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Private Urban Oasis - Just 7km from Perth CBD

Dianella WA, Australia
  • House1291 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay1 - 3 nights

Family Friendy Mid-Century Modern Retro Renovated Resort Style + a Pool & Cubby

While you're our guests, we want you to feel at home in luxury resort-style accommodation. On a quiet tree lined street in a fantastic central location, is a fully renovated holiday Oasis. It's affordable luxury for up to 6 guests, ideal for travelers wanting luxury accommodation in the privacy of your own fully renovated holiday home. It really is a destination itself for relaxation, self cateri

It's the perfect place for families looking to enjoy a fantastic getaway, to relax and unwind, with loads of fun & resort style facilities in the plunge pool (& a fantastic kids cubby), where you experience the kind of luxury features and facilities you deserve.

This 3 bedroom 1 bath mid-century modern house can sleep up to a maximum of 6 adult guests. We cater well for families with children, we can provide cots & high chairs, at no extra cost. There are 2 x Queen Beds + 2 x king-single beds).

Reverse cycle air-conditioning keeps the whole house cool in summer & warm in winter.

The front yard is fully enclosed to give you a private space nestled around a lush gorgeous garden,. The plunge pool has its own separate glass fence, both front and rear outdoor areas are connected by a decked path very private, the high front garden gate even has a child lock so the kids can play happily and safely in the yard.

At this holiday oasis, you have a fully equipped HOUSE with a cool retro vibe and in a great central location, just about everything you'd like to see is a short drive away. 5 mins drive to fabulous shopping, 7km from Perth City & Kings Park. The Swan River is nearby & just a 15 minute drive to where the beautiful SWAN VALLEY begins. Many of the same world class Margaret River wineries in the South West are ALSO in the Swan Valley, but so much closer than 6hr drive to Margaret River, Swan Valley is right on your doorstep in just 15 mins. There are also plenty of Cafes & many Alfresco dining Restaurants, cellar door wine tastings, 2 Chocolate Factories, art galleries plus loads of family friendly attractions nearby.

The salt water plunge pool stays warm with a solar pool blanket, extending the swimming season from around October to April.

Sitting in the Spa Seats in the Pool, you're surrounded by wall to wall green space in a beautiful garden. You can swim against the powerful swim jets in the pool for fitness or just for the kids to have fun to ride on with a small inflatable.

You can relax on the deck by the plunge pool with a chilled beverage with plenty for the kids to do while you get some well-earned relaxation.(but Strictly No Parties Policy)

Central location.

Dianella is just 15 minutes from the Airport, it's close-by to several local Restaurant and Cafe districts (Mt Lawley, Northbridge, Leederville, Subiaco, East Perth & City) or for those born to shop, there's some sensational shopping just 5 mins away (Galleria Morley), or in Perth City or grab some fantastic bargains from Perth's Warehouse outlet shopping in West Perth.

Watching the sunset over the Indian Ocean is a must see or take a walk on Perth's beautiful white sandy beaches. City Beach, Trigg Beach, & Scarborough Beach are just a short 20 minute drive away.

Local attractions like

Rottnest lsland, Penguin Island, Perth Zoo, Kings Park (+ the Tree-top walk & glass bridge), see over 3000 wildflowers in Botanic Gardens, amazing views overlooking the Swan River and Perth City skyline close by to National Parks & stunning parks & gardens, plus loads of fun playgrounds for the kids. Go for a picnic or bushwalk through John Forrest National Parks & Walyunga National Park, or kayak down from Avon River into the Swan River.

Beautiful Architecture around historic Fremantle + the weekend markets & Market Street Cafes are a treat to the senses..


Inside, this mid-century modern home has been renovated to a very high standard. Gran

For in home entertainment there is new technology including 4K Smart TV, Chromecast & a Bluetooth Soundbar with sub for your own music

DVD player and a collection of Free DVD movies.

For the kids a huge collection of Lego, books & board games are all provided.

Out the back you will find the tree house cubby up a ladder with a view through the trees adjacent to the rear alfresco patio area where you can keep an eye on the kids while you relax under the ceiling fan in the back Alfresco patio.

All Linen and towels are provided:

* NEW white waffle premium standard bedding on all the beds

* Crisp freshly laundered 1000tc Egyptian cotton sheets, pillowcases, large fluffy bath towels, hand towels, face washers, Cabana pool towels, tea towels and bathmat are all supplied.

* Instant coffee, tea bags, sugar, & all essential supplies are provided, plus a coffee plunger an espresso coffee machine & grinder.

*2 Port-a-cots with mattress' 2 high-chairs provided if required, plus bed rails available for our little VIP guests all at no charge.

