Fitting of its namesake, Highfield is a luxurious king suite. Timeless styling evokes the civilized rooms of the English gentry who arrived in Tasmania in the early 1800’s. Whilst their responsibility was to wrench civility and culture from this ‘savage’ island at the apparent edge of the world, guests will find refuge and solace in the peaceful surrounds. Highfield House was built to exemplify all the English had left behind – a stay in the Highfield suite offers a contemporary twist on fine British culture.
The very foundations of historic Highfield House were carved from the most unforgiving earth – a harsh and windswept coastline that forgave no man. Raised above the fallow ground, Highfield represents the patronage of those who held on to the belief in good fortune and persisted when hope was all but lost.
The stately appearance of Highfield’s aspect, the fine evenings hosted within, and the hard-won daily battle towards academia and culture is almost enough to momentarily forget what this harsh landscape had brought out in even the best of them. Almost…
Each tastefully decorated suite features an ensuite, kitchenette with a toaster, coffee pod machine, kettle, microwave, bar fridge and crockery. Your stay includes a simple continental breakfast of fresh bread, Tasmanian jams & leatherwood honey, yoghurts, two-fruits, milk, juice, and a selection of cereals, tea and coffee. Enjoy in the privacy of your suite or take in the fresh salt air and views on the verandah beyond.
Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements as we are happy to supply gluten and dairy free options on request.
Amongst all the expected staples, the custom kitchenette includes a coffee pod machine, microwave and bar fridge.
In the stone stables guests will find a gym & yoga room for their enjoyment. The stables also house a complimentary guest laundry.