Darlington Beach House is a beautifully appointed holiday house in a fabulous location only a short walk to two stunning white sandy beaches: Spring Beach and Stapleton Beach on Tasmania's spectacular East Coast.
Darlington can accommodate 8 guests.
RENTAL RATES AND OPTIONS
The advertised rate is for the main section of the house on upper level that has 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, separate toilet and spacious open plan kitchen/living/dining area. This area of the house can accommodate up to 6 people.
THE RETREAT (lower level)
There is also a fully self contained one bed apartment (with underfloor heating) that offers a 4th bedroom and 2nd shower room & kitchen/living/dining area that can accommodate an additional 2 guests extremely comfortably. It otherwise just remains empty.
Due to the inflexibility of the stayz system I have had to advertise this in the 'optional' section. So if there are 8 of you or you would like the added luxury of both levels, you will need to tick this box! The retreat is a one off fee per night.
Darlington has well-appointed kitchen and partially stocked pantry. Extras include a comprehensive DVD library and games to keep the family entertained (on a wet, windy winter's day), sumptuously comfortable beds, with quality linen and towels and all of the comforts of home.
The two storey beach house is situated on a peaceful two acre bush garden overlooking coastal reserve and enjoys beautiful and expansive ocean views towards Maria Island National Park.
Darlington is spacious, airy and light, well appointed and equipped. Darlington provides contemporary furnishings, quality towels and linen, essential oil soaps, a well equipped Chef's kitchen with stainless steel/European appliances, a partially stocked pantry, a wood heating fire for cold winter nights, a reverse-cycled air conditioning/heating system, air spa bath plus luxury underfloor heating beneath in the lower level adult retreat.
Darlington has a barbecue and two outdoor settings and everything (we hope) guests will need to make their stay special including I-pod Docking stations, a comprehensive DVD library, binoculars, maps, an assortment of games, toys, magazines, reference books, boogie boards and fishing rods.
The property accommodates 2-8 guests extremely comfortably over the two fully self-contained levels and is ideal for couples seeking a romantic break as well as families and friends seeking quality accommodation that offers flexible living spaces and flexible rental options.
Guests can choose to rent the whole house including the lower level adult retreat or the main part of the house only in the upper level whilst still having exclusive use of the property (we don't rent out the retreat separately!).
To book the retreat click on the optional section.
The upper level (main section of the house) accommodates 6 guests in 3 bedrooms (2 x queen size, 1 twin that can be zipped together to create a KS bed). The fully self contained one bed apartment/adult retreat on the lower level accommodates 2 and is charged at a flat rate.
The retreat also offers a second shower room, living area with TV/DVD/I-pod docking station and small kitchenette. The shower room in the lower level is off the living area not bedroom and is easily accessible to guests staying in the main section of the house on the upper level.
The property is only a 4 - 5 minute walk from Stapleton Beach and a 7 - 8 minute walk via a Cliff walk to Spring Beach (the Cliff walk is on Crown Reserve opposite the property).
Darlington is perfectly located to explore the East Coast of Tasmania, Maria Island National Park, East Coast Wineries, Richmond and The Coal Valley Wine Region. THE BEACH HOUSE sits on a two acre bush garden overlooking coastal reserve and the ocean. Spring Beach is a 7-8 minute walk (10 minute amble) away (via road or spectacular cliff path) and the more exclusive Stapleton Beach a mere 5 minutes walk (7 minute amble!) via coastal reserve. Darlington is less than one hour from Hobart airport and one hour from Hobart. The Beach House is only a 4-5 minute drive or short cycle ride to Orford and all other amenities.
TWO NIGHT MINIMUM STAY
RATES: $220-$240 per night per couple (depending on season, number of bedrooms used and whether guests need to book the lower level adult retreat that will otherwise remain empty and locked). We value our guests exclusive use of the property.
JANUARY SCHOOL HOLIDAYS: 5 night minimum preferred during peak season, unless a shorter availability between bookings.
*CHRISTMAS WEEK AND OVER NEW YEAR has a 7 NIGHT MINIMUM AND A $3,000 p/w FLAT RATE.
*Darlington is situated in a quiet residential area with strict noise restrictions and is not suitable for parties.
