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DUTCH COLONIAL, Cosy, Central & Free Parking

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Private room in home
hosted by Michelle
  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 shared bath
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Unique Home!
Guest bedroom & guest bathroom (not ensuite) on ground floor of double story house
Guests welcome to share our kitchen, dining room & lounge downstairs as in photos.
Walk to hospitals, ACU, Ballarat Clarendon College, Lake Wendouree, IGA supermarket, pharmacy and cafes etc

The space
OVERVIEW
Unique house, high ceiling, double storey, house recently updated.
2 guests bedrooms & guest bathroom on ground floor.
This listing 'Dutch Colonial Ballarat Central, Bedroom 1 (2.7m x 5m), queen size bed, with electric blanket, desk/table & chair/s & storage space.
If needed there is another bedroom (3.5m x 3.5m) - listed separately as 'Duchess Kent Ballarat Central with 2 single beds.
Bedrooms have lockable doors.
Ducted heating throughout house.
Infinity hot water service so never run out of hot water! FREE WIFI ; )
BEDROOM
Size 2.7m x 5m, lockable door, furnished with queen size bed with electric blanket, bedside lamps, desk & table & basic open wardrobe. Hooks & coat hangers on the back of door to hang longer garments.
GUEST BATHROOM:
3 empty drawers available below handbasin to store your toiletries. In the 4th drawer you will find hairdryer, straightener & other emergency supplies - help yourself if required.
The bathroom is for guests only, but it is not an ensuite - that is not directly entered from downstairs bedrooms.
KITCHEN:
Guest pantry with storage area for your food & bar fridge for guest use only. Help yourself to breakfast cereals. Feel free to my use kitchen appliances, DW, crockery and utensils.
FRONT LOUNGE ROOM:
TV with Telstra TV box - to access Netflix, and other online media.
LAUNDRY:
Just ask for assistance if you can't work out how to start washing machine.
IRONING & DRYING ROOM:
Located next to bathroom - room to dry clothes in winter, fold washing & do ironing.
POOL:
Available on request, locked, only suitable for use over summer, solar heated. Decor a little tired but still enjoyable particularly on really hot days.
OUTDOOR ENTERTAINING AREA:
Sitting at table under the massive walnut tree one of my favourite spots in summer.
UPSTAIRS:
Hosts private area, 3 bedrooms, study, 2 bathrooms & main lounge room. With doors closed can be shut off from downstairs.

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Garden view
Kitchen
Wifi
Free street parking
Shared pool
TV
Washer
Dryer
Air conditioning
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

Where you’ll be

Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

Love the convenience of central location;
5-15 minute walk to supermarket, bakery, cafes, pub, other shops, Lake Wendouree, Ballarat Health Service & Australian Catholic University.
Also enjoy riding bikes (Ballarat very flat for riding). Popular activity for locals is to walk or jog around the lake - 6km. From my house, round trip about 7.5km.

7 nights in Ballarat

Jun 17, 2022 - Jun 24, 2022

4.89 out of 5 stars from 112 reviews

Hosted by Michelle

Joined in July 2014
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Hi, I'm a Registered Nurse & have 21yo daughter, 16yo son & playful cat.
Enjoy playing tennis, riding my bike, walking, my work, gardening, cooking lots of different cuisines , reading biographies, music- many genres particularly jazz & baroque classical and reminiscing my youth with 70's and 80's music. Period movies & TV serials to escape & unwind.

I love meeting new people from different countries and enjoy hearing about their lives. l only wish l could remember more words in other languages from our bilingual guests.

I would like to travel more myself so enjoy hearing about your travel experiences. December 2018 we went to China, highlights were the Terracotta Warriors, Great Wall & night cruise in Chongqing.
In November 2015 we went to Europe for 1 month and attended the Airbnb Open in Paris. It was my first time in Rome & l loved all the history, art & architecture there. The trip consisted of 4 countries, 4 languages, 4 weeks & 4 Airbnb's for the 3 of us.
I've also been to UK, France (1998), USA , Singapore, Thailand, Mexico (~1996), Port Douglas in far north Queensland & Albury in New South Wales, in 2014. Have enjoyed many summer holidays in Point Lonsdale & Port Fairy & frequently visit Horsham my hometown.

As a shift worker in the Post Anaesthetic Recovery, l work about 25 hours per week, the days l work change from week to week and l work on the week ends sometimes.

The Family Principles that underpin my decisions and values l wish to be my legacy and teach my children,
l remember from the acronym CHILD:

Compassion
Honesty
Integrity
Love & Life long learning
Diligence
Hi, I'm a Registered Nurse & have 21yo daughter, 16yo son & playful cat.
Enjoy playing tennis, riding my bike, walking, my work, gardening, cooking lots of different…

During your stay

Usually have coffee/tea, chat on arrival, whatever suits guests and depending on my other commitments and your schedule. : )

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