Tasmanias Pristine South

Page 22 | Tasmania’s Pristine South 2019 Local and global influences are woven together to bring you a collection of homewares, clothing, accessories, jewellery, toys and ecofriendly wares that are truly unique. Hand loomed rugs from Afghanistan. Available from our shop in Cygnet, Tasmania. 30 Mary St, Cygnet • Ph 6295 1085 Open every day except Tuesday in Summer. Closed Monday and Tuesday in Winter. Fine handcrafts - Sustainable gifts H14252 H14304 Closed Monday and Wednesday (Except Public Holidays) Local and global influences are woven together to bring you a collection of homewares, clothing, accessories, jewellery, toys and eco-friendly wares that are truly unique - all available from near & far in Cygnet. They have a great range of handcrafts made in near and far lands, in distinctive and unique designs, from textiles, clay, timber, glass, paper and more. From ancient traditional to contemporary designs, discover a range of wares including original hand woodblock printed quilts, doona sets and table linen. They also have hemp, organic cotton, bamboo and woollen clothing for adults, children and babies, as well as delicately handcrafted accessories and jewellery. Hand loomed rugs and wall hangings are also on offer, as are beautiful, unusual toys from timber and textured fabrics to nourish imagination and the joy of childhood. Their quality gifts may be either eco-friendly, from recycled materials, locally handcrafted, or providing a fair and sustainable livelihood for producers in other cultures. At near & far, they endeavour to ensure products are made by people who receive fair pay and working conditions within their countries, donate to worthwhile organisations and stock eco- friendly products. near & far is also an associate member of the Fair Trade Association of Australia and New Zealand. Handcrafts from near and far Wattle Grove Homestead is now being offered as a holiday house or bed and breakfast, making it a comfortable place to stay with breakfasts and meals to meet your specific dietary requirements. Owners, Rob and Jillaine both grew up in Brisbane and are now enjoying a change of lifestyle in Tasmania. As lovers of the outdoors they are embracing the spectacular wilderness walks and trails that Tasmania has to offer and can offer first-hand experience on some of these attractions. Jillaine is a natural medicine practitioner and nutritionist whose favourite past time now is growing her own food and becoming self-sufficient on their Wattle Grove farm. Those who opt for the bed and breakfast option can take advantage of her dietary knowledge to have meals custom made to meet their needs. Only minutes from Cygnet and overlooking the Huon Estuary, Wattle Grove Homestead is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle. From the snow-capped mountain views to autumn colours and green pasture, the scene is constantly changing through the large bay windows. This traditional farm house, set on 15 acres, was lovingly renovated to the large three bedroom family home that you will find today. Featuring a gourmet kitchen, large open living areas, cosy study and reading room with open fireplaces to keep you toasty warm through the winter months, you’ll find a level of comfort and relaxation that ensures a well-earned and truly Catering for all your needs at Wattle Grove relaxing holiday. The property has a fruit grove, ornamental gardens; the vegetable garden is a work in progress, rolling pastures, sheep, poultry and neighbouring cattle. There are three dams surrounded by natural bushland and views over the rolling hills and Port Huon. Walks to the top of the property provide breathtaking views over the river and hills. The gourmet kitchen has a walk-in-pantry stocked with organic and whole food essentials. What sets this B&B apart is the opportunity to have your dietary requirements met during your stay. Wattle Grove is currently available for bookings via airbnb or stayz. For more information visit www.wattlegrovehomestead.com or email info@wattlegrove homestead.com u Huon Valley

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