Tourism TAS welcomes Devonport Historic Cottages in Devonport, for all your accommodation and travel needs, book your holiday today.Devonport Historic Cottages offers heritage accommodation at Devonport, north west Tasmania. Devonport is an hour and fifteen minutes west of Launceston (101 kilometres/63 miles). Devonport Historic Cottages offers three 19th century cottages in central Devonport. Built in 1883 as a workman’s dwelling, Rosalie Cottage has been fully restored and decorated with period furniture and memorabilia. Accommodating up to four guests, this National Trust classified weatherboard cottage features a canopied, four-poster bed, deep bath in the large elegant bathroom, Baltic pine-lined walls and an antique gramophone. Rosalie Cottage also has a fully-equipped kitchen and laundry, and the living area has a television and VCR and a selection of books, toys and games for children. Generous breakfast provisions include fresh bacon and eggs, a choice of cereals and delicious homemade bread with jam, honey and marmalade. Freshly baked biscuits and tea and coffee are also provided. You can sink into a welcoming armchair by the open fireplace to enjoy port and a cheese platter or dine al fresco with a barbecue dinner in your private courtyard and cottage garden. Devonport Historic Cottages also offers the cosy and charming Turton Cottage and the two-storey, three-bedroom Princess Mary Cottage.
Devonport Historic Cottages has some interesting information on why Australia is called the land down under?
Australia is known as 'the land Down Under' for its position in the southern hemisphere. The discovery of Australia began when European explorers searched for land under the continent of Asia. Before Australia was discovered, it was known as Terra Australis Incognita the unknown southern land.
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