At the rear of the historic Wyndham apartment building in St Kilda, the former caretaker’s cottage has been lovingly restored to create a unique holiday environment which feels worlds away yet is just meters from the bars and cafes of Fitzroy street and Albert Park/Grand Prix Circuit.
A 10 minute walk will take you to St Kilda beach, Acland street or Chapel street.
Any other Melbourne destination too far to walk can be easily accessed by jumping on Melbourne's famous tram network with the nearest tram stop 150 meters (1 minute walk).
While it is ideal for a couple, the cottage can accommodate up to 4 (sofa bed in living area). Base price is for 2 adults. Each additional adult is $20 per night, or $15 per child.
Set in its own private garden, complete with fishpond, fruit trees and herb garden, as well as a 6 seat outdoor setting, garden seating and BBQ, the cottage has everything you need to relax after a busy day exploring Melbourne.
The cottage boasts an open plan living/dining room with couch and lounge chair, flat screen television, stereo system and DVD player.
The kitchen area has a breakfast bar, fridge/freezer, microwave, electric oven and gas stove.
The bathroom has a bath over shower and laundry facilities including washing machine/dryer. Hairdryer provided.
Pets: the large private courtyard means we can welcome guests with pets and we are very happy to do that, when suitable, conditions do apply so please contact Andrew for approval.
Note: Furniture, entertainment systems and air conditioning etc upgraded in mid 2015.
Bedding configuration: One king size bed (can be converted into two extra length singles). Plus a sofa bed in the living room. Linen provided for sofa bed for bookings of 3 or more people.
Included in nightly rate:
Fully equipped kitchen.
Washing machine/dryer/clothes airer.
Digital television and DVD player.
Stereo system with CD player, iPod/iPhone dock.
Heating and air-conditioning.
Wireless broadband internet.
Gas BBQ (gas bottle extra).
Use of all utilities (gas, electricity, water) included.
Hotel quality luxury towels and linen are provided.
Complimentary Twinings tea, coffee, milk, sugar, salt & pepper, olive oil, provided on arrival.
Laundry and dishwashing detergent.
Interim or weekly cleaning for stays of eight nights or longer.
Parking permit (fully refundable bond required).
Beach towels are available upon request at no charge.
Gas bottle for BBQ (price available upon request).
A porta cot and high chair are available upon request at no charge.
Bedroom: (All new furnishings Jan 2013) Comfortable king bed which can be converted into two extra-long singles if required. Bedding is plush and extremely comfortable with luxury linen. Bedside tables, a wardrobe and luggage rack are provided.
Living/dining room: (New dining setting, lounge chair, TV, stereo, soft furnishings Jan 2013). The north facing living and dining area is light filled with a pleasant outlook to the garden. Seating configuration is a 2.5 seat sofa and lounge chair with footrest. Includes flat-screen television and DVD and sound system with iPad/iPod dock. Dining set up for four.
Kitchen: (All new appliances, microwave, crockery, cutlery etc Jan 2013). Kitchen is fully equipped with full size fridge/freezer, gas cooking, and quality appliances. All accessories and utensils are provided for both indoor and outdoor (BBQ) cooking and entertaining including bone china crockery for indoors and a melamine setting for outdoor use.
Bathroom: The bathroom has shower over a lovely deep bath. Towels are luxurious quality cotton and toiletries are by Mor. Washing machine/dryer and hairdryer are also provided.
Courtyard: The large courtyard and garden are perfect for outdoor living. A six seat outdoor setting and garden bench seats provide ample outdoor dining opportunities. A gas BBQ is also included (gas bottle extra).
While the standard mimimum stay is 3 nights, a weekend (2 night rate) is available most weekends (excluding long weekends and events such as Grand Prix).