Karaka Cottage at Matahua Cottages

Cottage | Mapua (Ruby Bay) | #10378

10/10 (7 ratings)
  • 4 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • No Kids
  • No Pets
  • No smoking

Description

  • Waterfront setting with fabulous views across the Waimea inlet to the mountains.
  • Five acres of organic vineyard, orchard and regenerating native bush to explore.
  • 5 minutes to cafes, shops and galleries in Mapua village.

Karaka is a stylishly renovated 1950’s apple pickers’ cottage. A large covered verandah and private garden lead to the estuary shore. We have two paddle boards and kayaks which guests are free to use. The outdoor bath is beautiful in the morning with the sun streaming through the trees, amazing on a clear night looking at the stars.

This is a perfect place to come back to after a day exploring the Nelson region. It is also a perfect place to simply enjoy the pleasures of a bach holiday with good books, board games, barbecue, hammock, and endless views to gaze at. Wander around our very special five acres and choose your favourite quiet spot to read or snooze or have a picnic. The well equipped kitchen is great for making the most of the fabulous fresh produce the Nelson region has to offer.

Good cellphone coverage and free Wifi.

We cater to adults and children aged 12 years and older.

Facilities

  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Barbeque - Charcoal
  • Bath tub
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Highchair
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 2

    2 x Single bed

  • Main Bedroom

    1 x King bed

Availability & rates*

Available
Maybe booked
Booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)
  • Last minute bookings: 20% off for stays over the next 30 nights

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Summer
26-Mar-17 to 30-Apr-17
$325/night $325/night
2 night minimum stay
Winter
01-May-17 to 31-Aug-17
$225+/night $225+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $15/night; Children: $15/night;
2 night minimum stay
Spring
01-Sep-17 to 31-Oct-17
$250+/night $250+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $15/night;
2 night minimum stay
Summer
01-Nov-17 to 30-Apr-18
$325/night $325/night
2 night minimum stay
Winter
01-May-18 to 26-Jun-18
$225+/night $225+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $15/night; Children: $15/night;
2 night minimum stay

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (16)

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  • A special little house in a truly lovely spot, no glitz, just...

    A special little house in a truly lovely spot, no glitz, just classy comfort and a spectacular view. Great for the kids to roam around (trees laden with apples when we were there), and nice kayaking on the estuary (although probably not so good for swimming). You won't go wrong here.

    gabriellery1 100%|1x Jun 2016

  • We had the best week - such a relaxing spot - can't...

    We had the best week - such a relaxing spot - can't wait to come back.

    JaneW194 100%|11x May 2016

  • Loved the place - both the cottage which was very comfortable and...

    Loved the place - both the cottage which was very comfortable and had everything that you'd want. The beds were very comfortable and the shower was great. Lots of places to sit outside and the views are wonderful. Great location - away from it all and private but close enough to civilisation so that you didn't feel isolated. Absolutely loved it and would go back there again.

    jaypea 100%|1x Apr 2016

  • This location is heaven the land and surrounds are breathtaking

    This location is heaven the land and surrounds are breathtaking. You can sit and unwind and take it all in with a good walk. I fell in love with the property we all did, thank you

    sharonva7 100%|1x Apr 2016

  • The view, the cottage itself, the location, the facilities, the hosts and...

    The view, the cottage itself, the location, the facilities, the hosts and of course the outside bath. Our family loves this special place- all the best things about godzone rolled into one.

    andrst293 100%|14x Jan 2016

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