Cardrona Sanctuary - A little piece of paradise

Bach or holiday home | Cardrona | #11534

9.6/10 (19 ratings)
  • 7 Guests
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 5 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Idyllic getaway to explore the magic of a beautiful wonderland.
  • Closest snow accommodation without being on the mountain.
  • Close to streams, walks, lakes, mountains and all the adventure of Wanaka and Queenstown.

The peaceful beauty of Cardrona Valley is the perfect location to escape and experience a fantastic array of activities at your doorstep – or simply relax and unwind in the comfort of Cardrona Sanctuary.

This home is tastefully appointed with high quality furniture and appliances for your comfort and pleasure. Downstairs you will find the well equipped kitchen featuring double-drawer dishwasher, microwave, electric oven and cooktop, and fridge/freezer (all stainless steel). The dining area provides comfortable seating for 4 people (as pictured), or can easily be extended to accommodate 6-7 people.

The adjacent lounge features a superb open fire-place with 2 comfortable leather sofas, an LCD TV and blue-ray/dvd/cd/iPod surround sound system and free internet/WiFi. Floor heating and a reverse cycle heat pump (air conditioner) assist the fire to keep the home at a perfect temperature even during a severe mid-winter chill.

Three bedrooms (2 double, 1 single/study) are located upstairs while 1 bedroom (2 single beds) is found downstairs. All beds are fitted with electric blankets on luxurious innerspring mattress/base ensembles with linen and bedding supplied.

The remote control garage has parking for one along with laundry facilities, washer, dryer and an indoor clothesline. Ample additional off-road parking is also available.

Cardrona Sanctuary is just a 2 minutes drive from the Cardrona and Snow Park/Snow Farm ski fields’ access roads. The famous, historic Cardrona Pub is only a 400m walk away and provides great après-ski during winter, welcome cold drinks in summer and fabulous food all year round. The valley is also great for walking/jogging and mountain bike riding and is well known for the local horse trekking activities.

Queenstown is a scenic 40 minute drive away, while Wanaka is only 15 minutes away. Both towns offer a great variety of dining, shopping and activities.

Special conditions: Rates are for 3 day minimum stay and are based on up to six guests, extra guests pay an additional charge. Prices range from $250 per night off peak to $350 per night for the Ski Season/Public & School holidays/Events; Less than 3 nights stay may be possible by negotiation but a higher rate may be payable at those times - please email for details. Please leave the home as you have found it. In the unlikely event of damage to the property, guests are to report and pay for repairs/replacement


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Downstairs bedroom

    2 x Single bed

  • Master bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • Second bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • single/study bedroom

    1 x Single bed


Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)
  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 7 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night.

  • Last minute bookings: 15% off for stays over the next 7 nights

*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 (25)

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  • Awesome place to stay

    Awesome place to stay

    AnnmareeT 100%|3x Aug 2018

  • Great location, just 2 K from cardrona ski resort

    Great location, just 2 K from cardrona ski resort. We were blessed with a massive snow downpour. would love to come again next year if it is not booked.

    loboski 100%|16x Sep 2017

  • Perfect location for the area

    Perfect location for the area.

    Cobusv41 100%|2x Apr 2017

  • Great location and fantastic property

    Great location and fantastic property.

    AndreN72 100%|1x Apr 2017

  • Well appointed, very clean and tidy

    Well appointed, very clean and tidy. Ver nice thanks

    1nutt 100%|2x Feb 2017

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