just minutes walk away!
Number 64 Pentland is a stylish art-deco period home. Architectural features include leadlight windows, ornate deco plaster work and rich wood paneling. This home has been recently fully refurbished and renovated. The house comprises 2 bedrooms, study, large lounge room, kitchen and meals area, and bathroom. The back garden has a BBQ with areas both in the sun and under shelter.
“A whole home for less than the cost of a standard hotel room”
Whether you are a traveller from another country, or a visitor to Melbourne from within Australia, Number 64 Pentland in Yarraville is an ideal alternative to conventional hotel style accommodation. Number 64 Pentland is a fully furnished and renovated home, with all modern conveniences. Number 64 Pentland is the most affordable short-stay accommodation in Yarraville or Seddon, guaranteed.
Owners James and Sara live right next door, and will make every effort to ensure your stay is a pleasant one.
Most folk who come and stay at Number 64 say it’s got a really nice feel. We agree! Great art-deco features, some nice wood panelling, retro decorations and styling make for a really comfortable and totally liveable place to stay. Great beds, functional fully totally equipped kitchen with an oven even I am jealous of, heating and cooling and a handy location! Free wi-fi and a host of other features. Walk right in and feel at home.
Our Number 64 is located right in the middle of the Yarraville/Seddon/Footscray strip. Walk to Yarraville. Google Maps says that it’s 900 metres and takes 11 minutes to walk to Seddon, the new Yarraville. 10 minutes. Power walk in 7. Have a coffee and buy fabulous sourdough bread at the Sourdough Kitchen. 1.4 k to Footscray, 18 minutes if you are a slowcoach. Get an awesome cheap bbq pork roll at Nhu Lan bakery ($4.50!!) or any number of Viet/Chinese/African feasting houses. Footscray=Footscrazy=Amazeballs
Position, Position, Position! Number 64 Pentland is located at Number 64 Pentland Parade in Yarraville, Melbourne, Victoria. Yarraville is located about 6 km west of the Melbourne CBD. We are 200 metres from Seddon train station, which is a 12 minute trip to Flinders Street Station in the heart of the City.
We are very close to the following outstanding Melbourne features:
•5 mins walk to the cafes, restaurants, bars and quaint village atmosphere of Yarraville
•The fabulous Docklands development of New Quay with many fine bars and restaurants and sea views
•Telstra Dome (Docklands) Stadium
•Flemington Racecourse and the Royal Melbourne Showgrounds
•The Queen Victoria Markets
•Crown Casino and the Southbank precinct
•Federation Square and the extensive city nightlife
•Historic Williamstown – varied dining and lovely beaches
•ScienceWorks – a most interesting interactive kids science museum. Adults love it too!
•The Melbourne Zoo and,
•The wonderful Open Plains Zoo at Weribee
Map of the City of Melbourne. Yarraville is in the centre of the map inside the circle.
We are only 6km form the CBD
Number 64 Pentland can comfortably accommodate 6 people, but we can fit 7. Rates vary according to the duration of your stay. The minimum stay period is 3 nights, but we will sometimes accept 2 night bookings if suitable. Prices listed are in Australian Dollars ($AUD) and are for the rental of the whole house for 2 people, assuming they are a couple and share a bed (see note at bottom).
Period of Stay
2 nights – $185 per night
3-6 nights – $170 per night
7-20 nights – $155 per night
21 nights and over – $145 per night
An extra charge of $20 per extra adult or child over 12 per night applies. For children 12 and under an extra charge of $10 per night applies. For 2 nights stays only, the adult surcharge is $30 per night. There is a once off cleaning charge of $50 for groups of 5 or more. If you bring your pets, there is an additional cleaning charge of $50.
During peak periods, from 18 December to end January, the week around the Melbourne Formula 1 Grand Prix, the week around Easter, the week around the AFL Grand Final weekend, and for about 10 days around the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, there is a $30 per night surcharge.
Discounts are sometimes available, except for 2 night stays. We offer a 25% Last Minute discount for stays that commence within 14 days of the enquiry date.
NOTE: The base rate for 2 people assumes a couple sharing a bed. If this is not the case, the base rate only covers the first person. For example 3 people sleeping in 3 separate beds would be charged at the base rate plus 2 extra people.
