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Middle Park Art Deco Gem

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Property type apartment


About the property

Located in Middle Park, on ‘Melbourne’s Riviera’, Number One Florence Court is a heritage listed inner city, 2 storey, 3 bedroom Art Deco gem.

It has a beach, park, lake, shopping village and transport right at its doorstep. It’s self contained, sunny, stylish and all yours for a special short or long staycation.

The apartment is a heritage listed Art Deco classic with original period lights, fireplaces, lead light, cornice and timbers which has been decorated with a collection of period furniture and original artworks.

The three bedroom apartment easily sleeps five. It provides a stylish 'home away from home' for the short stay visitor or the seasoned traveler looking for something special.

The sunny, front two storey apartment has a garden outlook and is one of three in a unique block built in the mid 1930s.

With its own entrance, this fully self- contained apartment is more like a small, two storey house.

Downstairs is an entrance hall, sunny living room with flat screen TV and surround sound system, a separate dining room that comfortably seats six and a well equipped kitchen that offers complimentary Nespresso, teas and all the basics for a quick snack or in-house meal.

Upstairs is a large north facing main bedroom with stunning double leadlight doors opening on to a Romeo and Juliet balcony with city skyline views.

The bedroom is furnished with a combination of collected original period and modern furniture. The French Art Deco c1890's queen sized bed has hotel quality bed linen. The second bedroom has similar period charm and comfort with a double bed. Also upstairs is a sunny single bedroom with garden and tree top outlook. The upstairs bathroom is a restored Art Deco classic with a generous deep shower bath.

The apartment comes with laundry facilities, Wi-Fi, bikes and public transport travel cards.

Parking is right outside the door on the street or secure off street parking is available onsite.

This is a special apartment in one of the best streets in one of Melbourne's best suburbs.



The apartment features:

•Sunny, north facing two storey, two bedroom accommodation.

•Art Deco architecture including lights, ceilings, cornice, leadlight, fireplaces and woodwork.

•Polished timber floors, collected furniture and artworks.

•Own secure, separate entrance.

•Downstairs: Entrance Hall, Lounge, Dining Room and Kitchen with rear access.

•Upstairs: Master and second bedrooms, Bathroom, Study.

•Lounge Room with gas fireplace, flat screen TV, surround sound system and DVD collection.

•Separate Dining Room with stylish six seat table. Extra chairs available on request.

•Well equipped Kitchen with basic breakfast and snacks provided.

•Nespresso coffee machine with complimentary pods and tea making facilities.

•Main bedroom with antique queen size bed, period robe, collected furniture, television and balcony with city views.

•Charming second bedroom with double bed, period cupboard with dresser.

•Third bedroom with sunny garden outlook, single bed, cupboard and chest of draws.

•All beds with luxury padded mattress toppers, hotel quality linen, pillows and towels.

•iPod Dock Clock Radios.

•Classic Art Deco bathroom with deep shower bath.

•Complimentary toiletry products.


•Laundry facilities, iron and ironing board.

•Free Wi-Fi throughout the apartment.

•Individually controlled heaters in each room.

•Convenient, unrestricted parking at the front door.

•Myki Melbourne Public Transport Cards.

•Bicycles and helmets available on request.

•Local shops and services recommendations, introductions and discounts.

•Information on all the nearby tourist destinations and attractions.

•One of the best historic apartment blocks in undoubtedly one of Melbourne's best suburbs and locations.

•Hosts in residence to assist with guests' needs.



Number 1, Florence Court is located in Middle Park, a premier Melbourne suburb often referred to as 'Melbourne’s Riviera'. Only one mile long and half a mile wide, Middle Park is bordered by Melbourne’s famous tourist destinations of St.Kilda at one end and the historical Albert Park at the other.

Middle Park is located less than 4 kilometers from the city on Port Phillip Bay and lies between Middle Park beach and Albert Park with its scenic Albert Park Lake. Albert Park is Melbourne’s leading sport and recreational park and is the home of the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix held each year in March.

Middle Park is renowned for its wide tree lined streets, some of Melbourne’s best preserved Victorian and Edwardian architecture which are protected under strict heritage conservation, the notable absence of high rise and the tranquility from the absence of heavy traffic.

Victoria is known as the "Garden State" and Middle Park is one of its gems in the crown.The suburb is renown for its wide, tree lined trees and gardens full of flowers and a variety of birds.

In Middle Park you can walk to the beach or jog around Albert Park Lake whilst enjoying stunning skyline views of Melbourne. You could take a dip, slide or splash in one of eight different pools at the nearby Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre.

Perhaps have a hit of tennis, squash or golf at the nearby Driving Range or 18 hole golf course. It is all just a short walk away.


The apartment is conveniently located right in the heart of Middle Park less than 100 metres from the Middle Park Shopping Village with its friendly, village vibe. The shopping village has a different cafe or restaurant for every day of the week. The Middle Park Village includes the historic Middle Park Hotel, a supermarket, gourmet food store, designer clothing boutiques, hairdressers, homeware stores, a newsagent, post office, laundry, dry cleaner, pharmacy, doctor and a gymnasium.

For gourmet foods and bargain shopping South Melbourne Market and the regular weekend Farmers Markets are only minutes away. There is a choice of several major nearby street shopping strips including Victoria Avenue in Albert Park; Bay Street in Port Melbourne and Clarendon Street in South Melbourne.


