“The Salisbury Retreat” - the perfect place to call home in Brisbane for work or leisure. This modern high set house has polished timber floors & you’ll love the convenience of your own full size kitchen & laundry. FREE wifi, Netflix, breakfast cereals. Easy 10-12 min drive Brisbane CBD, buses depart every 10 mins. Sunnybank next door. 5 min walk Toohey Forest walks & Griffith Uni. Professionally cleaned before & after every stay.
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“The Salisbury Retreat”.... the perfect blend of location, convenience and comfort!
This fantastic air-conditioned house offers superb value for money! It is located in the lovely, tranquil, laid back suburb of Salisbury - 9kms to Brisbane CBD (10-12 min drive) or buses depart every 10 mins from the bus stop 500m away. Situated quite high off the ground to take advantage of the lovely Qld breezes and the leafy surrounds it boasts polished, timber floors throughout and security screens and grills on all the windows.
The 2 bedrooms are HUGE and each contain their own massive built in wardrobes and ceiling fans. Bedroom 1 contains 2 single beds that can easily convert into a king. A floor mattress can be provided for an extra guest if necessary. A desk and lamp is on offer for study or work purposes. Bedroom 2 contains a Queen Size bed. All beds are made up with top quality cotton linen for your comfort. What a fantastic alternative to a cramped motel room or stuffy hotel!
Relax on the beautiful leather lounge suite and enjoy FREE Netflix on your Smart TV or browse the net with FREE unlimited Telstra Wifi though out the house. Choose a book from the bookshelf or enjoy playing a Board Game.
Cook up a storm in the full size kitchen with hearty breakfast provisions like eggs, bacon, fresh bread & pastries (provided on request for a small extra charge). Necessities such as milk & olive oil (enough to start you off) & tea, milo and coffee pods are provided free of charge. Breakfast cereals are also complimentary! Brew yourself a quality coffee with the Nespresso Coffee Pod Machine provided.
Pour yourself a glass of wine and enjoy it on the long timber deck at the front of the house. It’s the perfect place to relax and enjoy the breeze and the leafy outlook.
🌲Complimentary breakfast cereals provided (I usually offer GF cornflakes, GF rice bubbles, Gourmet Muesli & Kellogg’s Coco Pops)
🌲Breakfast provisions (bacon, eggs, fresh bread and pastries) can be pre-ordered for an additional charge .... enquire about this hassle-free option (especially if you’re arriving late and supermarkets are closed)
🌲Very private with undercover parking available for one vehicle
🌲Fully equipped kitchen with cooking utensils, pots/pans, electric frypan and rice cooker
🌲FREE coffee, tea, milo, olive oil, milk - enough to start you off & salt and pepper
🌲Electric stove and Oven
🌲Refrigerator/Freezer with milk and fresh filtered water
🌲Private laundry with seperate toilet downstairs (enough laundry powder for a couple of loads included free of charge)
🌲Clothes Dryer - available for additional charge ... enquire about this
🌲Undercover clothes line downstairs
🌲Private Bathroom (free shampoo/conditioner, soap and a hair dryer to use)
🌲Huge bedrooms with built-ins and ceiling fans (desk and lamp in bedroom 1)
🌲Air-conditioned living area and kitchen (a/c will possibly cool down the bedrooms if the bedroom doors are left open)
🌲Security screens, grills and block out blinds throughout
🌲Smart TV with Netflix and Unlimited Wifi free of charge
🌲Bookshelf with Board Games & Books for your enjoyment to use during your stay
🌲Quality furnishings including leather lounge suite, cotton linen on beds and fluffy towels
🌲Nespresso Coffee Machine with complimentary starter coffee pods
🌲Immaculately & Professionally cleaned before & after every stay
*Walk to Aldi & shops inc Pizza Hut, Hungry Jacks, Subway, Bottle Shop, Noodle Place - 8 mins (2 mins drive)
*Walk through Toohey Forest to Griffith Uni - 25 mins
*Walk through Toohey Forest to McDonalds, Subway, Burger Urge, Zarrafas and local shops - approx 20 mins
*Walk to QE11 Hospital - 10 mins
*5 mins walk to 120 Bus (every 10 mins to City/Westfield Garden City Shopping Centre via Griffith Uni)
*10-12 mins drive to Brisbane CBD (approx 9kms)
*20-25 mins drive to Brisbane Airport
*Easy access to motorway (Gold Coast/Sunshine Coast) and Theme Parks
*Next door to Sunnybank
I’m available to answer any questions you have in relation to places to see or go in Brisbane, Gold Coast or Sunshine Coast. Please don’t hesitate to contact me about anything. It is my pleasure to invite you to my Salisbury Retreat. I take great pride in providing immaculate, sparkling clean quality VALUE accommodation with complimentary extras.
