Low Head Pilot Station Cottages

Cottages

Low Head Pilot Station is a historical heritage precinct with ten self-contained cottages, Maritime Museum, Lighthouse and Pilot Station Café – 40 minutes drive from Launceston, 10 minutes from the George Town MTB Trails.
The convict-built cottages date back to 1825 and are each unique in story, size and charm. Each cottage is equipped with its own modern Kitchen and Bathroom facilities. The site offers space for families to ride, walk, swim, surf, fish, and roam.
The oldest and longest active Pilot Station in Australia, dating back to 1805 is still active today, Venture up to gaze at Low Head Lighthouse, the third Lighthouse built in Australia (1833), Head out on a sunset Penguin tour located minutes from your cottage, Discover the history at the Museum.
Order grazing boards, drinks, dinners and breakfast hampers to your cottage or visit the cafe for breakfast or lunch for fresh local seafood, Tasmanian wines and beachside essentials.
Cottages vary in style and location;
LightKeepers Cottage (Cliff top location beside Light House);
The Queenslander – Views everywhere + perfect for groups/events/functions; the original Schoolhouse, Coxswains Cottage and Pilots House – all perched right on the water’s edge in the precinct; Boat Crew cottages are ideal for romantic private stays; redeveloped kitchens and luxurious bathrooms in original stone cottages; The Boatman’s houses – perfect for families and groups.

Facilities

Barbeque Boat Ramp Cafe Carpark Family Friendly

Internet Access

Free Wifi

Membership

Australian Tourism Export Council

Accreditation

COVID Safe

Services

Perched on a hill set within Tasmania National Park grounds sits the Queenslander. Providing high ceilings, hallways of polished wood floors, cosey living room and a large fully equipped kitchen dining room and laundry facilities. There are four bedrooms, two with Queen beds, and two with two single beds, one and a half bathrooms (two toilets). The Queenslander makes the most of this stunning location with a wrap-around verandah, where you can watch over the Penguin reserve, peer down the Tamar River, look out towards the Bass Strait, gaze up at Low Head Lighthouse. Enjoy garden evening visits from pademelons, rabbits, bandicoots and sometimes there are sheep roaming the other side of your garden fence.

Balcony Barbecue Bath Blankets Dishwasher Electric Blankets Flat-screen TV Full Kitchen Hairdryer Heating Iron Kettle Linen supplied Lounge/Dining Area Microwave Outdoor Dining Area Outdoor Furniture Oven Private Bathroom Refrigerator Shower Stove Top Tea/Coffee making facilities Washing Machine

Ever wondered what it may be like to be a Light Keeper? The Light Keeper’s cottage is found right at the tip-top of the Low Head peninsular next to Low Head Lighthouse. There are three bedrooms, one bedroom with three singles beds, one bedroom a Queen bed, and the third has two single beds. It has two bathrooms, a dining room, living room, fully equipped kitchen, and laundry facilities. It features breath-taking view’s over the Bass Strait to sit and watch yacht’s drift by. Listen for the sound of the Penguins at dusk, with Tasmania National Parks as your back yard: expect garden visitors of Pademelon, bandicoot and rabbits.

Air Conditioning Barbecue Electric Blankets Flat-screen TV Full Kitchen Hairdryer Heating Iron Kettle Linen supplied Lounge/Dining Area Microwave Oven Private Bathroom Refrigerator Shower Tea/Coffee making facilities Television Washing Machine

Purpose-built in 1866, as a Schoolhouse to provide education to the Pilot’s & Coxswain’s children. The Schoolhouse retains a sunny charm and has a lot of character. There are three bedrooms; one with a Queen bed, and two with two single beds. Providing a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher and breakfast table, shower room, separate dining room, privately white-picket fenced garden with a barbecue and a spacious living room with Tamar river views. The Schoolhouse is a child’s stone throw to Pilot’s Bay.

Barbecue Blankets Boat Ramp Dining Area Dishwasher Electric Blankets Flat-screen TV Full Kitchen Hairdryer Heating Iron Kettle Linen supplied Lounge/Dining Area Microwave Oven Private Bathroom Refrigerator Shower Stove Top Tea/Coffee making facilities

The Pilot’s cottage features stunning waterside views from the master bedroom and living room. Sit and read nautical tales. Are you a creative? Submerge yourself in inspiration with this view to write, to illustrate, to paint. Accommodating up to eight guests – there are four bedrooms, two with two single beds, one with a Queen bed and a Master bedroom with a Queen bed and en-suite shower room. In total there are three toilets, two showers and one bath. Providing a spacious living room, dining room, back porch with outdoor furniture and barbecue, fully equipped kitchen and separate reading nook. There are stone steps leading down to Pilot’s Bay beach from just outside the back garden.