Literally, walk out the front gate and you will see the bay and Middle Park Beach at one end of the street and Albert Park with its stunning Albert Park lake at the other.

Nearby attractions within walking distance is the St.Kilda Pier with its fairy penguins, Luna Park and the Acland and Fitzroy Street shopping precincts.

Other nearby tourist attractions include the Melbourne Domain with the Botanical Gardens, Shrine of Remembrance, Government House, the Yarra River and the St. Kilda Road Arts Precinct which is the home of the Victorian Arts Centre, Hamer Hall, Federation Square and the National Gallery of Victoria. Also close by is Southbank, Crown Casino and the city with its many tourist attractions.

Middle Park has many safe, dedicated bike paths. Complimentary bikes are provided for our guests' convenience.


Major local annual events include:


Australian Open Tennis, Australia Day, Midsumma Festival.


St.Kilda Festival, Tropfest, White Night Melbourne.


Moomba Festival, Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix, Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival, Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Melbourne Queer Film Festival.


Anzac Day.


Good Beer Week,Melbourne International Jazz Festival, Good Food and Wine Show.


Mind Body Spirit Festival, Queens Birthday Weekend - opening of the ski season.


Melbourne International Film Festival, Open House Melbourne.


Melbourne Writers Festival.


Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, Royal Melbourne Show, Melbourne Fringe Festival, Australian Football League Finals.


Docklands Arts and Laughs Festival, Melbourne Festival.


Melbourne Cup Horse Racing Carnival, Melbourne Music Week, Remembrance Day.


Christmas Festival, Vision Australia's Carols by Candlelight, Cricket: Boxing Day Test, New Year's Eve Spectacular.


Middle Park is well served by two trams. It has Melbourne’s premier tourist route the Number 96 light rail or the Number 12 tram. With a choice of convenient public transport and a complimentary Myki travel card almost everything in Melbourne is easily accessible.

Complimentary bikes are provides which most guest use to ride to all the nearby attractions. Safe and dedicated bike paths for easy travel are close and handy.


All guests are provided with a map and list of the local Middle Park, St. Kilda, inner, outer and nearby Melbourne recommended To Do's.

We are pleased to assist and advise on your travel plans.


All this is why Middle Park is one of the best and most desirable suburbs with some of the most expensive real estate in Melbourne. Number One, Florence Court is located in one of its best streets.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
6 December, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Middle Park, Australia

Property Type:
  • apartment
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
  • Outdoor Grill


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Middle Park Art Deco Gem
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Fantastic property,great location

  • 5 of 5

Florence Court was in an outstanding location, minutes walk from Tram line, Beach, Great local shopping. Jo and Gary were great hosts, the house was clean and comfortable, the beds were superb! Best pet friendly accommodation we have stayed in!

  • Review Submitted: 08/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Great location and accomadation

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful stay. It was in close proximity to all that we wanted to visit. Gary was extremely helpful and all his suggestions were right on the mark. We will definitely gist again and I would recommend the place to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 02/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Fantastic property

  • 5 of 5

Really amazing place fantastic location and everything for a very comfortable stay

  • Review Submitted: 02/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Perth, Sydney and Newcastle

Aviary Walk Middle Park

  • 5 of 5

My sister, cousin and I had the most delightful four days at Aviary Walk in Middle Park. Our host, Gary was wonderfully accommodating, the house itself exceeded our expectations and the location was ideal. The house was nicely appointed, well maintained, warm and very clean. We certainly will return when we need to visit Melbourne again. I highly recommend this lovely little house and our host.

  • Review Submitted: 12/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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NSW, Australia

A great Melbourne escape!

  • 5 of 5

This is a simply FABULOUS dog-friendly property. The owners couldn't be nicer or more helpful; the apartment is stylish, clean and comfortable; the location is fantastic. Everything you need and much more is provided. Can't recommend this accommodation highly enough! We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 14/02/2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Lucy, Thank you for your kind review words. It was a pleasure have you as a guest. Kindest regards, Gary.
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Lovely flat in a great location

  • 4 of 5

This delightful Art Deco flat in Middle Park was the ideal base for a week in Melbourne with family. It's a beautiful property, and the period furniture adds a stylish touch. The holiday house basics are all covered, with a well-stocked kitchen, a modern bathroom and all the entertainment options you'd be looking for. Gary and Jo were really lovely hosts, with some welcome gifts and lots of suggestions on things to do and places to eat. We found Middle Park an excellent suburb to stay in, particularly as we were travelling with young children. It's a short tram to both the city and St Kilda, and there's plenty of nice walks along the bay or in local parks. The nearby shops are small but have everything you need, from a supermarket to great coffee and and excellent selection of takeaway restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: 31/01/2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: Stayz
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Other Activities:

Shops, Cafes, Trams and Beach.


Rates & Availability


  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 4 guests. Property has 3 beds and can sleep a maximum 5 guests

    Mandatory Costs
    Cleaning and Linen: $180 per stay
    Booking Fee: $40 per stay

    Optional Costs
    5 or more guests: $50 per night and person
    Melb Bike Tour 6Hour: $195 per stay
    Melb Secrets Tour 3H: $155 per stay

    * Ask the owner to arrange these

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