Bridge Units Orford, is located on the northern side of the Orford Bridge on Old Convict Road. The West unit is available for holiday rental.
The Unit is fully self contained with linen and towels supplied. The unit is a open plan living with all the modern appliances, Flat Screen TV, Blu Ray, I pod speaker box. The kitchen has a range of cooking utensils to be able to make your own meals and a dishwasher to save the washing up. There is a reverse cycle Daikin Heat pump.
The unit has three bedrooms, with the main having a queen bed, En suite and Walk in robe as well as a wall mounted TV/DVD.
The other two bedrooms are comfortable, one having a double and the other a single bed. There is a Porta cot and high chair available on request.
There is a bath size spa in main bathroom.
The small deck at the front of house gives you the great view of the Prosser River and is very nice place to enjoy Breakfast, as well as the local bird life.
The property has a private jetty and a safe access ladder to get down to boat. Boat access is preferable mid to high tide. There is a ski lane out front, where you can enjoy the need for speed and then pull up at jetty, recharge and do it again. For a bit slower pace just throw a fishing line out and see if you can catch a Bream ( certain times of the year). Or bring a Kayak and enjoy the beauty of the Prosser River at a bit slower pace.
Finally there is a small BBQ area out the side of house, where you can relax take in the view and local Fauna and cook up a feast.
Bridge units is walking distance approx five minutes to beaches, supermarket, cafe and hotel. Bridge units is located at the start of the Old Convict Rd (track), with good walking shoes, water and lunch it is a pleasant walk. Built in the 1840s.
Orford is a small coastal town located at the mouth of the Prosser River. It has a population of about 550 people, which increases considerably in the Holiday season. The beaches are pristine and child friendly. There is a Golf Course, Lawn Bowls and Vineyard. Orford has most services, IGA, Post Office, Cafes and Hotel.
Orford is 79 Km from Hobart ( 55 min approx) and 63 Km from Hobart Airport (45 min approx). Triabunna is 7 Km up the road with all there services to offer, as there is no Petrol Station at Orford, it is the closes place to refuel. There is also the Tourist Centre, Service of Tasmania, Westpac ,IGA, Pharmacy, Hotels and Cafe.
Triabunna is where you catch the ferry over to Maria Island, which is a must see while in the area. There is also the East Coast Free Wi Fi available.
To summarize Orford is the Gateway to the east coast and great place to base yourself whilst exploring this beautiful part of the world.