"Provence on Prossers" is a secluded, self-contained retreat nestling on rare acreage in historic Richmond village within an easy walk of Richmond Bridge (c 1825) and the village centre.
The property is designed as a romantic getaway for couples and or as a relaxing place to spend quality time with family and friends.
Discover why so many of our quests choose to extend their stay!
Spacious 2 bedroom / 2 bathroom ground floor is perfect for one or two couples.
* Main bedroom features a King size bed, walk-in-robe and en suite bathroom.
* Second bedroom features a Queen size bed, robe with an adjacent bathroom.
The accommodation will cater for up to 8 persons with the addition of two spacious upstairs bedrooms. These feature antique single (x 2) and double beds, robes and an adjacent toilet and hand basin.
A charming split level lounge and dining room features:
* Wood fire and underfloor heating for cooler months.
* Modern flat screen TV, DVD player.
* Stereo with a selection of CDs.
* Books and games.
* Views over the paddocks and the Coal River Valley.
Modern kitchen with all modern appliances including full electric hotplates and oven, microwave, full sized fridge / freezer with iced water and ice maker, dishwasher. Modern laundry with washing machine, clothes dryer and ironing facilities.
The house is positioned at the end of a private driveway.
Awaken to the sounds of birds, listen to the raindrops on the tin roof, enjoy the early morning and evening views across the paddocks and valley. Call our sheep to the paddock fence for a friendly pat.
Breakfast provisions can be made available upon request, to cook at your leisure. Quality linen, towels and household basics are provided.
For the comfort of our guests, smoking is not permitted inside the house and we do not cater for guests pets.
Historic Richmond village and the Coal River valley
Richmond is a delightful early European settled village full of interesting Georgian architecture, quaint cottages, galleries, antiques and curiosity shops, cafes and tearooms. Richmond was the site of the first river crossing in 1825 linking Port Arthur penal colony by road to Hobart.
Arguably Australia's most historic village, Richmond's attractions include:
* the oldest convict built bridge and gaol in Australia;
* the Nation's oldest Catholic Church;
* a maze, a model village;
* a Village Green and riverside walking trails.
Richmond is the central hub of the beautiful Coal River valley. The valley is a year-round patchwork of colour, with thriving vineyards and wineries, stone fruit orchards and rolling agricultural land and hills.
* Savour Tasmania's finest cool climate wines at local boutique cellar doors.
* Mingle with the locals at the Richmond ArmsHotel or Campania Tavern.
* Indulge the tastebuds at award winning eateries:
# Richmond's Ashmore House cafe.
# Meadowbank Winery restaurant.
# Barilla Bay restaurant and oyster farm.
# Richmond Wine Centre.
* Browse the antique stores and curiosity shops.
* Treat yourself to seasonal fresh fruits and produce at roadside stalls.
* Have a treat at Richmond's popular bakery and icecream parlour.
A perfect base for exploring Greater Hobart and SE Tassie
"Provence on Prossers" is a perfect, relaxed base for exploring SE Tassie. Uncongested country roads radiate from Richmond in all directions, offering an eclectic mix of daytrip options. Richmond's proximity to Hobart Airport (15 minutes) and Hobart CBD (20 minutes) is an added attraction.
* Explore the scenic coastline of Tasman Peninsular and historic Port Arthur - just over an hour's drive away to the South East via Sorell.
* Hobart's Constitution Dock and Salamanca Place are 25 minutes to the SW via Tasman Bridge. Cascade Brewery and Mt Wellington, with its magnificent panorama, are close by.
* You can be skirting the D'entrecasteaux Channel (Bruny Island ferry) or amongst the vineyards and orchards of the Huon valley in under an hour.
* Triabunna (the gateway to Maria Island) is less than an hour NE and Swansea, the gateway to Coles Bay and Freycinet Peninsular, a further 40 minutes.
* MONA Gallery and the Cadbury Chocolate Factory are within 20-25 minutes over Grasstree Hill to the West.
* A visit to Hobart isn't complete without experiencing a live performance at the charming Theatre Royal, Australia's oldest theatre (c 1834).
* Swing the clubs at one of Tassie's finest golf links - Tasmania Club and Royal Hobart are within a 20 minute drive.
* Beautiful Marion Bay and the popular Dunalley Waterfront Cafe are a 35 minute drive enroute to Tasman Peninsular.
* Historic Oatlands and Ross, with its sister bridge to Richmond's, are an easy daytrip to the north through the upper Coal River valley.
- 2.5 bathrooms, ensuite, WI robe
- 3.5 acres/ Valley views
- All modern appliances
- Breakfast available upon request
- Clothes dryer
- Comfortable furnishings
- Cooking Facilities
- DVD player
- Household basics supplied
- Ironing Facilities
- King, Queen, double, 2 singles
- Linen Supplied
- Open Fireplace
- Underfloor heating
- Washing Machine
- Wood fire / wood supplied
Note: Pricing is subject to change, and a minimum stay period and other conditions may apply. You should confirm pricing with the property owner.
Prices listed based on 4 adults. Property has 5 beds and can sleep a maximum 8 people.
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