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Last updated: 11/19/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:10
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Position - Style - Space - Luxury - Air conditioning - Pool

RE CHRISTMAS 2016. Late Oct a long standing 12 night booking for this home was cancelled. We now offer this home again, but please note we are looking for a booking that covers Dec 25 and Jan 1.

If you need to discuss, please find us and call Rylance Holiday Homes. We are easy to find. NB preference will be given to whole home bookings, as a last resort we will split the home.

Your call to discuss a booking is welcome anytime. Our calendar is only full when all of our properties are occupied.

BRISBANE'S BEST HOLIDAY HOME for all the things that matter...
This beautifully appointed executive home is on the doorstep to Brisbane City. Perfect for the large family for weddings, family reunions or special occasions. Or perhaps a smaller business group seeking a superior stay to that offered by a hotel.

Minimum rental is 7 nights, shorter bookings accepted under conditions outlined below. Preference is given to bookings requiring the whole home. In quiet times or last minute, one level only may be taken. Your enquiry is welcome, please ensure you mention the purpose for your visit, make up of the family group (eg age ranges / genders / disabled requirements?) PLEASE READ ALL BOOKING CONDITIONS LISTED BELOW TO CLARIFY ALL PRICING

The home has all the features of a modernised classic Queenslander. The comforts of today's living have not been compromised. There is ducted airconditioning throughout, (except in middle level), as well as ceiling fans in each room. Smoke and security alarms. Wifi internet available anywhere in the home. Push button wall radio/CD/ipod control to most rooms plus several Flat screen TVs are scattered throughout the home. Wrap around verandahs, private decks, large and small patio areas allow for outside Queensland living.

The home is a pleasant 10min walk to free ferry to central Brisbane or City Cat services.

Offering 2 homes in one. 6 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms +3 sofa beds. All sofa beds are double inner spring and located in areas which can be set up for sleeping only, so you don't have to reset the lounge each day as there are still ample lounge spaces available.

Master - king bed and double sofa bed
Rms 2 and 3 - queen beds
Rm 4 - king twin singles

- double sofa bed

- Rms 5 and 6 - queen beds
- Alcove - double sofa bed

Sleeps 7 in 4 bedrooms, plus double sofa bed. 2 bathrooms + powder rm.

The master bedroom boasts a large ensuite with walk in robe, sitting room (with sofa bed) and small deck area. 2 other queen bedrooms with plus 4th bedroom with twin king singles, allow for ample sleeping accommodation.

There are 2 separate lounges so the adults and children can enjoy their own spaces.

Large kitchen with dishwasher, ample storage and quality appliances.

Wrap around verandah with BBQ and outdoor setting, allow you to enjoy the outlook of the tree lined street. It is surprisingly quiet on the front deck for such an inner city location.

This floor has it's own entrance via keypad through front door Also the wifi and Foxtel Cable TV is independent from the lower level.

The MIDDLE level is a converted triple garage. These spaces can be requested to use as extra living/sleeping area with either the upper or lower levels. The double garage is converted to be used as a rumpus room with large screen TV for DVDs and games consoles plus an air hockey table. This level is not air conditioned, but has large fans.

The single garage space is separated with a wall and door to rumpus area. It can can house a single car and is operated by remote control, or is usually set up with a ping pong table.

This fully self contained home is available to rent alone in quiet times.

This level has 2 queen bedrooms and an alcove in the ample L shaped lounge area has a sofa bed. There is a screen provided to create privacy for this space if it is used for sleeping. The bathroom and toilet have 2-way access.

It has a smaller kitchen with dishwasher. Microwave/convection bench top oven and hotplates are supplied.

This floor has it's own entrance via keypad through side gate. Also the wifi and Foxtel Cable TV is independent from the upper level.

- your personal 4 digit code is used to access home
- iPads supplied on each floor. Inhouse music or radio controlled from these devises. Or you can download Sonos Ap and play your own music selections.
- 3 extra large flat screens and 3 smaller ones throughout home
- Foxtel cable TV is available separately on both levels
- games room (converted garage), has Xbox and DVD
- wireless internet throughout home
- all lights, ceiling fans and music operated from same wall switches
- outdoor lighting for trees and water feature come on automatically
- remote control water fountain in pool

LINEN offered is hotel quality at $25 per person. This includes sheets, pillow cases, towels, bath mats, face towels, hand towels and tea towels and pool towels in summer.


