When I was booking our Tassie trip's accom I was looking for unique properties to stay, rather than staying in bog standard main town/city accom.
We were THRILLED with the total experience of Brickendon Estate.
We stayed in the Sweetcorn Cottage for 2 nights. It was like we were stepping back in time. The cottage could comfortably sleep 7- 2 bedrooms.
The first night we didn't leave the fire running - and it was bitterly cold when we awoke. The next night we had a roaring fire stoked as we went to bed and it was lovely and toasty when we awoke.
The farm animals are fed at 10:15am every morning. Our 3 yr old was delighted (as my husband and I were- we are city slickers) by the whole experience.
The property is absolutely divine. A wedding reception was being set up in the main barn.
I HIGHLY recommend staying here.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Brickendon is a magnificent family owned farming estate offering a unique insight into Australia's colonial history. With numerous convict built farm buildings, beautiful heritage gardens surrounding the main Georgian homestead, friendly farm animals, 3km of river frontage and delightful self contained historic and farm cottages. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Brickendon Estate Longford, Tasmania