Coromandel Orchard Cottage

Bach or holiday home | Coromandel Township | #5957

9.6/10 (193 ratings)
  • 3 Guests
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok


  • BACK TO NATURE - Tranquil Garden & Orchard - perfect for the birdlife and you
  • Cosy Fire, Flatscreen LCD TV & DVDs for winter relaxation & free WI FI
  • Only 7-8 minutes to a safe beach or under 30min to the world famous NEW CHUMS Beach

One bedroom cedar cottage, nestled into a cottage garden with a path leading to the orchards. The property is set on 1.5 acres, fully self contained with one QUEEN bed / bedroom and NEW en suite (July 2011), plus new sofa bed (Nov 2013) in the open plan living area. Lovely warm place to stay in either summer or winter as it is north facing and has a logfire for the winter.

The property is an oasis of a variety of fruits in the orchards which covers the property. Most times of the year there is fruit to sample. At the rear of the property is Driving Creek stream where the first gold was discovered in New Zealand and today you will find crystals there for a souvenir.

Within walking distance (5min) is the famous Driving Creek Railway, where Barry Brickell, a world famous potter has established a truely fasinating environment, with potters and his world famous railway PLUS there is now the Driving Creek Wildlife Sanctuary and new Art Gallery which will exhibit Barry's private collection of very famouse artisits not to forget the fabulous views of the habour and islands. Also see the restablishment of native trees and wild life. On the way stop off at the funky Driving Creek Café.

The historic village of Coromandel is under 3km, with fabulous restaurants and craft shops. The 3 local pubs all provide courtesy vans door to door. The cottage is 7-8 mins to the closest safe beach or under 30 mins to the beautiful Whangapoua, NEW CHUMS and Matarangi Beaches on the east coast.

Also there are bush walks to native Giant Kauri Trees, artist studios to visit, great fishing region - if you do not have a boat we would be happy to organise a trip for you or a trip to the Cape perhaps.

FREE WI-FI for your laptop

LCD Flatscreen 32" plus loads of DVDs

While smokers are welcome, smoking is outside please,on the covered outside verandah.

Special conditions: Single Night surcharge $45.00 . . . Smoking accepted outside, on covered verandah. Pet dog acceptable with prior approval, but must not be left at cottage on their own.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Boat ramp
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • Living Room

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed


Maybe booked

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

  • 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. VALID from 30th MARCH 2015 to 20th December 2015 Stay/pay 3 nights and get one additional night free.

*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 (335)

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  • The cottage was adorable, immaculately presented, had absolutely everything we needed plus...

    The cottage was adorable, immaculately presented, had absolutely everything we needed plus more. Home away from home. It was most delightful having the fire ready all ready to go when we arrived.

    lisabenjamin618 100%|1x May 2018

    Owner/manager responds:

    Thank you for the lovely comments, glad you liked it and had a lovely holiday. You were delightful to have stay and always welcome back.

    Shirley and Tim 100%|361x

  • A lovely property great location not far from town which was great

    A lovely property great location not far from town which was great

    MichelleSm15 new member May 2018

  • Close to everytbing Coromandel has to offer

    Close to everytbing Coromandel has to offer. Gorgeous garden.

    SueF1753 100%|1x Apr 2018

  • Orchard Cottage is a little gem, absolutely first class accommodation, very neat...

    Orchard Cottage is a little gem, absolutely first class accommodation, very neat and tidy. Shirley has added so many extras, its just like being home. It is well sited and close for easy access to some brilliant Coromandel attractions and yet offers complete privacy. Shirley was an excellent host, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and highly recommend Orchard Cottage. Additionally our little Border Terrier had a good time with plenty of space to run around in, thank you Shirley.

    rodrd401 100%|3x Apr 2018

  • The property was very clean, comfortable and attractively furnished

    The property was very clean, comfortable and attractively furnished. We really enjoyed our stay and would stay there again if we are in the area.

    AlisonDa14 100%|1x Apr 2018

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