Orford is a pretty seaside village about one hour's drive from Hobart. Located in a quiet street near walking trails and a short walk to East Shelly Beach and Spring Beach, The Orford Getaway is the ideal place to relax and unwind.
The Orford Getaway offers excellent accommodation for up to 7 guests. It is a bright and sunny, 3 bedroom home with open plan kitchen-living-dining and ensuite with the main bedroom. The back deck has a gas barbeque perfect for relaxing entertaining. The yard is fenced and secure. There is off-street parking and room for a boat and trailer.
East Shelly Beach - a great place for safe swimming, kayaking or just building sandcastles - is just a couple of minutes walk away. The nearby scenic cliff-top walk takes you to magnificent Spring Beach which is famous for its crystal clear water and white sand.
The coastal bike and walking paths are only 100 metres away. The paths are a wonderful way to access the town centre where there are lovely cafes, a local IGA, newsagent and ATM - all open 7 days. Spring Beach is only a 15 minute walk from The Orford Getaway.
Just 15 minute drive to the north is the town of Triabunna. This is where the ferry leaves for Maria Island - a destination not to be missed by nature-lovers and history-buffs.
There is so much to do and see ... but its also a perfect venue for rest and relaxation.
Families will appreciate the proximity to the safe beach which also provides for an energetic walk with the dog before breakfast, a romantic stroll at sunset or try your hand at fishing at any point along the expansive, pristine shoreline.
Historic, bush walks are not far away as well as longer trips along the coast road to the resorts of Swansea and Bicheno as well as world renown sights such as Coles Bay. Wineglass Bay and the Freycinet Peninsula which feature some of Tasmania’s finest white sandy beaches.
Boat trips exploring the historic coastline with opportunities to view some of Tasmania’s marine life along the way, depart from the nearby fishing port of Triabunna, only 15 minutes drive from Orford.
Other Amenities & Attractions
Supermarket, cafes, Post Office - 5 mins
Local Park to ride bikes etc - 15 mins ride
Local school grounds/court - 2 mins drive. 10 mins ride.
Numerous walking trails - 100 metres
Boat ramp - 1km
Orford Golf Course - 5 mins
Maria Island Ferry - 10 mins
Coles Bay / Freycinet - 60 mins
Richmond - 30 mins
Swansea - 45 mins
Bicheno - 60 mins
MONA - 70 mins
Salamanca Market - 60 mins
Historic Richmond - 35 mins
Port Arthur Historic Site - 100 mins
Hobart Airport - 45 mins
Wineries are as close as 2 kilometres away, and are located up & down the East Coast, easily accessible in a one day trip.
Facilities at The Orford Getaway include:
The kitchen is stocked with basic condiments, tea, coffee.
The main bedroom includes a modern ensuite. The second bedroom has a double bed. The third bedroom includes a bunk bed with a double ground floor bed, single upper bed and a futon that can also be used as a bed. All bedrooms have built in wardrobes.
There are boogie boards, child’s surf board, bikes, buckets and spades, kayaks and golf clubs.
The open-plan living room and kitchen has modern appliances including fridge, microwave, dishwasher, oven and cooktop, CD/AM/FM stereo with Bluetooth, television and DVD player.
All linen is supplied plus beach towels
No smoking In the house. No parties.
Orford rocks Enjoy