Construction and decoration
of the cottage has been a labour of love from 1994
(when Phil began the building)
to 2007 when it was completed.
yes, that is a long construction time but they both had other jobs and the stone
work was time consuming. From a concrete base, a timber frame was built, clad
in galvanized iron sheets, then the stone work was laid with the iron as a backing.
The stone was sourced from the property and nearby farms.
The cottage has
been decorated by Marita who has hand-made the lace and quilts which adorn the
cottage. Marita has also collected blue and white china over the years and you
can mix and match to your heart's content.
The owners, Phil and Marita also
live on the property: their house however, is separate from the cottage so guests'
privacy can be maintained.
The work of local artists may be on display from
time to time and guests, if they wish, can purchase any of the works.
the farm the strawberry harvest usually begins by the end of November and continues
till the middle of March. As well as supplying local markets, a "pick your own"
system operates and guests are welcome to avail themselves of it.
on the property are through a variety of vegetation including
and eucalypt forest.
Phil and Marita are revegetating the creek and dam surrounds
with native tree species and fencing the bush for the protection of wild life.
offers privacy and country tranquility including a trout-stocked dam,
magnificent pasture and bushland.
great place to use as a base for your holiday in Tasmanian as most tourist attractions
on the north west coast of Tasmania are within easy driving distance.
well as strawberries, the property has a Galloway stud cattle herd.
nearby town of Wynyard has a number of supermarkets, shops and banks as well as
a good selection of restaurants plus three Hotels and of course parking is free
all over town.
So, Mistover is indeed it is a 'great place' to stay!
reasonable $110 per couple per night plus $10 for each additional guest.
can be negotiated for longer term stays and all major credit cards are accepted.
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