The Hill House is located just a 2 minute walk away from the centre of Bicheno. Nestled under the Whalers Lookout Scenic Reserve, the Hill House offers panoramic views of the town, surrounding mountains and beaches. Spectacular Waubs Bay beach is located just a 3 minute walk from the house.
Built in 2016 by a local building designer, the Hill House is nestled under the Whalers Lookout Scenic Reserve. This passive solar house, with double glazed windows and on-demand gas hot water offers 180 degree views of the township of Bicheno, including the surrounding mountains and beaches. Light and warm, the Hill House features high quality furnishings, Bosch appliances and a sense of light and space.
The Hill House consists of a north facing open plan kitchen and dining area, large central dining table, gorgeous chaise lounge, flat screen TV and high speed WiFi, so you can stay in contact with your loved ones. In summer the house opens up and enjoys the sea breezes off the ocean, while in winter the passive solar design will keep you constantly warm and cosy.
The Hill House has 2 bedrooms. The main bedroom consists of a Tasmanian made queen size bed, high quality doona comforter and a selection of comfortable pillows. The second bedroom, which offers views across the township of Bicheno, and can be made up for two singles beds, or one king bed, depending on your preference. Please let us know your preference before you arrive so we can accommodate your needs.
The bathroom at the Hill House offers a spectacular, deep, free standing oval shaped bath and large walk in shower. They are yours to rejuvenate in at the end of the day.
The location of the Hill House is perfectly convenient. You’ll find our favourite beach, Waubs Bay, with turquoise water and white sand, just a 4 minute walk from the house. An IGA supermarket, bakery, butcher, pharmacy, newsagent, surf shop and pizza shop are located just a 2 minute walk away. But our very favourite is Little Bay, where you’ll find incredible coffee and pastries made by a cordon bleu chef, just 2 minutes from the house. Arrive early before the best sells out. In the evening when you need a feed of the best Tasmanian Fish and Chips, you’ll find the Gulch and its two fish and chip restaurants just a 5 minute walk from the house. Keep an eye out for the local fishermen unloading their catch as you enjoy your meal. Further afield, Coles Bay and the famous Freycinet National Park are only a 30 minute drive from the house.
The garden in the Hill House is large and backs onto the Whalers Lookout Scenic Reserve walking track. The lookout offers incredible views of Tasmania’s finest coast. It is not unusual to see sea eagles, dolphins and whales from this lookout; views of the resident seals at the nearby Gulch are almost guaranteed.
Bicheno is famous for its resident penguins. The Hill House supports sustainable viewing of these beautiful birds- at dusk we recommend you join the Bicheno Penguin Tours that leave from Bicheno Surf – just a two minute walk from the Hill House. These tours will give you unprecedented, up close and personal views of the penguins.
The Hill House will give you a true sense of that the magnificent East Coast is all about.
The Hill House has off street parking and easily accommodate two vehicles. We have a lock key box and will send you an access code prior to your arrival.
No smoking on the entire property
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Self check-in with lock box