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    Here's What $300 A Week In Rent Looks Like In 15 Aussie Suburbs

    For once, Sydney is not the absolute worst.

    As a 20-something living in Oz, finding your dream home can be hard AF.

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    So we compared 15 Aussie rentals to see which one offered the best share-house potential.

    The rules: The total weekly rent had to be divided by the number of rooms in the home, which couldn’t equal more than $300.

    1. Balgowlah, New South Wales β€” $550 p/w ($275 per room)

    Stone Real Estate / Via realestate.com.au

    Size: Two bedroom, one bathroom apartment.

    Location: Pickworth Avenue, Balgowlah, only 20 minutes from the Sydney CBD and seven minutes from Manly Beach.

    Amenities: Floor-to-ceiling built in robes, sunny balcony with park outlook, updated kitchen and bathroom, plus communal gardens.

    Stone Real Estate / Via realestate.com.au

    For Sydney, this is a STEAL.

    2. St Kilda, Victoria β€” $580 p/w ($290 per room)

    Biggin & Scott / Via realestate.com.au

    Size: Two bedroom, one bathroom apartment.

    Location: Burnett Street, St Kilda, 20 minutes from the Melbourne CBD and five minutes from St Kilda Beach.

    Amenities: Built in robes, two private courtyards and ebony hardwood floors. This baby also comes fully furnished, which means you get to enjoy designer furniture, unique pendant lighting and original artwork throughout the space.

    Biggin & Scott / Via realestate.com.au

    3. Como, Western Australia β€” $390 p/w ($130 per room)

    Jones Ballard / Via realestate.com.au

    Size: Three bedroom, one bathroom apartment.

    Location: Robert Street, Como, 10 minutes from the Perth CBD.

    Amenities: Separate formal lounge, master bedroom with generous walk in robe and ensuite bathroom and an undercover paved patio for alfresco entertaining.

    Jones Ballard / Via realestate.com.au

    4. Leura, New South Wales β€” $620 p/w ($155 per room)

    Purcell Real Estate / Via realestate.com.au

    Size: Four bedroom, two bathroom house.

    Location: Marimon Road, Leura, in the Blue Mountains. Less than 90 minutes from the Sydney CBD, but only 10 minutes from the stunning Three Sisters hiking trail!

    Amenities: An open-plan kitchen, ample storage, two living areas, a study nook and a large enclosed entertaining area in a quiet bush setting.

    Purcell Real Estate / Via realestate.com.au

    Shotgun the attic bedroom.

    5. Green Point, New South Wales β€” $595 p/w ($149 per room)

    The Property Market / Via realestate.com.au

    Size: Four bedroom, two bathroom house.

    Location: Irwin Place, Green Point, on the Central Coast. Less than 80 minutes from the Sydney CBD.

    Amenities: Polished timber floors, high ceilings, timber accents, stone bench tops and modern appliances, large bedrooms and water views (WATER. VIEWS.)!

    The Property Market / Via realestate.com.au

    6. Lake Wendouree, Victoria β€” $490 p/w ($163 per room)

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    Size: Three bedroom, two bathroom house.

    Location: Macarthur Street, Ballarat, 90 minutes from the Melbourne CBD.

    Amenities: Built in robes, open plan kitchen, dining and lounge room, beautiful deck and gardens, separate teenagers retreat (read: adult games room).

    Ballarat Property / Via realestate.com.au

    7. Launceston, Tasmania β€” $450 p/w ($112 per room)

    Bushby Property Group / Via realestate.com.au

    Size: Four bedroom, one bathroom cottage.

    Location: Cimitiere Street, Launceston, Tasmania β€” only five minutes from the CBD.

    Amenities: Functional kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a paved entertainment area β€” perfect for the handful of summery days when it's actually warm enough to sit outdoors in Launceston.

    Bushby Property Group / Via realestate.com.au

    8. Sandy Bay, Tasmania β€” $550 p/w ($183 per room)

    Wold Property / Via realestate.com.au

    Size: Three bedroom, one bathroom house.

