In the main house, the Old Housekeeper’s Apartment can be enlarged, on request, to accommodate larger groups.

It comprises a luxury, self-contained apartment over two floors with 5 double bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms, 2 lounge rooms and 1 kitchenette/dining room. Note: the dining table in the dining area can seat 6 at a time normally.

The views over the Derwent River are very pleasant. If you are looking for a tranquil, out of the ordinary, beautiful place to stay whilst visiting Hobart, you’ve found it!

The apartment comprises:

  • First Floor:

    • 1 queen bedroom with a walk-in-wardrobe/dressing room (a roll away, full sized single bed can be set up to accommodate 1 further guest in this room)

    • 1 twin bedded bedroom (or double on request) - with an ensuite shower room and toilet (a roll away, full sized single bed can be set up to make a 3 single bedded room) NB.When set up as a double bedroom the 3rd single cannot be used.

    • A large lounge room which opens to a dining room/kitchenette, featuring beautiful dark polished original oak flooring and pleasant views across extensive gardens towards the Derwent River

    • A sumptuous underfloor heated bathroom with a natural stone bath and floor-to-ceiling glass-walled shower

  • Second Floor:

    • 3 queen/twin-bedded bedrooms - please discuss your requirements with us

    • A shower room with toilet

    • A TV/lounge room, ideal for children

This apartment is ideal for 2 or 3 couples, families of 10 plus 1-2 infants. To create more private space, it can be combined with one of the other adjacent apartments - Tutors or School House apartments.

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Historic and well appointed

This apartment is in the West wing of the house which was designed by Henry Hunter in the mid-19th century. It has been thoroughly refurbished with high quality bathrooms, heating and kitchenette equipment.

The apartment is private, self-contained with its own entrance and stairs, on the first and second floors, divided off and separate from the rest of the house. You will be the only visitors staying here when you book.

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Multiple bedding arrangements

We can provide a mix of single and double beds.

Please enquire and we will do our best to meet your needs.

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Second Floor Gallery