Award-winning historic replica in Richmond

Cottage | Christchurch City | #33579

9.9/10 (69 ratings)
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking

Description

This stunning property is a loving tribute to the old cottage that preceded it on this site. The new building's facade recalls the imposing street-friendly presence of the original cottage, now enhanced by award-winning landscaping that draws looks of admiration and neighbourhood appreciation from all who pass. Old-fashioned sash windows (double-glazed for warmth), bright black and white quoins and copper planters for geraniums complete the welcome.

Behind the electric gates the property opens up to a grassed expanse to the north. A small terrace invites alfresco dining or whiling away the early evening hours as the sun goes down. First floor balconies open up from each bedroom to the same view.

The neighbourhood is quiet, but not far from the restaurants and cafes at the northern end of Stanmore Road. Other local facilities include a nearby supermarket, bus routes and Richmond Playground. A little further afield lies the Wilding Park Tennis centre and The Palms Shopping Mall.

For larger groups, this property is affiliated with two adjoining houses Maison du Ciel (Bookabach #35473) and Maison du Soleil (Bookabach #35475) via a garden gate. So it is possible for larger groups to stay in close proximity, yet maintain privacy when required.

This house received a Gold Award in the Master Builders House of the Year 2015 competition. It has been tastefully decorated and offers internal access from the garage. It is naturally warm but fully appointed with heated ceiling and gas fire in the living areas and each bedroom has built-in panel heaters.

Although I prefer 2 day bookings, I will take single night bookings at $220. Make an enquiry for a speedy response.

Special conditions:

Although I prefer 2 day bookings, I will take single night bookings at $220. Please enquire regarding this option.

Suitable for two couples, or small family.

Cot available.

Smokers: outside only please.

Extras: Cleaning (included); Linen (included);

Facilities

  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • SKY TV ®
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Master 1

    1 x King bed

  • Master 2

    1 x King bed

Availability

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*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 (69)

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  • Fantastic house!!! Clean, nicely decorated and it literally has EVERYTHING one could...

    Fantastic house!!! Clean, nicely decorated and it literally has EVERYTHING one could wish for as a guest. Great kitchen and bathrooms. Our kids especially loved the huge garden and bathtub! Perfect start to our holiday. We would love to return one day! Thanks a million, Danielle!!!

    AnRaLe 100%|10x Dec 2017

  • Quiet location, wonderful warm house , provided with everything you need for...

    Quiet location, wonderful warm house , provided with everything you need for a wonderful stay . Huge enclosed backyard for children to play in ??

    FionaGee2 100%|1x Oct 2017

  • Extreme clean and quirky place! - really enjoyed our stay here -...

    Extreme clean and quirky place! - really enjoyed our stay here - Would highly recommend for anyone visiting Christchurch.

    Hamani81 100%|1x Oct 2017

  • Beautiful, stylish and comfortable with every convenience

    Beautiful, stylish and comfortable with every convenience. Very impressed. Highly recommend this property.

    LisaL383 100%|2x Aug 2017

  • Location is great

    Location is great. Amazing house and absolutely ideal for 4 people. Perhaps too cluttered downstairs, but lots of talking points. At the end of the street are all the shops you would ever need. Buses at the end of the street. For us, it was an ideal location. Would definitely recommend this property.

    RaewynFe1 100%|2x Jul 2017

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