Mercedes House is a historic building minutes from the CBD. Semi-self contained Apartment. Full use of the Pool, Gym, BBQ & Gardens (Shared Common Area). Free Foxtel & wifi provided!
Mercedes House originally called "Tarra" was built in 1895 but as a single story home for a local merchant, in later years the Catholic Church/Marist Brother purchased the residence and added an additional story to accommodate boys boarding and schooling (Circa 1921). Mercedes later change to all girls under the guidance of the Sister Of Mercy and continued the boarding school till 1975.
Mercedes is now a privately owned home (Circa 1984) and has recently been opened to accommodate Home Stays, Bed & Breakfasts and Large Group Accommodation.
Mercedes House has many of the original features of homes built in the last two centuries but has been updated quite extensively to accommodate later styles of living. You can still find throughout the house period installations like high press metal ceilings, lead light windows, porcelain tiled foyer, original fireplaces, tongue and groove flooring, large open spaced verandas, large semi-formal gardens and the odd quiet nock to just sit and relax.
The Semi-self contained apartment, two person maximum, was a later addition to the main house it is an open planned multifunctional designed living space, with a fully equipped kitchen for self catering, large walk in wardrobe, large shower en suite and Queen sized bed with quality bed and bathroom linen.
Michael and Denise, the live in owners, are more than happy to give booking guests a guided tour of Mercedes House upon request.
Private Access to Apartment
Semi-self Contained Apartment, Complimentary Continental Breakfast for two (Includes juice, cereal, toast, jams, tea and coffee), Full Appointed & Functional Open Plan Kitchen, Combined Dining/Lounge/Kitchen Area, Plush Lounges and Large Screen Television with Sony Surround Sound System and IPod Dock, Evaporative Cooler, Underfloor gas heating, Ceiling Fans, Queen Sized Bed with Quality Linen, Walking Wardrobe, Shower En suite, Electric Blanket, Hair Dryer,
Guests will have access to all Common Areas like the Gymnasium (Includes Treadmill, Free Weights and Multi-Station Gym), 11.8m Saltwater Swimming Pool, Multiple Barbecue Areas and Semi-Formal Gardens.
Free Wi-Fi and Foxtel
Mercedes House is a smoke free residence, both in the home itself and the grounds.
Mercedes House is NOT pet friendly!
Общение с гостями
Michael and Denise are live in hosts and can assist you with any information on Forbes and the surrounding area.
Другие важные подробности
The property has a rich history and Michael and Denise will be more than happy to take you on a tour of the house and grounds. The first floor of the house was built in 1895 as a private residence and the second floor was constructed 1925 for the Marist Brother's Boarding School.
Mercedes House is a NON-smoking environment, both indoors and on the grounds of the residence.
Mercedes House is NOT pet friendly.
Guests are asked to use the Saltwater Swimming Pool and Gymnasium in a safe manner at all times.
Guests are ask to respectful and conscience of other guests that are staying within the residence.
Noise is to be kept at a reasonable level and appreciation of our neighbours is paramount.