Elvenhome Farm

Cottage or Villa

44 Grundys Road, Weegena TAS 7304, Australia
  • 1-4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 4 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms

A cosy eco-friendly farm stay

If you fancy the idea of the ‘good life’… if you want to escape from the bustle, big smoke and boxed food of fluorescently lit supermarkets to an existence symbiotic with nature… Elvenhome Farm can give you a taste of what you desire. This unique, eco farm-stay cottage is the brainchild of Graham Swinsburg, his passion for sustainable living leading him to create the space as a way of sharing the fulfilment found through a close relationship with the environment. This is a getaway as far removed from the daily grind as they come, and it will leave you both rejuvenated and inspired.

Set in the rolling hills surrounding the Mersey River, nestled down into native bushland, this stay seamlessly combines ecologically motivated design and organic materials with the beauty of nature all around. The eye-catching wood-carved window frames allow the flourishing rural landscape indoors, continuing to connect you with the restorative qualities of the countryside while sheltered from the elements. The cottage’s interiors feature polished bamboo floors, bohemian-feel wall tapestries and bouquets of flowers from the garden. The sun drenched living areas and pumpkin adorned patio will ensure you get your fix of vitamin D. Prepare a platter with the provisions provided to you from the farm and enjoy alfresco, drinking in the crisp air and luscious views.

This five-acre plot has been transformed into fruit orchards and kitchen gardens, with guests sharing the grounds with goats and hens that in return provide milk and eggs. Owner Graham was able to turn barren land into blossoming greens by utilising his extensive knowledge of ecology, permaculture and sustainable farming practices. As well as using his know-how to tend to the Elvenhome estate, Graham teaches on these subjects via a number of outlets — including through workshops hosted onsite. Wander the farm with your host to learn the features of sustainable building design and how to grow healthy gardens of your own. Enlist in a course and you can package a piece of this wholesome haven to take home.

While you may become so fascinated by the microcosm of the homestead you want to stay in and explore, the township of Deloraine also has some attractive activities on offer. This welcoming country community is home to marvellous bushwalking, fishing, horse riding, artisanal wares and a bounty of fresh produce. Enclosed by mountains and centred by the river, its canvas is filled with verdant forests and fields of flowers. The seasons are mirrored in the river that runs through the town, a kaleidoscope of colour captured on its glassy surface.

Amenities

  • Breakfast provisions
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Bath
  • TV
  • DVD/Blu-ray player
  • Sound system
  • Kitchen
  • Tea / Coffee
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge

Perfect for...

  • Families
  • Couples
  • Nature
  • Unique

Location

1 hours' drive or 73 km west of Launceston.

Price & Availability

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Cancellation policy

All bookings made on Beautiful Accommodation are subject to a cancellation fee of 12.5% (of the total transaction value), in addition to the existing cancellation policy of the property:

A cancellation of more than 30 days notice prior to arrival date will incur a service charge of $50.00 a cancellation of less than 30 days notice prior to arrival will incur the charge of $50.00 plus 50% of the full amount.Non arrival will incur full amount of the booking.This will be charged to your credit card. A booking can be transferred to another date with 30 days notice prior to arrival without charges;transfer of booking dates of 14-30 days notice will incur a $25.00 fee a booking transfer of less than 14 days notice prior to arrival will incur a charge of $25.00 plus 25% of the full amount.

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Cancellation Policy: A cancellation of more than 30days notice prior to arrival date will incur a service charge of $50.00 a cancellation of less than 30 days notice prior to arrival will incur the charge of $50.00 plus 50% of the full amount.Non arrival will incur full amount of the booking.This will be charged to your credit card. A booking can be transferred to another date with 30 days notice prior to arrival without charges;transfer of booking dates of 14-30 days notice will incur a $25.00 fee a booking transfer of less than 14 days notice prior to arrival will incur a charge of $25.00 plus 25% of the full amount.

Check-in policy

Check in: 14:00
Check out: 10:00