About this listing
Why spend all that money on a hotel when you can stay in your own private luxury self contained 2 brm villa fully equipped with all the essential for less than 1/2 the price, so close to the city and all the main attractions that perth has to offer.
LUXURY RETRO STYLE VILLA/DUPLEX - PERTH conveniently located in trendy Kensington area, only 5kms from Perth City Center, very close (between 2-5kms) to the famous Burswood Casino, the Swan River, South Perth Zoo, freeways North and South and the Perth Convention Center.
It is a truly comfortable, spacious home a way from home with all the comforts and more that most Hotels do not provide. Able to sleep 4 adults with the option of an additional king single bed at $20 extra per night.
BEDROOMS: There are Queen size beds in two separate bedrooms at either end of the house which both have crisp new linen, luxury feather quilts and cozy blankets. The 2nd bedroom has a 34" LCD TV/DVD with a bed/lounge which becomes a full queen bed with the full comfort of a real bed. The unit is suitable for 2 couples or 2 singles. There is a ceiling fan in the main bedroom, floor fan in the 2nd bed room.
BATHROOM: One brand new bathroom, recently renovated to the highest standard, including curved frame shower, toilet and vanity. Hairdryer, clean towels, luxury bath robes & basic toiletries included.
LIVING AREA: Spacious, open plan living area, complete with L shaped lounge, 55" LCD TV with free Foxtel (pay TV), a small library of music CD's & DVD movies. The unit has a bran new ceiling reverse cycle air-conditioning installed for my guests comfort.
DINING AREA: Adjacent to the lounge and kitchen, the extendable dining table comfortably seats 4.
KITCHEN: Ultra modern and spacious kitchen. Has a large fridge with brand new dishwasher, microwave and gas oven, equipped with cooking appliances (toaster, coffee machine, rice cooker, pizza cooker, processor and more) also items such as coffee, tea, milk, sugar and basic cooking pantry essentials and utensils.
BREAKFAST: A selection of breakfast cereals are provided.
LAUNDRY: Equipped with washing machine, iron and ironing board. If you prefer not to do your own washing or ironing, that can easily be arranged. You only have to ask (extra cost).
OUTDOOR AREAS: two outdoor areas, the elevated front porch is shaded and is perfect to enjoy your coffee in the morning sun and sipping your evening beverage. The rear courtyard is large and quite private in beautiful new landscaped surroundings.
INTERNET: Fast Speed NBN Wireless internet is available FREE.
LOCATION: Only 5kms (8-10 min car/bus) from Perth City Center. Less than 1 minute walk to Cafe Patisserie (great for lunch or breakfast), Kebab Restaurant, Convenience Store providing home cooked meals and groceries, a newsagent, a beautician and a hairdresser for all your last minute needs . Two minute drive to the famous Victoria Park Cafe Strip, with the largest choice of restaurants available in one area in Perth, approximately 3 - 5 km stretch of cafes.
Curtin University is located only 2 km away
Being familiar with Perth's attractions, I am happy to assist you with information on sight seeing & getting around etc. Brochures of bus/train, places to see and tourist information are provided for your convenience.
PLACES TO VISIT: in Perth include:-
- Kings Park overlooking Perth's Swan River - magic for a picnic, walking, cafe, restaurant (10min car)
- Swan Valley - take a boat cruise or drive and visit the Swan Valley wine region, restaurants
- Caversham wildlife park - meet the Koalas, visit the Kangaroo's, Wombats etc.
- Hillary's Boat Harbor - visit Aqua (see our coastal marine life up close).
- Fremantle, see the markets, great restaurants, boat harbor, take a whale cruise
- Perth's amazing beaches: Cottesloe Beach, Scarborough Beach
- Rottenest Island - take a boat trip and spend the day, bike riding, snorkeling, swimming, see Quokkas.
Two minute walk to public transport giving direct access to either Fremantle or the CBD.
This luxury villa/duplex is attached to our property, so we are very close for any additional needs that may arise and unlike most is completely fully self contained as you see in the photos.
It also has ample parking for up to 2 cars.
This property is not suitable for hosting families with young children.
