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Summerhill Cottage - located at Port Sorell

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Modern, fully self contained 2 bedroom (1 queen, 2 single) house in Port Sorell. There are 2 good quality fold up beds to accommodate up to 6 people. This great holiday house has undercover parking and plenty of room for a boat, a modern fully equipped kitchen and laundry facilities. The bathroom is very large and decor is modern, clean and very comfortable.

All linen is supplied, excellent quality sheets (1200 count), fluffy white towels, electric blankets, extra blankets. Hair dryer , body wash in large shower, soap & shampoo. Well equipped laundry with new washing machine, iron & ironing board all behind doors in the large white clean bathroom.

There is TV, DVD player, stereo with provision for ipod, lots of books for both adults and children and selection of DVD's, and CD's for your pleasure. Breakfast is supplied for 1 morning with croissants, cereal, juice , Nespresso Pod Coffee machine. Kitchen is very large with oven, microwave, pantry, family size refrigerator and breakfast counter with comfortable and modern stools.

Relax with a glass of wine on the deck, in a peaceful, gardened 5 acre rural setting overlooking Bass Strait, enjoy the view and listen to the birds. Have a BBQ on the Mini Q and watch the sun setting and enjoy the local wildlife at night including wallabies and potoroos. Alternatively drive to Hawley Beach and take a walk along the nature track and see the penguin's come in from the ocean and waddle home to their nests at sunset.

There is an abundant supply of books including childrens, DVD's, CD's and CD player

for your use on a relaxing holiday.

Close to shops, restaurants and cafes and The Shearwater Resort where you can play a round or 2 of golf. Go walking along the beaches, river or boat fishing, kayaking , photography, bike riding, or just fossiking and rock hopping at Freers and Hawley Beach.

Just 19 klm east of Devonport, Port Sorell is a 10 minute drive to Devonport Airport and the Spirit of Tasmania Terminal. It is central to the Northern Food & Wine Region including award winning Ghost Rock Winery which is 5 minutes drive away. Drive to Cradle Mountain and enjoy the beautiful surrounds.


Port Sorell is the Gateway to the Narawntapu National Park where you can walk amongst wombats, Forrester Kangaroos and Pademelons. A wonderful experience in flora and fauna, with trained Park Rangers always available to give information. .

A short drive to Latrobe which is one of Australia's finest heritage towns with many antique shops, cafes and speciality shops. Reliquiare is a shopping experience you can't miss. Latrobe is famous for being the Platypus capital of the world. A few minutes out of Latrobe is Anvers Chocolate Factory, a belgian style chocolate experience, cafe, museum and manufacturing viewing room, and then there is the Cherry Shed, a little further down the road, delicious.

Travel along the Bass Highway to Ashgroves Cheese and then further along Christmas Hills Raspberry Farm for a taste sensation. Continue along to Mole Creek to the wonderful Trowunna Wildlife Park & Devil Research Centre, where you can nurse and pet a baby Tasmanian Devil. This Park has the world's largest population of endangered Tasmanian Devils. A nature lovers wildlife park.

There are a number of day trips to experience including Cradle Mountain, Stanley and Marrawah which is famous for its surfing and windsurfing location.


Fully furnished

All linen, towels, pillows, doonas provided

Electric Blankets

Fully equipped modern kitchen



Radio/CD player with Ipod connection

HD television with DVD

Well stocked library with adult and children's books

Coffee and Tea making facilites




Washing Machine

Ironing Facilites

Comfortable Outdoor Furniture

Heat Pump

Air conditioner

2 Good quality Fold Up Beds

The house is on tank water so unfortunately washing of cars and boats is prohibited although there are car/boat washing facilities at Shearwater Petrol Station.

Check in time is 1.00pm

Check out time is 10.30 am

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018


Port Sorell House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 5 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Summerhill Cottage - located at Port Sorell
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
Diamond Creek, Victoria, Australia

Amazing property.

  • 5 of 5

We had the most wonderful time at this property. Very clean and perfect location. Lovely owners.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Thanks Peta, was an absolute pleasure to have you and Andrew and girls stay, and thank you so much for leaving the cottage so immaculate and the gorgeous flowers, Cheers Di
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Burnie, Tasmania, Australia


  • 5 of 5

We love it.

On arrival we were met by two Lovely people. Di and Paul you made us feel so very welcome from the very first words that was spoken.

We both loved you little cottage, it had everything that we could possibly need.

So clean and tidy. So very comfortable.

Lovely and private. It is a credit you both.

A little piece of paradise.

Once again thankyou. We will be back.

Cheers Sharon and Nathan.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Hi Sharon, Thanks so much for your wonderful review, it is really appreciated. We have some wonderful people stay and they love the cottage and surroundings but not often do they write a review. It is so good of you, and it will be a real pleasure to have you guys back. Cheers Di
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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Quiet and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage, well equipped and extremely clean. Brief stay and it met our needs perfectly. Prompt communication from owners and easy to deal with.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Hi Heather, thanks so much for your great review. It was a pleasure to have you guys visit. take care, regards Di & Paul
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Surrey, United Kingdom

Lovely house, great location.

  • 5 of 5

Great location for a stay in Shearwater and Hawley. Very friendly hosts. We'd definitely stay here again. Thank you Di and Paul!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and wish we had more time to spend there.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: Stayz
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Peaceful and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Lovely place to relax at. Appreciate being able to stay at last minute. Lovely hosts who made our stay so easy. Enjoyed the quiet and sea views, relaxing on the deck in the sunshine. Thank you.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: Stayz
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Other Activities:

Hawley Beach


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund


  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 2 guests. Property has 6 beds and can sleep a maximum 6 guests

    Optional Costs
    Extra child: $15 per night
    extra adult: $20 per night

    * Ask the owner to arrange these

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