ParkSide Stay is situated in Clifton Hill, Melbourne an inner city suburb.
The apartment sits on parklands which is wonderful for those visiting Melbourne as they can experience living in a rural setting yet 8 mins from the centre of Melbourne CBD. Best of both worlds
Those with doggies will enjoy the wide open spaces for walking, running, playing with their dogs (or without dogs).
There are bque facilities in the park .... one can sit and watch the sun go down, have your doggie playing in the park whilst you enjoy your bque in the park. All this is immediately outside the apartment.
We also offer doggie day care, walking ....so you can enjoy a days outing and leave your doggie to be cared for.
ParkSide Apartment has a private entrance through a delightful water courtyard. ParkSide is 4 kms from the CBD, has off street parking - public transport gives direct access to the CBD, MCG, Casino, Federation Square, Tennis Centre, Colonial Stadium, & Bayside Beache. ParkSide is 15 mins from Tullamarine Airport and is situated minutes from the Eastern Freeway. ParkSide is pet friendly.
ParkSide has been architecturally designed and captures the Northerly Winter Sun through its large windows - bifold doors open to a delightful courtyard. There is a security system installed with phone/fax/internet connections available at own expense. Polished concrete floors, Overhead fans.
Large Kingsize bedroom, kitchenette, large bathroom and large living area makes ParkSide a delightful alternative to city hotels.
Golf, Swimming, Walking, Cycling are some of the many nearby attractions coupled with great eateries, wine bars, live music, second retail outlets and more ........
ParkSide has a shoes off policy. Once inside the apartment guests are asked if okay to remove shoes for the courtesy of other future guests.
Dog Minding/Dog Play/Transport:
Would you like to have a dog free day whilst you explore the sights of Melbourne - a day at one of our yarra glen wineries without having to leave your doggie in the car:
go to the MCG/Tennis Centre
Maybe you would like to visit one of the many art galleries, go shopping in Fitzroy, dine out, see a movie without having to rush home to feed and exercise your doggie??
I can provide a doggie care for you - if you would like to have your doggie groomed, washed pls give me ample notice - I will provide a quote at the time.
I can provide for in house guests:
1 hr doggie walk (1 dog) $40
Doggie day care on the premises $40
Pls enquire at time of booking.
109 Walker St, Clifton Hill.
Clifton Hill is an inner-city Melbourne suburb bordered by Fairfield, Collingwood, N Fitzroy & Kew. Clifton Hill is 4 kms from the CBD and is easily accessible from Tullamarine Freeway by car, taxi or bus.
Clifton Hill is a junction for two rail lines which means there is frequent trains every few minutes to and fro the city. A train journey to the city takes 8 minutes.
Beside Clifton Hill Railway Station there is a bus station - there are buses to Melbourne University, the Zoo, the Bay Beaches, MCG, and St Kilda.
OTHER GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE AREA OF CLIFTON HILL - PARKSIDE
Clifton Hill is only minutes from the Melbourne City Centre, Fitzroy, Collingwood, Hawthorn, Alphington, Kew, Richmond and Carlton.
Clifton Hill is a suburb of Melbourne and it is the City of Yarra. Clifton Hill is approx 4 kms north east of the Melb central business district.
Clifton Hill is well served by parks and gardens including Darling Gardens and ParkSide is situated on Quarries Park. An attractive local shopping strip is located along Queens Pde on the border of N Fitzroy.
Major road arteries passing through the suburb include Queens Parade, Heidelberg Road, Alexandra Parade and Hoddle Street. The region is served by the No.86 tram route along Queens Parade and Clifton Hill railway station, located just north of the corner of Hoddle and Ramsden Streets.
Clifton Hill railway station is serviced by the Epping and Hurtsbridge lines and the station falls
Adjacent suburbs: Fitzroy: - cafes and bars along Brunswick Street like Retro and Vertigo are great places to sit and watch the world go by. At night the whole place lights up with tapas bars, Latin American clubs, pubs, comedy bars and jazz clubs.
Recreation and Leisure: Clifton Hill Dights Falls is where the Merri Creek and Yarra River join and is a short walk from Parkside kayaker and picnicers are found in this area cycle paths are plenty which pass through the Collingwood Childrens Farm found on the Yarra River Trail which follows the Yarra River from the city to Dights Falls, where it meets the Merri Creek Trail
Studley Park an extensive parkland which merges w ith the larger Yarr BendPark, contains Dights Falls and features a marvelous public golf course, sports grounds and areas of natural forest.
Cycling is a big attraction in this area and major off-road routes include Yarra River Trail, which runs through Clifton Hill, Moonee Ponds Creek Trail, Maribyrnong River Trail, Flemington Road, Dynon Road, Footscray Road, St Kilda Road.
Local Landmarks: Collingwood Children's Farm -15 min walk from ParkSide , was established in 1979 by the local community with the support of the former City of Collingwood. The farm is a fully functioning traditional farm, with animals, vegetable gardens and the rest. Fresh milk and eggs are for sale,
Hospitals and Universities in Melbourne: There are around 30 public hospitals and 13 health service organizations in the metropolitan part of Melbourne. The Royal Melbourne Hospital is one of the premier institutions in the city providing tertiary health care and known for its various clinical research undertakings. Clifton Hills excellent public transport both bus and train means you can get to the major hospitals within 10- - 15 minutes.
