Whangaimoana cottage at Palliser Bay

Bach or holiday home | Palliser Bay | #11591

9.7/10 (104 ratings)
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • No Kids
  • No Pets
  • No smoking

Description

  • Cosy and snug romantic getaway

Originally the coach house for the historic Whangaimoana House this little cottage has been converted to very snug accommodation for two people. Tucked in behind the big house the cottage has it's own little private courtyard with outdoor table, chairs and BBQ.Using an open plan design you can relax in front of the open fire or lie in bed watching the flickering flames. When you awake in the morning to the song of the tuis and bellbirds you can cook your bacon and farm fresh eggs in the complete kitchen. The fridge is stocked with all the food you need for a large country breakfast, especially the freshly ground Supreme coffee.There is always home baking and fresh garden flowers supplied.There is a separate lavatory and the shower room has a wall heater and heated towel rail.A new feature is the installaion of FREEVIEW television so you can watch the Rugby World Cup games live.

The very rugged, but beautiful coastline has much to offer. Just 10 minutes drive takes you to the Pinnacles, an unusual land formation, where some of the Lord of the Rings was filmed. Further on you will pass through the fishing village of Ngawi and then on to the Cape Palliser lighthouse and the largest seal colony on mainland New Zealand. The coastal road is ideal biking and the Palliser Bay water is renowned for diving and fishing.

Your choices for evening dining are;

a night in, a half hour drive to Martinborough for the award winning restaurants and wines

or the Lake Ferry hotel with its fish menu just 5 minutes drive.

The historic Whangaimoana homestead is also available for B&B. Ring 06 3077736

Special conditions: Smoking allowed outside only. Minimum 2 nights stay over public holiday and special event weekends.

Facilities

  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Cot available
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ® - BYO decoder
  • Toddler safe
  • TV

Bed layouts

  • Open plan

    Combined living/sleeping area

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

Available
Maybe booked
Booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Default Tariff
22-Jan-18 to 22-Apr-19
$160/night $160/night

*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 (135)

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  • This wee cottage is amazing! Definitey recommend it to anyone looking for...

    This wee cottage is amazing! Definitey recommend it to anyone looking for a nice getaway to somewhere cozy, the Hosts are Fantastic!!

    SarshaH8 new member Jan 2018

  • Cute cottage, lovely surroundings, peaceful environment

    Cute cottage, lovely surroundings, peaceful environment

    MoniaH16 100%|1x Dec 2017

  • Easy to find,and handy to both lake ferry and Cape palliser for...

    Easy to find,and handy to both lake ferry and Cape palliser for sight seeing. Cottage was lovely to stay in and great to wander the gardens.very relaxing.

    DavidBa52 100%|1x Dec 2017

  • Returning for another visit and as always, a wonderful peaceful stay

    Returning for another visit and as always, a wonderful peaceful stay.

    nickon971 100%|6x Oct 2017

  • We loved the location, property and garden (complete with various animals), and...

    We loved the location, property and garden (complete with various animals), and the cottage was lovely. Enjoyed finding out about the history of the property also. We will definitely be back!

    Natalyakiwi 100%|1x Sep 2017

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