19th Century Cottage on a Pastoral Farm in Rural Tasmania, Australia

Nietta, Tasmania (Australia)

19th Century Cottage on a Pastoral Farm in Rural Tasmania, Australia

Private Cottage I 4 Guests I 2 Queen I Private Bathroom I Kitchen

Cottages
1 unit
4 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
Pets allowed
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Hosted by Alison
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Description

  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
This farmstead cottage is located in the rural town of Nietta, Tasmania, and can accommodate up to four guests. It has kept its exterior as a 19th-century cottage, while the interior has been renovated into a luxury living space. There are two bedrooms and one full bathroom. Both bedrooms have a queen sized bed, wool comforters, and electric blankets for winter's nights. Sheridan sheets and towels, and Marcella bedsheets and bathrobes are provided for luxurious comfort. In the bathroom, guests will find a toilet, a sink, a shower, shower products, as well as heated towel racks.

In the living room, guests will find two sofas, a flat-screen TV, and a fireplace. The spacious and fully equipped kitchen comes with a stove, an oven, a refrigerator, a dishwasher, and all other kitchen accessories including a kettle and a sandwich press. There is an elegant dining table seating up to four people. There is also a smaller multi-use table with two wicker chairs located in front of a large window. Throughout the accommodation, there are numerous windows looking out to the green or snow-clad pastures, depending on the season.

Outside, there is a patio with views of the mountains in the distance, which are snow-topped in the wintertime. From here, glampers can explore the expansive property or have easy access to the numerous hiking opportunities that the area offers.

Features

  • 2 Queen-size bed
  • Electricity
  • Water
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Linens and pillows
  • Television
  • Iron
  • Hairdryer
  • Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Dining table
  • Electric blankets
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Private Kitchen
  • Cooking basics
  • Coffeemaker
  • Tea kettle
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Games
  • BR/DVD player
A full continental breakfast with local produce is provided. Glampers will have access to a flat-screen TV, a DVD player, a washing machine, and heating and air conditioning. There are no shared facilities, its all yours. In case of a fire, rooms are equipped with smoke alarms, fire blankets, and extinguishers.

Guest Services

  • Breakfast
Brunch and dinner hampers are available upon request during booking.

Location + Surroundings

This 19th-century country cottage is located on the central northwest coast of the Australian island of Tasmania. Nestled on a 500-acre pastoral property along a river, the property is within hiking distance of magnificent waterfalls, unique wildlife, and enchanting landscapes. It is only a 15-minute drive from Leven Canyon with its awe-inspiring view from the cliff-face, as well as near to the Penguin to Cradle Trail, which provides a spectacular view of the coastline of Tasmania from the sea to some of the tallest mountains on the island.

A 45-minute drive away is Black Bluff, and a climb to the top, at 1339 meters (4393 feet) above sea level, gives an immense view of the land below. Cradle Mountain is an hour drive away and is home to an expansive natural park with three lakes. There are several charming coastal towns to discover such as Ulverstone, which is 30-40 minutes away by car. It is a laid-back town where glampers can bird watch, have a scenic picnic, or swim at the family-friendly beaches.

For city-inclined glampers, Launceston is an hour and 45 minutes away, which is home to art museums and galleries, lush parks, and gardens, and the Cataract Gorge with its famous chairlift for glampers to experience sweeping panoramic views. In addition, the capital of Hobart is three and a half hours away. This delightful city sits along a river and is set against the towering Mount Wellington. It is host to many historic areas, including Salamanca Place, with its old sandstone warehouses that have been converted into galleries and cafes, and Battery Point, with its colonial-era cottages.

Activities

  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Wine tasting
  • Meditation
  • Wildlife watching

In addition to the sheep and cows on the farm itself, there is abundant wildlife for glampers to discover in the surrounding nature, including varying species of bird, platypuses floating along the river, the famous Tasmanian devils, and wallabies. This is an exclusive opportunity for glampers to see these animals in their own environment. There are varying lengths and difficulties of hikes that glampers can choose from, with features such as cascading waterfalls, deep-seated canyons, and lofty mountains.

Car trips around the area also give glampers numerous options for activities. They can indulge in the wine culture of the region or sample the fresh produce from the local farms. Glampers can also take a scenic drive to Woolnorth, a coastal area with an option to tour a historic dairy farm. In the spring, Table Cape, which is just over an hour away, blooms with hundreds of bright, colorful tulips. There are many charming fishing villages and breathtaking natural areas within driving distance as Tasmania is a relatively small island at 68,401 square kilometers.

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 03:00 PM early check-in allowed additional charge
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM late check-out allowed additional charge
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Events allowed

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Fifteen: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 15 days before check-in.
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Additional Information

Prices vary depending on the season and how many people are included in the booking.

The hosts prefer bookings of two nights or more and give a discount for three nights, as well as another special discount for bookings of five nights.

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