Charming private romantic fully furnished cottage

Cottage | Greytown | #30354

9.7/10 (28 ratings)
  • 4 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Rural peace only minutes to Greytown's shops, cafes, Schoc chocolate shop, antiques and restaurants.
  • Ten minute drive from Martinborough's vineyards, restaurants and golf course.
  • On a quiet rural road, enjoy biking and walks, wander down the paddocks, enjoy the birdsong.

At pretty old-style-yet-new Bumblebee Cottage, the fixtures and furniture are tasteful and the full kitchen totally fitted out and appointed.

We are on town water supply which is unusual in the countryside, and have gas water heating.

You will find all you need for a luxury, self-catering holiday. One double bedroom, one single, and a new inner-sprung sofa bed in the living room, plus a loft which holds a double mattress made into a cosy bed.

Sleepout available $20 pn extra.

All quality linen supplied, electric blankets, full kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine. Outdoor clotheslines among the trees. Bath with shower over.

Loads of varied reading material. An excellent location for biking and walking as it is all flat!

SKY tv, DVD collection, VCRs. Free wireless internet access.

Self-catering continental breakfast provisions are supplied.

Luxurious towels and bathrobes, hairdryer, toiletries and little luxuries.

Complete kitchen has well-stocked pantry, pots and pans, coffee grinder, plunger, a wide selection of teas, microwave, proper electric stove and oven, all kitchen implements and accessories.

Pretty antique china, elegant glassware, furnishings, ornaments and decor have been carefully chosen. Two sofas, extra chairs and dining table. Reading lamps and heaters.

Owners live nearby through the trees, but not too close and are available should you need anything. We respect our guests' privacy and in fact half an acre is yours to use.

We have an eccentric collection of BIKES for all ages and helmets for you to use if you wish.

Special conditions: This cottage is not really suitable for children under about 8, but we welcome well-behaved family dogs 2 maximum. Non-smoking please. Check-in and check-out times are negotiable but normally in by 2 and out by 11. You can safely park under the trees well into your half acre. The cute sleepout cottage with deck is available with double bed and electricity but no plumbing, just along from the cottage. $20 a night extra for the sleepout.


  • Bath tub
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fridge
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ®
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Living room

    Combined living/sleeping area,Queen sofabed

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

  • Main bedroom

    Double bed

    1 x Double bed

  • Single bedroom

    1 x Single bed

  • Sleepout electricity lights no plumbing

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)
  • AA Smartfuel: Get 10c/litre fuel discount when you book and stay at this property for TWO nights or more [More info]

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Peak season
27-Oct-16 to 27-Jan-18
$190+/night $190+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $25/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. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (28)

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  • Very comfortable cosy cottage with everything you need (well equipped) & full...

    Very comfortable cosy cottage with everything you need (well equipped) & full of character. Handy location to Greytown - only a short drive. Nice & quiet set in a lovely garden.

    MargaretGa1 new member Oct 2016

  • Gorgeous little cottage in lovely setting

    Gorgeous little cottage in lovely setting. Everything you need for a quiet break.

    Rachael_Ma1 100%|2x Oct 2016

  • What a wonderful stay we had at the Bumble Bee Cottage, Gail...

    What a wonderful stay we had at the Bumble Bee Cottage, Gail was so delightful and the place was warm and toasty when we arrived. Gail had left us all we needed for a relaxing weekend away, complete with breadm butter, eggs, milk and an array of spreads and teas. We will definitely be back.

    AlanaBresanello 100%|3x Jun 2016

    Owner/manager responds:

    Your visit was short but the weather gods were with us - thank you for your enthusiasm and niceness!

    gailac65 100%|25x

  • Wonderful cozy getaway, close to town but with the peace and quiet...

    Wonderful cozy getaway, close to town but with the peace and quiet of the countryside. Self-serve breakfast items tasty and extensive. Comfy beds and charming decor.

    KiwiCovingtons 100%|1x May 2016

    Owner/manager responds:

    Thank you - it is reassuring to hear you were comfortable and happy with the breakfast supplies too. Much appreciated!

    gailac65 100%|25x

  • Fantastic wee cottage - away from it all yet on the doorstep...

    Fantastic wee cottage - away from it all yet on the doorstep of everything you could want. Wonderful hosts too, we can't wait to go back.

    Donna_Re1 100%|2x Apr 2016

    Owner/manager responds:

    Thank you for this - we really enjoyed having you!

    gailac65 100%|25x

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