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Benlea Cottage

Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Windwhistle, Canterbury Region, South Island
Make yourself at home at our cosy little 2 bedroom farm cottage nestled under the beautiful mountains in the Rakaia Gorge, only one hour's drive from Christchurch.
Bring your children out to see life on the farm going right by the cottage (school age children and younger stay for free). They will have a blast running around on the spacious lawns and playing in the sandpit.
The cottage is fully contained. You can bring your own sheets and towels or we can provide them for an extra fee of $20.
Fishing spots are within half hour drive and there is a golf course 2 minutes drive away (Next door country style!). In the winter you can hit the slopes of Mount Hutt for some snow boarding or skiing - it's only a 45 minute drive to their car park (or you can mountain bike there in the Summer). If you are not a skier then cosy up in front o...
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Listing #HL9400143
About the Owner
Cathie B
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2018
Interaction with guests
Guests are welcome to call in and let us know they have arrived or to make their own way up to the cottage at the top of the hill and text us to say they have arrived. We will leave the cottage unlocked for them so no key exchange will be necessary.
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  • Bunk Beds:(2)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Benlea cottage is rented on a holiday house basis - guests are expected to leave it clean and tidy when they leave. Guests can either bring their own linen (sheets, pillow cases...
    1 Shower
    2 Bunks
    1 Full
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About the neighbourhood
Our area has a wealth of activities depending on the season all within 1/2 hour drive or less. Choose from fishing, walking or hiking, jet boat trips, horse riding, golf, restaurants, cafes, mountain biking, archery, clay bird shooting, or just relax in the country air. Mount Hutt skifield is a mere 45 minute drive to the car park. The scenery is stunning from the rivers and lakes to the mountains and farmland - again all within 1/2 an hour or much less.
Book with us for a customised high quality farm tour to take a look at the everyday running of our 3000 acre farm.
And all of this only a one hour drive from Christchurch.
Getting around
Best to have your own vehicle as most activities require a short drive and the countryside changes quite quickly as you head towards the mountains so is well worth a drive. In winter it is best to keep an eye on the weather as we are at 500 metres altitude and sometimes there will be snow on the road requiring a four wheel drive vehicle and/or chains for the car tyres. This is a good site for our area - https://www.yr.no/place/New_Zealand/Canterbury/Ben_Lea/
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Christchurch: 81.0 km
Benlea is listed on google maps. We can send you a detailed PDF instruction sheet once booking is complete.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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