Min booking 7 nights, or 14 nights for Christmas period.
$600 - 700 pn for 6 people
$300-400 pn for one level (applies last minute only)
$30 per night for extra people 6
$25 per person for linen (optional)
$50 baby set - high chair, child gates, cots (when available)
$500 exit clean
$30 per hour extra cleaning
$100+ extra rubbish removal
10% GST applies

Bookings of less than 7 nights are accepted as follows...
- if your dates adjoin another booking
- if booking is last minute
- only short bookings under 10 nights are accepted through Stayz
- Min fee for whole home midweek is $3000 for both levels
- Min fee up to $4000 if your dates cover weekend nights. (Fri / Sat / Sun)

NB For holiday, long weekends and special events surcharge may apply.

In quiet times we will allow just one level to be rented which will save costs for you and is perfect for the smaller family group, and last minute discounts are offered if vacancies allow. Please enquire.

BOOKINGS 4+ months in advance will be assessed on an individual basis. Generally, the booking would need to be for the whole home and for minimum 2 weeks. Though, if your dates adjoin an existing booking, it will be considered.

Please note the calendar may not accurately reflect vacancies as there is some movement of bookings between our inner city properties. Please enquire.

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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/19/2016

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Children welcome who are accustomed to looking after their surroundings....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed:

    Outside only...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 14-16

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    2 way bathroom with entrance from this room...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 6: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 7: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 8: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Alcove can be screened off for privacy to sleep....moreless

  • Bedroom 9: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Sitting room off master bedrm has shutter doors for privacy...moreless

  • Bedroom 10: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Double converted garage Video room with sofa bed....moreless

  • Master room has ensuite, sitting lounge area plus small balcony. His and hers built in cupboards as well as large walk in robe. Bedrooms have individual controls for radio or music....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Books:

    Library on upper level...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    Double garage has large screen monitor for DVD and x box gaming....moreless

  • Television:

    4 extra large flat screen TVs for TV and computer games...moreless

  • Toys:

    some puzzles and lego...moreless

  • Video Games
  • Video Library


  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Leisure Activities

  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Home is 10min walk to free cross river ferry to Central Brisbane City...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Rock Climbing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Upper dining seats 6, verandah dining seats 6-8, lower dining seats 8, lower outdoor dining seats 8....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Fully ducted air conditioning throughout home...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    1 on each level...moreless

  • Garage:

    double remote controlled garage. If you don't have a car, this area can convert to extra lounge area for children with big screen TV and computer games. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer


  • Coffee Maker:

    Yes, especially for North American visitors...moreless

  • Dishwasher:


  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen on upper level, and bar/kitchen on lower level servicing entertainment areas....moreless

  • Microwave:


  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Tea and coffee. Salt and pepper, some basic items included....moreless


  • Balcony:


  • Bicycles:

    See Brisbane City Cycle. Register before leaving home. For small fee bikes can be used free around city if trip less than 30mins. (Must be over 17yrs)...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Wrap around verandah on upper level...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Walk around to the Kangaroo Point cliffs to hire kayaks. Evening paddles available too....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Japanese influence across several courtyards...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    BBQ's on upper deck and poolside...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$498 $498
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Exit clean $414.58
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $565.34
  • Linen per person $24.88
  • Extra persons>6. Per nt $24.88
  • Baby package (cot, high chair and gates) $41.46


Min stay 7 nts if booking 2mths+ in advance. Shorter stays available if your booking adjoins another reservation, fills gap or we have a last minute vacancy. The calendar does not always reflect availability because we can "shuffle" bookings across several homes. See other listings on VRBO.

Linen (optional) $25 pp

Extra guests >6 $30pp per night

Exit clean $500 whole home

Exit clean $250 half home

50% on confirmation of booking, balance due 1 month before arrival.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 11/19/2016
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20 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
To city
0.1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
The Point
80 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Gold Coast

Car: Not Necessary

Kangaroo Point is one of Brisbane's premium inner city living suburbs. Home to mainly younger professionals, there are several luxury unit tower apartments. Fabulous walks along the river boardwalks with cafe's, ferries, parks and easy access to city centre.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: Tim and I own and operate Rylance Hometel Holiday Homes in Brisbane. We have been involved in student, short term and vacation accommodation for nearly 10 years. We have listened to our guests and have bought the perfect property to meet the major 'wish list' criteria. We use VRBO when we travel and have applied everything we value in a vacation home to Lambert House. (See our other homes on VRBO).

