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The Cosy Cottage, Port Sorell

Bedrooms 1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

Cosy, clean, comfortable. Open plan cottage in semi-rural setting. Dogs welcome.


The Cosy Cottage is located approximately 20 minutes drive from Devonport Airport and the Spirit of Tasmania Ferry Terminal.

Fully self-contained, open plan, studio style holiday cottage with a queen bed, sofa bed (double), bunk beds (top bunk 65kg limit), please note all the beds are located in the same area as lounge, dining area.

Please view photos to ensure open plan layout suits your requirements. There are NO SEPARATE BEDROOMS.

We provide linen, towels, electric blankets, kitchen, washing machine, wood heater, TV/DVD, BBQ area plus under cover parking. Highchair and portacot with linen also available.

About 6km from the Port Sorell / Shearwater town centre with supermarkets, chemist, ATM, liquor store, petrol stations, take away stores, cafes and more. Enjoy a meal at the Shearwater Resort.

Just a few minutes stroll from the Rubicon River, enjoy fishing, swimming and boating on this beautiful river. Bring your boat along. Or if you prefer golf there are 2 fantastic courses to choose from within 5km.

Your hosts Mark and Julie Swanson live onsite at the 1.5 acre property and will be available 24/7 should you need assistance.

FREE WiFi is available with unlimited access, password provided on arrival.

We provide tea and coffee making facilities. For your convenience we also provide milk, bread and cereal plus some basic pantry items. Fresh eggs will also be provided if our hens have been co-operating ! Further food requirements are the responsibility of the guest. We also provide body wash, shampoo and conditioner.

Pets OK subject to prior arrangement. Fully fenced area of approx half an acre for your dog to run around. They are welcome inside the cottage but not on the furniture please. Remember to bring everything you need for them, nothing is supplied. A small fee applies per stay.

Please note the cottage is a NON-SMOKING premise.

Local Attractions

There are so many wonderful places of interest close by .... you'll need to stay for quite a few days to fit everything in !

Apart from the amazing fishing, swimming and boating nearby you can play golf at 2 beautiful courses just minutes away.

Wildlife abounds at the Narawntapu Nationa Park, plus Tasmanian Devils, platypus tours, penguins and seahorses all nearby.

Local wineries and gourmet food galore with chocoate, raspberries, cheese, cherries and honey all on offer. Mmmmmm !

Latrobe offers some lovely cafes and shopping - a definite must see is Reliquaire !!

Feeling adventurous? Why not visit stunning Cradle Mountain, Mole Creek Caves, The Nut or Cataract Gorge.A great base for day trips to Cradle Mountain, Deloraine, Sheffield - Town of Murals, Lake Barrington, Mt Roland, Mole Creek Caves, Latrobe, Narawntapu National Park and more !

More Details

Julie Swanson
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Julie Swanson

We relocated from Western Australia to enjoy the fantastic relaxed lifestyle Tasmania provides. The weather is very mild all year round and if it gets chilly we have the wood burning stove to keep us warm. We have quick access to the beach and the mountains, with Melbourne only an hour's flight away.

Julie Swanson purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Julie Swanson chose Port Sorell

We fell in love with this property as it offers a peaceful semi-rural location just minutes from the water and only 6 kilometres from the shopping centre, cafes, ATM etc

What makes this cottage unique

We allow pets inside the cottage so you can bring along your beloved family members to enjoy the holiday too! Plenty of parking too so you can bring the boat and bikes too.


Port Sorell Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 4 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming


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The Cosy Cottage, Port Sorell
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 18 reviews
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Great little cottage

  • 5 of 5

Friendly hosts great central spot to visit northern areas

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Excellent property!

  • 5 of 5

I enjoyed the three nights there, and that I could take my little dogs there. (even a doggie door, which they soon learnt how to use). Loved the wood heater. And the little extras such as salt and pepper and cooking oil. Very quiet, peaceful, just what I was needing.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Excellent cosy property

  • 5 of 5

The place had everything you need to make breakie and some.

Great DVD collections.

And host Julie was lovely and welcoming!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
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St Helens, Tasmania, Australia

Very Cosy & Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our short stay and would stay again and certainly recommend. Loved the chooks and dear little dog.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
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Tasmania, Australia

real cosy !

  • 5 of 5

out in the bush

nice walking

bring a floaty and the children

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Frank, lovely to have you stay with us. Glad you enjoyed it !!
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

I'd recommend staying at Cosy Cottage.

  • 5 of 5

Cosy Cottage has got everything from toiletries to games and puzzles and very generous food basics which got us through breakfast! I think the hosts have thought of just about everything. We only stayed for one night but it felt like home.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
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Nearest Airport
18 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
Shearwater Resort
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Spirit of Tasmania, Devonport
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Thirlstane Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
16 Kilometres
National Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Shearwater Resort
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
Freers Beach
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Squeaking Point




Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.