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Discover a private balcony with views from mountain to Tasman Peninsula across the River Derwent

House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children over
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

One of Australia's top five new getaways (Virgin, Jan 2014) and Hobart's newest luxury accommodation. Architect-designed home with exquisite views and perfect inner-city position, only minutes to the waterfront and historic Salamanca. Located in West Hobart, recently judged one of Australia's top 100 suburbs*

Library House is an exceptional and welcoming Federation 5 bedroom home with the ultimate inner-city position. Superb design and breathtaking 280 degree views of city, river and beyond. Enjoy absolute privacy and spacious comfort as a couple with lots of room to spread out, or bring a group of up to eight people and enjoy this large, luxury home together.

Library House has been created to offer guests a unique and inspirational stay. Built in 1900 Library House features a large cook's kitchen / dining with open plan living room, media room with open fireplace, 5 bedrooms and the rare sanctuary of a library created by favourite Tasmanian author Heather Rose.

Upstairs are three bedrooms (2 Kings and attic Double – with options) plus two bathrooms (one ensuite, one spa). Ground floor 2 Queen bedrooms and one bathroom.

Gorgeous linen, lush bathrobes, delicious toiletries. Every kind of heating. Off-street parking. Wonderful cafes and restaurants plus CBD all within 3 mins. 5 mins by car to Salamanca and the various ferry departure points. (Or cheap and easy by cab.) 15 minutes drive to MONA north of the city.

This is the ultimate, large luxury home in Hobart where indoor and outdoor living, entertaining, relaxing and simply cloud-watching are delightful.

*Source - Your Investment Property chose its 100 top suburbs from 15,000 suburbs around Australia. West Hobart was the only place in Tasmania to make the list. The magazine said the area "particularly impressed for its proximity to the CBD, its booming rental population, renovation potential and strong demand as a sought-after bohemian suburb."

Size Sleeps up to 8, 5 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (4), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 12
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

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19 Jul 2014


"Practically Perfect in Every Way"

This property is simply stunning! We just can't fault any aspect of our stay here. The attention to detail started even before we arrived with Rowan offering to collect our groceries and stock th… More

18 Jul 2014


"Spectacular Accommodation with everything you could want"

The Library house boasts magnificent 270 degree views, especially from the master bedroom, of the Derwent, estuary, Hobart city scape and surrounding mountain range. It provides quality accommodation … More

27 Apr 2014



The house was perfect. It had everything you need. Stunning views, great hosts, very we'll stocked kitchen, great location. We will definitely come back and stay again. We loved it.… More

26 Nov 2013


"Simply superb"

Wow - Library House is exceptional. So clean it sparkles - filled with art and books that make it feel like home ( or better than home!) Luxurious beds - a garden to pick fresh herbs - and a breathtak… More

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