Boutique accomodation short walk to Adelaide Oval

Entire home/flat

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed
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This 1910 newly renovated heritage listed cottage with polished floorboards has a rose filled cottage garden in the front & a plant filled rear courtyard with barbeque & secure carport. Just a few minutes walk from O'Connell St cafes & shops & a 10 minute walk to Adelaide Oval for the football or cricket. There's high ceilings, a spacious bedroom, new kitchen, new bathroom & a large living area with gas fireplace & ducted air conditioning. Walk to the city or catch the free local bus.

The space

This 1910 art filled and renovated Heritage Listed cottage has a large hallway, high ceilings, polished floorboards, a light filled modern kitchen with Italian granite bench top opens to an outdoor courtyard that you can sit in. A brand new black and white bathroom has the original restored cast iron tub and a separate frame-less shower. New towels and toiletries are provided and a new front loading washing machine, iron and board.

A separate large bedroom with overhead fan has a queen-sized bed, quality linen and plenty of room to unpack and wardrobe space with hangers.

Furnishings and fittings are stylish and individual, creating a warm, welcoming home from home. Cooled by natural ventilation, ceiling fans or ducted air conditioning in summer and a fireplace with fan forced gas heater to warm you in winter. There's a radio, TV, CD player, books, board games and and a sound system for your music.

Cafes, Restaurants, Heritage Pubs and fine eateries are just minutes walk away as is a an excellent local shopping precinct.
The Adelaide Parklands, Adelaide Oval, the River Torrens, Festival Theatre, Adelaide Zoo and North Terrace are walking distance , and a free bus departs hourly from a stop in the next street . More buses and taxis can be hailed a block away on O'Connell St where a shopping center with everything you need is just a couple of minutes.

Guest access

There is a back courtyard with a table & chairs. Free undercover parking by negotiation and the bathroom doubles as a laundry, with a front-loading washing machine, plus iron & ironing board.
There's a new kitchen with quality cookware & essential pantry supplies including tea, coffee (expresso machine) milk and a basket of goodies.

Interaction with guests

Check in is easy, and if I'm unable to greet you personally, I'm just a phone call away & happy to provide guidance on what to do/where to go in the neighbourhood & the city.

Other things to note

I stay a few minutes away and have a work space on the property that's completely separate to the cottage that you're enjoying so that you will have complete privacy to enjoy your time in my home. A spare room is locked.


Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/flat

Amenities
Free parking on premise
Kitchen
Iron
Hair dryer

Prices
Extra people No Charge
Cleaning Fee £36
Security Deposit £304
Weekly Discount: 10%
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM

- Smoking outdoors only; no butts in the pot plants! We expect our guests to treat our home as they would their own - with respect and to be respectful of the neighbours. When you go out, please switch off all lights except hallway desk lamp/heating/air con. Before you check out: Please wash dishes (dishwasher is available), put out rubbish (red-topped bin in front yard), leave damp towels hanging on towel rail, switch off lights, heating/aircon..


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

7 Reviews

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Dominic User Profile
September 2017
Karin's place is perfectly located, close to pubs, cafes and restaurants. The cottage is lovely and we were made to feel welcome right from the start. Highly recommended five stars.
Karin User Profile
Response from Karin:
Thanks Dominic and Merdith I'm glad you enjoyed yourselves it was lovely meeting you. Karin
September 2017

Dave User Profile
April 2017
Neat, comfortable, spacious but just what you need. Karin's place is comfy and relaxing, right in the heart of north Adelaide. Karin met us at the door and could not have been more friendly and welcoming. Great stay :)
Karin User Profile
Response from Karin:
Great house guest to have and always welcome! Nice meeting you both.
April 2017

Stephen User Profile
March 2017
A very welcoming host- my wife and i were very impressed with Karins place. It ticked all the boxes and the added touches in the kitchen were a bonus. A very comfotable well equiped home away from home. Secure off street parking was great. Highly recommend for people wanting to enjoy what adelaide has to offer. Location spot on with fantastic restaurants, adelaide oval and cbd close by. We will be back. A+.
Karin User Profile
Response from Karin:
Thanks Steve it was great meeting you both.
March 2017

