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5 star comfort, Value for Money, Netflix, Free WiFi, Quiet, Centrally located

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property


Relax in 5 star comfort at the White House, which will quickly feel will like a home away from home.

Located in the beautiful, leafy, established suburb of Hughes, our light and airy apartment is 5 to 15 minutes drive to Canberra's major attractions.

This centrally located apartment is ideal for couples and families, and is the perfect base for holidays or work.

It is a short walk to a great bakery & cafe at the local shops, and a 10 minute walk to a major Town Centre and public transport hub. It is also 15 minutes walk to Canberra Hospital (2 minutes drive). A public golf course is 7 minutes drive away.

A short drive to some of Canberra's main attractions:

* Lake Burley Griffin

* Questacon,

* Australia's Parliament House

* The Australian National Gallery

* The National Library

* The National Portrait Gallery

* The National Museum of Australia

* The Australian War Memorial

* Floriade (September to October)

The Space

The space is a good sized, north facing, two bedroom apartment that will feel like a 'home away from home'.

Reverse cycle air conditioning means you'll be snug in winter and cool in summer.

The spacious main and the 2nd bedrooms both have comfortable king beds, which can be re-configured as 4 king singles. Both bedrooms have large built in wardrobes. In the lounge there is a high quality, comfortable, queen sofa bed - let me know if you need to use this bed and I'll provide the linen.

Toiletries are also provided without additional charge.

Also provided are:

* Netflix.

* A Smart TV & DVD player.

* Fully equipped kitchen with fridge, oven, microwave & spices.

* The kitchen includes a Nespresso coffee machine with free coffee pods.

* A dining table that seats 6.

* Front loader washing machine/dryer, and your own clothes line.

* There is a 4 burner Gas BBQ, an outdoor dining tables, and a shade sail.

* Reverse cycle, ducted air-conditioning.

Guest Access

We are friendly but respectful of people's privacy.

The house is stocked with the basics for breakfast. It might change a bit but will be something like bread, fruit, cereal, tea and milk.

Of course bed linen, towels and all the things you might need are supplied.

*House Rules*

We expect our guests to behave as they would in a friends home and pick up after themselves.

The rooms will be clean and all linen fresh on arrival with the apartment fully self contained.

If you there is anything that you particularly need for your stay, let us know and we’ll see what we can do!


* No parties or functions please.

* This property is non-smoking for all interior spaces please. Smoking inside will incur an additional cleaning fee.

More Details

Chris Howes
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Canberra, Australia

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 4 large double bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible


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5 star comfort, Value for Money, Netflix, Free WiFi, Quiet, Centrally located
average rating of 4.92 based on 25 reviews

Well equipped, quiet place to stay

  • 4 of 5

Property lived up to descriptions. It is well kept, very clean, and kitchen well stocked with everything one might need on such a stay. It was very quiet and heating good (important in a Canberra winter). Great to be able to take the dog with us and has good, practical, well kept enclosed year for the dog. Important to us.

  • Review Submitted: 11/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect for us four single blokes.

  • 5 of 5

Very neat and tidy. Comfy beds. A lot better value for four people then a cheap motel unit.

  • Review Submitted: 05/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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NSW, Australia

Plenty of space

  • 5 of 5

Being two singles and a couple, our little group spilled out into the lounge room for sleeping and even with this, never felt crowded or uncomfortable. A generously proportioned and equipped apartment. Fantastic location for Canberra. This would be my pick for future visits, without hesitation.

  • Review Submitted: 26/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gawler, South Australia, Australia

Lovely property

  • 5 of 5

Myself, my husband and my elderly parents stayed at The White House and we couldn't have asked for more. The place was clean, bright and quietly tucked away with everything we needed for a comfortable and memorable stay. We'd recommend The White House to anyone looking for a getaway.

  • Review Submitted: 22/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Northen nsw

So happy

  • 5 of 5

We are so happy we booked the white house it was everything it said it was going to is so close to everything in Canberra and it was very clean and tidy will definitely be staying there on our next visit

  • Review Submitted: 11/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Canberra, Hughes, ACT, Australia

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

The White House was the perfect home away from home for our extended family weekend getaway. The house is exceptionally well filled and organised. And the heating worked well on the coldest weekend Canberra has experienced in over 20 years. Thanks to the host Chris for a superb spot. It's a little out of the city centre which suited us well but there's no street lighting so it does feel very dark if you're coming and going at night time.

  • Review Submitted: 03/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're very pleased to know you enjoyed your stay at the White House Sarah. And thanks for your feedback on the lighting. Sometimes our guests can accidentally turn the motion sensors off without us knowing. As this doesn't help our next guests, I'll get my electrician to fix this.
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Other Activities:

Max 15 mins to main attraction


Rates & Availability

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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