Welcome to your leafy oasis in inner north Canberra. The Purple House is a creative and character filled home 5 minutes walk from a cool cafe with great coffee, supermarket, restaurants, & public transport. Nearby is Mt Majura nature park, farmers market, and Exhibition Park. Only ten minutes drive to the city, you’ll love the bright spacious room, guest bathroom with spa, sunny deck, lush garden, and friendly dog. Breakfast on sourdough, jam, tea, coffee and organic milk (or soy) - and relax!
Wake up to the sounds of birds and look out on our beautiful native garden which backs onto a nature reserve. The Purple House is a unique, tranquil and arty oasis. Your room is located separately from other sleeping areas and offers the use of a gorgeous guest bathroom and spa bath. We supply tea, coffee and your preferred milk (organic cow's or soy) with jam, honey and spreads. If you'd like sourdough bread (or homemade muesli when available) for breakfast just let us know beforehand when you book.
Joani is a wellbeing coach and Hawaiian massage therapist - so just ask to book a relaxing kahuna massage treatment during your stay.
In your large, lockable room you’ll find a small fridge, toaster, kettle and crockery. Your colourful guest bathroom includes a spa bath. There’s also a desk with lovely garden view, as well as board games and plenty of books to read during your stay. You’ll have access to our large, north facing deck as well laundry facilities and leafy garden. There's free Wi-Fi that's always on, air-conditioning (plus fan and heater in your room), and gas heater and open fire in the living room.
You can come and go as you please via the rear door. Access to living areas and main kitchen is at our invitation and we’re often happy for a chat.
Kontakt z gośćmi
We will greet you, welcome you to the room and show you around the house. We can fill you in all about Canberra - and whether you're looking for peace and quiet or a chat, we’re happy to accommodate you.
Inne ważne rzeczy
We share our home with a friendly well behaved labradoodle called ‘Rupert’ (who loves to say hello before retiring to his favourite resting spot).
Canberra has loads more to offer than people think – with plenty of public galleries, monuments and museums, great food, and stunning natural places, swimming holes and parks. International and local theatre, arts and sporting events take place throughout the year, check online to plan your stay.
Due to Canberra’s compact size and excellent design you can get around easily - no negotiating long queues or sitting in traffic. We love to share Canberra's secret attractions - you’ll get local knowledge of all the best things to do that you might not otherwise discover.
Let us know your breakfast needs before arrival so we can cater best to you.
- Please keep noise level down after 10.30pm.
Joani and Hal are a friendly couple who like to share their spacious arty house and leafy garden. They love international travel, cycling, organic gardening, yoga, martial arts, creative writing, camping and learning about other cultures.
Joani is a wellbeing coach, masseuse, yoga teacher and editor with a background in and passion for environmental sustainability.
Hal is a writer and consultant who has done international development and humanitarian work in Indonesia, Cambodia and the Philippines.