The cottage is warm and well appointed, built in carefully selected stone from every river in Golden Bay.
An outside fire bath under the stars in a bush setting can be provided by arrangement for a small extra cost
Insect screens allow the sliding windows to be open on hot nights without moths , mosquitos etc swarming in
Bird life abounds, and the ParaPara river ,glimpsed through the trees is 20 steps away.Old gold workings from the 19th century are still visible, and the track up the river follows the water race that provided power for the historic paint factory working in the early days of the colony
5 minutes from marvellous Milnthorpe Park with its bush walks and beach, 10 minutes from the town of Collingwood, and further afield spectacular Wharariki beach and the Westhaven inlet
Or if you're in the mood for perusing arts and crafts, many artisan galleries are nearby, potters, jewellers and glass workers
In winter months from June to August the sun sets early in the valley
There is a good efficient fire, plenty of dry wood and a heater,and with double glazing the cottage is really cosy.
Most suitable for couples, but a day bed in the living room can also be used for another person
Smoking outside only
quiet enjoyment(no parties etc)
keep to number of guests on booking,
Extras: Cleaning (included); Linen (included);