Cosy railway cottage - compact and warm.

Bach or holiday home | National Park | #22645

8.8/10 (20 ratings)
  • 6 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Compact but cosy - heavy curtains, underfloor insulation and gas hot water.
  • Views of the mountain from every bedroom.
  • Portacot, baby bath, baby buggy, high chair and potty.

This is a nice little ex-railway cottage that does the basics well. It's compact but functional.

I've just installed a gas hot water system which heats water as you use it, so it can never run out. No waiting for the water to heat up again to have your showers!

The wood burner in the lounge will provide all the heat you need.

The kitchen is simple but has everything you need to cook a meal, though if you're just in town for a few days skiiing, I'd highly recommend saving time and going to one of the many local pubs or cafes to eat.

No TV reception, but there's a TV and VCR, as well as about 100 classic and not-so-classic movies on tape.

And there's a view of the mountain from most rooms in the house, so you can check the weather forecast just by looking out the window.

Special conditions: No smoking please! Bring your own sheets, towels and tea-towels.


  • Bath tub
  • Clothes dryer
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bunk room

    1 x Bunk bed

  • Lounge room

    2 x Fold-out sofa bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Linen: Bring your own linen
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Summer season tariff - 80/60
17-Jan-17 to 30-Apr-17
$60/night $80/night
2 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.

Reviews (20)

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  • basics covered great price

    basics covered great price. i would recommend it to anyone.

    sangp664 new member Sep 2016

  • Tidy and warm

    Tidy and warm. We had a great stay at this bach.

    AngelaBe2 100%|2x Sep 2016

  • Personally, I'd give this 5 stars because I liked it so much

    Personally, I'd give this 5 stars because I liked it so much. Really comfortable with that traditional kiwi bach feel. Luxury-wise it's probably less than 3 stars, but luxury accommodation seekers are not going to stay here. This is the bach for fun and relaxing - full of character with everything you could need, a comfy crash-pad for snow adventures. We absolutely loved it. Highly recommended.

    RachCHopkins 100%|1x Aug 2016

  • Very rustic but clean and all basics covered

    Very rustic but clean and all basics covered. Enjoyed our stay thoroughly. Thank you.

    sharaw404 new member Mar 2016

  • It's not 5 star, but it is in the value for money...

    It's not 5 star, but it is in the value for money department Of course it's not perfect but at this prize you can't complain! I had 4 boys with me and it was just fine Enjoyed the video selection on rainy days, otherwise boys were on their bicycles outside Will definitely stay there again

    neelen176 100%|3x Feb 2016

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