Bellair Terrace - Melbourne
House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Planning a trip to Melbourne? You will love staying in this fully self-contained terrace house in Kensington, one of Melbourne’s most popular city edge locations which boasts heritage buildings, tree lined streets, trendy cafes, and boutique shops. Bellair Terrace is just two train stops from Melbourne’s central business and entertainment district and only minutes away from major attractions such as Flemington Racecourse and Melbourne Zoo.
Bellair Terrace is ideal for family holidays or for families relocating to Melbourne. Not only is it located within easy distance of all major attractions in Melbourne, it is fully self-contained and is large enough to provide space and comfort for everyone. It is located in a safe, quite, cosmopolitan area with shops, cafes, parks, playgrounds, and services all nearby.
Groups of friends will find Bellair Terrace equally accommodating, as will those travelling for business. Bellair Terrace is close to the CBD, to major public hospitals and universities.
• Quality bedding and towels
• Organic toiletries
• Complimentary tea, coffee and milk provided on arrival
• Interim or weekly cleaning for stays of 8 nights or longer
• Central ducted heating
• Evaporative cooling
• Off street parking
• Wireless broadband internet
• Digital television and music system in living room
• Digital television in upstairs bedroom
• Clock radios with ipod/iphone docking in all bedrooms
Whether visiting Melbourne for work or leisure you will love not only the centrality of its location, but also the old world charm and modern convenience of Bellair Terrace.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Williamstown Esplanade 11 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Melbourne Airport 20 km, Nearest railway: Kensington Railway Station 200 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Bellair Terrace is a renovated and extended two storey home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The main bedroom, on the ground floor retains its Victorian charm with an open fireplace, traditional window treatments, cornices and a ceiling rose. It opens onto a large walk-in robe/dressing room which contains a desk, a chest of drawers, a full-length mirror, and hanging space for clothes. The main bathroom (semi-ensuite) is adjacent to the dressing room. The spacious second and third bedrooms are upstairs and share a second bathroom. The second bedroom has a queen bed, while the third has twin long singles which can be converted to a king bed if required. Both have large built-in wardrobes and contain a desk and chair. The third bedroom has a television. These bedrooms are decorated in a modern style.
A fully equipped gourmet kitchen, with appliance cupboard and walk-in pantry is on the ground floor adjacent to a large open plan dining and living area. A private courtyard garden with barbeque and outdoor setting is accessed through large sliding glass doors.
The home also has a separate laundry with washing machine and dryer.
|Further details outdoors|
Bellair terrace has a small veranda at the front with a table and seating. A lovely spot to sit and watch the world go by. At the rear of the property there is a private, secure courtyard garden where you can enjoy outdoor eating. It contains an outdoor setting and barbeque. The garden contains herbs and other edible plants which guests are welcome to use.
Bellair Terrace is a pet free venue.
The house is smoke free, but smoking is allowed in outdoor areas
The Victoria, Australia region
Hugging the tip of the Australian east coast, Victoria is Australia's second-smallest state, covering 227,600 square kilometres – roughly the size of the British Isles.
Packed into such a compact area is a wealth of diverse regional areas and attractions, from sweeping coastline and pristine beaches to national parks and forests teeming with wildlife to wineries, lakes and mountains offering skiing, climbing and hiking. Best of all, many of Victoria's unique and varied landscapes are easily accessible as day trips from Melbourne.
Despite its small size, the Victorian climate varies across the state. The north is much drier and warmer weather than the south. Australia's seasons are the reverse of those in the northern hemisphere. The climate can be characterised as warm to hot in summer (December to February), mild in autumn (March to May), cold and damp in winter (June to August), and cool in spring (September to November).
The past is always present in Victoria. Nearly everywhere you look, you'll discover evidence of the state's proud and fascinating history, from elegant Victorian-era buildings and Murray River paddle steamers to maritime museums and steam trains.
Discover beautifully preserved goldmining towns, bushrangers lairs, and ancient burial sites testifying to the long history of Aboriginal occupation. Explore the wealth of history and heritage in each of Victoria's regions.
Melbourne and Victoria host some of Australia's most prestigious events throughout the year, including the Spring Racing Carnival culminating in the Melbourne Cup in November, the Australian Open Tennis Championships in January, the Formula 1™ Australian Grand Prix in March, the Melbourne International Arts Festival in October, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show in March and April. Your tastebuds will be rewarded with a number of food and wine events around the state.
Victoria's capital, Melbourne, sits on the Yarra River and around the shores of Port Phillip Bay. Lauded for its sense of style and elegance, Melbourne boasts glamorous festivals and events, Australia's best shopping, a lively passion for eating and drinking, and a flourishing interest in the arts. Restored and preserved nineteenth-century architecture, built following the discovery of gold, provides a heady reminder of a prosperous age, while beautifully tended parks and gardens present a therapeutic respite from the pace of city life.
It's not easy to see all that Victoria has to offer, but here is a list of some of the state’s top attractions – striking public spaces, state-of-the-art museums, unique wildlife, heritage sites, glorious examples of gold rush architecture, and more. Because of Victoria's compact size, each attraction is also within easy reach of each other.
Appreciate art and surrounds at the two National Gallery of Victoria spaces - the iconic original housing international art and the newer, light-filled home of local works.