    Location: Sandy Bay Road, Tasmania β€” only 15 minutes from the Hobart CBD.

    Amenities: One central bathroom with a claw foot bath (would move in just for the 'grams), reverse cycle air conditioner and wood fire, a large verandah offering stunning water views and also – solar power!

    Wolf Property / Via realestate.com.au

    Imagine paying < $200 for a room with water views.

    9. Griffith, ACT β€” $595 p/w ($298 per room)

    Luton / Via realestate.com.au

    Size: Two bedroom, two bathroom apartment.

    Location: Currie Crescent, Griffith, only five minutes from the heart of Canberra.

    Amenities: Combined living and dining room area with sunny northerly aspect, main bedroom with walk in wardrobe, ensuite and balcony, split system air-con and a full length covered balcony.

    Luton / Via realestate.com.au

    This place is more expensive than Sydney and I've never been more confused.

    10. Darwin City, Northern Territory β€” $550 p/w ($183 per room)

    O'Donoghues / Via realestate.com.au

    Size: Three bedroom, two bathroom apartment.

    Location: Harvey Street, Darwin, only five minutes from the CBD.

    Amenities: Built in robes, an open plan living area with balcony access, stunning ultra-modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances, communal wet-edge in-ground pool and a gym.

    O'Donoghues / Via realestate.com.au, Via realestate.com.au

    On one hand: It's in Darwin. On the other: It has a pool.

    11. Broome, Western Australia β€” $480 p/w ($240 per room)

    Ray White / Via realestate.com.au

    Size: Two bedroom, one bathroom apartment.

    Location: Robert Street, Broome, a short walk from the beautiful Town Beach (and a short walk from pretty much everywhere else. This is Broome).

    Amenities: Fully furnished, open plan living and kitchen, a separate laundry and single garage.

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    12. Adelaide, South Australia β€” $450 p/w ($225 per room)

    Ouwens Casserly / Via realestate.com.au

    Size: Two bedroom, one bathroom townhouse.

    Location: Waymouth Street, Adelaide, in the heart of the CBD.

    Amenities: A private balcony for the master room, open plan living and dining rooms with polished floor boards, lounge with plantation shutters and undercover outdoor entertaining area.

    Ouwens Casserly / Via realestate.com.au

    13. Hewett, South Australia β€” $450 p/w ($113 per room)

    Altus Property Management / Via realestate.com.au

    Size: Four bedroom, two bathroom house.

    Location: Oaklands Circuit, Hewett, five minutes from Gawler Centre and less than an hour from the Adelaide CBD.

    Amenities: Open plan, a home office or study, master bedroom equipped with a walk in robe and ensuite, plus a double garage.

    Altus Property Management / Via realestate.com.au

    14. Kangaroo Point, Queensland β€” $600 p/w ($300 per room)

    Managed Residential / Via realestate.com.au

    Size: Two bedroom, two bathroom apartment.

    Location: O'Connell Street, in the heart of Kangaroo Point, only five minutes from the Brisbane CBD.

    Amenities: Spacious living areas, floor-to-ceiling windows to maximise natural light and city views, recreational area with pool, outdoor dining, gas fireplaces, BBQs and pizza ovens.

    Managed Residential / Via realestate.com.au

    15. Noosaville, Queensland β€” $590 p/w ($148 per room)

    Ray White / Via realestate.com.au

    Size: Four bedroom, two bathroom house.

    Location: Lindfield Circuit, Noosaville, 15 minutes from Noosa Heads Main Beach and less than 30 minutes from the heart of the Sunshine Coast.

    Amenities: Built in robes and ceiling fans, separate media room and north facing decked alfresco area, manicured yard offering a tropical escape, with the trickling sounds of the backyard's water feature.

    Ray White / Via realestate.com.au

    In conclusion: It's time we all stopped drinking the Sydney/Melbourne Kool-Aid and started packing our bags for Adelaide.

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