Lovely character villas in central Christchurch

Bach or holiday home | Christchurch City | #17950

  • 25 people
  • 15 bedrooms
  • 20 beds
  • 10 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Three colonial style villas are available on our property for your exclusive use, ideal for larger groups. Very central location.
  • Range of rooms available including doubles, twins, larger style dorm rooms, plenty of bathrooms and kitchens
  • WiFi Internet, plenty of parking, comfortable handmade beds, quiet and secure property

Are you looking for somewhere warm, clean and comfortable for your large group to stay while in Christchurch? Consider the Old Countryhouse.

We have three fully-restored colonial-style villas within our backpacker property. The houses have a mixture of twin, double, single and dorm rooms. They are well insulated and beautifully decorated, with plenty of charm, native wood and original features.

**NO earthquake damage!**

The smallest villa sleeps up to 22, and the two larger villas sleep up to 23 and 31. Ideal for sports groups, large families and more.

Hire a villa (or more than one villa) for your exclusive use and have plenty of privacy as well as the full services of our reception desk if you should need us.

We can also rent rooms individually within a house if your group is smaller and you don't need an entire villa to yourselves (we have rooms available that sleep anywhere between 1 and 8 people).

With polished wooden floors and hand-made native timber furniture, the Old Countryhouse is set within landscaped gardens, with secure electronic access to the property 24-hours a day. All houses are fully centrally heated for your comfort. There is WiFi internet available as well as coin-operated computers, and plenty of car-parking. The villas have farmhouse style kitchens and there are comfortable TV lounges with DVD players. Laundry facilities including dryers available at a small cost.

We have a range of comfortable double, twin, single or dorm rooms within each villa. Some have their own ensuite bathrooms and the rest are all located very close to individual-style, brightly coloured shared bathrooms. There's plenty of these. Bedroom linen is provided. Towel hire is available if required.

Pricing is based on the size of your group and whether you require exclusive use of your villa. Please let us know the size of your group and your requirements, and we'll get back to you promptly with a quote. We look forward to meeting you soon.

Special conditions: Please note that we do not have cots or high chairs available. Please be aware that as this is shared backpacker accommodation, there may be other guests on the property (although not in your villa if hired by you for exclusive use). Smoking outside only. CHRISTMAS: We have a minimum stay period over Christmas and your booking must include the nights of 24, 25 and 26 December. NEW YEARS: We have a minimum stay period over New Years - your booking must include 30, 31 Dec and 1st Jan


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Dorm room 4-5 person

    5 x Bunk bed

  • Dorm room 6 to 8 person

    8 x Bunk bed

  • Double room

    1 x Double bed

  • Double room with ensuite bathroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • Single room

    1 x King single bed

  • Twin room

    2 x Single bed

  • Twin room with ensuite bathroom

    2 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Low season tariff
25-Oct-16 to 31-Oct-16
$600+/night $600+/night
For up to 16 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $35/night; Children: $35/night;
High season tariff
01-Nov-16 to 30-Apr-17
$750+/night $750+/night
For up to 16 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $45/night; Children: $45/night;
3 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.

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