Balmain Cottage, Sydney, 2k, W - House

Austraalia - New South Wales - BALMAIN

Koduvahetuse riik,Australia,BALMAIN,View from road...a Tardis house!
View from road...a Tardis house!
Koduvahetuse riik,Australia,BALMAIN,Backyard
Backyard
Koduvahetuse riik,Australia,BALMAIN,View from rear
View from rear
Koduvahetuse riik,Australia,BALMAIN,View to city, top floor
View to city, top floor
Koduvahetuse riik,Australia,BALMAIN,View to ANZAC Bridge, top floor
View to ANZAC Bridge, top floor
Koduvahetuse riik,Australia,BALMAIN,One of 4 bedrooms, 2nd floor with balcony.
One of 4 bedrooms, 2nd floor with balcony.
Koduvahetuse riik,Australia,BALMAIN,View of large main bedroom, upstairs, with balcony
View of large main bedroom, upstairs, with balcony
Koduvahetuse riik,Australia,BALMAIN,Main bedroom, top floor.
Main bedroom, top floor.
Koduvahetuse riik,Australia,BALMAIN,Ensuite bathroom
Ensuite bathroom
Koduvahetuse riik,Australia,BALMAIN,View of lounge area from stairs.
View of lounge area from stairs.
Koduvahetuse riik,Australia,BALMAIN,Lounge area, bedroom to rear
Lounge area, bedroom to rear
Koduvahetuse riik,Australia,BALMAIN,Separate, roomy kitchen, lots of light.
Separate, roomy kitchen, lots of light.
Koduvahetuse riik,Australia,BALMAIN,Our family...the children have grown a bit!
Our family...the children have grown a bit!
Koduvahetuse riik,Australia,BALMAIN,Leafy Stewart St. We are 3rd house up, on bend.
Leafy Stewart St. We are 3rd house up, on bend.
Koduvahetuse riik,Australia,BALMAIN,House photos, home images
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For 2 adults and one OR two teenage children, WE ARE GENERALLY SEEKING.....
1. Long weekends in NSW
2. School holiday periods 2018 (NSW, ACT,VIC, SA).


We live in a quaint but expansive Balmain semi-detached wooden cottage in a quiet one-way street, 5 minutes walk from the centre of the village. It is a home with individuality and rustic character, comfortable and family orientated. The original part of the house is 140 years old, hessian 'wallpaper' and all, but bathroom, sunroom and extra bedrooms were added 15 years ago and just recently a whole upper floor with sweeping 180 degree views of the city. There are 4/5 levels, laid out in a spiral design but with generally only a few steps between each. The kitchen is light filled, modern but with a country feel...we do a lot of cooking! Each bedroom has either a verandah, balcony or small courtyard. There is also a sunroom with huge floor to ceiling windows and a separate eating area, leading to the garden.

WE are virtually as close to the City of Sydney residentially as you can get; the bus leaves from the end of our street, taking about 8 minutes via the Anzac Bridge and we are also serviced by the Balmain ferry to Circular Quay.
Balmain, for all its proximity to the city is incredibly leafy. Our garden has a number of very large gums, attracting many interesting birds, possums and fruit bats which we love. The master bedroom upstairs is indeed like a tree house!

Balmain itself is widely-known as a popular, historic and 'trendy' suburb with its vibrant inner city character and excellent restaurants, galleries, pubs and harbour view parks. It is a very central suburb, close to Glebe, Leichhardt, Rozelle, Drummoyne, a short drive to the Harbour Bridge (visible from many parts of Balmain) and the northern suburbs and perhaps a 10 minute drive to the eastern suburbs via the Cross City Tunnel.