Christine User Profile
March 2017
We thoroughly enjoyed our week-long stay at Karin's place, she has thought of everything. The location is excellent and a perfect base for the Adelaide Festival, Fringe events and Writers Week. Great cafes and restaurants nearby - a meal at Ruby Red Flamingo (a short walk away) is a must! Karin's house is very comfortable, well maintained and impeccably clean. Highly recommended. Thanks again Karin!
Karin User Profile
Response from Karin:
Thanks Chris and Liz you were great guests and welcome at any time! I loved Writer's Week too! Karin
March 2017

Tasha User Profile
January 2017
Wow! What a beautiful cottage, with so much charm! We loved the high ceilings, polished floorboards, the artwork and décor, and courtyard and garden. The newly renovated kitchen and bathroom are fantastic. Everything was so wonderful. The house is in a great location. It is about a 25 min walk to/from the city, through beautiful historic North Adelaide and parklands. If you don't want to walk, there is a bus stop for the free city connector bus nearby - very convenient. The house is close to O'Connell St where there are lots of great restaurants, cafes and shops (including supermarket). It is also very close to Adelaide Oval. Karin was a wonderful host - very prompt and helpful in answering any queries, very friendly, and very generous and thoughtful with all the little details (toiletries, etc) left in the house for us. We loved our stay at Karin's house. We will definitely be recommending it to any of our friends who are thinking about visiting Adelaide.
Karin User Profile
Response from Karin:
Thanks Tasha and Johan, it was lovely to meet you. Karin
January 2017

Gibran User Profile
January 2017
What a fantastic place. North Adelaide is a must. Close to everything. Great cottage. Highly recommend this accommodation. Karin is super lovely.
Karin User Profile
Response from Karin:
Thanks for staying with me. All the best to your whole family Gibran .
January 2017

Stephen User Profile
December 2016
With both my wife and I having to regularly travel with work commitments internationally we are very used to staying in hotels and the like. Our recent jaunt to Adelaide was initially supposed to be for three months but ended up being seven. Initially we were staying in serviced apartments but after five months of staying in a cold, dark (absolutely no natural light), aged and impersonal one bedroom suite with three of everything (plates, knives, forks etc) which was also expensive we were referred to Karin via new made friends we met via their dogs at the local Cibo. Karin and her husband Ross are a very generous, friendly and genuine couple and Karin's home reflected that. Location wise , O'Connell Street is very close by, literally a few minutes walk away where you will find a wide array of restaurants, bars, cool cinema, petrol station, post office, coffee shops, small park and shopping centre including pharmacy, groceries etc with the zoo, Conference Centre, Hospitals, museums and main shopping centre a pleasant walk away, the CBD shopping area being about 30 minutes walk at most. Another great eatery / bar area is Melbourne Street and this likewise is around 20 minutes walk away. There is a stop for the Free Adelaide Connector bus a short walk away and bus stop also very walkable distance. For all that the home is in a quiet area and other the coming and going of planes which is the flavour for all of North Adelaide we never heard any noise or saw any negative behaviours. A great location. The home is truly a home away from home. Full of natural light the home feels like a home. Everything we needed was in the home with a fully well equipped kitchen, lovely heater for cold nights, fans and central air conditioning for the hot, with front and back doors permitting natural air flow and overall a very homely atmosphere. There is a lovely outdoor area with BBQ and a secure garage. The bed was very comfortable. The bathroom has been recently modernised. There is free local internet in the O'Connell Street area as well as at the local cafes. Karin is to soon install wifi access in the home as well. Karin was a fantastic host and truly wanted to ensure our stay was homely. I'd recommend this home to business people, couples and families alike. We felt the price was very reasonable and in terms of a comfortable home with everything we needed and the suburb location it would be hard to beat.
Karin User Profile
Response from Karin:
Steve and Jutte were delightful and welcome anytime !
December 2016

North Adelaide, AustraliaJoined in May 2015
Karin User Profile

I am an educator who works part time and I spend a great deal of time at my partner's house who lives a street away. I love our city and what it has to offer, particularly its food and wine and its cultural events, which I look forward to sharing with my guests.
I love North Adelaide for its proximity to the parklands and the city, as well as the bustling O'Connel St cafe and restaurant precinct.
I walk along the streets and in the parklands of North Adelaide every day when I'm here and often along the River Torrens. This is the way to see our city at its best.
I love to cook and shop at the Adelaide Central Market and suburban organic markets so my kitchen is well-equipped.
I've travelled extensively around the world,and I'm a fussy guest, so I've tried to bring that experience to bear to provide for the needs of my visitors. I look forward to welcoming you to my home!

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day

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