From the street front, you would have absolutely no idea about the safe haven owner Allison Bassano has created in her backyard.
Stepping inside, the backyard is decorated with metal artworks custom created and overflowing fruit trees.
The retired english teacher opened the SheShed at her home a few years ago as a place for women to get together, de-stress, enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and spend their time chatting about anything, everything or nothing at all.
"When considering my retirement after 51 years of teaching and rearing four young adults, I started wondering just how I might be able to use my interest in art together with the skills I gained in teaching to help others," she said.
"I recognised the strong interest men had in their men's sheds and could not understand the lack of similar facilities for females."
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So, Ms Bassano sold her home and purchased a smaller one - ensuring it had a shed.
That's where the SheShed came about - and became a refuge for women across Launceston, a safe place for people to relax.
Anybody is welcome at Ms Bassano's home - friends, strangers, neighbours.
"The problem for most women is that when they're at home there is a constant demand for their attention, women are always multi-tasking and need to 'chill out'.
The stress levels that come with modern living are increasing at a constant pace and that is why it is becoming very difficult for women to find enough quality time to recharge their batteries.
"On top of that many women are living in, or have escaped from, stressful home circumstances and need the company of others who understand."
The SheShed has become a drop-in space, where people are able to take part in arts and crafts, gardening or conversations.
Ms Bassano doesn't ask for money - in fact, people offering it to her makes her uncomfortable.
Visiting, the space is calming and buzzing - people making cups of tea, chatting about their weeks.
While on the campaign trail, Windermere MLC Nick Duigan came across the SheShed from fellow MLC Jo Palmer.
"Jo introduced me to Allison and I went out there - I actually know Allison's son Chris, a fisherman quite well," he said.
"We got to talking about what she was doing and how they had the shed but they didn't have a functional space outside for people if they felt they needed a break, or wanted to sit by themselves."
Mr Duigan discovered that they had used multiple lightweight pop-up gazebo's which weren't fit for purpose.
"So I said that was something we could probably help with, help build something - not really knowing what we could do, but it happened out of that conversation," he said.
After speaking with Ms Palmer and fellow Liberals Bridget Archer and Wendy Askew, they put together money to donate to the creation of an outdoor gazebo.
With the initial idea of getting people in to build it, one of the women who visits the shed regularly took on the task from the design phase right through to putting it together.
She said she'd been interested in carpentry when she was younger, and loved the challenge of building the gazebo, and enjoying the fruits of her labour.
Ms Bassano said the addition of the gazebo, built by one of her regular attendees, had made a huge difference to the space.
"Probably my biggest thing is being able to allow women who are upset to be on their own," she said.
"I needed a space outside, I needed to be able to open the doors of the shed and let air flow and people flow. And now I have that.
"[She] built it, she designed it, and that in itself is probably the greatest thing for me. And it's just fantastic."
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