Welcome to Carrington Cottage, at Dennes Point on the northern tip of Tasmania’s famed Bruny Island. Family, friends and guests have enjoyed this cosy holiday cottage and its idyllic beachside setting for more than ten years. We are certain you will, too.
Carrington Cottage is a traditional Dennes Point beachside shack dating from the 1950s. Looking out over beautiful D’Entrecasteaux Channel, the cottage is a mere 50 metres to North Bruny’s clean, safe Nebraska Beach.
Modern facilities for couples, families and friends
Living/DiningWe have extensively renovated the shack, with open plan living, polished floors throughout, a reverse-cycle heat pump, a modern kitchen, NBN internet access and device recharge points, a lounge with wood heater, and smart TV with Netflix, etc.
Bedrooms/BathroomBedroom 1 – One queen bed. Bedroom 2 – Two single beds and a trundle bed. There is a modern, separate bathroom with toilet and shower.
Deck/GardenFrench doors open to a large wrap-around timber deck. Outside, there’s a gas BBQ, a brazier, two picnic tables, a laundry with washing machine and dryer, and lawn and garden.
Easy Beach AccessThe cottage is a mere 50m to safe, clean Nebraska Beach. We are 100m from the Dennes Point boat ramp, and 300m from the jetty. We provide a kayak and life jackets for your enjoyment.
Rates & Bookings
for two people
- $45/night for each extra person.
- Cleaning fee of $80 applies.
- Rates are subject to change without notice.
- There is no charge for infants (1 cot provided).
- Check-in time is 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
These times may be varied by prior arrangement.
If you love Carrington Cottage, you’ll also love our other Tasmanian holiday accommodation – Spring Beach Holiday House, near Orford on Tasmania’s East Coast. Enquire about our special deal for staying consecutively at both our wonderful island shacks.
For bookings and availability enquiries, please provide the number of guests and the dates of your stay.
- How do we get there?
You will spend 15 minutes on the vehicular ferry, crossing D’Entrecasteaux Channel from Kettering to Roberts Point. In busy periods, two or three ferries operate. From Roberts Point, travel 9km on bitumen road B66 and, at the well-marked junction, turn left (north) and stay on gravel road C625 to Dennes Point (10km; about 15 minutes’ drive). At Dennes Point the road becomes bitumen again. Continue on this road around the sharp corner and then past the jetty and boat ramp. The Carrington Cottage sign is 50 metres past the boat ramp.
- What payment do you accept?
We accept major credit cards (Visa and Mastercard). We also accept direct deposit by arrangement.
- What do you provide?
We provide free of charge basic foods (tea, coffee, sugar, pepper, salt, condiments, oil, etc), firewood for the wood heater (with a safety fire screen) and outdoor firepit, gas for the BBQ, and water from rainwater tanks (we recommend you boil all drinking water).
We provide all bedding/linen and towels. Beach towels are not provided.
NOTE: We do not provide a cleaning service during your stay.
- What do we need to bring?
Bring all food, toiletries and beach towels.
The nearest supermarket on Bruny Island is at Adventure Bay (approximately 45 minutes drive south of the cottage).
A few items are available at the small takeaway at the ferry terminal at Roberts Point.
- Is smoking permitted?
Carrington Cottage is strictly non-smoking.
- Are pets allowed?
No, we do not allow pets anywhere on the property.
- Does the house have internet access and phone coverage?
The shack has NBN internet access, charge points for devices, and a smart TV with Netflix, etc. Mobile phone coverage on Bruny Island is variable, depending on your carrier. There is a public phone at the nearby community hall.
- Where’s the nearest petrol station?
Petrol gasoline is not available at Dennes Point. Petrol is available from the supermarket at Adventure Bay, about 45 minutes’ drive south from the shack.
Download a PDF information sheet for Carrington Cottage.
Two Shacks Deal
If you love Carrington Cottage, you may also love our other ‘island shack’ – Spring Beach Holiday House, near Orford on Tasmania’s East Coast . In the family since the 1970s, and fully refurbished in 2016, this house has million-dollar water views and sits virtually waterfront on pristine Spring Beach.