Eluaseme tüüp

eramaja, 2 või enam korrust/ peamine elukoht


Mugavused

  • kliimaseade
  • rõdu/veranda
  • nõudepesumasin
  • pesumasin
  • mikrolaineahi
  • vaikne ümbrus
  • Vaade
  • kamin
  • privaatne, eraldatud
  • lastesõbralik kodu
  • aed
  • keskküte
  • terrass/siseõu

Meelelahutus

  • arvuti kasutamise võimalus
  • DVD-mängija
  • internetiühendus
  • klaver
  • teler
  • WiFi-ühendus
  • puhketuba/mängutuba

Muud võimalused

  • jalgrataste kasutus

Keskkond

  • linn

Ümbruskond

Ümbruskonna kirjeldus

The local neighbourhood, situated on a peninsula adjacent to Sydney Harbour, has an inner city, cosmopolitan vibe with the centre of Balmain village just a 5 minute pleasant stroll away. It is well known for its good coffee, restaurants, many pubs, galleries, specialty shops, scenic parks and views of the water and Harbour Bridge. The City of Sydney is at your fingertips and Balmain attracts many weekend visitors. It also has a large number of gracious old buildings - historical walks operate at weekends as the area represents an eclectic range of fascinating architecture and social change in Sydney over the century.
Our neighbours are also delightful and friendly!
There is a ferry service at the bottom of Darling St, the long road that runs through the Balmain Peninsula. Ferries run every 20 minutes or so to Circular Quay or Darling Harbour.
Free, public tennis courts are just a minute away around the corner; we have racquets for you to use. Dawn Fraser Pool ( saltwater) on the harbourside is a 10 minute walk away.

Huvitegevused

  • jalgrattasõit
  • kultuuriüritused
  • kalastus
  • jõusaal/spordiklubi
  • tennis
  • ujula
  • purjetamine

Vaba aeg

  • park/mänguväljak
  • kohvikud
  • jõusaal/spordiklubi
  • restoranid
  • ostlemine
  • park/mänguväljak

Kultuuritegevused

  • kontserdid
  • kunstigaleriid
  • muuseumid
  • ooper
  • tuntud mälestusmärgid
  • teater

Lähim ühistransport

  • buss
  • rongijaam

Ümbruskonna teenused

  • pagariäri
  • lähikauplus
  • apteek
  • supermarket

Huviväärsused

Meie lemmikrestoranid

  • Efendys Turkish is a favourite in a pretty sandstone building with outdoor courtyard and delicious Tapas.
  • Indian takeaway is cheap, cheerful and easy
  • Dick's is at the end of Stewart St and serves well priced bistro food in a large sheltered courtyard. It is also a pub.

Toredad kohvikud ja pubid

  • Bertonis is our favourite coffee and is a Balmain hub on weekends
  • You will find it hard to settle on a cafe as there seem to be dozens on the Balmain Peninsul
  • There are also multiple bars and pubs.

Head ostlemiskohad

  • Woolworths is a 5 minute walk away for all your food needs.
  • The Source Bulk Foods is fascinating if you are a Foodie
  • Brays Books and Hill of Content are a delight for book lovers

Vaba aja ja kultuuritegevused

  • Visit the old Balmain Watchouse or take a walking tour to explore the history of Balmain
  • Bustling markets are held in nearby Rozelle as well as Balmain on Saturdays and Sundays
  • There are many small art galleries dotted all over Balmain and Rozelle

Jalutamis- ja jooksurajad

  • Tom Uren walking trail is relatively new. His old home is marked by a plaque in the street adjoining ours.
  • Joggers will find many pathways that run beside the water as we are on a peninsula.
  • It is possible to walk or cycle into the city via the Anzac Bridge on safe pathways all the way.

Jõusaalid või spordiklubid

  • There are numerous gyms, yoga classes and the like.

Põnevad ühepäevareisid

  • Anywhere around Sydney. Try the Sydney ferry system from the wharf at the bottom of Darling St. It will connect with some amazing trips around Sydney Harbour

Meie eelistused

Mis meile meeldib ja mis mitte ... Siin on meie eelistused ja kodu reeglid.

We have completed now over 25 exchanges and always ensure we leave a house the same way , if not better, than we found it. This we always ask of others but have never been disappointed!
Exchange -wise we are free to travel overseas now as our youngest has completed school .However we do prefer exchanges during NSW school holidays. Anywhere within NSW, Victoria or even SA would also be desirable for week long stays.

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Noortevahetus

  • Genevieve
  • Genevieve

  • Sünniaasta: 2000
  • Keeleoskus: English only
  • Soovib reisida: Europe, anywhere
  • Lyndon
  • Lyndon

  • Sünniaasta: 1999
  • Keeleoskus: English, German
  • Soovib reisida: Europe, anywhere

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