At one point or another, you’ve probably dreamed of escaping to your own little cottage getaway. The good news is that it’s not an impossible dream. We’ve picked out nine lovely cottage-style homes to give you a little inspiration.

Charming Victorian

This spacious Victorian period home is located close to shops and cafes, transport, private schools and is just moments to the beach.

This charming home has many features including leadlight windows, ornamental fireplaces, ducted heating, cooling, water tanks, an automatic watering system and monthly garden attendance, a plumbed BBQ, two storage shed and a carport plus additional off-street parking via the security of a remote gate.

Price: $1,300 a week

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Contemporary Victorian terrace

This stylish, fully-renovated three-bedroom Victorian balcony terrace sits in a corner position and is available for rent today.

The contemporary family home with excellent natural light is just 2 blocks from the beach in a premier Albert Park location close to schools, trams, Albert Park Village and the Lake.

Price: $1,650 a week

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Battery Point charm

Originally a four-room cottage this surprisingly large family home has been extended at the rear with a glass atrium linking the house to a sympathetic extension mirroring the charm of the original home.

The original four rooms provide up to 3 bedrooms plus a lounge room with bay window seat and wood heater. Upstairs via a steep staircase are a further 2 attic rooms in the front section of the home.

Price: $900 a week

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Stylish executive living

This beautifully built home will appeal to many, with stunning street appeal and cottage gardens the home offers expansive living suitable for a family or professional couple.

Walk to Surrey Hills Train Station, Surrey Hills Primary School and Wattle Park Tramline.

Price: $1,100 a week

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Contemporary Victorian

Set behind a traditional Victorian facade in an idyllic Bayside location & built over two levels this home features open-plan living, dining and kitchen, four generous bedrooms, luxury master suite with walk in robe, stylish ensuite and private balcony with city glimpses.

The modern kitchen is fitted with European appliances and stone bench tops and generous walk-in pantry, superb light-filled split level living/dining areas, huge glazed bi-folding doors open to a large northern rear courtyard garden.

Price: $1,150 a week

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Life’s a beach

Neat as a pin, this immaculate three-bedroom cottage is in a much sought-after beachside location.

The house has newly polished floorboards throughout, an updated bathroom and is an easy level walk to the beach, transport, shops, cafe, school and parks.

Price: $950 a week

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Charming family home, superb entertaining

Embrace a seaside lifestyle of utmost convenience with this beautifully presented family bungalow.

Set behind an idyllic white picket fence, its solid brick build gives way to timeless interiors that exude a wonderful vintage charm across multiple living spaces, plus superb outdoor entertaining.

Price: $1,950 a week

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Three bedroom cottage with parking

One of a kind, privately located and unassuming, this beautifully presented double fronted cottage opens from its sweeping veranda out to a secluded alfresco entertaining space.

The home has a flexible layout with separate living/dining, as well as freshly painted and polished timber floors.

Price: $1,400 a week

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Victorian splendour

An outstanding standard of sophisticated family living where Victorian grandeur merges with 21st-century interiors, exquisite fittings, luxury appointments and cutting-edge textures.

The Cottage, named after the famous composer Percy Grainger who was born in the residence in 1882, this classic residence has been beautifully restored.

Price: $1,995 a week

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Delightful parkside home

Nestled in a small cul de sac right on the cusp of Bronte/Waverley and Clovelly, this charming cottage has been completely transformed.

The front of this Victorian home has been restored to its former glory, recently receiving a commendation for heritage conservation works from Waverley council.

Price: $3,000 a week

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Tranquil Surry Hills cottage with loads of charm

Set over two levels and positioned on one of Surry Hills’ most coveted streets, this generous sandstone cottage offers the perfect blend of outdoor and interior living.

The smart layout offers for a seamless, spacious flow through to the outdoor terrace and represents the perfect Inner City base for those travelling or in need of a short-term rental.

Price: $900 a week

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Beautifully renovated Edwardian home in a fantastic location

This gorgeous home offers flexible up to four bedroom accommodation featuring a
large master suite with a wall of fitted robes and a stylish stone-finish, frameless-screened ensuite, built in robes in two further bedrooms.

Expansive dual open plan living zones at the rear are filled with loads of natural light and a wall of floor to ceiling glass and bifold doors opening out to the timber alfresco deck, stepping down to a lush garden area ideal for the kids to play.

Price: $1,400 per week

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