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Win a Tassie Getaway & a Shack Staples Throw!
From lush rainforest retreats to picturesque seaside shacks and everything in between, #ShackLife is alive and well. And as a creator of some of the cosiest, most durable blankets and throws around, Waverley Mills has long been a shack staple. That’s why we cannot contain our excitement about our latest announcement: A collaboration with some of the dreamiest Airbnb’s in all of Tasmania!
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Enter our competition for your chance to win $1000 towards a stay at one of our partnered Tassie Airbnbs, a $1000 flight gift card and an Upcycled Shack Staples Throw valued at $199.
ABOUT THE UPCYCLED SHACK STAPLES RANGE
Our luxurious and cosy Upcycled Shack Staples Throws are the perfect companion for unplugging, unwinding and warming your soul by the fire with a Tassie Pinot or Shiraz. Designed with a fine herringbone pattern and a rustic fringe edge, these throws are made with a combination of 70% virgin wool and 30% upcycled fibre. No two throws are alike due to the reclaiming process.
DISCOVER OUR PARTICIPATING AIRBNB'S
Take a look at these delightful destinations and enjoy a feast for the eyes. Which one would you choose for your Tassie getaway?
Bushy Summers has been designed by artists, Claire Lloyd and Matthew Usmar Lauder, purely to nurture you and feed your creative soul. Resting on the shores of Lettes Bay, Tasmania, Bushy Summers is the most private shack in the bay. It is simple and cosy with stunning views to help you unwind and feel inspired as you disconnect in nature and reconnect to self. Your day will gently unfold as you wake up to the sound of birdsong or the quack of the resident ducks as they wander up and down the bay. Pull back the curtains and look out to the bay, completely relax as you curl up with a pot of tea and book in the comfy double bed. Soak in the luxurious cast iron claw foot bath tub and glimpse the gum tree tops. Cook your favourite meal in our simple, little kitchen or sit out on the deck with a glass of Tasmanian wine and read, write, paint and feel inspired. This is truly a magical place and nurturing retreat.
Getaway from the everyday and embrace relaxation. Nestled high on a hill overlooking glorious sunrises/sunsets, rolling green hills and orchards, blue skies and towering green gum trees, friendly wildlife, twinkling stars and a custom made hot tub are yours when you stay here. Fall asleep on luxurious linen. Feel the quiet stillness of the surrounding Tasmanian bush. Pause from the race of life, rest, recharge, connect with nature and rejuvenate. This beautifully crafted two story home is built using large exposed local stringybark timbers, recycled and upcycled furniture and vintage pieces, creating a warm and welcoming space to relax and enjoy nature in its fullness. It is full of rustic charm and perfect imperfections.
On the edge of the ocean; gulls call, the sea whispers the songs of whales as they pass by. The sound of shells tinkle as they roll and shift with the tides; the fire crackles and echo’s the sounds of stories, laughter, connection; time stands still.
Whale Song is a private beach shack on the edge of the Tasman Sea that invites you to experience the wild raw beauty of the East Coast of Tasmania. The perfect place to love, dream, be free.
Handmade. In a paddock. Little Crabtree is a small handmade studio nestled in the Huon Valley on the edge of the Wellington Range. Just a mere 35 minutes out of Hobart yet a world away. A thoughtfully designed small intimate space, Little Crabtree is a special destination, providing sanctuary and opportunity to rejuvenate in nature, whilst indulging modern convenience. Floor to ceiling windows capture the area's natural beauty and blur the line between inside and out. Lulled by relaxing sounds of the nearby bubbling rivulet, it is the perfect destination to escape everyday life, and immerse oneself in nature; the ideal place to rejuvenate and recharge. Little Crabtree captures isolation and privacy, whilst still being conveniently located to explore the Huon Valley, Hobart and greater surrounds.
Bruny Boathouse comfortably sleeps 4. This property is suited to all seasons, sit up on the deck in the warmer months and watch the yachts glide by, fish from the jetty, swim at the child friendly beach or simply collect shells from Shell Beach down at the front of the property. In the cooler months light the fire pit and keep warm or alternatively sit by the generous bifold windows and watch the weather turn across the ocean as you nestle in to a secluded corner of The Bruny Boathouse. Designed around the boathouse theme, from the moment you open the door you are greeted by a high cathedral ceiling that draws your eye across the main living area to the stunning bifold doors that open right up on to the deck to take in the spectacular panoramic views across d'entrecasteaux Channel.
CLOUD RIVER FARM
Cloud River Farm is an 1893 heritage listed property, situated across a country dirt road from the mighty Huon River. The stunning three acres of gardens, orchards, veggie gardens and olive grove sitting spectacularly with amazing views of both the mountains and river. The cottage was fully renovated in 2020 and is styled with beautiful vintage treasures from Tasmania and our travels both interstate and internationally. Situated in the Huon Valley, it is a food and wine lovers dream and our guests are welcome to pick delicious fresh produce when available in our gardens. We look forward to welcoming you.
Raffah House is accommodation situated centrally in the historical sandstone village of Oatlands, Tasmania. Among many things Raffah was a bustling maternity hospital in the early 1900s. Now standing as a beautiful, sympathetically restored heritage home which is a place to seek comfort and relaxation in a stylish yet understated atmosphere. Raffah House can accommodate 6 people in 3 spacious bedrooms - two of the rooms comprise luxurious queen beds and the third is a king bedroom which can be split in to two singles. Complimentary G&T’s on arrival, cloud soft french flax linen, warm sandstone and spacious backyard with a stunning european inspired garden, expansive outdoor entertaining area and seasonal vegetable garden ready for guests to forage for their next meal.
Welcome to Seaforth. Although this little shack is only young, having been built in 1965, she has had quite the adventure getting to where she sits now. Like all good stories, hers has been passed onto me through word of mouth. The beautiful locals, some of who’s families have been here since Strahan’s humble beginnings, know not only her history well, but also the history of the land in which she dwells. Now when I say adventure, I mean a good old fashioned road trip kind of adventure. Not every house gets the luxury of travelling through the raw, untamed, and captivating landscape of the West Coast before finding its own place to call home. Seaforth is no ordinary shack in that sense, she once sat her sturdy bones in a little town called Gormanston, just outside Queenstown. So the story goes, she caught the eye of the mayor of Queenstown at the time, Peter Shulze. From what I have been told, ‘Shultzy’ was a much-loved figure head of the West Coast. It has been said that he had a good love of fishing, as do most West Coast inhabitants. He could have chosen a shack anywhere in Tasmania to go fishing, but instead he bought ‘Seaforth’ from Gormanston to the then named “Buoy Point” to be his fishing shack. There is something undeniable about the way this land gets into your heart, once here some could stay forever. I guess that’s how Mr Schultz felt too.
Charming, cosy, rustic - a farm cottage with character surrounded by stunning farmland, overlooking the coast and Stanley Nut. Relax in the window seat by the fire with a book or take in the scenery while relaxing in the outdoor bath.
At Mrs M's you'll enjoy fresh air, peace, and old-fashioned fun. Board games, puzzles and books are supplied so switch off and enjoy the simple pleasures. Located at Black River on the far North West Coast.
101 High Street is an original heritage sandstone cottage nestled in front of the beautiful Callington Mill & Distillery. This property is a classic example of a beautifully maintained heritage home in the southern midlands and encourages you to pull in, light the fire and make yourself at home. Beautiful furnishings and interiors throughout that entice you to really take a breath and embrace the countryside and village you're surrounded by.
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