Surry Hills rental studio dubbed ‘Room with a poo’ asks for $520 per week – realestate.com.au

Surry Hills rental studio dubbed ‘Room with a poo’ asks for $520 per week - realestate.com.au

397-405 Bourke St Surry Hills NSW 2010


It’s both one of many extra uncommon, even unsavoury residence quirks you would possibly see, or a genius use of house, relying on the way you have a look at it.

An inner-city studio condo has hit the market with a big price ticket and an uncommon flooring plan, in one other indication of the nice squeeze within the Sydney rental market the place availability in some markets is subsequent to zero.

397-405 Bourke St Surry Hills NSW 2010

Dubbed a ‘room with a poo’ the Surry Hills pad has been listed for lease at $520 every week.

The itemizing claims the house is ‘stylish’ and for somebody who ‘craves simplicity’.

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However the bathroom arrange goes even additional than the outdated Paddington terraces, the place the water closet sits adjoining to the kitchen, in flip creating hygeien issues.

397-405 Bourke St Surry Hills NSW 2010

That out dated arrange was resulting from historical plumbing infrastructure, so we’re probably not certain how this Bourke St pad ended up with the bathroom actually peering into the kitchen.

The renters could be doing their enterprise, simply an arm’s size from the place they put together their meals.

Thankfully the kitchen and loo are separated by a thick pane of frosted glass, so there’s a modicum of privateness.

397-405 Bourke St Surry Hills NSW 2010

Residence for one with a $520 per week asking worth.


397-405 Bourke St Surry Hills NSW 2010

Simply as effectively it’s a house for one.

“If you’re searching for a Metropolis Stylish pad to come back residence to, then look no additional!,” the itemizing reads.

“Centrally positioned within the Vibrant hub of the Metropolis Fringe, this STUDIO condo will go well with the city dweller who craves simplicity and magnificence that this condo has to supply, as effectively residing within the vibrant and culturally various suburb of Surry Hills.”

397-405 Bourke St Surry Hills NSW 2010

According to Proptrack, the availability of properties for hire throughout Sydney in September 2022 was 35.7 per cent decrease than in the beginning of the pandemic.

Rents in Sydney have solely elevated by 5.8 per cent because the starting of the pandemic. Sydney’s rental development has been average in comparison with most different areas of the nation, which means there’s room for additional development.

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