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The Dragonfly North West

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The Dragonfly North West B&B, previously known as Glen Osborne House (c.1885) offers bed and breakfast accommodation near Burnie. This National Trust listed property is surrounded by two acres of gardens, and only one kilometre from Burnie. The period decorations and antique furniture take you back to a time when you didn't have to rush, but the modern amenities give you the convenience and comforts of today. Sleep in an antique bed in a high-ceiling bedroom, fresh with country air. All bedrooms have ensuite facilities, one has a spa bath. Step from your bedroom onto the iron lace veranda, let your eyes linger on views of the beautiful coast. The property features delightful gardens and off-street parking. Walk into Burnie or drive to the local beaches or forests. There are lakes and rivers to fish and mountains to climb. Have a picnic in the wilderness.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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9 Aileen Cres Hillcrest, Burnie, Tasmania 7320 Australia
Getting there
Burnie Wynyard Airport16 km
Devonport Airport46 km
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On our tour we haven't pre-booked much accom and we hit the last minute jackpot with this National trust listed heritage home built in 1885.. Del and Merv were fabulous hosts, even with Del's subtle "we'll see you in the morning" after she had sorted our requests for ice bucket
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Stayed here for 7 days whilst competing in the Australian Masters Games in mid- to late-October 2017. It is a fantastic place to stay. Del & Merv are absolutely lovely hosts. The House is located in an attractive garden setting & very handy to downtown Burnie. The Blackwood Room
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We had our first visit to Tasmania this month. One of the highlights of visit was the beautiful stay at Glen Osbourne House. We so impressed with our beautiful rooms and the fantastic breakfast. We couldn't have been better looked after by the hosts Del and Merv. They were both
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We stayed on 7 August - sisters so we requested a twin room - a lovely room in the main house. Merv was very welcoming and funny. The house is fabulous, just the gold leaf on the ceilings was awe-inspiring. Cosy, comfortable, friendly, quiet. Upstairs verandah is outstanding,
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Glen Osborne House was built in 1885 and has been meticulously restored by the current owners Del and Merv. The walls are covered in beautiful pictures and artifacts and the rooms are furnished to match the period, even down to light switches, shower head and taps. We stayed
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The Rose Room
Lily room
This room has a spa in the bathroom. Its on the front of the house direct access to balcony.
Lovely room
Large rooms, beautifully furnished
"All rooms have good views. We were very happy to be in Iris"
"There's a separate block of bedrooms which may suit families or those needing wheelchair access better."
"The Iris Room with spa is quiet, comfortable, spacious & elegant, with a walk-out verandah overlooking the harbor. Iris catches both the morning sun and the cool of the evening. What a treat!"
"We had the rose room-all rooms are beautiful"
"all rooms good main house lovley"
USD 81 - USD 93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Glen Osborne House
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