About this listing
Fitzroy has a dynamic style. Cafe scene (all types of cuisine to try), pubs/bars, quirky places, and the local people are easy going.
A fantastic way to get a feel of Melbourne's lifestyle.
Impressive house with historical features and has been updated with all the comforts.
This property is conveniently close to the city (we are bordering Fitzroy, Melbourne, Collingwood and Carlton). Transportation is a few minutes away. Nearby is Melbourne's Museum, Fitzroy Gardens, Carlton Gardens, IMAX cinema, sporting arenas (eg Tennis, AFL Football, Rugby, Soccer) etc... Trendy cafes are a hop-step-and-jump away, and even the upmarket shopping strip of Collins Street is a 12 minute walk.
Unlimited Internet FREE of charge.
The bedroom is fully furnished with King bed (or optional 2 x single beds), desk, chair, WIR, 2 seater sofa, TV, DVD player, heating/cooling and your own bathroom. Linen & Towels provided (suitable for upto 2 people)
Size of the bedroom is 4m x 4.2m
Foxtel/Cable TV located in Lounge Area.
The shared areas (kitchen, lounge and dining rooms) are cleaned regularly. We have a coin-operated washing machine & dryer on the premises (costing $2 each).
Tenants are career professionals from overseas and interstate, living in a happy and respectful environment. Many have made great friendships during their stay here.
Outside Smoking only
Interaction with Guests
You can interact with the housemates or keep to yourself (it's upto you).
It's uniqueness. Gertrude Street is the next street with it's great cafes, and Fitzroy Gardens are beautiful.
The house is in the middle of 2 tram stops (Tram 109 takes you onto Collins Street, city, 5minutes) or just walk into the city.
Other Things to Note
Bedroom suitable for 2 people/couple (can change bed configuration from King Size to 2xSingle Beds and you have your own private bathroom.
Respectful and tidy household. We have some housemates who have lived here for a few years and others are just visiting Melbourne.
The house is in a great location. A couple of tram stops from the free tram zone or just a walk into the city and to the great variety of bars and restaurants in Fitzroy area. The room had all the amenities as described and a coin laundry for the resident's use. Effie is such a great host. She gave me a detailed tour of the house and told me about the locality. There was even a printed guide of local amenities and attractions. Other residents are very friendly long term residents so there's a homely feel to the place. The room itself was next to kitchen which Effie told me before confirming the booking and it didn't affect the experience at all as the kitchen noise was minimal past dinner time.
Effie has been a wonderful and friendly host. She's been very helpful with stuff and I most certainly appreciate it. The place is lovely too! The room is very well furnished and the en suite is just amazing! common areas were well maintained. It is clean and tidy. The other tenants are very friendly and they too have several recommendations of their own as to which cafés to visit or what you can do in and around melbourne. If i have to pick on one thing, I would say the sound proofing of the walls could be better. But personally, it's no big deal because the place is often quiet and the pros greatly outweigh the cons.
The location is very convenient, with a 7-eleven just 2 min walk away. There are great eateries and cafés just a street down at Gertrude Street which is 5-10 min walk. Tram stop is just 2 min walk away too. Collins Street/Swanston Street (city area) is only a 10 min tram ride. You can't ask for more.
I would definitely recommend staying with Effie. She deserves all 5 stars.
A Great place to stay, Really nice position for visiting the City. We enjoyed the having chats with the other housemates they were very friendly.Thank you very much Effie you run a great place.
We thank you Effie for her cordial welcome. She was a perfect host, helpfull and friendly.
We stayed 2 weeks for the birth of our grandchild.
The house is big and the location really good.
The room was spacious (bedroom with private bathroom) the bed really confortable and the common spaces clean and well organised.
We recommend this place and sure we will come back for our next visit to Melbourne
Michelle and Joël
We stayed at Effies’s house for 3 weeks and had a great stay!
We loved the location, the neighbourhood is really cool, lot’s of nice bars/restaurants/shops… and it’s an easy start to go around and visit Melbourne.
The house is big and so was our room, it was really spacious, and the bed very confortable.
The common spaces are very well kept & clean. There is a really nice and friendly atmosphere with the flatmates, if you want your own space very easy to have it but if you wish to socialise there is often some one around to have a drink with or have a BBQ.
We would definitely recommend this place, for short or long stay.
Effie was a great host, really helpful and friendly. The apartment was lovely, clean and tidy. Well facilitated. Convenient location. The other people living in the apartment were all very respectful and welcoming.Thumbs up! (:
Effie was a great host. The room is fantastic, it's spacious, clean, huge bed and really nice ensuite. The house is in a really nice location, within walking distance to the city and pretty much everything. If we had any problems Effie was on hand to help us out. I would definitely recommend staying here if you are in Melbourne for 1 month or more.
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About the Host, Effie
Hi, I'm Effie,
Yes I'm back on airbnb, after a little break :)
I was born in Melbourne and have a Greek background. I enjoy watching my AFL Team (Aussie Football Team). 'Go The Hawks'. My son Paul is also involved with looking after this house (now that he's grown up and driving). We have friendly personalities, and we like to make sure the housemates feel at home (a few people that have stayed/lived here, have still kept in contact via Facebook and others that have moved on in Melbourne catch up for BBQs or coffee).