At home in Sydney 2 bedroom self contained cottage Sydney, Australia
  • 2Bedrooms
  • 6Sleeps
  • 1Bathrooms
At the hub of Sydney's funky inner west, close to transport and universities. On parkland cycle/walkway. Internet, DVD/TV, linen, fridge full on arrival. Two double rooms plus two singles in attic. Peak season rates. Negotiable longer terms.

Surrounding Area

The cottage is ideally located, within walking distance of three Universities, the RPA medical precinct, the Fish Markets, the cafes and funky shops of Newtown, Glebe, Annandale and Balmain. Buses direct to the city and to Coogee Beach are only minutes away. It is quiet, opposite a wildlife sanctuary, around the corner from a new children's playground and directly on the beautiful park walkway and cycle way to the harbour front at Blackwattle Bay.

Vacation Rental Property

Built in the 1860s, 121 Hereford is a small, delightful and amazingly accommodating house. It is surrounded by courtyard gardens on three sides, private and secure. Double doors open out the living area to the bamboo lined rear garden. There's lots of windows and lots of light.

Map & Directions

121 Hereford Street, Sydney, Australia 2037

Google maps to 121 Hereford Street, Forest Lodge. A taxi from the airport takes about thirty minutes and costs about $40. Alternatively take the airport train to Central and then take the 470 bus from Central Square, ask to be dropped off at Forest Lodge or Lyons Road.

Points of Interest
121 Hereford St, Sydney New South Wales 2037, Australia

Nearby Attractions and Services

500 mCafes and funky shops
1 kmGlebe Saturday markets
1kmSydney Fish Markets
1 kmGlebe Point Road restaurants
10mBush and jogging track to harbour

Rates & Availability

Low: 4+ nights Feb to end November

per night, see
High:4+ nights Easter, Dec/Jan, Long weekends
per night check web site
Discounts over three weeks

Check with owner
Minimum stay 4 nights

There is a minimal rental of two nights at $220/night. 4-6 nights rent at $200 a night. One week is $1260 or $180 a night. Discounts for stays over 21 nights down to $142 a night. Rentals of two to three months can be negotiated. Easter and the Christmas/New Year period is in very high demand and rent at $220 a night.

There is a minimal rental of two nights at $220/night. 4-6 nights rent at $200 a night. One week is $1260 or $180 a night. Discounts for stays over 21 nights down to $142 a night. Rentals of two to three months can be negotiated. Easter and the Christmas/New Year period is in very high demand and rent at $220 a night.

We are happy to negotiate. It is better for us to have you enjoy our house than to have it vacant.

*Please contact advertiser for rates & availability for your travel dates.


The kitchen has all new appliances and is fully equipped for home cooking, including basic consumables and even a variety of cook books. Cutlery, glasses and dinner ware are provided for six with extra serving dishes and bowls. Wireless broadband internet included in the rates, printer supplied. There is a small digital TV, DVD and CD player and a collection of DVDs and CDs supplied. In addition the shelves are stocked with a variety of books and literature about Australia. There are overhead fans for the hottest days and heaters for the coldest. High chair and toys, childrens' books and DVDs can be supplied on request.

Room Amenities
  • Hairdryer
  • High Speed Internet
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone - Free Local Calls
  • Television

  • Fax Machine
  • Internet Access
  • Free
  • Laundry

Sleeps & # of Bedrooms

Sleeps up to six. One bathroom. There are two bedrooms with double beds, hanging space and drawers. There is extra space in the loft, reached by a pull down ladder in the front room. There are two single beds up there and a folding bed that could be brought down stairs.Also travel cot and high chair available. The beds and linen are high quality, extra linen is provided. Summer and winter weight duvets are supplied and there are extra blankets and pillows in the loft. The bathroom has an integrated laundry with washer, dryer and tub. Towels, beach towels and basic essentials are provided.

Services Offered

There is a telephone supplied for local calls and all utilities (gas, electricity, communications) are included in the rate. Cleaning services can be arranged on a weekly basis if desired and for an additional charge, typically about $80 a week.

Policies & Restrictions

The house is a no smoking area and unfortunately we don't allow pets as some of our guests are allergic. Cancellation policies with admin fees apply.

Other Information

There is a parking permit for unlimited street parking. Otherwise parking is restricted to two hours, 8am to 6pm, Monday - Friday.

We can supply two bicycles and helmets.


Anne Forster  (View Profile)
Academic and management consultant specialising in online learning and international education.

Anne Forster
Forster & Gibson Pty Ltd
3/36 Albert St
Sydney, New South Wales 2044

Listing # RA-1242003
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USD $135.31 per night
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