Tasmania remains one of the most unlikely destinations for those looking to purchase a luxury property. The isolated island state is known for its natural wildlife, protected parks and epic landscapes, often seen by most Aussies as the dream spot for a weekend getaway. We’ve all probably toyed with the idea of one-day parking up in Tassie for good, so you’ll be pleased to know it’s also home to some amazing properties, many of which are currently for sale.
Whether you want to live near the capital Hobart with its rural vibe, the wine country in the north or the rugged bush areas of the east and west, Tasmania offers some spectacular digs you could only dream about owning. Here are our top five picks for Tasmanian property for sale right now.
228 Leam Road, Hillwood
This stunning three bedroom house built on the banks of the Tamar River is the definition of elegance. Designed and built from the ground up this architectural wonder has more amenities than you can poke a stick at. A few of the one-acre property’s perks include a four-car garage, triple glazed windows, polished cement flooring, a drop-down projector and an adjacent studio that’s currently registered as an Airbnb.
The large open plan design gives the property a relaxed feel, with the large glass windows providing superb views of the Tamar River.
~ Offers over $1.5 million
329 Harvey’s Farm Road, Bicheno
Designed by Hobart Architect Phillip Stary this unique four bedroom home is located on a secluded part of Tassie’s coastline away from the hustle and bustle of city life (if that even exists in Tasmania). The interior is moderately decorated with calming colours and a double-sided glass fireplace oozing a chilled environment.
The property also contains two dams and a garden shed workshop, making it great for those who are into self-sufficient living. Did I mention you can watch the Sydney to Hobart while enjoying a Merlo on the wooden decking?
~ $1.5 million
76 Brooks Road, Lalla
Ever wanted to own your own vineyard? Well here’s your chance with this incredible property located in Tassie’s north. Leaning Church Vineyard covers just over 45.8 acres with 6.29 hectares under vine comprised of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc plantings. The property includes a cellar door, cafe, church and restaurant, making it ideal for someone who not only wants to get into viticulture, but make it a career.
Owners can live it up in the newly built three bedroom house that includes a fully insulated cellar with a capacity of 2,000 dozen bottles of wine as well as picturesque views. Check out this short video for a fantastic look at this incredible property.
~ $2.25 million
1159 Port Sorell Road, Port Sorell
Capturing magnificent views of Tasmania’s east coast this seven bedroom oasis mixes resort living with an idyllic surrounding. The multi-level architectural masterpiece includes a cinema, gym, bar, private spa area and parking for up to seven vehicles. A Sonos surround sound system has been installed throughout the house and the indoor pool is a sight to behold.
If you want to feel like you’re staying in a tropical resort with Aussie fauna in your backyard look no further.
~ Offers over $2.7 million
1 Brisbane Street, Launceston
You’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time wandering the grounds of this late 19th century inspired mansion. With room for eight cars this three level property combines modern living with historic design on 1,482 sqm of land.
The wide hallways are made with Tasmanian Oak floorboards while original crystal chandeliers hang from the high ceilings. There are four queen-sized bedrooms, a state of the art kitchen (with two ovens), a workshop and storage unit and automated gates to keep the riff-raff out. Crack open a Peroni, order a pizza and whack on some classical music and you’ll think you’re in Rome.
~ Contact realtor for price