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Hatherley House is an 1830's grand mansion listed on the National Estate Register and located within walking distance to the Launceston city centre. The house has two self contained suites, where original grandeur has been retained and combined with ultra modern elements for an outstanding result. The mansion is surrounded by a picturesque english parkland garden.

Within the heritage gardens of Hatherley House are two garden pavilion rooms. Innovative in design, these contemporary, eco-friendly retreats were inspired by chinese lanterns. They feature moon windows within origami like roof forms, and are filled with striking art throughout. Private outdoor areas complete with a luxurious carved stone outdoor bath within an exquisite garden setting make the garden pavilions an experience to remember.

Nearby in the centre of the inner city, Hatherley Birrell Collection offers an incredible modern architectural two bedroom apartment, with full kitchen, laundry, two bathrooms and two private outdoor areas.

Petite Matisse

La petite chambre Matisse is furnished in the french empire style of the 18th and 19th century and features a rare colour lithograph, 'Poemes de Charles d'Orleans' by renowned french impressionist Henri Matisse. A large scale contemporary graphic was inspired by a poem discovered on the verso in Matisse's handwriting, which transcribes in 15th Century french Charles d'Orleans poem. The result is stunning.

Antique elements contrast with a lavish and generous modern translucent glass and stainless steel bathroom. Equipped with a kitchenette and local breakfast provisions, Petite Matisse has tall heritage windows to enjoy the view of a century old magnolia set in Hatherley's charming gardens.

The Ballroom

Once the ballroom of Hatherley House, with French doors, high ceilings, spectacular Italianate marble fireplace and original ornate gilt mirror this suite has been re-designed to retain all its original heritage magnificence and style yet transformed into lavish, breathtakingly contemporary art accommodation, showcasing artwork inspired by contemporary dance company Tasdance performing 'Heart Matters', which provides a spectacular backdrop.

This self contained accommodation is accessed by stairs and is equipped with a kitchenette and local breakfast provisions. Enjoy a sumptuous modern translucent glass bathroom with spa or relax on a private balcony overlooking Ben Lomond mountain and the Hatherley’s rich and evocative english parkland gardens.

Self contained and equipped with a kitchenette and local breakfast provisions, it has a sumptuous modern translucent glass bathroom with spa. Relax on your private balcony, overlooking Ben Lomond Mountain and Hatherley’s perfumed and evocative english parkland gardens.

Garden Pavilions

New to the Hatherley collection are two garden pavilion rooms within the heritage gardens of Hatherley House, where you can experience the ultimate in design winning accommodation. The pavilions are innovative in design, contemporary, eco-friendly retreats inspired by chinese lanterns. They extend the architectural legacy of Hatherley House with the classical concept of the garden folly from 17th-18th century landscape design.

Magnolia Garden Pavilion

Shaded by the canopy of a 150 year old Magnolia tree, the view is breathtaking. This modern addition to the collection offers a unique heritage garden experience. Art filled and contemporary, it has an origami inspired roof form, moon window, large modern glass bathroom and a private deck with a spectacular outdoor stone bath.

The Muse Garden Pavilion

Inspired and equally stunning, this pavilion is also filled with beautiful art and has an origami inspired roof form with a moon window, large contemporary glass bathroom and wonderful outdoor deck with a volcanic stone bath where you can relax in complete privacy.

The Teahouse @ 106 Tamar Street

A very contemporary architecturally designed two bedroom apartment in the heart of the heritage city of Launceston. An extraordinary accommodation with a chinoiserie inspiration, the Teahouse utilises two courtyards to conceal private interior spaces. Mature lemon and apple trees add charm to this secluded urban setting.

Featuring an array of antique artworks and curiosities, including an exquisite silk wedding kimono with gold thread embroidery, this accommodation is Oriental in theme. The open plan layout has a fully appointed kitchen with stainless steel appliances, and glass doors connect inside and outside areas seamlessly.


Each accommodation option is self-contained with local breakfast provisions included. There are also minibar provisions available for purchase featuring boutique Tasmanian wine, beer and cheese.

All suites and apartments have excellent heating, lavish king, queen or twin single beds with Waverley Woollen Mills blankets and exotic silk covers, modern bathrooms, wireless internet access, flat screen televisions with DVD, Apple TV music and movie library, off street parking, laundry facilities and contemporary artwork throughout.




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