Charming cottage in Sandringham

House - Entire home/apt · Reno Rd, Sandringham, VIC 3191, Australia

The Space

We invite you to stay in this private self contained solid brick one bedroom unit set in a garden setting. The free standing unit is located at the back of our house, with its own separate entrance, Access is via a shared driveway. This is a delightful and tranquil setting.

Sleeps two in comfort, with up to an additional two people, if you are happy with the sofa bed in the lounge.

Stylish, one bedroom unit, all to yourselves!

The unit has polished floors, reverse cycle air-conditioning and heating in the living room and has its own separate entry. It is fitted with a smoke alarm.

Quality linen is provided. The unit is extremely quiet as it is constructed of double brick.

The unit is made up of:
•Separate bedroom with queen size bed, quality linen and built in wardrobe.
•Living room with couch that converts to double bed and dining table. There is a LCD TV with DVD player and a library of movies.
•Fully equipped kitchen includes fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle and electric stove top cooker
•Bathroom/Laundry has shower and full laundry facilities including washing machine, dryer, ironing board and iron.
•Separate toilet.
•Quality towels and linen are provided as is tea, coffee and other basic items.

You have a private courtyard area with outdoor setting and access to a BBQ and clothesline.

Feel free to use some herbs from the vegie patch.

This home is central to many great amenities while also being located in a nice quiet street.

Children are welcome.

Just arrive with your bags and start exploring Melbourne.

Our names are Sharon and Danny; our kids are grown up and have left home. We have spent many years traveling the world, and are always happy to have a chat and tell stories of our adventures, and hear about yours, but we also appreciate your need for space which you can have in this self-contained unit.
We really take pride in this space we have to share with you and are available to help enhance your experience in Melbourne - whether it be for a quick holiday or you have just moved to the city and need help settling in. Please feel free to contact us with any queries.

Internet access is available.

Danny is semi-retired these days, so around if you need anything. You can be assured of having a delightful stay with as much privacy or interaction as you choose. We look forward to welcoming you soon.

If you have any special needs that we will do our best to assist.

The unit has nothing shared with the house on the same block. It has a separate and private entrance.

We do allow smoking, but only in the garden area.


Sandringham is a small bayside suburb 16 km from the CBD. The unit is a ten minute walk to the beach.

Sandringham Village or Black Rock Village is a 15 - 20 minute walk away where you will find boutique clothes shops, café/bakeries, restaurants, supermarkets, bottle shop, newsagent, post office, chemist, milk bar, hairdressers and much more.

Located close to many great golf courses.
•Sandringham Golf Driving Range 1km – 12 minute walk
•Sandringham Golf links – 2.5km
•Royal Melbourne Golf Course – 2.5km
•Huntingdale Golf Club – 12 km
•Cheltenham Golf Club - 4km
•Kingston Heath Golf Club – 7km

There are some lovely parks in the area for your enjoyment.

If you are into sailing you will be within close proximity to major attractions including the ISAF Sailing World Cup and The Asia Pacific Regatta. Other local attractions include the Sandringham Yacht Club and the Trevor Baker Beach Oval.

Philip Island (where you can see penguins & seals on the beach) is about 1hr away; Magnificent Mornington Peninsula is less than a 1 hour drive.

Sandringham is about 1 hr drive from some of the best wineries in Australia.

Close to bike and walking paths that link to places all over Melbourne.


There is easy access to the city, 30 minutes by train or car.
The bus (600 and 922) to St Kilda and Southland Shopping Centre is a 5-minute walk from our door.

The bus (822) to Chadstone - Sandringham via Murrumbeena & Southland is ten minute walk from our door

The train is the Sandringham line. This runs direct into the City, it runs every eight minutes peak hour or 20 minutes off peak. It’s a 20 minute walk; or both buses mentioned above will take you there.

If you are driving, street parking is available.

Welcome to Melbourne!

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask.

Sharon and Danny

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $568 /week
Security Deposit: $193
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
Cancellation: Moderate

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • Thanks Danny and Sharon for a wonderful stay in your cottage which was so well supplied with everything we could possibly need and more.
    We loved being able to give our grandkids a holiday close to the beach in such a supportive environment.

    January 2014
  • The cottage, situated in a lovely tranquil garden, was very clean and neat, with absolutely everything you need as a home away from home. The fresh bread, cheeses, snacks and wine were a lovely touch and most welcoming. The hosts were friendly but unobtrusive and left us to get on with our holiday.
    The area was quiet with a charming "village" close by, as well as a train station a short distance away. We would definitely recommend this cottage to anyone visiting Melbourne.

    October 2013
  • We had a lovely time at Danny and Sharon's. extremely thoughtful hosts and had everything we needed... Despite the windiest weather in a while was a great spot and easy to get to everything...

    October 2013
  • Was looking forward too staying here again. Knowing we could stay somewhere that had everything we needed was a comfort. It is a lovely area to visit. Danny is a lovely person and makes you feel very welcome

    October 2013
  • I spent just over two weeks at Danny and Sharon's lovely place. My first impression was that of relief as you never know what you're going to get until you arrive. I was very warmly greeted and shown through my new short term home. It was extremely comfortable and very well looked after. Danny and Sharon were perfect hosts and let me have my privacy. The home is very well stocked with everything you need to live very comfortably. If I head to Melbourne again, I will DEFINITELY be staying here as I couldn't have been happier - It was everything that I'd hoped for and then some. The location is great with a huge shopping centre just a 7 minute drive away and everything else you could possibly need within a few minutes. Thank Danny and Sharon for an absolutely fantastic experience!

    September 2013
  • A lovely cottage to stay in. Was just right for our stay whilst in Melbourne. Easy to find your way around Sandringham. Beach is only a short walk away. Have booked a second stay and looking forward to going back.

    September 2013
  • We had a great time staying in Danny's unit. Sandringham is a lovely area with a good coffee shop style culture and a great beach. The unit had everything that we needed and Danny leaving us a few provisions was a god send after our 24 hour flight!

    The unit is a 20 minute walk from Sandringham station so be aware of that but Danny picked us up and dropped us at the station when we had luggage to take.

    Overall, great place, great host and we'd love to go back.

    July 2013
  • Our stay has been truly memorable. Danny and Sharon are perfect hosts whose company we enjoyed immensely. Would recommend to anyone. Super self- contained accommodation in a peaceful garden setting.

    March 2013
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