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Unique apartment in the Rocks

Apartment, Sydney City

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 34 reviews

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Min 3 - 7 nights stay

3 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bathroom



Carlson Terrace is an early 1800's three-storey terrace house located in the heart of historic Sydney, right opposite the esteemed Langham Hotel and just beneath Observatory Hill with its breathtaking views over Sydney Harbour, S H Erwin art gallery and the Sydney Observatory. It is also only a 5 minute walk to the central business district, famous Circular Quay and Rocks Districts with renowned weekend markets and is surrounded by Sydney’s best restaurants, cafes, wine bars, clubs and pubs.

This fabulous Bohemian apartment is known as 3 Agar Steps.

Carlson Terrace 114 stayz 81800 and Carlson Terrace 112 stayz 110785. All Three terraces are managed by Karen. 3 Agar Steps 110 Kent St. Has just become available this November.

The entrance to number 3 Agar Steps has been captured by many an artist. It sits under the cool shadows of a 180 year old Moreton Bay Fig tree, on the original steps leading up to the Hill. The house was home to the Governor of Sydney in the mid 1800’s and is located within the Carlson Terrace building. It houses one air-conditioned bedroom, a study/second bedroom, eat-in kitchen, lounge room with Harbour views and quirky outside bathroom with views over the water the original loo with a view.

Walking onto the open terrace with great views brings you to the gas BBQ and outdoor setting for four. Just the place to relax after a long day. In summer the cool shade is offered from the Heritage listed Moreton Bay Fig adjacent to Agar Steps next to the tennis court. Have a cool drink and watch the Ferries sail by.

The ground floor lounge has a flat-screen television with Foxtel and DVD player; a radio with CD and docking station for an iPod or iPhone, comfortable leather lounge, comfortable chair and gas heating. The Kitchen has a microwave, oven and fridge. A toaster, kettle and cooking utensils are all supplied, along with full crockery, cutlery and glassware. So shop at the nearby supermarket or have breakfast, special offer to guests at the café below best coffee in Sydney There is wifi internet throughout the house.

There is also a washing machine and dryer. A hair dryer, iron and ironing board are provided. The bedroom has a queen sized bed and a window overlooking the tennis court managed by The Langham Hotel and available for hire. The study/second bedroom has a king single bed, presented as a day bed. It has stunning, original polished floor boards throughout. All the stairs are original and therefore quite narrow and steep, not really suitable for the less mobile.

The house is ideal for a single person, couple or family of three. Children are welcome to stay, however the standard of furnishing is high and any breakage beyond normal adult wear and tear would need to be accounted for. For an amazing stay in the heart of the history of Sydney, yet with all modern conveniences on your doorstep you can’t go past 3 Agar Steps.

The City and The Rocks

Very seldom does a place this close to the city 150m happen to be so well placed in a historical centre of a major city.

Westpac Headquarters along with many other major financial and business are located just 150 metres away. With two railway stations within 300 metres Wynyard and Circular Quay and of course the ferries also at Circulat Quay car transport is certainly not necessary. Both main shipping terminals Barrangaroo and Circular Quay are within a few hundred metres from Agar Steps.

Whether it be a ferry to the beach at Manly or a business deal happening in the city, this will please either or indeed why not combine business and pleasure.

Not only are there the Historic Pubs, the Lord Nelson micro brewery and of course The Hero of Waterloo known locally as "The Hero" with its attendant ghoul. But of course the renown Fish at The Rocks and Mister Chows Chinese reastaurant 50m etres away.must book at these

Watch the stars at the Observatory then walk around old Sydney to The Bridge.

Enjoy The Rocks


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Washing machine

Air conditioning Clothes dryer DVD player Free WiFi Heating Iron and board Kitchen Linens provided Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Satellite/Cable Tennis Towels provided Washing machine
Unique apartment in the Rocks is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 34.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Best Accomm In Sydney Stayed here for a few nights before boarding a cruise ship. Became one of the highlights of our family holiday. Perfect location, comfortable, affordable. Loved it, will be back and will be recommending.
Date published: 2017-03-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect location, wonderful apartment We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this beautiful apartment. You just have to admire the architecture of the houses at Agar Steps. The location is absolutely perfect and the view from the terrace is stunning. (As the bathroom is on the same level as the terrace you can even have a shower with a view.) The neighbourhood is quiet, shops, restaurants and pubs are close by. The cafe at the bottom of the stairs serves perfect coffee and sandwiches. We walked everywhere from the apartment, all the major sights are within a reasonable distance. You have to be able to manage lots of stairs. There is AC in the bedroom only, but that is quite sufficient even when it is very hot outside. The apartment is equipped with everything you may need, fluffy and many towels, comfortable bed with nice sheets, good wifi and there even were yummy cookies in the fridge when we arrived. Communication with Karen who manages the apartment was enjoyable, very fast replies (even when I, for whatever reason, lost the most important email with the code, there wasn't any problem at all). We would love to come back one day!
Date published: 2017-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quirky and quaint property Absolutely loved it, so unique and in an area full of heritage. The steep stair case might put people off but we soon got used to them and the views from the terrace were worth the climb! Centrally located to explore The Rocks, the beautiful redeveloped Barangaroo area and only a short walk to the Circular Quay, the Harbour Bridge and Opera House and in the other direction, Darling Harbour. Comfy and cosy this little property is ideal for a Sydney city break at any time of year.
Date published: 2017-01-23
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Average property The apartment was adequate,in need of a bit of TLC, sheets and towels clean, kitchen and bathroom surface clean. Bathroom door wouldn't close properly and no fan in bathroom, lower bedroom, just a bed, no door, no wardrobe, no air conditioning. Place ok for a short stay. View from balcony lovely, bathroom access from balcony became less fun as the days went on,need to be fit to stay here, lots of stairs to climb.
Date published: 2017-01-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from 3 perfect nights here in Aga This is for those used to non-heritagized terraced houses with steep and narrow stairs. It is in a splendid, quiet location, a short walk from Wynyard, a long way back in time. The view across to White's Bay and Balmain, the huge tree (full of punctual bats at dusk) the charm of the old steps up to Observatory Hill, and truly excellent local restaurants such as Fish at the Rocks make this a perfect place for the urbanite.
Date published: 2016-11-25
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