Sun-filled apartment, great locale!

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Lyndhurst St, Richmond, VIC 3121, Australia

This apartment is a terrific base for visitors to Melbourne. It is suitable for short-term visitors, who want a central location and plenty of distractions, and also those wishing to stay longer.

The Space

The apartment is fully furnished, and will suit a single visitor, a couple, or even a small family. It is recently renovated, easy to maintain, well lit (thanks to large windows facing north, south and east), and commands a fantastic view east towards Mt Dandenong. We are located on the second floor, so there are some stairs to climb, and the building does not have an elevator.

The apartment is secure and situated on a quiet street. Make it yours while in Melbourne.

Guest Access

Amenities include a dishwasher, washing machine, television, microwave oven, iron & ironing board, and a WiFi modem. We can provide a cot suitable for a young child (under two years) upon request.

Interaction with Guests

We live only a short distance away, and are happy to help with anything that can make your stay more comfortable. But we also like to ensure you have complete privacy during your stay, and we won't bother you unless absolutely necessary. You can call or email us if you have any questions about your stay in Richmond.

The Neighborhood

The apartment is only minutes from the Bridge Rd shopping and entertainment precinct. There you will find the best new fish and chipper in Melbourne, The Fish Market (272 Bridge Rd).

For those who love Asian food, Victoria Street and its vibrant 'Little Vietnam' is only a brisk walk away. Our picks are Quan 88 (located at 88 Victoria St) and Pho Hung Vuong 2 (150 Victoria St). Both serve great Vietnamese food at affordable prices.

Sports-lovers are in for a treat too, with the Melbourne Cricket Ground (cricket, Australian Rules football, sports museum), AAMI Stadium (home to three football codes), Rod Laver Arena (tennis) and more located in the direction of the city.

Bridge Rd and Chapel St (South Yarra) are well-known fashion strips. Swan St is also teeming with places to shop and eat. We recommend Agapi (Greek food) and Richmond Oysters (superb!).

Getting around

Public transport is fantastic in this neighbourhood; it is a part of Melbourne where you can comfortably live without a car. On Bridge Rd, trams 48 and 75 take you into the city in 15 minutes via the MCG, or out to Hawthorn, Camberwell and other eastern suburbs. The No. 70 takes you to the city, via Rod Laver Arena (home to the Australian Open every January). The 78/79 tram (on Church St) goes north to Victoria Street, and south to South Yarra and St Kilda. Richmond and East Richmond stations are only a 15 minute-walk away.

Other Things to Note

The kitchen is modern and well stocked with all essential items, but we do not have an oven. It is sufficient for most short-term visitors who wish to cook.

There is only one bed, but we can supply a baby's cot upon request. The apartment is therefore suitable only for small numbers of guests.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Weekly Price: $676 /week
Monthly Price: $2899 /month
Security Deposit: $97
Cleaning Fee: $48
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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Cancellation: Strict

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  • Stayed here with the missus for a week to visit friends and explore Melbourne and we had a great stay. Excellent location, with tasty food and trams a very short walk away.

    The place was very clean and stocked with all the essentials. The best thing in the place were the pillows! So comfortable!

    It was really easy to deal with the David and everything he said was true.

    March 2014
    David
    Response from David:

    Hi Geoff -- thanks for your comments, and praise for the pillows! We love them too. FYI, they cost about $50 for a pair, at Manchester Warehouse on Bridge Road in Richmond. The brand on the tag is 'Killearneys of Australia'. Hope you can find some soon!

  • David's apartment was perfect for our long weekend in Melbourne to attend a wedding with our eight month old. The apartment contained everything we needed and was very comfortable with plenty of storage space for a one bedroom unit. It was easy to get to and extremely close to transport and attractions. We would definitely recommend staying here and would love to come back.

    February 2014
    David
    Response from David:

    Thanks Alex -- you're welcome back any time, and thank you for leaving the place in such a spotless condition!

  • Fantastically located apartment and very well equipped. Clean and comfortable. Very easy to make contact with David and replied quickly. Would recommend and will use again!! Thank you.

    February 2014
    David
    Response from David:

    Thanks Ciall -- look forward to hosting you/your folks again should they visit Melbourne!

  • ... it was our first visit in Melbourne and we now really love this city. The apartment is good located, quiet and piecefull and near to shops, restaurants and all what you need. To the CBD is only a short trip by tram (15 min).
    We could not meet our host David because he was travelling, but all was well prepared and organized and it was easy to communicate with him. He answered verry friendly and quickly all our questions. Thank you David!

    November 2012
  • David was really reactive to every enquiries that I made. His apartment is in perfect conditions. It is also well located, not even 5min away from public transportation as well as some great shops and restaurants. I stayed there for 6 days and it was perfect!

    February 2014
    David
    Response from David:

    Thanks Ben -- glad you enjoyed your stay!

  • Great flat in Melbourne, close to frequent tram service to city, walkable to MCG and tennis, very comfy all you need thanks

    January 2014
    David
    Response from David:

    Hi Alan, glad you enjoyed your stay. Come again!

  • Despite the heat, we enjoyed the apartment very much. Great location, lots of excellent eateries and easy access to CBD and St. Kilda. David and Amy are a great couple, friendly and helpful. Hope we can stay there again.

    January 2014
    David
    Response from David:

    Hi Ulrich, thanks for coming to stay in Richmond. You're most welcome to visit again. Enjoy your travels!

  • David's apartment is great and in a very good location. He also provided us very clear information for how to access his apartment and how to get the key. Thanks a lot! I love Melbourne so much!!

    January 2014
    David
    Response from David:

    Thanks Jess -- good to know you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed Melbourne. Please come again, and thank you for leaving the apartment so wonderfully clean!

  • We had a very comfortable stay. The location was great - so close to shops and transport. Instructions from the host were very clear and the apartment was well appointed with all the basics.. even some good books! Would definitely stay there again.

    January 2014
    David
    Response from David:

    Thanks Jean -- glad to know you read some of the book while you were here! David

  • Terrific cosy apartment location perfect, quiet and very comfortae bed

    December 2013
    David
    Response from David:

    You're welcome Robyn -- glad you enjoyed your stay!

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