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Accommodation Sydney Australia. Experience the Real Australia

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Last updated: 05/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This Australia Vacation Apartment is truly unique, large, luxurious, totally self contained and only minutes from shopping malls, National Parks and just 300 metres/yards from a direct rail service to the city.

If you are vacationing/holidaying or on Corporate Business and if your stay is for 5 days or 3 months it has been designed for the couple who would like to experience Sydney with accommodation that is located in a peaceful bushland environment. A real oasis in the heart of Sydney and what's more
Designed for 2 people only NO SHARING with other guests.

Just 30 min from the city on Sydneys' scenic and affluent North Shore this apartment is available for vacations/holidays or corporate bookings. It allows you the opportunity to escape the typical large city atmosphere, relax and yet still explore this wonderful Harbour City.


This is an opportunity to experience the real Sydney lifestyle, a real haven away from the city noise,traffic and stress. Although if you require the night clubs and party atmosphere of a large city - this apartment would not be suitable. If you wish you can Experience Sydney with a local, understand its culture, explore its hidden locations unknown to most tourists and be part of the Aussie way of life. This type of vacation package is not available with hotels and most accommodation packages.

The apartment has a full gourmet kitchen with the latest appliances and highest quality furniture. Set amongst the tree tops it affords seclusion, privacy and bushland views. There are bushwalks from your front door and the opportunity if you wish to share breakfast on the outside deck with an array of native parrots that visit each morning.

Location: Just 12 miles from the city in a quiet bushland upmarket neighborhood. There are various ways to travel to the city, by car 30/35 min. A relaxing scenic journey by train and ferry if you are not in a hurry or by train alone.
There is a rail station with a direct service to the city within a 5 min walk of the apartment. It is safe, frequent and very reliable.

Also within minutes is a large shopping mall, a wildlife sanctuary where you can see and touch Koalas and Kangaroos and access to the KuringGai Chase National Park which is Sydney's premier park. With natural bushwalks, hidden waterways, aboriginal rock carvings and a cultural centre, its an ideal opportunity to view Sydney in a manner that has changed little in the past 200 years.\

***HOME AWAY SPECIAL OFFER*** A personal meet and greet, airport transfers either way and a 2 to 3 hour introductory tour of Sydney` major attractions. Tariff $300 US p/couple.

IF ITS YOUR INTENTION TO ALSO EXPLORE CAIRNS & THE GREAT BARRIER REEF WE ARE VERY FAMILAR WITH THIS LOCATION AND CAN OFFER A LOT OF LOCAL ADVICE

Personal Tours: An added advantage of staying at our Sydney Holiday Apartment is the availability of personal tours. Tours can be arranged and are available on a daily basis to Sydney's premier locations and to other locations that are unknown and rarely visited even by Sydney residents.

Sydney has 100s of miles of waterways many of which are totally inaccessible without the use of a boat. One of which is the Hawkesbury River almost 100 miles of waterway that almost circles Sydney. Here you can explore hidden secluded beaches, bays and inlets at the mouth of this river together with its great bird and wildlife and the rugged unchanged landscape which forms part of the National Park.

*** Recently 2 guests Donna and Mike from Bend Oregon, USA undertook the abovementioned boat tour and we have included a few pictures that they took on that day. A full compilation of their day can be found on our 'Sydney Holiday Tours' web site.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Wonderful Australian Bushland Environment, Secluded, Private, and adjoining a National Park, a Real Home-away-from-home with a Direct Rail Service to the City, TOURS:- Personally conducted. Sydney has 100s of locations to visit and 100s miles of waterways to explore. Many of these are not accessible to most tourists. With your hosts Boat or Four-wheel-drive (SUV) these locations become available so that you can experience Sydney as few do. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Free cable TV, Broadband Internet connection and local phone...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Town

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    There is free unlimited Broadband Internet Connection...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    A linen press is provided with additional towels and linen. Apartment cleaned and sheets changed weekly....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Directly at door of apartment...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone:

    Free local calls...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Washer/Dryer in apartment NOT shared...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    This is a full gourmet kitchen with all the latest stainless steel appliances for our guests exclusive use....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio:

