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Castaway Cottage

Dover, Tasmania

(48 customer reviews)
4 guests 2 bedrooms 3 beds 1 bathtub

Welcome to Castaway Cottage, your relaxed haven by the sea.  

This charming cottage has been fully renovated to include a brand-new kitchen, deluxe bath for two in a glorious new bathroom, and spacious bedrooms overlooking beautiful Dover bay. This little gem is within walking distance of historic Dover’s town centre, and only a few steps from the beach.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
  • 1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
  • 2 single beds

Amenities

Wi-Fi
Free parking on premises
Off-street parking
TV
Kitchen
Fridge
Barbeque
Wood-fired heating
Air conditioning
Heating
Shower
Bathtub
Washing machine
Dryer
mini-bar

Facilities

  • Accommodates up to 4 guests
  • 2 bedrooms
  • main bedroom with queen bed and sitting area
  • second bedroom – 2 single beds
  • 1 bathroom with 2-person bath and separate shower
  • Wireless broadband Internet access
  • Wood-fired heating
  • Smart TV 
  • Private garden courtyard and family-sized barbecue
  • Miele washing machine
  • Off-street parking

48 reviews for Castaway Cottage

  1. Kristina

    Robert Devine

    Exceeded our expectations. Amazing house with an amazing location. Well worth the visit. Thank you Tina.

  2. Karen

    Robert Devine

    We had a lovely stay with our dog, Penny. It was perfect for us with stunning view, great dog beach and walks close by. The house was very clean, comfortable and warm and the small touches (flowers and chocolate) were very much appreciated as was the secure back yard. Thank you, we will be back.

  3. Mark

    Robert Devine

    The cottage was absolutely gorgeous! It was toasty warm and welcoming. The hosts had included thoughtful touches such as fruit and chocolates. It was just across the road from the beach. It couldn’t have been better!

  4. Lara

    Robert Devine

    Charming place to find, a hidden gem. Peaceful and beautiful. Attention to interior decoration and furnishings.

  5. Sharon

    Robert Devine

    Beautiful house, family friendly and so peaceful. Even in rainy weather it was so cosy with the fire going, and looking out across Bruny Island. Lovely view of sunrises too!

  6. Fernanda

    Robert Devine

    The place was perfect, exactly what we were looking for, a lovely house to rest just across the beach. The house has everything needed to just stay and relax, we didn’t even drive anywhere. The hosts were very responsive and helpful. We’re definitely staying again.

  7. Jenny

    Robert Devine

    We loved the house, ambiance, bedrooms, TV, coffee machine, under floor heating in bathroom & wood fire (especially). Perfect spot on the Esplanade.

  8. Kate

    Robert Devine

    We had a wonderful weekend here. The cottage is immaculate, in a beautiful location and well-equipped. Kids enjoyed being close to beach and playground. We’re keen to stay again.

  9. Bradley

    Robert Devine

    Great cottage in a great location. Definitely recommend for a break. Good WIFI as well.

  10. Keith

    Robert Devine

    Castaway Cottage was just what we expected and more. The fenced back garden was perfect for our two small dogs and gave us peace of mind.
    The modern kitchen and bathroom and added bonus of under floor heating were much than we expected. The cottage was very warm and cosy. Perfect location for easy access and gentle strolls along the beach.
    Everything we needed for a relaxing long weekend.
    We will definitely be returning in the winter so that we can use the wood heater as well.
    Tina and Racheal were both quick to respond to any messages and were very helpful at all times.
    Highly recommended and excellent value for money.
    5stars!!

  11. Chris

    Robert Devine

    Great host, very helpful and responsvie. Went the extra mile to make our weekend memorable. Location has to be the best in Dover
    Check in was a breeze. Would stay here again, and recommend to friends

  12. Paul

    Robert Devine

    Lovely place to stay, in a beautiful part of Tasmania.

  13. Catherine

    Robert Devine

    We had a brilliant 3 night stay in Dover. An amazing location with fabulous views. We can highly recommend the pizza at the post office and the atmosphere and food at the golf club.
    A great base to explore the south with an easy drive to Cockle Creek and the start of the South Cape trail.

  14. Jill

    Robert Devine

    What an amazing cottage! So clean & comfy & fabulous location opposite the beach! Great to be able to take our dog with a secure yard. Air con great on a couple of very hot days! Will definitely return again. The cottage looks small from the outside but very roomy inside & awesome view!

