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Rathmore Shearers Quarters & Rathmore Cottage alongside sheep & platypus

19 reviews
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Overview
6 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
17 guests
3 nights minimum
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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 ...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 before open to the public. You are close to the multitude of Derwent Valley tourist attractions - Mt Field National Park, Russell Falls, kayaking, Bonorong Wildlife Santuary,The Agrarian Kitchen world class restaurant & cooking school, Sally Wise Cooking School, wineries, distilleries, antiques shops & awesome local produce. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: ABN22944646014More
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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 5 November 2018 via mobile

Wow, the fanciest Shearers quarters we have ever seen. Very friendly owners and made us feel very welcome. Callie has forgotten nothing in setting up this accommodation. Top quality accommodation and a communal kitchen to die for. Loved it here

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Lyn M
Connector743082, VR Owner at Rathmore Shearers Quarters & Rathmore Cottage alongside sheep & platypus, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Lyn So thrilled you were able to enjoy our comfortable Shearers Quarters where we have retained the historical integrity, adding modern accountrements for guest comfort and catering. Thank you for your review, delightful company and for sharing Rathmore. Warm regards, Cally

Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely place to stay. The shearers quarters have been renovated to a high standard. The rooms were cosy and warm, the bathroom was modern and featured a bath! Towels in good supply, all toiletries supplied. The kitchen was well equiped, and even...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Gwenda J
Connector743082, VR Owner at Rathmore Shearers Quarters & Rathmore Cottage alongside sheep & platypus, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Thrilled you were able to take a little relaxing time out to enjoy True Tasmanian countryside and were cosy and warm and got to commune with our cute platypus! A pleasure to share Rathmore with you and enjoyed the chat....you are both amazing! Warmest regards....More

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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

Date of stay: June 2018
1  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

Date of stay: April 2018
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

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

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank wimm208
Management response:Responded 28 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

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Safe
Dryer
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cable/satellite TV
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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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.
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A car is essential as there is very limited public transport.
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