Olive's Cottage: Wonderful Views of the Tamar River, Tasmania
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
Olive's has an airy, welcoming feel amidst all the mod cons for the discerning traveller and food and wine lover, like a Nespresso machine and fast WiFi. On the eastern side of the Tamar River, 15 minutes north of Launceston, it is an ideal rural base to explore the wine route and the northern region of Tasmania.
The cottage has a combined lounge, kitchen and dining room, leading to extensive decking. There are two bedrooms and a main bathroom. The roomy main bedroom has its own ensuite and a quiet sitting area, both with an idyllic outlook over the lawns and river. The fully landscaped gardens include sweeping lawns leading to mesmerising views over the Tamar and to the vineyards beyond. As sole occupants of the property, you can relax and unwind unencumbered by others.
Summary: Two bedrooms. Two bathrooms, including ensuite in main bedroom. One king size bed. One queen size bed. All linen provided and many other essentials. Maximum occupancy is four persons.
Windermere is on a beautiful section of the Tamar and in easy access of Launceston, historic towns, mountains, beaches, berry farms and orchards.
The rate includes ground coffee and coffee pods, tea and milk and other next-day breakfast starter provisions, and a complimentary bottle of Tamar Valley wine.
Olive's Cottage has a rating of 4 stars out of 5 by Star Ratings Australia. It is an accredited tourist business under the Tasmanian and Tourism Australia ATAP program.
Feedback: Guests have provided wonderful feedback about their stay at Olive's Cottage, with comments such as 'the highlight of their trip to Tasmania' and 'some of the best views in the world'.
Experience: Mesmerising views of the Tamar River. Fully-equipped kitchen. Great gardens and lawns and birdlife. Sole occupancy of the property. Just 15 minutes to Launceston's great restaurants and shops and 10 minutes to the nearest winery. Walk to the historic Windermere Church.
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Member since: 2011
- 100 m²
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4
- King size beds (1), Queen size beds (1)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Video Library
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
An easy 15 minute drive to Launceston: excellent supermarkets, food produce outlets and great restaurants. Beautifully preserved buildings in the CBD with an extensive and excellent shopping centre....moreless
- Water View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Covered Parking:
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $41 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
The rates quoted under standard pricing are for two people staying two or more nights. Additional charges apply for a one night stay: please contact the owners for pricing and availability.
Winter Special: June to August - stay three or more nights and the last night is free.
WINTER SPECIAL: June-July-August. Stay three or more nights in Australia's winter period and receive your last night free! Contact the owners for booking arrangements.
Manager's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 2003
About: Olive's Cottage is a former family property. We wanted to keep the property in the family, as it is in such a wonderful spot, with so many fond memories. We use it for family get togethers. Sharing it with others via a cottage/B&B seemed a logical step.
Why Launceston TAS, Australia:
Olive's Cottage is a truly boutique property. Guests have sole occupancy of the one acre property. The managers live nearby and keep the cottage and the gardens in meticulous condition.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Guests have provided wonderful feedback about their stays at Olive's, including statements such as 'the views are some of the best in the world'. And they comment on the mesmerising views, the peace and quiet, the ambience inside the cottage and the professional attention of the managers.
- Primary: +61 395210319
- Secondary: +61 417331570
From the lounge
Lounge area, entrance and front garden
The main deck looks out over the barbecue pit, lawns and river
Ensuite to main bedroom
Wysteria in full bloom
Sunset over the Tamar from the cottage
There are many lovely sited vineyards on the Tamar
Launceston's streets are lined with beautiful buildings
Rugged wilderness in the region
The garden in bloom with indigenous and exotic plants
The Tamar River and mountains
Views of the Tamar River from the cottage
The barbecue pit can seat 14 to 16 people
King size bed, main bedroom
Open plan design
View across the river from the cottage
Views of the Tamar from Brady's lookout
Launceston Gorge in flood
Quinces from the garden
Sunset through the trees
Historic Windermere church
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Thursday, December 01, 2016
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