Overlooking the Huon River, between Huonville and Geeveston, Tasmania, is a comfortable little farmhouse. Huon River Country Cottage offers convenience and privacy. Immersed in a pretty cottage garden in a rural landscape with views through the native treeline to the Huon River below. The adjacent pastures are dotted with farm animals by day and native visitors by night.
Three bedrooms, a large living room and kitchen, veranda, laundry and bathroom make this a great spot for a romantic couples retreat or a family base to explore the Huon Valley and Far South.
This original farm homestead has been upgraded with modern furniture whilst still retaining the weatherboard charm and colourful cottage garden.
Just 50 minutes drive south of Hobart, this peaceful and secluded environment will be a memorable highlight of your Huon Valley Escape.
Phone: 1800 770 224 (9am to 7pm every day) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
About 35 minutes drive from Huon Country Cottage, is Hartz Mountains National Park.
Things to do nearby
30 minutes drive to the track head at Huon Bush Retreats, then 3 hours return walk through rainforest to a mountaintop and small waterfall.
As you are travelling south, drop in to the apple museum and cafe, cider works and distillery.
With award-winning wines and a menu overflowing with fresh local and Tasmanian produce, Home Hill Winery is a premier dining destination in the Huon Valley.
The restaurant has won numerous awards for its delicious menu, with lunch served between 12pm – 3pm (please check days on website). The cellar door is open for tastings 7 days a week from 10am to 5pm.
Sail and Motor Cruise on the Huon River
Join us on board a classic wooden sailing vessel, where you can enjoy the scenery of the Huon River and hear the story of Yukon’s restoration and voyage to Australia. Become a part of the experience as you hoist sail or simply sit back and enjoy the timeless feeling and the beauty of the Huon Valley. Cruises depart most days from Franklin Marina.
Nearby towns and villages
Huonville is close by with a range of supermarkets, eateries, post office vehicle repairs, doctors etc.
With a population is about 2000, it is big enough to have most day to day things but rarely crowed. Note that restaurants close early, so e recommend arriving at the restaurant by 7:30, or phone ahead to be sure.
Home Hill Winery are open for lunches.
Willie Smiths Apple shed do a fun dinner and music on Friday nights.