Situated in the picturesque heritage village of Evandale, Arendon Cottage is a charming two-bedroom Georgian cottage. Recently renovated and returned to its original design. The cottage is fully self-contained including full kitchen and laundry facilities. Breakfast is also included.
Although Evandale is just a short ten-minute drive from Launceston and five-minute drive from the airport, you could be forgiven for thinking that you were a world away from the 'hustle and bustle' and have been transported back to a more relaxed time.
Many people stay with at Arendon Cottage for the convenience of being close to Launceston, the regional centre for Northern Tasmania. Within easy walking distance of coffee shops, bakery, pubs and all manner of village stores and galleries etc.
If you visit on a Sunday a short stroll to the end of the street you will be delighted to find the Evandale village market; one of the best in the state.
During the months of February and March the village comes alive with the National Penny-farthing Championships, Village fair and the internationally acclaimed Glover Art Awards. Some of the regions? big events....
The Clarendon Arms Hotel (c.1847) is classified by the National Trust, located in Evandale, northern Tasmania.
The Georgian hotel offers a range of accommodation options including single, double and twin rooms. After breakfast, stroll in the lovely garden and through the streets of one of Tasmania's loveliest villages with quaint cottages and flower-filled gardens. On Sunday you can enjoy the Evandale Market. If you're there in February you'll see the National Penny Farthing Championships - history in action! There are rivers to fish, forests to walk and, at Ben Lomond National Park, slopes to ski. You'll be close to Launceston - historic, graceful and well-stocked with interest and restaurants.
Back at the Clarendon Arms, inspect the murals that depict local historic events, have a relaxing drink in the large beer garden while you contemplate your dinner, either in the hotel or in a local restaurant. Facilities include Tote and Keno and meals are available seven days a week.
The Clarendon Arms Hotel is only five kilometres (three miles) south of Launceston Airport.
Solomon Cottage provides delightful bed and breakfast accommodation in Evandale, Northern Tasmania.
Step back in time to an old 1838 bakery attached to a general store, now converted to comfortable colonial accommodation and tea rooms. There are two bedrooms, one with a queen-size bed and the other with a three-quarter size bed and a single bed. A comfortable living room with cosy open fire separates the bedrooms, with the main bedroom on an elevated mezzanine level.
Traces of the old oven remain in one of the snug bedrooms of Solomon Cottage. The cottage is decorated with colonial furniture and set in a lovely old established garden. The spreading walnut tree was planted last century to shade the overheated baker and his assistants.
Relax in the peaceful sitting room with its cheerful fire and delightful views across the Great Western Tiers. In the morning start the day with a delicious light or cooked breakfast and wander around the beautiful old village of Evandale, renowned for its antique shops, restaurants and Sunday market.
Evandale is located just a 20-minute drive (15 km) south of Launceston and only a five-minute drive from Launceston Airport....
Blenheim Bed and Breakfast is situated in a beautiful garden in historic Evandale, near Launceston Airport. Blenheim was built in 1832 and licensed in 1835 as Patriot King William the Fourth Inn. It is believed to be one of the oldest homes in virtually original condition in Australia. The bed and breakfast is situated above what was once the brew house - now a glass gallery.
The ensuite accommodation is spacious and well-lit, with comfortable furnishings in keeping with the period. A small balcony overlooks a courtyard and garden of old-fashioned flowers. The combined bedroom and sitting room provides a flat screen television, DVD player, toaster, tea and coffee making facilities with cosy heating. A generous continental breakfast of fresh fruit, cereal, bread, spreads, loose leaf tea and plunger coffee is supplied each day.
The accommodation has its own private entrance and parking.
Blenheim is situated in Evandale only a two-hour drive from Hobart, a 15-minute drive from the city of Launceston and only a five-minute drive from Launceston airport. It is the perfect stop for those travelling between Launceston and Hobart, or anyone requiring a sleepover before departing from the Launceston Airport.
Grandma’s House is an executive adult retreat in the heart of historic Evandale Village. Grandma’s House is walking distance to restaurants, galleries, shops, cafes and only five minutes drive from Launceston Airport and 20 minutes from Launceston city.
Grandma’s House is a fully self contained cottage with four star quality accommodation located in the beautiful grounds of historic Marlborough House, one of Evandale’s fine examples of Georgian architecture.
The cottage can accommodate up to five adults with four bedrooms which include queen, double, twin and single accommodation.
The modern amenities and excellent facilities will appeal to those travelling for business or just a relaxing holiday with satellite television, internet connection, a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, separate lounge, outside entertaining barbeque area, off street parking, old English style garden and so much more. For detailed information about Grandma’s House view the operator’s website on this page.
Greg and Gill's Place offers home-away-from-home accommodation in the historic town of Evandale, Northern Tasmania.
