Cheap Cheerful Flat
Elwood, Melbourne-Bayside, VIC
- Guests: 3
- Bedrooms: 1
Bedroom 1 - 1x Queen, 1x Double Sofa
- Bathrooms: 1
- Car space
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Older style one bedroom top floor apartment, fully furnished and equipped, available for short or medium term rental. Brilliant location in St Kilda end of Elwood; landlord stays there when not rented. It is stylish & comfortable; light filled & bright and airy, with leafy green & roof-scape outlook from both rooms. Owner let. Private & quiet, on the top floor, at the back of the block. Secure block with off street parking. .
Conveniently located in Barkly St at the fashionable St Kilda end of Elwood -- inner city bayside suburb & one of main tourist areas of Melbourne. Close to all amenities; 300 metres to Pt Philip Bay & the beach; just over five minutes walk from St Kilda's Acland St. Light rail to the city close by ; bus stop right outside; train 5 bus stops away. …
One of the main cafe & restaurant areas in Melbourne -- Fitzroy St St Kilda is 3 stops away on No.96 tram. Acland St itself has many places to eat and is 5 minutes walk. Ormond Rd Elwood a little further. Good shopping strips close by in Acland St St Kilda; Carlyle St Caulfield; & Glen Huntley Rd Elsternwick . Chapel St ends at Brighton Rd 3 blocks east of apartment. You can catch a tram north from there 3 or 4 kms north & be in the heart of the fabled Chapel St shopping precinct. Fresh Markets -- South Melbourne market is on the light railtram No 96. Prahran market is behind the cnr of Chapel St & Commercial Rd by tram.
Movies two art house movie theatre within 5 minutes by car easy access by tram. See also St Kilda Botanic Gardens 2 blocks East on Dickens St. Pt Philip Bay plus kms of walking cycling along the Bay is one block west parallel to Barkly St. Albert Park Lake is on the light rail stop (get off at Middle Pk.). Luna Park & St Kilda Pier are close by.
Suit the discerning budget traveller. Ideal for singles, couples or couples with one (younger) child. As I use it myself, it is furnished as I like it -- like a home -- cheaply but clean and stylish.
Please note also, as it is my flat for my own use as well as visitors (who are very welcome when I do not want it for myself), I do not accept bookings more than 3 - 4 months in advance. Also, prefer longer bookings at present - 4 weeks minimum.
The fine print
- DirectPay - Rent-A-Home takes reservations on this property but the property manager processes payments directly with you.
- up to 90 Days before Arrival
- Minimum Stay 7 Nights
Guest reviews & questions
Great location. Felt very homely, good size for a couple. Not far from transport going into the city and shops and restaurants close by in Acland Street.
The price is attractive and I have been positively surprised by the flat. The flat is very well furnished and handy as you can find everything. It is well located - next to the beach, St Kilda and to…
Questions & Answers
Is there internet available?
Internet is not available in this property
What type of parking is available?
The parking is off street and undercover, the flat has its own parking bay. It is secure as …
Hi, is there any laundry facilities in the apartment or in the building itself? Thanks
No, but there are 2 good laundromats just down the street (5 minutes walk). I also provide a…
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- Arts and Theatre
- Food / Restaurants
- Gay / Lesbian
- Historical / Museums
- Theme Park Nearby
- Bath Towels provided
- Bedding & Sheets provided
- Cooking Facilities
- Electric Stove
- Fans (Ceiling / Standing)
- Heaters provided
- Iron & Ironing board
- Vacuum System
- Child friendly
- Off Street Parking
- Secure Parking Onsite
- Walk to the shops
- Bedroom 1 – 1x Queen, 1x Double Sofa
- Extra Adults Charge - $50 inc. GST Per Week (applies when more than 2 Adults)
- Extra Children Charge - $30 inc. GST Per Booking
- Departure Clean - $50 inc. GST Per Booking
- Linen Hire - $50 inc. GST Per Week
- Sofa Bed Linen Charge - $25 inc. GST Per Booking
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Availability & Price
from $71 to $87 per night*
Min 7 nights stay
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The Security Deposit (Bond) is required to cover any damage or incidential costs incurred during your stay at the property. If there is no Damage or Additional Costs then the Security Deposit will be refunded. If the amount of the Damage or Additional Costs are greater than the Security Deposit, then the Guest will be required to pay the difference.
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Visa, MasterCard and American Express cards accepted.
The Property Manager will process payment with guests directly.