New Norfolk is regarded as the country capital and only 20 minutes from MONA, Hobart’s world class Museum of Old and New Art, 30 minutes to, Salamanca Markets, the Hobart water front.
Travelling west there are bucolic rural settings, small townships, Mt Field National Park, Forestry, fishing, hunting, bushwalking and adventure.
The township of New Norfolk represents one of the earliest towns in Tasmania, circa 1807. The 19th century early settlers relied on stunning river frontage, timber cutting and forestry, later cropping, fruit and hop farming and mental health. The 20th century was marked by industrial growth and the emergence of mining, dam building, paper making, tourism and continuing service to the mentally ill at Willow Court.
The residence is a sensitively restored heritage residence showcasing a stunning Huon Pine kitchen and dining area, 2 large bedrooms, period bathroom, huge lounge / library, and smart television.
This accommodation features heritage bricks, substantial timbers flooring and walls, heavy exposed beams, high ceilings, and well ventilated rooms. The rooms are heated by a fan forced wood burning heater in Kitchen / Dining room and an imposing free standing wood burning fire in the lounge / library.
The rooms are large, inviting and offer the comforts of 20th century living. Hop residence offers a peaceful, quiet and restful break away from the hustle and bustle of 21 century living.
Booking is essential.