Historic homestead within wildlife Sanctuary

Bach or holiday home | Port Fitzroy | #21320

9/10 (4 ratings)
  • 10 people
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 7 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Set within Glenfern Sanctuary with day and overnight walks (eg. Aotea Track) easily accessed from the property
  • Own wharf, floating dock with deep water and boat shed 50 m down the path
  • 10 minute walk to Pt Fitzroy store and boatclub/pub

Built in 1901, Fitzroy House is the original homestead and is set within the 240 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.

Special conditions: Families preferred - ideal for two family groups Pets are not allowed as we are a pest-free Sanctuary As there is no reticulated electricity on the Island, power is supplied by solar panels and storage-batteries providing 24-hour power.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Canoe(s)
  • Cot available
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 4

    1 x Bunk bed

  • Master suite

    1 x Queen bed

  • The blue room

    2 x Single bed

  • The pink room

    1 x Queen bed

  • The sunroom

    1 x King single bed
    1 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Linen FREE (included); Cleaning $150.00 per stay (optional)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Flat rate tariff
09-Dec-16 to 31-Dec-16
$700/night $700/night
3 night minimum stay
Xmas, easter and long w/e periods
01-Jan-17 to 31-Jan-17
$750/night $750/night
5 night minimum stay

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (4)

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  • Everything! Stunning gardens, heritage building, full of history and character

    Everything! Stunning gardens, heritage building, full of history and character. Stunning walkways up through the forest, birdlife galore, fishing off your own private jetty in crystal clear waters. Great family getaway. Many thanks :) We will be back

    KarstenSt1 100%|1x Nov 2015

  • A great location and amazing bird life made Fitzroy House a nice...

    A great location and amazing bird life made Fitzroy House a nice break from the city. There was lots for us to do and the kids loved the gardens, fishing from the wharf and the tree houses. However the house is a little tired and could do with an update on areas and especially the kitchen.

    PeterGi5 100%|1x Dec 2014

  • A beautiful peaceful property with a lovely outlook

    A beautiful peaceful property with a lovely outlook.

    mikem553 100%|1x Jan 2014

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