With a population of around 220 thousand, Hobart is Tasmania's urban gem, dazzling visitors and locals with its unique charm and beautiful surroundings. Initially known as Hobarton; Australia's second oldest city was founded at the beginning of the nineteenth century as a penal colony, evidence of which is still around today. Hobart's economy is now rooted in tourism and its bustling seaport; with the tourist season in the summer months and the Aurora Australis docking for the winter; both industries keep the city thriving throughout the year.
Those looking to make the move to Hobart will not be disappointed with the real estate options. There are plenty of houses for rent available in all shapes and sizes, from a cosy three bed near the city to a larger property with spacious grounds. Close to beaches, historic villages and expansive national parklands, there's something for nature lovers and history buffs alike in and around Hobart.
If looking for a short stay, or somewhere for a single or couple to reside, there are plenty of apartments for rent in Hobart's CBD. From a cosy studio apartment for rent overlooking the Derwent to a spacious pad in the foothills of Mount Nelson, there's plenty of choice for those who call Hobart home.