Woolmers Estate offers colonial accommodation across six self-contained cottages in Longford, Tasmania.
Built in the 1840s, the cottages range from one to three bedrooms and can accommodate between two and six guests. Four Farm Workers Cottages have been designed to appeal to groups of friends travelling together. These cottages are in blocks of two with doors that can be opened to connect them. Each cottage has a wood heater and a self-contained kitchen. The cottages were once home to tradespeople on the estate.
Woolmers Estate is a significant example of a 19th-century rural farm settlement in Australia. Wander around the extensive grounds, colonial buildings and The Rose Garden. Soak up the atmosphere of a bygone era and take a guided tour of the main homestead. This splendid homestead has family collections, original furniture and memorabilia.
Located an easy 25-minute drive south-west of Launceston (24 km), the estate gives a unique insight into early colonial life.
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The Gardeners Cottage, built in the Gothic style, adds a picturesque element to the landscape is a single level cottage.
The cottage has a fully self-contained kitchen, sitting room with wood burning heater, bedroom with Queen bed and bathroom and looks out over the Norfolk Plains to nearby Longford.
The four Free Settlers Cottages were built in pairs, possibly by convict labour, c.1840’s when the estate was at its most active.
Now named after a selection of trades [Blacksmith, Cooper, Orchardist and Shepherd] of the Free Settlers they may have housed, they appeal to couples and groups of friends traveling together.
Similarly furnished, each cottage has a bathroom containing a shower, bath and laundry facilities, self-contained kitchen and a mezzanine bedroom in a king or twin configuration.
Coachmans Cottage was built to house the coachman and his family who lived and worked on the estate and is located on the boundary of The Rose Garden.
The cottage consists of three upstairs bedrooms sleeping up to six people.
The ground floor has a comfortable sitting room with wood burning heater, bathroom with laundry facilities and separate toilet and self-contained kitchen.
These rates are from 1 to 4 adults staying in our 1 and 3 bedroom cottages.
Check In: 2:00 pm
Check Out: 10:00 am