Tasmania's unique , eco, tiny house, escapes. Switch-off and immerse in nature.
Taking up the challenge to be as eco and sustainable as possible and sharing it with the world.
Compass Hut is unique, eco, self-contained Tiny House accommodation located 10-minutes from Devonport and the Spirit of Tasmania on Tasmania's Central North Coast. Each tiny house has been designed to enrich the traveller's experience during their Tasmanian journey. It is about switching off and disconnecting, but reconnecting with nature and each other. During your stay, we challenge you to participate and learn about passive design, enjoy the garden and re-centre. Mission statement:
Each tiny house has a unique character and design. Barnhaus offers a boutique, minimal foot-print, bold with it's Scandinavian barn-house style; surprising visitors with it's french-inspired interior design. Arc Pavilion oozes eco-luxury. It's organic, timber form like a sculpture in the landscape and hand-crafted interior; boasting an outdoor bath with views and indoor fireplace for romantic nights with a glass of wine at hand. across the Forthside valley below. Whilst Colonial Blue, a traditional tiny house on wheels, sits nestled in it's own private cottage garden, sharing similar views, but offering a luxury, tiny-house-on-wheels bathroom (including an indoor bathtub).
Compass Hut is located in the
picturesque, agricultural countryside
region of Forth, on the outskirts of the
coastal city of Devonport (10 minutes drive
from Devonport’s CBD); Tasmania’s third-largest
cityand home of the Spirit of Tasmania vessels and visitor terminal. Arc Pavilion is surrounded by iconic visitor attractions, Tasmanian wildlife experiences, vineyard cellar doors, micro-breweries, art galleries, as well as a range of chocolate, cheese, honey and many more agritourism, producer experiences (check-out the Tasting Trail here). Arc Pavilion is also located only five minutes drive from the Bass Highway, which takes you on a stunning and picturesque North-West coastline drive journey up to Stanley and The Nut, the Tarkine and down to the West Coast region - see our itinerary guide here.
Our region, with its temperate coastal climate, is home to a broad and diverse range of landscapes. A range of short, day and multi-day walks closeby; notably Tasmania's iconic Cradle Mountain and the start of the Overland Track (60 minute drive from Compass Hut), Mount Roland and the Kentish region, (including Sheffield, 20 minutes drive, and Tasmazia), and Narawntapu National Park. As well as a range of waterfalls, lookouts, cave tour experiences.
For more information on things to do and see in Devonport and the surorunding central north coast region, check out our visitor guides - click here.
at Compass Hut
Compass Hut is located in the centre of the North Coast region, 10 minutes drive from the port-city of Devonport and the Spirit of Tasmania. We are surrounded by visitor destinations a diverse range of visitor attractions, stunning landscapes and experience - including Cradle Mountain, Mount Roland and the stunning north-west coastline - cellar doors, micro-breweries, Tasmanian wildlife experiences and much more.
Check out our travel guides - click here.
Compass Hut was born from the desire of creating architecturally unique, sustainable, eco tiny homes. Starting with Barnhaus, and located on our family's organic farm, each tiny home was custom-designed using a series of renewal and sustainable materials. Each tiny home incorporates solar passive design principles for their local climate, and energy efficient materials. Each tiny home also incorporates custom-designed, hybrid, off-grid solar and battery storage systems (a key feature of each tiny house design).
Each tiny home was designed and created by the Bell Sisters (co-founders of Wagonhaus and Compass Hut in 2017/2019); including some furniture hand-crafted in Arc Pavilion and art-work displayed. Since Compass Hut’s launch, led by our passion for sustainability, Compass Hut has forged its own eco-tourism journey. This has included achieving Ecostar and Sustainable tourism Accreditation, participating in initiatives such as Sustainable House Day and more recently, measuring our carbon footprint - click here to learn more.
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