A Birds Eye View


Entire residential home hosted by Rob And Denise

  1. 3 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bath
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Sitting on top of Mt Canopus, in front of the old Tas University Telescope is A Birds Eye View, enjoying the view of the southern skies at night and the expanse views of central Tasmania during the day.

The space
a bird’s eye view

Perched 260 metres above sea level, atop of Mt Canopus on approx. 2.098 or 5 acres a bird’s eye view has stunning views across Cambridge, Pittwater and beyond. The native animals and huge array of birdlife add magic to this unique and private piece of paradise.

a bird’s eye view is orientated to provide uninterrupted views. The 260 degree view encompasses Mt Wellington to the west, the Meehan Mountain Ranges north – west, Cambridge north-east, Pittwater and the Coal River Valley north .
The studio is ideally suited to a couple, but can accommodate extra guests upon request. Additional single mattress(es) can be supplied if required.

Mt Canopus is only 15 mins away from the CBD, 10 mins to a major shopping precinct and 10 mins to Hobart International Airport.

a bird’s eye view is constructed of rammed earth naturally complimenting the rocky outcrops and slopping natural earth walls of the block. Floor to ceiling double glazed windows capture the sun all day all year round and the wedge shaped roof-line allows for maximum light and view. The polished concrete floors enhance the efficient thermal qualities of the studio. The windows are fitted with remote control blinds. The lounge area and bedroom is carpeted.

The modern kitchen is well – equipped with all appliances and cooking utensils for meal preparation including microwave, dishwasher, gas hot plates and electric oven. The kitchen boasts a Nespresso coffee machine, tea making facilities with a selection of coffee pods and teas.

The lounge room has an ultra HD 55 inch TV, DVD player, stereo and radio. Netflix can be utilised and free wifi is available.
The sitting room has a cosy free-standing wood fire with comfy arm chairs to read, relax and enjoy the views. The studio is fitted with a Daikin reverse cycle .

The master bedroom has quality linen, wardrobe space and a wall-mounted TV. Through to the bathroom with walk in shower, toilet, front-loader washer and sink. Shampoo, conditioner, dryer, washing powder, lotions and hand wash supplied. Inside airer and outside washing line provided.
An extra guest can be accommodated on a good quality portable single bed for a tariff of $50 per night. Children under two can be accommodated in a port a cot free of charge.
We can provide:
•Breakfast supplies (continental/provisions for a full cooked breakfast- fresh eggs from our chickens)
•Tasmanian wines/beers/ciders/other alcoholic beverages
•Homemade chutneys, pickles, sauces, jams
Dinner packs (as arranged) for that late arrival

Where you'll sleep

1 king bed
Common space
1 single bed

What this place offers

Ocean view
Mountain view
Free parking on premises
TV with standard cable
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony

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4.99 out of 5 stars from 471 reviews


Where you’ll be

Mount Rumney, Tasmania, Australia

Mt Canopus is approx. 11 kms from Hobart CBD. It is an easy drive or can be accessed by taxi, however we are always up and down the hill so could be available for a lift.
Bellerive is the closest suburb which has some lovely dining options. The shopping precinct has a large range of of retail shops. But the jewel in the crown is our easy access to the Coal River Valley, the Tasman Peninsula and the picturesque East Coast of Tasmania. We can provide detailed information of its’ many sight seeing opportunities in our booklet.
The Meehan Ranges on the outskirts of Hobart have much more to offer to the keen mountain bike rider. Starting at the end of Belbins Road there is a complex network of tracks and trails heading up over the Meehan Ranges which make a great playground for beginner through to advanced riders.  

We are within 10 mins of the Hobart International Airport and can by negotiation provide transport.

Hosted by Rob And Denise

  1. Joined in February 2016
  • 471 Reviews
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I am Rob a semi- retired builder and AirBnB operator and Denise is an educator with in the catholic system. Love hosting and traveling when we can.

During your stay

We want to interact with you in the manner you prefer. We are always only a text message away. If your preference is for solitude or privacy, we will leave you to enjoy the space. However, if you would like insights into Hobart and the wonderful activities you can do in the city or other parts of Tasmania, we are very happy to provide recommendations, tips and local information.
We want to interact with you in the manner you prefer. We are always only a text message away. If your preference is for solitude or privacy, we will leave you to enjoy the space.…

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House rules

Check-in: After 1:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

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