The SpaceFabulous Studio Loft in the heart of North Carlton. High ceilings, loads of light, bench & storage space, modern bathroom complete with soft fluffy towels, boutique hand wash, shampoo & conditioner. Lane way entrance, through the roller door, then up the stairs to La Loft!
Completely separate from the main house, guests will have total privacy however we are only a stones through away should you need anything! As lovers of food, art, travel and people we are only more than happy to recommend our favourite cafe's, bars, restaurants & other fabulous places to visit during your stay. Guest AccessAlthough not a full kitchen, there is however a fridge, microwave, kettle, toaster & coffee plunger. We will leave you with beautiful herbal tea, freshly ground coffee & organic milk. We have a huge bookcase full of art, travel, photography, & cook books along with a plethora of magazines which you are welcome to browse and borrow during your stay. Breakfast, cheese boards, picnic hampers and other catering can be arranged upon request.
We can do your washing for a small charge, or there is a laundry mat just a short walk away. Interaction with GuestsMy Sister and I both love to cook so on occasions you may find homemade goodies left in the loft for you to enjoy upon arrival! La Loft is completely separate from the house which means you can be as private as you like, however should you need anything we are only a stones throw away and always up for a chat should you feel so inclined!
As an ex travel agent, I am more than happy to assist with your further travel plans or offer recommendations etc. The NeighborhoodNorth Carlton is a beautiful part of Melbourne with its wide tree lined streets, quaint terrace houses, the gorgeous Rathdowne Village filled with great little cafe's, fabulous produce stores, gift shops & wine bars. Have coffee on the roof top at Cafe Bu (just at the end of our lane way!) Maybe breakfast or lunch at Small Victories or North. Purchase beautiful organic produce from Clay, gourmet small goods or delightful pre-made meals from Skinner & Hackett, maybe a bottle of vino from Rathdowne Cellars, have a browse in the fabulous second hand book shop. Walk to Fitzroys famous Brunswick St or hip Gertrude St, both filled with artisan shops and fabulous places to eat & drink. If its the weekend you might like to check out the Rose St Artist Market. Or take a stroll through the village to Lygon St Carlton, just a 15 minute walk, home to Melbourne's "little Italy" The fabulous D.O.C deli, espresso bar & pizzeria, The famous Brunetti for its incredible selection of cakes, see a film at cinema Nova or stop for a gelato at one of the many Gelataria's. Finish your day back in the hood with the locals at one of our favourite wine bars Gerald's or Neighbourhood Wine, both just a 5 minute walk from our warm cosy loft!
Getting AroundAmazing location walking distance to Fitzroy, Carlton, Collingwood, East Brunswick. Trams and buses just a couple of minutes walk away 10 minute tram ride into the City. Or a lovely 40 minute walk through the terrace lined streets and the beautiful Carlton Gardens. Located on a quiet residential street which always has parking available. There are also bikes for hire just at the end of the street!
From the airport if there are 2 of you or more it is cheaper and quicker to take a taxi which will cost between $40 - $50 AUD, and take around 20 minutes depending on time of day. Or you can take the sky bus into the city $20 AUD - and then take the 96 tram from Southern Cross station. You will need to purchase a myki card to use the tram, these cost $6 and then the journey cost is between $3 - $6. Other Things to NoteDelicious Organic bread, milk, fresh fruit, yogurt and muesli provided. Along with freshly roasted Melbourne Coffee, selection of teas, jams etc!
Cheese plates, picnic hampers and other catering requests can be arranged, please feel free to enquire.