Our cosy little cottage is in the heart of the beautiful quiet Mt Somers village, with amazing views of the night sky all for free. We have a General Store, Local Garage, Quaint little Library, a Restaurant, Tavern and a Jewellery shop. Mt Somers is the gateway to the Hakatere Conservation Area which consists of Lake Clear Water, Lake Camp and Lake Heron to name just a few. We have many beautiful walks in the area such as Mt Somers Track for the intermediate to advanced trampers, and for those who want a gentle easy walk there is the Nature trail along Woolshed Creek. A short distance from Mt Somers Village is "Endoras" or Mt Sunday the capital of Rohan was built in the year 2000, where a large part of Lord of the Rings was filmed, although the buildings were removed you can still look for footprints on Endoras on a fine day there a beautiful view to be had from the top,. For your winter enjoyment we are 35km from the famous Mt Hutt Ski field. Within 30 to 40 mins drive are the towns of Ashburton, Methven, Geraldine, and Mayfield where you will find great restaurants and cafes plus many shopping opportunities. The little town of Mayfield 12 km from Mt Somers hosts Overflow the most amazing Retro store with heaps of great antiques and collectables, vintage and antique glass, china, pottery and ceramics, furniture, kitchenware, and outside architectural and farm antiques on offer. Well worth a visit.
The cottage outdoor area is shared with the property owners and all guests are welcome to relax and enjoy the gardens.
Deck area is not suitable for unsupervised small children.
Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$20.00 per stay); Linen (included);