Dive deep to discover life beneath the Southern Ocean at the Melbourne Aquarium; walk under tunnels filled with sharks and rays, or ride a simulated underwater rollercoaster.
Find the jewels in the Crown at the Crown Casino Complex; signature restaurants from top chefs, international boutiques, luxury accommodation, hip bars and great views
Queen Victoria Market: Shop 'til you drop at this celebrated market to see buskers, find souvenirs and to marvel at the fresh produce and the treats in the Dairy Hall.
Melbourne Cricket Ground: See a match or tour the home of Aussie cricket and the Australian Football League, the site of the 1956 Olympics and the 2006 Commonwealth Games.
In the tradition of the world's busiest public spaces, Federation Square in the centre of the city buzzes with a daily program of events, restaurants and cafes and bold galleries.
Journey to the stars and beyond at the Melbourne Planetarium, travel through space and time, and have a hair-raising encounter with lighting volts at ScienceWorks.
Eureka Skydeck 88: Teeter on The Edge, a switchable glass cube that slides you out from the building's 88th floor for unsurpassed views of Melbourne and far beyond.
Old Melbourne Gaol Crime & Justice Experience: Sentence yourself to a day of fun or a spooky night at Victoria's oldest prison, which housed tough criminals and the infamous bushranger, Ned Kelly.
Go below the iconic 160-metre spire to catch premier performing arts and international touring performances, and enjoy a post-show tipple in the bar at the Arts Centre.
Catch a train to Melbourne Zoo from Bellair Terrace. Enliven your visit with up-close Wild Encounters tours, groove in summer to the 'Zoo Twilights' music performances, or just gawp at new arrivals.
Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre: Unearth the critical and quirky contributions of the Chinese miners who came to the Victorian goldfields in the 1850s, through interactive exhibits.
At the Melbourne Museum, touch and feel your way through local history; give Phar Lap a nod, explore a rainforest, rest in a rollercoaster car, and discover Koori heritage.
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24 Feb 2014
"A home away form home"
WE had a wonderful stay at Bellair Terrace! everything was clean and there was all the conveniences that you would need to have a great stay. The house is close to transport and walking distance to th… More
Thanks for the great review. We're always pleased to hear that guests have had a great time at Bellair Terrace and in Melbourne.
3 Jan 2014
"Excellent value for money family accommodation"
We spent Christmas & New Year at Bellair Terrace as a family; the accommodation could not be faulted, the house has been refurbished to a very high standard and more than met all our needs. Excellent … More
Thank you for taking the time to review Bellair Terrace and for your great comments. We hope you all had a wonderful time in Melbourne and wish you a Happy New Year.
16 Oct 2013
"A wonderful stay in Melbourne- great location, beautiful accommodation and friendly locals."
We really enjoyed our stay - the house was absolutely perfect, well appointed and immaculate. The location was superb- train station across the road-, 4 stops away from Flinders St station. The local … More
Thank you for your great review and we will look forward to seeing you again next time you visit Melbourne.
12 Oct 2013
This restored villa is gorgeous in every day. Perfectly renovated, everything is brand new and beautifully finished. All the mod cons you could wish for. We stayed here for 4 nights and wished it was … More
Thank you for your review. So pleased to hear that you had a great time and loved the house.
19 Jul 2013
"Excellent home, great location"
Recently stayed in Bellair Terrace for 5 nights for teenage daughters birthday trip to Melbourne (5 of us). We loved all the features of the home (free wifi was a big hit). So easy for everyone to c… More
Happy to hear you had a great time for your daughter's birthday and that the house worked well for you.
17 Jul 2013
"Beautiful house, great location"
3 couples were very comfortable in this terrace with all modern conveniences in a great location. Train station 2 min walk, bus and tram & Woolworths a 5 minute walk all with regular services. Many co… More
Thank you for your great review. We are always happy to know that our guests have enjoyed their stay at Bellair Terrace.
17 May 2013
"One of the best accommodations I have stayed in; and I've stayed in quite a few"
I stayed at Bellair Terrace for 5 nights on an educational excursion with 4 Year 12 students from Central Australia. We could not have asked for a better place. All our needs were graciously and gener… More
We are very happy to hear that you and your students enjoyed your stay at Bellair Terrace. We take pride in keeping the house nice and in offering a personalised service. We appreciate that our effort is recognised.
16 Apr 2013
"Great house in central location to stay with family or friends"
This was a great house, fully equipped with everything you need. A home away from home and great location; near the train station, trams, Kensington & Flemington shops & cafes. Everyone had a great st… More
Thank you for your review. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Bellair Terrace and the Kensington area.
31 Jan 2013
"Want to come back."
Well located home - very close to city, Showgrounds and Races. Beautifully renovated terrace house with good sized rooms, decorated and furnished tastefully. Well equipped kitchen. Nice courtyard w… More
Thank you for your review. We are always pleased to hear that guests have enjoyed their stay at Bellair Terrace and would be more than happy to welcome you back next time you visit Melbourne.
22 Jan 2013
"Home away from home"
We went as 3 couples to watch the first week of the Aussie Tennis Open.The house is very comfortable with all modern facilities and enormously comfortable. In a great situation only a few hundred metr… More
Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay, that you liked the house and found the location convenient.
Unfortunately we are unable to double glaze the front window due to heritage legislation, but it does have a sound reflective coating and the curtains have heavy duty lining. However, lighter sleepers may still find the trains a bit noisy.
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