If you love to cook, the gourmet chef's kitchen has it all:

* Fully equipped kitchen, cookware, utensils, toaster, toasted sandwich maker, rice cooker, kettle, coffee plunger, espresso coffee machine & coffee bean grinder.

* full size dishwasher,

* Smeg 5 burner cooktop rangehood & oven,

* huge 3 door pull-out pantry

* a side by side large family size fridge freezer, with chilled filtered water + an ice dispenser on the door.

* Washing machine, Clothes dryer, Iron & Ironing Board.

* The bathroom has a luxurious indulgent extra-roomy rain shower, hairdryer & separate toilet.

* Out in the back deck for alfresco dining or drinks with family & friends is a dining table (seats 8), enclosed with cafe blinds, a deluxe BBQ with wok burner & glass hood.

* In the back yard is a fantastic cubby to entertain the kids with a working crane, their own kitchen & a chandelier.

FREE WIFI is INCLUDED, unlimited high speed for you to watch streamed movies and TV shows (with Chromecast) Netflix, You tube, & Stan. If you are an overseas visitor, buy a $2 pre-paid phone SIM to swap into your phone for Wifi to help you find your way around our City.

A Breakfast Hamper is an optional extra, in the fridge filled with a few fresh essentials like fresh milk, bread, eggs, butter, coffee beans, fresh fruit & yoghurt, fruit juice + selection of mini cereals when you check-in (at cost - $45)

Brand NEW retro furniture, desinger furnishings, bedding, linen & new technology.

Local Attractions.

* 15 mins drive to Swan Valley, with cellar door wine tastings at local Wineries, Breweries, local Restaurants, Art Galleries, horse riding & 2 Chocolate factories with free samples!

Great picnic spots at Walyunga National Park beside the Avon river with bush walking trails.

*10 mins drive to Kings Park with the Stunning views over the Swan River, the City, with a tree-top walk & 3000 wildflowers in WA's Botanic Gardens.

* Short drive to Street Cafes in trendy Mt Lawley or Inglewood, or just a 10-15 min drive to sample the world class food in Perth's Cafe/Restaurant districts in Leederville, Subiaco, Northbridge, Perth City Centre, East Perth or the Beach Cafe's In Cottesloe, Scarborough or TrigCity Beach.

*10 mins drive to City to Cultural Centre in Northbridge, State Theatre, Perth Arena, Museum, Art Gallery of WA. See ticketek or ticketmaster for what's on in Perth, plus great live Comedy and live theatre.

*15 mins drive to park in South Perth Zoo or drive to Barrack Street Jetty on Perth Esplanade, catch ferry across Swan River to South Perth + a short walk to Perth Zoo.

*Take a day trip to Rottnest Island. Ferries leave from Elizabeth Quay Jetty on Perth Esplanade or from Fremantle or Hillarys Boat Harbour.

* 20 min drive beach at Hillarys ideal for under 5yo, next to entrance to "the Great Escape" Hillarys Marina with a shaded playground on sand, wind protected beach.

*20 min drive to City Beach, Trigg Beach (or Scarborough Beach

* 25 mins drive to AQWA -

Aquarium of WA & Great Escape Waterpark at Hillary's Marina

* 20 mins drive to Galaxy Drive-in Kingsley.

* 10 mins drive to Malaga Weekend markets

* 45 mins drive to Fremantle Markets (Fri Sat Sun), Cafes & Restaurants, Pubs etc

* 2 mins drive to Greater Union Cinemas Galleria Shopping Centre

* 5 mins to Morley Rollerdrome.

* 5 mins away is Bayswater Waves Public Pool with giant wave pool

* Caversham Wildlife Park is close-by, just 15 minute drive, have a photo taken holding a Koala, handfeed Kangaroos, see native animals up close, no glass fences.

* an indoor climbing wall "the hangout" in Bayswater

* Indoor Go Carts on race tracks (Over 8 - 10yo)


There many beautiful Parks & Gardens closeby

* just 250m away in Light Street is Dianella Open Space, bike paths & an adventure playground

*Just 7 min drive away is Hyde Park -Vincent St Highgate where you can see ducks, long necked turtles around the lake, a playground & stunning huge old growth trees.

Within 10-15 mins drive away:

* In summer there are 10 outdoor movie venues under the stars, some have deck chairs or bean bags, or take a picnic blanket, some are licensed, some BYO.

* Kings Park (great views of Swan River & City),

* Lake Monger in Leederville - see WA's iconic black swans .

* Whiteman Park, (picnic or bbq amongst Kangaroos & emu's).

