Situated in glorious southern Tasmania, South Arm is a small beach-side community about a 40 minute drive from Hobart or a 35 minute drive from Hobart airport. Surrounded by beaches, it's the ideal place for your holiday getaway.
With a fully fenced yard, we are pet friendly. Advance notice that you are bringing your pet is required.
South Arm has a general store, an RSL club, a golf course, a café and a pharmacy. The closest beach is approximately 100 metres from the house and the main South Arm Beach is about 500-600 metres.
Discounts may apply for stays of four nights or more, depending on the number of people and season - please contact the owner for further information.
About the house
South Arm Escape holiday accommodation is a fully equipped two bedroom, two bathroom home, sleeping up to six people.
The house is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac and it enjoys lovely views of the Derwent River, Mount Wellington and the Alum Cliffs.
The lounge room, kitchen and main bedroom with en-suite are upstairs. The main bedroom has a queen size bed.
Downstairs is the second bedroom which has a double bed. A walk-in robe links this bedroom to the downstairs bathroom.
The rumpus room is set up with two single beds. This room has a sliding glass door leading to the back yard and laundry facilities are hidden away in the cupboard.
The rumpus room also has direct access to the downstairs bathroom.
There is plenty of easy access to undercover parking for your car and boat.
A lovely sheltered beach is just a short 100 metre walk away. The main South Arm beach and the South Arm General Store is only an eight minute walk away along a pretty coastal track.
There is no smoking in the house.
Please note that the house does not have wi-fi or an internet connection of any kind.
For your pets
All dogs are welcome at South Arm Escape however advance notice that you are bringing your pet is required. The backyard is large and is fully fenced and there is easy access to the yard via the gate at the rear of the carport.
If your dog is an outside dog then he/she is welcome to use the medium-sized dog kennel provided. Just BYO some dog blankets.
If your dog is well behaved then he/she is very welcome inside the house as well. A medium-sized trampoline bed is available for use and can be moved to whichever room you prefer. Again, just BYO some dog blankets.
Dog water and food bowls are provided.
Dog Rules are Simple
- Dogs are not allowed on the couches or the beds
- Please pickup after your dog - cleanup bags are provided
- Please do not leave your dogs for extended periods. They can get anxious and stressed and excessive barking can annoy our wonderful neighbours.
Around South Arm
The main South Arm beach is about a 6 minute walk from house. This beach is also about 2 kilometres long so your pet can get plenty of exercise. It is an off-lead beach but in summer the hours are restricted to before 10:00am and after 6:00pm.
Across the road from the house and down a short gravel path you will find yourself on a lovely smaller beach, perfect for swimming and dogs. This beach is off-lead at all times.
About a ten minute walk in the other direction is the lovely Fort Beach. This beach is also great for swimming and is off-lead at all times.