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Panoramic views across the D'Entrecasteaux Channel

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Waterfront retreat with unsurpassed views of the Tasmanian coastline. The two bedroom cottage is nestled on 5 acres of rolling pasture fringed by forest, just a 30 minutes scenic drive from Hobart.

Privately located, the property overlooks Bruny Island and one of the finest waterways in Australia. Feast your eyes on the vista where the sea meets the forest and mountains dissolve into the sky .

Explore the forest at the water's edge and be amazed by the abundant marine, bird and wildlife. Walk trails take you into the village where you can wander through the picturesque marina and catch a ferry to Bruny Island. Hire a kayak, sail or cycle along protected waterways or drive the gourmet food trail extending through the Channel.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach waterfront property
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Hobart 50 km
Family friendly Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (2), Dining seats for 7, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Bicycles available
Access Secure parking

The Tasmania region

Kettering is a fishing and ferry port offering premier access point to one of the world's finest waterways. It is home to a wide range of pleasure craft and fishing boats from which you can enjoy the spectacular coastline.

Kettering is an ideal base if you are planning to visit Bruny Island to experience adventure tourism and wilderness areas. The village is surrounded by reserves and natural attractions including Snug Falls, Coningham Beach, Trial Bay, Kettering Point and the Manuka Road Hills.

There are a range of exotic dining options from Turkish cuisine to our very own chocolatier. Tasmania's finest dining experience can be found around the corner at Peppermint Bay or you can drive over Woodbridge Hill to sample fresh produce along the world-renowned Huon Trail.


The village offers ready access to arts, culture as well as beautiful and varied bushland with a network of trails and tracks that wind through the bush and coastal reserve. A beautiful, country sports oval, home of the Kettering Crickets, lies in the centre of the village and slopes down to the waterfront . Adjacent to the oval are other recreational facilities including an excellent skateboard park, large community hall, barbeque area, children's playground, tennis courts, community garden and bush reserve.

The visitor information centre is adjacent to the Mermaid Café. The Oyster Cove Inn is an excellent place to enjoy a sundowner and watch fishing boats dock into the marina with their day's catch.

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13 Jul 2014


"This cosy house has the best view in Tasmania!"

I stayed in Bruny Vista, Kettering and thoroughly enjoyed the breathtaking views from nearly every window. The house is modern and comfortable with lovely terraced gardens.
It is totally private and surrounded by beautiful bushland with walk trails. The trails meander along the water. You feel as if you have the whole of the coast line to yourself but in actual fact you are close to a gorgeous village with its yachts and small port.
Bruny Island is at your doorstep and just waiting to be discovered.
I loved my stay as I could swim, sightsee and walk to my hearts content without even getting into my car.

28 May 2014


"Relaxing picturesque getaway"

We spent a blissful 2 days at Bruny Vista Cabin for a quick weekend getaway and came back feeling completely recharged. The house is cosy, and the view is mesmerizing. It's easy to while away a f… More

Thanks for the lovely review, I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Mesmerizing is the word for it as I often find myself gazing out over the view and losing all track of time.Come again!

28 May 2014


"Amazing views from our cute cozy cain"

We stayed the weekend at Bruny Vista and had the best time!The House: Cute log cabin, really reasonably sizes open plan kitchen, dining and living area so it really create a cosy, festive mood in the … More

Thanks I'm so pleased you sampled the local produce, it is delicious. Thx to our little place being on the map for the NBN rollout we've been able to enjoy super fast WIFI. Yes the fireplace in the pub is a great excuse to wander into the village for some of Tassie's famous whisky. Please come again.

4 May 2014


"Breathtaking views from this comfortable waterfront rural property"

This property is a must for those who love breathtaking water views in a rural setting. We found the property very comfortable, clean and well appointed. There's lots to do in the vicinity - we e… More

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Calendar last updated:25 Aug 2014

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