Description

Darlington Beach House is a beautifully appointed, 'award winning' holiday house in a fabulous location only a short stroll to two stunning white sandy beaches: Spring Beach and Stapleton Beach on Tasmania's spectacular East Coast.

Darlington Beach House @ Spring Beach won "Best Outdoor Lovers' Tasmania award 2012 in a Nationally run competition by the Stayz Group.

The two storey beach house is situated on a peaceful two acre bush garden overlooking coastal reserve and enjoys beautiful and expansive ocean views towards Maria Island National Park.

The beach house is spacious, comfortable, airy and light and offers stylish contemporary furnishings, quality towels and linen, essential oil soaps, a well equipped Chef's kitchen with stainless steel/European appliances, a partially stocked pantry, a wood heating fire for cold winter nights, a reverse-cycled air conditioning/heating system, spa bath plus luxury underfloor heating beneath stone tiles in the lower level adult retreat.

The Beach House has a barbecue and two outdoor settings and everything (we hope) guests will need to make their stay special including I-pod Docking stations, a comprehensive DVD library, binoculars, maps, an assortment of games, toys, magazines, reference books, boogie boards and fishing rods.

The Beach House accommodates 2-8 guests extremely comfortably over the two fully self-contained levels and is ideal for couples seeking a romantic break as well as families and friends seeking quality accommodation that offers flexible living spaces and flexible rental options. Guests can choose to rent the whole house including the lower level adult retreat or the main part of the house only in the upper level. The upper level accommodates 6 guests in 3 bedrooms, the fully self contained one bed apartment/adult retreat on the lower level accommodates 2. The retreat also offers a second shower room, living area with TV/DVD/I-pod docking station and small kitchenette.

LOCATION
Darlington is perfectly located to explore the East Coast of Tasmania, Maria Island National Park, East Coast Wineries, Richmond and The Coal Valley Wine Region. THE BEACH HOUSE sits on a two acre bush garden overlooking coastal reserve and the ocean. Darlington is less than one hour from Hobart airport and one hour from Hobart. The Beach House is only a 4-5 minute drive or short cycle ride to Orford and all other amenities.

RATES: $200 - $420 p/n (depending on season, number of bedrooms used and whether guests need to book the lower level adult retreat that will otherwise remain empty). Discounts apply for stayz of 5+ nights and also occasional and winter specials. Conditions Apply. (SUBJECT TO BOOKINGS AND SEASON).

TWO NIGHT MINIMUM STAY STANDARD ( 3-5 NIGHTS JANUARY SCHOOL HOLIDAYS, LONG WEEKENDS AND EASTER. 7 NIGHT MINIMUM OVER XMAS AND NEW YEAR). *CHRISTMAS WEEK AND NEW YEAR: $3,000 p/w FLAT RATE.

***DARLINGTON IS SITUATED IN A TRANQUIL RESIDENTIAL AREA. THE LOCATION AND PROPERTY IS NOT SUITABLE FOR PARTIES.






PROPERTY FEATURES

Darlington is a 'fully accredited' holiday home with council approval.
*Contemporary, quality furnishings with comfort and luxury in mind
*Quality European Appliances, including Miele dishwasher and a superbly equipped chef's kitchen including catalytic oven, Baccarat Cookware, Microwave and Slow Cooker.
Two separate living areas
Two bathrooms (one with spa bath),
Separate toilet
Two separate kitchen/dining areas
*Two ipod docking stations with ipod music library
*Two Flat Screen HD TV's and DVD's (one a Blue Ray)
*Fully Self-contained Adult Retreat
*Sumptious beds with quality linen and towels
*organic hand made essential oil soaps
*DVD's, reference books, binoculars, magazines
*heated stone flooring in adult retreat
*some pantry supplies, including spices, quality teas and Lavazza coffee
*Free bottle of local wine for stayz of more than 2 days
*Games, Children's toys, books, Boogie Boards and Fishing Rods.
*Tasmanian oak floors and quality Wool carpets in the bedrooms
*4 Bedrooms: 3 QS beds plus 2 long singles in 4th bedroom that zip together to create a KS bed
*Spa Bath
*Wood burning fire for cosy winter nights
*Reverse cycle air conditioning
*BBQ and two outdoor settings (one on each level)
*Beautiful Ocean views from almost every room
Spacious 2 acre garden offering privacy and the perfect space for children to play!
Darlington has a safety Gate for small children at the top of the stairs and a child safety guard for the wood burning fire.
Cot and linen available for a small extra one-off fee.
A single High Chair is also available.
NOTE: Guests are responsible for purchasing their own kindling and logs for the fire.
*Check In is 2:00pm
*Check Out is 10:00am
(Special provision for late check out or early check in may be available by arrangement outside of peak season).
A maximum of 8 guests is allowed at Darlington (including caravans/campervans at the property). NO camping in tents or swags is allowed.
*A $200-$300 bond is required. Fully refundable in accordance with the terms and conditions.
*A Cancellation Policy applies to ALL bookings. A 50% cancellation fee applies to all confirmed bookings.
*Cancellations made within 14 days of arrival incur a 100% cancellation fee unless Darlington can be re-booked for the same booking period and for the same number of guests. Otherwise pro-rata charges apply.
*All rates are quoted Australian dollars including GST and are based on one couple sharing one bedroom.

