the dower house

Ashburton, Canterbury

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Sleeps up to 4
From $300 tonight
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Sleeps up to 4
From $300 tonight

Country living at its best, luxury accommodation in a peaceful rural setting. Great fishing in the Ashburton, Hinds, and Rangitata rivers. Great bicycling.....flat sealed empty roads. Akaunui has a 12ha internationally acclaimed garden Which incorporates A wetland refuge for the endangered Canterbur...

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Essential Stay Info

Eating and Drinking
Modern fully equipped Kitchen. The cottage has access to a large vegetable and fruit garden for fresh produce. Additional food and wine can be preordered from us. We have our own organic free-range piggery but can also supply homegrown milk, eggs, and other meats. There are well-regarded restaurants within an easy bike or car rides.

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Bedding Configuration
Beds are 1 king and 1 queen, (the sleep out has a queen as well).

More info about the property
100-year-old cottage, recently renovated to a high standard, 2 bedrooms with a third in a sleep out. Modern bathroom (shower and deep bath) and a new kitchen with a large living room. Both bedrooms an...

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Family Friendly
Sorry, we can't accommodate dogs

Unique kiwi experiences for you

Stunning cottage to enjoy a peaceful escape
Akaunui garden and farm setting
Easy access to pretty much anywhere in and around Canterbury

Historical Site
Rural Views

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What we love about this property

Hospitality, intergenerational family farm, peaceful to do nothing, or base for fishing, skiing, bicycling. Homegrown food.

Activities on or nearby this property



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
Luxury Listing
Power Available
Relax and Rejuvenate
Rubbish bin
Sealed roads only
South Island
Towels Provided
Washing Machine
Wifi Available

Christchurch: 1h 30m. 1h from airport
Queenstown: 4h
Dunedin: 3h

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