  15. Helen

    Robert Devine

    A quiet spot to spend a few days, right next to the beach. Great communication, really clean, everything we needed. Would stay here again in a heartbeat

  16. Kym

    Robert Devine

    Dover is an outstanding part of Tasmania to visit. We thoroughly enjoyed the proximity to many scenic and interesting forests, national parks and beaches. This is complimented by the wonderful cottage which is clean and in a quiet location. Bathroom and kitchen have been modernised and were well setup. Internet can be a little patchy but 4G on the phone seemed to work at all times. The stand out feature of this property has to be view across the D’entrecasteaux Channel. It is hard to beat and provides an ever-changing backdrop, no matter what time of day or night. Saw an incredible sunrise and likewise, got to experience the star filled sky on a clear night, outside the light pollution. Only regret is we missed the Aurora which was apparently strong the night before we arrived. Highly recommended.

  17. Luke

    Robert Devine

    lovely house in an excellent location.

  18. Lauren

    Robert Devine

    Incredible property right on the water, the photos don’t do it justice. Very homely with everything we could ever need, from tissues to ground coffee, washing powder and all the utensils and crockery! They even provided a portacot and high chair for us. I highly recommend this stay, it was excellent!

  19. Kristen

    Robert Devine

    Wonderful place to stay. Comfortable and well appointed. Great location and relaxing vibe. Would love to stay again.

  20. Odessa

    Robert Devine

    We really loved our stay at Rachael’s place, everything was there that we needed, the bathroom was wonderful and the location was great for a relaxing weekend away. It was so great that we could bring our pets to enjoy it too, we will definitely stay again!

  21. Mariae

    Robert Devine

    This cottage has a lovely ambience and is situated in a perfect place to enjoy the beach and the little town of Dover. It felt very protected and warm, well set up for a lovely break. The decor is one of quiet comfort and pleasant taste. We loved the wood burner which was backed up by a heat pump, the lovely views from the windows of sunrise and sunset. What is more, it has a really lovely bathroom with heated floor tiles, an absolute luxury. The back garden is completely fenced off, safe and suitable for a pet. We thoroughly enjoyed our short break in this most pleasant place.

  22. Jenni

    Robert Devine

    Beautiful, simple and classy place just across the road from a beautiful little beach.
    Had everything we needed and more!

  23. Heather

    Robert Devine

    Pleasantly surprised as the cottage has lovely new styling such as bed linen and furnishings, as well as a large bathroom with heated floor and fully equipped kitchen with coffee machine . We visited over some frosty cold days but the cottage was kept cosy with a heat pump , wood burner, and electric blankets for chilly nights. Open front garden allows great views across the Bay and beyond with a small fully fenced private rear garden which our dog loved. Also secure off street parking. Wonderful walking paths along the foreshore which is directly in front of the cottage …..groceries available at IGA 2 minutes drive away. We look forward to returning to Castaway Cottage very soon.

  24. Sophie

    Robert Devine

    We loved our stay. It was a perfect place for our first family holiday with our 4 month old. A nice couch to sit on, great bathroom, a pleasant view and a lovely foreshore to explore.
    We had lunch at the Southport pub, drove to cockle creek for a brief visit (making our baby probably the youngest most southern person in Australia at the time we imagine) and used the kitchen and bbq to cook our own dinners.

  25. Shar (AirBnB)

    Rachael Trueman

    Dover is a 20 min drive south of Geeveston, and the cottage has everything you need for a comfortable stay. My girls loved the bathtub and we all loved the heated floor in the bathroom. Plenty of firewood and great kitchen, with evo, coffee and condiments provided. There’s a local IGA, bottle shop and a couple of cafes, and the RSL. Great place to get away and wind down.

  26. Holly, VRBO

    Rachael Trueman

    Right by the beach, pet and family friendly with a fully enclosed yard, heated bathroom floor and spacious home, coffee machine and fully equipped kitchen, roaring fire and a/c – who could ask for more!

  27. Mandy

    Rachael Trueman

    Loved everything about Castaway cottage. Waves crashing on the beach just across the road, wood heater, heated bathroom floor, real coffee machine, beautifully finished, pet friendly, fully enclosed yard. Over of the best places I have stayed in. Highly recommend.

  28. Geoff

    Rachael Trueman

    this was perfection from the minute we walked in. We arrived late to a warm and welcoming home in the depths of Tassie winter, lights on, fire ready to light, bathroom in-floor heating on and treats on the bed. When the sun came up in the morning we where delighted to look over the harbour, and ships coming into the wharf. The house was spotless, garden enclosed and safe for our dog, and it was a moment’s stroll to the dog beach. What a wonderful place! We have been recommending it to everyone and will certainly look to stay again – our absolute favourite ever stay. Thanks so much!

