Delightful cottage a perfect couples retreat.

Cottage | Upper Moutere | #24515

9.7/10 (81 ratings)
  • 2 people
  • 1 bedrooms
  • 1 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • No Kids
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Rural retreat offering affordable luxury.
  • Expansive mountain views.
  • Peaceful cottage garden setting.

Welcome to Oaks Cottage, a delightful self contained unit located to the rear of our villa. It is set on our 10 acre farmlet in the heart of the beautiful Moutere Valley, where we breed Berkshire pigs from our very friendly pigs Beatrice and Barnaby. We also run a small flock of Suffolk sheep and keep a small brood of free range bantoms and chickens and the turkeys Miranda and Gary, guests are welcome to eggs and garden produce when available.

The stunning area is home to the Moutere Artisans with their boutique wines, olive oil, cider, cheeses, arts and crafts, as well as many fayres and festivals including the Sarau Festival which showcases the areas blackcurrant harvest along with local producers, arts and crafts.

We are ideally placed for exploring the Top of the South Island with access to the 'Great Taste Trail' only minutes away and 3 national parks on our doorstep, Abel Tasman, Kahurangi and the Nelson Lakes and Rainbow ski field, with the vibrant and cosmopolitan city of Nelson only half an hour away.

The thriving centres of Mapua, Tasman, Upper Moutere and Motueka are all within 5-10 minutes drive, boasting cafés, boutique shops and numerous arts and crafts. Only 20 minutes away and you discover the golden beaches of Kaiteriteri and Marahau, the gateway to Abel Tasman National Park.

A hearty welcome is assured from our 2 friendly dogs Jasper and Patch and Gary the Turkey, we look forward to your visit.

Special conditions: Non smoking please. Guests have full use of laundry facilities. Important information: Please be aware from 06/12/2016 until 09/01/2017 the minimum night stay will be 4 nights.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ®
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • 50m2 cottage with open plan living area, separate bedroom and shower room

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)
  • Gifts & giveaways: Long stay rates available on request during shoulder and low season periods.

  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 7 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night.

  • Gifts & giveaways: Single night stay available at additional cost of $30.

  • Gifts & giveaways: Stay 5 nights or more receive a complimentary bottle of wine from a local boutique vineyard.

  • Last minute bookings: 10% off for stays over the next 7 nights

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Shoulder season tariff
29-Apr-17 to 31-May-17
$135/night $135/night
2 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
01-Jun-17 to 31-Aug-17
$120/night $120/night
2 night minimum stay
Shoulder season tariff
01-Sep-17 to 30-Nov-17
$135/night $135/night
2 night minimum stay
High season tariff
01-Dec-17 to 28-Feb-18
$150/night $150/night
2 night minimum stay
Shoulder season tariff
01-Mar-18 to 31-May-18
$135/night $135/night
2 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
01-Jun-18 to 29-Jul-18
$120/night $120/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. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (81)

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  • A very comfortable cottage in a quiet rural location

    A very comfortable cottage in a quiet rural location.Handy for visits to Abel Tasman ,wineries and beaches. Dogs Jasper and Patch were good company .Hope to return one day.

    David-kw 100%|8x Mar 2017

  • The cottage is a perfect size, bedroom separate and just sufficiently apart...

    The cottage is a perfect size, bedroom separate and just sufficiently apart from the main home to feel secluded. The farm location is just outside Motueka making all Abel Tasman destinations readily accessible. We loved our stay!

    AndreaGa8 100%|5x Feb 2017

  • Wonderful setting and well presented

    Wonderful setting and well presented

    martel450 100%|39x Feb 2017

  • Oaks Cottage is well placed to discover the area around Golden Bay/...

    Oaks Cottage is well placed to discover the area around Golden Bay/ Tasman area. It is very comfortable and well kitted out. Quite a few animals to keep you amused, we enjoyed the Berkshire Pigs and there antics. A warm welcome from the two dogs, Patch and Jasper, can be expected each time you return.

    GeoffCh4 100%|4x Feb 2017

  • Oaks Cottage is a beautifully furnished, well equipped and clean cottage

    Oaks Cottage is a beautifully furnished, well equipped and clean cottage. It is very comfortable within a quiet location and is very convenient for exploring the local area. Jacqui and Mark are very friendly and helpful hosts.

    PaulW142 100%|1x Jan 2017

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