About the Homestay
We live in a modern suburb in south west Melbourne.
I am retired while my husband and children work part time. We have a dog but I can assure he is very friendly and playful.
There is a park literally across the road as you step out the front of the house.
-10min walk to local shopping centre and additional football field/park.
-10min walk to bus stop and another playground.
-10min bus ride to major shopping centre and train station.
-40min train trip to Melbourne City.
Inclusive of everything -3 meals- breakfast=including juice, fruit, tea/coffee, cereal, toasts (or help yourself), lunch (or do yourself), deliciously cooked dinner (or do yourself). Automatic cappuccino/coffee machine, very easy to use and good coffee, if you are a coffee lover. Also can make hot chocolates if coffee is not your thing. Available to use at anytime
Help yourself to the fridge at anytime, and anything in the pantry.
Washing is done and folded and/or ironed twice a week. (Washing machine and ironing board is there to self use if preferred ).
Study room fully equipped (computer, sofa, TV, Xbox) so if you need to study or prefer a little self time you can play games as well.
We love people from all cultures and try our very best to adhere to your needs to make your stay an enjoyable one.
- Pets Outdoor
- Internet Access
- Allow Smoking
- Air Conditioning
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
Our house is located in the south west of Melbourne in a modern safe suburb called Hillside, which is quite family orientated with it's many park/playground facilities.
We are approximately 35km from Melbourne CBD (25mins car/ 40mins train trip)
Only 10mins from transport, (bus stop and train station)
The major shopping centre (train station located at) is only 10 mins away. It has a lot to offer from shops to entertainment to cafés and restaurants, or even go into the city for a whole different experience.
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- Bus Stop
- Train station
Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.
Included in the stay
- Complimentary Light Breakfast
- Use of Kitchen
Please do not invite strangers into our home; if you would like to invite a friend over just agree it with me in advance.
Feel free to use the kitchen but please clean up after.
Keep noise to a minimum/reasonable volume after midnight during week days.
Smoking is allowed outdoors only.
Dorothy is a very generous host, delightfully welcoming and friendly. Her house is large and comfortable with everything you need readily available.
Very nice host,I enjoy my trip in staying at host's home.
How do I book?
Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.
When do I pay?
Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 250 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.
When can I share my contact details?
Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.