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Large studio with heated floor + cinema, near CBD

Matthew is a superhost.

Large studio with heated floor + cinema, near CBD

3 guestsStudio1 bed1 bath
3 guests
1 bed
1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the guest suite to yourself.
Sparkling clean
16 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Matthew is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

Located just one block away from the Footscray riverside arts precinct (less than 6 kilometres from Melbourne CBD), this light-filled, expansive, secure and private studio apartment with independent access, is a short stroll to public transport, cafes, hotels, scenic river walks, galleries & more!

~ private entrance/studio
~ off-street parking
~ under floor heating
~ light-filled
~ king futon bed
~ HD cinema
~ Chromecast for streaming
~ filtered water tap
~ close to PT, eateries & CBD


Free parking on premises
Hair dryer
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 king bed



147 reviews
Barbara User Profile
November 2019
Fantastic location, close proximity to public transportation into Melbourne, lots of food options within walking distance, very large and clean space with lots of storage, excellent home entertainment area (cinema, surround sound, connecting your own music), very modern in art…
Matthew User Profile
Response from Matthew:
Thanks so much for your generous review Barbara! You were a very special guest and we were super lucky to host you. Naturally you're welcome back anytime!
November 2019
William User Profile
July 2019
The place is well loved and well cared for, and your hosts Matt and Genevieve go above and beyond to make sure you are comfortable and have everything you could need. Despite being on a shared property, you have complete privacy and will feel very comfortable in the space. The…
Matthew User Profile
Response from Matthew:
Thanks William for your kind review! It was such a pleasure hosting you, and I hope we get to host you again one day!
July 2019
Jie User Profile
June 2019
Most well-designed airbnb we've ever lived in. Beautiful open plan layout with many nice touches and characters. Great location in one of the most interesting areas in Melbourne. The place was sparkling clean and had all the amenities we needed and more. Truly a pleasure to stay…
Matthew User Profile
Response from Matthew:
Thanks Jie for such a kind and heartfelt review! It was very much our pleasure hosting the two of you!
June 2019
Emily User Profile
February 2019
This space exceeded my expectations, Matthew and Genevieve were such kind considerate hosts, I became sick after arriving and Genevieve showed up with supplements lozenges and tea for me. The space is immaculate and beautiful and located very close to the train so transportation…
Matthew User Profile
Response from Matthew:
Thanks Emily for your thoughtful review! It was lovely having you as our guest!
February 2019
Kymber User Profile
September 2017
Matthew and Genevieve have a truly amazing space! It's open, well-lit, and meticulously neat. The cinema was wonderful! Even better than the pictures. The train station is just a quick walk away, which is nice because Melbourne public transport can get you just about anywhere…
Matthew User Profile
Response from Matthew:
Thanks Kymber for your lovely review! So pleased you enjoyed your stay, and of course we'd welcome you back anytime! So glad you went for a bite next door too - they are great people running that place.
September 2017
Jerrine User Profile
January 2020
Couldn't have asked for a better place!
Matthew User Profile
Response from Matthew:
Thanks so much Jerrine - you were a dream to host!
January 2020
Zack User Profile
January 2020
The studio was a cool little pad with many thoughtful touches. Matt and Gen were both very helpful and communicated extremely well. The secure off-street parking was a huge win for me after driving 8 hours to be there.
Matthew User Profile
Response from Matthew:
Thanks Zack for your very helpful review. It was fun communicating with you & a pleasure to host you!
January 2020

Hosted by Matthew

Footscray, AustraliaJoined in September 2016
Matthew User Profile
147 Reviews
Matthew is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I live with my partner Genevieve and two kids on the property and have a blacksmithing forge in the studio at the rear. I LOVE Footscray because it's the last bastion for emerging arts and culture around the city.
Interaction with guests
We ideally like to meet our guests upon arrival. After that, feel free to be as private as you like. In fact, it's possible we may not even cross paths during the remainder of your stay. That's AOK with us if that's what you want. BUT we will be there for you in a flash if you…
Languages: English
Response rate: 90%
Response time: within an hour
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About this place
When you stay in an Airbnb, you’re staying at someone’s place.
This is Matthew’s place.
Genevieve helps host.

The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Checkout: 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events