

-Lease includes various teas, coffee, basic condiments and oils for cooking.

-Two bathrooms - plenty of linen including beach swimming towels.

-Separate laundry

-Front loader washing machine and dryer

-Ground floor with access directly from the street along the path, no steps

-Large north facing paved private courtyard with herb and vegie garden

-All living areas open out on to balconies

-Outdoor dining setting with all weather awning for shade and rain protection

-Outdoor open fireplace

-Outdoor Gas BBQ and cooking equipment included

-Your own off street parking bay

-Your own off street visitors parking

WiFi can be organised if required, please ask for details before booking.

The apartment block has direct access to the foreshore and a private beach.

The apartment's lease is available on a short or long term basis- giving you flexibility to suit your needs!

Longer lease terms are available with competitive rates.

Contact me directly for more information and pricing!

Optional extras that can be requested.

Please email me with your requests I am more than happy to accommodate.

-Single futton is available and can be provided if two people do not want to sleep in the same queen sized bed

- I can also offer a separate smaller futton bed for a small child

- A port-a-cot with linen can be organised for babies

- High chair can be included for small children

OPAL cards for use on all of Sydney's public transport with $20.00 starting balance can be provided.

Please request OPAL CARDS before booking or before checking in.

Kayaks and a canoe are also available for hire. These are easily pushed into the water from the private beach located on site.

B&B facilities are available.

This can include continental or cooked breakfast, tea and or expresso coffee and fresh fruit juices.

Home delivered organic fruit and vegie boxes weekly or bi weekly can be organised on request.

Please contact me directly if you are interested in any of these services with your preferences and requests.

You are located a stones throw away from the famous shopping central Birkenhead Point, cafes and organic markets and two doors up from the Drummoyne sailing club with access to fine dining or bistro, bar and TAB.

Access to public transport of buses and ferries is also very simple!

There is also a Taxi stand in front of Birkenhead Point which is only 200 metres away.This great value apartment is only walking distance to shops, cafes and restaurants, The bay run and popular Balmain strip. A short bus trip or taxi ride will take you directly to Darling Harbour, the fish markets and the city where you can view the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Opera House and visit the Royal Botanical Gardens.

My aim is to provide a boutique style short term letting with all the creature comforts one would wish for close to the city surrounded by a relaxed green setting on the water.

SYDNEY CITY VIEWS HARBOURSIDE GARDEN VILLA

More Details

Owner
Stayz
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Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2017

Map

Other Activities:

Birkenhead point

Amenities

Drummoyne Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews
Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
5

Simply the Best

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful oasis so quiet and peaceful and yet so close to everything. We visited all over Sydney and had no problems getting to all the different suburbs. Always so good to get "home" to this lovely villa, our fur babies loved the little safe haven in the garden. Everything you could ever need to be a gourmet cook was available so well stocked, comfortable beds and plenty of hot water for showers. Lynn was a wonderful host and a mine of information, always at hand if needed. We will be back for sure. This accommodation was "simply the Best" so clean even the windows sparkle.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at my property. It was lovely to meet you all. Thank you so much for looking after my property during your stay. It is always a pleasure to host guests who look after my property and appreciate the effort I put into making their experience an enjoyable home away from home! Thank you for making the effort to write a review it is greatly appreciated!! Looking forward to hosting you again in the future! All the best! Regards Lynn Micheletti
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Ontario, Canada
5

Great Spot

  • 5 of 5

What a terrific stay we had at this apartment just outside the city! Quiet, scenic, lovely garden, very well-appointed and situated and best of all a caring and personable host who is very willing to help you out.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to meet you, your partner and daughter. Great to hear that you had a fantastic first impression of Sydney even despite the inclement weather. Trusting that the rest of your stay in Australia was also comfortable and enjoyable. My pleasure in hosting you all! I am always thrilled to be able to help others enjoy our beautiful city. We hope to see you again at "Sydney City Views Harbourside Garden Villa"
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Mobile, AL
5

Amazing home with everything you could need!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay with Lynn! Her home has everything you could need -- all perfectly organized! It was the first time in all our many years of renting VRBOs that we felt like this was like OUR home. From her complete spice rack, to the tea collection, to the laundry! My only regret was that it was too cold to enjoy the beautiful patio area of the home. While the home is not located in the CBD, it is close to Birkenhead Point Outlets, and a 15 min walk to the water ferry (we chose not to use the local buses, which were very close as well). Lynn was there to greet us (with fresh cream for the nespresso and tea, no less!) and make sure that everything was perfect for our check-in, and was always available should be need something!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: It was lovely to meet you and your family. Thanks for leaving my property so neat and tidy. It is fantastic to hear that you loved staying in my property and that your Mum rated it the best VRBO property she has ever stayed in. It makes me happy when I hear that my guests enjoy the efforts I have put into setting up and maintaining "Sydney City Views Harbourside Garden Villa." All the best. I hope we see you again in the future!
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Sydney
3

