Bright sunny room with built in wardrobe, desk and chair.A spacious dining room.
RestnRelax in South Canberra, space for 5.
Hosted by Juanita
Juanita is the host.
5 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
5 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
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My peaceful home is situated in the southern part of Canberra with beautiful vistas of the mountains and gorgeous bush walks very close by. Public transport is a minutes walk away where you can explore Canberra city as well! Only twenty minutes by car from the Canberra City Centre, five minutes from Tuggeranong and Woden. Only one and a half hours from Threbo Ski Fields! Of the 5, two would have to share a double bed.

The space

Wake up to a lovely quiet, light filled home in the south side of Canberra. There is central heating for those chilly winter days and air conditioning for our hot summers. I have two rooms available - one with a king single, wardrobe, desk and chair. The other has a double sofa bed with a futon mattress. I also have two single foam mattress that can be set up, one in each room. All beds have comfortable down doonas and pillows, soft bamboo sheets for summer and cosy flannelette sheets for winter, and plenty of hot water bottles. Shared bathroom and toilet, a modern kitchen and laundry for your convenience, a very comfortable living room, front and back pergola where you can sit and enjoy the gardens.
I am happy to share my knowledge of the best things to do here in Canberra including art galleries, gardens, bush walks, restaurants, markets, venues and bands. The house is close to public transport, a large shopping centre with a variety of restaurants, recreation club and gym centre and another smaller one with a supermarket and an excellent, brand new Thai Restaurant, all within walking distance. The residence has plenty of off street parking with a lovely outlook onto a large bush garden.

The property is also within walking distance of two nature reserves with lots of walking tracks and fantastic views of the city and the mountains. With a bit of luck you will encounter our local wedgetail eagle family as well as many other local flora and fauna. Namadgi and Tidbinbilla National Parks as well as the Canberra Deep Space Station are also within 20 minutes drive from here. We are 10 minutes drive from Woden and Tuggeranong shopping centres and 20 minutes from the city, and only one and a half hours to the Thredbo Snowfields!

Guest access

Guests will have access to the whole house most days. I teach music from home Monday to Wednesday from early afternoon to early evening, so use of the kitchen and living rooms are limited during those times. No probs with walking through the teaching area however. I also have two pushbikes available for you to have some fun to explore the area, have a relaxing ride down by Tuggeranong Lake, or go shopping .

Interaction with guests

I love chatting with my guests about their travel experiences and other interesting topics. I am very happy to advise on what to see and where to go in our amazing city. I am home during the morning to early afternoon.

Other things to note

Two push bikes available for guests - great cycling tracks throughout Canberra.
I am happy to pick up or drop off guests from the airport, bus station in town, or train in Kingston for a minimal fee.


Amenities
Internet
Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises
Kitchen

Prices
Extra people ₹1312 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee ₹1050
Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price ₹3149 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 single bed, 1 floor mattress
Bedroom 2
1 sofa bed, 1 floor mattress
Common spaces
1 floor mattress

House Rules
Check in is anytime after 12PM (noon)
Check out by 12PM (noon)

I invite and welcome travellers from all over the world, and professional people who are in Canberra for temporary work.
Rules are to be neat and tidy, respectful of property and quiet ambience of the house, no visitors or overnight guests unless pre-arranged, clean up after self.


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
1 night minimum stay

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Chris User Profile
February 2013
I had a pleasant stay with Juanita. She is an interesting and thoughtful person who has a pleasant, tidy and welcoming house. Good value for money and convenient location for activities in southern Canberra.

Kenneth User Profile
October 2017
Juanita is very friendly and her place is cosy and is conveniently located to the shops.
Juanita User Profile
Response from Juanita:
Thanks Kenneth. Glad you and your friends enjoyed your stay!
October 2017

Li User Profile
July 2017
Juanita is really nice, welcoming and helpful people, she was always trying to provide us useful information since we are not familiar with Canberra. And the central heating system in her house in winter is just awesome! Wish you all the best Juanita!

Mark User Profile
June 2017
Nice quiet clean home

Terry User Profile
June 2017
It was very lucky that we could booked a ethnic style decoration house when the room supply was very tight. The bedroom environment is same as Airbnb posting The host is very helpful (e.g. remind us the driving time from Sydney to her house and also gave us some travelling information near Wanniassa). The central heating is good enough even through the temperature was 2 degrees at night.

David User Profile
October 2016
Juanita provided everything she promised. My schedule prevented much interaction with her but the stay worked very well for me.

Sandy User Profile
October 2016
Great place to stay, very comfy and clean

Canberra, AustraliaJoined in November 2012
Juanita User Profile

I am a happy, easy going traveller who loves meeting travellers from overseas. I enjoy a busy working life teaching, studying, playing music and studying personal development. I love books, movies, bush walking, local flora and fauna, gardening, dancing, yoga, good food and healthy living.
Canberra has heaps to see, do, hear and experience. We have fantastic art galleries, museums, music, festivals, theatres, restaurants, shopping, bush walks and some of the most beautiful scenery around.

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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