46 Carlton Beach Road- Dodges Ferry is a popular holiday beachside location only 30 minutes to the Hobart CBD and only 10 minutes to Sorell.
Dodges Ferry is very near two of the most popular beaches in Southern Tasmania and is a great place to stay if you are visiting Port Arthur, Sorell any of the local towns and the South Eastern beaches. It is bounded by Lewisham and Carlton Beach and the friendly relaxed community will welcome you.
This fully appointed, self contained, 3 bedroom house is suitable for short or long term stays. Cosy, year round comfort is provided by a reverse cycle, quiet inverter heating & cooling system. The main bedroom has an ensuite, quality innerspring matress, double ensemble bed, doona, and electric blanket to ensure you'll always have a warm, comfortable sleep. The second bedroom is furnished with queen size bed, quality innerspring mattress and doona. The third bedroom is furnished with 2 single ensemble beds and doonas. There is also a sofa bed in the lounge and a single fold out bed. All 3 bedrooms have built-in wardrobes.
A barbeque, table and chair setting is on a 40+ square metre deck facing north for maximum sun for you to enjoy and a tidy garden with well set out lawns for adults and kids to play on.
From 46 Carlton Beach Road- Dodges Ferry it's only a short stroll to Tiger Head and Red Ochre Beaches which are safe for swimming. A further 10 minutes walking and you will arrive at Park Beach, locally famous for it's surf with surf lifesaving patrols during summer. If it is windy at one beach, it will be protected at another. Enjoy beautiful evening beach walk. If you have a boat in tow there is a ramp just down the road.
Sleeps 6, with folding beds 9
Master Bedroom - Double size bed with en suite shower/toilet
Bedroom 2– Queen size bed
Bedroom 3- Two single beds
There are electric blankets on all beds
All the bedrooms have built in wardrobes
Double sofa bed and single fold bed
Portacot on request (Babies stay for free)
Living room with deck, dining, kitchen and laundry.
Outside barbeque, table and chairs.
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A laptop is supplied. Wireless broadband is available with a small amount of credit which can be recharged online..
Facilities for the Elderly and Physically Handicapped
The property is not fully wheelchair accessible according to Australian standard AS 1428. It may suit people with limited disabilities depending on whether assistance was available from others in the party. There is a ramp to the back door leading into the laundry. The side door has one step and on the water side of the building there is one step to get on the verandah. All rooms are otherwise on the same level. The showers have entrance lips, are not suitable for wheel chairs and shower heads are removable. All door frames are standard size.
Reverse Cycle 7.1 kw Heat Pump & Air Conditioning
DVD in Bedroom 1
LCD HDTV in louge room
In-house DVD Movies
Chef wall oven and grill
Pots, pans, frying pan and usual utensils
Washing Machine 5.5k frontload
LCD Flat Screen HD TV
Available on Request
At your risk:
2 kayaks and 2 wave surf skis with paddles + life jackets available (You must advise well before if you want to use them as an indemnity is required)
3 Fishing rods and tackle
Baby high chair. Portacot.
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There is a children's play park east on Tiger Head Road that branches off Carlton Beach just past the shops heading South East.
Rods are provided for fishing off the beach or jetty. Charter a fishing trip or take a sightseeing tour with "Mr Flathead", a Dodges Ferry local who knows all the best 'hot spots', local bays and beautiful sights of this spectacular area.
Surfing at Park Beach and Carlton Beach. Surf school facilities are available and can be arranged.
3 Golf Courses nearby (Lewisham, Dunalley, Seven Mile Beach).
It is 50 metres to local Chemist, Butcher, Supermarket, Bakery, Newsagency and Post office, Hairdressers, Natural Therapies 10 minutes to Sorell Shopping Plaza and KFC, McDonalds, Pizza and other fast food outlets. Sorell 'Flea Market' is open every Sunday morning (weather permitting), the Salamanca Art & Craft Market (Hobart) every Saturday morning.
Places to Explore
The Coal River Valley region has many Wineries & Richmond Village is only 30 minutes away. From Dodges Ferry it is easy to get to the Tasman Peninsula and Port Arthur is 45 minutes away where you will find historic ruins, rugged coastlines, the Tessellated Pavement, Tasman's Arch, the Devils Kitchen, Blow Hole and Remarkable Cave. You can take Tasmania's scenic east coast road to Orford, Swansea, Bicheno and Coles Bay. Coles Bay is in the beautiful Freycinet National Park where you will find a walk to the lookout to the perfectly shaped Wineglass Bay to the east.
The airport is only about 20 minutes away and near to it you will find Barilla Oyster farm restaurant and be amazed at the different ways oysters can be served.
For fabulous food and quaint antiques, take a short drive to Dunnalley Waterfront Cafe, or Dunnalley's unique fish market.