Paddy's Cottage, Fruitlands Alexandra

Cottage | Alexandra | #8109

9.6/10 (77 ratings)
  • 6 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking

Description

  • Take a step back in time and imagine how things used to be
  • Can you believe five golf courses within 40 minutes drive.
  • Spend time exploring Flat Top Conservation area + Butchers Dam

Paddy's Cottage is situated 12km south of Alexandra. It is nestled at the base of the Old Man Range in a rural setting with private courtyard and rambling garden.

Just relax or take a short walk to see the wonderfull craftmanship and setting of well known Mitchells cottage. Trek or 4WD to the sumit of the Old Man Range exploring on the way up. There are spectacular views, native alpines and not to forget the mighty Obelisk Rock.



Dine at the local Speargrass Inn cafe. (closed for some winter months - check their website)



You can explore all of Central Otago from this base with Wanaka, Queenstown and Naseby just over an hour away.

What about a trip to the Nevis Valley or Thompsons Gorge with more gold mining history. And then there is Ophir and St Bathans.



The cottage is cosy, heated with a log burner. Includes basic cooking ingredients/spices etc.

The third bedroom and ablutions are acsessed via covered verandah.

Special conditions: Not suitable for children or more than four in winter months Smoking only outside. Pets by arrangement Minimun stay 2 days

Facilities

  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • bedroom 2

    1 x Double bed
    1 x Single bed

  • bedroom 3

    1 x Bunk bed (single over double)

Availability & rates*

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  • 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
band 2
04-Dec-16 to 01-Sep-17
$110+/night $110+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $15/night; Children: $15/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. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (156)

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  • We really enjoyed our stay at Paddy's Cottage

    We really enjoyed our stay at Paddy's Cottage. Barbecues in the courtyard surrouded by beautiful flowers during the day and a glass of wine in front of the warm fire at night. Cathy and Steve obviously really care about this place and it shows. Everything you could possibly need is laid out for you to make your stay relaxing and enjoyable. I can't recommend highly enough!

    SeanM446 100%|1x Nov 2016

  • A cute wee cottage that had a great character and charm

    A cute wee cottage that had a great character and charm. Was very well supplied with "things" we needed. Our children really enjoyed the beautiful courtyard and garden. Thanks for a wonderful stay.

    AbbieA77 100%|1x Nov 2016

  • The cottage had everything we needed and was so comfy

    The cottage had everything we needed and was so comfy. The garden was a treasure to enjoy. Plenty hot water & firewood. Enjoyed watching the lambs. Location was a great central point for exploring the area or to stay put and relax. Highly recommend the cottage, far better than a motel.

    david 100%|1x Oct 2016

  • Good location for cycling (near Alexandra), to eat Speargrass Inn (excellent) and...

    Good location for cycling (near Alexandra), to eat Speargrass Inn (excellent) and for a semi rural experience (Lambs in the paddock, snow on the hill tops!) Cosy and historic cottage, great sunny court yard to relax in. Would return.

    joanis994 100%|3x Oct 2016

  • We enjoyed the cottage and all the little extra things that made...

    We enjoyed the cottage and all the little extra things that made gave the cottage added character. would recommend to anyone.

    johnl394 100%|1x Oct 2016

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