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Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

High above the Ida valley. Views to the Mountains

 Hawk Rock deserves all its accolades. The house has wonderful views, total privacy, spacious grounds and inside it is spotless with modern, quality fittings. It was a great find. Loved it. 

High above the Ida valley. Views to the Mountains

 Warm, plenty of amenities. Clean, tidy and a fantastic setting looking over the rail trail and Ida valley 

willowridge in Naseby

 Everything is perfect 

willowridge in Naseby

 A great wee house- we had a very comfortable stay there and will definitely be back. 

willowridge in Naseby

 Large flat section. Great bach for the family. Only thing to watch is your head on the shelf behind the couch! 

willowridge in Naseby

 Lovely, peaceful place to stay. The house is lovely, and the surrounding area is gorgeous.