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Home in Golden Point
Well-Preserved Quintessential 1960s Bungalow Near the CBD
Step back in time to a hilltop house with views across the city through picture windows. Exposed brick and the extensive use of natural wood maintain a mid-century atmosphere, enhanced by period furnishings and gleaming softwood floors throughout. The House Manual provides information about Jack's, as we call our house. We do not host guests with accompanying pets and smoking on any part of the house and property is not acceptable. If these rules are not to your liking then please do not book. Jack's Place is an original 1960's architect designed house. A master bedroom with direct access to the bathroom (en-suite except it is the only one!). The second bedroom features jarrah flooring and exposed brick wall. The living area features a unique view across the City especially at night. Functional kitchen and laundry, air conditioning and heating. The rental terms are for the whole house but if a couple book then it is expected only one bedroom is used. On booking it is best to clarify if both bedrooms are required. If not we do not make up the second bed. Jack's Place is a free standing brick residence with its own car space. There is a walled courtyard and front lawn area/garden (yet to be fully developed ). Cate and I live behind Jack's Place and both properties share a driveway. Naturally the drive must be kept clear at all time. More than happy to be contacted with any questions relating to Ballarat in general, food, wine and things to do. This 1962 house is in Golden Point, an old area in the City of Ballarat, about 125 kilometers west of Melbourne. These days the architecture of the area varies from 1860s dwellings, California bungalows, and modern high-density residences. Ballarat's main street is Sturt St. It is about a ten minute walk to the town centre and less to major supermarkets. Parking in town is charged via meter all week. On the edge of the central business district parking is free. Parking around the restaurant area of Armstrong St is difficult. My advice is to walk to dinner and Uber home. Local buses are confusing. Only a few minutes away is The Grapes Hotel, friendly and reliable. Ballarat weather can be variable. I have no control over the weather! We are perched about 375 metres above sea level, cold in Winter and hot in Summer. Summer nights tend to cool down. To keep the house warm and you comfortable, draw the blinds and turn on the heating. There are electric panel heater available in the house. Be very aware that they are not suitable for use when young children are part of the guest party. To cool the house, draw the blinds, close all windows and unnecessary doors and set the cooling for 10C below the outside temperature.
4 – 11 May
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Apartment in Ballarat Central
Blue Door on Webster - Modern - Free Parking
Welcome to Blue Door on Webster! We are Ballarat locals and hope you enjoy our stunning city! Located centrally in beautiful tree-lined Webster Street, this ground floor apartment is within walking distance to Lake Wendouree, cafes and restaurants, hospitals, GovHub, supermarket, train station and Armstrong Street where you are spoilt for choice with dining options. On-site, undercover carparking is available to you during your stay. A fully renovated property, ready for you to relax and enjoy!
15 – 22 May
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Home in Soldiers Hill
Ballarat Central• Netflix Free Wifi •Self Check In
Ferndale on Lydiard Street is set on one of Ballarat's most historic streets. A 10min stroll to the Ballarat Railway Station and the CBD. With public transport steps away and access to some of Ballarat's finest cafe culture, this location will satisfy your needs. The accomodating features of Ferndale on Lydiard include two bedrooms, split system air con, ducted central heating, free wifi, Netflix, coffee machine, dishwasher, washing machine, dryer, linen, electric blankets, porta cot and toys.
30 Mar – 6 Apr

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Stay near Ballarat's top sights

Ballarat Botanical Gardens45 locals recommend
Gold Museum14 locals recommend
Ballarat Wildlife Park63 locals recommend
Victoria Park12 locals recommend
Delacombe Town Centre9 locals recommend
Central Square Shopping Centre16 locals recommend

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Home in Lake Wendouree
Lake Wendouree Self Contained House for 4 people
16 – 23 Oct
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Ballarat - On the Lake with gift voucher
23 – 30 May

Quick stats about holiday rentals in Ballarat

Total rentals

610 properties

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

280 properties have a dedicated workspace

Rentals with a pool

20 properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

150 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

430 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

38K reviews

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