Tranquil Valley Cottage 1 night stays welcomed.

Bach or holiday home | Banks Peninsula District | #24944

8.6/10 (16 ratings)
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • No Kids
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Dog Friendly
  • Rural Vista
  • Flat Secure section

Cosy and comfortable holiday cottage , tucked in the Takamatua Valley, Ideal for one or two couples with spacious living area complete with log fire, an open plan kitchen dining and family room with heat pump which opens out onto the outside for alfresco dining. The ideal place to relax and unwind, enjoy the rural vista, birdsong. Takamatua is a long flat valley and offers plenty of opportunity to walk and explore. The more adventurous can access the Old Le Bons bay track nearby which offers a longer walk or Mountain Bike adventure and exits at the summit road, or you can take an easier bike or walk down to the bay and seafront.

Akaroa is located approx. 4 minutes’ drive form the cottage. Only 1.5 hours self-drive from Christchurch airport and an hours or so from Christchurch city it's a great first or last stopover to relax and enjoy a taste of ' little France in NZ '. Being an old French colony, there remains a charming French influence in the township of Akaroa.

Akaroa itself offers many opportunities to connect with nature ' either through taking one of the wonderful walks or hikes around the nearby hills, fishing swimming, or cruising on one of the tourist boats to watch dolphins at play.

The township also offers visitors local crafts, contemporary and / or traditional restaurants and cafes, waterside strolls on the board walks, great boutique shopping, a nearby cheese maker to visit and buy from, water activities, bird watching or just relaxing and taking in the ever changing harbour views.

Small dogs and older children are welcome at the cottage .It is not serviced so please bring linen and leave the house as clean and tidy as found.

Cleaning Service Available - please just inquire

Linen hire is available - please just inquire.

Special conditions: Small dogs and responsible owners welcome Owner welcomes 1 night stays.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Dishwasher
  • Easy access
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • bedroom 2

    1 x Queen 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
21-Nov-17 to 17-Dec-17
$140/night $140/night
2 night minimum stay
18-Dec-17 to 08-Apr-18
$150/night $150/night
2 night minimum stay
09-Apr-18 to 10-Jun-18
$140/night $140/night
2 night minimum stay
off peak
11-Jun-18 to 30-Sep-18
$110/night $110/night
2 night minimum stay
Default Tariff
01-Oct-18 to 21-Nov-18
$150/night $150/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 (16)

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  • We enjoyed our stay at this gorgeous cottage

    We enjoyed our stay at this gorgeous cottage. A beautiful quiet location and the house was filled with interesting furnishings and decor, very homely.

    ann-th313 100%|6x Jan 2017

  • Lovely location, on a quiet road, with sheep and cattle farms up...

    Lovely location, on a quiet road, with sheep and cattle farms up the road. The beds were comfortable. If you are planning on doing a lot of cooking, as we did, I recommend bringing some of your own kitchen utensils, such as beater and pan etc. Dishwasher not operating. Neighbours friendly and welcoming. Description should state toilet paper not provided.

    marils240 0%|1x Jan 2017

  • This really suited us and our dog

    This really suited us and our dog. We had a great stay and would love to go back. Nice to get away from busy Akaroa and just relax.

    RachelJo11 100%|2x Jan 2017

  • Quiet, cosy cottage, great to be little dog friendly

    Quiet, cosy cottage, great to be little dog friendly. Cosy warm fire. Good parking.

    JanE8421 100%|10x Oct 2016

  • Sweet


    MelissaBC 100%|1x Jun 2016

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