An eco-house on a private 100 acre property perched up on the cliffs of the South-East Coast. This is literally your own wildlife sanctuary with designated walking trails and your own private seal colony!
Comfortable, near new villa with 270 degree sea views. You can see more photos on our separate Cape Hart Wilderness Retreat website.
You are about to experience the Southern Ocean.
The adjoining land is the wildlife abundant Lesueur Conservation Park. You also have access to around 3km of magnificent coastal cliff oceanfront reserve and over 100 acres of privately owned, State Heritage protected land.
Cape Hart Wilderness Retreat boasts panoramic coastal and sea views to the south, the lighthouses of Cape Willoughby to the north and the Page Islands to the north east. The coastline offers secret caves for the adventurous to discover, and walking access to the ocean provides a rock swimming pool and numerous fishing and diving spots. An abundance of wildlife parades at dawn and dusk, including Western Grey kangaroos, Tamar wallabies and possums.
Echidnas and goannas as well as many native bird species, including the soaring wedge tailed and sea eagles, share this unique heritage listed property. The nearby resident sea lion colony, the southern right whales migrating from Antarctic waters to the Great Australian Bight, dolphins and huge schools of fish add further dimension to the beauty of this ever-changing canvas of living art.
The eco-retreat has state of the art electronic alternative energy powered by the KI wind and the Earths sun. There is a gas heater and electic blanket. The expansive outdoor decking takes advantage of the constantly changing moods of the ocean and showcases the spectacular southern ocean swells crashing against the rugged cliffs.
The peace, privacy and serenity of the location are unsurpassed, and offer what some world travelers have described as “some of the most stunning views we have ever seen”. Cape Hart will steal your heart.
Go on an adventure to see if you can find all 9 points of interest signs on the property and remember Rest. Relax. Revive.
**Please note that Cape Hart Retreat has one bedroom (with sea views). However there is a very comfortable sofa bed in the lounge room to enjoy the sunrises.
QUEEN BED in bedroom. Lounge converts to double sofa bed.
Cape Hart Wilderness Retreat is situated on the cliff top. Itis ideal for 2 4 adults. Should you wish to take children to Cape Hart Wilderness Retreat, please note that the property has no fencing and is located in an isolated areaand as such may pose a danger to unsupervised children If taking a child or children (0-14 years) please be advised that the responsible adult booking a child or children to stay at the property will be totally responsible for the safety and welfare of such child or children andshall be deemed to agree by making the booking that such adultwill absolveand indemnifyClub KI or the owners from anyinjuries to the child or children or other like incidentsthat may arise duringtheir stayat Cape Hart Wilderness Retreat.
Free standingcooler in lounge and gas heating. Telstra Next G only is available at the house.
Cape Hart Wilderness Retreat has WIFI connections through the landline phone.
This is a unique property and you may like to read some of the questions/answers we’ve provided below.
Q: Is the road accessible in all weather conditions?
A: Accessible by car all year round but 4WD recommended
Q: How long is the drive from the ferry?
A: Approx 25km or 45 minutes (depends on how fast you drive on dirt roads – it can be down in 30 minutes or up to 60 minutes)
Q: Where is the nearest petrol station and supermarket?
Q: How do we operate the solar and wind power system?
A: There are full instructions left at the property and also will be explained by the cleaner on arrival. It is easy.
Q: What happens if the power goes out and we can not reboot the system?
A: This has only happened once before in a huge storm. Make sure that you have adequate supplies. There is a battery lantern & candles at the property plus gas heating. Time to get romantic!
Q: Can we walk down the cliffs to see any animal life or go fishing?
A: You will be entering Marine Reserve at your own risk
This house is wonderful and even if the price is higher that some other places on the island, it is totally worth it.
The view is unbelievable and you have “private” walking tracks around the house.
Lost in southern coast of the Peninsula, this is definitely one of the best place to stay and not that expensive for everything you get (beautiful house, very well furnished, big bathroom and your private piece of land) Ceclie – April 2013
‘We would not have changed one thing of our stay. It was like Heathrow Airport for Eagles. Wedgetails and Sea Eagles flying together! The wildlife is truly inspiring. Comfy house.”Gary and Amelia 10/2012 England
If you’re looking for a beautiful Cliffside retreat off the beaten path, Cape Hart Wilderness Retreat is the place for you. In addition to absolute privacy and pristine views, this fully furnished home offers all the comforts of home: refrigerator, gas heaters, A/C, satellite TV, gas stove, on-demand hot water and a reverse osmosis system for drinking water. The house layout is friendly for both winter and summer stays and quickly turns into your home away from home while you’re whipping up a quick breakfast in the morning. 4WD is a must to handle the different types of road and weather as you make your way to the house. Julie. August 2013.
THIS PROPERTY HAS A DIRT ROAD ACCESS AND FOLLOWING THE WINTER RAINS IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED YOU ACCESS WITH A VEHICLE THAT HAS A HIGH BASE FOR CLEARANCE OVER PARTS OF THE TRACK TO THE PROPERTY.
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