If you are not looking forward to booking a hotel, then a furnished apartment might be just what you need. These apartments can be a small one bedroom affair in the Downtown Sydney area or a spacious house with up to four bedrooms in one of Sydney’s suburbs. These furnished apartments are situated in prime locations throughout Sydney, including areas such as the Sydney Central Business District, Mosman, Castle Hill, Homebush Bay, Darlinghurst, Pyrmont, Parramatta or Surry Hills.
When renting your furnished apartment in Sydney, you will find that you have many options to choose from in terms of style, how many bedrooms you want or need and the location you want to be in. Of course, if you are a single person or a couple, you may want a smaller apartment and these are plentiful due to the limited space they require. They are also located in some of the best locations in Sydney such as its golden sandy beaches that are ever popular with tourists like Bondi and Coogee.
There are two types of apartments: Long term and short term. Short term apartments are for those staying for only a couple of weeks at the most. Long term apartments are for those staying a month or more. Long term stays can actually work out to be cheaper as you are staying for a good length of time, if you were just hitting Sydney for a week or two then you might end up paying top dollar so it’s always a good idea to check online, know your budget and length of stay and find out exactly what the leasing terms are.
As far as the areas are concerned, northern Sydney has some fantastic apartments, both long and short term, that are great for families, you can get to North Sydney via the iconic Sydney Harbour bridge and via a ferry service that operates daily. North Sydney is the location for Luna Park, Sydney’s famous, family friendly amusement park in Lavender Bay so if you’re travelling with kids who love amusement parks, they won’t be disappointed.
Also, there are some picturesque and quiet beaches along the coastline that are perfect for having a picnic if you prefer a quieter atmosphere. The apartments and houses are among a more commercial district in North Sydney but there is plenty of scenery to keep the nature lover interested.
Additionally, Northern Sydney’s North Ryde district boasts some classic Victorian architecture in the apartments there, apartments/houses in the North Ryde area can have three bedrooms and two bathrooms and are only a short drive to shopping centres and restaurants, cafés and bars so there is plenty to do and see. Surry Hills, another Sydney area, boasts apartments that were built with luxury and comfort in mind. Many of the buildings in Surry Hills are historic and are registered as part of the National Estate.
There are many great options to consider when finding a furnished apartment in Sydney, you just have to be conscious of your budget and location. You don’t want to be far from the beach if you plan a visit every day and you equally don’t want to be next to the beach if you can’t stand the ocean and the sand. It’s very easy these days to shop around online and actually view the apartments before you take the plunge and plonk down a deposit. Things you might consider are the style of apartment you are renting.
You might be into vintage decoration and you wouldn’t want to be staying in a modern furnished apartment that has voice command lighting and electrics if that were the case. Prices of apartments vary, if they’re in the major sought after spots such as the beach, the waterfront and the CBD, then they are going to be more in the range of $700 a week and up, if they’re in a quieter, less happening area then the prices might be lower. Taking a look on rental apartment websites will give you the best idea for furnished apartment options in Sydney.