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Duchess Kent, Cosy, Central, Free Parking

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  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.
(Host private zone, bedrooms, lounge & bathrooms upstairs.)
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 guest bedrooms on ground floor & guest bathroom, along with sitting room/lounge and our dining area and kitchen which you are welcome to use.
Bedroom 1 (2.7m x 5m) has queen size bed, with electric blanket, desk/table & chair/s & storage space, is listed separately as 'Dutch Colonial Ballarat Central'.
This listing 'Duchess Kent Ballarat Central' (3.5m x 3.5m) - has 1 king single bed.
Bedrooms have lockable doors. Ducted heating throughout house. Infinity hot water service so never run out of hot water! FREE WIFI ;

BEDROOM DUCHESS KENT:
Bedroom (with lockable door) 3.5m x 3.5m, but with shelving and desks does not have a lot of floor space. Additional storage for large suitcases available under stair case.
GUEST BATHROOM:
3 empty drawers available below handbasin to store your toiletries. In the 4 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 with Netflix, You Tube & TV stations.
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

Bedroom
1 small double bed

What this place offers

Garden view
Kitchen
Wifi
Free street parking
TV with Chromecast, Netflix
Free washer – In building
Private backyard – Fully fenced
Luggage dropoff allowed
Hair dryer
Refrigerator

Where you’ll be

Ballarat Central, 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 Central

Nov 16, 2022 - Nov 23, 2022

4.94 out of 5 stars from 88 reviews

Hosted by Michelle

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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 tea/coffee with guests on arrival. Respect privacy but happy to chat answer any questions etc

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