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A new local land mark, The House of Windsor represents the very best of Windsor style and cutting edge cool
The House of Windsor - Live it up like royalty!
The House of Windsor - Live it up like royalty!
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
You won’t be charged yet

BRAND NEW uber luxe townhouse, much better than a 5 star hotel, right in the 'true' heart of stylish, whimsical Windsor - complete with two large sun decks and your own very sexy rooftop terrace. FREE high speed Wifi and Netflix

Melbourne is continually voted the most liveable city in the world and Windsor is the diamond in her crown. From dining, to shopping and nightlife, Windsor, has it all.

NB: Very few AIRBNB listings are actually in Windsor refer to the map in our photo album.

The space

Why book just another apartment in a big block and no views, when, for the same price, you can enjoy unsurpassed luxury @ The House of Windsor.

The House of Windsor represents open plan living at its most stylish and luxurious. This brand new townhouse is fitted out to the highest standard of appointments and luxury fittings, ideally suited to extended bookings, including hotel quality, starched and laundered bed linen and luxurious bathrobes.

At about 110 SQ/M the space is about 75% larger than other listings in multi unit developments and about 4 times the size of a standard hotel room, yet well under half the price.

The townhouse features extra high ceilings complete with cutting edge and very evocative mood LED lighting. The oversized open plan living room and kitchen features reclaimed hardwood floors along with custom steel framed doors that can be thrown open onto a awesome front deck with a delightful view of the park across the road.

The master bedroom has a full en-suite with a rain head shower along with its own deck complete with a lush vertical garden. The open plan lounge/dining/kitchen has a very comfortable sofa bed, (pull out, not fold out). NB Access to the bathroom is via the master bedroom - check out the plan of the unit in our photo album.

Additionally there is the most amazing rooftop garden, one of only a handful in Windsor, that will be for your use during the period of your stay. It includes a Weber gas BBQ. The views are some of the best in Windsor.

Off the main bedroom is a study nook with a desk, along with huge, fully fitted wardrobes.

The gourmet kitchen, designed for entertaining, comes complete with an induction cooktop, along with a full oven and pantry. There is also a fridge/freezer, a dishwasher along with a washer and dryer, all of which are full size.

The townhouse features reverse cycle air-conditioning/heating.

Unlike other listings that are often not much bigger than studio apartments in large blocks of hundreds of units, this is completely your own space, in a low rise neighbourhood of local homes, not tourists or student accommodation.

Please note that bedding for one additional guest (3 total) can arranged by prior agreement but this number of guests must be reflected in the booking.

Guest access

You will have access to the entire unit with private entrance as well as shared access to the rooftop deck.

Interaction with guests

We live in the downstairs unit and are available, if you wish, to provide a 'concierge' service to welcome you on arrival and provide an orientation to all the best that Melbourne and Windsor has to offer.

But if you'd prefer to be left alone that is completely up to you.

As avid travellers ourselves we know that often the best experiences can not be found in the glossy tourist flyers or guide books.

And this is especially true for Melbourne, a city of many secrets. Understanding the transport networks and knowing the best (and worst local neighbourhoods) takes a while to get your head around. We really are here to help you solve all those mysteries before your arrival.

You are not just booking a another room on AIRBNB - Consider us your very own free travel advisors.

All guests receive extremely comprehensive orientation information prior to arrival which includes a 'complete' list of ALL bars, cafes and restaurants in Windsor, along with our personal reviews and recommendations for breakfast, coffee, lunch, dinner and happy hours. Additionally all of this information is cross referenced with maps and clickable links to websites for each establishment and online menus. Also included is information are transfer options from the airport, tips on using Melbourne's famous transport network, discounted hire car options along with CBD and Victoria wide attractions.

We will also send all guests a list of events, festivals, exhibitions and shows that will be on during your stay. Our aim is to help to preplan your trip to make the most of Windsor and Melbourne.

We are also more than happy to share our insider tips to the rest of Australia as well.

If you have any questions about the apartment, Melbourne, or indeed anything else, please just drop us a line. :)

Other things to note

Parking is on the street. It is a quiet dead end street and parking is almost never a problem.

Long term rentals are welcomed.

We live in the downstairs unit and are available on site if required.

Cable TV
Wireless Internet
Extra people €23 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee €46
Security Deposit €232
Weekend Price €116 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years) - Second floor apartment designed and built for adults with inherent dangers for children.
Check-in time is 3PM - 2AM (next day)
Check out by 11AM

We don't like rules ourselves, however this is a multimillion dollar apartment and sadly we have one only one bad incident which involved people using drugs on the property, so we hope you understand our caution. Big 4 house rules: 1/ WE HAVE A STRICT NO PARTY POLICY. 2/ The apartment, front, rear and roof terrace can only be used and enjoyed by no more than the number of people in your booking. 3/ Any additional overnight guests who use the sofa bed in excess of your reservation must be advised and additional payment processed. 4/ No noise, music or otherwise should be able to be heard outside the apartment. Failure to abide by these big four 4 house rules will see your entire bond forfeited, In the event of serious breaches such as parties or ignoring requests to turn down music, smoking or incidents that we notify you need to be rectified, and are ignored, you will be asked to leave, the bond will retained, and no money refunded for unused nights. Soft rules include; to avoid damage, no high heels on the timber floors and please try to avoid letting the front gate swing back against the rubber stopper.

You must also acknowledge
Amenity limitations - If you require the use of the sofa bed please advise us so that we can provide linen for it.
Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
2 nights minimum stay

44 Reviews

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Daisy User Profile
October 2017
We loved staying here. So relaxing, totally indulgent and super close to a vibrant part of Melbourne that you don't always get to visit. James was so quick to reply to all our communication and provide us with an extensive list of the best things to do while we were here. All the extra touches made us feel at home and very welcomed. Thank you. Totally recommend it. Super place to call home even for a little while.

David User Profile
October 2017
This is an excellent place with style and functionality and it's in a great location by Chapel Street.

Amanda User Profile
October 2017
Thank you

Jason User Profile
October 2017
Brilliant place to stay in Windsor,amazing detail and cleanliness with chapel street just around the corner. A credit to the hosts James and Jack,we will be back. Jason

Matt User Profile
September 2017
Attention to detail combined with an amazing experience right near Chapel Street.

Cayla User Profile
September 2017
such a good little home! so close to chapel street yet far enough from it to feel quite! will definitely stay here again!

Jason User Profile
September 2017
The House of Windsor is a rare gem. Beautifully furnished and decorated with everything you need to make your stay a truly 6 star experience. It's quiet and extremely comfortable but you are just a stones throw from the hustle and bustle of Chapel St. James has done an amazing job with such a small space and you will not be disappoint in choosing this place to stay. Its fantastic

Melbourne, AustraliaJoined in September 2011
James User Profile

G'day we work as cabin crew and travel is not just our day jobs, it is also our passion. And why we love AIRBNB.

It's through a career in the travel industry that we have refined what we want in accomodation as a guest.

We personally designed and built our town house in Windsor to incorporate the very best ideas we have experienced in our favourite hotels and resorts around the globe.

Windsor is the most amazing, vibrant quirky part of Melbourne. We look forward to sharing its many secret gems with you.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

About the home

When you stay in an Airbnb, you’re staying in someone’s home.

This is James’s place.
Jack and Celeste help host.

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