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the dower house

Ashburton, Canterbury
LUXURY STAY | BOUTIQUE

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

The Dower House is 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...

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Essential Stay Info

Family Friendly
Historical Site
Rural Views


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.

We are happy to prepare meals for you by arrangement prior to your arrival.

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


More info about the property
120-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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Unique kiwi experiences for you


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



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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


Relaxation



Amenities


Bath tub
Dishwasher
Drinking Water
Electric blankets
Fridge (or cooling facility) available
Hair dryer
Heating (electric, gas or fireplace)
Hot Water Available
Iron
Jug/Kettle
Linen Provided
Microwave
Oven
Power Available
Rubbish bin
Sealed roads only
Shower
South Island
Toaster
Toilet
Towels Provided
Washing Machine
Wifi Available



Drive Times

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



About your host, Diana

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We are very accommodating hosts and happy to arrange activities nearby or on the property for you. We know the area well and happy to give some tips on the ins and outs of the place. Or if you would prefer to enjoy a peaceful retreat to yourselves we will let you explore the place yourselves.



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