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Surry Hills 2010 Australia

Listing # 115596

Rates From AUD 1400 Weekly
Independent Scholar
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Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2019

An Oasis in the City : Sydney, Surry Hills

A fantastic house canopied by a Chinese Tree of Heaven and filled with light. A wonderful location around the corner from great restaurants, galleries and unique shopping.You are within walking distance of the City and Central Station and have excellent public transport outside the front door: 5 minutes from the city and 10 minutes to Circular Quay / Opera House. 10-15 minutes from the University of Sydney, University of New South Wales, UTS and COFA

It is a beautiful house in which to stay, because of the unique light and the quality of peace created by the Chinese Tree of Heaven. You are only five minutes from the city and yet it feels as though you are in the country. A true oasis.

It is an unusual and exotic two storey house situated opposite a park and comprises of two pavilions facing each other across an internal courtyard

The upstairs deck is perfect for sunset drinks and breakfast with the birds, you don't feel like you are in the middle of the city but rather in your own little corner of paradise.

The courtyard has a barbecue and is canopied by the fifteen metre Chinese Tree of Heaven.

There are two bedrooms with queen size beds & a study with a double size sofa-bed. The bedlinen is 1000 thread count cotton soft, soft, soft.

This remarkable house has a fully appointed kitchen/laundry complete with Bosch, Smeg and Miele appliances. The diningroom and living area house an LCD television, Wifi, Cable, DVD player and Sony sound system

The study has telephone/fax, scanner, copier, colour printer and broadband. (wifi or ethernet)

The house is peaceful and filled with sunlight.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
1625 Sq. Feet
Suited for
5 people
Property Type


Available from Friday, November 29, 2019 until Monday, March 9, 2020
Minimum Stay
1 week(s)
Flexible With Dates
Comments on Dates
I will consider shorter periods
*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Surry Hills
Postal Code - State or Province 2010 NSW
Country Australia
Neighborhood Keywords Cosmopolitan artistic community , galleries, theatres, bookshops, restaurants
Closest University University of Sydney, University of New South Wales (COFA)
University nearby University of New South Wales. University of Technology, Sydney College of the Arts

Rental Price:

AUD 1400 Weekly
Rental Fee Comments
I will consider shorter periods and rates are adjustable in terms of time period
Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


  • Near Shops
  • Walk To Campus
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Off Campus


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Printer
  • Stairs
  • Fireplace
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Baby Furniture
  • Other: Internal Courtyard


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

Perform Housesitting Duties?:

  • Care for Plants
Housesitting Comments
keep mail that arrives

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Independent Scholar Independent Scholar (working outside traditional academia) & Retired Academics
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Member Since Jun 24 2017
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I was Head of the former School of Drama at the Victorian College of the Arts (University of Melbourne) I work Internationally as a Theatre Director and Film Performance Consultant. I have worked in Higher Tertiary Education for 40 years. Presently I hold masterclasses around the world and am in the process of completing a book on my approach.



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