1. Australia
  2. TAS
  3. Southern Tasmania
  4. Bruny Island
  5. #144311

'Alkira' Bruny Island Shack

House, Bruny Island

Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 13 reviews

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Min 2 nights stay

6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bathroom

Description

Welcome to a unique island getaway on Bruny Island I have been renting Alkira out as short term accommodation for just over 18 months and am so delighted to share my 'home away from home' with you.

The spacious 2 bedroom holiday house is situated in Lunawanna, Bruny Island. It is a short drive to Cloudy Bay, The Lighthouse and Bruny Island Winery. Other attractions include the Bruny Island Cheese Co, The Smokehouse, The Chocolate Factory, Berry Farm, Oyster Farm, and Adventure Bay Tours. The Allonah Cafe is a great general store that's close by and we are also close to the only pub on the island

It is situated on the quiet part of the island with a beautiful beach within walking distance from the shack. You can enjoy spectacular views of the Hartz Mountains and the D'entrecasteau channel every morning sitting out on the front deck.

The shack has two large, newly decorated bedrooms and a room off the second bedroom which has a bunk bed for extra guests/children. All linen is provided and tastfully decorated with Laura Ashley and Linen House bed covers. Although we have redecorated to include homely comforts and a rustic design, ''Alkira'' still maintains that shack look and feel which is why my family love coming over to Bruny to unwind and relax.

The bright and sunny kitchen is also fully equipped with also a coffee machine and there are even some cook books for inspiration. We have a woodheater in the living room which heats the whole house on those rare chilly nights. Outside there are BBQ facilities and an outdoor entertaining area which you can enjoy. Whether you want to stay a few days or a couple of weeks you can be assured that the shack has everything you need away from home.

Even though I live in Hobart, guests are welcome to contact me anytime and there is also a book of brochures about Bruny Island for you look through. Please contact me if you would like any more information.

''Alkira'' means ''bright and sunny'' in aboriginal which we think is the perfect description for our warm and inviting Bruny Shack :

Past Guest Reviews:

''We had a wonderful two night stay in Courtney's Bruny Island Shack . Courtney was great to communicate with and the accommodation was exactly as described . Great views , lovely walks , plenty of firewood , very rustic , clean accommodation . I hope to be back ''

Elizabeth, May 2014

''This was my first booking, and I can't believe places like this really do exist. I travelled with my partner and mother-in-law, and the place was large enough to provide individual space, but to also allow us to be together in the same space if we wished. As we needed at least two bedrooms, I was really pleased to find queen beds in each room, plus a pair of bunks. Next time I visit, I'll bring friends to fill all the beds

Access to the house was super easy, and because Courtney was so quick to respond to emails, I felt in safe hands. We appreciated the well-stocked kitchen and wood heater and chopped wood with great views across the water.

Would I recommend this to my family and friends? I certainly would - but only if they take me with them.''

Erin, March 2014

"My partner and I had the most divine stay at "Alkira". If it is peace and quiet you are after then this is the place. Stunning wilderness. Delicious local produce available for the eating and drinking. Our only regret was not being able to stay longer. Courtney was a perfect hostess, very quick to respond to any query or request. Best Christmas break ever''

Georgia, Jan 2014

''Thank you Courtney and John We had a great time exploring on Bruny Your shack was such a lovely pace to come home to and relax Thank you so much for sharing with us - Very much appreciated :-''

Nicole, Jan 2014

''This place is fantastic We woke up to beautiful views of the water without even getting out of bed, enjoyed breakfast in the spacious living area, then explored all Bruny Island had to offer. Great location for walks on the beach, surfing, kayaking, snorkeling and hanging out with friends. Fire keeps the whole house warm at night and the kitchen is big enough for a group to cook. Booking was easy and Courtney was very helpful. Highly recommend a stay''

Liam, Dec 2013

Features

Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Parking, Washing machine

DVD player Fireplace Iron and board Kitchen Linens provided Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Parking Stereo Towels provided Video library Washing machine
'Alkira' Bruny Island Shack is rated 3.6923 out of 5 by 13.
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Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not our bes STAYZ in Tassie Be prepared for a 40 minute drive from the ferry, including two dirt roads. Also, the property is isolated and some distance from the main Bruny Island gourmet food outlets. The Bruny Island Winery is only five minutes away. Make sure you bring adequate food/drink – limited and costly options are the alternative. Expect a rustic style seaside shack, with a beach view, but without the mod-cons. Upgrades to the BBQ and deck furniture are warranted. Cleaning standards and general maintenance are lacking and have been reported to the property owner.
Date published: 2016-11-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great view My daughters and I had a lovely time. The house is a typical Bruny shack - well presented and quirky. The views are lovely, the beds comfortable and I think for the price the house is fantastic. We really enjoyed the location. Cooked some yummy meals with produce bought around the island.
Date published: 2016-11-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fabulous outlook This cottage has amazing views in a quiet location. We were comfortable but the cottage needs a bit of work particularly in the bathroom . No coffee or cooking oil and very dusty and very overgrown garden which was disappointing but the view made up for those inconveniences. I really hope the owners keep a track of cleaning , restocking and gardening because guests expect value for money . Very poor TV reception on Bruny so take a book. Owners very helpful however so maybe just a learning curve. We have owned holiday cottages for many years and you do learn and improve , because you wand guests to love and enjoy everything .
Date published: 2016-11-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from quiet peaceful location We had a nice stay in this charming and conveniently located shack. The kitchen was well equipped and we also enjoyed the games. Despite being assured there would be enough firewood, there was barely enough for one night (we had booked a three night stay) so we had to get more, and it would have been nice to know beforehand where to get it from. Maybe a folder with this kind of info could be made available. Otherwise, all good!
Date published: 2015-10-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Relaxing and comfortable... Thank you Courtney, we had a wonderful 3 night stay at the 'Shack'. Great views, clean and comfortable...very enjoyable.
Date published: 2015-07-14
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