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Askrigg Cottage

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1 bedroom
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Askrigg Cottage A warm welcome awaits you at Askrigg Cottage, a cosy , private, home away from home. Beautifully situated in a quiet Victorian era street in the heart of Moonee Ponds. It's the little things that will make your stay a happy one ; chocolates and fresh fruit on arrival,a basket packed with breakfast goodies and the latest magazines. Askrigg Cottage is just a few minutes walk from the train station and a short train ride (15 min) to the centre of Melbourne. Stroll down to Moonee Ponds' Puckle St and enjoy all this cosmopolitan shopping precinct has to offer. Take a walk to the tranquil Maribyrnong River or just sit back on the cottage's sunny verandah and relax. Walking distance to the races at Moonee Valley ,or a short tram trip to Flemington race course for the Melbourne C...Askrigg Cottage A warm welcome awaits you at Askrigg Cottage, a cosy , private, home away from home. Beautifully situated in a quiet Victorian era street in the heart of Moonee Ponds. It's the little things that will make your stay a happy one ; chocolates and fresh fruit on arrival,a basket packed with breakfast goodies and the latest magazines. Askrigg Cottage is just a few minutes walk from the train station and a short train ride (15 min) to the centre of Melbourne. Stroll down to Moonee Ponds' Puckle St and enjoy all this cosmopolitan shopping precinct has to offer. Take a walk to the tranquil Maribyrnong River or just sit back on the cottage's sunny verandah and relax. Walking distance to the races at Moonee Valley ,or a short tram trip to Flemington race course for the Melbourne Cup. Air-conditioned .Wireless Broadband .HD LCD TV, Bicycles available. No smoking on the premises More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
martin s
Languages spoken:German, English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2011
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Reviewed 3 April 2019

I enjoyed every minute of my stay in Moonee Ponds. The Cottage was perfect for my needs. Close to the city and more importantly a short walk to the train station. Martin and Berys were great hosts, and I loved coming "home" each day throughout...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank stenney416
Reviewed 18 March 2019

We stayed here for 1 week and it proved an ideal spot for exploring Melbourne. The cottage is within walking distance of Moonee Ponds and the station which takes you directly into Melbourne centre. This was an excellent spot to stay while we recuperated from...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank PhilipdUk
GoPlaces691330, VR Owner at Askrigg Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2019

Thanks for the great review Philip and Anne we’re pleased you enjoyed your stay with us Best regards Martin and Berys

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This cottage was so quaint, just lovely. The host Martin was wonderful. We stayed here with our 4 year old and 4 month old boys quite comfortably. It was so quiet and peaceful. Puckle St was a 2 minute walk away with great places to...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Traccad
GoPlaces691330, VR Owner at Askrigg Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2019

Thanks for the fantastic review,glad you enjoyed your stay

Reviewed 12 June 2018

This was a perfect location for us, but also turned out to be a lovely calm comfortable place to be in. Easy to stroll into Moonee Ponds or to Ascot Vale, and choice of tram or train down into the city. Hosts Martin and Beryss...More

Date of stay: April 2018
1  Thank apegray
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Martin and Berys take pride in how they maintain their lovely home. We were instantly greeted with smiles and felt so welcomed. Very down to earth people. Upon entering the cottage we felt the sense of being home away from home. Our stay for the...More

Date of stay: March 2018
1  Thank hank20082018
Management response:Responded 26 April 2018

Thanks for the lovely review hope to see you next time your in town

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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Is this bed and breakfast, and of course the people who run it, Marty and Berys. I'm a Canadian and have never visited Australia before; so this was the the first location for me. With a name like Moonee Ponds I expected to a have...More

Date of stay: December 2016
2  Thank TheKaiWolf
Management response:Responded 24 January 2017

Glad you had a good time Kai We enjoyed having you share our place , hope to see you on your next visit cheers Martin & Berys

Reviewed 10 February 2015

The accommodation was very clean and comfortable. Our hosts were most considerate enquiring what we needed in the way of food items, answering any questions and providing a warm welcome. The cottage was in a great location to public transport, shopping and restaurants.

Date of stay: January 2015
1  Thank Jennie N
AskriggCottage, VR Owner at Askrigg Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2015

Thank you very much for your fantastic review,hope you can make it again in the future and we will certainly drop in for a cuppa next time we're in Normanville Regards Martin & Berys

Reviewed 30 November 2014

A delightful cottage with all that you need, surrounded by a pretty garden. Wonderful location, walking distance to cafes, restaurants and shops, excellent public transport for a quick train ride to city. Most importantly you will be made to feel so welcome, encouraged to read...More

Date of stay: November 2014
2  Thank lubberink_home
AskriggCottage, VR Owner at Askrigg Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2014

Thank you for your lovely review. We do try to give all our guests a comfortable and relaxing stay, catered to their specific needs, at Askrigg Cottage. We hope we can accommodate you again in the future! Martin Berys (and Tinkerbelle!)

Reviewed 29 October 2014

great location for the cox plate weekend .cottage was fine for our needs.will book for next year as wife wants to come this time

Date of stay: October 2014
2  Thank paul f
AskriggCottage, VR Owner at Askrigg Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2014

Thanks for the great revue Paul ,look forward to welcoming you and your wife next year.

Reviewed 13 August 2014

We stayed at the cottage for 17 days. Martin and Berys were great hosts. The even had the heating on for our arrival and had bought travel cards for all of us. If there was any problem, Martin would attend to it immediately. We would...More

Date of stay: July 2014
1  Thank 565larissaf
AskriggCottage, VR Owner at Askrigg Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2014

Hi Larissa Thanks for the great review,hope you alll can make back some time. Hope your accommodation for Munich has gone well as do your studies there Regards to your mum and grandmother also Cheers Martin & Berys

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Grill
Books
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Refrigerator
Garage
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Porch
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Leafy Victorian era inner Northern suburban location . Askrigg Cottage is just a few minutes walk from the train station and a short train ride (15 min) to the centre of Melbourne. Stroll down to Moonee Ponds&Puckle St and enjoy all this cosmopolitan shopping precinct has to offer. Take a walk to the tranquil Maribyrnong River or just sit back on the cottages sunny verandah and relax. Walking distance to the races at Moonee Valley ,or a short tram trip to Flemington race course for the Melbourne Cup or The Royal Melbourne Show grounds.Short train trip to Melbourne& other major sporting venues MCG Etihad stadium,Rodlaver Arena.
Getting around
The quickest and easiest way to Access central Melbourne is via the rail line although two tram routes are almost as close as the train station
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