Sandy Bay Chalet

1 bedroom Chalet for rent in Sandy Bay

Sleeps: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Min nights: 3

$187.26 - $267.51*per dayprice range estimate for 2 guests*

Spacious Lounge and Dining area

Sandy Bay Chalet is a unique boutique accommodation and a haven for all pampered, loved, spoilt dogs and their loving owners.

The Chalet is based in Sandy Bay, close to dog friendly beaches (off leash and on leash). Sandy Bay Chalet is nestled in our beautiful grounds of 70 Waimea Avenue, Sandy Bay, Hobart. The Chalet has its own beautiful, fully enclosed yard. We live on the premises and are here to welcome our guests and make your stay more enjoyable. If you need anything, then feel free to ask us.

Kitchen/Dining Room:

There is a large open plan dining area, and an stylish galley kitchen, featuring

  • Combined microwave/convection oven/grill
  • Bench top induction cooker
  • 5-in-1- Multi Cooker – combined slow cooker, pressure cooker, rice cooker, steamer, soups/sauté
  • Kettle, toaster, and various cooking utensils
  • A small fridge, but if more goods need to be kept frozen, we are happy to keep it in our deep freezer.
  • We provide tea, coffee, sugar and milk for your convenience. We are a self-contained accommodation, not a bed and breakfast, so we recommend a trip to the famous Lipscombe Larder.


The bedroom oozes luxury with a romantic, super king size four-poster bed with luxury linen. Whilst relaxing in your bed lay back and enjoy the amazing views of Mount Wellington. Adjoining the bedroom is a large ensuite bathroom, with heated towel rail.  Ironing facilities are provided, but there is no washing machine or dryer. A clothes horse can be provided for drying wet clothes if required. The following optional extras can be provided at no extra charge but need to be requested in advance at the time of making a booking

  •   High Chair
  •   Port-a-cot
  •   Fold-up single sleeper bed for small children

Living Area:

The large open plan living area, opens out into a very secure private yard. Sandy Bay Chalet also has a reverse cycle air conditioning system for those cool wintry nights or warm summer evenings. There is a flat screen television, DVD and stereo for your enjoyment.

Secure Outdoor Entertainment Area:

Sandy Bay Chalet opens out onto a private, very secure backyard and patio area for you to enjoy. You can sit out on the patio, have a wine, whilst enjoying the views of Mount Wellington. A Weber Baby Q is available for cooking the great local produce. Your dog will enjoy having a safe haven to play in.

Activities at Sandy Bay Chalet:

  • Boules (Petanque) in our front garden
  • Access to a tennis court at the back of the property. Racquets and balls can be provided. The tennis court is used by locals and can be used if they are free.

Other Services:

  • Personal trainers can be arranged prior to coming. Personal training for both land and water
  • Access to other natural health practitioners
  • A baby sitting service (Ashi and Mike are both police checked)
  • A doggy day care service – please phone us to discuss this if required
  • If guests would like to have a relaxing massage, we can arrange to have a masseuse come to the clinic.
  • Our Chalet has artwork by ARWEN DYER available for sale. please visit her website to view her full range of artwork for sale. We believe in promoting and supporting local Tasmanian providers and artisans and working closely with other tourist Tasmanian businesses.

Pet friendly: Dog cleaning fee is an additional $75.00

Make a booking request now


70 Waimea Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS 7005, Australia

No smoking
Pets Welcome Outdoors
BBQ - Gas
CD Player
Tennis courts
Air conditioning
Linen supplied
Undercover or off street parking
Fans (ceiling/standard)
Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
Baby Cot
Pets Welcome Indoors
Bath towels provided
Clothes dryer
Cooking facilities
Electric stove
Hair dryer
Heaters provided
Iron and ironing board
Level access
Reverse cycle heating
Smoking permitted inside
Tennis court
Walk to the shops
Bus nearby


  • We require full payment once we have accepted your booking request.
  • Our preferred payment method is Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) and we will supply our bank details at the time of booking confirmation.

