1. Australia
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  3. Southern Tasmania
  4. Hobart
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Jack's Cottage North Hobart

House, Hobart

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 22 reviews

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Min 2 - 3 nights stay

6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bathroom

Description

This beautifully restored c1912 Federation semi-detached cottage is located in a quiet street in eclectic North Hobart, just minutes from the North Hobart restaurant precinct and an easy 15-20 minutes walk to the city and waterfront.

The central location makes this a perfect base for a family holiday or cultural retreat, with easy access on foot, bike or bus to the best attractions in Hobart.

Enjoy a drink or dinner in one of the many cafes, restaurants or bars in the local precinct, or head down to the waterfront and Salamanca and soak up the harbour side atmosphere.

MONA can be easily accessed by a dedicated bus or ferry from the waterfront, Metro Bus which stops on the North Hobart Strip, or is a 20-30 min cycle along the Intercity Cycleway.

A fresh neutral colour scheme compliments the Tasmanian Oak floorboards, ornate corner fire-places, high ceilings and picture rails and gives this heritage cottage a classic, light and airy feel. The living and dining space with its colourful textiles is a lovely space to unwind after a day out exploring the town. A 32" LED TV, BlueRay device and radio/Ipod speaker are provided for your entertainment - or try the local State Cinema for an independant film.

The 3 large bedrooms provide versatile accommodation for couples, families or groups of friends. The light-filled master bedroom has a Queen-sized bed, the second is a Double and the third bedroom is a Twin Single. The Tas Oak beds are locally crafted, as are the high quality mattresses. All beds have electric blankets and portable panel heaters are available for extra comfort.

The fully equipped galley kitchen is set up for self-catering and is a lovely sunny spot to enjoy a quick breakfast before heading out for the day. We provide tea, coffee, milk and a few other pantry staples and surprises.

The renovated bathroom contains a vanity, toilet, deep enamel bath with shower over, and toasty instant fan heater. Please note that the shower over bath may not be suitable for guests with mobility issues.

Separate laundry has a front loader washing machine and washing powder provided. Large sunny clothes line for drying washing.

A small rear courtyard with deck gets all day sun and provides a private space to enjoy a drink or BBQ and a secure area for children to play. Our grassy local playground Soundy Park is just a few minutes walk away.

An original outhouse / woodshed provides perfect undercover storage for adventure equipment such as bikes and the gate can be padlocked for security.

Heating is provided by an efficient Inverter Heat Pump reverse cycle air conditioner, bedroom panel heaters and a bathroom instant fan heater. We don't really require cooling in summer, but should you feel the heat, the reverse cycle airconditioner can be used, and there are portable fans available.

We provide everything you need for a short or long stay including all linen, soap, shampoo, a fully equipped kitchen and laundry facilities.

Please note:

No smoking is permitted anywhere on the property. This is strictly enforced to ensure the amenity of subsquent guests and the health and safety of close neighbours.

We are unable to accommodate pets in our property.

We are a legitimate registered Visitor Accommodation premises which has been certified to comply with all building, local authority and fire safety regulations

[Class 1B occupancy permit].

Getting around

To and from Airport by Shuttle Bus:

The Airporter Bus travels through North Hobart and will drop you off and pick you up very close to our cottage. Catch the Airporter Bus to airport from the designated pick up spot in nearby Argyle Street.

By car: we are situated very close to Brooker Highway Highway 1 which provides access to the north of the state and all the major arterial routes into and out of Hobart including the A3 to Airport, East Coast and Tasman Peninsula via A9 and the A6 to Channel district and Huonville.

On foot:

5 minute walk to North Hobart cafe strip

10-15 minute walk to CBD via Campbell or Argyle or Elizabeth St

15-20 minute walk to wharf via Campbell Street

By Metro Bus:

To city:

Bus 20 from nearby Letitia St runs hourly weekdays.

Bus 15/16 from Argyle St runs approx hourly.

A short walk to Elizabeth St will give you access to a city-bound bus every 10min at a yellow Turn Up And Go bus-stop.

To MONA:

Buses 36, 37 & 42 from Elizabeth St

About us

Your hosts, J & P have lived in an identical semi-detached cottage next door for 15 years. We purchased its twin in 2013, in a sadly delapidated state and have put much love and energy into meticulously restoring it to what you see today. We hope that you enjoy the fruits of our labours - Jack's Cottage.

