Glenfern Sanctuary

Both Fitzroy House and Glenfern Cottage are available for holiday rental accommodation, weddings and corporate functions. The historic buildings are positioned overlooking Pt FitzRoy and are set among mature gardens and lawns. They are located within Glenfern Sanctuary which is a fenced, pest controlled restoration project. Access is via the main road or by boat.
Fitzroy House and Glenfern Cottage are ideal holiday homes for those with a boat for fishing and exploring the harbour and coastline, as a base from which to explore the island on foot or by vehicle, or simply as a place to get away from it all and experience life at a slower pace.

Glenfern Cottage...

Glenfern Cottage was built adjacent to the main house in 1923, and has been completely renovated to offer clean, comfortable accommodation for up to six people.
The Cottage is a self-contained, 3 bedroom separate entity. There are 3 bedrooms (one queen, two single beds, and one bunk bed) 
There's 1 bathroom (with shower, basin and toilet) and a kitchen/living area and several/entertainment areas.
The kitchen/lounge is well-equipped and comfortable, with French-doors opening onto two porches, both having marvellous views out over the Port and set against Barrier's native-bush-covered hills.
A Logaire fireplace in the lounge makes the cottage cosy and warm in the winter. The self-contained domestic facilities include all linen, towels, cutlery, crockery, pots, pans and the basic condiments.
The Cottage has a full-size fridge/freezer and a gas stove.

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2 nights stay: $225 per night for 2 guests, $50 extra per guest, per night 
3 nights stay: $175 per night for 2 guests, $50 extra per guest, per night
Public holidays making a long weekend: $400 per night flat rate 
Peak Season: 24th December - 15th January: $400 per night flat rate
Sleeps maximum of 6.

FitzRoy House

The original homestead, was built in 1901 and is set within the 230 ha pest fenced Glenfern Sanctuary.
The much loved home of the Bouzaid family, Fitzroy House is offered for the first time for families to share and experience this unique location.
This recently renovated homestead offers spacious open living areas with bay windows opening to a large deck, overlooking Fitzroy Harbour. There is a functional modern kitchen complete with gas oven and Stanley wood oven.
The dining area adjoins the kitchen and has seating for up to 10.
There are five large bedrooms (one with ensuite); two bedrooms have queen beds, the others have singles.
The main bathroom has a shower, bath tub, wash hand-basin and toilet, and the master bedroom's ensuite has a shower, wash hand-basin and toilet. 

A short stroll from the house accesses the private wharf with floating dock and boat shed which is available for your use.
A mooring may be available on request.

Check-out is around 10 am on the day of departure but guests are welcome to continue to use the grounds and facilities until their departure time.

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Off Peak: 15th January - 23rd December: $700 per night flat rate
Peak Season: 24th December - 15th January: $750 per night flat rate
5 night minimum stay (excluding long weekends and Easter)
3 night minimum stay long weekends and Easter
Sleeps maximum of 8.

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