The SpaceThis gorgeous 1905 large renovated character Federation cottage is perfectly situated in the very popular inner city suburb of West Hobart. This wonderfully located, north-east facing, sun filled, large Federation weatherboard home is well situated on a flat block.
Located 1.5km (25 min walk or 5 min drive) from the city centre of Hobart, the property is located in one of the best streets in Hobart, boasting extra wide footpaths and road, lined with federation cottages and bathed in all day sun.
The cottage has been tastefully renovated with a fresh, light, modern feel and has everything you could need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay. Beautiful crisp white linen, clean white interior, Federation features including a stunning front veranda with original wrought iron lacework (the perfect spot to enjoy your morning cuppa), fireplaces and high ceilings.
Our fully renovated cottage features off street parking for two cars, flat access, large sunny backyard, gorgeous sunny veranda perfect for watching the world go by, large brand new bathroom, two toilets, separate laundry with washing machine, four double bedrooms (three downstairs and one upstairs) all with wardrobes, open plan kitchen/dining/lounge with a 6-seater dining table, Bosch dishwasher, wood heater, Nespresso coffee machine and complementary tea, coffee and milk.
Three of the bedrooms have queen size beds, and the fourth has a double bed. One of the downstairs bedrooms has a clear glass skylight (no blind), which provides guests with a unique stargazing experience. We recommend the early risers reserve this bedroom. The attic bedroom upstairs has lovely views, which can be enjoyed from the large window.
The luxurious bathroom is the perfect place to take a bath and relax after a day of shopping or walking. The spacious, brand new bathroom has a shower over bath (full size bath).
The large backyard has great all day sun, and provides you with an excellent area to entertain around the outdoor setting and BBQ. It's the ideal place to eat lunch in the sun or make the most of the long summer evenings by feasting on your award winning meat and sausages from West Hobart Gourmet Meats and fresh artisan bread, Tasmanian cheeses, fresh fruit and veg from Hill Street Grocer.
The very popular John Doggett Park has recently been completely refurbished which is located directly across the road. The park has a skate bowl, huge fully fenced playground and excellent BBQ facilities and public toilets, perfect for families with children of all ages. Guest AccessYou will have access to the entire property including the cottage, off street parking for two cars and large backyard. Please note that you will have access to the number of bedrooms as requested in your booking request only. Interaction with GuestsYou will be left alone during your stay, however if you need to contact us during you stay we live in the area and are only a phone call or text away. There is a guest information book with our recommendations on where to eat and drink and things to do and see in the local area and greater Hobart. The NeighborhoodThe very popular and recently upgraded John Doggett Park is directly across the road, perfect for children of all ages, with BBQ facilities. Renowned Hill Street Grocer (for all your gourmet deli, seafood, Tasmanian wines, artisan bread/bakery and fresh produce needs) is one block away, Smolt Kitchen cafe and restaurant is two blocks away (and a lovely short stroll through the historical leafy streets of West Hobart), award winning West Hobart Gourmet Meats is one block away, North Hobart restaurant, cafe and retail strip is a convenient 10 minute (600m) walk which boasts an endless array of dine in or take away food options. Getting AroundThere is a bus stop approximately 100m from White Cottage that will take you into the centre of Hobart.
A taxi into the city centre is approximately $15. We would recommend walking into the city and Hobart waterfront/Salamanca (all downhill) for some shopping and sightseeing and taking a taxi back.
The North Hobart restaurant and cafe strip is an easy 7-10 min walk (600m). Other Things to NoteMONA - 11km/15 min drive
State Cinema - 600m/10 min walk/2 min drive
Hobart waterfront/MONA ferry terminal - 2.2km/30 min walk/7 min drive
The Taste of Tasmania - 2.2km/30 min walk/7 min drive
City centre - 1.5km/25 min walk/5 min drive
Salamanca Market - 2.3km/33 min walk/7 min drive
North Hobart restaurant/cafe strip - 600m/10 min walk/2 min drive
Mount Wellington - 21km/30 min drive
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens - 3km/40 min walk/10 min drive
Farm Gate Market (Sunday's 8:30-1pm) - 1.7km/22 min walk/5 min drive
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum - 2.2km/30 min walk/7 min drive
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) - 2.2km/30 min walk/7 min drive
Knocklofty reserve/lookout - 1km/12 min walk/3 min drive
There are also a number of great parks for children. Our favourites are:
John Doggett Park - 10m/30 sec walk
Train Park - 650m/10 min walk/4 min drive