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Retro Retreat, Cosy, Central, Free Parking

SuperhostNewington, Victoria, Australia
Entire apartment hosted by Michelle
4 guests1 bedroom2 beds1 bath
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Spacious 1 bedroom unit, separate lounge that can be used as a bedroom with sofa that converts into queen size bed.
Bedroom can be set up with king size bed or 2 extra long single beds.
Typical 1960’s style architecture, "Retro Retreat" is in a quite residential street, with surrounding substantial homes. Only 10-15 minute walk from most of Ballarat’s Health & Education Facilitates. 30 minutes walk to CBD area & train station

The space
BEDROOM ( 2.7m x 4.8 m)
Can be configured to have a King sized bed or 2 x Extra Long Single beds.
Easy storage under bed for large suitcases
2 Bedside tables with 3 drawers each
Desk, chair, desk light & electric panel heater on wall.
Wardrobe (160cm, L x 60 cmW) with & full length mirror on inside of door.
PLEASE NOTE Light switch behind door (on window side)

KITCHEN:
Fridge, microwave, oven, toaster etc
Table ware etc
Front loader washing machine is in kitchen, clothes drying rack supplied & rear courtyard had clothes line.

LOUNGE ROOM: 3.6 m x 4.8 m
IKEA Friheten “L” shaped Sofa that easily converts into comfortable queen bed.
Sofa also has storage area for bedding for quick conversions from sofa to bed if necessary.
TV with Apple TV - & Netflix
Table 92cmx92cm, seats 4, can also be extended to seat 6
Buffet, fitted with TV & storage drawers for your belongings
Gas HEATER very effective but DO NOT TOUCH when ON as gets very hot and could potentially burn. Carbon Monoxide tested & compliant. Electric Panel heater also in room.

MEALS & ENTRY
Cupboard with vacuum, & hanging space for coats.
Breakfast/ meals bench (160cm L x 48W) with stools x 2 with adjustable height, so may be used at dining table as well.
Robin Hood ironing board with clothes iron built into wall in entry/meals area.

BATHROOM
Shower over bath with niche storage.
Original cool pink pedestal hand basin.
Toilet with soft close lid
Vanity cupboard with mirror
Heated towel ladder

LAUNDRY:
Clothes line available in rear court yard. Front loader washing machine in kitchen

FRONT COURTYARD
Enjoy the morning or afternoon sun, dine or relax with comfy table & chairs

Guest access
All spaces as per floor plan in photos

Other things to note
1) 2 off street parks, one under cover & space behind for 2nd vehicle Parking available on street at front as well, no restrictions or cost
2) Bedding supplied, sheets, donnas & throw rugs, also towels & bathmat.
3) Bedroom & bathroom have lockable doors.
4) l only accept booking from Airbnb guests with verified ID.
5) Bikes available for use, please ask if your interested
6) if you booking on behalf of other people, please make them aware of house rules
THANK YOU
Spacious 1 bedroom unit, separate lounge that can be used as a bedroom with sofa that converts into queen size bed.
Bedroom can be set up with king size bed or 2 extra long single beds.
Typical 1960’s style architecture, "Retro Retreat" is in a quite residential street, with surrounding substantial homes. Only 10-15 minute walk from most of Ballarat’s Health & Education Facilitates. 30 minutes walk to C…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

Amenities

Wi-Fi
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Iron
Dedicated workspace
Washing machine
TV
Hangers
Hair dryer
Heating

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4.94 out of 5 stars from 68 reviews

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Newington, Victoria, Australia

Love the convenience of central location;
5-15 minute walk to supermarket, bakery, cafes, pub, other shops, Lake Wendouree, Ballarat Health Service & Australian Catholic University.
Also enjoy riding bikes (Ballarat very flat for riding). Popular activity for locals is to walk or jog around the lake - 6km. From my house, round trip about 7.5km.
Love the convenience of central location;
5-15 minute walk to supermarket, bakery, cafes, pub, other shops, Lake Wendouree, Ballarat Health Service & Australian Catholic University.
Also enjoy riding…

Hosted by Michelle

Joined in July 2014
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Hi, I'm a Registered Nurse & have 19yo daughter, 14yo son & playful cat. Enjoy playing tennis, riding my bike, walking, my work, gardening, cooking lots of different cuisines , reading biographies, music- many genres particularly jazz & baroque classical and reminiscing my youth with 70's and 80's music. Period movies & TV serials to escape & unwind. My daughter is studying nursing, recently started Dragon Boating, plays the cello, enjoys cooking, reading, music, youth group, cycling and is studious and helpful. My son enjoys basketball, rugby, computer games, swimming in summer, You tube, playing the trumpet and piano. He has an insatiable appetite and rides his bike to school. We love meeting new people from different countries and enjoy hearing about their lives. l only wish l could remember more words in other languages from our bilingual guests. I would like to travel more myself so enjoy hearing about your travel experiences. December 2018 we went to China, highlights were the Terracotta Warriors, Great Wall & night cruise in Chongqing. In November 2015 we went to Europe for 1 month and attended the Airbnb Open in Paris. It was my first time in Rome & l loved all the history, art & architecture there. The trip consisted of 4 countries, 4 languages, 4 weeks & 4 Airbnb's for the 3 of us. I've also been to UK, France (1998), USA , Singapore, Thailand, Mexico (~1996), Port Douglas in far north Queensland & Albury in New South Wales, in 2014. Have enjoyed many summer holidays in Point Lonsdale & Port Fairy & frequently visit Horsham my hometown. Most of the time we have a busy life with school, work and other activities. We have dinner most nights between 6pm-7pm and enjoy dining with our guests and us all sitting down together finding out about the events of the day. As a shift worker in the Post Anaesthetic Recovery, l work about 25 hours per week, the days l work change from week to week and l work on the week ends sometimes. I've experienced joy in my life but also sadness and betrayal. The Family Principles that underpin my decisions and values l wish to be my legacy and teach my children, l remember from the acronym CHILD: Compassion Honesty Integrity Love & Life long learning Diligence
Hi, I'm a Registered Nurse & have 19yo daughter, 14yo son & playful cat. Enjoy playing tennis, riding my bike, walking, my work, gardening, cooking lots of different cuisines , rea…
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House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
Self check-in with key safe
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm