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House | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 16

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
  • Car not necessary
  • Nearest beach 6km

The Grainger is the ideal place to enjoy the best Melbourne has to offer, especially if you are looking for stylish, boutique accommodation within walking distance to everything!

This grand Edwardian home has been renovated with all modern interiors showcasing the best of Melbourne's interior, furniture and homewares designers displaying top quality decorations and furnishings.

The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly, with 7 bedrooms equipped to accommodate a maximum of 16 people at any one time. We invite you to make yourself at home and enjoy the privacy of the luxuriously furnished bedrooms (each with their own TV/DVD), kitchen, courtyard, living room, dining room and laundry.

ACCOMMODATION:

7 bedrooms in total across 2 levels, sleeps 16 people in up to 12 individual beds. All bedrooms (except the bunk room) contain their very own flatscreen television with built-in DVD player.

#1 (Downstairs): 1x King Bed or 2x Single Beds (+ single sofa bed on request)

#2 (Upstairs): 1x King Bed or 2x Single Beds (+ single sofa bed on request)

#3 (Upstairs): 1x Double Bed

#4 (Upstairs): 1x Double Bed

#5 (Upstairs): 2 x single beds in bunk configuration

#6 (Upstairs): 1x Double Bed

#7 (Upstairs): 1x Double Bed

Bathrooms

With four bathrooms and a powder room, it is unlikely you'll ever have to wait and the hot water supply is instantaneous and continuous.

Kitchen

The newly renovated kitchen features all new appliances. Everything you could expect to find in a kitchen is provided, including basic necessities and a few gourmet treats for your enjoyment.

Living Room

Everyone's favourite room, the living room boasts furniture that is not only stylish, but functional, with a four-seater Molmic couch and two armchairs adorned with feather cushions. The large flat-screen TV features Foxtel, including main movie and sporting channels.

Dining Room

The large dining table is a feature of this area, allowing you to spread out and read the paper whilst eating your breakfast. (Seats up to 16 people).

Courtyard Garden & BBQ

One of the highlights of The Grainger is the light-filled, manicured courtyard garden. What it lacks in size, it certainly makes up for in appearance, and even offers fresh lemons and herbs in season. The L-shape of the courtyard provides multiple outdoor settings as well as a Webber BBQ.

Size Sleeps up to 16, 7 bedrooms
Nearest beach St Kilda 6 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Melbourne Airport 20 km, Nearest railway: Parliament Station - City Loop 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 4 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (6), Cots (2), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Bedrooms

The Grainger offers seven bedrooms across two levels. All bedrooms (except the bunk room) contain their very own flatscreen television with built-in DVD player.

With four bathrooms and a powder room, it is unlikely you'll ever have to wait and the hot water supply is instantaneous and continuous.

All beds have super-comfy pillow-top mattresses and hotel quality, clean linen. The entire property is cleaned and maintained to meticulous standards.

Downstairs:

Bedroom 1 - King Bed or 2x King Singles (+ extra single sofa bed on request)

Upstairs:

Bedroom 2 - King Bed or 2x King Singles (+ extra single sofa bed on request)

Bedroom 3 - Double Bed (single or double occupancy)

Bedroom 4 - Double Bed (single or double occupancy)

Bedroom 5 - Double Bed (single or double occupancy)

Bedroom 6 - Double Bed (single or double occupancy)

Bedroom 7 - The Teeny Weeny Twin Bunk Room (2 x single beds in bunk configuration)

Kitchen

The newly renovated kitchen features all new appliances. Everything you could expect to find in a kitchen is provided, including basic necessities to get you started including milk, biscuits, tea, coffee and breakfast cereals.

Living Room

Everyone's favourite room, the living room boasts furniture that is not only stylish, but functional, with a four-seater Molmic couch and two armchairs adorned with feather cushions. The large flat-screen TV features Foxtel, including main movie and sporting channels.

Dining Room

The large dining table is a feature of this area, allowing you to spread out and read the paper whilst eating your breakfast. (Seats up to 10 people).

Courtyard Garden & BBQ

One of the highlights of The Grainger is the light-filled, manicured courtyard garden. What it lacks in size, it certainly makes up for in appearance, and even offers fresh lemons and herbs in season. The L-shape of the courtyard provides multiple outdoor settings as well as a Webber BBQ.

Laundry

The outdoor laundry room contains a washing machine and dryer for guest use. Laundry powder is provided, as are clothes hanging racks and a washing line.

Bathrooms

There are three self-contained bathrooms upstairs and one downstairs, each featuring a toilet, shower and hand basin, plus a powder room upstairs with double hand basin. All bathrooms are recently renovated with top-quality designer fittings and good water pressure.

Television & Foxtel

All bedrooms (except the bunk room) contain a flatscreen television with built-in DVD player. Foxtel is available in the main lounge room.

Internet Connection

Wireless ADSL internet connection is available within the property for connection to your PC should you need to stay connected for work or leisure.

Beds & Linen

All beds have super-comfy pillow-top mattress toppers and hotel quality, clean linen. Linen is changed weekly or upon check-out depending on the length of your stay. Large, fluffy bath towels, hand towels and face washers are provided for each guest's personal use and there are extras on hand in the powder room should you need them.

Kid's Stuff

A portable cot with linen and in-built change table is available along with a high chair, baby bath, play mat and safety gate should you need to cater for little people. Please notify us if you require any of these items so that we can arrange for them to be set up for you.

Further details outdoors

Courtyard Garden & BBQ

One of the highlights of The Grainger is the light-filled, manicured courtyard garden. What it lacks in size, it certainly makes up for in appearance, and even offers fresh lemons and herbs in season. The L-shape of the courtyard provides multiple outdoor settings as well as a Webber BBQ.

Car Parking

Off-street parking is not available, however, one visitors parking permit for on-street parking is available and there is plenty of parking in the surrounding side streets. Undercover parking is available across the road at the Melbourne Museum for $16 per day.

Further details

Costs quoted are for 'run of house' for up to 16 guests and do not vary if you choose to accommodate less people

SHORT STAYS (less than 3 nights) will attract a cleaning surcharge. Short stay bookings will only be accepted last minute (5 weeks prior)

LONG STAYS (7+ nights) receive 10% discount

AUD$500 refundable deposit required prior to arrival

The Victoria, Australia region

Melbourne plays host to some of the world's greatest sporting events, including the Melbourne Cup Racing Carnival (November), The Australian Open tennis (January) and the Australian Grand Prix (March).

Known for its cosmopolitan atmosphere, Melbourne boasts a huge range of fabulous dining experiences and the creme of Australian fashion retail.

There are many great walks, cycling tours, sights and attractions close at hand or take a day trip to the Great Ocean Road or Mornington Peninsua beaches, Yarra Valley wineries or Daylesford day spas.

Melbourne

Nearest Eating, Drinking, Dining & Attractions:

Melbourne CBD - 1,055 steps, 3 minutes by tram, 750m

Brunswick St, Fitzroy - 265 steps, 2 minutes by foot, 150m

Gertrude St, Fitzroy - 675 steps, 5 minutes by foot, 550m

Johnson St, Fitzroy - 675 steps, 5 minutes by foot, 550m

Smith St, Fitzroy - 1175 steps, 10 minutes by foot, 1050m

Lygon St, Carlton - 675 steps, 5 minutes by foot, 550m

Bridge Rd, Richmond - 2675 steps, 10 minutes by tram, 2550m

Nearest Tram:

#96 Tram to St Kilda Beach via City / Brunswick - 10 steps, 20 seconds by foot, 10m

Just 3 minutes to the CBD, 20 minutes to St Kilda beach & shops or 20 minutes to Brunswick shopping and arts precinct

Nearest Station:

Parliament Station - 1,055 steps, 3 minutes by tram, 750m

Connects to Flinders St Station and Spencer St Station via the city loop

Nearest Tourist Attractions:

Carlton Gardens, Melbourne Museum, IMAX & Royal Exhibition Buildings - 455 steps, 3 minutes by foot, 400m

Nearest Hospital:

St Vincent's Hospital - 575 steps, 2 minutes by tram, 550m

Nearest Pub:

The Pumphouse - 55 steps, 1 minute by foot, 70m

Little Creatures Dining Hall - 210 steps, 4 minutes by foot, 200m

Nearest Supermarket:

Woolworths, Johnson St - 555 steps, 5 minutes by foot, 470m

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Review 1-9 of 9

11 Apr 2014

5/5

"Excellent central location with conveniences right at the door."