• Large lounge room includes:
•DVD and VCR with a choice of DVD’s and videos
•Modern gas heater
• Master Bedroom includes:
•Queen Size bed
•Bed-side tables and lamps
•Fold out single bed
• Second Bedroom includes:
•Two single beds
•Bedside table and lamps
• Bathroom with shower and bath
• Third Bedroom (small) includes:
• Fully equipped kitchen including:
•Large stainless steel oven
•All cutlery, crockery & utensils
• Separate meals area:
•Stereo sound system with a range of CD’s
•Modern gas space heater
• Laundry equipped with:
•Tumble dryer and ironing facilities
• Private courtyard garden with:
•Undercover seating area with outdoor setting
• Fully Air-Condtioned – ducted evaporative cooling throughout the house
•Polished floorboards throughout
•Second toilet outside
Services we provide
•Weekly linen change
•Weekly clean of home
•Larder stocked with basic necessitities
•Advice on the best local dining
•Assistance with ticket booking for sports and other entertainment
•Off street parking
•Free wi-fi internet access
Melbourne is a modern city of about 3 million people. It is a truly multicultural city, with over 110 ethnic groups represented. There is a wealth of sights, activities and entertainment – enough for the most avid traveller. Below is a selection of just a few that Melbourne has to offer. I’ve also thrown in some useful general purpose links that may help you in Melbourne, Victoria or Australia.
Yarraville’s very own multiplex. Probably the only Art Deco multiplex in the known universe!
A great website for further info on accommodation in Melbourne
Links to everything Melbourne. Lots to see and lots to do and you’ll find it all listed here.
The fabulous scenic drive from Geelong to Port Campbell, including the wonderful 12 Apostles.
Melbourne is lucky enough to boast three zoos. Melbourne Zoo, Werribee Plains Open Zoo and the wonderful Healsville Sanctuary
Up in the Dandenong Mountains you’ll find this historic steam railway.
On a fine day these Mountains afford a great view of Melbourne. Lots to see and do here too!
Home of the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix. Great surfing and Fairy Penguins as well.
Site of the 1956 Olympics, venue for Test and On-Day Cricket and the home of Aussie Rules Football!
Host site of the Australian Tennis Open and Melbourne’s main concert site.
In March the first Grand Prix of the season roars to life in Melbourne.
All of Melbourne’s Theatres so you can find what show might appeal to you.
Melbourne’s own Crown Casino.
Australian Rules Football Rules OK! (Well certainly in Melbourne)
Melbourne Aquarium: fish, tanks, water, sharks, more water, more fish, more HUGE fish, fabulous!
Melbourne’s Botanical Gardens are amongst the finest in the world.
Another great guide to eating in Melbourne
All things Melbourne and a good place to start.
One of Melbourne’s major cinema chains, Village
The other of Melbourne’s major cinema chains, Hoyts
Quality accommodation in Williamstown, close by, for either small or large groups
Modern affordable luxury in Seminyal, Bali
Luxury studio style accommodation, Seminyak, Bali
Luxury accommodation, Canguu, Bali
Sara and James in their spare time sell wonderful Art paper from Cartieri Magnani, Italy
• A deposit is required to confirm any booking. Deposit required depends on number of nights booked:
•2 to 3 nights – 100% of the tariff in advance
•4-7 nights – 50% of the tariff in advance
•Over 8 nights – 30% of the tariff in advance
•For long stays or for stays during peak periods, a secondary payment may be required 2 weeks before the commencement of your stay
•Balance is strictly payable on arrival unless otherwise negotiated
•Payment may be made by cash, cheque or deposit directly into our account, either by EFT or over the counter at any Westpac branch. Credit card facilities available – MasterCard and Visa only.
•Any damage must be paid for
•Tariff includes weekly linen change, clean of bathroom & kitchen
•Minimum stays of 1 week may apply during peak periods: Christmas, whole of January, Australian Tennis Open, Australian F1 Grand Prix, Easter, Melbourne Racing Spring Carnival. A premium of $40 per night applies during these periods.
• Cancellation policy:
• Any cancellation will incur a $40 administration fee
•More than 2 months notice – full refund of deposit
•1 month to 2 months notice – half refund of deposit unless property is re-booked during relevant period
•Less than 1 month notice- sorry, no refund of deposit unless property is re-booked during relevant period
•If you cancel during your stay the full tariff is payable unless we are able to re-book lost nights
“We had a wonderful family visit to Melbourne – made all the more wonderful knowing that we had 64 Pentland to come back to each afternoon. We were able to relax and be ourselves in a home away from home” – Family from Hamilton, NZ.
“It’s been awesome calling this fine place home for the last four days. Having frequented the plethora of galleries and museums around town it was most pleasant to return to littered ‘alike’ with a beautiful collection of pieces. I’ve been unexpectedly immersed in the best that is Melbourne…” – the 3 brothers from Cabramatta.
“It’s been great knowing you and spending time here. My mother and I had an incredible perfect holiday! Thanks for being extra considerate about many things. We appreciated every single one of them. Take care of each other and I hope you keep your lovely job providing people special time.” (the Doctor from Perth and her mum from Japan)