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    Win tickets to An Evening with Noel Fielding in Christchurch

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Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Aqua View-Kiwiana Properties

 Lovely and clean with modern decor and no clutter. Rare in a bach! Perfect for our two families. 

Barnstyle eco lodge - stunning ocean and mt views.

 Beautiful spot and wonderful house. Thank you. 

Aqua View-Kiwiana Properties

 Awesome property, close to town n all the activities, clean n tidy and comfy for our group, we felt like we were home. Bridget was nice to let us stay extra long on our departure day. Highly recommended to all and would surely book again. :) 

Barnstyle eco lodge - stunning ocean and mt views.

 Amazing location and views - you will never want to leave!! Perfect for families. 

Barnstyle eco lodge - stunning ocean and mt views.

 We spent six days in the Blodge and had a lovely time in a comfortable,spacious, very complete house with a stunning view. If we didn't live 20000 km away I could easily rent this house every year. 

Fairview - Waters Edge Beach Bach

 Wonderful handy location