Take a step back in time

Bach or holiday home | Masterton | #17393

9.6/10 (70 ratings)
  • 2 people
  • Studio
  • 1 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • No Kids
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


Experience the romance of life a hundred years ago in our little pioneer cottage.

Just 8km from Masterton, the cottage sits overlooking our private lagoon and the workings of our sheep and beef farm. In summer the lagoon dries up but there are still the 360 degree views of the mountains, hills and Wairarapa plains.

Built entirely of recycled materials the cottage is now home to many precious heirlooms gifted by family and friends, beginning with its beautiful stain glass front door.

No television or microwave but you have the convenience of a gas hob and latterns.

The cottage is very cosy and warmed in winter by a little pot belly. The flush loo and the bath under the stars are both one step off the deck.

The icebox will cool your wine for a drink on the verandah and if you don't wish to cook dinner on your night away then it's a short drive into town where there is a rich array of restaurants.

Your tariff includes a breakfast basket and fine linen. Upon deposit I will email you an information sheet with driving directions.

Special conditions: Smoking allowed outside only.


  • Bath tub
  • Fireplace
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom

    Combined living/sleeping area

    1 x Double 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
High demand
21-Jan-17 to 22-Jan-17
$130/night $130/night
2 night minimum stay
23-Jan-17 to 02-Feb-17
$100/night $130/night
High demand
03-Feb-17 to 05-Feb-17
$130/night $130/night
2 night minimum stay
06-Feb-17 to 15-Feb-17
$100/night $130/night
High demand
16-Feb-17 to 18-Feb-17
$130/night $130/night
2 night minimum stay
19-Feb-17 to 12-Apr-17
$100/night $130/night
High demand
13-Apr-17 to 16-Apr-17
$130/night $130/night
2 night minimum stay
17-Apr-17 to 01-Jun-17
$100/night $130/night
High demand
02-Jun-17 to 04-Jun-17
$130/night $130/night
2 night minimum stay
05-Jun-17 to 19-Oct-17
$100/night $130/night
High demand
20-Oct-17 to 22-Oct-17
$130/night $130/night
2 night minimum stay
23-Oct-17 to 24-Dec-17
$100/night $130/night
High demand
25-Dec-17 to 31-Dec-17
$130/night $130/night
2 night minimum stay
01-Jan-18 to 05-Feb-18
$100/night $130/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. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (82)

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  • awesome place to stay and detach from everything and just enjoy the...

    awesome place to stay and detach from everything and just enjoy the view and relax. Everything in the cottage is great and fits the era the owners are trying to create. The outside bath is great

    Jonathanev2 100%|1x Jan 2017

  • Extraordinary

    Extraordinary. Everything was perfect, simple and perfect.

    StuartE6 100%|3x Jan 2017

  • Lovely unique place to stay

    Lovely unique place to stay.one of a kind.

    VictoriaJ3 100%|14x Dec 2016

  • A great place to get away from it all

    A great place to get away from it all. Made all the better by the storm.

    PhillipK1 100%|5x Dec 2016

  • Beautiful cottage!!!! Absolutely loved my stay

    Beautiful cottage!!!! Absolutely loved my stay. Perfect relaxation spot, exceptionally neat and tidy, gorgeous gardens, photos on book a bach don't do it justice. I would definitely stay again!!! Highly recommend!!!

    GillianCa3 100%|5x Nov 2016

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