South Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Inner city family home near the beach, city and lake

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The REALLY good things are...
  • Location is central to the city with all cultural and sporting events including Australian Open in January
  • Location is near the beach with sailing, little nippers and walkable to the lake with Grand Prix in March
  • Easy access to freeways to see more of Victoria and tram

About our Home

Our house is an old Victorian cottage that has been renovated whilst retaining original features. We have two bedrooms downstairs and a separate study, laundry and bathroom with bath and shower. The back opens up to the living space with a deck with a barbq and outdoor table and a small garden. Upstairs are two further bedrooms, a children's tv area and an ensuite bathroom with bath and separate shower. We have cooling and heating thorughout and have wi fi. Our house is central to everything and is walkable to the local village and park with restaurants and cafes and also to the renouned South Melbourne market. Oustide we have a shed for the bikes and the back opens to a lane way.

Places of interest and things to do

  • Tennis: Australian Open 2013
  • Albert Park reserve Grand Prix
  • Beach-water sports
  • South Melbourne Market
  • City ten minutes by tram
  • Access to five stadiums fooball, rugby, athletics
  • Lake for sailing and walking
  • World glass Melbourne Sports and Acquatic centre with 2 50m pools


  • Cleaner
  • Wifi
  • Cable TV
  • Equipped for kids

About us

We are a family of five. Tony works for IBM and Jo works as a solicitor. We are a sporty family who love the outdoors, skiing, running, sailing and tennis. We have three children aged 10, 9 and 6 and are looking to exhange our house in Albert Park, Melbourne to allow us to take advantage of our long service leave whilst our children are still in primary school.

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