Derwent Vista

4 Star Self Rated

10 Harbinger Lane, Austins Ferry, Tasmania, 7011

Overview

Derwent Vista is a fully furnished self contained modern house built in the 80's 15 km from Hobart with absolute waterfront to the Derwent river, yachts at anchor, Mount Direction and Gunner's Quoin.

Derwent Vista has three bedrooms and the master bedroom has an en suite bathroom/toilet. All main rooms have wonderful views of Derwent River and Mount Direction. It sleeps up to 9 people and one baby with a configuration of two queens, two singles a sofa and single folding bed. There is also a modern fully equipped spacious kitchen, a separate laundry and a large separate bathroom with separate toilet and wash basin. Enjoy the garden and view from the deck or barbecue area. The property has fridge, stove washing machine and drier, wired and wireless internet, TV, DVD, stereo fishing gear etc. Towels, linen, salt, pepper, coffee, tea, and enough milk to get you started are also provided.

It has a large riverside garden dominated by an ancient bhutan cyprus hedge and fantastic view. In the front garden there is a very old elm planted by Lady Franklin. The property is surrounded by water and parkland on the other side of Harbinger Lane. The local Yacht club and launching ramp and shops are close by and easily accessible.

Derwent Vista is close to major businesses and tourist attractions, public transport and the Brooker highway which is the main route to and from southern Tasmania.

Sailing down to Tasmania We have our own mooring for customers and there is a public jetty close by.

Derwent Vista is rented short to medium term at competitive rates and is suitable for business people looking for somewhere to stay, a retreat or quiet place to work or holiday makers keen on sampling the many attractions that the Hobart region is famous for.

Pets are welcome at Derwent Vista but not inside. There is an enclosure suitable for compatible animals.

Room/Bed Configuration

Sleeps 6, with sofa bed and foldbeds up to 9

Master bedroom - queen size bed

Bedroom queen size bed

Bedroom - two single beds

Sofa double bed and single folding bed

Portacot (babies stay for free)

The sofas are very comfortable!

Bathrooms and Toilets

Master bedroom ensuite with shower and toilet

Second bathroom with bath and shower

Separate toilet

Business Facilities

Computer and desk supplied. Cable and wireless broadband are available at no charge.

Telephone

A local call only telephone is provided. The number is 09211097

Library

A book swap library. CD's and videos available..

Facilities of the Elderly and Physically Handicapped

The property is not fully wheelchair accessible according to Australian standard AS 1428. It may suit people with limited disabilities depending on whether assistance was available from others in the party. There is one step to the front and side door and on the water side of the building one step to the verandah. All rooms are otherwise on the same level. The showers have entrance lips, are not suitable for wheel chairs and shower heads are not removable. Hand rails are installed in the ensuite shower and toilet. All door frames are standard size.

Other Facilites

The property has a modern fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, hotplates, stove and fridge. The laundry has a washing machine and dryer. There is a separate barbeque area with a second dining table and chairs. All linen and crockery are provided and there are TV's, stereo, wireless broadband etc. A heat pump provides heating and cooling. There are also supplementary heaters.

There is a large garden dominated by a Bhutan cyprus hedge and a large elm planted by Lady Franklin the wife of an early Tasmanian governor.

Room Descriptions

Derwent Vista 3 bedroom waterfront house

Derwent Vista is a fully furnished self contained house with absolute waterfront to the Derwent river and great views of the Derwent, yachts at anchor and Mount Direction. It has a Queen, Double, 2 Single a double sofa bed and single fold bed. A portacot and high chair are available on request. The base rate is for 2 people with an extra person charge. There is no charge for internet, TV, DVD, fishing gear, bikes, canoes etc.

Derwent Vista 3 bedroom waterfront house 20% Last minute discount

Derwent Vista is a fully furnished self contained house with absolute waterfront to the Derwent river and great views of the Derwent, yachts at anchor and Mount Direction. It has a Queen, Double, 2 Single a double sofa bed and single fold bed. A portacot and high chair are available on request. The base rate is for 2 people with an extra person charge. There is no charge for internet, TV, DVD, fishing gear, bikes, canoes etc.

Business Facilities

Derwent Vista has a computer and desk supplied. Wireless and cable broadband is also available at no charge.

Check In Instructions

Check in is after 2pm. Check out is prior to 10am.

Please phone us when you arrive so we can meet you.

If you prefer an earlier check in or later check out you must also call us and we will do our best to accommodate you with no guarantee that we can.

When you leave all doors and windows must be closed and locked, heating/cooling turned off and keys left on the table near in the hall next to the guest book unless otherwise arranged with the owner or letting agent. Should you find you have accidently taken your keys with you please contact us straight away.

Children and Extra Guests Details

Rental rates start at $145 per night for up to 2 persons. $ 35 extra per additional person subject to seasonal change. Minimum stay 2 nights. Infants 2 no charge. Portacots and high chairs are available on request.

Car Parking Details

There is room for parking up to three to four cars in the grounds of Derwent Vista and some parking by the street.

Travel Directions

Find your way onto the old Hobart Main Road and follow it north or south as the case may be to Austins Ferry. Austins Ferry Road is opposite the stone gates to historic Roseneath Park between two groups of shops. Turn down Austins Ferry Road towards the yacht club and water over a rail crossing then turn right into Harbinger Lane just after the parks on the right hand side of the road at the top of a small rise. Follow Harbinger Lane next to the old stone wall until you get to Derwent Vista which is No 10

Please phone the managers residence on 62492352 or 0413993911 as you are getting close and they will come out and meet you, guide you in, show you around and provide any other assistance or advice required.

Things To Do

We know it is hard to travel with equipment these days so fishing gear is provided. If you would like to borrow our canoes, bikes, and discs for the nearby disc golf course, please let us know.

On or adjacent to Derwent Vista are swimming in the Derwent, fishing, boating or just walking in the parks. If you bring a bike you can use it! If not use ours! The Derwent provides opportunities for white water canoeing or jetboating further upstream at the historic town of New Norfolk or enjoy a more relaxing time playing golf or bowling at local clubs.

Cadburys, Moorilla, MONA, Richmond, Salmon Ponds, Alpenrail and Bonorong Wildlife Park are all family favourites and close by. There is an RSL, golfing and bowling clubs less than a couple of km away.

Tasmania is endowed with every activity possible from jetboating to skiing, from mountain climbing to some of the best walking in the world. Snorkelling or surfing, fishing or just snoozing on a beach are all within an hour or so of Derwent Vista. For those who like dining, nightclubing or gambling, Hobart's inner suburbs of North Hobart and Salamanca are just a 15 minute drive away and Australia's first licensed casino, Wrest Point is just a 20 minute drive away.

Salamanca market is a must on Saturday, Moorilla winery is very close to spend the afternoon listening to jazz and tasting their wares. If history and old buildings are your interest, Richmond is only 35 minutes away.

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Balcony
  • Free parking
  • Golf nearby
  • Guest Laundry
  • Internet access
  • Kitchen/ette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms/floors
  • Parking
  • Pets allowed
  • Shop nearby
  • Television

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