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Kokopu Estate Cottages - Kokopu Cottage is idyllically situated beside a stream with gorgeous garden and native trees. Two bedrooms, full kitchen and bathroom with washing machine.Open fire in the living room. Secluded outdoor wood-fired bath beside the stream. DVD player, games and books. No WiFi - this is country living at it's best. The Gatekeepers Cottage is a luxurious romantic retreat with ensuite bathroom and private courtyard. Stunning location. Self catering or delicious cooked breakfast bought to you. WiFi available The Potager Suite is a bed and breakfast room within the main house with a private adjacent bathroom. Single room also available. Lounge with open fire available for guests use.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
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Refrigerator in room
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The property is lovely and the sound of the nearby stream was very relaxing. The cottage was well-furnished and had all the equipment one would need for an overnight or even a long stay. The host and hostess were quite friendly and accommodations.
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We stayed in the Gatekeepers Cottage, part of the main house, which was well appointed with good views from every window. We slept very well in the comfortable bed and woke to the dawn chorus. It was good to be able to wander up the fields and see the sheep and the vineyard and
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Kokopu Estate is just magical. My husband and I stayed in the Gatekeepers Cottage and were immediately won over by the warmth and beauty of this very special cottage. The wooden vaulted ceiling and the uses of recycled wood, tasteful art work and trinkets dotted around the
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Kokopu is very lovely, tranquil and well-kept. It's only a very short drive into Akaroa, or it could be a more vigorous walk if you wanted! This means that you wake up to the sounds of bird calls, and you can wander around the estate and feel like you're really away from it
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Excellent value for money. We loved the open fire and cosy relaxed feel of the 2 bedroom cottage. It is very rustic and - for a city family- felt a little bit like roughing it. Yet the beds were very comfortable and the house very warm and dry. Apparently there's an outdoor bath
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"Gate Keepers Cottage is a good first choice as there are two options on the estate."
"This is not an hotel but a lovely wee cottage surrounded by native bush"
"Potager Suite was wonderful. It's upstairs in the main house."
"The Gatekeepers Cottage is perfect for shorter stays where-as the Kokopu Cottage is the perfect spot for a longer stay."
"Gate Keepers and Kokopu"
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionAkaroa
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