#0019: Australia, Tasmania

Property #0019
Property #0019
Property #0019

    Description

    1 - 2 minutes walk to all of the shops, 5 minute walk to the Currie Wharf, harbour, beach and the lighthouse. The cottage is completely furnished, including linen, telephone (incoming & local) and cable T.V. It has a fully equipped kitchen - fridge, oven, microwave, sandwich maker etc ...

    The cottage can comfortably accommodate 4 to  6 guests. Sleeping - 2 Bedrooms; 1 double bedroom and 1 king or 2 single beds bedroom. There are also 2 portable single beds which can be used in the living room.

    Location

    Car needed yes
    Car available no

    The Island:

    King Island is very safe, especially for children. King Islanders do not even lock their cars! King Island is a ruggedly beautiful Island in the middle of Bass Strait, between Tasmania and Melbourne. Approx. 45 minutes on a plane, south from Melbourne. King Island is on the 40th Parallel, very, very clean and green. Climate is temperate. (Not as hot as Melbourne in summer & not as cold as Melbourne in winter, no frosts!).

    Wonderful long white, sandy isolated beaches - surfing, (Ripcurls's top surfers stay there) diving, fishing, long walks on isolated beaches, links golf course. No traffic lights, population approx. 1600. See the tallest lighthouse in the Southern Hemisphere at Cape Wickham, visit the Calcified forest and Seal Rocks, watch beautiful sunsets from the Currie wharf etc etc.

    Beef, sheep, dairy farming, kelp farming, crayfish (lobster) industry, beautiful (international award winning) cheeses, and double (clotted)cream etc. The export beef melts in your mouth. King Island is known for it's world famous produce. Visit the cheese factory tasting room - yummy.

    Accomodation

    Bedrooms

    bedroom 1: 1 x double

    bedroom 2: 1 x king double

    There are also 2 portable single beds which can be used in the living room.

    Bathrooms

    shower 1: bath with overhead shower

    wc 2: toilet

    Amenities

    General
    central heating air conditioning fireplace telephone
    fax machine internet access linen towels
    sofa bed baby high chair baby crib hair dryer
    disable friendly computer available wifi sauna / steam room
    gym indoor pool ceiling fans high speed internet
    home security gated community water view lift /elevator
    Kitchen
    oven hob / stove dishwasher washing machine
    clothes dryer fridge freezer microwave
    coffee maker toaster iron & ironing board condiments/essentials
    Entertainment
    tv vcr cd player/hi-fi dvd player
    cd library video library dvd library cable / satelite tv
    ipod dock      
    External
    parking garden / yard shared pool balcony/terrace
    outdoor grill private hot tub outdoor furniture private pool
    shared hot tub garage beach / water front canoe/cayak
    Services
    nanny /babysitting caretaker housekeeper cook
    gardener doorman resort privileges  

    House rules

    Credits 23
    Cleaning included yes

    No Smoking inside

    No Pets

    Not suitable for the elderly or infirm

    No wheelchair access

    Activities

    Sports

    Swimming (5 minutes walk)

    Fishing (5 minutes walk)

    Golf (15 minutes walk)

    Hiking / Walking (5 minutes walk)

    Surfing (8 minutes drive)

    Other

    Shops (2 minutes walk)

    Restaurants (2 minutes walk)

    Beach (5 minutes walk)

    Getting there

    Fly to King Island from Melbourne, with King Island Air and Rex. There are no taxis or public transport on King Island, so a hire car is essential. The Cottage is 10 minutes drive from the airport, in the main township of Currie.

    "The Fisherman's Cottage" King Island, Tasmania, A...

    An exclusive self-contained cottage. Great getaway, gourmets' delight, excellent surfing, diving and fishing, long walks on isolated beaches!

    At a glance

    Property Cottage (rental property)
    Exchanges Credits Exchange, Direct Swaps
    Credits 23 per week
    Bedrooms 2
    Guests 6
    Min stay 4 days
    phone verified
    experienced exchanger