Barbecue Bath Blankets Boat Ramp Desk Dining Area Electric Blankets Flat-screen TV Full Kitchen Hairdryer Heating Iron Kettle Linen supplied Lounge/Dining Area Microwave Outdoor Dining Area Outdoor Furniture Oven Private Bathroom Refrigerator Shower Stove Top Tea/Coffee making facilities Washing Machine

A semi-detached self-contained cottage within the Low Head Pilot Station Historic Precinct. Boat Crew’s West cottage is perfect for a couples getaway. Get cosy together in your heritage home away from home. The living room and bedroom windows look out towards the Maritime museum from across the green. The kitchen is equipped with everything you need for your self contained couples getaway. Take a long soak in the bath within your spacious bathroom. Providing one bedroom with a Queen bed, a comfortable living room, fully equipped kitchen-dining space, and a spacious bathroom with separate bath and shower.

Air Conditioning Barbecue Bath Blankets Boat Ramp Dining Area Flat-screen TV Full Kitchen Hairdryer Heating Iron Kettle Linen supplied Lounge/Dining Area Microwave Oven Private Bathroom Refrigerator Shower Stove Top Tea/Coffee making facilities Wi-Fi Internet Access

A white picket-fenced semi-detached cottage within the Low Head Pilot Station Historic Precinct. Providing one bedroom with Queen bed, comfortable living room, fully equipped kitchen with dining space and shower room.

Air Conditioning Barbecue Blankets Boat Ramp Dining Area Electric Blankets Flat-screen TV Full Kitchen Hairdryer Heating Iron Kettle Linen supplied Lounge/Dining Area Microwave Oven Refrigerator Shower Stove Top Tea/Coffee making facilities Wi-Fi Internet Access

The Boatman’s cottage is a detached white picket fenced cottage within the Low Head Pilot Station Historic Precinct with private front and back garden and barbecue. This cottage has not one, but two living rooms looking out onto the green. Accommodating up to six guests with three bedrooms, one with a Queen bed, and two with two single beds. Providing a bathroom with separate shower, bath and basin and toilet room, kitchen-dining space, two living areas and a private back garden.

Barbecue Bath Blankets Boat Ramp Electric Blankets Full Kitchen Hairdryer Heating Kettle Linen supplied Lounge/Dining Area Microwave Oven Private Bathroom Refrigerator Shower Tea/Coffee making facilities Toaster Washing Machine Wi-Fi Internet Access

The Coxswain’s cottage is closest to the Pilot boat and stone break wall – which is a great location to fish from. Just around the corner is the public boat ramp and the garden back gate opens up so that you may park your car within your privately fenced off back garden if you so wish. It is a white picket fenced cottage furthest West within the Low Head Pilot Station Historic Precinct and is a lovely location to watch the sunset behind the water. Accommodating up to nine guests with four bedrooms, one Queen bedroom, another with three single beds, a third with two single beds and lastly one with a single bed and a pull out sofa bed.

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The Boatman’s East Cottage is the furthest East out of all the cottages and is closest to the entrance of Low Head Pilot Station Historic Precinct. This cottage has its own large office space so is great for those who are working away from home or those who want to stay and host a meeting from the same location. Accommodating up to six guests (as we can change the office space into a third bedroom instead if you let us know when booking) with two bedrooms, one with a Queen and one with two singles. Providing a bathroom with separate toilet room, washing machine and dryer, kitchen with dining area, cosy living room and large office space with a meeting table.

Air Conditioning Barbecue Bath Blankets Boat Ramp Desk Dining Area Full Kitchen Hairdryer Heating Iron Kettle Linen supplied Lounge/Dining Area Microwave Oven Private Bathroom Refrigerator Shower Tea/Coffee making facilities Television Toaster Washing Machine Wi-Fi Internet Access

Rates

From AU$174.00

Each cottage is unique in size, layout and location.
Prices vary for house size, location and single night stays

Trading Times

Check In: 2:00 pm
Check Out: 10:00 am

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