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Taras Farmstay
Richmond, Tasmania

Rooms and Rates

Enquries or long stays? Contact Tara:
Phone: +61 (0) 431 966065
Email: Tara@tarasfarmstay.com.au

Relax and unwind in our cosy and comfortable cottages
Wren Cottage

Kitchen and lounge
Kitchen and lounge living area in the cottages Master bedroom
Master bedroom - Kookaburra and Wren cottages

Our Accommodation

We offer 4 accommodation options, including 2 fully-self contained stand-alone 2-bedroom cottages - Kookaburra and Wren, each suitable for up to 5 people, and 2 self-contained apartments - the Sugarloaf Apartment is wheel-chair friendly with 2 bedrooms, suitable for up to 5 people, while the Wellington studio has 1 bedroom, and is suitable for up to 2 people.

Kookaburra and Wren Cottages

These newly built cottages were completed in 2017, and each has a 6-star energy efficiency rating. They each consist of 2 bedrooms (1 queen, and one twin room), a separate bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen, and a comfortable lounge area. The standard tariff includes 2 people, with additional guests/children (over 2 years old) charged at $20 each.

  • The fully equipped kitchen has cooking facilities including a gas cooktop, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge, dining table etc.

  • The bedrooms consist of master bedroom with a queen size bed, and a twin room with 2 beds.

  • The private bathroom has a shower and washing machine

  • There is also an LED digital television, DVD player with a selection of DVD's and lounge suite.

  • Each cottage also has an outside paved area for guests to use

We offer 2 separate self-contained apartments - the Sugarloaf Apartment is wheel-chair friendly with 2 bedrooms, suitable for up to 5 people, while the Wellington studio has 1 bedroom, and is suitable for up to 2 people.

Sugarloaf Apartment

The Sugarloaf apartment is named for its views over the paddocks to the Coal Valley Sugarloaf Mountain. It has a large queen bed room (with sizeable en-suite) and a separate large living area with kitchen facilities. The 2nd bedroom has twin beds. On request, an additional single bed can be placed in the queen bedroom for a 5th person. The only bathroom in this apartment is a large en-suite off the main bedroom. We are a child-friendly business and a cot, high-chair and selection of kids toys are also available if required. Please let us know of any special needs or bedding configuration upon booking. The standard tariff includes 2 people, with additional guests/children (over 2 years old) charged at $20 each.

  • The large living area contains a well equipped kitchenette with basic cooking facilities including hotplates, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge, dining table etc.. There is also a television, digital set-top box and lounge suite. The apartment also has a washing machine and outside bbq for guests to use

  • The Sugarloaf apartment is pet friendly (at management discretion). Please contact Tara to discuss this if you have pets that you would like to bring with you

Relax and unwind in our cosy and comfortable apartment
The Sugarloaf Apartment - Living/Dining area

Outdoor eating and bbq area
Courtyard - Sugarloaf Apartment

The Wellington Studio - bedroom
The Wellington Studio - bedroom The Wellington Studio - bathroom with separate bathtub and shower
The Wellington Studio - bathroom with separate bathtub and shower

Wellington Studio

The Wellington Studio is named for the views from the bedroom window, across the paddocks to Mount Wellington. It is a great place to relax after a day of sightseeing, or to use as a base to see the sights of southern Tasmania. It has a queen bed room, separate kitchen and spacious bathroom with bathtub and separate shower. The Studio is ideally suited to couples. Wheelchair access is not available in this apartment. Please let us know of any special needs upon booking. The standard tariff includes 2 people.

  • The kitchen is equipped with full size fridge, hotplates, microwave, cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery. A washing machine is also available in the room.

  • The bedroom has two comfortable arm chairs, and a flat-screen TV with DVD player to help you relax

  • Please note: The Wellington Studio is not suitable for children or pets. If you have children you will need to book the Sugarloaf apartment. If you have pets, please contact Tara first, as pets are only accepted at management discretion

  • The Sugarloaf Apartment - bedroom
    The Sugarloaf Apartment - main bedroom Spacious bathroom
    The Sugarloaf Apartment - spacious bathroom

    Accommodation Features

    • Guests will be delighted with their daily basket of breakfast provisions, which includes cereals, freshly baked bread, Taras prize-winning home-made jams, and fresh local fruit in season. Tara is happy to cater for special dietary requirements - please let us know when you book!

    • Quality linen, bedding and towels is provided

    • Free Wifi internet is accessible from each of the units

    • Both units are clean, warm and light, with wood-fired central heating

    • Guests are welcome to join in on the daily animal feeding activities and farmyard tour

    • Access to the units is level with parking on a sealed driveway. The short path to the units is paved and wide enough to easily accommodate a standard wheelchair (note that wheelchairs are best suited to the Sugarloaf Apartment). Please advise us upon booking if you have any special requests.

    • We are pet friendly, and pets (including horses) are welcome (at managers discretion), but must be kept under control at all times so that they do not disturb other animals on the property. A kennel is available and your pet is welcome to stay with us whilst you tour the sights and surrounds.

    • Iron and ironing board is provided, and a washing machine is also available in each unit

    To make a booking

    Please click here or see below to access our secure booking manager to check latest rates and availability and/or proceed with your booking. Bookings from our own page have a Best price guarantee as we know that you wont find a cheaper offer anywhere else for the same room, date and inclusions. If you do happen to find a cheaper price elsewhere, we will happily give you a further 10% discount on that price.

    Cancellation policy

    7 days notice must be given before check-in for a refund. If booking is cancelled within 7 days of check-in time, or for a no-show, the full amount of the first nights accommodation will be charged.

    Our aim is to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Please contact us on 0431 966065 or email tara@tarasfarmstay.com.au if you have any queries or special requests.

    Farmland views abound from our light and warm dining area
    The Sugarloaf Apartment - twin bedroom

    Each apartment has its own BBQ area