Hard work

  • 3 of 5

Well set up apartment with nice outdoor areas. The owner was hard work- aggressive in her communications, could only accept credit card payment through Paypal which was difficult for us making a corporate booking. Threatened repeatedly to cancel my booking. Paying extra $200 for cleaning fee and for internet ($10 a day) also seemed excessive.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thanks for feed back back. I am a little confused at your comments as all my fees and charges are all listed and available both on my site listing and in my quotes I send to potential guests prior to booking. My terms and conditions are also listed at this time. A payment of 50% deposit is required to book my property and secure the dates guests require. You did not do this. Full payment is required a month before check in. You did not complete this either. I completed extra paperwork for your booking requirements which I have never had to do for any other booking. I completed this the same day as I receive it some five weeks before your selected lease dates. 24 hrs before your booking was due to commence you still had not made a payment. I do not know of any business who would complete any transaction prior to payment. I am bewildered that you would think an owner would allow access to their property without payment in full being received before handing over keys. Your booking was only for two days considering the extra paperwork you required, the numerous emails and phone calls for requests of payment and the feed back I have received you have proved to be my most difficult client to date. It is a shame that you have perceived me as hard work as I have made every effort to accommodate your specific requests, my 5* service is normally gratefully appreciated by other guests.
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5

Ticked all our boxes and more. Exceptional care!

  • 5 of 5

We found that this apartment really ticked all the boxes for our stay. We had stayed in the city itself on previous stays in Sydney and wanted this time to be in a calm residential suburb, but directly on the harbour with water views. Drummoyne suited us very well. It was just a few minutes drive from our daughter and her family. The situation of this property is very convenient. Being 2 minutes walk from Birkenhead Point was very convenient for everyday shopping. Not only Coles and Aldi but also a good butcher, fruit and veg shop and bakery amongst other shops. The sailing club is also handy for quality meals. Loads of restaurants deliver here  we recommend Blue Monkey Thai, I Rich Thai and Dough Delight Pizza, and it is vital to visit Ocean Foods Fish and Chips on Lyons Road.

It was perfect to have the lovely courtyard garden and to be able to eat (and barbecue) outside. And when our toddler grandson visited he was safely enclosed. Just right. We had all the (good quality) equipment we could have needed in the apartment. I have never seen such a comprehensively equipped kitchen in any other property that I have rented. And if there was anything else we needed, Lynn would have sourced it. I am a wheelchair user and always have huge problems finding suitabke properties that actually live up to their descriptions. Lynn kindly allowed my daughter to visit before booking to verify the space and access. I needed a small ramp to help with the sill of the sliding door to the garden. Lynns partner actually made one for me before we arrived. Care and concern is what Lynn provides best for her visitors. She is available to assist at the most particularly unexpected times and everything is handled professionally. This is a good option for other wheelchair users. Sufficient space inside to manoeuvre, parking spaces on the street outside usually, in addition to the garage space, buses to the city on Victoria Road (5-10 minutes walk). The ferry proved a bit too far for us to walk (about 20 minutes for most people). I almost hesitate to give a good review as there is already a steady flow of satisfied return visitors! Thank you Lynn for all your help. It was lovely to meet you and your family and we very much hope to be back again soon.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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5

Absolutely one of the BEST properties around!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Sydney and found Lynn's place purely by accident. Everyone asked why Drummoyne (outside of Sydney)? First, it was an accident since we didn't really know what we were doing but couldn't have asked for a better location. The Opal card gets you everywhere in Sydney trains, buses, and ferry's, so pick one up anywhere in town. We actually were able to get ours at the airport before we arrived. If you're from out of town, you don't need a car,

Sydney's transportation is absolutely wonderful. I would recommend a taxi to the property and the Opal card to get everywhere else from Circular Quay in downtown. The bus stop was a short walk up the street (about 2 - 3 blocks) and will take you to downtown Sydney and you can get everywhere on train, bus or ferry from there. The ferry stop is only about 1/4 of a mile away and an easy walk. Lynn provided everything you could need and the washer and dryer made travelling easy. Another really nice feature of the property is having the Yacht club next door and they provided us great meals and entertainment throughout the week along with the Birkenhead Factory Outlet next door. Lynn made sure we had everything we needed and the BBQ was great to cook our own meals at home. I would highly recommend this property to all my friends and family. Get away from the city and into a nice suburb with Oceanfront views and your own beach! The city is crowded and other than limited restaurants in Drummoyne, the property really offers a lot of value for younger and older alike.

This is great for couples, families and anyone just interested in a nice surrounding! Another great thing they have are park areas to walk and watching the sail boats out of the yacht club.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Notes

  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 4 guests. Property has 2 beds and can sleep a maximum 5 guests

    Mandatory Costs
    Bond Deposit: $500 per stay
    End of lease clean: $200 per stay

    Optional Costs
    Function-neg: $150 per stay
    Pet - per night: $30 per night
    Pet Clean- end lease: $130 per stay
    Internet- per day : $10 per night

    * Ask the owner to arrange these

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