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Buttongrass Retreat

Buttongrass Retreat lives up to its name as a true eco-retreat.
Buttongrass Retreat, Ida Bay, Tasmania, Australia
Rates from $350

Buttongrass Retreat Details 


This property is part of the luxury accommodation Tasmania collection.

Buttongrass Retreat
In the Far South of Tasmania, the forest parts to reveal a spectacular open buttongrass plain. This modern 2 bedroom self-contained cabin is a comfortable eco-experience with 12 volt solar electricity and hot water, wood heating and is free from distractions like TV and in-room phones.
The perfect place to base for exploring the natural beauty of Tasmania's Far South. This special habitat is home to a unique range of flowers, birds and animals, a community found nowhere else. In the distance, the sometimes snow capped Southern Ranges loom.
Relax in nature at the southern end of Australia. Two bedroom eco-cabin situated on an expansive native buttongrass plain with mountain views in 2 directions. You have the whole property to yourself and the closest neighbour is 400 metres away.
2 queen and 2 single beds, kitchen with utensils and full gas range, lounge, shower, toilet and an outdoor bath on the deck under the stars. Ramp access makes it easy for infirm but not full wheelchair standard. Eco facilities include 12 volt solar electric, wood heating, composting toilet and large area of native heathland. Enjoy the privacy of your retreat or travel 10 minutes to the tavern to meet the locals.
1.5 hours south from Hobart city, 20 minutes from the southern end of the road. Close to many nature based experiences. Nearby activities include caves, historic railway, 5 different bushwalks, secluded beaches, Southwest National Park and Southport Lagoon Wildlife Sanctuary.
Buttongrass Retreat lives up to its name as a true eco-retreat. Free of technology like TV, room phones, microwave, WiFi. There is sufficient 240 volt electricity to charge small devices but you cannot run hairdryers etc. Privacy is protected by 400m driveway, no passing traffic. You are on the edge of Tasmania’s famous South West Wilderness World Heritage Area. Next town going westward is in South America.


Buttongrass Retreat has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom featuring pure luxury throughout.


Linen: Linen and towels supplied
Activities: Bushwalks, birdwatching, relaxing
Comfort: Slow combustion wood heater
Other: Ramp Access, Non-Smoking, Eco-Friendly, Parking
Two large sofas
CD Player
TV DVD (with small movie library)
Views across buttongrass moreland to southern ranges
Cosy wood herater
Selection of books and games

Checking In & Out

Check-in from 2pm and check-out by 10am


Rates vary depending on season, length of stay, which accommodation and number of people:
$185 (long stay, midweek, off season) to $350 (single night, peak season) inc 2 people.
Extra people $40 per person per night
Checking In & Out
$350 / per night



The area offers some fantastic food options sourcing the region’s best produce and catering to a range of budgets, see some of the best below:
DS Coffee House & Internet Lounge
Home Hill
The Cat's Tongue Chocolatiers
The Local
Make sure you book in advance if you plan to eat at any of the above restaurants as they are very popular and easily fill for the weekend.
We also offer a concierge service on this property if you would like us to arrange any bookings.


Getting There and Distances

Buttongrass Retreat is 102 kms from Hobart

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