Why the Owner Chose Kangaroo Point QLD, Australia:
CITY BOUND, RIVER FERRIES and RIVER WALKS Short walk down Lambert St takes you via walkway to Dockside. This is a complex of high rise apartments, which houses some shops an Asian restaurant and cafe. The board walk along the river is extremely popular. There is a free cross river ferry service, leaving every 30 mins to take you to the city centre. Or you can also board Brisbane's famous city cat ferry service that runs from Hamilton on the north side to University of Queensland. You can follow it right around to the Kangaroo Point Cliffs, where a company called River Life, offers kayaking (night and day), abseiling, rock climbing as well as offering Aboriginal cultural experiences. THE GABBA Brisbane's sporting headquarters for Australian Rules Football Lions team and Australian and Queensland cricket. The light posts can be seen from the side deck, and it is within 15min walk. RESTAURANTS AND CAFES A short stroll to numerous eateries, and the quality of food on offer is diverse and high quality. The Sweet Mandarin offers Asian fare from Thai to Chinese and will deliver, the Indian specialists Raj's Palace receives mixed reviews, but we loved the food they delivered. Sushi, Subway and Spoons cafe are all in walking distance as well. HOTELS The famous Story Bridge Hotel is a pleasant 10-15 mins stroll and has multiple eating options and is one of Brisbane's most famous watering holes. The Shaftson Hotel is under 10mins walk and is a pleasant surprise once inside. There is a refurbished beer garden, and several inviting indoor spaces to enjoy a drink or meal. The food is above average for 'pub grub' and there are specials each night EG 2 for one meals on Thursdays. BRISBANE CITY CYCLE Brisbane has an extensive network of bikes you can register to use and travel around Brisbane. You can return the bike to any station and if your trip is under 30mins there is no charge. One station is just 2mins from Lambert House. PARKING There is a lock up garage on site, an

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Simply stunning. If position, luxury and comfort matter, there is no better vacation home in Brisbane. This beautiful home ticks all the boxes. Stylish comfortable furnishings, multiple living spaces, a pool and air conditioning - (in Brisbane these are must-have items). Entertainment areas, several patios and quiet spaces, all make for the perfect holiday experience for the large extended family, or friends who enjoy the finer things. Close to the action of Brisbane City, easy access to Gold and Sunshine Coasts.

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Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/19/2016

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Main entrance with lit water feature

    Main entrance with lit water feature

  • Upper informal TV lounge with large screen

    Upper informal TV lounge with large screen

  • Fully equipped upper kitchen

    Fully equipped upper kitchen

  • Master bedroom sitting room, with double sofa bed.

    Master bedroom sitting room, with double sofa bed.

  • 2nd Queen bedroom upper level. With door to bathroom and wall mounted TV

    2nd Queen bedroom upper level. With door to bathroom and wall mounted TV

  • Upper bathroom

    Upper bathroom

  • Front of Lambert House

    Front of Lambert House

  • Lower level dining

    Lower level dining

  • Outdoor dining to pool, with vergola roof blinds - can open or close.

    Outdoor dining to pool, with vergola roof blinds - can open or close.

  • Video games room in converted garage. Middle level extra space with sofa bed.

    Video games room in converted garage. Middle level extra space with sofa bed.

  • Outdoor lounge and Japanese inspired gardens

    Outdoor lounge and Japanese inspired gardens

  • Front verandah at twilight

    Front verandah at twilight

  • Upper formal lounge

    Upper formal lounge

  • Upper dining view to front verandah

    Upper dining view to front verandah

  • Master bedroom. King bed, ensuite, walkin robe, sitting room and deck

    Master bedroom. King bed, ensuite, walkin robe, sitting room and deck

  • Front queen bedroom with french security and flyscreened doors to deck.

    Front queen bedroom with french security and flyscreened doors to deck.

  • Upper twin king singles room

    Upper twin king singles room

  • Upper library with DVDs and books.

    Upper library with DVDs and books.

  • Lower level entertainment space

    Lower level entertainment space

  • Lower level alcove lounge with sofa bed. (Screens avail for privacy to sleep).

    Lower level alcove lounge with sofa bed. (Screens avail for privacy to sleep).

  • Lower level queen bedroom with door to bathroom and wall mounted TV

    Lower level queen bedroom with door to bathroom and wall mounted TV

  • Middle level games room, with screens against garage doors.

    Middle level games room, with screens against garage doors.

  • Floor plans for upper, middle and lower levels.

    Floor plans for upper, middle and lower levels.

VRBO #476156

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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