Great location! A beautiful house with everything that you could possibly need in a vacation rental home. Alex was friendly and very accommodating - providing cots for my relatives with young children. There was plenty of space in the house with modern amenities. The tram stop right in front of the property was a huge bonus getting easily to the city centre. There was heaps of shops and restaurants within walking distance around the property. I highly recommend this place and I would definitely stay here again.

Thanks for taking the time to review The Grainger. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and hope that your family will stay at another Luxico Holiday Home soon.

11 Apr 2014

4/5

"Great Accommodation, very convenient"

Travelled with a group of friends, with Families. 8 adults and 8 kids! Great accommodation, convenient location. Enough room, however, would have been better with more queen/king beds for the adults.

Thanks for your feedback. We hope you will stay with us again.

8 Apr 2014

5/5

"Excellent accommodation within easy access of CBD."

We were a group of 10 friends aged from 58 to 78. The accommodation was excellent with the tram stop right outside the door and easy travel to the CBD and other transport centres. The facilities at … More

Thanks for taking the time to review The Grainger!

19 Feb 2014

5/5

"Best Family Reunion Vacation Rental"

The Grainger was a wonderful place to stay. We had 6 adults and 2 small children but the property would be equally suitable for more people and no children. It had every-thing we needed and more! Real… More

Thanks for your lovely review of The Grainger.

We are happy to accommodate families at The Grainger as well as many of our other properties, and are happy that you made use of our travel cots, high chairs, change mats, toys and pram. (We hope this made your travel a lot easier!)

We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

5 Aug 2013

4/5

"Great location, excellent facilities and a great place for a group of friends to catch up."

The Grainger is located in a prime position to enjoy the city as well as the delights of Brunswick St. The house is spotless, has great facilities, very comfortable beds and a compact and cosy TV room… More

Thanks so much for taking the time to review the Grainger. We are thrilled that you had such a fantastic time. I'm very sorry that you felt our reminder that we have a No Party Policy at this property was "heavy handed". Unfortunately, we have had guests recently who caused a considerable amount of damage, which is quite devastating given the time and effort we have invested in making The Grainger Melbourne's top luxury holiday home.

4 Dec 2012

5/5

"Beautiful House"

This was a great huge house with heaps of beds and everything we needed. It was clean and tidy and very tastefully designed.

We were 3 couples and 4 kids (2, 3, 4 & 5 year olds) and we were very comfortable and there was still plenty of room for more people.

It was a bit cold at first as it had high ceilings, but they had heaters and air conditioning, so we were toasty warm in no time.

The tram stop was almost outside the front door, and it was close to everything, so we didn't even need our car.

We would definitely stay here again with a group.

Thanks so much for your review. We hope to have you stay with us again soon.

4 Dec 2012

5/5

"Plenty of room for 13 girls, close to transport, restaurants, pubs & shopping!"

What a great experience we had booking & staying at the Grainger.
Plenty of room for 13 girls to sleep, get ready to go out & lounge around chatting.
Being right on the tram stop made it easy to get around Melbourne...but the hidden treasures were only a walk away. Great cafe's, restaurants, pubs & close to the grocery store for supplies. I lucked out on the extra made up bed being a little hard but most of the girls had very comfortable beds.
A definate place to stay with a large family or group of friends to explore Melbourne from.

We're thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon.

Thanks for your feedback regarding the sofa bed. The two sofa beds are typical of sofa beds - not as comfy as regular beds. Thanks to your feedback though, we have purchased padded pillow-top covers for the sofa beds to improve their comfort factor for future guests.

3 Dec 2012

5/5

"Perfect for a girls getaway (would also suit family)"

The team were very helpful. Location was fantastic. Size perfect. No issues. We had an awesome girls getaway with 8 of us staying and no issues on room or amenities

Thanks for your review. We hope you will stay with us again soon!

3 Dec 2012

4/5

"Handy location in inner city Melbourne with bedrooms galore"

I stayed here with my wife, 3 other other couples, 2 singles and 2 kids for a long weekend in Melbourne to watch a bit of AFL footy and catch up with some friends. We were travelling in from all over … More

Thanks for your feedback - we're glad to hear you enjoyed the TVs. We invested in flat screen TV/DVD players for each bedroom to allow big groups to separate for some time apart when needed, and are glad to hear they have served this purpose.

There are so many great cafes, shops and restaurants in the area that it is hard for our guests to know which to try. If you have any recommendations, please do post them on our Facebook page for our future guests to benefit from. Thanks again.

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