The Coach House Retreat

Homestay | Martinborough | #22941

9.6/10 (139 ratings)
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • No Kids
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Self-contained studio apartment with full cooking facilities
  • Alfresco dining and outdoor brazier
  • Short walk to town

This unique self-contained apartment, as featured in NZ House and Garden magazine March 2015, is located in the heart of Martinborough within walking distance of cafes and restaurants or cycle to Vineyards for tasting and lunch.

Relax and soak up the sun on the private patio or light the brazier and BBQ in the Alfresco (outdoor dining area). The cottage enjoys underfoor heating in the bathroom, double glazing and plentiful gas hot water.

It is down a private driveway surrounded by "parklike" grounds and was established by the family that setup "Oriental Parade" apartments and the barn in Dublin Street (now the "French Barn"). Designed by the owners with the help of Matthew ter Borg Architect who also worked on the barn. The apartment is where it's owners lived in comfort for 13 months while their house was being built next door.

Ideal for romantic weekend away or business person wanting the comforts of home away from home. Off street parking available for one vehicle.

Toast Martinborough food and wine festival, which is the 3rd Sunday in November annually, is a minimum 3 night stay. During summer weekends we encourage a two night stay.

Special conditions: Ideal for a couple Linen Provided Please leave the cottage how you found it


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • TV

Bed layouts

  • Master suite

    1 x Queen bed


Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
On going rate
25-Feb-18 to 31-Dec-18
$170/night $170/night
Default Tariff
01-Jan-19 to 25-May-19
$170/night $170/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. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (139)

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  • We had a wonderful stay at the cottage

    We had a wonderful stay at the cottage. Loved the location, the quietness and the beautiful décor and furnishings. Di your place is a treat and we really enjoyed our stay, thank you.

    IvanaS new member Feb 2018

  • Enjoyed our stay in this wonderful cottage

    Enjoyed our stay in this wonderful cottage

    SKimB353 100%|6x Jan 2018

  • Perfect for a long weekend

    Perfect for a long weekend

    laurge44 100%|5x Jan 2018

  • Beautiful, which we could have stayed longer

    Beautiful, which we could have stayed longer.

    CaseyBe2 100%|1x Jan 2018

  • The Coachhouse is a cute little cottage at the edge of Martinborough,...

    The Coachhouse is a cute little cottage at the edge of Martinborough, walking distance or a very short drive into the town centre where there are lots of shops, cafes, tasting rooms, bars and restaurants. Convenient yet quiet and private. Would definitely consider staying again.

    jonathanpoh 100%|1x Jan 2018

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