1. Australia
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  3. Southern Tasmania
  4. Tasmanian Waterfront
  5. #88702

Shack on the Edge Waterfront

House, Tasmanian Waterfront

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 24 reviews

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Min 2 nights stay

2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bathroom


Shack on the Edge is a stunning, private, absolute waterfront cottage that boasts one of Australia's most spectacular views with the magical sights and sounds of the harbour and the city of Hobart. It offers couples a private and exclusive retreat in which to sit and revel in the seclusion and quietness. Against the dramatic background of Mount Wellington you can watch racing yachts, cruise ships and fishing boats as well as the occasional passing dolphin. It is ideally located approximately 15 minutes commuting distance from the Hobart CBD and 15 minutes from the Hobart Airport.


The cottage consists of a lounge, dining, kitchen area with an open loft. Off the kitchen is the bedroom with a king size bed and an en-suite bathroom. Facilities include a refrigerator, microwave oven, cook-tops, cooking utensils, LCD television, IPod/MP3 dock radio, CD player a front loading washing machine and a drier as well as a washing line and garden. Waterfront patios are available for outdoor dining. The cottage also includes under-floor electric heating and a heat pump that provides cooling or additional heating whenever necessary.

Shack on the Edge is an ideal location to relax and unwind. Sit and watch the waves roll onto the shore a few metres from the large windows in the lounge, or take a leisurely walk along the local beaches.

Nearby Attractions

Walking distance - Howrah Beach, Gourmet Shopping, Chemist, News Agent and Post Office, Tennis Courts, Bellerive International Cricket Ground, Hair Dresser, Supermarket, Bottle Shops, Hotel, Petrol Station and Bus stop.

Attractions and Activities

Salamanca Place, MONA Museum of Old and New Art, Local Wineries, Port Arthur Historic Site, Cadbury Chocolate Factory, Harbour Cruises, Bonorong Wildlife Park, Tasmanian Distillery, Botanical Gardens, Mt Wellington, Peacock Theatre, Battery Point Walking Tours, Salamanca Arts Centre, Wrest Point Casino, Bruny Island, coffee shops and restaurants.


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Parking, Washing machine, Wheelchair accessible

Air conditioning Clothes dryer Iron and board Kitchen Linens provided Microwave Non-Smoking Parking Pets allowed Towels provided Washing machine Wheelchair accessible
Shack on the Edge Waterfront is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 23.
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice cosy waterfront place Nice cosy waterfront place at Howrah. Short drive to Hobart , large nice garden , open area on the sea.
Date published: 2017-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic views What a perfectly lovely place to stay. We enjoyed 6 nights here at Shack on the Edge and found it cosy, comfortable and very private. The owners Sue and Doug were so welcoming and accomodating. We arrived Christmas Day so with no shops open for food, they kindly brought in ample supplies to see us through until we could do some shopping. Highly recommend Shack on the Edge.
Date published: 2017-01-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent property! Shack on the Edge is the ultimate "shack" in a superb location with terrific views. It has the longest, most comfortable bathtub encountered so far on our journey! It is extremely carefully constructed, high craftsmanship throughout. It has everything one needs. Located in a very quiet neighbourhood, but close to excellent recreational and retail facilities. We look forward to returning.
Date published: 2016-12-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What a Find! Absolutely fabulous views; you couldn't possibly get closer to the water; we just used to sit watch all the activity on the water - so relaxing. The shack was very clean, very well stocked, not too much furniture, the bed was very comfortable and the sheets divine! The flooring was wood which made it exceptionally good for our dogs - it was very dog friendly - we just loved the place - would definitely go back if returning to Hobart (which we are likely to!). Thanks Sue & Doug!
Date published: 2016-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from relaxation plus what a gorgeous place to rest ... listen to the river waves crashing on the rocks under the windows .. enjoy the pretty garden
Date published: 2016-11-02
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