The cottage sits in the gardens of one of Evandale's oldest homes, providing a peaceful, private hideaway. It is divided into two fully self-contained flats. One is suitable for three guests and the other accommodates up to six. The cottage is separated from the old house (built in 1826) by a noble elm tree and there is a lovely rural outlook across fields to the Great Western Tiers mountain range. The breakfast provisions are special - fresh free range eggs and bacon, home cooked bread and biscuits as well as home-bottled fruit and jams.
The famous Evandale Market is conducted in the adjoining property and the antique shops, galleries, and cafes are close by. Evandale is a short 15-minute drive from Launceston (20 km)....
Evandale Stables Accommodation provides self-contained country accommodation in restored stables, located in Evandale, Tasmania.
Three delightful cottages each have their own character. With a maximum occupancy of four guests in a cottage, there are a variety of room configurations available. Enjoy the modern facilities of central heating, a barbecue area and fully equipped kitchen for cooking your hearty breakfast provisions, which are included in the tariff. Built in 1843 and National Trust listed, the award-winning cottages have been beautifully refurbished.
Relax as you stroll around the peaceful village, sampling the fine local food in quaint cafes. Wander through the antique shops and spend Sunday morning exploring the colourful weekly outdoor market. Fish for trout in the tree-lined local river, ski on the heights of nearby Ben Lomond or take a short drive to the splendid old houses abundant in the area.
Plan your trip to incorporate the Penny Farthing Championships, held in February, and join the cheerful crowd. Spend an afternoon visiting the nearby wine districts such as Relbia/White Hills and Tamar Valley, and enjoy some of Tasmania's finest cool climate wines.
Evandale is a short 15-minute drive from Launceston (20 kilometres), and five minutes from Launceston Airport....
The century is a Penny Farthing tradition, dating from the 1880's. 100 miles (162km) in one day. A century takes penny farthing riders most of the day to complete with the first riders finishing mid afternoon and the last racing the sun home.
Riders may also opt for a 100km ride (metric century)....
Evandale is one of the best-preserved historic towns in Australia, known for its 19th century buildings and relatively untouched streetscape, with some buildings dating back to 1809.
Given its rich diversity, it's worth taking half a day to wander around with a local map. A shorter visit should at least include a walk down the High Street - one of the most attractive historic main streets in Tasmania.
Evandale's traditional English atmosphere makes it ideally suited to host the National Penny Farthing Championships, held each year in February and attracting enthusiasts from around the world.
Nearby to Evandale is Clarendon House, a grand Georgian mansion owned by the National Trust and one of Australia's greatest Georgian houses still standing today. This beautiful estate is all convict-built and has formal gardens and grounds, a tree-lined avenue, Italianate facade and restored early colonial outbuildings.
Evandale is a 20-min drive (20 km) from Launceston and just 5 km from Launceston airport....
The Tasmanian Gourmet Sauce Company is a production and tasting centre near Evandale, 17 km south of Launceston. Surrounding the centre is the renowned open garden and topiary nursery. Enjoy a picnic while relaxing in the garden gazing at the views of the Eastern Highlands.
In the Tasting Room, you'll be guided through the delicious range of products, such as a variety of berry fruit sauces, chocolate sauce and savour the award winning chutneys, mustards, pasta sauces and jams. Our products are made using the finest premium Tasmanian fruit.
Beneath a leafy canopy, we provide Devonshire teas, gourmet barbecue lunches and cooking demonstrations for groups of ten or more, all prepared with local ingredients. Salads all come from the organic Potager Garden, just a few metres away. Our jam making workshops are held on weekends and all participants leave with their very own jar of jam!
You can purchase all products including a range of gift packs and hampers from the centre. Interstate and overseas postage can be arranged.
The Tasmanian Gourmet Sauce Company is about a 15-minute drive (17 km) from central Launceston.
One comment from a guest, "we arrived with excitement and left with amazement!"...
The wheels of time turn back 100 years as the historic village of Evandale plays host to The Evandale Village Fair and National Penny Farthing Championships.
The Evandale Village Fair is held annually and features a full program of Penny Farthing racing including the National Penny Farthing Championship.
Penny farthing enthusiasts converge on Evandale from throughout Australia and overseas to vie for a series of races, held on a triangular circuit in the centre of the village. Market stalls and a variety of entertainments are situated in the streets and parks surrounding the race circuit, creating the ambience of a colonial country fair.
The event includes the Penny Farthing Food Fest in Pioneer Park, a wide variety of stalls offering craft, bric-a-brac and cycling memorabilia, street entertainers, clowns, music, displays of veteran and vintage cars, traction engines and horses and carriages. plus pony rides for the children and puppet shows....