Lake Heron and the Sugarloaf
Starry nights
Cottage Bedroom
Scenic Flights
Views from the Sugarloaf
Station views

heart of the south retreat

Ashburton Lakes, Canterbury

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Sleeps up to 6
From $280 tonight
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Sleeps up to 6
From $280 tonight

Our stunning luxury accommodation is truly 'Off the Beaten Track'. Come and enjoy the remoteness of our place with the surreal surroundings.

The Cottage provides easy access to walks, bike rides and to beautiful Lake Heron - home to a multitude of birdlife. This is a place to enjoy the o...

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Essential Stay Info

Eating and Drinking
The cottage provides a well-equipped kitchen with high quality cooking and eating utensils.

Breakfast Not Available
Dinner Not Available
Lunch Not Available

Bedding Configuration
The cottage provides 2 Queen rooms and a small 2 single bunk room, sleeping a total of 6 people.

More info about the property
Our warm and comfortable cottage provides a lovely base to explore the area, either on foot or by 4WD. A small rowboat and sit-on kayaks are available for use on Lake Heron. Fishing rods are provided ...

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Family Friendly
Single Safe
Sorry, we can't accommodate dogs

Unique kiwi experiences for you

Scenic Flights - take a flight with us over the station and the rugged mountains of the Southern Alps
Bring a 4WD and head out on the station tracks to visit our historic station huts.
Take a short paddle across Lake Heron to access a scenic walk up the "Sugarloaf"

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What we love about this property

Our guests love the sense of remoteness, coupled with the uniqueness of staying on a spectacular high country try sheep station.

Activities on or nearby this property



4WD access to some areas
Bath tub
Drinking Water
Electric blankets
Free Wifi
Fridge (or cooling facility) available
Hair dryer
Heating (electric, gas or fireplace)
Hot Water Available
Internet Access (free or paid)
Linen Provided
No Mobile Service
Picnic Table
Power Available
Property Manager on site
Relax and Rejuvenate
Rubbish bin
South Island
Towels Provided
Unsealed Roads
Washing Machine

Christchurch: 2 hours
Queenstown: 5 hours
Dunedin: 4 hours
Invercargill: 8 hours

About your host, Anne

Anne and Philip Todhunter and their family and staff live and work on Lake Heron Station. We have been hosting guests on the station for over 20 years. Hospitality is part of station life and we love welcoming guests.

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