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Abbey on Main - Unique, Heritage-listed property

SuperhostFranklin, Tasmania, Australia
Entire house hosted by Gavin
4 guests2 bedrooms2 beds1.5 baths
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The Abbey on Main offers visitors to the Huon Valley a luxury self contained accommodation experience and is conveniently located in the centre of Franklin. This heritage listed property provides accommodation for up to four guests and has an open plan living space with separate lounge, formal dining, reading areas, a fully appointed kitchen with laundry and private outdoor gardens. Abbey on Main overlooks the beautiful Huon River and is a short walk from local restaurants and cafes.

The space
Guests at The Abbey on Main will appreciate the spacious open plan living areas with separate lounge/library, formal dining and reading areas that are warmed all year round with a wood heater and central heating system.

The main bedroom is located upstairs on the mezzanine level and includes a comfortable king size bed and inviting river views. The spacious adjoining bathroom is charming with full bath and English wallpaper. The old Vestry, connecting the church with the main residence, has been tastefully converted into the second guest room with a queen size bed and French doors opening out to the beautiful private gardens.

The Abbey provides full kitchen facilities which are available for guest use. These facilities include a gas stove, microwave oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, toaster, Nespresso coffee machine and tea making facilities. In addition, a washing machine, dryer and ironing facilities complete the fully self contained accommodation experience.

Folding French doors at the end of the kitchen open out to the entertaining deck providing additional living space during the warmer months.

Guests at The Abbey are welcome to enjoy the private walled garden which dates back to when the church was originally built in 1858. It is here that you can take in the peace and tranquility of the garden or venture to local attractions to sample some local wine, cheeses and farm fresh produce.

Guest access
Guests have 24/7 access to all areas in the Abbey on Main residence, the outdoor entertaining area and the private garden

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Exempt: This listing falls under the 'home sharing' exemption
The Abbey on Main offers visitors to the Huon Valley a luxury self contained accommodation experience and is conveniently located in the centre of Franklin. This heritage listed property provides accommodation for up to four guests and has an open plan living space with separate lounge, formal dining, reading areas, a fully appointed kitchen with laundry and private outdoor gardens. Abbey on Main overlooks the beau… read more

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Wi-Fi
Kitchen
Dryer
Indoor fireplace
Dedicated workspace
Washing machine
Iron
Hair dryer
Hangers

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Franklin, Tasmania, Australia

Only 35 minutes from Hobart, The Abbey on Main is centrally located in the small historic town of Franklin overlooking the beautiful Huon River. In 2016 Franklin celebrated its 180th anniversary and is now a popular tourist village, as well as a must see destination for self-drive visitors.

Local Attractions and Activities include:

• The Wooden Boat Centre, Franklin;
• The Yukon River Cruise;
• Hastings Cave and Thermal Springs;
• The Tahune Air-walk;
• Ida Bay Historic Railway;
• Hartz Mountains National Park;
• Frank's Cider Bar and Cafe;
• Osteria's@Petty Sessions - Italian restaurant;
• Cinnamon & Cherry Cafe;
• Visit our local orchards and berry farms; or,
• Try our local produce at nearby restaurants
Only 35 minutes from Hobart, The Abbey on Main is centrally located in the small historic town of Franklin overlooking the beautiful Huon River. In 2016 Franklin celebrated its 180th anniversary and is now a p…

Hosted by Gavin

Joined in March 2014
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I relocated to beautiful Tasmania in March 2017, but have previously hosted short term accommodation businesses in Queensland for more than seven years. I was attracted to the lifestyle in Tasmania and the wonderful produce available in the Huon Valley region.
I relocated to beautiful Tasmania in March 2017, but have previously hosted short term accommodation businesses in Queensland for more than seven years. I was attracted to the life…
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
Self check-in with building staff
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Learn more
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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