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Boutique - Launceston Bed and Breakfast Retreat

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Visting Wallabies
Excellent
22 reviews
Visting Wallabies
View from the private balcony
Queen Bedroom 1
Private balcony
Lounge
Visting Echidna
Early Morning Fog Lifting
Black Cockatoos
Queen Bedroom  2
View from the river
Balcony View
Backyard
Front View and Off Street Parking
River walk
River Reflections
Antiques
Overview
Private Room , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Blackstone Heights, Launceston, Tasmania
RIVER VIEWS: Right on the South Esk River, WILDLIFE EXPERIENCE: Video cameras have been placed in the garden with infrared lights, which capture the antics of the wildlife at night, this footage is streamed live onto the guests TV in their lounge. The Boutique B&B/ 2 bedroom apartment is very private and booked as sole use, ideal for one or two couples traveling together you get the whole floor to yourself, two queen bedrooms, lounge, kitchenette/laundry, bathroom, huge balcony, all rooms and balcony over look the South Esk River. Enjoy the bush walk to the river, with direct access via the B&B.Full breakfast provisions are provided, 15 mins into the centre of Launceston.
Undercover BBQ. Private entrance. Antique furnishings, complimentary Wi Fi and off street parking.
Ideal location to base yourself and explore the north of T...
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About the Owner, Jane O
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Oct 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 22 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
The last 4 digit of guests phone numbers is the key safe code number, guests can enter the retreat any time ensuring privacy at all times. The retreat is tally private and one floor of my home. I work most days so I am not home often but guests may see me in the garden from time to. I am not far away so guests can call me any time or just come to knock on the front door should they need something or need some local information.
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Excellent - based on 22 reviews
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djs680
Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2018 for a stay in December 2017

We stayed here over Christmas which was perfect. Jane was extremely thoughtful (made gingerbread houses for our two kids!) and set up a tent on the deck for them to sleep in which made for a very special Christmas Eve! The wildlife was terrific and we spent a lovely time there.

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Management response:

The gingerbread houses seem to be a win each Christmas with the children, and the swag/tent on the balcony seems to be going well you were the first ones to enjoy the new swag/tent! I must try it myself going to bed watching the stars and watching the wildlife from bed can be an experience not many have had before....

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Alia A
3 reviews
Reviewed 30 December 2017 for a stay in November 2017

Greeted warmly and shown to a beautiful guest suite with all mod cons and beautiful views over a river. The creatures that abounded in the area were visible from the extensive balcony. The hillsides opposite afforded views of more wildlife.The garden was a joy to look down into.Files and files available of information on the area. Live web cam of...

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Management response:

Hello Alia, Thank you for the review and it is lovely to hear that people have enjoyed the space and wildlife that call the retreat home.I'm always on the outlook for more information about Tasmania that can be shared with guests and i love hearing that guests are interested in fauna and flora and the history of Tasmania. I hope...

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Daniel Q
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 6 October 2017 for a stay in August 2017

My family and I enjoyed a 3 day-2 night stay in this lovely abode. We enjoyed the unique experience of being up-close with wildlife (e.g. literally inches away from the possum). The place was comfortable (cozy, heated beds, lovely antique furniture etc.) and Jane was always at hand when we needed any extra help. We appreciated the special effort in...

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Thank you Daniel for the review I am happy that you and the family enjoyed the retreat with the wildlife up close. The possums do like to get on the guests balcony and look around from time to time. Spring is here and there is a lot of activity with all the wildlife at present. I hope to see you...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Smoking is allowed outside,. This property is great for people that want to be not to far out of town but have a wildlife experience, private half a house which only takes the one...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    2 Kings
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Default 2 nights
₹ 14,263
A$ 280
₹ 78,955
A$ 1,550
₹ 2,54,692
A$ 5,000
30 Apr 2018 -
30 Oct 2018
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2 nights
₹ 13,244
A$ 260
₹ 71,314
A$ 1,400
₹ 2,03,754
A$ 4,000
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About the neighbourhood
VIEWS, VIEWS, Boutique B&B/apartment sole use, right on the South Esk River, nature and wildlife at the doorstep, ideal accommodation for 1-4 people. Quiet location with all upmarket surrounding properties. Bring your own Kayak or watch others stroll down the river, listen to the birds and watch the Kangaroos/Wallabies/Possums and magnificent birds from your private balcony.
Complimentary off street parking and Wi Fi bus stop 5 mins away.
12 mins drive into the centre of Launceston and the famous Cataract Gorge.Golf course and Country Club Casino within 5 min drive.
GREAT location to base yourself and explore the north of Tasmania or just relax on your private balcony overlooking the bush and the river. There is so much to do and see within an hours drive: bush walks, hikes, histor...
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Getting around
From the retreat the north of Tasmania is easily explored so stay awhile.
There is a bus service into the Country Club Casino and the town centre of Launceston but there is limited departures particularly at night.
Discover Tasmania Tours picks up from the retreat you can join an existing tour departing on the day or book a private tour for yourself and family.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Launceston : 20.0 km
Ferry: Sprit of Tasmania : 100.0 km
The retreat has free off street parking, the Launceston airport is 20 minutes and the city centre of Launceston is 12 minutes by car. The Country Club Casino and golf club is 5 mins away. Local shops, supermarket, chemist, news agent, bakery and few more speciality shops are 7mins away.
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