Charming cottage in Christchurch central city

Cottage | Christchurch City | #29064

9.5/10 (39 ratings)
  • 4 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • In quiet, tree-lined Chester St East opposite a small park
  • A brand new cottage with the character of the old
  • Beautiful cedar bifolding doors open onto a sunny deck

Entwhistle Cottage has been rebuilt with the same compact proportions of the original working man's cottage but reworked to make the most of the space and light. The kitchen, dining, living are all open plan looking out to the sunny courtyard. The small bathroom is lovely with black and white tiles and some vintage touches. The whole cottage is tastefully furnished with character and kiwiana touches.

We are happy to cater for families with two singles in the second bedroom(that can be made into a king). We also have a toy box, a fenced courtyard and a small park right opposite. Entwhistle Cottage would also be the perfect, romantic spot for a honeymoon stay.

We have free WI-FI and are also able to offer free-range eggs from our own hens when available. There is also tea, coffee and sugar. Parking is free on the street outside the cottage.

Special conditions: The price is for two people. $20 for each extra adult, $15 per child. 2 night minimum. Happy to take a one night booking if I have a one night gap between bookings. There are a few of these available over our summer season already so please inquire! Inquire about long term rates.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Highchair
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • bedroom 2

    1 x Split King

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
All year - enquire about long term rates
21-Feb-17 to 21-Feb-18
$190+/night $190+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $15/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 (39)

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  • The cottage is amazing - great location, beautifully designed, meticulously maintained and...

    The cottage is amazing - great location, beautifully designed, meticulously maintained and with loads of little extras which made for a fantastic stay.

    RobynTa8 100%|3x Feb 2017

  • The bed was fabulous

    The bed was fabulous. Probably the most comfortable that I have slept in while traveling. The back patio/deck was very inviting for afternoon cocktails and BBQ. The kitchen was very spacious. The shower was spacious as well, however the bathroom is only set up for one person at a time. We walked to the downtown area very easily (and did). Although the parking was on the street we had a spot at our front door every night. If in C-church again, I will stay at Entwhistle.

    DaleS135 new member Feb 2017

  • Comfortable, central, beautifully stylish

    Comfortable, central, beautifully stylish. Thank you too for providing a full selection of kitchen basics including free range eggs, a tin of biscuits and a lovely vase of garden flowers.

    DeborahHa10 100%|2x Nov 2016

  • We had a lovely stay in the cottage

    We had a lovely stay in the cottage. It is very comfortable and really well equipped. It is a fabulous rebuild after the quakes. The toy box was a huge hit with our toddler! The location is a short walk to the centre of the city, and has cafe's and shops near by. On street parking was easy outside. Would really recommend.

    PeterRo35 new member Nov 2016

  • Entwistle Cottage is in a great location, very tidy and clean with...

    Entwistle Cottage is in a great location, very tidy and clean with lots of information there for the visitor. Only grumbles were there is no coffee table in the lounge to put drinks or snacks on, the bathroom got very wet from the shower as there is no curtain or glass door and there were no extra bathmats once the first one got very wet after 1 shower. Second bedroom was extremely small for 2 people with lack of storage for suitcases, bags etc. however the place is lovely and well presented

    tinaey578 100%|1x Sep 2016

    Owner/manager responds:

    Thanks for your feedback, Tina. We were aware of the bathroom problem and were in the process of organizing a glass screen when you stayed. This has now been installed and we will make sure there are extra towels in the future. The cottage is small and cozy - that is part of it's charm and we admit the second bedroom is small and pretty tight when the singles are converted to a king but there are drawers and a small area for bags in the bedroom cupboard. We're looking for a small coffee table!

    karean961 100%|35x

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