RARE CHANCE TO STAY IN A HERITAGE LISTED FORMER MONASTERY. A security gated building for extra privacy. Acres of beautiful gardens and courtyard gardens to sit and relax and soak up the romantic atmosphere of a bygone era. The perfect romantic getaway for couples wanting to celebrate their wedding anniversary or a special birthday. A fantastic location being a short walk to Lake Wendouree, Ballarat Botanical Gardens, Stockland Shopping complex and Howitt Street Village shops, railway station and bus stops and the Ballarat Aquatic and Lifestyle Centre.
TRES ANGELIQUE APARTMENT is a two bedroom, two bathroom apartment with a large open plan living area heated by a gas space heater and electric heaters in both bedrooms making it warm and cosy in winter. In summer it is cooled with pedestal fans and an evaporative cooler in the living room. Warning to those with health problems that it is a second floor apartment with no lifts.
The modern fully equipped kitchen has black granite bench tops, stainless steel gas oven and hotplates, 4 slice toaster and electric kettle. The microwave is in the pantry .BREAKFAST PROVISIONS ARE FREE. You can have some or all of the following:- bread of your choice, eggs, bacon, milk of your choice, margarine, 7 types of cereal and orange juice or your preferred juice. Tea, coffee, drinking chocolate, sugar and assorted biscuits are also included free of charge.
The Paris bedroom has a queen sized bed, custom built wardrobe with drawers inside and an en suite.The Oriental bedroom has a mixture of Chinese and Japanese decor, a queen sized leather bed and the use of the main bathroom which has a shower over the bath and a marble vanity. All bed linen, towels,hand washes,shower gels for men and women and guest soaps are supplied and there is a hair dryer in the main bathroom.
A fully equipped European laundry with ironing facilities is between the bedrooms.
For your entertainment there is a 39 inch television and DVD player. Movie DVDs and popular board games are in the cupboard in the entrance foyer .A 5 stacker CD Stereo player to play your favourite Cds on or listen to the local FM radio stations. There is no internet connection or WiFi but there is free WiFi at Stockland Wendouree or the local McDonald's.
WENDOUREE IS THE SPORTING PRECINCT IN BALLARAT and all close to Tres Angelique so if you are competing in any games or tournaments then this is the place to stay.
- Miners Basketball Stadium
-Eureka Stadium for AFL games due for completion soon
-Ballarat Racecourse very close
-Ballarat Squash Courts
-Rowing events at national and international levels on Lake Wendouree
-Annual cycling events
-Iron man competition held at Lake Wendouree
-Two local golf clubs close to Wendouree
FANTASTIC LOCATION BECAUSE:-
~700 meter walk to Ballarat Botanical Gardens or Lake Wendoureel
~250 meters to Stockland Wendouree Shopping Centre
~500 meters to Howitt Street Shopping Precinct where you will find 4 banks,4 op shops,2 bakeries,cafe,Chinese restaurant,2 Beauty salons,Chemist,Ladies Boutique,Fresh fish shop,fruit shop,kebabs,BBQ Chicken,fish and chips,Noodle shop,Chinese takeaway,Blue Bell Hotel and bottleshop,Mc Donalds,Hungry Jacks,NQR,Woolworths and the SPC Cannery Outlet is worth a visit and more....
~Cycle or walk the 11 kilometre Steve Moneghetti track around Lake Wendouree
~Have breakfast,lunch or dinner at several historic lakeside restaurants
~Ride a historic Ballarat tram along Wendouree Parade beside the lake.
~Visit the Ballarat Tramway Museum in the gardens run by volunteers
~Every second and fourth Saturday there is a Farmers Market beside Lake Wendouree
~Sunday Trash and Treasure Market at the Ballarat Showgrounds
~Have a swim or gym workout at the nearby Ballarat Aquatic and Lifestyle Centre 1 kilometre from Tres Angelique
~Discover the history of the trees and statues within the Ballarat Botanical Gardens and buy plants
~Visit Antique Markets and shops
~Visit the Ballarat Regional Art Gallery and others in Sturt Street
~Catch a train to Tres Angelique from Melbourne as Wendouree Station is 300 metres away
~Catch a train to Melbourne to watch football at the MCG or to go on a shopping spree for a day
~3 bus routes pass the apartment so no need to drive if you come up by train and want to get around Ballarat
THINGS TO DO
~Visit several local wineries
~Play golf at two nearby golf courses
~Fish for trout in Lake Wendouree or several other lakes and reservoirs a short drive from the apartment
~Visit Sovereign Hill over 2 days
~See the Gold Museum or visit the Ballarat Gold Shop
~Visit the South Street Competitions held over several months at Her Majesty's
~High Tea at the Craig Hotel every Sunday
~Visit the annual Ballarat Begonia Festival in March
~Attend the annual Theatre and Church organ festival
~Enjoy a beer at the annual Beer festival
~Dine at the many restaurants in the Bridge Street Mall
~Go on a ghost tour in Ballarat or Ararat
~Do an evening tour of the historical Ballarat Observatory between 8.30 pm and midnight that includes star and planet watching and 3D movies
~Ride a Go Kart
~Go on a gold panning tour
~Visit Kryal Castle
Tres Angelique is ideally set up for two couples wanting to share the cost of accommodation. There are two allocated parking spaces if two couples want to share but want to bring two cars. A wooden cot is available on request.. Also there is a single folding bed available for a child or an extra adult.
Please note that it is the policy of the Body Corporate that no smoking is allowed in any part of the building including the stairwell due to its historic importance, but you are welcome to use the butt container provided and smoke in the garden.There is a table and chairs under the old weeping oak tree in the courtyard garden area which is the ideal spot for a coffee and a smoke.
Please note there is a minimum 2 night stay when booking.