About this listing
Spacious light filled bedroom with the most comfortable double bed. Room has a north aspect and is at the front of the house. We have a courtyard and relaxing garden out the back to chill out after a day of sightseeing.
Our place is a traditional Victorian terrace on a leafy street just in between two main roads for the most part its nice and quiet. Just be aware there can be street noise and the house is quite old and creaky, so if you're a light sleeper the room may not be suitable. There are blinds to block out light.
Bathroom is shared. Our lounge room is cosy but comfy, feel free to use the foxtel(cable) and netflix.
We have a patio out back, feel free to enjoy the sun and relax in our garden - it is a bit wild though but that's how we roll.
You'll have access all areas with the exception of our private rooms. We want you to feel like this is your home away from home.
Interaction with guests
You'll be sharing us, there may be one extra guest in our other spare room also. We're more than happy to help with suggestions and places to check out. Let me know what you enjoy doing and I can send you some suggestions before your trip. Glen and I love hitting the beach and local cafes. We also love hearing of places you discovered so tell us if you have any faves - we'll be collating this in a welcome guide for all future guests.
We're happy to interact or just leave you to your own devices.
Paddington is a lovely village like suburb in between the city and Bondi Beach and other amazing beaches. Locally we have great cafes and coffee and a local arts market. We're super close to Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, Fox Studios, Centennial Park.
Markets are on Saturday at Paddington School just on Oxford St
Our favourite coffee places are:
Ampersand - Oxford St
Not Just coffee - Perry lane
Sonder - down in 5 ways
Organic bread bar about a 10 minute walk from our place
Eats and drinks:
Cheeky Burger bar - oxford St
Wine Library - Oxford st
Mickeys - cheap nightly deals
Cheekyburger - happy hour betwen 5-6
Arthurs Pizza - $12 pizzas before 7
Check out my guide book for more suggestions all over Sydney and it's inner suburbs.
Our place is between the city and Bondi Beach, each way is roughly 20-30 mins by bus. We're also so close to the Sydney football stadium, Centennial Park, Royal Hall of industries and Fox studios.
The bus stop is on Oxford St servicing both Bondi Beach, Bronte Beach, Marrickville, Central and Sydney CBD/Circular Quay.
333 - City and bondi Beach
M40 - Chatswood and Bondi junction
440 - Bronte beach and Rozelle - good bus for the Glebe markets
380 - City and North Bondi
352 - Bondi junction and Marrickville - good bus to get to Newtown area
Collect your Opal card on arrival to Sydney airport or up at the 7-11 convenience store. You can top these up in increments of $10. An average ride to the city from ours is $2.10
Buses to various locations are easily accessible from Oxford Street or around Anzac Pde / Moore park road. You can also take a nice walk into the city via Hyde Park which can take 30-45 minutes.
Travel on Sundays on the Opal Card is capped at $2.50 so it's the perfect day to hit the ferries, especially to Manly and Watson's bay.
Uber: Ubers into the city are between $8-12
Go Catch: haven't used this app but I've heard it can be cheaper than uber
Taxis at night have a high flagfall and charge rate, it's better to use Uber or Go-catch
Other things to note
We do have a pet cat who is mostly friendly and a bit aloof, please let me know if you have any issues.
Please clean up after yourself and be respectful our private spaces and belongings. Smoking allowed outdoors.
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.
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Originally from NZ, I now call Sydney home. I live with my husband and cute wee tabby cat. I have a great love for the outdoors, and of course travel.
My favourite places I've traveled so far would have to be: Morocco and Japan, but I pretty much find something to love everywhere I go, no matter how many trials and tribulations that had been experienced along the way.
I love to meet people from all walks of life, enjoy listening to music and cooking.
Look forward to meeting you