1. Australia
  2. TAS
  3. Northern Tasmania
  4. King Island
  5. #9170162

Turnstone Beach House, King Island

House, King Island

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 2 reviews

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7 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
2 bathrooms


"Turnstone" was designed by renowned coastal architect and surfing filmmaker Paul Witzig and completed is a stunning house purposed designed and built for its wonderful location and beautifully fitted and furnished.

Turnstone sits on Porky Point King Island with close up views of the Southern swells. The sea is on three sides and all rooms have ocean views. See sea eagles from your bedroom.

It is a short drive to the new Ocean Dunes Golf Course and about 30 minutes to Cape Wickham.

The famed Cheese factory and Dairy is a kilometre away. The airport is ten minutes drive and Currie, where there are supermarkets and arrange of shops including a pharmacy and newsagent and Post office, is 20 minute drive. The local hospital and GP are also located in Currie.

The ocean right out front is full of crayfish and abalone. Many varieties of fish are caught right off the beach in front and of course all round the Island

For Bird lovers there is an abundance of life on the beach in front . The house is named after the Ruddy Turnstone which can be seen seasonally on Little Porky Beach. Pied Oyster catchers are a favourite. Sea Eagles are spectacular visitors

Winter guests can enjoy the ambience of the Jindara wood heater. Wood is supplied. Nobo electric wall heaters too warm up the double glazed house in winter. Big sliding doors and ceiling fans provide comfort on the warmest days of summer.

The house is designed for passive solar living and is cool in summer and warm in winter. Water is heated via a state of the art Edwards solar heater with an electric booster for cloudy periods.

A spacious living dining and kitchen are tastefully furnished. For the traditionalists a wonderful new Esse wood stove provides an alternative to the modern electrical oven and cooktop that sits beside it. The kitchen is suited to the chef in the family with high quality equipment and work we do our very best to keep the knives sharp

A huge granite topped bench links to the solid wood dining table which can seat up to twelve

A big TV is now linked via digital signal to the Tasmanian network. A small DVD library is provide for entertainment. A Telstra modem provides basic internet services by wireless through the house

Three bedrooms are reached via a double glazed "breezeway "that connects the two wings of the house and guarantees absolute quiet even when others remain in the living area. The breezeway can be opened onto a deck with stunning views of the Southern Ocean and Little Porky Beach just 100 meters away .

The main bedroom has a spacious bathroom ensuite. The two other bedrooms share and equally nice bathroom that also serves as a laundry

All bedrooms have ocean views to both North and South

Management is by King Island is via the website.

Turnstone welcomes pets by prior arrangement with the Manager who can also arrange cots and so on for small children if given prior notice. All at an additional fee.

A rollaway bed can also be organised for a 7th person at a cost of $25 per night.


Modern kitchen

90 cm electric oven

Induction cooktop

Granite bench tops

coffee machine

High quality cutlery, pots, pans and tableware

New twin oven "Esse" wood traditionalists and warmth

Dining table extendable to seat twelve

Leather lounges

Plasma TV


CD library

Sea all round

Electric heating throughout

ceiling fans

Jindara wood heater with glass front in lounge

Large decks on North and South sides


Outdoor shower... and sink for fish cleaning


Separate wing of the quiet

Sea views from all bedrooms

Main bedroom with King bed

Second bedroom with king size single beds

Third bedroom can be configured with two king singles OR a queen

High quality bedding and linen

Two bathrooms one en suite to main bedroom



Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Dishwasher, Parking, Washing machine, Wheelchair accessible

Books Children welcome Clothes dryer Coffee maker Deck/Patio Dining Dishes and utensils Dishwasher DVD player Fireplace Games Hair dryer Heating Internet access Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Linens provided Living room Long-term renters welcome Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Parking Pets allowed Refrigerator Stereo Stove Television Toaster Towels provided Video library Washing machine Wheelchair accessible Wood stove


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