Self-Contained Spa Cottage Accommodation near Derby, Tasmania
Fon Hock accommodation near Derby in Tasmania is a studio spa cottage. This accommodation has a well-equipped kitchen and laundry facility and TV & DVD player in the lounge room. Furthermore it has a separate bathroom with double shower and toilet and a private outdoor BBQ and spa area. So, it is just what you are looking for near the Blue Derby mountain bike trails. The accommodation also provides all linen, towels and toiletries and car parking is immediately behind 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 $270 (1 or 2 persons) and two to three nights is $250 ( 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 $170 ( 1 or 2 persons)!
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.
Relaxing picnic by the river
Why not pack up your bubbles – or hot coffee? Then head down to the river bank with a picnic blanket? We can supple a blanket and a picnic basket with plates, cups, cutlery and glasses. All you need to do is order a picnic lunch from either Ellesmere café in Scottsdale (mob: 0400 867 077 – order the morning before), or Casa Pinocchio in Branxholm. We can supple the blanket and picnic basket with plates, cups, cutlery, thermos and glasses.
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.