Brisbane Family Holiday Home with Pool
House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
We like to present the property as a "home away from home".
It is a traditional family home with a large pool and a leafy back yard situated in the safe, and flood free, central Brisbane suburb of Enoggera (6 kilometres to CBD).
The home is ideally suited to those visiting Brisbane and South East QLD, renovators, or families relocating to Brisbane.
Public transport is at either end of the street - within 5 mintues walk.
The home backs on to a popular family park, and Little Sandy Creek. The Kedron Brook bike and walkway is located close by.
Royal Brisbane hospital or Queensland University of Technology campus are a short 10 minute bus ride.
Suncorp Stadium is around 10 minutes away, as is Southbank and the EKKA grounds.
You will also find a range of cafe's and takeaway stores within walking distance or major shopping centres a short bus ride or walk away!
The Gold Coast or Sunshine coast beaches and attractions are an easy day trip (depending upon traffic around 1.5 hours each way).
Beaches popular with windsurfers, fisherman and swimmers, such as those on the Redcliffe Peninsula and Nudgee are around 30 minutes away.
Nature lovers have access to a range of local walking trails and a 10 minute drive will have you bushwalking in D'Aigular National Park.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Sandgate 18 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Brisbane 18 km, Nearest railway: Enoggera 500 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Safe|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 7|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The home features 1.5 bathrooms, laundry facilities, fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher.
Lounge with flat screen TV and DVD.
Bedrooms have polished timber floors and the living areas are tiled.
It offers plenty of room to relax and spread out, both inside and out.
The split level home will comfortably accommodate 6 people, with an option for an additional 2 (please enquire). There are 1.5 bathrooms.
The main living area is airconditioned - cooling.
WI-FI is available for an additional fee - (please enquire)
|Further details outdoors|
There is a private 10M swimming pool and rear deck with BBQ overlooking parkland, ideal for enjoying Brisbane summers.
Off street parking is available for 2 cars, and there is room for a boat or caravan.
The train station is a 5 minute walk, therefore it is easy to get around without a car.
Pets are accepted by negotiation (subject to a small fee)
The home and entertainment areas are non-smoking - smoking is permitted outside.
Basic linen and towels are provided, although you should provide your own pool towels.
The home is not serviced during your stay - although this is available for an addtional fee if required.
The Queensland region
Brisbane is sometimes called the River City, enjoying a balmy climate most of the year, although it can get chilly in Winter!
Many of the suburbs are on, or close by the river and the various beaches within an hour or so of the city.
From October to April you will find most Brisbane people out enjoying the water and the sunshine!
Many Brisbane people take advantage of the facilities located along the city reaches of the river - Southbank parklands and its manmade lagoons, weekend markets, restaurants and cafes, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) , Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) and the Wheel of Brisbane.
A popular visitor past time is boarding the commuter ferries to explore the reaches of the River - a great way to see the city.
Moreton Island, a large sand island, located around 50 kilometres north east of Brisbane, is very popular with visitors and locals alike. The Tangalooma ferry will take you across to the island, where you can feed dolphins or swim in the crystal clear waters. The Tangalooma ferry is around 30 minutes drive from Enoggera.
City of Brisbane
Enoggera is a traditional Brisbane suburb, with a mix of housing including Queenslanders, post war homes and many built in the 1960's. It is very centrally located and close to most amenities.
Its proximity to Brisbane City makes for easy access to Brisbane city attractions by a range of very accessible public transport and road options. Under normal circumstances, the city is less than 10 minutes away by car, and 15 by train.
In the general area you will find a range of parks, sporting fields, shopping and restaurant facilities.
A 30 minute drive will take you to Mount Glorious and D'Aigular National Park, where you can bushwalk and observe a range of Australian wildlife. The Brisbane River, and various beaches (Bribie Island, Redcliffe, Gold Coast) are all within an easy drive.
Enoggera is also home to the Gallipoli Army Barracks.
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12 Aug 2014
"exceptional value for a wonderful property"
Couldn't believe how close this place was to Brisbane, particularly by train and how it seemed like a million miles away. Took the children for one of my business trips and made the trip far more enjoyable than staying in a city hotel. Like a home away from home.
Many thanks to the owners for being so accommodating when we needed some extra information.
The pool looked inviting but even Brisbane was a bit cold for us NSW folk this time of year.
Thankyou, we are glad you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to having you stay in warmer weather.
27 Mar 2014
"Fantastic value, ideal shor term rental."
Needed room for a family of 6. Loads of space, outdoor entertaining area and a massive pool. The kids loved it. Quick walk to the station and easy drive to cbd. A fantastic base for exploring Brisbane… More
Thankyou, we are pleased you enjoyed the home, we hope to see you on you next visit.
9 Dec 2013
"Good location for exploring Brisbane area"
Sandy creek is well located to explore Brisbane and local area. It is close to the railway station making it easy to get into Brisbane. The facilities are good and as posted. The pool is excellent especially after a hard day exploring.
Thankyou we are glad you enjoyed your stay in Brisbane
21 Aug 2013
"feeling like home!"
We stayed in this beautiful house for a six-week period, in July and August. Tracey and Geoff made us very welcome at the arrival, showing us around and answering all of our questions. And yet, for th… More
Thankyou, we really enjoyed having you and the family, and hope to see you on your next visit to Australia!
26 Nov 2012
"Spacious, convenient and well appointed"
Hosts were pleasant and attentive. House is clean, spacious and well appointed with a pool. Safe for young kids - we stayed with our girls aged 1 and 5.Quiet street and short 5 min walk to train and m… More
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