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The Roundhouse : Rainforest & Mountains

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Roundhouse is located in a place of spectacular beauty, with views of Quamby Bluff and the Great Western Tiers on all sides. The property is surrounded by World Heritage Rainforest which still exists as a result of the protracted Jackeys Marsh Forest mProtests. The fresh air, crystal clear water, abundant wildlife and pristine environment are all environmental values prized by the people of Jackeys Marsh. We would now like to share our unique heritage with the rest of the world. The space The Roundhouse is a self-contained home set apart from the other buildings on the property. It gives you the privacy and independence to do your own thing. The interior is warm and comfortable with extensive windows to highlight the amazing views of the mountain valley of Jackeys Marsh. The Roundhou...The Roundhouse is located in a place of spectacular beauty, with views of Quamby Bluff and the Great Western Tiers on all sides. The property is surrounded by World Heritage Rainforest which still exists as a result of the protracted Jackeys Marsh Forest mProtests. The fresh air, crystal clear water, abundant wildlife and pristine environment are all environmental values prized by the people of Jackeys Marsh. We would now like to share our unique heritage with the rest of the world. The space The Roundhouse is a self-contained home set apart from the other buildings on the property. It gives you the privacy and independence to do your own thing. The interior is warm and comfortable with extensive windows to highlight the amazing views of the mountain valley of Jackeys Marsh. The Roundhouse is full of architectural features. From the handmade stonewall basement, through the curved wooden features of the main floor, to the onion top cupola that caps off the building. It is a truly unique property that continues to create special memories for all who visit. Our guests will have exclusive access to the entire house, and are welcome to explore the rest of the property, including the self-guided walk to the old Nut Garden and into the rainforest. Guests are asked to respect the privacy of the other buildings on the property. Guided tours are available on request. 'People respond to the shapes that I make. They enjoy the playfulness and freedom of line, and see the resemblance of natural forms in the designs. They appreciate the skill required to make such shapes from straight timber, following Nature's design rules.'More
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About the Owner
Kim C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2016
Interaction with guests
Owner /builder Kim Clark says 'I wear 3 hats... builder / designer... musician / composer.... theatre director / playwright. 'Nut Garden', my property since 1975, has been my playground and my architecture has accumulated and developed into a showcase of my ideas and skills. ' Kim Clark and his family live on the property and somebody is usually available to assist guests. They have a strong heritage in environmental protection and sustainable living, and are very keen to share their knowledge and experiences with guests.
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Reviews (3)
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I only had two rainy days in the Roundhouse but I enjoyed it very much. Kim is an exceptional host and a great architect, builder, singer, actor, he is really amazing. Roundhouse has a extremely wonderful view of surrounding rain forests and mountains and the...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Szanand
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Arriving for a single night on new years day, The Roundhouse proved to be the perfect recovery retreat inclusive of fresh raspberries from the garden and kookaburra visitors. The stay was topped off by one of the best pub meals ever at the Deloraine Hotel.

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Rose C
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

The unassuming host, Kim Clark, runs a multi room, well equipped 'house' that is a truly cleansing and healing space. All Kim's building are hand built by this very talented artist. Traditional wood crafts are all around you; cured woods, old recycled timbers, structurally challenging...More

Date of stay: March 2017
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PeterKimClark, VR Owner at The Roundhouse : Rainforest & Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Thanks Peter for your kind words. I enjoyed meeting and talking with you. I hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday. Kind regards Kim

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
TV
Parking
Balcony
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Terrace
Fireplace
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Are there nightlife options close to this holiday rental? YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
The neighbourhood Jackeys Marsh has a small community of approximately 80 people scattered throughout the valley. Most of the valley is heavily forested with small farms occupying the clearings. Because Jackeys Marsh is off the state energy grid, it attracts those who seek an alternative and more independent lifestyle
Getting around
You will need your own car. There are no buses, trains or any other public transportation in the area. The closest general store is located in Meander which is 6km down the road, with the nearest major town (with a supermarket) being Deloraine, approximately a 20minute drive away. The Roundhouse is about a 1 hour drive from Launceston airport, 1 and a half hours drive from Cradle Mountain. Local attractions within 30mins drive of Roundhouse include Liffey Falls. King Soloman and Maracoopa limestone caves and Trowunna Wildlife Park.Mole Creek Walks to Meander Falls, Quamby Bluff. Picnic at Lake Huntsman.Meander Pearn's Steamworld Westbury. Places to eat include Christmas Hills Rasberry Farm Restaurant, Deloraine Deli, Empire Hotel Deloraine
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