Unique experience of staying in a straw bale house

Bach or holiday home | Martinborough | #26034

9.1/10 (44 ratings)
  • 4 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Feel the relaxed ambience of living in a straw house.
  • Within walking distance of all the vineyards and only three minutes walk to The Square.
  • Stylishly furnished with all mod cons

The Straw House is ideal for two couples wanting to be close to the centre of town and also within walking distance of the vineyards. Each bedroom has its own en suite bathroom and the open plan living is between the two bedrooms. The house faces north to provide maximum sunshine and has huge bi-fold type doors opening onto a patio. It is perfect for outdoor living with a BBQ provided. There is a gas fire for winter which heats the house really quickly due the insulation of straw walls. There is SKY TV and a DVD player.

The whole house is stylishly furnished and has a full kitchen with oven and dishwasher.

Special conditions: Surcharge for one night's stay of $50. i.e. $270 for one night only Smoking allowed outside only No pets allowed


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ®
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
multiple night occupancy
29-Oct-16 to 25-Oct-17
$220/night $220/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 (44)

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  • Christina's guest home is perfect

    Christina's guest home is perfect. All needs are catered for and we especially appreciated the washing machine as we were at the tail end of a 2 week holiday. The home works well for two couples with living area in the centre of the two bedrooms. The table outside was used to enjoy afternoon sun, the location is so central. Thank you Christina.

    PhilSandy new member Oct 2016

  • The Strawhouse is a novel, relaxing and well-appointed place

    The Strawhouse is a novel, relaxing and well-appointed place.

    NinaF99 100%|3x Oct 2016

  • wonderful property, highly recommend! We had such a great time, thank you...

    wonderful property, highly recommend! We had such a great time, thank you for having us!

    AshleySeaton 100%|1x Sep 2016

  • Beautiful property

    Beautiful property. Nicely appointed and very clean and tidy. Was a nice touch to find fresh breakfast provisions. Would stay again.

    SarahRu9 100%|4x Aug 2016

  • The Strawhouse was perfect for our stay

    The Strawhouse was perfect for our stay. Bed, pillows and linen were beautiful, the shower pressure was heaven and the big bath was divine. All the finishing touches to the house were so well done. And beautiful to find our treats in the kitchen. Such a great house, we felt as tho we had escaped to another country. Thank you so much!

    ZanaT929 100%|2x Jul 2016

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