The SpaceComfortable queen size bed, floor to ceiling louvre windows with full length curtains, looking out on to tropical garden, wooden floors, cupboard space, desk, own bathroom, and wall fan. Newly renovated kitchen, gas stove, all appliances and your own fridge on verandah. Verandah has a dining table that comfortably seats 8, and there is a three seater swing bed which allows for peaceful afternoon snoozing. The lounge room is a large cool airy space with couches, tv, bookshelves. We have wireless internet and VOIp. There is a second bedroom available at certain times on request for $50 a night, also with a queen size bed, desk, louvre windows, etc, which you can pay for on arrival.
We are an artist and a musician, so creative people - and appreciators of the arts - especially welcome! We have several bookshelves of art and travel books, novels plus a beautiful old well maintained piano. Children are welcome; we have a large trampoline, boxes of toys, lego, children's books. Guest AccessCentral front driveway can accommodate 3 or 4 cars. The whole house is for sharing! pool, verandah, central living area, large trampoline, tropical garden with shady sitting spaces, downstairs kitchen and bathroom, piano Interaction with GuestsAs much as is required. We are friendly, helpful and welcoming but respect our guest's privacy. The NeighborhoodWe are 5 minutes from the foreshore and the Rapid Creek beach, also 5 mins from the Sunday Rapid Creek food and local produce markets. There is a great coffee shop, an organic food shop, supermarket and Japanese, pizza and Greek takeaways all within walking distance. Getting AroundWe are 5 mins from all the main bus routes in and out of town. We have at least two bikes in working order ready to borrow at any time, + helmets and bike locks. It's a two minute walk to the bike path which will lead you all around the seafront one way and along the Rapid Creek upstream the other way. Other Things to NoteWe have freshly laundered new sheets, pillowcases, towels and sarongs in the room for your use and the room is thoroughly cleaned for each guest. We have a weekly cleaner who cleans throughout the whole house.
It is a typical tropical old style home with a unique charm all of its own. Please consider though, if immaculate 'hotel-standards' are your preference this may not be the tropical hide away place for you!