* Caversham Wildlife Park is adjacent to Whiteman Park, has many native animals - handfeed a Kangaroo or have your Photo taken with a Koala.

* Bardon Park on river in Maylands has great playgrounds + free BBQ picnic areas by the Swan River, + a lovely bike path/walk along the Swan River into East Perth Marina.

* Faulkner Park on Abernethy Rd in Belmont (Man-made) Volcano with fine cold mist "erupting", a flying fox, with swings, tunnels, sandpit, free BBQ + picnic tables

* Bike Hire - There are bike paths along the Swan River, East Perth, Lake Monger in Leederville, bike paths along the coast.


* Closest public transport 7 mins walk to Walter Rd Bus into City. Bayswater Train Station is 2km


Julie & Rick Vincent

Member Since 2015
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About Julie & Rick Vincent

We live Closeby, We love meeting travellors from all over the globe, sharing the beautiful places to see while you're here in Perth.

Julie & Rick Vincent purchased this House in 2007

Why Julie & Rick Vincent chose Dianella

We cater especially to families with children. It is fully equipped for everything you'll need, loads of lego, toys, games & children's books AND a fabulous penthouse cubby for the kids. We have 2 Cots 2 highchairs, toddler bed rails even a baby bath & baby bouncer. We are very much family-friendly. The house has had a recent upgrade with the latest technology, updated appliances, super comfy beds, fine 1000 thread count quality linen, Egyptian Cotton bath towels, even Cabana Pool Towels are all supplied, Built in the 60's, its got a very cool funky retro vibe in the furnishings, with loads of character from the original features, architect designed, blended with that mid-century modern style, renovated inside & out with Blue Opal Black Granite in the fully equipped Chefs kitchen, marble vanity, frameless glass, rain shower, it's a destination itself if you like to relax in a private retreat, central to local attractions, shops & shopping, restaurants & coffee shops, Scenic local attractions within a short drive. Its got the latest technology, vibrant iconic retro decor, If you are looking for a relaxing space as a base for your family holiday, its ideal and in a great central but quiet & peaceful location.Its a beautiful space, from the outdoor living rooms, to every room inside, the original artwork throughout to the luxury standards of the renovations. Because we do have families from all over the world share the house and outdoor spaces, we cannot accept any party booking, and because we cater to a maximum of 6 guests - We have a STRICT NO PARTIES POLICY. We are serious about protecting our house (& our neighbours & for future guests), for families with children so they can play outside safely, so please no glass by the pool. Any Party plans? Please book somewhere else where Party Bookings are accepted, we can recommend many alternatives. Due to mis-behaviour of very few, we have a minimum age of 25+ of Primary Guest. Photo ID may be required.

What makes this House unique

We are a family of 3 with a daughter who is now 17. The house we now share with others from all over the world, was our home for aln8 years. We had so many happy memories here where our daughter grew up, the cubby house where she played for countless hours with her friends, the plunge pool is where our daughter learned to swim in. The lush garden we planted every plant, vine, flower, shrub and the huge Shady Trees inside the front yard, we have watched it grow into a beautiful lush and the very private oasis it is now. We spent a lot of time outdoors with our family and friends by the pool, and having barbeque's alfresco on the decked back patio, all year round with the café blinds. We realised that we had something unique to share with visitors to WA. We missed Perth, so a year ago, we returned to our old neighbourhood and moved back to Dianella, so now we live just 5 minutes away from the house. The holiday house has become a successful second business for us, our guests and a wonderful experience is very important to us, and judging from the positive feedback we’ve gotten over the past 2 years, then we’re consistently impressing our guests. Praise from our guests in their reviews has inspired us to continue to improve the house, its facilities, and the overall experience for our guests, its highly satisfying for both of us. We love to share the locals guide to the highlights of places not to be missed, the truly amazing and family friendly places to visit while visiting Perth, and to be able to share these experiences with those closest to you, we aim to make this holiday something unforgettable, that you will want to return here for years to come. Many of the best kept secrets of places to visit in Perth we recommend not just places to visit, but unique and unusual, truly delicious food at some of our best cafes & restaurants.. We believe that being hosts offers us the opportunity to play a role as a Tourism partner for visitors to Western Australia.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, Queen bed (+Port-a-cot if required)
      • Bedroom 2
        2 twin/ single, Adult size king-Single beds
      • Bedroom 3
        1 king