You’ll be guaranteed a peaceful and uninterrupted stay unless you request otherwise. I’m available to answer any questions you have about places to go or see in Brisbane, Sunshine Coast or Gold Coast via text, email or phone call. I pride myself on being able to source the best prices and deals for my guests if you require it.
Tea, coffee, milo and milk (enough to start you off) and olive oil provided free of charge.
Bathroom is stocked with shampoo, conditioner, soap and a hairdryer for your use.
In addition I like to give my guests a few little extras like basic breakfast provisions such as an assortment of cereals (I usually offer an assortment of GF cornflakes, GF rice bubbles, Gourmet Muesli and Kellogg’s Coco Pops).
Breakfast Extras can be provided for you for an extra charge if you require it - please let me know BEFORE YOU ARRIVE if you need bacon, eggs, fresh bread, condiments, pastries and juice for the first morning of your stay. This is a great option if you are arriving late and won’t make it to a shop before breakfast the next morning!
Aldi Supermarket is 2 mins drive (8 min walk) and is open every week day 8am - 9pm, Sat 8am - 8pm & Sun 9am - 6pm.
An undercover full size clothes line is provided but a Clothes Dryer is available and can be rented for $10 per 24hrs (unlimited use).
Babies and infants can be accommodated however please note that there is no bathtub. Please also note that the house is only accessible by stairs so pram access is restricted. Please advise if you require a portable cot and/or high chair and to discuss your requirements regarding your infants before booking (extra charges apply)
No smoking allowed on the property at all
Smoke detectors fitted and will activate in the event of a fire or smoke ... no candles or open flames allowed inside or outside. A $200 cleaning fee will be charged for non-compliance
We are environmentally aware and energy conscious so please close all windows when operating the air-conditioner and remember to turn it off when the property is empty. Don’t forget to switch off lights. Optimum Air-Conditioner temperature is 24 degrees in Summer and 21 degrees at night (for sleeping).
Not suitable for parties/events as the retreat is situated in peaceful suburbia
No loud music/noise after 10pm and before 8am
Please understand that the “Salisbury Retreat” is situated in a very quiet and peaceful suburb and it is vital that all guests respect the peace and privacy of neighbours at all times
No more than maximum number of guests booked allowed overnight on the property
Salisbury is quickly becoming one of Brisbane’s most sought after places to live as it is ideally situated less than 10 kms from the CBD and comprises Toohey Forest - a beautiful natural bush land of walking tracks and direct access to Griffith University. Koalas are regularly spotted high up in the gum trees and at night you would be unlucky not to see or hear possums playing. Buses depart every 10 mins for the city and Westfield Garden City Shopping Centre.
Sunnybank is right next door with its Mecca of top quality Asian restaurants. A new “trendy” coffee shop opens in Salisbury on a regular basis so together with the fast food giants, there’s no shortage of great places to eat. Aldi is only an 8 min walk away, QE2 Hospital is a 10 min walk and the Qld Athletics & Sports Stadium is a 5 min drive.
The Gold Coast is an easy 45-50 mins drive via the highway (Dreamworld 25 mins) and the Sunshine Coast approx 1hr 15 mins to the north.
The suburb is extremely safe and friendly, naturally leafy and is an eclectic mixture of post war homes on huge blocks, renovators and new modern homes.
The closest supermarket is Aldi (8 mins walk). Pizza Hut, Hungry Jacks, Subway, a Noodle Place and Bottle Shop also an 8 min walk.
The 120 Bus departs every 10 mins for the city (northbound) or Westfield Garden City Shopping Centre (southbound). The bus stop is a mere 500m walk and will take you approx 7-8 mins from the property.
Brisbane airport is approx 20kms (20 -25 mins) by car or you can catch a train from Salisbury station. Salisbury Station is best reached via bus as it is approx a 30 min walk away. The bus is the most convenient form of public transport from the property as the bus stop is only 500m away. The bus will also take you to the railway station if needed .
There are many other places that can be reached on foot including: Toohey Forest bush walking tracks (only a 2 min walk from the property). The bush walking tracks connect to McDonlads, Subway, Zarrafas and a convenience store or Griffith University (opposite direction). QE2 Hospital is only a 10 min walk away.
There will a red folder full of useful information regarding your stay on the kitchen bench. In it you will find the wifi password as well as tips and instructions for the appliances including how to operate the Nespresso Machine and Aerochino Machine.
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