About this listing
Our home is on the side of a hill. Based 400 meters from the entrance to Launceston's most famous tourist feature - the Gorge via the Kings Bridge entrance, its beautiful scenery, bush walks and wild life, you will be overlook the heart of Tamar river. We offer a private room for two in our shared home.
There is the option for a third person or two children to stay in a small adjacent room in the house on a king single trundle bed. This would be suitable for families with children or parties of three including a couple.
We also list a second airy studio room separated from the house by 8 meters, which accommodates two people. That can be seen as a second listing - 'Launceston Studio Room - Close to all'. The Studio does not have bathroom facilities at the present.
The house is open plan upstairs with a well planned kitchen, dining room and balcony for your comfort. The bathroom is a shared bathroom two separate toilets.
Minutes away and within close walking distance are some of Launceston’s exciting restaurants, bistros and cafe's including 'Stillwater', The Waterfront, Penny Royal, and Seaport for you to explore and indulge. Beautiful gardens and Royal Park are a seven minute walk away along with Launceston's historic Art Gallery. Four klm away the Trevallyn Reserve features a hang gliding facility along with some aquatic facilies and beautiful bush walks. The famous Tamar Valley Wine route featuring some of Tasmania’s most famous vineyards commences 15 km from the house.
We are a retired couple still actively engaged in life long learning and gardening. While we have enjoyed traveling and great Airbnb hospitality, our home is a happy place we look forward to sharing it with fellow travelers.
Access is from our drive at 26 Trevallyn Road, front stairs as we are on the side of a hill. To unload bags just pull into the single drive and we will direct you after you have unloaded to permanent parking across the street from Number 22 Trevallyn Road. This is about 30 metres from the house on the same road.
Public transport is bus. Stop is about 40 metres from the house, same street. Most prefer to walk into town (15 minutes) as it is a scenic road and passes the entrance to the Gorge and Penny Royal facilities as well as the Provodore Gallery/shop and Stillwater restaurant only 8 minutes from the house. Above us about 5 minute walk is 'Cafe Culture' and the Trevallyn Delli.
Non Smoking house and area.
Considerations regarding noise apply.
Kitchen, dining room and balcony are available for you to relax and enjoy.
Breakfast is just a very light cereal and fruit but feel free to use kitchen and fridge space. We would appreciate you cleaning up after using. Still Water, Seaport and other delightful breakfast venues a close walk.
Public parking is in a parking bay 20 metres from the house opposite Number 22. To drop luggage you are welcome to pull into the open section at front of Number 26 house, however this area is needed for exit and entrance of family vehicle so cleared at all other times.
About the Host, Rosa
We are a retired and semi-retired couple. Love - grandchildren, family, Tasmania, travel, the Launceston Film Society and one of us is a learner sailor. David's background has been with Rural industry, overseas rural consulting and in Rural Financial Counseling; Rosa achieved her academic goals at 60and has a strong belief in 'life long learning'.