Charming historic Cottage

Bach or holiday home | Akaroa | #20295

7.2/10 (17 ratings)
  • 6 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 6 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • No Kids
  • No Pets
  • No smoking

Description

  • An 1856 cottage furnished with antiques
  • The large peaceful garden setting
  • Just off waterfront. Safe swimming beach within an easy walk

Charming 1800's cottage located in the heart of Akaroa village just up from waterfront in a fully fenced spacious cottage garden setting. Children over 5 welcome but no preschool children.

Only approx. 1 minutes’ walk down to the main wharf and cafes and the centre of the village of Akaroa and all it offers, and is well suited to those wanting to explore the beautiful Bank Peninsula region.

Tourist activities include both dolphin watching and swimming with dolphins, guided kayaking, fishing and swimming, hiking, walks and a relaxed village around which you can just stroll and enjoy the views, the people, the atmosphere...

There’s a good children’s playground if traveling with children, beaches for playing in and a pleasant drive by car to the outer bays of the Peninsula will find some of the best unspoilt beaches in Canterbury. Banks Peninsula even has a couple of hidden surfing spots which are world renown. The village also boasts a decent sized supermarket, many cafes, and a host of wonderful restaurants. The safe bay also offer great walks and hikes, along with boutique shopping, galleries, wineries and the famous Barry Point cheese factory.

Akaroa is 1,5 hours from Christchurch city, and has a regular mini-bus service operating between Christchurch City, and both the International and Domestic airports if you’re arriving from another city.

Special conditions: Parking for one car only No Small children under 5 because of the age of the property and it’s steep staircase.

Facilities

  • Bath tub
  • DVD player
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Double bed

  • Bedroom 2

    2 x Single bed

  • bedroom 3

    2 x Single bed

  • Sunroom

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

Availability

Available
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  • Linen: Bring your own linen.
  • Extras: Cleaning $60.00 per stay (required)

*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 (21)

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  • The cottage was delightful and it was an honour to stay in...

    The cottage was delightful and it was an honour to stay in such an historic cottage.

    judyne919 100%|1x Apr 2018

  • It really suited us but was not 5 star

    It really suited us but was not 5 star. We didn't expect 5 star so were really pleased with it. depends on how you rate it. If it was about character and atmosphere I would rate it a 5

    HeatherGl3 100%|1x Oct 2017

  • The location is fantastic

    The location is fantastic. The property is charming. We loved the character of the place, the antiques, the huge garden. It felt more like staying in a home than a holiday place. We cooked all our meals and found everything we needed in the kitchen. It's not every day you can stay in a 150+year old home. We had great weather and enjoyed sitting outside and walking everywhere. The six of us loved it! (It smelled a bit musty on arrival and the floors are uneven but these weren't important to us).

    MargaretBi4 100%|2x Feb 2017

  • The location is fantastic

    The location is fantastic. The property is charming. We loved the character of the place, the antiques, the huge garden. It felt more like staying in a home than a holiday place. We cooked all our meals and found everything we needed in the kitchen. It's not every day you can stay in a 150+year old home. We had great weather and enjoyed sitting outside and walking everywhere. The six of us loved it! (It smelled a bit musty on arrival and the floors are uneven but these weren't important to us).

    MargaretBi4 100%|2x Feb 2017

  • A picturesque cottage and well-located but dark and shabby inside

    A picturesque cottage and well-located but dark and shabby inside. Sorry, but can't recommend.

    sarang393 100%|2x Dec 2016

    Owner/manager responds:

    See comments below. The house is dark inside compared to modern houses but cool in summer. The house has been used by family for years so the lounge suite in particular, has tears but it was my parents' first lounge suite so will be staying. Many items are old but that is part of its charm.

    HeatherSc4 new member

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