Darlington is a 'fully accredited' holiday home with council approval.
*Contemporary, quality furnishings with comfort and luxury in mind
*Quality European Appliances, including Miele dishwasher and a superbly equipped chef's kitchen including catalytic oven, Baccarat Cookware, Microwave and Slow Cooker.
Two separate living areas
Two bathrooms (one with spa bath),
Two separate kitchen/dining areas
*Two ipod docking stations with ipod music library
*Two Flat Screen HD TV's and DVD's (one a Blue Ray)
*Fully Self-contained Adult Retreat
*Sumptious beds with quality linen and towels
*organic hand made essential oil soaps
*DVD's, reference books, binoculars, magazines
*heated stone flooring in adult retreat
*some pantry supplies, including spices, quality teas and Lavazza coffee
*Free bottle of local wine for stayz of more than 2 days
*Games, Children's toys, books, Boogie Boards and Fishing Rods.
*Tasmanian oak floors and quality Wool carpets in the bedrooms
*4 Bedrooms: 3 QS beds plus 2 long singles in 4th bedroom that zip together to create a KS bed
*Wood burning fire for cosy winter nights
*Reverse cycle air conditioning
*BBQ and two outdoor settings (one on each level)
*Beautiful Ocean views from almost every room
Spacious 2 acre garden offering privacy and the perfect space for children to play!
Darlington has a safety Gate for small children at the top of the stairs and a child safety guard for the wood burning fire.
Cot and linen available for a small extra one-off fee.
A single High Chair is also available.
NOTE: Guests are responsible for purchasing their own kindling and logs for the fire.
*Check In is 2:00pm
*Check Out is 10:00am
(Special provision for late check out or early check in may be available by arrangement outside of peak season).
A maximum of 8 guests is allowed at Darlington (including caravans/campervans at the property). NO camping in tents or swags is allowed.
*A $200-$300 bond is required. Fully refundable in accordance with the terms and conditions.
*A Cancellation Policy applies to ALL bookings. A 50% cancellation fee applies to all confirmed bookings.
*Cancellations made within 14 days of arrival incur a 100% cancellation fee unless Darlington can be re-booked for the same booking period and for the same number of guests. Otherwise pro-rata charges apply.
*All rates are quoted Australian dollars including GST and are based on one couple sharing one bedroom.
NOTE: CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR IS A MINIMUM OF 7 DAYS
THINGS TO DO ......
Darlington is Ideally situated within a short stroll of two fabulous beaches: Spring Beach and the more private/exclusive Stapleton Beach mainly accessible to local residents.
Darlington is also the perfect base from which to explore the East Coast of Tasmania, Award-winning East Coast Wineries, Hobart, Richmond and the famous Coal Valley Wine Region.
spring beach, Orford and Triabunna are also the bases from which to explore historic Maria Island National Park with its lovely walks and abundance of wildlife.
The Beach House is close to: Ocean, Beaches, River, Maria Island National Park, Nature and Heritage Trails, State Forest, Spectacular Coastline, Award-winning Wineries, Golf Course & the pretty fishing village of Orford.
Wine tasting, Fishing, Surfing, Boating, Kayaking, Swimming, Scuba-diving, Boogie-boarding, Bush walking, Mountain-biking, Bird watching,Wi Wildlife Spotting, Golfing, Photography & Exploring Australia's Convict History are all popular activities in the area. If none of the above appeal, guests can simply kick back, relax and enjoy the local beaches and beautiful ocean views with a glass of wine!
Darlington is less than one from Hobart with its major drawcards: MONA (Museum of Old and New Art), its famous food and art scene, funky cafes, Salamanca Markets, Pretty Harbour, historic Battery Point, convict built heritage buildings, and majestic Mount Wellington. Darlington is only 40 minutes from Hobart airport.
Freycinet National Park and The Tasman Peninsula (via Wielangta Forest Tourist Drive) are also both a picturesque leisurely day trip away!
If none of the above appeal then you could perhaps just take a leisurely stroll or swim on one of the beautiful beaches close by or simply 'kick back', relax and unwind with a good book and a glass of award winning Tasmanian pinot!
Life can't get much better than that!