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Thalia Haven – dramatic, elemental, wild

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4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
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Thalia Haven is set on a private 130-acre wooded peninsula surrounded by the clear blue waters of renowned Great Oyster Bay. Experience Tasmania's wild East Coast from a unique perspective. Thalia offers five kilometers of secluded coastline including your own private golden sand beach. Four stone cottages surround olive-tree courtyards on the ocean's edge. The residence is a bold yet congenial showcase of self-reliance: your water, electricity and warmth are drawn from its land, breezes, and sunshine. Rustic, yes, but fear not: all the comforts you need to relax, enjoy, and explore are at hand, and you are only an hour from Hobart airport. Awake to the sound of the sea, as rays from the rising sun play on the granite Hazards of Freycinet across the bay. Rock-hop to wander on your beach. ...Thalia Haven is set on a private 130-acre wooded peninsula surrounded by the clear blue waters of renowned Great Oyster Bay. Experience Tasmania's wild East Coast from a unique perspective. Thalia offers five kilometers of secluded coastline including your own private golden sand beach. Four stone cottages surround olive-tree courtyards on the ocean's edge. The residence is a bold yet congenial showcase of self-reliance: your water, electricity and warmth are drawn from its land, breezes, and sunshine. Rustic, yes, but fear not: all the comforts you need to relax, enjoy, and explore are at hand, and you are only an hour from Hobart airport. Awake to the sound of the sea, as rays from the rising sun play on the granite Hazards of Freycinet across the bay. Rock-hop to wander on your beach. With windswept hair and the taste of the salt spray on your skin, yield to the invitation of an outdoor bath under the stars. Relax in your wood-fired sauna. Be spellbound by the moon rising over the bay. Prepare a gourmet extravaganza in your professionally equipped kitchen. Relax by a roaring fire. Day-dream, rock-hop, reconnect, sip. Thalia Haven is for people seeking relaxation and seclusion in a spectacular wild setting an hour's drive from Hobart airport. More than just you? Thalia offers four separate cottages sleeping up to 8 people. You'll find ample space for your group to cook, eat, and play together. The main building has space for a crowd, with huge open fireplaces in the dining and living rooms. The arrangement of bedroom pavilions around the central courtyard means there is plenty of space to be together -- or to be apart. Thalia is stocked with games, puzzles, paints. And you are ideally located to take advantage of Tasmania's East Coast's many pleasures: Wineglass Bay, the Douglas-Apsley National Park, Maria Island, and the east coast wine route are all pleasant day trips from Thalia. Thalia offers an unforgettable holiday experience by the sea.More
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Susan W
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2013
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow... I don’t know what else to say. Nothing can do this place justice until you actually visit. The excellent reviews, the website gallery and the photos on social media all suggest something extraordinary... but it still doesn’t prepare you for just how breathtaking Thalia...More

Date of stay: January 2020
Thank MrsBourke1
Reviewed 10 July 2019

Thalia Haven was magnificent. From every angle the property is spectacular and our two nights there were perfect (although we would have preferred to stay for longer). Thalia is off grid but still has all the mod cons: great cooking facilities, heating etc. We didn’t...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Winkyro
susanwH7609OD, VR Owner at Thalia Haven – dramatic, elemental, wild, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review! Thalia in winter can be spectacular: cool enough for a nice fire to roar all day, and I’m glad the dolphins paid you a visit, so magical to see... Please do let us...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Myself and My Husband along with Good friends from Sydney and my three fur kids ...in total 8 of us stayed for 5 wonderfully relaxing nights at Thalia Haven. We loved the large bedrooms set up in a court yard arrangement, which allowed privacy and...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Christina J
Susan W, VR Owner at Thalia Haven – dramatic, elemental, wild, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

I’m glad that Thalia worked so well for such a special occasion! Dogs have an exhilarating holiday at Thalia, while the humans have a chance to relax and reconnect. Please do come again :)

Reviewed 16 June 2018

Just stayed here with four nursing colleagues (great friends) I trained with in Sydney in the early 80"s. Three are from NSW and one from Qld. We've been getting a weekend together annually for the past decade. Proud to say I chose this property for...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank wtandy
Susan W, VR Owner at Thalia Haven – dramatic, elemental, wild, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2018

Thank you for your kind review! I'm glad Thalia worked so well for your group. Some would think it is brave indeed to invite mainlanders to winter in Tasmania :) so I'm happy to see that our warm strong stone house let you enjoy a...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018

Our stay at Thalia Haven was absolutely amazing and one that will stay with us for a very long time. Seeing the house for the first time was truly spectacular, with the ocean in the background. Walking through the pavilion/villa style entry and seeing all...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Stay529452
Susan W, VR Owner at Thalia Haven – dramatic, elemental, wild, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Dear Denise, I am so pleased to see that your group had a lovely stay, and that your dogs had such an exhilarating adventure while you relaxed :) Please let us welcome you back next time your travels bring you to Tasmania.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
Sauna
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Refrigerator
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Highchair
Water Views
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Dishwasher
Freezer
Private Garden
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Waterfront
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Parking
Corporate Bookings
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Kettle
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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