We are Hobart locals, outdoor enthusiasts, mountain bikers, paddlers, passionate about the natural environment and our beautiful island home. We would be very happy to share our intimate knowledge of Hobart to help you have a great holidayl

We strive to minimise our impact on the environment wherever possible.

We provide fresh linen and towels which are laundered without the use of bleach or harsh chemical agents, dried by the sun and air, weather permitting or in our highly efficient heat pump dryer and are not ironed.

Shampoo, conditioner, body wash and hand wash are provided for use by guests in large bottles to minimise waste.

We provide forest friendly FSC certified, non chlorine bleached 100 recycled toilet paper.

Heating is provided by an efficient Inverter Heat Pump.

Insulation is installed throughout the cottage to assist temperature regulation

Gardens are maintained by tank water.

A water saving front loading washing machine and clothes line are provided.

Water saving taps are fitted.

Features

Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Washing machine

Air conditioning Books Child's high chair Children welcome Cot Deck/Patio Dining Dishes and utensils DVD player Hair dryer Heating Internet access Iron and board Kitchen Linens provided Living room Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Pantry items Refrigerator Stereo Stove Television Toaster Towels provided Toys Video library Washing machine
Jack's Cottage North Hobart is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 22.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great little cottage, close to everything We loved or stay and are very happy with the service we received from our hosts, especially Jane. We were in Hobart for my husband to play in the Australian Men's Masters Hockey Championships and needed to find accommodation, that had at least 3 bedrooms, to accommodate our three teenage kids and us comfortably. I found trying to find accommodation with 3+ bedrooms, at a reasonable cost, hard to find in Hobart. Jack's Cottage is approximately 20 mins from the airport. At first, we were a bit confused about where to park our car (there is no off-street parking - this is stipulated in the ad but as we were coming from QLD, where that's pretty much unheard of, we didn't really pay any attention - note to self: pay attention to the no off street parking note) but we were lucky to get a park near the front door. For some strange reason, the whole street is 2 hour parking (unpaid) but the 2-3 spots directly in front of Jack's is only 1 hour. As council don't do a parking permit, we had to move our car if we were home longer than 2 hours but this was only mildly inconvenient (as opposed to a parking fine). On arrival, the cottage was very clean and smelled fresh. After the initial fight between the kids as to who was having the queen bed and bedroom to them self and who had to share a bedroom (2 single beds), peace was restored and we unpacked without incident. It was lovely to find tea, coffee, sugar, milk and a cupboard full of condiments in the kitchen as well as all cleaning products under the sink. On top of this, the bathroom was stocked with toiletries and the laundry was stocked with detergents and cleaners. We really only had to buy our fresh food, meat and other snacks to be sufficiently covered for the week - and Woolworths is only a 3 minute drive down the road (easy walking distance) so we really only bought as we needed to. There are many cafes and restaurants with in walking distance as well. The city is a 10 minute drive and it suited us well to be only 5-7 minutes from the hockey grounds (as that is where we spent most of our time). The cottage is a $12 taxi trip to the city if need be. The beds were comfortable and there were ample blankets, fresh linen and towels. There was plenty of room for us all and even though it was cold outside, inside was warm and inviting. The only things I would change would be the addition of a dryer and dish washer, but both of these are added extras and not necessities and council to rethink their parking zones and make allowances for tourists. Thank you for letting us share your little cottage. We would definitely recommend it!
Date published: 2017-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Property We felt at home the moment we walked in the door. A beautifully styled home, comfortable beds and excellent location. Thank you so much Jane and Paul for such a wonderful stay with our children, we wished we could have stayed at Jacks Cottage a little longer.
Date published: 2017-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely cosy cottage close to North Hobart and quie Comfortable cosy cottage with cute retro style, beautiful little courtyard.
Date published: 2017-06-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing little place We had a wonderful couple of days at Jack's Cottage. The cottage was well stocked with everything you could possibly need and the toiletries in the bathroom were a lovely touch. The linens on the bed were great quality and the beds were very comfortable. Electric blankets were a nice addition. The cottage also offers free wifi which made looking up tourist attractions even easier. There are supermarkets and restaurants close by.
Date published: 2017-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Accommodation in Hobart. We had a wonderful time in Hobart over the AnzacDay long weekend, our stay was made all the more enjoyable by our lovely accommodation at Jack's Cottage. It's exactly as pictured - homely, stylish and very clean. We loved it's convenient location in trendy North Hobart and made the most of the array of cafes in nearby Elizabeth Street. We're already planning our return trip!
Date published: 2017-04-26
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