1. Australia
  2. TAS
  3. Northern Tasmania
  4. Bishopsbourne
  5. #7363066

- idyllic rustic country retreat, close to Longford

Farmstay, Bishopsbourne

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 1 review

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12 guests
4 bedrooms
12 beds
3 bathrooms


Clayfield located in lush country surrounds at Bishopsbourne offers an idyllic rustic farm setting perfect for a quiet country getaway only 20 minutes from Launceston.

The perfect gateway to many local attractions & areas of interest and central to the whole of the north.

The ideal setting for a family holiday touring the local area & further a field or the perfect venue to settle in & enjoy the rustic charm of country life for a couple’s weekend away, ladies weekend or even a company retreat.

Clayfield Homestead provides rustic country accommodation for up to 12 people in spacious, sunny surrounds. The house was built in approx 1820 and consists of the original farm homestead with a further extension which was added to the home in the early 1990s. The original homestead consists of a 2 storey home with many original features - timber staircase, timber floors and attic bedrooms. The extension to the original home has added a lovely rustic country kitchen and additional living space, a second bathroom and laundry facilities. The house is set in beautiful large gardens and has beautiful views from every window. Clayfield Homestead is the perfect spot to unwind and enjoy the serenity for a weekend or longer of relaxation. The size of the house makes it ideal for several families or large group get-togethers - although we do not encourage parties small quiet gatherings are fine. Clayfield Homestead provides relaxed country living as well as a formal setting perfect for any event. Couples, families and larger groups are all catered for in this beautiful setting.

Privacy and peace & quiet are assured.

The 350sq house offers : a large open plan kitchen and living room free WiFi and Netflix tea and coffee facilities including Lavazza coffee machine High chair separate 2nd lounge/sitting room formal dining room 4 very spacious bedrooms - 2 queen rooms downstairs, a queen room upstairs and a 4 single bed attic bedroom; - an extra single roll out bed and portacot are also available rumpus room space upstairs with books and games available for guest use 2 bathrooms - with the downstairs bathroom featuring a free standing clawfoot bath & views

The house is extremely well heated offering a heat pump and wood heater in the kitchen/living room; underfloor heating in the downstairs master bedroom, heat pump in the 2nd downstairs bedroom and electric heating available in all other rooms.

The house offers 3 undercover car spaces and 3-4 open car spaces - all off street private parking. The house also offers a very large & private garden for guest use with a bbq and outdoor dining available

A range of Breakfast Baskets packed full of fresh local produce are available for purchase.

We also offer a variety of afternoon tea, cheese platters, wines, beers and dinner packages for purchase - see our website for further details.

We are also able to recommend several catering options to provide meals for any event or occasion during your stay at Clayfield Homestead - from gourmet platters & grazing plates through to a fully catered 3 course dinner. We do request at least 24 hours notice and final pricing is subject to numbers and any special requests - see website for further info -

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Clayfield Homestead is part of a working farm so for your convenience and safety please only drive on the designated roadways; please do not go through shut gates or climb fences; at times guests may experience livestock, working machinery and farm workers - feel free to observe but please keep clear.

As we are in the country on a farm you are likely to encounter animals, insects and wildlife and farm noises and smells Clayfield Indoor Horse Arena is adjacent to the Homestead and is available for hourly/daily hire - please contact clayfieldhomestead@ for further

Clayfield Homestead is set in beautiful natural surrounds at Bishopsbourne under the Great Western Tiers and offers beautiful views of lush farm lands and grazing stock and further afield views to the tiers – a picturesque setting in all seasons. Clayfield Homestead is part of a working farm which covers 840 hectares. The farm owned by the Cresswell family is a thriving sheep, cattle and cropping farm currently worked by 3 generations. The property is set in a thriving farming community and is surrounded by many other working farms.

Clayfield Homestead is in close proximity to many local regional centres - Bracknell, Longford, Cressy, Carrick, Westbury & Deloraine all being 10-20min drive away. Launceston is also a mere 20 minute drive away with Devonport a 1 hour drive and Hobart 2 ½ hrs away. Launceston Airport is a 20 min drive away. Clayfield Homestead is 15 mins off the Midlands Hwy Perth and the Old Bass Hwy Carrick is 12mins away and is 76km from Great Lake and the Central Highlands. Clayfield Homestead is also only 6kms from Quercus Park the home of the annual Agfest Field Days. There are no services in the township of Bishopsbourne

The many neighbouring towns offer all essential services.

Bracknell is the closest township being a 3-4 minute drive away and services include:

The Bracknell Roadhouse - Grocery store Post Office Fuel Takeaway

The Bracknell Hotel – Bar Restaurant – pub style counter meals Thursday – Sunday Takeaway Wood fired Pizza Thursday - Saturday evenings

Carrick, Cressy, Longford, Westbury are also close by and offer a variety of services – supermarkets, butchers, doctors, restaurants, pubs, bottle shops, atm/eftpos, banks, bakeries, newagents, chemists, service station, mechanic, takeaways, police . Cressy Swimming Pool in summer months.

The City of Launceston is only a 20 minute drive and offers all facilities and essential services.

Local Places of Interest: Liffey Falls Woolmers Estate Brickendon Historic Farm & Convict Village Blenheim Gallery & Garden Hazelbrae Hazelnuts Evandale Market Clarendon House Australian Fly Fish Museum Pearn’s Steam World Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery Entally House Sharmans Winery Joseph Chromy Winery Yarns Artwork In Silk Christmas Hills Raspberry Farm Ashgrove Cheese Factory Mole Creek Caves Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary Devils Gullet Honey Farm - Chudleigh Kimberley Warm Springs Golf Courses at Poatina, Longford, Deloraine CampbellTown - eateries, shopping, antiques Launceston & surrounds: Ben Lomond Cataract Gorge Tamar River Tasmania Zoo Bridestowe Lavender TAMAR Valley Wine Region Hollybank Trees Adventures Centrally located to North West Coast and Hobart.


Air conditioning Books Child's high chair Children welcome Clothes dryer Coffee maker Deck/Patio Dining Dishes and utensils Dishwasher Events allowed Fireplace Games Garage Hair dryer Heating Internet access Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Linens provided Living room Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Parking Refrigerator Satellite/Cable Stove Television Toaster Towels provided Washing machine Wheelchair accessible Wood stove


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