House at Austins Ferry
3 ROOMS for 3 to 6 Guests
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From 159 AUD per night
WiFi internet
Lake, Mountain, Restaurants, Park, Nearby attractions

Derwent Retreat

Austins Ferry, Tasmania, Australia
ID: 7705


12 Austins Ferry Road, Austins Ferry, Tasmania, Australia
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Derwent Retreat is a fully equipped house built in the late 1970's on a point near the yacht club and launching ramp at historic Austins Ferry 15 minutes from Hobart. It boasts absolute waterfront and some of the best views in the state with a Panorama stretching from Mt Wellington in the south to Mt Direction to the east and north to the Quoin and beyond. The property suits families, business and tradespeople or large groups with pets and/or children.

This large modern property is fully furnished, has three bedrooms and two bathrooms and sleeps up to 11 and one baby with a configuration of a queen, double, two singles, two king single folding beds, a sofa bed and a single folding bed. It is fully equipped kitchen and laundry, barbecue, internet, TV, DVD, stereo etc.

Kitchen equipment includes a microwave, hotplates, stove and fridge. The laundry has a washing machine and dryer. On the balcony there is a gas barbecue and second dining table and chairs. Tea coffee and other basics as well as all linen, towels and crockery are provided. The property is centrally heated and there are also supplementary heaters. Also included is wired and wireless internet. The house has a large garden with many natural rock features and small basketball hoop for relaxation.

Derwent Retreat is an ideal Hobart base for business or pleasure, only a short drive from the Brooker Highway and close to major business and tourist attractions such as MONA, Cadburys, Bonorong Park, Richmond, Salmon Ponds, Russell Falls and the Derwent valley. Claremont Golf and Bowls Clubs are within a couple of km. Public transport is easily accessed and shops are less than half a kilometre away. A Woolworths-Safeway Shopping Centre is one kilometre away.

Derwent Retreat is rented short to medium term at competitive rates and is suitable for business people looking for somewhere to stay, a retreat or quiet place to work or holiday makers keen on sampling the many attractions that the Hobart region is famous for.

Pets are welcome at Derwent Retreat but not inside. There is a large enclosure suitable for compatible animals.

Computer and desk supplied. Cable and NBN broadband are available at no charge.

A book swap library is provided. CD's and videos available..

The property is not fully wheelchair accessible according to Australian standard AS 1428. However can be accessed by wheelchair and may suit people with limited disabilities depending on whether assistance was available from others in the party. There is a ramp to the front door and one step inside from living to dining with a bannister rail. The foyer and living room are on this level and then there are two steps down again to the dining, kitchen, bathrooms and bedrooms which are all on the one level and a bar rail is provided on the adjacent wall. The front door and both showers have entrance lips and no bars. The showers are not suitable for wheel chairs and shower heads are not removable. Hand rails are installed in the main toilet. All door frames are standard size.

The property has a modern fully equipped kitchen with microwave, hotplates, stove and fridge. The laundry has a washing machine and dryer. There is a separate barbeque area with a second dining table and chairs. All linen and crockery are provided and there are TV's, stereo, wireless and wired internet access etc. Heating is underfloor and wall mounted. There are also supplementary heaters.

There is a large garden with many natural rock features and small basketball hoop for relaxation.

We provide bicycles, canoes and sail board (if available), high chairs, portacots and a play pen.

***Rates displayed are for 2 guests only.***

***Rates displayed above may not be valid for "off-peak & peak dates" or other "special events" periods, (eg. concert events/length of stay, etc). Please make a booking request via to receive a quote and specify the number of guests when making a booking request as there may be an additional charge for extra persons.***

Bedding Configuration

Room 1 with Queen Bed

Room 2 with 2x Single Bed

Room 3 with Double Bed


Property Facilities
Stunning Features
Kitchen Facilities
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Kitchen crockery
  • Cooking pots and pans
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
Rental Basics
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Towels provided
  • Linen provided
  • Washing machine
  • Dryer
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Restaurants
  • Park
  • Nearby attractions
Holiday Types
  • Family friendly
  • Adventure
  • Relaxing


Rates from 159 AUD to 191 AUD per night

  • Check-in after: 2:00:00 PM
  • Check-out before: 10:00:00 AM
  • Cleaning Fee: 110 AUD
  • Up to 30 days before the start of the rental period: 100% of the rental
  • 30 days before the start of the rental period: 100% of the rental.

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