Cottage | Motueka | #1221
Orchard View is situated on 20 acres of private land which includes pasture, native bush, garden & riverside. The cottage overlooks the property with pine forest to the rear.
Well away from the road the cottage is ideally situated for families with children, trout fishermen (as the Riwaka River borders the property), & those people who just want to sit back and relax.
It is also a perfect base from which to explore the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park or laze on the beaches of Kaiteriteri & Marahau which are all only 15 minutes away by car.
A day trip 'over the hill' to Golden Bay, Harewoods Hole and Hobbit country is a must.
Orchard View can sleep 4 people in 2 bedrooms and freshly laundered bed linen & towels are provided. A fifth guest can be accommodated on the sofa bed & a cot is available on request.
The kitchen is equipped with electric stove, large fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster etc & in the living/dining area there is Sky TV, radio/CD player and telephone for local calls.
The large deck which catches the sun all day is furnished with gas BBQ, tables & chairs for outdoor living. Here you can relax, enjoy the stunning views across the valley, listen to the abundance of native birdsong and watch the antics of the chickens & peacocks.
A three minute stroll will bring you to the riverside or feel free to explore the property and make friends with the animals which include dogs, cats, horses, llamas, free range hens, turkeys, peacocks, ducks and other small farm animals.....plus plenty of native bird life such as the friendly wekas and fantails. Great for the children!
The Riwaka Resurgence is where the northern branch of the Riwaka River emerges from the depths of the Takaka Hill and is a 10 minute drive or an easy 40 minute walk away from the cottage.
Complimentary free range eggs, tea, coffee and sugar are provided on arrival as are basic cleaning materials. Other provisions can be found in Motueka a 15 minute drive away.
Special conditions: A port-a-cot and high chair are available on request. Prices are for up to 4 people. An additional charge of $15 per night will be made for each extra person. All school and public holidays charged at the high season rate of $140 per night. Two night minimum stay. Smoking outside only thank you. Well behaved pets allowed with prior notice when accompanied by responsible owners. Mobile coverage is not guaranteed. Guests are welcome to use the phone in the cottage for local and urgent calls.
Combined living/sleeping area
1 x Fold-out sofa bed
1 x Queen bed
2 x Bunk bed
Gifts & giveaways: Stays over 7 nights receive an 8% discount.
Gifts & giveaways: Complimentary free range eggs, tea and coffee on arrival.
*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.
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The cottage is rural and perfect to retreat from life. There's no cell reception so you don't need to feel bad when you don't want to answer a call or reply to a text because you just won't get them. The cottage is very comfortable and has everything one could need. Our dogs enjoyed the stay as well. The space around the cottage was fenced so they could explore safely.
The wee cottage was toastie warm on arrival as Kate popped the heaters on in anticipation of our arrival which was after dark due to the long drive up from Chrustchurch. I am sure children staying here would love the assortment of animals on the well kept property. We stayed in Autumn but I reackon it woukd be even more delightful in Summer especially with the Riwaka river so close. I strongly recomment popping up the road to the source of the Riwaka river with a picnic basket- beautiful spot!