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Rathmore Shearers Quarters & Rathmore Cottage alongside sheep & platypus

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Rustic shearers quarters & cottage on historic sheep property beside firepits, platypus & wildlife
1 of 19Rustic shearers quarters & cottage on historic sheep property beside firepits, platypus & wildlife
Farmhouse -
6 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 17
Hamilton, Tasmania
Enjoy your campfire meal then toast your complimentary marshmallows
over the fire under a million stars!
RATHMORE offers comfortable accommodation for up to 17 people in the Shearer's Quarters (NO TV) which has 5 bedrooms (2 Queen, 2 Twin singles & one Triple with Queen & Single bed) communal washroom with washing machine & clothes dryer & hair dryer & Messroom for food preparation plus
RATHMORE Cottage(has TV) which has one Queen bedded bedroom, 2 original single Shearers' stretchers & double fold out sofa bed, bathroom with washing machine & kitchen facilities.
Walk around the property to view sheep, wildlife including platypus in the Dew Rivulet or fish for trout to enjoy this unique relaxed opportunity to stay on a sheep property settled in 1828 & owned one family for 150 years so never befo...
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Listing #HL8997944
About the Owner
Cally L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2017
Interaction with guests
I am available to assist you with any queries regarding our facilities & those in the local area & though out Tasmania. Please enquire should you want meals, soups or food provisions. Enquire if you are wanting to upgrade to heritage Georgian sandstone homestead.
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

I stayed as a solo traveler for only one night in the shared cottage, but it was lovely. I chose this place as I wanted to be close to the airport on my last night but not in the bustle of Hobart. The room was...More

Thank RawsonGal
Management response:Responded 10 July 2018

We certainly hope you can return another time for a longer stay with friends to explore Rathmore's beautiful 92 acres, enjoy the campfire & platypus. We are delighted as a solo traveller you were so warm & comfortable away from the bustle & then convenient...More

Reviewed 2 May 2018

This farm stay is excellent value for money. The accommodation is charming, the location is beautiful and in addition to the farm animals you may well see a platypus, which is not easy to achieve in many places. Our six children (we were two families)...More

Thank Relax457362
Management response:Responded 15 June 2018

We are delighted you took time out to share Rathmore with us and that the children so enjoyed our animals, going on the Dew Rivulet and toasting their marshmallows on the campfire! We now have a brand new lamb!!!! We pride ourselves on offering good...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

We are touring through Tassie by bicycle, and therefore never make our plans for the night much in advance. Usually we camp, but sometimes we don't. Cycling from Hobart to Launceston via the Midlands, we found some nice roads, avoiding the bigger highways. We also...More

Thank Wim M
Management response:Responded 27 April 2018

Wim Delighted you enjoy our Pea & Ham Soup, hot bath tub, fire & warm comfortable Shearers' Quarters bedroom after such a cold day's cycling & some very cold nights...well deserved!!! Certainly a shame you did not have a little longer (wonder if you got...More

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Queen Beds:(5)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 AM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Messroom fire is $30 fee. Outdoor firepit is free but gather your own firewood. Ensure fire is extinguished at night & prior to departure. Pets are only allowed outside the...
    2 Full baths
    5 Twins
    1 Sofa
    5 Queens
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About the neighbourhood
Central Highlands in the Derwent Valley area has stunning tranquil areas with 50 shades of green, rolling hills, a place of history & nostalgia, wonderful produce & a place to relax & escape....look up, look out & look within.
Getting around
A car is essential as there is very limited public transport.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Hobart: 93.0 km
Please check Google maps or with me before departing for Rathmore as GPS & mobiles do not work in all areas around the Derwent Valley hills.
Some roads are unsealed so not suitable for hire cars.
Road signs on Lyell Highway(7kms) & in Bothwell (22kms)
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
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