Universal Apartment Living

Australia - Victoria - FITZROY

Home exchange in,Australia,FITZROY,Lounge and dining room orverlooking the balcony.
Lounge and dining room orverlooking the balcony.
Home exchange in,Australia,FITZROY,Kitchen
Home exchange in,Australia,FITZROY,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Australia,FITZROY,Bathroom
Home exchange in,Australia,FITZROY,Bedroom
Home exchange in,Australia,FITZROY,Balcony
Home exchange in,Australia,FITZROY,Universal Apartments - purple entrance
Universal Apartments - purple entrance
Home exchange in,Australia,FITZROY,Alimantari Cafe/Restaurant in Brunswick Street
Alimantari Cafe/Restaurant in Brunswick Street
Home exchange in,Australia,FITZROY,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Australia,FITZROY,Brunswick Street
Brunswick Street
Home exchange in,Australia,FITZROY,Street art
Street art
Home exchange in,Australia,FITZROY,Street art
Street art
Home exchange in,Australia,FITZROY,Melbourne City on the Yarra River
Melbourne City on the Yarra River
Home exchange in,Australia,FITZROY,italian restaurant in the City.
Italian restaurant in the City.
Home exchange in,Australia,FITZROY,Carlton Gardens
Carlton Gardens
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Exhibition Building
Home exchange in,Australia,FITZROY,Brunswick Street with tram.
Brunswick Street with tram.
  • Sleeping capacity2
  • Bedrooms1
  • Bathrooms1

Non-simultaneous Home Exchange

Simultaneous Home Exchange

Long-term Home Exchange

Smoking Not Allowed

Children Welcome

Car Exchange is offered/negotiable

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Open to all dates Australia | Sweden
Open to all dates Australia

Our Home For Exchange

Description of the home we are offering for exchange

We live in the inner city neighbourhood of Fitzroy, Australia - Melbourne well known for its day and night life with its designer shops, cafes, restaurants and entertainment. Lygon Street, Carlton and Brunswick Street, Fitzroy are both within easy walking distance and provide fashion, food and fun! Lygon Street is home to many of Melbourne City's traditional Italian restaurants.

The Universal Theatre Apartments occupies a converted warehouse that was once home to avant garde theatre and cinema and to a range of community media organisations for many years. The 3 story building was architecturally renovated in 2008 to accommodate 17 one and and two bedroom apartments. We are located on the top third level. We are a one bedroom apartment and very spacious (75 sqm) and comfortable.

The apartment is light and airy and has a north facing floor to ceiling window. From the balcony there are views across the suburbs. On the street level is located a number of art and natural therapy organisations and next door is the Southern School of Natural Therapies. This is a safe and friendly community.

We are well served by trams and buses to and from the centre of the City and to the seaside and many of Melbourne's renowned and eclectic inner suburbs in between.


Apartment/ Main Residence


  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony / Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes Washer
  • View
  • Heating
  • Garage
  • Parking included


  • DVD
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet (WiFi)


  • None


  • Urban


Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area

We live in a vibrant and diverse neighbourhood that is well serviced by public transport and has many boutique shops, markets and restaurants. We are within walking distance of the central city of Melbourne.
Grocery Stores
• Casa Iberica Spanish Deli across the street
• Coles Supermarket a 5 minute walk
• 7 Eleven store on the corner
• Mile End Bagel Bakery over the road
• Fruit and Vegetable shop at the end of the street
Bookshops & Cinemas
• Brunswick Street Bookstore … turn left from Victoria Street
• Readings Bookstore on Lygon Street, Carlton
• Nova Cinema on Lygon Street, Carlton
Cafes for coffee and food … just a walk away
• Brunetti on Lygon Street, Carlton
• Alimentari Deli on Brunswick Street … turn right from Victoria Street, and near by … fresh fruit, vegetables & flowers
Other near by shops, cafes and restaurants
• Café Italia, University Place, Carlton
• Donnini’s, 320 Lygon Street, Carlton
• Il Solito Posto, Collins Street, Melbourne
• Hu Tong Dumpling Bar, Market Lane, China Town, not far from the Chinese Museum in Cohen Place
• DOC Pizza and Doc Cafe/Restaurant for pasta, dessert, coffee and wine in Lygon Street, Carlton
Hats, clothes and special things
• Smart Alec Hatters Gertrude Street, Fitzroy
• Zetta Florence, paper products at Brunswick Street, Fitzroy
• Too many to name
• Jimmy Watson’s, Lygon Street … a classic wine bar and restaurant
• Naked for Satan, Brunswick Street Fitzroy … check out the roof top bar for great views
• And lots more!
• Rose Street Market, Rose Street, Fitzroy
• South Melbourne Market, take tram 96 on Nicholson Street
• Victoria Market, Elizabeth Street, Melbourne

Outdoor Activities

  • Biking
  • Cultural Events
  • Gym / Health Club
  • Tennis
  • Public Swimming Pool


  • Park / Playground
  • Cafés
  • Gym / Health Club
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping

Cultural Activities

  • Concerts
  • Galleries
  • Museums
  • Opera
  • Theatre

Transport Nearby

  • Bus
  • Tram

Neighbourhood Services

  • Bakery
  • Corner Shop
  • Pharmacy
  • Supermarket


Our home exchange - places to go and things to do while staying in our home

There are many shops, restaurants and cafes in the neighbourhood together with live music venues.
Art and galleries
• Street art … everywhere in Fitzroy plus restaurants, cafes, bars
• Galleries nearby include the Centre for Contemporary Photography and Sutton Contemporary Gallery.
• The Ian Potter at Melbourne University, Carlton
• Exhibition Buildings and Melbourne Museum in nearby Carlton Gardens
and lots, lots more …

Our Preferences

Our home exchange - here are our Preferences and House Rules

Please check our exchange preferences below


  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Plant Care Not Needed

Car Exchange

  • Car Exchange is offered/negotiable

Home Exchange Type

  • Non-simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Long-term Home Exchange

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