Located on a working farm The Douglas 14km north of Bicheno, Mountain View Cabin features one double bedroom and three twin rooms, the Mountain View cabin sleeps up to 8 people. There is a central kitchen living area with electric heating. Bedrooms and living area fully carpeted. There is also a laundry, bathroom and separate toilet. A short drive across the farm will take you to the Douglas River mouth and white sandy beaches. Please note that there is no mobile phone reception.
"The Douglas" offers unique accommodation in a rural setting, bordering the ocean and the Douglas Apsley National Park and only 10 minutes from Bicheno on Tasmania's East Coast.
Our spacious, comfortable and affordable family cottages are fully self contained with all linen provided. Self contained camping is also available in 10 acres of natural surrounds. Mountain View cottage is traditionally our Shearers Quarters. The kitchen and bathroom have been renovated in 2018. New carpet through out, beds are commercial quality with new modern bed linens arriving October 2018.
This area is a walkers paradise. There are short or long beach walks, and for the keen bush walker there are many options, including a two day walk in the National Park. For surfers, there's a fantastic right hand break on the reef when the surf is up... Come and enjoy
There is plenty of car parking space, and pets are welcome if kept under control.
The Madsen family have farmed "The Douglas" since 1939. The property runs sheep and cattle. Diane and Ian look forward to meeting you when you visit.
We are perfectly situated to explore the east coast.
Bicheno is a small town, 10 minutes to the south and about 650 permanent residents. In summer time the population grows enormously. In winter time, it is quiet but we enjoy mild weather conditions and clear sunny days. Bicheno's central location makes it the perfect base to explore the East Coast. Day trips to the north and south can be comfortably achieved, from Freycinet National Park to Bay of Fires & Pyengana including St Columba Falls. There are nice walking tracks around Bicheno itself as well as miles of white sandy beaches. There are a couple of tour options such as Penguin Tours, Devils in the Dark and Glass Bottom Boat. Several local restaurants, some specialising in local seafood and an abundance of wineries in the region. There is also the Douglas Apsley National Park which is 12km from the town centre. This is a Eucalypt forest with a pristine water hole just 5 minutes’ walk from the car park and longer walks into the gorge. Natureworld - featuring Tasmanian Devils is 7km north. And don't forget the Whale spotting season, May to September.