About this listing
Our one bedroom, fully furnished, self-contained unit shares our residential block with beautiful views overlooking Georges Bay on the East Coast of Tasmania and provides a comfortable base to explore all our region has to offer.
Our unit suits a couple or single person and comprises; a separate bedroom with queen size bed, bathroom with toilet and shower, large living/dining space and kitchen with fridge and basic cooking facilities (microwave and hot plates). All linen is provided and kitchen is equipped for basic cooking needs. We provide an arrival basket of basic goodies to set you up (bread, butter, milk, conserves). We have plenty of books and magazines to read, TV, I-pod dock, radio and games to help you relax. WiFi is available.
Our home is on an internal block and is easily located with signage (Narringa) at the top of the driveway. At the bottom of the driveway you will find the unit with parking available under the carport (one car space). Guests are welcome to relax in our garden.
Interaction with guests
Although we both have part time jobs, one of us will be able to be contacted via mobile phone.
Akaroa is a coastal hamlet nestled on a small promontory over-looking Georges Bay between the bay and ocean beaches, surrounded by St Helens Point Conservation Area.
Situated 8km from St Helens, a 10min drive gives access to ample shops, supermarkets, hospital, hotels, restaurants, cafes, school and recreational facilities.
It is a three minute walk to the beaches and sheltered waters of George's Bay, a ten minute walk, over Peron sand dunes to the three kilometre long sweeping Marouard ocean beach.
St Helens is the northern tip of the “Great Eastern Drive” which follows Tasmania’s east coast south to Orford. The region is famed for local seafood and fine wines. Dotted with National Parks, reserves and conservation areas its beaches are world renowned. Inland, fertile valleys divide extensive forests providing numerous walks and waterfalls to explore.
St Helens links to the “Trail of the Tin Dragon” a celebration of our mining history and connection to Chinese miners and communities of the past.
Our immediate area provides endless recreational opportunities; swimming, surfing, snorkelling, bushwalking and fishing, to list a few. A short drive accesses rain forest walks, Derby’s superb mountain bike trails, aboriginal heritage and the beaches of the Bay of Fires.
We enjoy the mildest climate and the most sunshine days in Tasmania.
Public transport is extremely limited in North East Tasmania and your own transport is essential.
Other things to note
A Laundromat is available in the township of St Helens 10 minutes drive away.
There is no smoking on our property and it is not pet friendly.
We expect our guests to respect our property and maintain it in the way they find it.
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.
I am a retired teacher, mad fisherman and gardener sharing my life with my partner Janet. We live in a beautiful part of Tasmania and would never wish to live anywhere else and we are keen to share this with our guests.