Derwent Retreat

Holiday house for rent in Austins Ferry

This property has 1 accommodation option with instant availability and live bookings

$147.00 - $316.00*per dayprice range estimate*Book a room from $147

Derwent Retreat

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Derwent Retreat 3 bedroom waterfront house
max. 9 guests min. 2 nights
nightly from
Derwent Retreat is a fully furnished self contained house with absolute waterfront to the Derwent river and great views of the Derwent, yachts at anchor and Mount Direction. It has a Queen, Double, 2 Single and 3 folding beds. A portacot and high chair are available on request. The base rate is for 2 people with an extra person charge. There is no charge for internet, TV, DVD, fishing gear, bikes, canoes etc.
No smoking Kitchen Accept MasterCard Television Linen supplied Internet access

Derwent Retreat is a fully equipped modern house on a point near the yacht club and launching ramp at historic Austins Ferry 15 minutes from Hobart. It has some of the best views in the state with a Panorama stretching from Mt Wellington in the south to Mt Direction to the east and north to the Quoin and beyond. The area is surrounded by parks and steeped in history. To get there you drive through James Austin park where James Austin ran the first ferry in Tasmania from about 1813.

This large modern property is fully furnished, has three bedrooms and two bathrooms and sleeps up to 9 and one baby with a configuration of a queen, double, two singles, two king single folding beds and a single folding bed. It is fully equipped kitchen and laundry, barbecue, internet, TV, DVD, stereo etc.

Kitchen equipment includes a microwave, hotplates, stove and fridge. The laundry has a washing machine and dryer. On the balcony there is a gas barbecue and second dining table and chairs. Tea coffee and other basics as well as all linen, towels and crockery are provided. The property is centrally heated and also has a wood stove. Also included is a local call only telephone, wired and wireless internet. The house has a large garden with many natural rock features and small basketball hoop for relaxation.

Derwent Retreat is an ideal Hobart base for business or pleasure, only a short drive from the Brooker Highway and close to major business and tourist attractions such as MONA, Cadburys, Alpenrail, Bonorong Park, Richmond, Salmon Ponds, Russell Falls and the Derwent valley. Claremont Golf and Bowls Clubs are within a couple of km. Public transport is easily accessed and shops are less than half a kilometre away. A Woolworths-Safeway Shopping Centre is one kilometre away.

Sailing down to Tasmania? We have our own mooring for customers and there is a public jetty close by.

Derwent Retreat is rented short to medium term at competitive rates and is suitable for business people looking for somewhere to stay, a retreat or quiet place to work or holiday makers keen on sampling the many attractions that the Hobart region is famous for.

12 Austins Ferry Rd, Austins Ferry TAS 7011, AUS

No smoking
Accept VISA
Accept MasterCard
Linen supplied
Internet access
Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
Boat Ramp Nearby
Baby Cot
Alarm system
Bath towels provided
Cooking facilities
Electric stove
Free WiFi

Our Pet Policy

If you intend bringing a dog, cat or kangaroo or any other animal for that matter you must not let them loose under any circumstances. All of our properties have yards and there are three parks within 100 metres for exercise. Animals that are house trained and do not leave hair inside are allowed inside but not on beds or furniture.  You are responsible to clean up any hair or other nuisances left by them.

Cancellations and Changes

Cancellations must be requested by email with read receipt, by telephone or in person during business hours and are always at our discretion. In exercising our discretion we take into account the reason for the request and how close it is to the booking date. Any amount not refunded is always available for an alternative booking date if available for 12 months. Charges we have incurred are never refundable. See


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What to do if you Want to Book

It is important to get in contact with us as soon as you decide to go ahead just in case we have quoted the property to somebody else. Don't forget to tell us which property you are booking and give us all your contact details if not previously provided including your mobile phone number.

Thank you once again for enquiring about our quality accommodation. We look forward to hearing from you soon. Please feel free to call us on +61 3 62492352 or 0413993911 if you have any queries. 

Travel Directions

Find your way onto Main Road and follow it north or south as the case may be to Austins Ferry. Austins Ferry Road is opposite the stone gates to historic Roseneath Park. Turn down Austins Ferry Road towards the water and yacht club then turn left into the car park just before you arrive at the boatramp. The gravel road that exits from the north side of the car park is the driveway to Derwent Retreat. Either wait for us there if we have said we are going to meet you or follow this road and park at the house. Please phone the managers residence on 62492352 or 0413993911 as you are getting close and they will come out and meet you, guide you in, show you around and provide any other assistance or advice required.


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