        • 1 Bathroom


              • Budget
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Iron & Board
                      • Air Conditioning
                        Fujitsu Reverse Cycle Split System inverter Air-Conditioning in living room cools whole house (Double brick construction + ceiling insulation). Ceiling Fan in Master bedroom, Fan in Bedroom 3
                      • Garage
                        Remte control double garage
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                        Fujitsu reverse cycle Temperature controlled split system cycle Air-conditioning in living room + Column oil heaters in all bedrooms.
                      • Internet
                        Free unlimited WiFi high speed ADSL
                      • Clothes Dryer
                        Fisher & Paykel sensor dryer with wrinkle guard.
                      • Linens Provided
                        1000 thread count luxury linen provided, Premium luxury white waffle Logan & Mason Platinum bedding.
                      • Living Room
                        Funky cool vibe with designer furniture (Noguchi Coffee table, Arco Floorlamp) & Retro Shag Pile rugs, furnishings.
                      • Parking
                        Secure Free Parking for 2 Cars in garage, + 2 cars in driveway
                      • Towels Provided
                        Large Egyptian Cotton bath towels (6 per Stay) + Cabana Pool Towels (6 per Stay) + Bath mats, tea towels, hand towels, face washers.
                      • Washing Machine
                        Fisher & Paykel Top Loader + washing powder provided.
                      • Free Wifi


                          • Coffee Maker
                            Espresso COFFEE machine + grinder + coffee plunger
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Child's Highchair
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 6 people


                                  • Books
                                    Beautiful Childrens Books for childrem Age 0-13 years.
                                  • DVD Player
                                    + Free DVD's - Childrens DVD movies (+Childrens Channel on Free to air TV & Selection of family Movies, and Rated M movies + Live Comedy,
                                  • Games
                                    Board Games +
                                  • Stereo
                                    Wireless bluetooth Soundbar connected through the TV. Just turn on to play your music on playlist on your device or digital radio stations though TV channels
                                  • Television
                                    4K Smart TV (+ Google Chromecast) Wireless bluetooth Soundbar
                                  • Toys
                                    Loads of Lego,


                                      • Deck / Patio
                                        Two decked outdoor living rooms. Back patio enclosed with Cafe Blinds for year round use. Ceiling fan in back Alfresco Area.
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                        Wall to wall waterfall of green space in an established garden, vertical gardens on all four boundary fences. Shady trees, a mass of colour and fragrant in Springtime.
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                        Hooded BBQ with wok burner in decked alfresco dining (seats 8)

                                        Pool / Spa

                                          • Private Pool
                                            Salt water plunge pool (10,000 litre) with 3 Spa Seats + 2 x 2 hp Swim Jets to swim against for fitness or for kids to ride on small inflatables. Solar Pool blanket extends swim season (Sept-April).


                                              • marina
                                              • arboretum
                                              • botanical garden
                                              • churches
                                              • cinemas
                                              • coin laundry
                                              • festivals
                                              • forests
                                              • library
                                              • live theater
                                              • autumn foliage
                                              • museums
                                              • playground
                                              • pond
                                              • recreation center
                                              • restaurants
                                              • synagogues
                                              • water parks
                                              • winery tours
                                              • zoo

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • antiquing
                                                  • bird watching
                                                  • gambling casinos
                                                  • horseback riding
                                                  • outlet shopping
                                                  • photography
                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • sight seeing
                                                  • walking

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • ATM/bank
                                                      • Babysitter
                                                      • fitness center
                                                      • groceries
                                                      • hospital
                                                      • laundromat
                                                      • massage therapist
                                                      • medical services

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • paragliding
                                                          • basketball court
                                                          • fishing
                                                          • freshwater fishing
                                                          • golf
                                                          • hiking
                                                          • ice skating
                                                          • jet skiing
                                                          • mountain biking
                                                          • cycling
                                                          • pier fishing
                                                          • roller blading
                                                          • sailing
                                                          • surf fishing
                                                          • surfing
                                                          • swimming
                                                          • tennis
                                                          • water skiing
                                                          • wind-surfing

                                                            House Rules

                                                            Check-in: 2:00 PM

                                                            Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                            Cancellation Policy

                                                            Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

                                                            12 Reviews


                                                            Latest reviews

                                                            Perfect Stay

                                                            Kheng BoonSingapore

                                                            We stayed in this property for 4 nights and we enjoyed our stay here. The house is well designed, clean & new, fully equipped, it's truly a home to live in. The kids were thoroughly enjoyed the cubby at the back of the house, it's nicely built and safely within the house, kids spent lots of hours playing in it, besides the toys and story books in the house. It's a very suitable and nice property for a family and group to stay in.