  29. Rene

    Rachael Trueman

    Great place to stay, easy to get in, clean and everything you need (except food).

  30. Carolyn

    Rachael Trueman

    An amazing place to stay with high end features and a beautiful bathroom (with central floor heating). The location is stunning and with two active boys they enjoyed having the freedom to explore the area and play outside. The fireplace was an absolute treat and we found ourselves at the unit a bit more than we’d planned because it was so comfortable.

  31. Jason

    Rachael Trueman

    Castaway Cottage is a fantastic place to stay in wonderful Dover. Right across from a beach and park. A must stay.

  32. Alex

    Rachael Trueman

    Lovely well presented and equipped home in a beautiful location.

  33. Andrew, AirBnB

    Rachael Trueman

    Just metres from the water’s edge on the placid Port Esperance, and situated in a quiet road, this is a newly and stylishly renovated cottage, with all conveniences. At night, you can watch boats bob around on the water; and in the morning, wake with a sunrise. But the curtains are total block out too, if you want to sleep in. A relaxing wander along the road or the beach. All up, a great location.

  34. Georgia

    Rachael Trueman

    If you’re looking for the perfect accommodation in Dover, look no further than this one. Rachael’s accommodation is professionally operated, superior in cleanliness, and situated perfectly on the Esplanade, with water views from each bedroom and lounge/dining area. For guests travelling with dogs this accommodation provides a very secure yard and ideal layout. The deep and free standing bath is the icing on the cake. Perfect in every way! 5/5 stars!

  35. Bill, Airbnb

    Richard Chalmers

    Castaway Cottage is a great place to stay. The hosts attention to detail is spot on. We spent three very pleasant days enjoying the warm fire, warm bathroom and well appointed kitchen and bedrooms.

  36. Vandana, Airbnb

    Richard Chalmers

    A very elegant and supremely comfortable house for our family holiday Beautiful location to enjoy and very cosy during a couple of rainy days

  37. Michael, Airbnb

    Richard Chalmers

    Lovely relaxing, cosy space, very close to the water. Cottage has been nicely furnished with very comfy bed & lounge. Loved the underfloor heating in the bathroom.

  38. Damian, Airbnb

    Richard Chalmers

    Great stay, thanks! A brilliant espresso machine and a well stocked fireplace made it even better than expected. Clean and uncluttered. There’s a good park with swings and slides only a stones throw away. Highly recommended.

  39. Isabella, Airbnb

    Richard Chalmers

    The cottage is beautiful and has great amenities. The location is stunning and the beach is right outside the door. Great to be able to visit with your dog. Would come back.

  40. Kath, Airbnb

    Richard Chalmers

    Lovely! Right by the beach, this is a great place for a chilled out weekend away. Kitchen is well kitted out (we cooked up a storm), the bedrooms come with their own sitting room, and every window has a cracking view.

  41. Holly, Airbnb

    Richard Chalmers

    By far one of the best places I have ever stayed. Spotless and had everything you could need for a cosy weekend away.

  42. Ryk, Airbnb

    Cristian Mendoza

    What a great home and base for enjoying Dover or just hiding away

  43. Tracey, Booking.com

    Cristian Mendoza

    Stunning, relaxing. Well equipped kitchen with thoughtful supply cupboard, plenty of towels.

  44. Sophia, Airbnb

    Cristian Mendoza

    Lovely peaceful cottage. The back yard is fenced and safe for kids. We found it very relaxing and well thought out.

  45. Emily, Airbnb

    Cristian Mendoza

    The cottage in dover is really lovely the view out to the beach and you are so close! There are all the homey warm comforts including a fire! We had a lovely week exploring the area.

  46. Peter, booking.com

    Cristian Mendoza

    Excellent location across the road from the beach. Easy drive to local attractions like the Tahune Airwalk and Hastings Cave. A very comfortable, clean and well equipped cottage.

  47. Alex , Airbnb

    Cristian Mendoza

    Great location for winter getaway with friends. House was toasty warm 🙂

  48. Letiticia, Facebook

    Cristian Mendoza

    We had a lovely stay at Castaway Cottage in Dover. The house is spotlessly clean, newly renovated and beautifully presented. It was great having access to a full, well equipped kitchen. With an IGA nearby we were able to cook dinner both nights. A huge bathroom with a deep, separate bath. My favourite part was all the sitting areas that allowed me to enjoy the water views.


Map

4 Esplanade, Dover 7117, Tasmania