Holiday House with Style - Geraldine Retreat

Bach or holiday home | Geraldine | #7354

9.5/10 (136 ratings)
  • 11 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 6 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Very spacious kitchen/dining/living area and now with a brand new bathroom and second toilet
  • Efficient log burner keeps the house warm in winter
  • Very handy 5 minute walk across the pedestrian bridge to the town centre

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


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ® - BYO decoder
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Cot
    1 x Queen bed
    1 x Single with rollaway bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Double bed

  • Bedroom 3

    1 x Bunk bed
    1 x Bunk bed (single over double)


Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Linen: Bring your own linen.
  • 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
2015/2016 Rate
21-Mar-18 to 21-Jun-19
$120+/night $120+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $10/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. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (210)

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    Samcouper10 100%|3x Mar 2018

  • On first sight, the house was deceptive - looked like a little...

    On first sight, the house was deceptive - looked like a little cottage. However, as we walked in, it kept on expanding and growing. Lots of space and good set up. Good location, convenient to get anywhere. Evrything needed was provided.

    CarolWi11 100%|5x Mar 2018

  • Brilliant location and well set up for families and groups!

    Brilliant location and well set up for families and groups!

    AnnaA661 100%|1x Mar 2018

  • 5 minute walk to the centre of Geraldine

    5 minute walk to the centre of Geraldine. Great location.

    Anne_MarieRe1 100%|1x Mar 2018

  • Had a lovely stay, clean and tidy accommodation

    Had a lovely stay, clean and tidy accommodation. Would recommend

    MelissaRe12 100%|57x Feb 2018

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