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Button's Cottage rural retreat -private & secluded

late check out
5.0 of 5 bubbles
5 reviews
late check out
garden precinct
its always worth the drive
from the moment we stepped inside we knew this was going to be special
fully equipped kitchen
ready for dinner
beautiful linen
first property in the district to have electric light
winter frost and its warm inside
take a short walk
find some time for platypus watching
horseshoe/dynamo waterfall in the garden
free range eggs on sourdough
pet sheep
living area, bring a movie
tassie echidna crossing one of the waterfalls
spot the platypus wake
an evening stroll as the sun sets over Mt Roland
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Private Room, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Hobart, Greater Hobart, Tasmania
Fully refurbished with modern amenities Button's Cottage offers well-appointed, self contained, farm stay accommodation set within a large garden and in close proximity to pristine waterfalls. With one queen and one double bedroom to choose from, your comfort is our priority with luxurious bed linen, bathrobes, quilts, electric blankets and doonas for winter, cotton blankets in summer. There is an ample supply of pillows to suit your individual need. Quality fixtures and fittings, specialty toiletries and plush towels are provided for guest indulgence. A deluxe continental breakfast is provided whilst additional brunch and evening hampers are available on request at time of booking.

This rural retreat, located on the north-west coast hinterland of Tasmania, Australia's most southern island, is close to some of Tasmania's na...
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About the Owner, Alison M
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 33 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 5 reviews and 1 property
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Ben O
Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016

Magic piece of finery an hour by country road to Cradle Mountain. Well resourced for its secluded location, the home has a solid presence (and quality manchester!). Pretty rural drives to take too.

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Thank you Ben for choosing to stay at Buttons Cottage and so pleased the experience was enjoyable. Even we say it is always worth the drive. A


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Adelaide, Australia
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62 reviews
24 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015 for a stay in November 2015
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This was the the best and most relaxing 3 night getaway we've experienced. Alison was an excellent host, making us feel most welcome and stocking the cottage with the most extensive range of provisions imaginable. Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre is a comfortable hour's drive away, while a wildlife park is even closer. You may choose to sit in the comfort...

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Thank you Sam and Judy, so pleased your stay at Buttons Cottage was enjoyable and hope to welcome you back one day. Alison


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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2015 for a stay in January 2015

We had the pleasure of staying here for two nights to celebrate our second wedding anniversay. It was so beautifull. Old world charm with modern conveniences. All the little touches that Alison did just made it perfect. Her attention to detail was wonderful. We were supplied with breakfast including fresh fruit and eggs. There were amazing homemade sausage rolls and...

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Thank you for your review, it was a pleasure to meet you both and we look forward to welcoming you back to Buttons Cottage. You have joined the list of guests who reluctantly return the key.


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Porch
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
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About the neighbourhood
Button's Cottage is located on a 500 acre working farm surrounded by native bush and plantation forest. There is an abundance of wildlife including Tasmanian platypus, devils and wallabies. Local waterfalls are a feature especially following considerable rainfall. One is located within 5 minutes walk and is within hearing of Button's Cottage. It is 60 minutes drive to Cradle Mountain, 30 to temperate beaches and cafes and 15 to the spectacular Leven Canyon. There is a two and a half hour bush walk within walking distance from the cottage that is well maintained by the North West Walking Club featuring several pristine waterfalls. Button's hosts numerous pairs of platypus in the nearby creeks and across all of the farm dams. They are best viewed in the early morning and evening.... more
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Devonport: 48.0 km
Railway: n/a: 0.0 km
Ferry: Devonport: 45.0 km
Launceston airport to Buttons Cottage for a direct drive takes just under 2 hours. There are many places to stop experiencing some of Tasmania's finest produce.<BR><BR>Hobart airport to Buttons Cottage for a direct drive takes 4 hours.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 32.0 km.
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