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Dream Homes in Australia

We are cautiously optimistic to see Australia opening up travel restrictions. So many of our community who live around the world have not been able to get home to Australia, and Australian citizens and permanent residents now have the option to travel when they are ready.  

We wanted to celebrate some great new and returning home listings in this wonderful country! If you don’t see just what you’re looking for throughout Australia or the rest of the world, you can always search more of our listings, whether you are looking for a home rental or a home exchange.

If you have a home listing on SabbaticalHomes.com that is in Australia, please add a comment in our blog and let our community know all about it. Note: with travel still opening up differently throughout the globe, be sure to check travel guidelines in relation to COVID-19, variants and/or vaccinations before making housing arrangements.

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Dream Home # 1: Sunny, Renovated Terrace Home in Sydney

This newly renovated 4-bedroom terrace home located in a leafy part of Petersham in Sydney’s inner west is ideal for a couple with children (new photos coming soon!).  The house has a long, leafy backyard with vegetable gardens and a sauna. A west-facing balcony offers great sunset views, and it is close to beautiful parks and a number of local cafes and pubs within walking distance.

SabbaticalHomes Listing 101388 with sauna in the backyard in Petersham Australia.
Enjoy the luxury of a sauna in the backyard of this renovated Sydney home!

Home Rental
4 Bed | 2 Bath |  Suited for 4 People
Available from December 28, 2021 until January 21, 2022 (2 Week Minimum Stay)
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Dream Home #2: Private Studio with its own Garden in Newcastle

This quiet, private studio has its own entry and garden in the back of a home in Newcastle, New South Wales. It’s a clean and peaceful place, perfect for a respectful and quiet tenant.

SabbaticalHomes.com Listing #147313 is a private studio sanctuary in Newcastle, New South Wales.
Sunny, quiet studio sanctuary in Newcastle, New South Wales.

Private Space for Rent
1 Bed | 1 Bath | Suited for 1 Person
Available from December 16, 2021 until May 16, 2022 (2 Week Minimum Stay)
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Dream Home #3: Comfortable City Retreat in Prahran, Victoria

Lovely cottage in Prahran with a secluded private courtyard & north facing verandah will make you forget you’re so close to the hustle and bustle of vibrant Chapel Street and award-winning Hawksburn Village. Packed with creature comforts: hydronic heating, air conditioning in all rooms and a bathroom with spa bath and a rain shower. Also includes accessible attic for storage.

SabbaticalHomes.com Listing #147276 is a lovely cottage with a welcoming living room.
Bright and book-filled living room in this lovely cottage.

Home Rental or Home Exchange
2 Bed | 1 Bath | 1 Office  |   Suited for 4 People
Available from December 26, 2021 until December 26, 2022 (12 Month Minimum Stay)
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Dream Home #4: Stunning Harbor Views from Sydney Waterfront Apartment

Can you picture yourself working in the home office of this charming apartment in McMahon’s Point?Located in one of Sydney’s premier waterfront suburbs, this historic building is close to cafes and has views for miles. This home is perfect for a mature professional or creative couple.

SabbaticalHomes Listing 66734 Home Office with a Fantastic Harbor View.
Enjoy views of Sydney Harbor from this charming apartment.

Home Rental
2 Bed | 1 Bath |  1 Office  |   Suited for 2 People
Available from November 15, 2021 until February 15, 2022 (12 Week Minimum Stay)
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Dream Home #5: Charming Queensland Original Worker’s Cottage

This charming original worker’s cottage has a spacious living room, verandah in the front and a courtyard in the back (which is perfect for studying). It is situated on a hill, all you have to do is open the windows and doors and enjoy the breeze!

Charming original worker’s cottage with a spacious living room, verandah and small courtyard.

Home Rental
1 Bed | 1 Bath | Suited for 2 People
Available from December 1, 2021 until February 28, 2022 (1 Month Minimum Stay)
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Dream Home #6: Garden Apartment in Sydney Olympic Park

Enjoy this beautiful garden apartment in the Sydney Olympic Park precinct. With floor to ceiling windows, it offers views of nature with abundant bird life. It is also close to 36km of lovely cycling and walking paths, public transportation, nearby universities and medical research centers.

SabbaticalHomes.com Listing 147453, a garden apartment in Sydney, Australia.
The garden feels like it’s part of the living room!

Home Rental
2 Bed | 2 Bath | 1 Office  |  Suited for 4 People
Available from April 11, 2022 until October 1, 2022
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Dream Home #7: Bright, modern house in the heart of Sydney

This modern, sun-filled house is located in the quiet, leafy oasis of Annandale. It is a lovely place to stay, with all the amenities you could want and proximity to all the amazing restaurants, shopping areas, entertainment and cultural centers Sydney and the Inner West have to offer.

SabbaticalHomes Listing 137009 a bright modern house in Sydney Australia.
Modern, vibrant kitchen in this welcoming home.

Home Rental
1 Bed | 2 Bath | 1 Office  |  Suited for 3 People
Available from March 13, 2022 until July 31, 2022 (2 Month Minimum Stay)
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Dream Home #8: Sun-Filled 2 Bedroom Home in Sydney

This well-appointed home has a open plan living area that offers a sense of space in a home of modest dimensions. It’s in a lively but quiet neighborhood, close to Newtown but at a comfortable distance from the heart of a nightlife that’s returning to its own now that COVID lockdown restrictions are easing. Proximity to libraries, parks, good food and nice bars, and lots of peace and quiet for reading, thinking and writing make this a wonderful place to stay!

SabbaticalHomes.com Listing 108149 in Sydney Australia.
Enjoy this home inside and out!

Home for Rent or to Exchange | Rent a Private Space
1 Bed | 1 Bath | Suited for 2 People
Available from October 31, 2021 until March 31, 2022
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