Brunswick

$307

Bedroom with Desk

Living Area

Front Verandah

Kitchen

Dining Area


Deposit $600
Minimum stay 26 weeks
Internet Yes
Smoking No
Can pickup airport? No
House has pets? No
Available from 15 Mar 2019
Available to 13 Mar 2020
Guests Students, Travellers, Workers

Brunswick is one of the coolest parts of Melbourne - with its diversity, bars, cafes, foodie delights and music venues.

My home is a lovely Edwardian house where interesting people from all over the world come together. The kitchen is a dream to cook in. Your room is charming with a double-bed (great mattress and all-cotton linen), desk, armchair, reading lamps and wardrobe. You would share a modern bathroom with one other person, as there are two Homestay bedrooms on the ground floor. Madaleine is a 26 year old Psychology student who has an upstairs studio and shares the downstairs kitchen and common living areas.

There are two shared inside living areas: one a period lounge room with fireplace and high ceilings, the other an open plan kitchen-dining-living area overlooking a courtyard. There are outdoor chill out areas on the front verandah and the back courtyard. And of course, there's fast unlimited internet connection.

I am a high school teacher who is well-travelled and enjoys meeting people from all over the world. My now-adult children have moved out of home so I'm looking to create a welcoming, adult-focused home where guests can feel a home connection while pursuing their independent day-to-day lives. Care has been taken to set the house up for peaceful enjoyment; conducive to study and somewhere to unwind after a busy schedule. You will be spoilt for public transport with easy access to the CBD, the University of Melbourne, RMIT, and major hospitals. And there's a bike-path network quite close too.

I enjoy my family, cinema, museums, art, cycling, bushwalking and travel. I have aspirations to create an amazing garden but that is a work in progress. Being curious to learn new stuff and very interested in history and current affairs I have a broad-ranging knowledge of my area and Australia in general which I am very happy to share. While I like my own space, chatting over a drink and a shared meal is something I am very open to, when you're up for social contact too.

As I'm not in the position to offer airport pick-up, the consolation is that my house is only about 20 mins drive away (depending on traffic of course).

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University of Melbourne

5 kms

25mins

Tram

Federation Square

9 kms

30mins

Train