Lap poolLounge with Zoe the cat
Private room
2 Guests
1 Bed
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About this listing

Staying in Newtown means you get all the fun of Sydney, with all the fun people. This is seriously the best part of Sydney and Newtown is known for its eateries, coffee shops, book stores, art galleries, cinema and bars. It is awesome.

Lap pool

Lap pool

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The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Pet Owner: Dog(s) and Cat(s)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: $24 / night after the first guest
Security Deposit: $157
Weekly discount: 0%
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

The house is in Newtown in a quiet street with large trees and a park. You just have to cross the park to get to King street. The shops, train station, hospital and the University are 5 minutes away.

The house is very modern with a lap pool. Spread over 3 floors it has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a large open plan kitchen, lounge, laundry and garage. The bedroom has a nice comfortable double bed, a desk and chair, lots of wardrobe space, a fan, air/con and a balcony. There is facility for tea and coffee in your room. You can put breakfast stuff in the kitchen but no cooking allowed. I live with two cats(one Burmese and one Devon Rex) and one small poodle and they are the kind of animals that is no problem with people with allergies. There is wireless internet for you to use. The house is quiet and everyone gets along really well and of course you can use the pool anytime. The bathroom is immaculate and yours only.

If you are coming to Sydney, you can take the taxi straight to my house for about $40.00 or the train to Newtown station.I have traveled all my life and will help you whenever I can.

I will help you with restaurants, buses, train and answered any questions regarding this beautiful city that Sydney is.

Interaction with Guests

As much or as little as you want.

The Neighborhood

Newtown is very convenient to the Airport and Sydney's CBD. The Sydney University and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital are also within a short stroll away. Once a modest working class area, Newtown now boasts one
of the most popular restaurant strips which this city has to offer. Excellent eating from many nationalities abounds here. Best of all you don't have to be on an endless budget to enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner. There are 300 restaurants close by in Newtown and most of them very reasonably priced.

Our local area is now one of the most sought after residential addresses. Businesses, particularly restaurants, have flocked to King Street, which is at Newtown's heart. The area is well serviced with smart shopping and is now a far cry from its modest beginnings in the 1960's.

Culturally Newtown is like no other suburb in Sydney, or, quite possibly, Australia. Here is the highest concentration of live theater venues found anywhere in the country. Newtown is a stimulating melting pot of society. Walking down King Street you can pass Uni students, colorful artists, same-sex couples, elderly locals, wealthy professionals and young families. Newtown's café culture offers a perfect opportunity to sit back and absorb the surrounding atmosphere. Enjoy a coffee while partaking in the favorite local pass time of people watching.

There is a refreshing air of tolerance about this place. You can tell there are no expectations made - you can be comfortable with whoever you want to be in Sydney's Newtown. You could imagine that you are on the Plateau in Montreal or the Left Bank of Paris.

There are 300 restaurants close by in Newtown and most of them very reasonably priced.

House Rules
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events

Be gentle with the animals and kind with the resident. You can use the kitchen for breakfast only.

Safety Features
Smoke Detector

1 night minimum stay

Lounge with Zoe the cat

Lounge with Zoe the cat

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Sydney, Australia · Member since June 2011

I am a French Canadian woman who came to Australia long time ago just to visit and I never left. I love traveling more than anything and love meeting new people. I fell in love with Sydney and it's people because it is a new country, it is free and the climate is semi-tropical. What's not to like?

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