Classy cottage amongst the grapevines

Cottage | Taradale | #12249

9.9/10 (45 ratings)
  • 4 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • 5 minutes to local store, country pub/restaurant and winery
  • 10 minutes to Taradale and Mission/Church Road wineries
  • 15 minutes to Napier and Hastings

A beautifully presented and stylish cottage situated on a 25 acre working vineyard in the picturesque Dartmoor Valley. Lovely views across the vineyard and valley landscape.

Close to the Tutaekuri River, which offers great trout fishing and scenic walks. There are also many cycle trails nearby - most of which are flat, easy and perfect for families.

Superb semi-rural location, which is ideally placed for guests to be able to enjoy all of the many varied activities that the Hawke's Bay offers!

A quiet, warm and restful cottage - with private courtyard, sunny verandahs and ample car parking. Just the perfect place to come back to after a day of exploring.

Complimentary breakfast provisions are provided for your first day of stay - as well as a bottle of wine from our award-winning vineyards. There is also free Wi-Fi.

Minimum stay 2 nights. Rate is negotiable for longer stays.

Special conditions: Smoking allowed outside only


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Cot available
  • DVD player
  • Electric blankets
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Telecom
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ®
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Main room

    1 x Queen bed

  • Second room

    2 x Single bed

Availability & rates

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Cottage rental_Peak season
11-Oct-15 to 31-May-16
$195+/night $195+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $25/night;
2 night minimum stay
Cottage rental_Low season
01-Jun-16 to 30-Sep-16
$170+/night $170+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $25/night;
2 night minimum stay
Cottage rental_Peak season
01-Oct-16 to 11-Oct-16
$195+/night $195+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $25/night;
2 night minimum stay

Reviews (88)

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  • AdrienneBa3
    100%|1x Sep 2015

    The cottage was perfect for our requirements. Clean, comfortable and well equipped, in a delightful location. Neal and Suzanna were very welcoming and offered useful recommendations for our visit to Hawkes Bay. We would love to return again.
  • chapmanpark
    100%|1x May 2015

    The cottage is set in a glorious location among the vines. The Dartmoor valley offers a sense of spaciousness. It is far enough away from city and suburb to feel rural, but not so far that the travel was a chore. The cottage itself is warm, welcoming and private. The decor is very tastefully done. It was very easy to feel like we were coming home at end of each day.
  • Bryan_Ri1
    100%|2x May 2015

    Good quiet location, very tidy and well maintained cottage.
  • HesterBoerma
    100%|2x Apr 2015

    What a great place to stay and wonderful hosts / family. We felt very welcome and they did everything to make our stay even better. The local tips for family outings were a succes and the dogs and the trampoline a big hit with our 2 year old. And the cottage is just wonderful and has everything you need - reality is even better than the pictures. And of course I have to mention the delicious wine and the beautiful views and location. I hope we're able to return some day!
  • AlisonLeitch08
    100%|1x Apr 2015

    The cottage was absolutely perfect for both our requirements, and the location for our recent trip to Hawkes Bay. The personal touches in the cottage were awesome, and very much appreciated. We will certainly rebook if we are back in the area again.
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