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Old Bishops Quarters, Central, Exceptionally Historic with Grand Water Views

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
1 night minimum
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Splendid luxury at the bottom of the world - a special hide-away with the feel of a luxury, boutique hotel, without the hotel and triple the space! You can check out our reviews by searching for us on other sites. We now have 3 two-bedroom luxury apartments including this one plus the romantic Monty's Hideway. We tend to receive most bookings either directly or through another service but try our best to respond to all enquiries quickly. We have 100s of 5 star reviews on the 'other' service! Stay in a spacious, beautifully appointed, self-contained apartment in one of Australia's most historic houses, formerly home to each Bishop of Tasmania for over 160 years until 2003. There are many stories about past owners, residents and guests including Field Marshall Montgomery of WW2 fame. Ou...Splendid luxury at the bottom of the world - a special hide-away with the feel of a luxury, boutique hotel, without the hotel and triple the space! You can check out our reviews by searching for us on other sites. We now have 3 two-bedroom luxury apartments including this one plus the romantic Monty's Hideway. We tend to receive most bookings either directly or through another service but try our best to respond to all enquiries quickly. We have 100s of 5 star reviews on the 'other' service! Stay in a spacious, beautifully appointed, self-contained apartment in one of Australia's most historic houses, formerly home to each Bishop of Tasmania for over 160 years until 2003. There are many stories about past owners, residents and guests including Field Marshall Montgomery of WW2 fame. Our first floor 110 square metre apartment is at a secluded end of a 3 storey 10 bedroom family home and comprises 1 double bedroom and one twin-bedded bedroom with an ensuite shower room. In addition, there is a large lounge room and sumptuous bathroom on the first floor, divided off and separate from the rest of the house. The lounge has 30 square metres of beautiful dark polished original oak flooring and offers pleasant views across extensive gardens towards the Derwent River. Independent/dedicated access is through an attractive courtyard, separate entrance door and one flight of stairs leading to the first floor apartment. The apartment has been fitted out to the highest possible standard. The fully tiled main bathroom features a deep, natural stone bath, a wide floor-ceiling glass walled shower, underfloor heating, fluffy towels and even a hair dryer! A second bathroom is ensuite to the Montgomery Room and is also fully tiled with underfloor heating. The apartment has hydronic heating, sound-proofing, draught-proofing and plenty of character. Heat is solar powered from a large scale solar array in the old orchard, supplemented by gas. The apartment has kitchenette facilities which include fridge, toaster, kettle, sandwich toaster, microwave, dishwasher. There is BBQ available for guest use. The Outhouse is in the common guest courtyard and houses washing machine, clothes dryer small portable stove top, electric frypan and large overflow fridge. Cot and high chair can be provided on request.More
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Rebecca C
Response Rate:55%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:November 2013
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

My parents and I stayed in the Tutor's Apartment for 3 nights in November 2016. First of all, the photos you see online are exactly as it looks. The Tutor's Apt has quite a few modern touches, with great wifi, Smart Tv, Sonos sound system...More

Date of stay: November 2016
1  Thank BeamerKJ
Rebecca C, VR Owner at Old Bishops Quarters, Central, Exceptionally Historic with Grand Water Views, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thanks for your charming feedback. Great to know guests have enjoyed their time here. Many thanks Rebecca

Reviewed 1 January 2017

We stayed for 3 nights in the Tutor's apartment which is a luxury modern addition to the original building. The apartment has been incredibly well designed and Rebecca's attention to detail is evident everywhere. We also appreciated Rebecca staying up late to greet us when...More

Date of stay: November 2016
Thank pahSydney
Rebecca C, VR Owner at Old Bishops Quarters, Central, Exceptionally Historic with Grand Water Views, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thanks for your review. Glad you liked the cake. Many thanks Rebecca

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Reviewed 30 April 2016

I recently had the privilege of staying at the Old Bishop's Quarters with my husband and 2 teenage kids. We all fell that staying here was the best decision we made in our entire trip. We were lucky enough to stay in the House Keepers...More

Date of stay: April 2016
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Rebecca C, VR Owner at Old Bishops Quarters, Central, Exceptionally Historic with Grand Water Views, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thank you for your positive feedback. We look forward to perhaps being your hosts again. Kind regards Rebecca

Reviewed 24 December 2015

I stayed there last week with my daughter and her family. We stayed in one of the new modern apartments attached to the Old Bishop's quarters. There were 5 of us, including one child and a toddler and we fitted very well into the space....More

Date of stay: December 2015
1  Thank NelsonGrandma
Rebecca C, VR Owner at Old Bishops Quarters, Central, Exceptionally Historic with Grand Water Views, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Apologies that you did not receive fresh towels each or every second day. We state that we are a self/contained apartment not serviced. We do however have washing machine and clothes dryer facilities to available. The shower is modern adjacent to a courtyard and does...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Central Heating
Washer
Water Views
Dryer
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Dishwasher
Private Garden
Iron
Stereo System
TV
Parking
Microwave
Mountain Views
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
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About the neighbourhood
Central in easy walking distance to many good restaurants, Salamanca and other attractions in Hobart Tasmania. This focal point of 19th century Hobart was built in the 1830s and is set in about an acre of gardens on one of Hobart's most attractive tree-lined streets on the edge of Battery Point - just at the end of our street. And unlike Battery Point/other central areas, we have free parking outside!
How to get there
The airport shuttle passes our door. Very pleasant walking area, close to all that matters in Hobart. Plentiful taxis minutes away.
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