The Jetty House is a historic home situated by the bay in tiny Southport, south of Hobart. Travelling time is a 90-minute drive from the capital.
The house has six standard rooms with three bathrooms, accommodating up to 12 guests.
Facilities include two separate lounges with open fireplaces and a selection of games and books as well as wide shady verandas and a barbecue shelter.
The house is set in two and a half acres of lush gardens. Settlement Creek runs through the grounds and the property is located opposite Southport Beach.
You can book a ‘bed and breakfast’ room or the whole house as self-contained accommodations. Complimentary afternoon tea and a full cooked breakfast are provided to ‘bed and breakfast’ guests.
There is a tavern in Southport, and meals can also be obtained in the nearby town of Dover.
Local attractions include coastal walks, swimming, surfing, the Hastings Thermal Springs Pool, Newdegate Caves, Cockle Creek, Adamson’s Peak, and the Mystery Creek Caves. There is a stable kayak available for guests to use to explore the bay.