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The Ark Stanley offers water's edge accommodation in Stanley, in north-west Tasmania. The Ark Stanley is a new guest house in Stanley, Tasmania. With uninterrupted bay views and ten metres from the water's edge, you will never be far from an activity, a magnificent view or savouring the perfect meal in town. The Ark Stanley guest house has been tastefully restored and decorated, with a choice of five Queen Suites with private ensuites, French-inspired wrought iron and timber furniture, luxurious bedding and fine quality linen and towels. With Tasmanian oak and figured myrtle floors, pressed metal ceilings, timeless meets modern. Enjoy luxurious double showers with heated pebble floors, private balconies, free Wi-Fi, wide screen televisions and reverse cycle heating/cooling. Take in sweeping views across Sawyers Bay and upward to the impressive towering Nut State Reserve, the plug of an extinct volcano standing some 150 metres high. The Ark Stanley guest house has created a comfortable smoke free environment with a range of services aimed at making your stay memorable. Awake refreshed to the magnificent views and the tranquil sound of water lapping at the foreshore. Stanley is a one-hour drive (77 kilometres) north-west of Burnie.

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Armytage House

Armytage House, Heritage Highway, Bagdad is an 1800's sandstone barn now converted to luxurious accommodation. While the original features of sandstone and convict brick walls remain, you can relax and enjoy all the conveniences of this contemporary renovation. A mezzanine loft queen bedroom overlooks polished oak flooring, a fully equipped kitchen and lounge with liquid crystal display television and digital disc player. The second queen bedroom and bathroom with a double spa have a beautiful polished concrete floor. Quality Tasmanian leather and timber furnishings have been used throughout. Armytage House has a large garden with numerous fruit and nut trees and an undercover barbeque area for alfresco dining. Situated 35 km north of Hobart on the Heritage Highway, Armytage House is an excellent base for you to explore the interesting surrounds. The historic towns of Kempton, Richmond, Bothwell, Oatlands, the Coal River Valley wine route and Hobart, with its famous Salamanca Market are all within easy travelling distance. In the area there is the Bagdad nine hole affiliated golf course, tennis court and Chauncy Vale Wildlife Sanctuary. Chauncy Vale, ideal for bushwalking, has a considerable variety of native fauna, birdlife, several caves and a lagoon. Full breakfast provisions are provided.

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Arthouse Bay of Fires

Arthouse Bay of Fires is a beautiful beach house, moments away from Binalong Bay. Nestled in a private and protected natural wonderland with immediate access to the beach and walking tracks. The Bay of Fires area stretches north from here with luminous white sandy beaches lined with pink granite boulders and aquamarine shorelines. The beach house is architect designed and superbly appointed offering two queen sized bedrooms that adjoin a modern bathroom with bath and two hand basins. The expansive, light open plan living area lead onto large north facing deck and overlooks the secluded garden with ocean sounds and water glimpses. Individually styled featuring original artwork, bespoke and collectable furnishings, a fabulous kitchen with complimentary pantry and eclectic library of books, music and films. There is a separate studio space complete with art materials. Arthouse offers you a unique experience in a personalized luxurious space, perfectly located with deserted pristine beaches and abundant wildlife on the doorstep. You will feel instantly at home and leave feeling inspired and renewed. Arthouse Bay of Fires is a two-hour drive from Launceston airport. Great selection of fresh provisions can be found a ten-minute drive away in St Helens.

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Arthur River Beach House

Arthur River Beach House sits on the Arthur River on the North West Coast south of Stanley. Arthur River Beach House has three bedrooms and was renovated in 2006 with quality fittings, services and contemporary design. You have your own boat landing, plenty of parking, and plenty of wildlife on the property. You can walk to Southern Ocean beaches, river cruises, general store and trout fishing. Nearby attractions include forest drives, four-wheel-drive tracks, Dismal Swamp Blackwood maze, Woolnorth historic property and wind farm tours. Arthur River is a town unlike any other in Australia: it sits at the mouth of Tasmania's last wild river, and nearby is the Tarkine, one of the world’s last remaining tracts of temperate rainforest. This coastline receives the full force of the Roaring Forty winds that drive the Southern Ocean. The wild ocean currents and the River’s flow create a “washing machine” effect and ancient logs line the rugged beaches. Nearby is the Edge of the World monument named by early explorers.

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Arthur River Holiday Units

Only a 50-minute drive from Smithton in the far North West of Tasmania, Arthur River Holiday Units offer the ideal accommodation to experience this pristine Tarkine wilderness area. Situated on the banks of the picturesque Arthur River and close to the ocean and beaches, you can relax and enjoy the peaceful surroundings of this coastal village. Arthur River Holiday Units are spacious self-catering, one and two bedroom units providing a home away from home with off-street secure car parking. The Arthur River Shop is on site. Cruise the Arthur River with your hosts on board their vessel 'M.V. Reflections' offering the experience of pristine wilderness, waterfalls, sea-eagles, azure kingfishers, rare tree orchids and many more surprises. Beaches are within walking distance and there are brilliant sunsets to capture. Visit the Edge of the World and throw a pebble into the Southern Ocean or fish for salmon or trout. Short distance also from Tarkine Forest Adventures and Marrawah with its surfing beaches and local Tavern. Arthur River Holiday Units also offer value packages containing accommodation and river cruise. Amenities include satellite television, wood and gas barbecues.

