Inner city, self- contained oasis.

Cabin - Entire home/apt · Kensington Road, Kensington, NSW 2033, Australia

A beautiful contemporary studio set at the back of a private leafy garden with a wide verandah, city views.With its own bathroom and light spacious living area it is less than 30 minutes from city, eastern beaches, parks and 10 min. walk to UNSW.

The Space

Built as an artist's studio, it has good light, high ceilings, sliding doors to a long wide verandah which looks out to a private lush garden and views of the district and city. There is a modern bathroom, as well as a food preparation area including a micro wave,toaster and bar fridge.( light meals only.) Tea, coffee and milk as well as a European breakfast including seasonal fruits, yogurt, cereals, jam and toast are provided.There is a comfortable queen bed as well as a comfortable fold out single bed, dining table and four chairs. Ideal for two. Can sleep 3.
This studio is almost in the heart of the city and so close to beaches and parks and clubs. Its a retreat in the city. Parking is always available. WIFI, TV, DVD included.

Guest Access

Guests have an independent side entrance and walk down the side of the main residence and up to the upper level private back garden studio.
We have a dog who is totally sweet, placid quiet and friendly. Public buses very frequent.
Absolutely no Smoking.

Interaction with Guests

I will greet the guests and see that they have everything they need and help orientate them. Plenty of information available in the studio and I am happy to tell you a lot about Sydney and points of interests.
No extra guests allowed other than those on the booking.

The Neighborhood

Our neighbourhood Kensington is peaceful yet almost in the city centre, close to universities, beaches, Centennial Park and even the airport is only 15 minutes by car as we are very close to the freeway which means you can get to almost any part of Sydney and out of Sydney easily. We are also walking distance to the latest art precinct of Danks Street in Surry Hills and walking distance to Fox Studio precinct for farmer's markets, movies and restaurants. Central to everything.

Getting around

There are a multitude of buses down the street going to all parts of Sydney and its a 10 minutes walk to Greens Square rail station. You can park in the drive way if if there is no other parking available.

Other Things to Note

There is a secure entrance gate which must be locked at all times and a sensor lght which is activated by waving, then four steps as soon as the gate opens, take care at night.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $29 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $673 /week
Monthly Price: $2691 /month
Check Out: 10:00 AM
Cancellation: Moderate
Pet Owner: Dog(s)

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • Michal ist sehr sympathisch, hilfsbereit, dabei zurückhaltend, wenn man gerne allein sein möchte. Das von ihrem Haus getrennte Gartenhaus mit einem Zimmer, Kücheneinrichtung und kleinem Bad (WC, Dusche) ist nicht luxuriös, aber funktional, durchdacht und sauber, dabei sehr ruhig. Gute Beschreibung und anderes Info-Material. Die Ausstattung mit Mikrowelle, Kühlschrank, Heißwasserbereiter, Eierkocher, Besteck und Geschirr ermöglicht Selbstversorgung; Flachbild-TV, DVD-Player (mit DVDs), Elektro-Radiator, zusätzliche Decken helfen, Regentage zu Hause zu verbringen. Einkaufsmöglichkeiten in ca. 10 Minuten Fußentfernung, wo auch die Busse halten; gute Verbindung zur City. Flughafen nicht weit, auch per Bus (und Taxi nicht zu teuer). Besonders gefreut hat uns, dass Michal mehr Vorräte zum Verbrauch bereitgestellt hat, als wir brauchten; es standen auch nach Ankunft mal Frühstücks-Gebäck und eine kühle Flasche Weißwein vor der Tür. Dass Michal für uns telefonisch ein Taxi für den Morgen des Abflugs reservierte, fanden wir sehr nett. Wir können diese Unterkunft wirklich empfehlen.

    April 2014
  • Michal is a most kind and generous host. She enhanced our stay with various goodies and a bottle of wine.
    The room is tastefully and functionally equipped with a deck to enjoy the morning sun. Storage for luggage is limited.

    April 2014
  • We had a great stay at Michal's place. We felt very welcomed & at home for our short stay in Sydney.

    March 2014
  • Very cute studio apartment that suited our needs very well. Loved discovering nearby Danks St arts precinct despite the Sydney traffic! The frangipanis on the path, humidity and electrical storms brought back fond childhood memories.

    March 2014
  • It was an absolute pleasure to stay at this Little oasis! I couldn't have felt more at home. There was everything I could have needed. It was close to public transport, accessible to the airport and to the city and in a lovely neighbourhood. I would highly recommend anyone to stay here who is heading to Sydney! Thank you again for a wonderful stay!

    March 2014
  • This was our second stay with Michal. Once again, it was excellent. She communicated with us before we arrived (we were slow to respond due to the flurry of travel but it's still reassuring to get communication from the host before arrival). The arrangements for the key were simple and worked out fine. The studio is very sweet, the bed's nice and firm (I'm fussy - I don't sleep well unless the surface is firm), spotlessly clean, generous breakfast provisions (selection of cereals, fresh fruit, tea, coffee). The studio feels quite private from the house and we enjoyed the frangipani trees and the open western sky. It's surprisingly quiet in Kensington.
    I'm sure we'll try and stay with Michal again soon.

    March 2014
  • Michal, we miss SO much your oasi!
    Don't miss her accomodation when you go to Sydney.

    March 2014
  • I was really enjoying the stay in Michal cozy house during my last visit to Sydney. It was such a "warm" experience, a warm welcome from Michal with warm smile and refreshment, Michal stayed really late to open the gate for us since we arrived quite late; a warm wood house, small but have everything, and a nice garden in front; a warm farewell from Michal, I was so impressed with the bread and flower for my early flight.
    great thanks and I wish Michal you could visit us some day in the future.

    February 2014
  • The apartment is an old artists studio (artists require lots of light) so would be best suited to early risers. Jesse the dog is a lovely old man but does like a bit of a bark between 8.30 & 9 so again suited to early risers.
    The host is lovely, accommodating and informative.
    On arrival we were greeted with a bottle of bubbly for our honeymoon as well as ample breakfast items.
    The apartment is well equipped for short stays if you like eating out or take-aways and there are plenty of eateries within a 5 min walk.
    A lack of kitchen sink and somewhere to put our general rubbish when the bin was full (lots of recycling bins) meant we had to leave the place messier than we'd have liked.
    The veranda was lovely and we enjoyed having drinks in the sun there.
    It is slightly further from the city centre than we were expecting but the bus route was explained to us by Michal and was fab.
    We wouldnt hesitate to stay again if we were ever lucky enough to return to beautiful Aus so thank you.

    February 2014
  • Really nice and cozy place to explore Sydney from, as buses to the CBD are right down the street from Michal's place. Michal was very sweet and provided us with fresh fruits, bread, milk, cereal, and even got us yummy croissants for breakfast one day! Jessie, the dog, is absolutely adorable.

    February 2014
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UNSW (The University of New South Wales)
Teacher, Artist, Art Therapist
Hi, I discovered Airb&b when planning a trip last year. We had a great time and stayed in 8 listings in 2 continents. I took my time choosing places and it paid off. All the 8 listings were very good and a few were outstanding for different reasons. All the hosts were genuine, caring and interesting people.We took care of their places and have been invited back to all of them. What more can I say? As a guest traveling the world I know I was looking for a good sleep on a comfortable bed and a pleasant outlook that felt safe so I could enjoy being a tourist .The fact that we also met lovely interesting people and that I didn't break the bank with Hotel prices, well that was good too.I can confidently offer you this with my studio listing and its location is perfect for accessing the city, universities and beaches. I love nature and enjoy nurturing my garden and other creative activities. I can point you in the direction of art galleries and good live music.
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