Expansive views over the beach and the coastline from every room. Direct beach access just across the quiet road and down a sandy path, only a few minutes walk.
This house sits high up on a sand dune overlooking Park Beach, a family friendly surf beach and coastal paradise. The house has a beautiful outlook with more than just a flat blue ocean horizon, we have islands, peninsulas, headlands, mountains as well as the beach and sunset views. The beach is ideal for everyone, good for walking, playing, swimming and surfing. Take a short walk along the headland to the whale look-out.
Every room has a view, with a sunroom, lounge and 2 bedrooms all facing the coast. We provide super-comfortable bed mattresses, and fresh linen is provided for beautiful relaxing sleep.
Quiet and peaceful, with the gentle sound of waves and birds in the trees. If you are careful, you may see an echidna or bandicoot in the front garden.
The large kitchen is well appointed, with dishwasher, fan forced oven, microwave, bread maker and Delonghi Distinta espresso coffee maker. Lots of pots and pans if you like cooking, and a gas BBQ just outside.
The big sun room has all day sun and the best coastal views in the region. There's a dining area to feast while overlooking the beach, a sofa ideal to curl up in the sun, and an adjoining sun-drenched patio with sheltered, sunny outdoor sitting area. You can use the outdoor shower when you come back from the beach.
The house is furnished with an eclectic range of furniture and artworks from the 1920 's to the present, all functional and comfortable, and maybe a bit quirky.
This is the perfect place to relax, comfortable no matter what the weather. Sunny and warm in winter you can relax by the wood heater and sheltered,sunny and convenient in summer. Large screen 55" LG LED TV and DVD library, Plenty of off-street parking, and room to park your boat and store your surfboards. Level access from the back lane if you need it on request. I may be able to loan you some recreational equipment surfboards, kayaks, bicycles BY PRIOR REQUEST.
This is a perfect base for exploring Hobart, the Tasman peninsular and beyond.
Bedroom 1: Queen Bed
Bedroom 2: Double Bed, fold-out single bed on request
Sunroom / Family Room: Fold-out Sofa Double bed on request
- we supply all linen, sheets and towels.
PLEASE ADVISE US IN ADVANCE IF YOU NEED ANY EXTRA BEDS SET UP. The standard configuration is one Queen and one double bed only.
CLEANING: We do not charge a cleaning fee if you leave the house neat, tidy and clean.
We will charge a cleaning fee of up to $150 from your deposit if the house requires extensive cleaning.
WHAT TO BRING: Personal clothing, food, swimwear, surfboards, sunglasses, hat and your beach equipment.
WE PROVIDE: Sheets and bedding, Towels, Pillowcases and Tea Towels are provided.
There are spare beach towels in the bathroom if you go to the beach.
KITCHEN: We have a fully equipped kitchen, with Oven, Cooktop, Microwave, Espresso Coffee maker, Breadmaker, Dishwasher, lots of pots and pans, and a family-sized fridge/freezer.
BATHROOM / LAUNDRY: Large walk-in shower, washing machine and tumble drier. There is also an outdoor shower to use after being at the beach
OTHER FACILITIES: We have a large screen TV and DVD player, and a stereo sound system. Sorry, no WIFI at this time. >> We can arrange to loan you some Kayaks, Bicycles and Surfboards BY PRIOR REQUEST.
ACCESS: There are steps from the front driveway to the front door on the balcony. LEVEL ACCESS is available via a lane at the rear into the level rear garden BY REQUEST. There are hand rails in the shower and toilet.
Dodges Ferry township is a typical quiet beachside town, with all you need right there. There is a good local IGA supermarket, Butcher, Baker, Doctor, Pharmacy, Hair dresser, Massage centre, Newsagent, Takeaway shop fish & chips etc, Hotel with good counter meals 7-days and BWS Bottle shop. It's 3 minutes drive or 20 minutes easy walk to the shops. There is a limited bus service to and from Hobart City.
Convenient to all services: 30-40 minutes drive to Hobart city centre slightly longer in peak hour, 20 minutes to Hobart Airport. 10 minutes to the larger regional centre of Sorell which has all facilities. The drives in every direction are highly scenic with coastal and rural views.
Attractions: 35 Minutes to Salamanca Market, 20 Minutes to Richmond, 40 minutes to MONA, 45 Minutes to Cadbury, 55 minutes to Port Arthur, 15 Minutes to Dunalley.
Scenic drives to the East coast, Port Arthur, Richmond, Sorell Fruit Farm, Dunalley and the Weilangta Forest drive. You can base yourself here and go most places with little stress.