Hillcrest Farmhouse is one of the oldest original homes in Eaglehawk Neck surrounded by farm land It was long known as The Laughing House where many of the children in the area would gather to play and the sounds of happy laughter would echo across the hillside
Today it has become a haven for people from far and wide who just want to relax and enjoy the countryside without being too far from essential amenities
The self contained home has been extended over the years and has three bedrooms, one queen, one with two king singles and a lovely sunroom overlooking the farm and hills beyond.with four singles.
There is a large lounge which is comfortably furnished and has a free standing wood stove for cold nights and reverse cycle air conditioning for added comfort A separate dining area and fully equipped kitchen with full stove complete the living area.Views of the farm can be seen from all rooms
The bathroom has toilet,hand basin, bath with overhead shower. Two separate toilets and laundry add to the comfort of those who want to stay for longer periods
Families with young children enjoy the farm activities and we welcome pets as we have many of our own. The safe fenced garden area is a great place for children to play in and an outdoor setting and B.B.Q under the weeping willow is a perfect place to enjoy a relaxing evening after along day.
The area is a well known for its tuna and game fishing and we cater for large parties of fishermen with ample parking for cars and boats The launching ramps and jetty being just ten minutes away.
Our wide sandy ocean beach offers plenty of enjoyment for the sun lover with swimming surfing ,beach combing or just wading in the cool shallows of the ocean. Rock pools at low tide are a delight for children.
Nearby attractions include
The Blowhole and Jetty where squid and flathead can be caught
Tasman's Arch and The Devil's Kitchen including a walk to Waterfall Bay.
Doo Town with its quaintly named cottages
The Tessellated Pavement and Clyde Island. Interesting geological features
Tasmanian Devil Park.
The Chocolate Factory
The Port Arthur Historic Site and Coal Mines.
Pick Your Own Strawberries from our very own farm(in season)
Fishing charters and Coastal Cruises leave from. the Blowhole Jetty
Pleasure craft and fishing boats can be launched from our well constructed launch ramps and a carpark has area for trailers
Photography The area has some spectacular scenery for amatuer and professinal alike
There is a golf course just fifteen minutes away in Dunalley.
And plenty of other sights to see for everyone of all ages in this beautiful part of Tasmania.
We are situated 7 klms from the local shop and petrol station.
Dunalley is fifteen minutes away for most shopping needs including the Post Office. The airport is 50 minutes away
There are several places to eat out and taste our local delicacies including local fresh fish