The Crib - a 'retro' cottage with character

Bach or holiday home | Cromwell | #11463

9.8/10 (49 ratings)
  • 5 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking

Description

  • Original crib on large flat section with shade, shelter and orchard
  • Walking distance to lake and 5mins in car to shops and amenities
  • Opposite the golf course

‘The Crib’ is a 'retro' cottage with character and views out to the Pisa Range.

It is a great place for games, laughter, good company, food, and generally relaxing and unwinding. The large flat sectionhas space for parking, kayaks, paddling pools and playing cricket. The mature trees and orchard provide privacy and shade in summer.

The cottage in 1947 began as two army huts and has grown over the years. The original character has been retained and new ceiling insulation and a pellet burner now keep everyone warm in winter. An annex off the deck has a bedroom and ensuite facilities. Together the two dwellings provide separate spaces for adults and family, great for a quiet read and siesta in summer. The old garage serves as a safe storage area for golf clubs, bikes and play equipment.

The Lake Dunstan swimming area is less than five minute’s walk at the end of the road. You can walk or cycle in either direction around the shore for an hour or two. Golfers will find the 9th hole across the road. The indoor swimming pool, gym, supermarket and town centre are 10 - 15 minutes walk in the other direction.

Cromwell is a well-resourced small town situated centrally in a sunny basin between Wanaka, Queenstown and Alexandra. The area has outstanding vineyards, a local farmer’s market, olive producers, and summer fruits. Picking cherries is one of our favourite summer activities. We bottle our own apricots, nectarines and peaches. Cromwell is close to the Rail Trail and there are a lot of other great cycle trails being set up around the region.

Special conditions: Linen and cleaning available by arrangement. Minimum rental two nights.

Facilities

  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Annex

    1 x Queen bed

  • Small Bedroom

    1 x Single bed

  • Veranda Bedroom

    1 x Queen bed
    1 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

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  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Linen: Bring your own linen
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Peak
25-Feb-17 to 30-Apr-17
$150+/night $150+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night;
3 night minimum stay
Price Band 1
01-May-17 to 31-May-17
$140+/night $140+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $15/night;
2 night minimum stay
Peak
01-Jun-17 to 04-Jun-17
$150+/night $150+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night;
3 night minimum stay
Price Band 1
05-Jun-17 to 06-Jul-17
$140+/night $140+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $15/night;
2 night minimum stay
Peak
07-Jul-17 to 31-Jul-17
$150+/night $150+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night;
3 night minimum stay
Price Band 1
01-Aug-17 to 25-Aug-17
$140+/night $140+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $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. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (82)

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  • Great bach - good beds - excellent private outdoor garden area

    Great bach - good beds - excellent private outdoor garden area

    noelws138 100%|2x Feb 2017

  • Great retro crib

    Great retro crib ..... enjoyed our weekend stay.

    PamN811 new member Feb 2017

  • Great family property, perfect for our little toddler

    Great family property, perfect for our little toddler. Secure garden and so close to local park and town. Has everything you need to really relax and enjoy your holiday. Very sunny and warm when we stayed. Thanks for sharing your unique Bach.

    Acatcalledabbey 100%|2x Feb 2017

  • We love what has become our annual stay in this wee gem...

    We love what has become our annual stay in this wee gem of a crib. Will be back again in 2018 :)

    melaer842 100%|5x Jan 2017

  • great holiday bach

    great holiday bach

    GarrySe1 100%|2x Jan 2017

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