Holiday House with Style - Geraldine Retreat

Bach or holiday home | Geraldine | #7354

9.5/10 (147 ratings)
  • 11 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 10 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


This 3 bedroomed house is ideally situated for a wonderful family holiday or getaway. It is only an hour and a half drive from Christchurch and a perfect stop over on your way to the mountains and lakes. Geraldine offers a wide range of cafes, wine bars and restaurants and even has it's own cinema and upgraded heated outdoor swimming pool. There is a childrens playground and skate park only 2 minutes away and there is also a golf course, tennis courts and some beautiful bush walks.

From the main street it is a mere five-minute stroll into Talbot Forest - a native forest with its breathtaking views over plains and mountains. Geraldine is an ideal spot to base yourself for day trips to Peel Forest, Te Moana gorge, Mt. Cook or fishing on the local rivers. The Rangitata River (home of world class white-water rafting and salmon fishing) is not far away. Here you can see some of the most spectacular alpine and high country scenery in New Zealand. It’s not difficult to see why Lord of the Rings producer Peter Jackson chose this superb valley as an important location in his films.

Special conditions:

Smoking allowed outside only

Bookings of more than 7 nights receive 10% discount; please ask when booking

NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave; Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Cot
    1 x Narrow single bed
    1 x Queen bed
    1 x Single bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 3

    5 x Single bed


Maybe booked

*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 (221)

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  • Very clean and tidy house only a short walk through the park...

    Very clean and tidy house only a short walk through the park to the main street. Large living area would be great for a large group. Wood heater very efficient and heated up the living area quickly. No wifi access though.

    VincentDr1 100%|1x Jul 2018

  • We make sure we washed up all the dishes and sorry we...

    We make sure we washed up all the dishes and sorry we forgotten to move the sofa but other than that we didn't move anything else as we came in late and left very early. The logs provided weren't enough for the night and the rooms were cold not suitable for winter as the upper bunk beds and single bed are without electric blankets. We removed all our bedsheets and weren't told that we have to make up the beds for the next tenant as I am sure you need to change the covers of the quilts .

    MichelleFoo15 0%|1x Jun 2018

  • Very impressed with this property, great place to stay

    Very impressed with this property, great place to stay.

    VivienG2 100%|1x May 2018

  • Fabulous house for a family on the road! Spacious and well equipt

    Fabulous house for a family on the road! Spacious and well equipt. Close to town but in a quiet neighborhood. The fire was already lit and it gave us a warm welcome!

    Marie-LouiseS 100%|4x May 2018

  • This is a great holiday house

    This is a great holiday house. Plenty of room for a large group. Well equipped kitchen. Clean and tidy with good heating. Convenient location close to village center.

    jennyw3 100%|2x May 2018

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