Comfortable Holiday Home in the Heart of Mt Somers

Bach or holiday home | Mt Somers | #31335

9.6/10 (55 ratings)
  • 6 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Clean, comfortable, well equipped home, ideal for family use, spacious layout. Mountain views.
  • A fully fenced level section with garage. North facing deck with mountain view, village amenities.
  • Stunning area of natural beauty to explore, tramps, skiing, boating, many ecotourism opportunities.

The house offers a really comfortable stay, with large windows and ranch sliding doors providing all day sun. The home is recently decorated and carpeted throughout. The layout is semi open plan, with kitchen flowing to dining area and lounge provide ample space to cook, eat and socialise.

We have thoughtfully equipped the house for family use, the spacious kitchen is a pleasure to use, with a plentiful amount of new equipment. New quality beds, bedding, and electric blankets, ensure a good night's sleep.

Guests consistently comment that the house is clean, well equipped and well presented and more than met their needs for a relaxing stay .

The house is heated by a large central woodburner, with dry wood supplied, additional heaters in bedrooms.

The generous sized family home sits on a good sized level section, with picnic table, tranquil rural views, easy walking to village amenities.Garage offers a great place to dry out skiing gear or store bikes/boats, as well as a table tennis table.

The quiet, historic village of Mt Somers offers a relaxing slow pace. Village amenities include the characterful general store, domain, tennis courts, outdoor pool, village pub and restaurant, as well as local walks.

Mt Somers is wonderfully positioned to enjoy and explore the stunning geographical area of Canterbury high country, with its many, year round, eco tourism opportunities.

DOC managed, Hakatere conservation area borders the village, offering tramping and bird watching.

The starting point for the popular Mt Somers track , one or two day walk is just 10km away.

Mt Somers is en route to the high country lakes, Clearwater, Heron and Camp, with mountain biking, tramping and boating on offer.

8km to Staveley, great country cafe, beech forest and waterfalls.

25 mins drive to Methven and the start of the Mt Hutt ski field access road.

30 minute drive to either of the characterful country towns of Geraldine or Ashburton.

Easy 80 min drive to Christchurch

Special conditions: Families preferred. Pets allowed outside only, with prior approval. Smoking outside only. On occasion a bond equivalent to one night's stay may be charged.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 3

    1 x King single bed
    1 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Linen FREE (included); children under five years stay for free FREE (included); Cleaning after your stay $30.00 per stay (required)
  • Last minute bookings: 10% off for stays over the next 7 nights

  • Gifts & giveaways: Small welcome gift on arrival

  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 4 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night. Excludes school & public holidays. Great deal, stay 4 nights and only pay for 3!

  • Gifts & giveaways: Children aged 5 years and younger stay for free.

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Default Tariff
26-Jul-17 to 26-Oct-18
$120+/night $130+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $15/night; Children: $10/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 (55)

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  • Fantastic cosy good ol kiwi Bach! Loved browsing the mags and cook...

    Fantastic cosy good ol kiwi Bach! Loved browsing the mags and cook books by the fire while kids mastered their version of table tennis! Thank you for sharing :)

    belimp603 100%|3x Jul 2017

  • Great location with everything you need for a great holiday

    Great location with everything you need for a great holiday

    DrewM346 100%|1x Jul 2017

  • house had everything we needed for our stay, will be back again...

    house had everything we needed for our stay, will be back again next year! (:

    danilt309 new member Jul 2017

  • Ideally situated for visits to Mt Hutt ski area, Ashburton Lakes/Gorge area

    Ideally situated for visits to Mt Hutt ski area, Ashburton Lakes/Gorge area. Charming cottage with every mod con, great fireplace, sunny and warm with amazing views out to the mountains and countryside.

    RodgerM4 100%|2x May 2017

  • Had everything we needed, was warm & very sunny

    Had everything we needed, was warm & very sunny. We all had a wonderful holiday thanks, even with a newborn baby!

    SarahBa11 100%|1x Apr 2017

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