Fully Self Contained Accommodation in Branxholm near Derby,Tasmania
Ah Ping cottage accommodation near Derby has two bedrooms. It is ideal for a small family because it has one queen bed and two single beds. The cottage has a well-equipped kitchen and laundry facility and TV & DVD player in the lounge room. Furthermore it has a separate bathroom with shower and toilet and a private outdoor BBQ area. The cottage is well insulated with double-glazed windows and is heated/cooled with an electric heat pump–all powered by our onsite solar PV, Tesla batteries and micro-hydro generator.
So, it is just what your family are looking for near the Blue Derby mountain bike trails.
All linen, towels and toiletries are included in the cottage. Car parking is immediately next to the cottage. To ensure a relaxing stay, all cottages are non-smoking and free of wifi signals; however there is 4G wireless reception for both Optus and Telstra devices.
Please note we have a two-night minimum for reservations over public holidays, and three-night minimum over the Christmas to New Year period.
Reduced Rates for Your Longer Holiday Stay
Our current rate for a single night is $200 (1 or 2 persons) and two to three nights is $190 ( 1 or 2 persons). But when you stay four or more nights, the rate reduces. In fact if you stay seven or more nights the rate is only $110 ( 1 or 2 persons)! Each additional person (older than three-years) is charged $30 per night.
What Food is Included in the Accommodation?
Your hosts provide the basics for a brew of tea or coffee, including both leaf tea and ground coffee with stove-top espresso. There is a convenient IGA grocery store in Branxholm for you to purchase items for the remainder of your stay.
Hot pot cooking
For a simple low-fuss meal, why not get the slow cook pot going before you head off for the day? Then, at the end of the day pour a glass of your favourite beverage and enjoy a hot casserole! Here is a simple recipe you may like to try — of course you can substitute a vegan alternative for the suggested meat. All ingredients can be purchased from the Branxholm IGA–just 5 minutes away.
There are two wood-fired outdoor bar-be-ques available for all guests– one between the cottages and one down by the river. One wood-fired bar-be-que is available for The Settlers Hut guests, only. There is also a fire pot available near each of these outdoor bar-be-ques.
For a small fee, a gas-fired bar-be-que is available to each cottage, except the Settlers Hut. Please purchase this option when your book your and pay for your reservation.
Of course there are other options for eating out or buying take-away too. You can see where to eat here! During summer months you can even have meals delivered to your door from our local Italian restaurant – minimum order of four.
In St Helens we recommend the East Coast Village Providore (phone: 03 6376 8922). Better still you can place an order for your bar-be-que to be delivered to Tin Dragon Cottages. There is a $10 delivery fee. You will need to pre-order, at least one day ahead. Please let us know if you are expecting a delivery (Graham 040 750 1137).
Tas Mountain Massage Therapy is a mobile massage service offering remedial, sports and deep-tissue massage in Branxholm. To make a booking please phone (0415 063 604) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to make a reservation.
Meet the friendly alpacas at Tin Dragon Cottages
Peaceful views towards the river
Spacious yet cozy interior
Compact but well equipped kitchen