Why not make Westella House B&B the ultimate place to stay while exploring the beautiful northen area of Tasmania. Close to Cradle Mountain and all the scenic wonders this region has to offer.
A guest sitting room is located upstairs where you can enjoy a sherry and a gazebo in the grounds where guests can sit and enjoy our splendid gardens or make use of our BBQ facilities.
Hunter Room - This is truely a quaint room reminscent of yester years with its queen sized antique brass bed and half tester with lace canopy. The room overlooks the cottage garden at the rear of the house and has a rural outlook. Sit back and relax in the quiet of the room and sip a complimentary sherry and let the world go by.
Raymond Room - This tastefully decorated room takes you back to the past with its antique wooden queen sized bed and double ended lounge chair. It is located on the first floor and looks out over Bass Strait and the rose garden below. Sit in the comfort of your room reading and gazing out to the azure blue sea beyond. The room comes with fluffy towels, TV, heater and electric blanket and clock radio.
Charleston Room - This double room can accommodate a family of three. It has an antique double bed and an extra single ensemble bed. The period furniture includes an antique wardrobe, antique dressing table with marble top, desk and chairs, granmother and grandfather antique couches, TV, clock radio, electric blankets and heater. It has its own private bathroom just outside the room.
Why not make this magnificent 1885 period homestead your home while exploring beautiful Ulverstone and Northern Tasmania. Westella's central location to all of the regions attractions and only one and a half hours scenic drive to Launceston means you can return home each day and relax amongst the charm and warmth of Westella's log fires, hand crafted banisters and mantles, antique furnishings, sea views and large double rooms with ensuites.
During your stay at Westella your hosts, Mike&Chin will be happy to assist with any individual requirements you may have including special dietary needs. You can start your day with a hearty home cooked English'breakfast'.
So come along and stay a few days in Ulverstone! Westella is the perfect place to call home while you explore this wonderfully unique and natural region.
How to get there
An easy drive from Devonport airport and Ferry Terminal(within 14 km). Take the highway signs towards Burnie and follow the exit sign off the highway 3 km from the town centre of Ulverstone. When coming from Burnie take the highway towards Devonport and following the Westella House exit signs at the third exit to Ulverstone.
Around the region
Gunns Plains - Gunns Plains is a scenic farming area. Featuring vineyards, and dairy, as well as the Tasmanian Reptile Centre, and Wing's Farm Park
Gunns Plains Caves - Home to some of the largest limestone shawl formations in the Southern Hemisphere. Featuring an underground stream and glow-worm display the caves are a delight to behold.
Preston Falls - On your way to the Leven Canyon take a short walk from the road to view Preston Falls from the viewing platform, and take in the bush surroundings.
Leven Canyon - A 250m-deep ravine, the Leven Canyon is a spectacular sight. From the enchanting picnic area, follow the rainforest walk to the cliff-face viewing platform and gaze at the breathtaking scenery.
Cradle Mountain - Tasmania's most recognisable landmark is the craggy profile of Cradle Mountain. On the park boundary is the visitor centre with its interpretive display, ranger station, park information, walker registration and up-to-date weather reports.
Mount Roland - "A crimson herald of the new dawn." Mount Roland has a range of walking tracks for the enthusiast. A towering pinnacle shaping the horizon, with Sheffield, the town of murals, at it's base.
The Nut and Stanley - The historic village of Stanley is nestled at the base of The Nut, a sheer-sided bluff on Circular Head. A walking track climbs to the summit of The Nut, or take the chairlift, with its spectacular views across Bass Strait beaches and over the town.
Devonport - Gateway to Tasmania via the "Spirit of Tasmania" ferries. Devonport has a number of interesting attractions close to the City Centre including aboriginal rock engravings, a maritime museum which traces the history of the region dating back from white settlement.
Don River Railway and Museum - This Devonport mmuseum features Tasmania's largest collection of steam locomotives and carriages. Vintage Trains running hourly, and a Steam Train runs on Sundays and Public Holidays