                                                            Fantasic host, perfect location, amazing property

                                                            Tracey W.Karratha, Western Australia, Australia

                                                            My first contact with Julie was warm and inviting and although extremely helpful and always available was also non-intrusive at all. The location of the house to shopping, restaurants and so many amenities was literary just around the corner. The house itself was totally amazing! it has everything and I mean EVERYTHING you could possibly need to make your home away from home. The complementary hamper we received on arrival was such a thoughful and personal touch, along with heaters on prior to our arrival to provide a warm and inviting welcome. With a stocked pantry and every utensil you could need to cook up a storm in the recently renovated kitchen with all the mod cons. The house itself was immaculately clean, all furniture new and the beds so comfortable, fantastic rain shower head with plenty of water pressure. Sadly we missed out on splashing in the pool but was lovely to sit and relax on the outdoor decking after a long day of shopping and enjoying the sights. Would most certainly recommend to any and all looking for an amazing place to stay when all home comforts, privacy, location and relaxing are at the top of your agenda this place has it all. I will most definitely be staying here on my next visit to Perth. Huge thank you to Julie and Rick

                                                            Fabulous stay & highly recommend.

                                                            Tommy LeeMalaysia

                                                            We feel very lucky that we are the 1st families to stay in after the new renovation. We love the house very much. My kids love the back yard cubby house & enjoying. My mum like the house very much, especially kitchen with complete equipment. And also a very warm welcome breakfast hamper with fresh fruits, eggs, bread, milk & mini cereals.

                                                            I shown few of the picture of the house & enviroment to my friends, they love it & want to stay in when they travel to Perth.

                                                            Good location by 15-20min between airport & CBD. 2min drive to Gelleria Shoping Mall which have Coles, Woolworths, Kmart, many of restaurant & cafe, and also a 24 hour Spudshed fresh food market.

                                                            Lovely home to stay in!

                                                            TOBY C.Collie, Western Australia, Australia

                                                            We loved our stay at this property. It is clean, comfortable, the pool is great and the owners are wonderful to deal with. The house is super close to the shops and restaurants.

                                                            Very well presented

                                                            Pete and DonnaNew Zealand

                                                            We enjoy our stay pool was great handy to shops malls etc quiet area

                                                            Stellar Pre and Post Service, Excellent Property

                                                            EN KWANG H.Singapore

                                                            This is a very well appointed property. The beds are good, the kitchen well supplied and there are storybooks, toys, videos, a cubby house to keep the kids happy even on a rainy day. The effort and pride of the owners is clearly evident in the property itself and in the resource file provided to help initiate and orientate guests. The property is also located in a peaceful and good spot with easy reach to malls and food places. We appreciated the effort made by the host during the stay and it added on to a solid memorable experience. Thank you Julie. We give this property two thumbs up.


                                                            Dianella WA, Australia

                                                            Swan Valley Wineries, boutique breweries, two chocolate factories (with free samples). City Beach, Scarborough Beach and Trigg Beach are 20-25 minutes drive. Treetop walk at Kings Park is 400 Hectares (1hectare =10,000 m2) of protected National Park,-City within 2km of the City CBD with panoramic views over the Swan RIVER and Perth CITY and Perth Esplanade & Barrack Street Jetty where Rottnest Island Fast Ferries & South Perth Jetty run Transperth Ferry across the Swan River Foreshore (Elizabeth Quay) and South Perth. From Kings Park there are panoramic views to the Perth Hills. Climb the Treetop walk, the Glass Bridge, see over 3000 Wildflowers at Botanic Gardens ALL up at Kings Park (+ several fantastic playgrounds for the kids, big hit is the giant Dinosaur & Crocodile at Synergy Parkland at Kings Park). Rottnest Island (Ferries depart from Barrack St Jetty Perth City), Penguin Island (Sea Lions), Adventureworld Water Theme Park over Summer. Twilight Sailing from Hillarys Marina, Hire a Motor Boat from East Perth, Barrack St, Mandurah Marina. Golf Clubs at Embleton Public Golf Course, Mt Lawley, The Vines Resort Golf course. Tennis Club in Mt Lawley. Street Cafe/Restaurant Districts within 5 - 15 minute drive in Mt Lawley, Leederville, Northbridge, Closest local restaurants in Morley/Dianella Choice of Day Spa's, Gym's, Stunning Parks & Gardens Ice-skating, Water ski Park in Baldivis, Morley Rollerdrome, Malaga, Ice skating, in Malaga & Mirrabooka. Heated Wave Pool in Bayswater 10 Outdoor Cinemas (during Summer) within 15 minute drive. Live Comedy Live Theatre, Dance, Live Music, Art Galleries From Northbridge to Perth City into Subiaco, within a 15-20 minute drive (or catch a Bus or Train into Perth City). So Much More to see.. www.justanotherdayinwa.com.au

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