The Austin Hospital is a public hospital located in the Heidelberg suburb. It was founded in 1892 as a mental institution but later on became a hospital system in the 1960s. The Austin Hospital is known for its clinical researches and teaching services. It is part of Austin Health along with Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital and the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre.
Other major hospitals in Melbourne include The Alfred Hospital, St. Vincents Hospital is a major private hospital located in the Fitzroy/Clifton Hill area. Street.
Educational Institutions in Melbourne: The University of Melbourne is one of the top universities in the country and the world. It is the second oldest in Australia and is a member of the lobby group Group of Eight as well as the Sandstone universities. The main campus is situated in the Parkville suburb very near Melbourne Central Business District and there is a bus that goes direct from Clifton Hill Railway Station to the University the station is a five minute walk from ParkSide.
Other notable universities in the city include La Trobe University, RMIT University, Swinburne University of Technology, Deakin University, Victoria University, Australian Catholic University and University of Ballarat.
La Trobe University, RMIT, Swinburne University of Technology, Victoria University are all close to ParkSide and public transport from Clifton Hill makes easy access to these major institutions.
Yarra Bend Golf Course
The Yarra Bend Golf Course is situated in Yarra Bend Park, Fairfield, only 4 km from the Melbourne CBD. The majestic Yarra River hugs the edges of this scenic course, providing picturesque views of the river and rocky cliffs. Well known as one of Melbourne's premier public courses for years, Yarra Bend features high quality greens and sculptured fairways
Historic Studley Park Boathouse: Kew, is only 10 minutes from the city centre and offers visitors the opportunity to dine in the restaurant, relax over a lighter meal in the indoor/outdoor cafe or have a light snack from the kiosk while enjoying sweeping views of the Yarra River and natural bushland. You can also hire row boats, canoes and kayaks from the oldest operating boathouse in Australia.
MCG: is only a 5 minute train trip from Clifton Hill Railway Station or bus from Clifton Hill Railway Station.
The Fitzroy Gardens are 26 hectares (64 acres) located on the southeastern edge of the Melb Central Business District in East Set within the gardens are:
- an ornamental lake
- kiosk and cafe
- Cooks Cottage
- Cottage (Visitor information)
- Model Tudor village
- Fountains and sculptures
- Band Pavilion
- the Rotunda
- the fairy tree
Eateries, Restaurants, Bars: The choice of cafes, restaurants, bakeries, ice creameries and organic outlets throughout the area are plenty and in Brunswick St, Fitzroy, you can enjoy a stroll down the strip and lose yourself in the smell of fresh coffee.
Art Galleries: Clifton Hill is close to all of Melbourne major art galleries it takes 8 mins by train to Flinders St where you find the
National Gallery of Victoria
Ian Potter Gallery
Gabrielle Pizzi Gallery
Aboriginal art galleries
GETTING IN AN OUT OF MLEBOURNE:
ParkSide is minutes to the entrance of the Eastern Freeway. The Eastern Freeway
connects Alexandra Parade and Hoddle St in the inner suburbs, with East Link tollway in Melbourne's east. It is three to five lanes in each direction, including an inbound "transit lane" reserved for vehicles with two or more occupants during peak hour.
Linking North and South: Hoddle St an urban highway runs beside Clifton Hill Railway Station is a major arterial road linking City Link and the Eastern Freeway.
Clifton Hill is 4 kms from Melbourne Central Business District (CBD). There is a bicycle track that runs through scenic bushlands, the Merri and Yarra Rivers past Dights Falls through Hawthorn, Richmond and finally ending at Flinders Street Station.
There are plenty of walking tracks and one can stop for a coffee at either Fairfield Boat House or Studley Park Boat House.
Canoeing is available from either of the two above boat houses.
Yarra Bend Golf Course is 5 minutes from ParkSide.
Other attractions are Sports & Recreational Centres, a wonderful outdoor 50 metre solar heated pool; at the Collingwood Leisure Centre apart from swimming in an indoor heated 25 metre pool there is the opportunity to do Pilates, Yoga, Aerobics, Gymnasium classes. There are plenty of masseurs in the area.
Fitzroy is 1.5 kms from Clifton Hill which is a mecca for cafes, wine bars, bookshops, boutique clothing as well as great 2nd outlets for e.g. Nike, Kathmandu and others.
Extras: Pls always check with owner for pricing details
In Pls check pricing with owner:
2 days: $ 360 two adults
3 days: $ 525 two adults
4 days: $ 680 two adults
5 days: $ 840 two adults
6 days: $ 990 two adults
7 days: $1120 two adults
$ 50 extra per person per night
$ doggie charge
Owners to take full responsibility for cleaning after their dog(s). Check if there is a dog bond required at time of booking
Long term booking ie 3 weeks or more are required to have the apartment cleaned prior to departure.
Owner will weekly wash all linen and towels.