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply for cancellations with at least 30 days’ notice.
  • For cancellations with less than 30 days notice but more than 8 days notice, we will offer a 50% refund. However, if we are able to rebook our Chalet we are happy to offer a full refund, so long as we have more than 7 days notice.
  • No refund is applicable for 7 days or less notice. 

Check In and Check Out times

  • Check in is at 2pm
  • Check out is at 10am

These times can be negotiated depending on other bookings on the day. 



  • Maximum number of pets per stay is 2, unless with prior approval from owners
  • No cats
  • No dogs on heat
  • No puppies
  • Only fully housetrained dogs allowed inside
  • No aggressive dogs
  • All dogs to abide by our health requirements for them to be here for the protection of all other dogs on the property:
    • C5 vaccines and paperwork to be emailed to us at the time of booking and payment.
    • If the dog is travelling from the mainland or from overseas it must have had the worming tablet for Hydatid tape worms, 14 days prior to entering Tasmania. The worming tablet must contain the ingredient Praziquantel. This information can be found by phoning the dog hotline on 1800 684 215 and the quarantine number on 03-6233-3352.
    • Without proof of the C5 and Hydatid tapeworm treatment, your dog will not be permitted onto our property. Evidence for the tape worm treatment must be brought with you and shown as per the guidelines of Tasmanian quarantine; you will not be allowed on the property with your dog and you will lose your booking and the entire funds paid if these two requirements are not met.  We will not risk the lives or health of any dogs on our property. We are responsible and caring dog owners.
    • All dogs should also be free of any type of fleas or if from the mainland be on flea preventative medication.


  • The Chalet has a doggie day care service for people who want to go to National Parks and can not take their dog with them. Please speak to us if you would like to use this service, as it depends on the type of dog/size/breed that you have. There is a charge of $22 to $25 per day for this service (depending on the size of your dog). Your dog will be walked, fed and nurtured by the dog sitter. 
  • Sandy Bay has two vets in practise. There is Dr. James M. Harris of the Mayfair Vet Clinic, tel: 6224 4244 and Dr. David Boersma, a holistic vet, from Sandy Bay Holistic Veterinary Centre, tel: 6224 0855. In addition we have taken on the services of a mobile vet, Tas Vet Pet who will come to the Chalet.
  • There is a boutique dog grooming business in Sandy Bay.
  • Dog and owner can be picked up at the airport and dog cleared through customs by a pet taxi service, please advise at the time of booking if this service is required, it is a separate business and charges apply


  • All dogs are welcome in our super, dog friendly chalet both inside and outside the chalet. They have their own secure fenced yard.
  • Our doggie guests are made to feel especially welcome by their hosts Rockey and Lola, who will give up and share their home made, hormone and chemical free dog treats! No dog however fussy has ever refused our dog treats.
  • We request that owners bring their own dog bedding and food, however, should dog bedding and food be required please advise at the time of making a booking.
  • Please use blankets provided for your dogs if they cuddle up to you on the sofa. This reduces dog hair and protects our furniture
  • All dog faeces and other mess to be picked up/cleaned by guest be it inside or outside of the Chalet
  • Poo bags will be provided, along with cleaning items if requested (mops/buckets/brooms/cleaning cloths)
  • If you leave the property to go sightseeing, your dog is welcome to enjoy the Chalet and its Garden alone if they is happy to do so. We would hate them to feel stressed,  or suffer anxiety separation, so if our doggie guests are going to fret and bark, we recommend you arrange with us for dog sitting/doggie day care. We will need to be informed if you require this service, so we can arrange it and advise you what payment is required.


  • This is a self-contained, rental property, the only consumables provided will be:
    •     basic tea and coffee
    •     guests are to provide their own food
    •     basic bathroom and toiletry requirements
  • We are a NON SMOKING PROPERTY – guests can smoke in the garden and ashtrays will be provided outside.
  • The property is to be left in a good condition, with all washing up done.
  • Any damage to the property/broken items will be charged to the guest on departure.
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