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Eco brand new farm cottage near Hobart & airport

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La dolce vita, the sweet life
The official welcoming committee: Max the Smithfield (black & white) with his friend Archie
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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Preservation Farm is a newly built, off the grid, eco-friendly, well-appointed cottage on the premier Coal River Valley Food & Wine Trail. Only 10 minutes from the airport, & 15 minutes easy drive to Hobart (no traffic in Tasmania), it's a convenient base to explore southern Tasmania. Enjoy the fresh country air, & beautiful expansive views. Relax with a glass of Tasmanian pinot noir or local whisky at the end of the day. There are many vinyards/wineries, two whisky distilleries, & restaurants just outside the doorstep. The cottage has two very spacious & sunny bedrooms with large windows. The master bedroom has a comfortable, premium queen bed, & a sitting area with a leather sofa facing large windows. A glass sliding door opens up to a large deck. The second bedroom has two comfort...Preservation Farm is a newly built, off the grid, eco-friendly, well-appointed cottage on the premier Coal River Valley Food & Wine Trail. Only 10 minutes from the airport, & 15 minutes easy drive to Hobart (no traffic in Tasmania), it's a convenient base to explore southern Tasmania. Enjoy the fresh country air, & beautiful expansive views. Relax with a glass of Tasmanian pinot noir or local whisky at the end of the day. There are many vinyards/wineries, two whisky distilleries, & restaurants just outside the doorstep. The cottage has two very spacious & sunny bedrooms with large windows. The master bedroom has a comfortable, premium queen bed, & a sitting area with a leather sofa facing large windows. A glass sliding door opens up to a large deck. The second bedroom has two comfortable, premium single beds, bedside tables, & reading lamps. It also has a cozy sitting area. From both bedrooms, you'll wake up to lovely views. The bathroom has a shower (so technically it's not a bathroom?), is spotless. Towels (bath, hand & bath mat), face washers, natural soap & shampoo are provided. The kitchen has two burners, a fridge, & a microwave. The pantry is stocked with coffee, tea, raw sugar, muesli, Tasmanian leatherwood honey, jam/marmalade, extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt & pepper. Breakfast provisions (bread/croissants, yogurt, local milk) for the first morning is supplied. There's a large deck equipped with a Weber BBQ where you can watch the wild life, eat your breakfast, or just sit to enjoy the views. You're welcome to help yourself to the vegetables & herbs growing in the two garden beds next to the deck. And we have wi fi We live right next door with our super friendly Smithfield dog Max. Max is actually the official welcoming committee.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
No partying Please be respectful of the property Please communicate any special need/requirement/issue
Bathrooms
1 Unknown type
About the Owner
Lani B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2016
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Reviewed 16 August 2019 via mobile

Beautiful farm view! You can see the sunrise sunset everyday! Lani is very friendly and helpful! Great stay, 100% going back for next visit. Last but not least, you’ll love Max when you arrived.

Date of stay: August 2019
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Reviewed 13 March 2019

The views are amazing. the breakfast basket was delicious and lasted us 3 days. the accommodation was clean and fresh. perfect position only 12 min drive into hobart and soooo quiet. the only thing that stopped me giving an excellent review was the hot water...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Matt B
maxintas, VR Owner at Eco brand new farm cottage near Hobart & airport, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2019

Thank you for your review, Matt. Re: the hot water pressure: as we're mindful of the environment we live in (that's why we're off the grid, use rain water, & require a minimum 2 night- stay to lessen the laundry load) we decided not to...More

Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

The views are hard to beat, lying in bed you look over the hills and out to the water. The hosts are kind and easy to deal with. Especially Max the dog who was an added bonus for our kids. Neat, compact but perfectly fine...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank lizz c
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Beautifully clean and spacious. It's an off grid cabin with modern luxuries, you'll forget about the technology once you see the view. Lani, Noel and Max were lovely, friendly hosts and were so warm and welcoming. We'll definitely be coming back.

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank animetrix
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We had a wonderful stay at Lani & Noel's eco cottage! Max the Smithfield was equally as welcoming ;) Great base to explore Hobart CBD (15 min by car), Richmond and the Coal River Valley wine region. We enjoyed the panoramic view from the outside...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Kar80a
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

This is a lovely place - in an excellent location - the beach and the centre of Hobart are minutes away, and so is the airport, surprisingly, because you can't hear it. The views are wonderful, and the hosts friendly and welcoming - plus a...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank annahi
Reviewed 7 January 2018

I cannot speak highly enough of the warm welcome that my family received from the hosts Lani and Noel on our recent trip to Hobart. The accommodation is set in a beautiful location with stunning views and was very comfortable. We were happy to find...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Andrew N
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Fabulous place to stay with easy access to Hobart CBD and surrounds. Very clean and decked out with all you need for the kitchen if you want to stay in a cook meals. Great decked area to sit and enjoy breakfast or a wine in...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Jayne Y
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Date of stay: November 2016
maxintas, VR Owner at Eco brand new farm cottage near Hobart & airport, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

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Date of stay: November 2016
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Freezer
Refrigerator
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Water Views
Horse Riding Nearby
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
The Coal River Valley, our neighborhood, is the premier wine, whiskey, and food destination. The quaint town of Richmond is only 10 minutes away. Within 15 minutes from the cottage, you'll find more than 10 vineyards, 3 whiskey distilleries, and more than 7 restaurants/cafes including the award winning Frogmore Creek Winery/Restaurant.
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