    With an outdoor BBQ, dining facilities and night lights. Share breakfast with an abundant array of Australian parrots....moreless

  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Built in the tree tops it offers wonderful views over the Aussie bushland. It is visited by a huge array of bird life, has its own BBQ and dining facilities...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Skis
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Swimming pool, cabana, outdoor dining with BBQ, Night lights...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
5 night min stay
$155
$1,085
Medium
Sep 1 - Dec 20, 2015
5 night min stay
$175
$1,225
Christmas
Dec 21 - Jan 11, 2016
5 night min stay
$225
$1,575
Medium
Jan 12 - May 31, 2016
5 night min stay
$175
$1,225
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$155
$1,085

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Included

Notes:

30% deposit to secure a booking with the remainder paid on arrival.

If booking cancelled 90 days notice required for full refund less current bank charges.

If under 90 days notice AND the apartment is relet for a similar period, deposit refunded less bank charges.

Further 30% payable 30 days before stay


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Last updated: 05/24/2015
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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sydney
0.3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Normanhurst
12 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Sydney
0.3 Miles
Nearest Train
Normanhurst
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Pennant Hills Rd
0.3 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Normanhurst
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Manly

Car: Not Necessary

Other Activities: Health/Beauty Spa, Miniature Golf, Shopping, Basketball Court, Boating, Wildlife Viewing

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1975

About the owner: We have lived in this Sydney North Shore location since 1975 and added the vacation apartment nearby in 2006. It really is a wonderful central location near enough to the city (just 12 miles) and far enough away to enjoy the bushland with its array of native birds and animals. Our guests most frequent comment is 'How great it was to experience the real Sydney'


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Speaks: english

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Photos

  • A real oasis in in the heart of Sydney

    A real oasis in in the heart of Sydney

  • External deck and interior of apartment

    External deck and interior of apartment

  • Interior of our tree house aparttment

    Interior of our tree house aparttment

  • New larger and improved pool cabana

    New larger and improved pool cabana

  • Relax and enjoy the peacefull ambiance of the pool & its native bushland setting

    Relax and enjoy the peacefull ambiance of the pool & its native bushland setting

  • Bedroom. Private, quiet and secluded

    Bedroom. Private, quiet and secluded

  • Some of our feathered friends who visit (kookaburra)

    Some of our feathered friends who visit (kookaburra)

  • Take a boat tour with us for the day on secluded waterways.

    Take a boat tour with us for the day on secluded waterways.

  • Rainbow Lorikeets (See you tube video on this site)

    Rainbow Lorikeets (See you tube video on this site)

  • One of our water dragons.  Very friendly & totally harmless (except to insects)

    One of our water dragons. Very friendly & totally harmless (except to insects)

  • Enjoy a bush walk from your front door in an Australian native forest. Left view

    Enjoy a bush walk from your front door in an Australian native forest. Left view

  • Enjoy the pool and cabana whilst overlooking the forest.

    Enjoy the pool and cabana whilst overlooking the forest.

  • Interior of apartment

    Interior of apartment

  • Interior of apartment

    Interior of apartment

  • View from apartment. Our new and enlarged pool cabana

    View from apartment. Our new and enlarged pool cabana

  • Even at night it's a great location to relax

    Even at night it's a great location to relax

  • Your own personal tree top apartment

    Your own personal tree top apartment

  • Interior of apartment from treetop lanai/deck toward front door

    Interior of apartment from treetop lanai/deck toward front door

  • New and improved pool cabana

    New and improved pool cabana

  • Some more feathered friends (King Parrot)

    Some more feathered friends (King Parrot)

  • Here is our furry friendly possum

    Here is our furry friendly possum

  • Just 300 metres from the apartment our local rail station plus shops

    Just 300 metres from the apartment our local rail station plus shops

  • Enjoy a walk from your front door in an Australian native forest. right view

    Enjoy a walk from your front door in an Australian native forest. right view

  • Australian native bushland bordering the apartment yet in the heart of Sydney.

    Australian native bushland bordering the apartment yet in the heart of Sydney.

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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 05/24/2015
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