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Arthur River Sunset Holiday Villas

Sunset Holiday Villas consists of two self contained apartments. Both with stunning views of both the Arthur River and the ocean. Each apartment can accommodate up to 6 people with two bedrooms ( I queen , 2 single beds) as well as a pull out sofa in the lounge. Plenty for everyone to do; fishing, boat cruise, beach & bush walks or simply relaxing on our balcony. Come and enjoy the relaxing environment of North West Tasmania!

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Arties Cottage Accommodation

Arties is a delightful two-storey holiday cottage at Marrawah on Tasmania's far north west coast. It is set back from the road on two acres, providing relaxing self-contained accommodation at the gateway to the Arthur Pieman/Tarkine Conservation Areas. Peaceful and quiet, the cottage features a full kitchen, laundry with washing machine and clothes dryer, games room and barbecue facilities. Three bedrooms sleep up to six guests. Arties is a perfect base for the observation of abundant native wildlife, rainforest walks and off-road four-wheel drive expeditions. Other local activities include fishing (rock, surf, river, and estuary), canoeing, surfing, wind surfing, wave sailing, Arthur River Boat Tours, a visit to the Mount Cameron Aboriginal area and Tarkine Forest Adventures. Arties is also just a few minutes from the Marrawah General Store and Marrawah Hotel. Marrawah is a peaceful farming area on the rugged far northwest coast of Tasmania. The town is known for its awesome surfing, breath-taking southern beaches, amazing coastal walks, good fishing and opportunities to find highly-prized abalone shellfish on the rocks. River cruises and canoeing are available at the mouth of the Arthur River just a short drive away. Discounts available for longer stays.

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Arundel Cottage

Arundel Cottage offers self-contained accommodation at Glaziers Bay in Tasmania's Huon Valley. The cosy, two-bedroom cottage accommodates up to four people with one queen-size bed and two singles and has garden and rural views. Arundel Cottage is fully-equipped, including barbecue and laundry facilities. A safe swimming beach is a short, easy walk from the cottage, and there is also a boat ramp nearby. Glazier's Bay is five km from the small town of Cygnet which hosts the annual Cygnet Folk Festival. Local activities include sightseeing, picnics, fishing, bushwalking and boating.

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Ashdowns of Dover Bed and Breakfast

Silver medallist in the 2017 Tasmanian Tourism Awards we are a traditional country house set on acreage in the centre of Dover, a pretty fishing village on the shores of Port Esperance Bay. The property has been thoroughly renovated to provide their guests with all the comforts and hospitality of a hosted Bed and Breakfast. The house has been modernised in consideration of less able travellers and the entire property is wheelchair friendly and can be accessed without using any steps. For your comfort they offer three en-suite guest rooms complete with restful king, queen or twin beds, television, DVD player, tea and coffee making facilities and a mini-bar stocked with tasty snacks, fine local wines and ciders and beers. Relax in their sun room enjoying afternoon tea or a glass of bubbles on the deck whilst taking in the splendid view of Reeves Hill and their meandering sheep and curious chickens. Delicious breakfast provisions are sourced locally with many ingredients grown or produced on the property. Whether you choose to see the many sights on offer in the Far South or just relax and enjoy their facilities and gardens, they trust your stay will be worth leaving home for.

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Ashton Gate Guest House

Ashton Gate Guest House offers historic bed and breakfast accommodation in Launceston, Northern Tasmania. Built in 1880, the house is decorated in period style and surrounded by a delightful rose garden. There are seven well-appointed ensuite rooms in the house and a self-contained cottage. Rooms are appointed with king-size, queen-size, double and twin single beds. There is a deluxe spa suite, one room has a separate bedroom and several have comfortable armchairs within the room. The cottage has a fully equipped kitchen, a sitting room with day bed ensemble and fold-out single sofa bed as well as a separate queen bedroom. There is a generous living space exuding provincial style. The house and cottage overlook a lovely green park filled with oak trees. After a hearty cooked breakfast in the stately breakfast room, a short walk takes you to the city centre where you can visit museums, art galleries and the magnificent Cataract Gorge. Enjoy a cruise on the stately Tamar River and take a short drive out to the cool-climate wineries of the Tamar Valley. Return to the comfort of Ashton Gate's guest lounge and cosy log fire or enjoy a pre-dinner drink on the outside deck.

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