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Erskineville 2043 Australia

Listing # 115954

Rates From AUD 980 Weekly
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Last Updated: Sunday, July 16, 2017

Light-filled, spacious home with a view, minutes from the city

Enjoy fantastic 230 degree views of the Sydney skyline and surrounding neighbourhoods from our elevated, modern and light-filled apartment. Step out from your doorstep and stroll to Erskineville Village, Newtown or Alexandria, where you will discover an eclectic choice of boutiques, cafes, restaurants and bars, or enjoy the beauty of adjacent Sydney Park. St Peters train station is a 3 minute walk away & connects to Sydney Central Station in 11 min (Circular Quay/Sydney Harbour Bridge 18min).

This elevated, light-filled 1BR apartment includes a sunroom and balcony and offers spacious and luxurious accommodation for up to two guests. The whole apartment features hardwood floorboards and most furniture is made from reclaimed hardwood timber—all one of a kind pieces, which we designed and built ourselves. We invite you to relax in our plant-filled sunroom (a.k.a the oxygen chamber), the highlight of this apartment, and enjoy the gorgeous views across Sydney. Feel free to help yourself to some of the fresh herbs from our herb garden. The apartment is situated in a resort style complex with private gym, tennis court, a heated outdoor pool—all encapsulated by lush gardens. Accommodation The bedroom is equipped with a comfortable double bed, blockout blinds and reverse cycle air-conditioning (cooling and heating) for climate control. There is drawer/hanging space for your clothes in the built-in wardrobe. A large hardwood desk and comfortable Herman Miller ergonomic chair provide space for those who need to work. Our open-plan kitchen opens onto a sun-drenched sunroom/dining room and comfortable living room, which boasts fantastic views of the Sydney skyline. You are welcome to use our gas stovetop, dishwasher, fridge, kettle, coffee-maker, toaster, microwave and utensils. The bathroom contains a bathtub and shower, and soap, shampoo and towels are provided. NBN high speed wifi is available throughout the apartment. There is an internal laundry with washing machine/dryer, iron and ironing board, and a clothes drying rack. You will have access to the building’s gym and heated-outdoor pool. Sydney Park is also right across the road, a perfect place for a walk or a run.

Guests have access to the building’s green outdoor courtyard and gardens, gym, tennis court and heated outdoor pool.

The Neighbourhood
With a Walk Score® of 92, Erskineville ranks as a ‘Walker’s Paradise’. No surprise, as the attractive Newtown, Alexandria and Erskineville neighbourhoods are all at our doorstep. Find a range of boutiques, cafes and restaurants minutes away, or ignore them, simply cross the street and instead explore Sydney Park (which can also be seen from our apartment): 40 hectares of lush grass, landscaped gardens, rolling hills, meandering pathways and picturesque wetlands. With the St Peters train and bus stops a three minute walk away, the city centre can be reached in just 11 minutes/3 stops on the train. For the Sydney Harbour Bridge and ferries to North Sydney and Manly Beach stay on the same train for another 7 minutes.

Getting Around
With the St Peters train and bus stops a three minute walk away, the city centre can be reached in just 11 minutes/3 stops on the train. For the Sydney Harbour Bridge and ferries to North Sydney and Manly Beach stay on the same train for another 7 minutes. GoGet cars are parked outside the apartment and taxis and Uber drivers service the area frequently. The apartment is a 17min taxi ride from Sydney Airport. Taxi and train services can be used to travel to Erskineville from the airport.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
90 Sq. Meters
Suited for
2 people
Property Type
Apartment or Condo


Available from Sunday, July 23, 2017 until Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Available from Tuesday, August 1, 2017 until Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Available from Tuesday, August 29, 2017 until Thursday, September 14, 2017
Minimum Stay
5 day(s)
Flexible With Dates

*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Erskineville
Postal Code - State or Province 2043 NSW
Country Australia
Neighborhood Keywords Erskineville, Newtown, Alexandria
Closest University The University of Sydney, The University of Technology
University nearby The University of New South Wales, The University of Technology, La Trobe University Sydney Campus, Macquarie University, Griffith University

Rental Price:

AUD 980 Weekly

Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


  • Near Woods
  • Near Shops
  • Walk To Campus
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Ocean/Lake
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Off Campus
  • Available for Short Term


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Air-Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Printer
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Elevator
  • Security System or Doorman
  • Piano
  • Pool
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Gym
  • Baby Furniture
  • Other:


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

Perform Housesitting Duties?:

  • Care for Plants

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My name is Jonas Kubitscheck. My wife, Frances Voon and I studied Humanitarian Affairs and International Development at Oxford University, after which we went on to work for the United Nations for a number of years. We have recently relocated to Sydney, where Frances runs a Refugee and International Law Centre at the University of New South Wales, and I work as a Communications Manager & Editorial Lead for the Faculty of Science, University of Sydney. We are new to SabbaticalHomes.com and are listing our place in Sydney (https://www.sabbaticalhomes.com/OfferedDetails.aspx?id=115954) while traveling. Please write to us if you have any questions.


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