Have you ever wondered what it would be like to stay in one of Australia’s most elite homes? We’re talking about the homes of your dreams; you know, the type that could play host to a Hollywood movie set with its landscape, aesthetics and amenities?
Well, thanks to Australian concierge service Luxico, you can now stay in these very swanky homes for a smaller fee than you might expect, thanks to a new collaboration with the world’s largest accommodation-sharing site, Airbnb.
“Luxico launched in late 2013 to create a seamless experience for premium accommodation owners and guests,” says co-founder Alexandra Ormerod.
“Luxico offers its guests a 5-star hotel experience in the comfort of a private home, with a bespoke 24-7 concierge service and trusted property management, unlocking the doors to some of Australia’s most beautiful homes.”
In good taste, we take a look at some of the best property listings that you can now stay at thanks to Luxico and Airbnb – here’s to the good life!
Narringa Ridgeview, Byron Bay
Conveniently located near Byron Bay’s township and beach, Narringa Ridgeview is a newly-designed home that showcases remarkable architectural points. Complimented by sprawling acres of manicured lawns, countryside & rainforest views, Narringa Ridgeview is for those looking for privacy without travelling too far from the main attractions.
Enjoy a full-sized tennis court, rugby oval, expansive pool, and spa whilst you soak in the Byron Bay sun.
Price: $1,300 per night. Book HERE
Principino in Sydney, Mosman
Principino is shrouded by manicured gardens overlooking a money-can’t-buy view of the Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House.
Newly furnished and decorated, this home is designed over three levels comprising of an entertainment zone, a bedroom zone and a retreat zone.
Loacted in the affluent suburb of Mosman, enjoy a plethora of shops along Military Road, 0r a day at Taronga Zoo which is just 300 metres down the road. For those looking to get sandy, Balmoral Beach is a mere 5-minute walk away.
Price: $1,105 per night. Book HERE
Sunrise Retreat, Sunshine Coast
If beach frontage is your thing, then the Sunrise Retreat is the stay for you. The architecture is flawless, and the breathtaking views of the ocean encapsulates the notion of tranquillity in its truest form. Set across two magnificent levels, enjoy state-of-the-art living that comes with this listing.
Oozing bespoke luxury, Sunrise Retreat is for those looking to holiday in style. You don’t even have to leave the confines of your home to feel like you’re on holiday.
Price: $4,500 per night. Book HERE
Portsea Retreat, Portsea
Situated in one of Victoria’s wealthiest postcodes, Portsea Retreat is a stay unlike any other. Be in touch with the ocean with beautiful views of the sea, whilst you take in all that this house has to offer: a north-south championship mod-grass tennis court, outdoor swimming pool with spa, pool bar, in-ground trampoline and a mere 5-minute walk to the beach.
Boasting five-bedrooms, this luxury family home is perfect for those looking to getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy the dream lifestyle by the coast.
Price: Inquire HERE
Byron’s Brae, Byron Bay
Residing on 7.5 acres of lush, green hinterland, Byron’s Brae offers a truly beautiful – and luxurious – getaway. The interior is modern, bright and fresh, offering a spacious open plan kitchen-dining-living room. With 5 large bedrooms, 3 modern bathrooms, manicured gardens and a beautiful entertaining area consisting of a pool and a large separate BBQ, enjoy your Byron Bay surroundings in true style.
Head down to the beach if you find yourself in the mood to explore, or even the local Farmer’s Markets of Bangalow which is just a 10-minute drive away.
Price: $700 per night. Book HERE
As one of just five accredited co-host partnerships worldwide, Luxico x Airbnb is not only exclusive but is helping both businesses and guests increase the number of luxury homes on offer for short stays.
“It’s been an important stepping stone for Luxico in recognising the company as the premium Australian service partner,” explains Ormerod.
“It has been important in validating that there is still a need for high-touch service in what is quickly becoming a very low-touch industry.”
For more information on Luxico, visit the website HERE.