Derwent Hideaway is a fully furnished self contained house built in the 50's by an architect. It has absolute waterfront on the Derwent river and is 15 minutes from Hobart.
Derwent Hideaway has three bedrooms which sleep up to 9 and one baby with a configuration of a queen, double, two singles, a folding sofa bed and a drawer bed in the lounge. The bathroom has a separate toilet and wash basin and there is a fully equipped brand new kitchen and laundry. Basics like tea, coffee, linen and towels are provided as well as extras including a barbecue, fishing gear, TV, DVD, wired and wireless internet and stereo etc. All main rooms have wonderful views of the Derwent River and Mount Direction. It has a large riverside garden dominated by two ancient oaks and at the rear there is a large pet enclosure. Tea coffee and other basics as well as all linen and crockery are provided. Bikes and canoes are available on request at your risk.
The property is surrounded by water and there is parkland on the other side of Harbinger Lane. The local Yacht club and launching ramp and shops are close by and easily accessible.
Derwent Hideaway is close to major businesses and tourist attractions, public transport and the Brooker highway which is the main route to and from southern Tasmania. Very close are MONA, Alpenrail, Bonorong Park, the Cadbury factory as well as bowling and golf facilities.
Derwent Hideaway 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 onsampling the many attractions that the Hobart region is famous for.
Pets are welcome at Derwent Retreat but not inside. There is an enclosure suitable for compatible animals.
Sleeps 6, with sofa bed and day bed 9
Master bedroom - queen size bed
Bedroom - double bed
Bedroom - two single beds
Sofa double bed and day bed
Portacot (babies stay for free)
The sofas are very comfortable!
Bathrooms and Toilets
Bathroom with shower and separate toilet/handbasin. Second toilet.
Computer and desk supplied. Cable and wireless broadband are available at no charge.
A local call only telephone is provided. The number is 09211170
We have a large book swap library
CD's and Videos
A book swap library. CD's and videos available.
Local Call only Telephone
A local call only telephone is not provided.
Facilities of 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 one step to the front and side doors. All rooms are then at the same level. The shower has an entrance lip, wide door and a safety bar. 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 etc. electric heaters for warmth, wireless broadband and large garden dominated by two historic oaks planted by Lady Franklin with a great outdoor area for relaxation.
Without notice and at your risk:
Some basic foodstuffs and fishing gear
By prior email request at your risk:
Bicycles, canoes and sail board (if available)
High baby chairs. Portacots.
Sailing down to Tasmania? We have our own mooring for customers and there is a public jetty close by. Ample notice is required and a fee applies if you wish to use it.