A family home: convenient, comfy, and designed for the whole family
We are situated less than 5km (3miles) from Sydney's city centre and all of Sydney's major attractions (Opera House, Darling Harbour, aquarium, zoo etc) in the city's inner west suburb of Rozelle. The city is easily accessible by bus from the stop at the end of the road (run every 5 mins into the city and take 8-10mins) or by foot over the Anzac Bridge past the famous Sydney fish markets
One of the oldest suburbs in Sydney Rozelle is a popular weekend destination for Sydneysiders due to the markets held every Saturday and Sunday and the local high street called Darling Street. All of which are less than 2 mins walk from the front door. There is also a fresh food farmers market held on Saturday's in the neighbouring suburb of Lilyfield which is a 15min walk or bus ride away.
Food and drink:
Darling Street (at the top of our road) runs through Rozelle and down into the next suburb Balmain. The road has an extensive range of restaurants and cafes that spill out onto the paths in the evening making it a great location to eat and soak up the atmosphere.
During the day Sydney is well know for it's coffee and Rozelle has hundreds of small coffee shops and bakery's to try including the french La Bancsz which situated at the top of our road.
Rozelle is also home to many of Sydney's oldest pubs making it a great evening destination for many people living in Sydney. There is a great variety with the majority also serving food ranging from bar food through to award winning higher end restaurants.
2min walk - Darling street contains everything from local supermarket, butchers, green grocers, clothes shops to a wide range of restaurants and cafe's to suit everyones tastes.
10mins walk/2min bus - is Birkenhead Point, Sydney's largest discount retail outlet centre which includes all the leading fashion and sportswear stores (Nike, Hugo Boss, Levi etc) along with major supermarkets Aldi and Coles.
40min walk/10min bus - Sydney city centre for all major high street shops
We are fortunate to live right next to 'the bay run' which is a 7km/4.5mile loop around the waters edge. With cycle and walking/running path all the way around this is a popular flat traffic free route for anytime of the day. It's a perfect 8km/5mile route from the front door.
We are in walking distance of three swimming pools. Leichhardt aquatic centre has 4 pools (outdoor and indoor) along with a gym and a range of fitness classes. Drummoyne pool on the bay run is a salt water outdoor olympic pool and in Balmain there is the Dawn Frazer Baths, the oldest swimming baths in Australia which is set into the harbour.
For those into yoga we have a fantastic studio at the top of the road
From Rozelle you can catch a bus that go directly to Coogee on Sydney's eastern beaches. From here you can walk the beautiful coastal walk from Coogee to Bondi Beach taking in lots of different beaches on the way. Alternatively by car we are only 20mins away from any one of the many famous beaches Sydney has to offer.
To organize a home exchange, you need to be a member