Situated ‘On the Hill’ in Richmond, ‘Rotherwood’ is at the heart of Melbourne’s famous attractions. Enjoy quiet, elegant, self contain ed accommodation within walking distance of the MCG, Royal Botanic Gardens, Rod Laver Arena, Royal Tennis Club, opposite Epworth hospital and the bustle of Bridge Road shops and restaurants. ‘Rotherwood’ is only a 5 minute tram ride or 15 minute walk to the City, with easy access to the National Gallery, Concert Hall, Crown Casino, and Southbank promenade.
After a busy day, have a bite to eat at the Richmond Hill Cafe & Larder or the world famous Vlado’s, or just relax in peace in your home away from home.
Apartments at ‘Rotherwood’ will suit singles or couples.
The Apartment. - Pricing is for one Queen Bed and One sofa bed.
Feel safe in a secure Victorian era apartment with a private entrance. Enjoy your time out in a generous sitting room with French doors opening up to a private terrace overlooking the garden. Spoil yourself and sleep late in a Queen size bed and enjoy your private bathroom. Cooking facilities are included in the dining room where you can enjoy the provided French breakfast.
Wireless Internet access is also available in the apartment for your convenience.
The bedroom - particularly designed for relaxation and sleep - is delightfully influenced by French styling with touch of nineteenth century Australia to make you feel at home. The spacious bedroom features a Queen size bed with crisp white linen. Radio T.V, VCR and DVD player are also available in the bedroom.
Be completely self-contained with a refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave and mini-bar all in the dining room. The kitchen/dining room is spacious so you can get a great start to the day with your French breakfast provided on early Australian country style furniture.
Sitting Room opening onto Garden Terrace
Fully equipped for your inner-city home away from home, the sitting room features a writing desk, comfortable chairs and lounge and opens up into a private garden terrace. The perfect spot for your morning coffee or glass of wine after a hard day of shopping or sightseeing Radio T.V, VCR and DVD player are also available in this room. If required, the lounge can accommodate a third person on a comfy fold out bed.
This unique space of a bygone era features a gorgeous Nineteenth Century Clawfoot bath and will be your favourite place to relax at the end of the day.
Breakfast - seasonal fruits, cereals, tea, and coffee provided for your convenience.
The private dining room allows you the space and cooking facilities (refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave) to prepare your own simple meals at leisure. A five minute walk brings you to Bridge Road where you'll find a Coles Supermarket and Macro Wholefoods Market providing healthy prepared and semi prepared meals of the highest quality.
Macro Wholefoods Store features include:
? Indoor and outdoor Macro Cafe (seating 30)
? Fresh in-season organic produce
? Organic and natural grocery products
? Naturopath consultation and dispensary
? Natural body and health care
? Organic wine, beer & spirits
? Organic eggs, milk, bread & butter
Richmond - famous for its variety in restaurants and cafes on Swan Street, Bridge Road and Victoria Street - is one of Melbourne's greatest multicultural culinary suburbs. It almost seems that you can eat any national dish you wish - French, Turkish, Italian, Chinese, Thai and Burmese are just a few that will make a night to remember. Swan Street features some long-standing authentic Greek restaurants. Victoria Street in North Richmond is known as Little Saigon and is the centre of Melbourne's Vietnamese community. The street is populated with many restaurants serving authentic Vietnamese food that will delight.
But that's not all . some of Melbourne's finest restaurants- Krua Thai, Bouzy Rouge, Pearl, Church Street Enoteca, Fenix, the Grand Hotel, Il Duca, Richmond Hill Café & Larder (made famous by Stephanie Alexander), Gepettos, Vlados (World famous) and Mountain View Hotel are all within walking distance.
Richmond also has a vital music and bar scene - Platform, Public House and Der Raum, are some of the suburbs favourites.
'Rotherwood' is in close proximity to all of these venues requiring only a short walk, tram ride or taxi ride.
If you enjoy fresh produce markets, Saturday morning (7am-1pm) will find you at the Gleadell street market just off Bridge Road (adjacent to the Town Hall). Similar to European street markets and markets all round the world, it provides a wide range of locally grown produce at better than average prices.
'Rotherwood' is centrally located in Richmond within walking distance of the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Richmond is close to the heart of Melbourne CBD - only a short tram ride away or a fifteen minute stroll. Richmond has a colourful working class history filled with immigrant workers, some slightly shady characters, and powerful Labor Politicians. The area once boasted the largest Greek population outside Greece. Today it is a much sought after place to live and work and is seen as one of Melbourne's most vibrant inner suburbs.
Bars, famous hotels, cafes and restaurants, parks and gardens, Yarra River walks, gymnasium and pool are all within walking distance. Richmond has become popular for its shops of fashion and furniture. Many leading fashion and furniture designers are located within the area.
All of these are located within walking distance of 'Rotherwood'.
89 Bridge Road Richmond Vic 3121 Phone Fax
Epworth Richmond is equipped with quality facilities and latest technologies and is a leading healthcare provider in Australia. The Epworth Richmond Emergency Department is open 24 hours.
Epworth Richmond hospital is literally a three minute walk from ‘Rotherwood’ and our B&B is convenient accommodation if you are visiting friends or family. Extended accommodation can be arranged at favourable rates. See our Tarrif page for detail.
Rotherwood enjoys easy access to many of Melbourne's cultural attractions including the theatre district, Playhouse Theatre, the art of the National Gallery, The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Federation Square, Ian Potter Gallery and the list goes on. There are many smaller Galleries and theatres offering work of world class quality. Melbourne is truly blessed with an abundance of creative talent.
There are wonderful markets to visit. They are an integral part of Melbourne life and include The Arts Centre Sunday Market bringing together over 140 stalls of the finest arts and crafts from around Victoria. Enjoy the sights, delight in the sounds, and savour the flavours of Melbourne's finest art and craft market. Queen Victoria Market, a mix of food, clothing, footwear, crafts, knick-knacks and much more. The market alongside the sea at the Esplanade St Kilda has a unique colourful flavour.
All of these attractions are within walking distance or a short tram ride of 'Rothewrwood' Bed and Breakfast.
Sports fans will never want to leave 'Rotherwood' with the Melbourne Sports Precinct - featuring the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne Tennis Centre, Rod Laver Arena and Royal Tennis Courts - all literally around the corner. Golfing excursions can also easily be arranged.
'Rotherwood' is the place to stay for shopping and eating as Richmond is one of the best suburbs in which to shop. People come from all over Melbourne to enjoy Bridge Road's designer outlet and seconds stores. Chapel Street shops, famous for decades, and now more up market are a short tram ride away. Designer furniture and homeware shops are concentrated in the Church Street, Bridge Road and Swan Street area. An exciting weekend of shopping can be spent without leaving Richmond.
Cinema, play houses, clubs and bars are all available to you in Richmond. But if you're looking for a little more, 'Rotherwood' has easy access to the National Gallery, Concert Hall, Crown Casino and Southbank Promenade.
- Cooking Facilities
- DVD player
- Ironing Facilities
- Linen Supplied
- Pets allowed
- Towels Supplied
Note: Pricing is subject to change, and a minimum stay period and other conditions may apply. You should confirm pricing with the property owner.
Prices listed based on 5 adults. Property has 1 beds and can sleep a maximum 2 people.
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