CHECK IN/OUT TIMES: Are flexible. Depends on other guests so please ask in advance. I do try my best to fit in with your arrival/departure times. You may leave/store your luggage with me for a late checkout for a short period depending on other guest needing to check in/out, so please ask in advance.
Photo ID / Passport might be required for copy at key hand over.
AIRPORT; drop off can be arrange (extra cost let me know) between 9.00am & 10.30pm
- Domestic Airport approx 15min car
- International Airport approx 17min car
The unit is totally private and all to yourself with its own driveway for your car parking. The front porch and backyard is for you to use/share and enjoy.
Interaction with Guests
You are more than welcome to knock on my door for any help or general questions on places to visit. If there is anything you need just ask as I am only in the unit next door.
Only 5kms (8-10 min car/bus) from Perth City Center. Less than 1 minute walk to Kebab Cafe, Convenience Store providing home cooked meals and groceries, a newsagent, a beautician and a hairdresser for all your last minute needs.
The Unit is in a quiet and peaceful safe area. All the neighbours are very friendly and courteous.
The bus is a 5 min walk to the main road which takes you to the city & to trains and other transport.
Once you are in the city there are CAT BUSSES that are free to get around.
Please leave the villa as you found it. All that really means is a sweep of the floor and a quick clean of the kitchen/bathroom surfaces.
STRICTLY NO SMOKING INSIDE - there is plenty of outdoor space!
(ashtrays must be used if smoking outdoors)
NO Parties / functions or outside guest.
Be aware that no guest other than those booked are allowed in the villa.
I expect all guest to respect the property and belongings within.
Please also respect our neighbours.
Erica was a perfect host and her place was equipped with everything we needed and beautifully appointed. She had thought of literally everything! Spotless and clean even with a bowl of chocolate treats. The accommodation had plenty of space and the shower was just lovely.
The location is very central to Perth and easy to get to the freeway. We made use of the store just up the road and had a very comfortable stay.
Hope to stay again when I am in the area again. Really excellent value and such a lovely host. Thank you Erica.
Erica was so friendly and hospitable. House was stylish, fully equipped and homely. Would not hesitate to stay here again.
Erica is a lovely host. Her place is clean & well equipped. Highly recommended! :)
There was instant welcoming, warmth and comfort when entering this accommodation. It had all the necessities (actually, more than you thought you need but happily utilized!) with additional amenities a minutes walk away.
Plenty of restaurants within a 10-15min stroll and I was surprised by how close the accommodation was to the city, river and walking trails.
Highly recommended for for than a few nights stay to get the full benefit of the accommodation and surrounds.
Erica popped in to introduce herself and show us all the features. The Unit was decorated beautifully with a large TV and foxtel that was very useful while my wife was getting ready :)
The Bathroom has been fully renovated and had everything you need. The kitchen was fully equipped if you want to stay in and cook and the IGA was a 2 minute walk with a nice Cafe just around the corner. The location was great only a 5 minute cab ride to the Casino or the city.
Very nice place to stay, plenty towels, cereals, teas & coffee and wifi is very fast!! Shop just around the corner has fresh bread & fruit every morning.
About the Host, Erica
ERICA: I love spending time with my friends and family. Have traveled to many countries and know what its like to have nothing better than a very clean, comfortable place to stay and more important having the comforts of home and a good nights sleep.
I enjoy tennis, dining, movies, entertaining and listing to music . I love the outdoors in summer and meeting new people which is half the attraction of being an AIRBnB host.. I love cooking and gardening. I enjoying most of my time being at home and living in Kensington so close to Perth as everyone in the street/neighborhood are all very friendly.
AARON: My adorable son is in year 12 at school who is studying media. Maybe a film director one day.
ANIMALS: Our 2 beautiful cats Mia & Cougar will also make you welcome, on the odd occasion I look after a very cute dog Freeway . They spend a lot of time inside my house and the back yard and no allowed in the guests unit so you may be greeted with a couple of very friendly pets. I do not allow them inside the Villa/unit for the guests benefit just to keep it pet free clean.
We are polite, respectful, easy going, nothing is too much trouble and know our guest will be the same.