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Apartment 2 brm Balmain East w pool and views

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Perfect for NYE fireworks this private ground floor apartment opens onto a huge pool and outdoor eating area. Sitting on the Balmain Peninsular overlooking Illoura reserve and Sydney Harbour this place is suitable for 2 adults + 2 kids or couples. situated on the tip of the Balmain Peninsula, this is a quiet hideaway yet it's so close to the city by ferry (10mins) or bus.(20mins). Both the wharf and bus stop are literally at the end of the street. The ground floor apartment is rustic and full of character. kid friendly but the king size bed in the master bedroom makes it a nice space for couples. We even have an internationally famous rock musician that chooses to live just up the road when he's in Town. You might see a few other Aussie TV celebs in the area too....Perfect for NYE fireworks this private ground floor apartment opens onto a huge pool and outdoor eating area. Sitting on the Balmain Peninsular overlooking Illoura reserve and Sydney Harbour this place is suitable for 2 adults + 2 kids or couples. situated on the tip of the Balmain Peninsula, this is a quiet hideaway yet it's so close to the city by ferry (10mins) or bus.(20mins). Both the wharf and bus stop are literally at the end of the street. The ground floor apartment is rustic and full of character. kid friendly but the king size bed in the master bedroom makes it a nice space for couples. We even have an internationally famous rock musician that chooses to live just up the road when he's in Town. You might see a few other Aussie TV celebs in the area too.More
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About the Owner
Holly A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2014
Interaction with guests
We are usually out of town when we rent our home out however we are only a phone call away. The apartment has its own private entrance so don't have to cross paths with anyone except perhaps when you put the bins out. you'll be pretty much left to your own devices. There is a tenant that lives in a separate dwelling upstairs who uses the pool about once a year. Otherwise you wont see anyone other than the pool man or the gardener who come once a fortnight.
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Holly was a great hostess, offering help with every question we had. She also made things available such as opal cards, coffee, basic spices, food to get us through the first few days, even bottles of wine!It was a perfect place to stay. Very close...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank deboconnor327
Reviewed August 22, 2018

My husband and I stayed in five rentals during our first trip to Australia, and this was, by far, the best. The host is flexible, responsive, and generous with amenities. It’s a short walk to the ferry, which we rode to the Sydney Opera House....More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Mary E T
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Reviewed June 13, 2018

This apartment is perfect! From initial booking Holly (owner) answered all our queries and very helpful. Once we arrived, there was everything we could need- all the essentials (and more) until we could get the supermarket. Great location, couldnt be in a better spot for...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank 1878kev
Reviewed May 14, 2017

The kitchen is nice and sunny, the rest of the apartment is a bit dark and rustic but spacious, and the location (two minutes walk from the Balmain East ferry wharf and bus stop) is great. The owner (Holly) is very friendly (I didn't see...More

Date of stay: April 2017
4  Thank _beatrice_mantovani
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Garden
A Winter Sun Getaway
TV
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Microwave
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
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Does this vacation rental provide easy access to public transportation?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Balmain-known as the pub capital of Sydney with around 20 small pubs to service this special little village. Needless to say the main thing to do in Balmain is Eat, Drink and shop. Cafes, restaurants and boutiques are plenty. If you don't mind the hills take a stroll through the back streets and laneways among the cute cottages and terraces which Balmain is also known for. Balmain was a workers area in the early 1900's, in fact it's the birth place of the Labour political party. It's also home to the first game of Rugby League in Australia. Home to Bryan Brown, AC/DC, Even one of the original 'Neighbours' stars teaches at one of the local primary schools. Balmain is a hidden Gem but it's not pretentious......not yet anyway.
Getting around
The best way to see Sydney is to use the public transport. You'll need to purchase an Opal card either at The airport or another convenience store The ferry will take you to the Opera house, Harbour bridge, Darling harbour, and Circular Quay and the train on to Bondi and other places of interest. 5min bus ride will take you up the hill to the village shops, supermarket and more bus connections on to Coogee, Leichhardt, Glebe, Central station...
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