EVER WONDERED WHAT IT'S LIKE TO LIVE ON A HOUSEBOAT?
Perched 6 metres above the water,this recently renovated 2 bedroom beach house will let you experience the sensation, while providing you with all your creature comforts.
'Drift Inn' is one hour south of Hobart,situated in the quiet little hamlet of Eggs and Bacon Bay, a scenic 15 minute drive from the quaint township of Cygnet, where you can relax in wonderful cafes,visit art galleries,specialist shops, & pick up supplies.
The House and Position.
Ten metres of floor to ceiling windows in the lounge dining area open onto a 16 metre sundeck where you can dine or relax on the daybed & enjoy the tranquility of this beautiful bay. It is frequented by pods of dolphins, dabchicks. seaeagles. swans & seals can sometimes be seen sunning themselves on the rocks.
Glass doors in the master bedroom enables you to lie in bed and watch early morning fishermen departing, and pleasure boats drifting in.
You can step out onto the deck to enjoy an early morning cuppa or a cool wine in the evening, and enjoy the spectacular sunsets.
A staircase from the deck leads you to the water's edge where you can walk to the furthest point on the bay.
For the adventurous you can follow the coast line to secluded Mickey's Beach and take the cliff top path to Randalls Bay and marvel at the Southern Ocean Vista.
As well as walking and birdwatching. 'Drift Inn offers you the opportunity to swim, fish or bring your own equipment to snorkel, kayak, sail or windsurf.
Or just relax with your feet up on the Jason recliner or stretch out on the three metre lounge and enjoy the changing mood of the Bay.
Throw rugs, books, magazines, board games, card, jigsaw puzzles, DVD's & CD's are available if you want to relax by the wood burning heater.
OTHER NEARBY ATTRACTIONS INCLUDE;
Hartz Mountains, Tahune Air Walk, Hasting Caves and Thermal Springs, Huonville Jet Boats, Panorama Vineyard, Hartzview Winery and Cafe. Echo Sugarloaf walk recently opened in Randall's Bay is accessed via Williams Rd.
Matthew Evans Fat Pig Friday Feast is worth booking for in advance.
Willie Smith's Apple Shed Cider Cafe and Museum just north of Huonville well worth a visit.
The nearby Summer KItchen Organic Bakery in nearby Ranelagh serves great lunches, don't leave without a loaf of their sourdough fruit loaf to toast.
A 30 minute drive takes you to Kettering and the ferry to Bruny Island, where you can experience Bruny Island charter cruises, Grandvewe Sheep Cheesery and wine tasting, Peppermint Bay restaurant and bistro may be visited on the way there or back, via the scenic Channel Highway.