You are invited to ‘amble a while’ in our self-contained studio apartment overlooking the ever changing and often breathtaking vistas offered by the Tamar River.

Amble’a’While on Tamar is situated on an acre of land surrounded by vineyards in Rosevears, on the Tamar Valley Wine Route. From our peaceful and secluded property it is easy to forget we are only 15 minutes from Launceston, 5 minutes from Legana shopping centre and 2 kilometres to the historic Rosevears Tavern. Launceston airport is easily accessible and only 30 minutes away.

Amble’a’While on Tamar is perfect for a romantic getaway, whilst equally suitable as a base for exploring the Tamar Valley and all it has to offer. Whether for pleasure or business we are certain your stay at Amble’a’While will be just what you need. Pop in for a quick visit you may, although like us when we first visited, you may wish you could amble’a’while longer.

Our room price includes breakfast provisions for you to enjoy in the privacy of the apartment each morning. Of course all linen, towels and toiletries are included along with free NBN WiFi and safe parking for your vehicle. We also have a range of nibbles, cheeses, platters, honey from our bees and local wines available to purchase on request. Some items require ordering ahead, so please ask when booking.

The Property

Amble’a’While on Tamar is a spacious (35sqm) self-contained studio apartment adjoining our home, with your own secure private entry. There are no shared or common areas in the apartment. NO SMOKING permitted anywhere on the property.

Enjoy a great nights sleep in the luxurious king size bed which can be converted to twin beds if you require (please let us know when you book). Quality linen is provided, along with electric blankets and super comfy pillows. A generous built-in wardrobe is all yours, with good hanging space and drawers.

A reverse-cycle air-conditioner/heater will keep you comfortable in all seasons.

There is a well-equipped kitchenette with modern 2-burner induction cooktop, fridge-freezer, microwave, toaster, electric kettle and Nespresso coffee machine. All the basics you need to enjoy your stay are on hand (coffee pods, instant coffee, tea, sugar, salt & pepper etc) and of course plenty of crockery, cooking utensils etc. Trust us, we’ve stayed in plenty of accommodation over the years and know how frustrating it is trying to slice cheese with a wooden spoon or drink that lovely bottle of wine you purchased out of the single plastic cup supplied! Continental Breakfast provisions are supplied for you to enjoy at your leisure.

The lounge/dining area is well equipped with a comfortable 3 seater couch and a large screen TV with plenty of input options if you want to avail yourselves of more than Free-to-Air TV (Google Cast available) or use the DVD player and choose from our large DVD selection. A good size dining table will ensure you can enjoy a comfortable meal.

You have your very own private ensuite with toilet, shower, hand basin and of course all the towels and guest amenities you should expect. Also in the ensuite there is a laundry sink and a front loading washing machine for your sole use (washing powder etc. also supplied). There is a clothes horse, or feel free to use the outside clothesline. If you need, there is a clothes dryer available on request.

The apartment has its own private entrance, from your very own deck complete with outdoor table and chairs, the perfect place to sit and unwind at the end of the day or make plans for the day ahead. Deck/entrance is adjacent to your parking bay. From the deck you have sweeping views over the property and adjacent vineyard.

You are welcome to wander the grounds, or use the BBQ and outdoor eating area. Please note, NO SMOKING permitted anywhere on the property!

We have numerous fruit trees growing, including: apples, pears, mulberries and plums. Over time we are establishing our ‘edible garden’ and you will be most welcome to sample our produce on request as available.

Guest access

Amble’a’While on Tamar offers you a secure and very private space to relax. The apartment is fully self-contained. You are free to explore the grounds, use the BBQ and outdoor eating area, relax under a tree or sit on one of the many outdoor seats around the grounds. Obviously our home is private as are the many out buildings.

Interaction with guests

Amble’a’While on Tamar is a private space and our desire is to leave guests to enjoy the experience without our intervention. That said we are more than happy to offer suggestions from our local experience. We would be very glad to help you in any way we can to make your stay with us and in Tasmania an enjoyable one.

The kitchenette is well appointed and ready for you to enjoy the supplied breakfast items, and make simple tasty and nutritious meals if you so choose. If there are any specific pantry items you would like us to have on hand for you just ask and we will do our best to oblige, either from our own pantry or sourced locally for you (subject to availability, nominal additional charges may apply).

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Things to do

Wander 2.5km along Rosevears Drive to the historic Rosevears Hotel for a quiet drink, quick bite to eat or a delicious meal accompanied by local wines.

Explore the Tamar Valley Wine Route with over 30 cellar doors right on our doorstep (voted “One of the Top 10 Wine Routes in the world” by Essential Travel magazine UK). Indulge by booking a Wine Tour with door to door pick-up from your accommodation.

Taste your way through the Cradle to Coast Tasting Trail.

Take a leisurely drive to Bridestowe Lavender Estate just an hour from us.

An easy 25 minute drive north will take you through Beaconsfield (visit the mine and heritage centre) then 5 minutes further on to the aptly named Beauty Point with some lovely local eateries along with Platypus House and Seahorse World for the nature lovers.

Head on over and visit the historic Lighthouse and Foghorn at Lowhead and/or book in for a Penguin Tour where you’ll get up close and personal with these cute little creatures.

Pop into town (Launceston) and visit the local eateries, craft beer, wine or gin bars. Did you know Launceston and Northern Tasmania was designated a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy in November 2021?  On a Saturday morning a MUST VISIT is Harvest Market Launceston (delicious. Outstanding Farmers Market 2017) and sample the local produce.

There is so much to do near Amble’a’While on Tamar, feel free to ask us any questions or for recommendations of things to see and do near us. Follow us on Social Media for more of what we get up to.


99 Rosevears Drive, Rosevears TAS 7277

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