The Lodge on Lake is located on the doorstep of Bond University, and within the bustling village of Varsity Lakes, within easy walking distance of a myriad of funky cafes and varied selection of well priced eateries.Enjoy a morning walk, cycle the bike tracks or take a run around Lake Orr, and discover the nearby shopping and entertainment areas of world class Robina Town Centre.
It is ideally positioned whether you are looking for a short stay whilst you attend the University or if you need a place to hole up whilst sourcing more permanent housing around the university campus and the surrounding village. Alternatively, it is a great place for your family and friends to stay during their visits, with the residential halls of Bond University virtually in the back yard.
A pedestrian/bike pathway that links the campus to the village actually runs parallel with the north boundary of Studio, and your balcony overlooks this pathway with views up the vista line to the university campus. On one side you have Bond University, and on the other, the village of Varsity Lakes.
Within a few hundred meters you will find a medical centre, a dentist, a tavern, a post office, a bank, a travel agent, convenience stores, grocers, hair salons, beauty therapists, dry cleaners as well as several coffee shops, cafes and fine-dining restaurants. In addition, there is also a bus stop at your doorstep, with a direct route to beachside suburbs, two local train stations, connecting Varsity Lakes to Brisbane and the airport beyond.
As for the studio itself, your access is via a winding stair to the second level of a mixed use building that houses a local architectural practice and two other residential units. The main room of the open-plan studio is 5m x 6.5m, with a small balcony. This room is equipped with a queen bed and a sitting area. The ensuite with shower (no bath) enters off of this main room, while the kitchenette and meals area is located at the entry in an adjunct space that adds another 2.2m x 2.6m to the Studio. Please refer to floor plan image.
The Studio itself has year-round thermal comfort by way of a reverse cycle air conditioner at your control. The room also has cross ventilation and plenty of light, with aluminium plantation style shutters to moderate that light to your liking. The kitchenette is equipped with an under-bench bar refrigerator, a convection microwave, kettle and single-drawer dishwasher, along with a fold out ironing table. There are twin wardrobes, along with a flat screen TV.
The studio has a video intercom to the front door and you are able to open the door from the comfort of your room.
Please note the studio is suitable for a maximum of 2 guests only.
Guests staying at The Lodge on Lake have access to the large communal covered outdoor living room between 9:00AM and 9:00PM. The room includes a library, puzzles and games. It also has an electric BBQ for guests to use.TripAdvisor property ID 1851024...Read more
The Lodge on Lake - Level 2 Studio Varsity Lakes, Queensland, Australia
Additional Location Information
Varsity Lakes and the Bond University campus are both beautiful places within southeast Queensland, with recreational lakes, environmental areas, walking trails and bike paths, complementing the 'main street' style coffee-culture all around you. Situated close to Central Park, you are most likely to be woken by the early morning wildlife. Whether your stay is for study, sightseeing or a seminar, we are confident that you will be pleased with the location and comfort of our Varsity Lakes Studio.
More About This Location
Nearest train station: Varsity Lakes, 2.98 miles Nearest airport: Gold Coast Airport, 10 miles Car is not necessary
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