Holiday house with majestic sea and bush views, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, modern kitchen & open plan living sleeps 8, suitable for 2 families. Minimum stay 3 nights.
This open plan home has spectacular views seated high above Skeleton Bay, which sits at the base of the Bay of Fires renowned for its iconic orange and red lichen covered rocks. You may spot a pod of dolphins or see whales heading up or down the coastline. Relax in the spacious living area while the kids play in their own space downstairs. Or sit on the veranda deck and watch and listen to wave’s crash on the rocks below.
From the deck spot our local pair of Tasmania Sea Eagles who nest nearby, as they soar and wheel over the house, tall trees and surrounding bays in search of their next snack, and the family of wallabies who dine on the grass below in the evenings. The surrounding bush is full of native birds.
Far Horizons at Binalong Bay is nestled between Humbug National Park and the Bay of Fires conservation area, and is a few minute’s walk down to Skeleton Bay. It is located within easy walking distance of the world renowned Bay of Fires stretch of pristine beach of Binalong Bay, the local boat ramp and Moresco, the innovative local café-restaurant where you can enjoy a leisurely coffee, breakfast, lunch or evening meal with breathtaking views.
You will enjoy waking up to the sound of the sea and magnificent views from the large master bedroom that doubles as a sunny private sitting room with a study area. It has its own access to the deck.
Built over two levels this property provides your family with options for activities and relaxation at the same time, with seamless indoor outdoor flow. The master bedroom and another bedroom with two single bunk-style beds are on the upper level along with the main bathroom.
On the lower level there are two more bedrooms, a play area with a day bed plus a second well-appointed bathroom. Additionally, there is a modern washing machine in the laundry nook and direct access to the garden.
From any room you can hear the waves as they roll into the bay below. The challenge is whether to go out and explore or stay at home and luxuriate with a book.
This is a superb beach home that is a special holiday residence by the ocean.
SHORT LIST OF FEATURES
Two stories with ample parking including off-road parking for a boat or additional cars.
* Four bedrooms:
* The Master bedroom- on the upper level has a queen size bed plus extra seating and study area, with windows overlooking the nature reserve below, as well as views of the ocean.
* One bedroom with two ample bunk style beds - on the upper level
* Two bedrooms on the lower level - one with a double bed, the other with two more bunk style beds
* Additionally the play room has a day bed.
* Large Deck: with outdoor dining setting, and gas BBQ
* Living Area: TV, DVD player, ample sitting areas.
* Dining room setting for six.
* Well-equipped kitchen with, full size fridge, oven, hot plates, microwave, etc.
* Two bathrooms and laundry facilities.
* Good heating - including large Wood heater in living area
* FREE Internet (connected to NBN)
Binalong Bay is a great destination for couples, families & groups. With pristine beaches at its door step and surrounded by natural bush, the area offers something for everybody. The region is a bush walker’s paradise, with many tracks beginning almost at the doorstep of Far Horizons. Bird watchers regard the area as a ‘birders’ delight while artists visit to see the beaches and explore the walking tracks in the Humbug Nature preserve.
If you prefer, you can launch your boat from the unique Binalong Boat Harbor Point to enjoy Tasmania's premier game fishing areas or explore the endless white sand and crystal clear waters of the numerous beaches. Book the local tennis court for a hit of tennis down on the waterfront, whilst the children play in the playground and have a BBQ down on the green. Walk down and eat at the local cafe/restaurant or coffee daily at Eco Tours.
For those who want more activity take an exciting boat tour with the local Eco Tours to see the pristine and solitary Bay of Fire beaches and famous Eddystone Point Lighthouse. Go surfing on the local beach or snorkeling, kayaking or boating on the local beaches and lagoons. It’s worth noting that Binalong Bay was voted by a well-known travel magazine as the second best beach in the world. For the more adventurous go out diving to see the protected Weedy Sea Dragons or spot some Boar fish.
Jump in the car and take a short 10 minutes’ drive into St Helens where you can visit the galleries, grab a coffee and local cake. Then go visit the Village Providore for a wonderful selection of Tasmanian treats like honey, cheeses, wines or homemade deli items and local meats. Or take a stroll down to the waterfront. If you like golf there is a pleasant little golf course. On the way home drop into Lease 65 for plump local oysters.
For an exciting day trip a short drive takes you to the St Columbia Falls, the Pyengana Cheese Factory and its Holy Cow Café or visit the Pub in the Paddock, the Shop in the Bush, and even the famous Blue Tiers at Poimena for extensive walks including a visit to Halls Falls. The Goblin Forest Walk is rated one of the 50 best walks in Tasmania.
Or drive south along the coast and visit Bicheno, where you can see the blowhole and visit Nature World to meet the cute Tasmanian Devils and lots more wildlife. What about a visit to Wineglass Bay at Freycinet or the wineries and a boutique beer brewery - whatever takes your fancy.