NOTE; CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR IS A MINIMUM OF 7 DAYS

THINGS TO DO ......

Darlington is Ideally situated within a short stroll of two fabulous beaches: Spring Beach and the more private/exclusive Stapleton Beach mainly accessible to local residents.

Darlington is also the perfect base from which to explore the East Coast of Tasmania, Award-winning East Coast Wineries, Hobart, Richmond and the famous Coal Valley Wine Region.

spring beach, Orford and Triabunna are also the bases from which to explore historic Maria Island National Park with its lovely walks and abundance of wildlife.

The Beach House is close to: Ocean, Beaches, River, Maria Island National Park, Nature and Heritage Trails, State Forest, Spectacular Coastline, Award-winning Wineries, Golf Course & the pretty fishing village of Orford.

Wine tasting, Fishing, Surfing, Boating, Kayaking, Swimming, Scuba-diving, Boogie-boarding, Bush walking, Mountain-biking, Bird watching,Wi Wildlife Spotting, Golfing, Photography & Exploring Australia's Convict History are all popular activities in the area. If none of the above appeal, guests can simply kick back, relax and enjoy the local beaches and beautiful ocean views with a glass of wine!

Darlington is less than one from Hobart with its major drawcards: MONA (Museum of Old and New Art), its famous food and art scene, funky cafes, Salamanca Markets, Pretty Harbour, historic Battery Point, convict built heritage buildings, and majestic Mount Wellington. Darlington is only 40 minutes from Hobart airport.

Freycinet National Park and The Tasman Peninsula (via Wielangta Forest Tourist Drive) are also both a picturesque leisurely day trip away!

If none of the above appeal then you could perhaps just take a leisurely stroll or swim on one of the beautiful beaches close by or simply 'kick back', relax and unwind with a good book and a glass of award winning Tasmanian pinot!

Life can't get much better than that!

Write a Review
'Darlington Beach House' at Spring Beach is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 28.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Getaway Thank you for a wonderful getaway with all the comforts of home. Beautifully presented with all facilities including toys, games, DVD's and beach toys to entertain two families with small children. Minutes from the beach with fantastic views while relaxing on the deck. Will be definitely going back!
Date published: 2014-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Beach House Wow what a amazing place!! We shared Darlington House with another family over the Australia Day long weekend :) The house was immaculately presented we were very impressed with everything it had to offer! with stunning views, large deck to sit back and relax in sun lounges, large spacious living areas, and enough toys games & movies to keep the kids Very happy. It was very peaceful and only minutes walk to the beach, We will certainly be booking Darlington again in the near future.
Date published: 2014-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful family Christmas at Darlington! Our family of 6 adults & 1 baby had the most wonderful Christmas at Darlington, the house was lovely and we were all very comfortable. We really appreciated the little touches that were made prior to our arrival - the Christmas tree & decorations and the bottles of bubbly in the fridge were perfect, thank you! The house was above and beyond everything we needed and could have hoped for, from lovely bedding, great hot showers & well stocked kitchen, to the BBQ downstairs (we had a great al fresco BBQ in the front yard with the outdoor setting on the grass on Boxing Day) and the resident wildlife coming to visit - the echidna visiting and doing his thing each day was a great highlight! The property was really well maintained and looked after and super clean too. Thanks for a great stay!
Date published: 2014-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect! Darlington more than exceeded our expectations.  The property is perfectly situated to alllow peace and quiet whilst still within walking distance to beach access. Our group consisted of 4 adults and 4 children. Darlington was the perfect set up allowing us all our own space, the kids a retreat downstairs and a massive yard to run around in. We all slept soundly in the extremely confortable beds, the kitchen hwas well equipped and had far more than we needed. Janice and Sherry were a pleasure to deal with. We very much enjoyed our stay and will be staying again and recommending Darlington to all our family and frienss.
Date published: 2014-01-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This was our second stay at Darlington & again we thoroughly enjoyed our time. It is in a wonderful, peaceful location & great for walking to the beach. The house is ideal for a large group. It was spotlessly clean & the beds extremely comfortable. Very impressed too with everything in the kitchen. We appreciated the toys for our young grandson & the selection of dvd's is great. A lovely house for spending time inside or outside depending on the weather. Our family had a very relaxed stay. As usual it wasn't long enough.
Date published: 2013-10-09

Features

Beautiful Ocean Views
Blue Ray DVD Player & 2 Flat Screen TV's
Both Levels entirely self-contained featuring two kitchens, two living/dining areas and two bathrooms.
CD Player with USB/Ipod Connection
Contemporary, Stylish Accommodation with Quality Linen, furnishings and appliances.
Flexible Living and Rental Options
Short Drive to Restaurants, Shops & Amenities
Stroll to Beaches
Toys, Games, Boogie Boards, Fishing Rods

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