City Lights Terrace - 3 BR Renovated
House in Sydney City, NSW
A 15 minute walk to the heart of Sydney via Darling Harbour, City Lights Terrace offers a unique Sydney stay experience. The building was constructed in the 1800's, to house workers employed in the many wool storage buildings in Ultimo and Sydney's Rocks areas. The house is compact, in keeping with its humble beginnings and has the feel of original Sydney town. It has been fully renovated and newly furnished to provide a modern, comfortable home away from home holiday experience.
The terrace has 3 bedrooms and will sleep 6 people plus an infant. It is fully airconditioned. The 3 bedrooms consist of 2 upstairs bedrooms - one with a toilet/wash basin, whilst the downstairs bedroom has a double bunk bed - 2 Singles. Both upstairs bedrooms have Queen size beds. Good quality linen, all bedding and towels are provided. A highchair, cot, bedding, and 2 toddler gates are available by arrangement. There is also a toilet/bathroom on the ground floor.
The stair case is quite steep, typical of a terrace house.
Other features are a private courtyard with a leafy canopy overhead, an outdoor table setting for 6 and BBQ. Double glazed windows have been installed in the front rooms to ensure the house is a quiet retreat for our guests. Attractive polished timber floors and a skylight in the new, fully equipped kitchen. A comfortable, cosy lounge with an LCD TV and home entertainment system. Wireless internet is provided free of charge.
The kitchen has a table setting for 4 and a 2nd table may be added to comfortably seat 6 people. There is no separate dining room. We have provided books, board games, and a selection of over 40 DVD's for relaxing after a day exploring Sydney.
Location & General Information
Close to all major Sydney tourist attractions you have the choice to walk or take public transport. Haymarket Light Rail is approximately 350 metres from City Lights Terrace and Central Station is a 10 minute walk.
Extensive playground equipment and lawns for young and older children to enjoy in the nearby Darling Harbour development. If you love to swim, the Ian Thorpe Aquatic centre is 1 block from City Lights Terrace.
The Red Sydney Explorer bus stops only metres from the house and runs through the day time every 20 minutes. It visits 27 of Sydney's most famous attractions such as the Opera House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Mrs Macquarie's Chair.
A few minutes walk to The Entertainment Centre, Darling Harbour and Her Majesties Theatre. Circular Quay and Central Station are within an easy walking distance. Numerous resturants, cafe's and take-aways are within a few blocks of the house. A 24 hour mini supermarket is located within one block - opposite the Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre. A larger supermarket with day time hours of business is located in the Haymarket shopping centre within 200 metres and Broadway shopping complex is a 15 minute walk from City Lights Terrace.
The Discover Sydney website is helpful for public transport details, maps and brochures that may be downloaded.
Car Parking - If you absolutely need a car.
PLEASE NOTE THE WILSON'S ENTERTAINMENT CAR PARK IS NOW PERMANENTLY CLOSED to make way for the new Darling Square development.
Suggested Casual Parking on request.
There's no off-street parking at the house unfortunately. Parking a car on the side of the street requires 1 hour parking meter fees to be paid between the hours 10am to 10pm, every day. On Harris Street just around the corner from City Lights Terrace you'll see there's 2 hour car parking.
Rated 5 out of
Perfect place to stay
We stayed at City Lights Terrace for 10 days and loved every minute. It was very reasonably priced and the location was excellent. We walked to Darling Harbour each day and from there could walk, ferry or train wherever we wanted to go. The house was very well equipped with luxurious linen and even a drawer full of board games for the kids.
Nola was an absolute pleasure to deal with; generous and accomodating. It felt more like we were staying with family rather than a rented property. We have no problems recommending this property and hope to be able to stay there again in the future.
Date published: 2016-06-19
Rated 5 out of
City Lights Terrace was a great place to stay in Sydney, the beds were very comfortable, it had everything we needed to feel at home, close to transport and only 15-20 min walk to Darling Harbour which we did every night. Thankyou.
Date published: 2016-06-03
Rated 5 out of
Used this property for a girls 4 day stay and it was ideal. Very close to Darling Harbour and very comfortable and clean.
Date published: 2016-05-21
Rated 5 out of
Fantastic property with great location
Exactly as described, the house has everything you could want and much better than a hotel apartment. The location is great walking distance to China town, city centre, Darling harbour and Central station. This property exceeded our expectations. Nola was lovely to deal with and the key pad entrance is great. The stairs are very steep but manageable with care.
Very happy and would recommend this property and if the need arose would use again.
Date published: 2016-05-05
Rated 4 out of
Great Location, Fantastic Property
Very clean presentation with a well equipped kitchen. Handy to have some items in the pantry to use. Lovely linen on beds and in bathrooms. Plenty of toilet paper, cakes of soap, dishwashing liquid etc. Nearly everything that you could want/need has been thought of and provided.
Date published: 2016-04-19
City Lights Terrace - 3 BR Renovated is rated
- Entertainment and Family
- Kitchen and Dining
Child's high chair,
- Linen and Cleaning
Iron and board,
- Heating and Cooling