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Derwent Retreat is a relatively modern house by the water at Austins Ferry and located 15 - 20 minutes north of the Hobart CBD. The property is self contained and sleeps up to eleven people and all rooms have majestic views of the Derwent River, Mt Direction and Mt Wellington. Major tourist attractions, businesses and shopping are nearby.
The property has a modern fully equipped kitchen with microwave, hotplates, stove and fridge. The laundry has a washing machine and dryer. There is a separate barbeque area with a second dining table and chairs. All linen and crockery are provided and there are TVs, stereo, wireless internet access etc.
1. Regular rate: 227.00
2. Weekend rate:272.00
3. Rates change seasonally and are subject to change without notice.
Sleeps 6, with folding beds 11
Master bedroom - queen size bed
Bedroom - double bed
Bedroom - two single beds
Folding double divan
Two king single and one smaller single folding beds
Portacot (babies stay for free)
The sofas are very comfortable!
Bathrooms and Toilets
Master bedroom ensuite with shower and toilet
Second bathroom with bath and shower
Pets are welcome. There is an enclosure suitable for compatible animals.
Computer and desk supplied. Cable and wireless broadband are available at no charge.
A book swap library.
DVDs and videos are also available.
Facilities of the Elderly and Physically Handicapped
The property is not fully wheelchair accessible according to Australian standard AS 1428. It may suit people with limited disabilities depending on whether assistance was available from others in the party. There are two steps to the front door with a bannister rail on the right side. The foyer and living room are on this level and then there are two steps down again to the dining, kitchen, bathrooms and bedrooms which are all on the one level and a bar rail is provided on the adjacent wall. The front door and both showers have entrance lips and no bars. The showers are not suitable for wheel chairs and shower heads are not removable. Hand rails are installed in the main toilet. All door frames are standard size.