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Figs of Herston

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Figs of Herston is an "inner-city oasis". Conveniently located on the top of Herston Ridge it is within easy walking distance of the Royal Brisbane Hospitals, Victoria Park Golf Club, Ballymore, Kelvin Grove College, QUT Kelvin Grove and the Urban Village with Saturday markets. Roma Street Station and Brisbane City are 5 minutes drive away or a leisurely walk through Victoria Park or Roma Street Parklands will take you to the heart of the city in around 45 minutes.

Figs of Herston 2 is a newly built eco-sensitive apartment on the ground level of a renovated 1930s verandah and gable styled Queenslander. The apartment is fully furnished and self-contained with 2 bedrooms, bathroom, open-plan living and dining and a fully equipped kitchen. Double French doors in the living area open onto the tranquil, productive edible garden terraces for you to feast from and revel in.

Come and enjoy the hospitality and the grandeur of the Figs of Herston!

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Kodak Beach, Suthbank, South Brisbane 4.3 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 1.1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Brisbane Domestic and International Airports 15.6 km, Nearest railway: Roma Street 2.9 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, Bicycles available
Access Parking, Wheelchair users

The Queensland region

Brisbane is a city that has come of age. Arts and culture, sports, bushwalking, cycling, rockclimbing- whatever your interest you will find it somewhere nearby in our great city. With the well respected Gallery of Modern Art and plenty of vibrant cafes and galleries in the city and inner suburbs, art-lovers and foodies alike are spoilt for choice. As home to numerous sporting teams Brisbane never disappoints the sports fans. And if leisure activities are more to your liking then you will find endless possibilities: numerous bike trails to explore, bushwalking and heritage trails to enjoy, rockclimbing at Kangaroo Point, sailing on the Bay or wading into City Beach at Southbank to mention but a few. Within easy driving distance of the world renowned Gold and Sunshine Coasts and not far from the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Brisbane makes a great travel base.

City of Brisbane

Herston is an inner-city suburb of Brisbane on the same ridge as the more well-known Kelvin Grove and Red Hill. Home to the famous Ballymore rugby stadium and overlooking Victoria Park Golf Club, the Royal Brisbane Hospital and the northern suburbs of Brisbane, Herston not only offers many aspects but also the convenience of its location without the overcrowdedness of other inner-city suburbs. Historically Herston was a farming area that was slowly subdivided into large allotments that became home to some of the wealthy business owners of the city. Many of the old Queenslander styled houses have been restored and extended, sitting comfortably beside more modern developments. Within walking distance of QUT Kelvin Grove and Urban Village, the Royal Brisbane Hospitals, Ballymore and the Victoria Park Golf Club Herston has proximity and a very diverse range of inhabitants. If you're looking for a place close to the hustle and bustle of the city but without the noise and congestion of other inner-city suburbs then Herston is the place for you.

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Review 1-4 of 4

15 Mar 2014


"Back again and better than ever"

While visiting at Brisbane Hospital, we had the chance to upgrade to this absolutely beautiful apartment. The morning sun filtering through the eco herb garden and cascading into the longue, dining areas through the wide opening doors made this a truly enjoyable experience. A spacious kitchen with everything, and those little, thoughtful extras again, delicately placed around the apartment was an absolute delight . Fresh herbs from the gardens, eggs from the chooks, this is home. Spacious bedrooms , a library and movie shelf, internet access the list goes on.

16 Feb 2014


"Great position, very comfortable, & very welcoming hosts."

We had the pleasure of staying in this near new B&B apartment style accommodation for 5 nights & could find no faults. The position is very central to everything , including the City. The accommodatio… More

15 Nov 2013


"Comfortable and interesting place to stay, we loved it!"

My family stayed here for a week while our teenage daughter attended a course at QUT, Kelvin Grove. Each morning we walked to QUT with her, then spent the days relaxing at the apartment or else we cau… More

7 Oct 2013


"Excellent pet friendly stay close to the CBD!"

Figs of Herston is a lovely 'near new' 2 bedroom unit under an established house. The property is roomy and very comfortable with everything you need. We loved the gorgeous 'edible ga… More

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Calendar last updated:16 Sep 2014

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