Modern waterfront house near Hobart Tasmania

Living roomLiving room from dining roomView from verandahFront entranceDerwent Retreat from the waterLiving roomKitchenViews from bedroom
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Overview

Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Sleeps 8
Per night $130 - $241
Type: Home
Description of the Hobart vacation home rental
Derwent Retreat is a luxurious modern house on the banks of the Derwent River near Hobart in southern Tasmania.

The property is fully furnished, has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. It sleeps up to eight people and a baby and all rooms have majestic views of the river and Mt Wellington. It has a modern fully equipped kitchen and laundry and there is a large garden bordering Austin park as well as a small basketball court (for non professionals!)

Dine inside or outside on the verandah with a fully equiped BBQ. Watch videos or DVD's at night by the wood stove. Wireless Broadband and a computer are also provided for Internet access.

John Harrison

Area Info
Derwent Retreat is a luxurious modern property on the banks of the Derwent River ideally situated at 12 Austins Ferry Road at the gateway to the beautiful Derwent Valley and 15 minutes from the Hobart CBD in southern Tasmania.

Derwent retreat is located on the Derwent River to the immediate north of Austins Ferry Yacht club and the launching ramp at the end of Austins Ferry Road. Derwent Retreat is only a short drive from the Brooker Highway and to get there you actually drive through historic James Austin Park where the first ferry in Tasmania was located.

The property is an ideal Hobart base for business or pleasure as it is close to major business and tourist attractions including Cadburys, Moorilla, Richmond, Alpenrail, Bonorong Wildlife Park, Richmond, Salmon ponds and the beautiful Derwent valley. Public transport is easily accessed and shops are less than half a kilometre away. A Woolworths-Safeway Shopping Centre is one kilometre away.
Property Rates
Begins Ends Week
Night
Weekend
Night
Weekly Monthly Min
Stay
Oct 01 2014 Nov 30 2014 $160 $176 - - -
Dec 01 2014 Dec 15 2014 $170 $187 - - -
Dec 16 2014 Jan 31 2015 $200 $220 - - -
Feb 01 2015 Feb 28 2015 $219 $241 - - -
Mar 01 2015 Apr 15 2015 $185 $203 - - -
Mar 01 2015 Apr 15 2015 $160 $176 - - -
Apr 16 2015 May 31 2015 $150 $165 - - -
Jun 01 2015 Jul 31 2015 $130 $143 - - -
Aug 01 2015 Sep 30 2015 $150 $165 - - -
Check In: 2 p.m. Check Out: 10 a.m.
Lodging tax: nil
Deposits: Payment in full with booking. Deposits may be acceptable for bookings some time into the future
Payment Options: Visa, Mastercard, Cashier's Check
Other Fees: The base rates quoted are for a two people only. A per person rate of $ 30 applies for each person over two people.
Other Vacation Rental Amenities
On or adjacent to the property are a basketball court (non professionals only), swimming in the Derwent, boating or just walking in the parks. Within two km are golf and bowls clubs. If you bring a bike you can use it! The Derwent provides opportunities for white water canoeing or jetboating further upstream at the historic town of New Norfolk or enjoy a more relaxing time playing golf or bowling at local clubs.

Tasmania is endowed with every activity possible from jetboating to skiing, from mountain climbing to some of the best walking in the world. Snorkelling or surfing, fishing or just snoozing on a beach are all within an hour or so of Derwent Retreat. For those who like dining, nightclubing or gambling, Hobart and Salamanca are just a 15 minute drive away and Australia's first licensed casino, Wrest Point is just a 20 minute drive away.

Salamanca market is a must on Saturday and Moorilla winery is very close to spend the afternoon listening to jazz and tasting their wares. Book a tour of the Cadbury chocolate factory and indulge in chocolates, visit Alpenrail, Moorilla or Bonorong Wildlife park. All are within easy reach of Derwent retreat.
Owner Supplied Testimonials
Guestbook

Was lovely to be in such a quiet, peaceful place. Even enjoyed the occasional train! Enjoyed the house and appreciated Barb's hospitality. Thanks - hope we come back for a longer time one day

A grand house in an idyllic setting. Enjoyed the space, the comfort, the view and the relaxing environment. Great bbq too. Would love to come again. Thank you !

We will come again. Just so relaxing with the best of Mother nature also the site and construction of the glorious dwelling, plus what you have furnished it with. Our gratitude and feelings of thanks to you are real and sincere. A beautiful lifestyle experience. Thank you for all the thoughtful extras.

So Quiet ! We really enjoyed out time here. Sunny, warm, cloudy and cold. Beautiful. Great vacation rental.

Great location.
Great View.
Great Hosts.

Loved the place - exquisite views, lovely fire. Thanks

Thanks for the lovely chocolates. Yummy! Beautiful views, warm fires, comfy beds, relaxing !

"The setting is serene and beautiful. The home spacious and comfortable. To have had a longer stay would even have been better."

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